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  • The Scarlet Gospels

  • By: Clive Barker
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 626
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 593
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 594

The Scarlet Gospels takes listeners back many years to the early days of two of Barker's most iconic characters in a battle of good and evil as old as time: The long-beleaguered detective Harry D'Amour, investigator of all supernatural, magical, and malevolent crimes, faces off against his formidable and intensely evil rival, Pinhead, the priest of hell. Barker devotees have been waiting for The Scarlet Gospels with baited breath for years, and it's everything they've begged for and more.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Guys, I have a great idea for character voices...

  • By Jim Fenner on 06-03-15

Guys, I have a great idea for character voices...

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-03-15

Any additional comments?

Let's have John Lee pretend to be the Jerky Boys imitating Jerry Stiller for every single character that isn't Pinhead.

WHAT. WHY.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Reamde

  • By: Neal Stephenson
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 38 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,992
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,198

Richard Forthrast created T’Rain, a multibillion-dollar, massively multiplayer online role-playing game. But T’Rain’s success has also made it a target. Hackers have struck gold by unleashing REAMDE, a virus that encrypts all of a player’s electronic files and holds them for ransom. They have also unwittingly triggered a deadly war beyond the boundaries of the game’s virtual universe - and Richard is at ground zero.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not perfect, but worth a listen.

  • By ShySusan on 10-01-11

Out of Order Nonsense

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-21-15

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I was SO disappointed about how out of sequence this otherwise exciting novel was. It was particularly bad for a book with so many moving parts—I didn't even realize how out of sequence it was until I started hearing repeat chapters. This NEEDS to be fixed. Do not buy until it is.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Third Floor

  • By: C. Dennis Moore
  • Narrated by: Gary Tiedemann
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 208

Welcome to Angel Hill, Missouri, a town that shot blood from the ground at its own groundbreaking. There are only two roads in or out of town, and everything within those borders is subject to the whims of reality. Those who grew up here are immune to the town's peculiarities. But Jack and Liz have just moved here, and for their young son, Joey, it's almost like coming home again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great read

  • By pandabear on 09-14-14

THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT ADULTS TAKING NAPS AND PEEING

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-14-14

What did you like best about The Third Floor? What did you like least?

Best? Every four minutes people awoke from adult naps having vague nightmares about ghosts. Worst? So much peeing.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Larger bladders for protagonists. Less weird lisping from narrator when doing #ladyvoices

What three words best describe Gary Tiedemann’s performance?

THhhhhhhhibilenthe! BABY VOICE!

Any additional comments?

If you're looking for a book about a family that naps and pees just allllll the time and is ready for ghosts to take advantage of their hypersomnia and lack of foresight at bed time, this is the book for you.

18 of 25 people found this review helpful