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  • The Son of the Morning

  • The Nightfall Wars, Book 1
  • By: Jacob Peppers
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195

Fifty years ago, the nightwalkers appeared, creatures of shadow and darkness, thirsting for blood and death. Thousands died, and the kingdom of Entarna was brought to its knees. Then the Chosen came: six men and women endowed with powers by Amedan, the God of Fire and Light. The Chosen joined with the kingdom’s armies, and together, they managed to defeat the night’s creatures. At least for a time. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Smooth listen, with some flaws

  • By Greg on 09-27-18

This easily surpasses most other new epic fantasy.

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

Unique in some very subtle but very important ways that make it stand out on shelves stacked high with new fantasy.

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  • Warlock Holmes

  • A Study in Brimstone
  • By: G. S. Denning
  • Narrated by: Robert Garson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,945
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,815
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,815

Sherlock Holmes is an unparalleled genius who uses the gift of deduction and reason to solve the most vexing of crimes. Warlock Holmes, however, is an idiot. A good man, perhaps; a font of arcane power, certainly. But he's brilliantly dim. Frankly, he couldn't deduce his way out of a paper bag. The only thing he has really got going for him are the might of a thousand demons and his stalwart flatmate. Thankfully, Dr. Watson is always there to aid him through the treacherous shoals of Victorian propriety.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short on Clues--Heavy on Delightful Twists

  • By Gillian on 01-10-17

Amazing. Exceeded Expectations.

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

Reviewed: 08-20-17

Easily worth the cost - most books that fall within the category of "retellings of the classics with a funny or ironic twist" come off as being sort of...lazy. This book however brings all of the good things you'd expect from such an undertaking while also presenting literary value all it's own. The characters are intelligent, well developed, comedic, and sometimes even deep, even relatable. They are also undeniably British. The plot is dynamic, it builds on itself and twists in all the right places. I really cannot say enough good things about Warlock Holmes. Its Brilliant, init? Hopefully there are many more to come in the series.

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69,026
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 64,780
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64,653

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

Political & Religious Slights Ruin Story

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

Reviewed: 08-12-17

Props to the narrator (although he always does a fine job) but the whole Christians took over and essentially created a Nazi government because they are just horrible, hateful people, thing - sort of tanked it for me. Not because I'm particularly right wing even, Im just over it. Audible can keep the Bobiverse.

  • Moscow 1941

  • A City and Its People at War
  • By: Rodric Braithwaite
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 47

The 1941 Battle of Moscow, unquestionably one of the most decisive battles of World War II, marked the first strategic defeat of the German armed forces in their seemingly unstoppable march across Europe. The Soviets lost many more people in this one battle than the British and Americans lost in the whole of the Second World War. Now, with authority and narrative power, Rodric Braithwaite tells the story in large part through the individual experiences of ordinary Russian men and women.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting

  • By Victor on 07-09-10

Incredible. Wish I could give it 6 stars.

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

Reviewed: 06-25-17

You do t have to be a history scholar or academic to be touched by this story.

  • September Hope

  • The American Side of a Bridge Too Far
  • By: John C. McManus
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

In September Hope, acclaimed historian John C. McManus explores World War II’s most ambitious invasion, an immense, daring offensive to defeat Nazi Germany before the end of 1944. Operation Market-Garden is one of the war’s most famous, but least understood, battles, and McManus tells the story of the American contribution to this crucial phase of the war in Europe.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Go yanks go !

  • By Alan on 03-06-13

Outstanding. Must Read for Students of WW2 History

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

The WW2 generation is dwindling, most have long moved on to be with their comrades. I am deeply grateful to authors like JCM who are documenting these stories before they are lost to us. We need them now more then ever before. September Hope delivers the experience of MG right along with the characters and timeline of events. Outstanding work.

  • An Unattractive Vampire

  • By: Jim McDoniel
  • Narrated by: Drew Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,905
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,903

After three centuries trapped underground, thousand-year-old Yulric Bile, also known as The Cursed One, The Devil's Apprentice, He Who Worships the Slumbering Horrors, awakens only to find that no one believes he is a vampire. Apparently he's just too ugly. Modern vampires, he soon discovers, are pretty, weak, and, most disturbing of all, good.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Blood, Guts and lots of laughs!

  • By Aaron on 08-27-16

So good so good so good, I feel fine, duh duh duuu

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

Reviewed: 03-09-17

That book was awesome. The author is a true gentleman and scholar. It's basically a sequel to the twilight series. Basically.

  • X Minus One

  • Old Time Radio, Sci-Fi Series
  • By: Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein, and others
  • Narrated by: Old Time Radio
  • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

X Minus One was a half-hour science fiction radio series broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on NBC. Initially a revival of NBC's Dimension X (1950-51), X Minus One is widely considered among the finest science fiction dramas ever produced for radio. The first 15 episodes were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder were adaptations by NBC staff writers, including Ernest Kinoy and George Lefferts, of newly published science fiction stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dying Art Form: Great Old Time Radio Sci Fi

  • By DJH on 03-19-13

Hollywood eat your heart out

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

Reviewed: 01-05-17

They don't write like this anymore. There is more imagination and inspired literary risk taking here then in the last 20 Hollywood Blockbusters, combined. I had forgotten what it felt like to be so utterly intrigued by a setting or plot, it was nice to feel that again.

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Beyond Valor
    World War II's Ranger and Airborne Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat
    
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    Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    288 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • Beyond Valor

  • World War II's Ranger and Airborne Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat
  • By: Patrick K. O'Donnell
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259

Previous books have promised to describe the combat experience of the World War II GI, but there has never been a book like Patrick O'Donnell's Beyond Valor. Here is the first combat history of the war in Europe in the words of the men themselves, and perhaps the most honest and brutal account of combat possible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Can't get enough.

  • By C,L, Richey on 01-08-12

On Par with Citizen Soldiers

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

Reviewed: 09-07-16

"Sneak home and pray you never know, the hell where youth and laughter go."

All American youth should read or listen to this as a part of their education. Look at America today, have already forgotten what these men fought for? Died for? They shared their stories with the author because they want our generation to remember the war, the horror, tragedy, loss, heroism, brotherhood and perhaps most of all the reason, that very same reason why each and everyone of them kept moving forward...

I feel deep regret at what has been done to this country in the past few years and the fact that these men have to watch it, their sacrifice being squandered by Entitled, Self-Rigtheous, Fools...they deserve better.

  • Waterloo

  • The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Bernard Cornwell, Dugald Bruce Lockhart
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,286
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,094
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,086

From the New York Times best-selling author comes the definitive history of one of the greatest battles ever fought - a riveting nonfiction chronicle published to commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of Napoleon's last stand.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not a close run thing!

  • By carl801 on 05-13-15

Incredible.

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

Reviewed: 08-26-16

One of the best books/audiobooks I have ever read/heard. Experience the battle of Waterloo. Outstanding.

  • The Gates

  • An Apocalyptic Horror Novel
  • By: Iain Rob Wright
  • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 211
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 189

What will you do when the world ends? That's a question that needs answering quickly when the gates to Hell open up all over Earth. Taking place across the globe is an apocalypse like no other, and humanity will find itself at war against a smart and merciless foe. Follow the struggles to survive with several characters as things go from bad to worse. Humanity is dwindling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another interesting book from Iain Rob Wright

  • By Michael T. on 06-30-16

ISIS & Gangs = Good Guys? Military = Idiots? WTF!?

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

Reviewed: 08-04-16

Could have been great. Should have been great.

If only ISIS and street thug gangs weren't the good guys, the military weren't a bunch of bumbling idiots and the rest of thd characters weren't all as shallow as a kiddy pool while they ran around spouting the most corny one-liners ever regurgitated from already corny Hollywood movies.

Bold Concept. Not many serious writers willing to take something like this on, I'll give it that much. But come really? ISIS are secretly heroes they're just misunderstood? It's OK for them to commit atrocities because so did Britain hundreds of years ago? People are smart enough to figure out our own politics without having it spoon fed to us in, of all things, horror fiction. Just wish the focus here could have been more on telling a good story.

Don't waste your time.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful