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  • Necronomicon

  • By: H. P. Lovecraft
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia, Bronson Pinchot, Stephen R. Thorne, and others
  • Length: 21 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,055
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,705
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,697

Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and '30s, H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmic terror that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome brings together all of Lovecraft's harrowing stories, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, just the way they were when first released.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This has bugged me for a while...

  • By mike on 06-23-16

Lovecraft

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I wanted to read this because I am a Steampunk fan: octipi, Lovecraft, and Cthulhu...

Audiobook with two narrators.

This is a short story collection. Like most, there are some I liked better than others. The peculiarity is, I want the shorter stories to be longer and the longer stories, shorter.

Overall, I'm glad I got through it.

  • The Devil's Half Mile

  • A Novel
  • By: Paddy Hirsch
  • Narrated by: Euan Morton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 76

Seven years after a financial crisis nearly topples America, traders chafe at government regulations on Wall Street, racial tensions are rising, and corrupt financiers make backdoor deals with politicians.... 1799 was a hell of a year. When young lawyer Justy Flanagan returns to prove his father's innocence, he exposes a massive fraud that has already claimed lives, and one the perpetrators are determined to keep secret at any cost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I was expecting...

  • By Sondra on 11-28-18

author's historical notes best part!

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

Overall, 4 stars.

Story, 3 stars. Often found it plodding, and though the violence was probably true to the period, I found it gratuitous after awhile

Performance and author's historical notes 5 stars. I wish all authors of historical fiction would give this kind of afterword. The only thing missing is a brief bibliography, but he is forgiven for this oversite.

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  • Believe Me

  • A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens
  • By: Eddie Izzard
  • Narrated by: Eddie Izzard
  • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,891
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,774

Over the course of a 30-year career, Eddie Izzard has proven himself to be a creative chameleon, inhabiting the stage and film and television screens with an unbelievable fervor. Born in Yemen and raised in Ireland, Wales, and postwar England, he lost his mother at the age of six. In his teens he dropped out of university and took to the streets of London as part of a two-man escape act; when his partner went on vacation, Izzard kept busy by inventing a one-man act, and thus a career was ignited.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My three least favorite words: "End of footnote."

  • By David H. Lawrence XVII on 06-20-17

Eddie Izzard!

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

I could listen to Eddie every day. I wish this had been two or three times longer. I love Eddie...

  • Dread Nation

  • By: Justina Ireland
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,488
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,393

Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - derailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. In this new America, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Native and Negro Education Act require certain children attend combat schools to learn to put down the dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dead Are Never Lonely

  • By Cynthia on 05-15-18

5 stars

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

5 stars. Great YA, zombie historical fiction. Listened in 24 hours. Looking forward to the sequel!

Especially good narration.

  • The Gift

  • By: J.S Donovan
  • Narrated by: Tia Rider Sorensen, Aundrea Mitchell
  • Length: 34 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Rachel Harroway, a homicide detective with the ability to see the dead, balances the responsibilities of being a mother alongside her life's calling to guide orphaned spirits home. Teaming up with her long time homicide partner, Jensen Peak, she hunts for the latest crafty killer to strike in her little corner of the Appalachian Mountains. The investigation gets personal when her adopted daughter enters the crosshairs. How far will Rachel go to protect her own? How much will she be willing to give up? 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • supernatural, great story

  • By Anonymous User on 11-25-18

supernatural, great story

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

Books need editing, production values uneven, Narrator of "2nd" book - awful, main narrator very good.

  • The Cast

  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 519
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 456
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457

Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. But after two marriages she prefers to avoid the complications and uncertainties of a new love. Then, after a chance meeting with Zack Winter, a television producer visiting Manhattan from Los Angeles, everything changes.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun!

  • By bulldogmomma on 05-24-18

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

Reviewed: 09-20-18

story felt rushed and ending abrupt. usually Danielle Steel is a guilty pleasure, I feel a little disappointed.