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  • Agent in Place

  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,301
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,893
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,865

Fresh off his first mission back with the CIA, Court Gentry secures what seems like a cut-and-dried contract job: A group of expats in Paris hires him to kidnap the mistress of Syrian dictator Ahmed Azzam to get intel that could destabilize Azzam's regime. Court delivers Bianca Medina to the rebels, but his job doesn't end there. She soon reveals that she has given birth to a son, the only heir to Azzam's rule - and a potent threat to the Syrian president's powerful wife. Now, to get Bianca's cooperation, Court must bring her son out of Syria alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best one yet

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 03-22-18

Boring

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

Had to give up and switch to a more interesting book. I just couldn’t care enough to finish.

  • Winter's Bone

  • A Novel
  • By: Daniel Woodrell
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,993

The sheriff's deputy at the front door brings hard news to Ree Dolly. Her father has skipped bail on charges that he ran a crystal meth lab, and the Dollys will lose their house if he doesn't show up for his next court date. Ree's father has disappeared before. The Dolly clan has worked the shadowy side of the law for generations, and arrests (and attempts to avoid them) are part of life in Rathlin Valley.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting and Powerful

  • By CrzGzr on 02-27-11

No point

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

To this story. Depression,poverty, drugs, alcohol with no end in sight. Ugh ugh ugh

  • Molly: The Beginning

  • Zombie Instinct, Book 1
  • By: J.B. Havens
  • Narrated by: Kathleen McHenry
  • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Molly Everett was just trying to survive all by herself during the zombie apocalypse, until she met a teenager named Kelle, who invited her to stay in the grocery store where she lived. For a short time, the two girls shared a bond, but a terrifying secret, hidden in the walk-in freezer, shatters their fragile peace. The events of that dreadful night turn Molly into an outcast, something neither zombie nor human. But she’s not alone. Kelle was also changed. Not quite zombie and not quite human, but she’s definitely insane, and she wants revenge for what Molly did to her.  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Worst production I’ve ever heard

  • By Sue An on 12-21-18

Worst production I’ve ever heard

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

Reviewed: 12-21-18

If the next one is done in an actual sound studio, I’ll buy it. Otherwise forget it!

  • You're Going to Mars!

  • By: Rob Dircks
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 840
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 787
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786

Living and slaving in Fill City One, you get used to the smell. We call it the Everpresent Stink. But every once in a while, on a spring day with a breeze, it clears away enough to remind us that there is something more out there. Most Fillers' wildest dreams would be just to get past the walls and live in the mainland. But my dream? It’s a little bigger. I’m going to Mars.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Author nails it again!

  • By @newhaven265 on 11-14-18

Futuristic chic-lit

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

If you are craving more “Wrong Unit” try the Murderbot series by Martha Wells. I wish she could write faster!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Dollbaby

  • A Novel
  • By: Laura Lane McNeal
  • Narrated by: January Lavoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,041
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 943
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 943

When Ibby Bell's father dies unexpectedly in the summer of 1964, her mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and throws in her father's urn for good measure. Fannie's New Orleans house is like no place Ibby has ever been - and Fannie, who has a tendency to end up in the local asylum - is like no one she has ever met. Fortunately, Fannie's black cook, Queenie, and her smart-mouthed daughter, Dollbaby, take it upon themselves to initiate Ibby into the ways of the South both its grand traditions and its darkest secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ibby Bell & The Big House

  • By Debbie De on 08-15-14

Written for children?

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

They would learn about racism in the south during the 60’s, aging, death and loyalty.
Too simplistic for me, had to quit listening 1/2 way thru.

  • Dog Logic

  • By: Tom Strelich
  • Narrated by: Tom Strelich
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

Hertell Daggett is not what he used to be: once married, once a physicist, and once shot in the head in a New Year's accident. Or possibly Fourth of July, he could never remember - the doctors got the bullet out, but a few specks of copper remained floating in his brain, connecting parts no longer connected in the rest of us, filaments going back to the beginning of time. He remembers the songs of dinosaurs, the dry humor of mastodons, and the rubbery smell of trilobites. He'd once had a future, but now he lives on the outskirts of Bakersfield, a damaged caretaker of a failing pet cemetery. Hertell discovers a time-capsule, actually a vast time-cavern full of people who've lived beneath the pet cemetery since 1963.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and thought provoking

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-17-18

Very cute

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Loved the production, the political parts were hysterical, the frequent religious talk made me squirm. All around entertaining though!

  • Zombie Lake

  • Still Alive Series, Book One
  • By: Javan Bonds
  • Narrated by: S.W. Salzman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108

Mo Collins, the reluctant hero, has sailed around the country on board the replica pirate ship, the Viva Ancora, and now he finds himself only miles from his childhood home. But now the world has gone to hell. Hordes of naked, blue, biting zombies have flooded the now dead Alabama lake town. Mo and his only surviving shipmate, Crow, are surviving. They fish and watch the monsters roam the night; seeking untainted flesh and leaving a disgusting mess in their wake. But when a lone survivor stumbles upon Mo and Crow they gain a new crew member but also find much needed direction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Zompocalypse? Better make a run to the Walmart!

  • By Ray Johnson on 07-22-18

Not for the socially conscious

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

Trying to think of what kind of person would write this, it occurred to me it could be a young guy that just doesn’t get out much..reading his bio sure answered that question 😊 I’m so glad he found his calling and was able to achieve so much in his too short life! 😘

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection

  • By: Alexander C. Kane
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,703
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,696

Andrea Vernon always thought she would spend her life living in Paris writing thought-provoking historical novels all day and sipping wine on the Seine all night. But the reality is she's drowning in debt, has no prospects, and is forced to move back to Queens, where her parents remind her daily that they are very interested in grandchildren. Then, one morning, she is kidnapped, interviewed, and hired as an administrative assistant by the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection. Superheroes for hire, using their powers for good. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Normal Life in an Abnormal World

  • By Arthur D. Rich on 08-26-17

Fun

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This story was just plain fun to listen to. The narrator did an exceptional job with all the accents and the characters were well flushed out. “I am the big ax” will stick with me for a long time to come!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Malevolent

  • Shaye Archer Series, Book 1
  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Julie McKay
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 736
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731

Everyone wondered about Shaye Archer's past. Including Shaye. Shaye Archer's life effectively began the night police found her in an alley, beaten and abused and with no memory of the previous 15 years, not even her name. Nine years later, she's a licensed private investigator with a single goal - to get answers for her clients when there aren't supposed to be any. And maybe, someday, answers for herself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Plot twists and suspense!

  • By Wayne on 12-01-17

Jibber Jabber

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

Reviewed: 05-06-18

At first I thought it was the narrator’s fault, then I realized she was just trying to make all the jibber jabber more interesting.
And it was hours of jibber jabber....
Now, there WAS some activity interspersed with the those hours, but not enough to read anymore of the series. So sad.

  • The Reluctant Fortune-Teller

  • By: Keziah Frost
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6

Norbert Zelenka has always lived life on the sidelines. It's why at 73 years old he's broke and alone except for the company of a chihuahua. But when "Carlotta's Club" - three strong-willed seniors with plenty of time on their hands - decide to make Norbert their latest project, he reluctantly agrees to their scheme: establishing himself as the town's fortune-teller. Soon his life begins changing in unexpected ways.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Why did I want this book anyway?

  • By Sue An on 04-25-18

Why did I want this book anyway?

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

Reviewed: 04-25-18

It has such a cute title and premise. I love coming of age stories and stories of our older generation adventures. (OK, I also like zombies and comedy horror) In this story I couldn’t get to know any of the characters, little inner dialogue and a lot of very annoying side characters. A lot of improbable situations (ie: immediately after some major orthopedic surgery, the character needed no recovery time) the biggest improbability was how he got involved in fortune telling to begin with. To sum up, I just thought it was a stupid book, I’d return it, but there is a limit of 2 returns in a 6 month period....darn