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  • Dying Light

  • Logan McRae, Book 2
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: John Sessions
  • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 71

It starts with a prostitute, stripped naked and beaten to death down by the docks, in the heart of Aberdeen's red light district. For DS Logan MacRae it's a bad start to another bad day. Only a few short months ago, he was the golden boy of Grampian police. But one botched raid later, he's palmed off on a DI everyone knows is a jinx, waiting for the axe to fall with all the other rejects in the "Screw-up Squad". But Logan's not going to take it lying down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stupendous Sequel

  • By A. J. McConachie on 02-16-07

Cover your ears!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-17

I could not listen to this audiobook! The narration was terrible!! Please go back to the original narrator that carried the first book easily along until the last words were spoken!

  • Lieberman's Law

  • The Abe Lieberman Mysteries
  • By: Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Abe Lieberman, the Chicago PD detective, has never has it easy when it comes to emotional cases, but this time the action is getting little too close to home. His temple has been vandalized along with four others, and it looks like the vandals have more sinister plans in mind. Finding the culprit opens a window on the broiling ethnic tensions on Chicago's North Side, and what's happening in Abe's family life does nothing to turn down the heat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mr. Kaminsky was a national treasure.

  • By Richard Delman on 03-17-17

Too political for me

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

Reviewed: 05-05-17

I usually enjoy this series but I found this one too serious. I look forward to the bantering between the two main characters but not in this one.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Killer

  • A Jack Rhodes Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Stephen Carpenter
  • Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 371
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 344
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 344

Jack is an author who was on his way to literary success when his life was blown apart by the horrific suicide of his fiancee. Devastated, Jack went on a fifteen-month alcoholic spiral into near oblivion before eventually working past his demons and becoming best-selling crime novelist. Just as Jack is finishing his fourth book, the LAPD interrupts his routine with news of what appears to be a copycat murder from his first book. There's just one problem - the murder took place before Jack's book was published.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'd kill to get the next Jack Rhodes book now

  • By Russell on 02-13-15

Want to kill myself for buying it!

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

Reviewed: 03-13-15

This book was so incredibly predictable that before the end of the first chapter I had figured out the "mystery". As a lover of psychological thrillers this one was textbook. I did not have the heart to finish and as with a book of the same writing style, I skipped to the end and pushed the stop button ASAP.

  • Salem's Lot

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Stephen King
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,231
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,211

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You can't go home again...

  • By David S. Mathew on 10-12-16

A little bite of everything you want in a 5 star!

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

Reviewed: 03-09-15

Somehow I managed to read every other Stephen King book except Salem's Lot!! What a great "new" find for me. I could not stop listening and was up many nights to finish. Learned anew why I love the writing style of Stephen King. His characters are diverse and complex and he scares me silly. Who else could take the common idea of vampires and make me want to go out to find a crucifix, some holy water and a wooden stake!!

  • The Perfect Storm

  • A True Story of Men Against the Sea
  • By: Sebastian Junger
  • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 529
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 467
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 467

Man’s struggle against the sea is a theme that has created some of the world’s most exciting stories. Now, in the tradition of Moby Dick comes a New York Times best seller destined to become a modern classic. Written by journalist Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm combines an intimate portrait of a small fishing crew with fascinating scientific data about boats and weather systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fact is better than Fiction

  • By Ryan on 11-26-14

A Perfect Listen...I Was Hooked!!

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

Reviewed: 02-08-15

I had seen the movie and loved it! This audio book captures the soul of the fishing industry, the men behind the perilous work and the separation of these men from their families sometimes for months at a time!! The information contained in this book will give you a new found respect for these men and their perilous journey on the sea. The book was written at a wonderful pace, telling the story of not only the Andrea Gale and her men but of the instruments of today and of a century ago, the unforgiving nature of the sea, the history of fishing regulations and the geography of this treacherous area known as Grand Banks, the tip and the tail...just as fascinating as the swordfish themselves.

  • The Long Way Home

  • Chief Inspector Gamache, Book 10
  • By: Louise Penny
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,446
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,130

Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Sûreté du Québec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, The Balm in Gilead, in his large hands. "There is a balm in Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole." While Gamache doesn't talk about his wounds and his balm, Clara tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home. Failed to show up as promised on the first anniversary of their separation. She wants Gamache's help to find him. Having finally found sanctuary, Gamache feels a near revulsion at the thought of leaving Three Pines. "There’s power enough in Heaven," he finishes the quote as he contemplates the quiet village, "to cure a sin-sick soul." And then he gets up. And joins her.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Louise, what were you thinking?

  • By Sharon on 09-08-14

Even Ralph Cosham can`t save Gamache this time!

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

Reviewed: 01-18-15

I found this latest book in the Louise Penny ``Inspector Gamache`series to be very disappointing! It didn`t seem to have any real story. Eventually, I grew tired and frustrated waiting for Peter to come home. Finally, I stopped listening. I never found out if Peter did come home or not and by that time I had ceased to care.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Burning Room

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,359
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,671
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,647

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto, are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not up to par

  • By Patroo on 11-07-14

Narration burns me up!

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

Reviewed: 01-18-15

Will the voice of the real Harry Bosch please speak up!! I miss my old friend.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes

  • By: Ray Bradbury
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,969
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,982

A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, ushering in Halloween a week before its time. A calliope's shrill siren song beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained. In this season of dying, Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois, to destroy every life touched by its strange and sinister mystery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun, Frightfully Fun

  • By Andre on 10-23-15

This book gave me nightmares!!

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

Reviewed: 01-18-15

A delight of fright! I could not stop listening to this book. A timeless story of lasting friendship and the enduring love of a father.

24 of 30 people found this review helpful

  • The Forgotten

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,694
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,773
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,780

Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case - but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really liking PULLER

  • By Diana on 11-30-12

I want to forget!

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

Reviewed: 11-24-14

I wish I was forewarned about the subject matter. I could read the sordid events in the newspaper!

  • Train Man

  • By: P. T. Deutermann
  • Narrated by: Bruce Reizen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

Only six major rail bridges cross the Mississippi River and connect one half of our country to the other. When one of them collapses as a freight train is crossing, the FBI sends agents Hush Hanson and Carolyn Lang to investigate. Hush and Carolyn suspect a bomb, but there are no clues to suggest who planted it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • First book of Deutermann that bored me to death

  • By Rebecca on 02-23-12

Boring!!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-14

The premise sounded interesting however I was bored to tears and could not finish this one!!