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  • Before You Leap

  • By: Keith Houghton
  • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 777
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 708
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 710

Peace of mind is all Greg Cole has wanted since the murder of his twin sister, Scarlett. In his new sun-soaked Florida life, he thought he had found it. But when Scarlett's killer is released early from prison with a cast-iron alibi, Greg realizes that his past is about to explode into his present, with terrifying consequences. To expose the truth he must open up old wounds. Greg knows all about dark secrets, but when a childhood friendship comes to the fore, the police turn their spotlight on him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting start that fizzled out

  • By C. Vincent on 12-29-16

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

Many twists, ending did not figure out till last few pages, interesting ending. On to the next.

  • Mirror, Mirror

  • A Legal Thriller
  • By: Deborah Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Alan Taylor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

On the day that Jeff Ryder learns he is going to be made a partner at Warrick, Thompson, and Hayes, his past catches up with him. The State Bar of California accuses him of coaching witness Marty Lewis to lie seven years earlier while he was working as a prosecutor in order to convict small-time con man Dillon Reese of the attempted murder of police officer Christopher Rafferty, a former Navy SEAL. Jeff loses his million-dollar lifestyle but sets up his own law office, determined to clear his name by proving Reese is the shooter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • litigator Disappointment

  • By Kindle Customer on 01-02-19

litigator Disappointment

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

The story line mostly good. Disappointed that the author was not more inventive. This could have been an awesome story if the author did not make the main character so dumb. Lazy writting.

  • Juror #3

  • By: James Patterson, Nancy Allen
  • Narrated by: Megan Tusing
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,431
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,165
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,141

The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury, and she is determined to build a defense that will stick. She finds help in unexpected quarters from Suzanne, a hard-charging attorney armed to the teeth, and Shorty, a diner cook who knows more than he lets on.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Eh

  • By Mickey on 09-17-18

Another Good One

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

James Patterson does it again another really good book. Listened to this one instead of reading enjoyed it.

  • Dark Watch

  • By: Clive Cussler, Jack Du Brul
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,137
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,031
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,029

Juan Cabrillo and his motley crew aboard the clandestine spy ship Oregon have made a very comfortable and very dangerous living working for high-powered Western interests. But their newest clients have come from the Far East to ask for Cabrillo's special brand of assistance: a consortium of Japanese shipping magnates whose fortunes are being threatened by brutal pirates trolling the waters of Southeast Asia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Fun. Might be the Best.

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-07-14

Enjoyed

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

Reviewed: 12-28-18

Always a good book read or listen. My grandson enjoyed listening and now a fan.

  • Seven Stones to Stand or Fall

  • A Collection of Outlander Fiction
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Robert Ian MacKenzie, Allan Scott-Douglas, Davina Porter, and others
  • Length: 24 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,047
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,866
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,860

The author presents a collection of seven short stories set in the Outlander universe, never before published together, including two original stories and featuring beloved character Jamie Fraser.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Two new works and five previously published

  • By Mary R on 07-03-17

Collage

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

Very enjoyable set of short stories. Now on to the next in line of her series.

  • Black Rain

  • By: Matthew B. J. Delaney
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 123
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 105

In a darkly warped near future, lucrative disease cures are brokered on Wall Street's Genetic Stock Exchange. And the hottest consumer products are artificially synthesized humans that serve as everything from domestic slaves to combatants in savage gladiatorial games. For Jack Saxton, the young heir to genetic design powerhouse Genico Inc., these Synthates are just a fact of life...until the murder of a high-profile genetic scientist leads a pair of seasoned NYPD detectives to Genico's door.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good narrator, okay story

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-07-16

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 09-26-18

Was not prepared for this ending. Enjoyed the book, narrator easy to listen to, pleasant voice.

  • Bone Music

  • By: Christopher Rice
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 663
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 568
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 568

Charlotte Rowe spent the first seven years of her life in the hands of the only parents she knew - a pair of serial killers who murdered her mother and tried to shape Charlotte in their own twisted image. If only the nightmare had ended when she was rescued. Instead, her real father exploited her tabloid-ready story for fame and profit - until Charlotte finally broke free from her ghoulish past and fled. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Superhuman miracle drug!

  • By shelley on 03-05-18

Love It

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

Really enjoyed this drama and there was plenty of it. Will read more from this author.

  • Shadow Tyrants

  • The Oregon Files Series, Book 13
  • By: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,475
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,371
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,361

Nearly 2,000 years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding secrets powerful enough to change the history of mankind. They went down in legend as the Nine Unknown Men - and now two rival factions of their descendants are fighting a mighty battle. Both sides think they are saving the world, but their tactics could very well bring about the end of humankind. Soon, Juan Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives aboard the Oregon find themselves trapped between two adversaries, both of whom are willing to use shocking means to accomplish their goals. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action packed

  • By Jean on 09-26-18

Thrilling

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

Love Clive Cussler books. Can not pick a favorite between all the characters or agencies. I do get sad when some chatacters are killed off.

  • Interference

  • By: Amélie Antoine, Maren Baudet-Lackner - translator
  • Narrated by: Will Damron, Carly Robins, Amy McFadden, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 112

Young married couple Gabriel and Chloé have a picture-perfect life. But when athletic Chloé suddenly drowns, Gabriel is left to grapple with the mysterious circumstances of her death. Brokenhearted, he pours out his grief in a bereavement group and is consoled by photographer Emma. While the two grow closer, Gabriel can't help but feel Chloé's presence everywhere he goes. And as revelations about Chloé slowly emerge, he begins to wonder, is Emma really that different?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short rollercoaster ride

  • By Jenn on 04-23-17

Intriguing

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

Reviewed: 09-10-18

Very interesting, thought provoking, then the unsuspecting twist. A good read for the Summer months.

  • Ocean of Storms

  • By: Christopher Mari, Jeremy K. Brown
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 606
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 534

In the near future, political tensions between the United States and China are at an all-time high. Then a catastrophic explosion on the moon cleaves a vast gash in the lunar surface, and the massive electromagnetic pulse it unleashes obliterates Earth's electrical infrastructure. To plumb the depths of the newly created lunar fissure and excavate the source of the power surge, the feuding nations are forced to cooperate on a high-risk mission to return mankind to the moon.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Just not very good

  • By Astroman on 12-11-16

SYFY

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

Great science fiction novel. I now want to read about their return to Africa for more information.