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  • Debris Line

  • (Gibson Vaughn, Book 4)
  • By: Matthew FitzSimmons
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211

Lying low on the sun-kissed coast of Portugal is a far cry from twenty-four-hour lockdown in a CIA black-site prison. But even in paradise, Gibson Vaughn is a long way from being home free. With the feds hot on his heels, he and his crew of fellow fugitives know they can’t hide in a sunny beach town forever. And before they go on the run again, their generous host - a wealthy drug smuggler - expects to be paid for his hospitality. And paid double. His price? A nearly impossible operation that Gibson and his gang must pull off to retrieve a king’s ransom in hijacked narcotics.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Really difficult to follow <br /><br />

  • By Cartec on 01-10-19

Really difficult to follow <br /><br />

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

I was expecting a thriller but got an up and boring narration. All of the characters were flat and uninspiring. The writing was so bad I couldn't even get emotional about the children. The only reason I finished was because it was the only book i had downloaded and I didn't have internet.
The narrator was good although he struggled with voices and didn't help to inspire the story. He has a good voice to listen to.

  • The Tracker

  • Sam Callahan, Book 1
  • By: Chad Zunker
  • Narrated by: Noah Berman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,011
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,784
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,779

Trust no one. Sam Callahan learned this lesson from a childhood spent in abusive foster care, on the streets, and locked in juvie. With the past behind him and his future staked on law school, he is moonlighting as a political tracker, paid to hide in crowds and shadow candidates, recording their missteps for use by their opponents. One night, after an anonymous text tip, Sam witnesses a congressional candidate and a mysterious blonde in a motel indiscretion that ends in murder, recording it all on his phone. Now Sam is a target.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good!

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-17

The Tracker<br />

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

I liked this book for so
many reasons. The story was captivating, fast paced, imaginative with an original theme. The plot has been used before but with a new direction and new twist. The mystery was intense and the solution took me completely off guard.
I rated overall four stars because, although the narrator was competent his voice was not easy on the ears. He has a gravelly sound deep down that can't be overlooked. It didn't stop me from listening but I avoid this narrator in the future.

  • Not Her Daughter

  • A Novel
  • By: Rea Frey
  • Narrated by: Samantha Desz
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 251

Emma Townsend. Five years old. Gray eyes. Brown hair. Missing since June. Emma is lonely. Living with her cruel mother and clueless father, Emma retreats into her own world of quiet and solitude. Sarah Walker. Successful entrepreneur. Broken-hearted. Kidnapper. Sarah has never seen a girl so precious as the gray-eyed child in a crowded airport terminal. When a second-chance encounter with Emma presents itself, Sarah takes her - far away from home. But if it’s to rescue a little girl from her damaging mother, is kidnapping wrong?    

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So Freakin Good!

  • By Yikes on 08-23-18

well worth the time

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

Reviewed: 12-13-18

I was a little sceptical about this book because of the reviews. They weren't as high in opinion as I expected, I found the story compelling, heartbreaking and inspiring. This woman saw a wrong and did something about it. Many reviewers concentrated on the obvious not wanting to see the ugly problem that weaves through our society. This woman risked everything to save another human being and she should be honored for it. My only regret was that it was a novel and not a true story. This is good and bad because we can't have people stealing children from their parents just because they don't like the way they feel they are being raised but we should remain vigilant to abuse and harm. This book focuses on that dilemma and brings the reader right into the center of it. I recommend this book.

  • The Retreat

  • By: Mark Edwards
  • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,651
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,410
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,408

Two years ago, Julia lost her family in a tragic accident. Her husband drowned trying to save their daughter, Lily, in the river near their rural home. But the little girl’s body was never found - and Julia believes Lily is somehow still alive. Alone and broke, Julia opens her house as a writers’ retreat. One of the first guests is Lucas, a horror novelist, who becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Lily. But within days of his arrival, the peace of the retreat is shattered by a series of eerie events.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • sum is greater than its parts.

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-06-18

One of the best mysteries I've read in a long time

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-18

I realize that for a writer a mystery is one of most difficult fiction pieces to write. I applaud this one. There were surprises, unexpected twist, suspense , chills and the best part, a good mystery. I would have given this work five stars but the characters were weak. Some stood out but others were like getting to know
them through a veil. Also, there was some unnecessary repetition. It wasn't as annoying as with some writers but there obvious says in which it could have been avoided. All in all a very good book. I would recommend this book.

  • Consent to Kill

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,169
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,763
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,769

For years, Mitch Rapp's bold actions have saved the lives of countless Americans. His battles for peace and freedom have made him a hero to many, and an enemy to countless more. In the tangled, duplicitous world of espionage, there are those, even among America's allies, who want to see Mitch Rapp eliminated. They have decided the time has come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the Best Stories I've Ever Heard

  • By Timothy on 06-23-08

Very good not great

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-24-18

I love Vince Flynn novels and this was no different. Although Mitch Rapp may not agree, I was glad Anna Rapp is dead. I was disappointed when the author saw fit to marry Rapp off and worse to such an annoying woman. She wanted to change Rapp and rearrange his life. I like him lethal and dangerous. Since she didn't stay around long i think we all agree this was the best solution to the continuing series. I gave this one four stars because of the constant repetition and the disruptive detail. These useless details would pop up in the middle of the action taking all the passion out of story. But, as ever the story was excellent and the usual wild ride.
The narrator was in top form. He was able to ride over the flaws in the story and keep you listening into the night.

  • Cutting Edge

  • By: Ward Larsen
  • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582

Trey DeBolt is a young man at the crest of life. His role as a Coast Guard rescue swimmer in Alaska offers him a rewarding job and limitless adventure. Then a tragic accident alters his life: during a harrowing rescue, his helicopter goes down. Severely injured, DeBolt awakens in a seaside cabin in Maine, thousands of miles from where the accident occurred. His lone nurse lets slip that he has been officially declared dead, lost in the crash. Back in Alaska, however, Coast Guard investigator Shannon Lund uncovers evidence that DeBolt might still be alive. Her search quickly becomes personal, but before she can intervene, chaos erupts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not the typical military twist

  • By L. McCullion on 04-14-18

One the best I've read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-14-18

This book start with a bang and maintains the pace to the last page. The story begins in Maine and the chase is on to the streets of Vienna. The author is so adept with the graphic detail that you feel as if you are right beside the main character. I have not read a book that can take you away with such ease and maintain breathe- taking suspense,drama and mystery.
I strongly recommend this book.
The narrator was superb, not once was i confused or annoyed by his voice or his ability to perpetrate the suspense. He served only to enhance a fine tale.#practicing #Sweepstakes #BackFromTheDead #Military #Mindbending #Suspenseful #EvilGenius

  • Lullaby

  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17,441
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,986
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15,999

A young couple buys a beautiful house by a picturesque lake in the Catskills, looking to escape the bustle of the city to raise their newborn baby. It is a perfect place for a fresh start. Except that nothing is ever as perfect as it seems. As autumn nights close in around their home, they learn that darkness takes many forms. And sometimes that darkness is hungry. New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Maberry delivers an unsettling Audible Original that will give listeners the Halloween creeps all year round.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I guess there’s a reason it’s free

  • By Katie Washington on 10-05-18

Not scary only sad

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

I would have given this short story five stars if it had had the twist I was hoping for but in the end only tears and no explanation for the events.
Scott Brick was amazing as always.

  • Memorial Day

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,579
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,281

It's just seven days before Memorial Day, and a spike in CIA intelligence has pointed to a major terrorist attack on the United States. Now it's up to counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp to pull out all the stops. Rapp immediately leaves for Afghanistan, where he leads a special forces unit on a daring commando raid across the border into a remote Pakistani village. Their target: an al-Qaeda stronghold. Rapp and his team soon discover plans for a catastrophic nuclear attack on Washington, DC.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ditto on the High Fives!

  • By Phyllis on 03-06-11

It could have been a little shorter

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-27-18

This book was very good. The story flower well and the character development was excellent. My only complaint was the fuller the writer felt compelled to interject into the story. Every movement throughout the story just dragged the excitement to such frustration at times I just wanted to skip ahead. In spite of this flaw i have the story five stars because i really could not put the book down. I hope the next book brings back the assassin the grew to love in the earlier books.
I tolerate the narrator because i love these books but he's no Ray Porter. I really hate the way he makes Mitch Rapp sound. I envision Rapp with deep resonant voice, a big man with presence but the voice on the tape sounds like a wimp.

  • Gone to Dust

  • By: Matt Goldman
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,796
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,583
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,579

A brutal crime. The ultimate cover-up. How do you solve a murder with no useable evidence? Private detective Nils Shapiro is focused on forgetting his ex-wife and keeping warm during another Minneapolis winter when a former colleague, neighboring Edina Police Detective Anders Ellegaard, calls with the impossible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Above Average

  • By wisconsinclark on 11-06-17

I really didn't guess the 'whodunnit' until it was

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

I really didn't guess the 'whodunnit' until it was presented in the end. This was a mystery that would endure the ages but it was so good that you remember everything, leaving no surprises to revisit. The writing was easy and the story laid back. The characters were well developed and likeable. I would recommend this book. There were no predictable passages and a pleasant surprise at the end.
The narrator was very talented and I will look for his work in the future.

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  • The Wrong Sister

  • By: T. E. Woods
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,917
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,768
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,761

From behind the wheel of her car, Tess Kincaid glimpses a woman walking down a Madison, Wisconsin, street. They've never met, but Tess sees the same features every time she looks in the mirror. Tess introduces herself and discovers that she and her doppelganger, Mimi, have more than appearance in common. They even share the same birthday. Mimi - confident and outgoing where Tess is understated and shy - is convinced they're twins, separated shortly after birth. When a body is discovered in a local marsh, Tess is entangled in a search for the truth....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing like anything T E Woods has written B4!!!

  • By shelley on 03-01-18

A ride worth taking

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it. The main character had color, favor and personality. The author invited you to come into the story and fight for this girl. The story was well crafted and although you could guess how it was going to end you didn't really want to because the getting there was so interesting. All of the characters were well developed, even the minor ones. Some of the minor ones were so well developed that you were certain that they were going to play a bigger role in the story. That included the characters that weren't in the story.

The narrator was very good as well. She didn't get in the way of the story so you were able to enjoy everything about what was going on without your attention being drawn away by the narrators efforts to present a male voice or anxiety.