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  • A Murder of Clones

  • Anniversary Day Saga, Book 3 (Retrieval Artist Universe)
  • By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152

The Anniversary Day bombings on the Moon sent shockwaves throughout the Earth Alliance. No one knows who created the clones responsible and turned them into ruthless killers. No one knows where or when they'll strike next. The bombings compel Earth Alliance Frontier Marshall Judita Gomez to launch an unauthorized investigation into a case from her past involving the murder of clones. An investigation that might cost Judita not only her career but the lives of her crew.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Required reading if you're already into the series

  • By Dr. Curmudgeon on 03-09-15

Only for diehard fans

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

Reviewed: 02-01-18

I gave this a 3 overall but that's mostly because the narration was excellent, as usual, and because I'm a long time fan of the Retrieval Artist world and this author. This book was disappointing, though. Nothing gets resolved. Nothing much really happens, either. It talks about things that happened in earlier books but not much actually happens in this one. It feels disjointed as it jumps around to the different groups and then just when I thought the story was finally about to start, it ended. I'm not sure I'll be getting the next one.

  • Repo Madness

  • A Novel
  • By: W. Bruce Cameron
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

Ruddy McCann, former college football star, now Kalkaska, Michigan, repo man, is finally getting his life back on track. He has a beautiful fiancée, Katie Lottner; a somewhat stable job stealing cars; and a lazy, lovable basset hound. With his job suddenly in jeopardy, his fiancée wanting a break, and a new court-ordered psychiatrist insisting he take his medication or violate the terms of his probation, Ruddy finds himself missing the one thing he thought he would be happy to be rid of - the voice of Alan Lottner, dead realtor and Ruddy's future father-in-law.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Finally back, can't wait for more

  • By green ice cream garden on 03-09-17

What happened?

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

Reviewed: 07-26-17

I really enjoyed Book1 but I won't be finishing this one. It's nothing but a bunch of bickering between Ruddy and Alan with none of the charm or humor of the first book. One bad decision follows another and another with no thought to consequences. With this kind of childishness, I can see why his fiancée wanted a break. I want one, too.

  • Some Danger Involved

  • Barker & Llewelyn Series, Book 1
  • By: Will Thomas
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,694
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,498
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,488

An atmospheric debut novel set on the gritty streets of Victorian London, Some Danger Involved introduces detective Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, as they work to solve the gruesome murder of a young scholar in London's Jewish ghetto. When the eccentric and enigmatic Barker takes the case, he must hire an assistant, and out of all who answer an ad for a position with "some danger involved", he chooses downtrodden Llewelyn, a gutsy young man with a murky past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clever writing!

  • By Kathi on 01-13-17

Not a bad beginning.

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

Reviewed: 06-01-17

Interesting characters, interesting location, some history thrown in, a decent narrator and a mystery. The mystery was a little weak in the solving, okay more than a little, but the book was interesting enough that I've already bought the second in the series to see if that improves.

  • Warlock Holmes: The Hell-Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Warlock Holmes, Book 2
  • By: G. S. Denning
  • Narrated by: Robert Garson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 405
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 374

The game's afoot once more as the long-suffering Dr. John Watson and a partially decomposed Warlock Holmes (though he's getting better) face off against Moriarty's gang, the Pinkertons, flesh-eating horses, a parliament of imps, boredom, Surrey, a succubus, an overly Canadian aristocrat, a tricycle fight to the death, and the dreaded Pumpcrow. Oh, and a hellhound, one assumes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Funnier, with more gruesome bits

  • By Melisa on 06-01-17

Funnier, with more gruesome bits

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

Reviewed: 06-01-17

This book gets a bit more gruesome and strange than the first one, but somehow is also even funnier. It also reads better as a single story than the first one, which seemed more like several short stories put together. If you read the first book, that is probably all you need to know. If you haven't read the first one, start there, because this one picks up from the end of that one and you'll be completely lost without it. The narrator is absolutely perfect.

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  • Time Cursor

  • By: John David Krygelski
  • Narrated by: John David Krygelski
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26

Jack Augur comes back from 30 years in the future to stop his own wedding. Although he was warned not to tamper with any other events, within minutes of meeting his younger self, he is responsible for the accidental death of the man who is to go on to invent the time machine. As they struggle together to undo the damage they've done and get the world back on track, mysterious beings thwart their every attempt. John David Krygelski's second novel, Time Cursor is a rollercoaster ride of suspense, action, and intrigue with an ending that will not disappoint.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intelligent and intriguing.

  • By Mathew Gerken on 04-16-18

Interesting. Needs a real narrator.

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

Reviewed: 02-02-17

Despite a few places where I found it a little too crazy to suspend disbelief even for a time travel novel, I found this an interesting story. I enjoyed the characters and their plight seemed real most of the time. The weak parts are the long explanations at the end where no one is doing anything anymore except explaining or listening to the explanation, and the narrator. Everything IS explained and you aren't left hanging so I can deal with the long "this is what really happened" ending. The story is read by the author and I have never listened to an audio book where this was a good thing. Mr. Krygelski is not a bad reader but he isn't a performer. Fiction needs a performer. It was a good read and worth the credit though the print version might be better.

  • Ghost of a Chance

  • By: Roland Yeomans
  • Narrated by: Mark Kamish
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 6

For one Lakota author, the words he writes have the power of life...and death. The more he writes, the more real his creations become until they take on a life of their own. Worse, the dead now are drawn to him. Until the unthinkable happens.... He is accused of killing the ghost of Ernest Hemingway. And all Hell literally breaks loose. Now, can the ghosts of Mark Twain and Marlene Dietrich guide him safely though his own fictional world to find the true murderer before his own characters kill him?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ghost of a chance

  • By MeDi on 12-26-16

Interesting Characters but I felt a little lost.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-16

I think this would be more enjoyable for someone who has already read some of Mr. Yeomans’ other books. I had the feeling I was meant to be familiar with these characters already, to know something of their story and care about them, especially the main character. I felt like I was at an interesting party where everyone knew each other except me. If this author is new to you, too, I’d suggest starting with some of the other books first and trying this one once you’re familiar with this Lakota stuff. It was a little dark for my bedtime reading but the bizarre cast of characters was interesting. You never knew who would turn up next.

The narrator had several different accents to contend with and did a good job with them but that smacking thing Mark Twain kept doing does not pair well with ear buds. Perhaps Twain was that irritating in real life but he wouldn’t be directly in my ear. :) Good job otherwise, though.

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

  • Treasure of Darkness

  • Palmyrton Estate Sale Mystery Series, Book 2
  • By: S.W. Hubbard
  • Narrated by: Janelle Tedesco
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

What lies buried in a hoarder's house - precious treasure or ghastly secrets? One moment of misguided generosity throws estate sale organizer Audrey Nealon's life into turmoil. She loses a client's money, cripples her budding romance, and witnesses a murder. Strapped for cash, she accepts a questionable project: clearing out the home of a mentally ill hoarder who may have hidden valuable Civil War letters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What an intriguing read mystery, romance, suspense

  • By Cyn on 12-20-16

Well done.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-16

I enjoyed this and would really rate it as 3.5 overall if I could. It moves along at a nice pace, the mystery is interesting, and all the questions get answered neatly enough at the end. If I had liked the main character more, it would have been a 4 for me. Audrey is self-absorbed, frequently dishonest and seemingly not very bright for a self-professed math nerd. It didn’t keep me from enjoying the book but it would have been better if I could have really rooted for her. I have not read the first book and that may have made a difference, if I had known more of her back story.

The narrator was good but Jill’s exaggerated whining soon got on my nerves. Everyone was given their own voice and it was always easy to tell who was speaking.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBoom dot com.

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  • Unhappenings

  • By: Edward Aubry
  • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 444
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 399

When Nigel Walden is 14, the Unhappenings begin. His first girlfriend disappears the day after their first kiss with no indication she ever existed. This retroactive change is the first of many only he seems to notice. Several years later, when Nigel is visited by two people from his future, he hopes they can explain why the past keeps rewriting itself around him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, what a ride!

  • By Chel on 08-10-15

Grim and more grim

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

Reviewed: 12-03-16

It's hard to know how to rate this. It was 125 chapters of unrelenting grim misery. I kept thinking something not depressing would happen, eventually. I was wrong. The writing was good, the narration was good, but I regret spending 12 hours listening and wish I'd given up days ago. I can't honestly say the book was bad, so take my rating as a measure of my personal enjoyment of the book and not of it's literary merit.

  • Sensation

  • By: Kevin Hardman
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 444
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 443

Like millions of other kids, Jim grew up wanting to be a superhero. Unlike most of his contemporaries, however, Jim actually had the goods: a plethora of super powers that would have been the envy of any meta on the planet. But when his tryout with the Alpha League - the world's premiere group of supers - goes disastrously wrong, Jim basically becomes an outcast. Two years later, Jim is still bitter about what happened to him. However, he soon finds himself the centerpiece in an odd turn of events.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Did you say superheroes?

  • By Troublemer on 11-10-16

Like a comic book with more words.

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

Reviewed: 10-30-16

This was short and sweet. Just a small but interesting glimpse into a teen superhero's life. I would have preferred it to be a little longer, actually, but at least I was never bored. Kid Sensation does seem over powered, even for a superhero, which could become a problem later in the series. If there is no real worry that he can be beaten, I don't see how future stories will hold interest until the end. But maybe the author has a plan for that. For this first book, the character was likable and the story was interesting.
This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBoom dot com

  • Halloween Party Book Set

  • By: James Livingood
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe, J. Scott Bennett, Bryan Patrick Jones
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Celebrate Halloween with three unique and fun stories: "Frankenstein: IT Support"; "Swamp Monster Voodoo"; "Vampire Caving".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pure Halloween Fun

  • By Big Cheese on 10-24-16

Monsters have problems, too.

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

Reviewed: 10-30-16

I wasn't crazy about the first story. I felt for poor Adam, the ever patient IT monster, but it dragged on a bit long and I got bored with it before the end. The other two stories were much more interesting. Swamp Monster Voodoo was very amusing with a clever twist. Vampire Caving was a more serious story than the other two, but an interesting one. This vampire wants to know how his kind came to be and since he is immortal, he has a long time to search for the answers. This is not your average vampire tale. The narrators for all three were well chosen. There were little bits of music at the beginning of each story and while I don't usually like music or sound effects in audio books, it seemed to fit this group of stories well and I didn't mind it.
This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBoom dot com

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