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  • The Chamber

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,966
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,531
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,529

In the corridors of Chicago's top law firm, 26-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible case. Maximum Security Unit, Mississippi State Prison: Sam Cayhall is a former Klansman and unrepentant racist now facing the death penalty for a fatal bombing in 1967. He has run out of chances - except for one: the young, liberal Chicago lawyer who just happens to be his grandson. One secret could save Sam Cayhall's life...or cost Adam his.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best of Grisham

  • By George on 02-22-04

Good book!

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

Reviewed: 05-07-19

Excellent plot, with well-developed characters. The legal jargon & procedural action is without flaws, lending a strong credibility to the plot.

  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,368
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,867
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,695

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Will Patton great - story so so

  • By Randall on 06-19-18

Not King's best work.

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

King has written better novels. The reader was disasterous; mumbling, whispering, & stilted characters. ugh

14 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Rivers of the Heart

  • A Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
  • Length: 23 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308

Do you dare step through the red door? Spencer Grant had no idea what drew him to the bar with the red door. He thought he would just sit down, have a slow beer or two, and talk to a stranger. He couldn’t know that it would lead to a narrow escape from a bungalow targeted by a SWAT team. Or that it would leave him a wanted man. But now Spencer is on the run from mysterious and ruthless men. He is in love with a woman he knows next to nothing about. And he is hiding from a past he can’t fully remember.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent plot & narration.

  • By Kelly on 06-20-18

Excellent plot & narration.

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

Reviewed: 06-20-18

The storyline is excellent, with great twists, & a great presentation by the Narrator. This narrator did a great job in presnting different character voices. This led to enjoying the audio book beimg quite memorable. Highly recommended! :-)

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Devil Dragon Pilot

  • Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thrillers, Book 1
  • By: Lawrence Colby
  • Narrated by: Christopher Raab
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Concealed deep within China's inland borders is one of the most secret airplanes ever flown, known as Devil Dragon. She's sleek, unbelievably fast, and mysterious - her test pilots have one mission in mind: make her test flights successful for operational use as soon as possible. Or sooner. But when strange transmissions of pilots are recorded without an aircraft appearing on radar and bizarre cell phone signals are detected at towers hundreds of miles apart, Ford Stevens is asked to take on the most dangerous assignment of his life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Book seems written by an amateur writer.

  • By Kelly on 04-18-18

Book seems written by an amateur writer.

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

Reviewed: 04-18-18

The plot is too easy to guess the ending & the method of writing includes too many repetitive sentences, i.e. "...Ford said." "Ford said.", etc. The author would have had better language flow if they had used more transitional phrases, and modifiers. Another issue was the narrator was reading in a voice that sounded very stilted when changing from first-person voice to narrative voice. He sounded similar to "...he...ask..ed" Consequently, the narrator has a very robotic style of ending a sentence spoken by a character in the story. This book may have been a better purchase had it been read by a more fluid narrator or written with a more flowing style, i.e. Tom Clancy style of writing.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful