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  • Killing Lincoln

  • The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,178
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,257
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,264

The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil War finally comes to an end after a series of increasingly harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln's generous terms for Robert E. Lee's surrender are devised to fulfill Lincoln's dream of healing a divided nation. But one man and his band of murderous accomplices are not appeased....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • History Made Interesting

  • By Daniel on 04-11-12

Bill O'Reilly Nailed this one

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

Reviewed: 03-23-12

Would you consider the audio edition of Killing Lincoln to be better than the print version?

Yes

What was one of the most memorable moments of Killing Lincoln?

The whole book. I thought I knew a lot about history but I learned something at almost every turn of the story!

Have you listened to any of Bill O'Reilly’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No. But I will now.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The rest of the story.

Any additional comments?

Bill did a great job of reading this!

14 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • Up Country

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,494
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,487

In the latest from Nelson DeMille (author of The Lion's Game), Paul Brenner is called out of CID retirement to investigate the murder 30 years ago of an army lieutenant in Vietnam. Brenner's trip up country, with a beautiful American expatriate for company, will lead him to uncover an explosive, long-buried secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Graham S. Stafford on 08-26-08

Great Story!

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

Reviewed: 03-23-12

Would you consider the audio edition of Up Country to be better than the print version?

I absolutely loved the reading of Up Country. The story is one that regardless of a readers age is engaging. The two sides of the issues are great. My first impression was that Colonel Mang was evil and then as the story unfolds I realized he had a side to tell as well and the author did a great job of telling that side of the story.

The play between Brenner and Weber was great! In fact I want to know what happened to them. Mr. DeMille you need to write a follow-up novel or two these characters were great and played very well.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Up Country?

When I realized there was another side to the story of the war as told by the witness.

Which scene was your favorite?

The entire motorcycle trip was great

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

Any additional comments?

There needs to be follow-up novels with these two characters they played very well.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Big City, Bad Blood

  • By: Sean Chercover
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 254
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 149

Disillusioned newspaper reporter-turned-private detective Ray Dudgeon doesn't want to save the world; he just wants to do an honest job well. But when doing an honest job threatens society's most powerful and corrupt, Ray's odds of survival make for a sucker's bet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quintessentially Chicago

  • By Eva Gannon on 09-21-09

Please write another novel soon!!

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

Reviewed: 12-06-11

What did you love best about Big City, Bad Blood?

I love the character developement, the title character is great with all his strengths and weaknesses

What did you like best about this story?

It was fun

Have you listened to any of Joe Barrett’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have not but will look for him in the future

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter Vendetta

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 21 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,123
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,147
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,154

Accountant turned professional monster hunter, Owen Zastava Pitt, managed to stop the nefarious Old Ones' invasion plans last year, but as a result made an enemy out of one of the most powerful beings in the universe. Now an evil death cult known as the Church of the Temporary Mortal Condition wants to capture Owen in order to gain the favor of the great Old Ones.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Action, death, destruction

  • By Irene on 04-11-14

Great Fun

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

Reviewed: 12-06-11

Would you listen to Monster Hunter Vendetta again? Why?

Yes it is a long and fun book I could listen to it over and over again

What was one of the most memorable moments of Monster Hunter Vendetta?

The underlord

Have you listened to any of Oliver Wyman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Absolutley he was great!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laugh

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Trigger City

  • By: Sean Chercover
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 173

A routine investigation of an open-and-shut case is just what PI Ray Dudgeon needs to recover from the physical and emotional consequences of confronting the Chicago Outfit - until "routine" spirals out of control. The victim was no quiet, unassuming, unlucky single woman; she lived a double life in the shadowy realm of covert intelligence...and she died for the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining All the Way Through

  • By Russell on 12-12-13

Trigger City

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-29-11

I just finished listening to trigger city and I thought it was great! The hero is a down to earth big city type that is wonderfully read by Mr. Barrett. If you like Elvis Cole, Joe Pike or Wambaugh's characters you will love Trigger City

10 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Hollywood Moon

  • A Novel
  • By: Joseph Wambaugh
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102

There's a saying at Hollywood station that the full moon brings out the beast--rather than the best--in the precinct's citizens. One moonlit night, LAPD veteran Dana Vaughn and "Hollywood" Nate Weiss, a struggling-actor-turned cop, get a call about a young man who's been attacking women.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Crackling Stories Continue

  • By Ted on 02-25-17

hollywood moon

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-11

Wambaugh is back! I thought this book was great from the opening lines to the closing credits. I really hope he continues to write about these characters, it is fun thinking they are really out there. Rummel does a great job with the reading!

  • Dead Until Dark

  • Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery #1
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9,981
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,341
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,366

Vampires have officially "come out of the coffin", and Miss Sookie can't wait for one to come her way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • That Vampire Said ....

  • By Pamela on 07-24-08

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Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-28-08

Huston is great and the narrator is fabulous

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Hollywood Crows

  • A Novel
  • By: Joseph Wambaugh
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 100

When Nate and Bix Rumstead (a supposedly upstanding cop with serious sobriety issues) find themselves caught up with bombshell Margot Aziz, they think they're just having some fun. But in Hollywood, nothing is ever what it seems.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Who's At Fault? Another Shuddering Success

  • By Ted on 02-25-17

Joe your back!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-27-08

This is one of the best books Joe has written in years. I laughed until I cried and then I really did get sad in the end. Joe please bring this entire crew back for another book. I actually felt like they were friends.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • When the Bough Breaks

  • By: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 43

Jonathan Kellerman has gained a loyal legion of fans with his best selling series of thrillers featuring child psychologist Alex Delaware. In When the Bough Breaks - the novel that started it all - Delaware is irresistably drawn to the case of a terrified child who is the only witness in a horrific double murder.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I liked this mystery.

  • By Angelisa on 03-24-05

Good book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-15-08

The first of the Alex Delaware novels and a little more simplistic than others that followed. Still a great read.

  • Chechen Jihad

  • Al Qaeda's Training Ground and the Next Wave of Terror
  • By: Yossef Bodansky
  • Narrated by: James Adams
  • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 9

If you think the next terrorist attacks are coming from the Middle East, think again. One of the world's most respected experts on radical Islamism returns to alert Americans to the future course of Islamist extremism: the troubled regions of Chechnya.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • hard to follow

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-15-08

hard to follow

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-15-08

I listened to this book on tape and found it very hard to follow. Perhaps actually reading the book and seeing the words and names would help.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful