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  • Dark Visions

  • By: James Byron Huggins
  • Narrated by: Tom Lennon
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Joe Mac was a legendary homicide detective until his vision was lost in the line of duty and he was forced into retirement. Now he lives a life of darkness, his only friend being a huge Raven that Joe Mac names "Poe." But when Joe Mac's grandson is murdered by an unknown killer, Joe emerges from his self-imposed solitude to resurrect the skills of the detective he once was. And, although he is blind, Joe Mac begins to hunt down his tiny grandson's murderer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Involved from the start.

  • By Cindy on 09-27-18

Dark and Gritty !!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

The entire book kept me on the edge of my seat wondering what mighthappen. The story was fresh and memorable.  Mr Hughes is truly atalented storyteller. I recommend this book to anyone that enjoys a good crime mystery."~

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Murder of Paolo Mancuso

  • A Joey Mancuso, Father O'Brian Crime Mystery
  • By: Owen Parr
  • Narrated by: Fred Filbrich
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

Paolo Mancuso was killed in a bar in Little Italy 20 years ago. To this day, his murder has gone unsolved. A cold case the NYPD has not paid much attention to in all these years. Enter "Tony the Hammer" Falcone, Paolo's best friend and co-Mafia family member. Tony, in his deathbed, reveals to Joey that the Mafia had nothing to do with his dad's murder, something Joey always believed it had. Instead, with his last breath, Tony whispers only three words to Joey - Barcelona, Wetherly, Stevens. With just those three words, Joey sets off to Barcelona. Is it justice or revenge Joey seeks?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the proper way to write mystery

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 10-09-18

Owen Parr at his Best !!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

 No spoilers here but suffice it to say I was totally suprised with the ending, and sad that it was over .. no disappointing with This high octane thriller.. Warning start reading early because it's totally engading and hard to put down... This is not my first from this author and won’t be my last.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lady Justice and the Black Widow

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

 

Throughout history, men have used their wealth, power, and prestige to harass, manipulate, and coerce women to fulfill their sexual desires. Fed up with the "good ole boy" status quo, the Black Widow appears in Kansas City to avenge the women who have fallen victim to their male predators.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun game of cat & mouse

  • By Christina on 10-09-18

Spot on !

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

Another great read from Robert Thornhill
There was so much going on in this book. Mr Thornhill does a nice job of bringing you through the mystery while keeping his cards close to his chest, and keeping us invested in the story.. It's spot on with what is currently happening in out society today.. As book 30 in the series. But each can stand alone on its own !!

Highly recommended !!

  • The Coming Storm

  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Michael Lewis
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,164

Tornadoes, cyclones, tsunamis… Weather can be deadly – especially when it strikes without warning. Millions of Americans could soon find themselves at the mercy of violent weather if the public data behind lifesaving storm alerts gets privatized for personal gain. In his first Audible Original feature, New York Times best-selling author and journalist Michael Lewis delivers hard-hitting research on not-so-random weather data – and how Washington plans to release it. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why you shouldn't ignore the weather forecast

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 09-10-18

great !!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

Great book that came me turning the page until the end - I really appreciated the atmospheric righting style..

  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12,247
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11,355
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,301

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • New Fan

  • By tatiana on 12-24-17

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

This was the first book in the series that I read, and I certainly look forward to reading the others. Very enjoyable!

  • Berkley Street Series Books 1- 9

  • Haunted House and Ghost Stories Collection
  • By: Ron Ripley
  • Narrated by: Thom Bowers
  • Length: 66 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Shane Ryan is returning to his hometown of Nashua and the childhood memories that have haunted him throughout his adult life. The sinister demon lurking behind his family home threatens to spill over and destroy all he holds near and dear...spurring Shane on a journey that will challenge everything he knows about himself and the world. This audiobook set contains all nine of the thrilling supernatural novels in this best-selling series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing series for just one credit!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-03-18

Superb listening !!

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

 No spoilers here but suffice it to say I was surprised. This is not my first from this author and won’t be my last.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Body of Evidence

  • A Scarpetta Novel
  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,211
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,047
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034

Late one night Beryl Madison turns off her burglar alarm, puts down her gun and opens her door to the man who has stalked and terrorized her for months. Hours later, her brutally mutilated body lies in the city morgue. As Scarpetta begins searching for the microscopic clues to the killer’s identity, one question keeps nagging her: why did Beryl let him in?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well writen & performed. Kept me guessing .

  • By Ray on 12-01-12

Dark and Gritty !

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

A wonderful read The entire book kept me on the edge of my seat wondering what mighthappen. The story was fresh and memorable. 

  • Hatteras Blue: A Tiller Galloway Underwater Adventure

  • The Tiller Galloway Novels, Book 1
  • By: David Poyer
  • Narrated by: Edison McDaniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

On a moonless night in 1945, a destroyer sinks a U-Boat, 50 miles off Hatteras Island, the graveyard of the Atlantic. Over a half-century later, the mummified corpses of three crewmen, wrapped in a decaying rubber raft, come to light during excavation for a new shopping development. Their reappearance unleashes neo-Nazis, drug smugglers, and a shadowy "historian" with an ominous plan.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great read!

  • By Jan on 10-02-18

Hooked by the first chapter!!

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

This was the first book in the series that I read, and I certainly look forward to reading the others. The story is very interesting, with lots of psychological twists and turns. and then the story only got better the more I listened. I liked the character of the detective, and all the characters seemed very believable and realistic. Very enjoyable!
The narration was impeccably good and very realistic as well ..

Over all a very enjoyable book and I will definitely follow this series ..

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Murder on the Brewster Flats: a Gus LeGarde Mystery

  • LeGarde Mysteries, Volume 12
  • By: Mr. Aaron Paul Lazar
  • Narrated by: Pete Milan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

Music professor Gus LeGarde and his wife, Camille, are looking forward to a relaxing vacation at Paines Creek Beach on beautiful Cape Cod. But Gus barely has a chance to feel the sand between his toes before a near-miss car accident drags him right into the middle of a local family feud - and a centuries-old mystery that's begging to be solved. As Gus is drawn further into the conflict between the Cooks and the McNabbs - two families with a grudge going all the way back to colonial times - he and Camille keep uncovering more questions than answers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • From Cape Cod with Love?

  • By wendigee on 10-02-18

Highly Engaging.*****

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

There are lots of nail biting moments in this highly suspenseful novel. It is well written with unique, stand-out characters. 
Narration was perfect !

  • Murder of Innocence

  • The Tragic Life and Final Rampage of Laurie Dann
  • By: Joel Kaplan, George Papajohn, Eric Zorn
  • Narrated by: Gary Tiedemann
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215

Early on a May morning in 1988, Laurie Dann, a 30-year-old, profoundly unhappy product of the wealthy North Shore suburb of Chicago, loaded her father's car with a cache of handguns, incendiary chemicals, and arsenic-laced food. Driven by fear and hate, she was going to make something terrible happen. Before the end of the day, Dann had blazed a murderous trail of poison, fire, and bullets through the unsuspecting town of Winnetka, Illinois, and other North Shore suburbs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Applicable to Las Vegas Shooter

  • By Teadrinker on 10-07-17

Very sad story !!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-17-18

"Meticulously researched, vividly imagined, and deftly plotted. Rich, resonating and relevant."
This is a perfect example of mental illness not treated and ignored because of embarrassment by family and community and the fatal consequences..!!