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  • The English Girl

  • Gabriel Allon, Book 13
  • By: Daniel Silva
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,052
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,051

Daniel Silva delivers another spectacular thriller starring Gabriel Allon, The English Girl. When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister’s career is threatened with destruction. Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems...and where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth.…

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best Gabriel Allon novel for me so far

  • By Chris on 08-02-13

next book, we're going with gabriel to a new life

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

Reviewed: 07-28-13

the story is fine but i think it's real purpose is move the stories into gabriel's new life at the Office. can't wait! well done.

  • Skinny Dip

  • By: Carl Hiaasen
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
  • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,409
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417

When Chaz Perron's wife discovers that he is running a scam (posing as a marine biologist to doctor water samples so that an agribusiness tycoon can continue illegally dumping fertilizer into the Everglades), he pushes her overboard from a cruise liner. Unlucky for Chaz, Joey survives clutching a bale of Jamaican pot. Rescued from the Atlantic by a former police officer, Mick Stranahan, she decides not to report him but instead haunt and taunt him, with Mick's help, by playing dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Skinny Dip

  • By Bill Burton on 12-24-04

I admit it. i'm a huge Hiaasen fan

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

Reviewed: 04-01-13

i live in the northeast and sometimes, when it's cold and stormy outside, (which has been quite a bit lately) i call up one of my old audible recordings of one of his novels. they never disappoint and they brighten up the day.

  • Secret of the Seventh Son

  • By: Glenn Cooper
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,122
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 674
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 678

Nine people have been slain in New York City, nine strangers with nothing in common - the apparent victims of a frighteningly elusive serial killer. Only one thing links the dead: postcards they received, mailed from Las Vegas, announcing the day they would die.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An Ear Burner

  • By Rebecarol on 05-18-10

Well worth a credit

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

Reviewed: 12-01-11

I just wanted an easy read/listen when I chose this book and didn't expect much because the premise is pretty much off the wall. However Cooper pulls this off in an expert and agile way. I was surprised at almost every turn and never anticipated the final twist.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 200,954
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 187,652
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187,245

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

for those who know what zork and a commodor 64 are

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

Reviewed: 09-05-11

i would never have thought that detailed description of playing classic games from the '70's and '80's could be the basis of an engaging and entertaining novel. it's a little long but a fine summer read none the less. i enjoyed it thorougly.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Coroner’s Lunch

  • The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 1
  • By: Colin Cotterill
  • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,217
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,052
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,050

Laos, 1975: The Communist Pathet Lao has taken over this former French colony. Dr. Siri Paiboun, a 72-year-old Paris-trained doctor, is appointed national coroner. Although he has no training for the job, there is no one else: the rest of the educated class have fled.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deeply Satisfying Listening Experience

  • By Elizabeth on 09-11-11

a splendid story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-22-11

I haven't enjoyed a book this much in quite a while. It's southeast asian magical realism. both the magical part and the realistic part are exquisitely drawn. Better yet, I laughed out loud at some of the descriptions of bureaucratic foolishness. And it's a wonderful mystery to boot. Two mysteries, actually. I hope Audible audible records all of Cotterill's books

43 of 44 people found this review helpful

  • The Rembrandt Affair

  • By: Daniel Silva
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,588
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,578

Determined to sever his ties with the Office, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian-born wife, Chiara. But once again his seclusion is interrupted by a visitor from his tangled past: the endearingly eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood. As usual, Isherwood has a problem. And it is one only Gabriel can solve.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Get Set for an Action Ride

  • By Howard on 09-14-10

ahhh. gabriel is back!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-10

i love this series. silva writes with such a sure tone. the characters have gotten richer with each successive book. the plots have gotten more complex and the revenge is sweeter than ever. thank you dan silva.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Supreme Courtship

  • By: Christopher Buckley
  • Narrated by: Anne Heche
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 350
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

President of the United States Donald Vanderdamp is having a hell of a time getting his nominees appointed to the Supreme Court. After one nominee is rejected for insufficiently appreciating To Kill A Mockingbird, the president chooses someone so beloved by voters that the Senate won't have the guts to reject her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Comic Relief

  • By Jim on 09-14-08

perfect summer read - terrific narration

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-26-10

i thoroughly enjoyed this book. Anne Heche's performance was pitch perfect and added a great deal to Chris Buckley's very funny book. "Read" it and laugh out loud.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Freedom (TM)

  • By: Daniel Suarez
  • Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
  • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,911
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,565
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,589

In a world of conflicted loyalties, rapidly diminishing human power, and the possibility that anyone can be a spy, what's at stake is nothing less than human freedom's last hope to survive the technology revolution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wow - a must read

  • By James on 07-11-10

Jaw-dropping

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-21-10

Freedom TM and its prequel, Daemon, are game changers for sci fi. They will have the same impact on the genre that Bill Gibson's Neuromancer did 25 years ago. A stunning achievement.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful