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  • Tampa Burn

  • Doc Ford #11
  • By: Randy Wayne White
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

"They've taken our son, Marion." In all his life, no matter who he was with, Marion "Doc" Ford had been passionately, irresponsibly in love with only one woman. Her name was Pilar, and she was married to a thuggish politico named Balserio in a country where Ford was working undercover. When Ford had to run, it was with a bounty on his head and, unknown to him then, a legacy: Pilar was pregnant.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An unremarkable read

  • By Tim on 05-25-10

For Real?

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

Reviewed: 05-29-18

Doc Ford is my hero... The man who consistently sees women as people and treats them kindly. Randy's stories are well done and thought through.
Sooooo.... I don't know what he was doing here. The story was thin and silly... Like Randy ran out of time and had a deadline to meet. Sooo disappointed. Want an excellent intricate story? Try Twelve Mile Limit. Now that's a good one!

  • 61 Hours

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,867
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,375

A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. If she's going to live long enough to testify, she'll need help. Because a killer is coming to Bolton, a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cliffhanger was disappointing

  • By JV on 05-28-10

Unsatisfying ending

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

Reviewed: 02-27-18

Lee Child is one of my favorite authors. It was anticlimactic after hours of slow story building to have a cliff hanger ending

  • Burning Bright

  • By: Nick Petrie
  • Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 321
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290

War veteran Peter Ash sought peace and quiet among the towering redwoods of Northern California, but the trip isn't quite the balm he'd hoped for. The dense forest and close fog cause his claustrophobia to buzz and spark, and then he stumbles upon a grizzly long thought to have vanished from this part of the country. In a fight of man against bear, Peter doesn't favor his odds, so he makes a strategic retreat up a nearby sapling. There he finds something strange: a climbing rope affixed to a distant branch above.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting initially, but then the let down

  • By C. Vincent on 01-14-17

Great action with hero and heroine interaction

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

Reviewed: 01-28-18

The Peter Asher character delivers another great story and his heroine June Cassidy is a great companion.

  • Chancers

  • Addiction, Prison, Recovery, Love: One Couple's Memoir
  • By: Susan Stellin, Graham MacIndoe
  • Narrated by: Susan Stellin, Graham MacIndoe
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

When Susan Stellin asked Graham MacIndoe to shoot her author photo for an upcoming travel book, she barely knew him except for a few weekends with mutual friends at a summer house in Montauk. He was a gregarious, divorced Scotsman who had recently gotten sober; she was an independent New Yorker who decided to take a chance on a rough-around-the-edges guy. But their relationship was soon tested when Susan discovered that Graham still had a drug habit he was hiding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Skillful mix of personal and political

  • By Digby on 07-15-16

Wow! Just Wow!

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

Reviewed: 12-02-17

This is an incredible story. It should be manitory reading for every citizen concerned with Trump's policy on immigration.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Vanished

  • By: Kendra Elliot
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Amy McFadden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,215
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,954
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,950

When an 11-year-old is abducted on her way to school, the FBI doesn't waste a moment, sending agents to scour the area and embedding Special Agent Ava McLane with the distraught family. In the eye of the storm is local detective Mason Callahan, whose life is crumbling to pieces - he's related to the victim, and his longtime confidential informant has just been murdered.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Annoying narration.

  • By Kathleen on 06-30-16

Ridiculous Drama

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

Reviewed: 07-31-17

I knew I wasn't going to make it through when Ava starting spilling her guts. Her character would never have ranted in this way. Written for a second grader....... ridiculously stupid. I can't believe this actually got published by a reputable house.

  • Mangrove Lightning

  • A Doc Ford Novel, Book 24
  • By: Randy Wayne White
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 177

A legendary charter captain and guide named Tootsie Barlow has come to Doc Ford, muttering about a curse. The members of his extended family have suffered a bizarre series of attacks, and Barlow is convinced it has something to do with a multiple murder in 1925, in which his family had a shameful part. Ford doesn't believe in curses, but as he and his friend Tomlinson begin to investigate, following the trail of the attacks from Key Largo to Tallahassee, they, too, suffer a series of near-fatal mishaps.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great one

  • By Dawn on 05-05-17

Randy, Randy, Randy..

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

Reviewed: 04-08-17

Where have your wonderful stories gone? This one is pathetic, overwritten, cheap and my intelligence has been insulted. I miss the old Doc Ford. Your last 5 books have been boring, hard to follow and Doc is barely featured. I tried; I really wanted to like your Doc Ford books again. With grief and disappointment I'm going have to give up on this series. I guess I'll listen to John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee again.

  • The Sweet Life

  • Find Passion, Embrace Fear, and Create Success on Your Own Terms
  • By: Dulce Candy Ruiz
  • Narrated by: Joell A. Jacob
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

Since posting her first makeup tutorial in 2008, Dulce Candy has become one of the top beauty stars on YouTube - boasting more than two million subscribers and garnering hundreds of millions of views for her bright and energetic how-to videos. But before she became a style icon and a role model to millions of young women, Dulce struggled to make her way in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational!

  • By Joliefemme on 08-13-15

Sugar coated immigration

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

Reviewed: 12-12-16

Pleeeeease... "I don't know why we immigrated (illegally, using a coyote) to the US , it was just something that was fashionable at the time". All a bunch of BS. I could quote more of these stupid fabrications, but you'd feel as ill as I do and be heading for the toilet.

  • Ink and Bone

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Unger
  • Narrated by: Molly Pope
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 501
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 457
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 456

For as long as she can remember, 20-year-old Finley Montgomery has been able to see into the future. She dreams about events before they occur and sees beyond the physical world, unconsciously using her power to make supernatural things happen. But Finley can't control these powers - and there's only one person who can help. So Finley moves to The Hollows, a small town in upstate New York where her grandmother lives, a renowned seer who can finally teach Finley how to use her gift.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Hollows Does More Than Whisper

  • By motoJill on 06-10-16

Fire the narrator

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

Reviewed: 08-18-16

I rarely write reviews, but on this one, if I didn't, I couldn't live with myself. NARRATOR RUINS BOOK!!! I wish I could call Unger and tell her to audition narrators herself. I love her work and feel so cheated to return this one. Did they pull Molly Pope in off the street? Such a shame!

14 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • The Second Chair

  • A Dismas Hardy Novel
  • By: John Lescroart
  • Narrated by: David Colacci
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170

Dismas Hardy is finally on top: as a managing partner at his thriving, newly reorganized law firm, he's a rainmaker and fix-it guy for clients leery of taking their chances in a courtroom. Now Hardy's up-and-coming associate, Amy Wu, brings him a high-profile case: Andrew Bartlett, the 17-year-old son of a prominent San Francisco family, has been arrested for the double slaying of his girlfriend and his English teacher.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An insider's view of law-enforcement

  • By Snoodely on 03-05-10

Exquisite Character Development

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

Reviewed: 03-25-16

It's like they're all real people... My companions for months now. I don't know what I'll do when I've consumed every Dismas Hardy adventure. I'll be lonely and friendless. I think Dismas is truly my best friend, more so than Jack Reacher, although he still calls to me and is bitterly jealous. Lescroart is so very, very excellent.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Swans of Fifth Avenue

  • A Novel
  • By: Melanie Benjamin
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,068
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,057

Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially among her friends - the alluring socialite Swans Slim Keith, C. Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, and Pamela Churchill. By all appearances, Babe has it all. But beneath this elegantly composed exterior dwells a passionate woman - a woman desperately longing for true love and connection.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If You Are Of Certain Age, You'll Enjoy This

  • By Sudi on 02-22-16

BEST BOOK EVER!!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-27-16

As a child during the 50's and 60's, I watched the adults with confusion and awe. This fabulous book explained all of their insane behavior to me, while I was so very busily being seen and not heard.

14 of 20 people found this review helpful