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  • The Midnight Line

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,921
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,101

Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reacher doing what Reacher does!

  • By shelley on 11-07-17

worst reacher story ever

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

Reviewed: 11-25-17

This is the most unengaging Reacher story ever. Characters were thin, not well developed. any action was missing. Essentially this read was boring.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Deadline: Virgil Flowers, Book 8

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,392
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,388

In Southeast Minnesota, down on the Mississippi, a school board meeting is coming to an end. The board chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to personnel issues. "Issues" is correct. The proposal up for a vote before them is whether to authorize the killing of a local reporter. The vote is four to one in favor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best in this series

  • By MJ on 10-19-14

Flowers is back!

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

Reviewed: 11-19-14

Would you listen to Deadline: Virgil Flowers, Book 8 again? Why?

No. I just don't reread. Too many books available.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Virgil was my favorite. I enjoy his down to earth personality. He is not perfect but human.

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

He is getting more into Virgil's character.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

no

Any additional comments?

I read comments that said Sandford was coasting. I believe he is just developing another character that is not a super hero. I really enjoy "Virgil".

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Act of War

  • A Thriller
  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,899
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,618
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,606

After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There’s just one problem - no one knows if she can be trusted. But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a deadly chain of events is set in motion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good and Believable

  • By catuualos on 08-19-15

Disappointing.

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

Reviewed: 07-23-14

Would you try another book from Brad Thor and/or Armand Schultz?

No. The reader was monotone and boring. It seemed like Thor just wrote to get it done .

What was most disappointing about Brad Thor’s story?

The characters did not engage the reader. They had great potential but he never developed them.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Armand Schultz?

Can't recommend.

What character would you cut from Act of War?

The characters in leadership in Washington.

Any additional comments?

I love this type of book and he did not do it justice . Shame on Thor.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful