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  • I Will Find You

  • Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime
  • By: Joe Kenda
  • Narrated by: Joe Kenda
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,061
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,899
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,892

Joe Kenda investigated 387 murder cases during his 23 years with the Colorado Springs Police Department and solved almost all of them. And he is ready to detail the cases that are too gruesome to air on television, cases that still haunt him, and the few cases where the killer got away. These cases are horrifyingly real, and the detail is so mesmerizing you won't be able to turn it off.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Typical Kenda! Veryv

  • By Somewhat crazy dog lady on 09-27-17

Love Joe Kenda<br />

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

I watched the TV show
Joe Kenda stars in.
His stories and his delivery of the spoken words area
fresh, sometimes sarcasticly funny, and exciting.
His book is even better.
So interesting, and love his narration.
Will listen to it again and again.

  • Robin

  • By: Dave Itzkoff
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,358

From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative and beloved entertainer. He often came across as a man possessed, holding forth on culture and politics while mixing in personal revelations - all with mercurial, tongue-twisting intensity as he inhabited and shed one character after another with lightning speed. But as Dave Itzkoff shows in this revelatory biography, Williams’ comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oh Robin...

  • By Leigh on 05-24-18

Well written, Candid, Heartbreaking<br /><br />

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

Loved the book
A follower of Robin's career, it was honest, respectful, and I have a much better understanding of what he was living with when he decided to end his life. So tragic.

  • Nevertheless

  • A Memoir
  • By: Alec Baldwin
  • Narrated by: Alec Baldwin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,787
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,677
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,672

One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Who knew Alec could write?

  • By Kristin on 04-19-17

Loved Alec's book. Candid, refreshing,<br />facinaeting

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

Reviewed: 07-03-17

Will listen to it again. Love hearing about his background and especially the growth he gained through out life's experiences.

  • All Day

  • A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island
  • By: Liza Jessie Peterson
  • Narrated by: Liza Jessie Peterson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Told with equal parts raw honesty and unbridled compassion, All Day recounts a year in Liza Jessie Peterson's classroom at Island Academy, the high school for inmates detained at New York City's Rikers Island. A poet and an actress who had done occasional workshops at the correctional facility, Peterson was ill prepared for a full-time stint teaching in the GED program for the incarcerated youths.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sassy Prophet

  • By Louie Crew Clay on 08-01-17

This is an amazing, inspirational book.

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

Reviewed: 05-16-17

INSPIRATIONAL, EMPOWERING, PASSIONATELY
WRITTEN. The author narrative is real, dramatic.
Made me feel like I was in the classroom and could envision everything.. I personally believe that this book should be read by every teacher,
especially in the inner City schools, grades 6th through 12th.
If there were more teachers with the fire and passion, that this author shared with her kids, there would be less children going to jail.
She help these kids understand that they should be proud of their heritage, know that they are intelligent, and can do anything, if they put their best efforts into it. I loved this book and recommend reading it.
I'm going to start the book again, right after I finish with this.

  • The Spy's Son

  • The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia
  • By: Bryan Denson
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,332
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215

Jim Nicholson was one of the CIA's top veteran case officers. By day he taught spycraft at the CIA's clandestine training center, The Farm. By night he was a minivan-driving single father racing home to have dinner with his kids. But Nicholson led a double life. For more than two years, he had met covertly with agents of Russia's foreign intelligence service and turned over troves of classified documents. In 1997 Nicholson became the highest-ranking CIA officer ever convicted of espionage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • True story that's as exciting as fiction

  • By AudioAddict on 12-05-15
  • The Spy's Son
  • The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia
  • By: Bryan Denson
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp

Don't remember hearing much about this. ENGROSSING

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

Reviewed: 04-13-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

YES, Well written. Good Narrator. Intriguing story about a Spy team of father, and son selling secrets to the Russians. I don't recall hearing about it in the media, at the time this happened, but so glad I found this book. I've listened to it twice, and might have to listen to it again. An amazing insight into how each of the spies were found out, with tactics taught to operatives, which the father learned and taught to others.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Spy's Son?

The moment the CIA realized they had a spy in their house, and who it was.

Which scene was your favorite?

When the father was taken into a room at the airport to have his luggage checked out, appearing to be a random choice of passengers.

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

Yes, when the son testified against his father, who was a real hero in his eyes.

Any additional comments?

Anyone familiar with the telling of other famous spies caught by our FBI, & CIA should find this book a great read.

  • Inside the Mind of BTK

  • The True Story Behind the Thirty-Year Hunt for the Notorious Wichita Serial Killer
  • By: John Douglas, Johnny Dodd
  • Narrated by: Jason Klav
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 592
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 511
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508

This incredible story shows how John Douglas tracked and participated in the hunt for one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history. For 31 years a man who called himself BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) terrorized the city of Wichita, Kansas, sexually assaulting and strangling a series of women, taunting the police with frequent communications, and bragging about his crimes to local newspapers and TV stations.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible narration

  • By Leslie on 08-30-11

Another OUTSTANDING BOOK by John Douglas

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

Reviewed: 04-02-17

Outstanding, intacate, profile of the BTK serial killer . What I wouldn't give to work side-by-side with this brilliant man.
Listened to it twice. I'm ready for the written test Mr. Douglas.

  • The Cases That Haunt Us

  • From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won't Go Away
  • By: John Douglas, Mark Olshaker
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 839
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 752

Did Lizzie Borden murder her own father and stepmother? Was Jack the Ripper actually the Duke of Clarence? Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? America's foremost expert on criminal profiling and 25-year FBI veteran John Douglas, along with author and filmmaker Mark Olshaker, explores those tantalizing questions and more in this mesmerizing work of detection. With uniquely gripping analysis, the authors reexamine and reinterpret the accepted facts, evidence, and victimology of the most notorious murder cases in the history of crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • John Douglas is AMAZING

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-16

John Douglas does it again

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

Reviewed: 03-28-17

Listened, then had to listen again.
Every book he writes on Profileing teaches me something new. I wish I had a college degree, to qualify to be a profiler. I can't wait for his next book.

  • The Anatomy of Motive

  • The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals
  • By: John Douglas, Mark Olshaker
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 379
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

The Anatomy of Motive offers a dramatic, insightful look at the development and evolution of the criminal mind. The famed former chief of the FBI's Investigative Support Unit, John Douglas was the pioneer of modern behavioral profiling of serial criminals. Working again with acclaimed novelist, journalist, and filmmaker Mark Olshaker, and using cases from his own fabled career as examples, Douglas takes us further than ever before into the dark corners of the minds of arsonists, hijackers, bombers, poisoners, serial killers, and mass murderers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Smuckers jelly narration. Still good.

  • By Thad Ames on 11-07-17

John Douglas the formost authority on Profileing.

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

Reviewed: 03-19-17

LOVE everything John Douglas has written and this book is just as educational and exciting.
I've always wanted to be a profiler, but did not have the college, nor timing.
His books are like taking a course from him.
I've listened to all his books, more than once.
If you are interested in Profileing, True Crime, or non- fiction, this book will not disappoint.

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  • Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin

  • Writers Running Wild in the Twenties
  • By: Marion Meade
  • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 67

This is an exuberant group portrait of four extraordinary writers, Zelda Fitzgerald, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, and Edna Ferber, whose loves, lives, and literary endeavors captured the spirit of the 1920s.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating lives!

  • By Diana on 02-19-05

Great Read...Lorna Raver brings this book alive!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-04-16

Lorna Raver brings Marion Meade 's subjects alive! All interesting in their own right, these incredibly facinating women are made even more so by Marion Meade's excellent writing style and insight with perfect delvery by Lorna Raver's narration.
I recommend this book to anyone interested in
the lives of Dorothy Parker, the Fitzgeralds, the Algonquin Round Table clan, Ferber, and Vincent.
I'm going back for a second read/listen of the entire book again, after i finish with this.

  • Eisenhower in War and Peace

  • By: Jean Edward Smith
  • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
  • Length: 28 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,204

Author of the best-seller FDR, Jean Edward Smith is a master of the presidential biography. Setting his sights on Dwight D. Eisenhower, Smith delivers a rich account of Eisenhower’s life using previously untapped primary sources. From the military service in WWII that launched his career to the shrewd political decisions that kept America out of wars with the Soviet Union and China, Smith reveals a man who never faltered in his dedication to serving America, whether in times of war or peace.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, although biased, biography

  • By Mike From Mesa on 10-15-12

Great insight into a mis-understood president

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

Reviewed: 05-25-16

What did you love best about Eisenhower in War and Peace?

Fabulous writing. Narrator kept it flowing. Terrific insight into a president, the people thought was a do-nothing leader. He did a great deal to keep America safe as well as having a great way with foreign leaders. A true leader in the war, and in the White House.

Which scene was your favorite?

I enjoyed listening to the information regarding visits between the president and world leaders, especially the Russians.

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

"The "Did-Something" President".

Any additional comments?

I knew nothing about Eisenhower before this book. I came away with a real appreciation,
respect, and understanding of how he felt when making decisions. He felt things deeply but never allow anyone to know it. A really honest, hardworking, and ethical man
,

1 of 1 people found this review helpful