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  • Empire Rising

  • By: Rick Campbell
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 232

Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. But to secure access to those resources, he must contend with powerful U.S. Navy and the Pacific Fleet. After a decades-long largely secret military buildup, Cheng sets his plan in motion by suddenly invading Taiwan and drawing the Pacific Fleet in to its defense.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • High Octane Action

  • By Jean on 03-25-17

Wonderful war story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-06-19

As with all the books iv read of the series it’s a highly addicting suspenseful story.

  • The Trident Deception

  • By: Rick Campbell
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437

The USS Kentucky - a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of 192 nuclear warheads - sets out on a routine cruise. Not long after it reaches the open sea, however, the Kentucky receives a launch order. After receiving that launch order, it is cut off from all counter orders and disappears into the Pacific while it makes the eight-day transit to the launch site. What the Kentucky's crew doesn't know is that those launch orders didn't come from the US government.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good book

  • By Richard on 04-23-14

Addictive

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Reviewed: 02-01-19

I binged this book so hard, once I got into it I couldn’t stop listening. A excellent read if you like well written suspense and action

  • Deep Silence

  • A Joe Ledger Novel
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,941
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,850

Terrorists-for-hire have created a weapon that can induce earthquakes and cause dormant volcanoes to erupt. One terrifying side effect of the weapon is that prior to the devastation, the vibrations drive ordinary people to suicide and violence. A wave of madness begins sweeping the country beginning with a mass shooting in Congress. Joe Ledger and his team go on a wild hunt to stop the terrorists and uncover the global superpower secretly funding them. At every step the stakes increase as it becomes clear that the endgame of this campaign of terror is igniting the Yellowstone caldera.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deep Silence Shines Loudly!

  • By Tracy P. on 11-13-18

Great read

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-19-19

What I love about this series of books is that it just keeps taking you farther and farther out of the realm of possibility but yet it is still possible

  • The Great Pack

  • Deathless, Book 4
  • By: Chris Fox
  • Narrated by: Ryan Kennard Burke
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 519
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 516

Only the trio of returning Ark Lords has a prayer of stopping Nox, but they face problems of their own. Blair and Liz arrive in Northern California to find Angel Island deserted, and San Francisco controlled by a kingdom of deathless. Jordan and Trevor return to Peru where werewolves have founded a new religion worshiping the Mother. A religion that preaches that Trevor is the ancient enemy and must be destroyed. Only Jordan can save him, if he can finally learn to trust an old enemy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mythology mixed with fiction greatness

  • By Christopher on 06-30-17

5 star

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Reviewed: 12-01-18

Another great read, can’t wait for the next book it needs to get here right now

  • Tool of War

  • By: Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

Tool, a half man/half beast designed for combat, is capable of so much more than his creators had ever dreamed. He has gone rogue from his pack of bioengineered "augments" and emerged a victorious leader of a pack of human soldier boys. But he is hunted relentlessly by someone determined to destroy him, who knows an alarming secret: Tool has found the way to resist his genetically ingrained impulses of submission and loyalty toward his masters....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Reads like an action movie screenplay.

  • By Ryan on 01-02-18

Great read

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Reviewed: 11-09-18

Love these drowned city books, they always make a good story about what could happen.

  • Legends Never Die

  • By: Joshua Dalzelle
  • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 670
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 668

Jason Burke is a broken man. The loss of his friend and crewmate on an ill-fated mission to a Pillar World has left him in a downward spiral of rage and self-destruction. But what if Lucky hadn’t actually died on that planet? While Omega Force tries to pull itself together for the sake of their friend, they also learn that a ruthless new faction has seized control of the ConFed Council and now threatens the stability of the entire quadrant. To make matters worse, the rise of this new regime might be their fault.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted more

  • By Anders on 09-29-18

Ok

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-01-18

I was a little disappointed in this story, basically it’s a set up for the the next book. Still good though

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  • The Hollow of Fear

  • The Lady Sherlock Series, Book 3
  • By: Sherry Thomas
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,075
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 996
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 993

Under the cover of "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective", Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. Aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, Charlotte draws those in need to her and makes it her business to know what other people don't. When the estranged wife of her dear friend Lord Ingram is discovered dead on his estate, all signs point to him as the murderer. With Scotland Yard closing in, Charlotte goes under disguise to find out the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series

  • By Jane on 10-02-18

Good read

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Reviewed: 10-23-18

Another good read, really enjoyed how everything came together at the end. Can’t wait for the next book

  • A Conspiracy in Belgravia

  • By: Sherry Thomas
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,120
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,981
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,973

Being shunned by society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective", aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, she has had great success helping with all manner of inquiries, but she is not prepared for the new client who arrives at her Upper Baker Street office. Lady Ingram, wife of Charlotte's dear friend and benefactor, wants Sherlock Holmes to find her first love, who failed to show up at their annual rendezvous.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story awesome characters superb narrator

  • By mary hohman on 10-30-17

Good read

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Reviewed: 10-13-18

I’m a lover of all things Sherlock and this different twist on the story is no different keep up the good work

  • Venom in the Veins

  • By: Jennifer Estep
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323

It was supposed to be a nice, quiet, simple dinner with friends - but nothing is ever nice, quiet, or simple when you’re Gin Blanco, the Spider, notorious assassin and current queen of the Ashland underworld. This time around, someone seems to be targeting Stuart Mosley, the president of First Trust bank. Lots of people have grudges against Mosley, but the more I investigate, the more Mosley’s problems seem to be connected to some of my own, especially when it comes to the Circle, the evil, shadowy group that is secretly responsible for much of the crime and corruption in Ashland. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • cliche

  • By carol on 10-09-18

Good but could be better

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-03-18

In all the other books in the series gin just outclasses them in the end with raw power. In this one she gets her butt kicked basically all the way through the story. Not the character I know

  • Extinction War

  • The Extinction Cycle, Book 7
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043

The seventh and never-before-published book in USA Today best-selling author Nicholas Sansbury Smith's propulsive postapocalyptic series about a soldier's mission to save the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • homerun

  • By N.W.Wisniewski on 11-28-17

Epic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-18

Great end to the series. Sad to see it end but it was a great series