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Keith LaDue

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  • Homestead: A Post-Apocalyptic Tale of Human Survival

  • After the Pulse, Book 1
  • By: L. Douglas Hogan
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Two years after the Pulse shut down the nation’s power grid, Darrick, his wife Tonya, and their autistic son Andy, show up on the doorstep of Darrick’s childhood home. Darrick must make peace with his older brother Jimmie and ailing father James, all the while reacquainting himself with the life of a homesteader. Meanwhile, a looming omen hovers over everything he holds dear. A huge murder of crows circles a large, well-equipped, and organized group of aggressive survivors that are about to discover the homestead....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it can’t wait for book 2

  • By Steve Spedden on 10-02-18

The start of another great series!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-16-18

Yes! I loved it. I connected with the good guys/gals and some of the not so good guys/gals. I was saddened by the ones that didn't survive. I highly recommend this series. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • Wolf's Head

  • The Forest Lord
  • By: Steven A. McKay
  • Narrated by: Nick Ellsworth
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 257

After viciously assaulting a corrupt but powerful clergyman Robin Hood flees the only home he has ever known in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Becoming a member of a notorious band of outlaws, Hood and his new companions - including John Little and Will Scaflock - hide out in the great forests of Barnsdale, fighting for their very existence as the law hunts them down like animals. When they are betrayed, and their harsh lives become even more unbearable, the band of friends seeks bloody vengeance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not your Grand-dad's Robin Hood

  • By presterjohn1 on 04-23-14

Best one yet!

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

Reviewed: 09-21-18

I have read, read about, referenced to in other author's books, etc. This is by far the best, grit-est, believable version. I highly recommend this author's book. I will be listening/reading more from him, soon. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • The Atherlings 1944

  • The Grace Family Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Courtney Williamson Milford
  • Narrated by: Adam Barr
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

The action continues at Gracestone following the tumultuous ending of Graced 1943. Two Grace family members are in the hospital, and Amandia, the Grace family matriarch, reveals that she indirectly caused the catastrophe that sent them there. Out in Los Alamos, Humboldt, Annelisa’s astrophysicist husband, learns that the wife of Oleg, the Soviet engineer he brought onto the project, is a spy. This reflects well on neither man, and is further complicated when she begs Humboldt for help getting her partly Jewish daughter, who no one knew existed, out of Budapest, where she has reason to believe the girl is in imminent danger.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty decent

  • By TU on 10-02-18

What a delightful group of characters!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

This story was a joy to listen to. Such weird folks. And while not human, they pass for humans. At times this story was very humorous and the rest of the time, it was fantastic in it's genre, which was genre (WAY out there!) I whole heartedly recommend this book. And now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • The Tesla Gate

  • By: John D. Mimms
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

Thomas Pendleton loves his wife, Ann, and six-year-old son, Seth, more than anything, but his job often makes him an absent husband and father. One day, after Thomas leaves on a business trip, his wife and son are killed in a car accident. When a cosmic storm enters Earth's atmosphere, scientists are baffled by its composition and origins, but not nearly as much as they are by the storm's side effect: Anyone who has died and chosen not to cross over is suddenly visible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Tesla Gate

  • By trixie on 12-12-17

What a strange tale!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

O.K. Overall, this was a good book. At times, I thought it dragged by too much detail. After listening to those sections and thinking about them, I realized I was wrong, and that the information was really needed. I recommend this story to all, in it's genre. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • Land of the Living

  • By: James Pinard
  • Narrated by: Johnny Mack
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Land of the Living is an adventure series that follows James Creed, a man in his 50s who lost his family and the woman he loves, when he discovers the ability to travel through time using his mind. He wakes up one morning to discover he is back in his 20-year-old body in the year 1985, and gets a second chance to save them, only to find out he is the last hope to save the future of mankind....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story you will read over, and over, and over ...

  • By Ray Johnson on 03-03-18

What a time-twister!

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

I believe this story has more time-hopping than any other book I have listened to/read. That is a good thing. Very interesting story. The main character repeatedly broke the main no-no of time travel, but it all turned out o.k. in the end. I highly recommend this book. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • The Genesis Conspiracy

  • By: James D. Prescott
  • Narrated by: Gary Tiedemann
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 58

For over a decade, archaeologist Dr. Martin Anders has searched in vain for proof of the fabled continent of Atlantis. After raising a puzzling artifact from the ocean floor, Anders gets more than he bargained for. It is a piece of modern technology thousands of years old. When a deadly global pandemic threatens the human race with extinction, Anders fails to see how it may be connected to his startling new discovery. That is until he's approached by a powerful biotech company.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Genesis conspiracy

  • By trixie on 09-01-18

Wow!

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

I loved this book. It has it all. Fast-paced non-stop action, great mix of interesting characters, Archeologists, sci-fi and a non-predictable twists & turns. I recommend this story in all it's genres. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • Undead Ultra

  • By: Camille Picott
  • Narrated by: Gwendolyn Druyor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 56

For ultrarunners Kate and Frederico, a typical Saturday morning is spent pounding out a 20 to 30-mile "fun run." It's during one of their runs that an insidious illness descends upon northern California, turning humans into flesh-shredding zombies. When Kate receives a desperate call from her son, Carter, she and Frederico flee their hometown and set out to help him. The only problem? Carter attends college over 200 miles away.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I remember when....

  • By DeeDee on 05-15-16

Tremendous story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-18

This is the first book by Camille Picott that I have listened to. Top-shelf writing in it's genre. I have listened/read many in this genre, and this is a great addition. I recommend this book without reservations. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • A Dark World: The Complete SpaceMan Chronicles

  • Books 1-3
  • By: Tom Abrahams
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 22 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

No communication. Limited power. An unbreakable will to survive. A violent blast of solar magnetic radiation plunges much of Earth into darkness. From the decaying orbit of the powerless ISS to a devolving Southeast Texas neighborhood and a secret doomsday bunker buried deep underneath the Colorado Rockies, The SpaceMan Chronicles tells the story of a stranded astronaut, his family and friends on the ground, and a shadowy conspiracy to rebuild the world in the shape of a new society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unique in its scope, excellent in its delivery!

  • By RJ on 07-06-18

Another great creation from Tom Abraham's mind!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-18

I have read/listened to most of Tom's books. This is another fine addition to his genre of choice. I recommend this top-shelf writing by one of my favorite authors. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • The Distance

  • By: Jeremy Robinson, Hilaree Robinson
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer, Heather Costa
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190

The human race has turned to dust. August Morrison faces it after rising from the depths of a dark matter research facility in Arizona. His co-workers. His daughter. All of them: dust. Friends and colleagues around the world don’t answer their phones. The city of Phoenix burns. He is alone. As a world without mankind starts to crumble, August fights not just for survival, but for his very sanity. On the other side of the country, Poe McDowell watches her parents crumble into dust just moments after being shoved inside a coffin-like device that spares her from the same fate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He's done it again!

  • By Sandra on 09-02-18

Powerful!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-18

What a terrific story. I received the audible version, and I must say, it has it all. There is fast-pasted action, twists/turns (I couldn't see most of them coming, great characters, sci-fi and aliens! This is the first book by Jeremy & Hilaree Robinson I have gotten my hands on, but it will not be the last! Top shelf writing that I heartily recommend. Now for the obligatory: "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • Midshipman Henry Gallant in Space

  • The Henry Gallant Saga, Book 1
  • By: H. Peter Alesso
  • Narrated by: Rich Miller
  • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

As the last star fighter in squadron 111, Midshipman Henry Gallant is on his way from Jupiter to Mars. With the United Planets' fleet on the verge of annihilation, he can expect no help as he passes through the asteroid belt and threatening aliens. In an era of genetic engineering, he is the only Natural (non-genetically enhanced) officer left in the fleet. His classmates and superior officers have all expressed their concern that he will not be up to the demands of the space service.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What's the author's point?

  • By Linda Luella on 08-30-18

Midshipman Hornblower, move over!

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

I loved this audible version of the book. While it does remind me of MS. Hornblower, that series cannot keep up with the non-stop action of Henry! I have already bought the second book in the series. Henry is cool, as well as the semi-permanent supporting characters. Too many twists & turns to keep up with. That is a good thing though. Kept me on the edge of my seat. I highly recommend this top-shelf space-opera series. It's a fun roller coaster ride! Now for the obligatory: . "I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review."