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  • Titanborn

  • By: Rhett C. Bruno
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 736
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 703
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702

After decades hunting wanted offworlders throughout the solar system, Corporate Bounty Hunter Malcolm Graves doesn't bother asking questions. So long as the pay is right, he's the man for the job. And he always works alone. But when a high-profile bombing on Earth has Pervenio Corp clamoring for answers, they force him to team up with a strange, cyber-augmented partner. A young man more interested in statistics than instinct. Their assignment: Track down a suspected group of extremists from Titan who will go to any length to free their moon from the grip of Earth's corporations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Mystery Sci-fi

  • By Bryan on 02-08-19

Lots Of Action

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

This is a good space based action/thriller type story. The ending was somewhat unexpected, but I’ll leave that for you to discover.

As always, R. C. Bray gives an excellent performance.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Black Acres

  • The Complete Collection
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 94

There's no place like home.... Kim and Julian Taylor are in the market for their first home, and a visit to the secluded Beacon estate finds them enamored. It's a peculiar home, rather large and in need of some renovations. The price is right, however, and after a tour, they snap the house up without hesitation. The man who sells them the house has one last detail to share before they sign on the dotted line. The previous owners of the home disappeared under mysterious circumstances nearly eight years ago and have recently been declared dead in absentia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Creepy story!

  • By D. Sturgeon on 03-22-19

Another Great Ibsen Book

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

Reviewed: 03-31-19

I received this book from the author as a review copy but I can tell you I would’ve been happy to drop a credit on it.

Joe Hempel gives a great performance in this haunted house story. I’m looking forward to the next collaboration between you two.

  • The Traveler Series

  • A Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopian Adventure: Books 1-3
  • By: Tom Abrahams
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 21 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

Five years after a pneumonic plague killed two-thirds of the world’s population, army veteran Marcus Battle is isolated. He’s alone with his guns, his food, and the graves of his wife and child. If anyone steps onto his property he shoots first and never ask questions. But when a woman in distress, chased by marauders, seeks asylum, Marcus has a decision to make.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The First Three Books All At Once

  • By Brian on 03-07-19

Unexpected Pleasure

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

Reviewed: 03-27-19

I certainly wasn’t looking for another post apocalypse type book. I received this book as a review copy and I really enjoyed it.

There are no zombies here, just a lot of monsters, the human type. The plot is plausible and the reader is excellent. The three book set is definitely worth a credit.

Highly recommended if you like a good action book. There is not much profanity here but quite a bit of violence.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Speed of Sound

  • (Speed of Sound Thrillers, Book 1)
  • By: Eric Bernt
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,273

Harmony House is more than a “special place for special people.” It’s a think tank where high-functioning autistic savants harness their unique abilities for the benefit of society. Resident Eddie Parks’s contribution: an “echo box” that can re-create never-recorded sounds using acoustic archeology. All Eddie wants is to hear his late mother’s voice. But what he’s created is inadvertently posing a threat to national security. To Harmony House’s shadowy government backers and radical extremists, the echo box is the ultimate intelligence asset - an end to the very concept of secrecy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting...

  • By shelley on 06-02-18

Interesting Story

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

Reviewed: 02-13-19

Fast moving audio book with a bit of an abrupt ending (see book 2). Sometimes a bit far fetched but I will probably get the second book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Newjack

  • Guarding Sing Sing
  • By: Ted Conover
  • Narrated by: Ted Conover
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 259

As he struggles to be a good officer, Ted Conover angers inmates, dodges blows, works to balance decency with toughness, and participates in prison rituals - strip frisks, cell searches, cell "extractions" - that exact a toll on inmates and officers alike. The tale begins with the corrections academy and ends with the flames and smoke of New Year's Eve on Conover's floor of the notorious B-Block. Along the way, Conover also recounts the history of Sing Sing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THE BEST BOOK ON PRISON LIFE I HAVE EVER READ!!!

  • By Steve Horwitz on 06-27-09

Intimate view into prison life

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

Reviewed: 02-13-19

I was expecting this book to contain a bit more violence than it did. I would appear that confinement and boredom is one of the biggest punishments served up.

  • No Country for Old Men

  • By: Cormac McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,630
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,641

Cormac McCarthy, best-selling author of National Book Award winner All the Pretty Horses, delivers his first new novel in seven years. Written in muscular prose, No Country for Old Men is a powerful tale of the West that moves at a blistering pace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Typical McCarthy: SUPERB

  • By David on 02-21-08

I think I liked the movie better

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

This is a good story although the ending is a bit of a let down.

The reader has an interesting voice but at times it is a little hard to differentiate the characters so you have to pay close attention. All in all I think it was worth the time to listen.

  • A Year in the Borderlands

  • By: Kevin Candela
  • Narrated by: Gary Bennett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

A seven percent grasp of the infinite. The universe may be limitless, but our senses are not. Just as the human eye sees but a small percentage of the cosmic wave spectrum, in the same way, most of us are only able to perceive a similar sliver of what we brazenly term “reality”, even with the use of all five of our scientifically acknowledged senses. This month-by-month account of people-supernatural relations spans its own sci-fi/fantasy/horror/comedy spectrum, touring the weird side of the cosmos while leaving the passengers comfy and unscathed in their listening chairs.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Odd

  • By Taj-Marie Lingofelter on 04-03-19

A Nice Surprise

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

I really enjoyed most of the stories in this collection. As with all collections, there were one or two that were just OK, but the rest were great.

I also enjoyed the performance quite a bit. Gary Bennett has an excellent voice and does a very good job here.

This review copy audio book was given to me in return for my honest opinion. I would highly recommend it.

  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,797
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15,565
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15,485

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-30-17

No

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

Reviewed: 01-07-19

I don't know if I should be leaving a review as I only listened to about 30 minutes of this. Maybe I'm just tired of the X-Files.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,458
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,694
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23,631

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a work that I highly recommend

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 05-02-16

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 01-07-19

I didn't think I would enjoy this as much as I did. The performance is well done and keeps you going right up until the end.

  • The Sick House

  • The Ulrich Files, Book 1
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 264
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 263

Dr. Siegfried Klein has vanished on a mysterious pilgrimage to an abandoned infirmary in the ghost-town of Moonville. The locals in the surrounding areas are tight-lipped, hostile to outsiders. Local legend has it that the old Sick House is packed with spirits, none of them friendly, and that to set foot in it is to enter Hell itself.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Grossly Enjoyable Reading

  • By Sandra L. Almo on 04-28-16

An Entertaing Ghost Story

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

Reviewed: 01-07-19

Jake Urry could read a phone book and still creep you out, I love this guy. Ibsen is a good writer also and I enjoyed the story..