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  • Kisser

  • A Stone Barrington Novel
  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 407
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 235
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239

Stone Barrington is back in New York, and after a rather harrowing sojourn in Key West, he's looking to stay closer to home and work on some simple divorce and custody cases for Woodman & Weld. But when he crosses paths with a fetching Broadway actress-and sometime lip model- Stone gets a little more deeply involved with business than he'd expected. When his new lady love turns out to be a lady with a shady past, Stone and downtown cop Dino Bacchetti realize that her beauty may have an unusually high price.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • No more....

  • By Anonymous User on 02-12-10

Beach book.

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

As always a good book for vacation. Light reading with plenty of Stone Barrington action. By action, I mean good sex.

  • Mink Island

  • Jim and Kram Funny Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Brent Purvis
  • Narrated by: Rudy Sanda
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

Jim Wekle's first day as a trooper on an island in Alaska could have gone better. It was raining, the coffee was bad, and within hours of stepping off the seaplane, he found a bikini-clad girl floating in a kelp bed. As Jim investigates who might have put the bullet in her back, he stumbles across a uniquely diverse and extraordinarily hilarious batch of island inhabitants. Puffing on his imported cigars, Jim soon learns that no one on the island is more unique, diverse, or hilarious than his unlikely counterpart: a man simply known as Kram.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty bad

  • By Susan on 10-01-18

Great first book in a series.

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

I enjoyed the story. The narrator grew on me after a while. I think the character development was good leaving me wanting more from this set.

  • The Spy Across the Table

  • A Jim Brodie Thriller
  • By: Barry Lancet
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

In this exciting international thriller featuring Japanese antiques art dealer and PI Jim Brodie, a double murder at the Kennedy Center forces Brodie into a dangerous game of espionage - putting him in the crosshairs of the Chinese, North Korean, and American governments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Espionage book I've heard in a long time!

  • By shelley on 06-08-17

Well written and very well read.

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

Reviewed: 08-14-17

The story was good. This is the first book in the series I have read. I got the book because I like Scott Brick's work. I am now going to read more in the series.

  • Never Go Back

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,873
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,158
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,136

Former military cop Jack Reacher makes it all the way from snowbound South Dakota to his destination in northeastern Virginia, near Washington, D.C.: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. The old stone building is the closest thing to a home he ever had. Reacher is there to meet - in person - the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner, so far just a warm, intriguing voice on the phone. But it isn’t Turner behind the CO’s desk. And Reacher is hit with two pieces of shocking news, one with serious criminal consequences, and one too personal to even think about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Expect the Best

  • By David Shear on 09-06-13

Kick a** and take names later is back!

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

Reviewed: 09-24-13

I look forward to every Reacher book. This book delivered in the way Reacher does things best, clear and decisive. This book had me all the way to the end, which I thought was a little weak. I wanted Reacher to make heads roll. Dick Hill once again delivers a great performance.

  • The General's Daughter

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 17 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,494
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162

Captain Ann Campbell is a West Point graduate, the daughter of legendary General "Fighting Joe" Campbell. She is the pride of Fort Hadley until, one morning, her body is found, naked and bound, on the firing range.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of DeMille's best, an American classic

  • By karen on 04-19-12

DeMille is outstanding

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

Reviewed: 08-21-13

When Nelson Demille writes a story, he takes the time to develop his characters so so very well. His quick wit and snappy one liners have always interested me. Scott Brick blows life into what seems like real people and has always done a great job with Nelson's books. I am not sure why I had not ever read this book before nor seen the movie. Perhaps now I will seek out the movie?

  • The Deep Blue Good-By

  • A Travis McGee Novel, Book 1
  • By: John D. MacDonald
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,741
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,326
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,333

He's a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He's also a knight errant who's wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out, and his rule is simple: he'll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Entertaining Start To A Classic Series

  • By Michael Cavacini on 06-15-12

Doc Ford Lite

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

Reviewed: 05-01-13

Travis McGee is a character I want to learn more about. The books have been around for a long time yet the story holds up well.

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  • Night Moves

  • A Doc Ford Novel, Book 20
  • By: Randy Wayne White
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 175

The stunning new thriller - the 20th Doc Ford novel - from New York Times best-selling author Randy Wayne White. Both Doc Ford and his friend Tomlinson have buried secrets. Now one of those secrets is about to come alive - with a vengeance. While trying to solve one of Florida's most profound secrets, Doc Ford is the target of a murder attempt by someone who wants to make it look like an accident. Or is the target actually Tomlinson?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What happened to the lean, mean Doc Ford?

  • By Susie on 04-30-13

another great Doc Ford book

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

Reviewed: 03-30-13

Doc Ford is just good stuff to listen too. Marian seems to be developing a very interesting new friend that will provide Randy some new material to explore.
I had the chance to go to a book signing and hear Randy talk, he is well worth the time.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Panther

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 21 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,944
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,454
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,442

Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Sana'a, Yemen - one of the most dangerous places in the Middle East. While there, they will be working with a small team to track down one of the masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing: a high-ranking Al Qaeda operative known as The Panther. Ruthless and elusive, he's wanted for multiple terrorist acts and murders - and the U.S. government is determined to bring him down, no matter the cost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Corey and Brenner--it doesn't get any better!

  • By Janels on 11-01-12

Another gem by Demille

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

Reviewed: 12-16-12

John Corey returns! Another wise ass tail by Demille that had me glued to the performance of "The Panther". I really want to visit Yemen after reading this, NOT...

  • The Racketeer

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,389
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,376

Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of this country only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond Fawcett has just become number five.... Nothing is as it seems and everything’s fair game in this wickedly clever new novel from John Grisham, the undisputed master of the legal thriller.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable Grisham

  • By Ron on 10-25-12

Not just your standard John Grisham book

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

Reviewed: 12-04-12

I have read all of Grisham’s stuff. I tend to like his non-lawyer stuff and the “Racketeer” once again delivers. After a slow start the book became a non-stop read for me. As always, the characters are well developed. John, you keep writing and I will keep reading. Inmates seem to have way to much time on their hand to be able to think up things like this.

  • The Last Man

  • A Novel
  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,692
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,793
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,744

The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, The return of modern day Mitch

  • By AmazonCustomer on 11-19-12

Rapp is back

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

Reviewed: 12-04-12

Mitch is back and once again he is flexing his muscles. I love Mitch’s no nonsense approach to getting things done that nobody wants to do. Vince please keep writing and will keep reading.