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  • Red Sparrow

  • A Novel
  • By: Jason Matthews
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,999
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,870
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,836

Drafted against her will to become a "Sparrow" - a trained seductress in the service, Russian intelligence officer Dominika Egorova is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a first-tour CIA officer who handles the CIA's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers, trained in their respective spy schools, collide in a charged atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and inevitably, a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction that threatens their careers and the security of America's valuable mole in Moscow.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Spy Novel (with a few quirks)

  • By Aaron on 01-12-14

Excellent, thrilling!

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

Reviewed: 02-25-18

Loved it. Couldn't put it down! The new master spy story teller has now arrived.

  • The Golem of Hollywood

  • By: Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 331
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 295
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 302

Detective Jacob Lev wakes one morning, dazed and confused: He seems to have picked up a beautiful woman in a bar the night before, but he can’t remember anything about the encounter, and before he knows it, she has gone. But this mystery pales in comparison to the one he’s about to be called on to solve. Newly reassigned to a Special Projects squad he didn’t even know existed, he’s sent to a murder scene far up in the hills of Hollywood Division. There is no body, only an unidentified head lying on the floor of a house.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointing.

  • By Dianna L. Storck on 09-26-14

Very Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 09-30-14

What disappointed you about The Golem of Hollywood?

How old is Jesse? Like maybe 13?

Has The Golem of Hollywood turned you off from other books in this genre?

Yes

What about John Rubinstein’s performance did you like?

John Rubenstein is wonderful and he tried to salvage this sinking ship

What character would you cut from The Golem of Hollywood?

All of them

Any additional comments?

This was a complete, incomprehensible waste of time for me. I will try to return the book to Audible

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