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  • Patient Zero

  • The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 1
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,409
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,120

When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there’s either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills - and there’s nothing wrong with Joe Ledger’s skills. And that’s both a good and a bad thing. It’s good because he’s a Baltimore detective who has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new task force created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can’t handle....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yes! It IS that good. Five stars and more.

  • By Kim Venatries on 10-05-12

Horrible

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

Everything about this book sucks. I’d rather have my period for a month. .bad plot and narration. I want my money back .

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • How to Survive a Plague

  • The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS
  • By: David France
  • Narrated by: Rory O'Malley
  • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle, who seized upon scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. Ignored by public officials, religious leaders, and the nation at large, and confronted with shame and hatred, this small group of men and women chose to fight for their right to live by educating themselves and demanding to become full partners in the race for effective treatments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad story, beautifully told

  • By Michael on 07-03-17

A book everyone should read/ hear

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

Reviewed: 03-25-17

Amazing history of the AIDS crisis, at no point did I ever lose interest. It is heartbreaking and also inspiring.

  • The Cases That Haunt Us

  • From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won't Go Away
  • By: John Douglas, Mark Olshaker
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 958
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 867
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 863

Did Lizzie Borden murder her own father and stepmother? Was Jack the Ripper actually the Duke of Clarence? Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? America's foremost expert on criminal profiling and 25-year FBI veteran John Douglas, along with author and filmmaker Mark Olshaker, explores those tantalizing questions and more in this mesmerizing work of detection. With uniquely gripping analysis, the authors reexamine and reinterpret the accepted facts, evidence, and victimology of the most notorious murder cases in the history of crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • John Douglas is AMAZING

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-16

John Douglas is AMAZING

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

Reviewed: 12-17-16

This book is incredible. It is insightful, balanced and completely enthralling. John Douglas does the job we all are fascinated with but deep down we could never do. Facts and evidence seem so obvious after he explains them to you and he makes you feel like you found them yourself. This was the last of all of his books I have " read" and actually read, and I hope he does more, his brain is the Alexandra's Library of crime. I wish I could give this book more stars.

15 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • Hold Tight Gently

  • Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS
  • By: Martin Duberman
  • Narrated by: Anthony Bowden
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

In December 1995, the FDA approved the release of protease inhibitors, the first effective treatment for AIDS. For countless people, the drug offered a reprieve from what had been a death sentence; for others, it was too late. In the United States alone, over 318,000 people had already died from AIDS-related complications - among them the singer Michael Callen and the poet Essex Hemphill. Meticulously researched and evocatively told, Hold Tight Gently is the celebrated historian Martin Duberman’s poignant memorial to those lost to AIDS and to two of the great unsung heroes of the early years of the epidemic.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful book about the struggle to survive

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-22-16

Beautiful book about the struggle to survive

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

Reviewed: 07-22-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, it was well written and researched.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Both Mike and Essex

Have you listened to any of Anthony Bowden’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I havent

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The deaths of each men. So tragic.

  • Imperfect Justice

  • Prosecuting Casey Anthony
  • By: Jeff Ashton
  • Narrated by: Jeff Ashton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 782
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 708

It was the trial that stunned America, the verdict that shocked us all. On July 5, 2011, nearly three years after her initial arrest, Casey Anthony walked away, virtually scot-free, from one of the most sensational murder trials of all time. She'd been accused of killing her daughter, Caylee, but the trial only left behind more questions: Was she actually innocent? What really happened to Caylee? Was this what justice really looked like?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Compelling -

  • By Dave on 03-20-12

Wow how do the jurors sleep at night???

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

Reviewed: 07-01-16

Jeff Aston does a wonderful job of diving into every detail, regardless of how awful they are. I have so much respect for him since I read this book. A man with a true soul retired while the woman with no soul walks free.

  • Conviction

  • The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars
  • By: Juan Martinez
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 917
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 822
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 815

Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation. Through two trials, America watched with bated breath as Juan Martinez fought relentlessly to convict Jodi Arias of murder one for viciously stabbing her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, to death.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Never Understood His Questioning Technique Before

  • By Dennis on 02-22-16

Very detailed and disturbing.

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

Reviewed: 05-06-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

It was very well done and very detailed. It really broke down the case in a granular way. It showed the monster Jodi for who she really is.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Conviction?

Can't pick one specific, but the breakdown of how the crime happened was quite interesting.

Which character – as performed by Patrick Lawlor – was your favorite?

All of them, he did a good job, even with Jodi, his pauses and tone matched how I saw her on TV.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The thing that bothered me the most was she destroyed a family and brutalized a man for her own selfish reasons and then lied about it until the very end. Soulless POS.

Any additional comments?

I don't believe in the Death Penalty, but if someone deserved it, it would be Jodi Aris.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Still Missing

  • By: Chevy Stevens
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,674
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,772
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,773

On the day she was abducted, Annie O’Sullivan, a 32-year-old Realtor, had three goals: sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she’s about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A singular voice; a horrendous story.

  • By Richard Delman on 01-21-12

Blah! Waste of money.

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

Reviewed: 03-10-16

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The narrator was AWFUL. Her voices were so distracting it made me hate the novel. I may have given it a better rating if I had read it in paper form, but Angela Dawe's voice is a deal breaker. Also I hated the end of the novel, so ridiculous.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Nothing by this author or narrator.

What didn’t you like about Angela Dawe’s performance?

Everything. Her " Freak " voice was distracting and pretentiously bad. I felt no sympathy for any of the characters, he acting was flat and boring.

What character would you cut from Still Missing?

All of them.

  • It

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 44 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34,237
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,121

Welcome to Derry, Maine. It's a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But the promise they made 28 years ago calls them to reunite in the same place where, as teenagers, they battled an evil creature that preyed on the city's children.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Audiobook! Editing Clarification

  • By jeverett on 10-06-17

Amazing book

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

Reviewed: 03-10-16

What did you love best about It?

Steven Weber is brilliant narrating it. So much better than others I have heard.

What was one of the most memorable moments of It?

All of It

0 of 1 people found this review helpful