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  • Orphan X

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,771
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,527

Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets - i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Excellent Distraction

  • By A. Musser on 06-03-16

Good Book and narration!

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

This was a good book and narration!

The Nowhere Man: Do you need help? Wow what a guy. This was such an interesting character. I really liked Evan. This story has so many elements and things happening it really keeps you engaged. Orphan X helps people that need help from really bad guys, but then he turns out being the hunted one.

The story line and plot was great, So much happening all the time, and Evan was so smart. I also enjoyed the everyday life he was living at the condo he lived in. That was a nice touch, making him human and not all the time a fighting machine.

I totally recommend this book.

As for the narration it was great. I really like Scott Brick, he does a great job narrating. He is easy on the ears. This was a 2016 book so he has gotten a lot better on the female voices. But he still did a great job.

  • A Gambler's Jury

  • By: Victor Methos
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299

Attorney Dani Rollins is bullish in the courtroom - pushing judges and prosecutors to their limits in defense of the innocent. So when she meets Teddy Thorne, a mentally challenged teen accused of selling drugs, Dani knows she’s got this in the bag. She can easily settle the case with a couple of court appearances. But when prosecutors move for an adult felony conviction, Dani suspects Teddy’s being used as a pawn in a sinister game. As the case moves forward, Dani is certain the judge and district attorney’s office have motivations beyond the crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent book based on the sad realities ...

  • By shelley on 03-03-18

Great Book and narration!

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

WOW what a treat to find this book. I enjoyed every bit of it. I did kind of figure it out way early but it still kept me guessing if I was correct or not.

I am a huge fan of Dani she was awesome! Loved her character. She was strong, funny, witty and said what she wanted when she wanted. She has some great LOL moments.

The story line was great. There were a lot of things going on, a few twists and turns and some great courtroom drama. This book is full of great dialogue.Even though it was written in the first person it was not filled with a lot of internal nonsense thoughts, which was great.

I totally recommend this book. It was entertaining, fun and the narration was great.

As for the narration, Terry Schnaubelt did a great job on the male voices and had a nice reading voice.

  • Hard Way

  • A Jon Reznick Thriller, Book 4
  • By: J. B. Turner
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

Jon Reznick has never played by the rules, a trait that has brought him into conflict with FBI Assistant Director Martha Meyerstein in the past. But now Meyerstein has been taken by a shadowy gang, and the renegade black-ops specialist may be her only hope for rescue.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Series

  • By shelley on 01-01-18

Just okay for me. Great Narration though.

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

Hmm so this is my fourth book in this series and I really enjoyed them all, except this one was barely okay. I am not sure why the author turned Jon Resnik so arrogant and cocky in this book but he did. I like arrogant and cocky in in a lead character but there is a limit and his character was just so over the top with it that I was rolling my eyes a lot.

The story line and plot was okay. And I say that because of Jon Resnik's attitude. I am glad they saved Martha but of course we knew that would happen.

I don't know if I can move forward with this series. I went from liking Jon to disliking him. Sigh.....

As for the narration, it was good. Jeffrey Kafer does a great job on the female voices. He reads with emotion and has a nice reading voice.

  • The Terminal List

  • A Thriller
  • By: Jack Carr
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,760
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,754

On his last combat deployment, Lt. Cmdr. James Reece's entire team was killed in an ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. Now, with no family and free from the military's command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he's learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Make way for Jack Carr!!!!

  • By shelley on 03-08-18

Really good book!

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Wow, this was a good book from start to finish!

Oh my, James Reece does get his revenge without one iota of hesitation. This book was fast paced, full of action and mystery as James figures out who is after him and why.

James’s List is complete and every person on it got what they deserved! . I can’t wait to read the next book in this series.

I think I will have to check out more books but Jack Carr. This was my first and it was good.

As for the narration, it is very good. I like Ray Porter. He does a great job on the female voices. He reads with emotion and has a nice reading voice.

  • The Short Drop

  • By: Matthew FitzSimmons
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,302
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,563
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,550

A decade ago, fourteen-year-old Suzanne Lombard, the daughter of Benjamin Lombard - then a senator, now a powerful vice president running for the presidency - disappeared in the most sensational missing-person case in the nation's history. Still unsolved, the mystery remains a national obsession. For legendary hacker and marine Gibson Vaughn, the case is personal - Suzanne Lombard had been like a sister to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hidden gem hiding among all the generic crap

  • By Justin Messer on 12-27-15

Good book and narration!

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

This was a good entertaining book. I enjoyed all the characters and storyline. There were a lot of twists and turns and it kept me guessing almost to the end.

Even though this was a very long book it did move along pretty quickly, things were happening all the time and it wasn’t full of a bunch of filler nonsense. There was mystery, suspense, murder and great characters.

As for the narration I enjoyed it a lot the narrator does a good job on all the voices especially the female voices and give everyone their own distinctive voice. He also has a nice reading voice and I’ve listen to him several times and have enjoyed them all.

I do see the second book in the series is out but it seems to be a very long 12 hour cliffhanger so I’m going to have to pass on that and move on to something else.

  • Malice

  • By: Jennifer Jaynes
  • Narrated by: Jane Oppenheimer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 627
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 546

Dr. Daniel Winters has a beachfront home in Malibu, a career as a respected pediatrician, and a gorgeous new wife, Mia. For a man whose past was rife with mental illness, addiction, and thoughts of suicide, it seems too good to be true. Then Daniel learns that a fellow pediatrician and his family were found slaughtered in their home. It’s just the first chip in the facade of Daniel’s perfect life. Little by little, everything starts to fall away. At work, his career becomes at risk when he’s asked to remain silent about a dangerous new drug. At home, Mia has gone from an affectionate newlywed to a mysterious woman carefully hiding secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • UNPUTDOWNABLE!!!!

  • By shelley on 10-01-18

Really? No ending? Waste of time!

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

Wow, this was a totally disappointing book. I don’t even know how to leave a review with out giving away spoilers. However,I’m not really sure if there are spoilers since this book was all over the place had no ending.

Not only was there no ending there were so many characters and storylines with no wrapup, no resolution and all over the place. Mia and Daniel had absolutely no chemistry whatsoever. Didn’t talk to each other, only having random thoughts about each other, it was hard to believe they were newlyweds.

Daniel had some sort of voices in his head and Mia barely talked.

This is one of the worst books I have ever listened to and it was a struggle. Even more so since there was there was no ending. This is the first time I have listened or read this author and it is doubtful I will read anymore of her books. Ever.

As for the narration, it was good but I think the narrator could’ve done a better job on Daniels voice. She does have a nice reading voice and most of the characters had their own distinct voice.

I cannot recommend this book to anyone. It’s a waste of time. If this author plans on writing a second book in this series to wrap up the many items she left unanswered that will be a shame. So annoyed as I write this review.

  • Murder's a Witch

  • Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Series, Book 1
  • By: Danielle Garrett
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

Holly Boldt has a secret.... Well, technically, she has lots of them. After a scandal uproots her entire life, she is forced to relocate to a halfway house for displaced paranormals. It's her last shot for a fresh start. But keeping secrets isn't easy in a town that goes through gossip faster than tissue paper, even for a powerful witch. When a grisly murder rocks the small town of Beechwood Harbor, Holly finds herself unwillingly entangled in the investigation. With everyone watching, Holly must solve the case before she's forced to abandon her new-found home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For Molly Harper Fans

  • By Maggie May on 02-05-18

Cute Witchy Story.

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

This was a fun cute story. I enjoyed it. I little relief from the serial killer, murder mysteries I have been reading lately. Even though this was a murder mystery, it was a light fun read.

The story line was good, it did take a while to get into the characters and it is written in the first person which did cause a bit of filler internal thoughts that were kind of unnecessary and sometimes annoying. But it was still a fun little read/listen.

As for the narration, it was good. Amanda Ronconi did a good job on the male voices and her reading voice is good. She reads with emotion as called for.

  • Chasing Shadows

  • First Wives, Book 3
  • By: Catherine Bybee
  • Narrated by: Emma Wilder
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 206

Avery Grant doesn’t date. Her first marriage was a mutually beneficial contract that gave her the financial freedom she needed to step away from her controlling parents. Wealthy and single, the last thing she’s looking for is love sneaking in to mess up her life plans. And after a brutal attack, she’s determined to never be vulnerable again, even if the new man in her life helps her feel safe. Mesmerized from the moment he sets his eyes on Avery, Liam is driven to learn everything about this tough, sexy, challenging woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Chasing Shadows

  • By Katrice Collins. on 11-20-18

My favorite so far in this series! Great narration

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

This might be my favorite of the series so far. I really liked Avery and her new found fighting skills. She was on a mission to never get beat on again! I liked Liam too. He was handsome and smart. I was kind of worried in the beginning when he was kind of stalkery... but that moved on quickly.

I enjoyed the story line and plot. It all flowed very well and was well written. There was a lot of dialogue throughout the entire book. There is a couple of sex scenes but they were nicely written not rated G or X. Just well written.

I don't know if Catherine Bybee reads her reviews but if you do CB can you please do a book about Sasha please! I am dying to know about her character. She is kind of awesome! Thanks.

As for the narration it was excellent. I enjoyed it a lot. Emma Wilder did a great job on all the voices and has a very nice reading voice.

  • Shades of Wicked

  • A Night Rebel Novel
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 888
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 831

Master vampire Ian is unrepentant, shameless...and every shade of wicked. He’s made one too many enemies in his two centuries of existence, including Dagon, a demon who now lays claim to his soul. Ian’s only chance to escape Dagon is to join forces with a Law Guardian, but he's never been able to abide by the rules for long. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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  • By Prometheus on 11-01-18

Great Book and narration!

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

I am a big fan of the Night Huntress series and have enjoyed all the spin off books. (I was over Layla though) So I was glad to get this Ian book! YAY. I really like Ian, he is funny, smart and sarcastic. I also really liked Veritas the Law Guardian. They made a great match. They were fun to get to know.

The story line was very good, lots of things happening all the time and a lot of magic too. I enjoyed the capers they were getting into. There was so much dialogue throughout it was great. And my oh my, I love it when Mancheres shows up any time!

This book did not disappoint at all.

As for the narration, I am a Tavia Gilbert fan, she can get a little extreme on the emotions with her narrations so it takes a little bit of time to get used to her. But she does a fantastic job on the male voices.

  • Snap Judgment

  • Samantha Brinkman, Book 3
  • By: Marcia Clark
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

When the daughter of prominent civil litigator Graham Hutchins is found with her throat slashed, the woman's spurned ex-boyfriend seems the likely suspect. But only days later, the young man dies in what appears to be a suicide. Or was it? Now authorities are faced with a possible new crime. And their person of interest is Hutchins. After all, avenging the death of his daughter is the perfect reason to kill. If he's as innocent as he claims, only one lawyer has what it takes to prove it: his friend and colleague Samantha Brinkman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent addition to the Samantha Brinkman series...

  • By shelley on 08-31-17

Great series and narration!

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

This is a great series, I really enjoyed every bit of it. I like Samantha Brinkman's character a lot. She is strong, smart, and doesn't let anyone push her around.

There are a few stories going on throughout the book which I enjoyed. It is not full of filler nonsense and things are always happening. The story is well written and flows very well making it easy to follow along.

As for the narration it was very good. I like Angela Dawe a lot narrating this book. She did a great job. Reads with emotion and gives everyone their own voice.