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  • Brainrush, a Thriller (Brainrush Series Book 1)

  • By: Richard Bard
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,080
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 957
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 963

When terminally ill combat pilot Jake Bronson emerges from an MRI with extraordinary cognitive powers, everyone wants a piece of his talent including Battista, one of the world s most dangerous terrorists. To save his love and her autistic child, Jake is thrust into a deadly chase that leads from the canals of Venice through Monte Carlo and finally to an ancient cavern in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan, where Jake discovers that his newfound talents carry a hidden price that threatens the entire human race.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Watch this author!

  • By Wanda on 06-09-14

On the edge of your seat...a great read.

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

Reviewed: 12-24-12

What made the experience of listening to BRAINRUSH, a Thriller the most enjoyable?

Super action and suspense...I was never sure what was coming next.

What did you like best about this story?

I was happy that it was only part 1! I have purchased part 2 already.

Which scene was your favorite?

The gambling segment was fantastic...really enjoyable.

Any additional comments?

I highly recommend this book for anyone who enjoys science fiction and/or action stories.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • The Snow Child

  • By: Eowyn Ivey
  • Narrated by: Debra Monk
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,782
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,344
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,344

Debut novelist Eowyn ivey’s experience living in the Alaskan wilderness brings a palpable authenticity to The Snow Child. Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Magical, realistic and well worth listening to

  • By Bonny on 03-04-12

A very enjoyable story!

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

Reviewed: 12-24-12

Would you listen to The Snow Child again? Why?

I found it very enjoyable but I seldom listen to a book more than once.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The snow child.

What about Debra Monk’s performance did you like?

The performance was very well done...I found myself well into the characters.

Any additional comments?

I would say that the story and narration was well done. I would consider purchasing another book by E. Ivey.