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  • Cast A Long Shadow

  • The Big Sky Series, Book 1
  • By: Kwen D Griffeth
  • Narrated by: Paul J McSorley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

“Bad Bobby” Trent, star high school athlete, college scholarship holder, pro-rodeo circuit rider, lived an unencumbered life. He was a man, who, by his own definition, limited his concentration to no more than eight seconds at a time - the time required to ride a bull or saddlebronc and win. He’s tough, independent, shallow, and always looking for a good time. Then his father is murdered. Sheriff Robert Trent, was the longtime chief law enforcement officer of Lodge Pole County Montana. He was stern, fair, honest, and dependable. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen!

  • By Geoff on 12-12-18

Great listen!

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

Kind of a modern western thriller. Overall, great story and very well-performed. Well-researched as well. Look forward to more in the series. Highly recommended!

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  • Brett Cornell Mysteries: 9 Book Series

  • Brett Cornell Mysteries
  • By: David D'Aguanno
  • Narrated by: Travis Henry Carter
  • Length: 68 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 6

This is the nine-book series of comedy-mysteries featuring the tough and crass, wise-cracking private detective who happens to be a hugely successful ladies' man. In a series of tales involving murder, blackmail, and other assorted acts of violence and deceit, Brett learns the hard way that there's a steep price to be paid for being such an unscrupulous bastard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bring some fun into your life.

  • By cosmitron on 09-28-18

Fantastic deal!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

Without question, my favorite mystery series. Expertly written, beautifully performed, and funny as hell. But be informed--not politically correct, so party-poopers need not apply. Otherwise, you'll love Brett!

  • Requiem

  • The Tatterdemon Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Steve Vernon
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

This is the final book of the trilogy - a fat monstrous volume of pure undiluted scarecrow terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crazy as a Madhouse Painting of God

  • By Spooky Mike on 10-30-18

Payoff!

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

My favorite of the series, mostly because it's technically one book. In all honesty, I'd just grab the omnibus edition. It's a great story, well-done overall.

  • The Tatterdemon Omnibus

  • All Three Books of the Tatterdemon Trilogy in One Collection
  • By: Steve Vernon
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

In 1691, the town of Crossfall taught the witch Thessaly how to die. They beat her, they shot her, they hung her--but nothing worked. When they finally tried to bury her alive Thessaly set the field against them. The first man died as a gust of wind harrowed the meat from his bones. A root,flung like a dirty javelin, cut a second man down. Many more deaths followed. The Preacher Fell impaled the witch upon her very own broom but she dragged him down into the field to wait for three more centuries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Trilogy of Scarecrow Horror

  • By Spooky Mike on 10-30-18

A unique horror novel

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

I listened to it in parts (also available) but I recommend you get this one, because you'll want to listen to it as one book. I'd say it's a must for any horror fan. It's a good story, and finally, something new! Vernon writes some great stuff. Narrated very well too.

  • All the Children on the Porch: A Short Horror Story

  • By: Dona Fox
  • Narrated by: Sarah L. Colton
  • Length: 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Jenny was born on October 31st. She’s never gone trick-or-treating or celebrated her birthday beyond an initial taste of frosting that always puts her into a deep, drugged slumber - a sleep that protects her from family secrets and the horrible reality that dark holiday could reveal. What will happen when she finds her father’s journal and determines to stay awake on Halloween? Will she survive when the dreadful truth comes out? 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short horror story

  • By ZOE R on 10-20-18

Another great Dona Fox!

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

Dona's short stories are really dark and creepy. This one is no exception. Very well-written and well-narrated. You'll want to listen to all of her stuff. Highly recommended!

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  • Blue Lights, Bitter Roots: a short horror story

  • By: Dona Fox
  • Narrated by: Sarah L. Colton
  • Length: 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Millions of threads so thin as to be invisible, so vaporous as to be ductile, drift through the classroom, emitting a chill and leaving a sense of unease. Hidden deep in their cloaks, the Blue Lights analyze the odors that cling to the individual cells of every child, from the top of each little head to the bottom of their ticklish feet and every dark secret place in between, from their gathering brains to their blood-soaked spleens. One girl feels dizzy; one boy throws up.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Eerie Little Number

  • By Azura S on 11-21-18

Unique horror story, very good.

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

Reviewed: 09-22-18

Lovely prose writing and vivid imagery, as usual from this author. Pretty trippy too; I wasn't able to fully grasp the whole thing, but I suspect it was supposed to turn into a kind of fever-dream. Excellent listen in any case!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Invisible Carrier: A Bigfoot Horror Story

  • By: Roma Gray
  • Narrated by: JD Kelly
  • Length: 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

People are dying in the Northwest area of the United States and Canada from a terrible plague. The small towns bordering the forests have been hit the hardest, and no matter how closely the citizens follow the quarantine protocols, somehow the illness keeps spreading. It makes no sense, the towns are remote and isolated and the only thing they have in common are the vast, interconnected forests. It is almost as if it is being spread by an animal, but that theory doesn’t hold water. They know that the virus can only be spread by animals similar to humans…like a primate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Only chapter one!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-18-18

Good premise!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-18

I'm a sucker for a good disease thriller. This is an interesting premise. A good listen while you're out squatching! I'll certainly listen to the full novel when it comes out.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl with Atypical Eyes

  • A Short Horror Story
  • By: Dona Fox
  • Narrated by: Barbara Nevins Taylor
  • Length: 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Life played its horrible games with the girl. As she grew up she devised clever places to hide - inside and outside of her mind. She was tricked by her own illusions; she was caught in traps of her own creation. It began with a kidnapping, a locked room, and the broken doll that was more than a plaything…and always, in the shadows, the dangerous painting from her past waited, threatening to expose her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Seriously Creepy

  • By Azura S on 11-20-18

Very dark, but great!

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

Reviewed: 09-15-18

Very dark subject matter here. Written from the perspective of a girl who's been through some nasty stuff and had to cope with it. Really well-written, and a moving piece. Dona Fox stories always paint a vivid picture in my mind. Very good narrator too!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Resurrection

  • Tatterdemon Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Steve Vernon
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

In 1691, the town of Crossfall taught the witch Thessaly how to die. They beat her; they shot her; they hung her - but nothing worked. When they finally tried to bury her alive, Thessaly set the field against them. The first man died as a gust of wind harrowed the meat from his bones. A root, flung like a dirty javelin, cut a second man down. Many more deaths followed. The Preacher Fell impaled the witch upon her very own broom, but she dragged him down into the field to wait for three more centuries. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Tattered Tatterdemalion transforms terror

  • By Ray Johnson on 09-03-18

Another great one!

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Can't wait to hear what happens next! Not a stand-alone book, you definitely need to listen to the first one beforehand. But this series is well-worth the time.

  • The Methuselah Gene

  • By: Jonathan Lowe
  • Narrated by: Tim Lundeen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

Meet Alan Dyson, a research scientist experimenting with the longevity effects of a newly discovered bristlecone pine tree gene. He thinks he's being watched and followed. He's right. When his secret formula is stolen, and all notes are wiped from his computer, his friend--the firm's computer programmer--secretly tracks the thief to a P.O. Box in Zion, Iowa.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buy the ticket, take the ride.

  • By Brian on 01-25-15

Great book, all around!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-18

Fantastic writing in this one. The author really knows his craft. A lot of interesting real-life issues come into the spotlight in this thriller, which I think readers will really appreciate. Other than that, it's a great story with great characters. A very well-executed novel!