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  • Livia Lone

  • By: Barry Eisler
  • Narrated by: Barry Eisler
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,068
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,876
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,873

Seattle PD sex-crimes detective Livia Lone knows the monsters she hunts. Sold by her Thai parents along with her little sister, Nason; marooned in America; abused by the men who trafficked them...the only thing that kept Livia alive as a teenager was her determination to find Nason. Livia has never stopped looking. And she copes with her failure to protect her sister by doing everything she can to put predators in prison. Or, when that fails, by putting them in the ground.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is a heartbreaker that makes u want 2 hit someone!

  • By shelley on 10-27-16

This Is a Gritty Horrible Tale

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

Reviewed: 02-04-18

I couldn't stop listening to this. It is a horrible tale and unfortunately rings true. The author delivers the story in a poignant and effective manner.

  • Conscience of a Conservative

  • A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle
  • By: Jeff Flake
  • Narrated by: Milton Jeffers, Jeff Flake - preface
  • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307

In a bold act of conscience, Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Liberal Gives Flake 5 Stars

  • By TLN on 08-04-17

What Is Truth

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

Reviewed: 08-03-17

I am like halfway through this and I have to say I am impressed. If you are Republican, you will appreciate his call to return to conservative values. If you are a democrat, you will acknowledge that traditional conservatives are not the boogie man.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Trident's Forge

  • Children of a Dead Earth, Book 2
  • By: Patrick S. Tomlinson
  • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170

Against all odds, the Ark and her 30,000 survivors have reached Tau Ceti G to begin the long, arduous task of rebuilding human civilization. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, Tau Ceti G's natives, the g'tel, are coming to grips with the sudden appearance of what many believe are their long-lost gods.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exciting complicated ending!

  • By Trudy Owens on 04-16-16

Zero Hero Strikes Again

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

Reviewed: 04-08-16

I loved this book and the series. It's even better than the last one. Science fiction coupled with comedy. Children of a Dead Earth land on new planet and begin making a royal mess of things. And while different from the first book in the series, the events stand alone so you can start with this one if you'd like but I would advise you to begin with the first book. The only thing I would say is that I had an awful trouble downloading the second part to my iPhone. I ended up having to download at standard quality, download the second part to my computer and then move the second part in iTunes to my iPhone. It was a hassle and I have yet to hear from the Audible Technical team with who I was working with. I contacted the technical team on 4/6/16 and it is now 4/8 and still no report on why there is that downloading problem. But the book itself was wonderful. Great story and great narrator.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Ark

  • Children of a Dead Earth, Book 1
  • By: Patrick S. Tomlinson
  • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 620
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 579
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 578

Humankind has escaped a dying Earth and set out to find a new home among the stars aboard an immense generation ship affectionately named the Ark. Bryan Benson is the Ark's greatest living sports hero, enjoying retirement working as a detective in Avalon, his home module. The hours are good, the work is easy, and the perks can't be beat. But when a crew member goes missing, Bryan is thrust into the center of an ever-expanding web of deception, secrets, and violence.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nearly there

  • By Michaela on 05-11-16

A Little Bit of Sci-Fi, A Little Bit of Mystery

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

Reviewed: 11-13-15

What a great story. I love how the author starts off .... Don't you just hate get interrupted during a good game? Like I said, there's a mix of scifi with mystery genres and it's not sci-fi lite, in my opinion. There is a good description of what the tech and life would be like 200 years from now on a space ark. And the mystery was right on as I didn't see a few things coming. This book stands alone, but I can't wait for the next one in this series. So come on Patrick Tomlinson and finish up the next one.

The narrator really did a good job as well. I've never listened to him before, but I've already started looking at other books he's narrated.

24 of 31 people found this review helpful

  • Empty Space

  • By: Alan Black
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108

York August Sixteen was abandoned as a baby, abused and molested as a child, and beaten and harassed as a teen and had his rightful place in the Republic's Space Navy stolen from him. Fighting back against huge government systems was useless. Dispensing justice on an individual, case-by-case basis was more to his liking, yet even that was taken away when he was stationed on a lonely communication space station. York's life would change when he decided to seek justice for people even less fortunate than him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • In space, no one can hear you kill

  • By Michael G Kurilla on 07-31-15

Dexter in Space

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

Reviewed: 07-22-15

OK, I loved it and want to hear more of this character. The pace was quite brisk and there was a lot of stuff going on. It definitely ended leaving me hanging and wanting to hear more.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Impasse

  • A Novel
  • By: Royce Scott Buckingham
  • Narrated by: Allan Robertson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 330
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 300

Forty and facing a midlife crisis, Stu Stark has lost his mojo. He simply gave up after being fired from his prestigious job as a prosecuting attorney for losing the biggest case of his career. So when Stu's best friend gifts him a one-week trip into the Alaskan wilderness to rediscover his manhood, Stu thinks it just might do him some good. But after a horrible week, Stu is crushed when he realizes no one is coming back for him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Suspense, Murder, Revenge, and FUN too!

  • By Jacqueline on 03-16-15

Are You Man Enough?

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

Reviewed: 03-22-15

That seems to be the underlying theme of this story. Worth the credit. I thought the wilderness adventure to be fairly credible, and the main character seemed to face life with a humorous attitude, despite events.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fear the Sky

  • The Fear Saga, Book 1
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,637
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,561
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,519

From the Audie-nominated narrator of The Martian. In eleven years' time, a million members of an alien race will arrive at Earth. Years before they enter orbit, their approach will be announced by the flare of a thousand flames in the sky, their ships' huge engines burning hard to slow them from the vast speeds needed to cross interstellar space. These foreboding lights will shine in our night sky like new stars, getting ever brighter until they outshine even the sun, casting ominous shadows and banishing the night until they suddenly blink out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Caught me by surprise, and held me till the end.

  • By Brian Perry on 07-21-15

I Loved This Book

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

Reviewed: 03-10-15

Ok, so I started reading this book because of RC Bray. But once I got into it, I couldn't stop listening to it. The sci-fi was great, very interesting spin on some of the technology. Also the story line was interesting. Great character development. Not all of the bad guys are really bad. Lots of detail in the story, really well fleshed out. Cannot wait for the second book in the series.

51 of 63 people found this review helpful

  • The Trafalgar Gambit

  • Ark Royal, Book 3
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
  • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,139

Humanity is losing the war. The once-mighty space navies have been crippled, officers and crew have been stretched to the limit and Earth herself has come under heavy attack. The end cannot be long delayed. For Admiral Smith and the crew of HMS Ark Royal, the stakes have never been so high. The one hope is to make contact with alien factions that might oppose the war.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • More of the same with a solid resolution

  • By Lore on 06-23-15

Great Continuation of the Story

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

Reviewed: 11-03-14

I would like to hear more books from this series. Also if you have not already tried them, check out Christopher Nuttall's other series, Empire Corps.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Zodiac Station

  • By: Tom Harper
  • Narrated by: Piers Wehener
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 99

"An extraordinary thriller set at the frozen edge of the world, perfect for fans of Kate Mosse, Michael Crichton and Dan Brown.In the Arctic Ocean, the US Coast Guard icebreaker Terra Nova batters its way through the pack ice. There shouldn't be anyone near them for hundreds of miles. But then a lone skier, half-dead with cold, emerges out of the snow. His name is Tom Anderson, and he is the only survivor of a disaster at Zodiac Station, a scientific research base deep in the Arctic Circle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • surprised at how good this was

  • By Christopher on 07-06-14

Unexpectedly Good

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

Reviewed: 10-27-14

This was a well written story. You had to pay attention, and the story is told from a number of viewpoints, so you need to concentrate as well. There were many unexpected twists in the plot. I found the characters believable.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Earth Strike

  • Star Carrier, Book One
  • By: Ian Douglas
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,457
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,314
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,324

There is a milestone in the evolution of every sentient race, a Tech Singularity Event, when the species achieves transcendence through its technological advances. Now the creatures known as humans are near this momentous turning point. But an armed threat is approaching from deepest space, determined to prevent humankind from crossing over that boundary - by total annihilation if necessary.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Forget the Characters, Just Bring on the Action!

  • By Joshua on 05-29-13

I love this series

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

Reviewed: 10-12-14

You've got to get all of the rest of the books in the series. The military sci fi, the political environment, and the character development was plenty believable. In addition there is a lot of mystery about the protagonist alien species that keeps you guessing throughout the storyline. My only issue is that it currently stops at book 5.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful