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Montzalee Wittmann

Missouri, USA
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  • The Fallen

  • The Immortalis Series, Book 2
  • By: G M Sherwin
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Bryant
  • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Two souls ripped from their world, lost. Raif and Ash must face their own demons in order to face what is coming. In the aftermath of the events on Avalon, Sofia takes refuge and tries to piece together what occurred and an uneasy alliance is formed with the man who tried to kill her and the one who came to rescue her. One survivor finds refuge in an unlikely place and may well hold the key to raising a force strong enough to take on the threat of the brotherhood and even the Immortal itself. Can they face up to the growing strength the Immortal poses to all living things across this universe?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fantasy follow up

  • By Montzalee Wittmann on 12-16-18

Fantasy follow up

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

The Fallen
The Immortalis Series, Book 2
By: G M Sherwin
Narrated by: Kenneth Bryant
This is an Audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. I had a hard time following some of this at times but caught up near the end. The Immortals are growing in strength. I didn't find the world building like I would have liked. It was hard to know what was around sometimes. The narration was good.
I do plan to read a different book in another of this author's series to see if I like it better.

  • The People's Necromancer

  • The Age of Magic, Book 1
  • By: Rex Jameson
  • Narrated by: Adam Gold
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

The golden age of man is coming to a close and enemies surround the civilized world. Lulled into a false sense of security by isolation and pervasive peace, human lords hatch petty schemes to weaken their rivals and gain favor with the throne. Meanwhile, an ancient darkness stirs beneath the Great Northern Mountains and the orcish hordes grow restless just beyond the Southern Peaks. Out of the chaos at the end of the Tranquility Era, a new breed of hero arrives to forge an age of sorcery and mayhem. And into this chaos comes the Necromancer!  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sets the scene

  • By Claire on 09-02-18

Enjoyed it tremendously

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

The People's Necromancer by Rex Jameson and narrated by Adam Hold is a great fantasy that weave a tale of friendship and magic, and war. The book starts out grabbing the reader's emotions as the main character has lost his best friend and he is grieving at the grave site. What happens next sets the stage for the wild ride of the book. In his sorrow he demands his friend to come back to him and his dead friend does just that! It scares him and he runs off...and life is never the same! This book is a none stop book of great fantasy, unpredictable circumstances, great characters, war, lots of action, and a great twisty plot!
Narration was very good.

  • Immortalis

  • The Immortalis Series, Book 1
  • By: G M Sherwin
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Bryant
  • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

Raif Harrison, former commander of the Star Chasers on Avalon, finds his life and everything he thought he knew changes the instant an enigmatic stranger arrives with knowledge about Raif and his true origins. Raif is set on a path that will bring him face-to-face with an age-old evil that is rising and the secret sect that has sworn to stop the prophecy, no matter what the cost. With time running out, Raif must fight an unimaginable horror that threatens his family, the woman he loves, homeworld, and beyond. The war has begun...but who will survive it?  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great audiobook!

  • By Dimples on 08-06-18

A short but interesting book!

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

Immortals by GM Sherwin and narrated by Kenneth Bryant is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This book has lots of interesting characters and a unique plot. It is a science fiction with a bit of fantasy in there too. Action, adventure, and mystery all inclusive!
The narration was good and went well with the story.
The story does have things that need answered so I can only guess it will be answered in coming books.

  • The Razor

  • By: J. Barton Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Travis Baldree
  • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Brilliant engineer Marcus Flynn has been sentenced to 11-H37 - a hard labor prison planet better known as the Razor, where life expectancy is short and all roads are dead ends - alongside the galaxy's most dangerous criminals. At least until the Lost Prophet goes active. In a few hours, prison guards and staff are evacuated, the prisoners are left to die, and dark mysteries begin to surface. Only Flynn has the skills and knowledge to unravel them, but he will have to rely on the most unlikely of allies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A raw and gritty galactic prison story!

  • By Montzalee Wittmann on 12-11-18

A raw and gritty galactic prison story!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

The Razor by J. Barton Mitchell and narrated by Travis Baldree is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This book starts out very raw, gritty, and terrifying as the reader is introduced to the prison planet. The characters, the projects, and lives of those that live there are revealed slowly as chaos erupts due to certain events! Suspense, action, and the unknown kept me on the edge of my seat...creatures also abound...and the razor thin area of habitable zone is about to be destroyed. Pretty exciting.
The narration was totally on top of it! The voices of men, women, emotions, and everything else was excellent as usual for this narrator! As always, great job!

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  • Monster Hunter International

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 24 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,519
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,078
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,048

Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a 14th story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer. It turns out that monsters are real. All the things from myth, legend, and B-movies are out there, waiting in the shadows. Some of them are evil, and some are just hungry. Monster Hunter International is the premier eradication company in the business. And now Owen is their newest recruit.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • My second Monster Hunter book

  • By Randall on 06-29-18

Lots of great creatures and action!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia and narrated by Oliver Wyman is a great book in the series. Plenty of action, adventure, interesting characters, monster fighting, monsters on the team to battle evil, humor, a small touch of romance, and a great plot that kept things crazy fun! I really enjoyed the various creatures and characters!!
The narration was spot on with emotions and the variety of voices! Great job!

  • The Monster Hunter Files

  • By: Larry Correia, Jonathan Maberry, Faith Hunter, and others
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman, Bailey Carr, Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,944
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,934

For well over a century, Monster Hunter International has kept the world safe from supernatural threats small and large - and, in some cases, very, very large. Now, join us as MHI opens their archives for the first time. From experienced hunters on their toughest cases, to total newbies' initial encounters with the supernatural, The Monster Hunter Files reveals the secret history of the world's most elite monster fighting force.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like most short story collections, a mixed bag

  • By Michael G. Potter on 10-27-17

Varied stories from various authors

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

The Monster Hunter Files
(Monster Hunter International)
by Larry Correia (Author, Editor)
I love the Monster Files and this has different author's stories. I like these authors but I felt some of these stories were only about 3 stars and some 4 stars. Most 3 stars! I liked them just not what I am used to with Monster Files.
The narration varied also with each story.

  • Queen of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series)

  • By: Mark L. Thompson
  • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

This book is an account of ships that have borne the name Queen of the Lakes, an honorary title indicating that, at the time of its launching, a ship is the longest on the Great Lakes. In one of the most comprehensive books ever written on the maritime history of the lakes, Mark Thompson presents a vignette of each of the dozens of ships that have held the title, chronicling the dates the ship sailed, its dimensions, the derivation of its name, its role in the economic development of the region, and its sailing history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • QUEEN OF THE GREAT LAKES

  • By Prairie Beauty on 12-09-18

A Very Complete History!

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

Queen of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series)
By: Mark L. Thompson
Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
This is an Audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This book is jammed packed with so much knowledge of ships and shipping industry on The Great Lakes that I don't know where to start! Wow! If you love history of ships or just ships, this is for you! Maybe you just love the history of the Great Lakes...This is for you! This book starts in 1600's and goes from there and tells about each major ship! I mean everything about it! Size, what it was for, you name it. There was quite a competition to be biggest, one was longest by one inch! Size does matter on the Great Lakes!
It also discusses the competition between the waterways and the railways especially when the waterways wanted to expand to the sea!
It was hard for me to listen to all at once. I had to listen to it in parts of it would sound all the same because I have no ship knowledge. I am sure someone who understands the importance and language of ships wouldn't have a problem. I did enjoy the history of it.
The narration was good but it is hard to make facts exciting! Lol!

  • What a Fish Knows

  • The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins
  • By: Jonathan Balcombe
  • Narrated by: Graham Winton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150

An underwater exploration that overturns myths about fishes and reveals their complex lives, from tool use to social behavior. There are more than 30,000 species of fish - more than all mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians combined. But for all their breathtaking diversity and beauty, we rarely consider how fish think, feel, and behave.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Title misled me

  • By Margaret Weidemann on 08-12-17

Informative and heartwarming!

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

What a Fish Knows by Jonathan Balcombe and narrated by Graham Winton is a delightful and very informative book on fish. It explains how fish can feel pain, probably pleasure too, can plan, remember, scheme, communicate, and think! They have preferences, can be trained, seem to enjoy certain activities or people over others, and they use tools.
I am a vegetarian and I don't eat fish due to this reason but it is nice to hear the science behind it. I learned so much in here too! Wow! How different fish mate, communicate, use tools, and more!
In the end, the author discusses the fishing industry today...ugh!
I recommend this to anyone and everyone! So heartwarming all the things the little fish can do and no one seems to know about!

  • The Tower

  • By: J. L. Bryan
  • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Ellie's new case takes her far out of town to a historic but crumbling 19th-century skyscraper in downtown Atlanta. The reclusive, once-prominent family living at the top of the tower are experiencing paranormal disturbances that grow more threatening by the day. Ellie and Stacey must unravel the hidden history of the tower and the ancestors of the family who occupy it - a history full of crime, corruption, wealth, and power. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great suspense mixed with humor!

  • By Montzalee Wittmann on 12-03-18

Great suspense mixed with humor!

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

The Tower
By: J. L. Bryan
Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
I love this series. The book is filled with suspense and sprinkled with humor. The women go to a skyscraper to check out odd things that almost get them killed! Lots of twists and turns until it ends in a surprise ending. I love the great humorous dialogue in these books!
The narration is tremendous! All the various voices and great way the narrator makes the suspense creepy and the fun even funnier!

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  • Monster Hunter Memoirs: Sinners

  • By: Larry Correia, John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,900
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,661
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,637

With New Orleans out of control, Chad Oliver Gardenier, one of Monster Hunter International's premier hunters, has been dispatched from Seattle to reinforce the beleaguered members of MHI'S Hoodoo Squad in their fight against the darkness.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Humph

  • By Walter W. Chu on 02-23-17

Great wild action horror hunting stories!

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Monster Hunter Memoirs: Sinners
By: Larry Correia, John Ringo
Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
Lots of excellent and exciting stories of hunting creatures of the supernatural and paranormal! Never dull and full of crazy stuff! Lots of humor to go with the suspense! I have to get more of these books! Great imagination and creativity when it came to the creatures and plot! Loved the characters but they often didn't last long in a career that fought monsters daily!
The narration was totally on point! Wonderful!!!