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  • Death Without Company

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,871
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,932
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,915

When an elderly local woman is found poisoned, Sheriff Walt Longmire begins an investigation that soon has him ensnared in a deadly spider's web. From Craig Johnson, author of the acclaimed novel The Cold Dish, comes this enthralling Sheriff Longmire mystery. With a distinctive literary flair, Johnson leads us into the wide open space of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a wonderful find!

  • By Laura Harley on 10-04-07

walt

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

walt longmire really gets you hooked this is a very good series and the tv spinoff has worked well it is a pity they end

  • The Cold Dish

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,169
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,146

Introducing Wyoming's Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel from the New York Times best-selling author of Dry Bones, the first in the Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. Johnson draws on his deep attachment to the American West to produce a literary mystery of stunning authenticity, full of memorable characters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Your Ordinary Western Novel (Series)

  • By Dataman on 09-12-12

the cold dish

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

the book is good you can relate to the characters as you listen you can see why they made a tv series of it it is just a pity the series has ended it left you wanting more maybe as cadie was to become sherriff well on to next installment,

  • Hunted

  • By: Karen Robards
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 346

'Twas the night before Christmas…and dozens of rich, influential hostages are trapped inside a sprawling lakefront mansion in New Orleans. The perp? Detective Reed Ware, model cop turned outlaw. After receiving a panicked call from Hollis "Holly" Bayard, a teenage street tough with a penchant for amateur sleuthing who stumbles upon the scene of a drug-deal-turned-murder, Ware finds his and his friend's lives in dire danger. The crime Holly witnessed could be the biggest police cover-up this side of New Orleans - and no one's talking.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Robards is back, minus the paranormal. Yay!

  • By Susan on 12-12-13

forty shades of hunted

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

Reviewed: 07-20-18

got this thinking it was a mystery crime book not a romance to busy to chase bad guys because sex was first on list of things to do .the narrators should have split the male and female voices better .

  • Hell's Gate

  • By: Richard Crompton
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

It must have been someone's idea of a joke. Too many offended egos back at headquarters, too many influential people unhappy with him in Nairobi. And yet, with his record, almost impossible to dismiss. So where had they sent Mollel? Straight to Hell. When Mollel, a former Maasai warrior turned detective, ends up in a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park, it looks as if his career has taken a nose-dive. His colleagues are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. M

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • hell alright

  • By Tracey on 07-05-18

hell alright

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

Reviewed: 07-05-18

This book has a very good narrator but the story is a little sketchy in fact bordering on hard to get through it doe,s not do the narrator justice .

  • The Last Crocodile Hunter

  • By: Bob Irwin, Amanda French
  • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Bob Irwin's extraordinary life as a wildlife pioneer, father to wildlife warrior Steve and founder of Australia Zoo, told in his own words. Bob Irwin grew up in the Dandenong Ranges, where his passion for wildlife was born. A near-death experience while working as a plumber made Bob realise he needed to follow his dreams, so he and his wife, Lyn, moved their young family to Queensland, where they opened a wildlife park on the Sunshine Coast. The Irwin children grew up in and around the Beerwah Reptile and Wildlife Park.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • croc this

  • By Tracey on 05-11-18

croc this

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

Reviewed: 05-11-18

This book is a well read story giving insight into the Irwin family a look at how steve Irwin become the animal saviour that he was a very good book

  • The Generals

  • Wellington and Napoleon 2
  • By: Simon Scarrow
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 21 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

The Generals is the compelling second novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Wellington and Napoleon quartet. In the turbulent aftermath of the French Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte stands accused of treachery and corruption. His reputation is saved by his skill in leading his men to victory in Italy and Egypt. But then he must restore order in France and find peace or victory over her enemies: England and Arthur Wellesley (the future Duke of Wellington).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Historical Fiction

  • By Jean on 12-28-16

to 1895

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

Reviewed: 02-23-18

so far having listened to youngbloods and the generals they are a good book jonathan keeble has done a good job of reading these bringing characters to life via words will need the next book to continue .

  • Stillhouse Lake

  • By: Rachel Caine
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,982
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,955

With her ex now in prison, Gwen has finally found refuge in a new home on remote Stillhouse Lake. Though still the target of stalkers and Internet trolls who think she had something to do with her husband's crimes, Gwen dares to think her kids can finally grow up in peace. But just when she's starting to feel at ease in her new identity, a body turns up in the lake - and threatening letters start arriving from an all-too-familiar address.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too much

  • By Patti L Langston on 07-18-17

still what

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

Reviewed: 02-02-18

not too bad a book a bit heavy on the kids referances all the way through might have been better read

  • Dark Justice

  • Sean Dillon Series, Book 12
  • By: Jack Higgins
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

It is night in Manhattan. The president of the United States is scheduled to have dinner with an old friend, but in the building across the street a man has disabled the security and stands at a window, a rifle in his hand. The assassination doesn't go according to plan, but this is only the beginning. Someone is recruiting a shadowy network of agents with the intention of creating terror. Their range is broad, their identities masked, their methods subtle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • AudioBook not recommended--better to read

  • By Margaret Wood on 02-07-18

more lives than a cat

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

Reviewed: 10-08-17

sean dillon has more lives than a cat a good listen but getting a little predictable as the series go,s on but what the heck will still buy and listen to them

  • The Sea Detective

  • By: Mark Douglas-Home
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 356
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 352

Cal McGill is an Edinburgh-based oceanographer, environmentalist and one-of-a-kind investigator. Using his knowledge of the waves - ocean currents, prevailing winds, shipping records - McGill can track where objects came from or where they've gone. It's a skill that can help solve mysteries ranging from disappearances to murder. Two severed feet wash up on two different islands off the coast of Scotland. Forensics shows that the feet belong to the same body.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply a great book

  • By William Michael Dunn on 04-10-16

sea what

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

Reviewed: 10-02-17

not a bad story but seems to be several things going on at once ,family issues and part detective story .David Monteath is a good narrator don,t find all the plots happening really work together.

  • Three Crooked Kings

  • Three Crooked Kings, Book 1
  • By: Matthew Condon
  • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

Three Crooked Kings is the shocking true story of Queensland and how a society was shaped by almost half a century of corruption. At its core is Terence Murray Lewis, deposed and jailed former police commissioner. From his entry into the force in 1949, Lewis rose through the ranks, becoming part of the so-called Rat Pack with detectives Glendon Patrick Hallahan and Tony Murphy under the guiding influence of Commissioner Frank Bischof.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • kings

  • By Tracey on 10-02-17

kings

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

Reviewed: 10-02-17

possibly a good doco book well read but flits all over the place hard to get interested in even though the narrator is good couldn,t get passed first few chapters