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  • Kill Switch

  • Joe Ledger, Book 8
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,303
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,042
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,032

Terrorists have acquired a terrible new weapon that can crash the power grid and plunge America into a new dark age. A coordinated attack is planned to shut out all lights and emergency services to 10 major cities. Planes will fall, hospitals will go dark, no help will come. And in that terrible darkness, a dreadful plague will be released. If the lights go off, nothing can stop the bioweapon from killing millions. At the same time, the intelligence services are being torn apart from within by a plague of betrayal, murder, and suicide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • When the lights go out

  • By Ryan Hooey on 04-26-16

FANTASTIC - STILL LOVE JOE LEDGER!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

Loved this book it was amazing - loved how Maberry ties in Dark of Night and for a second I thought this was the last and almost cried when I saw there’s another book!!! Thank you Ray Porter for being an amazing narrator and Jonathan Maberry for writing such fantastically creative stories! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Keep up the great work and I’d love a back story book on Mr. Church!!

  • Tales of the Unusual

  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Luke Smitherd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

From the author of the Audible #1 bestsellers The Stone Man, The Physics of the Dead, and In the Darkness, That's Where I'll Know You. Five more stories from Luke Smitherd to keep you intrigued, shocked, and asking what you would do...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Collection-Eerie Stories That Make You Think

  • By JoanneG on 01-15-17

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

Love your imagination and my favorite story was definitely Keep Your Kids Close. Loved the twist! Keep narrating your stories as your voice and inflection are perfect for your stories!

  • Dead Men Can't Complain and Other Stories

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ralph Lister, Ray Porter
  • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,231

Including three never-before-published stories, Dead Men Don't Complain is the first-ever collection of short fiction by Peter Clines, author of 14, The Fold, and other Audible smash hits. Combining equal parts geekery and humor with the occasional dash of horror, Dead Men Don't Complain is ideal for Clines fans eagerly awaiting his next novel - or for brand-new listeners discovering this Audible favorite for the first time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It was over too soon

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-01-17

ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS BOOK OF SHORT STORIES!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

I love Peter Clines and Ray Porter is one of the BEST narrators. These short stories were fantastic and some would be great as a full blow book! Thanks Peter for the great entertainment!!

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  • The Kremlin's Candidate

  • The Red Sparrow Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Jason Matthews
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,357
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,140

Russian counterintelligence chief Colonel Dominika Egorova has been a recruited asset of the CIA, stealing Kremlin secrets for her CIA handler, Nate Nash, for over seven years. In the dazzling finale to the Red Sparrow Trilogy, their forbidden and tumultuous love affair continues, mortally dangerous for them both but irresistible. In Washington, a newly installed US administration is selecting its cabinet members. Dominika hears a whisper of a closely held Kremlin operation to place a mole inside a high intelligence position.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Torn from today’s news

  • By Gary on 02-15-18

a bit of a muddled spoiler

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

Reviewed: 06-17-18

So between book one and two the narrator changed the pronunciation of main character names. This drove me a bit nuts but I looked passed it for the sake of the story. I enjoyed books one and two very much and was highly enjoying three until the end, I am not happy with the ending. Maybe this is a more realistic ending? The only ending that could possibly make sense?? But it was disheartening and a let down to the overall story (meaning books 1, 2 and 3). I listened to all three in a row, yes they’re that good. I will miss the characters and the plot twists. I can see how people can sink into a hole of conspiracy theories very easily. But the ending has left me despondent and sad.

  • The One and Only Ivan

  • By: Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,853
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,866

Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all. Instead, Ivan thinks about TV shows he's seen and about his friends Stella, an elderly elephant, and Bob, a stray dog. But mostly Ivan thinks about art and how to capture the taste of a mango or the sound of leaves with color and a well-placed line.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very nice story

  • By Ed on 09-03-13

9 year old review

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

Narrator could have been more enthusiastic about what he was reading. Book itself was good.

  • Paradox Bound

  • A Novel
  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,748
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11,138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,119

Nothing ever changes in Sanders. The town's still got a video store, for God's sake. So why doesn't Eli Teague want to leave? Not that he'd ever admit it, but maybe he's been waiting - waiting for the traveler to come back. The one who's roared into his life twice before, pausing just long enough to drop tantalizing clues before disappearing in a cloud of gunfire and a squeal of tires. The one who's a walking anachronism, with her tricorne hat, flintlock rifle, and steampunked Model A Ford.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Standard Clines. Fun and forgettable

  • By Debra on 10-07-17

amazing

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

Reviewed: 02-16-18

absolutely love this book! as always fantastically written mr. clines and awesomely narrated mr. porter!!

would have loved more! but it was perfect where it ended. with that said, would still love a second book!!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • White Trash Zombie Unchained

  • White Trash Zombie, Book 6
  • By: Diana Rowland
  • Narrated by: Allison McLemore
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,115
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,045
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,042

Angel Crawford has finally pulled herself together (literally!) after her disastrous dismemberment on Mardi Gras. She's putting the pieces of her life back in order and is ready to tackle whatever the future holds. Too bad the future is a nasty bitch. There's a new kind of zombie in town: mindless shamblers, infectious and ravenous. With the threat of a full-blown shambler pandemic looming, and a loved one stricken, Angel and the "real" zombies scramble to find a cure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!!! just wow!!!

  • By Heather on 09-06-17

Loved this book ... HATED one thing....

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

Reviewed: 09-26-17

I loved this series and if this any indication by the author that this is the last in the series, it was a good ending. What I can't stand and even hated (which is a lot for me to review it in writing and not just by stars) is that the narrator changed the pronunciation of Dr. Cherish to Dr. CHARish. Now, I listen to these books - I don't know how it's spelled HOWEVER if you narrate all the other books and then on the final book change the pronunciation of a main characters name it's frustrating and extremely annoying. I had to stay with the book because I wanted to know how it ended despite the inconsistency in narration. I just want to say that I LOVE everything else about her voice and the way she narrates this series. Farewell Angel Crawford, it's been real.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 203,388
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 189,920
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189,519

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

Loved this book

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

I get that some people are saying they didn't like it - it's a lot of details to take in. However, maybe it's because that's my era - I loved it. Reminiscing about games and movies from my childhood was awesome and I'm a sucker for details. I really had an awesome time listening to Wil Wheaton narrate this book - especially because he's mentioned in the book!! I can't wait to see this movie - I just really hope that Steven Spielberg can pull it off! Fingers crossed!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Assassin's Code

  • The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 4
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,722
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,407
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,391

When Joe Ledger and Echo Team rescue a group of American college kids held hostage in Iran, the Iranian government then asks them to help find six nuclear bombs planted in the Mideast oil fields. These stolen WMDs will lead Joe and Echo Team into hidden vaults of forbidden knowledge, mass-murder, betrayal, and a brotherhood of genetically-engineered killers with a thirst for blood.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hang On To Your Shorts!

  • By Mel on 05-05-12

Loved this one!

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

Reviewed: 06-15-17

I love this series and have listened to these amazing Joe Ledger books for a few weeks now. This one, after the first book, is my favorite in the series. The pace and story were amazing and as always Ray Porter is FANTASTIC - hands down favorite narrator and best voice ever!! I laughed, I cried, I contemplated - truly great book in this series!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Dragon Factory

  • The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 2
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,398
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,851
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,846

In The Dragon Factory, Ledger and his team from the Department of Military Sciences square off against two separate groups of corrupt scientists. The beautiful but twisted Jakoby Twins are creating transgenic monsters and genetically enhanced mercenaries for sale to the highest bidder. Their father, who takes evil to an entirely new level, is using cutting-edge science to complete the Nazi master-race program.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Extinction coutndown

  • By TW Brown, Author, Editor, and Reviewer on 05-31-17

hard to get into this one...

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

Reviewed: 05-11-17

it took a lot longer for me to be invested but once i was it was fantastic

1 of 1 people found this review helpful