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  • Evil Has a Name

  • The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
  • By: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente, Peter McDonnell
  • Narrated by: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,236
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,431
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,394

For his victims, for their families and for the investigators tasked with finding him, the senselessness and brutality of the Golden State Killer's acts were matched only by the powerlessness they felt at failing to uncover his identity. Then, on April 24, 2018, authorities arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif., based on DNA evidence linked to the crimes. Amazingly, it seemed, evil finally had a name. Please note: This work contains descriptions of violent crime and sexual assault and may not be suitable for all listeners.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Raises The Bar On True Crime Genre

  • By R. Squyres on 11-16-18

Real Recorded Interviews

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

I was pleasantly surprised to hear that actual interviews with victims and the investigative teams involved in this case were what made up a bulk of this audiobook. This adds a depth to the “story” as you truly follow what these people went through. A must-listen for fans of Law & Order, CSU, and other true crime shows.

  • The Shining

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,735
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,190

Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote...and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it even more than the film!

  • By Bella on 01-23-14

Loved it! Now I want to view the movie! Thank you!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-16

I truly enjoyed listening to this book. The narrator was excellent. It had made me want to view the movie again, with a much better understanding!

  • The Good Girl

  • By: Mary Kubica
  • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton, Johnny Heller, Tom Taylorson, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,252
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14,499
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,486

Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, Colin Thatcher seems at first like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant performances, moving story

  • By Roger on 09-11-14

Great book!

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

Reviewed: 07-06-16

Narrators were great. The detective was humorous, but my mind and heart was on the abductor...

  • Where the Hell is Tesla?

  • A Novel
  • By: Rob Dircks
  • Narrated by: Rob Dircks
  • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,105
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,908
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,900

I found the journal at work. Well, I don't know if you'd call it work, but that's where I found it. It's the lost journal of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors and visionaries ever. Before he died in 1943, he kept a notebook filled with spectacular claims and outrageous plans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Had A Blast Listening To This One!

  • By Cheri on 08-11-16

Delightfully Unexpected

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

Reviewed: 05-25-16

Not what I expected. I mean, I don't know what's wrong with me for not reading what the book was really about. I thought it was a non-fiction on Tesla but to my absolute delight it was a well thought out, imaginative, one-of-a-kind story. It was very cute and just what I needed to give my mind a break from the stream of more serious novels I have recently listened to. I hope to find another book by the same author.

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  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133,266
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,694
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,569

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Psychological Thriller Mystery

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 01-23-18

Suspenseful and Unexpected

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

Reviewed: 04-13-16

Such a well written novel. You really get lost in the characters and their lives. It will keep you guessing til the end.

  • Orphan Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Christina Baker Kline
  • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy, Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,804
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,674
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,684

Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to "aging out" out of the foster care system. A community-service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Moving story of sharing and transformation.

  • By Kathi on 04-03-13

Wow! This is a deep and reflecting novel<br />

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

Reviewed: 02-03-16

This novel covers history and several lives that are parralel to each other and reminds us that things happen for a reason!

  • Echo

  • By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, David de Vries, Andrews MacLeod, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,056
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,047

Audie Award, Middle Grade, 2016. Lost and alone in the forbidden Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Decades later Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each become sinterwoven when the very same harmonica lands in their lives, binding them by an invisible thread of destiny. All the children face daunting challenges: rescuing a father, protecting a brother, holding a family together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best audio productions I have heard

  • By tru britty on 07-28-15

fantastic fairy tale

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

Reviewed: 01-19-16

Loved this story that included history. Beautifully done. I recommend it. it inspires with hope.

  • Furiously Happy

  • A Funny Book About Horrible Things
  • By: Jenny Lawson
  • Narrated by: Jenny Lawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,952
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,149

Audie Award, Humor, 2016. In Furiously Happy, number-one New York Times best-selling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Small doses.

  • By Shawna on 10-18-15

Furiously FUNNY!

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

Reviewed: 11-17-15

I love Jenny Lawson and I am SO glad she has decided to narrate both of her books. She has a certain cadence that couldn't be replicated yet is horribly infectious! A wonderful second book. The deeper look into mental illness in this book versus the previous book, is personal and intimate. I enjoyed the audio book in its entirety from start to finish. I hope she writes a third!

  • Finders Keepers

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,895
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,100

A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far - a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes. "Wake up, genius." So begins King's instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader. The genius is John Rothstein, an iconic author who created a famous character, Jimmy Gold, but who hasn't published a book for decades.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars for Will Patton reading Stephen King

  • By PlantCrone on 06-21-16

Always a Pleasure

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

Reviewed: 07-28-15

It was GREAT having the cast of Mr. Mercedes back in action. Very well narrated and the story line is fast moving and exciting. As a lover of literature I even felt sympathy for the bad guy! Lol! A good writer can elicit that from the reader.

  • 11-22-63

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
  • Length: 30 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,843
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,150

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King - who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer - takes listeners on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I want the 20hours of my life back...

  • By Dan on 06-08-12

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 07-22-15

This book is what brought me to become a loyal Audible member. I listened to the sample while on vacation and was immediately sucked in. I finished the book before reaching home from my trip; all 30+ hours of it!
I enjoyed Wasson's reading of the novel. He BECAME George/ Jake.
The story line is very different from King's usual which shocked me but also pleased me. Very nostalgic for older listeners and educational to the younger generations. Although it takes a fantasy-type turn it's extremely engaging and you easily find yourself hooked. I LOVE this novel and will forever keep it in my audio library.

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