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  • Depth of Winter

  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,290
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,213

In Craig Johnson's latest mystery, Depth of Winter, an international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt's beloved daughter, Cady, to auction her off to his worst enemies, of which there are many. The American government is of limited help and the Mexican one even less. Walt heads into the 110-degree heat of the Northern Mexican desert alone, one man against an army.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I miss Vic and Henry!

  • By Nancy R on 09-06-18

Not the best

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

Craig Johnson always produces a good story but this one is just not as good as some of the earlier ones. I missed Vic and Henry, and the story was so over done and focused on as much violence as possible.

  • The Western Star

  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,729
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,523

Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of 25 armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive. It takes him back to when, fresh from the battlefields of Vietnam, then-deputy Walt accompanied his mentor Lucian to the annual Wyoming Sheriff's Association junket held on the excursion train known as the Western Star, which ran the length of Wyoming from Cheyenne to Evanston and back.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I am a huge Longmire fan...

  • By BDHumbert on 10-05-17

Another Home Run for Craig Johnson!

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

Reviewed: 04-23-18

Loved this Sheriff Walt Longmire story (or should I say Stories) as much as any of the earlier books. But a cliffhanger??? OMG! How long will we have to wait?

  • An Obvious Fact

  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,280
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,047
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,035

In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend, Henry Standing Bear, are called to Hulett, Wyoming - the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower - to investigate, things start getting complicated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • No brainer. Use the credit.

  • By Boysmom on 09-19-16

The Best is Back!

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

Reviewed: 10-27-16

An Obvious Fact is an early Christmas present. Like a family reunion, Walt Longmire and all the wonderful characters are back, better than ever, and George Guidall is in fine form! I don't know how Craig Johnson continues to do such a terrific job with the Longmire series, but as always, his writing makes me laugh, brings a tear now and then, and presents a part of the country that is fascinating in its geography, history and people. An Obvious Fact is one of the best. Do yourself a favor: order this book and enjoy!

  • The Merry Misogynist

  • The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 6
  • By: Colin Cotterill
  • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

In 1978 in poverty-stricken Laos, a man from the city with a truck was somebody—a catch for even the prettiest village virgin. The corpse of one of these bucolic beauties turns up in Dr. Siri’s morgue, and his curiosity is piqued. The victim was tied to a tree and strangled, but she had not, as the doctor had expected, been raped. And though the victim had smooth, pale skin over most of her body, her hands and feet were gnarled, callused, and blistered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great fun with a sad topic

  • By Jan on 07-08-17

Love Dr Siri

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

Reviewed: 02-22-16

Colin Cotterill's Dr. Siri books are just the best. One is just as good as the next. These are truly original stories, exotic in location, featuring one of the most lovable protagonists I've encountered in a long while, with dry, wonderful humor and tight, clean writing. And Clive Chafer's voice is perfect. A bit monotone at first, but soon you realize this is exactly the right tone, voice, inflection, and sense of timing that is needed. Do yourself a favor and listen to these wonderful books!

  • The Lewis Man

  • The Lewis Trilogy
  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 588
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 543
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 541

In The Lewis Man, the second book of the trilogy, Fin Macleod has returned to the Isle of Lewis, the storm-tossed, wind-scoured outer Hebridean island where he was born and raised. Having left behind his adult life in Edinburgh - including his wife and his career in the police force - the former Detective Inspector is intent on repairing past relationships and restoring his parents' derelict cottage. His plans are interrupted when an unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beyond 5 Stars

  • By Ann on 12-18-14

Just wow

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

Reviewed: 10-24-15

Fantastic story, amazing, gffted narrator, wonderful atmosphere and fine writing. Can't say enough good about this one! Wish there were 6 stars to give. And I really wish this was in fact a trilogy through Audible, but alas, not the case.

  • The Rainmaker

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,637
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,641

It's summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor's shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life. Now he doesn't have a joy or a prayer...except for one: an insurance dispute that leaves a family devastated and opens the door for a lawsuit, if Rudy can find a way to file it.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very dissapointed with recording

  • By Amber on 06-25-11

Really great story!

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

Reviewed: 09-22-14

Five stars all around. I really enjoyed this one and had no idea Grisham could be so funny! Just a minor complaint with the technical aspect: there is an annoying repetition periodically of a full sentence, maybe a carry-over from moving from one disc or tape to the other. But not enough of a problem to take away the fun

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  • Pied Piper

  • By: Nevil Shute
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361

John Howard is determined to brighten up his old age by taking a fishing trip to France, but during his stay the Nazis invade. Howard must try to escape back to England with the two small children of some friends who are forced to stay behind in order to help the Allied war effort. As the conflict grows closer, the roads become impassable and Howard also comes across five more children who need his help. He ends up leading this motley group of youngsters through the French countryside, constantly beset by danger yet heroically protecting his charges.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of My All Time Favorires

  • By Susan on 12-09-13

Loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 06-19-14

I have discovered (or rediscovered perhaps) Nevil Shute, and I am enthralled. First was A Town Like Alice and now Pied Piper. It is hard to express the mix of emotions, pleasure, laughter, exquisite heartache and tears that you will experience while listening to this truly wonderful story. (Note: It does help to know French for this book.) Shute was an engineer and an amazing, creative, and masterful story teller. David Rintoul's narration is perfect. The characters are ordinary people caught up in extraordinary circumstances, and at the heart of it all is the beauty and strength and the very best of human nature. What an uplifting message these days! Thank you Audible for making these wonderful stories available. And now on to Trustee From The Toolroom. Can't wait!

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 654
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 571
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 570

Declaring he needs to clear his conscience, a dying man walks into Scotland Yard and confesses that he killed his cousin five years earlier during the Great War. When Inspector Ian Rutledge presses for details, the man evades his questions, revealing only that he hails from a village east of London. With little information and no body to open an official inquiry, Rutledge begins to look into the case on his own. Less than two weeks later, the alleged killer’s body is found floating in the Thames, a bullet in the back of his head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most exciting by Todd Yet

  • By Judith A. Weller on 01-18-12

10 hours seemed more like 20

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

Reviewed: 05-21-14

The Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries are certainly that- mysterious. They are dark, plodding, gloomy, and at times tedious. I love an intricate plot, and these books do have very entangled plots. But sometimes it seems the Charles Todd makes the story so complex and entangled that it strains credulity... and not in a good way. The police procedural details that I usually enjoy following are slow, slow and slow. And did I say slow? I wanted to stop listening several times, but stuck with it just out of curiosity as to just which unlikely character would turn out being the murderer. Simon Prebble does a good job with his narration, and much of the descriptive writing is quite good. The whole post WW1 historical background is also interesting. But I can't either read or listen to another one of these books. Whew!

  • A Town Like Alice

  • By: Nevil Shute
  • Narrated by: Robin Bailey
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,811
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,151
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,161

Jean Paget is just twenty years old and working in Malaya when the Japanese invasion begins. When she is captured she joins a group of other European women and children whom the Japanese force to march for miles through the jungle. While on the march, the group run into some Australian prisoners, one of whom, Joe Harman, helps them steal some food, and is horrifically punished by the Japanese as a result.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story, beautifully told

  • By Mary on 03-27-11

Wonderful story with fantastic narration

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

Reviewed: 05-08-14

I loved everything about this book! I am coming late to Nevil Shute's works, but I started with a great one. The story is rich and Robin Bailey does a masterful job with all of the accents. What an absolute treat. I hope the other works by Shute are as well done!

  • Spirit of Steamboat

  • A Walt Longmire Story
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,121
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,965
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,948

"It' s a question of what you have to do, what you have to live with if you don't." Sheriff Walt Longmire is reading A Christmas Carol in his office on December 24th when he's interrupted by the ghost of Christmas past: a young woman with a hairline scar across her forehead and more than a few questions about Walt' s predecessor, Lucian Connally. Walt doesn' t recognize the mystery woman, but she seems to know him and claims to have something she must return to Connally.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Welcome Holiday Diversion

  • By Carole T. on 01-01-14

An Early Christmas Present!

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

Reviewed: 11-27-13

I have listened to and enjoyed immensely all the books in the Walt Longmire series, and, as much as this makes me sound a little pathetic, I have really missed all the wonderful characters, the bittersweet stories of life and death, love and loss, the basic gentle kindness of the main characters, the laugh out loud dialog and wonderful sense of humor, and of course, the best narrator ever, George Guidall. And then comes this all too brief but wonderful story! Merry Christmas to me! I only hope there will be more to come. They just get better and better!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful