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  • Open Season

  • A Joe Pickett Novel
  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,977
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,488
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,464

Joe Pickett is the new game warden in Twelve Sleep, Wyoming, a town where nearly everyone hunts and the game warden—especially one like Joe who won't take bribes or look the other way—is far from popular. When he finds a local hunting outfitter dead, splayed out on the woodpile behind his state-owned home, he takes it personally. There had to be a reason that the outfitter, with whom he's had run-ins before, chose his backyard, his woodpile to die in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As refreshing as sunrise in the mountains

  • By AudioAddict on 10-02-16

Enjoyed it

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

It was my first book by CJ Box and enjoyable. A bit slow at times but I look forward to the next books to see how the characters develop.

  • Sandstorm

  • A Sigma Force Novel, Book 1
  • By: James Rollins
  • Narrated by: John Meagher
  • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,648
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,305
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,321

An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum and the race begins to determine how it happened, why it happened, and what it means. Lady Kara Kensington's family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. Her search for answers leads Kara and her friend Safia al-Maaz, the gallery's curator, into a world they never dreamed existed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Liking James Rollins and his scientific mind!

  • By Michele on 12-15-11

A nice surprise, I enjoyed it

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

This was my first book by James Rollins and I was surprised that I enjoyed it so much. I will be reading more of his books.

  • Tom Clancy: Power and Empire

  • A Jack Ryan Novel, Book 18
  • By: Marc Cameron
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,110

Jack Ryan is dealing with an aggressive challenge from the Chinese government. Pawns are being moved around a global chessboard: an attack on an oil platform in Africa, a terrorist strike on an American destroyer, and a storm-tossed American spy ship that may fall into Chinese hands. It seems that President Zhao is determined to limit Ryan's choices in the upcoming G20 negotiations. But there are hints that there's even more going on behind the scenes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marc Cameron's first Jack Ryan series novel

  • By Wayne on 11-29-17

Really enjoyed it

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

This is my first Jack Ryan I have read since Mark Greaney stopped writing them, and I was dubious. But I enjoyed it. It was great to have John Clark a bit more involved as in the previous books, I enjoy "the old man". Felt like it was a bit short, I wanted more.
Scott Brick is 5 star, as always!

  • Run Away

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,619
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,512
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502

You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you do the only thing a parent can do: you follow her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed.  Before you know it, both your family and your life are on the line.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's a nail biter!!!!

  • By shelley on 03-20-19

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

Another great read by the master storyteller. As always it was good. A little bit predictable in parts, but the all over story line was enjoyable.
As a parent it was a scary read, as it can happen so easily, and I am glad I don't have a girl.
Harlan Coben is always a good read

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Independence Day

  • A Dewey Andreas Novel
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,045
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,771

Dewey Andreas, former Delta and current intelligence agent, is sidelined. Still drowning in grief after the tragic murder of his fiancee, Dewey has seemingly lost his focus, his edge, and the confidence of his superiors. A high-level Russian hacker, known only as Cloud, is believed to be behind a series of major terror operations, and the mission is to capture and render Cloud harmless. At the same time, a backup team is sent after the only known associate of Cloud, a ballerina believed to be his girlfriend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth waiting almost a year for!Most Excellent 5*s

  • By shelley on 05-28-15

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

Dewey is great! Love how he saves the day, but his humour and character always comes through.
I didnt want it to end. Peter Hermann is the best narrator for this series, LOVE his Dewey voice!

  • Bloody Sunday

  • Dewey Andreas Series, Book 8
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,720
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703

Dewey Andreas, still reeling from recent revelations about his own past, is ready to retire from the CIA. But he's the only available agent with the skills to carry out the CIA's plan to stop North Korea, which has made a secret nuclear deal with Iran. The plan is to inject a singular designer poison into the head of the North Korean military and in exchange for the nuclear plans, provide him with the one existing dose of the antidote. But it goes awry when Dewey manages to inject a small amount of the poison into himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FANTASTIC!!

  • By shelley on 08-01-18

Excellent! Do not miss this one

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

I love it! Really great story line, kept you on the edge of your seat the entire time.
Wish it could really happen ......
Loved reading all the books in the Dewey Andres series one after the other, and now I have to wait a year for the next one, that is sad!
Narrator ok, but not the best, his Dewey voice is not nice.

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 55,214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,080

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Seattle blues on 08-17-18

Boring! Biggest load of rubbish I have ever read

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

I have not idea how this can be on Amazon's charts and at nr 1 for so long! It is the worst book I have read in my life!
I finished it because I kept on believing that something has to happen soon, because why will it be at nr 1? But that was a waste of 12 hours of my life I can never get back.
The descriptions of the scenery was good in places, but the story was so bad and so poorly thought out, I could have done so much more with the same characters, and I cannot write! The most action was in the last chapter.
Really, really, really bad!
Do not waste your time or your money with this.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Trap the Devil

  • Dewey Andreas, Book 7
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279

A group of some of the most powerful people in the government, the military, and the private sector has begun a brutal plan to quietly take over the reins of the US government. They've begun to remove the people who stand in their way - and replace them with their own sympathizers and puppets. They've already taken out the Speaker of the House - whose death was made to look like an accidental drowning - and the president and vice president are next.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jay Snyder show become familiar with nomenclatures

  • By Luke on 08-17-17

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

This book was a great follow up on First Strike, I didn't think it can get nay better, but it did! The plot and fast moving pieces keep you on the edge of you seat and I couldn't put it down.
The train ride was wild! All that fire power, some people were bound to get hurt!
Jay Snyder is great, but I didn't love his voice of Dewey as much as I love Peter Hermann's voice of Dewey.

  • First Strike

  • A Thriller
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,068
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,742
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,731

Deep within the Pentagon, a covert multibillion arms-for-influence program was created. The objective was to protect the United States and its allies from terrorist acts by secretly enabling a handpicked man to emerge as the most powerful leader in the Middle East. But the charismatic Tristan Nazir double-crosses America, twisting the program for his own violent ends to create ISIS. Now America is at great risk.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • His best book ever

  • By Sally E. Sasser on 07-08-16

Exceptional!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

I loved this book! The series is great but this one was the best! Dewey gets himself in and out of situations that could be real, and that makes it scary.
I love his humour and quirks.
Do not miss this one

  • Eye for an Eye

  • A Dewey Andreas Novel, Book 4
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,072
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,819
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,819

In Ben Coes' latest, Eye for an Eye, Dewey Andreas faces the toughest odds of his life as one of China's most powerful men has decided to do whatever he must to take down Dewey - and inflicts a horrifying loss. Andreas - former Army Ranger and Delta - is a man of great skills and cunning. His opponent, Fao Bhang, is ruthless, determined, and with no limit to the assets at his disposal. In this conflict, there are only two possible outcomes. And only one Dewey Andreas.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tops of the Dewey Andreas series so far!

  • By Book and Movie Lover on 07-22-13

Great read

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Sad but great read! I did think it was going to happen ... as it always does with these guys, but it was still good in the end. Lots of funny sayings and parts that I really enjoyed. Looking forward to the rest of the series