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  • The Demon in the Freezer

  • By: Richard Preston
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 818
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551

"This book will give you nightmares," cautions The New York Times. Richard Preston takes us inside the ongoing war against bioterrorism, investigating the anthrax attacks of October 2001 and the potential for a future bio-attack using smallpox or, worse yet, a new superpox virus resistant to all vaccines. "As exciting as the best thrillers, yet scarier by far, for Preston's pages deal with clear, present and very real dangers," says Publishers Weekly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty interesting listening in a horrific way

  • By S A on 09-19-03

The scariest book I've ever read

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

Reviewed: 09-13-17

Started listening to this book on the same night I watched the new Stephen Kings IT. What I feared when I went to bed was not the movie but what was in this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • No Country for Old Men

  • By: Cormac McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,462
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,474

Cormac McCarthy, best-selling author of National Book Award winner All the Pretty Horses, delivers his first new novel in seven years. Written in muscular prose, No Country for Old Men is a powerful tale of the West that moves at a blistering pace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Typical McCarthy: SUPERB

  • By David on 02-21-08

If you saw the movie...

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

I'm a big for of the movie No Country for Old Men and I was hoping there would be some additional back story if I went through the book. Well, I can say the reason the movie was so good is due to the movie following the book to a T. If you've seen the movie and want to read the same story again, it's a great read. If you're looking to expand the story after watching the movie, don't waste your time.

  • Sharpe's Trafalgar

  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
  • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 802
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593

A guttersnipe who has risen through the ranks of the British army, Ensign Sharpe is sailing home to England from his latest campaign against Napoleon. Anticipating an uneventful voyage, the dashing young maverick discovers the intriguing and very married Lady Grace Hale on board the Calliope. But just as he wins his way into her heart, the ship is fired upon and, suddenly, he finds himself in the thick of one of history's most spectacular incidents: the Battle of Trafalgar.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • No more Tull, PLEASE

  • By Randall on 11-30-10

Sharpe at sea

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

Sharpe finishes his campaign in India and heads home to Britain. If you like the Master and Commander Series by Patrick O'Brian and the Horatio Hornblower you'll enjoy this book being put into the mix. I appreciate that Cornwell explains some of the concepts of battle at sea and why they do things a particular way so land lubbers like me can understand.

1 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Tiger Tracks

  • The Classic Panzer Memoir
  • By: Wolfgang Faust
  • Narrated by: George Backman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 345

Wolfgang Faust was the driver of a Tiger I tank with the Wehrmacht Heavy Panzer Battalions, seeing extensive combat action on the Eastern Front in 1943-45. This memoir is his brutal and deeply personal account of the Russian Front's appalling carnage. Depicting a running tank engagement lasting 72 hours, Faust describes how his Tiger unit fought pitched battles in the snows of Western Russia against the full might of the Red Army.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Realistic I can't verify, but it's a fun read

  • By amazonbuyer2016 on 11-30-16

Realistic I can't verify, but it's a fun read

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

What is it like to be in a tank on the eastern front during WW2? I am not in the position to say how accurate the book is (the author even addresses this in the preface saying all these people doubting the accuracy of his story are a bunch of civilians) but I can say this book tells an exciting story.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Highwayman

  • A Longmire Story
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,037
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,016

When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as no-man's-land because of the lack of radio communication, she starts receiving "officer needs assistance" calls. The problem? They're coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half century ago.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best Walt and Henry Standing Bear tale yet

  • By Laurie A. Bobskill on 08-16-16

Well written but predictable

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

It's hard to write a mystery that stands out from the crowd. The audio book was easy to listen to but predictable.

  • The Disappearing Spoon

  • And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
  • By: Sam Kean
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,238

Reporter Sam Kean reveals the periodic table as it’s never been seen before. Not only is it one of man's crowning scientific achievements, it's also a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The infectious tales and astounding details in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, the arts, poison, and the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By James on 10-12-10

If you want to learn science through history...

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

If you like history and have an interest in brushing up on your science knowledge, it's a good book to listen to.

  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,392
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,710
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,647

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a work that I highly recommend

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 05-02-16

Fun but predictable

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

Reviewed: 11-05-16

I enjoyed the book however it was be same rehash of the alien storyline while changing a few tidbits of the story.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful