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  • Because She Loves Me

  • By: Mark Edwards
  • Narrated by: Napoleon Ryan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,602
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,428
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,428

When Andrew Sumner meets beautiful, edgy Charlie, he is certain his run of bad luck has finally come to an end. But as the two of them embark on an intense affair, Andrew wonders if his grasp on reality is slipping. Items go missing in his apartment. Somebody appears to be following him. And as misfortune and tragedy strike his friends and loved ones, Andrew is forced to confront the frightening truth.…

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Captivated for the first 90% and then lost me

  • By Heidi on 06-01-16

Good as Gone Girl.

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

Reviewed: 04-24-16

Lots of twists with a surprise ending. It's the kind of book that I didn't want to end.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • In the Company of Liars

  • By: David Ellis
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill and Susie Breck
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 22

In the Company of Liars is that rare animal - a truly original thriller, strikingly fresh and unpredictable. Told chronologically in reverse, from its enigmatic end to its brilliant beginning, it's centered around a woman on trial for murder - Allison Pagone, who is caught between competing forces, each represented by someone who may not care if the pressure kills her in the end.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stick with it, you are in for a treat.

  • By BrieLena on 08-28-09

What?

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-25-10

I don't know what the author was smoking when he wrote this. It is ridiculous and difficult to follow. Maybe it was written on a dare. I dare you to buy it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

  • The Millennium Series, Book 3
  • By: Stieg Larsson, Reg Keeland - translator
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,532
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,110

Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect.

  • By B.J. on 06-15-10

Can't put it down.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-03-10

This whole series is great. Listen to them in order. The reader is fantastic.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Black Marble

  • By: Joseph Wambaugh
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

He is a damned good cop -- a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle. She is his partner -- twice divorced, nursing a grudge against men, obsessed by the awful temptation of love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to put down

  • By Linda on 09-15-11

Really bad

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-17-10

Three hours into this book and you still don't know what it's about. Don't waste a credit on this one. Perhaps it's this writers style, but it sure wasn't for me.

4 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Presumed Innocent

  • By: Scott Turow
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,549
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,549

Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of crimes. Prosecutor Rusty Sabich is transformed from accuser to accused when he is handed an explosive case - that of the brutal murder of a woman who happens to be his former lover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Book, Gripping Entertainment!

  • By Glen on 04-16-10

Really good

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-15-10

This is a great listen, the reader is fantastic. Really keeps you wondering up until the very end. I thought this was a recent Turow book, but according the credits, has been out for many years. Highly recommend it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Under the Dome

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Raul Esparza
  • Length: 34 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,410
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,439

On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as "the dome" comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when - or if - it will go away.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best Stephen King I've Heard

  • By Scott on 02-10-10

Great Stephen King!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-24-09

34 hours and I didn't want it to end. Better than "The Stand".

19 of 22 people found this review helpful

  • Fifty Grand

  • A Novel of Suspense
  • By: Adrian McKinty
  • Narrated by: Paula Christensen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 730
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 372
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 364

An illegal immigrant is killed in a hit-and-run on a frozen mountain road in the town of Fairview, Colorado. No one is prosecuted for his death and his case is quietly forgotten. Six months later another illegal makes a treacherous run across the border, barely escaping with her life. She finds work as a maid and, secretly, begins to investigate the death of her father. But she isn't a maid, and she's not Mexican.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Anxiously Awaited

  • By David on 05-04-09

Lucy, you have some 'splainin to do

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-09

This book reminds me of why I avoid female readers. This reader sounds like Lucy Ricardo trying to sound like a man to fool Ricky. Her female voices speak with a lisp. The story was good but the author's previous books are great, read them in order.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Seventh Sacrament

  • The Rome Series: Book 5
  • By: David Hewson
  • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
  • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

It begins on one of Rome's least-known hills, the Aventino, in the public piazza fronting the mansion of the Knights of Malta. There, a curious keyhole to the knights' estate reveals an astonishing view, a direct line across the Tiber to the dome of St. Peters in the distance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 6 stars

  • By Vivian on 08-22-07

Whats happening?

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-09

I bought this book because I have actually looked through that keyhole in Rome while visiting my sister and thought it sounded interesting. I tried and tried to understand it and after a couple hours I still had no clue what this book is about and gave up on it. Maybe one day when I'm out of credits I'll give it another go.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Skull Session

  • By: Daniel Hecht
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 76

Despite his brilliance, Paul Skoglund hasn't held a steady job for years, partly because of his Tourette's syndrome, a neurological disorder that forces his body into wild swings and to blurt out words that are hilariously, often tragically, inappropriate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great enough for ME to review!

  • By David on 07-18-05

So far so good

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-22-07

I'm two thirds through this book and cannot put it down, I mean turn it off. I hope the ending doesn't disappoint me. I think it would make a great movie.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Hidden Empire: The Saga of Seven Suns, Book 1

  • By: Kevin J. Anderson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 20 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,937
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,796
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,808

An explosive new science fiction series by New York Times best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson, Hidden Empire is the first volume in The Saga of the Seven Suns, modeled after the Star Wars and X-Files universes. Anderson has become the foremost science fiction writer of the century, bringing to life vivid characters and worlds that delight his fans across the galaxy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen

  • By Anonymous User on 01-14-05

Ponderous.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-05

I couldn't make it through part one. This author is all over the universe describing different characters that I presume some hours later are going to have something to do with one another. I was bored to tears, after 5 plus hours there still isn't a defineable story. Don't waste a pick on this one like I did.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful