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  • The Border

  • The Cartel Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Don Winslow
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 29 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 541
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520

For over 40 years, Art Keller has been on the front lines of America's longest conflict: the War on Drugs. His obsession to defeat the world's most powerful, wealthy, and lethal kingpin - the godfather of the Sinaloa Cartel, Adan Barrera - has left him bloody and scarred, cost him people he loves, even taken a piece of his soul. Now Keller is elevated to the highest ranks of the DEA, only to find that in destroying one monster, he has created 30 more that are wreaking even more chaos and suffering in his beloved Mexico.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible ending to The Power of the Dog saga

  • By stuartjash on 02-28-19

Great story Great Narration but So Depressing

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

Reviewed: 03-18-19

Very well researched and written as we have come to expect from Mr. Winslow. Outstanding narration! Even though fiction it weaves a WAY TOO believable story in our present political climate! Overall a great listen BUT the “reality” is SOO DEPRESSING, as it was meant to be.
Well done Mr. Winslow and Mr. Porter!

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  • Angels Flight

  • A Harry Bosch Novel
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Peter Giles
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,403
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,930
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,946

An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive - and the dead man's enemies inside the L.A.P.D. are so numerous - that it falls to Harry to solve it. Now the streets are superheating. Harry's year-old Vegas marriage is unraveling. And the hunt for a killer is leading Harry to another high-profile L.A. murder case, one where every cop had a motive. The question is, did any have the guts?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Good Connelly!

  • By R. Pontiflet on 02-08-14

Series Ruined By Narration

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

Reviewed: 03-18-19

Why why WHY change narrators in the middle of a series??? And if you are forced to at least get someone SKILLED who can do the story justice! My wife and I both loved the first books in the series, BUT could not even finish this book. Despite Mr. Connelly’s writing skill it was intolerable!

  • Killer by Nature

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jan Smith
  • Narrated by: Angela Griffin, Robert James-Collier, Katherine Kelly, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,904
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10,925
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,884

Dr. Diane Buckley, a talented freelance forensic psychologist, is drafted in to examine a grisly murder – a body found in a children's playground. The murder carries all the hallmarks of one of her most famous incarcerated clients, 'The Playground Killer' (aka Alfred Dinklage). In a series of intimate 1:1 sessions, Buckley has to race against time to unpick the facts and delve into Dinklage's often manipulative, complicated mind to understand his past whilst striving to prevent further murders....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • glad it was free, sad I used a free credit.

  • By River on 03-02-19

“Jus Bludy Awful”

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

Reviewed: 02-15-19

So many things wrong here. Poorly written. The author tried to use too many subplots without the skill to pull any of them off. Hard to follow, illogical plot line, etc. the voice actors were ok but the sound production was AWFUL. Sounded as if recorded in a closet. Very poorly chosen music.
BOTTOM LINE: NOT EVEN WORTH THE TIME AS A FREE DOWNLOAD

  • Blueshift

  • By: Joshua Dalzelle
  • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 356

The members of the Polaris Project knew what they were giving up when they volunteered to fly to the star named Angel-21, but the allure of being the first explorers to leave the Solar System far outweighed the risks. As it turned out, the most dangerous thing they faced wasn't the mission, it was the homecoming. Eight hundred years have passed, and Earth is nothing like they thought it would be.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • An exploration of humanity's dark side

  • By Anonymous User on 07-17-18

HMMMM Not his best

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

Not real sure what to think. I am disappointed with this book but HOPING that it is just a lead in to a better story; one more in line with the quality of his previous books. Not that any of his books are very scientifically sound BUT them are believable. The timelines are all wrong in this one, that is whyI am hoping that will somehow be explained in the next book. Many things just aren’t right in this book.

  • Imperator

  • Galaxy's Edge Series
  • By: Jason Anspach, Nick Cole
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,726
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630

As a crumbling Galactic Republic falls to the relentless assault of a merciless foe, so begins the rise of an enigmatic emperor intent on saving a corrupt galaxy-spanning civilization from itself…and from something much darker that lies beyond the reaches of the known. Just as the reins of power fall into his iron-fisted grasp, an assassination attempt by a hidden cabal within his own inner circle jeopardizes every plan he has set in motion for his Dark Legion, his Imperial Navy, and his ultimate conquest of the stars. But the assassins have no idea who they're actually dealing with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love galaxys edge

  • By nicolas palacios on 10-25-18

Good Back story

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

Very enjoyable stand alone book. Interesting back story on Gauth Sullis. Excellent narration. Normally I do not like these “additions” to a series but this one was excellent and added to the overall story.

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  • Killing Floor

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,610
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,788
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,757

Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He's just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he's arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn't kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn't stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Even if you have it GET THIS ONE!!

  • By shelley on 10-30-15

Really disappointing

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

Reviewed: 01-05-19

Realize it was the first Reacher book BUT honestly it was awful!
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  • The Three Musketeers

  • By: Alexandre Dumas
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 779
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786

This historical romance, perhaps the greatest cloak-and-sword story ever, relates the adventures of four fictional swashbuckling heroes who served the French kings Louis XIII and Louis XIV. When the dashing young D'Artagnon arrives in Paris from Gascony, he becomes embroiled in three duels with the Three Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. But when he proves himself by fighting not against, but with, the Three Musketeers, they form a quick and lasting friendship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More fun than a classic is supposed to be!

  • By M. Faulkner on 06-21-13

A Classic

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

Reviewed: 01-01-19

A Classic book of course wonderfully written. More importantly with a book like this is the narration, which is wonderfully performed by Mr. Vance

  • The Brewer's Tale

  • A History of the World According to Beer
  • By: William Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Christopher Sutton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

The Brewer's Tale is a beer-filled journey into the past: the story of brewers gone by and one brave writer's quest to bring them - and their ancient, forgotten beers - back to life, one taste at a time. This is the story of the world according to beer, a toast to flavors born of necessity and place - in Belgian monasteries, rundown farmhouses, and the basement nanobrewery next door. So pull up a barstool and raise a glass to 5,000 years of fermented magic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good insights!

  • By Michael on 03-08-16

Probably better in print

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

So much detail and so many facts that this is a book likely better read than listened to.

  • The Coming Storm

  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Michael Lewis
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,534
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,493

Tornadoes, cyclones, tsunamis… Weather can be deadly – especially when it strikes without warning. Millions of Americans could soon find themselves at the mercy of violent weather if the public data behind lifesaving storm alerts gets privatized for personal gain. In his first Audible Original feature, New York Times best-selling author and journalist Michael Lewis delivers hard-hitting research on not-so-random weather data – and how Washington plans to release it. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why you shouldn't ignore the weather forecast

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 09-10-18

Ok for free book

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

Reviewed: 11-23-18

Interesting information, but no real conclusions made. Did not really get the point of the “lecture” but more informed for listening

  • Glass Houses

  • A Novel
  • By: Louise Penny
  • Narrated by: Robert Bathurst
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,029
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,779
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,768

When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead. From the moment its shadow falls over the village, Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of the Sûreté du Québec, suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose. Yet he does nothing. What can he do? Only watch and wait. And hope his mounting fears are not realized.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Anna on 09-05-17

One of the Best

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

Reviewed: 11-18-18

Beautifully written as always. Very contemporary subject and thought provoking on multiple levels. Ruth’s character seems to have grown in a great way. Much complexity definitely not just the “crazy old lady” for comic effect. I have enjoyed the evolution of all the characters really.
Mr. Bathurst did a much better job with the narration on this book. Perhaps I am growing more accustomed also but I hear his narration growing and maturing also as he makes these characters his. His talent was always clear but somehow this is the first of his narrations in the series that I felt him really OWNING them.
Great story, great narration, great entertainment