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  • Storm Front

  • By: Susan May Warren
  • Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

A tornado has destroyed a small Minnesota community and among the missing are not only a group of students but PEAK Rescue team leader Chet King. Ty Remington will stop at nothing to rescue his mentor, not even when the girl he loved - and lost - walks back into his life. But Brette needs his help more than he knows, despite her stubborn determination to push him away. And when he gets a second chance, loving her just might cost him more than he can imagine. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Beautiful Story of Love & Redmption

  • By Patiotoole on 05-01-18

HATE the singing!!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-18

Great story, but cringed every time the reader decided to sing. Different songs, all the same tune...even Amazing Grace. I will not listen to any more books with her singing in them. NOT necessary. And not worth having to listen to.

  • The Kremlin Conspiracy

  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,170

Everything he learned to protect the president, he must use to take out theirs. With an American president distracted by growing tensions in North Korea and Iran, an ominous new threat is emerging in Moscow. A czar is rising in the Kremlin, a Russian president feverishly consolidating power, silencing his opposition, and plotting a brazen and lightning-fast military strike that could rupture the NATO alliance and bring Washington and Moscow to the brink of nuclear war. But in his blind spot is the former U.S. Secret Service agent, Marcus Ryker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding thriller

  • By DIANE M TINKLE on 03-12-18

Horrible Ending!

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

Reviewed: 06-21-18

I love Joel’s books...and this one was excellent...UNTIL the ending. If there was another book out right now that I could go buy, then perhaps this was OK. But to leave it unresolved like this was horrible. Not at all fair to the reader.

  • Rescue Me

  • Montana Rescue, Book 2
  • By: Susan May Warren
  • Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

When Deputy Sam Brooks commits to something, nothing can sway him - not just on the job as liaison between the Mercy Falls sheriff's department and PEAK Rescue but in his private life. He's the one who stuck around to take care of his mother after his father's accidental death. And he's the one - perhaps the only one - who believes Sierra Rose is the perfect girl for him. Safe, practical, and organized, she's nothing like her hippie, impulsive, bleeding heart sister, Willow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • couldn't put it down.

  • By Bonnie Olive on 05-19-18

Way too much romance

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

Reviewed: 03-02-18

The story overall was good, but the dragging on of the romance plot was boring and took away from the story. They could have done the same relationships without all the blah. In addition, the narrator singing is just awful! Seriously? Same tune, same voice, same melody for every song (this especially include the book before). Too. Much! You’re ruining what could have been an excellent book with the plot line it had.

  • Threads of Suspicion

  • By: Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485

With the public eye fixed on the governor's new Missing Persons Task Force, Detective Evie Blackwell and her new partner, David, are under pressure to produce results. While they investigate two missing persons cases in Chicago, Evie and David's conviction that justice is truly possible for all will be tested to the limit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another great book christian book

  • By Martha on 05-08-17

Put us to sleep!

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

Reviewed: 08-01-17

I love Dee Henderson books...but the reader on this one is awful! She lulls you in to sleep. We are on chapter 7 and have threatened to just give up on the book several times, but don't want to waste our money. We have no idea where they are going with this story, and the reader holds on to everyyyyy singleeeeee wooooooord. I don't know if we'll get any further or not. We listen to books when driving to town (45 minutes away), and have turned it off several times while driving because it is literally putting us to sleep. Ugh!

  • Against All Odds

  • Heroes of Quantico
  • By: Irene Hannon
  • Narrated by: Stevie Ray Dallimore
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343

RITA Award winner Irene Hannon has also won the Holt Medallion for her romantic suspense. In this pulse-pounding thriller, the White House orders elite FBI operator Evan Cooper to secure Monica Callahan from a terrorist threat. But since Monica refuses all calls from her senior diplomat father, she sees no need for his round-the- clock protection—until a chilling “message” leaves no doubt.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series

  • By Sarah S. on 10-21-17

Great story, terrible performance

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

Reviewed: 02-01-17

We like to listen to books while driving. This guy is like listening to a monotone teacher. Kept having to quit listening because we were falling asleep. That has never happened!

  • Edge of Evil

  • By: J. A. Jance
  • Narrated by: Kristen Kairos
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150

The end of her high-profile broadcasting career came too soon for TV journalist Alison Reynolds - bounced off the air by executives who wanted a "younger face". With a divorce from her cheating husband of 10 years also pending, there is nothing keeping her in L.A. any longer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Edge of Evil

  • By Heather on 12-16-09

Story good. Too much blogging

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

Reviewed: 02-01-17

The story itself was good. The reader, excellent. But the insertion of the blogging was just tiresome. We've read a lot of her books, but if this is how the series of Ali continues, we're done right here. Way. Too. Much.

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  • The First Hostage

  • J. B. Collins, Book 2
  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: David deVries
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,501
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,361
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,355

The president of the United States...is missing." With these words, New York Times journalist J. B. Collins, reporting from the scene of a devastating attack by ISIS terrorists in Amman, Jordan, puts the entire world on high alert. The leaders of Israel and Palestine are critically injured, Jordan's king is fighting for his life, and the U.S. president is missing and presumed captured.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story!

  • By Susanna on 03-03-16

Who wrote this???

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

Reviewed: 04-28-16

I LOVE Joel Rosenberg books! I ordered this before it came out, but because of some things happening in our lives, we couldn't listen until now. What happened?
Most of the book was up to his standards, but as it got closer to the end, it got worse and worse. So unrealistic! I have nothing to do with the military, I am not a rocket scientist, but even to me, all the fighting scenes at the end of the book were almost like a cartoon...it was elementary. I figured out things far ahead of the so called experts in the book. ( It didn't take much) And when the president was found, after being tortured, starved, beaten, etc....when he can't even stand,... He gets on the phone and declares in a booming voice, "I AM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ". ??? There were other similar things that happened. Frankly, it was all I could do not to turn off the book several chapters before the ending.
I'd like to think it had something to do with your moving or just being busy with all that is going on in the world today. I'm so sorry, Joel, but this one just didn't make it...

  • Cape Refuge

  • Cape Refuge Series #1
  • By: Terri Blackstock
  • Narrated by: Rene Rodman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 382
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307

When Thelma and Wayne Owens are found murdered in the warehouse where they held their church services, their son-in-law, Jonathan, is arrested for the crime - but his wife, Morgan, and her sister, Blair, as well as Thelma and Wayne's daughters, are confident that he didn't do it and set out to find the real killer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I'd love to say I loved this.. but...

  • By Nancy on 08-16-12

Lots of twists and turns

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

Reviewed: 08-22-14

If you could sum up Cape Refuge in three words, what would they be?

Suspenseful, non-predictable, who-dun-it

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

The narrators voice was a bit whiney or something. Not that pleasant to listen to, but overall, she did a good job changing characters.

Any additional comments?

It was easy to keep having ideas who might have done it, but all the way through, the author deftly led us on different paths so you were never sure.