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  • No Such Thing As Werewolves

  • By: Chris Fox
  • Narrated by: Ryan Kennard Burke
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 707
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 704

A pyramid predating all known cultures appears without warning. Its discovery throws into question everything we know about the origins of mankind. Inside lies incredible technology, proof of a culture far more advanced than our own. Something dark lurks within, eager to resume a war as old as mankind. When it is unleashed it heralds the end of our species’ reign.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Canines Rule

  • By Tango on 02-15-15

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 03-27-15

Enjoyable story with excellent narration and many characters. Lots of splatter for the gore fans and plenty of fire power too.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Valhalla

  • By: Robert J. Mrazek
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,298
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,181
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,182

In remote, icy Greenland, ex-Air Force General Steven Macaulay helps lead an expedition to recover a lost World War II plane. Encased in ice below is a find that will astonish the world - a perfectly-preserved Viking ship, buried for nearly a thousand years, along with the frozen corpses of nine crewmen. Assembling the foremost Viking scholars, Macaulay tasks the gorgeous Lexy Vaughan to translate the ship’s markings - until her work is cut short when her colleagues are murdered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly enjoyable story from start to finish!

  • By Blue Dragonfly on 12-06-14

Overall a decent tale with interesting characters

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

Reviewed: 03-22-15

I like the narrator, he did an excellent job on the voices. The story was clear and clean with enough detail to make it realistic but not clutter it up.

10 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • The Forbidden Tomb

  • By: Chris Kuzneski
  • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
  • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

For nearly 2000 years, the legendary tomb of Alexander the Great -and the extraordinary riches concealed within - has remained undiscovered, but recent events may hold the key to locating the fabled vault. Only one team has what it takes to solve the mystery that has plagued historians for centuries.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The narrator escaped from Warner Bros

  • By Angela on 04-17-15

Surprisingly good!<br />

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

Reviewed: 02-20-15

The first book I have experienced by this author, I was fascinated by the intrigueing story line and the depth of the characters. The narrator did a superb job of portraying both male and female voices.

  • Hold Tight

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,395
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,309
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,294

Tia and Mike Baye never imagined they'd become the type of overprotective parents who spy on their kids. But their 16-year-old son, Adam, has been unusually distant lately, and after the suicide of his classmate, Spencer Hill they can't help but worry. They install a sophisticated spy program on Adam's computer, and within days they are jolted by a message from an unknown correspondent addressed to their son: "Just stay quiet and all safe."

Meanwhile, Betsy Hill is struck by a photo that appears to have been taken on the night of her son's death...and he wasn't alone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Maria on 06-25-08

Overrated. Save your credit.

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

Reviewed: 07-03-13

Would you try another book from Harlan Coben and/or Scott Brick?

Scott Brick's narration was OK, you could tell he was as bored with this one as I was.

Has Hold Tight turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, just the author. It's like betting at the $100 window at the race track and getting a $2 payoff. The story is weak and tying up the loose ends left me wondering if it was 2 stories patched together.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

The story moved at a glacial pace, was overly talky and lacked substance.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

It forced one to to look at the difficulty of raising teens, but that's not what I had hoped for, like maybe some suspense?

Any additional comments?

Yes, the author goes from one scene to the next without heads ups like chapter numbers or some form of transition to alert listeners.

  • Gone Tomorrow

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,932
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,669
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,665

In a novel that slams through one hairpin surprise after another, Lee Child unleashes a thriller that spans three decades and gnaws at the heart of America...and for Jack Reacher, a man who trusts no one and likes it that way, it's a mystery with only one answer the kind that comes when you finally get face-to-face and look your worst enemy in the eye.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Much ado/nothing

  • By Richard on 05-27-09

Excellent from start to finish

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

Reviewed: 02-01-13

What made the experience of listening to Gone Tomorrow the most enjoyable?

The first several pages got me hooked. This is definitely one of the best Lee Child has to offer.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Gone Tomorrow?

The start of this novel was quite amazing, there just was no way to predict what would happen next.

What about Dick Hill’s performance did you like?

He has the ability to get you involved with a story's characters. He can really capture the thrilling moments as well as the background narrative. The audio felt very real without being melodramatic.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

An unexplained suicide on the subway, Why? Reacher tracks down the answers with you hanging on to his coat tails on a spiraling ride to a conclusion that you can't even imagine.

Any additional comments?

I loved it

  • 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 19,402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,580
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,608

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.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Stephen “Political Hack and Intolerant” king.

  • By Troy L Carter MD on 08-07-18

Nothing New Here!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-10

A "small town" story as King himself admits. The characters a pure stereotypes and so predictable that I could skip way ahead and yes they did exactly as I thought they would. It also lacks a payoff ending (I skipped to it after listening to 2 full sections). I can't complain about the narrator though, he did a great job.

11 of 13 people found this review helpful