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  • The Wedding Guest

  • An Alex Delaware Novel
  • By: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,028
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 941
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 935

LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the details of a crime, Delaware can decipher the darkest intents driving the most vicious of perpetrators. And there’s no better place for the doctor’s analytical skills to shine than a rowdy hall full of young men and women intoxicated on life and lust...and suddenly faced with the specter of death.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Preposterous Plot

  • By wisconsinclark on 02-08-19

Boring. Confusing. ScAttered.

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

Reviewed: 04-11-19

Not worth reading. Too bad. Was a fan. Too much blabber. Not enough of anything that made sense.

  • Long Road to Mercy

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Kyf Brewer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,243
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,601
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,562

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Catch a tiger by its toe. It's seared into Atlee Pine's memory: the kidnapper's chilling rhyme as he chose between six-year-old Atlee and her twin sister, Mercy. Mercy was taken. Atlee was spared. She never saw Mercy again. Three decades after that terrifying night, Atlee Pine works for the FBI. She's the lone agent assigned to the Shattered Rock, Arizona resident agency, which is responsible for protecting the Grand Canyon. So when one of the Grand Canyon's mules is found stabbed to death at the bottom of the canyon - and its rider missing - Pine is called in to investigate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Damn, Baldacci is good!

  • By Wayne on 11-14-18

The worst of the worst.

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

Only in the first quarter of this excuse for a book. I don’t think Baldacci wrote it. Not his style at all. More like a poor Patterson on a bad day. The female reader
Is awful and annoying to listen to. Perhaps a ghost writer or earlier works? Not David. No no no
Characters are thrown in out of the blue. Nothing works with this book. I’ve read all of his works and this is not one of them. Sorry. I did love his writing but am not sure I want to invest in another one.

  • Triple Homicide

  • From the Case Files of Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women's Murder Club
  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, James O. Born
  • Narrated by: Ty Jones, Kate Russell, Danny Mastrogiorgio
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 757
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 664
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 661

James Patterson's greatest detectives together for the first time! Three electrifying thrillers with Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women's Murder Club. Detective Cross: An Alex Cross Story - An anonymous caller has promised to set off deadly bombs in Washington, DC. A cruel hoax or the real deal? The Medical Examiner: A Women's Murder Club Story - A woman checks into a hotel room and entertains a man who is not her husband. Manhunt: A Michael Bennett Story - Someone attacked the Thanksgiving Day Parade directly in front of Michael Bennett and his family. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible Trio

  • By Mindie on 08-10-18

The worst ever

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

Awful. Sure Patterson didn’t write it and if he did he needs to retire v

  • King and Maxwell

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,222
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,757

It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father...after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Michelle to solve the mystery surrounding his father. But their investigation quickly leads to deeper, more troubling questions. Could Tyler's father really still be alive? What was his true mission? Could Tyler be the next target? Sean and Michelle soon realize that they've stumbled on to something bigger and more treacherous than anyone could have imagined.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Come on guys, lighten up! This was a good book!

  • By JR Parrow on 11-27-13

Want more

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

Reviewed: 07-29-17

I've gone through all of his series and am now in withdrawal. When will the next book come out. I don't care which of the series it attaches to.
I'd love to see some join forces. King & Maxwell and the camel club for example. Awesome.

  • Crazy House

  • By: James Patterson, Gabrielle Charbonnet
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 783
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 716
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 717

Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on Death Row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut her mouth...but Becca's never been very good at either. Her sister, Cassie, was always the perfect twin. Becca's only hope is that her twin sister will find her. That perfect little priss Cassie will stop following the rules and start breaking them before it's too late.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Patterson or Steven King ?

  • By donnacdavis on 05-30-17

Meant for kids or challenged adults

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

Reviewed: 05-26-17

Should have been a warning. Will think twice before ordering any more Patterson books. Either he is getting stale or his ghost writer has a problem

9 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Fix

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,164
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,139

Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker's extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter - a family man with a successful consulting business - and his victim, a schoolteacher.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Where is Ron Mcclarty?

  • By jason adams on 04-28-17

Very predictable

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

Reviewed: 04-23-17

If you've read the Camel Clubs #6 book. You will have no trouble guessing the middle and end. The same twists.
Disappointed.

  • Deliver Us from Evil

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
  • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,093
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,924
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,934

In South America a 96-year-old man of great wealth reads a book late one night and an hour later he lies dead in his bed, the secrets of his past starkly revealed. Six months later another mystery man lies dead at the bottom of his pool in a villa in Provence. This time, however, there's a witness at the scene: Shaw, the shadowy operative from The Whole Truth who barely escapes with his life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Why Not Five Stars?

  • By Eva Gannon on 05-16-10

Great as usual

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

Reviewed: 03-12-17

Is this a series with shaw? If so please email me so I can order the rest. Great characters!!!!!!

  • Never Never

  • By: James Patterson, Candice Fox
  • Narrated by: Federay Holmes
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,210
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,979
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,974

Harry Blue is the top sex crimes investigator in her department. She's a seasoned pro who's seen it all. But even she didn't see this coming: her own brother arrested for the grisly murders of three beautiful young women. Harry's been sent to a makeshift town in a desolate landscape - a world full of easy money, plenty of illegal ways to spend it, and a ragtag collection of transient characters who thrive on the fringes of society.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Extreme amount of cussing. Was good storyline.

  • By 👑SaraW on 01-30-17

Horrible

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

Reviewed: 01-28-17

The worst book I've ever listened to. It is not in English. Could not understand a word she said with her heavy accent. She should NOT be a reader. Also. One if not the worst of Patterson. Won't read him any more if this is a sample of what he is putting out now. Maybe it's not him doing the writing!!!!!

19 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Orchid

  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

Blood Orchid is the third adventure of one of Stuart Woods' most engaging characters, Chief of Police Holly Barker. This time out, Holly is trying to get her life back together after the shattering loss of her fiancé. With the help of her wily Doberman, Daisy, and her father, Ham, she throws herself back into the job with a vengeance. At a local restaurant, Holly and Ham meet a gentleman new to the area, rich and dapper developer Ed Shine, who has found an evocative name for both his favorite flower and his latest real-estate venture: the "Blood Orchid".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Black widow

  • By teddysunflower on 01-08-19

Great

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

Reviewed: 12-08-16

When is the next one in the series. Like it better than Stone Barrington series.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sex, Lies & Serious Money

  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 494

Fresh off the runway at Teterboro, Stone Barrington arrives home to find an unexpected new client on his doorstep, anxiously soliciting his help. But everything is not as it seems when the client reveals the true nature - and value - of his recent turn of fortune. From luxury New York high-rises to the sprawling New Mexico desert, his client is pursued from all angles...and Stone quickly learns that easy money isn't always so easy.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • The Stone Barrington series should end

  • By JR on 11-01-16

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 11-04-16

Where is the rest of the story????
There were several different story lines most of which just seemed to drop off. What happened to the characters???? I'm thinking you are saving them for a sequel. I hope so because if not , the ending (wherever) it is, is much too weak, not finished. You left no one to torment stone. You left Dino up in the air. What about the connection between the brother and former cell mate Curly???? Please finish this book!