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  • The Lions of Lucerne

  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,976
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,956

On the snow-covered slopes of Utah, the unthinkable has just become a nightmarish reality: thirty Secret Service agents have been viciously executed and the vacationing president of the United States kidnapped by one of the most lethal terrorist organizations in the Middle East - the Fatah Revolutionary Council. But surviving agent and ex-Navy SEAL Scot Harvath doesn't believe the Fatah Revolutionary Council is responsible for the attack.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Scott Harvath

  • By Carol on 11-18-12

Non-stop action

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-28-17

This is a book that men and women who love fast-paced action will love. Not only is the story interesting, but the hero is smart, handsome, physically fit, and trained for battle. What more could you want?

  • Don't Let Me Go

  • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • Narrated by: Chris Chappell, Cassandra Morris
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,813
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,395
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,386

Former Broadway dancer and current agoraphobic Billy Shine has not set foot outside his apartment in almost a decade. He has glimpsed his neighbors--beautiful manicurist Rayleen, lonely old Ms. Hinman, bigoted and angry Mr. Lafferty, kind-hearted Felipe, and nine-year-old Grace and her former addict mother, Eileen. But most of them have never seen Billy. Not until Grace begins to sit outside on the building's front stoop for hours every day, inches from Billy's patio.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational and humbling and awesome.

  • By Michele on 11-08-15

What can I say?

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-24-17

Oh my goodness! The whine drove me nuts! Who in their right mind could like this book? Why would they rate it so highly? But it didn't take long for the characters to begin to bloom with personality and the story blossomed in my imagination. And I was intrigued with the possibility of apartment dwellers, who lived their own lives, beginning to care for each other, look after each other and help each other. It was sweet, sad, joyful, and endearing. Great listen!

  • The Little House

  • By: Virginia Lee Burton
  • Narrated by: Frances Kelley
  • Length: 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

A sturdy, well tended little house standing on a hill in the countryside watches the days, nights, and seasons come and go as the town around her grows and develops before her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My 4 year old LOVES this audiobook!

  • By Heather on 05-16-16

Grandson loves this

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-18-16

I think we have this book memorized! My grandson loves the voice of the reader, looking at the pictures and the story itself.

  • The Nightingale

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Polly Stone
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 42,348
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 38,354
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 38,301

Audie Award, Fiction, 2016. From the number-one New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannah’s next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road, Firefly Lane, Fly Away, and Winter Garden.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heroic & Harrowing Work Of Fiction

  • By Sara on 08-21-15

I absolutely adored this story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-24-15

The hardship of surviving in France during the Nazi rule was portrayed in a way that brought the story alive. Fear and hope, despair and love, were all painted with words that pulled the story together into a beautiful picture. It took me a little bit to get into the story, but once we were in France, I was hooked.

  • Blur, Book 1

  • The Blur Trilogy
  • By: Steven James
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,014
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 922
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 923

The isolated town of Beldon, Wisconsin, is shocked when a high school freshman’s body is found in Lake Algonquin. Just like everyone in the community, 16-year-old Daniel Byers believes that Emily Jackson’s death was accidental. But at her funeral, when he has a terrifying vision of her, his world begins to rip apart at the seams. Convinced that Emily’s appearance was more than just a mere hallucination, Daniel begins to look carefully into her death, even as he increasingly loses the ability to distinguish fantasy from reality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb mystery+great narration=fantastic audiobook

  • By Ann on 10-08-14

Nice mystery!

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-19-15

This book kept me guessing until the end. It even had a few surprises. I enjoyed the description of his feelings and how he perceived situations. It all felt believable.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129,641
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114,405
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114,264

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • The Girl on The Train

  • By BookReader on 12-30-15

Well crafted

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-15

The story kept bringing me back. I had to know what would happen next. The tone was a little meloncholy.

  • Impulse

  • By: Steven Gould
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,060
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063

Cent has a secret. She lives in isolation, with her parents, hiding from the people who took her father captive and tortured him to gain control over his ability to teleport, and from the government agencies who want to use his talent. Cent has seen the world, but only from the safety of her parents' arms. She's teleported more than anyone on Earth, except for her mother and father, but she's never been able to do it herself. Her life has never been in danger. Until the day when she went snowboarding without permission and triggered an avalanche. When the snow and ice thundered down on her, she suddenly found herself in her own bedroom.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Black mark on the series

  • By Alex on 01-30-14

Very enjoyable.

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-29-15

The story was well constructed. It began with the parents but the story mostly centered around the teen girl. The concept of "jumping" was fun and believable. I was sorry it ended.

  • The Curse of the Pharaohs

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 2
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,496
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,823
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,813

The sun rides high over the British Empire and the light still sparkles brightly in Amelia Peabody's eye as she returns for her second adventure in archaeology and romantic mystery as recounted in her lively journal, The Curse of the Pharaohs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Leanna on 04-20-11

Delightful!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-15

The narration was very believable, and easy to listen to. Some parts of the story I could figure out, but other aspects took me by surprise. The author captures the feel and the look of Egypt so beautifully. This was very enjoyable.