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  • Pet Sematary

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Michael C. Hall
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,727
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,245

When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic, rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to be true. Yet despite Ludlow's tranquility, there's an undercurrent of danger that lingers...like the graveyard in the woods near the Creeds' home, where generations of children have buried their beloved pets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIS is what Audible was made for!

  • By Nate_D on 04-03-18

Better than the movie

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

Dexter aka Michael C Hall killed it!!! Must read if you have or haven’t seen the movie. Finally they done it..

  • Usher's Passing

  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello
  • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 122

Ever since Edgar Allan Poe looted a family's ignoble secret history for his classic story "The Fall of the House of Usher", living in the shadow of that sick dynasty has been an inescapable scourge for generations of Usher descendants. But not for horror novelist Rix Usher. Years ago he fled the isolated family estate of Usherland in the menacing North Carolina hills to pursue his writing career. He promised never to return. But his father's impending death has brought Rix back home to assume the role of Usher patriarch - and face his worst fears.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Usher’s Passing: Enjoyable McCammon Novel

  • By B.E.P. on 07-09-18

Wow!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-21-18

Great book!! Loved it every step of the way.. This book is a never turn it off type of book. Thanks Robert

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • West Cork

  • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22,156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,786
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19,783

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ENTERTAINING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • By Ann on 02-13-18

The 20 year case

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-18

25 years of who is the killer? And by the end of the book I still don’t know. Great book and really good investigating. A horrible story for the family and in some sense Ian Bailey. A must read and I’ll definitely follow for years to come.

  • Fools and Mortals

  • A Novel
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254

In the heart of Elizabethan England, Richard Shakespeare dreams of a glittering career in one of the London playhouses, a world dominated by his older brother, William. But he is a penniless actor, making ends meet through a combination of a beautiful face, petty theft, and a silver tongue. As William's star rises, Richard's onetime gratitude is souring, and he is sorely tempted to abandon family loyalty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • TRULY astounding narration!

  • By Clayton on 01-14-18

Great read!!

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

Reviewed: 05-04-18

This book took me back to my childhood!! A look back at the best plat writer ever as his brother tells it. The book seems so real and I could see this life for an actor/player in the 1500’s now this is a different side to Bernard Cornwell but I loved it... but I’ve read every Cornwell book and I love them too...

  • Red Sparrow

  • A Novel
  • By: Jason Matthews
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,730
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,785
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,758

Drafted against her will to become a "Sparrow" - a trained seductress in the service, Russian intelligence officer Dominika Egorova is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a first-tour CIA officer who handles the CIA's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers, trained in their respective spy schools, collide in a charged atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and inevitably, a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction that threatens their careers and the security of America's valuable mole in Moscow.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Spy Novel (with a few quirks)

  • By Aaron on 01-12-14

Wow!!! The movie can’t touch this.

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

Reviewed: 02-27-18

What a great spy story made for the big screen. Sexy, funny, cleaver and action packed. This is a second read type of book I didn’t want it to end.

  • The Millionaire Booklet

  • By: Grant Cardone
  • Narrated by: Grant Cardone
  • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,881
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,334
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,302

The Millionaire Booklet was created for you to keep close to you until you become a millionaire. The eight steps Grant lays out are in a very simple-to-understand language that will allow you to get started today in creating the money you deserve. Let's face it, your parents didn't teach you how to get rich and the schools and colleges don't even talk about it. At a time when more and more people are slipping out of the middle class into poverty, more people are becoming rich.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Grant is awesome - but don't bother with this one

  • By GLS on 07-26-16

Go get it!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-01-18

I’m a car guy taking advice from one of the best car guys.... this really hits home at this point in my life.. Thanks GC

  • A Column of Fire

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 30 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,307
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,585
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,558

In 1558 the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, high principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious divide sweeping across the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Follett is a Master Storyteller

  • By Charles Atkinson on 10-11-17

Can't miss series!!

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

Reviewed: 09-27-17

Ken Follett has done it again but bigger and better. If you love Queen Elizabeth and the Golden Age you will love Ned Willard and the cast from Kingsbridge. Must read!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Agincourt

  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Charles Keating
  • Length: 16 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,411
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417

Young Nicholas Hook is dogged by a curse, haunted by what he has failed to do and banished for what he has done. A wanted man in England, he is driven to fight as a mercenary archer in France, where he finds two things he can love: his instincts as a fighting man, and a girl in trouble. Together they survive the notorious massacre at Soissons, an event that shocks all Christendom. With no options left, Hook heads home to England, where his capture means certain death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By Andrew on 01-25-09

Based on True events

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-17

From start to finish this is a great book and to believe the odds the English soldiers were against is unimaginable. The battle of Agincourt has went down as one of the greats but the story of young Thomas Hook and his new love is what makes this book go.

  • Camino Island

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,978
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,776
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,745

Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them, and a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for - all in one long summer on Camino Island.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Grisham wrote this?

  • By Dan on 06-13-17

Bruce is the man!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-24-17

All I can picture is George Clooney as Bruce and then let shell game begin. Grisham kills it every time and Camino Island is a great switch up from his usual lawyer suspense novels. Good and funny book.

  • World Gone By

  • A Novel
  • By: Dennis Lehane
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 588
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 518
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 519

Ten years have passed since Joe Coughlin's enemies killed his wife and destroyed his empire, and much has changed. Prohibition is dead, the world is at war again, and Joe's son, Tomas, is growing up. Now the former crime kingpin works as a consigliore to the Bartolo crime family, traveling between Tampa and Cuba, his wife's homeland.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great fabulous

  • By Carol on 03-16-15

We need more!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-04-17

What a great twist and a unbelievable ending. Hours after I read the book I was sad. Now that's a great series