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  • The Christmas Train

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Tim Matheson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,754
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,306
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,312

Disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon must get from Washington to L.A. in time for Christmas. Forced to take the train across the country because of a slight "misunderstanding" at airport security, he begins a journey of self-discovery and rude awakenings, mysterious goings-on and thrilling adventures, screwball escapades and holiday magic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • On A Whim For Fun

  • By Patti on 09-25-07

A Sweet Christmas Story!

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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: 12-13-18

This story is not a dry rerun of a Christmas tale! Tim Matheson does a great job reading life into each of the characters, and I am so glad it is mine! I will be listening to this a lot more during the Season!!

  • Thunderhead

  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,396
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,386

Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written 16 years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently. In it her father, long believed dead, hints at a fantastic discovery that will make him famous and rich - the lost city of an ancient civilization that suddenly vanished a thousand years ago. Now Nora is leading an expedition into a harsh, remote corner of Utah's canyon country, but what she unearths will be the newest of horrors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brain Candy

  • By Leesa Morrow on 08-31-10

A Very Good Story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-29-18

The story started out a little slow, but quickly picked up speed. The reader knows how to bring each character to life!

  • Sarek

  • Star Trek Pocket Books, Book 69
  • By: A. C. Crispin
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284

Spock's mother, Amanda Grayson, is dying, and Spock returns to the planet Vulcan where he and Sarek enjoy a rare moment of rapprochement. But just as his wife's illness grows worse, duty calls Sarek away, once again sowing the seeds of conflict between father and son. Yet soon Sarek and Spock must put aside their differences and work together to foil a far-reaching plot to destroy the Federation, a plot that Sarek has seen in the making for nearly his entire career.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Masterful Characterization

  • By Troy on 06-18-15

Live long and prosper.

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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: 10-26-18

I read this story years ago....and I cried at the end. I just finished listening to this story on Audible....and I cried at the end. You will learn about the character of Sarek in a way that makes him come alive in your head and heart. It is one of THE best written books about Spock, Sarek and the Vulcans in general. A great read (or a great listen) for the Trekkie in all of us!!

  • Jurassic Park

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,504
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,055
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,038

Audie Award, Science Fiction, 2016. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them - for a price.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • CHAOS THEORY

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

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: 06-26-18

First of all, the book is always better than the movie they make from it. Books go into a lot more detail. I am not going to give anything away. I love the Jurassic Park movies, all 3 of them. But this book has topped them! Scott Brick is a great reader too.

  • Twelve Slays of Christmas

  • A Christmas Tree Farm Mystery
  • By: Jacqueline Frost
  • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

When Holly White's fiancé cancels their Christmas Eve wedding with less than two weeks to go, Holly heads home with a broken heart. Lucky for her, home in historic Mistletoe, Maine is magical during Christmastime - exactly what the doctor prescribed. Except her plan to drown her troubles in peppermints and snickerdoodles is upended when local grouch and president of the Mistletoe Historical Society, Margaret Fenwick, is bludgeoned and left in the sleigh display at Reindeer Games, Holly's family tree farm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Delightful Christmas Treat

  • By Beatrice on 10-15-17

Twelve Slays of Christmas

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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: 03-14-18

The best mystery I have heard in a long time. If you want a good read, or listen, I highly recommend this book!! The reader is awesome in bringing life into each character.

  • The Whole Enchilada: A Novel of Suspense

  • Goldy Bear Culinary Mysteries, Book 17
  • By: Diane Mott Davidson
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 627
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559

>Goldy Schulz knows her food is to die for, but she never expects one of her best friends to actually keel over when she's leaving a birthday party Goldy has catered. At first, everyone assumes that all the fun and excitement of the party, not to mention the rich fare, did her in. But what looks like a coronary turns out to be a generous serving of cold-blooded murder. And the clever culprit is just getting cooking. When a colleague - a woman who resembles Goldy - is stabbed, and Goldy is attacked outside her house, it becomes clear that the popular caterer is the main course on a killer menu.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST book in the entire series.

  • By ChihuahuaMomma on 09-07-13

Kept me guessing!

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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: 10-01-17

Oh my goodness! Not to often that I get choked up by a story! I love all of the Goldy books but this one is the best I have listened to! This book actually had me wanting to cry at the end....and NOT in tears of sadness!

  • Fatally Flaky

  • By: Diane Mott Davidson
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 430
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 228

It's been a long, rainy summer for Goldy Schulz, who is engaged in planning wedding receptions for what seems to be all of Aspen Meadow. It's bad enough that Billie Attenborough, the bride from hell, wants to move the location to the Gold Gulch Spa just a scant two days before tying the knot to her doctor fiance. Then Doc Finn, best friend of Goldy's godfather Jack, is killed when his car tumbles into a ravine. But Jack thinks Doc was murdered because of research he was doing at the spa....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Goldie is fun, and fun is all you get

  • By K.D. Keenan on 06-14-09

Unnecessary Music

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

Reviewed: 09-07-17

I DID NOT like the music that was at the beginning and end of every chapter. The music was not in the other stories, and I really hope it is not in the last two books. I think it would be different if music had been a part of the rest of the series. I loved the story! Goldy sure knows how to get into trouble! Love the stories and the characters....just not the music.

  • Philomel Cottage

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

The recently married Alix Martin is obsessed with a recurring dream of her new husband's murder. Each time she can see the murderer clearly, and it's the mild-mannered man she had previously been engaged to, taking his revenge. But, what's worse is that at the end of the dream she thanks the murderer. Perplexed, Alix tries to calm herself by spending time in the garden of her picturesque cottage. But her gardener confuses her further by wishing her well on her trip to London - a trip which Alix knows nothing about. Now Alix is scared: Is the gardener imagining things, or is she?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short, Yet Entertaining!

  • By Lady M on 11-06-14

Beautiful little story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-17

A very different type of short story by my favorite author, Agatha Christie. 😊