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  • The Deaths of Tao

  • Tao, Book 2
  • By: Wesley Chu
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

The sequel to The Lives of Tao. The Prophus and the Gengix are at war. For centuries they have sought a way off-planet, guiding humanity's social and technological development to the stage where space travel is possible. The end is now in sight, and both factions have plans to leave the Earth, but the Gengix method will mean the destruction of the human race. That's a price they're willing to pay. It's up to Roen and Tao to save the world. Oh, dear...

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but the first one was better.

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-03-19

Good but the first one was better.

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Was a little long and drawn out for me, though this is maybe to set it up for the last book in this trilogy.

  • The Rise of Io

  • By: Wesley Chu
  • Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
  • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Ella Patel, thief, con-artist and smuggler, is in the wrong place at the wrong time. One night, she happens upon a man and woman being attacked. The man freezes, leaving the woman to fight off five attackers at once, before succumbing. As she dies, to both Ella and the man's surprise, the sparkling light that rises from the woman enters Ella, instead of the man. She soon realizes she's been inhabited by Io, a low-ranking Quasing. Now Ella must help the alien presence to complete her mission.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-02-19

Loved it!!

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

Love this it was great in every aspect. The performance was excellent and the story was captivating and well written. I loaded this on audibles suggestion and I was very pleased.

  • Free the Darkness

  • King's Dark Tidings, Book 1
  • By: Kel Kade
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 903
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 862
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 860

Raised and trained in seclusion at a secret fortress on the edge of the northern wilds of the Kingdom of Ashai, a young warrior called Rezkin is unexpectedly thrust into the outworld when a terrible battle destroys all that he knows. With no understanding of his life’s purpose and armed with masterful weapons mysteriously bestowed upon him by a dead king, Rezkin must travel across Ashai to find the one man who may hold the clues to his very existence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshingly excellent!

  • By Aaron on 02-10-16

Lack of depth. Hard to listen too.

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

Reviewed: 16-01-19

Struggling to make my way through this. Poor pronunciation and lack of strong female characters.

  • Skyward

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
  • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,516
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,430
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,431

Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race is trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient ship, she realizes this dream might be possible - assuming she can repair the ship, navigate flight school, and (perhaps most importantly) persuade the strange machine to help her. Because this ship, uniquely, appears to have a soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a fun story - highly recommended

  • By TomzMullen on 18-12-18

Excellent all round.

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

Loved it and well suited narration. Absolutely fantastic. Definetly one of the best audio books I've ever heard.

  • The Shadow of What Was Lost

  • The Licanius Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: James Islington
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 25 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,532
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,431

It has been 20 years since the end of the war. The dictatorial Augurs - once thought of almost as gods - were overthrown and wiped out during the conflict, their much-feared powers mysteriously failing them. Those who had ruled under them, men and women with a lesser ability known as the Gift, avoided the Augurs' fate only by submitting themselves to the rebellion's Four Tenets.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The tag line says it all...almost

  • By Mike on 07-07-15

excellent

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

Reviewed: 27-09-18

loved this a really good listen and enjoyable. Kept me listening all day. Performance was excellent and kept me gripped.

  • The Left Hand of God

  • By: Paul Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 658

The Sanctuary of the Redeemers is a vast and desolate place - a place without joy or hope. Most of its occupants were taken there as boys and for years have endured the brutal regime of the Lord Redeemers whose cruelty and violence have one singular purpose - to serve in the name of the One True Faith. In one of the Sanctuary's vast and twisting maze of corridors stands a boy. He is perhaps fourteen or fifteen years old - he is not sure and neither is anyone else.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling

  • By Robyn on 18-07-11

Voice of the reader, main character mismatch.

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

Reviewed: 02-04-18

I felt Strongly that the reader was a mismatched voice. The main character is a young man, the reader has a much more mature voice. Making the main character sound off. The vocalisation, made me fade in and out of a book I enjoyed reading previously. Even though I have bought the other 2 on audible that I haven't read. I'm unsure I'll want to listen to them. The story is good, but I feel the vocals have made me rate it lower than I was expecting.