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Kieran Horgan

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  • Bandit Country

  • SAS Operation
  • By: Peter Corrigan
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

South Armagh, 1989: cheering mobs stand over the body of a British soldier. He is the ninth to have been killed by the so-called Border Fox, an IRA sniper whose activities have helped make this area of the United Kingdom the most feared killing ground in Western Europe. The British government is determined to break the tightly knit South Armagh Brigade of the IRA before more lives are lost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome !!! You

  • By Woodster on 25-11-16

No need for anti Irish rubbish

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

Reviewed: 15-10-18

I am a British citizen of Irish decent, I enjoy SAS story but the moment I heard Northern Ireland, I stopped listening to this book. Now it may say at the end that there was wrong on both sides, but it will provoke people from both sides. I went to the last chapter so I could leave my review , when I did I heard the commanding officer say I don’t know why there’s such hatred in Ireland. It’s because of the terrible way the English treated the Irish. I would not recommend this book but

  • The Long Goodbye

  • By: Raymond Chandler
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

Down-and-out drunk Terry Lennox has a problem: his millionaire wife is dead and he needs to get out of LA fast. So he turns to his only friend in the world: Philip Marlowe, Private Investigator. He's willing to help a man down on his luck, but later, Lennox commits suicide in Mexico and things start to turn nasty. Marlowe finds himself drawn into a sordid crowd of adulterers and alcoholics in LA's Idle Valley, where the rich are suffering one big suntanned hangover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to find a better crime fiction audiobook

  • By Andy on 27-09-16

Great story and great characters

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

I enjoyed the story, with really interesting characters. It was a great story that I never got the story right up to the last chapter. My only problem was with the narrator, half way through characters talking his voice would change. This made a bit difficult to tell if it was still the same character talking . Having said that I still really enjoyed this book and I am sure I will listen to more Raymond chandler.

  • Sticks and Stones

  • A Trek Novel
  • By: Robert Jeschonek
  • Narrated by: Alison Pitt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Once upon a galaxy, a spaced-out writer launched a novel exploring a starry saga set in a universe much like a certain trek we know and love. Here, for the first time, you can experience this voyage into trekkerness. The names are new, but you might recognize the drama and excitement of an epic encounter aboard the star cruiser Exogenesis as it pioneers humanity's journey to greatness among the stars.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It Trek but not as I know it

  • By Kieran Horgan on 25-07-18

It Trek but not as I know it

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

Reviewed: 25-07-18

This is a good story but it’s not stat fleet, it’s Astro fleet. They don’t use phasers they used emanator pistols . There is a member of the crew who is logical and stronger than human but she is not Vulcan but Herveston (sorry for the spelling) . The ships don’t travel at warp but G2 or Grav 2. It would also be useful to know what century this book is set in , weather it’s before or after Kirk. Having said all that I enjoyed this book.

  • Architects of Infinity

  • By: Kirsten Beyer
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 30

As the Federation starship Voyager continues to lead the Full Circle Fleet in its exploration of the Delta Quadrant, Admiral Kathryn Janeway remains concerned about the Krenim Imperium and its ability to rewrite time to suit its whims. At Captain Chakotay's suggestion, however, she orders the fleet to focus its attention on a unique planet in a binary system where a new element has been discovered. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • When is the next book coming out?

  • By Steve Roberts (AKA MidNiteShadow7) on 30-03-18

Very enjoyable story with a Dr that really ticked me off

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

Reviewed: 24-06-18

This was a very enjoyable story with an interesting story line and interesting characters. There was however a dr who’s arrogance really ticked me off, her belief that she was right and another species were wrong. When I first heard this I thought the writer had that belief but gladly they did not

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Headlong Flight

  • Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • By: Dayton Ward
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

An exhilarating thriller from best-selling author Dayton Ward set in the universe of Star Trek: The Next Generation, following Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his crew as they explore the previously uncharted and dangerous Odyssean Pass.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The next generation at its best.

  • By Mr G on 23-02-17

Not enough action

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

Reviewed: 21-05-18

I enjoyed this book, I like story with either take place in multiple time periods or multiple locations or as in this book multiple dimensions. The characters were well rounded and the interactions with each other were very entertaining but the action was a little tame and besides being stranded in other dimensions there seemed to very little perils for the crews to overcome

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Star Trek: Borg (Adapted)

  • By: Hilary Bader
  • Narrated by: Howard McGillin, John de Lancie
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

John de Lancie, in his role as "Q," headlines a Star Trek cast and crew (directed by Jonathan Frakes!) in this fully dramatized adventure of the future and the adventures of the heroic Starfleet officer who must save the Federation!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Star Trek: Borg

  • By Paul on 11-09-10

Ok to listen to when you have nothing else

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

Reviewed: 29-01-18

This is a book based on a computer game it ok to listen to when you have nothing else , but is not a real Star Trek novel. It has characters that are only extras in a computer game and I had feelings for them because they were only two dimensional characters

  • Captain to Captain

  • Star Trek Legacies, Book 1
  • By: Greg Cox
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Hidden aboard the USS Enterprise is a secret that has been passed from captain to captain, from Robert April to Christopher Pike to James T. Kirk. Now the return of the enigmatic woman once known as Number One has brought that secret to light, and Kirk and his crew must risk everything to finish a mission that began with April so many years ago.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent.

  • By Stov on 30-09-16

Good old fashioned story with 2 story line

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

Reviewed: 23-01-18

I really enjoyed this book, great story, great characters and stories set in two different time periods. I also like that the main characters was female, the autonomous ‘number one’ from the first pilot of Star Trek with captain Pike.
This story really does have strange new worlds and strange civilisation.
A GREAT READ.

  • Star Trek, Deep Space Nine: The 34th Rule (Adapted)

  • By: Armin Shimerman, David R. George lll
  • Narrated by: Armin Shimerman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Quark is about to make the biggest deal of his life when he suddenly finds himself stuck in the middle of a major dispute between Bajor and the Ferengi Alliance. All he has now is his cunning and his lobes, but those may be all he needs to come out on top - and prevent an interstellar war! Written and read by Armin Shimerman, who brought Quark to life on television!

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • boring

  • By Alan on 24-03-16

All too short

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

Reviewed: 15-01-18

I enjoyed this book it had a good story and good story line and it was told well, but this audio book comes from the time when these audio book were only available on tape or CD . They were abridged to fit to these formats, if they were produced today I’m sure they would be unabridged

  • Titan: Fortune of War

  • By: David Mack
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Twenty years have passed since the interstellar scourge known as the Husnock were exterminated without warning by a being with godlike abilities. Left behind, intact but abandoned, their desolate worlds and derelict ships brim with destructive potential. Now a discovery by a Federation cultural research team has drawn the attention of several ruthless factions. From black market smugglers to alien military forces, it seems every belligerent power in the quadrant hopes to capture the Husnock's lethal technology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Only an A story line

  • By Kieran Horgan on 11-01-18

Only an A story line

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

I enjoyed this book, it had a good story, good characters and interesting twists but the fact that it only had an A story line and no B story line was a bit of a disappointment. Most Star Trek books take place in two sectors of space or in two different time periods. As I said it was a good story but not as good as others Star Trek books I have listened to.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Original Sin

  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • By: David R. George III
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27

At the end of 2385, in a significant shift of its goals from military back to exploratory, Starfleet sent Captain Benjamin Sisko and the crew of the USS Robinson on an extended mission into the Gamma Quadrant. Tasked with a yearlong assignment to travel unknown regions, they set out to fulfill the heart of Starfleet's charter: to explore strange new worlds and to seek out new life and new civilizations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story set in multiple timelines

  • By Kieran Horgan on 02-01-18

Another great story set in multiple timelines

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

Reviewed: 02-01-18

I really enjoyed this book it has great storylines and great characters. I especially like the gamma quadrant storyline with the strange new life and civilisation, and the dangers that causes for the characters on the ‘Robinson ‘ Sisko’s ship. I don’t want to give too much away, but the aliens in this book make this a very good story and I really enjoyed listening to this book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful