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  • Endgame

  • Arisen series, Book 14
  • By: Michael Stephen Fuchs
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 484
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 483

This is it. Alpha team goes once more into the breach. On what will be their final missions ever in the Zulu Alpha - and the fight of their lives — Homer & Ali, and Predator & Juice, launch out into the terminal post-Apocalypse, as London is overrun by the very last rush of death covering the entire planet. Neither mission can fail, but can all four teammates survive? Or will some go down safeguarding the lives of those they love more than life itself?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Last Hope of Humanity!

  • By Simon on 04-05-18

An AMAZING end to an era.

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

The final book in the series brings together what I can only describe as THE BEST ZOMBIE POST APOCALYPTIC SERIES OF BOOKs, EVER! In reality the books are a great read/listen regardless of your leaning be it action, Zombies, war, grit, combat, or just a ripping good yarn.

The only downside is, it has come to an end, 14 books of pure and unaltered action, just fantastic.

  • Paradox Bound

  • A Novel
  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436

Nothing ever changes in Sanders. The town's still got a video store, for God's sake. So why doesn't Eli Teague want to leave? Not that he'd ever admit it, but maybe he's been waiting - waiting for the traveler to come back. The one who's roared into his life twice before, pausing just long enough to drop tantalizing clues before disappearing in a cloud of gunfire and a squeal of tires. The one who's a walking anachronism, with her tricorne hat, flintlock rifle, and steampunked Model A Ford.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The American Dream

  • By Mark T. on 10-11-17

Good, very good, loved it.

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

Reviewed: 21-01-18

If you could sum up Paradox Bound in three words, what would they be?

time travel twister

What did you like best about this story?

the interchange between the characters and the fact that there are all good solid individuals, all with a story to tell, makes this a good book.

Have you listened to any of Ray Porter’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Yes I have, he is a good narrator, and this was a superbly narrated story.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Have you ever thought about traveling through history, not time?

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Midnight Line

  • Jack Reacher, Book 22
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,033
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,837
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,837

Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer, too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reacher's Fine Lines

  • By Simon on 07-11-17

Trying to recapture the "old" Reacher, but not.

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

Reviewed: 21-01-18

What disappointed you about The Midnight Line?

The formula of the wandering good guy, rough around the edges, doing good where ever he goes, dishing out hard justice, is just not cutting it any more.

Would you ever listen to anything by Lee Child again?

I've listened/read every JR novel to date, so probably, only in the (vain) hope its a good one

Which character – as performed by Jeff Harding – was your favourite?

Rose.

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

If you are not a Reacher fan, then this book as a stand alone novel, is not bad.

Any additional comments?

If you have not read the early Reacher books, do so, they are great, however, do not read ANY short stories, they are not worth it.

  • Hell Divers II: Ghosts

  • The Hell Divers Series, Book 2
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 499
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473

Ten years ago, Hell Diver Xavier "X" Rodriguez fell to Earth. Those he left behind went on without him aboard the airship he once called home. Michael Everheart - the boy once known as Tin - has grown into a man and the commander of Hell Diver Raptor Team. While Michael dives to help keep the Hive in the air, Captain Leon Jordan rules with an iron fist at the helm of the ship. But unrest stirs under his strict leadership as a prophecy of hope sweeps the lower decks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I devoured this!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 30-05-18

Excellent foolow up book...

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

Reviewed: 21-08-17

Any additional comments?

A great follow up to the first book, possibly not as good a story line, but a very enjoyable listen never the less.

  • Alien: River of Pain

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Christopher Golden, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Anna Friel, Philip Glenister, Colin Salmon, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,895
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,715
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,709

Ellen Ripley finally returns to Earth, only to discover that LV-426 — where the crew of the Nostromo first came into contact with the deadly xenomorphs — has been renamed Acheron. Protected by Colonial Marines, the colonists seek to terraform the storm-swept planet against all the odds. But in the face of brutal living conditions and the daily struggles of a new world, there is humanity and hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Out of this World!

  • By Simon on 26-04-17

Really wanted to like this, did not.

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

Reviewed: 06-05-17

Any additional comments?

This is just a exercise in cashing in on the Alien story, and timed to come out with the upcoming release of "Covenant". The story is as expected with zero surprises for the doomed colony of Hadleys Hope on LV426 It does not work for a play of actors, nothing was particularity bad, it was just not good!

5 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The End of the World Running Club

  • By: Adrian J. Walker
  • Narrated by: Jot Davies
  • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,003
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 954
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 953

Do the impossible or lose your family forever.... Edgar Hill, unsympathetic husband and halfhearted father, finds himself in a hopeless situation. Despite all his best efforts, he hasn't managed to keep his family together. In fact they are further from him than ever - 550 miles, to be precise. And in a world near annihilated by a terrible disaster, leaving the UK harsh and brutal, uncrossable by car or bike, his journey to find his loved ones will be fraught with challenges.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great British PA fiction

  • By William L Belfield on 28-03-17

Good read, well worth the investment of time

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

Reviewed: 25-04-17

If you could sum up The End of the World Running Club in three words, what would they be?

A good story, a different take on the "End of the World" type story, all be it a little gloomy towards the end, but I really enjoyed it.

  • Tales of the Unusual

  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Luke Smitherd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

From the author of the Audible #1 bestsellers The Stone Man, The Physics of the Dead, and In the Darkness, That's Where I'll Know You. Five more stories from Luke Smitherd to keep you intrigued, shocked, and asking what you would do...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • couldn't stop listening

  • By Joy Murphy on 30-01-17

Really great ideas from a creative writer

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

Reviewed: 25-04-17

What did you like most about Tales of the Unusual?

The stories are all from original ideas and even though they are "short stories" they hold the readers imagination and develop into a full story, the characters are believable and you are able to form a relationship with them, you get involved.

Any additional comments?

Read many of Luke's books, must admit, this one is another "good book" highly recommended.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Orphan X

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,568
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,458
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,456

Do you need my help? It was always the first question he asked. They called him when they had nowhere else to turn. Raised and trained as part of a top-secret programme, he was sent to the worst places in the world to do things his government denied any knowledge of. Then he broke with the programme and disappeared. But now someone's on his tail. Someone who knows he was once known simply as Orphan X.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Alan on 25-01-17

Jack Reacher just had his ass handed to him...

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

Reviewed: 06-04-17

Brilliantly written and performed. The story is well laid out and builds repeatedly into the action each time. The main character is developed nicely into someone that you can really get interested in. If you know who "repairman Jack" is, you will love this.

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,008
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,900
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,895

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good one!

  • By Robyn on 23-11-16

A surprise of a book, great read.

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

Reviewed: 20-03-17

Any additional comments?

Not knowing what to expect I was very much excited as the book delivered its story and adventure, great characters and a simple yet exciting story excellent. Good enough that I will buy another from the same author on the strength of this book alone.

  • Breeds, Book 1

  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233

In a near-deserted coastal village, odd things are happening. Strangers are asking questions about the town's recluse. A local hunter discovers naked footprints in the snow. The stray dog population has ceased to exist. And with winter's most powerful weapon bearing down, things are about to become much, much worse. A werewolf book. Not a romance. Not at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Good

  • By Michael on 06-04-17

A good book, a well written story and well deliver

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

Reviewed: 28-12-16

What did you like best about Breeds, Book 1? What did you like least?

A good werewolf story (minus the usual vampires) with a good mix of classic story telling and the the occult part of the dark side.