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John Lee Jolley

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  • Enemy of the State

  • A Mitch Rapp Novel, Book 16
  • By: Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162

After 9/11, the United States made one of the most secretive and dangerous deals in its history. The evidence against the powerful Saudis who coordinated the attack would be buried. In return, King Faisal would promise to keep the oil flowing and deal with the conspirators in his midst. When the king's own nephew is discovered funding ISIS, the president suspects that the Saudis never intended to live up to their agreement.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • So dissapointed!

  • By Gill on 14-10-17

Amazing action packed story.

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

Reviewed: 20-09-17

Another excellent story written by Kyle Mills. Scott Brick brings it to life with superb narration.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Hanging Tree

  • Rivers of London, Book 6
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,027
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,838
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,827

Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of PC Peter Grant or the Folly, even when they happen at an exclusive party in one of the most expensive apartment blocks in London. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour. Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As usual, a great read.

  • By Justine on 12-12-16

Amazing story

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

Reviewed: 05-12-16

What did you like most about The Hanging Tree?

It was a amazing fast flowing story.

What other book might you compare The Hanging Tree to, and why?

The Merrily Watkins stories are similar and very good.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The nod to Lol Robinson make me chuckle.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Definitely

Any additional comments?

I hope the next book comes out quickly this series is getting better with each story. This one is arguably the funniest and most action packed so far.

  • Critical Failures III

  • Caverns and Creatures, Book 3
  • By: Robert Bevan
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Sleep
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

Going back home was not exactly what Tim and the C&C gang expected. Trouble continues to follow them back to Gulf Coast Mississippi. Trouble...and a gnome...and an undead midget.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I've raced through this... bring on the next one!

  • By James Hannam on 13-07-16

Superb!

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

Reviewed: 21-06-16

Listening while partaking in any activity will make you look like an Idiot as you laugh too hard!

  • Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day

  • And Other Tales of the Necromancer
  • By: Jonathan L. Howard
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 31

Johannes Cabal is a necromancer - and he's slightly infamous. Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day: And Other Tales of the Necromancer features seven of Cabal's most frightening adventures, including "Exeunt Demon King", "The Ereshkigal Working", "Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day", and more. Also included is an original introduction written and read by the author.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By Moriah on 03-12-15

Great Stories!

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

Reviewed: 05-10-15

This is a great way to get into the series. I enjoyed each and every story.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Song

  • Book 1 of Raven's Shadow
  • By: Anthony Ryan
  • Narrated by: Steven Brand
  • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,544
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,449
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,445

We have fought battles that left more than a hundred corpses on the ground and not a word of it has ever been set down. The Order fights, but often it fights in shadow, without glory or reward. We have no banners. Vaelin Al Sorna is the Sixth Order's newest recruit. Under their brutal training regime, he learns how to forge a blade, survive the wilds and kill a man quickly and quietly - all in the name of protecting the Realm and the Faith. Now his skills will be put to the test.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Superb debut novel

  • By Karen on 16-07-14

Fantastic Story!

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

Reviewed: 18-07-14

If you could sum up Blood Song in three words, what would they be?

Absolutely amazingly good.

What did you like best about this story?

We get to hear the true story.

What about Steven Brand’s performance did you like?

He narrated it really well. Looking forward to hearing more of his work.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Definitely

Any additional comments?

Looking forward to Tower Lord and a massive thank you to Anthony Ryan for sharing such a fantastic story.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful