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  • Spartan Gold

  • Written by: Clive Cussler
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo are exploring the Great Pocomoke Swamp in Delaware when they are shocked to discover a World War II German U-boat. Inside, they find a bottle taken from Napoleon's "lost cellar." Fascinated, the Fargos set out to find the rest of the collection. But another connoisseur of sorts has been looking for the bottle they've just found.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I enjoyed listening to this book! *Spoiler

  • By Kimberley on 2019-02-26

I enjoyed listening to this book! *Spoiler

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-26

First time listening to a Fargo series from Clive, and I was not disappointed!

Scott Brick did a really good job narrating, he did an excellent job of putting accents to the characters which brings them that much more to life!

Most memorable moment to me - is when the Fargo's snuck in to Bondaruk's home during a party he was throwing and pretending to be guest's while searching out information, and getting to know more about him.
Some really great moments there!
Of course there are many more, but that one stands out to me.

  • Arrow's Flight

  • Heralds of Valdemar series, Book 2
  • Written by: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Talia could scarcely believe that she had finally earned the rank of full Herald. Though this seemed like the fulfillment of all her dreams, it also meant she would face trials far greater than those she had previously survived. For now, Talia must ride forth to patrol the kingdom of Valdemar, dispensing Herald's justice throughout the land. But in this realm beset by dangerous unrest, enforcing her rulings will require all the courage and skill Talia could command - for if she misuses her own special powers, both she and Valdemar will pay the price. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable - spoilers

  • By Kimberley on 2019-02-18

Enjoyable - spoilers

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-18

Story line is enjoyable and interesting, but at the same time, felt like it wasn't really going anywhere.

Performance from Christa Lewis was superb, just as enjoyable as the first book she narrated in Queen's Own my Mercedes Lacky.

Most memorable moment: when Chris and Talia saved the villiage from the raiders, pretty intense.

But I must say, with Chris and Talia being stuck at the way station, took up too much of the storyline in my opinion.

  • A Crown of Swords

  • Book Seven of The Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 30 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 274

In this volume, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal that may reverse the world's endless heat wave and restore natural weather. Egwene begins to gather all manner of women who can channel: Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones, and some surprising others. And above all, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, in the shadows of Shadar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Problem with Robert Jordan’s crown of swords

  • By Anonymous User on 2019-05-25

Just keeps getting better, and better! (spoiler)

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-13

Michael Kramer, and Kate Reading did an amazing performance as they always do!

Excellent story telling by Robert Jordan as is to be expected by him!

Great installment to the series, there's too many memorable moments, but one of the top ones to me, would be when Nineve was sinking in the ship, and was able to break her block, very exciting moment!!

Can't wait to listen to the next book!

  • Arrows of the Queen

  • Heralds of Valdemar Series, Book 1
  • Written by: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Chosen by the Companion Rolan, a mystical horse-like being with powers beyond imagining, Talia, once a runaway, has now become a trainee Herald, destined to become one of the Queen's own elite guard. For Talia has certain awakening talents of the mind that only a Companion like Rolan can truly sense. But as Talia struggles to master her unique abilities, time is running out. For conspiracy is brewing in Valdemar, a deadly treason that could destroy Queen and kingdom. Opposed by unknown enemies capable of both diabolical magic and treacherous assassination, the Queen must turn to Talia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Still Awesome!

  • By Anonymous User on 2019-05-24

Enjoyed this novel!

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

Reviewed: 2019-01-08

I read the series a while back, decided to listen to them.
Great performance by christa Lewis!

Excited to continue with the series!

  • Lord of Chaos

  • Book Six of The Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 41 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 318

As the Wheel turns, the winds of fate roil across the land. Rand al 'Thor struggles to unite the nations for the Last Battle when the Dark One will break free into the world to spring the snares laid by the immortal Forsaken for unwary humankind. The White Tower in Tar Valon, under the Amyrlin Elaida, has decided that Rand must be controlled immediately.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can never wait for the next one

  • By Jean-Luc Landry on 2018-07-03

Incredible *contains Spoilers*

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

Reviewed: 2018-12-29

Definitely enjoyed the 6th chapter in The Wheel Of Time series.

And of course Kate Reading and Michael Kramer did a Superb job of bringing the characters to life!

Most memorable moment?
Rand's Rescue and Escape from the Black Ajah, and the Battle scene with the Asha'man. Wow what a scene!

Looking forward to the 7th installment!

  • A Christmas Carol

  • Written by: Charles Dickens, R. D. Carstairs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Cranham, Miriam Margolyes, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109

'If I had my way, every idiot who goes around with Merry Christmas on his lips, would be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. Merry Christmas? Bah humbug!' Charles Dickens’ ghostly tale of sour and stingy miser Ebenezer Scrooge has captivated readers, listeners and audiences for over 150 years. This Christmas, Audible Studios brings this story to life in an audio drama featuring an all-star cast.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • unwanted

  • By noneya on 2019-07-08

Enjoyed immensely!

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

Reviewed: 2018-12-27

I've always wanted to read 'A Christmas Carol' but never found the time.
When I saw this on Audible I knew this would solve that problem!

The actors did an amazing job, the story is classic, and am so glad I found this!

I think this might be a new tradition for me to listen to every year at Christmas!

  • The Shadow Rising

  • Book Four of The Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 41 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 281
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 261
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 256

The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out in The Shadow Rising, book four of the Wheel of Time, as The Shadow is rising to cover humankind. In the Stone of Tear, the Lord Dragon considers his next move. It will be something no one expects, not the Black Ajah, not Tairen nobles, not Aes Sedai, not Egwene or Elayne or Nynaeve. Against the Shadow rising stands the Dragon Reborn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Weird pauses

  • By Terry Llewellyn on 2019-05-14

Fantastic Series!

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

Reviewed: 2018-08-25

Loved it
Narrators are great as always!
On to the next book in the series!

  • The Great Hunt

  • Book Two of The Wheel Of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 26 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 447
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 420

The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the age that gave it birth returns again. For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. So many tales about each of the Hunters, and so many Hunters to tell of. Now, the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I started this series

  • By Dutchnesss on 2017-10-20

Sequel was stellar!

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

Reviewed: 2018-05-27

I am enjoying this series, looking forward to listening to the next book!

Narrators do an excellent job, and I was glad that Kate Reading had a bigger role. Michael Kramer was amazing as well!

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  • The Last Unicorn

  • Written by: Peter S. Beagle
  • Narrated by: Peter S. Beagle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

A unicorn, a haphazard wizard, and a spunky scullery woman journey to the dreaded kingdom of Haggaard, an evil ruler who, with the help of a bull-shaped demon, imprisons all the unicorns of the world. This is one of the great fantasy novels of the 20th century. Since its publication in 1968 it has never been out of print, with six million-plus copies sold around the world, and it has been translated into more than 20 languages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Even better than the movie..

  • By Trish on 2018-09-13

Great Story

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

Reviewed: 2018-05-05

The book is very similar to the movie, I enjoyed reading and listening to this book - for I've done both (at separate times).

The book is narrated by the author, who I feel did a good performance.
His voice is perfect for the Magician!

I liked the music in between each chapter.

It's an easy read, humerous at times, I enjoyed it, and will most definitely listen to again when the mood strikes.

  • The Eye of the World

  • Book One of The Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 29 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 663
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 623
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620

When their village is attacked by trollocs, monsters thought to be only legends, three young men, Rand, Matt, and Perrin, flee in the company of the Lady Moiraine, a sinister visitor of unsuspected powers. Thus begins an epic adventure set in a world of wonders and horror, where what was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Decent Story, worth a listen

  • By Amazon Customer on 2019-04-18

I enjoyed this book emmensley!

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

Reviewed: 2018-04-29

Micheal Kramer does an excellent job narrating this book, Kate Reading was superb as well, but it is mostly narrated my Micheal.

I always meant to read this series, but never found the time, listening to the book was great, and I'm excited that there are lots more in this series to listen too!