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  • Gideon's Sword

  • Written by: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: John Glover
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4

At 12, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At 24, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: His father was framed and deliberately slaughtered. With her last breath, she begged her son to avenge him. Now, with a new purpose in his life, Gideon crafts a one-time mission of vengeance, aimed at the perpetrator of his father's destruction. His plan is meticulous, spectacular, and successful.But from the shadows, someone is watching. A very powerful someone, who is impressed by Gideon's special skills.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • it is a very unbelievable story.

  • By Stephanie Klassen on 2018-09-14

A fast paced romp.

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

Reviewed: 2018-08-15

Don't take this too seriously. It has plenty of holes but still a fun read.

  • Orphan X

  • Written by: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets - i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not your usual tough guy stuff

  • By Tom on 2018-09-18

Couldn't put it down!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-08-12

If you like Jason Bourne and/or Jack Reacher give this action packed thriller a go. You won't regret it.