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  • The Killer Angels

  • The Classic Novel of the Civil War
  • Written by: Michael Shaara
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
  • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
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    5 out of 5 stars 4

After 30 years and with three million copies in print, Michael Shaara's Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War classic, The Killer Angels, remains as vivid and powerful as the day it was originally published.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Remarkable achievement in writing

  • By Robert on 2018-10-13

Remarkable achievement in writing

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Reviewed: 2018-10-13

It is so rare to find history so compelling and deeply fascinating. Pulitzer Prize winning for good reason. The narration is great and this is a must have book.

  • On Combat

  • The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
  • Written by: Dave Grossman, Loren W. Christensen
  • Narrated by: Dave Grossman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle and the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, memory - then discusses new research findings as to what measure warriors can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and win. A brief, but insightful look at history shows the evolution of combat, the development of the physical and psychological leverage that enables humans to kill other humans, followed by an objective examination of domestic violence in America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Required Listening For True Warriors

  • By PrimeBeforeItWasCool on 2018-11-01

Excellent and a most valued tool for warriors

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Reviewed: 2018-10-05

This is a must read for any who are, know, love or care for warriors. It offers great tools to deal with the horrors of the world. Well worth the time.

  • River of Bones

  • Destroyermen Series, Book 13
  • Written by: Taylor Anderson
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11

Commander Matt Reddy and his crew are afraid it may finally be the end of the USS Walker. Ever since their ship was transported to another world, and they became embroiled in a deadly conflict between the Lemurians and the vicious Grik, the Walker has been taking a pounding. With Walker out of commission for repairs, Reddy takes command of a different ship and joins a desperate battle to block the Grik swarm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best series ever

  • By Robert on 2018-09-17

Best series ever

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Reviewed: 2018-09-17

Can’t say enough about this series. It just gets better and better.

Narration is excellent, story is riveting and the characters are complex. Read this series if you enjoy a good yarn.

  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

  • A History of Nazi Germany
  • Written by: William L. Shirer
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 57 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 132

Since its publication in 1960, William L. Shirer’s monumental study of Hitler’s German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the 20th century’s blackest hours. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich offers an unparalleled and thrillingly told examination of how Adolf Hitler nearly succeeded in conquering the world. With millions of copies in print around the globe, it has attained the status of a vital and enduring classic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A couple of flat spots but otherwise great..

  • By Paul on 2018-02-12

A Great Masterpiece

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Reviewed: 2018-09-13

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I have always wanted to get to this monumental work, and hoped it would live up to its reputation. It did. It is masterfully researched and written. Most importantly its research and conclusions have stood the test of time, proving to be one of the great works to examine the rise of Hitler and Nazism. The narrator Grover Gardner is exceptional. His ability to clearly articulate the often challenging German words with ease and in a pace and style that made the book compelling and hard to turn off. This is one of the greats. Well worth the credit and the time to work through this masterpiece.

  • The Singularity Trap

  • Written by: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 694
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 651

When Ivan Pritchard signs on as a newbie aboard the Mad Astra, it's his final, desperate stab at giving his wife and children the life they deserve. He can survive the hazing of his crewmates, and how many times, really, can near-zero g make you vomit? But there's another challenge looming out there, in the farthest reaches of human exploration, that will test every man, woman and AI on the ship - and will force Ivan to confront the very essence of what makes him human.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ray Porter is quickly becoming a favourite.

  • By Schills on 2018-06-20

Simply excellent

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Reviewed: 2018-06-15

I am not sure how any one writer can be so gifted, but Dennis E.Taylor is a remarkable talent who is able to tell a great compelling story with characters that are dynamic living beings. Serious science mixed with some serious humour combined with dramatic tension, this book will not disappoint.

  • Zero Hour

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 5
  • Written by: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 518
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473

United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war. Now the not-at-all-merry band of pirates is in desperate trouble, again. Their stolen alien starship is falling apart, thousands of light years from home. The ancient alien AI they nicknamed Skippy is apparently dead, and even if they can by some miracle revive him, he might never be the same.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • once again a great listen

  • By Kevin on 2018-02-14

One of best in the series

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Reviewed: 2018-03-12

Great narration as always, and a good story that is filled with all of fun and humour we expect from this series!

  • The Path Between the Seas

  • The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
  • Written by: David McCullough
  • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
  • Length: 31 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. McCullough expertly weaves the many strands of this momentous event into a captivating tale.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Eric T Clermont on 2018-09-12

As always, EXCELLENT!

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Reviewed: 2018-03-06

You will not regret this purchase.

Great narration and wow, what a story! The great American historian McCullough is at the top of his craft in this remarkable story of doing the almost impossible, and doing it well.