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  • Needful Things

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Stephen King
  • Length: 25 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99

There was a new shop in town. Run by a stranger. Needful Things, the sign said. The oddest name. A name that caused some gossip and speculation among the good folks of Castle Rock, Maine, while they waited for opening day. Eleven-year-old Brian Rusk was the first customer and he got just what he wanted, a very rare 1956 Sandy Koufax baseball card. Signed. Cyndi Rose Martin was next. A Lalique vase. A perfect match for her living room decor. Something for everyone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very intriguing

  • By Amazon Customer on 23-02-2018

Very intriguing

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

Reviewed: 23-02-2018

It is an interesting story although a bit dragged out and really no final explanation at the end as to why but fantastic narrating

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Stone Cold

  • Camel Club, Book 3
  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Oliver Stone and the Camel Club are back in their most dangerous adventure yet - a war on two fronts. Casino king Jerry Bagger from The Collectors is hunting Annabelle Conroy, the beautiful woman who conned him out of millions. Stone and his colleagues Reuben, Milton, and Caleb marshal all their resources to protect Annabelle.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Average but ok

  • By Amazon Customer on 30-11-2017

Average but ok

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

Reviewed: 30-11-2017

Average but ok. As an avid listener of davids books this one is not so intense or detailed as many of his others. If you were to read this I would say it was easy reading, so easy listening. Not so captivating till the end as his others but still worth a listen

  • Marching Powder

  • By: Rusty Young
  • Narrated by: Adrian Mulraney
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344

Rusty Young was backpacking in South America when he heard about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia's notorious San Pedro prison. Intrigued, the twenty-something Australian law graduate travelled to La Paz and joined one of Thomas's illegal tours. What followed took both men by surprise: they formed a strong and instant friendship and then became partners in an attempt to record Thomas's experiences in the jail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping, cannot put it down once you start

  • By Claire Wallace on 02-04-2018

Exceptional

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

Reviewed: 16-11-2017

Absolutely brilliant narration and detail
The interesting matter of fact way this story is told is an absolute credit to all
Highly recommend this

  • The Iceman

  • The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer
  • By: Anthony Bruno
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

At home, Richard Kuklinski was a dedicated suburban family man; on the street, he was the Iceman, a professional hit man and lethal scam artist, a man so heartless he kept one of his victims frozen for over two years to disguise the time of death. His personal body count was over 100, but the police couldn’t touch him. Then undercover agent Dominick Polifrone posed as a mobster and began a deadly game of cat and mouse. The Iceman chronicles Kuklinski’s grisly career and exposes his murderous double life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Anonymous User on 06-01-2019

Not that good

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

Reviewed: 11-11-2017

Not as informative as the iceman chronicle or the iceman interviews. A lot of guesswork here to follow this book

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  • Enforcer

  • The Real Story of One of Australia’s Most Feared Outlaw Bikers
  • By: Caesar Campbell, Donna Campbell
  • Narrated by: Dave Ferguson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101

Among members of the outlaw motorcycle clubs, Caesar Campbell is a legend. Former sergeant-at-arms and chief enforcer for the Comancheros, Caesar became the founding member and sergeant-at-arms of the Australian chapter of the Bandidos. He epitomised bikie culture - unbeatable in a fight, brutal in the extreme, fearing no one and nothing, and loyal until death. This is Caesar's story, from his recruitment into the Comancheros, to the savage split within the club that led to the foundation of the Bandidos and the bloody massacre at Milperra that resulted from it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • good overall.

  • By Anonymous User on 24-11-2018

Lighthearted listening

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

Reviewed: 05-11-2017

This story is much more of a light hearted semi dramatised listen rather than very factual
Not to say in any way that a lot of the storyline may have much truth but it's certainly heightened with male egotistical narration which does make it a good listen but no as matter of fact as other stories of this nature
I was though intrigued how Donna is and alsays had been happy to be 2nd place in a mans life to a club.
Not that I am in any way criticising, condemning or judging her for this but more a great admiration for a woman to settle for 2nd place as women as said in this story are guests and the club always comes first
I would love to see Donna write a book based on her perspective and life lived from a females point of view in this world
Otherwise well done guys.
Light interesting and moderately informative

  • American Kingpin

  • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road Drugs Empire
  • By: Nick Bilton
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 268

From New York Times best-selling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road. In 2011, Ulbricht, a 26-year-old libertarian idealist and former Boy Scout, launched 'a website where people could buy anything anonymously, with no trail whatsoever that could lead back to them'. He called it Silk Road, opened for business on the Dark Web, and christened himself the Dread Pirate Roberts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By michael on 01-02-2019

Now this is extremely interesting

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

Reviewed: 05-11-2017

This story shows just how someone's desire to achieve a better lifestyle driven by desire to have more in life can take an ungracious turn when morals and ethics are compromised for public opinions and consequences versus an individuals interpretation and differed option of which we are all entitled
Shame of it is that someone with so much immense ability to go so far in life used that intellect in a way that would result in a negative effect on his life rather than the positive and what could of been

  • Above the Law

  • By: Ross Coulthart, Duncan McNab
  • Narrated by: Michael Carman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

The world’s most successful criminal empire is now being operated on a massive scale by outlaw motorcycle gangs - an empire that is growing in power, reach, and ruthlessness by the day. Their international empire is both sophisticated and brutal. It is also both strategic and opportunistic - where they cannot dominate, they broker alliances. Above the Law investigates how it all started: the turf wars that were fought, the deals that were done, and how the sea of cash that was earned is now being legitimised. It also reveals how law enforcement at an international level is losing the battle against the gangs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good sound history

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-11-2017

Good sound history

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

Reviewed: 05-11-2017

For those interested in a more broader perspective on how and why bike clubs were started, grew and continue this is definitely a must listen
There are many ingrained consistencies that Ring true here and although we do not all agree on many of the associated activities it gives you a much broader perspective into the lives and ways of many men

  • Dead Man Running

  • An Insider's Story on One of the World's Most Feared Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs ... The Bandidos
  • By: Ross Coulthart, Duncan McNab
  • Narrated by: Michael Carman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 94

"We are the people our parents warned us about" is the motto of the Bandidos, one of the world's most feared outlaw motorcycle gangs. For ten years, Steve Utah was a Bandidos insider. He arranged the security of their clubhouses. He 'cooked' ecstasy and ice for them. He was at meetings where interstate and overseas drug and weapons smuggling was planned. He saw stolen military weapons being sold. He witnessed vicious beatings, helped dump corpses.It all became too much and, in an attempt to regain control of his life, Utah resorted to the unthinkable....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • great narrator/reader but struggled to finish

  • By Josh on 21-05-2016

Golly gee-loose lips sink ships

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

Reviewed: 05-11-2017

Gee this book has some serious information that this guy claims is true. It is very informative yet troubling to know that people can show such disloyalty and lack of regard for others if they choose to associate and be part of to any degree a lifestyle or way of life that the general populous do not live by

  • American Desperado

  • My Life as a Cocaine Cowboy
  • By: Jon Roberts, Evan Wright
  • Narrated by: Christina Rooney, Erik Davies, Johnathan McClain, and others
  • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 221

American Desperado is possibly the most jaw-dropping, event-filled, adrenaline-soaked criminal autobiography ever written. Like a real-life Scarface Jon was born into the upper levels of the Gambino crime family and witnessed his first murder at age seven. He became a one-man juvenile crime wave before joining an assassination squad in Vietnam.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • really good book but a little gruesome in parts

  • By Matthew Worrall on 11-10-2015

Very very interesting

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

Reviewed: 05-11-2017

For those who like true stories this is very interesting insight into how troubled childhoods lead to traumatised adults and gives immense insight into the formation of the mind sets of these people
It also enlightens the mind of how such a little good or inspirational moment in a persons life can alter perspective, mindset and ability to adapt to an alternate lifestyle even though deep down still having a permanent scaring of what has been learned at such a young age

  • Last Man Standing

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 22 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Seven seconds. That's all it took for Web London to lose everything: his friends, his team, his reputation. Point man of the FBI's super-elite Hostage Rescue Team, Web roared into a blind alley towards a drug leader's lair, only to meet a high-tech, custom-designed ambush that killed everyone around him. Coping with the blame-filled words of anguished widows and the suspicions of colleagues, Web tries to put his life back together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best ever yet

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-11-2017

Best ever yet

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

Reviewed: 05-11-2017

We have listened to many of davids books and this is the best yet from beginning to end
Keeps you in suspense right up to the very end

2 of 2 people found this review helpful