Orconomics: A Satire by J. Zachary Pike – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Professional heroes kill and loot deadly monsters every day, but Gorm Ingerson’s latest quest will be anything but business as usual. The adventuring industry drives the economy of Arth, a world much like our own but with more magic and fewer vowels. Monsters’ hoards are claimed, bought by corporate interests, and sold off to…… Continue reading Orconomics: A Satire by J. Zachary Pike – An Audio Book Review

A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The chimneys of industry rise over Adua, and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever. On the blood-soaked borders of Angland, Leo dan Brock struggles to win fame on the battlefield and defeat the marauding armies of Stour Nightfall. He hopes for help from the crown. But King…… Continue reading A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring Chorley to justice. But even as the unwieldy might of…… Continue reading Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch – An Audio Book Review

X-Files: Cold Cases by Joe Harris, Chris Carter & Dirk Maggs – An Audio Book Review

Publisher’s Summary: Set after the events of The X-Files: I Want to Believe and providing additional backstory to the incidents that pulled Mulder and Scully out of reclusion prior to 2016’s miniseries revival, a database breach at FBI headquarters allows an unknown group to access and capitalize on those investigations left unsolved – dubbed cold cases -…… Continue reading X-Files: Cold Cases by Joe Harris, Chris Carter & Dirk Maggs – An Audio Book Review

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson – An Audiobook Review

Publisher’s Summary: A thousand years ago evil came to the land and has ruled with an iron hand ever since. The sun shines fitfully under clouds of ash that float down endlessly from the constant eruption of volcanoes. A dark lord rules through the aristocratic families and ordinary folk are condemned to lives in servitude,…… Continue reading The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson – An Audiobook Review

‘American Gods’ by Neil Gaiman – An Audiobook Review

Publisher’s Summary: After three years in prison, Shadow has done his time. But as the days, then the hours, then the seconds until his release tick away, he can feel a storm building. Two days before he gets out, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in apparently adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels…… Continue reading ‘American Gods’ by Neil Gaiman – An Audiobook Review

‘The Martian’ by Andy Weir – An Audiobook Review

Publisher’s summary: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no…… Continue reading ‘The Martian’ by Andy Weir – An Audiobook Review

The Stand by Stephen King – An Audiobook Review

Publisher’s Summary: First came the days of the plague. Then came the dreams. Dark dreams that warned of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the night roads. The warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil. His time is at hand. His empire grows in…… Continue reading The Stand by Stephen King – An Audiobook Review