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  • Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    • Narrated By Jay Snyder
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (468)
    Performance
    (217)
    Story
    (220)

    Officer Noelle DeRicci is investigating a murder in Armstrong, the domed colony on the Moon. The victim was one of the Disappeared - outlaws in hiding who are wanted for crimes against alien civilizations - whose family had her brought home, believing she was no longer in danger.

    MrBoobo says: "Maybe the best of the series"
    "Confusing start, great middle, weak ending"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Rusch does a great job in developing her characters and the story line is compelling and interesting. The narrator does a good job with the different voices. The beginning was a bit confusing, but the end was done in a rather fast manner and left you hanging with a lot of questions and loose ends; which is too bad as the novel itself was very good.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Kristine Kathryn Rusch? Why or why not?

    I will try book 4 and hope the ending will be better.


    Have you listened to any of Jay Snyder’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    He is a good narrator with different voices.


    Did Consequences inspire you to do anything?

    Not really


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Nineteen Minutes

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated By Carol Monda
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2239)
    Performance
    (857)
    Story
    (872)

    Jodi Picoult delivers the riveting tale of one small town's entanglement with high-school violence.

    New York Superior Court Judge Alex Cormier is assigned to preside over the case of the alleged Sterling High School shooter. Lawyer Jordan McAffee represents Peter, the boy who, on the day of the shooting, was found in the corner of the gymnasium holding a gun to his head with a shaky hand. Detective Patrick DuCharme has one star witness, but her story keeps changing. And then there's the biggest problem of all: the star witness happens to be Judge Cormier's daughter.

    Suze says: "Mesmerizing"
    "Lame ending and story too long"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    It had some great parts. It drags a bit in parts. The end is rather lame. Great narrator


    What does Carol Monda bring to the story that you wouldn???t experience if you just read the book?

    Makes the book come alive


    Did Nineteen Minutes inspire you to do anything?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Love to have recommended it, but the end really was not very good.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Cold Fall

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs)
    • By John Gardner
    • Narrated By Christopher Cazenove
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    Ralph says: "Ok story, poor audio."
    "Book is great but audio is weak"
    Overall

    The plot is very relevant in today's post 9/11 world. However, the quality of the audio is on par with the 1950's radio shows.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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