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  • The Curse of the Pharaohs: The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Peters
    • Narrated By Barbara Rosenblat
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1314)
    Performance
    (738)
    Story
    (735)

    The sun rides high over the British Empire and the light still sparkles brightly in Amelia Peabody's eye as she returns for her second adventure in archaeology and romantic mystery as recounted in her lively journal, The Curse of the Pharaohs.

    Michelle says: "So much fun!"
    "Great story and narrator"
    Overall

    This narrator brings the story to life and will have you chuckling the whole way through at her highly proper attitude to ridiculous events. I love Elizabeth Peters' series.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Alison Weir
    • Narrated By Stina Nielsen, Davina Porter, Bianca Amato
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1429)
    Performance
    (667)
    Story
    (675)

    The child of a scheming father and ruthless mother, Lady Jane Grey is born during a time when ambition dictates action. Cousin to Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I, she is merely a pawn in a political and religious game in which one false step means a certain demise. But Lady Jane has remarkable qualities that help her to withstand the constant pressures of the royal machinery far better than most expect.

    Jt says: "Superior listen!"
    "Great historical fiction"
    Overall

    Very good historical fiction. This brings history (factual or not) to life. The narrators are ok for some of the characters and others are very good.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Boleyn Inheritance

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated By Bianca Amato, Dagmara Dominczyk, Ruthie Henshall
    Overall
    (329)
    Performance
    (53)
    Story
    (52)

    The Boleyn Inheritance is a novel drawn tight as a lute string about a court ruled by the gallows and three women whose positions brought them wealth, admiration, and power - as well as deceit, betrayal, and terror. Once again, Philippa Gregory has brought a vanished world to life: the whisper of a silk skirt on a stone stair, the yellow glow of candlelight illuminating a hastily written note, the murmurs of the crowd gathering on Tower Green below the newly built scaffold.

    Teddy says: "Simply Awed...."
    "abridged..."
    Overall

    This book is very good, but I didn't realize this was the abridged version. Get the unabridged.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • The Right Attitude to Rain: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated By Davina Porter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (258)
    Performance
    (78)
    Story
    (77)

    Isabel's life is thrown for a few loops when her cousin Mimi arrives from Dallas with her husband Joe. Through Mimi and Joe, Isabel meets Texas hotshot Tom Bruce, who is about to marry someone Isabel suspects of gold-digging. Further complicating matters, Tom seems to have an unusual level of interest in Isabel. Meanwhile, Isabel has her own feelings to deal with, not to mention those of her beloved niece Cat, whose romantic interest may not be up to snuff.

    Marija says: "brain candy"
    "Good book"
    Overall

    Good read and one of my favorite narrators. I would buy it again.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Demon Under The Microscope

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Thomas Hager
    • Narrated By Stephen Hoye
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1641)
    Performance
    (942)
    Story
    (935)

    The Nazis discovered it. The Allies won the war with it. It conquered diseases, changed laws, and single-handedly launched the era of antibiotics. This incredible discovery was sulfa, the first antibiotic medication. In The Demon Under the Microscope, Thomas Hager chronicles the dramatic history of the drug that shaped modern medicine.

    John Mertus says: "A pleasure in listening"
    "Interesting"
    Overall

    Interesting, but very technical. I had to go back several times if I was working and not paying attention while the book was on.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Paragon Walk

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Anne Perry
    • Narrated By Davina Porter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (203)
    Performance
    (112)
    Story
    (114)

    In the posh London street of Paragon Walk, a young woman is brutally raped and murdered. Once again the incomparable team of sleuths, Inspector Thomas Pitt and his young wife, Charlotte, peer beneath the elegant masks of the well-born suspects and reveal that something ugly lurks behind the handsome facades of Paragon Walk, something that could lead to more scandal, and more murder.

    Chuck says: "Complex and Enthralling Mystery"
    "pretty good historical murder mystery"
    Overall

    Overall, this was a good book. It's not fast paced and doesn't have any scene stealers, but it is a good read.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Drums of Autumn

    • UNABRIDGED (44 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated By Davina Porter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6763)
    Performance
    (4404)
    Story
    (4400)

    Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

    Frances M says: "You listened, Audible!"
    "anything by Gabaldon is gold to me"
    Overall

    I love Diana Gabaldon's Outlander Series and recommend it to everyone. This is the fourth book in the series, start at the beginning... Absolutely one of the best narrators I've come across. Davina Porter is terrific at all the English and Scottish accents.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • My Man Jeeves

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By P.G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated By Simon Prebble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (338)
    Performance
    (87)
    Story
    (89)

    My Man Jeeves, first published in 1919, introduced the world to affable, indolent Bertie Wooster and his precise, capable valet, Jeeves. Some of the finest examples of humorous writing found in English literature are woven around the relationship between these two men of very different classes and temperaments. Where Bertie is impetuous and feeble, Jeeves is coolheaded and poised.

    Ken says: "Jeeves and Pepper"
    "OK"
    Overall

    I would not buy this again. It is ok, but definitely not on my best list.

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • The First Assistant: A Continuing Tale from Behind the Hollywood Curtain

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Clare Naylor, Mimi Hare
    • Narrated By Shelly Frasier
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (148)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (29)

    In The Second Assistant, readers across the country found a heroine they loved to love in Lizzie Miller, the smart and witty East Coast girl clinging for dear life to the bottom rung of the Hollywood ladder. But no more coffee runs and sorting thumbtacks by color for Lizzie; she's been promoted. As first assistant to Scott Wagner, now president of The Agency and one of Hollywood's premiere movers and shakers, she's making decisions and learning the ins and outs of the business.

    Brittany says: "Loved it!"
    "Hilarious"
    Overall

    This book and narrator had me laughing the whole way through. What absurdities there are in Hollywood, but very funny. I had to get used to the narrator's flat voice, but it really does suit the character. Her Southern leading man accent is dead on and she makes him come to life. There is a lot of bad language in this and some scenes you would not want to listen to without headphones or privacy.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Crocodile on the Sandbank: The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Peters
    • Narrated By Barbara Rosenblat
    Overall
    (2709)
    Performance
    (1499)
    Story
    (1494)

    Amelia Peabody inherited two things from her father: a considerable fortune and an unbendable will. The first allowed her to indulge in her life's passion. Without the second, the mummy's curse would have made corpses of them all.

    Carrie says: "Nice break from the usual-"
    "terrific narrator and book"
    Overall

    Barbara Rosenblat absolutely had me giggling through the entire book. Her interpretation of Amelia Peabody is so hilarious. The pretention and sarcastic remarks from all the characters were great. I would highly recommend this book to anyone.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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