Florida | Member Since 2012
Ron McLarty did the best he could with this poorly written, ludicrous, predictable story. By far the worst Danielle Steel book I've ever read. DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME OR CREDITS! It reads as if it was written for teenagers. Very naive teenagers.
The narrator was excellent and made this an enjoyable listen. At times I had to back up and re-read some parts to get the "murders" straight. Overall a good read(for a sale).
I can't say enough good things about this delightful series. I'm so glad I found these wonderful books. You get to know the town and all the delightful people therein. I call them my" feel good" books. Use your credit and enjoy!
This may be my very favorite book of the series. I can't wait to start on the next one! Patrick Taylor is a wonderful writer and kudos to John Keating for his terrific narration. I highly recommend the entire series. You don't have to be Irish to enjoy these stories. They are fun.uplifting,and very enjoyable.
I waited so long for another Maisie Dobbs story and this one turned out to be so boring and convoluted. I couldn't wait for the ending. If you are a fan of the Maisie Dobbs stories, my advise is save your credit for another book by another author.
P.S. It pains me to write a negative review, I enjoyed most of the Jacqueline Winspear books so very much.
This was a heartwarming, funny, poignant, well written story. I will more than likely read it again in the future The narrator was terrific and brought all the characters to life for me. If you're looking for a humorous, feel good book (as I was) this will not disappoint!
Frankly, I almost didn't choose this newest "Stone Barrington" book .The reviews were not encouraging and I didn't like the last book in the series. However, I took a chance on this one and I enjoyed it more than I anticipated. Lots of twists,turns and unexpected exciting bits that held my interest right to the end. Tony Roberts did a great job of bringing all the characters to life as usual! I still wish the author would skip the politics and tone down the sex scenes. But that's just this woman' s opinion. If you're a fan of the series I would recommend you try this one.
Don't hesitate to use your credit on this heartwarming story. You don't have to be a dog lover to enjoy this true story set in WW ll. You don't even have to be a member of that generation to find it worthwhile and enjoyable..I believe high school and college students would find it "a good read". An honest look at the reality of those difficult times. You'll laugh, you'll cry,and most of all you won't want it to end.
O.K. I'll be the "naysayer". The premise was not believable. If you enjoy reading about unremitting torture and the evils of religious cults,then maybe this book is for you. I'm not judging. I just can't believe all the reviewers and I read the same book! I regret I read this one based on the reviews.
Too many love starved women fighting over him. Dumb and dumber. The sex scenes were vulgar and unnecessary Way too much political yada yada.Overall a very dull read. I have read most of the Stone Barrington books but this one was ludicrous. The last one should have warned me not to pr-order. Never again. Even Tony Roberts couldn't save this lemon.
I took a chance on this selection. I thought three books for one credit would just be mediocre at best. I was wrong on all counts. All the books were well written ,and built up to exciting conclusions. Police methods,procedures and jargon were well researched and accurate. Read them in order. They will have more meaning. Len Cariou was an excellent narrator . My one complaint was the music. It was intrusive, off putting and unnecessary. However, don't let that stop you, the stories are still worth your credit.
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