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  • Falling Glass

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Adrian McKinty
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
    Overall
    (1448)
    Performance
    (1162)
    Story
    (1155)

    Richard Coulter is a man who has everything. His beautiful new wife is pregnant, his upstart airline is undercutting the competition and moving from strength to strength, his diversification into the casino business in Macau has been successful, and his fabulous Art Deco house on an Irish cliff top has just been featured in Architectural Digest. But then, for some reason, his ex-wife Rachel doesn’t keep her side of the custody agreement and vanishes off the face of the earth with Richard’s two daughters. Richard hires Killian, a formidable ex-enforcer for the IRA, to track her down before Rachel, a recovering drug addict, harms herself or the girls.

    Cheryl says: "Hold on to your seat!!!"
    "Okay and fills a long day driving"
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    First I did not like the narrator and the Irish accent he used. It was hard to understand him in some parts of the book. It took a while to get into the book. I almost quit listening after the first 30 minutes because it was not going anywhere but stuck it out. Turned out to be a fairly good story. It is not an award winning book but okay to fill the time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • In the Name of Love: And Other True Cases

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Ann Rule
    • Narrated By Laural Merlington
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
    (28)

    Jerry Harris was a self-made California millionaire who, at age forty-four, had it all: booming businesses, yachts, a mansion, a beautiful wife, and a voice to rival Elvis. No one who knew this well-liked, generous man could make sense of his sudden disappearance one autumn night. On a final phone call to his brother from his Mercedes, Jerry breathed a muffled oath - then the line went dead. For Jerry's wife, Susan, it was just the beginning of an unwavering, eight-year search for the truth behind her husband's vanishing.

    Laura says: "Don't Buy Twice!"
    "Not the best Ann Rule work"
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    I have listened to other Ann Rule books and they were very good and kept my interest throughout the whole book. This book really dragged and was very slow. The storyline lacked holding my interest. The information was repeated a lot and the story just went on and on. I would not recommend this as a good listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Twelve Angry Men

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 50 mins)
    • By Reginald Rose
    • Narrated By Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman
    Overall
    (765)
    Performance
    (700)
    Story
    (694)

    Over the course of a steamy and tense afternoon, 12 jurors deliberate the fate of a 19-year-old boy alleged to have murdered his own father. A seemingly open and shut case turns complicated, igniting passions and hidden prejudices.

    Emily says: "Excellent court room drama"
    "Disappointing"
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    Hard to listen to and hear all the conversations. Sometimes different characters talked over one another. The story was not all that great, would not recommend to buy this book. Maybe check it out from the library for free.

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Last Dance, Last Chance, and Other True Cases: Ann Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 8

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Ann Rule
    • Narrated By Laural Merlington
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (34)
    Performance
    (30)
    Story
    (28)

    Ann Rule presents her 8th collection of crime stories drawn from her private files - and featuring the riveting case of a fraudulent doctor whose lifelong deceptions had deadly consequences. Dr. Anthony Pignataro was a cosmetic surgeon and a famed medical researcher whose flashy red Lamborghini and flamboyant lifestyle in western New York State suggested a highly successful career. But no one was safe if they got in his way. With scalpel, drugs, and arsenic, he betrayed every oath a physician makes - until his own schemes backfired.

    Cathy says: "Enjoyed the stories"
    "Enjoyed the stories"
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    Knowing these were true stories it was very disturbing listening to the stories and our justice system and society, but I enjoyed very much. The time flew by and kept me very interested in all the stories. I will definitely get more Ann Rule books.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Whodunnit?: Murder in Mystery Manor

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Anthony Zuiker
    • Narrated By Gildart Jackson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1539)
    Performance
    (1414)
    Story
    (1409)

    Ten excited guests arrive at the Westlake Estate, expecting a lavish retreat. They are the winners of a sweepstakes to "Live Like a Billionaire for a Week." But what was supposed to be a promising escape soon turns into a horrific nightmare. Within hours of arrival, the guests sit down for an extravagant dinner. When they pull their party poppers as instructed, a loud chorus of bangs resounds, followed by earsplitting screams as the guest seated at the head of the table bursts into flames and slumps to the floor.

    Stacy says: "As Ridiculous and Unimaginative as the TV show."
    "Silly fair fetched murder mystery"
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    This was way over the top ridiculous but I listened to the whole thing. Even though it was far fetched I listened and tried to figure out who did it. It was an easy listen and kept me company as I drove down the highway. The end was very weird in that there was no motive why this person murdered all these people, so very disappointed in that. The narrator did a good job on the read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Awakening

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Kate Chopin
    • Narrated By Kim Basinger
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (213)
    Performance
    (188)
    Story
    (177)

    Kate Chopin’s novel, a landmark work of early feminism, is seen as a pre-cursor to the works of American novelists such as William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. The upper-class Creole society of New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the 19th century is brought to audio in a stirring performance by Academy Award-winning actress Kim Basinger.

    W. Perry Hall says: "Better to sleep in peace than awake to nightmare?"
    "I can not go any farther"
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    I have tried to listen to this good but it is soooo boring. I have listened for about 2 hours and it has not said anything yet or come up with a story line. I am done with it. can not listen any longer.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Vengeance

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Megan Miranda
    • Narrated By Therese Plummer
    Overall
    (43)
    Performance
    (38)
    Story
    (38)

    Nobody really believes in a curse. Until you know the people who disappear. Too much coincidence, you look for reason. Too much death, you grasp for something to blame. Carson pulled Delaney out and he died on the side of the road with her mouth pressed to his. Her air in his body. Troy. She told the cops it was suicide. Didn't matter. The lake released her and grabbed another. But when Decker's father dies in a pool of spilled water on their kitchen floor, all Decker can feel is a slow burning rage. Because he knows that Delaney knew that his dad was going to die.

    Cathy says: "Painful to listen to"
    "Painful to listen to"
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    This book may appeal to a young teen, but I doubt it. Very very boring, no story line. I listened to half of the first book and gave it up. The more I listened the more frustrated I was getting with the story. I even fast forwarded through a lot of it to see if it picked up but it just stayed boring and repetitive. Hopefully it picked up in the second book but I could not stand it long enough to get there. Actually the narrator did an okay job but he had a really crummy story to work with.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty
    • Narrated By George K. Wilson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (344)
    Performance
    (302)
    Story
    (300)

    It was just another day on the job for 53-year-old Richard Phillips, captain of the Maersk Alabama, a United States-flagged cargo ship that was carrying, among other things, food and agricultural materials for the World Food Program. That all changed when armed Somali pirates boarded the ship.

    AudioAddict says: "Pirates of the ... Gulf of Aden"
    "Great Story but very repetitive in parts."
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    This is a very good story and really enjoyed the book once I got to part 2. Part 1 was way too long with way too much background on himself and family. This info did not make a difference knowing all that to hear the story of his Pirate experience. While Captain Phillips was on the ship and experiencing the capture by the pirates the book went on too long about his wife and was very repetitive on what she was going through and how she was handling the situation. The narrator was very good. I enjoyed listening to him. I also saw the movie and there is a lot more information in the book about the time spent on the ship than what is given in the movie.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Marriage Bargain: Marriage to a Billionaire, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Jennifer Probst
    • Narrated By Coleen Marlo
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1524)
    Performance
    (1357)
    Story
    (1365)

    To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner Alexa Maria McKenzie casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend's older brother - the powerful man who once shattered her heart.

    Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn't believe in marriage, but in order to inherit his father's corporation, he needs a wife and needs one fast. When he discovers his sister's childhood friend is in dire financial straits, he offers Alexa a bold proposition....

    SandyH says: "Funny, heartbreaking"
    "Okay but predictable"
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    From the first chapter to the last the book is very predictable. It is an okay listen. Passes time when driving down the road.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Anita Moorjani
    • Narrated By Anita Moorjani
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (585)
    Performance
    (518)
    Story
    (518)

    In this truly inspirational audio book, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body began shutting down - overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience (NDE) where she realized her inherent worth... and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had improved so rapidly that she was released from the hospital within weeks - without a trace of cancer in her body!

    Jeffrey says: "SImply Amazing"
    "Don't Bother"
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    This book is so bad. I really considered returning it. I could not listen to the whole book. Unclear who or what her God is. I think maybe the Universe. Unclear what the point of the story was. Just don't waste your money.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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