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Donna Thomas

Memphis, TN | Member Since 2009

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  • 110 reviews
  • 140 ratings
  • 823 titles in library
  • 36 purchased in 2015
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  • You Don't Want to Know

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated By Christina Traister
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (331)
    Performance
    (278)
    Story
    (285)

    In Ava’s dreams, her son, Noah, looks just the way she remembers him: a sweet two-year-old in rolled-up jeans and a red sweatshirt. When Ava wakes, the agonizing truth hits her all over again. Noah went missing two years ago, and his body has never been found. Almost everyone, including Ava’s semi-estranged husband, Wyatt, assumes the boy drowned after falling off the dock near their Church Island home. Ava has spent most of the past two years in and out of Seattle mental institutions, shattered by grief and unable to recall the details of Noah’s disappearance.

    Ronda Snyder says: "Can't stop listening...."
    "Good - I didn't figure it out until the end!!"
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    I didn't figure it out until the end! Good plot, Christina Traister did a very good job on narration.Think I will get another Lisa Jackson book.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • No Ordinary Billionaire: The Sinclairs, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By J. S. Scott
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Powers
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (301)
    Performance
    (274)
    Story
    (273)

    Dante Sinclair never cared about his family's money. All the young billionaire ever wanted was to be a cop, and now that he's a homicide detective in Los Angeles, he's a damn good one. But when he is injured and loses his partner in the line of duty, he returns to his vacation home in Amesport, Maine, to recover.

    CAROLYN says: "IT'S NO ORDINARY BILLIONAIRE'S STORY EITHER"
    "Got So Tired of the "F" Word"
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    I am glad I paid a small amount for this book. Got one more-not sure I am going to listen. Needs some more substance.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Tall, Dark, and Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Tate Hallaway
    • Narrated By Amanda Ronconi
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (696)
    Performance
    (622)
    Story
    (620)

    Recovering witch Garnet Lacey owns Wisconsin's premier occult bookstore. And a fringe benefit of the job is getting customers like Sebastian Von Traum - piercing brown eyes, a sexy accent, and a killer body. The only thing missing is an aura. Which means he's dead. And that means trouble - something Garnet's a sucker for....

    Amy J says: "Tall, Dark, Dead & Poorly Edited"
    "Agree With Other Comments"
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    The best thing about the book was the narrator--love Amanda Ronconi. There were the technical glitches. Don't think I am going to try the next book by TH.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Just Good Friends: Escape to New Zealand, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Rosalind James
    • Narrated By Claire Bocking
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (263)
    Performance
    (230)
    Story
    (228)

    Kate Lamonica isn't Koti James' type. Too small. Too dark. And heaps too much work. So it's an easy bet that he can be her friend for six weeks without making a move on her, no matter what his mates would have said. Kate can't believe she's made the bet at all. New Zealand had seemed like the perfect escape from the stalker who'd threatened first her peace of mind and then her life. She certainly doesn't need any more trouble. Why on earth has she agreed to spend time with a Maori rugby player who's far too handsome and charming for his own good - and knows it?

    MJG says: "ANOTHER FANTASTIC KIWI / RUGBY LOVE STORY"
    "Good"
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    I enjoyed it. It took me a bit to get used to the narrators' accent (English) but then I enjoyed it even more. You learned a bit of history of New Zealand and it's people as well.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Home to Whiskey Creek: Whiskey Creek, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Brenda Novak
    • Narrated By Carly Robins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (61)
    Performance
    (57)
    Story
    (56)

    Adelaide Davies, who's been living in Sacramento, returns to Whiskey Creek, the place she once called home. She's there to take care of her aging grandmother and to help with Gran's restaurant, Just Like Mom's. But Adelaide isn't happy to be back. There are too many people here she'd rather avoid - people who were involved in the events of that terrible June night 15 years ago.

    Susan says: "I love series!"
    "Took me a while"
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    It took me a while to get into in it but then it got better--narrator did not help. I was hoping that they would go back to Amy Rubinate as the narrator. I still will read the next in the series--want to know what happened to the others in the group.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Bluegrass State of Mind: Bluegrass, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (512)
    Performance
    (453)
    Story
    (462)

    McKenna Mason, a New York City attorney with a love of all things Prada, is on the run from a group of powerful, dangerous men. McKenna turns to a teenage crush, Will Ashton, for help in starting a new life in beautiful horse country. She finds that Will is now a handsome, successful race horse farm owner. As the old flame is ignited, complications are aplenty in the form of a nasty ex-wife, an ex-boyfriend intent on killing her, and a feisty race horse who refuses to race without a kiss. Can Will and McKenna cross the finish line together, and more importantly, alive?

    Ginny LaMere says: "OMG FANTASTIC book"
    "Just Okay"
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    I purchased this and the second in the series at a good price so I was not so upset. I thought it was a little unbelievable at times. Maybe this would have been better narrated by someone else. I kept thinking as I listened to it that the narrator needs to be reading a mystery novel not Romantic Suspense as this was labeled because he does have a good voice, just not for the series.

    I'm not going to get the next one in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • In Your Dreams

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Kristan Higgins
    • Narrated By Amy Rubinate
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (156)
    Performance
    (141)
    Story
    (143)

    What Jack needs is an excuse to leave town. Ever since rescuing four teenagers from a car wreck, he's been hailed as a hero and the attention is making him itchy, especially since his too-pretty ex-wife is back, angling for a reunion. He's always liked Emmaline. She needs a weekend date? No problem. So when they wind up in bed together, Em chalks it up to red wine and chocolate cake, just one impulsive night not to be repeated. But Jack's pushing for more.

    Donna Thomas says: "Great Series 1"
    "Great Series 1"
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    Great Series!! I've enjoyed the whole family, small town, everyone knows everybody. Never realized that a hero would go through so much but it happens. I look for books narrated by Amy Rubinate. She can changes those voices so well.

    I look forward to Connor's story. Not sure if he is next but I am going to keep looking for KH's next book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Night Is Darkest

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Jayne Rylon
    • Narrated By Gregory Salinas
    Overall
    (65)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (62)

    Lacey Daughtry's perfect weekend is interrupted by tragic news of her brother's murder in the line of duty. Plagued by a rash of mysterious phone calls, she turns to her brother's best friends and fellow officers for protection...and comfort. Spending time in close contact with Mason and Tyler, the two men she's dreamed of since her first girlhood crush, seems like the answer to a prayer. Especially when they begin to explore the desire she's harbored for so long.

    Kindle Customer says: "One of my all time faves!!!"
    "Did Not like it"
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    I do believe I am going to ask for my credit back. No and No.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mean Streak

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Sandra Brown
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1271)
    Performance
    (1106)
    Story
    (1118)

    Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her. While police suspect Jeff of "instant divorce," Emory, suffering from an unexplained head injury, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name.

    KC in Lexington says: "Ms. Brown's book far exceeds usual quality."
    "She Did It Again"
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    Thoroughly enjoyed it! Suspenseful, The main character thought about her decisions Surprise twist that I never caught until it happened. Narrator can make a book, JD did a great job also. I will look for other books where he narrates.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Heroes Are My Weakness

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Susan Elizabeth Phillips
    • Narrated By Erin Bennett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (383)
    Performance
    (342)
    Story
    (341)

    He's a reclusive writer whose imagination creates chilling horror novels. She's a down-on-her-luck actress reduced to staging kids' puppet shows. He knows a dozen ways to kill his characters with his bare hands. She knows a dozen ways to kill an audience with laughs. But she's not laughing now.

    C. Macduff says: "Not SEP's best work"
    "Good"
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    The book was good but not my favorite SEP. No matter I am waiting on her next book already. I am going to listen again to make sure I am judging it right.

    But you know what is missing is a narrator that can pull off a punch line. Amanda Ronconi would be so great. I have suggested it more than one time, but they aren't listening.:) While Erin Bennett (much better than the previous narrator) was good, I still miss Anne (may she rest in peace) so much (she was the original narrator of her SEP books). She could pull off SEP's sarcastic punch lines and have you laughing out loud. No matter I am waiting on her next book already.

    I suggest to the powers to be to get Amanda Ronconi to narrate the next SEP book--hope it is soon.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Dakota Ranch Crude: Dakota Heat 2

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Leah Brooke
    • Narrated By Ravyn Knight
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (11)
    Story
    (11)

    When Samantha Cross goes to her brother's employers to ask for help, she had no idea that it would change her life forever. To repay their debt, they both have to live and work at the Dakota Ranch for one year. Samantha has no option but to accept.

    Her brother's employers, Shayne and Jackson Montgomery, are not what she expected. Jackson, the younger brother is too handsome and charming to resist, especially when he sets his sights on her.

    Donna Thomas says: "This is Ridiculous 2"
    "This is Ridiculous 2"
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    Not worth the credit. I don't like to speak bad about the narrators but she did not do a good job at all.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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