Voodoo
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  • 1
    Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau | Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Jewell Parker Rhodes
    • Narrated By Peter Francis James
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (83)
    Story
    (83)

    Spanning six decades of the 1800s, this mesmerizing story is a fictional biography of Marie Laveau - one of the most haunting characters in New Orleans’ history. Part of a long line of voodoo priestesses and healers, Marie tells of the mystery, passion, and violence that pattern her life. Like her grandmother, Marie sees visions from an early age. She never knew her mother, who practiced a spiritualism so potent she was murdered by those who feared her.

    Colorful verbal illustrations...

    Excellent character development I truly enjoyed the tone and pace if this story. This is a colorful legend and the author did wonderful job with the v..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 03 2011 by Melissa (Dayton, OH, United States)
  • 2
    Voodoo Season | Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Voodoo Season

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs)
    • By Jewell Parker Rhodes
    • Narrated By Myra Lucretia Taylor
    Overall
    (35)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (21)

    Jewell Parker Rhodes follows up her acclaimed Voodoo Dreams with a present-day mystery surrounding the gifts of an ancestor of the Voodoo Queen. Doctor Marie Levant can't explain why she's drawn to New Orleans, or why it's comforting and unsettling at the same time. And she can't shake her haunting dreams. But when she delivers a dead woman's baby, Marie knows malevolent forces are at work, and it's up to her to stop them.

    cute story

    I liked the suspense, the story teller kept me on the edge of my seat. Listeners will have a hard time understanding the story if they don't have know..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 17 2009 by valerie (Crown Point, Indiana, United States)
  • 3
    Yellow Moon: A Novel | Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Yellow Moon: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Jewell Parker Rhodes
    • Narrated By Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (5)

    The third novel in Jewell Parker Rhodes' acclaimed Voodoo series, Yellow Moon finds New Orleans' preeminent voodoo practitioner hunting an African vampire - a wazimamoto. Marie Levant is tired of seeing corpses drained of blood arrive at the hospital each night, and tired of being haunted by their ghosts. It'll take all her skills to expel the deadly spirit in this.

    could not finish this book

    the narrator was unbearable. I read both the first two books and ordered the audio book which the narrator was fine, but this person........

    Reviewed on September 29 2016 by M.Word ()
  • 4
    Hurricane | Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Hurricane

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Jewell Parker Rhodes
    • Narrated By Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (8)

    Working in the ER, Dr. Marie Lavant sees the darkest side of New Orleans. But the bloody wounds of patients are not the only things that haunt her. As the descendent of a legendary voodoo queen, Marie is cursed with the ability to communicate with spirits of the dead.

    Not much new material

    This book seemed to be a collection of every story about "I see ghosts" and the LA bayou put together with a slightly modern twist. The reader was slo..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 16 2012 by M. Eglestone (Princeton, FL USA)