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  • The Long Way Home

  • By: Z. A. Maxfield
  • Narrated by: J.F. Harding
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299

Ever since the accident that cost him his job on the Seattle police force, Kevin Quinn has been living with psychic abilities he refers to as the 'gift that keeps on taking'. His attempts to use his talents to help the police have been met with limited success. Yet, when teenage boys start going missing from the beach cities of Southern California, Kevin gets on a plane.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling Mystery and Romance

  • By Belen on 11-20-16

The Long Way Hope

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-18

The plot is cops seeking a serial killer. The book is really well written and much more complicated. You will like the characters. Read it.

  • Coma Girl: The Complete Daily Serial

  • By: Stephanie Bond
  • Narrated by: Maureen Jones
  • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

Now available: the complete Coma Girl daily serial! From the international best-selling author of Stop the Wedding! and the Body Movers mystery series comes a story of family drama, suspense, comedy, and romance. In Coma Girl, a victim of a tragic event lies in a hospital bed, at the mercy of friends and relatives who think she can't hear them. But she so can. This version of Coma Girl contains the complete daily serial, six months of entries. Don't miss out on this laugh-out-loud, fun story everyone else is talking about!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth the read/listen

  • By M. R. Hall on 05-01-18

Coma Girl

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-04-17

I read some of the chapters of Coma Girl but found it even better in audio. Parts of the story are funny. The author does a good job of portraying the slow passage of time. A couple of crossover events with the Body Movers series made the story more fun. Well worth a credit.

  • Bonfires

  • By: Amy Lane
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209

Ten years ago Sheriff's Deputy Aaron George lost his wife and moved to Colton, hoping growing up in a small town would be better for his children. He's gotten to know his community, including Mr. Larkin, the bouncy, funny science teacher. But when Larx is dragged unwillingly into administration, he stops coaching the track team and starts running alone. Aaron - who thought life began and ended with his kids - is distracted by a glistening chest and a principal running on a dangerous road.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rating...

  • By Smitten with Reading on 07-26-17

On Fire

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-20-17

Bonfires by Amy Lane is an outstanding book. It deals with difficult issues and how different people and families deal with them. It is well written and narration is good.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Broken

  • By: Nicola Haken
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285

When Theodore Davenport decides to switch his mundane job for a career, he walks into Holden House Publishing with enthusiasm and determination to succeed. As he settles into his new role, makes new friends, and dreams of making it to the top, everything is going to plan. Until he meets James Holden, CEO of Holden House.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I am absolutely gutted by this book.

  • By SassiKassi on 07-23-17

Broken but not Beaten

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-17

What did you love best about Broken?

The story is good. The book is even better due to its exploration of how people and families live with mental illness.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Broken?

Not that I liked what she said, but James' mother portrays many people's opinions when she lectures James during his hospitalization.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Joel Leslie?

I listen to Joel Leslie's books often. I find his voice whiny but he tells the story well.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me proud of both Theodore & James.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Warrior

  • By: Karen Lynch
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
  • Length: 20 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 781
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 727

Nikolas Danshov is the Mohiri's finest warrior, fearless and lethal with any weapon. For almost 200 years, he has devoted his life to keeping humans safe from the demons that walk the earth. Revered by his people, he is a legend in his own time, a warrior undefeated in battle, and prepared for anything. Until her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice counterpoint for the series

  • By Deborah on 02-17-17

Nicholas' Point of View

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-06-17

The many hours from Nicholas' point of view seem to be repetitive of Sara's story. There is not a lot extra material in Nicholas' story. He spends a lot of time trying to protect Sara from all dangers of the career he is training Sara to become.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • PsyCop Briefs, Volume 1

  • By: Jordan Castillo Price
  • Narrated by: Gomez Pugh
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149

Victor Bayne sees dead people for a living...and he sees them off the clock, too. After all, ghosts don't confine their appearances to a psychic medium's work hours. From the macabre to the mundane, from titillating to tender, these PsyCop shorts feature stolen moments between the novels. Get a glimpse of Vic's life with Jacob between cases, from both men's viewpoints.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So glad to see more of these guys!

  • By Morgan A Skye on 01-11-17

Briefs: Volume 1

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-30-16

I have read many of the PsyCop short stories. Listening to them gives a new perspective. If you like the longer books, then you have to buy this one. Volume 2, here I come.

  • Work Experience

  • Schooled in Magic, Book 4
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 915
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 915

In the summer between second and third year at Whitehall, Emily accompanies Lady Barb on her rounds of the Cairngorm Mountains, bringing magical help to the locals and searching for new magicians. For Emily, tired and broken after the events of Study in Slaughter, it should be a chance to relax as well as to visit a new part of the Nameless World, to put her responsibilities aside and just be herself. But the locals aren't quite what she expects, with problems of their own, and Lady Barb is a different person away from Whitehall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tavia Gilbert raises the bar

  • By Jack Cards on 04-23-17

Work Experience

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-16

If you like the series, you'll like this book 4. Emily gets a summer job working with Lady Barb as a healer. She sees more of the Nameless World and runs into another necromancer. Well worth a credit.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Study in Slaughter

  • Schooled in Magic, Book 3
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,059
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,060

Brimming with new ideas for magical research, Emily returns to Whitehall School for her second year of magical education, looking forward to returning to her studies. And yet things are different; her new roommates harbor their secrets, her old friends are becoming distracted by sports and games, and one of the teachers seems to dislike her. As she starts new classes, she discovers she has to work far harder to keep her place in the school. But her second year will be far more adventurous than her first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Number Three in great series.

  • By Amazon Customer Curtis Wright. on 11-06-16

Emily's Latest Adventure

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-06-16

Study in Slaughter is book 3 of Schooled in Magic series on audio. There will be more to come. I am happy since this story was at least as good as the first two. Emily meets a shape shifter in 2nd year. There are new teachers and new students to meet. Well worth a credit.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Schooled in Magic

  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,779
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,645
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,646

Emily is a teenage girl pulled from our world into a world of magic and mystery by a necromancer who intends to sacrifice her to the dark gods. Rescued in the nick of time by an enigmatic sorcerer, she discovers that she possesses magical powers and must go to Whitehall School to learn how to master them. There, she learns that the locals believe she is a "Child of Destiny" - someone whose choices might save or damn their world, a title that earns her both friends and enemies.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Neurotic Heroine

  • By Charles Grayson on 11-26-16

Schooled in Magic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-16

Book 1
Very good story. Well written. Well narrated. Easy to listen to. Well worth a credit. I just bought book 2.

7 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Blue on Black

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 153

Two women have gone missing, and LAPD detective Harry Bosch has a strong suspicion that an avid fisherman named Denninger is the culprit. Bosch needs something stronger than a suspicion to bring Denninger in, but all he has are a handful of photos - prior mug shots and pictures of Denninger posing with his prize fish. It's not much to go on, and Bosch is running out of time, which is why he calls in FBI agent Rachel Walling. What she sees in these photos could blow his case wide open.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Don't waste your money

  • By Laura on 07-05-17

Blue on Black

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-16

This is a perfect short Harry Bosch story. It was enjoyable to have Rachel Walling back.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful