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  • The Shut Eye

  • By: Belinda Bauer
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 815
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 746
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 742

A woman gets involved with a psychic who may be able to find her missing son. Five footprints are the only sign that four-year-old Daniel Buck was ever here. Every day, Anna Buck guards the little prints in the cement. Polishing them to a shine. Keeping them safe. Spiraling toward insanity. Anna is desperate for hope, which she's not getting from the police or her husband, James. So when a woman tells her she's found a true psychic, a "shut eye", she grasps at it. Maybe he can tell her what happened to her son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating Listen

  • By Margaret on 07-21-16

Very good listen

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

Reviewed: 08-07-16

Any additional comments?

IF you can get past the first few chapters it turns into a great story. Slow start.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Kingdom Come

  • The Elizabeth Harris Series 1
  • By: Jane Jensen
  • Narrated by: Rachel Fulginiti
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,844
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,684
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,681

In Kingdom Come, the first in a new mystery series from Jane Jensen, an ex-NYPD detective seeks escape in Amish country and finds darkness instead. When a beautiful, scantily clad "English" girl is found dead in the barn of a prominent Amish family, Detective Elizabeth Harris knows she's uncovered an evil that could shatter the peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kingdom Come - excellent detective story

  • By Brain on 04-02-16

Very good listen

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

Reviewed: 07-09-16

What made the experience of listening to Kingdom Come the most enjoyable?

I enjoyed the whole story and leaves me wanting another book...

What did you like best about this story?

The way to all come about to find the murderer - more realistic than most

Which character – as performed by Rachel Fulginiti – was your favorite?

Elizabeth as a main character worked fantastic

  • The Last to Know

  • By: Wendy Corsi Staub
  • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

Townsend Heights is the perfect small town, just the kind of place Tasha Banks longed for when she left her big-city career for full-time motherhood. But now her dream is turning into a nightmare as a serial killer stalks Tasha's friends. One by one they are dying in horrific ways, and terror is transforming her peaceful existence into one of fear and foreboding...where evil lurks behind the mask of a familiar face - a face that may be the last one Tasha ever sees.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great plot, whiney characters

  • By Cara Hildebrand on 06-22-17

Guess I was last to know

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

Reviewed: 05-25-16

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

It was a decent plot and surprised me at the last, I keep guessing and was wrong til the end!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes - so I could see who actually did it

  • Killer Within

  • Killer Instinct, Book 2
  • By: S. E. Green
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 217

It's been three months since Lane made her first kill - the sadistic Decapitator - and now she feels both closer and more alienated than ever from her united, grieving family. Haunted by conflicting memories of her mother, Lane resumes her role as the vigilante Masked Savior out of a feeling of obligation - but her heart just isn't in it anymore. Now that Lane has felt the rush of deeper, darker thrills, a growing part of her wants to revisit its seductive power, and she's not sure how long she can resist.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Another round of Lane

  • By Victor D on 09-26-15

More!

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

Reviewed: 04-14-16

Such fun stories!! Hopefully longer next time but this seems to be a great series even if it is only book 2!

  • Jack of Spades

  • By: James Hankins
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 111

Just two years ago, the media turned Detective John Spader into a hero. He'd caught a twisted serial killer terrorizing Massachusetts, and the "Jack of Spades," as the media dubbed Spader, was born. But when the murderer walked free on a technicality - free to kill again - the public turned on Spader. Now a new serial killer is on the loose. He wears the silly, gap-toothed, grinning mask of Galaxo, Starboy Avenger! - a cartoon alien of unparalleled popularity with children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By John on 03-03-15

Fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 03-31-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This was a well written and read book.

Any additional comments?

I have found another great author to follow! This is the 3rd book of his I have listened to and all have been great, they keep you guessing to the end. You think you know then he twist it alittle and you second guess yourself!! James Hankins leaves you wanting more after each book!

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Scared to Death

  • By: Wendy Corsi Staub
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Perfect strangers whose once-perfect lives were cruelly shattered, they're bound by a long-lost child, a fragile strand of newfound maternal hope and mutual loneliness. Yet Elsa and Marin are never truly alone. Someone is always nearby, watching them and their children. Someone driven by vengeance and the simple poetry of nursery rhymes.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narration & unlikable characters

  • By Gail on 02-16-11

Great book

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

Reviewed: 10-25-15

Would you try another book from Wendy Corsi Staub and/or Jennifer Van Dyck?

I LOVE Wendy Staub and this is a fantastic story, I know this because I also purchased it several yrs back but yet it seems Audible loses a few books in your library.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Hopefully something I haven't purchased before and then repurchased because Audible forgot about taking my money the first time.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Jennifer Can Dyck is a fantastic narrator - I love to listen to her

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Scared to Death?

nothing - fantastic from start to finish BOTH time I purchased it

Any additional comments?

Be very careful if your like me and purchase alot of audible books as you'll end up paying twice because you listen to so many you forget titles so you end up repurchasing one that Audible took out of your library.

  • The Murderer's Daughter

  • A Novel
  • By: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,203

Brilliant, beautiful, and stunningly effective, psychologist Dr. Grace Blades has a special gift for treating troubled souls and healing tormented psyches - perhaps because she bears her own invisible scars. Only five years old when she witnessed her parents die in a bloody murder-suicide, Grace took refuge in her towering intellect and found comfort in the loving couple who adopted her. But as an adult, Grace's accomplished professional life vies with a covert, high-risk dark side, played out harrowingly. And when Grace's two worlds shockingly converge, her past returns with a vengeance.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Do not bother...

  • By Kiki Fitz on 08-25-15

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 10-08-15

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Not keeping me on the edge but was a great book to listen to, it kept me very much entertained and fascinated.

Any additional comments?

This was a great listen, narration was great and the ploy was fantastic. Not sure why so many disliked it - but I enjoyed it. This is not a "who done it" but a more why I did it.

  • That Summer

  • By: Lauren Willig
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 496
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 492

When Julia Conley hears that she has inherited a house outside London from an unknown great-aunt, she assumes it’s a joke. She hasn't been back to England since the car crash that killed her mother when she was six, an event she remembers only in her nightmares. But when she arrives at Herne Hill to sort through the house - with the help of her cousin Natasha and sexy antiques dealer Nicholas - bits of memory start coming back.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • disappointed

  • By laura on 08-17-16

EXCELLENT!

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

Reviewed: 09-01-15

Who was your favorite character and why?

I love Julia, the author made her a real life person

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

keep my interest from beginning to end!!! That is an accomplishment for any author.

Any additional comments?

This was purchased on sale with no expectations BUT did I get a surprise. It was a great historical and modern book that was easy to keep up with what year they were in. I love history and how the author brought it to the present to be solved! Had just enough mystery to keep some guessing going on!

  • Thornwood House

  • By: Anna Romer
  • Narrated by: Eloise Oxer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,704
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,518
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,520

When you're all that stands between the murderous past and the fate of those you love, how far would you go to save them? When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a dusty back room of the old house, she discovers the crumbling photo of a handsome World War II medic - Samuel Riordan, the homestead's former occupant - and soon finds herself becoming obsessed with him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Five Stars With a Caution

  • By Nancy F. on 08-08-15

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 07-31-15

It was a great story about past and present coming together. Just a refreshing mystery.
Eloise Oxer was a perfect narrater.

  • The Final Silence

  • By: Stuart Neville
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 719
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 645
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 645

Rea Carlisle has inherited a house from an uncle she never knew. It doesn't take her long to clear out the dead man's remaining possessions, but one room remains stubbornly locked. When Rea finally forces it open, she discovers inside a chair, a table - and a leather-bound book, its pages filled with locks of hair, fingernails: a catalogue of victims. Horrified, Rea wants to go straight to the police but her family intervenes, fearing that scandal will mar her politician father's public image.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • My last Neville

  • By Barbara on 12-09-14

FANTASTIC

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

Reviewed: 06-16-15

Where does The Final Silence rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It ranks on the top 10 list for me

Who was your favorite character and why?

I am not one to pick a favorite - I liked them all as each had their unique place in the book

What about Gerard Doyle’s performance did you like?

I LOVE to listen to Gerard! His accent is fantastic!

Any additional comments?

This is a great book that was well read - there is not much more than you can ask for!