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  • Lady Justice and the Spy

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Walt and his senior sidekicks match wits with a killer clown and an assassin hired by Big Pharma to murder a holistic physician working on a cure for cancer. Things were going bad when a mysterious government spy appeared to save the day, but this spy had an ulterior motive, and it involved a member of Walt’s entourage. Chemtrails, conspiracies, and clowns are a recipe for disaster, but Walt and Lady Justice prevail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A cliff hanger!

  • By Susan Patterson on 06-21-18

Couldn't stop...had to listen over and over!!! WOW

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-18-18

Lady Justice and the Spy
By: Robert Thornhill

Walt Williams is still fighting BIG-PHARMA, and has more questions about the CHEM-TRAILS conspiracy. Maggie, John, Bernice, Willy, Kevin, Veronica, Jerry and Mary are all around to help, and a surprise family member shows up to add more twists. I love the books in this series, that make you stop and think. Mr. Thornhill has a wicked sense of humor that makes the listener laugh out loud. This series makes me want more, I can't wait for the next adventure!!!



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. George Kuch...... what more can I say? He is fabulous!!!



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  • Marshal's Law

  • By: Maddie Taylor
  • Narrated by: Gideon Welles
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

When Janelle Prescott is thrown from her car as it careens off a slippery road, she expects to wake up in a hospital. Instead, to her utter disbelief, she wakes up in a jail cell that looks like something from an old Western movie set. It is there, hurt and alone, with no idea what happened or how she will get back home, that Janelle first meets Aaron Jackson. As she regains her wits, however, Janelle realizes something is terribly amiss, and her worst fears are confirmed when she learns Aaron is the marshal of Cheyenne County, Wyoming...and the year is 1878.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Time Travel and a sexy cowboy

  • By Momma Becky on 06-09-18

past perfect

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-13-18

Marshal's Law
: Maddie Taylor

First off I missed the spanking warning, which is not my passion. That being said I liked this time travel with the woman going into the old west 135 years back. The premise of male dominance and female submission worked well in this time period. It made me stop and think what it would be like for a modern independent woman trying to follow the rules. There was one big plot hole that being the time portal. Other than that I enjoyed seeing how the personalities interacted.



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed by Gideon Welles.



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  • American Dunkirk

  • The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11
  • By: James M Kendra, Tricia Wachtendorf
  • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

When the terrorist attacks struck New York City on September 11, 2001, boat operators and waterfront workers quickly realized that they had the skills, the equipment, and the opportunity to take definite, immediate action in responding to the most significant destructive event in the United States in decades. For many of them, they were “doing what needed to be done”. American Dunkirk shows how people, many of whom were volunteers, mobilized rescue efforts in various improvised and spontaneous ways on that fateful date.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Read

  • By Ashley Hedden on 06-13-18

More 9/11 Hëros

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-13-18

American Dunkirk The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11
: James M Kendra, Tricia Wachtendorf

This is an excellent book that features boat rescues after the Sep. 11, 2001 attacks. The listener will hear another perspective of the time following the crashes into the towers. Thank you to all who helped!



The narration was well done. Peter Lerman's voice brought this book to life.



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  • No One Needed to Know

  • By: D. G. Driver
  • Narrated by: Allie James
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2

Heidi's brother, Donald, is 16 and autistic. She has always loved playing with him, but now she's 11 and her life is changing. She's embarrassed to have her brother around and doesn't want her friends to know about him. High school boys bully him. When the kids at her school find out about him, she gets bullied too. It's not fair. No one seems to understand. But Heidi needs to understand too. She can't change her brother, but she can change how she feels about him, and she can get people to see why her brother is special.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen!!!

  • By April H. on 06-07-18

Great Listen!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-18

No One Needed to Know
: D. G. Driver

This is an excellent book that takes the listener inside the relationship of a "normal" eleven year old girl and her "high functioning autistic" brother. Heidi is growing up and beginning to really notice her brother's uniqueness. When other kids bully Donald and make fun of her, she is torn between her love for Donald and wanting a normal life. This gives the listener a chance to see how others live. A very good listen with life lessons!



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed by Allie James.



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  • The Substitute Wife

  • Brides of Little Creede, Book 1
  • By: CiCi Cordelia
  • Narrated by: Alan Taylor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Once his fortune in silver mining is secured, Harrison Carter finally sends back home for his fiancée. It’s been four years since he’s seen Jenny. But it’s Retta Pearce, Jenny’s sister, who arrives by stagecoach with young daughter Adeline in tow. When this lovely, soiled dove brings devastating news and a written plea from Jenny to marry and care for Retta and little Addie, what’s a good man to do?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • nice very nice

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 06-15-18

The Substitute Wife

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-18

The Substitute Wife
: CiCi Cordelia

This is a sweet,fairly clean, western, historical fiction. The male protagonist goes west to earn his fortune in silver mines. After four years he is ready for his fiance to join him. When he meets the coach, SURPRISE! It isn't his Jenny, but her sister Retta along with her child. The two work at Jenny's request. Plenty of action and an evil antagonist or two. This was a fun listen, and I can't wait for more in this series!!!



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. Alan Taylor does great voicing western novels. Very enjoyable!



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  • Lady Justice and the Ghost Whisperer

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

What do a Confederate soldier who died on the field of battle, a woman who was driven from her home by the ravages of the Civil War, and a man who perished in a turn-of-the-century asylum have in common? They all contact private investigator, Walt Williams. A bizarre series of events surrounding these paranormal visits culminate in the discovery of a terrorist plot to detonate bombs at a crowded festival. Once again, Lady Justice pairs Walt with forces from beyond the veil to solve mysteries hidden for decades and bring evil-doers to justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Walt and his crew are definitely entertaining!!!

  • By Kelly watley on 06-17-18

Walt Williams rides again!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-18

Lady Justice and the Ghost Whisperer
: Robert Thornhill

I absolutely adored the historical elements that are featured as well as more current events, Walt Williams and the old gang are involved in this time. The listener is offered mystery, comedy, terrorists, history, adventure and helpful ghosts from the past. The Lady Justice series just keeps getting better and better. Robert Thornhill's imagination must be constantly in motion to offer the listener entertainment that engages and entertains. I've enjoyed this one so much I've listened to it 4 times!!!



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. What can I saw about George Kuch? He is the greatest!!!



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  • Forget-me-not Blues: What Lies Within the Beating Heart Exposed

  • Abby Foulkes Mysteries, Book 3
  • By: Alison Gray
  • Narrated by: Beverley Murray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

A body washes up on a beach on a Greek island. Two women at a retreat on the island discover the body early one morning before their yoga session. They are both required to give witness statements to the police but both women are hiding something. DS Abby Foulkes is back in Greece to investigate the murder of a friend in the late 1990s. She was invited back by Lieutenant Angelo Christofis whom she met whilst holidaying on Skiathos in 2014. But he's recently had a baby and she senses there's something wrong. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful conclusion to a great series.

  • By cosmitron on 05-29-18

Forget-me-not Blues

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-31-18

Forget-me-not Blues
: Alison Gray

This is book 3 in this series. The listener returns to Greece with DS Abby Foulkes as she goes undercover to investigate the bone circle murders. She meets many possible suspects along with assault, murder, a bit of romance all with more twists and turns than some roads traveled in this book. It kept me on edge until the very end.

I hope there are more Abby Foulkes books as I have come to like the character!



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. Beverley Murray brought the story to life!!!



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  • Hibiscus Fruit: Where Grief Leads to Murder in Paradise

  • Abby Foulkes Mysteries Book 1
  • By: Alison Gray
  • Narrated by: Lisa Angelini
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

On leave from her job in Newcastle upon Tyne following the death of her lover, DS Abby Foulkes is on Skiathos with their young son, Johnny. But just as they begin to relax, Johnny finds human bones in a wood near a Greek monastery on a hillside above Skiathos town. It isn't long before Abby discovers that this isn't the first set of bones to be found. When someone disappears from the Hibiscus Fruit hotel where they are staying, Abby is drawn into the mystery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well done first book in a Mystery series.

  • By cosmitron on 05-27-18

Grief and Murder

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-28-18

Hibiscus Fruit
: Alison Gray

DS Abby Foulkes partner is killed so she takes their son out of country for a change of scene. While there she is drawn into a possible murder mystery. There are many twists, turns and more mysteries to solve. The story moves slowly, but the listener will be kept guessing as to "who did it?" Now on to another book in this series.



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. I enjoyed Lisa Angelini's voicing of this book.



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  • Dreams in Deadwood

  • Seven Brides of South Dakota, Book 1
  • By: Kari Trumbo
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Jennie Arnsby wants nothing more than to turn around and go home. Her family is on their way to Deadwood, South Dakota, when Aiden finds his way to their small wagon train. His teasing and banter leave her wanting to toss him out the back and in the dust. When they are separated outside the city, she is left wondering if she'll ever see him again. Aiden Bradly wants to find his gold and return home. Nothing more. He can't afford to get tangled with a woman. He's doing just that until he meets the feisty Jennie.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heartwarming Gold Rush Era Romance

  • By LilMissMolly on 06-16-18

Dreams in Deadwood

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-27-18

Dreams in Deadwood
: Kari Trumbo

This is a sweet clean historical, western romance. A group of sisters are moving to the wild town of Deadwood. They meet up with a lone traveler along the way. There are plenty o twists and turns to keep the listener on the edge of their seat. Will a real romance develop or will family obligations and differences keep them apart. Interesting start to this series. I'd like to see where it goes from here.



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. Meghan Kelly did a wonderful job.



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  • The Reluctant Cowgirl: A Romantic Comedy

  • Taming the Cowboy's Heart, Book 1
  • By: Renee Riva
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Puyat
  • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

When Amy Landers inherits Aunt Polly’s Inn, she has no plans to stay any longer than it takes to sell it. Even though Amy spent her childhood summers with Aunt Polly in cattle country, she’s lived the past 14 years as a refined city girl in Seattle. She has no desire to change, until she sees her childhood playmate Jesse Drake, now a strapping cattle rancher next door. Amy can barely stand the sight of a tumbleweed and refers to Country Western radio as the Book of Job put to music. It will take more than a cowboy in a nice pair of jeans to win this city girl's heart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet

  • By April H. on 05-23-18

Sweet

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Reluctant Cowgirl
: Renee Riva

A sweet, clean, western romance. When Amy returns to her late aunt's B&B after her passing; she meets Jesse, a friend from her childhood. Will a romance spark, or will old teachings keep them apart? I found myself cheering them on and then comes the interference of one that isn't trustworthy. A quick listen that I found enjoyable.



The narration was well done. The characters were well portrayed. Gabrielle Puyat gave good voice to the characters.



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