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Lawrenceville, GA, United States
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  • Davis Way Crime Caper Series, Book 6
  • By: Gretchen Archer
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

Fasten your seat belts for non-stop action as stiff competition blows into town and the resulting turbulence threatens to take down the Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Super Secret Spy Davis Way Cole, who lives on the 29th floor of the hotel with her CEO husband and newborn twins, takes it hard. If the casino goes belly up, she won't be a stay-at-home mom because she won't have a home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Hilarious

  • By Nikeya on 06-02-17

Great story, annoying quirk with performer

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

Reviewed: 05-27-17

I love this series. The characters are wonderful. And this book is no exception. The performer does a wonderful job with the characters, but she has one incredibly annoying quirk: she doesn't punctuate the ends of her sentences. Even at the very end of the book, it seems like the next thought will come any moment. Her voice never goes down to indicate finality. It bugged me throughout the whole book. But other than that, it's a terrific read.

  • A Useful Woman

  • A Rosalind Thorne Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Darcie Wilde
  • Narrated by: Sarah Nichols
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 923
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 924

The daughter of a baronet and minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who rely on her wit and discretion. So when artistocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in London's most exclusive ballroom, Almack's, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a chance

  • By James on 05-28-17

A fun read if a little convoluted

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

Reviewed: 03-11-17

The book had great characters and the depiction of regency England was good. At times the story was hard to follow given some tremendous plot leaps. Great near ration from Sarah Nichols definitely improved the audiobook.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Quiet Life in the Country

  • A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,786
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,296
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,291

Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow with a secret past. Florence Armstrong, her maid and confidante, is an expert in martial arts. The year is 1908 and they've just moved from London to the country, hoping for a quiet life. But it is not long before Lady Hardcastle is forced out of her self-imposed retirement. There's a dead body in the woods, and the police are on the wrong scent. Lady Hardcastle makes some enquiries of her own, and it seems she knows a surprising amount about crime investigation...

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A nice cozy read!

  • By BikeVON on 11-30-16

Great characters, great story

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

Reviewed: 01-29-17

You can't help but love the two main characters of this novel. Their senses of humor and rejection of the class distinctions make their relationship a one-of-a-kind for the beginning of the 20th century. The story itself is fast moving and intriguing. The narration is wonderful. I look forward to purchasing the next book in the series.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Peggy and Me

  • By: Miranda Hart
  • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

The hilarious and heartwarming account of Miranda and her life changing dog, the inimitable and most lovable Peggy. Hello dear audiobook browser and welcome to Peggy and Me. The story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise - fun) in the form of Peggy.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not A Comedy

  • By Sara on 10-07-16

Any doggie mommy will love this!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-17

I am a huge fan of Miranda Hart and this book made me love her even more. It is funny, sweet and honest.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Emma [Naxos]

  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,409
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,403

One of Jane Austen's most popular novels. Arrogant, self-willed, and egotistical, Emma is her most unusual heroine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful listen

  • By H. CRODDICK on 08-07-08

A wonderful book, wonderfully performed

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

Reviewed: 11-21-16

Jane Austen's Emma is a classic, and deservedly so. The characters are fully developed and perfectly imperfect. The story moves along a pace. Juliet Stevenson's narration is pitch perfect.

  • Murder on Opening Night

  • Myrtle Clover Cozy Mysteries, Book 9
  • By: Elizabeth Spann Craig
  • Narrated by: Judy Blue
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

When Myrtle Clover and her friend Miles attend a play in their small town, there's a full house on opening night. It's clear to Myrtle that one of the actresses is a stage hog who loves stealing the spotlight. Nandina Marshall certainly does upstage everyone - when her murder forces an unexpected intermission. Can Myrtle and Miles discover who was behind her final curtain call before murder makes an encore?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You got a love Myrtle

  • By Christy Lynn on 06-08-16

You got a love Myrtle

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

Reviewed: 06-08-16

This is a terrific book in a terrific series. It is so funny and the plot keeps you guessing. I highly recommend it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • All Summer Long

  • A Novel
  • By: Dorothea Benton Frank
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 313
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 282

As they prepare to relocate to Charleston, SC, Olivia, the ultimate New Yorker, has reservations about the promise she made to retire in the Lowcountry, where Nick wants to return home and lead a more peaceful life. They are moving north to south, fast pace versus slow pace, and downsizing. Nick is ecstatic. Olivia is not. She can't let Nick know that their finances are not what he thought. Her client list is evaporating, their monetary reserves are dwindling, and maybe that house she picked out on Sullivan's Island needs too much work.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Jennifer J. Robinson on 06-03-16

Dorothea Benton Frank does it again!

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

Reviewed: 06-02-16

This was a fantastic book with an interesting story. The cast of characters are just that--characters! I really enjoyed every minute of it and couldn't put it down. Great narration for a great book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Turn for the Bad

  • County Cork Mystery Series #4
  • By: Sheila Connolly
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish ways - and Sullivan's Pub is her classroom. Maura didn't only inherit a business, she inherited a tight-knit community. And when a tragedy strikes, it's the talk of the pub. A local farmer, out for a stroll on the beach with his young son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? The child can say only that he saw a boat.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Little Disappointing

  • By Chalis on 05-24-16

Interesting story: obnoxious heroine

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

Reviewed: 03-20-16

I'm not exactly sure why have hung in this long with this series. I think it is just that I would like to spend some more time in Ireland and in this particular corner of Cork. The heroine of this series is not particularly likable. She is self-important and unpleasant. Not qualities you're looking for in a heroine. The narration does not make this any better as the central character, Maura Donovan is whiny throughout the book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Marsh Madness

  • Book Collector Mystery Series #4
  • By: Victoria Abbott
  • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

Jordan Bingham works hard to improve Vera Van Alst's collection of classic detective stories. So when Chadwick Kauffman - heir to the Kauffman fortune - offers a very good price on a fine collection of Ngaio Marsh first editions owned by his recently deceased stepfather, she is thrilled to meet with him at his fabled summer estate, Summerlea. The next day Jordan and Vera are shocked to read that Chadwick has died in a fall from the grand staircase at Summerlea.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun story with lots of intrigue

  • By Christy Lynn on 09-29-15

A fun story with lots of intrigue

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

Reviewed: 09-29-15

This is the latest book in a series. The characters are interesting, particularly the formidable Vera. The heroine is a little too earnest, but other than that, I really enjoyed the story.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • All the Single Ladies

  • A Novel
  • By: Dorothea Benton Frank
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 565
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 495
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 496

Few writers capture the complexities, pain, and joy of relationships - between friends, family members, husbands and wives, or lovers - as beloved New York Times best-selling author Dorothea Benton Frank. In this charming, evocative, soul-touching novel, she once again takes us deep into the heart of the magical Lowcountry, where three amazing middle-aged women are bonded by another amazing woman's death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightfully Decadent

  • By Melanie on 11-27-15

Another winner from.Dot Frank!

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

Reviewed: 06-15-15

This was a really fun read. The story was interesting and the characters likable. Robin miles does a terrific job performing. As is always the case after listening to one of Dorothea Benton Frank's books, I'm just a little more in love than ever with the Lowcountry.