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Ginny Aybar-Flores

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  • Jenny's Dream

  • A Family Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho
  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Carolyn Kashner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Jenny Roberts has a dream to escape her small hometown to become a writer. She develops a friendship with a young farmer, who is new to the area and has secretly fallen in love with her. After she realizes her friend means more to her than she thought, she must now choose between a career and romance. The only thing standing in her way is an unpleasant memory that has haunted her since childhood. She must learn to forgive before she can choose which dream to follow. Meanwhile, a legendary 10-foot grizzly is seen in the area, and its boldness has frightened the community.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engaging Clean Western Romance in 1900's Idaho

  • By LilMissMolly on 06-18-18

Sweet love..

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

Reviewed: 06-16-18

Another story of sweet love and how getting to know each other in a different way can make a difference in the end. The characters are so charming and you can relate to them right away. Deciding between a career and true love can be difficult but in the end, love does win. Ms. Weaver-Clarke does it again, giving you a story that you will remember always.

  • New York Echoes

  • By: Warren Adler
  • Narrated by: Daniela Acitelli
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Twenty-two short stories that will lift your spirits or break your heart from acclaimed author Warren Adler, well known for iconic novel turned international box-office hit The War of the Roses. Written to celebrate the author’s return to New York City after 40 years away from it, Adler focuses his laser eye on New York City in these 22 deftly crafted and compelling short stories. New York, the frenetic, tough-minded, generous-hearted city, magnet for people’s hopes and aspirations, is as vividly and lovingly portrayed here as any of the characters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like being home..

  • By Ginny Aybar-Flores on 06-10-18

Like being home..

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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: 06-10-18

I just loved this novel with all the tales of different people either living in or visiting New York City. As someone who was born, raised and lived there more than half of my life I can relate to just about everything written here. The author did a fantastic job with not only the characters but describing how 'we' the people of NY are and the places we have roamed. I so enjoyed the narrator's way of expressing each character and scene. Great team :)

  • Arkship Obsidian

  • The Arkship Saga, Book 1
  • By: Niel Bushnell
  • Narrated by: Mike Robinson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Earth has been destroyed, the entire solar system turned to dust by a cataclysmic event known as the Fracture. Now, the last survivors of humanity live on vast arkships drifting through the Cluster, doing what they can to survive in a hostile ever-changing environment. When the arkship Obsidian is attacked, Wynn awakes in an escape pod fleeing from a huge space battle, unable to remember who he is. Hunted by a killer robot, the forces of a rival arkship, and the Church of the Infinite, Wynn must survive long enough to unlock his lost memories, discover who is behind the attack and take his revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Earth is gone, humanity is in danger

  • By Ray Johnson on 02-18-18

Another world unlike we know.

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

Earth is no longer around and a whole new civilization rules. Like all civilizations, there are ups and downs, good vs evil and this novel has it all. Am not a biggie of Sci-Fi but this one held my attention and the ending had me wanting more. The author did a great job writing this story, you could picture everything he wrote, the narrator did a fabulous job with the telling and am sure the author will use him when book 2 comes out.

  • The House of Long Shadows

  • House of Souls, Book 1
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 146

Kevin Taylor is an Internet-famous handyman on a mission: Find a house and renovate it in 30 days. By flipping a derelict house in a month's time and chronicling the entire thing on video for his online subscribers, he seeks to become a star. The problems that plague this property will require more than elbow grease to fix, however. Shadows throughout the home are distorted, and an enigmatic trespasser keeps showing up in his footage. Worse still are the hideous voices that issue from otherwise empty rooms in the dead of night.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DIY: Haunted Home Edition

  • By Spooky Mike on 05-09-18

Must listen to.

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Am not a big fan of these type of books, but this one caught my attention and held it throughout the story! Imagine buying a house to fix up and finding there are others there and not in the flesh! This audiobook will keep you listening to the end and what an ending it has! You want to scream "run away, get out of there!" The author did a great job with this novel and the narrator did a wonderful job narrating it. bravo to you both.

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  • The Borgias and the Cenci

  • Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1
  • By: Alexandre Dumas
  • Narrated by: Michelle Marie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

This volume relates the stories of the Borgias and the Cenci. The former, a family of Spanish adventurers, came to dominate the Italian peninsula, and, when Rodergio Borgia became Pope Alexander VI, the world of Christendom, in the late 15th century. The Cenci was an aristocratic family, in which rampant sexual and domestic abuse led to murder and very public execution. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic

  • By Holly on 06-06-18

Totally engaging story.

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

If you are a person who enjoys history, then this will not disappoint you. Alexandre Dumas wrote this during this and several other volumes between 1839-40! Thank you to those who translated this and gave us an insight into how the world was back then.

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  • This Treacherous Journey

  • Heart of the Mountains, Book 1
  • By: Misty M. Beller
  • Narrated by: Leonor A. Woodworth
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Widowed and with child, Emma Malcom is fleeing from the reward offered for her arrest. She’s innocent of the dirty dealings her deceased husband orchestrated, but the angry townspeople didn’t stop to listen to her defense before she narrowly escaped with her life. Now, she and her twin brother, Joseph, must battle the mountain wilderness of the Rockies to reach Canada and the clean start she craves. But when a fall from the rocky cliff leaves Joseph wounded and weak, could the strange mountain man they encounter be God’s gift to see them to safety?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Journy of Heartbreak turn to Joy

  • By A.P.Reader on 04-22-18

Sweet story

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

Traveling through rough terrain isn't easy and less when pregnant but Emma (newly widow)had no choice. Along with her twin brother, they by chance get the help to get to Canada by Simeon Grant who unwillingly agrees to help them when he notices that Emma is with child. It was not an easy trip with many mishaps that drew Emma and Simon together. A sweet story full of strength and courage and of course a happily ever after.

  • Dragon's Gift: The Seeker Complete Series

  • By: Linsey Hall
  • Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
  • Length: 29 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

Waking up in hell is not Del Bellator’s idea of a good time. She’d rather be back on earth, killing demons and hunting down magical treasure for her shop, Ancient Magic. Turns out escaping hell is easy - it’s staying out that’s hard. Del's dragon magic is illegal in the supernatural world. Worse, she doesn’t know how to control it. And if others learn her secret, she’s dead. Things get ugly when the Warden of the Underworld shows up to drag her back to hell. He’s a one of a kind demon shifter - the sexiest, most powerful one she’s ever met - and he’s set his sights on her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesomely Awesome!

  • By Peachesnbeal on 04-27-18

Entertaining..

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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

Very entertaining audiobook, even though it is over 29 hours long, it does not feel that way. The author did a fabulous job writing this and the narrator did a wonderful job performing it.

  • True Paranormal Hauntings: 12 Stories to Give You Goosebumps

  • True Paranormal Hauntings of Haunted Neighborhoods, People, Forests, and True Ghost Stories
  • By: Max Mason Hunter
  • Narrated by: Mike Robinson
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

It is as scary as it is exciting: this is how most people would describe a paranormal experience. While others encounter it even when they don't want to, others search for the thrill, going so far as visiting places out of the country just so they can feel the suspense. Haunted forests, abandoned ghost towns, creepy creatures, cursed roads, and other paranormal events - all these things happen for a reason. Murder victims manifest themselves perhaps because their justice is still not achieved, or perhaps, they simply were not ready to go.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great collection of the Paranormal

  • By Ray Johnson on 02-13-18

Creepy but not so much

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

I truly enjoyed this audiobook and found it very entertaining. It has some creepy paranormal stories but nothing that would make you want to turn it off and say 'no more' but then again, I use to watch paranormal stories on TV so I guess am use to them. The author did a great job with this collection of paranormal stories and narrator did a great narrating them.

  • The Viscount's Christmas Temptation

  • Dukes of War, Book 1
  • By: Erica Ridley
  • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
  • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 189

Certain individuals might consider Lady Amelia Pembroke a managing sort of female, but truly most people would be lost without her help. Why, the latest on-dit is that rakish Viscount Sheffield is canceling the fete of the year because he hasn't time for silly soirees. He doesn't need time - he needs her!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A lovely listen!

  • By Heather on 06-14-16

Fun read

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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: 05-08-18

A short, fun, funny and sweet tale of two people who are seemingly opposite coming together and in reality a perfect pair. Amelia likes taking charge of things, in order to give herself a purpose while Benedict likes doing things on his own. Needless to say, you will certainly laugh throughout the novel and will be delighted at how it ends.

  • The Chesapeake: A Man Born to Hang, Can Never Drown

  • The Chesapeake series, Book 4
  • By: Ken Rossignol, Stephen Uhler, Alan Brylawski, and others
  • Narrated by: Paul J McSorley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Adventures in prose from around the Chesapeake tidewater region told by an erstwhile and eclectic collection of writers. Ringmaster Ken Rossignol gathered together many of best and brightest of bards, poets, and tale-tellers to give their views, experiences, and fabrications in an entertaining way. Fans of short stories will enjoy the fourth book in The Chesapeake series and the valuable history told here of the Chesapeake region - with a few excursions led by the writers to other lands.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful listen

  • By Ginny Aybar-Flores on 05-08-18

Delightful listen

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

Light listen and very humorous at times. The author compiled a nice array of different stories. I spent an enjoyable weekend listening to this and as usual Paul McShorley did a wonderful job narrating this.

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