Elizabeth Cage is a child when she discovers that there are things in this world that only she can see. But she doesn't want to see them, and she definitely doesn't want them to see her. What is a curse to Elizabeth is a gift to others - a very valuable gift they want to control. When her husband dies, Elizabeth's world descends into a nightmare. But as she tries to piece her life back together, she discovers that not everything is as it seems.
I'm an avid Jody Taylor fan. I have had the book for a while, but was reluctant to read it since it was going to be different than the St. Mary's series.
The writing was excellent, up to Ms Taylor's usual, Ms Scarfe did a tremendous job in the narration, but the sound wasn't up to par. It was very soft and in places came in and out volumewise.
As usual for Ms Taylor's books, I have to give it a second listen to be able to catch all the details. But that's what I love about her books.
Everyone wondered about Shaye Archer's past. Including Shaye. Shaye Archer's life effectively began the night police found her in an alley, beaten and abused and with no memory of the previous 15 years, not even her name. Nine years later, she's a licensed private investigator with a single goal - to get answers for her clients when there aren't supposed to be any. And maybe, someday, answers for herself.
I am an avid Mudbug and Miss Fortune fan so it has taken me some time to actually read this book since it's in a slightly different vein.
I enjoyed it. Well written and kept me guessing until the very end. I do recommend it for fans of a little darker whodunit and will read the rest of the series, but I do prefer Miss Fortune
Bibi Fortunata was the hottest ticket in town; singer, actress, and celebrity. Two years ago she was arrested on suspicion of murdering her lover and his new mistress, who was also Bibi's best friend. Bibi was front-page news in a way her publicists had never dreamed. But the police were never able to prove anything and Bibi was set free, with the cloud of suspicion and murder still hanging over her. Bibi left for Barcelona where she quite simply disappeared. But when Bibi's daughter comes to Mac Reilly and Sunny Alvarez for help, they can't resist the temptation to solve this mystery....
Finally on the fourth book, a narrator who correctly pronounces Tesoro's name. I have enjoyed the whole series and Elizabeth Adler is a new favorite author.
When small-town Nebraska sheriff Hixon Drake meets Greta Dare, the connection couldn't be stronger, but the timing couldn't be worse. Dealing with the fallout of a divorce he never wanted and setting up a new home for his kids, Hix becomes that guy, that one he never wanted to be, and puts a stop to things before they can even start. Protecting his kids and himself is his only priority. Greta, on the other hand, has found the place for her and the brother she adores that's perfect for them - a sleepy little town in Nebraska.
I thoroughly enjoyed this listen. The story was excellent, more true to life than other romances I have read. The narration was excellent also. The story shows that there is someone for everyone, you might have to look for that person, and the one you think is it may not be that person. There was good character growth and development with all characters not just the main ones.
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The words "I'm her husband" roll off Clay Connors's tongue, but with his estranged wife lying in a coma - and no assurance that she'll awaken - he knows he's perilously close to losing everything. A singular, terrifying accident has left Jess Connors suspended between life and death. Now Clay is reunited with the family he hasn't seen for two years, including the daughters he left behind.
Beautiful. Moving. Inspiring.
I won the book in a giveaway but since I am always puttering I bought the Audible version to listen to it. The words flowed together seamlessly. Normally when I finish a book I can't wait to start the next one, but an exceptional book leaves me wanting to savor the book. This is an exceptional book plus some.
I was quickly invested in Clay and the girls. His story and struggles are very believable. Maddy's reaction to seeing her father after two years was spot on. The correlation between Jess' fight and Clay's addiction was subtley interwoven. The unfailing and unconditional love between Jess, Clay and the girls was inspiring even when hard choices were made.
You will need a box of tissues when reading. Will Damron's narration was faultless. This is a must read or listen to book.
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Lia and Rafe have escaped Venda, and the path before them is winding and dangerous - what will happen now? This third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles is not to be missed. Best-selling author Mary E. Pearson's combination of intrigue, suspense, romance, and action makes this a riveting listen for teens.
I fell in love with all the characters except Caden in the Kiss of Deception. Fell in love with him in the second book. All three books were well written and narrated. This one blew me away. I loved all the plot twists within the plots. I listened to it almost all the way through on my day off, had other things to do but couldn't put it down. Well worth the money.
Five years ago Miranda and Jason were inseparable - runaway teens standing together against the rest of the world. But those days are long gone. Now in her 20s, Miranda is triggered by the ghosts of her past. Trying to escape, she abandons her old life and everyone she knew.
can't wait to read the second book! I really like how the past and the present were woven in together; it brought out why Miranda was the way she is and was revealed slowly instead of all at once giving the book at good pace. Also in the flashbacks, some of Jason was revealed also.
The circumstances that brought them back together was tragic, but if she hadn't run the second time, Miranda and Jason wouldn't have found each other. As it came out later in the book, Jason is a runner also. I do wish there had been more on how they found their "uncle". I really wanted to know because I became invested in their story, past and present.
Emma Clark did a fantastic job on the narration. She infused each character with their own distinct personality, didn't go too fast or too slow.
I highly recommend this book.
Special Agent Dagny Gray is a member of a small FBI team with unprecedented independence. To maintain their autonomy, the team must continue to solve big cases. To stay on the team, Dagny must keep her personal demons under control. When Father Diego Vega tells her that undocumented workers are vanishing from a small town gripped by immigration politics, Dagny thinks she's found her next case. But without bodies or proof of foul play, her boss won't let her take it.
I ended up enjoying this book very much. I found it hard to get started because of the subject matter, I deal with Hispanics, legal and illegal every day, so the subject touched close to home. I started off with the Kindle version which I won on a Goodreads giveaway and then switched to the Audible version and was able to get through the book much easier.
The writing was excellent and I stayed on the seat of my pants the last half of the book. There was a lot of character growth in Dagny and there was plenty of character information on the other main characters in the book. I didn't feel like they were 1 or 2 dimensional characters.
There were twists I didn't expect, there were a couple of twists I thought would go one way but ended going a totally different direction, so I was kept guessing. The pace was brisk without being too fast and I was kept on my toes in a couple of places trying to figure out what was going to happen.
Angela Dawe did an excellent job in the narration, pacing was good, emotions were what they should be. All and all I thoroughly enjoyed the book.
I look forward to reading other Dagny Gray novels as they come out.
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Socialite Jessica Bullock can't catch a break. After a lifetime of chasing perfection, hoping to please her parents, all her hard work is set to pay off. But on her wedding day, her fiancé leaves her high and dry. Humiliated, she finds her calm, cool facade beginning to crumble...until an unexpected wedding guest, her childhood best friend and crush, offers to help her pick up the pieces.
Where does Anything but Love rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
For this type of story It stands at the top of the list
Who was your favorite character and why?
I like Jessica's metamorphosis, but Ben was pretty cool also.
Have you listened to any of Teri Schnaubelt’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
This is the first time I have listened to Teri. She did a terrific job, timing was good,
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Any additional comments?
Jessica's character did some growing during the book, and we got good information on Ben so he wasn't just a person that showed up. We really didn't get to know the ex-fiance even though he makes an appearance towards the end of the book, but that is really neither here nor there since he plays such a small part.
Overall the writing was good, the protagonists faced their hurdle and came together. My biggest issue with the book was Jessica's reaction when her fiance decides to not marry her. I understand that she is proud of him and the decision he made, even if last minute, but once she was behind closed doors why didn't she fall apart. If she had the story wouldn't have continued the way it did.
There was a heavy subject that was touched on, I think Ms Strom did a good initial handling of it. I recommend the book and will read other books by Ms Strom.
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At the end of an especially raucous day at his neighborhood bar, private eye Leo Waterman is surprised to see his old flame, Rebecca Duval, walk in the door. But King County's medical examiner is here on business, not pleasure. Two dead bodies, covered by an old coat that once belonged to Leo's father, have turned up in the trunk of a car. The only thing that seems to connect the men is a controversial local church and its charismatic pastor.
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Yes, there were a lot of twists, it was engrossing.
Who was your favorite character and why?
I enjoyed Leo, he had a lot more depth than I thought at the beginning of the book
Which character – as performed by Patrick Lawlor – was your favorite?
Once again, Leo
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Towards the end with the little girl and her dog