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  • The Coffin

  • The Scarry Inn, Book 2
  • By: Shirley McCann
  • Narrated by: Joey Eugene
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

When Clare, Lise, and Kelly arrive at The Scarry Inn just before a major storm, they're thrilled to learn they'll be staying in a room known as The Coffin, which is adorned with coffin beds and other macabre decorations. Little do they know that one of them will end up in a coffin for real - because a tornado isn't the only thing threatening the inn's grand opening.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, meh narrator.

  • By Amanda on 03-16-19

Good story, meh narrator.

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

I love a good murder mystery, especially isolationist murder mystery dinner murder mysteries! Three girls are gifted a trip to the Scary Mansions murder mystery weekend by Clair's aunt. Clair's cousin is a recent employee of the Scary house as she is the niece by marriage of the owners. Unbeknownst to the girls and other guests there were real murders that took place at the mansion only 6 months earlier. As the weekend unfolds and the guest begin to explore they find themselves with a real murder mystery to solve or at least survive. I enjoyed the story but would have enjoyed it more had there been a different narrator. I really did not enjoy him, it sounded forced and not very natural. I'm sure the series would be a decent read though. Regarding the story I would have liked a little more build up and atmosphere leading up to the first murder, it happens right out of the gate and I feel there is more suspense that could have been capitalized upon. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Watchful Wisteria

  • Wisteria Witches Mysteries, Book 4
  • By: Angela Pepper
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Williams
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20

Rhys Quarry wasn't much of a father to Zara. He swears everything's different now, but some people never change. Soon he's teaching his con man ways to his granddaughter. If only he could teach her something useful. When a member of the magical community goes missing, Zara joins the search. When she and Zinnia find a trio of ghosts, the search becomes a murder investigation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner!

  • By neraks on 02-18-19

Never stop writing these!!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

I love this series (and Zinnia's series as well), definitely in my top 5 favorite series! Poor Zara, always getting the short end of the stick. She finds a stray creature that for some reason seems familiar to her, little does she know the surprise she is going to receive when she has her ah-ha moment and it finally clicks into place. Poor Zoe is still upset that her witch powers have yet to take hold and a rift develops between mother and daughter....oh teenagers..... Zinnia's friend goes missing and upon closer inspection they believe she is no longer on this plane of existence, enter Zara and her spirit charm and they may just figure out what is afoot. Long lost family show up and pit Riddle against Riddle as well as house against Riddle funnily enough. Just read it, you'll see. Some big surprises in this one and perhaps a new romantic entanglement???? The narration is spot on as always, Tiffany Williams is Zara and brings her sarcasm to life beautifully! Please keep these coming! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review! Thanks!!!!

  • Running from Arrows

  • A Running Store Mystery, Book 2
  • By: T.C. Wescott
  • Narrated by: Natalie Naudus
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

One of Lacy's beaus has a bow. Unlike Cupid, his arrows kill. There's more than romance in the air this Valentine's Day! Running from Arrows is the fun, twist-filled, romantic cozy mystery romp you've been waiting for! Valentine's Day is coming up and Lacy is single. If that's not bad enough, she has a secret admirer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cupid Killer!

  • By Jan M on 02-17-19

Love can kill!

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

I love Ruby! Lacy and Stax are great but Ruby is hilarious and absolutely brilliant. She reminds me of Gertie from the Miss Fortune series. Anyway, it's Valentine's day...gag.... and Lacy has a secret admirer who keeps sending her three red roses with cryptic messages. Trying to figure out which of her many suitors it could be it becomes more of a fun game instead of creepy and stalkery. However, another dead body turns up after a race and questions abound as one in their crew is not who they seem. In addition, the victim may not have been the intended target after all, is someone else in danger? I love this series, definitely in my top 5 favorites! The characters are great and complex, I love little old spunky Ruby! One of my favorite scenes was definitely the locked room mystery game. I could actually picture it in my head, so fun. I cannot wait for more in the series! The narration was fabulous as always! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thanks!

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  • Outside the Lines

  • Forensic Handwriting Series, Book 6
  • By: Sheila Lowe
  • Narrated by: Anna Crowe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

What should have been a routine afternoon on the witness stand for forensic handwriting expert Claudia Rose turns into a shocking assault that leaves her bruised and bloodied. Following on the heels of a series of other traumatic events, the attack sends Claudia to the brink of a breakdown. Her fiancé, LAPD Homicide Detective Joel Jovanic, learns of the attack while leading a homicide investigation into a mailbox bomb.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best one of the series!

  • By Ryan Scott on 02-20-19

Very well written, see what I did there?!?

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

Reviewed: 02-16-19

A mailbox bomb goes off in a ritzy neighborhood, killing a housekeeper of a prominent chemical company CEO. Claudia is in court for an unrelated case testimony and is attacked by the defendant. Shaken Claudia becomes gun shy and embarrassed as social media videos had been taken and not gotten the best side of the encounter as she was dressed for dinner with her fiancé detective Jovanic. Taking a break from it all she heads to a conference in the UK to visit her colleague and friend Daphne. While she's in the UK she is brought in on a case that is linked to the bombing back home. Eco terrorists upset about the chemical companies effects on the environment and health are the main suspects in the case. However as Claudia and Jovanic delve deeper into the case they learn there is more than meets the eye going on, both at home and abroad. Excellent murder mystery, eco terrorist conspiracy story. I also love that it takes place here and in the UK. I really enjoy this series and it's narration. It is really interesting to learn about what can be learned from handwriting. I look forward to listening to more in the series! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thanks!

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  • The Stroke of Thirteen

  • By: Carrie Gessner
  • Narrated by: Kristin Price
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 16

When Grace Pembleton inherited her grandfather's business in rural Pennsylvania, she had no idea what else she was in for. She thought life as a bed-and-breakfast owner would be a quiet one, that the only trouble she'd encounter would be making enough coffee for guests. What she gets instead is a violent gnome, a resident ghost, a secret society, and continuous brushes with the supernatural. Even with new friends at her side, she struggles to fulfill her family's legacy of protecting the town. Then a new threat arises, and it wants Grace. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good book, excellent narration

  • By JenniferFour on 02-24-19

Fun monster catch and release story!

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

Reviewed: 02-13-19

I don’t know what all the bad reviews are about. I really enjoyed this story. Grace is the latest descendent in a family of monster hunters. She inherited her grandfathers B&B and hunting business however Grace doesn’t like her family’s methods. She prefers to catch and release the creatures rather than kill them. In an attempt to repair animosity between mystical creatures and her hunter family she finds herself in the crosshairs of revenge killing. Armed with her sarcasm and bffs they try to find a middle ground with these creatures. Absolutely loved the narration! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Lady Justice and the Mystery Mansion

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 26

Walt and Maggie purchase a run-down mansion with plans to restore it to its former grandeur, not knowing that every previous owner had suffered a terrible tragedy due to a centuries-old curse. During the restoration, the mysterious mansion reveals dark secrets that have been hidden away for decades. As restless spirits and hidden corpses are found, Walt and Maggie fear they may become the next victims of the evil curse. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mystery Mansion

  • By Layla on 02-13-19

Seriously loved it!!! So good!

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

Wow! Amazing story. I wasn’t expecting much but man was I surprised! It starts off with snippets in the past which at first glance make no sense however everything comes to a head in the end. Expertly written and narrated. An older couple decides to purchase a massive black hole of a money pit house however Walt will do anything for his wife Maggie. What they discover within its walls is haunting and full of history, deceit, murder and in the end more than just the house is restored. Unbelievably good storytelling, how the author ties all of the events together is amazingly entertaining. My first by Robert Thornhill but certainly not the last! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thank you!

  • The Impossible Quest of Hailing a Taxi on Christmas Eve

  • By: George Saoulidis
  • Narrated by: Steve White
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

In this modern retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Scrooge is looking for a taxi to get home on Christmas Eve. But he will get the ride of his life, as he is walked through his past, his present and his future to end up a changed man. Set in modern day Athens, this science-fiction version of the classic ghost story is guaranteed to bring shivers down your spine and a smile to your face.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not the Story you are expecting by the Title

  • By Ray Johnson on 04-27-18

Modern scrooge tale

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

Following along with the classic tale of Scrooge a modern business man is working late on Christmas Eve. As he tries to return home via taxi he discovers his misdeeds have isolated him. Nobody is willing to give the disgruntled man a ride until an old cab stopes with a proposition. For him to get a ride he has to agree to an intervention of sorts. Past, present and future cabbies take him on the ride of his life. A nice short Christmas story which I found enjoyable. The narration was enjoyable as well. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • High Crimes: A Georgia Davis Novel of Suspense

  • The Georgia Davis PI Series, Book 5
  • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

How do you solve a murder when there are 42,000 suspects? That’s the task facing Chicago PI Georgia Davis, hired to hunt down those behind the assassination of resistance leader Dena Baldwin at a demonstration 14 months after the 2016 election. The gunman, on a nearby hotel rooftop, dies within minutes of the shooting. As Georgia sifts through Dena’s 42,000 Facebook followers, she discovers that unknown enemies hiding behind fake profiles have infiltrated the group. She finds others who will do whatever it takes - including murder - to shield right-wing, wealthy elites.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Georgia On My Miiiind...

  • By Victoria Haugen on 01-24-19

Excellent political thriller!

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

I usually am not a fan of politics however this murder mystery was really good. Faced with the Trump administration a local activist makes it her mission to bring him down. When she is assassinated at a rally a local PI is hired to dig in. Georgia, the PI, starts to unravel a sorted history of the political activist movement and conspiracies. From Chicago to DC and back the author really knows her cities. A really good suspenseful story that is phenomenally narrated. Looking forward to others in the Georgia PI series. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Shadow of the Moon

  • By: Kwen Griffeth
  • Narrated by: Paul J. McSorley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

The grisly murder of a diplomat’s son in Central Park draws NYPD Detective Gerald Meeker and FBI Special Agent Andee Trakes into a twisted and confusing investigation. Within hours, the evidence indicates the man was executed in the manner saved for werewolves. Andee Trakes is assigned to liaison with a history professor who is an expert on folklore and legends. Professor Alwyn Lloyd not only agrees the method of death was indeed an execution, he claims to be a werewolf.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Randy Murphy on 12-15-18

A book you can sink your teeth into!

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

Reviewed: 02-05-19

Loved this book! My first by this author and I was not disappointed. An FBI agent, Adeline, is slated with investigating the murder of a diplomats son. She is to be the liaison to the UN and assist the NYPD from the periphery. Her close friend and pseudo father is the detective in charge and from the beginning the case stinks. Werewolves aren’t real, are they? She seeks out an expert in myth and soon finds herself struck by the mans magnetism as together the try to solve the case and evade retribution. Excellent fantasy sci fi thriller with intense heat! Cant wait for more! The narrator was fantastic! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • The Mark

  • Supernatural Horror Series, Book 2
  • By: Lee Mountford
  • Narrated by: Hannibal Hills
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 60

Kirsty Thompson is no stranger to trauma. But when a vicious attack leaves her drugged and disoriented, she never expected to wake up to a permanent scar. She starts having demonic visions, all linked to the ancient symbol carved deep into her back.... With the help of her best friend, Kirsty discovers the mark originates from the Devil's Bible and forges a connection between her and a terrifying creature. As they track the man who assaulted her to a satanic cult, the beast hunts them from the shadows. Can Kirsty escape the devil worshipers and her bond with the heinous creature?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mountford hits The Mark with this

  • By Spooky Mike on 12-26-18

Disturbingly creepy.

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

Kirsty is a bit of a mousey girl, history of abusive relationships she is trying to toughen up. Her bestie Amanda wants to help her and teaches her some self defense. After a night of drinking Kirsty is attacked in her home and awakens with a symbol carved in her back. When the police are less than helpful Kirsty investigates on her own, best friend in tow. Suffice it to say it doesn’t go as planned for anybody. Super suspenseful creepy gory tale. Narration is decent. Unsure how I feel about the ending but I think thats what the author was going for. Feel the need for some cartoons now. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.