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  • Lake of Fire

  • An Allison Coil Mystery
  • By: Mark Stevens
  • Narrated by: Amy Johnson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

A giant wildfire is roaring through Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness. The massive blaze is wiping out Allison Coil's precious hunting grounds, and the flames have set their sights on the beautiful ranch owned by her boyfriend's family. Allison and longtime friend Trudy are shocked to learn that a body has been found in the fire ravaged forest - a friend who was a reclusive environmentalist with an unorthodox idea for the battle against global warming. Along with reporter Duncan Bloom, Allison burrows into an underground group of anti-government extremists.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ok

  • By Amanda on 08-14-18

Ok

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

So this is a backwoods survivalist prepper style story. Allyson is a backwoods outfitter who makes her living in the backwoods and walks the line between the government and conspiracy preppers she lives among. When a fire breaks out and a body is found she begins her search to determine the victim killer and try to stop more bodies from piling up while keeping her prepper neighbors in check. I love the scene the author sets and the story is descent, but I found myself losing interest and easily distracted in the middle. The narrator does a great job. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Debt Collector: Hard to Kill

  • A Jack Winchester Thriller, Book 4
  • By: Jon Mills
  • Narrated by: Adam Gold
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Jack Winchester is a drifter - a ghost to those who pursue him and a danger to those who confront him. Once a notorious hitman for a New Jersey crime family, Jack is now a fugitive trying to right his wrongs. Wanted by the FBI and hunted by one of the Sicilian Mafia's top assassins, he travels to New Orleans to reconnect with an old flame. But things aren't what they seem. Not only must he cross paths with a ruthless drug lord just as Hurricane Danielle makes landfall, but he's about to discover that he may be the only one that can save his ex and daughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What would u expect from someone named Winchester?

  • By shelley on 07-19-18

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

This was my first Jack Winchester book, but I found it easy to follow as a stand alone. Poor Jack on the run from the law goes to visit an ex. Unbeknownst to him she has a few surprises and she ends up being dragged down into his mess, or vise verse, they get pulled into each others mess. Narration was fantastic and the characters were likable, except the FBI agent, she pissed me off with her tunnel vision personal agenda. I really enjoyed it and 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.

  • Deadlocked Dollhouse

  • Locked House Hauntings, Book 1
  • By: Mixi J Applebottom
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Mark's always been a bit insecure as a father; his own childhood sucked. He's been terrified he will ruin his perfect daughters. So he buys them presents and hopes he won't screw them up. They certainly won't forget this dollhouse. He doesn't know how to stop it, and all he wanted to do was be a good father. He was worried they'd grow up to hate him; now he's worried they won't grow up at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Story!!!

  • By D. Sturgeon on 06-29-18

Good curse story.

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

Not a bad story, fairly typical but still good. Mark a struggling father and husband tries to provide for his family. Unable to afford much he visits a thrift store looking for a new bike seat for his daughter. In the store he locates a beautiful intricately made dollhouse for the affordable price of $5. Shortly after purchasing the house strange thing begin happen. After some research he learns the house has a curse made up of seven stages. As he begins to experience these he frantically tries to solve the curse before he kills his family. A pretty good ending that I didn’t find predictable. I look forward to the next book in the series. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Raven's Sight: A Victorian Paranormal Mystery

  • Raven's Shadows Series, Book 1
  • By: R. L. Weeks
  • Narrated by: Jodie Hollie-Anne
  • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

Raven looks out over the small town of Cogsworth and imagines a life beyond her grandmother's mansion. But Raven holds a dark secret that prevents her from leaving. Now an orphan, Raven must do her best to hide her gifts of sight if she's to survive the cruel Victorian society. However, when a ghost of a child comes to her for help, Raven finds herself in the gas-lit streets of London, on the trail of a female serial killer. As she tries to solve the string of murders, she realizes that the murders are almost identical to those from a case left unsolved years before she was born. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well written and creative

  • By Claire on 08-08-18

Awesome victorian paranormal!

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

I usually am not a huge fan of historical type stories but the reviews were excellent so I thought I’d try. I was not disappointed! Raven is a young Victorian girl who is an orphan and raised by her grandmother. Her grandmother keeps her hidden away out of fear because Raven claimed to see the ghost of her dead father and memories of his childhood when she touched certain items. Raven grows up locked in the house but sneaks out from time to time. One day she sneaks out and finds a little girl, a dead girl. This sets up a series of events leading to the discover of a serial killer. Aided by her ghost friend Tom and a mysterious new friend Emmett they try to discover the truth. An excellent story read by a flawless narrator! I loved it and can’t wait for the next book! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • As Dead as a Vampire

  • A Brimstone Witch Mystery, Book 2
  • By: April Fernsby
  • Narrated by: Beverley Murray
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Cassia Winter is the justice witch who investigates crime in Brimstone. She has help from her cat and familiar, Stanley. There’s an increase in the illegal use of black magic in Brimstone resulting in the crime rate escalating. Taking her gran’s advice, Cassia takes up residence in town so she can observe anyone who’s acting out of character.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A DELICIOUS WITCHY TALE...

  • By Victoria Haugen on 08-12-18

Love love love!

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

Reviewed: 07-28-18

Loved this cozy magical mystery! This was my first in the Brimstone Witch Mystery series and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Cassia and her cat Stanley head to the magical town of Brimstone through the magic door at her grandmothers request. Residents in the normally pleasant town are acting strangely and crime is on the rise. Cassia heads there to investigate. While shes there the most hated town vampire is murdered. With more than enough suspects Cassia and Stanley try to solve the murder. Love the book. Loved the narrator! Cant wait for more audio!! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Daisy McDare Six Book Cozy Mystery Set

  • By: K.M. Morgan
  • Narrated by: Donna Soto
  • Length: 14 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 15

Daisy McDare's vacation plans go awry when a washed-up rock star turns up dead and the local detective thinks Daisy's cousin Addison is the killer. Daisy arms herself with cupcakes, one-liners, and plenty of spunk to find the killer before her cousin goes to jail for a crime she didn't commit.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Six Cozy Mysteries

  • By Jan M on 07-07-18

Stories ok, narration is rough...

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

I was so excited about this set, but I was sadly disappointed. Alas the stories are alright, but the narration kills it. Her voice with the background is ok, but her character voices are a struggle. The main character and granny sound ok, all others sound like she is trying to sound different,like you or I would when reading a child a story at bedtime. Her voice also makes the characters sound like old ladies instead of 30 somethings. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Meredith Potts Cozy Mystery Anthology

  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Marley Welling
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Private investigator Melanie Cooper's life is upended during her morning jog in the forest when she discovers a mysterious woman with a bump on her head, a bloodstain on her sweater, and a nasty case of amnesia. Melanie races against time to find out the woman's identity, how she ended up wandering the forest frantically, and where that bump on her head came from. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Meredith Potts

  • By JJLarson on 07-30-18

Ok stories, not ok narrator.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-24-18

So the stories may be ok but the narrator just destroyed it. Her voice is pleasant enough however that is the only good quality. She races through the story, ignoring periods and commas with reckless abandon. She also doesn’t act as much as read, sections that should be emotional sound the same as a grocery list. This prevented any emotional attachment to any characters. Add in several mispronounced words and....train wreck. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Easy like Sunday Mourning

  • A Page Turners Novel, Book 2
  • By: Jennie Marts
  • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Single mom Maggie Hayes puts up a tough front to hide her loneliness, spending her days in the courtroom as a lawyer and her evenings as a closet video gamer. Another heartache isn't worth the risk, not after her husband left her last year for a Hooters waitress. When she decides to try dating again, a cute video-game-designing nerd seems like a safe bet - until he becomes the prime suspect in a murder. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • laugh out loud moments

  • By Layla on 08-04-18

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

Excellent cozy mystery with a touch of romance. Maggie is dating a new guy after her ex cheater husband threw her to the curb for a Hooters waitress. As she begins to believe that all men may not be cut from the sam cloth a murder occurs at his gaming company. Jeremy is the prime suspect and as Maggie tries to believe his story more accusations and secrets cast him in suspicion. Enter her ex husband and her book club friends and the mystery reaches a head and they begin to investigate, nerd style. I really enjoyed this book, which was wonderfully narrated with funny and entertaining characters. I look forward to more! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Frostbite

  • An Ivy Granger Psychic Detective Prequel Short Story
  • By: E.J. Stevens
  • Narrated by: Melanie A. Mason
  • Length: 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

When a client claims her house is being haunted, Ivy tries to keep her mind open and her weapons handy. If her psychic gifts and recent cases have taught her anything, it's that you're better off arming yourself for the unexpected. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A haunting release

  • By MelHay on 06-21-18

Short but sweet

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

Cute very short story to introduce us to a new series. I am intrigued and would like to see if the others are as enjoyable. I felt it was all a little crammed in and could have been drawn out and had more detail added but all in all not bad. Narration was great. I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Cruel Candy

  • Cozy Corgi Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Mildred Abbott
  • Narrated by: Angie Hickman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

Winifred Page and her corgi, Watson, move to Estes Park to hit the Reset button on life. Fred is about to open her dream bookshop, and the only challenges she anticipates are adjusting to small-town life, tourists, and living close to her lovable mother, Phyllis, and hippie stepfather, Barry. When Fred steps into her soon-to-be-bookshop for the first time, she expects dust bunnies and spiders...not the dead body in the upstairs kitchen.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nice story

  • By stlblue1 on 07-11-18

Super fun corgi cozy!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

I love cozy mysteries and this one didn’t disappoint! Fred moves to Estes Park Colorado in the hopes of starting a new life in her mothers home town. She intends to open a book shop with her companion Watson, a corgi and her bestie. Eccentric neighbors introduce her to the odd town and soon she discovers one of them dead. Meeting a couple of cuties on her way Fred strives to solve the murder. Excellent narration accompanied this fun tale! I hope there are more to come! I received a free review copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.