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  • Wishes and Wellingtons

  • By: Julie Berry
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,766
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,087

Maeve Merritt chafes at the rigid rules at her London boarding school for “Upright Young Ladies.” When punishment forces her to sort through the trash, she finds a sardine tin that houses a foul-tempered djinni with no intention of submitting to a schoolgirl as his master. Soon an orphan boy from the charitable home next door, a mysterious tall man in ginger whiskers, a disgruntled school worker, and a take-no-prisoners business tycoon are in hot pursuit of Maeve and her magical discovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I didn’t want it to end

  • By Julia on 10-05-18

Loved It

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

This book was quite enjoyable. I loved the characters and that it kept you guessing. Hope to see some more adventures from these children and their families.

  • Dark Sacred Night

  • A Ballard and Bosch Novel
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Titus Welliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,065
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,584
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,550

Renée Ballard is working the night beat again and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out but then checks into the case herself, and it brings a deep tug of empathy and anger. Bosch is investigating the death of 15-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally murdered and her body left in a dumpster like so much trash. Now, Ballard joins forces with Bosch. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So So

  • By Paul Beer on 11-16-18

Never disappointed

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

I love Michael Connelly. I was unsure about two people reading but I enjoyed the new detectives brought in. The story was right up Bosch’s alley! Thank you for not rushing and keeping the integrity of your characters.

  • Twisted Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,071
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,073

Lucas Davenport had crossed paths with her before. A rich psychopath, Taryn Grant had run successfully for the US Senate, where Lucas had predicted she'd fit right in. He was also convinced that she'd been responsible for three murders, though he'd never been able to prove it. Once a psychopath had gotten that kind of rush, though, he or she often needed another fix, so he figured he might be seeing her again. He was right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A masterpiece!

  • By Steven Allgood on 04-27-18

Davenport is back!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

If you are a fan this won’t disappoint you. Moved back and forth of location which was more than normal although I’m used to location changes just a lot. Local sheriffs, Marshall, freebies, and a senator and everyone was cooperative. I work in law enforcement so that was more than generous with the flow of information....lol! The characters stayed true to who he has created. I really enjoyed this book. I’m sorry I don’t love Flowers so I didn’t read his stand alone books
but I short appearance was fine. Thank you for not wasting my time or money! Thank you for taking time to really draw out your characters because it is quite amazing how they are true to form.

  • Silent Lies

  • By: Kathryn Croft
  • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish, Rosie Jones
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,776
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,587
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,583

Mia Hamilton lived the perfect life with her husband, university teacher Zach, and their two-year-old daughter. But everything changed when Zach committed suicide on the same night one of his students vanished. Five years later, just when Mia is beginning to heal, stranger Alison walks into her life, saying her husband didn't kill himself. Fragile, slight Alison leads Mia on a path into Zach's past, and Mia begins to think she never really knew her own husband.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Didn’t See it Coming!

  • By Debra on 02-19-18

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 05-05-18

I love a mystery. This was well written and fun to listen to. Could be the best book this year. Yes, Kathryn Croft I’m a fan!

  • The People vs. Alex Cross

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Andre Blake
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,857
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,847

Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defense. But will a jury see it that way? As Cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner, John Sampson, brings him a gruesome, titillating video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the usual excitement.

  • By Nicole Rossini on 11-25-17

Thank God Patterson is writing a whole good book!

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

Reviewed: 12-04-17

I have been disappointed in the latter books in the Alex Cross series including the one that required readers to wait and buy a second book to finish what shouldn’t have been done in one book.

This was the most respectful and true to the character of Alex Cross in awhile. The story flowed. You also got to hear a very valid explanation about police officers and what parents should tell their children. I listened to it in one day...it’s been a long time for me with a James Patterson novel!

  • Private

  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24,738
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,051
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22,027

Former Marine helicopter pilot Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily - and his staff of investigators uses the world's most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Thanks to Audible and Hachette Audio for...

  • By Wayne on 09-01-17

Pretty Good

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

Reviewed: 08-31-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Private to be better than the print version?

I never read it.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Too many characters to go back in forth from and the accents were unnecessary and didn't add anything.

Which scene was your favorite?

When he found out who the anonymous caller was.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No.

  • Deadfall

  • An Alexandra Cooper Novel
  • By: Linda Fairstein
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 281
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 255

A wild heart beats within New York City. Amid concrete and skyscrapers, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to preserve and protect the animal kingdom both within and beyond the borders of the five boroughs. But dangerous creatures don't always have claws and fangs, as Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper and NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace know all too well. Predators lurk close to home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent installment

  • By Dawn on 07-27-17

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 08-03-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

No because it was not enjoyable.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The DA's murder was the most interesting. The least was Alexandra Cooper whining all the way through the book.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

The male voices were better than the females. Whining. Barbara Rosenblat was disappointing the reading was not suspenseful it was just plain reading and whining.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No

Any additional comments?

I usually love Linda Fairstein....I feel like you are failing Alexandra Cooper....once strong now just weak and whiny. Yes, she has been through enough now she's so dependent on men. Too bad.

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