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Sherry Naomi Sherrell

STUDIO CITY, CA, US
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  • Ocean Light

  • Psy-Changeling Trinity Series, Book 2
  • By: Nalini Singh
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545

Bowen Knight has come back from the dead. But there's a ticking time bomb in his head: a chip implanted to block telepathic interference that could fail at any moment - taking his brain along with it. With no time to waste, he should be back on land helping the Human Alliance. Instead, he's at the bottom of the ocean, consumed with an enigmatic changeling... Kaia Luna may have traded in science for being a chef, but she won't hide the facts of Bo's condition from him or herself. She's suffered too much loss in her life to fall prey to the charm of a human who is a dead man walking.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Mixed feeling

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-16-18

A great continuation

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

Reviewed: 04-11-19

The beginning of this book was a little slow and I thought somewhat predictable. I was wrong. The love story played out as expected, but there were some twists and turns I very much enjoyed. The interrelationships if the characters is one of the strengths of the series. The psy-changeling, human groups have distinct characteristics just as each character has defined personality. In this story we learn more about the leader of the humans as we extend our knowledge of various psy and changling groups and individuals. It’s a great story well told. If the reader isn’t familiar with the series, much of the plot and nuances will be lost. The depth of character and integration of the groups is the backbone of the series. As we seem more determined to promote isolation and divisiveness in the real world, this series offers a wonderful place to enjoy the joys of celebrating differences while acknowledging and elevating the importance and necessity of joining together in our basic commonality. Maybe a little too much analysis of a sci-fi fantasy series, but it’s my take.

  • Toxic Game

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298

On a rescue mission in the heart of the Indonesian jungle, Dr. Draden Freeman and his GhostWalker team need to extract the wounded as quickly as possible - or risk spreading a deadly virus unleashed by a terrorist cell. When Draden gets infected, he forces his team to leave him behind. He won’t risk exposing anyone else. He intends to find the ones responsible and go out in a blaze of glory. Shylah Cosmos’ mission is to track the virus and remain unseen. Her enhanced senses tell her that the gorgeous man eradicating the terrorists one by one is a GhostWalker.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Anonymous User on 03-22-19

Classic Ghostwalker

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

If you have enjoyed the series this far, you will enjoy this book. The story line is fairly basic - boy meets girl in life threatening situation, plans to save her, she’s a badass, they save each other, kill people, fall in love and have soul saving, graphic sex. Jim Frangione does a wonderful job giving voice and life to the characters. I got to spend time with my favorite lethal men, their equally lethal women, toxic kids and of course, Nonny. Seriously, the brotherhood, love, courage and integrity of these characters despite and because their individual trials and vulnerabilities, keep me reading the series. The sci-fi elements and great sex scenes are integral to the stories, usually blend seamlessly and rarely feel contrived. I’m not sure a reader unfamiliar with the previous books in the series will enjoy it or get the depth of character. I would not recommend it as a stand alone book.

  • Born of Darkness

  • Midnight Breed Hunter Legacy Series, Book 1
  • By: Lara Adrian
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147

As a former assassin in the Hunter program, Asher is one of a small group of Gen One Breed vampires who survived the horrors of a madman's laboratory and the cruelty of the training that made him one of the most lethal beings in existence. Now, 20 years after his escape from those hellish origins, Asher is a loner whose heart is as cold as his skills are merciless. But when he thwarts a killing under way in the middle of the desert outside Las Vegas, Asher meets a beautiful woman who draws him into a deadly game against powerful enemies 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Asher & Naomi, great off-shoot of original series

  • By JodyL on 06-26-18

A good storyline, well told

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

I enjoyed the story. A thief and a killer get vengeance and are redeemed by love. Told in a way that might have been a little obvious, but wasn’t at all sappy. I especially liked the focus on homeless kids. It’s a major issue in this country that gets little exposure. My friends who scoff at science-fi, fantasy have no idea how much they are missing. The vampire aspect of the story added interest and depth without distracting from a live story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

  • In Death, Book 48
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,421
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,177

Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They know that the hard life can lead kids toward dangerous crossroads - and they hope to nudge a few more of them onto the right path. For expert help, they hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering - whose own brother pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime with Rochelle’s support. Lyle is living with Rochelle while he gets his life together. He’s thrilled to hear about his sister’s new job offer. But within hours, triumph is followed by tragedy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Yay! For once, nothing about Eve's childhood!

  • By M on 02-06-19

Another great “in Death “

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

This book focuses in on Eve and her cops, but doesn’t short the other on-going characters. There’s some background info for readers who haven’t read the entire series, but not enough to annoy the loyal reader of all things Eve Dallas. The murder investigation brings in earlier storylines the loyal will recognize. I especially like this as many stories haven’t referenced earlier work when it would make sense to do so. As always the character development and reading of the same are well above par. There was no way work in baby Bella, and I’m sorry about that. I love Eve and Roark interacting with the baby. But the other favs make an appearance and some characters are given more depth. I read it in two sittings. Big fun

  • You Say It First

  • By: Susan Mallery
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243

Sculptor Nick Mitchell grew up in a family of artists and learned from his volatile father that passion leads only to pain. As he waits on a new commission, he takes a day job as a humble carpenter at a theme wedding venue. The job has its perks - mainly the venue's captivating owner, Pallas Saunders. Although he won't let love consume him, for ecstasy with an expiration date, he's all in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!

  • By Kimberly on 10-06-17

Fool’s Gold Revisited?

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

As a stand alone book, it’s an enjoyable read. As the first book in a series, it feels like another Fool’s Gold book. The somewhat quirky, small town with close friends and neighbors just moved to another location. The storyline and flow are the same. Any reader who enjoyed that series will enjoy this book. The continuation of the Mitchell brothers’ story was interesting and I look forward to learning more about how the family relationship develop. I think the initial characters are interesting and hope for more depth and intricacies as the series moves forward.

  • One True Mate 1

  • Shifter's Sacrifice
  • By: Lisa Ladew
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 981
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 886
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 873

An all wolf-shifter police force has been the only thing between humans and an unknown evil for centuries, but the pack is in danger of dying if they don't find their promised mates soon. It's a race against time to find the angel/human hybrid "One True Mates" that the pack's spiritual leaders say truly exist. Steamy. Light swearing. High heat. You've never experienced a shifter romance like this before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-25-16

Good Concept

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

Reviewed: 10-16-17

I've read many books with shifter characters and many with the concept of true mates. This plot line is well conceived and thoughtfully constructed. I did not enjoy the narrator. At times voices were too similar so I wasn't sure which character was speaking. He also tends to in an overly dramatic voice to express intense emotions, and to use a questioning tone during declarative statements. It's off putting.

  • Secrets in Death

  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,362
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,896
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,872

The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that's exactly what happens one cold February evening.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightfully full of secrets!

  • By Kathryn on 09-05-17

Another good read.

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

Reviewed: 09-16-17

This is a great addition to the In Death series. I strongly recommend reading the earlier books before reading "Secrets". These multi-dimensional characters make the story come alive. While other books gave a lot of background material, this one did not. I can't imagine reading it as a stand alone story. This book does not have the complicated plot found in some others in the series, but relies on the characters and their interactions to interest the reader. I found it to be a quick, easy read, like spending time with friends you know well.

  • Shadow Reaper

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 879
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 791
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 787

Billionaire playboy Ricco Ferraro knows no other life. Being a shadow rider is in his blood - but so is a haunting desperation stemming from the secrets of his dark past. His recklessness puts not only his life at risk but the future of his entire family. To save them all, he must find a woman who can meet his every desire with a heat all her own. Just when Ricco has given up hope, he meets her - a mysterious woman whose shadow connects with his.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's a good, not great read.

  • By Sherry Naomi Sherrell on 08-05-17

It's a good, not great read.

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

Reviewed: 08-05-17

As a Christine Feehan fan, I've read all her published work. This isn't a favorite. It's a little slow and repetitive. I enjoy the concept of the shadow riders and as usual she draws interesting multifaceted characters. The first book in this series moved faster. Once the characters and basic plot were established, the story seemed to bog down. I think the next book will determine the viability of this series.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Echoes in Death

  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,670
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,638

After a party in New York, Lieutenant Eve Dallas rides home with her billionaire husband, Roarke, happy to be done with cocktails and small talk. After another party, not far away, a woman retires to her bedroom with her husband - and walks into a brutal nightmare. Their paths are about to collide....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Jean on 02-18-17

Another great "in death"

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

Reviewed: 06-01-17

The vulnerable woman within the tough cop is more apparent in this story as Eve faces the echoes of her past.

  • Suspect

  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,461
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,359
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,348

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. They are each other’s last chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping Page Turner!!

  • By Jacqueline on 01-22-13

A great man/dog tale

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

Reviewed: 09-03-16

I really enjoyed this story. Normally I'd think speaking from the dog's point of view hoaky and contrived. It wasn't. This story was very well crafted. The movement from different view points added depth and interest.