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Kerry Kastl

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  • The Proposal

  • By: S. E. Lynes
  • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 175

Pippa wants a second chance. Recently divorced and unhappy at work, she uproots her life to move to a beautiful farmhouse in the countryside, determined to make a fresh start. But Pippa soon realizes that troubles are never far behind. One night, when Pippa is at home alone, a stranger arrives at her front door. Pippa invites him in and, in a moment of madness, makes him an offer she believes could change everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant...

  • By ashley on 09-23-18

wow

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

I could not stop listening to this book. The narrator is fabulous; each voice is spot on. Where the author came up with the story line for this book is beyond me. Worth every credit a minute of listening.

  • The Last Thing I Saw

  • A Gripping Psychological Thriller
  • By: Alex Sinclair
  • Narrated by: Kate Handford
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 106

Emma thought she had the perfect life: a beautiful home, a loving husband, and a gorgeous son. She was wrong. When she wakes up to find herself in hospital, Emma has no memory of how she got there or why her husband and son won’t come to see her. What happened to Emma’s family? Emma is desperate to find out what happened - and that her loved ones are safe - but remembering the truth could be the most dangerous thing of all....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Painfully predictable

  • By Rhonda on 05-21-18

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

Reviewed: 05-07-18

the story really made no sense. the narrator sounded like she was in a tin room. I finished the book but don't know why. read two others in between. the main character was a pain and close to stupid

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Fallen

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,529
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,401
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,342

Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes - obscure Bible verses, odd symbols - have the police stumped. Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex's sister and her family. It's a bleak place: a former mill and mining town with a crumbling economy and rampant opioid addiction. Decker has been there only a few hours when he stumbles on a horrific double murder scene.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This was supposed to be a VACATION!!!!

  • By shelley on 04-17-18

David Baldacci is an automatic buy for me!

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

Reviewed: 04-20-18

I wasn't sure I was going to like Amos in the first book. Baldacci has written a good character with a great mind.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Kindness Goes Unpunished

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,797
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,046
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,018

Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mysteries are critically acclaimed. Longmire's third outing takes him from Wyoming to Philadelphia to investigate a brutal assault on his daughter, Cady. Walt believes her ex-boyfriend is behind the crime and searches him out. But when he turns up dead, Walt is back to square one.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Okay, so I'm a little in love ...

  • By C. A. Gelsinger on 07-30-12

such a fan<br />

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

Reviewed: 03-24-18

I have become such a fan of this series. each character is do well-drawn. The narration is wonderful.

  • Bring Me Flowers

  • Detectives Kane and Alton, Book 2
  • By: D.K. Hood
  • Narrated by: Julia Vita
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 320
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285

Hidden deep in the forest, schoolgirl Felicity Parker is found carefully laid out on a rock with nothing but a freshly picked bunch of flowers next to her lifeless form. Detective Jenna Alton is called in to investigate the gruesome discovery. With the body found just off a popular hiking route, Jenna believes the killer is a visitor to the town...until a second local girl is discovered.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The narration ruins this one!

  • By bele88 on 03-06-18

Good idea for a story

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

Reviewed: 03-14-18

The story was clearly written by someone from the UK, confirmed by checking out the author. Very stilled writing and the narrator didn't help.

It's a good enough plot line, but not worth spending points.

  • The Party

  • A Novel
  • By: Robyn Harding
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 643
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 599
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 597

In this stunning and provocative domestic drama about a sweet 16 birthday party that goes horribly awry, a wealthy family in San Francisco finds their picture-perfect life unraveling, their darkest secrets revealed, and their friends turned to enemies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not one likable character

  • By Lynn R. on 10-10-17

finished this book<br />

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

but I don't know why. can't decide if it should be in the YA category as a cautionary tale or an adult book on selfishness. Not a redeemable person in the book. Sad statement on values on everyone's part.

  • She Can Scream

  • She Can, Book 3
  • By: Melinda Leigh
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 717
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 718

In one moment, high school teacher and single mother Brooke Davenport interrupts a vicious assault, saves a young woman’s life, and attracts the attention of a serial killer. Sixteen years ago, Brooke lost her roommate to a brutal murder. Now she teaches women’s self-defense, still trying to heal from the guilt and grief that plague her. Convinced the predator knows his victims and is stalking his prey online, she is determined to find him before he strikes again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't read this when you are home alone!

  • By Angel Claire on 09-29-13

all the same

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

Reviewed: 01-01-18

This series is all pretty samey-samey and addictive. Read in order and enjoy them. Good charcaters.

  • Between You and Me

  • A psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming
  • By: Lisa Hall
  • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 886
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 820

They say every marriage has its secrets. But no one sees what happens behind closed doors. And sometimes those doors should never be opened.... Sal and Charlie are married. They love each other. But they aren't happy. Sal cannot leave, no matter what Charlie does - no matter how much it hurts.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Great, until the ending

  • By Brittany F. on 10-04-17

stunning

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

Reviewed: 11-17-17

This book got my attention from the first paragraph. I was consumed by the characters. Figured out who was who pretty quickly,. but the ending was still brilliant.

  • Seconds to Live

  • Scarlet Falls, Book 3
  • By: Melinda Leigh
  • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,158

Wildlife biologist Mac Barrett avoided his hometown of Scarlet Falls for years - too many bad memories. But when he receives the news that his father is dying, he rushes home only to discover he's too late. Shaken, Mac retreats to his remote cabin seeking peace and solace. Instead, he crashes his jeep to narrowly avoid running over the naked body of a woman lying in the road. Even more disturbing, when he regains consciousness, the body is gone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book under $8

  • By Lia on 10-23-16

another engaging story

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

Reviewed: 10-24-17

I'm new to Melinda Leigh, and find them well written. Characters are well drawn. suspense scenes are done well, but easy to figure out who the bad guy is.