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  • Country of Ash

  • A Jewish Doctor in Poland, 1939-1945
  • By: Edward Reicher, Magda Bogin (translator)
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren, Robert Blumenfeld
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Country of Ash is the starkly compelling, original chronicle of a Jewish doctor who miraculously survived near-certain death, first inside the Lodz and Warsaw ghettoes, where he was forced to treat the Gestapo, then on the Aryan side of Warsaw, where he hid under numerous disguises. He clandestinely recorded the terrible events he witnessed, but his manuscript disappeared during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. After the war, reunited with his wife and young daughter, he rewrote his story.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing! Heartbreaking...History

  • By Happyhomaker on 06-07-15

Riveting if true

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

Reviewed: 07-23-16

This was a fascinating book. I am assuming it was true. Books about the Shoa is very interesting. I have never read one about a Doctor before. Also very few about Poland (Lodz). The protagonist ( the Doctor) is very realistic.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Divided in Death

  • In Death, Book 18
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,132
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,747
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,735

Reva Ewing, a former member of the Secret Service, a security specialist for Roarke Enterprises, is a prime suspect in a double homicide. She had every reason to want to kill her husband, the renowned artist Blair Bissel. Not only was he having an affair, he was having it with her best friend. But Lieutenant Eve Dallas, who's on the case, believes Reva is innocent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you haven't read Big Jack, get it first

  • By Pagan Picnic on 03-13-10

Not expected

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

Reviewed: 04-19-16

I actually struggled through the book. I think it was because Eve and Roark were at such odds with each other. It made them seem more normal and not in tune. It had the usual twists and turns but lacked the usual unity. I could see both sides but didn't like it. Eve wasn't understanding even knowing why Roark felt as he did. He always ends up giving in. She loves the law and I understand her need but sometimes she should see his side and need to protect her!

  • Interlude in Death

  • In Death, Book 12.5
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,601
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,319
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,312

In early spring of 2059, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called off planet to face a grueling ordeal - giving a seminar at the largest police conference of the year, to be held in a swanky resort. A resort which just happens to be owned by her husband, Roarke, of course.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Quick Read, But Good

  • By Holly Helscher on 10-31-08

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 04-07-16

Interlude in Death is the best short story J D Robb has written so far. Very fast paced and twisty!

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  • Seduction in Death

  • In Death, Book 13
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 908
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 605

Dante had been courting his victim in cyberspace for weeks before meeting her in person. A few sips of wine and a few hours later, she was dead. The murder weapon: a rare, usually undetectable date-rape drug with a street value of a quarter million dollars.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Where'd Peabody go??

  • By Kellie on 07-12-08

Fascinating and Fast Paced

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

Reviewed: 04-05-16

I adore the storyline and characters! More and never stop! Roark and Eve are complex.

  • Sizzle and Burn

  • Arcane Society, Book 3
  • By: Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

Being called creepy can be hard on your self-esteem - even for an attractive, independent woman like Raine Tallentyre. That's what happened when she made the mistake of revealing her paranormal abilities, bringing her most recent romantic relationship to a hasty end.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sizzle is a definite overstatment.

  • By Brenda on 06-01-08

Fascinating

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

Reviewed: 03-07-16

I love the storyline and hope there will be more about Zack and Raine. Wonderful action

  • Brotherhood in Death

  • In Death Series, Book 42
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,761
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,203

Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another excellent turnout by JD Robb. Loved it.

  • By Alexis Fox on 02-06-16

Riveting

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

Reviewed: 02-04-16

This is one, possibly the best of the In Death series and I have read them all since the first. The growth and careful introduction of new continuing characters have simply made the books better and better. For instance Truheart getting his detective shield and speaking of bringing an old character in to replace him in the bullpen. The continuing growth of the relationship between Dallas and Roark is impressive, as are the love scenes and please don't let anyone say they are too graphic. After all these books are for adults. Galahad is wonderful as are the other recurring characters such as Peabody, Mavis and others. Please don't stop writing this series. I love Feeney, Leonardo and even Trina and Sommerset. The touches of humor are so refreshing.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Truth or Dare

  • By: Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

Upscale interior designer Zoe Luce has found peace and contentment in Whispering Springs, Arizona. She has a thriving business, and she's settling into newlywed life with private investigator Ethan Truax. The threat that brought Zoe and Ethan together is finally over, ancient history, or so Zoe believes. But someone is stalking Zoe - someone who knows all about her, and who shadows her every move.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is book two of Zoe and Ethan's story

  • By Amy on 05-04-12

Excellent and Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 01-14-16

The entire story interwove all the themes excellently. Very exciting and entertaining. More please! Wonderful! Ethan and Zoe and the others need more books!t

  • Betrayal in Death

  • In Death, Book 12
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,390
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,924
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,924

At the luxurious Roarke Palace Hotel, a maid walks into suite 4602 for the nightly turndown - and steps into her worst nightmare. A killer leaves her dead, strangled by a thin silver wire. He's Sly Yost, a virtuoso of music and murder. A hit man for the elite.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great series, fun fantasy, great characters

  • By Sandra L. Jacob on 08-29-09

Yost

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

Reviewed: 08-12-15

Yost makes a great villain. He is a pro and it takes Eve and Roark to stop him. Magdalena's son is a true louse and all the really bad guys are so rotten.
Mick is the only exception because he remembers his loyalties. I realize his death was probably inevitable but hate it!

  • Obsession in Death

  • In Death, Book 40
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,449
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,994
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,982

Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She - and her billionaire husband - are getting accustomed to being objects of attention, of gossip, of speculation. But now Eve has become the object of one person's obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her - again and again....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Expecting in Death?

  • By pewter on 02-13-15

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 08-03-15

I really enjoyed the book. Please continue this series for as long as possible.
I know you said Eve and Roark will not have a child but it would be a wonderful story and Summerset would make a "great" nursemaid. I know Roark has mentioned he wants children and I don't see why it would hurt Eve's career. Many Policewomen have children.
What about Peabody and McNabb grow up.
And get married. She doesn't seem to be maturing at all.with a child, if she ever grows up?
Both might even add more depth to the stories I love.
Eve would have to spend a bit of time taking it a bit easier when pregnant but it's about time they expand the series

  • Holiday in Death

  • In Death, Book 7
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,887
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,332

No one likes to be alone during the holidays. For New York's most posh dating service, Personally Yours, it is the season to bring lonely hearts together. But Lt. Eve Dallas, on the trail of a ritualistic serial killer, has made a disturbing discovery: all of the victims have been traced to Personally Yours.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome!

  • By Sylvia on 10-14-09

Surprising

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

Reviewed: 07-10-15

I love J. D. Robb! The series gets better and better. The side characters are quite interesting and surprising. It is always exciting. The lave story between Eve and Roark gets better and better.