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  • Dixieland Dead

  • The Haunted Salon Series
  • By: Penny Burwell Ewing
  • Narrated by: Linda Kutzer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

When the economy tanks in Whiskey Creek, Georgia, hairstylist Jolene Claiborne expands her business to include skin care. A wise move until Scarlett Cantrell, a local celebrity, is murdered in the facial room. The police brush aside Jolene’s suspicions that the incident is tied to a recent break-in, and, to complicate matters, the victim's ghost threatens to make Dixieland Salon her permanent place of residence if Jolene fails to expose the killer.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dixieland Dead: The Haunted Salon

  • By grammatoni47 on 09-23-18

Dixieland Dead

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

Murder in a southern salon. Jolene Claiborne needs to get to the bottom of the fatal facial before her business goes belly up... but more importantly so that the ghost of Scarlett can move on.

A nice start to to an interesting series.

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  • Walking with Elephants

  • By: Karen S. Bell
  • Narrated by: Karen S. Bell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Walking with Elephants, a lighthearted slice-of-life story, brings to the table the serious work/family issues facing women today. It explores the modern dichotomy of a workplace that is filled with homemakers who still must cook, clean, carpool on nights and weekends, shop for prom dresses, and create the holidays -- such as Suze. But it also is filled with women who have the same drive as men, have no family responsibilities, and will do what ever it takes to get ahead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story line

  • By Lisarami on 12-06-17

Walking with Elephants

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

A great story! As a working mom of three, I found this book to be very relatable and relevant.

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  • Marathon Training & Distance Running Tips

  • The Runner's Guide for Endurance Training and Racing, Beginner Running Programs and Advice
  • By: James Atkinson
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Long distance running is much like any other fitness training. If you want to improve, you need a good plan that has a progressive nature. If you are new to this game, you need a solid foundation to build on. Having a running program is not the only thing that you need. Sound advice and running tips should be taken from someone who has "walked the walk", or in this case, "ran the run".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great information

  • By Ethan C Soliday on 08-20-18

Marathon Training & Distance Running Tips

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

A great resource of running tips. I enjoyed the authors personal stories that were used as examples.

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  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

  • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Narrated by: Christopher Preece
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a Gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the very phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" entering the vernacular to refer to people with an unpredictably dual nature.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing and Sad Classic

  • By CuteAsADaisy on 11-12-18

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

A classic dealing with the battle of good vs. evil. This book has stood the test of time. Christopher Preece delivered a fantastic performance. I would not hesitate to listen to more of his narrations.

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  • Frivolous Fox Diligent Dog

  • By: George Saoulidis
  • Narrated by: Harper Q. Landis
  • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

When a giant fox terrorises the city of Thebes, a skeptical wanderer decides to help out so that the Regent can pay for his adventures in gold. But will he manage to catch the uncatchable beast, when the only man who knows anything is a grumpy old man who transforms people that bother him, when the Oracle tells of his involvement - despite Tryx not believing in such things - and when the dead bodies keep piling up with every passing day? This story is based on the myth of the Teumessian Fox and the Laelaps Dog.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A take on an old Greek myth

  • By Mike C on 11-08-18

Frivolous Fox Diligent Dog

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

Greek mythology shared with a new generation. This short story is based on the old myth of the fox who can’t be caught and the dog who always catches his quarry. It is quite the paradox.

George Saoulidis did a great job presenting the tale in an interesting way, and Harper Q. Landis put on the finishing touches with a flawless narration.

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  • Murder and Citrus Cream Cake

  • Mysteries of Treasure Cove Series, Book 4
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Carrie Burgess
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

An old friend found murdered. His wife accused of the crime. And a sleuth struggling to discover what really happened. Sabrina Carlson finds herself navigating an emotional minefield when her friend is killed. Even worse, the prime suspect is the victim's wife. Can Sabrina hold herself together long enough to solve this case? Is the truth as heartbreaking as it seems? Or is there much more to the story than there appears to be?  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Cozy Mystery!

  • By Susan C-K on 11-11-18

Murder and Citrus Cream Cake

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

Sabrina and David have another murder to solve that hits close to home. Sabrina’s friend is found by his wife. He’s been murdered. There’s a variety of suspects... could his wife be the guilty party?

Meredith Potts has given us another short and sweet cozy mystery, narrated by the fabulous Carrie Burgess.

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  • 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 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

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

Easy Like Sunday Mourning

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

The Page Turners are at it again! Maggie is finally ready to start dating again after her no good husband had left her for a Hooters waitress. A computer nerd who designs video games should be a safe choice, right? Maybe not... especially when there’s a murder.

Check out this cozy mystery for an engaging story, great narration, and lots of humor (I love Edna!).

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  • Love Torn

  • The Twisted Love Series, Book 2
  • By: Stacy Eaton
  • Narrated by: Juliana Solo
  • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Detective Kali Mann lives by her nickname: The Mann-Eater. She’s a true love them and leave them with no attachments - ever. She’s hard-core, to the point, intense and she doesn’t always play nice with others. When her partner, Keith Harvard, finally gets her to take notice of him, the case they are working goes awry, and suddenly Kali is having emotions she’s not sure she wants. A major part of her past will come back to haunt her and just as she beings to open herself up, her life will be torn apart.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Mike on 11-11-18

Love Torn - Kali’s backstory

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

Watch out for the Mann-eater. Detective Kali Mann has a rough past, and she has closed down her heart so as not to get hurt again. What will happen if she starts to let that wall around her heart crumble? In Love Torn, we are introduced to Detective Kali Mann and her partner.

Stacy Eaton knows how to tell a great story, and Juliana Solo delivered a great performance . I’m so invested in the characters... I’m anxiously awaiting the next book!

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  • Love Lorn

  • The Twisted Love Series, Book 1
  • By: Amy Manemann, Stacy Eaton
  • Narrated by: Tracey Rooney
  • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Determined to prove she’s more than just a pretty face, Detective Evie Harper works hard and trains even harder to be the very best. Her first homicide case will put her skills to the test as she and her partner Detective Stephen Harris track a ruthless serial killer terrorizing the west end of town. The Lovelorn killer may be one step ahead of them, but they’re closing in fast - until an immoral decision is made that leaves their partnership hanging in the balance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good listen.

  • By Mike on 11-11-18

Love Lorn - Evie’s backstory

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

I really loved this introduction to the Twisted Love series. We are introduced to Detective Evie Harper and her partner. We see what type of a detective and person Evie is as she works to track down and capture a serial killer.

A word of warning... do not listen to (or read) the epilogue if you want to avoid a major spoiler for book 2, Love Torn!

Great storyline and enjoyable narration. I’m certainly looking forward to seeing where this series goes!

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  • A Cruise to Murder

  • Rachel Prince Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Dawn Brookes
  • Narrated by: Alex Lee
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Meet Rachel Prince, a newly qualified police constable trying to hold it together after being ditched by her fiancé. Rachel's best friend, Sarah, suggests that she needs a break and what better way to relax than a Mediterranean cruise? Sarah works as a nurse on the cruise ship and they plan to enjoy all the luxuries of cruising. At least they would do if Sarah ever got any time away from the medical centre. Rachel makes friends with a bereaved, elderly woman and an attractive Italian but it's not long before she is convinced that something sinister is going on.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Listen - Cozy Mystery

  • By Christine M. Roy on 11-13-18

A Cruise to Murder

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

A cozy mystery on a cruise ship! Each of the main characters was introduced and their backstory was shared prior to arriving for the cruise. I loved how everything came together! There were just enough twists and turns to keep me guessing.

A great story and great narration.

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