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  • Change of Fortune

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 925
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 841
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 839

Sinful, Louisiana, is always a hotbed of activity, and despite the steamy heat, August is no exception. Godzilla is terrorizing the town, looking for a home-cooked meal, and Gertie is worried someone will take the gator out before she can get him under control. Francine has a situation of her own at the café, where food is missing from inventory. And Celia is always up to no good. But summer is almost over, which could mean huge changes for Fortune Redding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where are the real Louisiana people?

  • By Jane on 08-13-18

I think it's one of the best

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

Very good storyline. Definitely one of the funniest. I hope it's not the last! I have enjoyed the series!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Strange Brew

  • By: Mary Kay Andrews
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242

The winds of change are blowing, bringing gentrification to Callahan Garrity's funky Atlanta neighborhood. Though it probably won't harm her House Mouse housecleaning service, not everyone welcomes the rebirth. And when the body of a murdered microbrewer is discovered in the aftermath of a furious Halloween gale, suspicion falls on the aging "flower child" shopkeeper whom the victim put out of business.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best one!

  • By Chanel on 10-29-17

Good

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

Reviewed: 06-09-17

The plot was good and kept you guessing. But there had to be about 20 F- bombs before Chapter 4. However the cursing decreased are that.

  • What She Knew

  • A Novel
  • By: Gilly Macmillan
  • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,077
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,556
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,538

Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It's an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry - until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass without a sign of Ben, everyone who knew him is called into question, from Rachel's newly married ex-husband to her mother-of-the-year sister.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By C. Farrell on 02-26-16

Very Good

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

Reviewed: 05-21-17

It's well written and quite engaging. Starts a little slow but then it takes off and you won't want to put it down. Lots of twists and turns. Thoroughly enjoyed!

  • Double Up

  • Davis Way Crime Caper Series, Book 6
  • By: Gretchen Archer
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

Fasten your seat belts for non-stop action as stiff competition blows into town and the resulting turbulence threatens to take down the Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Super Secret Spy Davis Way Cole, who lives on the 29th floor of the hotel with her CEO husband and newborn twins, takes it hard. If the casino goes belly up, she won't be a stay-at-home mom because she won't have a home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Hilarious

  • By Nikeya on 06-02-17

Great!

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

Reviewed: 05-18-17

My favorite in the series. It is hilarious (get ready to laugh out loud) and it has a good storyline.

  • Happy Never After

  • A Callahan Garrity Mystery, Book 4
  • By: Mary Kay Andrews
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 310

Callahan Garrity is the owner of house mouse, a cleaning service that tidies up after Atlanta's elite. She's also a former cop and a part-time sleuth.... Keeping Rita Fontaine, a washed-up 1960s teenage rock star, out of jail is a tough job. It's nothing less than murder when Stu Hightower, the vain, temperamental president of a thriving Atlanta recording company, is found murdered in the den of his posh home. His only companions are the slug in his heart and Rita, dead drunk and looking guilty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I want more of this series

  • By Beatrice on 05-25-13

Good read...but...

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

Reviewed: 05-09-17

Great plot! :-) Good development of characters. Probably the best in the series for me thus far. BUT a bit too much cursing for my taste... too many F bombs. :-(
....would have given it an overall 5 stars had if not been for that.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Bed, Breakfast, and Bones

  • A Ravenwood Cove Cozy Mystery
  • By: Carolyn Dean
  • Narrated by: Gail Hedrick
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 502
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 435
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429

Amanda Graham inherited a rundown bed and breakfast, a starving cat, and some dead guy who's buried in her garden! What should've been a simple remodeling project and a new business in a small Oregon beach town winds up with her uncle named as the number-one murder suspect, a slew of odd neighbors and problematic townspeople, and Amanda wanting to just sit down and eat her weight in chocolate pie.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cute First Mystery But Reader Was Poor

  • By Valerie L on 01-12-17

Light hearted mystery

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

Reviewed: 04-21-17

A good light read. A little corny at times but good story and quite enjoyable!

  • All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

  • A Novel
  • By: Bryn Greenwood
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,723
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,710

As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behind her house until one night her stargazing causes an accident. After witnessing his motorcycle wreck, she forms an unusual friendship with one of her father's thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So many 'hard to listen to' moments

  • By jksullycats on 12-27-16

Well written - disturbing plot - crude language

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

Reviewed: 04-18-17

I wish the review had categories. (i.e. writing style, content, character development) Certain areas would have more than 1 star.
The way she writes is engaging. The characters are well developed and she weaves the storyline well.
HOWEVER, the content of the plot is very disturbing and the crude, foul language is quite off putting, to say the least. (Books should have a rating like movies).
As an advocate for sexual assault survivors, I find the portrayal of Wavy's relationship quite sad and offensive. However, because I work with survivors I know unfortunately it is all to real.
Disappointing

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Marriage Lie

  • By: Kimberly Belle
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,365
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,251
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,252

Iris and Will have been married for seven years, and their marriage is as close to perfect as it can be. But on the morning Will leaves for a business trip to Florida, Iris' happy world comes to an abrupt halt. Another plane headed for Seattle has crashed into a field, killing everyone on board, and, according to the airline, Will was one of the passengers. Grief stricken and confused, Iris is convinced it all must be a huge misunderstanding. Why did Will lie about where he was going? What is in Seattle? And what else had he lied about?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • W.....T......F..... Seriously....?!

  • By Wendi on 09-07-17

thoroughly enjoyed it

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

Reviewed: 03-22-17

This was a very well written/developed book that kept you wondering what was going to happen next.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fortune Hunter

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,391
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,256
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247

Someone has created a fake social media identity and is online romancing the lonely women of Sinful in order to scam them out of money. Because he always seems to pick the perfect targets, Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie think he must be either a Sinful resident or someone with a close association to the town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Catfishing on the Internet!

  • By Wayne on 02-27-18

I think one of the best in the series.

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

Reviewed: 08-29-16

Engaging. Easy to read even if you haven't read the other books in the series...and the trio is funny as usual.

  • Rising Sun

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,343
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,339

A riveting thriller of corporate intrigue and cutthroat competition between American and Japanese business interests. On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto tower in downtown Los Angeles - the new American headquarters of the immense Japanese conglomerate - a grand opening celebration is in full swing. On the forty-sixth floor, in an empty conference room, the corpse of a beautiful young woman is discovered.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wasn't expecting this to be so interesting!

  • By Mel on 02-05-18

Good but too much cursing

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

Reviewed: 08-11-16

I liked the plot and the twists, but could have done without the foul language. That is the reason why the story got 3 stars.

8 of 15 people found this review helpful