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  • The Widow's Watcher

  • By: Eliza Maxwell
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181

Living in the shadow of a decades-old crime that stole his children from him, reclusive Lars Jorgensen is an unlikely savior. But when a stranger walks onto the ice of a frozen Minnesota lake, her intentions are brutally clear, and the old man isn’t about to let her follow through. Jenna Shaw didn’t ask for Lars’s help, nor does she want it. After he pulls her from the brink, however, Jenna finds her desire to give up challenged by their unlikely friendship. In her quest to solve the mysteries of Lars’s past and bring him closure, Jenna may find the way out of her own darkness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is my favorite domestic thriller 2018

  • By AudaciousMe on 05-31-18

fabulous story

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

Reviewed: 06-28-18

narrator is still horrible. every sentence should not be read like it's the end of the world. audible, please stop hiring her.

  • All the Little Lights

  • By: Jamie McGuire
  • Narrated by: Karissa Vacker, Darrell Dennis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429

The first time Elliott Youngblood spots Catherine Calhoun, he’s just a boy with a camera, and he’s never seen a sadder and more beautiful sight. Both Elliott and Catherine feel like outcasts, yet they find an easy friendship with each other. But when Catherine needs him most, Elliott is forced to leave town. Elliott finally returns, but he and Catherine are now different people. He’s a star high school athlete, and she spends all her free time working at her mother’s mysterious bed-and-breakfast. Catherine hasn’t forgiven Elliott for abandoning her, but he’s determined to win her back....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 08-22-18

oh my goddesses!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-27-18

this was one of the best suspense books ever!!! I never saw the ending coming! WOW!

  • Days of Night

  • By: Jonathan Stone
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 48

When retired police detective Joe Heller is called in to investigate what might be Antarctica's first murder, he quickly discovers that winter at McMurdo Station comes with a unique set of challenges: darkness, isolation, and the eccentric behavior of the research facility's 157 inhabitants. But a difficult investigation turns much tougher when all communication with the outside world is suddenly cut off.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For Puzzle Lovers

  • By Macgirl, Inc. on 09-20-17

very slow to start

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

Reviewed: 03-12-18

I'm glad I finished it, but the story was very slow until chapter 20ish. possibly the narrator, and possibly a combination of the narrator and the story

0 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Crooked Little Lies

  • By: Barbara Taylor Sissel
  • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 102

On a cool October morning, Lauren Wilder is shaken when she comes close to striking Bo Laughlin with her car as he's walking along the road's edge. A young man well known in their small town of Hardys Walk, Texas, Bo seems fine, even if Lauren's intuition says otherwise. Since the accident two years ago that left her brain in a fragile state, she can't trust her own instincts - and neither can her family. Then Bo vanishes, and as the search for him ensues, the police question whether she's responsible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!

  • By Deon Russell on 03-26-16

narrator worse than Angela Dawe.

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

Reviewed: 11-20-17

she must have taken lessons from ms. dawe, because she is worse. EVERY SENTENCE IS NOT THE END OF THE WORLD!!! what a way to ruin an author and ruin a book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • No Way Back

  • By: Rick Mofina
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 229

San Francisco crime reporter Tom Reed is burned out. On the day he decides to finally quit the news business, a sensational story breaks. A heart-stopping robbery-homicide at a jewelry store. The suspects have shot and killed a police officer before fleeing with a female hostage. Reed rushes to the scene, his passion resurrected for one last big story. Arriving at the chaos, Reed is stunned to learn from a staff member, still clutching a receipt, that the hostage is his wife, Ann Reed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Rick Mofina writes wonderful suspense thrillers!!

  • By Wayne on 05-20-17

the ending was a let down

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

Reviewed: 09-28-17

it just seemed to end with no great finale. I expected more from this author

  • Hisses and Honey

  • By: Shannon Mayer
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 498
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 441
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 441

Humble baker-turned-supernatural Alena Budrene is lovely and lethal, and for the first time, she's owning it. Finally rid of her low-life ex-husband, she's free to date sexy vampire mob boss Remo, who respects her as both a Supe and a woman. She's on good terms with her difficult mother, and she's growing comfortable with her powers. But just when it seems things are falling into place for Alena, Hera strikes again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Energetic

  • By Sandfly on 03-14-17

great brain candy

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

Reviewed: 09-08-17

the writing is fabulous. The narrator is fantastic. Overall this is a great series. I look forward to more from this author.

  • Trail of Broken Wings

  • By: Sejal Badani
  • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,944

When her father falls into a coma, Indian American photographer Sonya reluctantly returns to the family she'd fled years before. Since she left home, Sonya has lived on the run, free of any ties, while her soft-spoken sister, Trisha, has created a perfect suburban life, and her ambitious sister, Marin, has built her own successful career. But as these women come together, their various methods of coping with a terrifying history can no longer hold their memories at bay.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a powerful story!

  • By gitty on 09-27-15

wonderful

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

Reviewed: 07-01-17

one of the better books I've listened to recently. narrator was also pleasant and soothing

  • Material Girl

  • The Fancy Lives of the Lear Sisters, Book 1
  • By: Julia London
  • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 515
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 447
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 447

For socialite Robin Lear, being handcuffed in the back of a police car for a bogus crime is the cherry on top of the worst week ever. First, her father announces devastating news. Then, in a fit of tough love, he demotes Robin from her cushy job in the family business and reassigns her to work for an insufferable manager. Now, for the first time in her life, Robin will have to earn her place in the world - and the sexy new contractor renovating her house may be just the man to show her how.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed this surprisingly

  • By Jan on 09-01-13

narrator is horrible. every sentence should

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

Reviewed: 05-16-17

not mean it is the end of the world. cannot even figure out what the story is about because it is like listening to the book part in English, part in opera, and part in musical...all in one sentence! yet again an entire set of books destroyed by horrific narration.

  • Pointe and Shoot

  • By: Alison Stone
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

Jayne Murphy has always put family first. That's why she abandoned her dream of joining the police force to run her ailing mother's dance studio. When one of the studio's most talented instructors dies in a car crash, Jayne isn't convinced it was just an accident. Relentlessly pursuing her hunch, she teams up with Officer Danny Nolan, the best friend and partner of her brother Patrick, who died in the line of duty. Haunted by Patrick's death, Danny has begun to question whether he should still be a cop at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Had me from start to finish!

  • By Renee E. on 03-07-17

it was all great until it became all religious-y

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

Reviewed: 01-08-17

the story was exciting and entertaining and then all the sudden it became all Jesus this and pray for that and your religion this and you have to have faith. if I wanted a Christian book I would have gone to the Christian section and not the mystery section

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Whiskey Sea

  • By: Ann Howard Creel
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,715
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,473
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,472

Motherless and destitute, Frieda Hope grows up during Prohibition determined to make a better life for herself and her sister, Bea. The girls are taken in by a kindly fisherman named Silver, and Frieda begins to feel at home whenever she is on the water. When Silver sells his fishing boat to WWI veteran Sam Hicks, thinking Sam would be a fine husband for Frieda, she's outraged. But Frieda manages to talk Sam into teaching her to repair boat engines instead, so she has a trade of her own and won't have to marry.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Looking For What Just Might Be All Around You

  • By Gillian on 02-08-17

although the narrator has improved

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

Reviewed: 11-17-16

she is still very difficult to listen to.. the first 2 chapters were great....then she went back to her Oh! my! god! the! world! is! ending! for every single sentence. I have no clue if the story is good.

9 of 13 people found this review helpful