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  • On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service

  • A Royal Spyness Mystery, Book 11
  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,636
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,469
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,451

When Darcy runs off on another secret assignment, I am left to figure out how to travel to Italy sans maid and chaperone to help my dear friend Belinda, as she awaits the birth of her baby alone. An opportunity presents itself in a most unexpected way - my cousin the queen is in need of a spy to attend a house party in the Italian lake country. The Prince of Wales and the dreadful Mrs. Simpson have been invited, and Her Majesty is anxious to thwart a possible secret wedding.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Still good fun!

  • By Dylan on 08-03-17

Same Themes Over & Over Again

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

Reviewed: 06-26-18

I enjoy this series overall. The narrator keeps me coming back she is excellent. Now we are on BOOK 11 and I really like Georgie but after 11 books she shows growth only in her detective skills yet she is still the naive, semi-helpless lady I met in book 1. It's getting OLD. As a historical fiction, why does the author miss or not mention all the changes in women's roles around this time? Yes Georgie is a lady/an aristocrat but why is she so naive and still caught up in "her" tiny world and ignore all the changes going on not just related to the war but the country. We saw a brief moment of Georgie being compassionate by serving in the soup kitchens but since then nothing.
Also, it's the same themes over and over again
1. Naive Georgie
2. Georgie is attacked every book (and never reports her attackers or fights back)
3. Georgie is waiting for Darcy to save her AGAIN
This is probably going to be my last book. Nothing new happens.

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  • Naughty in Nice

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,819
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,784

Lady Georgiana Rannoch has once again been called into service by Her Majesty the Queen. This time she's sent to Nice on a secret assignment that's nothing to sneeze at: recover the Queen's stolen snuff box. As much of an honor as it is to be trusted by Her Majesty, an even greater honor awaits Georgie in Nice - as Coco Chanel herself asks Georgie to model her latest fashion. But when a necklace belonging to the Queen is stolen on the catwalk, Georgie has to find two priceless items-and solve a murder. How's a girl to find any time to go to the casino?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Murder mystery for the delicately nurtured

  • By Marie-Anne on 11-11-11

Please NO MORE Queenie

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

I am new to the series and enjoy the historical points and really like Georgie.
Though I am hoping she grows up and becomes an independent woman. I keep rolling my eyes at her being so despaired.
Please get rid of Queenie. She's not funny just annoying

  • If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late

  • A Divorce Lawyer's Guide to Staying Together
  • By: James J. Sexton
  • Narrated by: James J. Sexton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 430
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 380

If You're In My Office, It's Already Too Late. James Sexton knows this. After dealing with over 1000 clients whose marriages have dissolved over everything from an ill-advised threesome with the nanny to the uneven division of carpool duties, he also knows all of the what- not-to-dos for couples who want to build - and consistently work to preserve - a lasting, fulfilling relationship. Described by former clients as a "courtroom gunslinger" and "the sociopath you want on your side", Sexton tells the unvarnished truth about relationships. These usually derive from dishonest communication.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny, refreshing & forthright

  • By Sherry on 04-17-18

funny and good advice

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

Reviewed: 04-28-18

This book was excellent funny good advice and straightforward I would recommend it to anybody

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • In the Market for Murder

  • Lady Hardcastle, Book 2
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,345
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,089

Spring, 1909, and Lady Hardcastle, amateur sleuth and all-round eccentric, is enjoying a well-deserved rest. But a week after a trip to the cattle market, Spencer Caradine, a local farmer, turns up dead in the pub, face-down in his beef and mushroom pie. Once again, it is up to Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, to solve the case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clever intertwining of three fun mysteries

  • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 02-09-17

no 1 was better

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

Reviewed: 02-07-17

there were too many storylines in this one to follow it got to convoluted and I wasn't sure what was going on

1 of 1 people found this review helpful