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  • 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 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147

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

Love Gretchen's style so much!

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

Reviewed: 06-17-17

I love that there is no cookie-cutter style to her endings, The damsel is not always in distress to be saved at the last minute. Her humor is delightful! I live in Oklahoma so I feel like I've met her quirky southern characters! Amber Benson is great at narration, I enjoy listening to her tell Davis' story.

  • Double Mint

  • Davis Way Crime Caper Series #4
  • By: Gretchen Archer
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200

It's convention season at the Bellissimo Resort and Casino, and Davis Way Cole barely notices. It's hard to pay attention when you live in a Jambalaya Junkyard. But when special events coordinator Holder Darby walks off the job just as 500 Alabama bankers pour in the front door, Davis steps up - or would that be in? Definitely in. Davis steps in it. Not only has the convention director vanished, but a certain Bellissimo guest is missing - one who forgot to pack the million dollars he left in the bathtub.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Double Mint is the best of the best!

  • By Regina R. Trantham on 03-07-16

Love love love!!! She's done it again!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-16

I adore these books!! Amber Benson is now the voice of David....umm David Way!

  • Double Strike

  • By: Gretchen Archer
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242

Bellissimo Resort and Casino Super Spy Davis Way knows three things: Cooking isn’t a prerequisite for a happy marriage, don’t trust men who look like David Hasselhoff, and money doesn’t grow on Christmas trees. None of which help when a storm hits the Gulf a week before the most anticipated event in Bellissimo history: the Strike It Rich Sweepstakes. Securing the guests, staff, and property might take a stray bullet. Or two.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amber Benson IS Davis Way

  • By Sheryl on 05-27-15

Best series ever!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-19-16

Love these books! The author is fantastic! The wit is fabulous!! Not predictable great humor balanced with just enough seriousness to make them interesting. The reader is very good as well

  • NPCs

  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,289
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,721
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,713

What happens when the haggling is done and the shops are closed? When the quest has been given, the steeds saddled, and the adventurers are off to their next encounter? They keep the world running, the food cooked, and the horses shoed, yet what adventurer has ever spared a thought or concern for the Non-Player Characters? In the town of Maplebark, four such NPCs settle in for a night of actively ignoring the adventurers drinking in the tavern when things go quickly and fatally awry.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable if you manage your expectations

  • By Miachi on 01-23-15

Gamers must read!

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

Reviewed: 10-11-16

If you play any RPG's you will totally GET this book. Fun read, the narrator has a phenomenal range and makes every character distinct and come to life. Loved it!

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  • Plantation Shudders

  • A Cajun Country Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Ellen Byron
  • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 71

It's the end of the summer and prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. The Crozats have an inn full of guests for the local food festival. But when the elderly couple keels over dead within minutes of each other - one from very unnatural causes - Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible narration

  • By Nicole Gant on 10-30-15

Unimpressed.

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

Reviewed: 10-04-16

Author: I felt that she thinks her readers are stupid. Every thing is explained, laying the story out so plainly like the stories we read when we were little kids. I think she has an issue with southerners, and her villains are all fat/pudgy. The most developed character was the dog. Finally, toward the end there was a display of humor but the narrator ruined it.
Narrator: better suited to a "how-to" book. Very poor with comedic tones and delivery, everything seemed monotone.

  • Double Dip

  • A Davis Way Crime Caper
  • By: Gretchen Archer
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296

It’s Davis Way’s first slot-tournament season. And it may be her last. Things are dicey at work. A personal assistant goes missing, a little old lady goes on a suspicious winning streak, and a Bellissimo executive goes gaga for Davis. She follows a disappearing slot-tournament player trail to the So Help Me God Pentecostal Church in Beehive, Alabama, then jumps headlong into a high stakes holy scandal. She’s on a losing streak at home, too. Her days, nights, and dinners run together, as Davis juggles a revolving door of uninvited guests, namely her rotten ex-ex-husband, Eddie Crawford.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great mystery

  • By Kira on 03-05-14

Love this!!

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

Reviewed: 09-28-16

The humor gets me laughing out loud while I'm driving!!! The performance is great! I had a little trouble in the beginning because I enjoyed the reader from book one so much, but I did adjust and Amber does a fabulous job!!

  • Glory in Death

  • In Death, Book 2
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,173

The first victim was found lying on a sidewalk in the rain. The second was murdered in her own apartment building. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas had no problem finding connections between the two crimes. Both victims were beautiful and highly successful women. Their glamorous lives and loves were the talk of the city.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Okay, I'm officially addicted to this series now

  • By AudioAddict on 03-14-15

Do not know why I waited so long to read!

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

Reviewed: 02-12-16

Loving the stories and the storytelling. The narrator is very good! Cannot stop listening!! Good stuff.

  • Playing for Pizza

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,087
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 536

Rick Dockery was the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In a championship game, to the surprise and dismay of everyone, Rick actually got into the game and then provided what was arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he became a national laughingstock and, of course, was immediately cut by the Browns and shunned by all other teams. But against enormous odds, Arnie finally locates another team that will have him: the mighty Panthers of Parma, Italy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Give Him A Break!

  • By Patti on 07-10-08

Never read anything by John Grisham

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

Reviewed: 12-03-15

But heard the name, he was dismissed from my list as being too intellectual. I guess since this isn't his typical is why I loved it!! I actually cheered in my car!

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 161,027
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 148,610
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 148,445

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

Loved this story!!

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

Reviewed: 11-24-15

Great detail and I loved all aspects of the story! Just enough drama and comedic timing. Enjoyed the narrator as well.

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