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  • Ain't She a Peach

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,135
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,075
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064

An Atlanta ex-cop comes to Lake Sackett, Georgia, seeking peace and quiet - but he hasn’t bargained on falling for Frankie, the cutest coroner he’s ever met. Frankie McCready talks to dead people. Not like a ghost whisperer or anything - but it seems rude to embalm them and not say hello. Fortunately, at the McCready Family Funeral Home & Bait Shop, Frankie’s eccentricities fit right in. Lake Sackett’s embalmer and county coroner, Frankie’s goth styling and passion for nerd culture mean she’s not your typical Southern girl, but the McCreadys are hardly your typical Southern family. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Molly Harper and her stories.

  • By Nancy on 06-15-18

cute book

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

Such as cute book. This was a very refreshing read. loved the characters and their associated voices.

  • The Sean Kruger Series Complete Boxed Set

  • By: J. C. Fields
  • Narrated by: Paul J. McSorley
  • Length: 28 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

This is the box set of the Sean Kruger series, books 1 through 3: The Fugitive's Trail; The Assassin's Trail; and The Imposter's Trail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action packed, no time to catch your breath

  • By Ray Johnson on 02-14-18

loved this series

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

Can't wait for the next installment to be available! Loved the story and narration. Interesting characters.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Shadow of the Moon

  • By: Kwen Griffeth
  • Narrated by: Paul J. McSorley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

The grisly murder of a diplomat’s son in Central Park draws NYPD Detective Gerald Meeker and FBI Special Agent Andee Trakes into a twisted and confusing investigation. Within hours, the evidence indicates the man was executed in the manner saved for werewolves. Andee Trakes is assigned to liaison with a history professor who is an expert on folklore and legends. Professor Alwyn Lloyd not only agrees the method of death was indeed an execution, he claims to be a werewolf.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just as it says it is

  • By Lynnz on 12-07-17

A book with something for everyone.

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

Reviewed: 01-11-18

There is a little of something for everyone in this book. Thoroughly enjoyed the writing, narration and music. Great job.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lilac Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Martha Hall Kelly
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Kathleen Gati, Kathrin Kana, and others
  • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,025
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,820
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,788

New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline's world is forever changed when Hitler's army invades Poland in September 1939 - and then sets its sights on France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unknown History

  • By Kristi on 06-15-17

Remarkable Women

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

Reviewed: 09-06-16

I could not stop listening to this book!! Wonderful!! I am very familiar with this topic, but the characters brought it to life in ways I couldn't even imagine. Great job to everyone involved in the making of this book!

  • The Grownup

  • A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 773
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 700

A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediately diagnoses beautiful, rich Susan as an unhappy woman eager to give her lovely life a drama injection.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • The Grownup

  • By Beth C. Hunt on 09-14-16

Interesting quick listen

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

Reviewed: 07-20-16

Wish it delved more into the characters. Quick pace. Good read that left me wanting more.

  • The Brothers Connolly

  • By: Ted Prokash
  • Narrated by: Paul J McSorley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Napawaupee, Wisconsin is the hometown you all remember, where the hottest action going is high school football or statutory rape and booze is the salve for what Jesus can't heal." The Connollys of Napawaupee are the quintessential small-town family. They are the "royals of a cast-off kingdom, curators of an inbred knowledge, the keepers of a dull flame."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So, so good...

  • By Geoff on 05-27-16

Scary real small town family conflict...

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

Reviewed: 07-20-16

What made the experience of listening to The Brothers Connolly the most enjoyable?

Exceptionally written and narrated. The author is very articulate and the narrator brings you into the lives of this family. I could actually see every family member as the book unfolds.

What other book might you compare The Brothers Connolly to and why?

The Brothers Karamazov, maybe? This could just be because of the name, but also because of the family fighting for survival with a crazed family member.

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scenes were centered around Jack. A homosexual who had to move home after failed attempts to be a playwright in the big city.

If you could rename The Brothers Connolly, what would you call it?

Lives in small town America.

Any additional comments?

Highly recommend this book!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Lake House

  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 21 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,711
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,695

Living on her family’s gorgeous lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, clever, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented fourteen-year-old who loves to write stories. But the mysteries she pens are no match for the one her family is about to endure ...One midsummer’s eve, after a beautiful party drawing hundreds of guests to the estate has ended, the Edevanes discover that their youngest son, Theo, has vanished without a trace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BRAVO!!!!!!!

  • By Maria on 10-30-15

Great book

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

Thought I figured this book out a few times, but didn't. held my interest throughout.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Chaos Awakens Trilogy

  • By: Heath Pfaff
  • Narrated by: Paul J. McSorley
  • Length: 34 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 604
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 563
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 561

Having two of his fingers cut off at an early age hadn't done much to make Xandrith an agreeable fellow. Besides marking him as a pariah and having him shunned by even his own family, it had also hurt. A lot. Being stripped of a few of his fingers and cast out of the Order of Mages had left him bitter and angry, but if there was any consolation to be had it was that he was doing rather well in his new line of work. While perforating people for money might not have been the most noble of callings, it was quite lucrative.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You will be left awake after reading this

  • By Ray Johnson on 03-01-18

Hired Assassin to Hero

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

Reviewed: 03-18-16

Where does Chaos Awakens Trilogy rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I am an avid audiobook listener and this book ranks high on my list of books. The story kept me wanting to keep listening so I could find out what was going to happen next.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the characters interactions with each other. The story had a nice, natural flow which held my interest. From assassin to hero.

Have you listened to any of Paul J. McSorley’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have listened to Paul McSorley narrating Heath Platt’s trilogy Hungering Saga. I do enjoy his narration and the voices he creates for the different characters. His voices helps to bring the characters in the story to life. Good Job!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I mostly listen to books at work. This book made me actually want to work overtime!

Any additional comments?

Wonderful writing and narration! Keep it up!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Snow Song: Hungering Saga 3

  • The Hungering Saga
  • By: Heath Pfaff
  • Narrated by: Paul J. McSorley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Lowin has driven himself tirelessly toward his goals, seeking an end to the torments that have riddled his soul with guilt for years. The threat of the Hungering seems abated, but still greater challenges lay ahead. His companions are divided, and his own mind is split by dark thoughts, and darker urgings. Lowin must master himself, and find friends amidst the enemies that surround him, or all he has worked so hard to gain will be lost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outside apperance does not reveal your heart

  • By Mary on 02-24-15

Outside apperance does not reveal your heart

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

Reviewed: 02-24-15

If you could sum up The Snow Song: Hungering Saga 3 in three words, what would they be?

engaging, inspirational, heartwarming

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Snow Song: Hungering Saga 3?

His daughter and Malice. I really can't say anymore without revealing the story. Need to read to find out their outcome.

Have you listened to any of Paul J. McSorley’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, I have listened to several of his narrations. I think this book was, by far, his best narration to date. His voice and the voices he gives the characters draws you further into the story. Some of the voices he gave the characters were remarkable. When he used two voices as one I was blown away! Great job!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It didn't make me laugh or cry, but I did have some strong emotions. At times I wanted to slap the leading character for being selfish and not using his head. Other times I wanted to hug him and tell him everything would be fine.

Any additional comments?

I would like to listen to other books from this author.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Vengeful Malice

  • The Hungering Saga, Book 2
  • By: Heath Pfaff
  • Narrated by: Paul J. McSorley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

All men who would change the world, must first be willing to destroy it. The continuation of the epic saga began in The Noble Fool, The Vengeful Malicereturns to the memories of Lowin Fenly as he is stirred from his respite of self loathing and forced on a quest to bring peace to his people, his land, and himself. A new menace comes from the sea, and it has come to devour mankind whole. The kingdom is at war with itself, and with a new enemy, and powerful men have decided that Lowin will play an important role in the upcoming conflict whether he wishes it or not.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sometimes you need evil to achieve good

  • By Mary on 01-20-15

Sometimes you need evil to achieve good

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

Reviewed: 01-20-15

What did you love best about The Vengeful Malice?

All of the plot twists and turns. The series just keeps getting better! I couldn't wait to continue this story after finishing the Noble Fool.

What did you like best about this story?

The strong emotions it brought up in me. Shows what someone who is just a "regular guy" will do for justice.

What about Paul J. McSorley’s performance did you like?

His voices brings the characters to life. You become part of the story listening to all of the distinct voices.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I did have an extreme reaction to this book. It didn't make me laugh or cry, but it did make me become introspective. What would I do if this happened to the people I love?

Any additional comments?

Can't wait to continue onto the next book!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful