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Charlotte, NC, United States
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  • First Grave on the Right

  • Charley Davidson, Book 1
  • By: Darynda Jones
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,834
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,719
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,699

A smashing, award-winning debut novel that introduces Charley Davidson: part-time private investigator and full-time Grim Reaper. Charley sees dead people. That’s right, she sees dead people. And it’s her job to convince them to “go into the light”. But when these very dead people have died under less than ideal circumstances (i.e. murder), sometimes they want Charley to bring the bad guys to justice. Complicating matters are the intensely hot dreams she’s been having about an Entity who has been following her all her life...and it turns out he might not be dead after all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great choice for Stephanie, Lorelai or Buffy fans!

  • By Austin gal on 03-07-12

If you like Stephanie Plumb you'll love these book

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

Reviewed: 10-27-14

What made the experience of listening to First Grave on the Right the most enjoyable?

I love the humor in these stories. The characters are so much fun.

What about Lorelei King’s performance did you like?

I love this narrator. She is always a pleasure to listen to.

  • City of Heavenly Fire

  • The Mortal Instruments, Book 6
  • By: Cassandra Clare
  • Narrated by: Jason Dohring, Sophie Turner
  • Length: 20 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,451
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,018
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,045

Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends band together to fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother. Nothing in this world can defeat Sebastian - but if they journey to the realm of demons, they just might have a chance.... Lives will be lost, love sacrificed, and the whole world will change. Who will survive the explosive sixth and final installment of the Mortal Instruments series?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jason Dohring is awful to listen to...

  • By Jessica on 05-30-14

Terrible narrators

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

Reviewed: 05-28-14

Would you listen to City of Heavenly Fire again? Why?

I love these books but the narrators have been and are still HORRIBLE!! There are wonderful narrators available. Why can't this publisher hire them?? It sounds like amateurs reading a book out loud.

I will not listen to any books listing these narrators. Better to read the books!

What did you like best about this story?

Interesting concept and story.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Jason Dohring and Sophie Turner ?

ANYONE BUT THE NARRATORS USED FOR THIS SERIES OF THESE BOOKS

27 of 30 people found this review helpful

  • The Fiery Heart

  • Bloodlines, Book 4
  • By: Richelle Mead
  • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer, Alden Ford
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,437
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,289
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,287

Sydney Sage is an alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. In the Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment that Richelle Mead fans will never forget, she made a decision that shocked even her...But the struggle isn't over for Sydney. As she navigates the aftermath of her life-changing decision, she still finds herself pulled in too many directions at once.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Why mess with a good thing?

  • By Amanda on 11-19-13

Please re-do the narration

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

Reviewed: 01-13-14

What did you like best about The Fiery Heart? What did you like least?

I love the books and I've gotten very used to Emily Shaffer's narration. Why in the world did you use another voice with such a different inflection for Adrian. Leave well enough alone and please provide a redo of the narration for this book.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Adrian is my favorite character and this narration ruined the experience for me.

What didn’t you like about Emily Shaffer and Alden Ford ’s performance?

All of a sudden Adrian no longer has a British accent and that great attitude so well narrated by Emily.