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Susan Patterson

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  • A Hole in One: A Glass Dolphin Mystery

  • Glass Dolphin Mystery Series, Book 2
  • By: Judy Penz Sheluk
  • Narrated by: Kelli Lindsay
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

Hoping to promote the Glass Dolphin antiques shop, co-owners Arabella Carpenter and Emily Garland agree to sponsor a hole in one contest at a charity golf tournament. The publicity turns out to be anything but positive, however, when Arabella’s errant tee shot lands in the woods next to a corpse. They soon learn that the victim is closely related to Arabella’s ex-husband, who had been acting as the Course Marshal. With means, opportunity, and more than enough motive, he soon becomes the police department’s prime suspect, leaving Arabella and Emily determined to clear his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars

  • By Beatrice on 11-10-18

Twists and turns!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-17-18

A well-written mystery with lots of suspects to keep you guessing.

Kelli Lindsay did a great job narrating and bringing the characters to life.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Lady Justice and the Mysterious Box

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

A mysterious box left by a dying man falls into Walt’s hands. He learns, much to his dismay, that the box is being sought by agents from four countries. Walt has no idea what the box contains but is told that in the right hands it could be a blessing to mankind, but in the wrong hands, a curse. Walt is charged with the safekeeping of the box, but at what expense? Others who have come in contact with the box are dead. At some point, Walt must decide whether the contents of the box are worth risking the lives of those closest to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A mystery to the end!

  • By Susan Patterson on 11-17-18

A mystery to the end!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-17-18

With so many worldwide governments spying on each other & even within our own government, who can we trust?

Another thought-provoking story by Robert Thornhill!

George Kuch did a great job holding our attention with his great voice.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • And the Wolf Shall Dwell

  • By: Joni Dee
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Imagine being knocked over by a strange old man on a cold London morning. The man delivers a garbled message about the queen. Moments later he falls under the wheels of a train. The media calls it suicide, but you know better - something doesn't quite add up. That was the start of the day for John Daniel, a foreign professional working in the city of London.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • International intrigue and mystery!

  • By Susan Patterson on 11-14-18

International intrigue and mystery!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Joni Dee has great descriptive writing and character development. Twists and turns holds your attention throughout.

Paul Jenkins does an excellent job narrating. His good diction and cadence creates tension and brings the characters to life.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Exit Strategy

  • Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller Series, Book 1
  • By: Colleen Cross
  • Narrated by: Petrea Burchard
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Diamonds, danger, and a deadly secret... A Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller. Private investigator and forensic accountant Katerina Carter uncovers a sinister connection between blood diamonds and organized crime. Then two company employees are brutally murdered and her investigation becomes much more dangerous than she had ever imagined. Can she can stay alive long enough to expose the real criminals...or will her first case be her last? Buy this audiobook today!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A winner

  • By cosmitron on 10-25-18

Riveting!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

Well-written tale of murder, greed and betrayal! Twists and turns hold your attention to the end!

Petrea Burchard did an excellent job of narrating! Knew her characters well.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • The Agora Letters: 19th Century Historical Murder Mysteries

  • By: Clay Boutwell
  • Narrated by: Clay Boutwell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Carl Brooke, a scholar of ancient Near Eastern languages, now spends his twilight years chronicling the adventures of his youth as a leading member of the Agora Society, a society dedicated to the betterment of man. Fans of Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot will enjoy Carl Brooke and his Agora Society in these five very different cases.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Short story collection, goes from good to great.

  • By KD on 11-02-18

Sherlock Holmes-type mysteries!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

Brilliantly written! Twists and turns hold your attention through all of the different stories!

Clay Boutwell did an excellent job of narrating. Knew his characters well.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • A Watched Pot

  • By: Mr. Blue
  • Narrated by: David Morley Hale
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Graham is trying his hardest to save his marriage. When his wife, Cressida, invites two new friends over for dinner he offers to cook even though he has no experience with vegan food. Something troubles Graham about the couple, but he can’t quite put his finger on it. He takes a journey into Facebook to find a terrible truth which creates a sinister consequence.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A short entertaining read

  • By cosmitron on 10-04-18

I didn't see that coming!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

A twisted short story with an excellent punch line! Well-written!

David Morley Hale did an excellent job of narrating.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Black Cat White Paws

  • A Maggie Dahl Mystery
  • By: Mark McNease
  • Narrated by: Holly Palance
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

In Black Cat White Paws, recently widowed Maggie Dahl finds herself faced with challenges on all fronts: life alone in a new town, running a business she and her husband had dreamed of and started together, and now pursuing a killer. Her sister, Gerri, moves from Philadelphia to Lambertville, New Jersey, to support her sister and start a new life of her own. Together, the women search for a murderer, helped in critical ways by their neighbor’s cat. A black cat with white paws. A cat whose independence sets it all in motion and sees it through to the end.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cozy Mystery with some Feline Help

  • By Adriana B on 11-05-18

Riveting!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

All the twists and turns hold your attention to the end! Well-written!

Holly Palance did an excellent job narrating!

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • From Twisted Roots

  • Thriller, Horror, and Mystery Short Stories
  • By: S.H. Cooper
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

You'll experience intimate firsthand accounts of modern day murders, kidnappings, and violent revenge. Other stories are heartwarming with whimsical mysteries, gothic fairy tales, and supernatural monstrosities. Nothing is as it seems; nothing is safe; and anything is possible as you embark upon these thrilling tales to uncover the truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting variety of stories

  • By cosmitron on 10-06-18

Riveting!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

One thriller after another! Twists and turns hold your attention to the end!

Paul Jenkins has a great voice but I couldn't tell if his character was a boy or a girl. No voice change. Would of appreciated a longer pause between stories so I knew I was listening to a new story.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Little Orphan Annie

  • By: Susette Williams
  • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 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

Annie Spelman discovers her adoptive parents kept her adoption a secret for a reason, and someone will stop at nothing short of murder to keep that secret. Since Ian Wallace was helping his best friend, Michael, keep an eye on his sister when they were children, he can't forgive himself for letting his best friend's sister get kidnapped. He's dedicated his life to finding Janie Lohman and other missing children like her. Finding her, and the truth, may kill them both.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Classic for a reason

  • By cosmitron on 09-28-18

Suspenseful!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-18

All the twists and turns held my attention throughout!

Allyson Voller did a great job narrating.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Parables of the Bible

  • Discovering the Mysteries of God's Kingdom (The Word Series)
  • By: Paul Halbeck
  • Narrated by: Chistopher Boucher
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Thirty-plus parables Jesus gave us are reviewed, plus a few short sayings of his that are also marked as parables, each one having a short and concise summery after it. The parables that Jesus gave us can be categorized as teaching parables, kingdom parables, and prophetic and warning parables. The audiobook orders the parables in a logical teaching progression that they were given to us over the ministry of Jesus, also showing the relevance of why it was given at that time. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A few aha moments!

  • By Susan Patterson on 10-25-18

A few aha moments!

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-18

Paul Halbeck does a good job of expanding on the symbolism behind the parables. Some I never thought of before.

Christopher Boucher narrated the audiobook with great diction.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.