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  • The Killing Kind

  • A Charlie Parker Thriller
  • By: John Connolly
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

John Connolly takes battered ex-cop Charlie Parker on his third outing after Every Dead Thing and Dark Hollow. Still struggling with the horrific ghosts of his past, Parker is now a disillusioned private eye hired to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Grace Peltier - which neither her father nor a former US senator believes was suicide. The trail leads to a mass grave in Northern Maine where a Baptist community disappeared 40 years earlier.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Needs a different narrator

  • By Laurie A. Bobskill on 12-26-17

Story ok but pronunciation!

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

It’s Louis (Lou-e). I figured the joke about the king would’ve been a clue. And it’s Muh-CHI-us! Real places in Maine, so it’s annoying and distracting when they’re pronounced incorrectly.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Fireman

  • A Novel
  • By: Joe Hill
  • Narrated by: Kate Mulgrew
  • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,370
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,967
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,951

No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated. A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country, striking cities one by one: Boston, Detroit, Seattle. The doctors call it Draco Incendia Trychophyton. To everyone else it's Dragonscale, a highly contagious, deadly spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies - before causing them to burst into flames. Millions are infected; blazes erupt everywhere. There is no antidote. No one is safe.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • THIS BOOK IS HORRIBLE!!!

  • By Brent Nelson on 04-04-18

Love Kate Mulgrew BUT...

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

Reviewed: 10-22-17

...PLEASE contact someone to find out if towns are real and how the names of towns are pronounced!! It is 'muh-CHI-us' (Machias). There were others, in this book and in his first book, but this was most annoying. Other than that, I loved Kate Mulgrew for both books. She's fabulous!

As for the book, I loved the store. There were a few times I wasn't sure if I'd like it but he threw me off and took the story in a whole other direction. His throwbacks to his dad and his 'winks' to his first book and his (sometimes) obscure Disney references had me grinning at times and outright laughing at others. I only have one complaint: Martha Quinn? I wanted my MTV but I always found her annoying. I guess I can let it go. He could've chosen the vomit-inducing 'Downtown Julie Brown.' Gag

I loved the twists.

1 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Fire Bound

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Carol Monda
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 563
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 563

Flame-haired Lissa Piner is a skilled glassblower whose delicate gift conceals a burning inner strength that can destroy as exquisitely as it can create. Commissioned to design chandeliers for a string of luxury hotels, her remarkable skills have taken her to Italy. But Lissa's real mission there is a secret. For her entire life has been a lie, leading to a chance to avenge a terrible wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator was wrong choice

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-27-16

Are you sure this author wrote this??

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

Reviewed: 05-31-16

Narrator was horrible choice for this series. Writing was so completely different, I'd swear it was someone else. I'm no prude, but the wording and how obnoxious the narrator could make Lissa sound, was extremely annoying and constant. I found myself rolling my eyes through most of it.
I'm sending this review before I've even finished it because it's been a challenge. I'm dying for it to be over. The fact that they didn't involve the sisters very much was sad. I hope the last sister haven story will make up for this. I hate this one.

  • Storm Warning

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 196
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 176

When Autumn Gallagher returns to her aunt's rural inn, she is surprised to find Lucas McLean. He'd broken her heart three years earlier, yet Autumn cannot deny the love still blazing inside her. When a guest of the inn is found dead, Lucas becomes a suspect. Can she risk listening to her heart again to help Lucas clear his name?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly, I enjoyed this Book

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-29-14

Her name is Autumn...NOT Adam!!

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

Reviewed: 04-27-16

I found my enjoyment was halted every time the author said 'Adam' instead of 'Autumn!' Narrator was extremely annoying with this and she kept making Autumn sound like a petulant child.

Story was pretty good. Loved her side characters.

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  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Maggi-Meg Reed
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,063
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,352
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,358

It was a case that haunts Bobby Dodge to this day - the case that nearly killed him and changed his life forever. Now, in an underground chamber on the grounds of an abandoned Massachusetts mental hospital, the gruesome discovery of six mummified corpses resurrects his worst nightmare: the return of a killer he thought dead and buried.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-13-07

Story and narrator perfect combo!

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

Reviewed: 01-27-16

Fast paced story. I like that they switched between character viewpoints to get a fuller picture and it kept story fast-paced. Narrator was perfect as I had no problem distinguishing between characters, even during quick interactions.

  • Postmortem

  • A Scarpetta Novel
  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,672
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,330
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,327

Four young women have been found murdered—tortured and strangled in their own beds—all victims of the same brilliant monster. Using a skilled hand and the latest technology in forensic medicine, Kay Scarpetta begins the process of gathering the microscopic clues the latest battered body has to give.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Forgot how much I loved the old Scarpetta novels

  • By Janie on 03-29-12

Story:well worth it. Recording quality: horrible!

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

Reviewed: 10-28-15

I liked her smoky voice, but the background doubling of her voice along with the quite audible swallowing and breathing were distracting and annoying. Spend a little more money on quality recording equipment because it really took away from her performance overall. Also, she was a little over the top with some character voices and some weren't distinct enough. Way outdated tech stuff for 2015, but story was good. Worth the listen. Looking forward to hearing the next story.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful