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Daleen Beyleveldt

south africa
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  • Into the Crossfire

  • By: Kathleen Hope
  • Narrated by: Theresa Stephens
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

The whir of the helicopter drowned out every other noise around Caleb, even his own thoughts. It was a welcome respite. An intricate web of tactical planning had filled the recesses of his mind for the past 24 hours, but it was time. No more planning. It was another routine operation; go in, grab the bad guys and get out. He knew each move he was about to make, and every single step the seven men sitting next to him would take. He was sure of it; it was his job.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling exciting passionate and captivated

  • By Cyn on 04-26-17

Short, Sweet and Action packed

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

Although, it was a short listen, it was well written and full of action. Characters are believable and well put together. I enjoyed this book.

  • The Secret

  • By: Elizabeth Hunter
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 971
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 912
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 913

For thousands of years, the scribes and singers of the Irin race have existed to protect humanity and guard the gifts of the Forgiven. They have lived in the shadows. They have kept their secrets. But the Irin aren't the only race with secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great conclusion!

  • By Aymie on 07-06-15

Irin Chronicles Book 3

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

And the story of Ava and Malachi ends with a crescendo of tale telling. Elizabeth Hunter will be one of the authors I follow. I love the story telling, the writing style, the absolute clarity of the picture she paints with her words. I can see it all happening. This has really been an amazing listening experience. Narration, as always, top class. WELL DONE!!!!

  • The Singer

  • By: Elizabeth Hunter
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,056
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053

When you've lost everything you love, how do you fight the darkness? Ava left Istanbul with a new identity, new name, and new magic she could barely control. Laid low by Malachi's sacrifice, she searches for help from the fabled Irina. But will the secretive women of the Irin race welcome or shun her? Ava's origins are still a mystery, and her powers are darker than any they've encountered before. The Irin world hangs in the balance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Sing for The Singer

  • By The Elf in the Kitchen on 01-21-15

Irin Chronicles Book 2

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

This book really ripped every emotional cell in my body. I love, love, loved it. There is true emotion enveloped in this book that made me want to laugh and cry and shout out to the heavens. I nearly burned the book, reaching chapter 27. It is so well written, classy and well thought out. Brilliant story. THIS SHOULD BE A MOVIE SERIES! And Zachary Webber is a BRILLIANT narrator. On to book three without hesitation!

  • The Scribe

  • By: Elizabeth Hunter
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247

Hidden at the crossroads of the world, an ancient race battles to protect humanity, even as it dies from within. Ava Matheson came to Istanbul looking for answers, but others came looking for her. A reckless warrior guards her steps, but will Malachi's own past blind him to the truth of who Ava might be? While ancient forces gather around them, both Ava and Malachi search for answers. Whispering voices. Deadly touch. Their passion should be impossible... or it could be the only thing that will keep them alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrific Listen, Terrific Story

  • By The Elf in the Kitchen on 01-14-15

Irin Chronicles Book 1

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

What an amazing book. It kept me interested from the start and I wanted to burn it at the end. But wait, there's more. I have already purchased book two. This is such a well-developed story. I can't wait to listen to the next one. And I really enjoyed the narrator. Mr Webber always delivers...

  • Body of Evidence

  • By: Rachel Grant
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

When archaeologist Mara Garrett traveled to North Korea to retrieve the remains of GIs lost in combat, she never imagined she'd be arrested, convicted of spying, and sentenced to death. Her only hope is Curt Dominick, the powerful, ambitious, and infuriatingly sexy US attorney prosecuting her uncle, a former vice president of the United States. What starts off as a rescue mission quickly morphs into a race across the Pacific. Someone is after Mara, and they'll risk everything to stop her from reaching Washington, D.C.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Body

  • By Cindy H. on 03-12-17

No Disappointment

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

Reviewed: 11-22-18

So Ms. Rachel Grant does not disappoint. I absolutely love the books from this author. Her books are relevant, her characters believable and her storyline is excellent. I love the depth and integrity she adds to her books. Well done. The narration was also excellent.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book!

  • Alex

  • In the Company of Snipers, Book 1
  • By: Irish Winters
  • Narrated by: Troy Duran
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 85

Alex Stewart, ex-Marine and tough-as-nails boss of the fledgling covert surveillance company, The TEAM, ditches his success and flees to his cabin in the deep woods. He's had enough. Four years after the deaths of his wife and daughter, he's been stuck in the anger stage of grief. Life used to make sense.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hooked from the 1st chapter

  • By Jenn@YeahOrNeighReviews on 12-07-16

Loved It

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

This was a real beautiful story. It is quite an emotional roller coaster, and definitely a tear jerker. Narration was great. I love Troy Duran. I would like to read the rest in this series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Beautiful Lie

  • Playing with Fire, Book 1
  • By: T. E. Sivec
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

Garrett McCarthy, Annabelle Parker, and Milo Roberts were as close as friends could get. They shared in each other's joy during graduations, promotions, and engagements. They consoled one another through heartache and loss. When one of the friends' lives is tragically cut short, it's up to the two left behind to pick up the pieces and find out the truth-no matter the cost. As they slowly start to uncover the nature of his deception, and the very powerful people behind it, they begin to question everyone and everything, even themselves.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable

  • By Daleen Beyleveldt on 11-12-18

Very Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

I really enjoyed this book. Narration was good and writing was good. It kept me on the edge of my seat. Everything came together in the end. Characters are well developed.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Law and Disorder

  • The Finnegan Connection, Book 1
  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 110

Desperate to escape her kidnappers, Kody Cameron can turn to only one man, and he's holding a gun. Outnumbered and trapped in the deadly Everglades, she has little recourse, but something in this captor's eyes makes her believe she can trust him. Does she dare to take the risk? Undercover agent Nick Connolly has met Kody before and knows she might very well blow his cover. Though determined to maintain his facade, he can't let Kody die. He won't.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Law and Disorder

  • By Daleen Beyleveldt on 11-12-18

Law and Disorder

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

This was quite a good book. 1st Book of Heather Graham. Well written and narrated. High is suspense and kept me guessing till the end.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Razzmatazz

  • By: Patricia Burroughs
  • Narrated by: Julie McKay
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

When small-town girl Kennie Sue Ledbetter wakes up in a Reno hotel between two guys in rumpled tuxedos, she thinks things can't get any worse. When she steps on the wedding bouquet and sees the ring on her finger, she knows things can't get any worse. But then she finds out she's married to the guy who won her in a coin-toss in front of the wedding chapel, and "worse" has a name and a face: Alexander Carruthers, the gorgeous silver-tongued devil who believes in love at first sight, in fate, and in doing whatever it takes to keep her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Funny, Sweet

  • By Daleen Beyleveldt on 11-12-18

Funny, Sweet

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

This book was ok. It was funny and sweet and interesting. The storyline is much different from what I'm used to but it worked. Narration was ok too.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Perfect Illusion

  • By: Winter Renshaw
  • Narrated by: Holly Chandler, Matthew Holland
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 181

I'm in the midst of scrawling "I quit!" onto his fancy cardstock letterhead when my boss corners me. He needs a favor, he says. And then he asks how well I can act. Hudson Rutherford needs a fiancée. With his old-moneyed parents forcing him to marry some bratty hotel heiress and his hedonistic, playboy lifestyle at stake, the only way to get them to back off is to make them think he's truly, madly, deeply in love...with me - his third personal assistant this year. But I can hardly stand working for him as it is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • suprised

  • By Suzy on 04-20-18

The Perfect Illusion

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

Fun book to read, narration was good and writing just as much. It is one of those books that gives you a break from heavy reading.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful