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  • Murder in an Irish Pub

  • By: Carlene O'Connor
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

The small village of Kilbane is hosting a poker tournament at the local pub, and card sharp Eamon Foley, a tinker out of Dublin, is set to win the tournament. But when Foley is found at the end of a rope, it’s time for the garda to take matters into their own hands. Macdara Flannery would lay odds it’s a simple suicide, but Siobhán suspects foul play, as does Foley’s pregnant widow. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 3 and a half maybe 4

  • By Beatrice on 03-10-19

Excellent Who Done It in the grand old style

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Another fun mystery from Carlene O'Connor! Garda O'Sullivan once again proves her high ability to decipher unsolvable mysteries. I love the way she thinks and that the village feels safe, if not compelled, to whisper to her with gossip and hidden clues.
This series has been a true delight. The narration by Caroline Lennon is seamless and brings to life the sibtleties of the characters.
I was smiling to beat the band at the homage to a classic Christie reveal.
I finished this book in record time and eagerly await the next installment.

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  • Playing for Keeps

  • A Heartbreaker Bay Novel
  • By: Jill Shalvis
  • Narrated by: Vivienne Leheny
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

When it comes to the confident, charismatic Caleb Parker, Sadie Lane feels the spark - the kind that comes from rubbing each other the wrong way. She’s yoga pants, he’s a suit. She’s a tattoo artist, he’s a straitlaced mogul. But after they accidentally co-rescue an abandoned dog from a storm, Sadie sees a vulnerable side to the seemingly invincible hottie. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fabulous book

  • By Georgia Smith on 02-21-19

New resolution - don't stay with a story you can't

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-06-19

I thought perhaps it was because of my own mood, but I had to quit this story. I, like many others who left reviews, consider myself a Jill Shalvis fan. I am usually an Audible Book reader so narrators can affect my enjoyment of a book. I tried soeeding up the narration and it didn't help. The narrator's voice is flat and unemotional. It may have been on purpose to translate depression. I'm not sure. But it made the lack of connection with the characters even harder to take.
When I feel I am not making a connection with a book, I typically search for other reviews and sometimes I'll find encouragement to keep reading, meaning others had difficulty relating to the characters early on. But stick it out and find the story and chemistry will get better.
Unfortunately, I found that it's not just me.
If you are a fan, be warned this story deviates from the usual for Shalvis.
For me, it missed the mark very early on, and I'm sorry to say I will not be finishing it.

  • You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

  • A Memoir
  • By: Felicia Day
  • Narrated by: Felicia Day, Joss Whedon - foreword
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,352
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,898
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,868

In the tradition of #Girlboss and Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, a funny, quirky, and inspiring memoir from online entertainment mogul, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day about her unusual upbringing, her rise to Internet stardom, and embracing her individuality to find success in Hollywood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't dismiss this one out of hand!

  • By John S. on 09-09-15

Introduction to the incredible Felicia Day

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

Audible asked: Loved it?
I reply: yes. and I sent a message to my best friend to read it.
Yeah. I loved it.

  • Brief Cases

  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters, Jim Butcher, full cast
  • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,849
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,412
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,390

An all-new Dresden Files story headlines this urban fantasy short story collection starring the Windy City's favorite wizard. From the Wild West to the bleachers at Wrigley Field, humans, zombies, incubi, and even fey royalty appear, ready to blur the line between friend and foe. In the never-before-published "Zoo Day", Harry treads new ground as a dad, while fan-favorite characters Molly Carpenter, his onetime apprentice, White Council Warden Anastasia Luccio, and even Bigfoot stalk through the pages of more classic tales.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The original story is great

  • By Ronald G. Overton on 06-06-18

Classic Dresden - Always a Pleasure

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

If you are a diehard fan of The Dresden Files you may have read a few of these short stories before, but it won't diminish your enjoyment of this book. As always, great narration including some new voices. Worth the credit!

  • Highland Treasure

  • By: Mary McCall
  • Narrated by: Becky Parker
  • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

Leonce MacPherson became chieftain after a Norman slaughtered his father and clansmen. For two years he raided Northumbria seeking vengeance while a dream woman promised the return of his great sword, stolen in the massacre.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Bloody Well Enjoyed It

  • By 🌸DARA on 03-21-15

Might be enjoyed in paperback

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

I read reviews when considering a new author to read, and the handful of commented reviews showing are all 5 or 4 stars. No one who rated this book, or its narration, in 3 or less left a comment?
I think the story probably has good potential to appeal with humor and "sizzle", but I just can't finish listening. I would rather a simple reading from the narrator, than hear voices that seem so out of sync wirh the characters. I usually can concentrate on the story and overlook problems with the narration, but sorry, not this time. All "young voices" sound babbling childish. Even the protagonist woman who surely is not meant to be a child.
By the way, I know much work goes into narrating books, and producers and directors should be better at guiding the talented narrators.
Don't know if it will help you decide, but Listen to the sample before buying.

  • Catching Christmas

  • By: Terri Blackstock
  • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225

First-year law associate Sydney Batson knows she will be updating her resume by New Year’s if she loses her current court case. So when her grandmother gets inexplicably ill while she’s in court, Sydney arranges for a cab to get her to the clinic. The last thing cab driver Finn Parrish wants is to be saddled with a wheelchair-bound old lady with dementia. But because Miss Callie reminds him of his own mother, he can’t say no when she keeps calling him for rides. And as Callie starts to feel better, she leads him on wild goose chases to find a Christmas date for her granddaughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful Story!

  • By ladyp50 on 10-16-18

Not as humorous as implied

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

Reviewed: 12-21-18

I wish I had waited and done more research before purchasing this book. The story is sweet. The plot has good potential and the characters were likeable enough. My disappointment is that most of the publishers' descriptions provided implied this would be along the lines of a rom-com. Which it is not. I think if you find this story sad versus uplifting that will rely upon your personal situation. I was not familiar with the author, who might be well known in some circles for Christian based stories. Again, my fault for not doing more research. I actually typed in "Christmas Romance" in the search box for Audible and bought this, as I said, based on less than accurate summaries.

  • Glitterland

  • Spires, Book 1
  • By: Alexis Hall
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Boulton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 371

Ash Winters is barely holding on, near drowning in his own darkness and fear. He lives a gray shadow of a life, sullen and cynical, unable to remember hope or happiness - much less the distant, fading glitterball of love. It has to be a sick joke of the universe that he finds himself hooked up with good-humored Essex boy Darian Taylor, a wannabe model in a sparkly jacket and a fake tan. Darian may not be an intellectual giant, but he's hysterically funny, and he's got the courage to challenge Ash to live again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why did I wait so long to read this?!!

  • By Toni H on 02-20-16

Funny, serious, sarcastic, surprising, sensual

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

I don't recall where I heard about this book, but I'm glad I checked it out. The narrator did a fabulous job. There were some serious mental health issues included in the story, and plenty of sexy steamy scenes, but the humor really pulled it all together.

  • Traitor's Blade

  • Greatcoats Series, Book 1
  • By: Sebastien de Castell
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166

The King is dead, the Greatcoats have been disbanded, and Falcio Val Mond and his fellow magistrates Kest and Brasti have been reduced to working as bodyguards for a nobleman who refuses to pay them. Things could be worse, of course. Their employer could be lying dead on the floor while they are forced to watch the killer plant evidence framing them for the murder. Oh wait, that's exactly what's happening. Now a royal conspiracy is about to unfold in the most corrupt city in the world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Adventure Fantasy

  • By Scott Simons on 06-19-18

Glad I Stumbled Upon This

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

Reviewed: 07-29-18

Loved it. Kept me guessing. loads of twists and turns. Heading to the next installment.

  • A Princess in Theory

  • By: Alyssa Cole
  • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

Between grad school and multiple jobs, Naledi Smith doesn't have time for fairy tales . . . or the patience for constant emails claiming she's betrothed to an African prince. Sure. Right. Delete! As a former foster kid, she's learned that the only things she can depend on are herself and the scientific method, and a silly email won't convince her otherwise. Prince Thabiso is the sole heir to the throne of Thesolo, shouldering the hopes of his parents and his people. At the top of their list? His marriage. Ever dutiful, he tracks down his missing betrothed. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inclusive Royal Romance

  • By Audiobookhoe on 08-10-18

Fun story, excellent narrator, twist on Cinderella

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

Reviewed: 07-07-18

This is my first novel by Alyssa Cole. I listened thru then went back and listened again. I enjoyed the plot and support characters.

  • Murder in an Irish Churchyard

  • By: Carlene O'Connor
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 717
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709

It's official! Siobhan is now Garda O'Sullivan, and her five siblings couldn't be prouder. While her brother James runs Naomi's Bistro, Siobhan is doing her part to keep the village safe. Of course, Kilbane is pretty quiet compared to a place like Dublin, where Macdara Flannery has gone to be a detective sergeant. Then one night the local priest summons Siobhan to the church cemetery. There's a dead man in the graveyard - above ground. He's a stranger, but the priest has heard talk of an American tourist in town searching for an Irish ancestor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen!

  • By Holly Roberts on 03-17-18

More more more!

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

Reviewed: 04-17-18

These stories and characters are so engaging and fun. I got caught giggling out loud, again, since it happened with both previous novels.
I've never traveled to Ireland, but the narrator has transported me along to a quaint village. I've recommended to friends and we are all ready for book 4!