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Vee Sutherland

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  • The Devil's Chaplain

  • By: Bruce Hartman
  • Narrated by: Neal Arango
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

Disillusioned with her corporate legal career, attorney Charlotte Ambler volunteers to handle the final appeal of Christopher Ritter, a Florida death row inmate whose execution is imminent. Ritter had been a prominent biologist before being convicted 10 years earlier for the brutal murder of a prostitute. He denies killing the woman but is tormented by guilt for other, secret transgressions. The only appeal he will allow is to prove that he is innocent - a kind of appeal which is almost impossible to succeed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting!

  • By Dee on 07-28-18

Boring<br />

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

Convoluted - nothing hangs together. Next time I'll wait a while before jumping on a new release. Listener reviews are always my deciding factor.

  • The Sixth Man

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,114

Edgar Roy - an alleged serial killer held in a secure, fortress-like Federal Supermax facility-is awaiting trial. He faces almost certain conviction. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called in by Roy's attorney, Sean's old friend and mentor Ted Bergin, to help work the case. But their investigation is derailed before it begins-en route to their first meeting with Bergin, Sean and Michelle find him murdered. It is now up to them to ask the questions no one seems to want answered....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite Baldacci Books

  • By Ronda Snyder on 04-22-11

Great narration!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

I really like the male/female approach. Far superior to male doing female and vice versa.

  • Skyfall

  • By: Thomas Block
  • Narrated by: Thomas Block
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

The international best-selling novel Skyfall is the story of a complex airline hijacking gone bad. Hidden aboard Flight 42 are terrorists who will force the aircraft to land in Communist China where a top-secret computer program will fall into Chinese hands. But the hijacking attempt is bungled and, with scores of passengers dead or wounded, the airliner's survivors desperately attempt to keep the airliner aloft.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Really wanted to listen, but ...<br />

  • By Vee Sutherland on 05-16-18

Really wanted to listen, but ...<br />

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

Very few authors can do justice with narrating their own books, and this one is an example. The story line sounds great but I just couldn't get past the poor narration. Bummer.

  • Me Before You

  • A Novel
  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons, Anna Bentink, Steven Crossley, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,885
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,471
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,420

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life - steady boyfriend, close family - who has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life - big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel - and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy - but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Journey Into the Unknown

  • By Pamela Harvey on 01-13-13

THE BEST BOOK I'VE EVER LISTENED TO/READ

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

Reviewed: 02-27-18

This is why assisted suicide can actually be an honor for loved ones to participate in. Gut wrenching for sure and also a blessing.

  • Stand Your Ground

  • By: Victoria Christopher Murray
  • Narrated by: Suzzanne Douglas, Madeleine Maby, James Colby
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222

Stand Your Ground is the story of three women who find themselves thrown together because of the most horrible of situations. Janice Johnson suffers through every mother's nightmare when she finds out that her 16-year-old son, Marquis, was murdered in the parking lot of a convenience store. But she and her husband's horror becomes greater when they find out that the shooter has not been arrested. The Johnsons begin a quest to get justice for their son - though the Johnsons want to take different roads to justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spell bounding

  • By Barbara on 10-09-15

Outstanding! Must read

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

Reviewed: 12-10-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

One of the most riveting and emotional books I've ever read. It's a really tough story but brilliantly done. Narration was also excellent.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Stand Your Ground?

The mother's experience in finally seeing her son.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely, in spite of it being so painful.

  • A Tap on the Window

  • By: Linwood Barclay
  • Narrated by: Mark Zeisler
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 538
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 486

International best-selling author Linwood Barclay delivers pulse-pounding suspense that puts him among the masters of the genre. A Tap on the Window finds private investigator Cal Weaver making an ill-advised decision to pick up a young female hitchhiker who reminds him of his dead son. But something is off about the girl, and Cal is soon drawn into a host of nightmarish secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars for Tap on the Window

  • By shelley on 04-16-14

OUTSTANDING!!

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

One of the very best mysteries from Audible. The story is constantly twisting and turning. The narration is stellar. Highly recommend!

  • Dying to Please

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 826
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 606

Loyal. Beautiful. Professional. Impeccably organized. Potentially lethal. Sarah Stevens is a woman with many distinct qualities. First and foremost a butler par excellence, skilled at running large households smoothly and efficiently, she is also a trained bodyguard and expert marksman - indispensable to her elderly employer, a courtly gentleman Sarah has come to respect and love. But her perfectly ordered life is shattered when tragedy strikes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't Stop Listening.

  • By Nyrrocdooh on 01-25-09

75% corny love story, 25% mystery?

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

Reviewed: 07-11-17

couldn't make it through even half way. Maybe the mystery comes in in the second half, but I just got tired of wading through the swamp. Can't recommend this one.

  • In the Clearing

  • The Tracy Crosswhite Series, Book 3
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,745
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,729

Detective Tracy Crosswhite has a skill, and a soft spot, for tackling unsolved crimes. Having lost her own sister to murder at a young age, Tracy has dedicated her career to bringing justice and closure to the families and friends of victims of crime. So when Jenny, a former police academy classmate and protégé, asks Tracy to help solve a cold case that involves the suspicious suicide of a Native American high school girl forty years earlier, Tracy agrees.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent addition

  • By Meg on 05-30-16

Boring

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

Reviewed: 03-12-17

I just couldn't finish it. Really bummed as all previous books were really good. Maybe the next one will be better.

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  • Behind Her Eyes

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,916
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,930
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,935

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST AUDIBLE BOOK EVER .....GRIPPING and UNEXPECTED

  • By Trisha on 03-06-18

Talk about a surprise ending!

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

Reviewed: 03-02-17

If you could sum up Behind Her Eyes in three words, what would they be?

Never saw THAT coming! I thought I had it all figured out even though it seemed rather obvious. Then, BAM! Totally engaging all the way through.

What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

Outstanding!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Chiefs

  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
  • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,390
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,385

In 1919, Delano, Georgia, appoints its first chief of police. Honest and hardworking, the new chief is puzzled when young men start to disappear. But his investigation is ended by the fatal blast from a shotgun. Delano's second chief-of-police is no hero, yet he is also disturbed by what he sees in the missing-persons bulletins. In 1969, when Delano's third chief takes over, the unsolved disappearances still haunt the police files.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • In my 'Top Ten' books of all time!

  • By karen on 09-17-13

Fabulous!

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

Reviewed: 01-12-17

Unbelievable book. I have over 800 books in my library and this is definitely in the top three.
Narrator is good with the accents but I often felt drenched in a saliva spray.
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