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  • The Rebels of Cordovia

  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Carolyn Kashner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Set in the late 1700s, Robin’s Rebels realize they must fight against the tyranny of a wicked king and help the people survive this oppression. In this battle for freedom, a tender love story begins to blossom. Daniel, a rogue and a leader of the Freemen, doesn’t realize that the sweet, feminine woman he has met and is falling for happens to be the leader of Robin’s Rebels. Realizing the importance of uniting all the rebel groups, Daniel tries to recruit Robin’s Rebels, but they refuse. Now, he has to find a way to convince them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Robin's Rebels

  • By bluepits73 on 11-06-18

The Rebels of Cordovia

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

Reviewed: 12-31-17

What a sweet and endearing tale. Clarke combines an exciting plot with intriguing characters for a definite winning start to this series. I loved how the underlying theme of morality shines through without overpowering the plot of the tale. At the same time, the characters themselves are such god people that you can't help but fall in love with them. Throughout the entire tale, Clarke's inviting voice shines through, inviting readers deep into the troublesome world that her characters find themselves living in.

This is definitely a fairy tale with a twist (or four). It's a heartfelt tale that will be fun for all ages.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Lighthouse Secret

  • Amelia Moore Detective Series, Book 7
  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Diane Lehman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Amelia Moore, the founder of the Moore Detective Agency, specializes in missing persons. With the help of her partner, Rick Bonito, the business is flourishing. Amelia and Rick are newlyweds and just beginning life as a married couple, which gives them a new insight in their relationship. Their new assignment is more personal this time. Rick Bonito's uncle supposedly drowned five years ago and his body was never found, but something did not seem right about the report.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful Conclusion to Sweet Cozy Mystery Series

  • By LilMissMolly on 07-30-17

The lighthouse secret

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

Reviewed: 07-07-17

What a charmingly sweet tale! Intricate descriptions and a well plotted tale really drew me in while the unforgettable characters kept me hooked. I loved the feeling of traveling alongside the characters as they wound their way to the end, outwitting their opponents at every turn.

I love how she weaves the mystery throughout this novel, keeping the suspense ramped up while still making the story enjoyable for all. The mix of art, history and unique characters really made this an enjoyable tale for me.

As a whole this was a nice, clean story that drew me in on many levels. I'm sorry to see the series end, but this was also a great ending for it.

  • The Secret of Isian

  • The Isian Series, Book 3
  • By: Serena Clarke
  • Narrated by: Carolyn Kashner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 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

Many prophecies have been uttered about the impending war and those who will seek to stop it. With the war finally upon them, Rimelda, a talented seer, has heard the prophecies and believes she can help. Prince Ander, doubtful of her abilities and her true intensions, but determined to save his kingdom, accepts her help and they proceed on a quest to end the war.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enchanting Action Adventure Fantasy!

  • By LilMissMolly on 01-09-17

secret of Isian

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

Reviewed: 04-06-17

Clarke has penned a remarkably exciting and charming novel here. Vivid world building and an exciting plot are just the thing needed to make these spectacular characters shine.

I thoroughly enjoyed the well developed backstory and mythology that surrounds both this tale and the world that Clarke has developed. Different cultures and races come together to defeat a common enemy as prophecies are fulfilled. The sense of inevitability combines with a solid sense of individuality for a charming mix.

This is a tale that will be enjoyed by fantasy lovers hound and old alike. The mix of adventure and danger, alongside a cast of unforgettable characters is well worth diving into.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mystery on the Bayou

  • Amelia Moore Detective Series, Book 6
  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Diane Lehman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

While at the beach, Amelia is approached by a woman who is concerned about the son she gave up for adoption 16 years ago. Millie has been having nightmares that make her fear he is in danger. She petitioned the court to view the sealed records but was refused. Will Amelia and Rick be able to convince the courts to help them? If her son is in danger, will they get there in time?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Search for missing son linked to murder!

  • By LilMissMolly on 11-18-16

Mystery on the Bayou

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

Reviewed: 04-06-17

What a captivating tale! Once again Clarke has combined romance with mystery in such a manner that she left me completely enchanted. The plot unfolded in a unique manner that kept me guessing. I also really enjoyed the sightseeing and food exploration that the main characters engaged in during their downtime. It really brought the locale to life for me.

This story also walks the perfect line between being part of a series and being a standalone. She provides just enough background information that readers new to the series can easily jump into the story here, but not so much as to bore returning readers.

As a whole, this was a fun and heartwarming tale that I thoroughly enjoyed.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Alliance of Isian

  • The Isian Series, Book 2
  • By: Serena Clarke
  • Narrated by: Carolyn Kashner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 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

War is coming and all the kingdoms must choose a side. Isian decides to make an alliance with their long-time enemies in order to defeat a common enemy. So Isian sends a proposal, offering their daughter to the prince, in order to ensure an alliance. Princess Gabrielle and her new husband, Prince Alec must learn to work together and trust each other in order to triumph in the approaching war.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good sequel.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 12-29-17

Alliance of Isian

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

Reviewed: 10-02-16

Wow! This series just keeps getting better. Clarke melds fantasy with a vivid manner of storytelling that had me hooked. The intricate descriptions lend themselves to Clarke's vivid world building while the intimate voice allowed me to really get into the exciting and fast paced plot.

I love how Clarke showed the separation between those who approve of magic and those who don't. It's not just a given thing in this world. Many are against it, and for good reason. This divide added a complexity to this tale that I never expected.

I love how character driven this story was. It really allowed me a mulit-perspective view of the story. Beyond that, I truly enjoyed getting to know these new characters. They quickly and easily found a place in my heart.

All in all this was a fantastic story on it's own and an unforgettable addition to the Isian series. I'm dying to see what comes next!

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work in exchange for an honest review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Marquis and the Vixen

  • Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper, Book 2
  • By: Collette Cameron
  • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Intrepid and outspoken, Blythe Culpepper is dragged against her will to London. To her dismay, her guardian enlists the devilishly attractive Lord Leventhorpe, the one man she detests, to assist with her coming out. Since their first encounter, hostile looks and cutting retorts have abounded whenever they meet, yet she cannot deny the way her body reacts when he's near.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and awesome narration..

  • By Trish R. on 02-13-17

A must read!

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

Reviewed: 09-30-16

Flimflam and goose-butt feathers! What an absolutely unforgettable novel. This is regency romance at its finest. The setting comes to life under Cameron’s talented pen. She weaves a world steeped in the past, taking readers back in time to experience the lives of her characters for a short while. The plot was intriguing and realistic. The romance was very real, yet not very easy for the characters.

The Misses Culpepper are most definitely my favourite romance heroines of all times. Blythe is priceless from the get-go. I love her reactions to things. I enjoyed getting to know the many sides of Tristan’s character. There was just so much to love, without him being too perfect. Surrounded by their friends and family, this was the perfect cast to get lost with.

The narrator for the audio version of this tale brings every aspect to live in an explosive way! The characters walk alongside you as their tale unfolds in a lively and captivating manner. I loved the different idiosyncrasies that really pop through the narration.

Collette Cameron makes romance fun. I laughed from the beginning to the end of this novel, all the while falling in love with these remarkable characters. This is one of those novels that leaves you smiling and hugging your book when it’s over, not ready to admit you’ve reached the end yet completely satisfied.

  • Her Lost Love

  • Amelia Moore Detective, Book 5
  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Diane Lehman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Julie Anderson feels a need to find the man she fell deeply in love with during her youth. When Julie went off to college to become a lawyer, she lost contact with her high school sweetheart. She now wants to know what became of Joey, and why he stopped writing to her. This is an assignment that intrigues Amelia. The thought of finding a long-lost love seems quite romantic.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Such a sweet story!

  • By Leslie F. on 07-27-16

Fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 09-20-16

From picturesque scenery to astoundingly vivid sequences, Clarke has it all with this one. The plot was just fast paced enough to keep me hooked without feeling like we were rushing to the conclusion. Clarke made me think as I was trying to puzzle out the mystery that Amelia and Rick found themselves unraveling. Her eloquent writing made me feel as if I were adventuring alongside the characters.

Speaking of the characters, I feel as if I know them individually, as if they're true friends. Throughout the series Clarke has continued to develop her main characters in such a manner that you can't help but know and love them. At the same time, they never cease to surprise me.

I love Amelia and Rick in all of their comical and intricate ways. They're so sweet together that I simply can't get enough of them. At the same time, the mysteries that they solve go above and beyond, keeping me completely hooked on their adventures. I definitely can't wait to see where the Amelia Moore Detective Agency ends up next!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Melinda and the Wild West

  • A Family Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho, Book 1
  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Joanna Riley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

In 1896, Melinda Gamble, a very elegant, very naïve young woman from Boston, decides to give up her life of monotonous comfort for the turbulent uncertainty of the still untamed Wild West. Driven by her intense desire to make a difference in the world, Melinda takes a job as a schoolteacher in the small town of Paris, Idaho, where she comes face-to-face with a frightening bank robber, a vicious grizzly bear, and an intense blizzard that leaves her clinging to her life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book not so great narration

  • By Sweetie7268 on 04-25-17

Melinda and the Wild West

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

Reviewed: 08-26-16

What a fantastic journey back in time! Clarke takes readers back to the western expansion with a story that will capture your heart and allow your imagination to run wild. I love the tidbits of history and trivia throughout. They kept my attention and really allowed me to picture the full range of things going on at the time. The tale was both fun and emotional. I love how Clarke develops this world in all its natural glory while also drawing out emotions and choices of the fantastic characters that we come to know and love.

Clarke has filled this novel with characters who tug at your heart. Melinda is a fantastically complex and intriguing heroine to carry this story forward. I love getting to know her as she insinuates herself into this world that she moves into. Her love interest is equally captivating. I love his strength and the depth of his caring. It was a fantastic mix. The family and friends that they find themselves surrounded by serve to fill out the story in a fantastic manner that really brings this small town to life.

This novel will be loved by readers of all ages. I couldn’t get enough of the characters or of the picturesque world that Clarke creates for her readers. It was simply breathtaking.

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work in exchange for an honest review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Mysterious Doll

  • Amelia Moore Detective Series, Book 4
  • By: Linda Weaver Clarke
  • Narrated by: Diane Lehman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Amelia Moore, the founder of the Moore Detective Agency, specializes in missing persons. Her cases have taken her to some very interesting places and put her in some dangerous situations, but she always solves the case. With the help of her partner, Rick Bonito, the business is flourishing. Pauline Jones is confused why her boyfriend took off without telling a soul where he was going. But that isn't all. Sam Whitaker is accused of stealing a valuable porcelain doll from the museum.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Who has the doll?

  • By PATRICIA on 08-17-18

The Mysterious Doll

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

Reviewed: 07-30-16

Amelia Moore strikes again! Along with her always unforgettable sidekick, these two took me on a journey that I’ll never forget. I love how this author melds mystery with real life. Her seamless storytelling allows us to get to know her characters up close and personal as they work together, battling danger and piecing the mystery together.

I love the bucket list concept that Amelia and Rick have going. Every spare moment that they have they use to help the other achieve their goals. It’s great for both their personal and professional relationships. I also enjoyed the slow growth of their personal relationship. It really added a lot to the tale for me.

Once again Weaver Clarke has created a mystery that had me trying to unravel each and every aspect of it as the characters drew me in. This series has definitely captured my attention and the characters will always have a place in my heart.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Earl's Enticement

  • Castle Bride Series, Book 3
  • By: Collette Cameron
  • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

A fiery, unconventional Scot, Adaira Ferguson wears breeches, swears, and has no more desire to marry than she does to follow society's dictates of appropriate behavior. She trusts no man with the secret she desperately protects. Haunted by his past, Roark, the Earl of Clarendon, rigidly adheres to propriety, holding himself and those around him to the highest standards, no matter the cost. Betrayed once, he's guarded and leery of all women.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Minor SPOILERS..

  • By Trish R. on 06-25-16

The Earl's Enticement

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

Reviewed: 07-25-16

I don’t remember the last time that I laughed so hard while reading. The banter, antagonism, and at times cooperation between the main characters was absolutely priceless. At the same time, Cameron had me near tears at times, and always wrapped up in this intricate tale. The characters’ pasts and presents collide as they fight against forces outside their control.

I love the way that Cameron brings her two main characters together. They both had secrets that slowly come out into the open, but above that, they were fantastic matches to one another. They both balanced and accepted one another. And their chemistry was off the charts. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know this whole cast, they were all so much fun and such vibrant individuals.

Cameron has definitely created a winning novel with this one. It was a lot of fun to read and also priceless as an audio book. No matter which format you choose, this novel is definitely a must read.