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  • Crazy House

  • By: James Patterson, Gabrielle Charbonnet
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 707
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 647
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 648

Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on Death Row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut her mouth...but Becca's never been very good at either. Her sister, Cassie, was always the perfect twin. Becca's only hope is that her twin sister will find her. That perfect little priss Cassie will stop following the rules and start breaking them before it's too late.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Patterson or Steven King ?

  • By donnacdavis on 05-30-17

Weird.... and not in a good way!!

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

Reviewed: 02-17-18

I generally like James Patterson, but this story was way too weird to be interesting. I got it on sale, and believe me even at a very low price it was a waste of money. It certainly not worth a credit. It is not the only title I have purchased, that I have not liked, but it is the only title that I have not finished.

  • Peripeteia

  • The City Series, Book 2
  • By: Sarah Lyons Fleming
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Luke Daniels
  • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 783
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 750
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 750

Months into the apocalypse, the zombies show no signs of dying, but it's clear everyone in Sunset Park will die without enough food to outlast the undead. Add in the less-than-sociable new neighbors only blocks away, and the hunt for sustenance has come to feel more like a race than a ramble. Sylvie is happy in her new home with the people who've become like family, though she's still working out how to let them into her heart. Eric wants in, and he wants to find his sister, but he can't do both at the same time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fix the audio!

  • By K. Dennis on 11-07-17

Great Second Installment But.....

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

Reviewed: 02-17-18

This was a great second installment to the "city series," but I had a technical issue. Half way through the book, I could no longer listen to it on my Alexa. Every time I would ask it to play, I was told that it could not be found. This was frustrating because I had already listened to half of it. I was able to finish the title by using my computer, but this limited where I could listen and when. My other issue, was with the narration. In the first book, Mr. Daniels read all the male parts, while Ms. Plummer read all the female parts. In this book, however, They each read both the male and female characters, which created and inconsistency in the voices. These two narrators are the best in the business and were not used to the best of their ability here. And lastly, this series is about the zombie apocolypse, so you would expect blood, guts and loss.I laughed, held my breath and cried. When I mean cried I mean sobbed, so listener beware! Having said all this, this is a compelling story, that will hook you from beginning to end!

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  • The Witness [Brilliance Audio Edition]

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,855
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,625
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,586

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she works at home designing sophisticated security systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • JUST SIMPLY FANTASTIC LISTENING ! !

  • By Gary on 04-24-12

frustrating listen not able to recall chapters

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

Reviewed: 10-31-17

I am an audio book junkie. I love to listen, but I have learned fairly quickly that a lot of titles the chapter numbering can be off. say you want chapter 5 but it will take you to chapter six. You quickly learn that to get to chapter 5 you have to ask for chapter 4. Once you get the hang of this, its no big deal. In this title however the chapters were all over the place! Asking for 5 would get you chapter 19 and so on. I listen when I go to bed at night, it helps me relax into sleep. If i dose off, in the morning i like to just back it up, to where i left off. i could not do that with this title. it was very frustrating. it took some enjoyment out of a very good book

  • Omens

  • By: Kelley Armstrong
  • Narrated by: Carine Montbertrand, Mozhan Marno
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 885
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 815
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 820

Twenty-four-year-old Olivia Taylor Jones has the perfect life. The only daughter of a wealthy, prominent Chicago family, she has an Ivy League education, pursues volunteerism and philanthropy, and is engaged to a handsome young tech firm CEO with political ambitions. But Olivia’s world is shattered when she learns that she’s adopted. Her real parents? Todd and Pamela Larsen, notorious serial killers serving a life sentence.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Would be better with one narrator

  • By blackdog on 09-13-13

Like Ms Armstrong but....

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

Reviewed: 08-29-17

What made the experience of listening to Omens the most enjoyable?

Interesting concept, but narration kills it.

What other book might you compare Omens to and why?

Don't know

Would you be willing to try another one of Carine Montbertrand and Mozhan Marno ’s performances?

The narration ruins this book. The main Characters voice just bad. They should try using the other narrator for the whole thing, or get someone new.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

No, I could not get past the voice of the main character Olivia

Any additional comments?

The story is different and I'm not sure if that is good or bad. The narration just kept me from connecting to the story and characters the way I would have liked, and unfortunately, it will keep me from buying the next book to see how it turns out.

  • Whispered Lies

  • By: Kathleen Brooks
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 483

Government secrets are being sold, and the newly sworn in president of the United States already feels out of options. Without knowing the full scope of the scandal, the president decides to turn to the one person he knows he can trust - former FBI agent Elizabeth James. Her deep distrust of the system is rooted in her unfair discharge from service. Now she sees a chance to restore her reputation and send a message to those who would use their power to destroy others' lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 🌟🌟4 Stars 🌟🌟

  • By Cyndi on 02-11-18

I picked this title because of the narrator!

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

Reviewed: 08-29-17

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

YES, great story! It keeps you on the edge of your seat! I can't wait for the next one!

What other book might you compare Whispered Lies to and why?

All I can say is, if you like a good thriller, you will love this!

Which scene was your favorite?

When Lizzie threw the knife at her financial backer and told him off.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Its not so much a moving story, as an action packed one.

Any additional comments?

Therese Plummer is a fantastic narrator! I haven't read/ listened to other tiles by this author but she is great and I look forward to more.

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