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  • The Oath

  • A Dismas Hardy Novel
  • By: John Lescroart
  • Narrated by: Robert Lawrence
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 167

When the head of San Francisco's largest HMO dies in his own hospital, no one doubts that it is anything but the result of massive injuries inflicted by a random hit-and-run accident. But the autopsy soon tells a different story - an overdose of potassium killed him, and the attending physician, Eric Kensing, becomes the prime suspect in a high-profile homicide.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I'm an IDIOT! Don't YOU be an idiot. Skip this one

  • By Pam Sturgess on 05-20-13

Another good book in the series

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

Reviewed: 03-06-14

I like a book with a few good suspects like this one, and I especially enjoyed that it strayed from the Hardy formula, in that the client did not go to trial.

  • Homeport

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Erika Leigh
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 899
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 713
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 713

The unseen assailant attacked Dr. Miranda Jones outside her Maine home as she returned from a busy lecture tour. After terrorizing her with a knife held to her throat, he stole her purse, slashed her tires, and disappeared. Shaken and bruised, Miranda was determined to put the assault out of her mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun thrilling mystery with some art and sex.

  • By S. Powell on 01-11-09

Unbelievable premise for a love story

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

Reviewed: 02-09-14

I struggled right from the start of this book at how a smart, law abiding main character can fall in love with a thief, and although I enjoyed the mystery, the attraction of Miranda to her thief was too unbelievable to really get me in.

  • Angels Fall

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 982
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 986

Enjoying the view from the mountain she has just climbed, Reece Gilmore sees a woman being attacked. But when authorities comb the area, they find nothing - no signs of struggle. No freshly turned earth. Not even a tire track. No one in town seems to believe Reece, except Brody, a gruff loner.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Nora Roberts book

  • By punkingee on 08-29-12

Interesting main character

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

Reviewed: 02-09-14

I like the main character of this book , she was damaged but Nora Roberts took you on her journey to good health mixed in with a murder mystery and a good strong no nonsence love interest.

  • Happy Birthday

  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 322
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 262
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 261

Valerie Wyatt is the queen of gracious living and the arbiter of taste with a successful TV show. Since her long-ago divorce, she’s worked hard to reach the pinnacle of her profession and to create a camera-ready life in her Fifth Avenue penthouse. So why is she so depressed? All the hours with her personal trainer, the careful work of New York’s best hairdressers, cosmetic surgeons, and her own God-given bone structure and great looks can’t fudge the truth or her lies about it: Valerie is turning sixty.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall, a nice story

  • By DLA on 09-03-12

Easy listening romance

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

Reviewed: 02-09-14

Just a pleasant way to pass time whilst exercising, but nothing particularly memorable about this book, if fact I realised when it got to the siege at the television station that I had already read the book.

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    Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    815 ratings
    Overall 4.1
  • Mirror Image

  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 815
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 620
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 617

The crash of a Dallas-bound jet wasn't just a tragedy to TV reporter Avery Daniels; it was an act of fate that handed her a golden opportunity to further her career. Mistaken for a glamorous, selfish woman named Carole Rutledge, the badly injured Avery would find that plastic surgery had given her Carole's face, a famous senatorial candidate for a husband, and a powerful Texas dynasty for in-laws.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Who is really who?

  • By AudioAddict on 03-12-14

strong beginning for this story

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

Reviewed: 02-09-14

I loved the beginning of this story where the main character is forced to endure a surgery to look like someone else. I found it a little difficult to get over the premise that she remained in that character or that she falls in love with someone who holds her with such contempt, but the twist in the 'who dunnit' kept me listening.

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  • The Hearing

  • A Dismas Hardy Novel
  • By: John Lescroart
  • Narrated by: Robert Lawrence
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196

The call comes at midnight. It looks like a tragic and petty murder - a rising star in San Francisco's legal firmament found shot in a dark alley. But for homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky, the crime cuts horribly close to home - unknown to anyone, the victim was his daughter. Seething, Glitsky leans hard on his only suspect - a homeless heroin addict found lingering over his daughter's body, with her jewelry in his pocket and a smoking gun in his hand.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, despite reader

  • By Snoodely on 02-24-10

Liked the close personal connection to this case

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

Reviewed: 02-09-14

I enjoyed the story of this case and the conflict that the tough hard headed Abe has to resolve in order to get to the truth of his daughter's murder. There were a few glitches in the narration where lines were repeated which made me think I was going a little mad the first time.

  • Whiskey Beach

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,326
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,740
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,731

For more than 300 years, Bluff House has sat above Whiskey Beach, guarding its shore - and its secrets. But to Eli Landon, it’s home.… A Boston lawyer, Eli has weathered an intense year of public scrutiny and police investigations after being accused of - but never arrested for - the murder of his soon-to-be-ex wife. He finds sanctuary at Bluff House, even though his beloved grandmother is in Boston recuperating from a nasty fall. Abra Walsh is always there, though.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Eva on 03-10-17

Another smooth story from Ms Roberts

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

Reviewed: 10-23-13

I love a book where the main character has great respect for the women in his life and the affection Eli had for his grandmother, Hesta was well written, as was the gradual integration of Eli into Whiskey Beach and with the love of Abra Walsh helping him to taking control of his life again. It was a nice journey to be part of.

  • Nothing but the Truth

  • By: John Lescroart
  • Narrated by: David Colacci
  • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 487
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 367
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 378

When San Francisco attorney Dismas Hardy gets a call saying his wife never picked the kids up from school, he's worried. Frannie's a great mother. Turns out there's a good explanation: She's in jail. Unbeknownst to her husband, Frannie has just appeared before a grand jury - and refused to share a crucial piece of information about her friend Ron, who's accused of killing his wife.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A thoroughly convoluted mystery.

  • By Charles Atkinson on 09-20-13

Loved this book great storyline

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

Reviewed: 10-23-13

This was my first John Lescroat book and I am now a fan. It was a good story with lots of characters and a main character that was dragged into a murder investigation all the while not being sure if his wife Frannie had been unfaithful.

  • Chasing Fire

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,971
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,996
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,998

Little else in life is as dangerous as fire jumping. Flying past towering pillars of smoke, parachuting down to the edge of an all-consuming blaze, shoveling and sawing for hours upon hours, days at a time, all to hold the line and push back against the raw power of Mother Nature. But there’s also little else as thrilling - at least to Rowan Tripp. The Missoula smoke jumpers are one of the most exclusive firefighting squads in the nation, and the job is in Rowan’s blood: her father is a legend in the field. She’s been fighting fires since her eighteenth birthday.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story + Great Narrator

  • By RL Green on 08-19-12

Good strong female character

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

Reviewed: 09-16-13

I think the reason I enjoy listening to Nora Roberts is that whilst the romance is a key theme in the book her female characters are so strong in their own right and Rowan Trip was no different.

  • River's End

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 845
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 851

Olivia's parents had been one of Hollywood's glittering golden couples...until the night the monster came. The monster who destroyed their beautiful home and took her mother away from her forever. The monster with the face of her father. Now a young woman, Olivia has a chance to confront her tragic past - and the longings of her own lonely heart. But before she can confront her past, she must safeguard her future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • River's End

  • By Susan T. Labate on 04-15-10

great contrasting settings and a fitting end

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

Reviewed: 09-16-13

Loved the fact that the setting for this book was such a contrast to the scene of the murder and where the end finally played out. As usual Nora Roberts leads you in one direction feeling like a forgone conclusion only to finish somewhere else.