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  • The Early Cases of Hercule Poirot

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Charles Armstrong
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

This collection of 25 Hercule Poirot adventures is compiled from short stories written by Agatha Christie for The Sketch magazine in 1923 from March to December. In these stories, including "The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim", "The Veiled Lady", and "The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb", the eccentric private detective slowly and surely solves mysteries involving jealousy, revenge, and greed. These stories were well-received at the time and cemented Christie's reputation as the worthy successor to Arthur Conan Doyle. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 1923 Was a Very Good Year

  • By John on 02-04-19

Very Good...1923 writings?

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-14-19

Loved it! Hated to stop listening for my life. How did she write so many good stories and not be boring?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,275
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,260

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected, also, that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best in series

  • By Deb on 04-20-16

A MUST "READ"!! <br />

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-21-18

What a twist! Can't say anything more--just get this book!!! You will love it! HONEST!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Respect

  • By: Jay Crownover
  • Narrated by: Savannah Peachwood, Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

Girl meets boy...on the worst night of her life when she’s decided to take a drastic step that there is no going back from. Girl is used to sitting by, letting fate deal cruel hand after cruel hand to good people with soft hearts and she’s had enough. Girl thinks it’s time to fight back against fate and against men who aren’t careful with all the precious things a woman in love has to give him. Fate shows girl who’s boss and turns her world and plans upside down without breaking a sweat. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great and worth the wait!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-10-18

Absolutely the worse book ever!!!

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-18-18

If you want to hear porn, this book is for you! No story line, no character building, no redeeming factors. The narrators were even stunk. Is there a way to erase this book from my library and from my memory? World's worse book...and the author is laughing his way to the bank. Shame on me for helping to give him a deposit.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl from Summer Hill

  • A Summer Hill Novel
  • By: Jude Deveraux
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497

Chef Casey Reddick has had it up to here with men. When she arrives in the charming town of Summer Hill, Virginia, she leaves behind a demanding boss at a famous DC restaurant and a breakup with a boyfriend jealous of her success. Some peace and quiet on the picturesque Tattwell plantation are just what she needs to start fresh. But the tranquility is broken one misty morning when she sees a gorgeous naked man on the porch of her cottage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh Out Loud

  • By Jim L. Ramsey on 09-11-16

Performance made the story

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

Part of this story was hard to believe but Emily Rankin made it happen. She put life into the characters. I have always liked Ms Deveraux's books because of the character building and this story had character building. Sometimes weak but it was fun. I'll listen to it again.

  • The Diabetes Code

  • Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
  • By: Dr. Jason Fung
  • Narrated by: Dr. Jason Fung
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,263
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,117
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,098

Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease - a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Revelations

  • By Ryan Magee on 04-12-18

Great read of need to know information

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-18

Why did it take so long to get this information? First week, glucose dropped 100 points.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • The Obesity Code

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
  • By: Dr. Jason Fung
  • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,378

In this highly listenable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps - a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels - Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight - for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There is a PDF, Folks

  • By Cynthia on 06-27-17

What a great "read"!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-18

The details and references are spot-on. This information is now showing up in a lot of other books. Very easy "read".