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  • The Wake of the Lorelei Lee

  • Bloody Jack #8
  • By: L. A. Meyer
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 778
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 643
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633

Jacky Faber, rich from her exploits diving for Spanish gold, has purchased the Lorelei Lee to carry passengers across the Atlantic. Believing she has been absolved of past sins against the Crown, Jacky docks in London to take on her crew, but is instead arrested and sentenced to life in the newly formed penal colony in Australia. To add insult to injury, the Lorelei Lee is confiscated to carry Jacky and more than 200 female convicts to populate New South Wales.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I decided to write one review....

  • By Eileen Poluk on 05-23-11

Katherine Kellgren Brings It To Life

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

Reviewed: 11-19-17

Love this series! This is my second time listening to them! Narration is always perfect!

  • Under the Jolly Roger

  • Bloody Jack #3
  • By: L. A. Meyer
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,340
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,033
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,023

In the third book of the "Bloody Jack" series, unlikely heroine Jacky Faber, a pirate at heart, returns to the sea in a truly swashbuckling tale filled with good humour, wit, and courage. After leaving the Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston--under dire circumstances, of course - Jacky boards a whaling ship bound for London, where she hopes to find her beloved Jaimy. But things don't go as planned, and she is off on a wild misadventure at sea.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't judge a book by its cover...

  • By AudioAddict on 09-19-15

an excellent read

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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: 09-01-17

one of my favorites. I'm glad I listened to it again, after two or so years!

  • Apart at the Seams

  • Cobble Court Quilts, Book 6
  • By: Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman, Joyce Bean
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261

Twice in her life, college counselor Gayla Oliver fell in love at first sight. The first time was with Brian - a lean, longhaired, British bass player. Marriage followed quickly, then twins, and gradually their bohemian lifestyle gave way to busy careers in New York. Gayla's second love affair is with New Bern, Connecticut. Like Brian, the laid-back town is charming without trying too hard. It's the ideal place to buy a second home and reignite the spark in their 26-year marriage. Not that Gayla is worried. At least, not until she finds a discarded memo in which Brian admits to a past affair....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I love all these books - this one too!

  • By Jodie on 05-02-18

Glad I listened again

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

I'm so glad I purchased this series. I'm sure I'll enjoy these recordings for years!

  • The Wedding Quilt

  • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

Author Jennifer Chiaverini’s beloved, heartwarming series continues with this celebration of family and friendship. As the wedding day of Sarah McClure’s daughter Caroline approaches, Sarah’s thoughts are filled with brides of Elm Creek Manor past and present. A wedding quilt is a powerful metaphor, and Sarah is determined that the blocks in her daughter’s quilt will display a vivid pastiche of love in all its varieties.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Elm Creek 25 Years Later

  • By Sandy Weaver on 12-11-11

Glad I took a chance!

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

Reviewed: 11-20-16

I'm so glad I didn't listen to the nay sayers and went ahead and downloaded this book. What a perfect way to finish out this beloved series!!

  • From Here to Home

  • Too Much, Texas, Book 1
  • By: Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244

Mary Dell Templeton prefers the quiet charms of Too Much to the bright lights of Dallas any day. She's relieved to be moving back to her hometown - and bringing her cable TV show, Quintessential Quilting, with her. There are just a couple of wrinkles in her plan. Her son, Howard, who is her talented cohost and color consultant, and who happens to have Down syndrome, wants to stay in Dallas and become more independent. Meanwhile, Mary Dell's new boss hopes to attract a different demographic - by bringing in a younger cohost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marie Bostwick does it again!

  • By IrishSadie on 05-16-16

Marie Bostwick does it again!

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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: 05-16-16

I loved this book! She definitely did NOT disappoint her fans with this one!

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  • Circle of Quilters

  • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
  • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208

New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini has charmed countless readers with her heartwarming Elm Creek Quilts novels. Like the other delightful entries in the series, Circle of Quilters offers an engaging story, endearing characters, and fascinating bits of quilting lore.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Extremely Entertaining

  • By Cathy on 06-07-06

Not what I expected

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

Reviewed: 04-04-16

I have been disappointed with the last 2 books I' have read in this series.

  • Runaway Quilt

  • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297

In this intriguing novel, master quilter Sylvia Compson comes across an heirloom quilt that muddles her heritage. She's always believed her ancestors were active in the Underground Railroad - but perhaps she's been mistaken.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • HIstorically Enjoyable

  • By Glenna on 01-08-09

Best one yet!!!

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

Reviewed: 11-04-15

The story was riveting! As always, the narration was perfect! Can't wait to start the next one!

  • Between Heaven and Texas

  • A Cobble Court Quilts Book
  • By: Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254

Welcome to Too Much - where the women are strong-willed and the men are handsome yet shiftless. Ever since Mary Dell Templeton and her twin sister, Lydia Dale, were children, their Aunt Velvet has warned them away from local boys. But it’s well known that the females in Mary Dell’s family have two traits in common - superior sewing skills and a fatal weakness for men. While Lydia Dale grows up petite and pretty, Mary Dell just keeps growing. Tall, smart, and sassy, she is determined to one day turn her love of sewing into a business.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book in a great series!

  • By Jodie on 11-09-14

one of Marie's best!! Perfect beginning!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-15

This was the perfect beginning to an awesome series..The Cobbled Court Series! Thank you Marie!

  • Ties That Bind

  • By: Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin, Xe Sands
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 413
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416

In her compelling, beautifully crafted novel, New York Times best-selling author Marie Bostwick celebrates friendships old and new - and the unlikely threads that sometimes lead us exactly where we need to go. Christmas is fast approaching, and New Bern, Connecticut, is about to receive the gift of a new pastor, hired sight unseen to fill in while Reverend Tucker is on sabbatical. Meanwhile, Margot Matthews’ friend, Abigail, is trying to matchmake, even though Margot has all but given up on romance.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Surprise! Christian Fiction

  • By Carol on 07-11-12

worth a second listen

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

Reviewed: 02-22-15

I'm so glad I listened to this book again. I t was absolutely worth it!