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  • His Last Wife

  • By: Grace Octavia
  • Narrated by: Simi Howe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 33

Since the night Atlanta mayor, self-made millionaire, and womanizer Jamison Jackson plummeted from the top floor of a downtown hotel, everyone seems to have profited, from vicious criminals to corrupt politicians. Everyone except his jilted first wife Kerry. Once a socialite, she's now the prime suspect in Jamison's alleged murder. But she swears she's no killer - and surprisingly, Jamison's widow Val agrees. For all they know, it was Coreen, the mother of Jamison's secret love child.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A complete waste of time

  • By dumbest book ever on 09-05-18

Snoozefest

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

The book started with promise, and went on some twists and turns to nowhere. Simi Howe's lovely voice saved this book. That's pretty much it. It had promise in the beginning, but there is no real climax. It runs on, and on into boredom. The only reason I finished it was because I was traveling a long roadtrip, and needed something playing in my ear..

  • The Wife Between Us

  • By: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,466
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18,424

When you listen to this audiobook, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are listening to a story about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement - a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle. Assume nothing. Twisted and deliciously chilling, The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • NOT that confusing! Gone Girl + Last Mrs. Parrish

  • By Jenn on 01-11-18

It was pretty good.. a little confusing in the mid

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

Reviewed: 12-13-18

There were definitely some twists and turns in the novel with a little surprise in the end. I'll agree with everyone else that it does get a little confusing. It's not a big suspenseful mystery. Just a drama with twists and turns. You'll have to "ride out" a few chapters to see what the "heroine" is actually up to.

  • What I'd Do for Love

  • By: K.F. Johnson
  • Narrated by: Trei Taylor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

Greer Patterson always felt like an outsider. Loathed by her step mother and half siblings for being the green eyed, fair skinned product of her black father's affair with a white woman, she's never truly felt loved by anyone except her father and husband Michael. When Greer's life as she knows it comes crashing down after discovering her husband's torrid affair, she decides to take matters into her own bloody hands. Soon, after sending Michael to his untimely death and framing his mistress, she begins feeling something she's never felt before...powerful.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Book

  • By Dionne Thomas on 12-06-17

Wow!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

This book is a Soap Opera!!! It's almost unreal. The ending (well the almost ending) is a surprise.

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  • The Mistake

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,933
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,928

You think you know the truth about the people you love. But one discovery can change everything.... Eight-year-old Billy goes missing one day, out flying his kite with his sister Rose. Two days later he is found dead. Sixteen years on, Rose still blames herself for Billy's death. How could she have failed to protect her little brother? Rose has never fully recovered from the trauma, and one of the few people she trusts is her neighbour Ronnie, who she has known all her life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't be an a***** or you may be accused of murder

  • By Daniel Carter on 03-11-18

The narrator was great. But, you have to focus

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

Good story. You can get a little confused from the main person's past flashbacks then coming back to the present. If you pay attention, you can figure out "who did it".. a clear message is becareful who you allow around your family.

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,512
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,466

In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Slowest "Thriller" Ever

  • By Kierstin L Hartwig on 10-18-18

Great story, but it was dragged out too long

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

Reviewed: 06-06-18

The narrator was great!! However, this story seemed like it went on and on with internal dialogue... There is a big twist at the end, and the story line gives a lot of hints. There's also a message to "society" given in the book. Good story, but the best/main action doesn't happen until the last hour.

  • Edge of Oblivion

  • A Night Prowler Novel, Book 2
  • By: J. T. Geissinger
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338

Morgan Montgomery is waiting to die. Branded a traitor by her tribe, the Ikati shape-shifter has no hope for mercy - until Jenna, the Ikati’s newly crowned queen and Morgan’s former ally, offers one last chance for redemption. Morgan must infiltrate the Rome headquarters of the Expurgari, the Ikati’s ancient enemy, to destroy them once and for all. The beautiful renegade has just a fortnight to complete her mission or forfeit her life. But she does not travel alone.…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By S. Lacey on 04-17-16

Great Story - poor narration

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

I'm loving this series. It has a great story line. The narrator is terrible. Sometimes it's hard to focus on the story, because the narrator's voice is such a distraction.

  • Sidney Sheldon's The Tides of Memory

  • By: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

The conservative party's newest superstar, Alexia De Vere has worked hard to realize her political ambitions. The brilliant and ruthless wife of wealthy aristocrat Teddy De Vere, Alexia relishes her power and the control it gives her to shape and destroy lives. Yet success has also demanded sacrifice. Her daughter, Roxie, a bitter young woman confined to a wheelchair after a failed suicide attempt, blames Alexia for ruining her life. Alexia's dashing son, Michael, is risking the family's good name to jump-start his entrepreneurial dreams.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Wow- so rough

  • By Megan Piccarreto on 01-01-19

Good story. Surprised Me

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

Reviewed: 05-24-18

I wasn't expecting the ending.. There were several twists and turns. I don't want to ruin it for anyone. So I'll just say it's a big surprise..

  • Save a Truck, Ride a Redneck

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,713
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,610
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,598

Molly Harper brings her signature "clever humor, snark, silliness, and endearing protagonists" ( Booklist) to the charming small town of Lake Sackett, Georgia with the new Southern Eclectic series. Carl and Marianne were high school sweethearts, loving the way only teenagers can - with no thought to logic or pride, just a bone-headed, optimistic frenzy of unicorns and hormones. That was all they needed. Or so Carl thought. Scared of being stuck in Lake Sackett, Georgia, like so many of her friends, Marianne panicked and bolted....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not as impressed with the story

  • By SuchetA on 11-07-17

Love.. Love.. Love!!

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

Reviewed: 04-11-18

This is one of her best series yet!!! You'll fall in love with all of the characters!!!

  • He Loves Me, He Loves You Not

  • By: Mychea
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

It's been years since their parents were murdered. Twin sisters Shia and Leigh are trying to readjust to life while caring for their baby sister, Remi. With the exception of Leigh's angry, dramatic mood swings every now and then, everything seems to be going great. That is until Demetri, a mysterious stranger, enters their midst and falls right in the path of the newly single Shia. After dating Trent for so long, she is looking for a man to treat her like a queen, and Demetri is heaven sent...until inexplicable things begin to happen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must listen!!!

  • By Kimberly on 10-19-16

It's... Ok

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

I loved the performance of Nicole Small. The storyline, however, seemed to jump all over the place. It's almost like you have to write down all the characters to remember them. It was the narrator that made the book good.

  • Shadow's Edge

  • Night Prowler, Book 1
  • By: J. T. Geissinger
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 791
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 690
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 687

Leander McLoughlin is leader of the Ikati, an ancient tribe of beautiful, savage shape-shifters who live hidden in the forests of England. Their survival is rooted in secrecy, a secrecy threatened by the very existence of one raised outside the tribe. Charged with capturing her before she can expose their secret, Leander tracks the unsuspecting outsider to Southern California. The great warrior is prepared for a fight — but not for the effect the courageous young beauty has on his heart.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting storyline, boring narrator

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-08-13

The narrator messed up the entire story

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

Reviewed: 01-10-18

Good story, and could be the start of a good series... if you can get past the narrator...