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Heather M. Hunt

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  • Speaks the Nightbird

  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 30 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,655
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,096

The Carolinas, 1699: The citizens of Fount Royal believe a witch has cursed their town with inexplicable tragedies -- and they demand that beautiful widow Rachel Howarth be tried and executed for witchcraft. Presiding over the trial is traveling magistrate Issac Woodward, aided by his astute young clerk, Matthew Corbett. Believing in Rachel's innocence, Matthew will soon confront the true evil at work in Fount Royal....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dark, Twisted Period Piece with GREAT Characters!

  • By aaron on 06-05-12

Amazing narration !

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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: 03-16-18

Listening to this book was so entertaining! Superb narration!! I will listen to anything Edoardo Ballerini reads.
The story was great, looking forward to the next book of this series and other books by McCammon - highly recommend this audible book

  • The Son

  • By: Philipp Meyer
  • Narrated by: Will Patton, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Shepherd, and others
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,801
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,807

Part epic of Texas, part classic coming-of-age story, part unflinching examination of the bloody price of power, The Son is a gripping and utterly transporting novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American west with rare emotional acuity, even as it presents an intimate portrait of one family across two centuries. Eli McCullough is just twelve-years-old when a marauding band of Comanche storm his Texas homestead and brutally murder his mother and sister, taking him as a captive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Five Stars for the Lone Star, The Son, & Meyer

  • By Mel on 06-04-13

Very entertaining!

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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: 06-15-17

I really loved that this story was written from multiple perspectives and multiple generations. Wish their was a part 2, or a prequel ...
I recommend this to anyone looking for a Wild West adventure

  • Wicked Women

  • Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West
  • By: Chris Enss
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

This collection of short, action-filled stories of the Old West's most egregiously badly behaved female outlaws, gamblers, soiled doves, and other wicked women offers a glimpse into the Western women's experience that's less sunbonnets and more six-shooters. During the late 1800s, while men were settling the new frontier and rushing off to the latest boomtowns, women of easy virtue found wicked lives west of the Mississippi when they followed fortune hunters seeking gold and land in an unsettled territory.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Strong Women Out West

  • By William R. Toddmancillas on 09-15-15

Absolutely loved this audiobook

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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: 12-30-16

This was very entertaining and very informative, narration was also terrific! I loved hearing about the women that helped shape the wild west. Not sure women of today could have handled life out west (we're rather spoiled) the way these amazing women did and had to do just to survive - great read, great history lesson. Def Nigel's recommend for history buffs and those that love westerns and story's about love and life as a woman in the late 1800's

  • Isaac's Storm

  • A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
  • By: Erik Larson
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 497

September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau, failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged in a monster hurricane that completely destroyed the town and killed over 6,000 people in what remains the greatest natural disaster in American history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful listen

  • By Greg Mefford on 09-16-05

Terrific listen! Amazing piece of history

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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: 09-15-15

Love everything Erik Larsen has written and everything Edward Herrmann has read. What a combination !!

  • These Is My Words

  • The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901
  • By: Nancy E. Turner
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 621
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554

A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fire who forges a full and remarkable existence in a harsh, unfamiliar frontier. Scrupulously recording her steps down the path Providence has set her upon - from child to determined young adult to loving mother.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Worst Narration I've Encountered in a Long Time

  • By jingles on 10-30-15

Love historical fiction

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

Reviewed: 09-10-15

Great story, great characters. Looking forward to reading the second book in this series. Didn't love the narrators style, but that's a personal preference. Everyone I tell this book about either already loves it or calls to tell me they picked it up, read it, and loved it.

  • The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

  • A Novel
  • By: Jonas Jonasson, Rachel Willson-Broyles (translator)
  • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 853
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 782
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 780

In a tiny shack in the largest township in South Africa, Nombeko Mayeki is born. Put to work at five years old and orphaned at 10, she quickly learns that the world expects nothing more from her than to die young, be it from drugs, alcohol, or just plain despair. But Nombeko has grander plans. She learns to read and write, and at just 15, using her cunning and fearlessness, she makes it out of Soweto with millions of smuggled diamonds in her possession. Then things take a turn for the worse....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • overall a disapointment

  • By Alex Bejan on 08-23-15

Entertaining and whimsical ... Simply brilliant

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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: 07-20-15

Can't wait for another book by Jonas Jonasson!!! This and the 100 Year Old Man are two of my favorite audible books! Brilliant

  • The Salinger Contract

  • A Novel
  • By: Adam Langer
  • Narrated by: Adam Langer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13

An enthralling literary mystery that connects some of the world’s most famous authors—from Norman Mailer and Truman Capote to B. Traven and J. D. Salinger—to a sinister collector in Chicago. Adam Langer, the narrator of this deft and wide-ranging novel by the author of the same name, tells the intertwining tales of two writers navigating a plot neither one of them could have ever imagined. There may be no other escape than to write their way out of it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Just keep reading

  • By Heather M. Hunt on 04-29-15

Just keep reading

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-29-15

Getting through the first half was tiresome and slow, last half was great. Great plot twists and turns, quick read, was glad it took such a great turn as I was considering not finishing. Good read and worth the time. Interesting story for sure

  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

  • By: Jonas Jonasson
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,684
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,716

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ages Well

  • By Dennis on 10-21-12

What a delightful book

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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: 04-02-15

Loved this story. Loved The characters and especially this authors style if writing. Which there were 10 more like it! The narrator was terrific!! Enjoyed this from start to finish.