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  • How It Happened

  • By: Michael Koryta
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff, Christine Lakin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 348

 Kimberly Crepeaux is no good, a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother, and heroin addict whose petty crimes are well known to the rural Maine community where she lives. So when she confesses to her role in the brutal murders of Jackie Pelletier and Ian Kelly, the daughter of a well-known local family and her sweetheart, the locals have little reason to believe her story.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Judge a book by it's cover!

  • By shelley on 05-16-18

Very good crime mystery

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

I live in Maine so I have to criticize the narrators and their terrible attempts at a Downeast Maine accent. Their accents sounded like a cross between a New Jersey/New York/Boston accent. They would have been better off to use no accent at all. Because of their terrible attempt at a Maine accent they were irritating to listen to (especially the Kim accent). Having said that, the story itself kept my interest from beginning to end. Some very interesting twists and turns and a few surprises. Just when you think the prime witness is actually telling the truth the author casts doubt on her version of what happened. I commend the author for referencing actual places in Maine.

  • Drums of Autumn

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 44 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27,490
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23,143
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23,051

Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Can't Get Enough!

  • By Eugenia on 02-15-10

Davina Porter is not my favorite narrator

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

Reviewed: 04-01-18

My audio of Drums in Autumn quit at chapter 38 so I finished with reading the book. This book is very long and was full of disappointments for me as far as the story line goes. LOTS happened to poor Roger. Poor Brianna. Diana Gabaldon sure gave her a lot of unpleasantness. Sometimes in telling her stories, Diana Gabaldon writes too much as she did in this book. Overkill. This was not my favorite Outlander book. I read books 1-3. Davina Porter is not my favorite narrator. Book 5 I will definitely read in print.

  • Guilty

  • By: Laura Elliot
  • Narrated by: Laoisha O'Callaghan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 419
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 373

On a warm summer's morning, 13-year-old schoolgirl Constance Lawson is reported missing. A few days later, Constance's uncle, Karl Lawson, suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect. Six years later Karl's life is in ruins. His marriage is over, his family destroyed. But the woman who took everything away from him is thriving. With a successful career, a husband, and a gorgeous baby boy, Amanda's world is complete. Until the day she receives a phone call.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • DON'T BUY AUDIO VERSION

  • By H. Laird on 09-10-17

Interesting from beginning to end.Excellent

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

Reviewed: 09-23-17

First I want to mention the wonderful narrating by Laoisha O'Callaghan. Perfection.
A tragic event hurls a family into the public spotlight by an over zealous female reporter. Right or wrong she singles out a family member and is relentless in reporting his every move. She convicts him in the press and the accusations takes it's toll and his life is destroyed until .....
'Guilty' is a must read book.

  • Days of Gold

  • By: Jude Deveraux
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 493
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 422
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 424

In 1766 Scotland, the laird of the clan, Angus McTern, has everything he wants in life. That is, until Edilean Talbot shows up. Breathtakingly beautiful and born of privilege, Edilean represents everything Angus despises. Still, she dazzles him, and when Angus can no longer hide his feelings, she rejects him, leaving him deeply wounded and humiliated. Soon, though, Edilean needs his help....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Days of Gold

  • By BookReader on 06-13-13

Undecided.

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

Reviewed: 06-04-17

For me this is a hard book to review. One minute I liked it and the next minute I hated it. I think the author set the tone when she introduced Edeline as a spoiled, childish, rich brat with violent fits of temper. I immediately disliked her. The bantering between Angus and Edeline got old.The novel takes place before the War of Independence. I did like the historical references to Boston and Williamsburg. It was an okay book.

  • Everything in Its Time

  • Time Travel Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Dee Davis
  • Narrated by: Ross Pendleton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 479
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 426
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 428

Years ago while vacationing in Scotland, Katherine St. Claire believed she'd found the love of her life. She shared a night of passion with a stranger, in a hotel castle called Duncreag. But come morning, her lover had disappeared. And she has spent the last eight years trying to convince herself it was all a dream... Living in the 15th century, Iain Mackintosh remains haunted by the memory of his greatest love. Eight years ago, she disappeared, leaving behind a cairngorm earring as the only evidence of her existence.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A nice listen.

  • By Grace on 09-25-13

The best time travel novel!

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

Reviewed: 05-30-17

This book had it all. An excellent narrator, laughter, tears, heroes, villains, betrayals, great characters and excellent story. This was the first time travel novel that I actually enjoyed from beginning to end.
Warning; Keep a box of tissues handy.

  • Love Beyond Dreams

  • Morna's Legacy Series, Book 6
  • By: Bethany Claire
  • Narrated by: Lily Collingwood
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109

Gillian Wright dreams of the same man every night - his kind eyes and gentle smile as familiar to her now as her own reflection. She looks forward to her nights spent with him, but when she starts to hear his voice in the winds around Cagair Castle, she can't help but wonder if he's more than a figment of her imagination.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Beyond Dreams

  • By T.G on 03-20-18

Very nice story

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

Reviewed: 05-29-17

I think I would have enjoyed this book more had it been narrated by a male. Lily Collingwood was okay but just did not do justice to my image of Orrick. This book interested me because I have recurring dreams of an unknown man. I dream him as if I am my younger self,
This was a nice story of time travel. I enjoyed it.

  • When a Highlander Loses His Heart

  • Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts, Book 4
  • By: Julie Johnstone
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

She was nothing more than retaliation against his enemies, until she became the woman he could not live without. Set on revenge, Highland warrior Graham MacLeod abducts Isobel Campbell, never anticipating his enemy's daughter would awaken an irresistible hunger in him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EXCELLENT!

  • By 🌿🌸Susynne🌸🌿 on 04-27-17

A wonderfully touching story.

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

Reviewed: 05-28-17

Tim Campbell has one of those voices just made for narrating. He did not disappoint with this book. I liked everything about this story. Thank you Julie Johnstone.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Wolf and the Highlander

  • Highland Wishes Book 2
  • By: Jessi Gage
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476

Anya's been a bad girl. A vindictive plot against one of her clansmen backfired, resulting in her grave injury. Scarred and crippled, she finds nothing lovely about herself, and doesn't expect anyone else to either. But when a magical wishing box sends her to another dimension, she becomes the most valuable prize imaginable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprised

  • By Amy Thomas Sanchez on 03-18-16

Not quite what I expected

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

Reviewed: 03-31-17

I thought this book was just a little weird. Anya gets transported to a country of wolf/human half breeds. More human than wolf actually and not many females.The rules of this country I found to be a little 'twisted'.

All in all it was okay.

  • Someone to Love

  • A Westcott Novel, Book 1
  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 877
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 804
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 800

Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath knowing nothing of the family she came from. Now she discovers that the late Earl of Riverdale was her father and that she has inherited his fortune. She is also overjoyed to learn she has siblings. However, they want nothing to do with her or her attempts to share her new wealth. But the new earl's guardian is interested in Anna.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Other side of the blanket

  • By MVA on 11-19-16

One of Mary Balogh's best

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

Reviewed: 02-13-17

Anna was placed in an orphanage by a cold-hearted father. She grows up in this orphanage and stays to teach the children. She is summonsed to a mysterious meeting and a carriage is sent for her. Should she stay or should she run?

A wonderful story expertly narrated by Rosalyn Landor.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Bridge Through Time

  • Book 1 of The Thistle & Hive Series
  • By: Jennae Vale
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 288
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 262
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 260

Ashley Moore's life in San Francisco has hit a few snags, not the least of which involves sightings of a mystery man around every corner. Is she losing her mind or does he really exist? Her search for this grey-eyed stranger leads her to Scotland. There she meets a witch with a secret, a vindictive English knight who is bent on revenge, and she crosses a fog-shrouded bridge into the arms of a 16th century Highlander.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable First Book of the Series

  • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 08-26-15

Charming

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

Reviewed: 12-18-16

This is one of the better time travel books I have listened to. We have feisty Ashley, Scottish hunk Cailin, secrets, battles and villains. On her first day back in time Ashley saves the handsome Cailin in an attack by Englishmen. Paul Woodson does a good job as narrator. His voice for Cailin is excellent but otherwise he is a little too nasally for my likes. All in all it is very good.