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  • All the Little Children

  • By: Jo Furniss
  • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 800
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 706

Struggling with working-mother guilt, Marlene Greene hopes a camping trip in the forest will provide quality time with her three young children - until they see fires in the distance, columns of smoke distorting the sweeping view. Overnight, all communication with the outside world is lost. Knowing something terrible has happened, Marlene suspects that the isolation of the remote campsite is all that's protecting her family. But the arrival of a lost boy reveals they are not alone in the woods, and as the unfolding disaster ravages the land, more youngsters seek refuge under her wing.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • disappointed

  • By Jeanne on 09-18-17

Strange story left me wanting

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

Strange story left me wanting closure. Characters were overall unlikable and untreatable. Not a book is recommend.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Her Last Day

  • Jessie Cole, Book 1
  • By: T.R. Ragan
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,173
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,946
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,933

Ten years ago, PI Jessie Cole and reporter Ben Morrison each suffered a tragedy that changed their lives - and now these two strangers are about to share a nightmare. For Jessie, who makes her living finding missing persons, no case has consumed her more than the disappearance of her younger sister, Sophie. But left alone to raise Sophie's daughter, she realizes that solving the case has become an unhealthy obsession.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What the?

  • By Vlad E. on 04-21-18

T.R. Did it again!

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

Reviewed: 12-15-17

Great beginning to another series. so excited for the next. Kate Rudd's maturation was also spot-on.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Before We Were Yours

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Wingate
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin, Catherine Taber
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,554
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,863
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,723

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge - until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents - but they quickly realize the dark truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I was rivetted, finished in three days.

  • By Lin Cloward on 06-26-17

Loved It

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

Reviewed: 11-30-17

I loved everything about this book. This is a must read/listen for anyone who enjoys non-fiction based on historical facts.

  • Gone

  • Deadly Secret, Book 2
  • By: Elisabeth Naughton
  • Narrated by: Amy Landon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 320
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

Three years ago, Alec McClane and Raegan Devereaux lived every parent's worst nightmare: their one-year-old daughter, Emma, was abducted from a park when Alec turned his back for just a moment. Emma was never found, and presumed dead. The crushing trauma, plus Alec's unbearable guilt, ended the couple's marriage. Now a four-year-old girl matching Emma's profile is found wandering a local park.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story

  • By Jennifer Veer-Boyes on 01-30-17

Ending too obvious...

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

Reviewed: 11-17-17

The suspense aspect of the book is shakey with areas where it could habe been stronger is quickly revealed. Also over use of certain descriptions (I get it... she smells like jasmine). I figured out the end long before I reached.

  • Witness

  • By: Caroline Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Steve West, Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 172

To Rebecca it was a brave decision that led to her freedom from domestic abuse. To Solomon it was the ultimate betrayal. It's been ten years since Rebecca's testimony saw Solomon locked away. Enough time for the nightmares to recede, the nerves to relax; enough time to rebuild her life and put the past behind her. Then one day a phone rings in her bedroom - but it's not her phone.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Rebecca vs. Solomon

  • By Wayne on 12-15-17

A twist you never see coming!

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

Reviewed: 08-29-17

Every part of this ween was enjoyable, and the end... You'll never see it coming.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Drowned Girls

  • An Angie Pallorino Novel, Book 1
  • By: Loreth Anne White
  • Narrated by: Julie McKay
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,470
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,206

Detective Angie Pallorino hasn't forgotten the violent rapist who left a distinctive calling card - crosses etched into the flesh of his victim's foreheads. When a comatose Jane Doe is found in a local cemetery, sexually assaulted, mutilated, and nearly drowned, Angie is struck by the eerie similarities to her earlier unsolved rapes. Could he be back?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent New Series

  • By Lia on 10-05-17

liked it all

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

Reviewed: 08-24-17

why does the watermark text say this part of the review is optional when it won't submit without 15 words?

  • Quiet

  • The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
  • By: Susan Cain
  • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,211
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,463
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,397

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Confidence booster for introverts their parents

  • By Neuron on 02-28-14

A must read/listen

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

Reviewed: 08-08-17

This book confirmed so much I knew about my own personality and also provided useful knowledge. I feel anyone regardless of personality type should read this book.

  • The Trapped Girl

  • The Tracy Crosswhite Series, Book 4
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,747
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,735

When a woman's body is discovered submerged in a crab pot in the chilly waters of Puget Sound, Detective Tracy Crosswhite finds herself with a tough case to untangle. Before they can identify the killer, Tracy and her colleagues on the Seattle PD's Violent Crimes Section must figure out who the victim is. Her autopsy, however, reveals she may have gone to great lengths to conceal her identity. So who was she running from?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best in series so far

  • By hrhjones on 01-30-17

Great Series

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

Reviewed: 03-07-17

I have truly enjoyed this entire series. Great variations and it never gets boring. Easy listen from beginning to end.

  • The Missing

  • By: Caroline Eriksson, Tiina Nunnally - translator
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 132

An ordinary outing takes Greta, Alex, and four-year-old Smilla across Sweden's mythical Lake Malice to a tiny, isolated island. While father and daughter tramp into the trees, Greta stays behind in the boat, lulled into a reverie by the misty, moody lake...only later to discover that the two haven't returned. Her frantic search proves futile. They've disappeared without a trace.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • B o r I n g

  • By Virginia Drake on 01-02-17

Time you'll never get back...

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

Reviewed: 01-17-17

I held out hoping it would get better, less confusing, it didn't. I cannot recommend this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Play Dead

  • Elise Sandburg, Book 1
  • By: Anne Frasier
  • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,927
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,701
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,681

No one is more familiar with Savannah's dark side than homicide detective and native resident Elise Sandburg. She's been haunted for years by her own mysterious past: She was abandoned as a baby in one of the city's ancient cemeteries, and it’s rumored that she is the illegitimate daughter of an infamous Savannah witch doctor. The local Gullah culture of voodoo and magic is one that few outsiders can understand, least of all Elise’s new partner.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun listen

  • By Carol & Mike Doran on 03-24-15

Holy Twist

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

Reviewed: 01-11-17

Great read. Will keep you guessing from start to finish. A must read for any suspense fans.