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No. Salem, New York
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  • Running Scared

  • By: Lisa Jackson
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 18 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118

New York Times best-selling author Lisa Jackson gives her fans what they crave—taut suspense melded with blistering romance. Running Scared follows a young single mother desperate to preserve the life she’s built with her son. Fifteen years ago Kate Summers adopted a little boy in secret and fled to a small town in Oregon. Today, she has a wonderful life and believes she has outrun her past. But a mysterious figure is searching for her and threatens to destroy her happiness.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Frustrating

  • By andrea on 12-02-10

A ridiculous story line

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

I purchased the book thinking it would be a fast paced thriller and got a dog of a book. The narrator sounds like a sappy soap opera actor with a fake sound in his voice. The plot was thin at best. I kept listening hoping it would have a twist or turn that would keep me on the edge of my seat. Instead I kept hoping the book would end. The whole thing was melodramatic and juvenile.

  • A Cold Day for Murder

  • A Kate Shugak Mystery
  • By: Dana Stabenow
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,790
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,497
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,497

Eighteen months ago, Aleut Kate Shugak quit her job investigating sex crimes for the Anchorage DA’s office and retreated to her father’s homestead in a national park in the interior of Alaska. But the world has a way of beating a path to her door, however remote. In the middle of one of the bitterest Decembers in recent memory ex-boss — and ex-lover — Jack Morgan shows up with an FBI agent in tow.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gritty Realistic

  • By SMH on 09-01-16

This mystery had the potential to be so much more!

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

Reviewed: 12-13-18

The plot was interesting and using indigenous people added another layer to this mystery but... and this is a big BUT. I wanted a juicier story. More twists and turns with detail would have added so much more to the storyline. This mystery had the potential to be a fantastic murder mystery but fell short. I will definitely purchase the next book in the series because I really think the author has the potential to really stand out.

  • Vanishing Girls

  • Detective Josie Quinn
  • By: Lisa Regan
  • Narrated by: Eilidh Beaton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 673
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589

Everyone in the small town of Denton is searching for Isabelle Coleman, a missing 17-year-old girl. All they've found so far is her phone and another girl they didn't even know was missing. Mute and completely unresponsive to the world around her, it's clear this mysterious girl has been damaged beyond repair. All Detective Josie Quinn can get from her is a name: Ramona. Currently suspended from the force for misconduct, Josie takes matters into her own hands as the name leads her to evidence linking the two girls.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great storyline, awful narrator

  • By D.Gettys on 12-24-18

Plot ok. Story line weak

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

My overall take on this book is that the main character Josie is a vindictive out of control person.

  • Night Sins

  • By: Tami Hoag
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
  • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,021
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 928
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 924

A peaceful Minnesota town, where crime is something that just doesn’t happen, is about to face its worst nightmare. A young boy disappears. There are no witnesses, no clues — only a note, cleverly taunting, casually cruel. Has a cold-blooded kidnapper struck? Or is this the reawakening of a long-quiet serial killer?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • not very good narrator

  • By LINDA on 10-06-15

This psychological thriller needs more work

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

Reviewed: 08-18-18

The overall premise of the story is good but, it gets buried in the petty characters. No real end to the story. This was not billed as a multiple book story. Leaves you hanging.
The story teller needs definite work. She was annoying to listen to. Her inflection of her words did not correspond with the written word. It gradually got better as the book went on but, very annoying.