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  • The Ship

  • The New Frontiers Series, Book 1
  • By: Jack L. Knapp
  • Narrated by: Tom Lennon
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 108

Building a spaceship that uses Nicola Tesla's revolutionary space drive is only the beginning. From a new industrial revolution to the brink of global war, restless humanity presses onward, eventually to the first contact with an alien species.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Please record the rest of this series

  • By Robert on 01-08-17

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 02-10-17

Storey had lots of potential but the narrator and production was terrible.

Hopefully the next book in the series will be better.

1 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Witch

  • The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,852
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,403
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,402

With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother, she learned where to find both: a land of lush forests, dazzling lakes, and centuries-old legends. Ireland. County Mayo, to be exact. Where her ancestors’ blood and magic have flowed through generations - and where her destiny awaits.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Turn the volume down!

  • By J. Gilbert on 10-30-13

I LOVED THIS NARRATOR!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-11-15

If you could sum up Dark Witch in three words, what would they be?

Highly entertaining book!

Have you listened to any of Katherine Kellgren’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is my first listen to KK, and I was very impressed. Sadly the rest of the series used other readers so I will not be buying those books in audible form. I have read other comments on how the different narrators did not measure up and I would rather not be disappointed as I was so entertained by this reading.

Any additional comments?

I can honestly say the story was great, but that I am not sure if it was great because of the narrator, or if it would have still been great without her. I suspect the narrator made this book.

  • The Marriage Pact

  • By: Linda Lael Miller
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 114

Ten years ago, Hadleigh Stevens was 18 and this close to saying "I do", when Tripp Galloway interrupted her walk down the aisle. Now that she's recovered from her youthful mistake and Tripp's interference, Hadleigh and her single friends form a marriage pact. She doesn't expect Tripp to meddle with her new plan to find Mr. Right - or to discover that she's more attracted to him than ever! Divorced and eager to reconnect with his cowboy roots, Tripp returns to Bliss County to save his ailing father's ranch. He's not looking for another wife - certainly not his best friend's little sister.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I love Linda Miller but...

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-19-15

Don't Bother!!

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

Reviewed: 06-18-14

What disappointed you about The Marriage Pact?

It was boring. The lines were cheesy and over the top sappy. I actually said Ugh out loud a few times. I have thoroughly enjoyed other books by this author, but this one was a dud.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Jack Garrett?

I don't mind this narrator. I've listened to him before and I think he does a good job.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

A lot of eye rolling.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye

  • Psychic Eye Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Victoria Laurie
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Michaels
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,472
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,040
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,032

Abby Cooper is a P.I., psychic intuitive. But her insight failed her when she didn't foresee the death of one of her clients - or that the lead investigator for the case is the gorgeous blind date she just met. Now, with the police suspicious of her abilities and a killer on the loose, Abby's future looks more uncertain than ever.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • review of Abby Cooper series

  • By Roger on 03-11-10

Like the story.

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

Reviewed: 06-01-14

Any additional comments?

I like the concept of the Abby Cooper mystery series. It took me a while to get used to the narrator's voice though... she seems to have a voice that sounds too old for the character, so it doesn't quite fit. I wanted to slap the main character every once in a while as she can be frustratingly stupid in her relationship thoughts and assumptions.

  • True Betrayals

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Rose Anne Shansky
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 65

Kelsey Byden grew up believing her mother had died when she was three. Now at 26 and freshly divorced, she receives a letter from her mother explaining that she is alive and living on a Virginia horse farm. Deeply stung by lies told to protect her, Kelsey takes her anger out at her college professor father by going to visit her mother, who Kelsey learns spent over 10 years in prison for murder. But there are more secrets to be found out and Kelsey decides to stay at her mother's splendid horse farm where she falls in love with horses and the man next door, handsome gambler Gabe Slater.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dead Jailed Mom and Her Letter, Jump On and Ride?

  • By Elizabeth on 06-01-15

Don't waste money on this

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

Reviewed: 03-14-13

Any additional comments?

Narrator had a whiny voice that killed the characters. Plot may have had a generally good base idea to it but it had a very shallow feel. I truly did not enjoy this book.

  • Second Grave on the Left

  • Charley Davidson, Book 2
  • By: Darynda Jones
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,319
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,917
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,900

When Charley is rudely awakened in the middle of the night by her best friend who tells her to get dressed quickly and tosses clothes out of the closet at her, she can’t help but wonder what Cookie’s up to. Leather scrunch boots with a floral miniskirt? Together? Seriously? Cookie explains that a friend of hers named Mimi disappeared five days earlier and that she just got a text from her setting up a meet at a coffee shop downtown....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What happens if you get scared half to death twice

  • By Judy on 09-23-11

GOOD FUN!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-11

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed the sarcastic humor and unique characters. The narrator's voices suited the characters well. She definitely enhanced my listening experience.

  • If There Be Dragons

  • By: Kay Hooper
  • Narrated by: Deanna Hurst
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

In the isolated sanctuary of her Montana ranch, no one could hurt Brooke Kennedy, whose gift had led her to build walls of ice around her heart. One person had stormed those barricades: her friend Pepper, who embraced the world and meddled in the lives of those she loved. Now Brooke needed help, and Pepper sent troubleshooter Cody Nash to melt the barriers Brooke had raised.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It was pleasant

  • By Rose on 05-19-09

Don't bother

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-11-10

This was probably the most boring book I've ever "read". It's cheap and mercifully short, but not worth it.