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  • The Virgin's Lover

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 908

In the autumn of 1558, church bells across England ring out the joyous news that Elizabeth I is the new queen. One woman hears the tidings with utter dread. Amy Dudley, wife of Sir Robert, knows that the bells she hears will summon her husband once more to power, intrigue, and a passionate love affair. Philippa Gregory paints a picture of a country on the brink of greatness, a young woman grasping at her power, a young man whose ambition is greater than his means, and the wife who cannot forgive them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Take on Elizabeth

  • By Theodore on 09-08-12

Philippa Never disappoints!

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

As always, Her works are amazing. She has more than proven herself as a wonderful Author of historical fiction... Thanks again, Philippa!

  • To Love a Cowboy

  • By: Renee Riva
  • Narrated by: Samuel Deeter
  • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

 

Brandy Jo Danner made up her mind in the third grade that someday, she was going to marry Dane Bronson. "Determined" doesn't begin to describe Brandy Jo.... "Sassy" would be more accurate. Dane has wanted to ask Brandy Jo out for the past 14 years, but his shyness has kept him at bay. It appears two people could not be more different. When Dane finally works up the courage to ask her out, his rival, Hank Halverson, gives Dane a run for his money. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brandy Jo💘Dane! BCF❣️ Great Story! Great Listen🎧

  • By Bette on 03-04-19

Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

This was a fun book, and the Author did a good job... It has life lessons in the storyline. It was an easy listen. The narration was good and He did a great job of differentiating the charachters... This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review of the book... Thank You!

  • The Thackery Journal

  • By: John Holt
  • Narrated by: John J. Irwin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

On the night of April 14th 1865, President Abraham Lincoln attended a performance at the Ford Theatre in Washington. A single shot fired by John Wilkes Booth hit the President in the back of the head. He slumped to the floor, and died a few hours later without recovering consciousness. Was Booth a lone assassin? Or was he part of a wider conspiracy?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A great story set in civil war era.

  • By Leticia Crow on 01-14-19

Amazing!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

This was absolutely amazing... The attention to details of the times, Military dates and positions were spot on! I have read many books about the Civil War and Lincoln's Assassination.. This was an interesting concept... and the conspiracies of the power players... I thoroughly enjoyed this book... The Narration was very good and the voice easily understood. (In fact, the voice sounds exactly like a good Friend of mine!) Kudos to the Author!!! I would love to hear more historical writings by Him. This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review of the book.... Thank You!

  • Wishes and Wellingtons

  • By: Julie Berry
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,852
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,842

Maeve Merritt chafes at the rigid rules at her London boarding school for “Upright Young Ladies.” When punishment forces her to sort through the trash, she finds a sardine tin that houses a foul-tempered djinni with no intention of submitting to a schoolgirl as his master. Soon an orphan boy from the charitable home next door, a mysterious tall man in ginger whiskers, a disgruntled school worker, and a take-no-prisoners business tycoon are in hot pursuit of Maeve and her magical discovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I didn’t want it to end

  • By Julia on 10-05-18

A Fun Journey!

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

Reviewed: 03-07-19

This was a fun book, whether you are a child or an adult. The plot was exciting and the characters were well developed.! The message about greed is clear. I recommend this book to anybody! I enjoyed it immensely! The narration was done wonderfully and I can't wait for more books by this author! This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review... Thank You!

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  • Dodge & Twist

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tony Lee
  • Narrated by: Matt Lucas, Stephen Mangan, Michael Socha, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,589
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,303

It’s rumoured that Dickens wanted to return to his classic novel Oliver Twist, to bring him back into a later book as an older character, but he never managed this before he died. However, if Oliver had returned, what would he have been like? Would the scars of his childhood affect the man he would become? And what of ‘Dodger’, sent to a land halfway around the world, his friend, mentor and master dead because of Oliver? Dodge & Twist is that story. The tale of two boys, 12 years later, returning into each other’s lives - for both good and bad.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe not dickens but an exciting ride!

  • By Lillian T. on 02-11-19

Wow!

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

Reviewed: 03-02-19

This was a fun book, and extremely entertaining. I was amazed at the intricate plans and plot to this story. And really would enjoy another book when Dodger and Twist meet up again. an amazing sequel to A Classic! Very well presented! Major kudos to all involved!

  • The Man on the Mountaintop

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
  • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,299
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,096
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,063

The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simple - which is all you really need

  • By Solunari on 02-01-19

WOW!

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

I just finished this Audible Original Performance... If You want to do some soul searching... This is it... A Journey through Life... and about finding the Good, Facing the Demons, Putting things into a context... Quelling the storms of mind and Body, Overcoming the loss of People who are dear to You... and finally... finding a peace you can live with... All through the eyes of "The Holy Man on the Mountaintop" A very moving story that makes One look deep into Themselves... <3 Kudos to the Author and the whole production cast... A true masterpiece!

  • The Cowgirl Jumped Over the Moon

  • By: Linda Ballou
  • Narrated by: Scott Glennon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Gemcie and her Irish Hunter, Marshal, are about to capture the World Cup when a nasty fall dashes their chances. While she is mending, her arch rival seizes this opportunity to catch a ride on Marshal, and to seduce her young husband. Confused and dazed by her new circumstances, Gemcie heads for the high Sierras hoping the majestic spires that captured the heart of the father she never met will provide the answers she seeks. She finds strength and solace riding solo on the John Muir Trail, but a bear attack ends her time of introspection.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story of triumph

  • By Taj-Marie Lingofelter on 03-19-19

A Wonderful Book!

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

I thoroughly enjoyed this book! What an amazing adventure for the Heroine of the story... The storyline is great and her journey through her own discoveries, the pains both physical, mental and of the heart... and the resulting climax of happiness and goals achieved is well worth the listen! This was a book to be proud of! and major kudos to the Author! The Author's notes at the end were the final glory... as she conveys just how closely the book relates to all things she has known or experienced! I have not looked yet, (I am still basking in the flood of good memories from this book!), but I hope she did write the sequel... I can only dream of that journey, which would be the ultimate perfection of a life lived to the most! The Narrator did a super job as well... I HIGHLY SUGGEST THIS BOOK!!! This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review of the book... Thank You!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Deceived

  • The Athanasian Realm, Book 1
  • By: M. C. Colon
  • Narrated by: Daniela Acitelli
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

One thousand years ago, the Towers on the Isle of Wisdom were beacons of hope. Originally started to train sorcerers, clerics, and warriors to protect the Athanasian Realm, the Towers gave the people a sense of security against the enemies in the Tenebrosity Realm. But when the original Tower members left, that peace was shattered, and now, the Towers have fallen into a state of decline. Now run by the Merila, the Mahatma, the Towers are not what they used to be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic story

  • By Mandy Buffington on 03-01-19

Fun, and Entertaining!

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

Reviewed: 02-20-19

This was a fun book. The storyline was interesting, the characters complex and likeable and the Journey was eventful.. The Narrator did a good job of bringing the Characters to life and I look forward to the sequel. This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review of the book... Thank You.

  • Christmas Eve, 1914

  • By: Charles Olivier
  • Narrated by: Cameron Daddo, Xander Berkeley, Cody Fern, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,257
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,212

In 1914, the war which was to have been wrapped up by Christmas had - in reality - only just begun, as all sides entrenched themselves deeper into the Great War. Christmas Eve, 1914 follows one company of British officers as they rotate forward to spend their Christmas on the front lines, a mere 80 yards from the German guns. Upper- and working-class men and boys are thrown together into one trench and struggle to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautifully "illustrated"

  • By anonymous on 12-25-14

A Masterpiece!

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

This was an incredibly moving production. It leaves you speechless and warms your heart. There is nothing like War to make one realize how important life and peace is. Every bit of this, from the acting to the storyline is amazing. Kudos to all!

  • Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

  • By: Edgar Allan Poe
  • Narrated by: Daniela Acitelli
  • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Six of Edgar Allan Poe’s most chilling tales: "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Black Cat", "The Raven", "The Pit and the Pendulum", "Shadow," and "The Cask of Amontillado". In each of these tales, the author takes us to the brink of madness with his uncanny ability to paint a macabre picture with words. You might never sleep with the lights out again. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Tales by Poe

  • By Deedra on 03-01-19

Classic and Macaab!

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

What can you possibly say about the Classics. It's perfect! Poe has always been an unbelievably talented Author. his attention to details makes his work amazing. He does not have to add Gorey to it and yet develops wonderful McCobb visuals. He's very dark. The narrator did an excellent job with his works. And I enjoyed this book very much. I only wish there was more! This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review of the book... Thank You!