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  • The Shopkeeper

  • A Steve Dancy Tale
  • By: James D. Best
  • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

In 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though he's not looking for trouble, Dancy's infatuation with another man's wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud with Sean Washburn, a Nevada silver baron. Infuriated by the outrages of two hired thugs, the shopkeeper kills both men in an impulsive street fight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A well written western!

  • By J. C. Edmond on 06-11-10

Well written

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

Reviewed: 09-02-16

Well written, no pornographic surprises, good story, plenty of twists. Great character development. I will look for the next book in the series.

  • Funerals for Horses

  • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64

Ella Ginsberg's brother, Simon, has disappeared. His clothing, shoes, and watch were found abandoned near a freight line track in Central California. His jockey shorts and wallet were never found. The police have no clue, and Simon's wife had no warning that anything was wrong. Ella takes off on foot across much of California and Arizona, thinking she can find Simon using nothing but her knowledge of the way he might think. Her search leads her to the Navajo Nation in Arizona.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not Her Best

  • By Sharon on 04-19-18

Unwholesome

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

Reviewed: 08-27-16

I have previously loved the author's books.
I think she has lost all perspective with this one. Very confusing story, graphic disgusting perverse sexual subject matter and inappropriate for an audience, which trusted her judgement.

  • A Walk in the Woods

  • Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
  • By: Bill Bryson
  • Narrated by: Rob McQuay
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,912
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,247

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America - majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaing guide you’ll find. He introduces us to the history and ecology of the trail and to some of the other hardy (or just foolhardy) folks he meets along the way - and a couple of bears. Already a classic, A Walk in the Woods will make you long for the great outdoors (or at least a comfortable chair to sit and read in).

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Informational

  • By Moises C. on 03-29-17

I was there with the narrator.

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

Reviewed: 04-04-16

Dad would read me stories of adventures in the wild, when I was a little girl. Listening to this book transported me back to that comphy spot on his lap where my imagination and his voice wrapped me safety in adventure.
A wonderful story which also included the author's interesting perspective of the history of the Appalachian trail.