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  • A Keeper

  • By: Graham Norton
  • Narrated by: Graham Norton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

The mystery of Elizabeth Keane's father is one that has never been solved by the people of Buncarragh - not for lack of speculation. Her mother, Patricia, had been assumed a spinster until she began dating a mysterious man from out of town and within months had left Buncarragh and had married. Less than two years later, Patricia was back, with a new baby in her arms but no new husband by her side and unbendingly silent about her recent past. A secret she would take with her to her grave.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Man of surprises

  • By Robin on 11-05-18

Excellent

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Waiting somewhat patiently for Graham's next book.
Will you be getting on with it man.

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 55,690
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,730
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,514

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Seattle blues on 08-17-18

What an amazing first novel

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-17-19

Well-written, heart aching, with Rich imagery, and a tangible cast of characters.
Excellence narration. Superb.

  • Mr. Flood's Last Resort

  • A Novel
  • By: Jess Kidd
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 136

Maud Drennan is a dedicated caretaker, but her sunny, capable disposition and snappy quips mask a deep sadness. A tragic childhood event left her in the company of a cast of patron saints who pop in and out of her life like unwelcome tourists. She tries to find solace in her hard work in London...but then she meets the inimitable Mr. Flood. A menace by all accounts, Cathal Flood is a widower living alone in a Gothic Dorset mansion crawling with collector's items and feral cats.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • BROUGHT ME JOY

  • By Carol on 07-07-18

Reached chapter 5

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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-13-19

I didn't like the direction the story was heading.
I preferred her first book "Himself"
This story was just too busy with characters.

  • Himself

  • A Novel
  • By: Jess Kidd
  • Narrated by: Aiden Kelly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582

Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an anonymous note suggesting that foul play may have led to his mother's disappearance, he sees only one option: to return to the rural Irish village where he was born and find out what really happened 26 years ago.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Masterful narration of a clever story

  • By J. Lynn on 03-28-17

Fantastic storytelling

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-08-19

I am so glad I found this gem of a book. Kidd is one of the most descriptive authors I have come across in years.
The narrator Aiden Kelly is magical, his voices for the various characters are spot on.

  • 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 15,708
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,400
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,368

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

Thought provoking, feel good story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-19

I am happy to have had the opportunity of listening to rather than reading this book.
The actors brought the characters to life!