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  • Tindr

  • Book Five of The Circle of Ceridwen Saga
  • By: Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by: Nano Nagle
  • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

Tindr is handsome, kind, and the best hunter in 9th century Gotland. He possesses a deep empathy with animals, which powers his reverence towards the game he takes to survive. But he is also deaf, which closes him off from the society that surrounds him - and seemingly, from finding love. Devoted parents and friends can't protect young Tindr from the bully who taunts him, from jealousy that turns murderous, or from the threat of surrender to the allure of the Lady of the Forest, who might destroy him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not All About Tindr

  • By Danestra on 03-11-18

Very good

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

It’s about Tindr’s childhood through after Ceridwen arrives. It’s pretty boring until Ceridwen and Sidrock arrive, but the second half of the book is very good

  • The Claiming

  • The Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Book 3
  • By: Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by: Nano Nagle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349

Sidroc the Dane has been in Angle-land for 12 years. The first nine were all hard fighting. He has won treasure beyond counting, and now peace for his men. But there is one thing he still desires: Ceridwen as his wife. Now Fate conspires to tear Ceridwen and Sidroc away from Angle-land. Thrust together amidst great danger and hardship they fight to survive - and fight each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really good adventure

  • By Serena on 03-31-17

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

I love this series more with each book. It is a pleasure to listen to

  • Ceridwen of Kilton

  • The Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Book 2
  • By: Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by: Nano Nagle
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396

Ninth-century Saxon England crumbles under the onslaught of a relentless foe - the Danish Vikings. Ceridwen, a young woman with divided loyalties, watches as the peace and plenty she enjoys at the Saxon stronghold of Kilton gives way to wary watchfulness. Her dearest friend, Ælfwyn, sold in marriage to a Dane in a desperate bid for peace, travels to Kilton and recounts the events that befell the fortress of Four Stones in captured Lindisse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Crumbling of 9th-Century Saxon England!

  • By Kim Meseck on 01-19-17

Very good

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

Reviewed: 11-21-18

I do love this series so far. The narrator is okay, but I don’t always like the voices she does for men, like Godwin.

  • A Heartless Design

  • Secrets of the Zodiac, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Cole
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 150

"Heartless" Cordelia Bering refuses every marriage offer she receives. Yet men still try to win her, drawn by her sharp wit and intoxicating green eyes. But Cordelia knows a marriage could reveal her deepest secret and truly endanger her life. Besides, she hasn't met a man worth considering, until... Sebastien Thorne, a spy in the service of the Crown. One of the elite agents in the group known as the Zodiac, he comes to London determined to solve a mystery with roots on the Continent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marian Hussey keeps it Captivating

  • By XmasMom on 01-23-15

Boring

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

I couldn’t even finish this. Narrator was okay. Just a really boring nothing special book.

  • Last Hit

  • Hitman, Book 1
  • By: Jessica Clare, Jen Frederick
  • Narrated by: Iggy Toma, Kasha Kensington
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553

Nikolai: I have been a contract killer since I was a boy. For years I savored the fear caused by my name, the trembling at the sight of my tattoos. If you saw my eyes, it was the last vision you'd have. With her I am the mark, and I am ready to lie down and let her capture me. Opening my small, scarred heart to her brings out my enemies. I will carry out one last hit, but if they hurt her I will bring the world down around their ears.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THANK YOU JC & JF FOR A PERFECT 5 STAR LISTEN

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 03-22-15

Ug

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

I’ve tried twice to get into this book and get used to the narrator, but I just can’t

  • The Circle of Ceridwen

  • The Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Book 1
  • By: Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by: Nano Nagle
  • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 743
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 680
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 674

It is the year 871, when England was Angle-Land. Of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, five have fallen to the invading Vikings. No trait is more valued than loyalty, and no possession more precious than one's steel. Across this war-torn landscape travels 15-year-old Ceridwen, now thrust into the lives of the conquerors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing story- sad to get to the ending

  • By I Renner on 02-05-17

Pretty good

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Original. I liked it. The wedding night is a little gross with words “furry” and “tangled”... ew. Otherwise I liked it. The narrator gets high praise in other reviews, and while I think she’s okay, she’s not my favorite. She takes weird pauses that makes it seem like she has lost her place or doesn’t understand what she’s reading. I hated her voice for Yrling, just awful. Actually I didn’t really like how she did any men really. Just not natural.

  • The Haunting of Maddy Clare

  • By: Simone St. James
  • Narrated by: Pamela Garelick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,428
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,320
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,312

Sarah Piper’s lonely, threadbare existence changes when her temporary-work agency sends her to assist a ghost hunter. Alistair Gellis - rich, handsome, scarred by World War I, and obsessed with ghosts - has been summoned to investigate the spirit of 19-year-old maid Maddy Clare, who haunts the barn where she committed suicide. Since Maddy hated men in life, it is Sarah’s task to confront her in death. Soon Sarah is caught up in a desperate struggle, for Maddy’s ghost is real, she is angry, and she has powers that defy all reason.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting storyline but...

  • By RavidReader on 11-04-14

It’s okay

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

The story moves pretty slowly. There is a good chill factor when the ghost is active. The narrator is not great. She sounds way too old to be Sarah, and she has a throaty voice. Not terrible until you hear her voice for Matthew. It is just awful, a huge turnoff. The character Evangeline’s voice is really bad too. I like her voice for Alastair at least.

  • The Shadowy Horses

  • By: Susanna Kearsley
  • Narrated by: Sally Armstrong
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 814
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 759
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 751

Archaeologist Verity Grey has been drawn to the dark legends of the Scottish Borderlands in search of the truth buried in a rocky field by the sea. Her eccentric boss has spent his whole life searching for the resting place of the lost Ninth Roman Legion and is convinced he's finally found it - not because of any scientific evidence, but because a local boy has "seen" a Roman soldier walking in the fields, a ghostly sentinel who guards the bodies of his long-dead comrades.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kearsley and Armstrong - A winning team!

  • By Dawn on 11-26-16

Wonderful

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

I so love the narrator. I could listen to her all day long. Just wonderful, every voice. And the writing is beautiful. I love the quirks of Scottish and English language, so different. It was a joy to listen to. Don’t expect this to be an action adventure, it’s really not. It’s interesting in a slow meandering way with great characters and a gentle love too

  • When a Scot Gives His Heart

  • Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts, Book 7
  • By: Julie Johnstone
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

Betrayed by her father, Marsaili Campbell risks her life to recover what he has stolen from her. But when she's kidnapped and wagered away, she has no one to help her escape other than the very man she's spent the past three years trying to forget; Highland warrior Callum Grant. She once gave her heart and her innocence to the handsome Scot, only to regret her naive decisions. Still, with more enemies than she can battle alone, she needs an ally, even if she must hide the truth of her circumstances from him. Laird Callum Grant thrust his clan into war for the love of a woman, only to lose her forever. But when the woman he believed dead appears at his clan’s tourney in dire trouble, there’s no denying Marsaili has been alive all this time. With his clan weakened from the years of raids and battles, however, he cannot afford to do anything that would ruin the betrothal he’s made to secure his clan’s future. Yet he can’t turn away from the woman who once beguiled him body and soul.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST BOOK YET!!! 👍👍👍👍👍👍💕

  • By Bronwynn Victoria on 03-20-19

Best narrator

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

I absolutely love this narrator. He is excellent. The series is a good one too.

  • Protecting Caroline

  • SEAL of Protection, Volume 1
  • By: Susan Stoker
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083

Matthew "Wolf" Steel hated flying commercial. Luckily his job as a Navy SEAL meant he didn't have to do it very often. He'd been unlucky enough to be assigned a middle seat on the cramped jet, but fortunately for him, the woman next to him was willing to switch seats with him. Hoping for a relaxing flight, Wolf was pleasantly surprised at the good conversation and sense of humor the woman had as they flew 36,000 feet over the countryside.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thriller and Romance in one

  • By Patti S on 03-31-16

Can’t

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

Irritating narrator sounds like she’s reading to a kindergarten class , didn’t get very far into it