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  • The Case of the Left-Handed Lady

  • By: Nancy Springer
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

When Enola learns of a missing left-handed artist, she uses a series of clever disguises to brave lurking dangers and follow cryptic clues that lead to the young Lady Cecily.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant, imaginative, original, and....fun!

  • By Dirk Turgid on 08-22-13

Excellent Series

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

Reviewed: 02-16-18

Interesting character development. Likable characters. Always a Sherlock fan ,I enjoy this twist. Enola is fascinating heroine. Well read. I'm looking forward to the next book!

  • Villa on the Riviera

  • By: Elizabeth Edmondson
  • Narrated by: Nicolette McKenzie
  • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

Absorbing and escapist, The Villa on the Riviera is perfect summer listening for fans of Rachel Hore and Santa Montefiore. Polly Smith is struggling to make a living as an artist when her friend and patron, Oliver, invites her to the south of France. But her world is unexpectedly turned upside down when she digs out her birth certificate to apply for a passport. Her parents are not who she believed them to be - even her name is different.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, too many characters not completely developed

  • By Lorriee on 07-16-15

Great listen.

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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: 02-20-17

Very entertaining,interesting characters well developed. Just enough twists to make you want more. Looking forward to the next book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl in the Castle

  • A Novel
  • By: Santa Montefiore
  • Narrated by: Genevieve Swallow
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 455
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419

Born on the ninth day of the ninth month in the year 1900, Kitty Deverill grows up in Castle Deverill, on the sunning green hills of West Cork, Ireland - the same place her ancestors have always dwelt. She isn't fully Irish, as the son of the local veterinarian likes to tease her; but this doesn't stop Kitty and Jack O'Leary from falling in love.... 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • That's it?

  • By B. Auld on 08-10-17

Wonderful story

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

Reviewed: 10-20-16

The narrator carried me through the turbulent times of early Irish freedom set to the lives of this Anglo-Irish family. It was well worth the listen.

10 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Murder of Mary Russell

  • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin, Susan Lyons
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,291
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184

Mary Russell is used to dark secrets - her own and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A New Twist for Holmes & Co.

  • By Carole T. on 04-13-16

Always exciting.

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

Reviewed: 04-18-16

Time falls away and Mrs Hudson ID is revealed. Excellent work. Made things tie up nicely!

  • A Poisoned Season

  • By: Tasha Alexander
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290

London's social season is in full swing, and Victorian aristocracy can't stop whispering about a certain gentleman who claims to be the direct descendant of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. But he's not the only topic of wagging tongues. Drawing rooms, boudoirs, and ballrooms are abuzz with the latest news of an audacious cat burglar who has been systematically stealing valuable items that once belonged to the ill-fated queen. Light gossip turns serious when the owner of one of the pilfered treasures is found murdered, and the mysterious thief develops a twisted obsession with Lady Emily Ashton.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I want the usual reader back!

  • By JF on 02-16-15

Wonderful story

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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: 04-06-16

Loved this book. The narrator is very good. The plot is interesting and moves along at a good speed. Looking forward to hearing the next installment.

  • The Anatomist's Wife

  • Lady Darby Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Anna Lee Huber
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459

Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister's estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when one of the house guests is murdered, her brother-in-law asks her to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage - a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent. While Gage is clearly more competent than she first assumed, Kiera isn't about to let her guard down, as accusations and rumors swirl.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good read.

  • By sslarigo on 01-22-15

Great read

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

Reviewed: 03-02-16

I really enjoyed the strong female character. I also liked that the storyline was driven by sex scenes but by a great plot and well developed characters. I can't wait to read the next adventure.

  • Where Shadows Dance

  • By: C. S. Harris
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 915
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 840
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 834

Drawing upon her background in ancient history and her experiences on archaeological digs, author C.S. Harris crafts authentic, compelling novels that appear regularly on best-seller lists and have won numerous awards. In 1812, surgeon Paul Gibson discovers a stiletto wound in the base of a corpse’s skull and immediately contacts Sebastian St. Cyr. And when another body turns up with the same injury, the lives of St. Cyr’s family are threatened if he doesn’t back off. Now, the pressure’s on to find the culprit before anyone else gets killed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mystery with a little romance

  • By Book fan on 09-21-11

Always a pleasure

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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: 02-10-16

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Looking forward to hearing more of the adventure these two share.

  • When Gods Die

  • Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 2
  • By: C. S. Harris
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 965
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 886
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 882

The young wife of an aging marquis is found murdered in the arms of the Prince Regent. Around her neck lies a necklace said to have been worn by Druid priestesses - that is, until it was lost at sea with its last owner, Sebastian St. Cyr's mother. Now Sebastian is lured into a dangerous investigation of the marchioness's death - and his mother's uncertain fate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another well constructed, well-narrated mystery

  • By Caz on 09-14-16

Enjoyable story

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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: 01-27-16

Loved it. Looking forward to the next installment. The vivid characters pull you into this era and make you want more.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Nexus

  • Nexus, Book 1
  • By: Ramez Naam
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,999
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,015

In the near future, the nano-drug Nexus can link mind to mind. There are some who want to improve it. There are some who want to eradicate it. And there are others who just want to exploit it. When a young scientist is caught improving Nexus, he’s thrust over his head into a world of danger and international espionage, with far more at stake than anyone realizes.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This guy might be great one day

  • By Daniel on 05-14-14

Awful Non -Plot Trash

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

Reviewed: 01-08-16

Terrible sexually oriented junk. Nothing that I expected. What a waste of space in my library. Still trying to figure out how to get rid of it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Solomon Curse

  • By: Clive Cussler, Russell Blake
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,534
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,524

There are many rumors about the bay off Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Some say it was the site of the lost empire of the Solomon king and that great treasure lies beneath the waters. Others say terrible things happened here, atrocities and disappearances at the hands of cannibal giants, and those who venture there do not return. It is cursed. Which is exactly what attracts the attention of husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo. How could they resist?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great adventure

  • By Kim Burney on 09-16-15

Great again

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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: 09-08-15

I listened to the unabridged version of this book and really enjoyed it. The characters are always well developed and interesting. The plot twists are intriguing. I always enjoy the adventure. Scot Brick was a great reader. He brings every character to life.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful