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Angela M. Dokos

Georgia
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  • The Perfect Friend

  • A Gripping Psychological Thriller
  • By: Barbara Copperthwaite
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 525
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 477

She’ll do anything for you.... My name is Alex, and my world has been shattered. My husband has left me. My children won’t speak to me. My friend Carrie is the only person I have. She’s the only one I can trust to keep all my secrets. She’d never do anything to let me down. Would she? This dark, gripping psychological thriller will have you holding your breath until the very last minute.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it!

  • By Abigail Grasso on 07-12-18

Great book

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

Reviewed: 04-18-19

Great story with lots of twists and turns and characters that you know you can’t fully trust.

  • Wham!

  • Timewalker, Book 1
  • By: Carol Marrs Phipps, Tom Phipps
  • Narrated by: Sky Wildmist
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

When Children and Family Assistance police drag her mom, her dad, and her beautiful sister out the door into the night and beat her senseless, Tess Greenwood finds herself alone, her every move watched by the hidden World Alliance. Almost blind after her beating, she flees to the forbidden Broadstreet compound and a troll named Maxi.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story.

  • By Angela M. Dokos on 04-16-19

Great story.

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

Reviewed: 04-16-19

Great story with great characters. My favorite is Maxi, a troll. He’s awesome. Anyway, this book has heart breaks and growing friendships, it has action, it has magic and so much more. I enjoyed it. But be warned, it leaves you hanging, so go ahead and get book two.

  • The Waiting Room

  • By: Emily Bleeker
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,140

Ever since her husband’s death collided with the birth of her daughter, postpartum depression has taken hold of Veronica Shelton. She can’t sleep, can’t work, and can’t bear to touch her beautiful baby girl. Her emotional state is whispering lies in Veronica’s ear: You’re a bad mother. But not everything can be reasoned away by Veronica’s despair. Can it? After all, the break-in at her house happened. The disturbing sketches she found in her studio are real. So is the fear for her daughter’s safety — especially when Veronica comes home to a silent nursery and a missing baby.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enthusiastic 5 well earned stars! Highly recommended.

  • By Tammy Mitchell on 09-24-18

Great story

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

Reviewed: 04-10-19

I didn’t like the main character, but I hurt for her. The book was well written, although I had a couple issues with some details. Overall, I thought it was a great story.

  • Before She Knew Him

  • A Novel
  • By: Peter Swanson
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Graham Halstead
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,302
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,203

Hen and her husband, Lloyd, have settled into a quiet life in a new house outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Hen (short for Henrietta) is an illustrator and works out of a studio nearby and has found the right meds to control her bipolar disorder. Finally, she’s found some stability and peace. But when they meet the neighbors next door, that calm begins to erode as she spots a familiar object displayed on the husband’s office shelf. The sports trophy looks exactly like one that went missing from the home of a young man who was killed two years ago. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Dark Psychological Thriller...

  • By shelley on 03-09-19

Great book

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

Reviewed: 03-28-19

This wasn’t as good as The Kind Worth Killing, but it was still great. I wouldn’t say it’s predictable but it wasn’t shocking. I think maybe I had my expectations set too high. I would still recommend it. I did enjoy it.

  • Until the Day I Die

  • A Novel
  • By: Emily Carpenter
  • Narrated by: Jess Nahikian, Kate Orsini, Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118

If there’s a healthy way to grieve, Erin Gaines hasn’t found it. After her husband’s sudden death, the runaway success of the tech company they built with their best friends has become overwhelming. Her nerves are frayed, she’s disengaged, and her frustrated daughter, Shorie, is pulling away from her. Maybe Erin’s friends and family are right. Maybe a few weeks at a spa resort in the Caribbean islands is just what she needs to hit the reset button… 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible

  • By Sheila Ali on 04-15-19

Great story

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

Reviewed: 03-22-19

Great story. Action packed. Likable characters. Had a couple issues with a few little details, but overall, well done. I enjoyed it.

  • The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

  • A Novel
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Robert Dugoni
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,826
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,815

Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called “Devil Boy” or Sam “Hell” by his classmates; “God’s will” is what his mother called his ocular albinism. Her words were of little comfort, but Sam persevered. Sam believed it was God who sent Ernie Cantwell, the only African American kid in his class, to be the friend he so desperately needed. And that it was God’s idea for Mickie Kennedy to storm into Our Lady of Mercy like a tornado, uprooting every rule Sam had been taught about boys and girls. Forty years later, Sam, a small-town eye doctor, is no longer certain anything was by design.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Warning about the ending

  • By Roger M. Young on 05-27-18

Great story

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

Started slow, but was interesting so I kept going. I sure am glad I did. It was a great story. I’m not Catholic but I loved this book. I love the characters. I felt for them. I laughed with them. I cried with them. This book really touched me. I’m so glad Sam had good, loving parents. I’m so glad his mom had such strong faith. I love the friendship between Ernie, Sam, and Mickie. I love how everything turned out even though it took a lot of pain and suffering to get there. Wonderful book in my opinion.

  • One Last Time

  • By: Corinne Michaels
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,942
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,790

I'm getting really good at cutting my losses. First, the husband. Divorcing him was the best decision I ever made. But between single-parenting and job-hunting, I can't catch my breath. When a celebrity blogging position falls into my lap, I'm determined to succeed. That is, until I get my first assignment and actually see Noah Frazier for the first time...practically naked and dripping wet. My heart races and I forget how to form complete sentences. His chiseled abs, irresistible smirk, and crystal blue eyes are too perfect to be real. So, what do I do? Get drunk and humiliate myself, of course.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A DELICIOUS AND DEEPLY FILLED DELIGHT

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 02-28-18

Great book

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

Great story. Likable characters although Kristen acts more like a teenager than an adult at times. Storyline has been done a million times in a million different ways but I still loved it. And the narrators did great.

  • Take Me Back

  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,066
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 992
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 993

We fell in love on a beach, got married in paradise, and rode off into the sunset. It should have been perfect, but saying "I do" doesn't guarantee a happily ever after. Two years later, I barely recognize either of us behind the walls we've built. It's time to bring it full circle. Back to a tropical paradise. Back to find out if we can still make this work. I'm not willing to give her up, but to save us, I have to risk everything.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Should've been written under a pseudonym

  • By Mike on 03-21-17

Pretty good book

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

It is a predictable and typical storyline, but I still enjoyed it. Narrators did a great job.

  • The Lying Game

  • A Novel
  • By: Ruth Ware
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,923
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,623
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,614

On a cool June morning, Isa Wilde, a resident of the seemingly idyllic coastal village of Salten, is walking her dog along a tidal estuary. Before she can stop him, Isa's dog charges into the water to retrieve what first appears to be a wayward stick - and to her horror, Isa discovers it's not a stick at all...but a human bone. As her three best friends from childhood converge in Salten to comfort a seriously shaken-up Isa, terrifying discoveries are made, and their collective history slowly unravels.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I really wanted to like this book but...

  • By SLW on 08-10-17

Good story

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

Reviewed: 03-09-19

I liked the book, but had a few problems with it. First of all, it’s too descriptive at times. It makes you want to scream at them to get to the point. Second of all, I understand being young and confused, but many of their actions was just plain stupid. And you could understand them making a few of them, but not all of them. And after you grow up and have a child or family of your own, I would really hope you wouldn’t continue to make those very stupid choices. I know everyone makes mistakes, but come on! Okay, I’m going to stop there. It was a good plot, I just feel it could’ve been carried out better.

  • Jane Doe

  • A Novel
  • By: Victoria Helen Stone
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,950
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,700
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,691

Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty and extra efficient. She’s just the kind of woman middle manager Steven Hepsworth likes - meek, insecure, and willing to defer to a man. No one has any idea who Jane really is. Least of all Steven. But plain Jane is hiding something. Nothing can distract Jane from going straight for his heart: allowing herself to be seduced into Steven’s bed, to insinuate herself into his career and his family, and to expose all his dirty secrets. So she can take it all away. Just as he did to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Vengeance & Retribution!!!!

  • By shelley on 08-07-18

Perfection!

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

Oh my goodness! I absolutely love this book! I know I shouldn’t like Jane since she’s a sociopath, but I do. She’s freaking awesome!! Great story! Well done Victoria Helen Stone. You rock!! The narrator did an excellent job also.

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