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  • A Merciful Silence

  • Mercy Kilpatrick, Book 4
  • By: Kendra Elliot
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 808
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 690
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 689

For Mercy Kilpatrick, returning to rural Oregon has meant coming to terms with her roots. Raised as a prepper, Mercy is now relying on her survivalist instincts to defend her town from the people the law can’t reach. But this time, an investigation calling up a dark past for her and police chief Truman Daly may be hitting too close to home. A rainstorm has uncovered the remains of five people - a reprise of the distinctive slaughter of two families twenty years ago. Except the convicted killer is in prison. Is this the case of a sick copycat, or is the wrong man behind bars?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great procedural!

  • By shelley on 06-20-18

Best in the series

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

Book four was filled with twists and turns. Kendra Elliot never disappoints. I can’t wait for the next installment.

  • The Silver Swan

  • The Elite Kings' Club, Book 1
  • By: Amo Jones
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Madison Montgomery comes from money and power, but when someone close to her commits the ultimate crime, Madison must live with her tainted name for the rest of her life. When she begins Riverside Preparatory Academy, the private school her father has swept her into in The Hamptons, she hopes for a fresh start. What she wasn't hoping for was the pack of bad boys who run the school - 10, to be exact. When Madison gains the attention of their leader, Bishop Vincent Hayes, a whole new world that she didn't think existed is exposed to her. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!!!

  • By Krystal Estrada on 04-25-18

Amo Jones has a new fan

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I would put this in the same category as Fallen Crest or Paper Princess. If you liked those then chances are you’ll also enjoy The Elite Kings. I can’t wait for book 3. Also, Amo has a playlist for each book on Spotify. Enjoy!

  • Nine Minutes

  • Nine Minutes Series #1
  • By: Beth Flynn
  • Narrated by: Monique Makena
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 490
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460

On May 15, 1975, 15-year-old Ginny Lemon is abducted from a convenience store in Fort Lauderdale by a member of one of the most notorious and brutal motorcycle gangs in South Florida. From that moment on, her life is forever changed. She gets a new name, a new identity, and a new life in the midst of the gang's base on the edge of the Florida Everglades - a frightening, rough, and violent world much like the swamps themselves, where everyone has an alias and loyalty is tantamount to survival.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Just another perspective

  • By Heather on 11-12-15

I've had a book hangover since I've finished.

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

Reviewed: 09-24-15

This book had me from chapter one. It was different and well written. I really appreciated that even though the book had dark subject matter the author didn't go into great detail describing the events. I'm not really a fan of dark romance and I was leery with this book, but I was held captive. I was so intransed that as soon as I finished I bought the ebook for book two and devoured it. That was big for me, as I only do audiobooks. Fingers crossed that Out of time will release on audible soon.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Law

  • By: Karin Tabke
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Vaughn
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

As undisputed alpha, Rafael must choose a life mate to preserve the dominance of his lycan pack. He never suspected his mate would be a human, the same wounded girl-woman he seduced from the brink of death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Good

  • By I HATE THIS NEW LOOK on 08-22-15

Slow and repetitive

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

Reviewed: 06-09-15

I enoyed the story, but getting there was difficult. It lacked dialogue between characters. Most of the story is told by thoughts. I found myself drifting while listening, which rarely happens. The story is there, I liked the concept, just not the execution.

6 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Bright Side

  • By: Kim Holden
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne, Lidia Dornet
  • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,610
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,493

Kate Sedgwick's life has been anything but typical. She's endured hardship and tragedy, but throughout it all she remains happy and optimistic (there's a reason her best friend, Gus, calls her Bright Side). Kate is strong willed, funny, smart, and musically gifted. She's also never believed in love. So when Kate leaves San Diego to attend college in the small town of Grant, Minnesota, the last thing she expects is to fall in love with Keller Banks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad

  • By Kristin on 04-06-15

*****Amazing

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

Reviewed: 04-06-15

I'm terrible at writing reviews. I'm a reader not a writer. With that being said I feel like this book deserves praise, lot's of it. Bright Side kept popping up on Goodreads as a suggestion and I was super excited when it released on audible. By chapter 7, I stopped and purchased it on ebook and sent it to a friend. This book needs to be shared. I'll simply say to you, what I said to her. I love the heroine. She's amazing and I want you to know her also. The writing style is a little different, but don't stop reading. Because it's a truly EPIC story.


24 of 25 people found this review helpful

  • Unteachable

  • By: Leah Raeder
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 87

Maise O'Malley just turned eighteen, but she's felt like a grown-up her entire life. The summer before senior year, she has plans: get into a great film school, convince her mom to go into rehab, and absolutely do not, under any circumstances, screw up her own future. But life has a way of throwing her plans into free-fall. When Maise meets Evan at a carnival one night, their chemistry is immediate, intense, and short-lived. Which is exactly how she likes it: no strings. But afterward, she can't get Evan out of her head.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oh the Angst!

  • By Misty on 01-08-17

Go ahead give it a try!

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

Reviewed: 08-31-14

It kept me guessing until the end. I love a book that I can't figure out. I won't rehash the summary to you, because it's written very well and very accurately above. I'll simply say that if you are ok with the subject matter go ahead and purchase. You won't be disappointed.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • All Grown Up

  • By: Sadie Grubor
  • Narrated by: Alexander Lewis, Lauren Sweet
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Chloe, a computer and gaming nerd, hides behind the scenes in school and keeps to herself. Mina enters her world like a hurricane, helping her find herself and introduces her to Leo, Mina's gorgeous older brother. Chloe instantly developed a crush, but knows he only sees her as Mina's best friend. Or does he? Leo, graduating high school and trying to figure out what to do with his life, becomes immediately mesmerized by a gorgeous, tall brunette, dancing like she hadn't a care in the world and laughing without restraint.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • It reads like a cheesy CW story.

  • By Celeste on 01-21-14

It reads like a cheesy CW story.

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

Reviewed: 01-21-14

I was hoping that this would be similar to the Summer I Turned Pretty series. I had hopes, but they were quickly dashed. This is awful. From the female narrator, to the elementary writing style. Save your credit and just don't. I couldn't even finish it.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Full Disclosure

  • By: Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 972
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 855
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 862

Ann Silver is a cop’s cop. As the Midwest Homicide Investigator, she is called in to help local law enforcement on the worst of cases, looking for answers to murder. Hers is one of the region’s most trusted investigative positions. Paul Falcon is the FBI’s top murder cop in the Midwest. If the victim carried a federal badge or had a security clearance, odds are good Paul and his team see the case file or work the murder. Their lives intersect when Ann arrives to pass a case off her desk and onto his.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dissapointed

  • By Lia on 08-22-17

Take note this is Christian book

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

Reviewed: 01-02-13

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

No. Since I could not finish the book I could not recommend it to others.

What was most disappointing about Dee Henderson’s story?

It lacked passion and chemistry.

Have you listened to any of David de Vries’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

The narration was wonderful and what kept me trying to listen longer, but unfortunately I could not finish the book.

Was Full Disclosure worth the listening time?

No

Any additional comments?

The fact that it is a Christian book might not have kept me from purchasing the story, but I do wish I had known going into it. I really like suspense romances but this was NOT a romance. There was no passion and I didn't even feel chemistry between the main characters. I felt like it was more of a business merger then a budding romance. Ms. Henderson seems to have a large fan base and that's wonderful, but I thought a review should be posted letting others know what they are going into.

6 of 9 people found this review helpful