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  • Shelter in Place

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,225
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,240

It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEast Mall. And as the survivors slowly heal, find shelter, and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait - and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating!

  • By CD9 on 06-05-18

What a great read!!

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

I really couldn’t stop reading this book! It grabbed me from the first chapter!! It kept me in the story! The storyline was amazing and unfortunately it is what is happening way to often today! There is an active shooter. There are deaths and wounded. There is a lot of survivors that have a lot of issues that they have to work through. It gives an inside look to what maybe the truth about being a survivor! Fantastic book!

  • Fifty Shades Darker

  • Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,137

Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Point, Well Made!!

  • By Moki on 05-04-12

Horrible narrator

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

Reviewed: 01-20-17

She sounds like a teenager that whines all the time. There are so many better narrators who could've done these books the way the were written. Makes the listening experience almost painful. Oh please Christian!!

  • Grey

  • Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
  • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,007
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,450
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,461

See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey. In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E. L. James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of listeners around the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exactly what I was hoping it was!

  • By NEW NAME on 07-08-15

A better read than Fifty Shades

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

Reviewed: 08-14-15

This was a much better book coming from Christian's point of view and it explained things that were previously not told. I love Zachary Webber's narration of this book. Wow what a voice. Much better than the female voice from the original series. I was hesitant to buy this audible book because it had a lot of competition. But it is a book that even though part of a series, it does and certainly can stand on its own!!

  • Flat-Out Love

  • By: Jessica Park
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,735
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,568
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,576

He was tall, at least six feet, with dirty blond hair that hung over his eyes. His T-shirt read Nietzsche Is My Homeboy. So, that was Matt. Who Julie Seagles likes. A lot. But there is also Finn. Who she flat out loves. Complicated? Awkward? Completely. But really, how was this freshly-minted Boston transplant and newbie college freshman supposed to know that she would end up living with the family of an old friend of her mother’s? This was all supposed to be temporary.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Loved this book!

  • By OutOfStyle1989 on 01-17-13

flat out love is fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 01-29-14

This book is a great book and the narrator is the best! She brings this story to life! Love the different problems and how the families deal with it and how the main character tries to help the host family and how her own families problems are not important to her. Love love love this book!

  • Take Me: A Stark Ever After Novella

  • By: J. Kenner
  • Narrated by: Sofia Willingham
  • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 646
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649

"I've long dreamed of my fairy tale wedding, but it wasn't until I met Damien Stark - who captured me with his kisses and undid me with his touch - that I began to believe it was my destiny. Though we both carry secrets and scars, our shared passion heals us, binding us together. We have surrendered to each other completely, and our mutual ecstasy is the brightest light in my life. But darkness still snakes through the cracks in our armor. Ghosts from our past have moved in, bringing fresh pain that cuts deep and threatens to destroy everything we hold dear."

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not in Love

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-16-13

why write a novella to get the story done?!!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-14

I can't figure out why, after 3 books with great drama and fantastic sex, did the author give us a novella to finish this series. There were so many ways to add more drama and road blocks for Damien and Nikki. There were only little bits of info given about Nikki's mom and the issues that she caused all through her pageant years and the death of her sister. Why didn't the author go more in depth and finish this story completely. DISSAPOINTING ENDING!!!

  • All the Queen's Men

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 463
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406

No one can get close to John Medina, the CIA's legendary Black Ops specialist who works in the shadows of the government's deadliest missions. And no one knows the dangers better than Niema Burdock. A sharp, steely-nerved communications expert, Niema and her husband, Dallas, worked side by side with Medina on an explosive mission that went tragically wrong. Now Niema has withdrawn to a quiet Intelligence position, and a safe - if predictable - existence that has helped her heal her scars from five years ago. But now John Medina needs her....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable enough, but not Howard's best

  • By Skipper on 03-05-14

loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-14

This book grabbed me right from the beginning! It was a complete listen from start to end and the characters were so wonderful and fun to follow! Story was realistic. The empathy I felt for the "bad guy" was a bit of a surprise.

  • Wicked Ties

  • Wicked Lovers Series, Book 1
  • By: Shayla Black
  • Narrated by: Lexi Maynard
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,682
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,533
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,535

When a stalker ratchets up his attempts to get to her, cable sex-talk-show host Morgan O'Malley turns to Jack Cole - a self-proclaimed dominant - for help. Though Jack is a bodyguard, Morgan feels anything but safe in his presence. Because slowly and seductively, Jack is bringing her deepest fantasies to the surface. And when he bends her to his will, what's more shocking than her surrender is how much she enjoys it and how she starts to crave his masterful touch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • worth the credit!

  • By laurie eller on 07-28-12

sorry takes a while to take off

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

Reviewed: 01-08-14

The story takes a while to get going, but it does get interesting. It was a good listen one the story developed. The narrator was just so so. Not something I would start again.

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  • Reflected in You

  • A Crossfire Novel, Book 2
  • By: Sylvia Day
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,012
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,344
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,354

Gideon Cross: As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn’t stay away. I didn’t want to. He was my addiction…my every desire…mine. My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We’d never work. It was too hard, too painful…except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity. We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession.…

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This narration is why we buy audiobooks.

  • By Maryann on 10-14-12

Love the crossfire novels!

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

Reviewed: 10-16-13

There are so many ying and yang pulls! The roommate and his fight over being bi-sexual or gay. The hidden secret that comes out at the worst time. And the relationship of father and daughter. And the all of the insecurities of the mother! It seems like a hot news that couldn't possibly get everything straightened out enough that they could possibly get together. Can't wait for more!

  • Thankless in Death

  • In Death, Book 37
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,843
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,452

For Lieutenant Eve Dallas of the NYPSD, the job is a useful reminder of what she has to be grateful for this season. Hosting Roarke's big Irish family for the holiday may be challenging, but it’s a joyful improvement on her own dark childhood. Other couples aren’t as lucky as Eve and Roarke. The Reinholds, for example, are lying on the floor of their Downing Street apartment, stabbed and bludgeoned almost beyond recognition. Those who knew them are stunned - and even more heartbroken by the overwhelming evidence that they were murdered by their own son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Violence vs. Sentiment

  • By Patricia on 09-20-13

Another great book by JD Robb

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

Reviewed: 09-30-13

JD Robb (Nora Roberts) has created characters in her In Death series that grow through out the series. Eve and Roark now have a big extended family with Roark's real family from Ireland and all of the close friends that Eve and Roark have together. "It's hard work having all these friends." And Eve and her marriage rules truly are inventive and creative from a character that never really had a real family. Susan Ericksen is my favorite narrator!!! I have listened to almost everything that she has read. I was afraid that it would confuse the characters in the books, but she has a wonderful talent and can create all those characters!!! I really loved this Thanksgiving book. I will listen to this book probably 2 or 3 more times before the next In Death book comes out!! Hurry up already!!!!

  • Down London Road

  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Elle Newlands
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,281
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,281

Johanna Walker is used to taking charge. But she’s about to meet someone who will make her lose control....

It has always been up to Johanna to care for her family, particularly her younger brother, Cole. With an absent father and a useless mother, she’s been making decisions based on what’s best for Cole for as long as she can remember. She even determines what men to date by how much they can provide for her brother and her, not on whatever sparks may - or may not - fly. But with Cameron MacCabe, the attraction is undeniable....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magnificent!

  • By SIMARA on 06-14-13

Great listen!

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

Reviewed: 09-08-13

I loved the 1st book in this series. The second book puts two characters together that I never would have imagined. And to see the love she had for her brother, to learn what she had gone through and the reasons why she has acted the way she has. And then her friends learning about her pay and her father showing up. Finally she has found someone whom she can love, learn to accept help from her friends, and find a way to forgive her mother after she finds out why she is the way she is. Really enjoyed the narrator. Love the advent. Makes you feel like your in London.

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