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  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,527
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,908
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,785

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocre

  • By erin george on 10-03-18

Captivating!<br />

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

This was quite a story.. kept me on the edge of my seat... some really scary moments and plenty of twists..
The narrator was incredible! So many characters and each had a distinct and believable voice..very impressive.
Stephen King is still at the top of his game...

0 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Hello Again

  • By: Brenda Novak
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,057
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 976
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 973

Evelyn Talbot, a psychiatrist at a maximum-security prison in Alaska, studies some of the world's worst serial killers. But she's about to meet her most elusive patient at Hanover House yet: Dr. Lyman Bishop, aka the Zombie Maker, given his fondness for performing icepick lobotomies on his victims. A brilliant cancer researcher, Bishop is either the most cunning psychopath Evelyn has ever encountered - or he is wrongly convicted.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Rumbera on 11-08-17

capturing story with plenty of twists throughout.

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

Reviewed: 11-10-17

I absolutely loved this book it was very suspenseful and kept me on the edge of my seat from the first sentence to the last. And I have to say it was the best narration I have ever heard. The narrator kept each character different and had infection that added quite a bit to the story. This is a must-read!

10 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,852
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,869
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,875

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST AUDIBLE BOOK EVER .....GRIPPING and UNEXPECTED

  • By Trisha on 03-06-18

captivating!

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

Reviewed: 02-11-17

this story caught my attention the first moment, and kept me enthralled until the very last word. the twists are incredible, and the discoveries along the way had me gasping in surprise. a beautifully woven tale!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • He's Gone

  • By: Deb Caletti
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 541
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 495
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 493

The Sunday morning starts like any other. But on this particular Sunday morning, she's surprised to see that her husband, Ian, is not home. As the hours pass, Dani fills her day with small things. But still, Ian does not return. And then, like a relentless blackness, the terrible realization hits Dani: He's gone. As the days pass, Dani will plumb the depths of her conscience, turning over and revealing the darkest of her secrets in order to discover the hard truth - about herself, her husband, and their lives together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Audible Book I've "Read"!

  • By Swallowtail on 12-27-13

Slow and flat

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

Reviewed: 02-07-17

the performance was good, but the story was no mystery. no twists, just a sad, long tale of a woman's sad life.

  • The Woman in Cabin 10

  • By: Ruth Ware
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,415
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,378
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,341

Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first Lo's stay is nothing but pleasant: The cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, and gray skies fall.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Hours and hours of tired...

  • By ROBIN on 07-28-16

twists and turns all the way through

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

Reviewed: 11-01-16

I really enjoyed the story it was suspenseful from the very beginning and had surprises to the very end. You got to meet and like characters and go on a roller coaster Adventure. It's definitely a story I would listen to again and again. And the performance was wonderful as well.

  • The Girl Before

  • By: Rena Olsen
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,972
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,542

Clara Lawson is torn from her life in an instant. Without warning, her home is invaded by armed men, and she finds herself separated from her beloved husband and daughters. The last thing her husband yells to her is to say nothing. In chapters that alternate between past and present, the novel slowly unpeels the layers of Clara's fractured life. We see her growing up, raised with her sisters by the stern Mama and Papa G, becoming a poised and educated young woman, falling desperately in love with the forbidden son of her adoptive parents.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent

  • By Meg on 10-27-16

captivating

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

Reviewed: 09-29-16

I love the characters in this story. I feel for them. it unfolds beautifully ♡

  • Behind Closed Doors

  • By: B. A. Paris
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,443
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,395

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He's a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You're hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start but a gripping experience

  • By Vanessa Arizona on 09-04-16

Captivating!

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

Reviewed: 09-21-16

rarely do I find a book that captivates me in the first sentence and has my heart beating until the very last word. This was an incredible Thriller , and it was so beautifully read by Georgia Maguire.this is the first book that I have listened to by B.A. Paris and I look forward to many more. I would definitly recommend this book .
I love The Narrative of going back and forth in time and the way things are revealed that are shocking all the way through. Very well woven tale...

  • Magic

  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 389

The White Dinner is a love poem to friendship, joy, elegance, and the monuments of Paris. And each year it is an unforgettable summer night, especially for Jean-Philippe Dumas, a longtime participant, and the three couples he's carefully selected to attend this exclusive and cherished event. Interweaving the stories of seven individuals, lives will be forever changed on the eve of one such White Dinner; a night that will lead to new friendships, new love, and of course, magical possibilities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Winner for Danielle Steele

  • By Kelly on 07-10-16

Relaxing, sweet story

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

Reviewed: 09-07-16

I enjoyed this story, it was just a relaxing listen, likable characters although very predictable story.

  • Before the Fall

  • By: Noah Hawley
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9,767
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,953
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,925

On a foggy summer night, 11 people - 10 privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter - depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later the unthinkable happens: The plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs - the painter - and a four-year-old boy who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media mogul's family.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • What you should know before listening...

  • By Snozzle on 07-31-16

Good book

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

Reviewed: 08-13-16

the book had a great start but then got really slow actually stop listening to it for a while and then pick her back up. The characters for good and I enjoyed the rest of the story but it wasn't gripping just entertaining in the car I give it a 3

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Drawn

  • By: James Hankins
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle De Cuir, Paul Boehmer, Christian Rummel, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 393
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 357

In Drawn, a mysterious little boy has begun appearing in the paintings of an artist who can't remember ever actually seeing him. A partially blind, disfigured agoraphobic who suffers crippling panic attacks if he even tries to leave his apartment is forced out by an unseen entity. A lonely widower begins to suffer terrifying nightmares that his long-missing, presumed-dead son is still alive and in mortal danger. A young runaway realizes that a man he thought was his traveling companion is actually his captor...and a predator.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This novel is a first for me!

  • By Wayne on 06-11-18

wow!

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

Reviewed: 07-31-16

the story was captivating from the very first moment. I really enjoyed all the twists and turns and the suspense was wild! It was a joy to listen to. all of the characters you're wonderful to get to know. I would strongly recommend this book

1 of 1 people found this review helpful