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Vicki Wolf

Warwick, NY United States
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  • The Perfect Husband

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,556
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,430
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,426

What would you do if the man of your dreams hides the soul of a killer? Jim Beckett was everything she'd ever dreamed of...But two years after Tess married the decorated cop and bore his child, she helped put him behind bars for savagely murdering ten women. Even locked up in a maximum security prison, he vowed he would come after her and make her pay. Now the cunning killer has escaped - and the most dangerous game of all begins....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So many years to wait for the audible

  • By PAM ONEIL on 12-29-18

What is the chemistry?

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

Reviewed: 04-10-19

The chemistry between Tess and JT is just weird. And how would a woman who was mentally and physically abused for years be so trusting with a man she didn’t know? It’s all unrealistic. The romantic scenes are weird too. Could’ve been a great story with the other elements. The relationship between these two characters just too.....WEIRD.

  • Intuitive Eating

  • A Revolutionary Program That Works
  • By: Evelyn Tribole MS RD, Elyse Resch MS RD FADA CEDRD
  • Narrated by: Pam Ward
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 558
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 479

> Intuitive Eating is the go-to book on rebuilding a healthy body image and making peace with food. We’ve all been there - angry with ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet. But the problem isn’t us; it’s that dieting, with its strict rules, keeps us from listening to our bodies. Written by two prominent nutritionists, Intuitive Eating will teach you how to reject diet mentality forever; how our three eating "personalities" define our eating difficulties; how to find satisfaction in your eating; and much, much more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Binging is gone ☺️

  • By Jojo on 03-19-16

Love the book but...

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

Reviewed: 02-26-19

Please please please re-record this book. I cannot stand this narrator! I’m going to have to buy the written version because this narrator is DREADFUL for this kind of book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Bring Me Back

  • A Novel
  • By: B. A. Paris
  • Narrated by: Kevin Hely, Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,718
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,601
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,596

Finn and Layla are young, in love, and on vacation. They’re driving along the highway when Finn decides to stop at a service station to use the restroom. He hops out of the car, locks the doors behind him, and goes inside. When he returns Layla is gone - never to be seen again. That is the story Finn told to the police. But it is not the whole story. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Is something happening here?

  • By Cassandra on 06-27-18

Awful! Save your credits!

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

I began to loathe the main characters half way thru and I can’t believe the ending was so horrible. Ridiculous concept! Could’ve been so much better. Major waste of time.

Narrators were really good tho!

  • Her Last Word

  • By: Mary Burton
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,933
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,648
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,636

Fourteen years ago, Kaitlin Roe was the lone witness to the abduction of her cousin Gina. She still remembers that lonely Virginia road. She can still see the masked stranger and hear Gina’s screams. And she still suffers the guilt of running away in fear and resents being interrogated as a suspect in the immediate aftermath. Now Kaitlin has only one way to assuage the pain and nightmares—by interviewing everyone associated with the unsolved crime for a podcast that could finally bring closure to a case gone cold.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story!

  • By Mamacat on 06-10-18

Hard to commit

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

I had a really hard time connecting with these characters. I had to start it over twice. Not a bad book but definitely not a favorite

  • See How She Dies

  • By: Lisa Jackson
  • Narrated by: Katherine Fenton
  • Length: 17 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 319
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 320

London Danvers was kidnapped as a child from her wealthy family. Over the years, many women have claimed to be her, trying to lay claim to the long-lost heiress's inheritance. Among them is Adria Nash, who has arrived in Oregon claiming to be London - but, unlike the others, she's different: she knows personal details only London could have known. And there is someone who does believe her - who is watching her every move, waiting to see how she runs, how she screams, and how she dies....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Reader horrible

  • By K. Fleury on 10-10-17

There was just one thing....

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

Reviewed: 01-25-18

SPOILER AHEAD!!!!

For the most part I enjoyed listening to the whole book. And I didn’t expect the way she wrapped things up the last 10 minutes, so the surprise of how they “are” related was nice.

BUT!

The incest thing skeeved me out. Every time they were together I kept thinking ‘I don’t care HOW HOT he is! If we shared a parent I think I’d learn to control myself!’ It was icky! I couldve done without that.

  • Play Dead

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,504
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,497

Theirs was a marriage made in tabloid heaven, but no sooner had supermodel Laura Ayars and Celtics star David Baskin said “I do” than tragedy struck. While honeymooning on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, David went out for a swim - and never returned. Now widowed and grieving, Laura has a thousand questions and no answers. Her search for the truth will draw her into a web of lies and deception that stretches back thirty years - while on the court at the Boston Garden, a rookie phenom makes his spectacular debut....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Harlan Coben is the Master

  • By Philip on 10-01-10

Fun first novel

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

Reviewed: 11-15-17

I can see how this was Coben's first, but I thought it was a fun book. The twists and turns were a smidgen far fetched, but I enjoyed them! Worth the 17 hours of listening!

  • Dark Matter

  • A Novel
  • By: Blake Crouch
  • Narrated by: Jon Lindstrom
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,022
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,564

"Are you happy with your life?" Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason's never met smiles down at him and says, "Welcome back, my friend."

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Schrödinger's box gets opened. Meh steps out.

  • By Darwin8u on 09-19-16

A mind bender

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

Reviewed: 08-29-16

This book makes you appreciate your life and abandon the "what ifs" for the little things. It had me thinking and reflecting about things I never considered. Absolutely phenomenal concept! I was exhausted after reading it!

  • The Shark

  • Forgotten Files, Book 1
  • By: Mary Burton
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,497
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,234

At the grisly murder scene of a teen prostitute, Virginia state trooper Riley Tatum's past roars back to haunt her. When she was a teenage runaway, she was kidnapped, drugged, and left unconscious on the streets. She has no memories of what happened, only strange recurring dreams of two men playing cards. Former FBI agent Clay Bowman, Riley's old flame, is Shield Security's newest member. He's plagued by the unsolved case of a serial killer nicknamed the Shark who murdered girls as part of a sadistic poker game.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Extremely disappointing

  • By Shane on 05-23-17

Hope for a sequel BUT....

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

Reviewed: 07-27-16

I liked the story and the characters became quite likable as well. I hope there is a sequel!
HOWEVER.....
I like the narrator's voice very much, until she reads dialogue. There were times when Riley almost sounded drunk. And Bowman....the "mentally challenged giant" passed thru my head a number of times. I imagine the author didn't intend for the Shark to sound like an elderly woman either. It took a few hours of listening for me to get past these things.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Don't Look Back

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,294
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,120
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,111

Eve Hardaway, newly single mother of one, is on a trip she’s long dreamed of - a rafting and hiking tour through the jungles and mountains of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Eve wanders off the trail, to a house in the distance with a menacing man in the yard beyond it, throwing machetes at a human-shaped target. Disturbed by the sight, Eve moves quickly and quietly back to her group, taking care to avoid being seen. As she creeps along, she finds a broken digital camera, marked with the name Teresa Hamilton.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Strong characters in a weak story

  • By WWaltonG on 05-04-16

Not for the squeamish

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

Reviewed: 05-31-16

Great story, although it was a little more heavily description than I usually like. It's a bit violent, and I few times I kept praying the scene would end, but it was a entertaining read for sure.

12 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • No Coming Back

  • By: Keith Houghton
  • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,945
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,947

Eighteen years ago, Jenna Luckman disappeared, presumed murdered. Her boyfriend, Jake Olson, hasn't been home since. Now he's coming back to find her killer. When a body is discovered at the frozen Hangman Falls, Jake is beset by a snowstorm of anger and revenge. Hounded by grudges and feared by the townsfolk, Jake is determined to uncover the truth behind his girlfriend's disappearance. But he still has enemies in town and they have other plans for him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Totally twisted tale!

  • By shelley on 12-02-15

Completely unexpected

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

Reviewed: 05-13-16

I have no idea how I ended up with this book but I'm glad I did. I spent a lot of time with my jaw on the floor. Expect the unexpected.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful