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SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, United States
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The Silver Swan

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

Reviewed: 01-04-16

This intriguing tale of secrets, passions, and music surrounding the ownership of a priceless Stradivarius was made particularly enjoyable due to the quality and clarity of the narrator’s voice and accents - French, Swiss, German - to name a few! (I especially liked the father's voice.) Well done, Ms. Cobb!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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The Girl with Nine Wigs: A Memoir

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

Reviewed: 10-13-15

A remarkable and unique memoir made more so by the insightful and talented narrator who is capable of making you believe you are actually listening to Sophie van der Stap herself as her personal journey unfolds! Well done, Ms. Cobb!

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Never, Always, Sometimes

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

Reviewed: 09-30-15

An interesting take on teenage angst. It was neat to see the point of view shift. A great author/narrator combo!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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All Night Long

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

Reviewed: 08-15-15

I thoroughly enjoyed this novel and its narration! It takes a special talent for a narrator to be able to differentiate characters in an audio book - especially when there are several male and female characters! Kudos to Amanda Cobb for having made each character in this novel distinct and believable! She did more than just alter voices! Her inflections and subtle nuances of normal every day language made me chuckle more than once. Fun!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Trust No One

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

Reviewed: 02-02-15

The narrator skillfully differentiated among characters and captured the emotional essence of each scene. Her ability to bring to life such characters as the aloof Millicent, the gruff old Harley, and the angry young Nila draws the listener quickly into the plot - a credit to Ms. Cobb's talent! Bravo!

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Wild Iris Ridge

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

Reviewed: 12-25-14

Listening to Wild Iris Ridge was a delight! Dermot’s Irish Brogue, Krystal’s snarky remarks, and Carter’s sweet lisp are among many of the Narrator’s techniques that made listening to this warm romantic novel fun and engaging. Well done, Ms. Cobb!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Let's Get Lost

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

Reviewed: 08-19-14

Amanda Cobb’s mastery of accents, dialects, and colloquial nuances made listening to this story absolutely delightful! From Hudson’s soft Mississippi drawl and Leila’s slight Texas twang to Stoner Timmy's hilarious spaced-out exchange of ideas and the child Dee’s precious lisp, the colorful characters spring to life in this captivating story of a journey to see the Northern Lights. Well done, Ms. Cobb!!

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The Orphans of Race Point

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

Reviewed: 05-28-14

Ms. Cobb's excellent narrative skills make this saga of love, murder, and faith a novel you will want to listen to for hours on end! Her skillful voices and accents -- and the professional ease with which she narrates -- captivate the listener and quickly draw him/her into the hearts and minds of the characters. (Her portrayal of Mia is especially outstanding!) Nice!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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River Road

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

Reviewed: 01-11-14

I thoroughly enjoyed this murder mystery and like that it took place in Northern California wine country. Also, the narrator clearly demonstrated skills that made it an enjoyable ride! I've heard other books by her including Brass and Bone, so I know how well she can do characters and accents both male and female. Perhaps she was given a different direction? Anyway… I still thoroughly enjoyed it!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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The Vampire Hunter

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

Reviewed: 01-08-14

A delightful story with characters made more intriguing by the first rate vocal skills of the narrator. Her diction and focus make the listening enjoyable throughout.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful