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  • The Lake House

  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 21 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,361
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,195

Living on her family’s gorgeous lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, clever, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented fourteen-year-old who loves to write stories. But the mysteries she pens are no match for the one her family is about to endure ...One midsummer’s eve, after a beautiful party drawing hundreds of guests to the estate has ended, the Edevanes discover that their youngest son, Theo, has vanished without a trace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BRAVO!!!!!!!

  • By Maria on 10-30-15

I tuned out a lot

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

Any additional comments?

I found this book long and drawn out, I kept tuning in and out and took until almost the end to get into. Once I was able to focus on the interesting parts I did find the story was nice - average, but I liked some of the twists near the end. Caroline Lee as usual did a great job.

  • Still Missing

  • By: Chevy Stevens
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,676
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,678

On the day she was abducted, Annie O’Sullivan, a 32-year-old Realtor, had three goals: sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she’s about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A singular voice; a horrendous story.

  • By Richard Delman on 01-21-12

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 08-18-17

Any additional comments?

Wow, what a story! I came across this book, the reviews were very good so I thought I would take a chance on it. Well, I am glad that I did. Great storyline, kept me wanting to hear more and was full of unexpected turns.

The narration was exceptional and really captivating.

  • The Best Friend

  • By: Shalini Boland
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,529
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,416

They say to keep your friends close and your enemies closer...wrong. Louisa's new best friend has it all - the house, the status, the money. But she's also hiding a dark secret. And as Louisa is drawn deeper into her friend's life, events take a chilling turn.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Skip this book

  • By Tony M on 07-30-17

Somewhat Engaging

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

Reviewed: 08-03-17

Any additional comments?

Not a bad book for an Audible deal of the day! I found the story a bit predictable near the end and the ending was a bit of a letdown. Overall, though I felt the narration was very good and the story at times was interesting and kept me listening.

  • Dark Places

  • A Novel
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Cassandra Campbell, Mark Deakins, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,481
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,904
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,924

Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas". As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She lost some fingers and toes, but she survived, and famously testified that her 15-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, Ben sits in prison, and troubled Libby lives off the dregs of a trust created by well-wishers who've long forgotten her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dark indeed

  • By DQmaine on 08-12-16

Dark, Sad and Weird

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

Reviewed: 07-18-17

Any additional comments?

This book definitely captured my interest, I kept listening and wondering where things were going. There were several peaks and curves that made me keep going. Overall, this was a great read, however, I found the ending very disappointing... it was a bit far fetched. The narration was fantastic and made this story very enjoyable.

  • The Secret Keeper

  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,419
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,362
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,362

England, 1959: Laurel Nicolson is 16 years old, dreaming alone in her childhood tree house during a family celebration at their home, Green Acres Farm. She spies a stranger coming up the long road to the farm and then observes her mother, Dorothy, speaking to him. And then she witnesses a crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kate Morton (and Caroline Lee) does it again!

  • By Maria on 10-20-12

Average Average Average

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

Any additional comments?

I found this book extremely slow, dreadfully slow... I almost gave up. It wasn't until almost chapter 30 when I started taking a bit more interest. I only kept listening because the reviews suggested giving it a chance. I admit when the plot twisted it really captured my attention and I didn't see it coming at all but that being said I still found myself fast forwarding through the end of the chapters, way too much detail for no reason at all.

I am a fan of Caroline Lee's narration and while I thought she did a pretty good job there were times where I just couldn't take it as the British accents seemed off.

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  • Gone Girl

  • A Novel
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48,556
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,207
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,292

It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!

  • By Theodore on 01-20-13

Pretty Good!

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

What made the experience of listening to Gone Girl the most enjoyable?

The narration was spot on, at first I wasn't sure as the editing sound was a bit off but once I got used to it I was amazed at how well these two narrators did.

What did you like best about this story?

Several parts of the story brought on surprise and suspense.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed the story and the twists and turns, the narration was perfect but the only downfall for me was that the ending was a bit of a letdown.

  • The Broken Ones

  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 780
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 706
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 703

A shadow follows Sophie. Watching. Waiting. Her instinct tells her that it's someone she knows. But who? The man she met Internet dating? The nurse caring for her ill mother? Or is her mother faking her illness? The only thing she knows is that she can't trust anyone. Sophie must delve into a dark history to reveal her stalker. But there are some stories that should never be told.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Boring

  • By ReaderCT on 05-25-17

Nice twists & Turns

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

Reviewed: 06-12-17

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

This book came up in an Audible Daily deal and so I thought I would give it a try. I have to say I was impressed!! The story was very interesting with nice twists and turns. As I got into the story I kept wanting to listen to it more and more.

  • Radical Candor

  • Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
  • By: Kim Scott
  • Narrated by: Kim Scott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,990
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,618
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,583

From the time we learn to speak, we're told that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. When you become a manager, it’s your job to say it--and your obligation. Author Kim Scott was an executive at Google and then at Apple, where she developed a class on how to be a good boss. She has earned growing fame in recent years with her vital new approach to effective management, Radical Candor. Radical Candor is a simple idea: to be a good boss, you have to Care Personally at the same time that you Challenge Directly.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good content, rough narration

  • By Matt Lavallee on 02-03-18

Enjoyed it but....

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

Reviewed: 06-06-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, it really is a good book with solid advice especially for new Managers. I picked up some great tips and learned some history about some of the companies that I admire.

What about Kim Scott’s performance did you like?

A little on the bland side, after a while, I started to forward through sections not only because it was repetitive but also because the narration becomes too much. Her voice doesn't change much and remains the same throughout.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 510
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 513

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She's even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An Okay Way to Spend Eleven Hours

  • By Judy on 10-31-18

Excellent and Gripping!

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

Reviewed: 05-30-17

I'm sad it's over, I'm done and need to find another great book like this. This was a very captivating book, nice plot twists and the narrators were excellent.

  • Big Little Lies

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,919
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,466
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,387

Pirriwee Public's annual school Trivia Night has ended in a shocking riot. One parent is dead. The school principal is horrified. As police investigate what appears to have been a tragic accident, signs begin to indicate that this devastating death might have been cold-blooded murder. In this thought-provoking novel, number-one New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty deftly explores the reality of parenting and playground politics, ex-husbands and ex-wives, and fractured families.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, Calamity!

  • By L. O. Pardue on 10-07-14

Great!

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

Reviewed: 05-23-17

Loved this book, nice story line. Kept me engaged and the narration was spot on.