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  • The House On Tradd Street

  • By: Karen White
  • Narrated by: Aimée Bruneau
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,420
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,414

Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she's going to have to accept it. An Old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog - and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her their secrets.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pleasantly surprised

  • By Joanna on 08-17-09

A great southern story!

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

Reviewed: 04-29-18

The author draws you into the two eras and switches in between effortlessly. The narrator breathes life into the various characters and makes it hard not to listen continually till the end!

  • Killer Cupcakes

  • Lexy Baker Cozy Mysteries
  • By: Leighann Dobbs
  • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
  • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 43

Things are going great for Lexy Baker. She's finally opened her dream bakery, gotten rid of her cheating boyfriend and settled into her grandmother's house with her perky dog Sprinkles at her side. But her blissful life doesn't last long. When her ex-boyfriend is found poisoned with cupcakes from her bakery, Lexy finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation headed up by her hunky neighbor detective Jack Perillo. With the help of a gang of iPad toting, would-be detective grandmothers, Lexy decides to take it upon herself to find the real murderer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great mystery and recipes

  • By Kimberly on 04-25-18

great mystery and recipes

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

Reviewed: 04-25-18

I enjoyed this first edition of the adventures that the author and narrator will take we listeners on and I can't wait for the next installment .

  • Deadly Proof

  • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, Book 4
  • By: M. Louisa Locke
  • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

It's the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman Annie Fuller is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau Nate Dawson with a troublesome case. Nate's client, a female typesetter accused of murdering her boss, refuses to help in her own defense. Complicating matters, Nate's sister, Laura, insists on getting involved in the potentially dangerous investigation, while Laura's friend, Seth Timmons, troubled Civil War veteran, finds himself a witness for the prosecution. Will Nate be able to win his first big case?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous series!

  • By Smile on 04-02-17

Wonderful

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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: 04-24-18

Another great addition to this series! The author and narrator make the listener long for the next installment!

  • Christmas at The Grange

  • A Lady Hardcastle Mystery
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475

It's Christmas 1909, and for once Lady Hardcastle - respectable gentlewoman, amateur spy - and her lady's maid, Florence Armstrong, are setting sleuthing aside. They are invited to the festivities up at The Grange, as guests of Sir Hector and Lady Farley-Stroud. But barely have corks been popped and parlour games played when a mysterious crime comes to light.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Short Tale!

  • By Alan K. on 01-10-18

another great addition

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

I truly hope that this is not the last installment of the adventures of these two wonderful sleuths.

  • Penelope Goes to Portsmouth

  • The Traveling Matchmaker, Book 3
  • By: M. C. Beaton, Marion Chesney
  • Narrated by: Helen Lisanti
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

On the coach to Portsmouth, Miss Pym faces her most difficult matchmaking challenge yet. The lovely Miss Penelope Wilkins, daughter of a rich merchant, would be the perfect match for the handsome Lord Augustus, a nobleman whose fortune is almost depleted. Would be, that is, if the two were at all compatible. Though strikingly beautiful, the too-practical Penelope seems to stand on quite the opposite cliff from the carefree Lord Augustus. But when Miss Pym enlists their help in untangling an intrigue, and Lord Augustus steals an astounding kiss from the shocked Penelope, Miss Pym is convinced....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cute & Entertaining Story!

  • By Lady M on 05-03-13

Another jewel in this series.

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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: 02-21-18

This delightful series keeps delivering interesting and addictive insights into the loveable travelling matchmaker. As usual M. C Beaton has created a hit!!

  • Requiem for a Mezzo

  • A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery
  • By: Carola Dunn
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 470
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 320

With dashing Scotland Yard Inspector Alec Fletcher at her side, Daisy is enjoying a delightful performance of Verdi's Requiem, featuring her neighbor Muriel Westlea's celebrated sister, Bettina. But when all that emerges from the doomed diva's vocal chords is a dying gasp, Daisy soon discovers that the notoriously difficult opera star had her share of adversaries.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pleasant Listen

  • By Julia L. Scott on 09-08-06

Love this series!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-18

The Dalrymple series is a wonderful combination of cosy mystery and period drama that makes it a must to progress to the next book.

  • Matriarch

  • Queen Mary and the House of Windsor
  • By: Anne Edwards
  • Narrated by: Corrie James
  • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,076
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 980
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 982

The life of Princess May of Teck is one of the great Cinderella stories in history. From a family of impoverished nobility, she was chosen by Queen Victoria as the bride for her eldest grandson, the scandalous Duke of Clarence, heir to the throne, who died mysteriously before their marriage. Despite this setback, she became queen, mother of two kings, grandmother of the current queen, and a lasting symbol of the majesty of the British throne.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Did not want this to end!

  • By Susan Nall Sheehan on 07-16-17

Bravo

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

Reviewed: 01-12-18

A wonderful historical account of the times. The narration was a credit as well. A must read for any Angelophile.

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  • Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

  • By: The Countess of Carnarvon
  • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey, a transporting companion piece to the New York Times best seller Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina's son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great Downtown fix!!

  • By Kimberly on 12-31-17

A great Downtown fix!!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-17

A greatbook for Downtown Abby fans and history buffs. The narration was a wonderful balance of accent and inflection that draws the listener in!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hay Fever (Classic Radio Theatre)

  • By: Noel Coward
  • Narrated by: Peggy Ashcroft, Tony Britton
  • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Peggy Ashcroft and Tony Britton star in this 1971 BBC Radio production of Noël Coward’s classic comedy about a disastrous weekend house party. Judith Bliss is a famous actress who, after a string of successful roles, has retired to her country retreat. Missing the adulation of her public, she has has invited a fan over for a weekend of uninterrupted adoration - unaware that the rest of her family has company arriving too.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Enjoyable comedy!

  • By Kimberly on 11-15-17

A Enjoyable comedy!

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

Reviewed: 11-15-17

This was a great reading of the work. This was my first N. C. Audible book and I enjoyed it thoroughly. I can hardly wait until my next N. C. book!

  • Death Around the Bend

  • A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 3
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159

When Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, are invited to Lord Riddlethorpe's country estate for a week of motor racing and parties, they both agree it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well done you, T E Kinsey!

  • By stefani on 06-10-17

What's next for Lady H and Flo?

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

Reviewed: 09-24-17

I look forward to the next adventure these two and the author take on! Maybe there is a holiday mystery afoot?🤓