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  • The Game

  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

In the early days of 1924, Mary Russell and her husband, the inimitable Sherlock Holmes, are given an urgent task by his brother, Mycroft: find a British spy gone missing along India's northwest frontier, where men are dying and trouble is brewing. The spy's name? It is one Holmes knows from his sojourn in India long ago, and one Russell knows from a book. It is Kimball O'Hara, known to the world by the name Rudyard Kipling called him - Kim....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • From Aristocrat to beggar

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-21-18

From Aristocrat to beggar

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

Reviewed: 11-21-18

Absolutely love the books by this author!!
It is always a rude awakening when the story ends.
This is a search and rescue of The "Kim" by R Kipling. Having had an amulet known to belong to the now adult Kim, appear from someplace in India. Her Majesty's special secret service must now locate him. Knowing he would only send this object if he were in trouble.
The reader is as usual Marvelous! Lost in the depths of the tumalt, her many voices bring the story to life!

  • Kitchen Confidential

  • Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
  • By: Anthony Bourdain
  • Narrated by: Anthony Bourdain
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,559
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,067

Last summer, The New Yorker published chef Anthony Bourdain's shocking, "Don't Eat Before Reading This." Now, the author uses the same "take-no-prisoners" attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable audiobook, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kitchen Confidential

  • By Holly on 02-20-03

So you want to be a Cook!

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

Reviewed: 11-16-18

Enjoyed the book. And his reading of it. Have enjoyed his shows. What a loss.

  • Italy to Die For

  • From the Savino Sisters Mystery Series
  • By: Loretta Giacoletto
  • Narrated by: Susan Fouche
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 18

Too much togetherness spells disaster for these thirty-something sisters vacationing in Italy. When glamorous Margo opts for a steamy romance in Florence, "plain jane" Ellen travels alone to their next destination, a charming hillside villa at La Spezia. The owner Lorenz, a mysterious widower, insists on showing Ellen around Cinque Terre, five picturesque villages overlooking the Ligurian Sea.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Flawed Characters and Mysterious Deaths

  • By littlebear on 09-01-15

Who is killing Gypsies?

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

I love to travel in the books I read. Having just finished a wonderful book from this same area I picked this for my next read. This really did not provide much of the area and the story seemed contrived to just add the dead gypsies. the connections with the sisters, the grand Italian, the American tourists and the mystery? They seemed to jump in and out not really connecting. It was a puzzle with missing pieces! The reader drove me batty. What a forced obnoxious voice! Sorry but OMG. I always finish a book but was left at the end was mostly feeling disconnected.

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  • The Maltese Falcon

  • By: Dashiell Hammett
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,755
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,550
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,553

Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon, first serialized in a magazine in 1930, is best known through the iconic Humphrey Bogart film of 1941. But it was the book that created the classic "noir" genre with its tough private detective threading his cool way between the criminals and the law. Sam Spade, the private eye solving the mystery of the Maltese statuette, was the template for Philip Marlowe and a host of others…. but they come no more shrewd and cunning with Hammett peppering the text with one-liners.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding American classic!

  • By Kathi on 03-07-13

The Black Bird

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

Liked it but I was disappointed. The movie from years ago seemed much more dark and exciting. This Sam was just NO Humphry Bogart, or any other noir acters from years ago. Still I enjoyed the reader.

  • The Max Porter Box Set, Volume 1

  • Max Porter Paranormal Mysteries Box Set
  • By: Stuart Jaffe
  • Narrated by: Stuart Jaffe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 231
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 216

Delve into a world both Real and Supernatural when North Carolina history mixes with the paranormal in this pulse-pounding series. With over 50,000 readers, the Max Porter Paranormal Mysteries is a highly addictive series that'll keep you turning pages late into the night. Fun, funny, suspenseful, and scary, this omnibus edition includes the first three books in the best-selling series.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Colonelswife on 06-09-16

Max just can't escape those ghosts!

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

Reviewed: 10-28-18

Max and his wife Sandra have ghost "friends". In fact, now they make their livelihood working for them. They also have very powerful enemies who constantly disrupt and barge into their lives. I love listening to the author read his stories. ( his voice is awesome as the ghost detective! ) Lucky for me there are many more stories available to enjoy!

  • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

  • Cherringham 22-24
  • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
  • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 573
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 532
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 528

"The Song Never Dies": When Alex King, leader of legendary 90s rock group Lizard, hosts a party to get the band back together, old grudges surface. At dawn Alex is found floating in the pool of his Cherringham mansion. To the police it's a drug-fueled accident. But when Jack and Sarah get involved, they quickly discover that while a song may never die - the person, who wrote it, might have been murdered.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good light mysteries

  • By Constance Jenkins on 08-26-18

Not much happening?

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

Love these stories in a small English village. What you believe to be a calm quiet place, can hide quite an undercurrent of malice. The two unusual partners a retired yank detective and a divorcee with two children make quite a winning team!

  • An Unkindness of Ravens

  • An Inspector Wexford Mystery
  • By: Ruth Rendell
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 52

Chief Inspector Wexford finds nothing unusual in the disappearance of Rodney Williams, a husband and father who likely has run off with another woman. But when the man’s car and suitcase are discovered abandoned, can a body be far behind?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating Plot

  • By Roberta L. Ruben on 07-31-15

Yea another writer with a great detective!

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

Like Nero and Perot this is another good old detective, using his skills and not a lot of hocus pocus to solve the mystery. The other good thing is here is a prolific writer!

  • Playing at Murder

  • A Butterworth Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Gillian Larkin
  • Narrated by: sangita chauhan
  • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking and murder.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • My first Mrs Butterworth mystery

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-12-18

My first Mrs Butterworth mystery

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

It is old fashioned and a little slow. I was looking for something a bit more then cosy, The mystery part is missing if you are a mystery reader of the greats. I am hoping as I read the second book, that the writer has got the mystery part included. I have been looking for a new author.

  • The Guestbook

  • By: Andrea Hurst
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 124

Fleeing her picture-perfect life among the privileged set and the wreckage of a failed marriage, Lily Parkins moves to the only place that still holds happy memories: her grandmother's farmhouse, now a converted B&B on the enchanting Madrona Island. After learning her grandmother has passed away, Lily is left with only an old guestbook as her guide - a curious book full of letters, recipes, and glimpses into her family history. She is determined to embrace her newfound independence and recreate herself, one page at a time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Calming and happy

  • By Bethany on 08-27-15

Memories loved it!

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

Reviewed: 09-28-18

Good book with lots of very friendly people and some not so nice. Even the not so nice had reasons. What made this a difficult book to read? It was crammed full of delicious food! It made me want to go find chocolate, and bake cookies. Oh and the wonderful sea food recipes. I am certain I gained 10 lbs reading it!

  • The Little French Bistro

  • A Novel
  • By: Nina George
  • Narrated by: Emma Bering
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 136

Marianne is stuck in a loveless, unhappy marriage. After 41 years she has reached her limit, and one evening in Paris she decides to take action. Following a dramatic moment on the banks of the Seine, Marianne leaves her life behind and sets out for the Brittany coast. There she meets a cast of colorful and unforgettable locals who surprise her with their warm welcome and the natural ease they all seem to have, taking pleasure in life's small moments.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Michael on 08-16-17

She reached the sea, now ...?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-18

Her world is gray, co!orless. She feels as if she had never lived! It's too late now. 60 years old? 60 years young?