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  • After Anatevka: Live

  • By: Alexandra Silber
  • Narrated by: Ellie Fishman, Kerstin Anderson, Sheldon Harnick, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,890
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,720
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,707

Fiddler on the Roof revival cast member Alexandra Silber continues the story of the beloved characters from the Broadway classic.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing and pretentious

  • By Sundance Metelsky on 10-15-18

afterwards

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

Enjoyable listen. Brought back many memories of the original show. Loved the music and the singing. Was great to feel the readers excitement for acting and singing with her lovely voice!

  • A Study in Treason

  • A Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Leonard Goldberg
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396

When an executed original of a secret treaty between England and France, known as the French Treaty, is stolen from the country estate of Lord Halifax, Scotland Yard asks Joanna, Dr. John Watson, Jr., and Dr. John Watson, Sr., to use their detective skills to participate in the hunt for the missing treaty. As the government becomes more restless to find the missing document and traditional investigative means fail to turn up the culprit, Joanna is forced to devise a clever plan to trap the thief and recover the missing treaty. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great performance- Easy to Solve Case

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-29-18

Sounds like Sherlock

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

Good story, Good writer, Series has not been a disappointment! If you're a purist sorry. Sherlock comes back in all his mental wizardry thru his daughter. Can't sniff at the Reader either!

  • Scared to Death

  • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 27
  • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
  • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180

When classic horror movie star Basil Coates becomes the victim of a series of scary pranks, the local police put it down to a crazed fan. Just pranks, after all... But with Halloween only days away, the spectre of murder suddenly visits the ghostly Coates mansion on the hill outside Cherringham - and Jack and Sarah find themselves caught in a mystery worthy of Basil's spookiest roles... Cherringham is a serial novel à la Charles Dickens, with a new audio episode released every two weeks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just keep getting better...

  • By Mary P. on 02-12-19

Old Movie Star

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

Reviewed: 03-19-19

After following the set of characters to this the 28 th book, we have become friends. How will we ever know? WasThis death murder or of natural causes. Enjoyable story.

  • A Dinner to Die For

  • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 28
  • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
  • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
  • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253

When a new restaurant with a starred American chef opens in Cherringham, it seems the Spotted Pig has a worthy rival. But a series of disturbing incidents turns that rivalry into something dangerous - perhaps even fatal. Jack and Sarah get involved and soon discover dark secrets about the new chef Anna... Can they uncover what is really happening before both restaurants go belly-up? Cherringham is a serial novel à la Charles Dickens, with a new audio episode released every two weeks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another perfect installment!

  • By Christina on 03-03-19

Two fancy restaurants in one"little" village?

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

I love these books! I thought that # 27 was the end of the series. Imagine my surprise when I saw this book!! It, as usual, was just the right fit for a cozy English mystery! Thank you, Mr. Costello and Mr. Richards, and as usual, Mr. Dudgeon has the " perfect" voice.

  • Suspended

  • The Vagabond Circus, Book 1
  • By: Sarah Noffke
  • Narrated by: Steve Barnes
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

When a stranger joins the cast of Vagabond Circus - a circus that is run by Dream Travelers and features real magic - mysterious events start happening. The once orderly grounds of the circus become riddled with hidden threats. And the ringmaster realizes not only is his circus and its magic at risk, but also his very life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Suspensefully Suspended

  • By Lisa B. on 12-28-16

Holds your interest

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

Good story, you know something is going to happen. It builds up, and then it does happen! Fast quick book, Now buy the next one and I believe there are three. could have made one nice book?

  • A Mind of Her Own

  • By: Paula McLain
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,903
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,103
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,081

Paris, 1893. Twenty-five-year-old Marie Sklodowska is studying science at the Sorbonne - one of the only universities in the world that has begun to admit women. A thousand miles from her native Poland, with no money and the odds stacked against any woman daring to pursue a career in such a rigorous field, Marie throws herself into her studies. She's certain that to succeed in a man's world, she will have to go it alone. Her meticulous plans get thrown slightly off-course when Marie attracts the attention of an accomplished young physicist, himself on the precipice of greatness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Based on a true story

  • By Kingsley on 03-01-19

Interesting story

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

How it all began: With a burning need to learn! To get an education when women were not considered equal...humm...like now, yet? How some people recognized intelligence and encouraged it to the benefit of all mankind.
This is short and I certainly could have benefited hearing more in greater depth. What is stopping me from researching for myself? The difference between people is, Some will find out more, they want that knowledge. Others will just say ha, and go on their way. Which are you?

  • A Murder in Mount Moriah

  • A Reverend Lindsay Harding Mystery
  • By: Mindy Quigley
  • Narrated by: Holly Adams
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 55

For hospital chaplain Lindsay Harding, facing death is part of the job. After all she spends her working days comforting sick and dying patients. But when the annual Civil War reenactment in her hometown of Mount Moriah, North Carolina, produces a real casualty, the Grim Reaper suddenly gets a little too close for comfort. With the clock ticking, the police struggle to unravel how and why a beloved local reenactor was shot in front of hundreds of onlookers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Tracet on 12-26-15

The Very Southern Reverand

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

Yes, she is a Hospital Chaplain, but she is also by nosiness or being in the wrong place at the right time, she solves tricky murders. Funny, Goofy, and a good fun read! Don't look for deep or lots of religion, just goodness.

  • In Farleigh Field

  • A Novel
  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Gemma Dawson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,942
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,928

World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a German spy. The assignment also offers Ben the chance to be near Lord Westerham's middle daughter, Pamela, whom he furtively loves. But Pamela has her own secret.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun New Characters

  • By SW Clemens on 03-17-17

Why Farleigh?

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

Reviewed: 03-12-19

I quite enjoyed this story, the characters were very real and I found myself rooting for them. The action kept moving toward the climax and, the "bad guys " were not who I thought they were. That for me is quite unusual! There were many other stories within the story which added to the total enjoyment! I felt the reader was very good. Her characters voices fit the people correctly and I had no trouble distinguishing who they were.
For those who felt disappointed with her voices, I have learned to ALWAYS listen to the preview given before buying. One reader's voice grated on me so much, I will never buy a book without hearing the voice of the reader before buying. You might try that.

  • The Victory Garden

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 438

As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong 21-year-old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort. She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do more, and it is not long before she falls in love with him and accepts his proposal of marriage. When he is sent back to the front, Emily volunteers as a “land girl,” tending to the neglected grounds of a large Devonshire estate. It’s here that Emily discovers the long-forgotten journals of a medicine woman who devoted her life to her herbal garden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not literary genius, but very sweet!

  • By ellegreenland on 02-26-19

Gardening for life

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

Very enjoyable read. Not only enjoyable reading, but a look into how war effected the women during the time their men were away at war. Many women became Nurses on the field of battle, others became Land girls and did heavy labor, farming , smithies, factory workers who literally took over the jobs the men had done. The reader is exceptional.

  • Wishes and Wellingtons

  • By: Julie Berry
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,852
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,842

Maeve Merritt chafes at the rigid rules at her London boarding school for “Upright Young Ladies.” When punishment forces her to sort through the trash, she finds a sardine tin that houses a foul-tempered djinni with no intention of submitting to a schoolgirl as his master. Soon an orphan boy from the charitable home next door, a mysterious tall man in ginger whiskers, a disgruntled school worker, and a take-no-prisoners business tycoon are in hot pursuit of Maeve and her magical discovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I didn’t want it to end

  • By Julia on 10-05-18

Really?

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

I love this reader! This book just fits her perfectly. The story is funny but it also says quite a lot about being honest and treating all people well and as equals.