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  • Kiss a Girl in the Rain

  • Take a Chance, Book 1
  • By: Nancy Warren
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

Evan Chance is a man out to complete the bucket list he made as a kid, starting with ride a motorcycle across America. Caitlyn Sorenson is the sexy country doctor standing in his way. Or is she the dream he's been searching for? In this sexy, humorous contemporary romance, a lost dog brings together a wealthy drifter and a small town doctor and changes all their lives forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • awesome

  • By Ginny LaMere on 03-09-15

Great romance, Well developed Characters

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

Perfect for pet lovers, when your in the mood for a good light romance. Narrator was really good.

  • Willa of the Wood

  • Willa of the Wood, Book 1
  • By: Robert Beatty
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Willa, a young night-spirit of the Great Smoky Mountains, is her clan's best thief. She creeps into the homes of day-folk under cover of darkness and takes what they won't miss. It's dangerous work - the day-folk kill whatever they do not understand - but Willa will do anything to win the approval of the padaran, the charismatic leader of the Faeran people. When Willa's curiosity leaves her hurt and stranded in the day world, she calls upon an ancient, unbreakable bond to escape.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The more whimsical, less creepy Serafina

  • By will84 on 08-06-18

Not what I expected . Very disappointed

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

I struggled to keep listening.
The narrator was really good.
But this story was sad and dark and unnecessarily brutal at times. I had high hopes for this book. Very disappointed

  • Single Malt Murder

  • A Whisky Business Mystery
  • By: Melinda Mullet
  • Narrated by: Gemma Dawson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,696
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,472
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,464

When Abi inherits her uncle's quaint and storied single malt distillery, she finds herself immersed in a competitive high-stakes business that elicits deep passions and prejudices. An award-winning photojournalist, Abi has no trouble capturing the perfect shot - but making the perfect shot is another matter. When she starts to receive disturbing, anonymous threats, it's clear that someone wants her out of the picture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Read with Excellent Characters

  • By David on 01-22-18

Great Story, the dog is the star.

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

Great Mystery, hard to put down.
Masterfully written, sure to be a true mystery lovers favorite. The main characters dog shines as any animal lovers best friend should.

  • Grave Homecoming

  • A Maddie Graves Mystery Book 1
  • By: Lily Harper Hart
  • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 66

Maddie Graves is returning home, and it's under unfortunate circumstances. Following her mother Olivia's death, someone has to take care of Maddie's cantankerous grandmother Maude, and the family tree is almost limbless now. It's not easy for Maddie to return to small-town life in Blackstone Bay, mostly because the boy she left behind is still there - and she's drawn to him the second she sees him again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The Narrator

  • By Mari on 10-15-15

Predictable , slow moving , great narrator.

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

Reviewed: 07-13-18

I wanted to love this book, but it was a repeatedly telling the main female character how wonderful she was as she denied it . The narrator was really good.

  • Got Your Number

  • A Humorous Romantic Mystery
  • By: Stephanie Bond
  • Narrated by: Jodie Bentley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 104

Stephanie Bond proves to be a masterful storyteller and Got Your Number is her latest winner.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Other books by this author are much better

  • By TVNerd95 on 11-07-17

Once you get into it , takes a bit to get going.

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

It got better as It went. Great Characters and I would of liked a series .

  • Cream Puff Murder

  • A Hannah Swensen Mystery
  • By: Joanne Fluke
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 411
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 292

Fan-adored author Joanne Fluke always satisfies the cravings of listeners who like their mysteries served with a sugary sweet confection. Hannah Swensen, like most women in Lake Eden, Minnesota, is not a fan of Ronni Ward - the man-stealing gym bunny. So when Ronni turns up lifeless in a Jacuzzi - accompanied by one of Hannah's cream puffs - the long list of suspects begins with Hannah.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cream Puff Murder

  • By Andra on 07-08-09

Very slow moving, great characters and cats.

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

One of the best narration of any book I've listened to. Not a very riveting story. But the cast of characters was great.

  • Tails, You Lose

  • Witch City Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Carol J. Perry
  • Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195

After losing her job as a TV psychic, Lee Barrett volunteers at the Tabitha Trumbull Academy of the Arts. When the school handyman turns up dead, Lee's clairvoyance begins bubbling. The Tabby is housed in long-vacant Trumbull's Department Store. As Lee and her students work on a documentary charting the store's history, they unravel a century of family secrets, deathbed whispers, and a mysterious labyrinth of tunnels hidden right below the streets of Salem. Even the witches in town are spooked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT STORY

  • By Linda Louise on 07-25-15

Loved the cat! Slow moving <br />A stand alone story

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

Reviewed: 06-30-18

The narrator was really Good!
The sorry moved slow, but was thought out. Well developed characters.

  • Save a Truck, Ride a Redneck

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,815
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,803

Molly Harper brings her signature "clever humor, snark, silliness, and endearing protagonists" ( Booklist) to the charming small town of Lake Sackett, Georgia with the new Southern Eclectic series. Carl and Marianne were high school sweethearts, loving the way only teenagers can - with no thought to logic or pride, just a bone-headed, optimistic frenzy of unicorns and hormones. That was all they needed. Or so Carl thought. Scared of being stuck in Lake Sackett, Georgia, like so many of her friends, Marianne panicked and bolted....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not as impressed with the story

  • By SuchetA on 11-07-17

Southern charm, and comfortable.

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

Reviewed: 06-21-18

Great narration, well written, Girls raised in the south must read. Makes you want to visit this charming place.

  • A Scone to Die For

  • Oxford Tearoom Cozy Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: H.Y. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 830
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 821

When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose's quaint English tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford's past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the university and with the help of four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery - all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love, Devlin O'Connor, now a dashing CID detective.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the cover and buy this cozy mystery

  • By Eddie Lynn on 10-01-16

Old-fashioned mystery slow at times.

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

Reviewed: 06-20-18

Excellent narration , believable murders. Good character development. Leaves you wanting to read more stories.

  • The Diva Cooks Up a Storm

  • Domestic Diva Series, Book 11
  • By: Krista Davis
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187

Domestic diva Sophie Winston can whip up an elaborate event in her sleep, but as the hippest hostess, she rarely gets to enjoy the full guest treatment. Which is why her best friend Nina Reid Norwood loops her in to the latest culinary craze: a pop-up gourmet dinner party. The celebrity chef, the epicurean menu, and the high-profile attendees are all a surprise, turning the decadent dining experience into the hottest ticket in Old Town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun to listen to the Diva..Sofie

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-19-19

A must read, more than once!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Loved it, this is a series I can listen to over and over. The Best!