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  • The Secrets She Keeps

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Robotham
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,877
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,266
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,190

Agatha is pregnant and works part time stocking shelves at a grocery store in a ritzy London suburb, counting down the days until her baby is due. As the hours of her shifts creep by in increasing discomfort, the one thing she looks forward to at work is catching a glimpse of Meghan, the effortlessly chic customer whose elegant lifestyle dazzles her. Meghan has it all: two perfect children, a handsome husband, a happy marriage, and a stylish group of friends, and she writes perfectly droll confessional posts on her popular parenting blog.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Secrets - but Nothing New here

  • By Marie on 09-09-17

Excellent Book

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Excellent Novel by a superb writer. You get very caught up in the imagery and characters. Overall superb book.

  • Behind Closed Doors

  • By: B. A. Paris
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45,304
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,054
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,010

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He's a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You're hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start but a gripping experience

  • By Vanessa Arizona on 09-04-16

Thoroughly enjoyed

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

Reviewed: 09-26-17

I have never heard a book by B.A. Paris but I would listen to another. Very enjoyable well written story. I will look for another by this author.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The House Next Door

  • A Ghost Story
  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 301

I began to suspect something was wrong with the gothic building when its family fled in the middle of the night, the children screaming, the mother crying. They never came back to pack up their furniture. A new occupant, Anna, has just moved in. I paid her a visit to warn her about the building. I didn't expect us to become friends, but we did. And now that Marwick House is waking up, she's asked me to stay with her. I never intended to become involved with the building or its vengeful, dead inhabitant. But now I have to save Anna.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Beginning was strong....ending, not so much

  • By Valerie LeBlond on 01-15-18

Overall Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 09-20-17

Very enjoyable story with a good performance. I would certainly listen to another of Darcy Coates books again.

  • The Third Gate

  • A Novel
  • By: Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,833
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,607
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,605

Under the direction of famed explorer Porter Stone, an archaeological team is secretly attempting to locate the tomb of an ancient pharaoh who was unlike any other in history. Stone believes he has found the burial chamber of King Narmer, the near mythical god-king who united upper and lower Egypt in 3200 B.C., and the archaeologist has reason to believe that the greatest prize of all - Narmer's crown - might be buried with him. No crown of an Egyptian king has ever been discovered, and Narmer's is the elusive crown of the two Egypts.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Reliable Entertainment for Child Fans

  • By Amanda on 06-14-12

Extremely Impressed

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

Reviewed: 09-09-17

I have never heard a Lincoln Child novel and I am impressed. The story was very interesting and the characters were extremely likable. This story was performed well and kept me wanting more. I hope to hear more of his books.

  • Midnight

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: J. Charles
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,903
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,618
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,617

In picturesque Moonlight Cove, California, inexplicable deaths occur, and spine-tingling terror descends to this "edge of paradise". Growing numbers of residents harbor a secret so dark it is sure to cost even more lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Koontz, not crazy about narrator

  • By K. Banham on 03-31-17

Another Hit

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

Reviewed: 09-01-17

Dean Koontz never disappoints and Midnight is no different. Love Love Love his work. Well written, well performed and good storyline.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Haunting

  • The Horror on Rue Lane
  • By: L. I. Albemont
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 260

Fleeing a troubled past, Sarah Faust has found the perfect place to begin a new life. Tucked away on a charming side street and surrounded by lush grounds, the neglected 300-year-old townhouse in the port city of Charleston offers a refuge and a place to start over. But all is not as it seems at Five Rue Lane, and she soon finds that her new house harbors something that has been there for a very long time. Something that refuses to stay buried.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A little predictable

  • By Neona on 05-18-17

Very Good

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

Reviewed: 09-01-17

Well written, well performed and overall a good experience. Will look for more books by this author.

  • Whispers

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 661
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 460

Hilary Thomas knew terror as a child, but never anything like this. He is hunting her with a sick desire more terrifying than hatred could ever be. And he is in her house again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Turn on the lights!

  • By SA Shay on 04-01-10

Another Winner

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

Reviewed: 08-04-17

Dean Koontz is a masterful story teller and this is another of those those stories. I was impressed with the last few chapters and the ease at which he ties it up. Bravo!!!

  • By the Light of the Moon

  • A Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,816
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,237
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,245

Dylan O'Connor, a gifted young artist, is attacked by a mysterious "doctor" and injected with a strange substance. He is told that he is now a carrier of something that will either kill him...or transform his life. Then he is told that he must flee before the doctor's enemies hunt him down. Stunned, disbelieving, Dylan is turned loose to run for his life - and straight into an adventure that will turn the next 24 hours into an odyssey of terror, mystery, and wondrous discovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb

  • By Mfsm2001 on 05-27-07

Another Win

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

Reviewed: 11-28-16

This story had many twist and I love everyone of them. Enjoy everyone!!! Dean Koontz is amazing.

  • House of Horrors: The Shocking True Story of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Strangler

  • By: Robert Sberna
  • Narrated by: Dave Clark
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 292
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 252
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 252

To his neighbors, Anthony Sowell was a friendly and helpful former Marine. But they didn't know about his dark side - or the gruesome secret inside his house. Sowell's secret life was revealed to the nation on October 29, 2009, when a Cleveland Police SWAT team entered his house to arrest him for an alleged rape. They didn't find Sowell, but they encountered a nightmarish scene: two decomposed bodies in his third-floor living room. Eight more bodies were hidden throughout the house and buried in the back yard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!! SUCH A TRAGIC, AND GIVES ME NIGHTMARES!

  • By loretta on 09-02-16

Sadistic Man

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

Reviewed: 10-28-16

The story was interesting, however, it jumped around a great deal. The summation at the end with the time line helped put it all together. Praying for this man soul. sick

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Faithless

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Clarinda Ross
  • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,569
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,372

The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods, then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed young woman. And for Sara and Jeffrey, a harrowing journey begins, one that will test their own turbulent relationship and draw dozens of lives into the case.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible narrator

  • By Andrew L. Smith on 04-26-16

Always a Fan

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

Reviewed: 10-18-16

Her writing is always interesting and riviting. She touches on very interesting subjects and I seem to learn something from every book.