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  • Every Breath You Take

  • An Under Suspicion Novel
  • By: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke
  • Narrated by: Heather Lind
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 540
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 540

Laurie Moran's professional life is a success - her television show, Under Suspicion, is a hit in both the ratings and its record of solving cold cases. But her romantic break from former host Alex Buckley has left her with on-air talent she can't stand - Ryan Nichols - and a sense of loneliness, despite her loving family. Now Ryan has suggested a new case. Three years ago Virginia Wakeling was found in the snow after being thrown from the museum's roof on the night of its most celebrated fund-raiser, the Met Gala.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Rinse, lather, repeat

  • By Estella hernandez on 11-08-17

Great Whodunit

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

Reviewed: 11-20-17

I enjoyed the book. I was not able to figure out the killer.That normally doesn't happen. Good job.

  • Entitled

  • Bad Boys for Life, Book 1
  • By: Danielle Slater, Roxy Sinclaire
  • Narrated by: Aria Abienta
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 26

Devlin Masters has spent his entire life in the service of his family's business empire, working his way up from the mailroom to the boardroom of Masters In Style. As CEO and heir to the billion dollar hair-care company, Devlin's life is consumed by his work. But when a rival orchestrates his downfall, Devlin must rehabilitate his image or lose control of his cherished company. Then he meets Ayron. He instantly wants her curvy body.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great

  • By Dawn on 02-21-17

Good Storyline, but the narration was off

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

Reviewed: 03-23-17

I struggled to finish this. I think this was a story about 2 African Americans, but it was totally hard to believe since the narrator was not.

  • Temptation

  • By: Brenda Jackson
  • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

Millionaire security expert and rancher Zeke Travers always separates emotion from work - until a case leads him to Sheila Hopkins and the immediate, scorching heat between them. Suddenly, Zeke is tempted to break the rules. And it’s only a matter of time before he gives in.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to listen to

  • By E Clausell on 05-16-18

Temptation review

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

Reviewed: 10-06-16

Why do all of the characters have a country twang? Not having the voices to match the characters takes away from the story.

  • Bachelor Unforgiving

  • Bachelors in Demand
  • By: Brenda Jackson
  • Narrated by: Madison Vaughn
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97

They say you can forgive, but you can never forget. Virgil Bougard takes that saying to heart. Four years ago Kara Goshay believed a vicious lie about him and ended their relationship. And even after her apology, Virgil is still bitter. He doesn't intend to make things easy for Kara when his family's firm hires her PR company to revamp his playboy image. But faking a liaison with Kara for the media backfires when the line between fantasy and reality is blurred by strong sexual attraction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brenda Jackson has wrote another great one...

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-01-16

Brenda Jackson Reads

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

Reviewed: 09-18-16

The story is good, but why does the narrator on every Brenda Jackson book make the male characters sound wimpy with a country twang? The male characters are supposed to exude masculinity & sex appeal. The narrator is horrible. Choose a male to read the male parts. The narration takes away from the storyline.

  • Bane

  • The Westmorelands Series, Book 27
  • By: Brenda Jackson
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169

After five years, Navy SEAL Brisbane Westmoreland is back home on his ranch and ready to reclaim the woman he left behind. But when he tracks her to Dallas, he's in for a shock. Crystal Newsome isn't ready to forgive Bane for saying he loved her then vanishing from her life. Only now the beautiful chemist needs his protection. As their own irresistible chemistry takes over once again, can Bane keep Crystal safe and convince her they can have the second chance they both deserve?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Crystal's Voice

  • By Kindle Customer on 12-08-15

Bad narration takes away from the book

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

Reviewed: 12-28-15

What would have made Bane better?

Better narration

Who was your favorite character and why?

Bane was a little more realistic

How did the narrator detract from the book?

long drawl and country twang from each character made my skin crawl

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Bane?

Crystal being so "stupid" and naïve

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Iced

  • A Regan Reilly Mystery
  • By: Carol Higgins Clark
  • Narrated by: Carol Higgins Clark
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Regan Reilly, is a young PI who has come from L.A. to ski and celebrate with her parents and their rich Aspen friends. It ends up being a busman's holiday for Regan, who gets swept up in art theft intrigue after some multimillion-dollar paintings are stolen from her parent's friends. The thieves continue to elude capture, but Regan is on their trail. She's up agaist time, though, as the clock ticks down to Aspen's biggest party of the season-at which the town's most valuable painting of all will be unveiled.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The story was interesting but...

  • By Pamala Collins on 05-17-17

Narration not that great

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

Reviewed: 12-28-15

Would you try another book from Carol Higgins Clark and/or Carol Higgins Clark?

yes because I like the mystery

What was one of the most memorable moments of Iced?

---

How did the narrator detract from the book?

all characters sound the same
It was a little long and drawn out. I skipped to the end.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

Maybe

  • Delaney's Desert Sheikh, Stone Cold Surrender & Riding the Storm

  • By: Brenda Jackson
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

Delaney won't let a mix-up delay her vacation, so she agrees to share a secluded cabin with another guest - a sheikh bent on seduction.... In the mountains of Montana, charming player Stone helps a prim and proper lady find her mother - for the reward of passion-filled nights under the stars.... Back in Atlanta, firefighter Storm will sweet-talk any woman into his bed - even a too-hot-too-handle virgin who leaves him craving more....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Story Great Narrator needs work

  • By Suzette on 12-28-15

Story Great Narrator needs work

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

Reviewed: 12-28-15

What would have made Delaney's Desert Sheikh, Stone Cold Surrender & Riding the Storm better?

better narration --all of the characters sounded the same in each book. The women sounded horrible.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Delaney's Desert Sheikh, Stone Cold Surrender & Riding the Storm?

The stories was good

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Characters all sounded the same even the women.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disappointment in narration

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Stern & Bachelor Untamed

  • The Westmorelands, Book 27
  • By: Brenda Jackson
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 100

In Stern, Stern Westmoreland never makes mistakes...until he helps his best friend, Jovonnie "JoJo" Jones, with a makeover - for another man. Now Stern wants JoJo for himself. Their attraction is undeniable, and there's only one way to prove it: one long, steamy night together as much more than friends! In Bachelor Untamed, Ellie Weston is back at her great-aunt's lake house, and so is Uriel Lassiter - still wildly sexy, single, and happy to stay that way.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Story is good, but the narrator isn't

  • By Suzette on 12-28-15

Story is good, but the narrator isn't

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

Reviewed: 12-28-15

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The narrator needs work on his voices. Every male character in the book sound the same, and the women sound horrible.

Is it possible to get a woman narrator?

The voices are horrible, and really takes away from the book

Has Stern & Bachelor Untamed turned you off from other books in this genre?

Not at all, but I would rather read the book than listen to the voices.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

He isn't good with women's voices, and all of the women sound horrible.
All of the men have the same sound and country twang. It's not a suave sounding person.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disappointment --- I was hoping it would get better. The stories are fine, but the narration is awful.

Any additional comments?

I am not sure who chooses the narrators, but all of the Brenda Jackson books needs another narrator that can do more voices.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful