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  • My Sister's Grave

  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,011
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,709
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,697

Tracy Crosswhite has spent 20 years questioning the facts surrounding her sister Sarah’s disappearance and the murder trial that followed. She doesn’t believe that Edmund House - a convicted rapist and the man condemned for Sarah’s murder - is the guilty party. Motivated by the opportunity to obtain real justice, Tracy became a homicide detective with the Seattle PD and dedicated her life to tracking down killers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Quite good...

  • By Rebecca on 10-18-15

Very Well Written

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-18

This is a heartbreaking story of a woman's 20 year quest to find out what happened to her younger sister. It offered the author the potential to make the emotional side an overriding element of the story. Instead, he merged the emotional elements seamlessly into the investigation, making it a compelling story. I wasn't sure how he would bring the story to a satisfying ending, but he did an outstanding job. Well worth a credit.

  • Daughter of Time: A Time Travel Romance

  • After Cilmeri, Book 0.5
  • By: Sarah Woodbury
  • Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 381
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 352

A medieval man with an uncertain destiny, Llywelyn, the Prince of Wales, faces treachery and deceit at the hands of friends and foes alike.... A modern woman with a troubled past, Meg's life is in tatters when she slips through time and into medieval Wales.... Only by working together can Meg and Llywelyn navigate the shifting allegiances that threaten the very existence of Wales - and create their own history that defies the laws of time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Start of a lovely series

  • By Kindle Customer on 02-21-15

Better Than Most

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-21-18

I'm not a huge fan of romance novels, but consent to listen to time travel ones when traveling in the car with my sister. Most drive me crazy with the heroine being stupid and illogical and the hero overbearing and dense. Neither occur in this book. Both accept the reality in which they find themselves. I also liked the fact that they became friends before lovers. Most of these books have them tumbling into bed madly in love/lust by the second night. I have given this 5 stars in spite of it not really being my favorite genre. The story is well written, with well developed characters and a plot that keeps your interest. In addition, the switch between the male and female main characters is well done and unique. If historical romance is your passion, you will enjoy this book.

  • The Great Revolt

  • By: Salena Zito, Brad Todd
  • Narrated by: Bob Hess
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227

Standout syndicated columnist and CNN contributor Salena Zito, with veteran Republican strategist Brad Todd, reports across five swing states and over 27,000 miles to answer the pressing question: Was Donald Trump's election a fluke or did it represent a fundamental shift in the electorate that will have repercussions - for Republicans and Democrats - for years to come.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Explaining Trump's 2016 presidential victory

  • By Wayne on 05-10-18

Excellent Analysis

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-03-18

I have read several books regarding the unexpected election of Donald Trump. I have found them to be skewed toward the political persuasion of the author, with little insightful analysis as to how the pollsters and political experts misjudged the voters so badly. The authors of The Great Revolt actually interview the Trump voter from the Rust Belt that helped tumble The Democratic Blue Wall. They tie these voters' comments into economic, social, and religious statistics and form a cohesive analysis of why these generational Democrats voted for Trump. The authors also explore what this means for the mid-term elections and the future of each political party. The Great Revolt offers interesting personal commentary without insulting either candidate, an exception in the current political environment. The narrator does an excellent job of conveying the emotions of the voters interviewed. I will be recommending this book to my friends who are truly interested in What Happened.

  • Lethal Agenda

  • Detective Jake Turner, NYPD
  • By: Dillon Cross
  • Narrated by: Conor Hall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Jake finds himself hated by his fellow detectives, and ostracized by his squad, after being accused of negligence in the violent death of his partner the previous year. He is wanted by the mob, on the run, and framed for a murder he did not commit. He has to face up to his past as he fights to save what's left of his future, and comes to the realization that he must choose who he can save, and who he must let go.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Police Procedural... hope it continues!

  • By shelley on 05-24-18

Very Enjoyable

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-30-18

I really enjoyed listening to Mr. Cross's story; it is well suited for the audio format. The main character was an up and coming star in the NYPD until his best friend and partner was killed in a drug bust gone wrong. In the year since his friend's death, his personal and professional life has fallen to pieces. The author does a great job of weaving a mystery with the main character's attempt to find ansolution. I also enjoyed the other characters and hope they are given stronger development if Mr. Cross decides to continue with a series. Well worth a credit.

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  • The Good Lawyer

  • A Novel
  • By: Thomas Benigno
  • Narrated by: Dan Triandiflou
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 301
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269

A young, ambitious lawyer is eager to prove he is better than the mobster dominated family he grew up in. Working as a Bronx Legal Aid attorney he learns how to become an unbeatable defense lawyer. But it's 1982. The Spiderman rapist is on the loose and New York City is a city in fear. When an outraged victim commits suicide right before his eyes, searching for absolution and determined to prove his client's innocence, he knocks the pegs out from under the prosecution's case.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating

  • By Jean on 10-26-17

Wow, Just Wow!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-24-18

I'm not sure what I was expecting from this book, but it was not the in-depth character development of the main character that made you feel his every emotion. I throughly enjoyed this book. It is not your typical lawyer/courtroom story, although the courtroom moments are compelling. This book involves the moral and ethical dilemmas defense attorneys face. One of the few books I will listen to again.

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  • A Laird for All Time, Book 3
  • By: Angeline Fortin
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 390
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 388

Celebrated actress Scarlett Thomas never wanted fame - that was her parents' dream. Now she's ready to make big changes, but she never could have imagined how big those changes would turn out to be. Returning to the medieval Dunskirk Castle, where she filmed the Puppet War trilogy, she encounters an old Scotsman named Donell who directs her to an ancient claymore that sends her back in time to 16th-century Scotland.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Taken, audio version

  • By KElizabeth Green on 01-28-16

Surprisingly Good!

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-20-18

To be completely honest, romantic novels are not high on my reading list. However, after reading several dark stories, I was looking for a lighthearted, fanciful story to occupy my mind while spring cleaning. A friend loves time travel romance, so I thought I'd give it a try. My first selection was dreadful. The "modern" woman didn't have a brain in her head and I couldn't get beyond the third chapter. Not expecting this leading lady to be much better, I was pleasantly surprised at her ability to defend herself, yet do her best to fit into the Medieval environment she found herself in. I found myself laughing as she tried to cover slips of the tongue and explain why she was so well educated. The male lead didn't go overboard being the dark brooding type and there are no contrived"misunderstandings" that drive them apart; just two lonely people from different worlds trying to understand one another. While the book did not turn me into a romance novel fangirl, it did provide the lighthearted fun distraction I was seeking.

  • The Debt Collector - 1

  • A Jack Winchester Thriller
  • By: Jon Mills
  • Narrated by: Adam Gold
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

Jack Winchester was a notorious hit-man for a ruthless New Jersey crime family, until a job went wrong, and he wound up serving time. Four years later, Jack is free, and he wants out of the game, but his boss won't let him go. Forced to take on one last job to make amends for what landed him in prison, he travels to the small town of Rockland Cove, Maine. There, he not only discovers that the target and money have disappeared; he finds himself falling for a damaged woman and befriending an unruly son left behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New Audible series- RECOMMENDED!

  • By shelley on 07-14-18

Very Unexpected

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

Reviewed: 05-18-18

I purchased this book expecting the usual storyline of a guy getting revenge on the people in his past that had caused him to suffer a prison sentence. That is NOT this book. Yes, it has plenty of action and the main character, Jack Winchester, is as tough as they come. However, there is much more to Jack Winchester. The author manages to pack alot of emotional depth into his character without sacrificing any of his alpha male personality. I found the story engrossing and look forward to the next book in the series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Red Alert

  • By: Marshall Karp, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 681
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 616
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 610

The richest of New York's rich gather at the Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. The mayor-with Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald of the elite NYPD Red task force providing security - is on hand to applaud the Silver Bullet Foundation's new plan for public housing. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act of terrorism - or a homicide? A big-name female filmmaker is the next to die, in a desolate corner of New York City. Zach and Kylie investigate, and the intimate details of the director's life remind them of their own impossible situation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good book, good series Excellent Narrator!

  • By shelley on 03-27-18

Another Great Red Book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-18

When James Patterson first started teaming with other authors, I questioned his wisdom. As this book illustrates, his decision was a stroke of genius. Unlike other authors that write series books, his stories stay fresh, interesting and unique. I think this book may be my favorite of the Red series. You end up cheering on the criminal and hating the victims. The complex relationship between former lovers now police partners continues to be interesting without overtaking the story. A very enjoyable read!

  • The Echo Killing

  • A Mystery
  • By: Christi Daugherty
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327

A city of antebellum architecture, picturesque parks, and cobblestone streets, Savannah moves at a graceful pace. But for Harper McClain, the timeless beauty and culture that distinguishes her home’s Southern heritage vanishes during the dark and dangerous nights. She wouldn’t have it any other way. Not even finding her mother brutally murdered in their home when she was 12 has made her love Savannah any less. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Great Book

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-30-18

Wow! Great Book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-30-18

I have never read anything by this author and frankly was a little hesitate to purchase this book. I find few authors do strong female lead characters well. Most make them overly emotional or hard as steel; caricatures of real women. The female lead had a difficult childhood, but has made a place for herself as an adult. When faced with issues from her past she reacts as I believe most women would, with doubts and concerns, but also strenght. While I figured out the ending about 3/4's into the story, I enjoyed it to completion. Overall, I liked the book and will definitely purchase another by this author.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Unbound

  • A Stone Barrington Novel
  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 405
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403

In the wake of a personal tragedy, former CIA operative Teddy Fay - now a successful Hollywood film producer known as Billy Barnett - takes a leave of absence to travel and grieve and lands in Santa Fe in the company of his friends Stone Barrington and Ed Eagle. There, fate hands him an unexpected opportunity to exact quiet revenge for his recent loss, from a man who helped to cover up the crime. But when his enemy wises up to Teddy's machinations, a discreet game of sabotage escalates to a potentially lethal battle.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Woods is turning Ted Fay to another Barrington !

  • By Lin on 03-20-18

Love Teddy Faye!

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

Reviewed: 04-23-18

I am a huge fan of the Stone Barrington series. It is a little like fast-food; you know exactly what you are going to get...sex, money, planes, houses. Not award winning literature but a consistent fun ride. With the Teddy Faye series things are never as formulaistic (not sure that's a word). Teddy always has new tricks up his sleeve and it's always interesting to see how he solves problems without bringing law enforcement to his door. A great summer read. Grab your shades, sunscreen, a cool drink and soak up the summer rays as you follow Teddy on his next adventure!