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Naola C. Vaughn

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  • Forgotten Secrets

  • By: Robin Perini
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,461
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,260

At age ten, Riley Lambert watched helplessly as her sister was abducted from her bedroom. Fifteen years later, she's channeled the pain of her past into a career as an FBI profiler. Riley devotes her life to bringing violent criminals to justice...and secretly uses government resources to search for her sister, who was never found. When Riley gets a call from the only man who's ever swept her off her feet with a killer two-step and dangerous smile - ex-Navy SEAL Thayne Blackwood of Singing River, Wyoming - it stirs up dark memories.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Feel good fiction

  • By Claudia H on 11-04-16

Good story, sappy back story

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

Reviewed: 10-16-17

I like mystery, but can do without the SAPPY background love story. Just not my thing. There is romance and then there’s sappy overkill. This novel had too much of the latter. I really liked the murder mystery story. I didn’t care much for the narrator. Maybe it was her voice that added to the sappy for me.

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  • Dead Run

  • The Murder of a Lawman and the Greatest Manhunt of the Modern American West
  • By: Dan Schultz
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,722
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,567

On a sunny May morning in 1998 in Cortez, Colorado, three desperados in a stolen truck opened fire on the town cop, shooting him 20 times; then they blasted their way past dozens of police cars and disappeared into 10,000 square miles of the harshest wilderness terrain on the North American continent. Self-trained survivalists, the outlaws eluded the most sophisticated law enforcement technology on the planet and a pursuit force that represented more than 75 local, state, and federal police agencies with dozens of SWAT teams, U.S. Army Special Forces....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sounds like fiction...but it's not! Great Listen!

  • By Karen on 04-04-13

I like true crime stories.

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

This one was hard to follow at times, because it jumped around a lot, from past to present to future. The narrator was easy to understand, but he talked very quickly, and so many times I would have to go back and re-listen to a portion to understand the details.

  • Tears of the Jaguar

  • A Novel
  • By: A. J. Hartley
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 417
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 415

When a sudden rainstorm disrupts an archeological dig at a remote Mayan site, site supervisor Deborah Miller makes an astonishing discovery: a collection of rubies so precious that generations of men have died - and killed - to possess them. Some believe the jewels harbor occult power; others believe they are the key to the arms race; still others see merely their potential for profit. But Deborah doesn’t want power or money - she only wants the truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Light Hearted unoriginal Adventure

  • By S.Edwards on 05-16-14

Grows on you!

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

Reviewed: 10-05-14

Would you listen to Tears of the Jaguar again? Why?

It's a little slow to start, but once it gets going, it's a good book!

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Good ending - as you would hope!

What three words best describe Tanya Eby’s performance?

Narrator was easy to follow - at times fast.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Not at first.