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  • Flat Spin

  • A Cordell Logan Mystery
  • By: David Freed
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,695
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,420
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,404

The irresistible David Freed’s first mystery is a stay-up-late-to-finish thriller. Based in sunny Rancho Bonita - “California’s Monaco”, as the city’s moneyed minions like to call it - Cordell Logan is a literate, sardonic flight instructor and aspiring Buddhist with dwindling savings and a shadowy past. When his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, shows up out of the blue to tell him that her husband has been murdered in Los Angeles, Logan is quietly pleased. Savannah’s late husband, after all, is Arlo Echevarria, the man she left Logan for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great introduction to the series

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 04-05-16

Fun, sarcastic humor.

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

Reviewed: 04-22-18

Enjoyed a little mystery with lots of sarcastic humor. A good story. Nice variety of clues to piece together.

  • The Penderwicks

  • A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
  • By: Jeanne Birdsall
  • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 868

This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. Soon they are busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel's sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits, and the cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel's owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect companion for their adventures.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Happy Accident

  • By Neily on 01-14-13

Unique, sweet listen!

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

Reviewed: 04-08-18

Such fun to listen to the adventures of four sweet sisters and their friends. A special joy to listen to each unique voice and personality with the great narration! Highly recommended.

  • The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

  • By: Jeanne Birdsall
  • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 463
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 460

The Penderwick Sisters are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure they get isn't quite what they had in mind. Mr. Penderwick's sister has decided it's time for him to start dating, and the girls know that can only mean one thing: disaster. Enter the Save-Daddy Plan, a plot so brilliant, so bold, so funny that only the Penderwick girls could have come up with it. It's high jinks, big laughs, and loads of family warmth as the Penderwicks triumphantly return.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • grate book

  • By Amy W on 12-09-17

Sweet fun

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

Reviewed: 04-08-18

What a sweet, fun, joy-filled story! Great narration maximizes the enjoyment, bringing forth the individuality and personality of each character.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Never Quit

  • From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ
  • By: Jimmy Settle, Don Rearden
  • Narrated by: Chris Abell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,269
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,267

"That Others May Live" is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska's 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. Whether they are rescuing citizens injured and freezing in the Alaskan wilderness or saving wounded Rangers and SEALs in blazing firefights at war, the PJs are the least known and most highly trained of America's warriors. Never Quit is the true story of how Jimmy Settle, an Alaskan shoe-store clerk, became a Special Forces Operator and war hero.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unbelievable Heroism by AF Parajumpers

  • By Larry on 11-26-17

Outstanding! Motivational!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-18

Compelling, Real, Motivational. Thanks for sharing a huge part of your real life story. Characterized by determination, contribution, perserverence, and heart.

  • A Test of Wills

  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Samuel Giles
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 817
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 726
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 717

Ian Rutledge returns to his career at Scotland Yard after years fighting in the First World War. Unknown to his colleagues he is still suffering from shell shock, and is burdened with the guilt of having had executed a young soldier on the battlefield for refusing to fight. A jealous colleague has learned of his secret and has managed to have Rutledge assigned to a difficult case which could spell disaster for Rutledge whatever the outcome. A retired officer has been murdered, and Rutledge goes to investigate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good early work in series

  • By Kathi on 01-30-14

Unique and compelling!

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

Reviewed: 11-13-17

Totally enjoying the entire series of books. English decorum, multifaceted mysteries to unfurl clue by clue, great characterization, historic view of post war England, unique stories, and the changing, evolving character of Ian Rutledge. Engaging and compelling listens.

  • A Matter of Loyalty

  • A Very English Mystery, Book 3
  • By: Anselm Audley, Elizabeth Edmondson
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 562

January 1954. Mists cover the hills around Selchester. Someone at the research facility known as the Atomic is leaking secrets to Soviet Russia, and when nuclear scientist Bruno Rothesay goes missing, the British Intelligence Services are convinced he's the mole. Hugo Hawksworth isn't so sure. Then a body turns up, and Hugo's instincts are proven correct. But if Rothesay wasn't selling secrets to the Soviets, who is?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • RIP To The Author

  • By Christina on 11-13-17

warm

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

Reviewed: 11-06-17

Good wrap up of relationships in a barely begun series. So sad to read of author's unexpected passing. Will miss the development of further stories.

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  • Mackenzie's Mountain

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Nanette Savard
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 601
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 408
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 414

Mary Elizabeth Potter is a self-appointed spinster with no illusions about love. But she is a good teacher, and she wants Wolf Mackenzie's son back in school. And after one heated confrontation with the boy's father, she knows father and son have changed her life forever.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • FOLLW THE BOOK

  • By charlene darling on 03-30-08

NB: Abridged

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

Reviewed: 09-15-17

Too abridged. No character development. Inadequate story. Linda Howard can be a very good author. This was a total disappointment. Do not think I will ever make the mistake of purchasing an abridged book again.

  • Firestorm

  • By: Nevada Barr
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275

Accomplished storyteller Nevada Barr captivates fans with her tightly-woven plots, vibrant descriptions, and believable characters. In this thrilling mystery, her resourceful sleuth, middle-aged park ranger Anna Pigeon, travels to northern California where she joins the forces battling an out-of-control forest fire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Firestorm (unabridged)

  • By Patti on 08-25-04

Good listen!

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

Reviewed: 08-28-17

Interesting insight into firefighting and employment as a National Park ranger. Story was well developed. Good mystery. Characters and their relationships were engaging. Enjoy!

  • The Next Always

  • Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,185
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,516
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,519

The historic hotel in Boonsboro has endured war and peace, the changing of hands, and even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting a major face-lift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect in the family, Beckett’s social life consists mostly of talking shop over pizza and beer. But there’s another project he’s got his eye on: the girl he’s been waiting to kiss since he was sixteen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You need to Set your MP3 Playback to FASTER!

  • By Lynne Phelps on 05-04-12

Heart warming!

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

Reviewed: 02-27-16

Fun listen. Heart warming, hard working, successful, loving family. Uplifting and cheerful. An enjoyable listen while walking for exercise.

  • The Perfect Hope

  • Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,476
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,982
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,986

Ryder is the hardest Montgomery brother to figure out - with a tough-as-nails outside and possibly nothing too soft underneath. He’s surly and unsociable, but when he straps on a tool belt, no woman can resist his sexy swagger. Except, apparently, Hope Beaumont, the innkeeper of his own Inn BoonsBoro.... As the former manager of a D.C. hotel, Hope is used to excitement and glamour, but that doesn’t mean she can’t appreciate the joys of small-town living. She’s where she wants to be - except for in her love life....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect Ending!

  • By Maria on 03-14-13

Heart warming!

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

Reviewed: 02-27-16

Fun, heartwarming, uplifting story. Third in a series of three books about a hard working, capable, supportive family sharing life's work and burdens as each of three son's meet and marry happily. An easy pleasure to listen while walking. "Audible 20 Review Sweepstakes Entry"