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  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

  • A Novel
  • By: Gail Honeyman
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,267
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32,592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,462

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Close To Perfection--A Definite Thumbs Up!

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-07-17

Sarcasm at its best, love the book

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

A funny title that hooked me, a little misleading. Not usually a fan of ghost stories, but had to listen to this in one sitting.

  • Baron of Godsmere

  • The Feud 1
  • By: Tamara Leigh
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

England, 1333. The chink in Baron Boursier's armor is his fondness for a lovely face. When it costs him half his sight and brands him as one who abuses women, he vows to never again be "blinded" by beauty. Thus, given the choice between forfeiting his lands and wedding one of his enemies to end their feud, he chooses as his betrothed the lady said to be plain of face, rejecting the lady rumored to be most fair.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Superb writer!

  • By Trevor on 09-17-15

Mistaken identity, married to the woman who tried to murder him, what else could go wrong?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-24-19

He showed up to wed the widow as decreed by the king. She tried to murder him Instead of marriage. Could they make the marriage or alliance work? The feudal society lords and ladies were wed by royal decree to create political alliAnces. It was up to the couple to make it work or not. A challenge in the days of no divorce when women had no rights. An intriguing look back In History when life decisions were made for them Instead of by them. A well researched novel narrated by Mary Sarah Agliotta, masterfully done. The narration added much to the novel's telling,, making the experience deeper and adding to the understanding of the era. I will follow this author and narrator.

  • His Prairie Princess

  • Prairie Brides, Book 1
  • By: Kit Morgan
  • Narrated by: Michael Rahhal
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111

When Sadie Jones, the daughter of cattle baron Horatio Jones, set out on her own in search of her dying birth mother, she got more than she bargained for. She never dreamed the stage would be robbed and she herself taken along with the rest of the loot! After all, being kidnapped was the last thing on her mind that morning. Unfortunately it was the foremost thing that afternoon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpected Danger and Love!

  • By A+D on 04-20-19

A delightful western bride story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-06-19

An unusual story of courtship, leaving me laughing. For anyone who loves westerns, romance, and audio books this is a great story.

The Vanishing Game
    
    
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    Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    1,100 ratings
    Overall 3.5
  • The Vanishing Game

  • By: William Boyd
  • Narrated by: Russ Bain
  • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,100
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 942
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 937

A down-on-his-luck actor is paired with a weather-battered Land Rover Defender on a seemingly innocuous courier job. But some things are too good to be true, and this innocent journey quickly unfolds into a dangerous plot with a shadowy cast of characters.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not enough

  • By Carrera Hallett on 01-12-15

What not asking the right questions can get you

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-19

When a save-your-life option appears, better question it, as Alex Dunbar learns. For mystery fans, the story is intriguing and the audible is believable.

  • The Black Book

  • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,816
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,979
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,955

Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself - who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT STORY!

  • By Artkeep on 07-03-17

Another winner from James Patterson

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-19

When an arrest has been made, murders taken place, and accusations leveled, the current case becomes headline news. But who is really guilty, the guy who was shot, or someone else? Multifaceted mystery with twists keeping the listener hooked on the story. For those who love mysteries, this is a must read.

  • FREE: The Jester (A Riyria Chronicles Tale)

  • By: Michael J. Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,156
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,167

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A thief, a candlemaker, an ex-mercenary, and a pig farmer walk into a trap…and what happens to them is no joke. When Riyria is hired to retrieve a jester’s treasure, Royce and Hadrian must match wits with a dwarf who proves to be anything but a fool. Difficult choices will need to be made, and in the end those who laugh last do so because they are the only ones to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THANKS AGAIN FOR ANOTHER FREE SHORTY

  • By Randall on 12-30-18

A middle of the story tale

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-19

The audible portion was well done. The tale itself felt as though one had been dropped in the middle of a story with no lead-in. I had a hard time relating to the experience.

  • Paradox: An FBI Thriller, Book 22

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Renee Raudman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,008
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 904
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 896

Chief Ty Christie of Willicott, Maryland, witnesses a murder at dawn from the deck of her cottage on Lake Massey. When dragging the lake, not only do the divers find the murder victim, they also discover dozens of bones. Even more shocking is the identification of a unique belt buckle found among the bones. Working together with Chief Christie, Savich and Sherlock soon discover a frightening connection between the bones and the escaped psychopath. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A grain of salt...or a tablespoon

  • By Kate on 08-02-18

Another winner from Catherine Coulter

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-31-19

A convoluted mystery with multiple threads and crimes. Fascinating look at crimes in a small town. The audible version was intense, unable to stop the recording, had to find and follow the next thread.

  • The Quickie

  • By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
  • Narrated by: Mary Stuart Masterson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 447

Lauren Stillwell isn't your average damsel in distress. When the NYPD cop discovers her husband leaving a hotel with another woman, she decides to beat him at his own game. But her revenge goes dangerously awry, and she finds her world spiraling into a hell that becomes more terrifying by the hour.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Ralph on 12-14-07

Betrayal after betrayal

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-30-19

Another masterpiece by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. The twists never stop coming. A page turner or a listen I could not stop. The multiple stories within stories kept my attention and interest. A surprise ending. Amazing writing. For all fans of Patterson this should be a must read.

  • Home to Wind River

  • By: Lindsay McKenna
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11

After a harrowing tour of duty in Afghanistan, Army Nurse Lily Thompson escapes to Wind River Ranch to find herself once more. Working as a caregiver to foreman Jake Murdoch’s elderly mother, Lily almost feels at peace - except for the unsettling presence of Jake, a tight-lipped, intimidating man everyone calls Bear. But one look in the powerful ex-Marine’s eyes and Lily glimpses a vulnerability that shakes her soul: a hurt she understands all too well - and longs to heal.... 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Two Marine vets seek acceptance and love

  • By A. Lee on 01-27-19

Two Marine vets seek acceptance and love

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-27-19

On a Montana ranch, two vets meet and start to learn to love again. Self esteem and trust are difficult to establish after the traumas they both suffered, but together they start the journey. Well written. The audio distracted me as the male voice was not as well done as the female. For those who love the western flavor, love stories, and stories about veterans, this is a good book to read/listen.

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  • Terminal Breach

  • By: Steve Bradshaw
  • Narrated by: Holly Palance
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

An unknown invader - code name GRAY WOLF - commandeers a nuclear missile silo in North Dakota and threatens to launch a Minuteman III ICBM. The President's only containment option is to obliterate the Midwest's nuclear arsenal at a cost of millions of civilian lives. Across the country in Key West, the world-renowned forensic sleuth Dr. Elliott Sumner is pulled into the international crisis moments after he spots a serial killer he put away for life. Elliott gets the call to examine hideously mutilated corpses found frozen solid in the wilderness. The macabre blood trail is the only way to identify GRAY WOLF, and give the President more options.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable thrill ride

  • By cosmitron on 01-11-19

An intriguing look at an annihilation scenario

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-20-19

An uncomfortable look at a future where the President is the only only one who can push the button to annihilate the human race. Realistic possibilities exist for this to occur. A multifaceted tale with unexpected twists, well written and narrated. A must listen for those concerned about the future and consequences of today's political climate worldwide.