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  • The Witness [Brilliance Audio Edition]

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,858
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,522
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,484

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she works at home designing sophisticated security systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • JUST SIMPLY FANTASTIC LISTENING ! !

  • By Gary on 04-24-12

Easy, unchallenging, and enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 12-17-15

Easy "read", great performance, not a particularly exciting or original story but still engaging and enjoyable.

  • The Panopticon

  • By: Jenni Fagan
  • Narrated by: Gayle Madine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 38

Anais Hendricks, 15, is in the back of a police car, headed for the Panopticon, a home for chronic young offenders. She can't remember the events that led her here, but across town a policewoman lies in a coma and there is blood on Anais' school uniform. Smart, funny, and fierce, Anais is a counter-culture outlaw, a bohemian philosopher in sailor shorts and a pillbox hat. She is also a child, who has been let down, or worse, by just about every adult she has ever met. The residents of the Panopticon form intense bonds, heightened by their place on the periphery, and Anais finds herself part of an ad hoc family there.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Girl with a Shark's Heart

  • By linda on 08-15-13

Beautiful!

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

Reviewed: 09-29-15

Absolutely loved every minute of this book. The characters are rich and engaging, and their voices ring effortlessly true. The book is full of emotion and is thought provoking- it stayed with me long after I put it down. The author manages to find beauty and hope in a very bleak reality. Beautifully written. The book makes for perfect listening material and I adored Gayle's narration.