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  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132,551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117,045
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116,919

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Psychological Thriller Mystery

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 01-23-18

Unexpected

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

Reviewed: 03-06-15

The author weaves a tale that draws the reader in. The pace of the book is exacting and everything turns on a dime.
Half way through the book I couldn't stop until I finished it!
Loved it!!!

  • Cutting for Stone

  • A Novel
  • By: Abraham Verghese
  • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
  • Length: 23 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,476
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,481

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother's death in childbirth and their father's disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Yet it will be love, not politics - their passion for the same woman - that will tear them apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant story, pitch perfect narration

  • By Mary Lynn Richardson on 03-20-09

Captivating

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

Reviewed: 01-07-15

This is a wonderful story. The character development brings you into their lives. The narrator was great. I would love to read another of the author's books.

  • No Mercy

  • By: John Gilstrap
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Gage
  • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 726
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 560

No names. No Feds. No trace evidence. That's how Jonathan Grave operates. As a freelance specialist in covert rescues, he has to work outside the law to get things done - especially in highly sensitive hostage situations. But when an Indiana college student is abducted, and Jonathan's meticulous plan explodes into a deadly shooting spree, the local authorities are out for blood - and they're not alone. Someone wants to control a devastating secret...Someone rich and powerful.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Poor Narration

  • By Catherine Redlich on 06-18-11

Great thriller but horrible reader. Read the book.

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

Reviewed: 07-06-12

Would you consider the audio edition of No Mercy to be better than the print version?

This audio edition is horrible!! The narration is absolutely terrible. I won't listen to any audible book that is read by this narrator. I have listened to over 100 audible books over the years and this narrator ranks as the worst.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful