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  • The Girl You Lost

  • By: Kathryn Croft
  • Narrated by: Jot Davies, Willow Nash
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,340
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,339

Eighteen years ago Simone Porter's six-month-old daughter, Helena, was abducted. Simone and husband Matt have slowly rebuilt their shattered lives, but the pain at losing their child has never left them. Then a young woman, Grace, appears out of the blue and tells Simone she has information about her stolen baby. But just who is Grace - and can Simone trust her? When Grace herself disappears, Simone becomes embroiled in a desperate search for her baby and the woman who has vital clues about her whereabouts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great psychological thriller

  • By Angela Hancock on 10-05-16

Purchased by accident

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

I’m glad I decided to listen to it. While it wasn’t a great book it definitely held my attention. If your in between books & don’t know what to read I recommend this one.

  • Whore Diaries

  • My First Two Weeks as an Escort
  • By: Tara Burns
  • Narrated by: DeAnna Dailey
  • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

This is the journal of a girl who lives far away in the arctic wilderness, in a tiny one room cabin far from roads and towns. Then she travels to a big city in another country to make her fortune as an escort.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • it was ok

  • By Troy on 03-22-17

Too short

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

I only wish this was longer. It was basically a detailed description of the “John’s” needs & fetiches.
I would’ve liked to have heard more about how the lead character felt dealing with the situations she discusses.
I’ll probably buy the next book too.

  • Lovers Like Us

  • Like Us
  • By: Becca Ritchie, Krista Ritchie
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, J.F. Harding
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 407
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 386

Twenty-seven-year-old Farrow Keene lives by his actions, and his actions say he's the best at whatever he does. As a 24/7 bodyguard and the new boyfriend to Maximoff Hale, protecting the headstrong, alpha billionaire has never been more complicated. And one rule can't be bent: Keep your relationship secret from the public. Farrow is confident he's the best man for the job. But a twist in Maximoff's fast-paced life sticks them with the rest of Security Force Omega and their clients. On the road. In a sleeper tour bus. For four rocky months.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't get enough of this series and characters! <3

  • By Brenna on 01-28-18

Another winner!

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

Reviewed: 02-02-18

I love this story. I’ve been a fan since the addicted series. Once again, the authors captivated me with characters that feel like real people.

  • Empire

  • Cartel, Book 3
  • By: Lili St. Germain
  • Narrated by: Molly Glenmore, Roger Douglas
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

People aren't born monsters. They're made that way. They're created, fueled by one singular moment in time when their universe shatters. I'd been with Dornan Ross for the better part of a decade. Slept in his bed, sewn up his wounds, tasted his blood, seen inside his soul. But even I wasn't prepared for what he did. I should have known it would always come down to this, from the very moment I laid eyes on him in that motel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Ain't No Romance But It's A Damn Good Book

  • By Natasha Zar on 01-25-18

Wanted more of an ending.

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

Reviewed: 01-21-18

I was really hoping for a great ending to this trilogy. This book was as good as the first two books. Filled with plot twist & suspense.
However, I have a few problems with the ending. There is an extremely disturbing scene that is worse than all the other demented acts performed by Dornan. The ending takes place in the last 15 minutes if the book. It was disappointing. Especially after the horrific act the chapter before the ending.

  • Damaged Like Us

  • By: Krista Ritchie, Becca Ritchie
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, J. F. Harding
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 678
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 637
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 636

Maximoff Hale is a force of nature. A ship unwilling to be steered. Headstrong, resilient, and wholly responsible - the 22-year-old alpha billionaire can handle his unconventional life. Born into one of the most famous families in the country, his celebrity status began at birth. He is certified American royalty. When he's assigned a new 24/7 bodyguard, he comes face-to-face with the worst case scenario: being attached to the tattooed, MMA-trained, Yale graduate who's known for "going rogue" in the security team - and who fills 1/3 of Maximoff's sexual fantasies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The narration really did the story justice!

  • By Christy Baldwin BBU on 09-30-17

They did it again!

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

Reviewed: 10-30-17

I loved reading about their parents & now I love reading about the kids.
The Ritchie sisters writing automatically draws you to the characters. You start to believe the characters are real.
Moffy is a 22 year old man with a big heart. Being the 1st born out of all the cousins he feels the need to protect them.
Moffy's siblings & cousins love him & want to protect him too. When a situation with Farrow gets messy his cousins step up to help.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Fortunate Pilgrim

  • By: Mario Puzo
  • Narrated by: John Kenneth
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 645
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 652

Lucia Santa has traveled 3,000 miles of dark ocean, from the mountain farms of Italy to the streets of New York, hoping for a better life. Instead, she finds herself in Hell's Kitchen, in a bad marriage, raising six children on her own. As Lucia struggles to hold her family together, her daughter confronts the adult world of work and romance while her eldest son is drawn into the Mafia. Meanwhile, her youngest son aspires to American pursuits she cannot understand.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Puzo's Best

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-19-13

Good

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

Reviewed: 09-21-17

Good but not great. It was like listening to your grandparents tell stories of when they were young. I did enjoy it.

  • The Whiskey Sea

  • By: Ann Howard Creel
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,726
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,481
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,480

Motherless and destitute, Frieda Hope grows up during Prohibition determined to make a better life for herself and her sister, Bea. The girls are taken in by a kindly fisherman named Silver, and Frieda begins to feel at home whenever she is on the water. When Silver sells his fishing boat to WWI veteran Sam Hicks, thinking Sam would be a fine husband for Frieda, she's outraged. But Frieda manages to talk Sam into teaching her to repair boat engines instead, so she has a trade of her own and won't have to marry.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Looking For What Just Might Be All Around You

  • By Gillian on 02-08-17

Blah

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

Reviewed: 08-07-17

I just didn't get that feeling when listening to this book. The main character was strong & stubborn I liked her but her interaction with the other characters was so predictable. I think that's what stopped me from losing myself in this book.

  • Paradise Valley

  • A Novel
  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 734
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731

For three years Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer known as the Lizard King whose hunting grounds are the highways and truck stops where runaways and prostitutes are most likely to vanish. Cassie almost caught him...once. Working for the Bakken County, North Dakota, sheriff's department, Cassie has set what she believes is the perfect trap, and she has lured him and his truck to a depot. But the plan goes horribly wrong, and the blame falls on Cassie.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By USA Buyer on 07-27-17

outstanding

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

Reviewed: 07-30-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I'm so happy CJ Box continued Cassie's story with the Lizard King. I loved all the books in this series. This book is a must read if you have been following the story. If you are new to this series then I suggest you start at the beginning because you're sure to want to read them all.

What other book might you compare Paradise Valley to and why?

Badlands. In that book we meet Kyle Westerguard who plays an important part in both books.

Which scene was your favorite?

I can't tell you without spoiling the book.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Raheem.

Any additional comments?

The narrator, Christine Delaine is amazing. I felt like I was listening to a full cast of characters. I hope CJ Box starts a series with Kyle Westerguard.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Complicate Me

  • The Good Ol' Boys, Book 1
  • By: M. Robinson
  • Narrated by: Lauren Sweet, Kyle Filippelli
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

It was complicated, it was also just the beginning. A decision. A simple choice. There is always that one moment in life where things could have been different. That one moment where you could have chosen a path that would lead you down a certain road. A different life. It was easier to pretend that we were still best friends, and that she was my girl and I was her boy. Pretending was better than knowing the truth. I. Ruined. Us. I had her. I lost her. I love her. All I did was complicate us.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT!

  • By Katie on 07-13-16

Confused

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

Reviewed: 07-22-17

At first I didn't like this book at all! It just kept repeating the same scenario over & over. It was a chore just to listen to it.
Then, towards the end, I started enjoying it so much. I'm not sure if I'm going to read the.next book because it seems repetitive. I definitely want to hear what happens to Aubrey.

  • The Force

  • A Novel
  • By: Don Winslow
  • Narrated by: Dion Graham
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,749
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,423
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,408

All Denny Malone wants is to be a good cop. He is the "King of Manhattan North", a highly decorated NYPD detective sergeant and the real leader of "Da Force". Malone and his crew are the smartest, the toughest, the quickest, the bravest, and the baddest - an elite special unit given carte blanche to fight gangs, drugs, and guns. Every day and every night for the 18 years he's spent on the job, Malone has served on the front lines, witnessing the hurt, the dead, the victims, the perps.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Winslow continus to amaze

  • By Steve L on 07-13-17

Not what I expected.

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

This is not the Don Winslow book I expected. I felt like I was listening to a Spike Lee movie. The lead character was on a soap box speaking his thoughts through out the whole book. In the beginning it was tough to get into the book. Towards the middle I was hooked on the book because I wanted to see what Denny Malone was going to do next. Toward the end, it was unrealistic & depressing.
If Spike Lee & Law & Order has a baby, this book would be their child.

7 of 11 people found this review helpful