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Christy Lynn

Lawrenceville, GA, United States
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  • Lowcountry Bribe

  • By: C. Hope Clark
  • Narrated by: Karen Commins
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 13

Threats, a missing boss, a very dead co-worker, a high-level investigation, and a sinister hog farmer: Lowcountry Ag Department manager Carolina Slade is a bean-counting civil servant in hot water. Carolina Slade is a by-the-book county manager for the Department of Agriculture - a civil servant who coordinates federal loans for farmers in the coastal lowcountry of South Carolina. When one of her clients, a hog farmer named Jessie Rawlings, offers her a bribe, Slade reports Jessie to her superiors. The next thing she knows, she's besieged by Resident Agent-In-Charge Wayne Largo from the Feds' IG Office in Atlanta.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This author is a good new find...

  • By BarbJ1947 on 01-02-13

Interesting story with a good performance

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

Reviewed: 10-27-18

I liked the story a lot. It had twists and turns and kept me guessing. The characters were interesting. My one complaint is the unnecessary bad language and blasphemous use of God’s name.

  • The Dead Ringer

  • The Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 29
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 163

The idyllic Cotswolds village of Thirk Magna is best known for the medieval church of St. Ethelred and its bells, which are the pride and glory of the whole community. As the bell-ringers get ready for the visit of the dashing Bishop Peter Salver-Hinkley, the whole village is thrown into a frenzy. Meanwhile, Agatha convinces one of the bell-ringers, the charming lawyer Julian Brody, to hire her to investigate the mystery of the Bishop's ex-fiancee: a local heiress, Jennifer Toynby, who went missing years ago and whose body was never found.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Doesn't feel like it's written by the same person

  • By Fourbeans on 10-04-18

Another great Agatha Raisin Mystery

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

I love Agatha Raisin and all of her friends, neighbors, love interests, and, of course, her former employee Roy Silver. I was so happy to get to spend a little more time with Agatha and friends and this delightful buck. I love the humor and the Path MC Beaton takes us on to figure out “who duunit.” Please keep these wonderful books coming!

  • A Story to Kill

  • Cat Latimer Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Lynn Cahoon
  • Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 176
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 160

Former English professor Cat Latimer is back in Colorado, hosting writers' retreats in the big blue Victorian she's inherited, much to her surprise, from none other than her carousing ex-husband. Now it's an authors' getaway, but Cat won't let anyone get away with murder. The bed-and-breakfast is open for business, and best-selling author Tom Cook is among its first guests. Cat doesn't know why he came all the way from New York, but she's glad to have him among the quirkier - and far less famous - attendees.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disapointing

  • By Judith on 09-18-16

Intriguing story

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

Reviewed: 09-02-18

I liked the story a lot. The near raider has an irritating habit of overenunciating that makes some of the book feel stilted.

  • Double Up

  • Davis Way Crime Caper Series, Book 6
  • By: Gretchen Archer
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

Fasten your seat belts for non-stop action as stiff competition blows into town and the resulting turbulence threatens to take down the Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Super Secret Spy Davis Way Cole, who lives on the 29th floor of the hotel with her CEO husband and newborn twins, takes it hard. If the casino goes belly up, she won't be a stay-at-home mom because she won't have a home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Hilarious

  • By Nikeya on 06-02-17

Great story, annoying quirk with performer

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

Reviewed: 05-27-17

I love this series. The characters are wonderful. And this book is no exception. The performer does a wonderful job with the characters, but she has one incredibly annoying quirk: she doesn't punctuate the ends of her sentences. Even at the very end of the book, it seems like the next thought will come any moment. Her voice never goes down to indicate finality. It bugged me throughout the whole book. But other than that, it's a terrific read.

  • A Useful Woman

  • A Rosalind Thorne Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Darcie Wilde
  • Narrated by: Sarah Nichols
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,081
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 971
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 971

The daughter of a baronet and minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who rely on her wit and discretion. So when artistocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in London's most exclusive ballroom, Almack's, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a chance

  • By James on 05-28-17

A fun read if a little convoluted

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

Reviewed: 03-11-17

The book had great characters and the depiction of regency England was good. At times the story was hard to follow given some tremendous plot leaps. Great near ration from Sarah Nichols definitely improved the audiobook.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Quiet Life in the Country

  • A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,454
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,854
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,849

Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow with a secret past. Florence Armstrong, her maid and confidante, is an expert in martial arts. The year is 1908 and they've just moved from London to the country, hoping for a quiet life. But it is not long before Lady Hardcastle is forced out of her self-imposed retirement. There's a dead body in the woods, and the police are on the wrong scent. Lady Hardcastle makes some enquiries of her own, and it seems she knows a surprising amount about crime investigation...

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A nice cozy read!

  • By BikeVON on 11-30-16

Great characters, great story

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

Reviewed: 01-29-17

You can't help but love the two main characters of this novel. Their senses of humor and rejection of the class distinctions make their relationship a one-of-a-kind for the beginning of the 20th century. The story itself is fast moving and intriguing. The narration is wonderful. I look forward to purchasing the next book in the series.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Peggy and Me

  • By: Miranda Hart
  • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175

The hilarious and heartwarming account of Miranda and her life changing dog, the inimitable and most lovable Peggy. Hello dear audiobook browser and welcome to Peggy and Me. The story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise - fun) in the form of Peggy.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not A Comedy

  • By Sara on 10-07-16

Any doggie mommy will love this!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-17

I am a huge fan of Miranda Hart and this book made me love her even more. It is funny, sweet and honest.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Emma [Naxos]

  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,590

One of Jane Austen's most popular novels. Arrogant, self-willed, and egotistical, Emma is her most unusual heroine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why can't all literature be like this?

  • By Theodore on 10-15-11

A wonderful book, wonderfully performed

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

Reviewed: 11-21-16

Jane Austen's Emma is a classic, and deservedly so. The characters are fully developed and perfectly imperfect. The story moves along a pace. Juliet Stevenson's narration is pitch perfect.

  • Murder on Opening Night

  • Myrtle Clover Cozy Mysteries, Book 9
  • By: Elizabeth Spann Craig
  • Narrated by: Judy Blue
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 43

When Myrtle Clover and her friend Miles attend a play in their small town, there's a full house on opening night. It's clear to Myrtle that one of the actresses is a stage hog who loves stealing the spotlight. Nandina Marshall certainly does upstage everyone - when her murder forces an unexpected intermission. Can Myrtle and Miles discover who was behind her final curtain call before murder makes an encore?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You got a love Myrtle

  • By Christy Lynn on 06-08-16

You got a love Myrtle

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

Reviewed: 06-08-16

This is a terrific book in a terrific series. It is so funny and the plot keeps you guessing. I highly recommend it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • All Summer Long

  • A Novel
  • By: Dorothea Benton Frank
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 330
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 295
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 299

As they prepare to relocate to Charleston, SC, Olivia, the ultimate New Yorker, has reservations about the promise she made to retire in the Lowcountry, where Nick wants to return home and lead a more peaceful life. They are moving north to south, fast pace versus slow pace, and downsizing. Nick is ecstatic. Olivia is not. She can't let Nick know that their finances are not what he thought. Her client list is evaporating, their monetary reserves are dwindling, and maybe that house she picked out on Sullivan's Island needs too much work.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Jennifer J. Robinson on 06-03-16

Dorothea Benton Frank does it again!

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

Reviewed: 06-02-16

This was a fantastic book with an interesting story. The cast of characters are just that--characters! I really enjoyed every minute of it and couldn't put it down. Great narration for a great book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful