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  • Moonlight Avenue

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Cassandra York
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Finley Knight, ex-cop turned private investigator, lives a lonely, solitary life. She uses her downtime to reflect on the past and wonders what could have been. Detective Dee Woodard transferred to Corpus Christi nine years ago to put distance between herself and her ex...an ex she was still in love with. A murder investigation leads her to Moonlight Avenue and Finley Knight. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Bad

  • By Me & My Girls on 03-23-19

Not Bad

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

Reviewed: 03-23-19

I'm not usually a big fan of the author's mystery stories but this one was a little above some of the previous books. I really liked the Rylee character and I would be interested in a book featuring her as the central protagonist.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Pike: New Beginnings

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
  • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

Eve, along with her sister Zoey, has an uncanny knack for helping people who frequent the Pike bakery at Pike Place Market in Seattle to find love. Her meddling is a thing of legends when it comes to matchmaking. But for Eve, it is a spectator sport as she has never really pursued a romantic relationship of her own. Love was for other people, and she basked in the results of watching people find their happily-ever-afters. Imagine her surprise when serendipity came knocking and she found herself falling head over heels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great conclusion

  • By Kathleen Gheuens on 03-22-19

Texting it in

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

Reviewed: 03-22-19

I was ecstatic at the idea of Eve Rand finding a love life, I thought that her character was great and the byplay between her and Zoe was excellent. Unfortunately this book lacks much of a plot and serves mainly as a way for the author to revisit a plethora of characters of past books from all three of the connected series'. While not familiar with the London Harmony series, the list of familiar names from both the MOTS and the Pike series is long. Let's begin with Mandy Fay Harris, Annabelle West, Dave and Serena Rand, Mia Jacobs, Crystal James, Bobbi and Blake Valentine, Skylar and Kimi Roth, Penny Franklin and Sandra Callahan, Kylie Nelson, aw never mind, you get the picture. While I'm not opposed to dropping the occasional name from past books it's no substitute for an actual plot; I truly enjoyed the first three books of this series and had high expectations of this one, needless to say they weren't met.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Sacred Shore (Moon Island)

  • By: Jennifer Fulton
  • Narrated by: Brittni Pope
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

In the third installment in this acclaimed lesbian romance series, Jennifer Fulton brings together an ensemble cast in a story that combines themes of love and loss, renewal and spirituality and of course her trademark humor and sensuality. Successful tech industry survivor, Merris Randall does not believe in love at first sight until she meets songwriter, Olivia Pearce. But Olivia is deeply scarred from a damaging relationship, and has no plans to love again. Thrown together in a sensuous paradise thousands of miles from home, each woman discovers the unexpected--in herself and in life. UCLA anthropologist Dr. Glenn Howick is also on Moon Island, chasing the career-making discovery of a lifetime. Glenn must decide if she can exploit the woman-centered spirituality of another culture.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Step Below

  • By Me & My Girls on 03-09-19

A Step Below

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

Reviewed: 03-09-19

This is a very good book and I have enjoyed listening to it more than once. It isn't quite as good as the first two books of this series and it takes awhile to get going but is definitely worth the investment of a credit.

  • Jane Doe

  • A Novel
  • By: Victoria Helen Stone
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,506
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,295
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,287

Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty and extra efficient. She’s just the kind of woman middle manager Steven Hepsworth likes - meek, insecure, and willing to defer to a man. No one has any idea who Jane really is. Least of all Steven. But plain Jane is hiding something. Nothing can distract Jane from going straight for his heart: allowing herself to be seduced into Steven’s bed, to insinuate herself into his career and his family, and to expose all his dirty secrets. So she can take it all away. Just as he did to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Vengeance & Retribution!!!!

  • By shelley on 08-07-18

Daily Deal Wasn't Much of a Deal

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

This is a very long tedious journey, much of it focused on a completely unsympathetic character; thus the forward 30 seconds button got a great deal of action for much of this book. The villain came to a fitting end but by that point I had been worn down by the pace and the dreary nature of the text. The only positive was the sociopathic lead character, completely unencumbered by conscience getting revenge for the death of her emotionally battered friend.

  • Trapped

  • By: Sally Bryan
  • Narrated by: Ginny Ellis
  • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

When Jessica loses her place on the volleyball team to the beautiful Katelyn, the same girl who recently stole her boyfriend, Jessica decides to retreat into her shell in an effort to maintain her sanity. Only, fate seems to insist on bringing the two fierce rivals closer together. Things come to a head when, against Jessica's will, they are forced to share a cabin during the team ski trip to Italy. Just when things are about to blow up, disaster strikes in the form of an avalanche, trapping the girls in an isolated region in the mountains. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A REALLY good enemies to lovers story

  • By Anonymous User on 02-01-19

Pacing Problem

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

This had all the properties of being a really good lesbian turning romance novel. To begin with there was the falling for the woman who stole your man angle; hopefully to be a regular theme of country music in the 2030's. In addition to that the added conflict of these women being teammates on a volleyball team, well it has some really good elements. Unfortunately this book comes off as a fleshed out novella in which the writer adds a good deal of meaningless detail to the story rather than adding an additional element or expanding the role of a minor character. As a result the pace of the book drags and it becomes a matter of patience to limit the amount of times you execute the fast forward arrows. On the other hand if your preference is for expanded detail this will most likely be a lezrom that you will enjoy immensely.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Unleashed: Case of the Great Danish

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Claire Buchignani
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Finnegan can't seem to help herself from getting embroiled in trouble. It just seems to follow her around. On a simple visit to a bakery to get her jerk cop a danish, she lands herself in the middle of dognapping and death. It is up to Detective Jane McLeary to find Finnegan as she flees through a blizzard in the middle of New York City with a huge Great Dane before her relentless pursuer catches her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great story

  • By kittylovet on 03-08-19

Not Really up to Standard

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

First, let me start by saying that this is a good book; as a fan of Erik Schubach you can only go so wrong with one of his works; that being said I wasn't particularly impressed by this book. Far too much time was spent setting up minor points as well as listening to internal dialogues inside the heads of several characters. I have noticed that thus far in this series, books one and three were faster paced and introduced new themes and characters while books two and four moved at a slower pace and were used more to set up the upcoming book than to tell any particular story. I like this series and this author so I can appreciate even just an okay effort and not regret my purchase, but this isn't one of the best of the "Unleashed" books and is nowhere close to those in the Music of the Soul series.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dust

  • By: Ann McMan
  • Narrated by: Christine Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

When it comes to finding dirt, Evan Reed is the best in the business. She’s a “dust-buster” - a paid operative hired by political campaigns to vet candidates for national office. She’s also a foulmouthed and cranky ex-Catholic - attempting to raise a 14-year-old daughter on her own. When she is hired to investigate the background of a squeaky-clean and charismatic junior senator who might just be the next president, the last thing she expects to uncover is a murder.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you like Hoosier Daddy...

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-22-18

Needs a dialogue Coach

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

This is a fairly good story, but the stilted and excessive dialogue ruined the listening experience for me. I enjoyed Jericho a great deal but each subsequent book from this author has been a disappointment.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • In Step

  • By: Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue
  • Narrated by: Emmalyn Miles
  • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

Wilkins, a conservative soldier, gets the shock of her life upon her first meeting with Johnson, an overly liberal journalist from San Antonio. Johnson is blunt, loud, and kind of cute but nevertheless, the exact opposite of quiet, rule-bound Wilkins. Johnson, who happens to be best friends with Wilkins' superior, Tech Sergeant Ian Morris, ends up falling head over heels for the modest sergeant, and upon learning the nature of Johnson's feelings, Wilkins tries her best to avoid the extroverted woman, knowing that if she gives in to the affection, her job title will be compromised.  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • not plausible, hard to listen to

  • By Hacnslac on 02-05-19

Not Good

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

Reviewed: 12-29-18

Bad premise,weak plot, characters one or two dimensional, lacking in depth; dialogue stilted and predictable, save yourself the time.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Decree Absolute

  • By: W A Cooper
  • Narrated by: Megan Green
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Jessica Barron no longer believes in love. Her first husband died tragically and she discovers her second husband in flagrante with their children’s nanny. But with the faithless pair gone, her parents holidaying overseas, and her friend Amy in no state to assist, the Leeds divorce advocate can’t juggle the demands of her job with the care of her children. Jessica needs a new nanny, and fast. Renée Arden is over relationships. Reeling from a recent breakup, the Home Solution Agency owner is temporarily homeless. When Jessica mistakes her for a staff member, the solution is obvious. Renée will step in as nanny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Book

  • By Shannon on 12-22-18

Grating

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

This might have been a decent book but the droning voice of the narrator made it impossible to listen to, maybe Kindle would be the way to go.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • If I Loved You Less

  • By: Tamsen Parker
  • Narrated by: Jill Smith
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8

Sunny, striking, and satisfied with her life in paradise, Theodosia Sullivan sees no need for marriage. She does, however, relish serving as matchmaker for everyone who crosses her path. As the manager of her family’s surf shop in Hanalei Bay, that includes locals and tourists alike. One person she won’t be playing cupid for is the equally happy bachelorette down the street. Baker Kini ʻŌpūnui has been the owner of Queen’s Sweet Shop since her parents passed away and her younger brother married Theo’s older sister and moved to Oahu.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun love story that keeps you guessing...

  • By E Hempel on 02-01-19

Ummmmmmmmmmmm.....

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

I' having a hard time deciding about this book. The author is technically a sound wordsmith and certain aspects of this story are done well. On the negative side I felt too many strands of the story are left dangling. Most of all the lead character is only slightly more likable than Hannibal Lecter; (okay, okay; just a little attempt at humor there.) She is dismissive of others for their lack of ambition when her life plan is to stay in the place she's always lived, running a small family business. She consistently makes errors in judgement regarding people yet is arrogantly certain of her proficiency in that regard. The there is the manner in which she interacts with Laurel; it comes across more like an experiment than a friendship. The supposed love between Kini and Theo isn't at all developed and feels like it was tossed in at the end of the story. This is supposed to a retelling of the book Emma by Jane Austen; if that's the case then I feel as if I've missed little by not having read it.