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  • The Gifting

  • The Gifting Series Volume 1
  • By: K.E. Ganshert
  • Narrated by: Heather Masters
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 931
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 928

In a world where nothing supernatural exists, Tess Eckhart is positive she's going crazy. After her complete freak-out at a high school party, her family is too. So much that they pack their bags and move across the country, next to a nationally-renowned facility for the mentally ill. Tess is determined to fit in at her new school, despite the whispers and stares. But when it comes to Luka Williams, a reluctantly popular boy in her class, she's unused to a stare that intense.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Im hooked!

  • By Zak on 02-07-16

Im hooked!

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

Reviewed: 02-07-16

I'm not a 17 year old girl. STILL LOVED IT!
Can't wait for the next book to come out.

I drive truck and as soon as I started it, I realized I was going to finish it ASAP! The description of how the world had changed (in the story) was what drew me in..... Heather, the narrator, kept me intrigued.

Her smooth, effortless delivery; her rhythm and phrasing; the slight changes in vocal pitch and tone per character made this an easy listen. It's as if Heather was telling me a story as I drove, NOT simply reading me a book.

The story, with characters more than 20 years my junior, drew me in quickly, taking me back to some of the feelings, emotions, and memories of high school. However, the plot and direction kept me intrigued as I kept asking myself how I would feel, react, or handle the world in the same situation as in the story.

All in all, great book, FANTASTIC narration, and a listener bummed that the next story isn't available yet!

I'm dying to know more about Tess and Luka!

27 of 27 people found this review helpful

  • With Baited Breath

  • By: Lorraine Bartlett
  • Narrated by: Heather Masters
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 77

With sadness, Tori Cannon learns that the bait shop and small motel her grandparents ran has fallen on hard times. Jammed into one of the motel's units is a body, his mouth filled with spikes. Tori's friend, Kathy, arrives to help spruce up the property, and the two find themselves mixed up in the petty jealousies and deadly consequences that murder entails. Can they save the bait shop and find a murderer or will they, too, sleep with the fishes?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A very good beginning

  • By Beatrice on 06-03-15

Very well read, perfectly written.

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

Reviewed: 08-20-15

I've listened to "With Baited Breath" twice now in my travels across the country. As a professional Truck Driver, I am constantly changing my music, news, comedy, sports, and audiobook listening preferences.

Knowing Heather in high school, and having been in radio broadcasting and voice over production myself, I gave this a little extra attention while listening.

Her characters, accents, changes in rhythm and phrasing; along with smooth, clear and enunciated speech made this book a pleasure to listen to both times.

I look forward to more audio titles with Heather's voice painting the picture for me as I run the interstates of this country.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful