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  • The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book VI

  • The Long-Lost Home
  • By: Maryrose Wood
  • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 209

Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons - who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family tree is still a mystery - from their accursèd fate. Her daring scheme to escape sends her on a wildly unexpected journey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent conclusion to a clever series!

  • By megan on 06-26-18

A wonderful series, sadly comes to an end

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

My kids and I just found this series in October, and since then we have been “devouring” these wonderful audiobooks. And they are wonderful, with hilarious plot twists, mystery, mayhem and tender moments as well. By the time we reached this final book, the characters felt like family, so well written and preformed they were. And while Katherine Kellgren sadly passed away before this book was recorded, Fiona Harding did an excellent job. Yes, there were slight differences in the intonations of some of the characters , but others were almost identical, and truly, we got so absorbed in the story until you don’t notice the differences much. Thank you Miss Wood, for a perfect ending to this series. You answered all the questions we have been waiting to find out. Our only wish is to someday get another Ashton place story, as we will miss these characters.
This story is perfect for all ages, in our home a 9 year old, 18 year old college student, and there 40 something mama, all enjoyed the story greatly. You won’t regret giving this series a try.:)

  • The Mysterious Howling

  • The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 1
  • By: Maryrose Wood
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,072
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,076

Of especially naughty children, it is sometimes said: “They must have been raised by wolves.” The Incorrigible children actually were. Discovered in the forests of Ashton Place, the Incorrigibles are no ordinary children: Alexander keeps his siblings in line with gentle nips; Cassiopeia has a bark that is (usually) worse than her bite; and Beowulf is alarmingly adept at chasing squirrels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful! ... but only the first installment...

  • By Yvette on 06-17-10

A fantastic adventure for the whole family

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

Reviewed: 11-16-18

Our family love read aloud, and audiobooks make it possible for us to make good use of a car ride. Instead of staring at a phone screen, we enjoy many wonderful tales together. The Mysterious Howling is a fun, sweet story, with plenty of mystery, but nothing to frightening. My 9 year old, 18 year old and myself all enjoyed it immensely. And in this case, I would say the narrator makes it even better. She has a lovely brutish accent, and does the voices for each character so well, it is easy to “see” everything in your mind as it happens. Can not wait to read the other books in this series.👍🏻👍🏻

  • The Traveler's Summit

  • By: Andy Andrews
  • Narrated by: Andy Andrews
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 152

This is humanity’s last chance. Centuries of greed, pride, and hate have sent humankind hurtling toward disaster, far from our original purpose. There is only one solution that can reset the compass and right the ship, and that answer is only two words. With time running out, it’s up to David Ponder and a cast of history’s best and brightest minds to uncover this solution before it is too late. The catch? They are allowed only five tries to solve the ominous challenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • AMAZING!! BEST BOOK SO FAR!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-16-18

Fantastic follow up to “The Traveller’s Gift”

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

If you loved the Traveller’s gift, and wondered about what happened next, this is a must read. But it is so much more. I love these books, and the messages they drive home. Messages about character, truth, and loving others. Andy reads his own books, and does a fantastic job. You can literally just lose yourself in the story, and visualize everything as it is read. Both myself, and my 18 year old son have listened to these books, as well as The Noticer and The Noticer Returns over the last couple months, and have had great discussions. We are on to The Lost Choice next, and are excited to see what truths Andy will share.

  • Justin Morgan Had a Horse

  • By: Marguerite Henry
  • Narrated by: John McDonough
  • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

In the early years of our country, a poor school teacher, Justin Morgan, receives a horse and her tiny colt in payment for some work. He wishes he had been given money instead. Hoping that he might sell both horses for a fair price, he asks his student, Joel, to break in the colt. To his surprise, young Joel soon discovers that this small, brown creature has special abilities: "Bub" can pull more than a team of oxen, and he can run faster than a racehorse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Loved Classic

  • By E. on 10-14-15

Excellent audio book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-13-10

We downloaded this and listened to it for school. The narrator does a wonderful job with the different characters voices, and my son would have listened to the whole 4 hours at one sitting if allowed. I believe this audio version really brought the story to life, and my son still recall alot of details about the story,and it has been several months and many books ago. Highly reccommend.