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  • In the Clearing

  • The Tracy Crosswhite Series, Book 3
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,106
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,654
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,639

Detective Tracy Crosswhite has a skill, and a soft spot, for tackling unsolved crimes. Having lost her own sister to murder at a young age, Tracy has dedicated her career to bringing justice and closure to the families and friends of victims of crime. So when Jenny, a former police academy classmate and protégé, asks Tracy to help solve a cold case that involves the suspicious suicide of a Native American high school girl forty years earlier, Tracy agrees.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent addition

  • By Meg on 05-30-16

Another great book in the series!

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

I am really loving this series. But three is just as good as one and two. Very captivating with no slow or boring parts.

  • Her Final Breath

  • The Tracy Crosswhite Series, Book 2
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,629
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,606

Homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite has returned to the police force after the sensational retrial of her sister's killer. Still scarred from that ordeal, Tracy is pulled into an investigation that threatens to end her career, if not her life. A serial killer known as the Cowboy is killing young women in cheap motels in North Seattle. Even after a stalker leaves a menacing message for Crosswhite, suggesting the killer or a copycat could be targeting her personally, she is charged with bringing the murderer to justice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Suspenseful, with an admirable protagonist

  • By The Whole Truth on 10-07-15

Very good book! Great performance also!

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

Reviewed: 07-13-18

I am loving the Tracy Crosswhite series so far! I enjoyed this one even more than the first one! I can’t wait to see what else is in store for her. The narrator is great! The story kept me captivated with no slow parts. It’s hard for me to find a good series that I really love and I’m thrilled to find this one!!

  • The Cat Who Knew a Cardinal

  • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329

Back in Pickax, Jim Qwilleran expects to resume a quiet life, but the people and animals of Pickax have other ideas. A noisy cardinal wakes him every morning. Nosy neighbors drop by uninvited, and the Siamese misbehave, even sneezing on guests. As if they weren't bad enough, Qwill's long-time companion acts as though she is in love, with another man. But worst of all, Qwill finds a body in his apple orchard.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • lovely

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-25-10

My favorite series of all time!!

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

Reviewed: 09-14-17

I have read the series numerous times over the years. The narrator adds even more to it! I love his voice and the way he reads the stories! These are the best stories ever!

  • All the Missing Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Ms. Megan Miranda
  • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,876
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,474
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,478

It's been 10 years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared from Cooley Ridge without a trace. Back again to tie up loose ends and care for her ailing father, Nic is soon plunged into a shocking drama that reawakens Corinne's case and breaks open old wounds long since stitched. The decade-old investigation focused on Nic; her brother, Daniel; her boyfriend, Tyler; and Corinne's boyfriend, Jackson. Since then only Nic has left Cooley Ridge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stay with it

  • By Amber on 07-03-16

Boring, lost interest quickly

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

Reviewed: 08-24-17

I could not stick with this story. I don't know if it was the narrator or the writing. I tried to finish it but t was just too boring.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,617
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,622

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • What the heck...

  • By Allyssa R. on 06-16-17

Couldn't follow the story, boring

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

Reviewed: 08-24-17

I couldn't finish the book because it was not really that interesting. I was disappointed with what I did read of it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Behind Closed Doors

  • By: B. A. Paris
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,137

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He's a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You're hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start but a gripping experience

  • By Vanessa Arizona on 09-04-16

Great book! Must read!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-17

Captivating! Once I started it, I couldn't stop until I finished it. Definitely keeps you interested in knowing what happens next.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Casual Vacancy

  • By: J.K. Rowling
  • Narrated by: Tom Hollander
  • Length: 17 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5,649
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,031
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5,072

When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early 40s, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils.... Pagford is not what it at first seems. And the empty seat left by Barry on the town's council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was surprised by how much I liked it

  • By cristina on 01-14-14

Not as good as I had expected

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

Reviewed: 09-12-16

Being a huge fan of the Harry Potter series, I was very excited to read this book. From the start I was not impressed, but I wanted to finish it since I did have an interest in the characters and seeing what happened to them. The story was somewhat boring and the ending was also a disappointment. I really thought it would be a lot better.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl on the Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130,935
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115,566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115,436

Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I hated this book!

  • By nikki on 04-11-18

Amazing thriller!

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

Reviewed: 05-22-16

This was a great read! It really kept my attention from beginning to end! It's definitely worth reading!

  • Shakespeare's Landlord

  • Lily Bard Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 955
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 708
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 706

From the Anthony Award-winning author of the immensely popular Sookie Stackhouse mysteries comes the first book starring Lily Bard, a reclusive cleaning lady with a penchant for karate. When Lily finds and reports a dead body, her shady past and connections to potential perpetrators make her a leading suspect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If your looking for Sookie leave this series alone

  • By Bonnie on 06-16-11

Good book

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

Reviewed: 04-24-15

It was enjoyable and I am interested in reading the next book in the series. It wasn't as captivating as some of her others but I do like it.

  • Murder on a Girl's Night Out

  • By: Anne George
  • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 269

Novelist Anne George injects murder, mayhem, and laughs into her popular mysteries. Nominated for an Agatha Award, this hilarious tale of two “60 something” sisters reveals the deadly consequences of a hasty real estate purchase. Retired Alabama school teacher Patricia Anne thinks her older sister, flamboyant Mary Alice, has lost her cotton-pickin’ mind. On a whim, Mary Alice bought the Skoot ’n’ Boot, the local country western night spot where she and her boyfriend hang out. Mary Alice insists it will be easy to run the club - until the previous owner is found executed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I adore this whole series.

  • By Frances G on 02-10-14

One of the best series I've ever read!

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

Reviewed: 02-22-15

What made the experience of listening to Murder on a Girl's Night Out the most enjoyable?

The sisters personalities and relationship as well as the supporting characters, the whole series is excellent! I have read them all many times over. The narrator really brings it to life. This is one of my favorites series of all time!

Which character – as performed by Ruth Ann Phimister – was your favorite?

Patricia Anne

Any additional comments?

This series is a MUST READ! Very fun and captivating.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful