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  • 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 12,573
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,610
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,615

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

This is what a thriller is supposed to be like

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

Awesome thriller that keeps you hanging on every step of the way. My favorite book of the year.

  • The Resort

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 82

Opulent doesn't begin to describe the Arizona getaway where Lowell Thurman, his wife Rachel, and their three young sons have come for one glorious week. Everything at The Reata is perfect - although Rachel is a bit unnerved by the openly lustful gaze of one of the gardeners, something she doesn't mention to Lowell. Nor does he tell her about the frightening sensation he has in the pool of hands clutching at him, trying to pull him under.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • dark humor<br />

  • By david on 07-28-18

A good read

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

Reviewed: 09-15-18

You really never know what you're going to get when you read a book by Bentley little. Sometimes there is a Supernatural influence involved and sometimes it's just plain old bad guys. This time there was a hint of the supernatural but I don't think that's a spoiler because so many of his books take that approach.

I had a couple of issues near the end where I was hoping for one thing to happen and another thing happened instead but what can you do about that? It's the writer's choice to tell his or her own story the way he or she wants to tell it. But overall I have to say I really liked the story, the suspense, the unexpected twists, and the fact that I couldn't wait to get back in the car to listen to this book every day for a couple of weeks. Really enjoyable.

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  • Never Split the Difference

  • Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
  • By: Chris Voss
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,159
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,265
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15,129

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI's lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss' head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Needs PDF companion file

  • By John L. Pinkowski on 03-07-17

Life Changing

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Not many business books have had a profound effect on the way I do business, but this one has changed me and my style of pricing my products and negotiating my services forever.

Without making me become heartless, I feel like this book made me think about things differently and that simple paradigm shift has allowed me to make more money right away.

I had to negotiate a deal the other day and U did so without anxiety or fear.

Unlike so many other business books that waste half the book telling you how great the author is or trying to convince you why you should buy into the concept, this book doesn't waste a minute.

I plan to listen more than once because I am sure there are things I can understand more fully after another listen.

Strong narration by Michael Kramer. ,Amazing content, and more than the title implies, you will learn how to sell, how to negotiate, and how to walk away and feel good about it, knowing that some people just aren't your customers. I learned that meeting people halfway is poison for my business because it turns out that those are really customers who cannot afford to pay my rates in the first place and then later have no respect for what we do because, of course, they didn't pay full price, so why should they?

Since reading/listening to this book less than a month ago, I have gotten full price for deals I would have previously discounted out of fear of losing the deal, and have gotten zero push back from the clients. It was like magic. It just took the guts to try it, which was scary because as a small business owner, it's real money I am playing with.

But it worked, and I have changed. This isn't something they teach in business school, but they should. I'm not kidding about it being life changing. My new favorite book of all time for non-fiction. Bravo, Chris Voss.

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  • Winterbay Abbey: A Ghost Story

  • By: John Bladek, Davonna Juroe
  • Narrated by: Matt Godfrey
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Will Larson has one last chance to save his stagnant career as an architect: design a grand restoration for a long-abandoned abbey. Looming above the breathtaking, windswept coast of Maine, Winterbay Abbey offers a picturesque spot for a charming hotel. But the locals harbor a peculiar distaste for the ruined Gothic convent. After witnessing a drowning within sight of the abbey, Will wonders why the police seem disinterested in the case. He begins looking deeper into the incident, gradually uncovering chilling secrets behind the old nunnery's walls.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Ghost Story

  • By Big Cheese on 06-30-18

Gothic ghost story

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

Reviewed: 08-18-18

I like books like this that are atmospheric and where strange, inexplicable things happen. Can you rationalize them away with an easy explanation? Sure, but then we wouldn't be reading a ghost story if there was an easy/rational explanation. Like they say in the X-Files, "I want to believe," and that desire on my part allows me to buy in to the main character's (will's) paranoia and susceptibility to believing things are not as they seem in the cool/creepy Gothic mansion he has been hired to redesign.

Listening to this book made me recall the old TV show I used to watch when I was little, Dark Shadows. It wasn't truly horror, but it was Gothic, house-bound, and has lots of atmosphere based on an old family home. I love stories like this.

Matt Godfrey always kills the narration because he's such a pro. He does women's voices with ease, and transitions between narration and dialog seamlessly.

If you like a good, cozy ghost story, and you're willing to suspend disbelief and not pick apart every detail, you will enjoy this book as much as I did.

  • Perishables

  • The Withrow Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Michael G. Williams
  • Narrated by: Jack Wayne
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

Everybody hates their homeowner’s association, and nobody likes a zombie apocalypse. Put the two together, and Withrow Surrett is having a truly craptastic night. Not to mention the fact that he’s got one big secret to keep from the idiots in his home - Withrow is a vampire.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A tubby vampire and his dog, Smiles, fight Zeds

  • By Ray Johnson on 04-29-18

Funny and entertaining

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

A vampire who has the power to wipe memories, and just wants to live a normal life. That's all I'm telling in the hopes that it will be enough to convince you to try out this witty and fast moving book. Narrator Jack Wayne was a joy to listen to, offering a gravely, world weary vampire for your listening pleasure. I'd love to read more by this author.

  • Inborn Error

  • By: Bruce R. Gilbert
  • Narrated by: David Bosco
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

It is the smallest of anomalies. A tiny error lurking in Bob Ludlow’s DNA that could have untold consequences for civilization. Dr. Barry Gifford hopes that understanding this genetic error could provide revolutionary advances for humanity. Bob believes in Barry and his vision for the future. The two men team up to solve the mystery of Bob’s genetics and to develop a drug based on this inborn error. Unfortunately, in the cutthroat world of medical research, altruism doesn’t always take precedence over money or ego. Dr. Dexter Brunswick, a bitter man with a tough past, is strangely jealous of Barry’s accomplishments. Yet he needs Barry’s research to unlock the treasures hidden in Bob’s genetic code. Unlike Barry’s noble intentions, Brunswick’s plans are more sinister. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Thriller

  • By willee on 05-06-18

Love thrillers like this

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

I love books where I THINK I know what twist is coming, but the author surprises me anyway. This is one of those awesome books. I found the story easy to follow, and one of those books that made me wish I had a longer commute, and wishing for me traffic!

Narrator David Bosco was especially entertaining, making the voices distinctive. I want to check out what else this author has written in the hopes of discovering some other great thrillers. Highly recommended if you're seeking a modern day Robin Cook.

  • 25 Rough, Reluctant and Paranormal Erotic Sex Shorts

  • By: Sadie Sensual, Vivian Lee Fox, Cammie Cunning, and others
  • Narrated by: Nora Wicked, Cammie Cunning, Desiree Divine, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

So many hardcore erotic tales sure to get you aroused! From a sweet young woman losing her virginity to rough first time anal shorts. This collection has the gangbangs you love to get lost in and explicit lesbian shorts that will have you begging for more. Orgies and some great hardcore paranormal fantasies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic fantasy short stories

  • By Dominique on 05-22-18

Fantastic fantasy short stories

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

Here is a nice little naughty collection of over two dozen stories that will entertain you, shock you, and tantalize you for many entertaining hours.
Some of the narration may need to be sped up a little bit in order to keep the pace of the story going. I found a 110% to be just right most of the time. The story topics range from the taboo to the titillating and there is no shortage of heavy-hitting good old-fashioned erotic adventures to be found in this awesome collection. I'm a huge fan of this producer so I'm never disappointed when a new one of their books comes out.

  • Death Comes to Happy Acres

  • By: JT Moss
  • Narrated by: Peter Husmann
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

At 63, former jazz musician Wade Lovett finds himself something of a trailer park Lothario carrying on affairs with three different women. But when circumstances prompt Carol Smitzky to make a compelling case for a marriage arrangement, he agrees. The next morning, he visits girlfriend number two, Peggy MacCallister, to tell her the news - and finds her lying dead on her kitchen floor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect weekend listening

  • By Mark M on 02-15-16

Mystery Romance

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

What a delightful little mystery and romantic story. It had a great twist, actually, a couple of twists, that kept me guessing. It was a bit like a male version of a Murder, She Wrote. Wade better solve a Murder before his own liberty becomes vulnerable to the local police who are too inept to do any actual crime solving.

As a woman in my mid 50s, I love a cozy mystery, so this book fit the bill. Narrator Peter Husmann gave it his all and made me an instant fan.

I recommend this book for a road trip or a day home sick.

  • Ninth Cycle Antarctica

  • A Rossler Foundation Mystery Thriller, Volume 2
  • By: J C Ryan
  • Narrated by: William Andre Gensburger
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

In November 2002, a special US Navy SEAL team is sent to Antarctica to locate and rescue a film crew that has become lost. No trace of them is found, except for film footage of strange artifacts buried under the ice. Everyone who saw the film is warned to never talk about what they have seen - ever again. More than a decade later in Boulder, Colorado, Professor Charles Summers is intrigued by the discovery of a 16th century map showing the coastline of Antarctica.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Volume 2

  • By trixie on 10-12-17

Unstoppable once the momentum starts

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

Reviewed: 05-20-18


The Rossler Foundation sends an exploration party to Antarctica to uncover clues about the possibility of an ancient civilization under tons of ice. You know right away that they are in store for more than just the danger of the harsh conditions of Mother Nature, though.

Ninth Cycle Antarctica was a roller coaster of a thriller once it got started. The narrator was great, but there were some mistakes that he made, and the recording was not listened to carefully before editing. Overall, it was a great story and solid narration, though, and I'd still listen to it again. I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

  • The Sisters Arcana

  • By: Ken Janssens
  • Narrated by: Zidge Gray
  • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11

Children from the town of Patterson, Oregon are disappearing. And it does not appear to be ending anytime soon. Until two sisters rise to the challenge of the bizarre mystery. A friendless science geek and a feisty sci-fi fanatic, Rowan and Nova are cut from a different bit of cloth. They don't always get along, but they may be the only ones with enough guts and smarts to save their missing classmates from something straight out of Nova's imagination. All they need is the right motivation. And to not disappear themselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun little mystery

  • By Dominique on 05-20-18

A fun little mystery

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

Reviewed: 05-20-18

The Sisters Rowan and Nova set out to solve the mystery of their disappearing classmates. An enjoyable book that reminds me of the innocence and action of a Nancy Drew book but with a modern twist. I found the narration enjoyable and it was read with emotion and care. I think some readers might nor be aware that you can adjust the speed of the narrator either faster or slower, as you prefer. In this case, I found that the narration was a little slow for my listening pace, so I sped it up to 115% rather than complaining about the pace of the reader! I received this book in exchange for an honest review..

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