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  • The Wrong Girl

  • 1st Freak House Series, Book 1
  • By: C. J. Archer
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 73

It's customary for Gothic romance novels to include a mysterious girl locked in the attic. Hannah Smith just wishes she wasn't that girl. As a narcoleptic and the companion to an earl's daughter with a strange affliction of her own, Hannah knows she's lucky to have a roof over her head and food in her belly when so many orphans starve on the streets. Yet freedom is something Hannah longs for. She did not, however, want her freedom to arrive in the form of kidnapping.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story but...

  • By IvaG on 11-12-17

Narrator almost ruined it.

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

Reviewed: 04-07-18

This is my third CJ Archer series to read and I love her books. However the shrill high pitched voice and sing song rhythm of the narrator hurt my ears and was highly annoying. If it had been the first of her books for me I probably would not have continued. I enjoyed the familiar plot and how well the author brings you into the era of the setting. There was even a nice surprise at the end that reminded me of a previous series of hers. Will definitely read book 2.

  • Blue Labyrinth

  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,330
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,938
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,921

A long-buried family secret resurfaces when one of Aloysius Pendergast's most implacable enemies shows up on his doorstep as a murdered corpse. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect murder, save for an enigmatic clue: a piece of turquoise lodged in the stomach of the deceased. The gem leads Pendergast to an abandoned mine on the shore of California's desolate Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his family's sinister past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Twists and Tuns in the Pendergast Family Tree

  • By GH on 11-13-14

Great Book on it's on-Didn't know it was a series

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

Reviewed: 02-25-18

I enjoyed this book from start to finish. Bought the rest of the series and started at the beginning

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Full Disclosure

  • By: Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 984
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 865
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 872

Ann Silver is a cop’s cop. As the Midwest Homicide Investigator, she is called in to help local law enforcement on the worst of cases, looking for answers to murder. Hers is one of the region’s most trusted investigative positions. Paul Falcon is the FBI’s top murder cop in the Midwest. If the victim carried a federal badge or had a security clearance, odds are good Paul and his team see the case file or work the murder. Their lives intersect when Ann arrives to pass a case off her desk and onto his.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dissapointed

  • By Lia on 08-22-17

Interesting Read

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

Reviewed: 02-25-18

Thought the story line was good and enjoyed this book. The narrator was easy to listen to and able to do various voices/genders.

  • Grace, Jack & Magical Cats Cozy: Mystery Boxed Set, Volume 1

  • By: Mary Matthews
  • Narrated by: Sheila Book
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9

Grab a special boxed set featuring romantic detectives, Grace and Jack, and their magical cats. Magical white cat Tatania helps her human operatives solve mysteries without missing a nap. In Splendid Summer, when Grace Wentworth loses her last living relative and all her money, hot Detective and WWI Aviator Jack Brewster gets the case. Grace is learning to lead her own life instead of just following it around. Startled by Grace's lack of deference to him, Jack recognizes his romantic equal.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Don't bother

  • By Nina on 08-06-17

Don't bother

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

Narration was just awful. Repeated several paragraphs in the story but changed for instance the $ amount of a gift or different scenario for same instance. Almost like the book was never poof read properly.

  • The Consultant

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: Ramiz Monsef
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 794
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 738
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 740

CompWare is in serious trouble after a promised merger falls through, so they do what other businesses have done to bolster their public image: They hire a consulting firm to review and streamline their business practices.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed - the book was

  • By Mary Meadows on 02-09-16

Gross - Save your Credit

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

Reviewed: 05-25-17

The author demeans women, children and me to some extent. Just Awful book. Don't waste you time unless you want to throw up before you finish the book.

  • Mariachi Plaza

  • Harry Bosch 20
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Jacques Chaussepied
  • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16

Lorsque, dix ans après les faits, le mariachi Orlando Merced succombe à ses blessures, l'inspecteur Harry Bosch hérite d'un vrai cas d'école à enseigner à la jeune inspectrice Lucia Soto. Hormis une balle retrouvée à l'autopsie, les pistes sont inexistantes. Plus ennuyeux, et dangereux pour Bosch, Lucia semble beaucoup s'intéresser à un autre dossier, et mettre son nez là où il ne faut pas.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • it was in French!! English please

  • By Myra helen kellogg on 08-04-16

It's French. The cover is in English?

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

Reviewed: 04-25-17

This is in French and is not in English...Where is the English version so I can exchange??? This is hardly fair

2 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Black Box

  • Harry Bosch, Book 16
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,658
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,086

In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated the murder, but it was then handed off to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. Now Bosch's ballistics match indicates that her death was not random violence, but something more personal, and connected to a deeper intrigue. Like an investigator combing through the wreckage after a plane crash, Bosch searches for the "black box", the one piece of evidence that will pull the case together.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Where is the Len Cariou, this narrator blows!!

  • By Dan on 11-28-12

Read don' Listen

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

Reviewed: 04-21-17

Absolutely Awful narrator! Even though the story was great, the narrator ruined it. Read, don't listen

  • Lick

  • Stage Dive, Book 1
  • By: Kylie Scott
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,083
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,767

Waking up in Vegas was never meant to be like this. Evelyn Thomas' plans for celebrating her 21st birthday in Las Vegas were big. Huge. But she sure never meant to wake up on the bathroom floor with a hangover to rival the black plague, a very attractive half-naked tattooed man in her room, and a diamond on her finger large enough to scare King Kong. Now if she could just remember how it all happened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 4.5 Lickable Rock Stars!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 02-25-14

DONT BOTHER

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

Reviewed: 03-10-15

This book's only plot was how many ways the author wanted to talk about sex. I wanted a book with a decent story line and plot! A 2nd grader could have done a better. In over 5 years with Audible, never asked for my money back..this one is going in the "refund please."

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • An Artificial Night

  • An October Daye Novel, Book 3
  • By: Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 935

Changeling knight in the court of the Duke of Shadowed Hills, October “Toby” Daye has survived numerous challenges that would destroy fae and mortal alike. Now Toby must take on a nightmarish new assignment. Someone is stealing both fae and mortal children — and all signs point to Blind Michael. When the young son of Toby’s closest friends is snatched from their Northern California home and his sister falls into a coma-like state, the situation becomes way too personal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Fairy Story I've Ever Read

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-24-10

Keeps you thinking how is October Day going to get

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

Reviewed: 11-13-14

Great series. Sent my sister a gift of full set and she enoys it too

  • A Local Habitation

  • An October Daye Novel
  • By: Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,185
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026

October “Toby” Daye is a changeling, the daughter of Amandine of the fae and a mortal man. Like her mother, she is gifted in blood magic, able to read what has happened to a person through a mere taste of blood. Half-human, half-fae, outsiders from birth, most changelings are second-class children of Faerie spending their lives fighting for the respect of their immortal relations. Toby is the only changeling who has earned knighthood, and she re-earns that position every day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a fantastic book!

  • By Marci on 04-10-10

Enjoyed this second book

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

Reviewed: 11-03-14

Gifted this series to my sister and she is enjoying the series as much as I am.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful