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  • Her Highness and the Highlander

  • Princess Brides, Book 2
  • By: Tracy Anne Warren
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 271
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 247
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 248

While journeying home from Scotland, Princess Mercedes of Alden’s coach is set upon and her personal guard killed. Barely escaping with her life, she seeks help at a nearby inn. After years of soldiering, dispossessed Laird Daniel MacKinnon is finally coming home. At an inn he is confronted by a bedraggled young woman claiming to be of royal blood. Daniel doesn’t believe her wild tale, but when she asks for his protection, he agrees to serve as her bodyguard....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • SAT/NAV NOT NEEDED ON THIS ROMANTIC ROADTRIP ROMP

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-09-12

HORRIBLE narration of Scottish accent

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

Great story but the “Scottish” dialect/accent of Daniel (one of the main characters) sounded like Patrick on Spongebob Squarepants! I could not finish the book!

  • Nothing but Trouble

  • By: Rachel Gibson
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 571

Rachel Gibson’s “eloquent prose” ( Publishers Weekly) has earned the author a number of coveted awards, including the RITA, Golden Heart, and National Reader’s Choice. Nothing But Trouble features an injured,prickly Seattle Chinooks hockey player who is none too pleased to be bedridden.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sexy, romantic and lots of fun!

  • By AudioAddict on 08-25-14

Way too predictable

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

Reviewed: 04-09-18

I really tried to stay with this book but just could not trudge through it. Just too predictable

  • Sometimes I Lie

  • By: Alice Feeney
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,561
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,040
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,033

Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from 20 years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book. Highly recommended.

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-17-18

Waste of credit

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

Reviewed: 04-09-18

Worst book I have attempted to get through in years..... don’t waste a credit as I did.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Small Great Things

  • A Novel
  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,871
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21,982
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,910

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than 20 years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders, or does she intervene?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must Read

  • By Sabrina on 11-01-16

Racist??

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

Reviewed: 10-25-16

Author intimates/states all whites are racists. Passive racists. Story is written in a manner that leaves no doubt that this is the author's opinion. Blanket political statements are not for me. No more Jodi for me.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Rose of York

  • Fall From Grace
  • By: Sandra Worth
  • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Defying Shakespeare's portrayal of Richard III, this well researched novel completes The Rose of York series -- winner of a remarkable ten awards, including first place pre-publication prize in the 2003 Francis Ford Coppola-supported New Century Writers Award for Best Emerging Writer. Set in Malory's England, it traces Richard's remarkable reign, his passion for justice, his undying devotion to Anne, and the unresolved mystery of his nephew's disappearance. A stirring saga of courage, sacrifice and love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Powerful and affecting.

  • By Cinders on 11-07-13

King Richard the idiot

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

Reviewed: 06-09-16

I was hoping for a better opinion of King Richard, however, this series portrays him as a sniveling, pitiful, idiot unable to make a logical decision. I am a member of a book club with 37 members whose passion is historical fiction and nonfiction and we all agree the former accounts at least elude to the fact he had a brain. I thought the was supposed to be a more favorable representation but am sorely disappointed. Poor ignorant childish naive King Richard the idiot! This author did his memory no favors!!

  • Watch the Lady

  • A Novel
  • By: Elizabeth Fremantle
  • Narrated by: Georgina Sutton, Roy McMillan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

Penelope Devereux arrives at Queen Elizabeth's court, where she and her brother, the earl of Essex, are drawn into the aging queen's favor. Young and naive, Penelope, though promised elsewhere, falls in love with Philip Sidney, who pours his heartbreak into the now classic sonnet series Astrophil and Stella. But Penelope is soon married off to a man who loathes her. Never fainthearted, she chooses her moment and strikes a deal with her husband.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story

  • By Cheryl Nakhle on 05-05-16

HORIBLE NARRATION!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-16

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

No one.

Would you ever listen to anything by Elizabeth Fremantle again?

Perhaps with a different narrator than Sutton.

What didn’t you like about Georgina Sutton and Roy McMillan ’s performance?

Georgina Sutton sounds as if she is a 90 year old smoker.

What character would you cut from Watch the Lady?

Couldn't get far enough to be able to answer this question.

Any additional comments?

Wasted a credit. I honestly attempted to become acclimated to her grandma voice but could not. She perhaps might be a good choice for a children's book.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Sisters of Versailles

  • Mistresses of Versailles Series # 1
  • By: Sally Christie
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
  • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 238
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 238

Set against the lavish backdrop of the French Court in the early years of the 18th century, The Sisters of Versailles is the extraordinary tale of the five Nesle sisters - Louise, Pauline, Diane, Hortense, and Marie-Anne - four of whom became mistresses to King Louis XV. Their scandalous story is stranger than fiction but true in every shocking, amusing, and heartbreaking detail.Court intriguers are beginning to sense that young King Louis XV, after seven years of marriage, is tiring of his Polish wife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book I've listened to in ages

  • By Kindle Customer on 01-09-16

Stay with it.

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

Reviewed: 02-06-16

Initially I was bored, however, I'm glad I persisted. Give it a chance and you will enjoy the story.. quite humorous at times!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Fat Chance

  • By: Nick Spalding
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds, Napoleon Ryan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,989
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,832
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,827

Meet Zoe and Greg Milton, a married couple who have let themselves go a bit. Zoe was a stunner in her college days, but the intervening decades have added five stone, and removed most of her self-esteem. Greg's rugby-playing days are well and truly behind him, thanks to countless pints of beer and chicken curry. When Elise, a radio DJ and Zoe's best friend, tells them about a new competition, it seems like the perfect opportunity to turn their lives around.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I freakin loved this book!

  • By Maria on 10-20-14

BRAVO!! Laugh out loud hilarious!

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

Reviewed: 06-29-15

A "laugh till it hurts" adventure! But, BEWARE, some semi-crude language and sexual innuendo but in a wonderfully lighthearted manner, not in a sleazy way. Unless you are very easily offended, I promise you will love this book!

  • Finding Audrey

  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 912
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 828

An anxiety disorder disrupts 14-year-old Audrey's daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother's gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she's never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship deepens and her recovery gains momentum, a sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I chuckled for six hours straight

  • By GH on 07-27-16

HILARIOUS!!

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

Reviewed: 06-13-15

Hilarious story! Perfect Narration! I love it when I feel my credit has been wisely spent! Buy this delightful book.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful