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  • A Date at the Altar

  • Marrying the Duke
  • By: Cathy Maxwell
  • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Twice he has been close to the altar and still no duchess. Will the third time be the charm? A duke can't marry just anyone. His wife must be of good family, be fertile, and be young. Struggling playwright Sarah Pettijohn is absolutely the last woman Gavin Whitridge, Duke of Baynton, would ever fall in love with. However, there is something about her that stirs his blood, which makes her perfect for a bargain he has in mind: In exchange for backing her play, he wants Sarah to teach him about love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Wonderful Cathy Maxwell Book

  • By Ramona C on 05-30-17

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 02-02-17

Any additional comments?

This is a great series and I can't wait for the next book. Mary Jane Wells has a wonderful voice and really makes the characters come alive. The Duke was such a great guy and her voice for him is spot on. I didn't want the book to end but truly loved how it did.

  • Come Rain or Come Shine

  • A Mitford Novel, Book 11
  • By: Jan Karon
  • Narrated by: John McDonough
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,050
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 962
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 949

Over the course of 10 Mitford novels, fans have kept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh, first featured in At Home in Mitford as a barefoot, freckle-faced boy in filthy overalls. Now, Father Tim Kavanagh's adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own animal clinic. Since money will be tight for a while, maybe he and Lace Harper, his once and future soul mate, should keep their wedding simple.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection!

  • By Sara on 09-28-15

The Sweetest Series

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

Reviewed: 07-15-16

Any additional comments?

I am so sad this series is over. I loved listening to every book and have already relistened to it. John McDonough is Father Tim and made the listening experience a pleasure. These stories are so sweet and caring. My daughter loved it too. It warms your heart and gives you peace.

  • The Summer's End

  • Lowcountry Summer Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Mary Alice Monroe
  • Narrated by: Mary Alice Monroe
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277

It is summer's end, and Sea Breeze, the family's beloved estate on Sullivan's Island, must be sold. It is an emotional time of transition as Mamaw and the three sisters each must face loss and find a new place in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • But Wait - There's More

  • By Kathryn @theBookDate on 09-16-15

Loved this series

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

Reviewed: 02-17-16

What did you love best about The Summer's End?

I love the characters and the stories. I listened to the one after the other. I hated for it to end but look forward to her other books.

  • Pawleys Island

  • A Low Country Tale
  • By: Dorothea Benton Frank
  • Narrated by: Dorothea Benton Frank
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 105

Rebecca has been catapulted from her home, her marriage, and her children. She has escaped to Pawleys Island to hide herself from herself. But after Miss Olivia pries Rebecca's secrets from her, Huey and especially Abigail are challenged to reenter life outside the dream state their idyllic geography evokes. They will see that Rebecca has her day in court, but they never expect to provoke a national forum for discussion.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Flawed book, weak narration

  • By Deborah on 08-17-09

Great story as are all of DBF's books

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

Reviewed: 02-17-16

What did you like best about Pawleys Island? What did you like least?

I love Dorothea Benton Frank's books but after listening to Dick Hill and Sandra Burr or Robin Miles, it was difficult to listen to Ms. Frank's narration. (sorry Ms. Frank you are a great writer).

Would you be willing to try another one of Dorothea Benton Frank’s performances?

I am listening to all of her books. I love the stories. I will be hesitant if she is the narrator.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

I see this on the Hallmark channel. Those are my favorites. Yes I would love to see all of her books made into movies.

  • Rounding the Mark

  • An Inspector Montalbano Mystery
  • By: Andrea Camilleri
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

While swimming along the Sicilian shore, Inspector Montalbano discovers a corpse. His pursuit of the cause of death intersects with the inquiry into a hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a young boy who may have been victimized by human traffickers. The buying and selling of immigrant children, for slave labor, sex, and as a source of illegal organ transplants, is part of the evil underside of the opening of Europe's borders.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Curse the Saints

  • By MovieLover on 10-15-15

Curse the Saints

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

Reviewed: 10-15-15

What made the experience of listening to Rounding the Mark the most enjoyable?

Grover Gardner does such a great job as the narrator. The humorous writing of Andrea Camilleri makes for such an enjoyable listen. Each of the characters are well developed and so distinct.

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scenes in each of the series is when Montalbano starts a circular conversation that just makes me laugh out loud. The wit of the writing is so entertaining.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I listened to this book in one sitting. It isn't as long as the others but I am working my way through listening to one after the other.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl Who Chased the Moon

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Addison Allen
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 917
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 667
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 672

In her latest enchanting novel, New York Times best-selling author Sarah Addison Allen invites you to a quirky little Southern town with more magic than a full Carolina moon. Here two very different women discover how to find their place in the world - no matter how out of place they feel.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely Writing ends Abruptly

  • By Linda on 05-12-11

Loved this book

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

Reviewed: 08-20-15

Where does The Girl Who Chased the Moon rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is my first book by Sarah Addison Allen and what a book it is. The story is so sweet and the narrator does a fantastic job with the character voices. I would listen to it again just to hear the voices.

I know there will be a sequel because the end leaves you wanting more.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Girl Who Chased the Moon?

There were so many I couldn't begin to say and besides it would give away the story.

Which character – as performed by Rebecca Lowman – was your favorite?

I love the voices of the two main males characters were by far my favorite voices.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I did listen to the book in one sitting. I was just taken away.

  • Sense of Deception

  • By: Victoria Laurie
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Michaels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 643
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 600
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598

Abby Cooper senses a convicted killer is innocent, but she'll need hard evidence to save the woman before it's too late.... A ticked-off judge has tossed Abby in the slammer for contempt of court, and during her brief but unpleasant stay she learns the story of a condemned woman who is facing a far more serious sentence. Skylar Miller has been found guilty of murder and faces the death penalty. Everyone believes she's guilty, including her own family and her ex-husband - everyone, that is, except Abby.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well she just gets better and better

  • By Sherri on 07-23-15

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 08-01-15

Would you listen to Sense of Deception again? Why?

I love the whole series and listened to them one after the other. I can't wait for the next one.

What did you like best about this story?

These have humor, mystery, sadness and really keep you guessing.

Which scene was your favorite?

I loved the scene when Abby is confronting the murder.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Abby and Dutch are such sweet people and Dutch is very sweet to Abby.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • By Book or by Crook

  • Lighthouse Library Mystery Series # 1
  • By: Eva Gates
  • Narrated by: Elise Arsenault
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 207

For 10 years Lucy has enjoyed her job poring over rare tomes of literature for the Harvard Library, but she has not enjoyed the demands of her family's social whorl or her sort-of engagement to the staid son of her father's law partner. But when her 10-year relationship implodes, Lucy realizes that the plot of her life is in need of a serious rewrite.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A fun cozy with unfortunately bad narration

  • By JJ on 01-14-16

Great start to a new series

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

Reviewed: 07-15-15

I fell in love with characters in this book. It has just the right balance of mystery and romance. Looking forward to the next in the series.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Musseled Out

  • A Maine Clambake Mystery
  • By: Barbara Ross
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing - the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants - is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series. Can't wait for the next one!

  • By TM on 06-14-15

Another great mystery

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

Reviewed: 07-14-15

I have truly enjoyed this series and can't wait for the next book. The narrator did a great job.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Lowcountry Boneyard

  • A Liz Talbot Mystery, Book 3
  • By: Susan M. Boyer
  • Narrated by: Loretta Rawlins
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 679
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 607
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604

The 23-year-old heiress from one of Charleston's oldest families vanished a month ago. When her father hires private investigator Liz Talbot, Liz suspects the most difficult part of her job will be convincing the patriarch his daughter tired of his overbearing nature and left town. That's what the Charleston Police Department believes. But behind the garden walls South of Broad, family secrets pop up like weeds in the azaleas.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By Anne Eliason on 08-01-15

Can't wait for the next book

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

Reviewed: 07-13-15

What made the experience of listening to Lowcountry Boneyard the most enjoyable?

The narrator did such a great job with the southern accent. I love the romance, the family interaction and all of the mystery.

Any additional comments?

Don't miss this wonderful series.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful