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  • Mason's Missing

  • A Tuper Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: John Bell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Tuper is helping find five-year-old Mason, who was presumably taken by his father, but when Mason's father is found unconscious, Mason has disappeared again. In an impossible search during a bitterly cold Montana blizzard, old cowboy Tuper and his hacker friend Lana's quest blurs into one of insanity and murder. As wounded Tuper fights to stay alive in the bitter cold, Lana searches cyberspace and finds someone is working hard to ensure certain secrets remain secret--especially Mason's true identity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent new Teresa Burrell series....

  • By shelley on 12-27-17

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: 03-05-19

Mason’s Missing is the beginning of a new series from Teresa Burrell and one you won’t want to miss. The series revolves around Tuper (Montana cowboy investigator who uses his skills, instincts and people knowledge) and Lana (young computer hacker), and how their relationship develops and helps solve his case. John Bell had me hooked from the start with his interpretation of Tuper. Great start to a new series with an unpredictable ending. Be sure to check out Teresa’s Advocate series, too.

  • The Advocate's Homicides

  • The Advocate Series, Book 8
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: John Bell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Attorney Sabre O. Brown is called upon to defend an abused 14 year-old boy of murder after a body is discovered in a shallow grave with the word GOOF scrawled across his forehead. Years later when more bodies are unearthed baring the same GOOF signature, two more abused juveniles are accused of the gruesome slayings.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great addition to the Advocate series

  • By shelley on 12-31-16

Waiting for #9

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

The Advocate’s Homicides deals with children who have failed to be protected by the justice system and some failures that should never have happened. As usual, there is interaction between Sabra and Bob which help the reader understand the actions of the judge and his rulings. The narrator, John Bell, does a great of bringing the characters to life while waiting to find out who is framing the kids for murder. This is another great addition to Teresa’s Advocate series.

  • Not So Gone

  • A Sam Sunborn Novel
  • By: Charles Levin
  • Narrated by: Daniel Greenberg
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 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

Not So Gone, a new fast-paced thriller from the best-selling author of Not So Dead.... In Not So Gone, Sam Sunborn is forced to come back from the dead to save his son and protect his country from a sadistic terrorist. Can the genius scientist, Frank Einstein, free Sam from the Cloud and bring him back so he can return to his wife Monica in the physical world? With the help of Albert Einstein's descendant and Homeland Security agents, Michelle Hadar, and Rich Little, Sam goes head-to-head against a driven psychopath, known only as The Cub, in a race against time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Had me hooked

  • By lappins678 on 03-05-19

Had me hooked

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

Not So Gone is the second book in the Sam Sunborn series which pairs a mystery with technology and science fiction. Since I had not read Not So Dead, and with the sci-fi component, I was not sure I would like the story about someone leaving the physical world and living in the digital world of the cloud. But the fast-paced story filled with complex characters and twists and turns had me hooked. The narrator, Daniel Greenberg, brought the characters to life. Even if sci-fi is not your genre, give this story a chance. I think you will be pleasantly surprised

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  • Abuse

  • The Complete Trilogy
  • By: Nikki Sex
  • Narrated by: Roberto Scarlato
  • Length: 37 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

Behind a backdrop of secrets, scandal, and murder, the Abuse trilogy is a realistic journey full of healing, twists, turns, and surprises in the lives of shy mute Renata Koreman and disfigured Grant Wilkinson. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW! emotionally charged with some oohhh

  • By Nikole on 06-17-18

Great trilogy

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

The Abuse Trilogy contains three books dealing with child abuse and all the psychological aspects it causes. It’s informative, well written, and woven into a fictional story filled with sex, lust, mystery, and suspense. I loved how Nikki knows how to use the right words to describe something so terrible. It’s not sugarcoated but it is respectful of the abused victims. She uses the right balance between erotic, funny, enlightening, and suspenseful. And then there’s Andre Chevalier (Catnip to women). Even though it’s more about Renata and Grant than him in these books (although they did explain some of Andre’s background), it’s always a pleasure when he makes an appearance. The narrator, Roberto Scarlato, did a good job with the genders and accents and made the story come alive. Great job, Nikki, on a difficult topic.

  • Guarded Prognosis

  • By: Richard L. Mabry MD
  • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

When Dr. Caden Taggart saw the two men sitting in his waiting room, he didn’t think they were patients. He was right, and when they introduced themselves as agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency, things started to get bad. Then Caden felt as though someone had gut-punched him when his father, Dr. Henry Taggart, told him he probably had carcinoma of the pancreas. When he talked about his son assisting with his suicide, Caden wondered how he could talk him out of that.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A solid medical nystery

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 11-28-18

Christian mystery

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

Guarded Prognosis is a Christian mystery written by Dr. Richard Mabry. That being said, it is neither preachy nor inundated with medical terms. It is about a father and son, two stubborn doctors, and the emotional issues neither wants to discuss as well as their relationships with their wives. It has a bit of everything: doctors, mystery, DEA agents, suspense, twists, and red herrings. Bill Nevitt, the narrator, brought the book to life injecting emotion while clearly differentiating between the male and female voices, and adding to the enjoyment of the story.

  • In Too Deep

  • Stewart Island Series, Book 1
  • By: Tracey Alvarez
  • Narrated by: Amy Soakes
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Ryan "West" Westlake belongs on the island. It's in his blood and who he is. Nobody can deny that. When Piper Harland walked out of his life years ago, West let her go. He'd never stand in the way of a woman and her dreams. But now that she's back, their past smacks him right in the face. With tempers flared and desires heightened, West just might realize what he lost so long ago. Piper would do anything for her brother - even if means going back to Stewart Island - the one place she swore she'd never go again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful Story - Great Narration!

  • By Jocelyne on 12-21-18

Second chance New Zealand romance

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

In Too Deep is a second chance set on a New Zealand's Steward Island. I enjoyed the characters of West and Piper as well as the background building for the others who will be featured later in the series. Ms. Alvarez’s description of life on this tiny island with a permanent population of under 400 will engage you and make you wish travel there yourself. Although entertaining, it took me a while to get used to Amy Smoakes’ accent. I’m ready for the next in the series.

  • The Advocate's Geocache

  • The Advocate Series, Book 7
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: John Bell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Attorney Sabre Brown is having a great time geocaching, the Internet's version of a treasure hunt. The fun ceases when she "caches" a container with an official death certificate citing "murder by poison" as the cause of death. Even more disturbing is that the date of death is 10 days in the future.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Geocaching and CPS--Right Up My Alley

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-27-16

Entertaining cozy mystery

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

I enjoyed the Advocate’s Geocache and the way Ms. Burrell integrated the fascinating hobby of geocaching into the mystery. I also liked Mrs. McFerran’s country music fetish. It was nice to see that Ron had a bigger part in this story. John Bell, the narrator, had many characters to master in this book. It was somewhat hard to distinguish between his male and female characters. Overall, this book has entertaining characters, humor, and is perfect for those liking cozy mysteries.

  • The Advocate's Felony

  • The Advocate Series, Book 6
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: John Bell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 72

When Attorney Sabre Brown's phone rings at 2 a.m. she's shocked to hear from her brother, Ron, who has been in Witness Protection for the past seven years. Someone has discovered his whereabouts and is trying to kill him - and possibly Sabre as well. Sabre and her private investigator, JP, leave sunny San Diego to find her brother who has gone underground. Based on a single clue, they begin their search in the cold, wintry Pacific Northwest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly excellent mystery/suspense novel!

  • By Wayne on 03-31-16

Liked it but missed the children

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

The Advocate’s Felony uses a different setting than the earlier books in the series. Instead of the California courtroom and Sabre’s usual world of legal investigation, this book is set in Montana in winter. It brought back her brother, Ron, who had been gone for 7 years in the Witness Protection Program, and was a very personal case. It is full of JPisms and continues Sabre and JP’s relationship. As much as I like Ron, I did miss the cases involving the children. John Bell brought the story to life although his narration seemed a little flat on occasion. Altogether, this was an enjoyable listening experience.

  • Victory Fever on Guadalcanal

  • Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II
  • By: William H. Bartsch
  • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Following their rampage through Southeast Asia and the Pacific in the five months after Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces moved into the Solomon Islands, intending to cut off the critical American supply line to Australia. But when they began to construct an airfield on Guadalcanal in July 1942, the Americans captured the almost completed airfield for their own strategic use. The Japanese Army countered by sending to Guadalcanal a reinforced battalion under the command of Col. Kiyonao Ichiki.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action Punctuated By The Dry, The Drudge

  • By Gillian on 11-25-18

WWII novel of Guadalcanal battle

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

This is not the type of story I usually listen. It is a very detailed version of a battle between US Marines and Japanese soldiers on Guadalcanal which was the first time Japan lost a land battle in WWII. Bill Nevitt, the narrator, brought to life the vivid images of what was an incredibly scary night for the young and untested marines. It also gives insight into the Japanese perspective and their experiences. If you enjoy novels about WWII, you should like this book.

  • The Advocate's ExParte

  • The Advocate Series, Volume 5
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

Attorney Sabre Brown is summoned into Judge Lawrence Mitchell chambers for an ex parte hearing. When the judge attempts to discuss one of her cases, she refuses to listen without proper counsel present. Later that evening, Judge Mitchell is murdered. Sabre's shock at his death is only surpassed by an attempt on the life of Dr. Carolina Heller, a psychologist she employs on a regular basis. Sabre now fears for her own life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • They Just keep getting better!

  • By JanSooCan on 07-16-14

Teresa never disappoints

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

The Advocate's Ex Parte is the fifth book in the Advocate series which I would recommend to anyone who loves a good mystery with lots of action and some good courtroom drama. This book has simultaneous stories brought to a logical and believable conclusion at the end. The plots of all of Teresa’s books are believable and exciting. This book is no exception. Laura Schroeder did a good job of bringing the story to life.