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  • Lighthouse Bay

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 679
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 637
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634

This breathtaking novel travels more than a century between two love stories set in the Australian seaside town of Lighthouse Bay. In 1901, a ship sinks off the coast of Lighthouse Bay in Australia. The only survivor is Isabella Winterbourne - escaping her loveless marriage and the devastating loss of her son - who clutches a priceless gift meant for the Australian Parliament. Suddenly, this gift could be her ticket to a new life, free from the bonds of her husband and his overbearing family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story!

  • By Kate B. on 11-30-17

This was a great easy listen.

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

I truly enjoy everything narrated by Caroline Lee but this book was very easy to listen to. I enjoyed all the characters and didn't want it to end.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Before We Were Yours

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Wingate
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin, Catherine Taber
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,859
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,723

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge - until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents - but they quickly realize the dark truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I was rivetted, finished in three days.

  • By Lin Cloward on 06-26-17

Welcome to America, the civilized country.

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

Reviewed: 09-02-17

This is a very powerful story of what money can buy and hide. Unfortunately, I'm not sure it isn't still going on today.

  • Letters to the Lost

  • By: Iona Grey
  • Narrated by: Avita Jay
  • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 623
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 619

Late on a frozen February evening, a young woman is running through the streets of London. Having fled from her abusive boyfriend and with nowhere to go, Jess stumbles onto a forgotten lane where a small, clearly unlived-in old house offers her best chance of shelter for the night. The next morning a mysterious letter arrives - and when she can't help but open it, she finds herself drawn inexorably into the story of two lovers from another time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reading Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey is Time Well Spent

  • By Donna on 11-12-15

This is a great listen. I enjoyed every minute.

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

Reviewed: 08-11-17

This book was a wonderful love story, I felt like I knew the characters personally. I was disappointed that the author didn't have any other books in the library.

  • Duet

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 802
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 632

From the London pop scene, to the opera stages of Europe; from a tiny Greek island, to a stifling manor house full of secrets and deceptions; from the sun-drenched Queensland coast, to the silent outback; Angela and Ellie are two women both looking for something. One in search of her identity and her memory; the other in search of the love that she had and lost; theirs is a duet whose last note will not be sung until the heart-stopping climax, when a shadow from the past returns to claim them both.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gosh that was a great story!

  • By Anonymous User on 06-10-09

Great listen, this was a very interesting story.

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

This is a very ineresting story unlike any of the others I have listened to. I am looking forward to other books written by this author.

  • Wildflower Hill

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,213

In 1920s Glasgow, Beattie Blaxland falls pregnant to her married lover Henry just before her nineteenth birthday. Abandoned by her family, Beattie and Henry set sail for a new life in Australia. In 2009, London, prima ballerina Lydia Blaxland-Hunter is also discovering that life can also have its ups and downs. Unable to dance again after a fall, Lydia returns home to Australia to recuperate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Enchanted!

  • By Michael/Victoria on 05-23-13

Incredible listen, I didn't want it to end.

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

Reviewed: 06-24-17

I loved this story, I really want to know what Lucy did. Please write a sequel.

  • Florence Grace

  • By: Tracy Rees
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,358

Florrie Buckley is an orphan living on the wind-blasted moors of Cornwall. It's a hard existence, but Florrie is content; she runs wild in the mysterious landscape. She thinks her destiny is set in stone. But when Florrie is 14, she inherits a never-imagined secret. She is related to a wealthy and notorious London family: the Graces.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly brilliant!!!

  • By Maria on 07-04-16

Love,love,love

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

Reviewed: 10-27-16

This is a wonderful story so true to life, I could relate to so much of it. Buying Amy Snow next. Thanks

  • Home Front

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Maggi-Meg Reed
  • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 805
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 707
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 697

From a distance, Michael and Joleen Zarkades seem to have it all: a solid marriage, two exciting careers, and children they adore. But after twelve years together, the couple has lost their way; they are unhappy and edging toward divorce. Then the Iraq war starts. An unexpected deployment will tear their already fragile family apart, sending one of them deep into harm’s way and leaving the other at home, waiting for news. When the worst happens, each must face their darkest fear and fight for the future of their family.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Patricia on 02-17-12

So many emotions!

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

Reviewed: 09-11-16

This was a very memorial book, I had so many emotions on so many levels.

  • The Angel Tree

  • By: Lucinda Riley
  • Narrated by: Julia Barrie
  • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 687
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 631
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 626

Thirty years have passed since Greta Marchmont left the Marchmont Hall. Now she finally returns, with amnesia and no memory of her past. But a walk through the wintry landscape leads to a disturbing discovery: she comes across a grave in the forest, and the weathered inscription on the cross tells her that her own son is buried here. Greta begins to search for the woman she once was, and to do so she must summon all of her courage....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Good!

  • By M. Ryder on 01-19-16

This is a great generational story. I enjoyed it.

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

Reviewed: 09-06-16

I will look for additional stories by Lucinda Riley, this book held my interest and I found myself missing it if I didn't have a chance to listen during a day.

  • Inner Wisdom Volume 1 & 2

  • By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • Narrated by: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 570
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 494

Now, for the first time ever, you can discover the essence of an acclaimed author, psychologist, philosopher, and living legend, Wayne Dyer. Vast in its scope, this complete library brings you the very best of Wayne Dyer... offering a comprehensive cross-section of his incredible 25-year career.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By sherry on 03-17-15

Inspirational

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

Reviewed: 07-24-16

I will listen to Wayne Dyer over and over, there is always something new to hear depending on what is going on in my life at any given time.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Nightingale

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Polly Stone
  • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 46,053
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41,743
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 41,671

Audie Award, Fiction, 2016. From the number-one New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannah’s next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road, Firefly Lane, Fly Away, and Winter Garden.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heroic & Harrowing Work Of Fiction

  • By Sara on 08-21-15

This story made me feel like I was there!

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

Reviewed: 04-19-16

I was so intrigued by this book, it made me much more aware of a history I know very little about. It made me very grateful to be an American yet very concerned that if anything like this happens today we will not be so fortunate.