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  • Trouble in Mudbug

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,035
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,023

Scientist Maryse Robicheaux thought that a lot of her problems had gone away with her mother-in-law's death. The woman was rude, pushy, manipulative and used her considerable wealth to run herd over the entire town of Mudbug, Louisiana. Unfortunately, death doesn't slow down Helena one bit. DEA Agent Luc LeJeune is wondering what his undercover assignment investigating the sexy scientist has gotten him into - especially as it seems someone wants her dead.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A mix of really good and really bad

  • By M. Clark on 01-08-16

Better to read the story than listen to it

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

Reviewed: 04-14-15

I just hate it when narrators mispronounce words! Now, maybe its a southern thing, but I know 2 women named Helena. Neither one of them pronounce their name with the second "e" in the long vowel sound. Both of the ladies I know pronounce their names like Helen plus a short "a" on the end. To contently hear one of the main character's name mispronounced was annoying. I couldn't finish the book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret

  • Highlands' Lairds, Book 1
  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,889
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,541
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,552

Judith Hampton was as beautiful as she was proud and loyal. Her dear Scottish friend from childhood was about to give birth, and Judith had promised to be at her side. But there was another reason for the journey from her bleak English home to the Highlands: to meet the father she had never known, the Laird Maclean. Nothing prepared her, however, for the sight of the Scottish barbarian who was to escort her into his land...Iain Maitland, laird of his clan, a man more powerfully compelling than any she had ever encountered.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice Historical Highland Romance

  • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 04-17-13

Classic Story-Poor Narrator!!

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

Reviewed: 02-08-13

Any additional comments?

The story is a classic historical romance by Ms. Garwood. Unfortunately, I found the narrator to be VERY annoying! The vioce of Mary Francis never grew up and the voice of Ian was just scary! I think if she had read the story in her normal voice I would have liked it more. Hopefully for the sequal (Ransom) they use the already-recorded audio version by Rosalyn Landor. It is available in CD.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Shades of Gray

  • A KGI Novel, Book 6
  • By: Maya Banks
  • Narrated by: Adam Paul
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 584

P. J. and Cole were sharpshooting rivals on the same KGI team and enjoyed a spirited, uncomplicated camaraderie. Until the night they gave in to their desires and suddenly took their relationship one step further. In the aftermath of their one-night stand, they're called out on a mission that goes terribly wrong, and P. J. walks away from KGI, resolved not to drag her teammates into the murky shadows she’s poised to delve into.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed by the change of narrator.

  • By Alisa on 12-31-12

MY NEW FAVORITE BOOK IN THE SERIES!!

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

Reviewed: 01-28-13

What about Adam Paul’s performance did you like?

I'VE READ SOME OF THE NEGATIVE REVIEWS ON MR. PAUL'S PERFORMANCE AND I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT ALL THE FUSS IS ABOUT. YES, CHANGE IS HARD FOR SOME PEOPLE. I, HOWEVER, FOUND MR. PAUL'S PERFORMANCE TO BE DIFFERENT BUT MOST ENJOYABLE. I HAD NO PROBLEM DISTINGUISHING WHO WAS TALKING BECAUSE MR. PAUL WAS ABLE TO VARY HIS VOICE AND ACCENTS. I DID NOT FIND HIS FEMALE VOICE TO BE IRRITATING AS SOME MALE AUDIO PERFORMANCES CAN BE. MR. PAUL WAS ABLE TO CONVEY THE SUSPENSE IN THE STORY AND ALSO THE TENDER MOMENTS. I HAVE ENJOYED MS. BANKS OTHER KGI BOOKS WITH HARRY BERKELEY AS NARRATOR. I AM EQUALLY PLEASE WITH MR. PAUL. WHO EVER READS MS. BANKS'S NEXT CHAPTER IN THE KGI SAGA, I WILL BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO PURCHASE IT!

  • Whispers in the Dark

  • A KGI Novel, Book 4
  • By: Maya Banks
  • Narrated by: Harry Berkeley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 857
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 792
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 792

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Maya Banks here continues her enthralling series based around the Kelly brothers - six rugged men who make up an elite military group. When Nathan Kelly is finally rescued from behind enemy lines, he credits his life to Shea, whose psychic voice sustained his spirit through it all. But now Shea has gone silent, and Nathan fears she’s in trouble. Can he find Shea in time to repay the tremendous debt he owes her?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT BOOK IN THE SERIES--WHERE ARE THE REST???

  • By XYZPDQ on 06-23-12

GREAT BOOK IN THE SERIES--WHERE ARE THE REST???

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

Reviewed: 06-23-12

Where does Whispers in the Dark rank among all the audiobooks you???ve listened to so far?

As a romantic suspense, this book is pretty good. I liked the premiss of the hero being held prisoner and during this difficult time, "hearing" support from the heroine in his head to get him through being held captive. The problem comes because this is book 4 in the series I have read all the books and enjoyed them. If you haven't read the other books, it harder (not imposible) to understand the relationships between the characters. Audible, please bring books 1 - 3 to your website!

Any additional comments?

Audible--please put all the books from the series on your website. Ask the publisher to provide you with books, 1, 2, 3 in the series. You did this with the sweet series as well. As I said before, it is hard to get involved in the characters when you only put out some of the books in a series.

13 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Sacred and Profane

  • A Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Novel
  • By: Faye Kellerman
  • Narrated by: Mitchell Greenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 437
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 301

Los Angeles Police Detective Peter Decker had grown very close to Rina's young sons, Sammy and Jake, as he had to their mother, and he looked forward to spending a day of his vacation camping with the boys. A nice reprieve from the grueling work of a homicide cop - until Sammy stumbles upon a gruesome sight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this book and this series!

  • By Kathi on 04-17-16

WELL DONE MR. GREENBERG!

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

Reviewed: 04-18-12

Any additional comments?

I felt compelled to write this after reading a few reviews from people who did not like the narrator. I thought Mr.Greenberg did a fine job. He was able to handle the voices, especially those of the women and children. Sometimes narrators-especially male ones- have only one voice for all the women/children in the story, therefore, you can't tell who is speaking. With Mr. Greenberg, I was able to distinguish all the different characters well and I was able to get lost in the story.

  • Lip Service

  • Lone Star Sisters, Book 2
  • By: Susan Mallery
  • Narrated by: Julie Francis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 363
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214

Skye Titan's wealthy father thinks he can still dictate his daughter's choice in men. Now widowed and a single mother, Skye isn't the yes-girl she once was. Especially since the love of her life is back in Texas after eight long years. He won't like the answers to the questions he's asking. About why she left him at the altar. And about her eight-year-old daughter.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Skye was a huge let down...

  • By M. Hudson on 06-11-09

COULDN'T FINISH THE BOOK!!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-20-10

DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS ONE--I USUALLY ENJOY SUSAN MALLERY'S BOOKS, BUT THIS ONE I COULDN'T FINISH. THE STORY WAS IMPLAUSABLE AND THE NARRATOR WAS JUST ANOYING! I TRIED TO LISTEN TO THIS STORY THREE DIFFERENT TIMES BEFORE WRITING THIS, BUT AFTER JUST A FEW HOURS, I HAD TO STOP. BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME MS. MALLERY.

  • Sizzle

  • A Novel
  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 422
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 430

Lyra Prescott, a Los Angeles film student, is closing in on graduation and facing important decisions about her future. She's already been offered a job at her hometown TV station, an opportunity that could ultimately launch her dream career as a film editor. But heading back home would also mean dealing with her overprotective brothers, social-climbing mother, and eccentric grandmother. Unsure of her future, Lyra dives into work on her final school assignment: a documentary transformed by a twist of fate into a real-life horror film.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-04-10

NOT BAD, BUT I LIKE HER HISTORICAL ROMANCES!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-10

THIS WAS GOOD FOR A CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE, BUT I LIKE HER HISTORICAL ROMANCES. AND SPEAKING OF HISTORICAL ROMANCES, HER LATEST CLASSIC AUDIOBOOK IS "THE PRIZE" THAT WAS RELEASED IN MP3 FORMAT ON 12/27. HOW COME AUDIBLE IS NOT CARRYING IT? IF YOU ARE A FAN OF JULIE'S CLASSIC HISTORICAL ROMANCE NOVELS, PLEASE WRITE AUDIBLE AND ASK THEM TO PUT IT ON THEIR SYSTEM! FYI--GENTLE WARRIOR IS DUE OUT MARCH 27. HOPEFULLY AUDIBLE GETS THEIR ACT TOGETHER BY THEN.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Bride

  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,299
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,357

By edict of the king, the mighty Scottish laird Alec Kincaid must take an English bride. His choice was Jamie the feisty youngest daughter of Baron Jamison. Alec ached to touch her, to tame her, to possess her forever. But Jamie vowed never to surrender to this highland barbarian. Though his kisses fired her blood, shadowed secrets from Alec's past threatened Jamie's happiness. She brazenly resisted him - until one rapturous moment quelled their clash of wills.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Audible Favorite!

  • By Elizabeth on 07-03-12

Early works released in MP3 at last!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-09

Finally, Miss Garwood's early works are out in MP3 format! Her Characters always capture your interest from the very beginning and entertain you all the way through with humor and love. There is a reason her books have sold millions of copies. Listen and see for yourself!
--Keep 'em coming Audible!!

20 of 21 people found this review helpful

  • Dying to Please

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 608
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 610

Loyal. Beautiful. Professional. Impeccably organized. Potentially lethal. Sarah Stevens is a woman with many distinct qualities. First and foremost a butler par excellence, skilled at running large households smoothly and efficiently, she is also a trained bodyguard and expert marksman - indispensable to her elderly employer, a courtly gentleman Sarah has come to respect and love. But her perfectly ordered life is shattered when tragedy strikes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't Stop Listening.

  • By Nyrrocdooh on 01-25-09

Great Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-22-09

I love her earlier books! Please Keep them coming!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Hot Pursuit

  • By: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman and Patrick G. Lawlor
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300

Alyssa takes on the extremely public assignment of providing personal protection for Savannah von Hopf, an old friend who is running for office. While high-profile, the bodyguard job seems simple and easy enough - except Alyssa is juggling her stressful leadership position with a new baby and a husband who is her subordinate.

When Alyssa receives several disturbing messages from "the Dentist," a serial killer she has relentlessly pursued for years, Alyssa must take action to protect those closest to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A thriller within Suz's line

  • By SvvyShpr on 08-04-09

tired of the liberal preaching!!!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-10-09

Earlier stories are better without the liberal preaching!! I like to read (listen to) romantic suspense for escapism! WILL SOMEONE PLEASE TELL MS. BROCKMANN THAT SHE IS NOT GOING TO MAKE ANYONE HAVE AN APIFINY! PLEASE TELL HER TO GET BACK TO WRITING ROMANTIC SUSPENSE AND STOP SPOUTING SERMONS TO HER READERS!!!

1 of 10 people found this review helpful