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  • The Hollow of Fear

  • The Lady Sherlock Series, Book 3
  • By: Sherry Thomas
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283

Under the cover of "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective", Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. Aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, Charlotte draws those in need to her and makes it her business to know what other people don't. When the estranged wife of her dear friend Lord Ingram is discovered dead on his estate, all signs point to him as the murderer. With Scotland Yard closing in, Charlotte goes under disguise to find out the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series

  • By Jane on 10-02-18

Fantastic series! Fans should love this one too

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

Once again, I can say that I managed to be shocked. No small feat. Brilliant story, writing and audio narration. This is truly a standout series. Well worth the Audible credit.

**Don’t start the series with this book. Start at the beginning. It is well worth it. Much will be lost if you pick the storyline up here.**

  • The Siren

  • By: Elicia Hyder
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312

All the missing victims of North Carolina's deadliest serial killer have been found, all except Rachel Smith. When the FBI produces a photo proving Rachel is alive and well in Texas, one case is closed but another one is opened. Either this is a case of mistaken identity, or there are more people than just Sloan Jordan and Warren Parish who seem to walk the earth without a soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this Series

  • By Lynnz on 10-11-17

Not as exciting as the first but still good

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

Not as enthralling as the first book but still enjoyable. It started off really, really slow. I was beginning to doubt anything was going to happen. Stuff happened and questions were answered, which was good, but it was still lacking something. I’m still not loving the love triangle or her choice. Hope that doesn’t drag on too long but after reading the blurb for book 3 and a review or two, looks like it’s going to drag on longer. I really do like the audio narration by Brittany Pressley. Will likely continue with the next in the series when I finish other audios in my “to be read” pile.

  • The Soul Summoner

  • By: Elicia Hyder
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 464
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 463

Blessed or cursed with a connection to the souls of others, Sloan Jordan can see the best in people...and the worst. With nothing more than a glance at a photograph, she can judge the living from the dead and the good souls from the evil ones. For 27 years she's kept her ability a secret, but 11 young women have been murdered in the mountains of North Carolina, and Sloan may be the only hope of finding their killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Ashlynde on 07-24-17

Great start to series!

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

I could not put this book down. Not sure if it was actually the story itself or the excellent audio narration by Brittany Pressley, but either way, I was completely drawn in. I really like Sloan and the mystery behind her strange abilities is intriguing. The serial killer mystery is solid. The only thing I did not like was the love triangle. Or maybe it’s not really a love triangle since she does make a choice between guys (and as of the end of this book, I wasn’t happy with her choice). Hopefully the relationship angle will grow on me, but right now, I’m just not feeling it. (Some readers will likely disagree with me.) Other than that, I really really liked it. It’s a promising start to the series.

  • Feeding the Dragon

  • By: Sharon Washington
  • Narrated by: Sharon Washington
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,754
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,733

Sharon Washington’s autobiographical one-woman play, Feeding the Dragon, delighted audiences off-Broadway and is now available exclusively on Audible. The one-act play invites listeners into Sharon’s unorthodox childhood, growing up in an apartment on the top floor of the St. Agnes Branch of the New York Public Library, where her father served as the building’s custodian. A love of literature and boundless imagination helped the playwright as a young woman persevere over dragons of all forms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story!

  • By Imara Walker on 09-07-18

Wish it were longer

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

Excellent one woman play adapted for audiobook format. Vignettes from Sharon Washington’s life beautifully told. Got this one free from Audible as part of their new program for their members. Short but very good.

  • An Argumentation of Historians

  • The Chronicles of St. Mary's, Book 9
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 860
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 798
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794

They say you shouldn't push your luck. Max gives her own luck a massive shove every day - and it's only a matter of time until luck pushes back.... January, 1536 - the day of Henry VIII's infamous jousting accident. Historians from St Mary's are there in force, recording and documenting. And arguing - obviously. A chance meeting between Max and the Time Police leads to a plan of action. And it's one that will have very serious consequences - especially for Max.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Re-download for final chapter

  • By Townsend on 04-13-18

Fantastic series!

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

Much more in line with previous books than the last one. Delightful. Wonderfully narrated, as usual, by Zara Ramm. Love this series!

  • The Privilege of Peace

  • Peacekeeper, Book 3
  • By: Tanya Huff
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

Warden Torin Kerr has put her past behind her and built a life away from the war and everything that meant. She's created a place and purpose for others like her, a way to use their training for the good of the Confederation. She has friends, family, purpose. Unfortunately, her past refuses to grant her the same absolution. Big Yellow, the ship form of the plastic aliens responsible for the war, returns. The Silsviss test the strength of the Confederation. Torin has to be Gunnery Sergeant Kerr once again and find a way to keep the peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sooo Good!

  • By Joki on 07-05-18

Just love Torin Kerr!

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

Listening to this book was like visiting old friends you haven’t seen in a while. Wonderful characters, wonderfully narrated. This is listed as the third in a trilogy but I hope Tanya Huff decides to bring these characters back. It would be sad to say a final goodbye to Torin Kerr, Craig Ryder and the rest of the gang. Both of Torin’s series have been such fun to read/listen to. This definitely is one for those who’ve read the rest of the series. Be sure to start at the beginning of the first series if you haven’t read them yet. Well worth the Audible credit!

  • Deadly Summer

  • Darling Investigations, Book 1
  • By: Denise Grover Swank
  • Narrated by: Megan Tusing
  • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 532
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 480
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 481

Ten years ago, Summer Butler was television's most popular teenage sleuth. Since then, she's hit - what gossip sites just love to call - the gutter. Nearly bankrupt, betrayed, estranged from her greedy mother, and just about unemployable, she's coaxed into that desperate haven for has-beens: reality TV.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Meh..typical "modern" cozy

  • By Constance Jenkins on 05-04-18

Good but not great

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This book was good but not nearly as good as I had hoped it would be. The audiobook sample started off so strong but it petered out after that for me. The book lacked something, though I’m not quite sure what. I never really connected with Summer or the other characters. I figured out whodunnit early on, which isn’t normally a problem for me if the journey is solid, but here it was just ok. I was left feeling underwhelmed. Very good narration on the audiobook but I’m not sure I will pick up the next in the series.

  • Sweet Tea and Sympathy

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,924
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,898

Margot Cary has spent her life immersed in everything Lake Sackett is not. As an elite event planner, Margot's rubbed elbows with the cream of Chicago society and made elegance and glamour her business. She's riding high until one event goes tragically, spectacularly wrong. Now she's blackballed by the gala set and in dire need of a fresh start - and apparently the McCreadys are in need of an event planner with a tarnished reputation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thank you Ms. Harper

  • By green ice cream garden on 11-30-17

Overall enjoyable listen

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

I really enjoyed most of the book but towards the end it started to drag a little and I wanted to smack Margot a few times for her silliness. Overall, an enjoyable listen though. Amanda Ronconi does a great job narrating the audiobook, though I will admit that I did not like her voice choice for the 5 year old June. Otherwise, very well done.

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  • Resurrection Bay

  • Caleb Zelic, Book 1
  • By: Emma Viskic
  • Narrated by: Lewis Fitzgerald
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Profoundly deaf since early childhood, Caleb has always lived on the outside - watching and picking up tell-tale signs people hide in a smile, a cough or a kiss. When a childhood friend is murdered, a sense of guilt and a determination to prove his own innocence sends Caleb on a hunt for the killer. But he can’t do it alone....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent book and great 1st book

  • By William Michael Dunn on 01-27-17

Exciting mystery

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

Exciting and intense at times, with interesting, complex characters. I figured out some of this complex mystery, but not all of it. There was plenty of “who do I trust, who don’t I” to keep me doubting almost everyone.

The audiobook was solidly narrated. The reader has a good voice, though not all of his voices were distinguishable from each other, which at times caused me a little confusion over who was saying what. The audio didn’t do much to enhance the book, but it didn’t hurt it either. I wouldn’t mind listening to the next one, but I’d be happy reading it in print too.

  • Danger's Halo

  • Holly Danger, Book 1
  • By: Amanda Carlson
  • Narrated by: Emma Wilder
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

Holly Danger's current assignment, gleaned from a set of foggy instructions and a handful of coin stuffed into a slot, is to pick up a street kid who's about to terminate himself off a cliff. And, as a rule, she doesn't turn down currency. Her job as a salvager keeps her fed and clothed above the norm, which isn't saying much. The norm in this city is a scrape-by existence in a post-apocalyptic world, where the rain never stops, food is always scarce, and the elite have deserted the ranks in search of something better.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Book 1

  • By MANI on 10-09-17

Solid first in series

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

Reviewed: 05-17-18

This was a very solid first book in a series. I really liked that there was none of the usual “info dump” that can come with science fiction and post-apocalyptic novels. Instead, background information was given at appropriate times during the story. No, we didn’t get a full story on what happened to Earth, but I was OK with that and getting details piecemeal felt more natural. The author threw a couple of curve balls into the plot that I was definitely not expecting, so kudos to her for that. It definitely kept me on my toes and added some extra dimension to the story.

Holly is a strong character with a hidden soft spot. While we didn’t learn much about her “family”, the characters have a lot of potential. I hope we get to know them better in upcoming books in the series. The book does NOT end with a cliffhanger, so no need to worry about that, though there is a nice lead-in to what might be happening in future books.

The audiobook was ably narrated by Emma Wilder. She does a good job with various voices. The book is definitely worth the Audible credit, in my opinion.