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  • Stillhouse Lake

  • By: Rachel Caine
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,486
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,409
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,379

With her ex now in prison, Gwen has finally found refuge in a new home on remote Stillhouse Lake. Though still the target of stalkers and Internet trolls who think she had something to do with her husband's crimes, Gwen dares to think her kids can finally grow up in peace. But just when she's starting to feel at ease in her new identity, a body turns up in the lake - and threatening letters start arriving from an all-too-familiar address.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • imagine Capt. Kirk as a cheerleader

  • By friendlykitty on 09-20-17

Kept my full attention all the way through.

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

Reviewed: 09-05-17

Where does Stillhouse Lake rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Good. I am looking forward to more in this series.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes, I was not disappointed. Very suspenseful.

What does Emily Sutton-Smith bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Good fit for the main character, not annoying.

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

Yes. I usually listen to book while I do other minor things, but I was so into the book I could not do two things at once that required any thinking. If I had this book in print I would have sat in one spot and read it until I was finished.

  • The Good Daughter

  • A Novel
  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,633
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,080
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,030

Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself - the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to Pikeville again, Charlie is plunged into a nightmare.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Karin Slaughter has done it again!

  • By shelley on 08-09-17

Great story not too predictable.

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

Reviewed: 08-30-17

What did you love best about The Good Daughter?

the story was captivating.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Charlie, she is strong, fragile and nutty.

What about Kathleen Early’s performance did you like?

She did a nice job of making the characters sound different.

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

yes, but I don't want to say and ruin the story for others who have not listened to it yet.

Any additional comments?

At first I felt like there was too much repetition, but each time new info was introduced.

  • Seeing Red

  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Victor Slezak
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,912
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,913

Kerra Bailey is a television journalist on the rise, and she's hot on the trail of a story guaranteed to skyrocket her career to even greater heights: an interview with the legendary Major Trapper. Twenty-five years ago, the major emerged a hero from the bombing of the Pegasus Hotel in downtown Dallas when he was photographed leading a handful of survivors out of the collapsing building. The iconic picture transformed him into a beloved national icon, in constant demand for speeches and interviews - until he suddenly dropped out of the public eye.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I'm no prude but...

  • By Pat on 09-08-17

Not enough story, too many unnecessary sex scenes.

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

Reviewed: 08-23-17

What would have made Seeing Red better?

More of a story

What was most disappointing about Sandra Brown’s story?

too many sex scenes

What didn’t you like about Victor Slezak’s performance?

sometimes I could not differentiate between characters

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment.

Any additional comments?

I usually like Sandra Brown's books. This one fell short.

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