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  • A Study in Treason

  • A Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Leonard Goldberg
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370

When an executed original of a secret treaty between England and France, known as the French Treaty, is stolen from the country estate of Lord Halifax, Scotland Yard asks Joanna, Dr. John Watson, Jr., and Dr. John Watson, Sr., to use their detective skills to participate in the hunt for the missing treaty. As the government becomes more restless to find the missing document and traditional investigative means fail to turn up the culprit, Joanna is forced to devise a clever plan to trap the thief and recover the missing treaty. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great performance- Easy to Solve Case

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-29-18

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

I am always surprised at the solutions to mysteries. Thought I had it figured by chapter 2 but there was a twist. Im a big Sherlock fan so this series is a treat!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • 15 BBC Radio 4 Original Full-cast Dramas
  • By: Bert Coules
  • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs, Clive Merrison, full cast
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

A gripping collection of 15 BBC Radio full-cast dramas written by Bert Coules, inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories. In the 56 short stories and four novels Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about his great detective, how many times did Dr John Watson tantalise us with references to cases which were never written about in full? These original adventures flesh out those unrecorded cases to wonderful effect. Clive Merrison plays the great sleuth himself, with Andrew Sachs in the role of Doctor Watson. The star casts include Tom Baker, Jane Asher, Tim West, Toyah Willcox, Lindsay Duncan and Mark Gatiss.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Be aware of incorrect order of stories

  • By George Breslauer on 07-26-18

Great Story

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

Loved the book in spite of a couple problems. Chapter 14 has language that is offencive to me. also chapter 13 should be at the end. the story gets out of order 13 15 and 16

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Invisible Library

  • By: Genevieve Cogman
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,259
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,181
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,167

Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, which harvests fiction from different realities. And along with her enigmatic assistant, Kai, she's posted to an alternative London. Their mission: to retrieve a dangerous book. But when they arrive, it's already been stolen. London's underground factions seem prepared to fight to the very death to find her book.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • could not get past the voice

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-04-16

great story. horrible narrator

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

Reviewed: 07-10-18

Listen to all the reviews....Read the book.. The breathy voice was distracting at best. Why dont they ever edit?

  • Canon of the Non-Sacred Writings: Five New Sherlock Holmes Cases

  • By: Richard K Tobin
  • Narrated by: Steve White
  • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 2

As Holmesians are aware, the literary works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are referred to as the Canon of the Sacred Writings. The title of this collection of short stories reflects my desire to belong to the extensive list of authors and fans that want to grow the literary and entertainment history of Sherlock Holmes. In the five short stories, listeners will note Holmes' continued mastery of forensic science and logical reasoning as the cornerstones of resolving the thorny issues presented.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • There is NOT 5 stories

  • By Jerri on 03-04-18

There is NOT 5 stories

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

Reviewed: 03-04-18

What they call the first 'story', is about a guy who met ACD, nothing remotely Sherlock about it. The rest made Sherlock and Watson sound incredibly stupid. The narrator was not good for me. His voices and intonations grated on my nerves. It took 3 tries to get through these stories.

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Case Files

  • By: Mark Mower
  • Narrated by: Steve White
  • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Following the success of the earlier volume, A Farewell to Baker Street, we have another collection of previously unknown Holmes and Watson tales that will excite the interests of listeners across the globe - The Baker Street Case Files. A decade before his death, Dr. Watson let it be known that with his passing he wished his nephew, Christopher Henry Watson MD, to be the executor of his will and guardian of all his personal and pecuniary affairs.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Storey was good. Editing was horrific

  • By Jerri on 02-12-18

Storey was good. Editing was horrific

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

Maybe I just expect too much. But I think that if they put out an audiobook, then you should not hear Pages being turned or random noises to note passage of time. I E bird noises and scissor type noises. The stories themselves are ok but its hard to get past the other stuff. In one story, there was no change in voice for other characters. Also no proper, if at all, inflection esp story 1. Maybe skip audio and read to get anything out of this book. am just disappointed.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,098
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14,937
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,858

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • New Fan

  • By tatiana on 12-24-17

X-Files?

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

Reviewed: 01-06-18

Cant say that i am a die hard x-files fan, but i have seen enough to get it. This book is no where near as good as the show. Even the actors were terrible, which it pains me to say since I like them. If the story called for an extreme emotion, you got flat monochromatic. And there were parts that made Scully sound like a moron. I guess I expected more. Even buying this on sale was a waste of money.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Sherlock Holmes - Tangled Skeins

  • Stories from the Notebooks of Dr. John H. Watson
  • By: David Marcum
  • Narrated by: Anthony Howard
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Sherlock Holmes' investigations were not always the neat and self-contained stories that were presented for publication. Holmes' cases overlapped one another considerably, often with the next beginning while the current was still in motion. Some moved linearly from start to finish without interruption while others stretched, a piece here and a piece there, across weeks, months, or even years and decades.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the multiple stories.

  • By Jerri on 11-09-17

Loved the multiple stories.

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

Reviewed: 11-09-17

The stories were very enjoyable. The only problem I really had was with the narrator. He sounds so breathy like he's trying to tell you a secret; that's only mainly when he does Watson's voice. Other voices were pretty good.
Very good Sherlock stories. Really liked that so many of them referenced back to some old cases that I have already read.

  • Sherlock Holmes: Repeat Business

  • New Stories of the Great Detective
  • By: Lyn McConchie
  • Narrated by: Mark Keen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Here are 14 new cases by repeat customers written by award-winning author Lyn McConchie, in which the famous duo deals with blackmail, a kidnapped child, a lost gem of immense value, a missing girl, and other heinous crimes, including murder most foul - and know that for every crime investigated, there will be a Holmesian solution, of far better than seven percent!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Stories are worth putting up with the performance

  • By Margaret Pryde on 08-22-18

Worst narrator ever

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

Reviewed: 09-30-17

Liked the stories but was VERY distracred by the narrator. Every word sounded like it was overly dramatic. Was hard to listen to but the stories were fun.

  • Tilt-a-Whirl

  • John Ceepak, Book 1
  • By: Chris Grabenstein
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,648
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,866
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,851

There isn't much fun in the sun when a billionaire real estate tycoon is found murdered on the Tilt-a-Whirl at a seedy seaside amusement park in the otherwise quiet summer tourist town of Sea Haven. John Ceepak, a former MP just back from Iraq, has just joined the Sea Haven police department. The job offer came from an old Army buddy who hoped to give Ceepak at least a summer's worth of rest and relaxation to help him forget the horrors of war. Instead, Ceepak will head up the murder investigation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • the reader makes this book

  • By L. Haight on 08-30-07

good book. horrific language

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

Reviewed: 06-24-17

I enjoyed the story as much as possible through all of the completely unnecessary profanity. the ending completely surprised me. I am glad for the 30 second fast forward you can do on Audible to get me through the language. otherwise I would have missed out on a good story

  • Infinite Time

  • By: HJ Lawson
  • Narrated by: RJ Walker
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

The mission sounds easy enough, but it is anything but easy for Parker Jenkins. Yesterday, ordinary, poverty-stricken Parker was an ordinary high school kid, getting bullied relentlessly and trying to get by. Today, he's a time traveler with gifted powers expected to carry out the extraordinary. Teaming up with another time traveler, Scarlet, they must save an innocent girl on the run before the villains kill them all. If they don't, their present-day selves will die. But can the ordinary perform the extraordinary?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Infinite time

  • By jey cee on 07-13-16

great story. Horrible narrator

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

Reviewed: 01-09-17

the beginning of the story is not so great and could have been done in half the time. but once time travel starts it's pretty cool. the narrator makes every word seems so super important that sometimes it dtrax from the actual story. still I will get the next book in spite of the same narrator. I really enjoyed the story part