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  • What Remains True

  • A Novel
  • By: Janis Thomas
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo, Scott Lange, Mikael Naramore, and others
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216

From the outside, the Davenports look like any other family living a completely ordinary life - until that devastating day when five-year-old Jonah is killed, and the family is torn apart. As the fury of guilt engulfs them, the Davenports slowly start to unravel, one by one. Losing her son forces Rachel to withdraw into a frayed, fuzzy reality. Her husband, Sam, tries to remain stoic, but he's consumed by regret with the choices he's made. Eden mourns her brother, while desperately fighting to regain a sense of normalcy.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn’t listen to that awful voice...

  • By Noëlle505 on 03-31-18

Beautiful story...

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

Reviewed: 12-04-17

And perfect narration!
I was getting a bit tired of my usual mystery books which are sometimes quite dark. This book was a wonderful change. Loved every minute of it!

7 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • White Trash Zombie Unchained

  • White Trash Zombie, Book 6
  • By: Diana Rowland
  • Narrated by: Allison McLemore
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,094
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,025
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,022

Angel Crawford has finally pulled herself together (literally!) after her disastrous dismemberment on Mardi Gras. She's putting the pieces of her life back in order and is ready to tackle whatever the future holds. Too bad the future is a nasty bitch. There's a new kind of zombie in town: mindless shamblers, infectious and ravenous. With the threat of a full-blown shambler pandemic looming, and a loved one stricken, Angel and the "real" zombies scramble to find a cure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!!! just wow!!!

  • By Heather on 09-06-17

LOVE this series!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-18-17

I so hope there are more books to come....and hopefully soon!

This narrator is phenomenal!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Secrets in Death

  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,048
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,619
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,596

The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that's exactly what happens one cold February evening.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightfully full of secrets!

  • By Kathryn on 09-05-17

One of least favorites in series

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

Reviewed: 09-17-17

You never know what you're going to get with Nora Roberts (aka JD Robb). This one fell flat for me. Loved Susan Ericksen's consistently great performance of the characters.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • 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 8,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,746
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,690

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

Disappointed :(

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

Reviewed: 09-02-17

After reading all of the great reviews, I was excited to listen. But the story really dragged on and on. Not suspenseful to me. Just really surprised how my opinion of this book is in opposition to other readers'.

  • The Lying Game

  • A Novel
  • By: Ruth Ware
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,106
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,102

On a cool June morning, Isa Wilde, a resident of the seemingly idyllic coastal village of Salten, is walking her dog along a tidal estuary. Before she can stop him, Isa's dog charges into the water to retrieve what first appears to be a wayward stick - and to her horror, Isa discovers it's not a stick at all...but a human bone. As her three best friends from childhood converge in Salten to comfort a seriously shaken-up Isa, terrifying discoveries are made, and their collective history slowly unravels.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • REALLY LET DOWN, I'm not gonna lie! (No spoilers)

  • By Very disappointed on 07-27-17

Publisher' Summary needs to be corrected...

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

Reviewed: 08-07-17

The character's name mentioned in the summary is wrong. The person described is really named Kate. Isa is the storyteller. Maybe not a big deal but it bothered me.

The story just seemed to drag on and on...

33 of 35 people found this review helpful

  • The Safest Lies

  • By: Megan Miranda
  • Narrated by: Amanda Dolan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,614
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,616

Kelsey has lived most of her life in a shadow of suspicion, raised to see danger everywhere. Her mother hasn't set foot outside their front door in 17 years, since she escaped from her kidnappers with nothing but her attacker's baby growing inside her - Kelsey. Kelsey knows she's supposed to keep a low profile and stay off the grid for their protection, but that plan is shattered when her dramatic car accident and rescue by volunteer firefighter and classmate Ryan Baker sparks media coverage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fast Paced/Action Packed!

  • By Chanda Leigh Combs on 07-13-17

Omg!!! The narrator was so irritating!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-17

Liked where the story was going but the way the narrator kept taking these weird clicking breaths before speaking drove me crazy! Couldn't finish. :(

54 of 63 people found this review helpful

  • I See You

  • By: Clare Mackintosh
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,024
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,850
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,848

Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her. It all starts with a classified ad. During her commute home one night, while glancing through her local paper, Zoe sees her own face staring back at her - a grainy photo along with a phone number and a listing for a website called FindTheOne.com.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Commuters Beware!

  • By Carole T. on 02-23-17

Narrator really lost steam...

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

Reviewed: 03-28-17

Liked it until about 2/3 through when the narrator began slowing her words down to the point she sounded drunk. Very odd. Made it nearly impossible to finish.

13 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • The Optician's Wife

  • By: Betsy Reavley
  • Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53

Can you ever really know someone? When Deborah, an unpopular 17-year-old, meets the charming and handsome Larry, he sweeps her off her feet. The trouble is, Larry has a secret. Then a series of grisly murders casts a shadow over everything. As Deborah's world starts to fall apart, she begins to suspect the man she loves of a terrible betrayal. And to keep their marriage alive, sacrifices must be made.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What a Trip!

  • By David on 02-12-17

Depressing

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

Her book Frailty was much better. This book was depressing from the start. I kept hoping it would get better. Kept listening out of curiosity just to see if I was right about the ending. I was.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,854
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,871
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,877

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST AUDIBLE BOOK EVER .....GRIPPING and UNEXPECTED

  • By Trisha on 03-06-18

Wow!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-04-17

Enjoyed the book all along....but the crazy end blew me away....so glad I bought it! Oh and great narration....

  • The Dead Key

  • By: D. M. Pulley
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,372
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,376

It's 1998, and for years the old First Bank of Cleveland has sat abandoned, perfectly preserved, its secrets only speculated on by the outside world. Twenty years before, amid strange staff disappearances and allegations of fraud, panicked investors sold Cleveland's largest bank in the middle of the night, locking out customers and employees and thwarting a looming federal investigation. In the confusion that followed, the keys to the vault's safe-deposit boxes were lost.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not good.

  • By Guy on 05-05-17

Sorry but this one was not my fav...

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

Reviewed: 10-02-16

Started out good. Dragged on way too long. Both main characters' forgetfulness and poor judgment was just plain irritating.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful