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Darius McDaniel

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  • 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 4,356
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,890
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,866

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

good...not great

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

Reviewed: 01-30-18

The story was pretty basic. There were no layers to the plot. It was surprisingly predictable. I usually give the books In this series 5 stars, but this one fell short.

  • Genuine Lies

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 19 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,601
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,443
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,439

Eve Benedict is the kind of subject who could make any biographer's career. Last of the movie goddesses, she has two Oscars, four ex-husbands, and a legion of lovers, both famous and infamous. Now she is ready to write a tell-all memoir that has even Hollywood's richest and most powerful worried. Julia Summers never dreamed of being chosen to tell Eve's story.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kept me completely entertained

  • By Norm W. on 12-31-14

Great Book!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-17

I finished this book way too quickly...I thoroughly enjoyed it!..People complained about the book being old, but that doesn't take away from it being a really good book.

  • Thrill

  • By: Jackie Collins
  • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
  • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

From chic New York and the exclusive Hamptons to the hungry heart of L.A., this high-suspense tale pulses with deadly obsessions and relentless desires in the seemingly perfect world of a gorgeous film actress. Lara could have any man - but the one she can't resist is a mysterious lover with a shadowed past. As their jolting affair skyrockets with electric passion, shocking secrets break through their hidden traps - in a brilliantly twisting story that sparks with the explosive Jackie Collins touch.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • IF YOU LIKE Jackie you will probably like this!

  • By Michele on 12-15-11

I really enjoyed this!

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

Reviewed: 09-23-17

I feel like more time should have been spent untangling things at the end but it was still a good book.

  • Bury the Lead

  • By: David Rosenfelt
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 717
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 719

Northern New Jersey has a new local hero on its cultural crime turf. He's Andy Carpenter, the Paterson defense attorney who can sling a quip as fast as he can outmaneuver a snarling prosecutor. Acclaimed author David Rosenfelt's first novel was nominated for an Edgar Award. Now, in this new novel, the intrepid lawyer is thrust into the spotlight where he risks becoming a media victim...of the most fatal kind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Abridged version hurts story

  • By J. on 09-30-07

I love this series!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-17

The narrator truly brings Andy Carpenter to life. I finished this book much to quickly!

  • MacNamara's Woman

  • Family Secrets, Book 2
  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 141

Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for. When Tamara Allistair lost her family, she quickly learned that the only person she could rely on was herself. Now Tamara wants revenge against the man who wronged her. But going after a target with far-reaching connections is a dangerous gamble, and soon Tamara is the one being threatened. A man with his own share of family issues, ex-marine C. J. MacNamara knows that protecting Tamara is the right thing to do.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So dramatic

  • By Patsy on 10-07-13

Good, but not great like the first book

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

Reviewed: 07-30-17

This one was a little bit of a let down from the first book. It would have been better if I'd read this one first. Not a bad book, just a little predictable.

  • Maggie's Man

  • Family Secrets, Book 1
  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 301
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 298

When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer is called for jury duty, she never expects to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But when Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he’s innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago, and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars. Soon Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, Maggie discovers that she wants to fight for Cain’s freedom - because he just might be the kind of man she can love.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Maggie's Man

  • By Diana DC on 08-18-13

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

This book had good drama and made me laugh. It was good from beginning to end!!!..

  • The Witness [Brilliance Audio Edition]

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,542
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,091

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she works at home designing sophisticated security systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Nora - Outstanding!!!!

  • By M. Davis on 04-20-12

Awesome!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-18-17

This book was great from beginning to end, no lag in between...Great writing and characters..I got through this book quickly.

  • First Degree

  • By: David Rosenfelt
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,968
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,336
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,323

When a cop's body is found burned and decapitated, the last thing Andy Carpenter expected is for a stranger to waltz into his office and admit to the crime. For the wise-cracking millionaire defense attorney suffering from "lawyer's block", the case looks like a no-brainer...until the cops pick up another suspect: Andy's lead P.I., Laurie Collins, who happens to be the love of his life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Read series in order

  • By A. Wright on 03-11-09

Almost as good as the 1st book!

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

Reviewed: 05-23-17

I really enjoyed the book, but found the ending a little underwhelming. It had good humor as the first novel did.