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  • Crocodile on the Sandbank

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Susan O'Malley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 637
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 644

Amelia Peabody embarks on her first Egyptian adventure armed with unshakable self-confidence, a journal for her thoughts, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella. On her way, she rescues Evelyn Barton-Forbes, who has been "ruined" and abandoned on the streets of Rome by her lover. With a typical disregard for convention, Amelia promptly hires her fellow countrywoman as a companion and takes her to Cairo, where strange visitations and a botched kidnapping convince Amelia that there is a plot afoot to harm Evelyn.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Crocodile on the Sandbank

  • By Morgan on 01-09-04

Much more amusing when read by Barbara Rosenblatt

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

Reviewed: 08-07-15

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

I would but not with this reader.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The Egyptian background.

How could the performance have been better?

Barbara Rosenblatt was a much better reader. The story seemed completely different. It was actually very funny and the story moved along so much better in the Barbara Rosenblatt edition. It seemed more interesting as well. This version is so flat and does the story no justice.

Do you think Crocodile on the Sandbank needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

It has several but this can stand alone.

Any additional comments?

Please get the better edition with Barbara Rosenblatt as reader.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection

  • All 22 Stories
  • By: L. Frank Baum
  • Narrated by: Eric Vincent
  • Length: 90 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 318
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 285
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289

This is the complete Wizard of Oz collection of 22 stories written by L. Frank Baum. This is the only complete collection that includes all the Oz stories. All 22 stories are fully complete. They include the dedication and the introduction of each story/book. In this collection, you will find stories not available in other collections. It even includes stories published after the death of L. Frank Baum.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Audio chapter list below as was missing

  • By MM on 04-09-14

22 books in 10 files with NO list whatsoever!!

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

Reviewed: 01-20-14

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

It's absolutely ridiculous --- they don't even tell you the names of the 22 books included anywhere! What is worse -- in order to find a book... you have to know to look for it... and then search the 10 downloads for the book you want. (Which I suppose you should psychically divine before scanning the 10 downloads to find it!! VERY UNPROFFESSIONAL, AUDIBLE!! The least you could do is list which stories are in which download!!

76 of 93 people found this review helpful

  • The Husband List

  • By: Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 657
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 584
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 580

Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother, Eddie, and his friend Jack Culhane on their adventures. While Jack and Eddie are off seeing the world, buying up businesses and building wildly successful careers, Caroline's stuck at home frightening off the men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. When her mother sets her sights on the questionable Lord Bremerton as a possible suitor, Caroline struggles with her instincts and the true nature of her heart. She longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all...Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such a good book to take me away from reality.

  • By Cindy on 01-22-13

Slow, tedious, uninvolving, juvenille

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

Reviewed: 01-30-13

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

HS and JR HS girls...

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

The performance wasn't the core issue

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

Disappointment, Boredom

Any additional comments?

Slow, tedious, uninvolving, juvenille. Pre-Ordered. Didn't know it was going to be intended as a "period piece"... found it unlistenable!

  • Explosive Eighteen

  • A Stephanie Plum Novel
  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,059
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,674
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,655

Before Stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127, Hawaii to Newark, she’s knee deep in trouble. Her dream vacation turned into a nightmare, and she’s flying back to New Jersey solo. Worse still, her seatmate never returned to the plane after the L.A. layover. Now he’s dead, in a garbage can, waiting for curbside pickup. His killer could be anyone. And a ragtag collection of thugs and psychos, not to mention the FBI, are all looking for a photograph the dead man was supposed to be carrying.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • to quote Lula 'I really expected a better story'

  • By HappyMom on 11-23-11

Awful

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

Reviewed: 03-10-12

What would have made Explosive Eighteen better?

Huge disappointment

What was most disappointing about Janet Evanovich’s story?

Not funny... big lead up from last book ... and then no follow up.