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  • An Anonymous Girl

  • By: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
  • Narrated by: Barrie Kreinik, Julia Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,962
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,944

Seeking women ages 18-32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed. When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she’s thinking...and what she’s hiding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Frances Hampton on 01-09-19

Superb

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

Reviewed: 04-07-19

Well done! Great characters and twisting and turning at every word. Totally enjoying and a breathtaking suspense.

  • Tear Me Apart

  • By: J. T. Ellison
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky, Rebekkah Ross, Jacques Roy, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,383
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,380

Competitive skier Mindy Wright is a superstar in the making until a spectacular downhill crash threatens not just her racing career but her life. During surgery, doctors discover she’s suffering from a severe form of leukemia, and a stem cell transplant is her only hope. But when her parents are tested, a frightening truth emerges. Mindy is not their daughter. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT; Kept Me Guessing & In Suspense!

  • By DM Salazar on 12-25-18

Good Story

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

I really enjoyed this story....but I am not fond of the switch in narrators. The narrator is really important to the story...and you want to like them... I did not care for all the styles of narrating...so the story suffered for me. Prefer one narrator in a story. I often don't select a book until I hear the tone, accent and reading style. I didn't have the option here.

11 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Jane Doe

  • A Novel
  • By: Victoria Helen Stone
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,939
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,690
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,681

Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty and extra efficient. She’s just the kind of woman middle manager Steven Hepsworth likes - meek, insecure, and willing to defer to a man. No one has any idea who Jane really is. Least of all Steven. But plain Jane is hiding something. Nothing can distract Jane from going straight for his heart: allowing herself to be seduced into Steven’s bed, to insinuate herself into his career and his family, and to expose all his dirty secrets. So she can take it all away. Just as he did to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Vengeance & Retribution!!!!

  • By shelley on 08-07-18

One of the BEST Audio Book Ive listened too

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

Amazing Jane and her funny inside experiences and thoughts .... all the while keeping her eye on the ball. I loved her character. This one should be everyone's library.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • I Found You

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,057
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,607
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,586

In a windswept British seaside town, single mum Alice Lake finds a man sitting on the beach outside her house. He has no name and no idea how he got there. Against her better judgment, she invites him inside. Meanwhile, in a suburb of London, 21-year-old Lily Monrose has been married for only three weeks. When her husband fails to come home from work one night, she is left alone in a place where she knows no one and with the police telling her that her husband never existed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Characters, good and bad, are well portrayed

  • By Jennifer on 08-14-18

Twisty and captavating

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

Lisa tells a great story and the narrator delivers perfectly. Reaching back and forth in the story... I couldn't stop listening.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Then She Was Gone

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Helen Duff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,406
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,920
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,858

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenage golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now her mother, Laurel Mack, is trying to put her life back together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO GOOD

  • By Anonymous User on 05-24-18

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

What an amazing story. Well planned writing as the story reveals its self to you. Unfolding bit by bit. Evokes emotions as it unravels. The characters are placed perfectly and are introduced well. Well with the listen. Narrator did fabulous.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Winter Garden

  • A Novel
  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,909
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,103

Meredith and Nina Whitson are as different as sisters can be. One stayed at home to raise her children and manage the family apple orchard: the other followed a dream and traveled the world to become a famous photojournalist. But when their beloved father fails ill, Meredith and Nina find themselves together again, standing alongside their cold, disapproving mother, Anya, who even now, offers no comfort to her daughters

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I thought I made a mistake

  • By A. Musser on 11-29-17

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 09-22-18

Amazing story. Each character comes to life and are unforgettable as the story is. My heart sores and breaks.

  • Something in the Water

  • A Novel
  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,880
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28,794

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a HARD PASS

  • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

Well done. Captivating

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

Well narrated and written. This story kept me listening. Wondering what is around the next corner.

  • The Great Alone

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,715
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,530
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,425

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫✫✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫✫✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 09-12-18

Excellent all around

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

Heart wrenching, high soaring, vast beauty, jaw clenching, tear making, soul searching and reflective story. Worth every word spoken and written.
Thank you for bringing this beautiful story to life.

  • The Liar

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,919
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,919

Shelby Foxworth lost her husband. Then she lost her illusions.... The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt. He was an adulterer and a liar, and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box, she finds multiple IDs. The man she loved wasn't just dead. He never really existed.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By MaxineSap on 06-07-15

Bravo!

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

Reviewed: 04-10-17

Where does The Liar rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best so far.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Liar?

The chatter in the hair salon. I found myself smiling and laughing.

What does January LaVoy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Nicely read... voice changes were well done. January brought the characters alive. I felt like I knew Shellby, Grif and Ms. Vi.

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

Again loved the chatter in the salon....the epilogue was moving.

  • Duet

  • By: Kimberley Freeman
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 834
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 666
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662

From the London pop scene, to the opera stages of Europe; from a tiny Greek island, to a stifling manor house full of secrets and deceptions; from the sun-drenched Queensland coast, to the silent outback; Angela and Ellie are two women both looking for something. One in search of her identity and her memory; the other in search of the love that she had and lost; theirs is a duet whose last note will not be sung until the heart-stopping climax, when a shadow from the past returns to claim them both.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gosh that was a great story!

  • By Anonymous User on 06-10-09

Outstanding

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

Reviewed: 04-02-17

Wonderful highs and lows of life developed characters and beautifully read by Ms Lee. This story takes you to smiles and gasps. Must read.