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  • A Dublin Student Doctor

  • An Irish Country Novel
  • By: Patrick Taylor
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 447

Patrick Taylor’s devoted readers and listeners know Doctor Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly as a pugnacious general practitioner in the quaint Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Now Taylor turns back the clock to give us a portrait of the young Fingal - and show us the pivotal events that shaped the man he would become. In the 1930s, fresh from a stint in the Royal Navy Reserve, and against the wishes of his disapproving father, Fingal O’Reilly goes to Dublin to study medicine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How the series all began!

  • By J. LaCroix on 10-21-11

Absolutely love this series!

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

This is one of our all time favorite series. Thank you Patrick Taylor for these great books. We have listened to this series more than once. The narration by John Keating is excellent too.

  • DASH Diet: Overcome Hypertension, Lose Weight, and Experience a New Level of Health

  • By: Thomas Rohmer
  • Narrated by: Daniel Easler
  • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Finally an approach to for long-term sustainable health and weight loss that actually works! If you want to burn fat, get healthy, feel great, and do it all without having to strain yourself with gimmicky diets, then this book is for you. The DASH diet gives you the ultimate nutritional approach to losing weight, getting healthy, and staying healthy for life. Imagine 12 weeks from now…reaching a new level of health that you’ve never felt before. Imagine having more energy and looking better than ever before - without going through all of the strain and stress of a typical diet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very interesting

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 11-30-18

Great introduction to the Dash Diet

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

Reviewed: 11-24-18

Introduction, what you should eat, exercise, meal plans. A great introduction to the diet. I was curious and had no knowledge of this eating plan. I am glad I listened to this. The information was useful. I will listen again and write down some of the ideas, foods, etc. The narration was good.

  • The Sam Reilly Collection

  • By: Christopher Cartwright
  • Narrated by: David Gilmore
  • Length: 26 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 30

Three best-selling novels starring marine biologist Sam Reilly by master of action and adventure Christopher Cartwright is presented in this thrilling audio collection. Listen to the exciting adventures in The Last Airship, The Mahogany Ship, and Atlantis Stolen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A very good collection.

  • By cosmitron on 06-08-18

A great series.

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

The narration was great. I would listen to this narrator again.
The stories were well written. Highly recommended. Believable characters.

  • An Irish Country Courtship

  • By: Patrick Taylor
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 644
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 546

After less than a year, young Barry Laverty, M.B., is settling in to the village, with only a few months to go before he becomes a full partner in the practice. He's looking forward to becoming a fixture in the community, until an unexpected romantic reversal gives him second thoughts. Will he truly be happy tending to routine coughs and colds for the rest of his career? After all, even when a more challenging case comes along, like a rare tropical disease, all he can do is pass it on to a qualified specialist or big-city hospital. Is running a humble GP's shop all he wants out of life?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite book series

  • By Angelyn S. Furst on 11-02-10

Excellent series.

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

Great narration. We really enjoyed this series. A story that we will listen to again. The country doctors and the villagers are believable. You can picture many of these events taking place.

  • An Irish Country Christmas

  • By: Patrick Taylor
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 924
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 753

Barry Laverty, M.B., is looking forward to his first Christmas in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns that his sweetheart, Patricia, might not be coming home for the holidays. That unhappy prospect dampens his spirits somewhat, but Barry has little time to dwell on his romantic disappointments. Christmas may be drawing nigh, but there is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young doctor plying his trade in the emerald hills and glens of rural Ireland.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful christmas listen

  • By Sara on 09-18-13

Great series

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

We really enjoyed listening to this series so far. The characters are well developed. An excellent story about two country doctors and the villagers. A story we will listen to again. Narrator was great.

  • An Irish Country Village

  • By: Patrick Taylor M.D.
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 965
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 760
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 754

Welcome back to the village of Ballybucklebo. Come and say hello again to Dr. O'Reilly's odd-as-two-left-feet patients; his housekeeper, Mrs. "Kinky" Kinkaid; and O'Reilly's pets: Arthur Guinness, the beer-swilling black Lab, and Lady MacBeth, the demonically possessed white cat. And of course, to young Dr. Barry Laverty. After Barry's first month as an assistant to crusty Dr. O'Reilly, he has been offered a permanent spot. But Laverty's excitement is dashed when one of his patients unexpectedly dies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I Love This Series

  • By Sara on 10-29-14

Absolutely love this series

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

Great narration. Characters are well developed. Story keeps you interested. Will listen to more by this author.

  • The Great Pumpkin Ride

  • Holiday
  • By: Laura Hesse
  • Narrated by: Leslie Howard
  • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

When a group of teens decide to camp out with their horses at a haunted cabin in the woods on Halloween night, they unravel a mystery and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really cute

  • By Adventures-IN-Print on 10-17-18

Enjoyable for any age.

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

This is a short story, just over 3 hours. The story was well written. It is a great listen for any family member. Looking for a Halloween story, this might be the one for you.

Narration was well done.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • A Cruise to Murder

  • Rachel Prince Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Dawn Brookes
  • Narrated by: Alex Lee
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Meet Rachel Prince, a newly qualified police constable trying to hold it together after being ditched by her fiancé. Rachel's best friend, Sarah, suggests that she needs a break and what better way to relax than a Mediterranean cruise? Sarah works as a nurse on the cruise ship and they plan to enjoy all the luxuries of cruising. At least they would do if Sarah ever got any time away from the medical centre. Rachel makes friends with a bereaved, elderly woman and an attractive Italian but it's not long before she is convinced that something sinister is going on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Cruise to murder

  • By Deedra on 11-15-18

I enjoyed this cozy mystery.

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

Narration was very good. I found this to be an easy listen. I would listen to more books narrated by Alex Lee.

This is a cozy mystery, clean, with a few unexpected events. The story is well written. It is 6 hours long so it does not get too involved. I would listen to other books by Dawn Brookes. Looking forward to Book 2.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Hope Hadley Five Book Bundle

  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Rachel Carr
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Hollywood actress Hope Hadley doesn't think that things can get any worse for her. In the last 24 hours, her boyfriend has broken up with her, and her long-running police procedural TV show has been canceled. When a homicide detective shows up at her door the next morning with news that her ex-boyfriend has been murdered, she realizes that her troubles are just beginning.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good for an airport or long trip

  • By cosmitron on 09-13-18

Cozy mystery bundle Easy listen

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

Reviewed: 10-21-18

Hope Hadley (actress, detective) is an easy to listen to series. The stories are enjoyable, but not too involved. Narration was very good. IF you are looking for some easy listening, this might be a good series for you. Each story is about 2 hours long.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Magic Teacher's Son

  • Magicians Gold Series, Book 1
  • By: David Harten Watson
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Magic Teacher's Son is a story of betrayal, forgiveness, trust, and treason in a magical world at war. While armies clash in distant battles pitting Magicians against Sorcerers, the actions of an ordinary boy, his classmates, and his friends threaten the loss of their kingdom, but are also its only true hope for survival.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good start to the series

  • By KD on 10-17-18

Waiting for Book 2! Great.

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

Reviewed: 10-11-18

Narrator was exceptional! Great voices for each character. It was very easy to listen to him. Ray Greenley- GREAT job.

Story was magical. I am looking forward to hear more about their travels and tribulations. There is sorcery, magic, betrayal, young love, new friends are made, and much more. Excellent YA book.

I hope to hear / read more books by David Harten Watson.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review

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