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Ruth Anne Larson

Canton, GA, US
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  • Fortune Furlough

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 512
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 472
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 470

Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie are finally off to Florida on the vacation they’ve always talked about. Days filled with white sand, turquoise water, and fruity drinks are the only thing on the agenda. But when Gertie’s “hot date” turns up dead and she’s the number one suspect, they’re forced to hang up their bathing suits and shift to investigating mode.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another wild ride with the girls!

  • By karen santiago on 06-13-19

loved it

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

Reviewed: 06-19-19

this series is histerical! entertainingly ridiculous. can't wait for the next one.i did miss the Walter and Carter characters though. Carter had just a few phone calls.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Malice

  • By: Jennifer Jaynes
  • Narrated by: Jane Oppenheimer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,304
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,154
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,151

Dr. Daniel Winters has a beachfront home in Malibu, a career as a respected pediatrician, and a gorgeous new wife, Mia. For a man whose past was rife with mental illness, addiction, and thoughts of suicide, it seems too good to be true. Then Daniel learns that a fellow pediatrician and his family were found slaughtered in their home. It’s just the first chip in the facade of Daniel’s perfect life. Little by little, everything starts to fall away. At work, his career becomes at risk when he’s asked to remain silent about a dangerous new drug. At home, Mia has gone from an affectionate newlywed to a mysterious woman carefully hiding secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • UNPUTDOWNABLE!!!!

  • By shelley on 10-01-18

it's a fast forward book

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

Reviewed: 05-10-19

repetitiveness was an issue
do all the characters have to be so flawed?
could have used a few steady people.
narrator lost the female voice quite a few times.

  • Love You More

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter, Katie MacNichol
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,653
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,654

One question, a split-second decision, and Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case. But where is their six-year-old daughter? As the homicide investigation ratchets into a frantic statewide search for a missing child, D. D. Warren must partner with former lover Bobby Dodge to break through the blue wall of police brotherhood, seeking to understand the inner workings of a trooper’s mind while also unearthing family secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps you guessing all the way through!

  • By Molly on 03-17-11

solo unbelievable

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

Reviewed: 04-23-19

extremely well performed, but so far out there with some of the actions of the mom. disappointed in Bobby, that was so unnecessary.

  • Alone

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,907
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,340
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,331

As a sniper with the elite Massachusetts State Police SWAT Team, Bobby Dodge saved a woman and her young son by shooting her armed husband. But vicious rumors begin to circulate the next morning when Bobby loses his gun and his privileges. It turns out the dead man was the son of a prominent Boston judge and had accused his wife of poisoning their son.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, annoying characterizations.

  • By Jacqueline Dolata on 03-06-13

too far fetched

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

Reviewed: 04-15-19

this story sooo pushed the believability limits I just kept shaking my head. it's really hard to get into a story like this when you can't buy into the characters.

  • Shades of Wicked

  • A Night Rebel Novel
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,688
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,568
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565

Master vampire Ian is unrepentant, shameless...and every shade of wicked. He’s made one too many enemies in his two centuries of existence, including Dagon, a demon who now lays claim to his soul. Ian’s only chance to escape Dagon is to join forces with a Law Guardian, but he's never been able to abide by the rules for long. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • <br />Listened to over 390 books/never left a review:

  • By Prometheus on 11-01-18

love Jeanine Frost's books

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

Reviewed: 04-14-19

As always Tavia delivers a great performance. Lots to consider in this series, I love how all the characters grow in your three series Bones, Cat and Vlad especially are my favorites. I can't wait to see how Veritas develops!
keep them coming.

  • Riley Mack and the Other Known Troublemakers

  • By: Chris Grabenstein
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers, Bryan Kennedy, Edoardo Ballerini, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,690
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,687

What do you get when you add up one middle school bully, two bank robbers, 57 puppy-mill dogs, 4,000 missing dollars, and five daring troublemakers led by the incomparable Riley Mack? One crazy caper! In this merry, mischievous romp, master storyteller Chris Grabenstein, the award-winning author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library, teams with a full-cast of audio talent to introduce Riley Mack, a one-of-a-kind 12-year-old hometown hero.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful adventure!

  • By Irene Eastup on 04-06-19

cute and corny

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

Reviewed: 04-07-19

Fun far fetched antics and likeable characters. though not all the bullets got there cumnins.

5 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • The Waiting Room

  • By: Emily Bleeker
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,591
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,455
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,449

Ever since her husband’s death collided with the birth of her daughter, postpartum depression has taken hold of Veronica Shelton. She can’t sleep, can’t work, and can’t bear to touch her beautiful baby girl. Her emotional state is whispering lies in Veronica’s ear: You’re a bad mother. But not everything can be reasoned away by Veronica’s despair. Can it? After all, the break-in at her house happened. The disturbing sketches she found in her studio are real. So is the fear for her daughter’s safety — especially when Veronica comes home to a silent nursery and a missing baby.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enthusiastic 5 well earned stars! Highly recommended.

  • By Tammy Mitchell on 09-24-18

fast forwarded a lot

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

Reviewed: 03-30-19

it was a good story, but the repetitiveness of the overthinking made me skip over a good bit. there was a point in the story that I was thinking ok we get it already.

  • The Coroner

  • By: Jennifer Graeser Dornbush
  • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,535
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,329
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,326

Recently engaged and deeply ensconced in her third year of surgical residency in Chicago, Emily Hartford gets a shock when she is called home to Freeport, Michigan, the small town she fled a decade ago after the death of her mother. Her estranged father, the local medical examiner, has had a massive heart attack. At the hospital, she finds her father in near total denial of the seriousness of his condition. He insists that the best thing Emily can do to help him is to take on the autopsy of a senator's teen daughter whose sudden, unexplained death has just rocked the sleepy town. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Is this a book or advertisement for a Nissan Leaf?

  • By A. Hall on 02-27-19

the overall story was good

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

Reviewed: 03-02-19

I enjoyed the narrator. as well as the story, but some of the actions of the characters were absurd. I would have just a bit more believability.

  • Protector

  • Night War Saga, Book 1
  • By: Leia Stone, S.T. Bende
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Moyen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 390
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360

As an environmental studies major, Allie knows the planet is in trouble - a series of natural disasters recently rocked the northern hemisphere, and species across the globe are going extinct. What Allie doesn't know is that her world's decline is a result of an ancient battle called the Night War - the Norse goddess Nott's crusade to control the weakest of the light realms. And Allie most definitely doesn't know that her existence is the only thing stopping Nott from dragging the earth into total darkness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Norse Goodness

  • By Alia on 06-15-17

funny sweet and lighthearted warrior gods

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

Reviewed: 02-21-19

gotta love this light hearted reference to mythology, a young goddess and her troup of merry men.

  • You're Not Safe

  • By: Mary Burton
  • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 489
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 438
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436

The broken body hanging from a tree in Texas Hill Country...the frozen figure huddled in a meat locker...only at second glance does the truth become apparent. What seems like suicide is far more sinister, and the terror is only beginning.... One devastating moment changed Greer Templeton's life and ended two others. Now, with a body found on her property and Texas Ranger Tec Bragg on her doorstep, Greer's nightmare has returned. With each new victim, her link to Tec's case grows, and soon it will be too late to run.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Rumbera on 01-12-17

I usually enjoy Burton"s books

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

Reviewed: 02-16-19

I almost stopped listening several times, it was slow to start and I just got bored. the characters seemed 2 demensional and there were too many yah right moments. Try a different story she has many good ones.