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Jacqueline

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  • The Grip of It

  • By: Jac Jemc
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden, Michael David Axtell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 99

Julie and James settle into a house in a small town outside the city where they met. The move - prompted by James' penchant for gambling, his inability to keep his impulses in check - is quick and seamless; both Julie and James are happy to leave behind their usual haunts and start afresh. But this house, which sits between lake and forest, has plans for the unsuspecting couple.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Julie's narrator was awful but the book was good

  • By veronica e on 08-29-17

Excellent narrators . . .

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

Reviewed: 08-26-17

Suspenseful and intriguing! The readers did a terrific job of bringing the characters to life…very easy to listen to! Great company on a road trip!

  • Blood of Cain

  • Sean O'Brien, Book 5
  • By: Tom Lowe
  • Narrated by: Michael David Axtell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

When Courtney Burke appears at Ponce Marina on a humid summer morning, she leaves Sean O’Brien with a haunting tale. Her story could lead O’Brien down a path that began with a brutal crime 40 years earlier and hidden family secrets spawned from the desecration of the innocent. O’Brien learns that Courtney is linked to a series of carnival murders. Police are convinced she’s a serial killer, and all of her victims are men. But like the illusions found in the carnival’s house of mirrors, nothing is as it appears.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I'm disappointed in Blood of Cain because...

  • By Wayne on 05-23-17

Engaging!

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

Reviewed: 01-27-16

Very entertaining! Fabulous narration and an intriguing plot with lots of twists and turns! Great listening!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Black Bullet

  • By: Tom Lowe
  • Narrated by: Michael David Axtell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 92

Glenda Lawson believes her husband was the only US serviceman shot and killed on American soil during World War II. But in 1945, investigators ruled that Billy Lawson died in a “mugging turned ugly.” Sean O’Brien is learning the ropes of commercial fishing when he gets his anchor caught on something underwater. He discovers a German U-boat partially buried in sand, and inside is a frightening cargo. The media pick up the story, and a 35-year-old woman who has a haunting tale visits O’Brien.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great narrator

  • By Jacqueline on 11-24-15

Great narrator

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

Reviewed: 11-24-15

We listened to this book while on a road trip… The story was engaging, and the narrator was excellent at telling the story and performing the many roles. Well done!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A False Dawn

  • By: Tom Lowe
  • Narrated by: Michael David Axtell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 159

Before the death of his wife, Sean O'Brien makes a promise to her that he has no plans to break - until he starts building a new life in an old cabin on a remote stretch of a tropical river in the heart of Florida. It's there that he discovers an injured young woman who whispers a cryptic message into his ear.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • First in a series

  • By Luanne Ollivier on 09-25-15

Excellent storyteller!

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

Reviewed: 09-24-15

The narrator is incredibly talented at bringing the individual characters to life! Suspenseful and exciting!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful