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  • Fathomless

  • By: Greig Beck
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 531
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 496
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 492

In Fathomless, the greatest predator the world has ever known is coming home in 2016. Carcharodon megalodon. The largest and most fearsome predator to have ever existed on our planet. Rumours of its existence in our modern oceans have persisted for centuries. Now, in a new adventure, the rumours explode into brutal and terrifying reality in Fathomless, by Greig Beck.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mega What?

  • By Olive on 01-24-17

Trudged along. Mispronunciations galore.

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

Reviewed: 04-14-18

Would you try another book from Greig Beck and/or Sean Mangan?

Not after this one. (That's never fair to an author, but this wasn't a good start.)

What was most disappointing about Greig Beck’s story?

I kept thinking that the dull dialog and description would eventually get to some action. My mind has never wandered as frequently as it did with this audiobook.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

The narrator's mangled pronunciations ended up being the only entertaining part of the experience.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

At this point, I don't care anymore. If I jumped to the last hour there would probably be some action, but I don't care anymore.

  • Key Lime Pie Murder

  • By: Joanne Fluke
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242

While Hannah bustles around her bakery, The Cookie Jar, a murder case is also cooking in the small town of Lake Eden. Donning her amateur sleuthing cap, Hannah sets out to bring a killer to justice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love Joann Fluke

  • By Kim on 01-31-08

Didn't translate into audio well

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

Reviewed: 03-28-13

Any additional comments?

The books in this series are nice for a "cozy" read. They don't attempt to challenge you or keep you on the edge of your seat. They are comfortable just like Hannah's Cookies.

The narrator's voice sounds older than Hannah's mother would be. Nothing wrong with that but it just didn't fit for Hannah. Having read all the books up to this one, I envision Hannah as fresher, spunkier and lighter. She has a dry wit but that doesn't mean she needs to sound dulled and depressed. With a different voice I would try this series again.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Prince Charming

  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 710
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 713

To escape becoming a ward of her unscrupulous uncle, Taylor Stapleton will wed Lucas Ross, a rugged American rancher. Taylor also has a secret...a precious legacy she hasn't revealed to Ross. However, as she begins to fall for her handsome new husband, Taylor dares to surrender her heart to an uncertain future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My #1 Favorite book by Julie Garwood

  • By Dawn on 02-06-13

Delightful and Well Paced

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

Reviewed: 03-11-13

Any additional comments?

The story grew on me to the point of being sad it ended when it did. The story is full of tension and humor in just the right doses. If you like stories of perseverance rewarded, you will enjoy it.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Dead Man's Folly

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: David Suchet
  • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315

Whilst organising a mock murder hunt for the village fete hosted by Sir George and Lady Stubbs, a feeling of dread settles on the famous crime novelist Adriane Oliver. Call it instinct, but it's a feeling she just can't explain...or get away from. In desperation she summons her old friend, Hercule Poirot - and her instincts are soon proved correct when the "pretend" murder victim is discovered playing the scene for real, a rope wrapped tightly around her neck.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Christie and Suchet - Jolly Well Done

  • By Sandy on 03-11-13

Christie and Suchet - Jolly Well Done

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

Reviewed: 03-11-13

Any additional comments?

I wouldn't rate this as one of my favorite Poirot adventures but David Suchet brought the characters to life with such flair that I chuckled repeatedly over the variety of personalities he created with Christi's talent. It was a jolly listen.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Beyond Eden

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman, Paul Costanzo
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 442
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 393
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 394

Dear Listener: Lindsay Foxe is a successful model in New York - a woman who hides behind a new name to protect herself from a past of betrayal and treachery and a present that becomes fraught with danger. The product of old San Francisco wealth, the daughter of a man who despises her, her life is forever changed when she is brutally assaulted by her sister’s husband, and then rejected by her family. Lindsay is finally forced to face up to her past when she meets S. C. Taylor, a tough ex-cop turned private investigator and computer troubleshooter.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Cruel and brutal in the beginning

  • By Sandy on 03-11-13

Cruel and brutal in the beginning

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

Reviewed: 03-11-13

Any additional comments?

After four hours of this depressing tale I couldn't imagine a reason to go on. Cruelty, brutality and abuse fill the first four hours. If you are tender-hearted, I can not recommend it.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Her Royal Spyness

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,413
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,241
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,210

Georgie, aka Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, cousin of King George V of England, is penniless and trying to survive on her own as an ordinary person in London in 1932. So far she has managed to light a fire and boil an egg... She's gate-crashed a wedding... She's making money by secretly cleaning houses... And she's been asked to spy for Her Majesty the Queen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’ve Been Charmed

  • By Em on 06-11-12

A Royal Treat

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

Reviewed: 02-09-13

Any additional comments?

What do you do when Her Royal Highness decides to bestow her special matchmaking skills on you only to find that she has selected a most unappealing man with big fish lips? How do you protect an innocent loved one when you are so accident-prone that your friends can't tell the difference between clumsiness and attempted murder? How do you cope with your sudden independence, a lone female, without an allowance, without the slightest domestic skills or business experience? Georgie would appear to be a ready victim. Although she stumbles down her path, her common sense, courage, honor and sense of humor serve her very well. She absolutely refuses to cower or surrender. Bravo!

  • Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs

  • Half-Moon Hollow, Book 1
  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,840
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,348
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,359

Maybe it was the Shenanigans gift certificate that put her over the edge. When children's librarian and self-professed nice girl Jane Jameson is fired by her beastly boss and handed $25 in potato skins instead of a severance check, she goes on a bender that's sure to become Half Moon Hollow legend. On her way home, she's mistaken for a deer, shot, and left for dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh-out Loud Funny

  • By Sandra Ross on 03-25-10

Just Couldn't Enjoy it No Matter How Hard I Tried

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

Reviewed: 01-29-13

Any additional comments?

During my first attempt to listed to this book I thought maybe I just wasn't in the mood for this supposedly funny book. I tried again two days later and again two days after that. It felt like the author was trying to be "oh so witty" in every sentence (way too much!!!) at the expense of any plot whatsoever. I wanted to like this book to start a new series. Not only did I not laugh at a single attempt of wit but it actually became annoying after a while. Rarely am I picky enough to give up on a book. It might have worked better reading it to myself although I thought the narrator was just fine. The story itself was weak, not witty.

I gave it three sincere tries but finally had to put a stake in it.