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  • The Obsession

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,393
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,919
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,839

Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father's crimes and made him infamous. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, thousands of miles away from everything she's ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up - especially the determined Xander Keaton.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Total Letdown

  • By McChica04 on 07-11-16

Loved the narrator!!

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

I absolutely loved the narrator and the story line was so good I didn't want to stop listening. I am listening to another Nora Roberts book and just love it. I highly recommend this book.

  • Shots Fired

  • Stories from Joe Pickett Country
  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: Chandler David
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460

From C. J. Box, the New York Times-bestselling author of the Joe Pickett novels, comes a thrilling book of suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well - and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there. Over the course of eighteen books, C. J. Box has been consistently hailed for his brilliant storytelling and extraordinary skills at creating character, suspense, and a deep sense of place. All of those strengths are in the ten riveting stories - three of them never before published - that make up Shots Fired.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • C.J. has done it again

  • By Kathleen on 07-15-15

Not his best work

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

Reviewed: 01-26-19

I'd skip this one. I really struggled to finish this audio book....the short stories just didn't hold my interest.

  • Face Off

  • Evelyn Talbot, Book 3
  • By: Brenda Novak
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264

Tortured and left for dead at 16, Evelyn Talbot turned her personal nightmare into her life’s work - studying the disturbing psychopathy of some of the world’s most vicious serial killers. Now a leading psychiatrist at Hanover House in a small Alaskan town, she tries to believe the past will never come back to haunt her - until a woman goes missing from a cabin nearby, and every clue points to the man who once brutalized her....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Huh....

  • By Jamie on 10-02-18

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 11-22-18

I can't wait for the next book in the series. The narrator is great! Will definitely listen to more of her audiobooks.

  • See Me

  • By: Nicholas Sparks
  • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan Grant
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,687
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,564

Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. At 28, he's focused only on walking a straight line - getting his teaching degree, working out at the gym religiously, and avoiding all the places and people that proved so destructive in his earlier life. The last thing he's looking for is a serious relationship. But when Maria Sanchez crosses paths with him on a rainswept night in North Carolina, his plans are upended in a way that will rattle the foundations of his carefully structured life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Book Nicholas Sparks Has Ever Written!

  • By Wendi on 01-07-16

Couldn't put it down

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

Loved the book. I couldn't put it down. I listened to it in the car, on my walks, and even while I was going things around the house. You will enjoy the book...

  • The Notebook

  • By: Nicholas Sparks
  • Narrated by: Barry Bostwick
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,023
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,493
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,501

At 31, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At 29, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy who long ago stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love so enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good book, annoying music

  • By Jaclyn on 03-12-10

Classic

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

Reviewed: 10-11-18

I truly enjoy romantic novels by Nicholas Sparks. He is the reason I started reading novels. Though I have read the book in print, it was enjoyable to listen to it on my long drive.

  • Storm Front

  • By: Richard Castle
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 345

From Tokyo, to London, to Johannesburg, high-level bankers are being gruesomely tortured and murdered. The killer, caught in a fleeting glimpse on a surveillance camera, has been described as a psychopath with an eye patch. And that means Gregor Volkov, Derrick Storm's old nemesis, has returned. Desperate to figure out who Volkov is working for and why, the CIA calls on the one man who can match Volkov's strength and cunning - Derrick Storm.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Love the show..The book--Not so much.

  • By Cris on 05-27-13

Very slow start

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

Reviewed: 09-26-18

Very slow start, but the last half of the book was good. Took awhile to get into it.

  • Never Let You Go

  • By: Chevy Stevens
  • Narrated by: Rachel Fulginiti, Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,552
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,373
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,374

Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash escaped into the night with her young daughter and left an abusive relationship. Her ex-husband, Andrew, was sent to jail and Lindsey started over with a new life. Now, Lindsey is older and wiser, with her own business and a teenage daughter who needs her more than ever. When Andrew is finally released from prison, Lindsey believes she has cut all ties and left the past behind her. But she gets the sense that someone is watching her, tracking her every move.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed with ending

  • By BonSue on 04-21-17

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 09-10-18

Great reading. I didn't see that ending coming. Narration was great. I'll be listening to more books from this author!

  • Breakfast in Bed

  • A Novel
  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Robin Mattson
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 34

Hurt one too many times in the past, Sloan Fairchild is convinced that she will never be able to trust her heart to a man again. Instead, she pours all her energy into making a success of her elegant San Francisco bed and breakfast inn. But when her best friend asks her to house her fiance; for a month, Sloan opens the doors of Fairchild House to Carter Madison...and meets a man who turns her world - and her concept of herself - upside down. Carter, a best selling author, is looking for a little peace and quiet so he can finish his latest novel before his wedding. The last thing he expects is to find himself instantly attracted to his hostess - or her to him. As the days pass, Sloan tries to ignore the feelings this handsome, disturbingly perceptive man stirs in her...tries to stop herself from dreaming dreams that can never be. But as Carter reveals his overwhelming desire for her, Sloan is left to struggle against her own deepest longing: to know just once how it feels to be truly cherished. Caught between love and loyalty to her best friend, Sloan must search her soul and make a choice: to love for the moment, to walk away forever, or to fight to have it all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story, very very bad audio quality.

  • By Angelia on 10-01-11

Music was very distracting

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

I love Sandra Brown's books. but this is the first one I really did not enjoy. Good story line, bad audio. The narrator was so so..

  • Still Missing

  • By: Chevy Stevens
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,674
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,772
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,773

On the day she was abducted, Annie O’Sullivan, a 32-year-old Realtor, had three goals: sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she’s about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A singular voice; a horrendous story.

  • By Richard Delman on 01-21-12

I couldn't put it down!

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

The story line was great and Angela Dawe did a fantastic job narrating the book. Highly recommend it.

  • Without Remorse

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 27 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,940
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,090
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,094

His work for the CIA is brilliant, cold-blooded, and efficient, but who is he? In a harrowing tour de force, phenomenally best-selling author Tom Clancy shows how an ordinary man named John Kelly crossed the lines of justice and morality to become the CIA legend known as Mr. Clark. It is an unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness, without mercy - without remorse.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Start here if you are new to Jack Ryan.

  • By Daniel Beck on 02-07-12

Slow to start

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

Took me a while to get engaged, but the last 3rd of the book kept my interest.