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  • The Chesapeake: Tales & Scales

  • Selected Short Stories from The Chesapeake
  • By: Ken Rossignol, Larry Jarboe
  • Narrated by: Scott W. Kirby
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Join us as we listen to The Chesapeake for action, fun and adventure in The Chesapeake region. Murder, Mayhem and Mystery along with blues, rockfish and Serendipity Serenades to convince fish to jump onto the hook.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful collection of homespun entertainment..

  • By Donna Wiebe on 03-16-19

Delightful collection of homespun entertainment..

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

A great way to spend some time, listening to a variety of stories from quite the collection of small town characters. Mr. Rossignol has served as the editor of this first book in the series that highlights the people and happenings in this area along the Chesapeake.I enjoyed it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Queen of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series)

  • By: Mark L. Thompson
  • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 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

This book is an account of ships that have borne the name Queen of the Lakes, an honorary title indicating that, at the time of its launching, a ship is the longest on the Great Lakes. In one of the most comprehensive books ever written on the maritime history of the lakes, Mark Thompson presents a vignette of each of the dozens of ships that have held the title, chronicling the dates the ship sailed, its dimensions, the derivation of its name, its role in the economic development of the region, and its sailing history.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Details galore, interesting history!

  • By Donna Wiebe on 03-03-19

Details galore, interesting history!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

The author must have done a lot of research in order to provide all of the detailed facts provided in this book. The history of the ships that sail the Great Lakes is quite intriguing and not one that is often talked about but that has played a big part in the development of industry in both the countries that they border. The book is brought to life by the reading of the narrator, who is very enjoyable to listen to.. A must-read for anyone who is looking for a different aspect of history.to explore.

  • Love in Lead

  • Seven Brides of South Dakota, Book 3
  • By: Kari Trumbo
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Eva Arnsby can’t stay indoors, her need to draw the woodland creatures around her home near Lead, South Dakota gets her in a heap of trouble. And none more troublesome than a shadowy stranger who steals her notebook and her spirit. Ranger, Captain George Roth, is suspicious when he finds a small woman in man’s trousers sneaking around in the woods. Determined to discover the woman’s secrets, he takes on an assignment, ready to investigate her under the guise of a harmless town dandy. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 3rd Sister's Story-Old West faith filled romance.

  • By Donna Wiebe on 02-17-19

3rd Sister's Story-Old West faith filled romance.

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

This series of Seven Sisters all becoming brides is quite good. Set in the old West, when the United States was first being expanded out to the western borders, each sister has an unique story of finding love. This sister is trying to figure out her future. She feels that she will be alone and when the chance comes up, will she allow herself a few minutes of desire realized or will she allow fear to reign. These are great books that can be read as part of the series or standalones. The narration brings the story to life. The Christian background of the characters is nicely woven throughout.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Guarded Prognosis

  • By: Richard L. Mabry MD
  • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

When Dr. Caden Taggart saw the two men sitting in his waiting room, he didn’t think they were patients. He was right, and when they introduced themselves as agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency, things started to get bad. Then Caden felt as though someone had gut-punched him when his father, Dr. Henry Taggart, told him he probably had carcinoma of the pancreas. When he talked about his son assisting with his suicide, Caden wondered how he could talk him out of that.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A solid medical nystery

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 11-28-18

Interesting mystery with proper medical terms!

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

Reviewed: 01-26-19

A faith-based, medical ministry with doctors as the main characters. An enjoyable story that is easy to get into.As the plot develops and more unusual problems arise, it was nice to see how God became the centre focus for some in the book, while others just did their own thing. The narration was really good. It was quite impressive to hear the correct medical terminology pronounced without even any hesitation. And I liked finding out what cancer was actually called.I would definitely listen to more of the books in this series.

  • Pirate Trials: Hung by the Neck Until Dead

  • Pirate Trials, Book 2
  • By: Ken Rossignol
  • Narrated by: Ray Montecalvo
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Join this bloodthirsty crew of pirates on ships, including their dying declarations of the most brutal and vicious deeds ever set upon innocent civilians and merchant-ship crews. The Demon Rum is cited as the chief cause by one pirate for his awful and murderous acts. Their day of reckoning came when they faced their final day of judgement when captured in Spain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pirates' schemes don't fool the courts!

  • By Donna Wiebe on 01-14-19

Pirates' schemes don't fool the courts!

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

The author of this book, Ken Rossignol, has done some great research and put together the transcripts of some very interesting Pirate court cases. It never really crossed my mind that a pirate could obtain treasure without the use of a sharp sword. Swindling, conning and forging can gather riches with Little bloodshed, at least, of the pirates' blood.until the judge pronounces the sentence. The other thing,I learned, is that piracy does not have to happen in the open ocean! Good collection of unusual accounts of pirate activities.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Watcher

  • The Watcher Series, Book 1
  • By: AJ Eversley
  • Narrated by: Chelsea Stephens, Steve Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

As a Watcher, Sawyer Russo has sworn to protect her fellow humans. But the Bots and Carbons that overran her city are evolving, and are picking off her comrades one by one. Embarking on a desperate mission to save humanity from extinction, Sawyer discovers that the line between friend and foe is no longer easily drawn when one of her own betrays them. Faced with a choice between fulfilling her vow and avenging those who have fallen, she must ultimately decide who can be saved...and who can’t.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 10-19-18

I can't wait for the next book!

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

Reviewed: 01-11-19

Imaginative plot. Terrific characters. Many books and movies have been made trying to predict what the future of the world will be like but this one gives a bit different take. I really enjoyed it. The narration was good and very easy to listen to. This was a fantastic, first book in this series. I am really looking forward to continuing finding out what happens..An addictive story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Stolen

  • A Science Fiction Alien Mail-Order Bride Romance
  • By: Lisa Lace
  • Narrated by: Bolton Hill, Kelly Morgan
  • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

The aliens are savage animals. Zandra wants nothing to do with them. She has plans for her life. But when she gets kidnapped by TerraMates, she doesn't have a choice. Suddenly, Earth is far away, and she's expected to be a wife and a mother. Her husband? He's bloodthirsty and ruthless. He's the feral leader of the tribe. And now, Zandra belongs to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New twist for Terra Mates alien romance.

  • By Donna Wiebe on 01-06-19

New twist for Terra Mates alien romance.

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

It never fails to amaze me, how this Author, Lisa Lace, comes up with a new, interesting, turn of events in her stories. She takes the same, basic idea for her Terra Mates Mail order Bride Alien romance of earth girls going to space and meeting aliens to find love. But, each book takes different twists and turns, and has different levels of romance from clean to steamy, thus, creating great, varying stories to make up the series, with each book being a standalone read, if you want to just read one . The narration of the book is terrific and really makes you want to keep listening. Very enjoyable!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Injustice for Gold in Africa

  • By: Travis Knoll
  • Narrated by: Sangita Chauhan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

After the death of his wife, Doctor Christoph Kloppel discovers a partial cure for cancer that could have saved her. With grief and regret driving his determination, he is eventually awarded the Nobel Prize and uses it as a platform to further advance his research. What he doesn’t expect, however, is the breakout of WWII, during which the Nazi party comes for him, demanding he relinquish the prize or face treason. Christoph chooses truth, publishes his findings, and flees to Africa.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic! Hard to believe it is fiction.

  • By Donna Wiebe on 12-26-18

Fantastic! Hard to believe it is fiction.

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

I was partway through this book and I kept thinking that I would have to get on Google and look up the background to the story. Then, all of a sudden, it dawned on me, that it was in the fiction section. Silly me, but the story is so good and so believable sounding. The narration is really good and makes it very easy to lose yourself in the action. This is definitely a must read!

  • Kings Crossed Lovers

  • Safe Harbors, Book 4
  • By: Donna K. Weaver
  • Narrated by: Vicki Pierce
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Ethan Walters has no time for distractions like romance. Not if he's going to have the brilliant medical career he's always dreamed of. But when he's given a trip to a theme park resort as a college graduation present, he can't exactly say no. Even if Samantha - the one girl with the power to dismantle his goals - is tagging along.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet and fun!

  • By PATRICIA on 10-18-18

Will crushing on her brother's roommate be magic?

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

Reviewed: 12-14-18

She got to know her brother's roommate when he was in the background of her videoconferencing with her brother. She has never met him in person, but, he seems to be as big a geek as her. What will she find when she finally meets shim in person? This is a sweet romance of people who have suffered some abuse in their backgrounds, now finding love and support. The characters were interesting and not just one dimensional, but well developed. The narration of this book was great with the narrator doing a wonderful job of performing a variety of voices. A good book for light reading.

  • A Firefighter's Christmas Gift

  • Holidays in Heart Falls, Book 1
  • By: Vivian Arend
  • Narrated by: Tatiana Sokolov
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

All Bradley Ford wants this holiday season is a date or three with sweet Hanna Lane. He’s the new fire chief, recently returned to Heart Falls to help his father after an accident. And while he wasn’t expecting to find someone like Hanna so soon, Brad’s certain that Hanna and her adorable daughter, Crissy, are perfect for him and his plans to settle down. Hanna’s been taking care of herself since she became a single mom at 16. The only pure, honest love she trusts is her little girl’s, but for the first time in eight years, her libido flares to life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A balancing act between audible and reading.

  • By jamoz23 on 10-19-18

This firefighter was her dream come true!

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

I loved the story – the sort that is how every relationship should begin. The characters are easy to identify with and well developed. The plot was well thought out. And besides all that, the story took place very close to where I actually live and I know the landscape and towns that are referred to in the book. The author did a great job, as well, so did the narrator. The story was brought to life in the reading. A great book to listen to at this time of year.