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  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,745
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,648
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,506

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Will Patton great - story so so

  • By Randall on 06-19-18

Loved It! Gripping Start to Finish.

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

I read and completed the book in nearly one sitting, minus some shut eye. every "minute" captivated me through the intensely heartbreaking and surreal story, characters loved, despised and questionable. Stephen King weaves in the humor needed to provide relief from despair.
I highly recommend his novel if you crave a fascinating crime story and a mystery of the unknown...
Will Patton is a fabulous narrator with the required nuances to either endear or outright chill you to the characters.
P.S. I am not a religious Stephen King reader like others in the reviews and so I viewed this as a stand alone novel. Further, the negative reviews given because S.K. inserts his obvious political opinions in our current world, primarily with the equally evil and despicable trump, is just ignorant and emphasized the non-credibility of the reviewer's rating and opinion of the story. King does service to the world by pointing out the true ineptitude and of our "leader" in the USA who is in trumpself a horrifying criminal. kudos to king for this public protest and the courage to voice it in his book. we all have a right to our beliefs and the freedom of speech wherever it may be, and the characters and story are given both personalality and conviction expressing the nature of current events. as to the "AD Placement", who gives a crap? these names, places, objects are the material reality of life and location in America and parts of the world. These details make the story and characters that much more relatable. geez.. maybe the negative Nellie's here are disgruntled and jealous authors, and/or simple-minded right winger Republicans living in with blinders on.... and as it pertains to Holly Gibney who suffers but perseveres with extreme social anxiety and more, her fragmented speaking is recognizable as the norm. reality in any storytelling is the key to believing anything is possible...

0 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Once a Duchess

  • Crimson Romance, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Boyce
  • Narrated by: Rachael Beresford
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 75

Isabelle Lockwood was a duchess, until her husband of only a few months wrongfully divorced her for adultery. Since then she's been a pariah, living in anonymous exile to escape the prying eyes and wagging tongues of the town. More than anything, Isabelle longs for a family of her own, and so has to marry again. But society is ruthlessly unforgiving. To clear her name, Isabelle must face down her past - and the man who broke her heart and ruined her completely. Marshall Lockwood, Duke of Monthwaite, was blindsided by his young bride's infidelity. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen, Wonderful Story

  • By Kirsten Wilson on 05-01-18

Great Listen, Wonderful Story

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

Reviewed: 05-01-18

I truly enjoyed everything about this audiobook. It had all the elements in the right amounts and they all came together perfectly with a satisfying ending. Great narration! Male and female voices were superbly done. This was a new author and narrator for me, but i will be looking for more from them now!
i highly recommend this one!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Satyr's Son: A Georgian Historical Romance

  • Roxton Family Saga, Book 5
  • By: Lucinda Brant
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

London, 1786. Lord Henri-Antoine has returned from the Grand Tour to a life of privilege and excess. A vast inheritance allows him every indulgence, free from responsibility. Yet, Henri-Antoine maintains a well-ordered existence, going to great lengths to conceal an affliction few understand and many fear. Miss Lisa Crisp is a penniless orphan who relies on the charity of relatives to keep her from the poorhouse. Intelligent and unflappable, Lisa will not allow poverty to define her. She leads a useful life working among the sick poor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lucinda Brant + Alex Wyndham = Truly Marvelous

  • By Cate F. on 12-10-17

Wdly Excited, Totally Addicted

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

This review will serve as a blanket review for ALL the Roxton series audiobooks PLUS the Salt Hendon Collection. I presently downloading book 4 of the Roxtons, Proud Mary, having compled book 0 noble satyr thru book 3 autumn duchess and the salt hendon collection. This all in a matter of a week. I am not a fan of male narrators, but I finalllllly decided to come back and check out the Salts, even t hough it is read by a male narrator, Alex Wyndham. To start this review I must say now I am a WICKEDLY HUGE FAN of both Lucinda Brants series. And Alex Wyndham has made me a believer in male narrators and i am in love with his voice. I would be sorely disappointed if he was not reading these absolutely brilliantly written and charming novels. The stories hit your heart in every book and feed the addiction for true love and that pure but come undone romance that every soul desires. The loss of my beloved sweet dog just 2 weeks ago too early in her life has left me aching and lackluster. It is corny to say, but Lucinda Brants two series have given me a chance while listening to them, to refocus and feel uplifted. I highly recommend these two series and Praise God For the sensual and talented voice of Alex Wyndham! This is a winning duo!

  • What Every Lord Wants

  • By: Adele Clee
  • Narrated by: Penny Scott-Andrews
  • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

It took nothing more than her father’s death for Prudence Roxbury and her sisters to fall on hard times. The only flicker of hope in their bleak future is that their beautiful sister, Sarah, will marry and save them all from a life of destitution. But when Prudence hears that their father’s distant relation and heir has finally taken up residence in their old family home, Hagley Manor, she concocts a plan to rescue them from their miserable fate. After all, what lord wouldn’t want a beautiful wife on his arm?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely A Favorite Writer And Book

  • By Kirsten Wilson on 12-20-17

Absolutely A Favorite Writer And Book

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

Reviewed: 12-20-17

This was so much fun and enthralling chemistry and humour to the end. Awesome Narration!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Secret Affair

  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 531
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 370
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 371

Once the temepestuous Hannah Reid, Duchess of Dunbarton, and dangerous Constantine Huxtable, two passionate and scandalous figures, find each other, they discover that it isn’t so easy to extricate oneself from the fires of desire - without getting singed. For the duchess and the dark lord each have startling secrets to reveal, and when all is said and done, neither will be able to say which one fell in love first, who tamed whom, and who has emerged from this game of hearts with the stronger hand.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Way better than first reviewer's one!

  • By HistRomReader on 10-02-10

warning... You may need tissues.

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

Great story! Great dialogue and character development. Emphasis on values of the main characters are refreshing without having a religious undertone. Just simple kindness and mindfulness. I cried. Great chemistry and enough sizzle as well but not overdone. highly recommend. Anne Flosnik is terrific!

  • Four Weddings and a Sixpence

  • An Anthology
  • By: Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and others
  • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 128

Beloved authors Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Stefanie Sloane deliver the stories of four friends from Madame Rochambeaux's Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful

  • By Linda on 12-29-16

Great Novellas

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

Reviewed: 11-10-17

All stories were wonderful and brought a smile to my face. I loved the last one the most 6 pence one Her Shoe...

  • Sins of a Duke

  • Scandalous House of Calydon, Book 3
  • By: Stacy Reid
  • Narrated by: Anna Parker-Naples
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 34

All of the young ladies whispered about the Duke of Mondvale in hushed tones, their eyes following his tall, dark figure with barely disguised lust. For the newly-ostracized Lady Constance Thornton, he is magnetic and altogether desirable. Irresistibly so. Since her reputation is already ruined in London society, why shouldn't she be impudent and dance with the scandalous "Lord of Sin"? Little does she know of his plans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By 🌿🌸Susynne🌸🌿 on 04-30-18

superb storytelling

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

Reviewed: 06-21-17

This was a great book with different angles to the usual historical romance themes. I was engaged the whole time with both hero and heroine and their storylines. And very nice chemistry between these two!!
I highly recommend it.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Jessamine's Folly

  • By: Suzanne G. Rogers
  • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198

After her estate is entailed away, Jessamine Foster has no choice but to live with relatives who detest her. When her aunt gives her an ultimatum to leave, Jessamine accepts a position as companion to Lord Kirkendale's sister - even though she's been warned her predecessors can't seem to resist the earl's exceptional good looks. Can Jessamine manage to hold on to her job without losing her heart?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful, Fun and Clean!

  • By A+D on 09-11-16

Great Listen!

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

Reviewed: 06-10-17

Fun story! intriguing characters and plot! good humour and romance that stays at the PG rating level which is nice every once in a while. i reccommend and look forward to new books.
and as always Stevie Zimmerman is a winner with the narration.

  • What to Do With a Duke

  • Spinster House Series #1
  • By: Sally MacKenzie
  • Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 137

Miss Isabelle Catherine Hutting would rather be lounging in the library than circling the ballroom in search of a husband any day. So when Cat hears that the town's infamous Spinster House is open for a new resident, she jumps at the chance to put all this marriage business behind her. But first she must make arrangements with her prospective landlord, Marcus, the duke of Hart - the most handsome man she's ever seen and the only man who's ever impressed her in the least.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable.

  • By 🌿🌸Susynne🌸🌿 on 01-28-16

Awesome Narration!

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

Reviewed: 05-08-17

second time, perhaps even third time listening to this one. i re-read when my aydible allowance runs out....
i love anything Beverly Crick narrates, she has a special gift for bringing any book and its people within more to life through her intricate characterizations. her giggle is the BEST... SO CUTE.
these are great books, a goid series, going on to the next one now.

  • A Curse of the Heart

  • By: Adele Clee
  • Narrated by: Kylie Stewart
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

Terrified by strange noises in the night, Rebecca Linwood, the headstrong owner of an Egyptian museum, believes she is suffering from an ancient curse. Out of desperation, she seeks the help of the only man with the knowledge to reverse the evil incantation, a man whose cold heart and sinful gaze pose such an enticing contradiction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing Mystery and Likable Characters!

  • By HeatherY on 06-06-17

Fun Listen, Good Storyline

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

Reviewed: 04-20-17

I thought this was a great audio book with an actual storyline that was both interesting and unique from those with which I typically listen. not the the usual earl duke viscount/heiress wallflower governess poor girl in disguise love story. But still quite the passionate romance between two very likeable characters.
I look forward to seeing more from this author. I have already read her other two books, both were also very enjoyable!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful