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  • The Perfect Couple

  • By: Elin Hilderbrand
  • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,148
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,138

It's wedding season on Nantucket. The beautiful island is overrun with summer people - an annual source of aggravation for year-round residents. When one lavish wedding ends in disaster before it can even begin - with the bride-to-be discovered dead in Nantucket Harbor just hours before the ceremony - everyone in the wedding party is suddenly a suspect. As Chief of Police Ed Kapenash digs into the best man, the maid of honor, the groom's famous mystery novelist mother, and even a member of his own family, the chief discovers that every wedding is a minefield - and no couple is perfect.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect summer listen

  • By Kindle Customer on 07-05-18

Waste of time !!!!!

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

Reviewed: 11-23-18

This book was an utter waste of time . The throw away charachters were ridiculous and unnecessary. The main character was ughh.. I couldn’t figure out why if she was so close to her parents why would she address them by their first name . All of the little stories that were going on at the same time (there were a lot of them ) did not have a definitive ending . It seemed like the writer was in a rush and lost track of what she was writing . None of the characters were properly developed and did i mention the main characters ughh-ness! I knew who did it within the first chapter of the book and that’s never a good sign! Honestly I’m not sure why this got 4 1/2 stars, the book was ridiculously horrible !! Can anyone tell me why the moms pain mysteriously went away ?

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Something in the Water

  • A Novel
  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,543
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,547
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,458

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a HARD PASS

  • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

I DON'T GET IT!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

I purchased this book because of the great reviews but I'm trying to understand what the hype was about. The story was all over the place and the main character was so scared but continued to make such stupid moves. I felt like I was listening and waiting for the other shoe to drop and when it did it was so brief that you could have missed it easily. there was this big build up just for a flat line of a climax. This had all the makings of a great book but the execution was just disappointing.

  • One Step Too Far

  • A Novel
  • By: Tina Seskis
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Paul Fox
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,688
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,528
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,533

A happy marriage. A beautiful family. A lovely home. So what makes Emily Coleman get up one morning and walk right out of her life to start again as someone new? Now Emily has become Cat, working at a hip advertising agency in London and living on the edge with her inseparable new friend, Angel. Cat's buried any trace of her old self so well, no one knows how to find her. But she can't bury the past or her own memories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Linda on 03-12-15

could have been so much better

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

Reviewed: 01-11-18

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

No, the books had all the makings of a good story line but fell short immensely. I usually finish a book in a day or two but this one took me over a week because I was soooooooo annoyed with parts of it.

What was most disappointing about Tina Seskis’s story?

the story line was a complete let down. The characters got confusing with the skipping back and forward between them and introducing these minimal characters building them up and then letting them just fizzle out. I had to listen to the first half of the book again because I got lost in all the ridiculous character changes. The story dynamics were there but the story was so underdeveloped.

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  • Her Last Secret

  • A Gripping Psychological Thriller
  • By: Barbara Copperthwaite
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 687
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 681

The last thing to go through Dominique Thomas's head was the image of her teenage daughter's face and her heart lifted. Then the shot rang out. They were the perfect family. Successful businessman Ben Thomas and his wife Dominique live an enviable life, along with their beautiful children: teenager Ruby and quirky younger daughter Mouse. But on Christmas Day the police are called to their London home, only to discover a horrific scene: the entire family lying lifeless, victims of an unknown assailant.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!

  • By Stacy on 11-06-17

Could have been a great book.

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

Reviewed: 12-11-17

I went into this book hoping that it would be a good read based on the premise but i was wrong.

The story had entirely to much build up and “secrecy” that wasn’t really a secret. From the first couple of chapters you can tell exactly what was happening .

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,013
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,223
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,177

In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Don’t waste your time or credit.

  • By Denise on 05-15-18

Not sure what everyone is hearing .

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

Reviewed: 11-21-17

Omg , the narrator is horrible !! She seems so uninterested and sighs through most of the book . I decided to finish the book but was very bored about an hour into the book but decided to finish just to see if i was right about who the villain was and i was right. I figured it out within the the first 20 minutes of the book. Your mute child doesn’t respond to anyone but this one person and you don’t find that odd? Ughhhhhhh wasted time !

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • My Husband's Wife

  • A Novel
  • By: Jane Corry
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,976
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,438
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,436

For fans of Big Little Lies and The Couple Next Door comes an addictive psychological thriller that's already an international sensation. When young lawyer Lily marries Ed, she's determined to make a fresh start. To leave the secrets of the past behind. But then she takes on her first murder case and meets Joe. A convicted murderer whom Lily is strangely drawn to. For whom she will soon be willing to risk almost anything.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • weak

  • By Jen Irish on 09-16-17

Totally unbelievable!

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

Reviewed: 06-13-17

Would you try another book from Jane Corry and/or Rosalyn Landor?

Rosalyn Landon was perfect and I would listen to another book narrated by her but I wouldn't read another book by the author!

What was most disappointing about Jane Corry’s story?

The women were so smart but made to be so dumb! How can a 22 year old that has made it through law school still not understand the concept of wrong and right ! She was 22 with a grudge from when she was 10! Ughh just horrible !

Which character – as performed by Rosalyn Landor – was your favorite?

None !

Do you think My Husband's Wife needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Not really! I am an hour out from the ending and am having a hard time finishing it !

Any additional comments?

The story could have been so much better , it almost seemed like she got tired of writing half way through the book and threw in some cliches wrapped up in "suspense " and published it ! Nothing made sense at all even the inner thought of the little girl and the pencil case! She was 10 not 4! Just seemed as though there was no research done for these characters! The secret the protagonist was holding was so futile that the build up around it made you frustrated because it wasn't that bad of a secret to mull over! The little Italian girl was extremely smart but why would a 10 year old think that someone was going to murder them because they saw the word murder on a piece of paper? The mother kicked Larry out so why all the fuss about Lilly telling him to quit it ! They never really answered the question as to why she had the overaion to intimacy with jack ! Just to many unanswered questions! Why go to law school for all that time and try to be just like the women you blame for your mothers inevitable break up with a married man and subsequent lifestyle change? Nothing makes sense!!

18 of 20 people found this review helpful