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Carroll A. Reynolds

Abingdon, MD
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  • Flight Risk

  • By: Kim Baldwin
  • Narrated by: Hilarie Mukavitz
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 90

A typical day at a Chicago travel agency turns deadly when Blayne Keller witnesses a mafia murder. Overnight, her life is turned upside down and she is thrust into WITSEC, the Federal Witness Protection Program, against her wishes. But the mob is determined to keep her from testifying and has someone on the inside leaking information about her every move.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • So much sexual harassment, almost rapey

  • By Laura M McCormick on 01-17-17

Masterful writing and narration

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

Reviewed: 11-28-18

I throughly love Ms. Baldwin’s books. Her characters are real with flaws you may see in every day life; making her books wether read or listened to enjoyable. As you think the story is doing to and Ms. Baldwin adds another twist. It was an even greater pleasure to hear Ms. Mukavitz perform. Out of all the audio books I’ve listened too she was the best. Switching from Geek to American to a male then a different male can not be easy and doing it so seamlessly was remarkable. As to the plot... it’s a must read. It keeps you reading after the lights go out and making it hard to get up the following morning with just a few hours of sleep. READ THIS BOOK!!! You won’t regret it,

  • Sharpshooter

  • By: Leslie Murray
  • Narrated by: Leslie McDonel
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 85

A mission gone horribly wrong. A vicious killer who will stop at nothing. Two women on the run for their very lives. After 9/11, an experimental branch of the US government has been tasked with the mission of proactively putting a stop to terrorism. They have sent a team to eliminate a financier responsible for funding the worst of these organizations. Everything is going according to plan. Until it's not. The team is ambushed, and when the mission is looking its darkest, it goes from bad to worse. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sexless

  • By vondee on 06-22-18

WOW...

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

Reviewed: 09-23-18

Yep, that’s all I could say when this adventure ended. WOW! Ms. Murray was either a sharpshooting spook in real life or has an exceptional investigative process and instinct when developing characters and plots. This deserves 5 stars, but received 4 on performance as there were a few times I had to rewind to see which character I was listening to. The storyline is so overpowering you want to urn the page before finishing the page and not take a breath for several. Leslie McDonel became this reader and was each character. I wait in anticipation of Ms. Murray’s next book, audio or other, and hope Ms McDonel is the chosen narrator!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dangerous Waters

  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: L. W. Salinas
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 118

Army National Guard Colonel Sawyer Kincaid has served her time dueling with death in the deserts of Africa. Now that she's home, the only sand she wants to see is on the beach in South Florida. Too bad Tropical Storm Leo, swiftly gaining strength out over the Atlantic, is about to draw her in to another life or death war, this time on home soil. Dr. Dara Sims has too many critical patients in the intensive care units at Miami Memorial to consider evacuation, no matter how determined the battle-hardened colonel is to make her. As far as Dara is concerned, evacuate is just another word for abandon. When a state of emergency becomes a state of siege waged by Leo, all she can do is hope the rising waters relent before she loses everyone, herself included. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story but horrible narrative. Hard to listen

  • By Angela Thomas on 03-23-18

Advanced military women, NCO or officer, are strong capable leaders

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

Reviewed: 07-15-18

Advanced military women, NCO or officer, are strong capable leaders, and can find it difficult to find someone who has the same strength combined with the understanding of the military job. Radclyffe developed the Colonel, Doctor, and reporter with similar inherent capabilities and strengths. Each uses that strength to accomplish their mission. It doesn’t take long to see which will be the the ultimate heroines. My only wish is that Radclyffe would continue their story in a future book or two.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Injustice

  • By: K. A. Kron, Brenda L. Leffler
  • Narrated by: K. Orion Fray
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 35

The Mile-High City has its troubles. Fortunately it also has a troubleshooter, Riley Connors, who is more than what she seems: law student, waitress, and flirt. Because Riley has a past and connections that enable her to protect the people around her. She's a nemesis to many.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good one.

  • By Me & My Girls on 04-09-14

CIA, psychological warfare without all the extra baggage

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

Reviewed: 07-07-18

I read a review insinuating the book wasn’t a good read considering the plot, or lack there of, the gadgets available at a moments notice, and lack of moral compass.

Books are for the imagination. They allow you to take a ride where you may not want to physically go. Have you ever wanted to trip your boss and watch them take a header down the carpeted hallway getting rug burns along the way? Or, how about that person who took your girlfriend os months or years away? This book allowed me to do this while maintaining my moral compass and integrity. That’s why I enjoyed it and why I will move on to book 2.

  • Who'd Have Thought

  • By: G. Benson
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345

Top neurosurgeon Samantha Thomson needs to get married fast and is tightlipped as to why. And with over $200,000 on offer to tie the knot, no questions asked, cash-strapped ER nurse Hayden Perez isn't about to demand answers. The deal is only for a year of marriage, but Hayden's going into it knowing it will be a nightmare. Sam is complicated, rude, kind of cold, and someone Hayden barely tolerates at work, let alone wants to marry. The hardest part is that Hayden has to convince everyone around them that they're madly in love and that racing down the aisle is all they've ever wanted.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this book

  • By Heather Dodge on 04-01-18

Don’t judge a book by its cover

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

Reviewed: 06-16-18

After completing this, I quickly realized The English idiom “don’t judge a book by its cover” would have been equally suitable. G. Benson brought her characters to life and familiarity. How often have you been treated in a hospital and the more personable people are not the doctors with alphabet soup after their names but the nurses? As I traveled through the journey of the characters I learned more about LGBT people, the differences, terminology, reference preferences, etc. After listening to a chapter or two I thought of situations I was in and how the author hit the nail on the head. It is truly a must read/listen for all romantics and others.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Love by the Numbers

  • By: Karin Kallmaker
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Roche-Zujko
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 211
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 195

With a relentless TV lawyer and public mob still out for Lillian Linden-Smith's blood for crimes committed by her "American royalty" parents, getting out of the country is her only hope for anonymity. If that means cleaning up and presenting an antisocial know-it-all Ph.D. for bookstores, clubs and lectures, fine. Dr. Hathaway may have succeeded in driving away all the others, but not this time. From their first meeting the sparks fly, and each is thinking: She has no idea who she's dealing with.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Kept Me Interested to the End

  • By Karen on 08-14-13

DNA may lead you, but your mind and heart decides

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

First and foremost, I’m a Karin Kallmaker advocate, so yes, I’m prejudice. She will not be able to create enough books to quench my thirst.

“Love by the Numbers” is another great read. I can’t imagine the research she had to do to create such a read. Nichole, the Dr with alphabet soup after her name, talks with the knowledge of being a real person (at least to me a layman in neuropsychology). Her reliance on math and science to evaluate others , and her own responses, are reminiscent of the TV character Sheldon. Can someone with this makeup ever truly understand what Love is? Read, or listen, to the book to find the answers.

Kathleen Roche-Zujko did a great job with the narration. She was able to change her tone and cadence with different characters. The only reason she is 1 star short occurred when multiple characters (3 women or multiple men) were talking I had to concentrate on who was who; and, sometimes had to rewind to get the conversation correct. Besides, how many voice changes can 1 person do?

  • Hostage Moon

  • By: A. J. Quinn
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 193

Everything can change in a heartbeat.Hunter Roswell thought she had left her past behind. But her carefully structured world starts to fall apart when a serial killer connected to her past emerges from the shadows and begins stalking her. Already responsible for the deaths of five women, the killer now has Hunter firmly in his sights. And he’s picked a target date - the night of October’s full moon - also known as the blood moon or hunter’s moon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outsmarting the Serial Killer, Finding Romance

  • By Susie on 12-06-12

The storyline and characters will captivate you.

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

Hostage Moon is a great title. When you find your one true love your heart and soul mix creating an addiction that can not be broken. It holds you hostage, willing you to make decisions and or sacrifices that may or may not be wise. A.J. Quinn skillfully took the characters through a maze of decisions and actions, making them hostages to their hearts and souls as well as the past and future. Then there is the “…Moon”. I pondered this for a bit. There are so many stories, poems, and myths about the moon. In January the full moon is called the “Wolf Moon” because many years ago hungry wolfs gathered outside villages hungrily howling. But “Harvest Moon”… why did Ms. Quinn select that title? Only she could tell you, but after reading, or listening to the audio book narrated by Bernadette Dunne (which is what I did), “Hostage Moon” is aptly named. You will crave more of her writings, and possibly want a sequel or two (which I don’t believe she does), just to stay in contact with her characters. Needless to say, whether it is this book or another, I highly recommend her books. The storyline and characters will captivate you.

  • Love on Call

  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Paige McKinney
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200

Some people work to pay the bills or send the kids to school or afford playtime. Ex-army medic physician assistant Glenn Archer works, as much as she possibly can, to atone for all the lost lives on her conscience. No matter how many patients she helps save at the Rivers Community Hospital, it will never be enough, but it helps her look at herself in the mirror in the morning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Margaret on 02-12-17

Great audio; wanted to drive more to listen

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

Reviewed: 03-15-18

The reading was wonderful. I only have 20 minutes to go to work but I enjoyed those 20 minutes to and from work. The ending although expected came very quickly and leaves going... “What? What’s next?”