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  • Horror in the Highlands

  • A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery, Volume 5
  • By: Alison Golden, Jamie Vougeot
  • Narrated by: Julie Missen
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

When Reverend Annabelle Dixon is given the chance to fill in for the local minister on the tiny, storm-lashed Scottish island of Blodraigh, she sees it as an ideal opportunity to make the most of the trip and spend some time with her brother and seven-year-old niece who live there. What she doesn’t expect is to be drawn into a web of mystery and intrigue that shows up each and every flaw of the tight-knit islanders. When a box of valuable jewelry is found and given to her for safekeeping she stores it in the church, only for it to be stolen that very night. But something much worse is about to happen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful book and narration.

  • By Nicki Mech on 02-19-19

A wonderful book and narration.

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

This series is always interesting and the story is easy to follow. The characters are quirky yet heartwarming. The audio brings the story to life so well, that when I read the book I hear the narrator’s voice. This series should be in all cozy mystery fans’ libraries.

  • The First Backwards Christmas

  • By: Brooke Williams
  • Narrated by: Brooke Williams
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Jack Furst loves South Pole, Alaska, almost as much as his sled dogs and second only to his girlfriend, Joyce. But the area has taken a downturn in recent years, and he’s afraid it’ll be a ghost town before long. Joyce Nicholson enjoys her home base in South Pole and flies her single-engine plane to surrounding villages with supplies daily. When her company pressures her to move to another city with a better location and bigger population, Joyce fears leaving Jack behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quick Christmas Listen

  • By JLH on 12-12-18

What a fun book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-19-18

I found this book really fun and I was very disappointed when the story ended. I would like to do these Christmas traditions. I would also like to meet all the characters in the book. Brook did a great job narrating. She was very clear to listen to and the story was easy to follow and picture. A must have holiday read.

  • Grave in the Garage

  • A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery, Book 4
  • By: Jamie Vougeot, Alison Golden
  • Narrated by: Julie Missen
  • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

When her beloved Mini Cooper breaks down, Reverend Annabelle Dixon stumbles upon a gruesome scene at the Mildred’s Garage...a lifeless hand peeking out from the pit beneath a parked car. Across the road, Inspector Mike Nichols is in Upton St. Mary on personal business, yet that business is soon overshadowed as the stalwart, logical detective finds himself embroiled in yet another mystery with the kindhearted and tenacious vicar.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful listening experience

  • By Nicki Mech on 10-19-18

Wonderful listening experience

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

The narrator makes it wonderful to listen to this story. She brings the characters to life and enhances the subtle humor in the story.
The story is easy to follow and i didn’t guess the reason, even if I suspected the person. This is one of my favorite series both on page and on audio.

  • Murder at the Mansion

  • Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery Series, Book 2
  • By: Alison Golden, Jamie Vougeot
  • Narrated by: Julie Missen
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Reverend Annabelle Dixon is the charming, very tall, thirty-something vicar of St. Mary’s Church, which is located in the picturesque village of Upton St. Mary in Cornwall, England. Recently appointed to her rural church position, Annabelle is beloved by her parishioners for dispensing good advice and godly wisdom with humor and charm. Trouble arises when Annabelle faithfully welcomes a new resident to her quaint parish. Her visit to the latest newcomer, Sir John Cartwright, is twofold: to greet him and to dispel rumors of shady doings at the manor. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • British Mystery Fun

  • By Nicki Mech on 09-19-18

British Mystery Fun

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

I love the subtle humor in this series. The characters are plausible and the action of the story holds the listener/readers attention. The audio version of the book really brings a good story to life. Im looks my forward to hearing what situation the Vicar gets into next.

  • Death at the Cafe

  • A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery, Volume 1
  • By: Jamie Vougeot, Alison Golden
  • Narrated by: Julie Missen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

Annabelle is not your typical vicar, but her strengths prove to serve her, and those around her, very well. When she plans to meet her longtime friend, Sister Mary, a Catholic nun visiting from West Africa, at a local café, little does she know that she will soon find herself embroiled in a mystery of deadly design. Their meeting place is awash with horror, with Sister Mary standing in the middle, shaking, her hand over her mouth and a dead woman at her feet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The story is great! I love Alison's writing.

  • By Gretchen on 08-26-18

Fun English Mystery

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

I love reading this series. The Vicar is someone I would love to actually meet. The narrator in this audiobook really brings the story to life. She does a great job at changing accents for different characters. I will confess that at first I had a bit of trouble with the strong accent but I got use to it quickly and really enjoyed this audiobook. A wonderful audiobook for my library. I’m looking forward to the next book.

  • Murder Any Witch Way

  • Brimstone Bay Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Nicole Marie Howell
  • Narrated by: Angel Clark
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

When young witch River Halloway moves to sleepy Brimstone Bay for her very first journalist job, she doesn't expect to cover anything ground-breaking. That is, until a paranormal festival comes to town and a body is found on opening night. Now, with all evidence pointing towards a witch, River must find the true killer before she becomes the prime suspect, or worse, the next murder victim.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Storey

  • By TIM KARRE on 08-06-18

Interesting & Entertaining Story

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

Reviewed: 03-29-18

I enjoyed this book. It started out a bit slow and then got interesting by being surprisingly gruesome then to entertaining with some twists. The narrative was easy to listen to and follow. The story left me wanting to read/listen to more in the series.

  • Road to Savannah

  • Made in Savannah Cozy Mysteries Series, Book 2
  • By: Hope Callaghan
  • Narrated by: Valerie Gilbert
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Despite the fact that the Garlucci family was not even in Savannah at the time the victim was murdered, they can't prove it. The other members of SAS are convinced the Garlucci family murdered one of their own while Carlita is convinced that someone is trying to frame them. Can the mother / daughter duo figure out who the real killer is, or will the police dig into Carlita's past and discover that she has her own share of secrets she's trying desperately to leave behind?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Audible!!!

  • By Lauren Dottin on 06-24-17

Book 2

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

Reviewed: 07-09-17

I love books by Hope Callaghan and I wasn't disappointed in an audiobook by Hope. This was a fun way to pass the time on a long car trip. The story was attention holding and the different voices made it entertaining. Book 2 was a stand alone but made me want to get book 1 and 3. I thought the New York mafia in Georgia was humorous. The narrator was easy to understand and had a voice that was pleasant to listen to.

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  • A Scone to Die For

  • Oxford Tearoom Cozy Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: H.Y. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 909
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 816

When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose's quaint English tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford's past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the university and with the help of four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery - all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love, Devlin O'Connor, now a dashing CID detective.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the cover and buy this cozy mystery

  • By Eddie Lynn on 10-01-16

A Delicious Hit

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

Reviewed: 05-05-17

Listening to this book makes you feel like you are in an English village. The characters are humorous and fun. You just want to have a scone with them. The story is easy to follow and leaves you wanting more. I also appreciate the historical element.

  • Ancient Spirits

  • A Daisy Gumm Majesty Mystery, Book 6
  • By: Alice Duncan
  • Narrated by: Denice Stradling
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

After the death of her beloved husband Billy, Daisy Majesty falls into a deep depression. Everyone, from her family to her late husband's best friend, Sam Rotondo, worry about her. She's too depressed to eat and only mopes around the house.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this but...

  • By Pam C. on 01-17-19

Ancient Spirits

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

Reviewed: 03-26-17

This book was very interesting, humorous and entertaining. The historical facts of the 1920s were interesting. Harold & Sam added extra humor to the storyline. I enjoyed the narrator and all the different voices and expressions she had to relay. It was easy to understand the narrator and sometimes her manner of reading added to the story. This wasn't a murder mystery nor paranormal as I had expected but that just made this an even more interesting audiobook. I definitely will be checking into more books from this author, both ebooks and audiobooks.

  • A Murder Moist Foul: A Frosted Love Cozy Mystery

  • Frosted Love Mysteries, Volume 1
  • By: Carol Durand, Summer Prescott
  • Narrated by: Jane Boyer
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 25

Everyone knows about the rivalry between local celebrity baker Missy Gladstone and the jealous and often zealous donut man Darryl Davis from across town, but no one ever thought it would come to murder. As the town gets stirred up over what looks to be their very own version of a murder mystery tv show they can't believe what's happening in their little town. If it wasn't enough that they think Ben's a suspect, now someone has been lurking around her home after dark. Could she be next? Follow Missy and Detective Beckett as they try to figure out who real the killer is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hope there will be more

  • By Jeanette Kelley on 09-08-18

Murder Moist Foul

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

Reviewed: 10-30-15

This is my first audio book, and was gifted to me, and I really enjoyed it. The pace was good and I loved all the different accents the narrator used. The narrator made a good story even better. I loved the details so you could really imagine you were there. I found myself wondering about who the murderer might be even when I wasn't listening to the audiobook. I highly recommend this book to new readers of the series or veterans. It was fun to see how Missy & Chase met plus how they felt towards each other. I had started the series at book 17. Great read.