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  • Texas Ranger

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan Grant
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,544
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,386
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,377

Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far: from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. He arrives in his hometown to find a horrifying crime scene and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, a devoted teacher whose only controversial act was ending her marriage to a Ranger. In search of the killer, Yates plunges into the inferno of the most twisted and violent minds he's ever encountered, vowing to never surrender. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Ghostwriter should disappear

  • By Anonymous User on 08-20-18

Patterson lending his name out to sell garbage?

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

The absolute worst ever! I can honestly say I have not had a worse experience from Audible since I began my membership in 2004. Can't say I enjoyed anything about this book from the narrator to the absolutely ridiculous story. If you're one that likes the characters and their actions to make sense...save your money! Completely disgusted at the stupidity of this novel. Dialogue between the characters...oh, it was just horrible and I could go on and on. I can say I will not buy another book that Patterson simply just puts his name on. What a sham!

20 of 21 people found this review helpful

  • The Woman in the Window

  • A Novel
  • By: A. J. Finn
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20,233
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 18,613
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18,557

Anna Fox lives alone - a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times...and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble. And its shocking secrets are laid bare.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • STAY AWAY!!!

  • By Susan Olson on 06-02-18

Wow! Don't delay...spend the credit!

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

Reviewed: 01-17-18

Such a great book. Along the lines of Girl on the Train, Gillian Flynn, but possibly a bit better. Good, interesting and creative story, excellent narration, and kept me guessing until the end. You won't be sorry you spent the credit. Looking forward to the next one from this author.

  • Y is for Yesterday

  • By: Sue Grafton
  • Narrated by: Judy Kaye
  • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,956
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,941

The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a 14-year-old classmate - and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing, and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, one boy turns state's evidence, and two of his peers are convicted. But the ringleader escapes without a trace.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not her best

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-29-17

Simple, good long read

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

Reviewed: 08-30-17

Slowly unfolds with a couple side stories. Still a good read. Nice, simple read and long. Not much concentratiin is needed. Great narration as always!! If you're new to the Alphabet Series you don't have to start at A as pretty much all you need to know is explained in every book. A nice touch.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Secrets She Keeps

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Robotham
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,326
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,760
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,684

Agatha is pregnant and works part time stocking shelves at a grocery store in a ritzy London suburb, counting down the days until her baby is due. As the hours of her shifts creep by in increasing discomfort, the one thing she looks forward to at work is catching a glimpse of Meghan, the effortlessly chic customer whose elegant lifestyle dazzles her. Meghan has it all: two perfect children, a handsome husband, a happy marriage, and a stylish group of friends, and she writes perfectly droll confessional posts on her popular parenting blog.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Secrets - but Nothing New here

  • By Marie on 09-09-17

Didn't want to put it down

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

Reviewed: 08-27-17

Simple story, yet very engaging. Great narration, storyline, likeable characters, etc. Just an all around good book. Will definitely follow this author.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dead Certain

  • A Novel
  • By: Adam Mitzner
  • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,015
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,817
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,815

Ella Broden is living a double life. By day, Ella works as a buttoned-up attorney on some of the city's most grueling cases. By night, she pursues her passion for singing in the darkest clubs of Manhattan. No one knows her secret, not even Charlotte, the younger sister she practically raised. But it seems she's not the only one in the family with something to hide. When Charlotte announces she's sold her first novel, Ella couldn't be more thrilled...until she gets a call that her sister's gone missing.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mixed Review

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-16-17

Leaps had me SMH but overall good read.

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

Reviewed: 07-24-17

Narration was excellent and I like the different characters telling their stories. Some repetition, but tolerable. Some of the leaps seemed premature and they spoke in past tense too soon I thought. Minor annoyances for an overall decent book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • When You Are Engulfed in Flames

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,419
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,490
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,471

Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him all over again. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Start with this One

  • By Elvie on 04-28-16

One of his best.

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

Reviewed: 07-10-17

David Sedaris never fails to deliver an awesome performance as well as fantastic writing. Those with a queer sense of humor will especially appreciate his stories. Haven't come across a bad David Sedaris novel yet!

  • Jubilee, 50th Anniversary Edition

  • By: Margaret Walker
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,076
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 988

Jubilee tells the true story of Vyry, the child of a white plantation owner and his black mistress. Vyry bears witness to the South's antebellum opulence and to its brutality, its wartime ruin, and the promises of Reconstruction. Weaving her own family's oral history with 30 years of research, Margaret Walker's novel brings the everyday experiences of slaves to light. Jubilee churns with the hunger, the hymns, the struggles, and the very breath of American history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely riveting!

  • By purp on 12-14-16

15 hours we'll spent

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

Reviewed: 04-14-17

I thought the story was incredible and can find nothing to even nitpick about. Narration was good and easy to follow and very much enhanced story. If you're interested in this subject or time or just want a darn good book to listen to... chaching!

27 of 27 people found this review helpful

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

Uncle Tom's Cabin is centered on the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters - both fellow slaves and slave owners - revolve. This emotional novel portrays the reality of slavery while also stressing that Christian love can defeat something as damaging as enslavement of fellow human beings. Uncle Tom's Cabin was the best-selling book in the 19th century, and second best-selling following the Bible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Narrator's Performance is AMAZING!

  • By Rainbow_Sloth on 12-26-13

Superb! Best ever narration.

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

Reviewed: 04-14-17

Fantastic all the way around. Can't believe this wasn't required reading in my school daze. Great story and I love the way it was written. Very glad I listened to it instead of trying to struggle through it phonetically. Definitely one to keep in the library! The narration is probably the best I've ever heard.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dreams of Joy

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa See
  • Narrated by: Janet Song
  • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,423
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,089
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,087

In her beloved New York Times best sellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and, most recently, Shanghai Girls, Lisa See has brilliantly illuminated the potent bonds of mother love, romantic love, and love of country. Now, in her most powerful novel yet, she returns to these timeless themes, continuing the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed 19-year-old daughter, Joy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dreams of Joy and all of Lisa See's books

  • By maida smith on 06-03-11

Buy if there aren't others in your Wish List.

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

Reviewed: 04-04-17

Took me about 83ish chapters to get me interested. Not sure if it was the narrator's whiny voice of "Joy" or just the unbelievable character. Ugh and groan. The other books, leading up to this one, I very much enjoyed, but this one seemed beyond what I could buy into. Back few chapters were much better than first. The character of Joy seemed like an incredible idiot and the narrator was so sappy. I am torn...listen if you can stand the whining.

  • Shanghai Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa See
  • Narrated by: Janet Song
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,363
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375

Thanks to the financial security and material comforts provided by their father’s prosperous rickshaw business, 21-year-old Pearl Chin and her younger sister, May, are having the time of their lives. Though both sisters wave off authority and tradition, they couldn’t be more different, but both are beautiful, modern, and carefree...until the day their father tells them he has gambled away their wealth and that in order to repay his debts, he must sell the girls as wives to suitors who have traveled from California to find Chinese brides.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Touching, sad, and enjoyable

  • By Beach Biker on 07-15-09

Thumbs up!

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

Reviewed: 04-02-17

Another wonderful story by this author. Great narration and an enjoyable listen. Have enjoyed many by this author.