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  • The Weight of Silence

  • By: Heather Gudenkauf
  • Narrated by: Jim Colby, Eliza Foss, Cassandra Morris, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,038
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,786
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,787

It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn's shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night. Now these families are tied by the question of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A jewel

  • By Sara W on 07-17-10

Praying for a Happy Ending

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

Reviewed: 04-15-18

Would you consider the audio edition of The Weight of Silence to be better than the print version?

I love audio versions better than print versions simply because of the convenience in accomplishing my work while I listen. I listen to Audible books at work, and when I am cleaning house.

What other book might you compare The Weight of Silence to and why?

I don't really know of another book comparison; I just know that this was beautifully written and the narration was wonderful, in that I simply became the characters. It was easy to do because of the way the author set each of them up.

Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

Callie was my favorite. She was my hero and so smart, if only in her head. She was a little girl and carried the weight of the world inside of her little heart and thoughts.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Intense and inspiring love story between a mom and her children

Any additional comments?

This was truly a beautiful story; very well written and edge of the seat moments that kept me wanting to return to it as soon as I could get back to it.

  • Paradox Valley

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241

Was it an earthquake? A meteor? Or something else entirely? Running from a marriage proposal in Seattle, Dana Ingram returns to her parents' farm in Western Colorado for a two-week vacation in Paradox Valley. Only a couple of days into it, however, a small earthquake leaves them without power. Cars won't start, batteries don't work, and cell phones are useless.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Angela Thomas on 10-31-16

Delightful Surprise Content for Ms Hill❤❤

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

Reviewed: 10-12-16

Fell in love with characters and narrator all the while keeping me on the edge of my seat😀

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  • Unbroken

  • The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, Book 4
  • By: Lisa Renee Jones
  • Narrated by: Charlotte Penfield
  • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

For six long years I lived on the run, in fear, and devastated by loss. That began to change the day I met Liam Stone, who is so much more than his money and power - and even the protection he has offered me. He is passion. He is friendship. He is love and happiness and the man who made my enemies his own. And now, with his help, the secret that drove me into hiding is buried, our enemies contained. Liam and I can finally start our life and put this behind us. The nightmare is over. Unless...it's not.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Kind of a lot down...

  • By Holly Coghlan on 09-15-15

Happy endings ♡

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

Reviewed: 10-04-15

I loved this story, however, I think it could have been included in last book.

  • Safe Harbor

  • Provincetown Tales, Book 1
  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 444
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440

A mysterious newcomer, a reclusive doctor, and a troubled gay teenager learn about love, friendship, and trust during one tumultuous summer in Provincetown. Reese Conlon, LtCol USMCR, is the new sheriff who has heads turning amidst speculation as to who will be the first woman to capture her attentions. Doctor Victoria King has been betrayed by love once and refuses to risk heartbreak again. Brianna Parker, the teenaged daughter of Reese's chief, fears her father’s wrath when he learns that she loves another girl.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Our Kids... With Fierce Passion and Pride

  • By Ann Townsend on 10-18-15

Radclyffe Rocks

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

Reviewed: 04-28-14

Would you listen to Safe Harbor again? Why?

Absolutely....great story line with engaging characters...I was there right with the characters living what they were living. Excellent book.

What other book might you compare Safe Harbor to and why?

Radclyffe writes like Nicolas Sparks did when he first started out and Hunter Green. Hunter Green's books have the same easy smooth reading just like Radclyffe. She has tender love stories with clever plots and storylines, and none of them seem to be the same so far. I love the way this author writes, very detailed in what needs details but not so technical in her details. I can see the scenes in my head when I listen to these books and even reading her books.

What about Nicol Zanzarella’s performance did you like?

She has a great voice for the book, and great reflections. I was in tears and rooting for the heroes because I didn't want anyone getting hurt. Although I would have loved to know in detail what the military/deputy did to the guy in the truck besides arrest him. I have heard a lot of books since this venue came out and there has only been a couple that I simply couldn't listen to. This lady is not one of them. She engages in her narrating. I loved it.

If you could take any character from Safe Harbor out to dinner, who would it be and why?

The lady who owned the gym who was a very good friend to everyone. She kind of reminds me of me in that she sees a lot and doesn't hold back what needs to be said. I loved her style. She seems to be the gatekeeper for this little town, having lots of stories to share.

Any additional comments?

This is the 3rd book that I have read where Radclyffe is an author. I love the way she writes and I had no idea that she has so many books that she has written. I can't wait to read them all.

  • The Winter Sea

  • By: Susanna Kearsley
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,879
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,899

History has all but forgotten.... In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now, Carrie McClelland hopes to turn that story into her next best-selling novel. Settling herself in the shadow of Slains Castle, she creates a heroine named for one of her own ancestors and starts to write. But then she discovers her novel is more fact than fiction....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Read

  • By Menon on 08-14-12

Heartwarming and incredibly delightful story!!

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

Reviewed: 12-17-13

Would you listen to The Winter Sea again? Why?

Yes, I love time travel stories and this had a bit of a twist with time in that it gave the impression of the author living a different time period involving the very story she was creating. Delightful and clever!

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Winter Sea?

When the author began recognizing that this might be her own story as serendipity and synchronization began working in her favor.

Have you listened to any of Rosalyn Landor’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No, this is the first time with this author, but I guarantee it will not be the last.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The whole story moved me. Usually with audio books I have to restart them over and over because I am at work when I listen to them, and I usually get lost at the beginning. But from the time I started listening to this, I never restarted it once. It kept me anticipating the next words throughout and I was sorry it ended.

Any additional comments?

The narrator was very good as well keeping up with the accents and the reading as if she was telling the story herself. Never once did I feel her reading the book. The entire experience was awesome. I love when that happens for me in listening to books.

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  • Outlander

  • Outlander, Book 1
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51,451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,523

Why we think it’s a great listen: An all-time Audible favorite that mixes historic fiction, adventure, and romance with one of the most fascinating literary devices: time travel. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love. In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. But their blissful reunion is shattered....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Time Travel VS Romance Quandary

  • By Sara on 09-10-14

Entire Audio Series Sensational

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

Reviewed: 09-02-13

Being a part of the entire lifetime of Jamie and Claire was incredible. You never have to wonder about any of the characters; they become a part of your own life. I love the audio version and looked forward everyday to hearing for hours the details of these characters while I was at work. It took me about 2 years to get through the series and very much worth the listening. I love the way they were written and am thinking of getting involved in another series. Just loved the stories.

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  • The Lost Wife

  • A Novel
  • By: Alyson Richman
  • Narrated by: George Guidall, Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,936
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,509
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,504

In pre-war Prague, the dreams of two young lovers are shattered when they are separated by the Nazi invasion. Then, decades later, thousands of miles away in New York, there's an inescapable glance of recognition between two strangers. Providence is giving Lenka and Josef one more chance. From the glamorous ease of life in Prague before the Occupation, to the horrors of Nazi Europe, The Lost Wife explores the power of first love, the resilience of the human spirit, and the strength of memory.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BEST book I have read in a long time

  • By Kfcarter on 11-04-13

Beautiful Love Story

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

Reviewed: 08-22-13

If you could sum up The Lost Wife in three words, what would they be?

Heartfelt, inspiring, magical

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the idea that "what is meant to be will be" no matter what. The story was awesome and I would not have minded if it had ended with a little more detail on this eternally loving couple had rekindled their love. Finding true love in your youth and innocence, and then being separated by unpredictable horrendous historical events. The Holocaust was a terrible injustice to a mass population and this is one of the most detailed, up close and personal accounts that I have ever listened to. I love how they met and was so disheartened with them having to live separate lives, and then became grateful and so happy when they found each other again. It was such a positive, moving story. Family loyalty and choices separated these soul mates for years, but it was the infinite connection of love between the main characters that reunited them at a perfect time, at a wedding of another beginning love story. I absolutely loved this story!!

What about George Guidall and Suzanne Toren ’s performance did you like?

I loved their voices; perfect for the characters they read for. They read with so much feeling and compassion; I was totally immersed in the story. I cried with each character reading in sad moments, and even the warm moments.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Forever love exists!!! Inspirational, sensational, even spiritual love story.

Any additional comments?

This story reminded me of stories in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Wonderful audiobook:)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Increase Memory Power Performance System (With Mind Music for Peak Performance)

  • By: Liv Montgomery
  • Narrated by: uncredited
  • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars 2

Wouldn't it be great if, once you were exposed to information, it was yours for life? Or do you wish you were better at remembering faces, names, and numbers or where you put the car keys? Take a fun, exciting audio adventure with certified hypnotherapist Liv Montgomery to look at the many ways you can effectively boost your memory.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Audio Not Good Idea

  • By Doublemoon on 04-23-13

Audio Not Good Idea

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

Reviewed: 04-23-13

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I do not know that it could have. Right from the very beginning, it was like listening to a bad movie with bad actors. I think the author was trying to give various ways of recall (I guess that had to be the intention), but the listen was just too "busy". It was confusing and some of the characters' voices were nerve pinching.

Has Increase Memory Power Performance System (With Mind Music for Peak Performance) turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, not from the genre, but maybe from this author or narrator.

Would you be willing to try another one of the narrator’s performances?

I might.

What character would you cut from Increase Memory Power Performance System (With Mind Music for Peak Performance)?

All of them, including the narrator (author). Her voice is just not compatible with relaxing or easy listening; her reflections and tone was awful to listen to. I didn't even finish listening to the book.

Any additional comments?

It is very rare for me to be disgruntled with any of the audios I have bought here. I have tons and even the free ones you give out. And I think this is actually the 2nd book I have not enjoyed; the first one was by Laurel Hamilton when I first joined up with Audible. It wasn't the author or narrator there, it was that the story itself was not a good fit for me...not interested in goblins and monsters. 2 books out of dozens of what I have in my library....I am very grateful for your business because I get to enjoy my love of books while I am on the job or doing other things. Your service is awesome...Thank you:)

  • Drums of Autumn

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 44 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27,042
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22,733
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22,646

Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Can't Get Enough!

  • By Eugenia on 02-15-10

First Book Read

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

Reviewed: 03-04-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I have recommended this entire series to my parents and my friends. This was the first of the series that I read, not knowing there were 6 other books. It was awesome, and I couldn't put it down.

What other book might you compare Drums of Autumn to and why?

These series remind me of The Cave and the Clansman (I think) by the author's last name of Auel. It's been a long time since I read that series. The series remind me of each other because of the history; the series continue in interesting and active history.

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite scenes are always when Jamie and Claire find each other after their own individual adventures.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

When I read the book out of sequence, I thought was this all there was and who would do that? Then I listened to the first four books last year when I was working and now am about to listen to the last two. I will be sad when I am done, because these are wonderful books. I love time traveling stories.

  • 101 Ways to Transform Your Life

  • By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • Narrated by: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • Length: 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171

On this inspirational audiobook, best-selling author Dr. Wayne W. Dyer offers you 101 ways to make your life more fulfilling and enjoyable. You'll love listening to Dr. Dyer's transformational thoughts.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Easy Listen

  • By Sherri on 07-10-05

Guru @ Its Very Best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-10

Wayne Dyer is truly an earth spirit. I have a lot of his CDs. His audios/books are an inspiration for all of us who sometimes get lost along the way, or we are struggling with the illusion that "this is all there is". Mr Dyer literally simplifies our personal worlds with his free-flowing words. He has been my mentor for almost 3 years, & his audios/CDs have totally inspired me on levels that even surprise me. I have all of his audios on my iPod so I can simply turn it on "whenever" I need a "fix" for any issue. Truly an amazing soul.

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