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  • Winter Solstice

  • By: Rosamunde Pilcher
  • Narrated by: Lisa Burgett
  • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

Elfrida Phipps tries to exorcise the pain of the past and find peace, taking refuge in a rambling Scottish house called Corrydale. Almost like a magnet, Corrydale attracts various waifs and strays, each of them escaping difficult personal pasts. As the holidays approach and the weather turns foul, it seems a perfect recipe for disaster.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Atmospheric winter tale

  • By Sara on 01-04-14

Wonderful!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-29-10

This is a great listen. I liked the book, and the audio version is even better.

  • Stolen Innocence

  • My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
  • By: Elissa Wall, Lisa Pulitzer
  • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 720
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 540
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 544

In September 2007, Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age 14. This harrowing account proved to be the most compelling evidence against Jeffs, showing the harsh realities of this closed community and the lengths to which Jeffs went in order to control the sect's women. Now, in this courageous memoir, Wall tells the incredible story of how she emerged from the confines of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints and helped bring one of America's most notorious criminals to justice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Chris from Cedar City, UT USA

  • By Christine on 06-14-08

Impossible to listen to

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-29-10

The narration is so bad that this book is impossible to listen to. Based on the first hour, the story is very poorly written and lacking in content anyway. Seriously, don't waste a credit!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • An Infamous Army

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Claire Higgins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 157

In 1815, beneath the aegis of the Army of Occupation, Brussels is the gayest town in Europe. And the widow Lady Barbara Childe, renowned for being as outrageous as she is beautiful, is at the centre of all that is fashionable and light-hearted. When she meets Charles Audley, dashing aide-de-camp to the great Duke of Wellington himself, her joie de vivre knows no bounds - until the eve of the fateful Battle of Waterloo...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Carol T. Carr on 01-08-07

Not Good

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-07

I loved Devil's Cub and A Civil Contract, but I found this book impossible to get through. deadly dull. I only listened to the first hour or so, and then had to bail out. Georgette Heyer is usually a favorite, but I'd give this title a miss.

8 of 12 people found this review helpful