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  • A Gathering of Secrets

  • A Kate Burkholder Novel
  • By: Linda Castillo
  • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 430
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 430

When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigate. At first it looks like an accident, but when the body of 18-year-old Daniel Gingerich is found inside - burned alive - Kate suspects murder. But who would want a well-liked, hardworking Amish man dead? Kate delves into the investigation and discovers Daniel had a dark side. He was a sexual predator. His victims were mainly Amish women, too afraid to come forward, and he's been getting away with it for far too long. Now someone has stopped him, but who?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This series has my HIGHEST RECOMMENDATIONS!!!!

  • By shelley on 09-10-18

Very good

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

Reviewed: 04-15-19

All the Kate Burkholder books are good. This is no exception but since it wasn’t the ABSOLUTE best, I gave the story a 4.

  • Fire Touched

  • Mercy Thompson Series, Book 9
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,875
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,292
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,274

Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. And when coyote shapeshifter Mercy and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, are called upon to stop a rampaging troll, they find themselves with something that could be used to make the fae back down and forestall out-and-out war: a human child stolen long ago by the fae.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as good as others

  • By L Thauberger-Smith on 03-22-16

As usual, Briggs tells a great story

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

So good story, lovable and interesting characters, humor and werewolves!
And King is a truly fantastic narrator.
My only gripe is that it ended!

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  • The Guilty Dead

  • A Monkeewrench Novel, Book 9
  • By: P. J. Tracy
  • Narrated by: Sarah Borges
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Gregory Norwood is Minnesota's most beloved philanthropist, and the story of his son's overdose was splashed across the front page of all the papers. When a photojournalist sets out to get a candid shot of the highly successful businessman on the one-year anniversary of his son's death, he's shocked to find Norwood dead with a smoking gun in his hand. The city is devastated, and Minneapolis detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are called in to handle the delicate case. It should be open and shut, but something is not right. Norwood's death is no suicide. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narrator

  • By Lee Harding on 10-01-18

Addendum to my earlier somewhat negative review

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

Reviewed: 01-16-19

At about 2/3 of the way through, the author hit her stride and the book became worthy of the earlier books in the series. Upgrading my rating to 4 but if I were just rate the story on the last 1/3, I would give it 5

  • What Happened

  • By: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,452
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,399

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What Happened?

  • By Celina Resendez on 10-21-17

Well-written and very moving

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

Would you consider the audio edition of What Happened to be better than the print version?

I don't know -- don't have print edition

What was one of the most memorable moments of What Happened?

I've just started (a couple of hours into it), but her description of her feelings during Trump's inauguration was memorable and devastating.

What does Hillary Rodham Clinton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

It's her voice and makes her descriptions of her feelings more powerful.

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

Her description of trying to find the right place for her concession speech.

Any additional comments?

So far, I'm very impressed. It's both interesting, moving, and not at all the way it was described by some reviews. She isn't wildly blaming everyone. She talks about her own failures and how she let people down.

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