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  • The Whiskey Sea

  • By: Ann Howard Creel
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,724
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,480
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,479

Motherless and destitute, Frieda Hope grows up during Prohibition determined to make a better life for herself and her sister, Bea. The girls are taken in by a kindly fisherman named Silver, and Frieda begins to feel at home whenever she is on the water. When Silver sells his fishing boat to WWI veteran Sam Hicks, thinking Sam would be a fine husband for Frieda, she's outraged. But Frieda manages to talk Sam into teaching her to repair boat engines instead, so she has a trade of her own and won't have to marry.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Looking For What Just Might Be All Around You

  • By Gillian on 02-08-17

The Whiskey Sea

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

Reviewed: 01-15-18

What made the experience of listening to The Whiskey Sea the most enjoyable?

It told the story about a young woman's hard life in a time period and area difficult for women who were not the norm.

What did you like best about this story?

The main characters strenght.

Which character – as performed by Angela Dawe – was your favorite?

The main character.

Any additional comments?

No

  • Through the Smoke

  • By: Brenda Novak
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 271
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 242

Riches. Power. An ancient heritage of pride. The Earl of Druridge wanted only for an heir. So when he learned that his wife was carrying another man’s child, he was filled with a thirst for vengeance. But he wasn’t the one who caused Katherine’s death. Or was he? To his horror, he remembers nothing of that dreadful night, when their last shocking confrontation ended in scorching flame and cold blood.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very well done!

  • By Maine Knitter on 02-22-15

Through the Smoke

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

What did you love best about Through the Smoke?

I needed to know what was going to happen to the main character in the story. She had been through so much and seemed to have so little.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The main character because she was so strong and resilant.

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

No, I have not.

Any additional comments?

No

  • Beautiful Storm

  • Lightning Strikes, Book 1
  • By: Barbara Freethy
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 251

When her father's plane mysteriously disappeared in the middle of an electrical storm, Alicia Monroe became obsessed with lightning. Now a news photographer in Miami, Alicia covers local stories by day and chases storms at night. In a flash of lightning, she sees what appears to be a murder, but when she gets to the scene, there is no body - only a military tag belonging to Liliana Valdez, a woman who has been missing for over a year. While the police use the tag to jump-start their stalled investigation, Alicia sets off on her own to find the missing woman.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Okay story, Great narration.

  • By Tracy T on 06-23-17

Beautiful Storm

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

Reviewed: 01-06-18

Where does Beautiful Storm rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book ranks among my top 20. I liked the sweet romance and the mystery involved in the story.

What other book might you compare Beautiful Storm to and why?

Don't know

Which scene was your favorite?

When the main character is looking for lighting.

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

When she realized that she would never know the truth about what happened to her Father.

Any additional comments?

No.

  • Black Virus

  • Black Rust, Book 1
  • By: Bobby Adair
  • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
  • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

Virus. Chaos. Survival. Alienated in a world where he doesn't fit in, Christian Black survives because he's different. Then the virus came, and made the world turn different, too. Now people are dying by the million. Food supplies are short. Riots are blazing through the streets, and Christian's only goal is to keep his family alive. But safety lies far from the city, and just getting out will be tougher than anyone knows.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • DEGENERATES

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 11-05-16

Black Virus

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

Reviewed: 01-02-18

What made the experience of listening to Black Virus the most enjoyable?

This book gripped my attention from the very beginning and I had to finish it in one sitting.

What did you like best about this story?

That youth had to find a way to survive.

Which character – as performed by Tristan Morris – was your favorite?

Christian

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

Any additional comments?

No

  • A Stone in the Sea

  • Bleeding Stars, Book 1
  • By: A.L. Jackson
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,280
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,135

He wanted nothing at all...until he found she had everything to give.... Sunder lead singer and guitarist Sebastian Stone has everything - fans, fame, and fortune. He also has a heart full of bitterness and a reputation for a short-fused temper. But an outward reputation rarely reveals the true man inside.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It's a 9.5 hour-380 page CLIFFHANGER!

  • By Tracy T on 05-12-15

Stone in the Sea

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

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

It was a great story with great characters. I now have to read the next story in the series to see what is going to happen to the characters.

What did you like best about this story?

The redemption of one of the main characters.

Which scene was your favorite?

The beach scene.

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

Watch out for greedy people.

Any additional comments?

no

  • Carnelian

  • The Chalcedony Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: B. Kristin McMichael
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

Everyone has a past, but for most it isn't so far in the past as Seth Sangre. His past is literally from thousands of years ago. Seth's past led him to the present seeking something that might help him save his country from destruction. He has been in the present for over three years now, and he just found exactly what he has been looking for. Mari had dreams of college being a fresh start, one where she would start over and not fall for the good looking player like high school.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved loved loved!!!!

  • By Erin on 01-28-15

Fantastic Carnelian

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

Reviewed: 03-18-16

Would you listen to Carnelian again? Why?

Yes, I loved listening to this story. This was the first time that I read a book from this author and I loved it!

What did you like best about this story?

The budding romance between the main characters and their flaws.

Which scene was your favorite?

When she wakes up and he and his friends are gone, along with their memories.

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

No

Any additional comments?

I now have to read the other books in this series and I now follow this author on Amazon.

  • Unsettled

  • The Chosen, Book 1
  • By: Alisa Mullen
  • Narrated by: Claire White
  • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Lizzie O'Malley, a 23-year-old free spirit, is on a mission to find her purpose in life. In the summer of 2000, she returns home to Boston to begin a life that she can be proud of. On her first night out on the town, tragedy strikes and she finds herself the cause of the emotional wreckage. Instead of dealing with the consequences, she loses herself in a man she met that night.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everything Changes

  • By Tammy Payne on 04-19-15

UNSETTLED

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

If you could sum up Unsettled in three words, what would they be?

The title says it.

What did you like best about this story?

The main character and the life that she was living.

What about Claire White’s performance did you like?

Her performance made me feel like I was present in the story.

If you could rename Unsettled, what would you call it?

LIFE

  • Be My Love

  • A Walker Island Romance, Book 1
  • By: Lucy Kevin
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 139

Come for a visit to Walker Island where you'll find stunning Pacific Northwest ocean views, men too intriguing to resist...and five beautiful, close-knit sisters who are each about to find their one true love. After four years on the Seattle mainland, when Hanna Walker returns to Walker Island to make a documentary about the infamous Walker-Peterson feud from the early 1950s, she's shocked to realize that passions still run high. Especially when it comes to Joel Peterson, the one man who is totally off-limits…but that she's never been able to stop dreaming about.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • strength and pursuing dreams.

  • By Lafayette Brandy on 05-03-18

Be My Love

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

Reviewed: 03-04-16

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

Yes, it was a light and fun romantic story.

What did you like best about this story?

The two "generational enemies" getting together.

What does Eva Kaminsky bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Listening to her grandmother.

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

Second Chances

  • Labor Day

  • By: Joyce Maynard
  • Narrated by: Wilson Bethel
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 385
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 320

In a manner evoking Ian McEwan's Atonement and Nick Hornby's About a Boy, acclaimed author Joyce Maynard weaves a beautiful, poignant tale of love, sex, adolescence, and devastating treachery as seen through the eyes of a young teenage boy - and the man he later becomes - looking back at an unexpected encounter that begins one single, long, hot, life-altering weekend.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A little creepy

  • By Amie J. Woeber on 04-19-14

Labor Day

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

Reviewed: 03-04-16

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

Yes. The book has developed and believable characters. It had a great story line also.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The main character (the boy) because he learned from his mistakes.

Which scene was your favorite?

Listening to him telling about driving his young child and wife up to visit his mother.

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

The end

  • The One You Want

  • The Original Heartbreakers, Book 0.5
  • By: Gena Showalter
  • Narrated by: Savannah Richards
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 99

Kenna Starr will do anything to overcome her bad-girl past in Gena Showalter's The One You Want. Dane Michaelson is rich, sexy and plays hard, exactly the kind of guy she needs to avoid, but he's used to getting what he wants, and he wants her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The One You Want

  • By Anne Marie Carter on 07-18-15

The One You Want

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

Reviewed: 07-18-15

What made the experience of listening to The One You Want the most enjoyable?

It is easy to listen to the story while doing other things (like work on the computer.)

This author's stories always have a nice ending.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The struggles that the main characters face getting involved with each other are worth the read. I didn't have a favorite character.

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

No

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