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Carmen M. Henesy

West Sacramento, CA
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  • Malevolent

  • Shaye Archer Series, Book 1
  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Julie McKay
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 971
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 858
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 851

Everyone wondered about Shaye Archer's past. Including Shaye. Shaye Archer's life effectively began the night police found her in an alley, beaten and abused and with no memory of the previous 15 years, not even her name. Nine years later, she's a licensed private investigator with a single goal - to get answers for her clients when there aren't supposed to be any. And maybe, someday, answers for herself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Plot twists and suspense!

  • By Wayne on 12-01-17

Surprising ending

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

Reviewed: 03-09-19

Enjoyed the tale.. the twists and turns I will buy more books by the author.

  • The Time in Between

  • The Magdalene Series, Book 3
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,258
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,183

After a painful loss, Cady Moreland is coming to Magdalene to start the next chapter of her life. A chapter that began 18 years ago but had a heartbreaking ending. The time in between was full of family and friendship, but Cady could never get the man she fell in love with all those years ago out of her heart. Coert Yeager has learned to live without the girl who entered his life right when she shouldn't and exited delivering a crippling blow he never would have suspected. The time in between was full of failing to find what he was missing...and life-altering betrayal.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Unbalanced...

  • By Jenneal on 09-08-17

Another very enjoyable novel.

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

Reviewed: 01-12-19

I really liked all three books in the Magdalen series.
Enjoyable how the author connected the characters but each story was separate.

  • Bone Slice

  • Gina Mazzio, Book 7
  • By: Bette Golden Lamb, J. J. Lamb
  • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Back from an idyllic beach wedding and honeymoon on Kauai, Gina and Harry have barely unpacked when Ridgewood Hospital sends them off on an intriguing assignment to learn about and report on surgical robotics at a Santa Cruz area hospital. Intrigue turns to fear as they’re plunged into the midst of a deadly clash between hands-on medicine traditionalists and those eager to dive headlong into the futurist whirlpool of robotics.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Always a great read.

  • By Carmen M. Henesy on 10-23-18

Always a great read.

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

Reviewed: 10-23-18

Enjoyed another great book by these writers. Kept me interested from start to finish. I need to buy the ones I missed.

  • Bone Crack

  • Gina Mazzio, Book 6
  • By: Bette Golden Lamb, J. J. Lamb
  • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27

Gina Mazzio, RN, and fiancé Harry Lucke are on the brink of getting married when a childhood friend relocates from the Bronx to San Francisco. Within days Gina's nurse friend is relating difficult-to-believe horror stories about her new employer, a cardiologist whom she suspects is involved in illicit and deadly medical practices. Gina soon discovers the stories are true - the doctor is not only acting in an unethical manner, he may also be complicit in two or three hideous murders.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book with interesting twists & turns.

  • By Carmen M. Henesy on 10-13-18

Good book with interesting twists & turns.

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

Reviewed: 10-13-18

Thriller. Had me on pins & needles. I look forward to subsequent storis in this medical genre.

  • The Tea Rose

  • By: Jennifer Donnelly
  • Narrated by: Jill Tanner
  • Length: 28 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,180
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,085

East London, 1888 - a city apart. A place of shadow and light where thieves, whores, and dreamers mingle, where children play in the cobbled streets by day and a killer stalks at night, where bright hopes meet the darkest truths. Here, by the whispering waters of the Thames, Fiona Finnegan, a worker in a tea factory, hopes to own a shop one day, together with her lifelong love, Joe Bristow, a costermonger's son. With nothing but their faith in each other to spur them on, Fiona and Joe struggle, save, and sacrifice to achieve their dreams.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. Wow wow wow!

  • By I like to shop on 04-26-16

Great from beginning to end

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

I enjoyed this book thoroughly. The writer held my attention through all the twists & turns.

  • Dragon Bones

  • A Novel
  • By: Lisa See
  • Narrated by: Janet Song
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 104

When the body of an American archaeologist is found floating in the Yangzi River, Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan and her husband, American attorney David Stark, are dispatched to Site 518 to investigate. As Hulan scrutinizes this death—or is it a murder?—David, on behalf of the National Relics Bureau, tries to discover who has stolen from the site an artifact that may prove to the world China’s claim that it is the oldest uninterrupted civilization on earth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best of the Hulan Series... EXCELLENT!

  • By Janice on 10-14-10

Another excellent novel by Lisa See<br />

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

Reviewed: 05-17-18

I enjoyed this novel as I have every one written by Lisa See. I look forward to more in the near future.

  • Law of Five: A Kate Reid Novel

  • The Kate Reid Series, Book 2
  • By: Robin Mahle
  • Narrated by: Lisa Kelly
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 61

The nationwide manhunt for a killer begins and the media quickly dubs him the "Highway Hunter". Bodies left roadside on display with horrific markings; a calling card. But this case is miles away from Katie Reid and her life with Detective Marshall Avery. That is, until she gets the call from her old friend and reporter Marc Aguilar, who believes that the killer could be coming their way. With Katie's work at the San Diego Police Department and her recent personal struggles, questions are raised about the future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kate Reid

  • By TREKnRay on 04-24-17

Excellent Story

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

Reviewed: 02-15-18

Kept my interest from beginning to end! Lots of surprises. Excellent narrator. Sorry I missed the first book.

  • Prodigal Summer

  • By: Barbara Kingsolver
  • Narrated by: Barbara Kingsolver
  • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,375
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,800
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798

Prodigal Summer weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives in southern Appalachia. At the heart of these intertwined narratives is a den of coyotes that have recently migrated into the region. Deanna Wolfe, a reclusive wildlife biologist, watches them from an isolated mountain cabin where she is caught off-guard by Eddie Bondo, a young hunter who comes to invade her most private spaces and her solitary life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!

  • By Lily on 10-12-08

Beautiful story

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

Reviewed: 01-10-18

Another wonderful tale by this author, sharing the beauty of the mountains and country life

  • The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

  • By: Lisa See
  • Narrated by: Ruthie Ann Miles, Kimiko Glenn, Alexandra Allwine, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,542
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,961
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,940

The thrilling new novel from number-one New York Times best-selling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been abandoned and adopted by an American couple.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ***EXCELLENT*** Six stars if I could !!

  • By ROBIN on 04-10-17

A Beautiful Story

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

Reviewed: 12-16-17

I have loved all of Lisa See's books & this was no exception. Narration was excellent and I could barely concentrate on another thing until I had heard the whole novel.

  • For You

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Liz Thompson
  • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,271
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,084
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,087

Lieutenant Alexander Colton and February Owens were high-school sweethearts. Everyone in their small town knew from the moment they met they were meant for each other. But something happened, and Feb broke Colt's heart; then she turned wild, and tragedy struck. Colt meted out revenge against the man who brought Feb low, but even though Colt risked it all for her, Feb turned her back on him and left town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The narrator is NOT bad!!

  • By KIMBERLY S. on 10-17-15

Hated To Have It End

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

Reviewed: 08-02-16

Suspenseful, kept my interest all the way through. Look forward to more books by this author. Good narration.

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