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  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,419
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,008
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,001

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate, and how that friendship was violently torn apart. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story... Omg PLEASE just tell it

  • By Anonymous User on 02-05-19

Narration spoiled it.

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

Reviewed: 02-05-19

As a long time fan of Johnny Cash I was really disappointed. I quit listening because of the hyped narration and because the narrator seems to be out to promote himself more than to tell the story.

  • The Red Hot Fix

  • Justice Series, Book 2
  • By: T. E. Woods
  • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 812
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 747

A little more than a year after the Fixer killings, Detective Mort Grant of the Seattle PD once again has his hands full. In the last four months, seven men have been murdered in seedy pay-by-the-hour motels: first strangled, then tied with rope and set on a bed of crushed mothballs, with a red lipstick kiss planted on their foreheads. Speculation abounds that the killer is a prostitute who's turning her tricks into dead men. The press has taken to calling her Trixie.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • T. E. Woods did it again!

  • By BikeVON on 02-27-17

Definitely a five star

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

Reviewed: 01-20-19

Excellent narration! Story holds your attention all the way through. Don't let the cover picture or the title put you off. Definitely recommend this book.

  • Shallow Graves

  • The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer
  • By: Maureen Boyle
  • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

Eleven women went missing over the spring and summer of 1988 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, an old fishing port known as the Whaling City, where Moby Dick, Frederick Douglass, textile mills, and heroin-dealing represent just a few of the many threads in the community's diverse fabric. In Shallow Graves, investigative reporter Maureen Boyle tells the story of a case that has haunted New England for 30 years.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Narration spoiled it. Zzzzzzz

  • By Linda on 12-20-18

Narration spoiled it. Zzzzzzz

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

Good story with way more detail than necessary. That would have been okay but the narration was utterly dull, truly soporific.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love Me or Else

  • The True Story of a Devoted Pastor, a Fatal Jealousy, and the Murder That Rocked a Small Town
  • By: Colin McEvoy, Lynn Olanoff
  • Narrated by: Pam Ward
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

On the outside, Mary Jane Fonder seemed like a kindly 66-year-old congregant of the Lutheran church in Springfield Township, PA. But inside, she longed for the church's handsome Pastor Gregory Shreaves, a former golf pro who sparked her most sinful thoughts. When Mary Jane let her feelings be known, the Pastor gently pushed her away. But her obsession only grew stronger when she became convinced that he was romantically involved with a younger church member, a woman named Rhonda Smith. Rhonda was doing volunteer work in the church office one day when she was shot to death.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narration spoiled it.

  • By Linda on 08-21-18

Narration spoiled it.

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

Before listening to this book, I listened to another earlier book by the same author, different narrator--Fatal Jealousy narrated by Roger Wayne. It was good so I listened to this one. Pam Ward's narration came across as if being done by someone's snippy, gossipy old maid aunt. Not at all pleasant to listen to.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Bad Mommy

  • By: Tarryn Fisher
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Lance Greenfield, Carly Robins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 787
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 788

When Fig Coxbury buys a house on West Barrett Street, it's not because she likes the neighborhood, or even because she likes the house. It's because everything she desires is next door: the husband, the child, and the life that belongs to someone else. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant- really good!

  • By Candice on 06-01-18

Too much. Way too much.

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

Reviewed: 07-20-18

Story line is adequate. Performance is adequate except for the first narrator's grating voice. I expect I'm out of sync with the rest of the world but I am seriously offended by the number of times the "f" word is used. I don't think I've ever heard it used to this extent. Do you think there could be some warning given to readers about excessive raw language? It adds nothing at all to the story. In fact it detracts from it. No more books by this author for me. I'm disgusted.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Victoria

  • A Novel
  • By: Daisy Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Anna Wilson-Jones
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,066
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,897
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,882

Early one morning, less than a month after her 18th birthday, Alexandrina Victoria is roused from bed with the news that her uncle William IV has died, and she is now queen of England. The men who run the country have doubts about whether this sheltered young woman, who stands less than five feet tall, can rule the greatest nation in the world. Surely she must rely on her mother and her venal advisor, Sir John Conroy, or her uncle, the Duke of Cumberland, who are all too eager to relieve her of the burdens of power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Read!!

  • By Tommy on 02-06-18

First time for five stars across the board.

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

Over the past 25 years I've listened to literally thousands of audiobooks and enjoyed many of them. This is the best I can remember. The narration was perfect, the story well-written and held my attention throughout. Definitely worth more that one listen.

  • The Method

  • By: Duncan Ralston
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

After a prolonged illness, Frank and Linda's marriage has begun to fray at the edges. When old friends tell them about an "unconventional therapy retreat" called The Method, they jump at the chance to attend. One last attempt to stay true to their wedding vows. Till death do they part. Dr. Kaspar's Lone Loon Lodge is a secluded resort deep in the Montana wilderness. The staff is friendly. The other couple joining them is intense. But when one of the guests is murdered events quickly spiral out of control, leaving Linda and Frank unable to trust anyone but each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Warning: do not listen to this book at night.

  • By cosmitron on 04-21-18

Over the top!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Except for some laughable pronunciations, the narrations was pretty good. The story was far-fetched to say the least. How much can a human body take? Just not believable. The narrator kept me listening.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Snatched Super Boxset

  • Detective Grant Abduction Mysteries
  • By: James Hunt
  • Narrated by: Mikela Drew, Ramona Master
  • Length: 25 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Missing Person: With a family missing, and after four years off the police force, Chase Grant finds himself back in the midst of a criminal investigation. But as he teams up with the FBI and the US Marshals working this high-profile case, Grant will be forced to confront his past. Deadly Webs: The clock starts the moment Grant gets the call from a parent, and the first 12 hours are crucial. If he missteps, then a child might not come home. But today was different. He got a call about a missing child. And then another, and another, and another....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Ramona Drew--another saccharine narrator. Ugh.

  • By Linda on 03-29-18

Ramona Drew--another saccharine narrator. Ugh.

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

Reviewed: 03-29-18

Good stories. Interesting characters. But I couldn't get past the first book. Mikela Drew did a good job narrating. Ramona Drew's sugary, juvenile reading was unbearable. Who picks such narrators for books like this? Had Mikela Drew done the whole trilogy, I'd have given four stars for the performance.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wish You Well

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Norma Lana, David Baldacci
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 630
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 636

It is 1940 and a tragedy sends Lou and her little brother, Oz, along with their invalid mother, from New York City to the rugged mountains of Southwest Virginia to live with their great-grandmother. The story is told with both heartbreaking elegance and large doses of touching humor as the lives of Lou and Oz are changed forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not your usual Baldacci

  • By John on 06-07-07

Very pleasant listen

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

Reviewed: 03-13-18

Not a new story but well written and well narrated. A nice listen on a quiet day.

  • Jackie, Janet & Lee

  • The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill
  • By: J. Randy Taraborrelli
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195

If the Bouvier women personified beauty, style, and fashion, it was their lust for money and status that drove them to seek out powerful men, no matter what the cost to themselves or to those they stepped on in their ruthless climb to the top. Based on hundreds of new interviews with friends and family of the Bouviers, among them their own half brother, as well as letters and journals, J. Randy Taraborrelli paints an extraordinary psychological portrait of two famous sisters and their ferociously ambitious mother.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sounds like fairy tales being read to little girls

  • By Barry Katz on 03-30-18

Terrible narration! No way to give no stars.

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

Reviewed: 02-19-18

The super sugary narration, the excessive details (name of the owner, company, type of airplane, etc. for a flight??), multiple details about style, fabric, color, etc. of each room, who wore what again with all the details. I am not a Kennedy fan but thought the book might be of interest. I, too, was a sudden, unexpected widow with children to raise so I was interested in that aspect of the book. I also remember vividly the assassination and a nation in mourning. It was a tremendously jarring point in our history but at the half-way point in this book I can't take listening to this anymore. Maybe another time.

11 of 12 people found this review helpful