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  • Something in the Water

  • A Novel
  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,269
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28,174

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with big plans. Passionately in love, they embark on a dream honeymoon to the tropical island of Bora Bora, where they enjoy the sun, the sand, and each other. Then, while scuba diving in the crystal blue sea, they find something in the water....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Give this a HARD PASS

  • By 3dewdrops on 06-27-18

GREAT BOOK

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

This was a great read from beginning to end. I never write reviews but there were none when I purchased and I don't want you to miss this mystery. Storyline, character development, plot development, narration, all incredibly well done. Worth the credit for sure

5 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Blink

  • A psychological thriller with a killer twist you'll never forget
  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 901
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 828

Three years ago Toni's five-year-old daughter, Evie, disappeared after leaving school. The police have never been able to find her. There were no witnesses, no CCTV, no trace. But Toni believes her daughter is alive. And as she begins to silently piece together her memories, the full story of the past begins to reveal itself - and a devastating truth. Toni's mind is trapped in a world of silence. Her only chance to save herself is to manage the impossible: she must find a way to make herself heard. She must find her daughter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By Michelle Harder on 05-09-17

it was fine

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

Reviewed: 03-11-18

The writing was good but I never found myself invested in any of the characters. It had an overall seedy feeling. I did not feel there was proper resolution or explanation as to WHY all these people were the way that they were. It was fine but not something I'd read again.

  • The Perfect Roommate

  • By: Minka Kent
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Siedt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 174

She's my roommate. I know how she takes her tea, how she organizes her closet. I know when she goes to bed each night, what she eats for breakfast, the passcode on her phone. I know she calls her mother on Mondays, takes barre on Thursdays, and meets her friends for drinks on Fridays. But more important than any of that...I know what she did.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • MINKA ROCKS!!!

  • By Getshotzi on 02-11-18

worth a credit

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

Reviewed: 02-28-18

This is my second Minka Kent book and I enjoyed it as much as the first. Interesting characters, plot development and story.

  • The One

  • By: John Marrs
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Vicki Hall, Simon Bubb, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230

A simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab, and soon, you'll be matched with your perfect partner - the one you're genetically made for. That's the promise made by Match Your DNA. A decade ago, the company announced that they had found the gene that pairs each of us with our soul mate. Since then, millions of people around the world have been matched. But the discovery has its downsides: Test results have led to the breakup of countless relationships and upended the traditional ideas of dating, romance, and love.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Meh, Cliché Characters & a Bit of a Soap Opera

  • By JenniferLOVESThrillers on 07-23-18

nope

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

Reviewed: 02-21-18

Scattered, unbelievable story line. No character development. Disappointing. I loved his last book, read that!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • When You Disappeared

  • By: John Marrs
  • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks, Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 728
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 617
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 617

All she wanted was the truth, but she'll wish she never found out. When Catherine wakes up alone one morning, she thinks her husband has gone for a run before work. But Simon never makes it to the office. His running shoes are by the front door. Nothing is missing - except him.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I BEG YOU NOT TO!

  • By Ann on 04-16-18

whoa

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

Reviewed: 02-02-18

I listen to 20-40 Hours of audible per week and this is the first review I've bothered writing. If you like mysteries and relationship based novels, this is a goodie.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Forgotten Secrets

  • By: Robin Perini
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,259

At age ten, Riley Lambert watched helplessly as her sister was abducted from her bedroom. Fifteen years later, she's channeled the pain of her past into a career as an FBI profiler. Riley devotes her life to bringing violent criminals to justice...and secretly uses government resources to search for her sister, who was never found. When Riley gets a call from the only man who's ever swept her off her feet with a killer two-step and dangerous smile - ex-Navy SEAL Thayne Blackwood of Singing River, Wyoming - it stirs up dark memories.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Feel good fiction

  • By Claudia H on 11-04-16

ehh

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

Reviewed: 08-19-16

there was nothing particularly wrong with this book and yet it wasn't great. slow story, underdeveloped characters and relationships. fine narration

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Hidden Bodies

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,668
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,649

Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past 10 years, this 30-something has buried four of them, collateral damage in his quest for love. Now he's heading west to Los Angeles, the city of second chances, determined to put his past behind him. In Hollywood, Joe blends in effortlessly with the other young upstarts. He eats guac, works in a bookstore, and flirts with a journalist neighbor. But while others seem fixated on their own reflections, Joe can't stop looking over his shoulder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Approach With Caution, All Ye Who Enter Here

  • By Gretchen SLP on 02-25-16

Well done

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

Reviewed: 08-06-16

I read the first book a while ago and couldn't remember how I felt about it specifically so this is kind of a dice roll. The narrator is excellent the character's are excellent in the story never hits expose Spot. I hesitated to give it 5 stars because I feel like that should be saved for books that change your life and this is not a life-changing book but there were just no flaws I completely enjoyed it

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Travelers

  • A Novel
  • By: Chris Pavone
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 246

Meet Will Rhodes: travel writer, recently married, barely solvent, his idealism rapidly giving way to disillusionment and the worry that he's living the wrong life. Then one night, on assignment for the award-winning Travelers magazine in the wine region of Argentina, a beautiful woman makes him an offer he can't refuse. Soon Will's bad choices - and dark secrets - take him across Europe, from a chateau in Bordeaux to a midnight raid on a Paris mansion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful book

  • By Susan on 03-16-16

I loved The Accident, read that instead

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

Reviewed: 07-28-16

This was one of the slowest most convoluted stories I have ever read. Practically zero character development, let alone plot twist and excitement. I kept going because I've loved other novels from this writer, but it was untenable. Couldn't do it.

  • Silent Scream

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 1
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,398
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,186
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,182

Five figures gather 'round a shallow grave. They had all taken turns to dig. An adult-sized hole would have taken longer. An innocent life had been taken, but the pact had been made. Their secrets would be buried, bound in blood. Years later a headmistress is found brutally strangled, the first in a spate of gruesome murders that shock the Black Country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb story and wonderful performance!

  • By David J Delaney on 02-21-16

Strong female lead, quality performance

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

Reviewed: 08-01-15

The book was well done. I'm only not giving it higher marks because I wasn't that caught up in the mystery

3 of 4 people found this review helpful