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  • Reel of Fortune

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191

It’s official. Fortune Redding is out of the CIA and a newly minted resident of Sinful, Louisiana. She never expected her homecoming to be all apple pie and hugs, but a murder wasn’t on her list of things to deal with before she’d even gotten her name stenciled on her mailbox. Boone Carre-Hooch, to the locals - was a drunk and a louse and had shafted pretty much everyone he’d ever done business with. So when someone kills him, there is no shortage of suspects. Unfortunately, Ally is at the top of the list.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My go to feel good series!

  • By Dee Norenberg on 02-12-19

Another great addition to the series

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

Jana Deleon has crafted another great addition to the Miss Fortune series, with plenty of action as we’ve all come to expect. Cassandra Campbell gave an outstanding performance as she brought it all to life. I highly recommend this book/audiobook.

  • Death by Committee

  • Abby McCree Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Alexis Morgan
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

After a rough divorce, Abby McCree only wants to stitch up her life and move on. But other loose ends appear after her elderly Aunt Sybil passes away, leaving Abby to tend to a rundown estate, complete with a slobbery Mastiff of questionable pedigree and a sexy tenant who growls more than the dog. As Abby gets drawn into a tight-knit quilting guild, she makes a twisted discovery - Aunt Sybil's only known rival is buried in her backyard! Despite what local detectives say, Abby refuses to accept that her beloved aunt had anything to do with the murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A solid start to a new series

  • By Melissa on 02-16-19

Nice start to new series

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

Alexis Morgan has crafted a storyline that is both entertaining and enjoyable. The characters are well-developed, enjoyable, and ones you’d like to include among your group of friends. Ms Morgan even has a mastiff mix dog as one of the co-stars. Coleen Marlo brings it all to life with her wonderful performance. I highly recommend this book/audiobook to cozy mystery fans.

  • Murder with Peacocks

  • By: Donna Andrews
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

Meg Langslow's summer is not going swimmingly. In her small Virginia hometown, she's the maid of honor at the nuptials of three loved ones - each of whom has dumped the planning in her hands. One bride is set on including a Native American herbal purification ceremony while another wants live peacocks on the lawn. But when an offensive newcomer, who hints at skeletons in the guests' closets, is found dead under suspicious circumstances, level-headed Meg's to-do list extends from flower arrangements and bridal registries to catching a killer - before the next event is her own funeral.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The blacksmith wins the day!

  • By Jan on 01-19-19

Execellent start to a riesnew se

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

Donna Andrews has such a wonderful imagination, always coming up with original storylines. I’m so glad Audible finally has the first two in the Meg Langslow series. Bernadette Dunne is Meg Langslow. She gives a wonderful performance as she brings it all to life.

  • Rumble on the Bayou

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121

Deputy Dorie Berenger knew the day would go from bad to worse when she found a stoned alligator in the town drunk’s swimming pool. Then DEA agent Richard Starke shows up in Gator Bait, Louisiana, giving out orders and insults faster than you can cast a fishing line. Dorie knows the residents of Gator Bait aren’t going to talk to a stranger, but she stuck with Richard until he catches his bad guy. With no other alternative to restore peace to the town, Dorie agrees to help Richard and in the process, uncovers decades of secrets that have been hiding deep in the Louisiana bayou.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted a snack and got a meal

  • By Techpotato on 02-06-19

I hope this becomes a new series

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

Jana DeLeon has crafted a new mystery with enjoyable characters and plenty of laugh out loud moments. I hope this becomes a new series. Johanna Parker does a nice job of bringing it all to life.

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  • Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

  • In Death, Book 48
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,253
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,120

Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They know that the hard life can lead kids toward dangerous crossroads - and they hope to nudge a few more of them onto the right path. For expert help, they hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering - whose own brother pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime with Rochelle’s support. Lyle is living with Rochelle while he gets his life together. He’s thrilled to hear about his sister’s new job offer. But within hours, triumph is followed by tragedy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Yay! For once, nothing about Eve's childhood!

  • By M on 02-06-19

Another great installment

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

Reviewed: 02-10-19

J. D. Robb has crafted another great installment in the In Death series. As always, the story was original and believable, not bad for the 48th in the series. Susan Ericksen, as always, brings life to the story with her stellar performance. I highly recommend this book.

  • Murder Wears Mittens

  • By: Sally Goldenbaum
  • Narrated by: Julie McKay
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

After retrieving fresh lobster nets from a local laundromat, Cass Halloran rushes to attend a last-minute gathering with her knitting circle. But Cass can't stop worrying about the lonely boy she saw hanging around the dryers and the school uniform he left behind in a hurry. When she and her friends return the lost clothing the next day, they find the child and his younger sister alone, seemingly abandoned by their mother.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Much better!

  • By LB in Dallas on 09-07-17

Another winner

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

Sally Goldenbaum has crafted another excellent story in her Seaside Knitters series. She keeps the originality of earlier books while letting the reader learn more about the characters. Julie McKay gives a wonderful performance as she brings it all to life.

  • No Escape Claws

  • Second Chance Cat Mystery Series, Book 6
  • By: Sofie Ryan
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

It's fall in North Harbor, Maine, where Sarah owns a charming secondhand shop and sells lovingly refurbished items of all kinds. The shop is always bustling - and not just because a quirky team of senior-citizen detectives works out of it and manages to get in even more trouble than Sarah's rough-and-tumble rescue cat, Elvis. A cold case heats up when young Mallory Pearson appears at the shop. Mallory's father is in prison for negligence after her stepmother's mysterious death, but Mallory believes he is innocent and asks the in-house detectives to take on the case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I always look forward to a new installment

  • By Dawn on 02-01-19

I always look forward to a new installment

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

I always look forward to a new installment in the Second Chance Cat Mystery Series. Sofie Ryan brings has characters interacting so well. Marguerite Gavin brings it all to life giving each character their own distinct voice. I highly recommend this to cozy mystery fans and cat lovers alike.

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  • Murder, She Knit

  • Knit and Nibble Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Peggy Ehrhart
  • Narrated by: Callie Beaulieu
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 25

Pamela is hosting the next Knit and Nibble meeting and can't wait to liven up her otherwise empty home with colorful yarn, baking, and a little harmless gossip. She even recruits Amy Morgan, an old friend who recently moved to town, as the group's newest member. But on the night of the gathering, Amy doesn't show. Not until Pamela finds the woman dead outside - a knitting needle stabbed through the front of her handmade sweater....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good mystery

  • By Becky M. Taylo on 11-01-18

Nice start to a new series

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

Peggy Earhart has written a nice book to start off a new series. I couldn’t help thinking at times that the main character was a busybody, as she did seem to butt into other people’s business. By the middle of the book the main character grew onto me and I started to like her. The narrator took a while to like but I’m the end I did. Not the best cozy novel I’ve read, but I look forward to the next in the series.

  • The Hex Files: Wicked Never Sleeps

  • By: Gina LaManna
  • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 34

Welcome to Wicked - the paranormal sixth borough of New York that's home to witches and goblins, werewolves and necromancers, elves and vampires‚ and former Detective Dani DeMarco. Dani's busy with the grand opening of her family's pizza parlor when a knock on the door leaves her face to face with the stunning yet lethal vampire in charge of the NYPD's supernatural branch - Captain Matthew King. There's been a high-profile double homicide in the Sixth Borough, and Dani's peculiar talent is the only hope to untangle the web of lies and magic connecting the dead victims. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Liking this new series

  • By Dawn on 01-26-19

Liking this new series

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

Reviewed: 01-26-19

Gina LaManna has crafted a good second series with well rounded and fully developed characters. Allyson Ryan gives a great performance giving each character their own distinct voice. I recommend this book to paranormal fans.

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  • Amuletto Kiss

  • By: Gina LaManna
  • Narrated by: Wendy Tremont King
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21

Life for Lily Locke has not been normal ever since she learned of her witchy heritage, but now more than ever, her world is spiraling out of control. When a series of strange events begin to tear her beloved island apart, it's up to the famed Mixologist to seek out the most powerful wizard in the world and spare him from death. However, as Lily begins the hunt for the Master of Magic, she encounters a prophecy that could destroy everyone she's come to know and love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • whimsical and enjoyable

  • By Trina Wood on 02-10-19

I’m always anxiously waiting for the next installment

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

Reviewed: 01-24-19

I’m always anxiously waiting for the next installment, and Gina LaManna never disappoints. This one has all of the twists and turns we’ve grown to expect. Wendy Tremont King, as always gives a stellar performance. I highly recommend this one.

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