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Ane Shields

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  • Final Appeal

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: Kate Burton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

To Philadelphia lawyer Grace Rossi, who's starting over after a divorce, a part-time job with a federal appeals court sounds perfect. But Grace doesn't count on being assigned to an explosive death penalty appeal. Nor does she expect ardor in the court in the form of an affair with her boss, Chief Judge Armen Gregorian. Then the truly unimaginable happens and Grace finds herself investigating a murder.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not typical Scottoline

  • By Terri on 03-25-11

Poor ending

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

I thought the whole book was entertaining and captured the thriller aspect of advertised genre. But once the climax of the book was finished the whole book just ended. It was kind of like reading a letter with no or little closing.

  • Our Souls at Night

  • A Novel
  • By: Kent Haruf
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,253
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,110

In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf's inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie was quite fond of Louis's wife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Our Souls at Night is simply perfect.

  • By Bonny on 06-01-15

Endings are lacking

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

Reviewed: 05-01-16

The endings to all his books written with Holt have endings that are not satisfying. Even he wanted to bring the feeling that life goes on and another day happens, I get the feeling he dropped his pencil on the ground and didn't want to pick it up. Other than that I enjoyed his books . I recommend them - reading them in the right order seemed best.

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