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  • Rest in Pieces

  • PTO Murder Club Mystery Book 1
  • By: Katie Graykowski
  • Narrated by: Pam Dougherty
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

All is quiet in Lakeside until Molly Miars, the kindergarten teacher, is found dead. According to the new police chief, she overdosed on heroin. That doesn't explain why her head was the only body part to make it to her funeral. Mustang and her fellow PTOers don't buy the heroin overdose for a second. Vowing to do right by Molly, the PTO decides to investigate. Quickly they find that Lakeside isn't the quiet, sleepy town it appears to be. There is a dark side - money laundering and drug trafficking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny

  • By MeDi on 12-31-15

Not a typical cozy... *Language

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

Reviewed: 02-20-18

I enjoyed this book but won't be listening to any more because of the language. To be fair it's scattered throughout and not every other word.... but just not for me. H

  • The Plot Is Murder

  • By: V.M. Burns
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 26

Samantha Washington has dreamed of owning her own mystery bookstore for as long as she can remember. Now that she's preparing for her store's grand opening, she's also realizing another dream - penning a cozy mystery that's set in England between the wars. But as Samantha indulges her imagination, the unimaginable happens in real life. A shady realtor turns up dead in her backyard, and the police suspect her - after all, the owner of a mystery bookstore might know a thing or two about murder, right?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not for me

  • By Dulce on 11-30-17

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 02-03-18

Listened to in 1 afternoon! Well written, interesting characters with great narration. I can't wait for the next one. 🙂

  • Hurricane Force

  • A Miss Fortune Mystery, Book 7
  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,257

During missions as a CIA assassin, Fortune Redding saw and overcame most every obstacle, but Sinful, Louisiana, keeps producing new challenges for her. When a hurricane blows through, it brings a shower of counterfeit money raining down on the tiny bayou town. When the money is linked back to Ahmad, the arms dealer who issued the kill order on Fortune, everyone is worried that her nemesis is far too close for comfort.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love this series!

  • By Wayne on 02-26-18

Gets better and better!

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

Reviewed: 12-07-17

This is the best book so far. The characters are engaging and fun and it's easy to imagine the scene as you listen. Love it!

  • A Deadly Éclair

  • A French Bistro Mystery
  • By: Daryl Wood Gerber
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

It's always been Mimi Rousseau's dream to open her own bistro, but it seems beyond her grasp since she's been chased back home to Napa Valley by her late husband's tremendous debt. Until her best friend Jorianne James introduces her to entrepreneur Bryan Baker. Now, working the bistro and inn until she's able to pay it off and call it her own, Mimi is throwing the inn's first wedding ever. Then Bryan is found dead at the bistro with an éclair stuffed in his mouth. And the fingers point at Mimi.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Solid start for a new series!

  • By Delia on 11-22-17

Solid start for a new series!

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

Reviewed: 11-22-17

I really enjoyed this book. The characters were interesting and engaging and the story moved along well. Usually I figure it out quickly but this one kept me guessing most of the way.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Till Death Do Us Tart

  • Oxford Tearoom Mysteries, Book 4
  • By: H.Y. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327

When Oxfordshire tearoom owner Gemma Rose enters her little tabby, Muesli, in the cat show at the local village fair, the last thing she expects is to stumble across a murder. And when her meddling mother and the nosy Old Biddies decide to start their own investigation, Gemma has no choice but to join in the sleuthing. She soon finds there's something much more sinister sandwiched between the homemade Victoria sponge cakes and luscious jam tarts! Can Gemma solve the mystery before the killer strikes again?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Enjoyable

  • By Beatrice on 06-21-17

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 06-19-17

Fun series with engaging characters and humor. I can't wait for this he next one!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Yarn to Go

  • Yarn Retreat Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Betty Hechtman
  • Narrated by: Margaret Strom
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 98

When dessert chef Casey Feldstein finds out that her late aunt's business, Yarn2Go, has one more yarn retreat scheduled, she decides to go ahead and host the event, despite her complete lack of experience as a knitter. At least the retreat is on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. But the idyllic setting is soured when a retreat regular is found murdered in her hotel room. Feeling a sense of responsibility, Casey begins to weave the clues together and detects a pattern which may shed light on her aunt's suspicious death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun mystery...

  • By Delia on 05-28-17

Fun mystery...

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

Reviewed: 05-28-17

This was a surprisingly good mystery with interesting characters, I can't wait for the next book!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Merit Badge Murder

  • Merry Wrath Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Leslie Langtry
  • Narrated by: Bailey Carr
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 245
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 225

When CIA agent Merry Wrath is "accidently" outted, she's forced her into early retirement, changes her appearance, and moves where no one will ever find her - Iowa. Instead of black bag drops in Bangkok, she now spends her time leading a young Girl Scout troop. But Merry's new simple life turns not-so-simple when an enemy agent shows up dead at scout camp. Suddenly Merry is forced to deal with her former life in order to preserve her future one.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable ex-spy cozy, Sounded familiar

  • By Techpotato on 06-13-17

Cute & Fun

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

Reviewed: 10-16-16

If you're looking for something to sink your teeth into I would keep looking. However, if a fun, quirky listen (while your doing something else) is what you want, this books for you.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Secrets We Keep: Suspense with a Dash of Humor

  • A Letty Whittaker 12 Step Mystery
  • By: Donna White Glaser
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Harvey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

When psychotherapist and recovering alcoholic Letty Whittaker responds to a middle-of-the-night crisis call, she knows helping Trinnie face her demons won't be easy. However, instead of finding her friend dead drunk, Letty finds her just...dead. And Paul, another close friend, is the primary suspect.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't get through it...

  • By Delia on 10-15-16

Couldn't get through it...

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

Reviewed: 10-15-16

The narration made me feel like I was 'listening to a book'....which I was...and it kept me from connecting with the characters. Undecided about the story itself.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Scone to Die For

  • Oxford Tearoom Cozy Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: H.Y. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 909
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 816

When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose's quaint English tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford's past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the university and with the help of four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery - all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love, Devlin O'Connor, now a dashing CID detective.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the cover and buy this cozy mystery

  • By Eddie Lynn on 10-01-16

Great start!

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

Reviewed: 09-26-16

This was an enjoyable and fun book with interesting characters. I'm looking forward to the next one.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Death by Chocolate

  • Death by Chocolate, Book 1
  • By: Sally C Berneathy
  • Narrated by: Sarianna Gregg
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 151

>Lindsay Powell's only secret is the recipe for her chocolate chip cookies, but she is surrounded by neighbors with deadly secrets. Suddenly Lindsay finds herself battling poisoned chocolate, a dead man who doesn't seem very dead, and a psycho stalker. Her best friend and co-worker, Paula, dyes her blond hair brown, hides from everybody, and insists on always having an emergency exit from any room.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredibly fun and unpredictable!

  • By Jennifer Falk on 02-07-15

Excellent Book!

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

Reviewed: 09-11-16

The story and narration are very good, The characters are interesting and it leaves you wanting more! I listened to this in one afternoon.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful