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Edward B. Ormsbee

Oregon
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  • The Crossing

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,431
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,235
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,186

Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner, Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I just loved this book; every last bit of it

  • By Michele B on 11-10-15

As good as the rest

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

Reviewed: 09-17-16

I didn't think I would enjoy this latest Bosch novel but thankfully I was mistaken. The Crossing ranks up there with the rest of the good ones.

  • Untamed

  • Medieval Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Lowell
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 559
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 395
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 401

A hero of the crusades, Dominic le Sabre has returned in glory and in triumph to claim his reward: the beautiful Saxon bride awarded to him by the conqueror king. But Lady Margaret of the Blackthorne cannot yield to the bold Norman invader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect!

  • By Diana on 06-29-08

Romance Novel

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

Reviewed: 07-02-15

What disappointed you about Untamed?

Don't be fooled by the publisher's summary, it's a romance novel. Perhaps it's a good romance novel but I'm not qualified to make that call.

What was most disappointing about Elizabeth Lowell’s story?

I could only make it halfway through the book so I suppose the second half could have been a completely different book. The first half was all about the new husband trying to seduce his new wife, who he treats like a falcon.

Any additional comments?

Buy it if you like romance but save your money if you don't.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dangerous Waters

  • By: Toni Anderson
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 519
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 439
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 436

Investigating the discovery of the body, Sergeant Holly Rudd knows she’s an unwelcome presence in the close-knit community of Bamfield. But she doesn’t expect the residents to be spooked by the mere sight of her. What rattles Holly even more, though, is her overwhelming desire for diver and former Special Forces soldier Finn Carver. Finn has no doubt that the corpse he found while diving was a victim of foul play - just as there’s no doubt that he wants Holly.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Boringly Dissapointed

  • By Lia on 01-05-18

Another romance novel.

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

Reviewed: 03-23-15

I guess I should have known that this would be a romance novel but I didn't read the reviews. The narrator doesn't handle the male voice very well.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Cuckoo's Calling

  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,353
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,008
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,993

After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: his sister, the legendary supermodel Lula Landry, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unbelievable debut mystery set in London

  • By Tracey on 05-26-13

I though I was back in the Navy

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

Reviewed: 08-12-13

What disappointed you about The Cuckoo's Calling?

The language was ridiculously foul. Thought I was back in the Navy.

Has The Cuckoo's Calling turned you off from other books in this genre?

No

What about Robert Glenister’s performance did you like?

I thought the narration was very good.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

I just couldn't get past the foul language. I can't imagine purchasing another volume if this was to become a series.

2 of 5 people found this review helpful