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  • The Hidden

  • Krewe of Hunters, Book 17
  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212

Estes Park, Colorado, is a place of serenity. But it wasn't always so serene. Shortly after the Civil War, Nathan Kendall and his wife were murdered there. The crime was never solved. Now...historian Scarlet Barlow is working at a small museum attached to a B and B, the same building where that murder occurred. When Scarlet unwittingly takes pictures of people who've been murdered - just like the Kendalls a hundred and fifty years before - the police look at her with suspicion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By c_olvera62 on 10-31-15

Best one yet!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-26-19

There were great twists to throw you off from solving the mystery and the crime. Loved every minute of this chapter in the Krewe of Hunters series.
Phil Gigante is one of THE BEST narrators!!!! His many voices were good and stayed true to each character. I hope he narrates many more of Heather Graham’s books.
Going for the next one. Great job all around. Highly recommend this book!! ❤️

  • Unhallowed Ground

  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 185

When Sarah McKinley is finally able to buy and restore the historic Florida mansion that she has always loved, she dismisses the horror stories of past residents vanishing and a long-dead housekeeper who practiced black magic. Then, in the midst of renovations, she makes a grim discovery. Hidden within the walls of Sarah's dream house are the remains of dozens of bodies - some dating back over a century.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story!

  • By SO on 12-31-18

Good story!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-18

The overall story was good. But then Heather Graham has always been a good story teller!! No disappointment with this one at all!!

The narrator, while great at storytelling, had problems with the variety of voices needed. The biggest problem was all the men sounded like boys. She was not able to create the depth or resonance for a believable mans voice. I’m sure this is not an easy task. There were other nonconformities but I know it couldn’t be helped.

Overall, another great story. I am looking forward to the next.

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  • The Death Dealer

  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Fred Stella, Natalie Ross
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 59

Genevieve knows all about nightmares. She herself survived two months as a psychopath's prisoner. And now this new menace stalks the city. Spooked by the bizarre slayings, she turns to P.I. Joe Connolly, her past rescuer, friend and...hopefully something more, if he would just quit avoiding her. At first Joe isn't even sure there is a case. But the body count rises, and it's clear that a twisted killer is on the loose. Even more unsettling is the guidance he starts receiving from beyond the grave.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Sequel

  • By jeannie on 03-18-13

For the Poe enthusiast - this was fun

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-16-18

I rather enjoyed the references and historical mentions to Poe and his life.
Heather Graham never ceases to write a good story.

  • Darkest Journey

  • Krewe of Hunters, Book 20
  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210

Charlene "Charlie" Moreau is back in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to work on a movie. One night she stumbles across the body of a Civil War reenactor, the second murdered in two days. Charlie is shocked to learn that her father - a guide on the Journey, a historic paddle wheeler that's sponsoring the reenactment - is a suspect.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not Good

  • By kristi on 04-02-19

Well Worth the listen!!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-13-18

The sample on Audible did nothing to excite me to buy this audio book but I knew I had to get through it so I could move on in the series. I LOVE the Krewe series. Well, I was more than delighted I went for it. Great story!!! Great history intertwined!!! And the narrator really did do a great job. I was concerned at first by the sample he wasn't going to be able to offer different voices for the variety of characters, especially the females. He did an excellent job.
Heather Graham did not fail to deliver here another wonderful mystery/whodunit with characters who come to life in the telling of such a great story. She not only brings to life the characters but also the landscape all around. I always want to visit where she has so wittingly and wonderfully brought her story to life. Maybe one day I will be able to do just that!
I look forward to each of the next in the series!!!

  • Mistress of Magic

  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Bunny Warren
  • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

Regina Delaney loves making children happy. Playing Dierdre Dinosaur for adoring audiences at the theme park she started with her twin brother Max gives the local kids - and Reggie - countless hours of innocent pleasure. But make-believe morphs into suspicion of murder when Max's ex-wife vanishes... and Max becomes the prime suspect. Reggie is determined to uncover the truth and clear her brother's name. So is Wesley Blake.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not her best

  • By SO on 11-02-18

Not her best

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-02-18

Two stars because Ms. Graham is one of my most favorite authors. You could fit the actual mystery into a third of this book. This is more so called 'romance' than mystery. The only 'intrigue' is in the why.
The narrator is another 'why'. She had some redeeming moments but I would not have cast her for this particular book. Maybe try for a Cozy Mystery. Might be better suited to her style. Not a bad narrator, this was just not the style of book/story for her voice and vocal choices.
This book should be listed as a Romance novel with a little intrigue woven in - very little.
I will stick to the Heather Graham Krewe of Hunter and the Finnegan Brothers books. They are what shows Ms. Grahams true talents and gifts to the literary world. I
Now, if only i could return this book :0)

  • Clockwise

  • The Clockwise Collection, Volume 1
  • By: Elle Strauss
  • Narrated by: Andrea Emmes
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 90

Casey Donovan has issues: hair, height, and uncontrollable trips to the 19th century! And now this - she's accidentally taken Nate Mackenzie, the cutest boy in the school, back in time. Awkward.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome story

  • By Belinda on 02-25-18

Wonderful-energetic-moving

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

I was very caught up into each character and all the interactions between each character. I found myself rooting for different ones, upset with others and just felt as if i were there with all the characters and on each setting.
I cannot wait to begin book 2!!!!

  • Murder at Feathers & Flair

  • A Ginger Gold Mystery
  • By: Lee Strauss
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

It's 1924, and war-widow fashionista Ginger Gold's new Regent Street dress shop, Feathers & Flair, is the talk of the London fashion district, attracting aristocrats from Paris to Berlin to Moscow. Ginger is offered her first job as a private detective when her sister-in-law's stage actor friend goes missing, and though the dress shop takes most of her time, Ginger takes the case. But when a Russian grand duchess dies at the shop's official grand opening event, Ginger ignores the missing person to chase a killer. It's a decision she will live to regret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can’t wait for the next book!!

  • By SO on 09-25-18

Can’t wait for the next book!!

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

Reviewed: 09-25-18

I am so enthralled with all the characters and eager to see where Ms. Strauss takes us next!!
I am eager to start the next book in this series immediately!
Ms. Klett has the various characters‘ personalities perfect. I look forward to hearing the continued development she will give each character through the next book.

  • Murder at Bray Manor

  • A Ginger Gold Mystery
  • By: Lee Strauss
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

Ginger Gold receives a letter from her sister-in-law, Felicia, requesting Ginger come straightaway to her late husband's family home, Bray Manor. Dowager Lady Gold, Ginger's nervous grandmother through marriage, believes the old manor is haunted. Ginger doesn't believe in ghosts, but is haunted nevertheless by memories of her husband and the lure of his gravesite she just can't bring herself to visit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series!!

  • By SO on 09-11-18

Love this series!!

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

Reviewed: 09-11-18

I love audiobooks as i can read even when driving. You never know if the narrator will be agreeable to deliver the story in such a way that you get drawn into each character which also helps bring the listener into the story. This narrator was Perfect!!
Now I wish she had narrated the first two books as well.
Ms. Strauss’s books are interesting and involved with good characters and fun twists. I can’t wait to read (and hopefully listen) to the next book in this series!!
I would highly recommend the Ginger Gold series!!!

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  • Death al Dente

  • Food Lovers' Village Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Leslie Budewitz
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Mitchell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 65

The town of Jewel Bay, Montana - known as a Food Lovers' Village - is obsessed with homegrown and homemade Montana fare. So when Erin Murphy takes over her family's century-old general store, she turns it into a boutique market filled with local delicacies. But Erin's freshly booming business might go rotten when a former employee turns up dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Four and a half stars

  • By Beatrice on 05-01-17

Good story poorly delivered

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

The story never came to life due to the sing-song rhythmic pattern of the reader. And yes, it was ‘read’ not portrayed. I never really felt any of the characters come to life nor did she ever bring the story alive.
I enjoy Leslie Budewitz books but will think twice if read by Rebecca Mitchell.

Buy the book and read it yourself. You will enjoy it far more.

  • The Elusive Elixir

  • By: Gigi Pandian
  • Narrated by: Julia Motyka
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,035
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 954
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 951

Dorian Robert-Houdin, the three-and-a-half-foot gargoyle chef who fancies himself a modern-day Poirot, is slowly turning into stone, and it's up to Zoe Faust to unravel the alchemical secrets that can save him. When they discover that a long-lost stone gargoyle with a connection to Dorian has reappeared in Europe, the stakes are even higher. From Portland to Paris, Zoe searches for the hidden knowledge she needs, but a cold case that harkens back to 1942 throws her off course.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointing

  • By Colonelswife on 04-24-17

Another wonderful book

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

Reviewed: 09-04-17

I am hoping there is book #4 ready.
Great characters, storyline keeps me looking forward to the next. Gigi Pandian keep writing these and Julia Motyka please keep recording these characters!!!
Fantastic!!!

Only one request - I would LOVE to be able to try these fantastic recipes of Dorian's. Please include several at the end of each book. Or create a Dorian and Zoey cookbook - meat and meatless versions. Wow, the good sounds so wonderful in your books !!!
Thank you!

0 of 7 people found this review helpful