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  • Time's Convert

  • A Novel
  • By: Deborah Harkness
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,931
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,918

On the battlefields of the American Revolution, Matthew de Clermont meets Marcus MacNeil, a young surgeon from Massachusetts, during a moment of political awakening when it seems that the world is on the brink of a brighter future. When Matthew offers him a chance at immortality and a new life, free from the restraints of his puritanical upbringing, Marcus seizes the opportunity to become a vampire.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Distracting and disappointing narration

  • By LKF on 09-19-18

disappointing narration and sound

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

Reviewed: 04-15-19

narrator clearly inferior to pr8evious nooks. affected my enjoyment of the book. story was good.

  • Seeing a Large Cat

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 9
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,366
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,050
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039

Best-selling mystery author Elizabeth Peters has captured the hearts of thousands of readers with her spunky Victorian Egyptologist, Amelia Peabody Emerson. In Seeing a Large Cat, Amelia must ensnare a modern-day killer, a bogus spiritualist, and a predatory debutante in the awesome Valley of the Kings. Someone is sending ominous messages: "Stay away from tomb Twenty-A!" Intrigued, parasol-wielding Amelia won't rest until she finds the forbidden burial site.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Top -Notch Story & Performance

  • By Nancy J on 04-27-13

always excellent

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

always enjoy these books. lots of action, twists and turns and archaeology. great fun and humor

  • The Absent One

  • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,655
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,383
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,376

In The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adler-Olsen introduced Detective Carl Mørck, a deeply flawed, brilliant detective newly assigned to run Department Q, the home of Copenhagen’s coldest cases. The result wasn’t what Mørck - or readers - expected, but by the opening of Adler-Olsen’s shocking, fast-paced follow-up, Mørck is satisfied with the notion of picking up long-cold leads. So he’s naturally intrigued when a closed case lands on his desk: A brother and sister were brutally murdered two decades earlier....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New favorite author

  • By JAB on 09-25-12

sub standard narration

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

Reviewed: 10-27-17

narrator voices Assad as though he is Indian or Pakistani, rather than Middle Eastern, ie Iraqi.

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  • Birds of a Feather

  • Maisie Dobbs Mysteries
  • By: Jacqueline Winspear
  • Narrated by: Kim Hicks
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,770
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,770

Maisie Dobbs is back, and this time she has been hired to find a wealthy grocery magnate's daughter who has fled from home. What seems a simple case at first becomes complicated when Maisie learns of the recent violent deaths of three of the heiress's old friends. Is there a connection between her mysterious disappearance and the murders? Who would kill such charming young women? As Maisie investigates, she discovers that the answers to all her questions lie in the unforgettable agony of The Great War.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable

  • By Shelly on 02-18-11

good story, we'll told

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

Reviewed: 02-19-17

worthwhile mystery with a bevy of characters . Great details and visions of English life.