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  • Complete Series: Eli Carter & The Ghost Hackers - Paranormal Mysteries Books 1-3

  • By: Angela Pepper
  • Narrated by: John Pirhalla
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Life in a post-apocalyptic city teeming with zombies isn't easy, but it can still be fun with the right friends by your side. Meet Eli Carter, delivery driver turned ghost hunter, and his Ghost Hackers team. This collection includes the first three books in the collection: The Cat Who Went Bump in the Night, The Ghost Who Wasn't There, and the The Dog Who Barked Fire

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny Character Driven Supernatural Cozy Mysteries

  • By James Marsh on 02-25-19

Creative and entertaining

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Fun set of books that focus on Eli and his learning to be a ghost hacker. His relationship with his girlfriend and his coworkers also adds to the story. As Eli gets more comfortable with the supernatural he becomes more confident. As the books progress we see Eli is really good at his job. Each book moves along quite nicely as they get more and more involved in the business. The narrator works well for this series too. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • Cruise Ship Creatures

  • A Field Guide to the Curious Creatures Who Holiday on Cruise Ships (Cruising Fun, Book 1)
  • By: Ruby Allure, Michelle Dry
  • Narrated by: Stockton Harris
  • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Have you ever been on a cruise, or are you considering sailing on a cruise ship? Well, if you're a bit of a people watcher, then this audiobook will provide some cruising entertainment. Using this field guide, you can spend hours fascinated by the numerous "Cruise Ship Creatures" and breeds that emerge on any given cruise.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty funny stuff

  • By Josh Hatfield on 02-28-19

Amusing

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Overall this was entertaining and I got a few good laughs. It shows there are a lot of different types of people who take cruises. They all have their particular behaviors. This seemed to focus mostly on older cruisers and how they behave on their cruises (away from home and people they know). My biggest issue with this book is that it was written by a female but narrated by a man. I'm not quite sure why they did it this way but it confused me a couple times! I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • New York Orphan

  • Tales of Flynn and Reilly, Book 1
  • By: Rosemary J. Kind
  • Narrated by: Lee Brophy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

From fleeing the Irish Potato Famine to losing his parents on the ship to New York, seven-year-old Daniel Flynn knows about adversity. As Daniel sings the songs of home to earn pennies for food, pickpocket Thomas Reilly becomes his ally and friend until he, too, is cast out onto the street. A destitute refugee in a foreign land, Daniel, together with Thomas and his sister, Molly, are swept up by the Orphan Train Movement to find better lives with families across America. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story

  • By Karl hill on 03-15-19

Wow, great start to a series!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

I thought this sounded like it would be a good book and I was certainly right. It was everything I thought it would be..and more. The children were strong and wonderful survivors. Parts were sad and some of it even made me angry to hear but other parts of this story were heartwarming too. The narration was also very well done. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • Ashes from a Burning Corpse

  • An American True Crime Reporter in the 20th Century, Book 3
  • By: Noel Hynd
  • Narrated by: Ben Collins
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

On a hot rainy summer night in Nassau, the Bahamas, in 1943, someone murdered Sir Harry Oakes, one of the richest men in the world, as he slept. When police found him the next morning, there were four wounds to his skull. His corpse had been abused, covered ritualistically with feathers and set on fire. The murder was perverse, horrific, and jaded by anyone’s standards. A few evenings later in New York City, the phone rang in the home of Alan Hynd, identified in that era by the NY Times as America’s highest paid true crime reporter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Rayc on 03-19-19

Fascinating Crime

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

Great story right from the first page. This was a fascinating crime with several colorful characters that kept me well entertained and intrigued. This author did a fine job of presenting facts and the narration was excellent. For any true crime lover, this is one I can recommend. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • Original Secrets

  • Whispering Pines Mystery Series, Book 3
  • By: Shawn McGuire
  • Narrated by: Sandra Murphy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

The Northwoods village of Whispering Pines used to be a safe haven for outsiders, but after three deaths in two months, it’s become a hotbed of murder. Exhausted from being the only law enforcement official on duty, while also trying to open a bed-and-breakfast, Jayne O’Shea welcomes the escape she finds in her grandmother’s journals. Each entry gives her a deeper understanding of why her grandparents moved to the secluded spot so long ago. But as questions are answered, deeply hidden secrets are unearthed.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Charming and easy

  • By Yuri on 02-14-19

Whispering Pines Book 3

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

Overall, this was a fairly good book. I know I would have enjoyed it better if I had read or listened to the first two books. There were several references to things I missed in the previous books. The mystery was interesting but there was a lot going on outside of the mystery that took away from it. Jayne spent a lot of time wondering why she wasn't getting involved with the man she was obviously attracted to. He took care of her and went out of his way regularly to make her life easier and it appeared they were a couple but they weren't. In my opinion, her relationship (or non-relationship) was unneeded. I found it distracting to the story. Also, the bed and breakfast was referenced several times but wasn't a big part of the story either. If I had started with book one and continued on through the whole series it might all come together.
I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • The Pet Sitter’s Tale

  • By: Laura Vorreyer
  • Narrated by: Laura Vorreyer
  • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6

The Pet Sitter's Tale is Laura Vorreyer's funny, entertaining, and always heart-warming collection of short stories from her 15 years wrangling the furry children of Southern California's most colorful pet parents. The Pet Sitter's Tale paints a vivid picture of what it's like to witness, and be a willing participant of, the pampered life of a celebrity's dog. Laura is always compassionate and understanding of the eccentricities of pet parents as she tells her tales of overly-protective, dog-obsessed clients.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Starting a Business Tail

  • By CuteAsADaisy on 03-19-19

Experiences of a pet sitter

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

This was an interesting look at the reality of being responsible for extremely pampered pets. These pets are loved and pampered more than most children and the expectations of some of the owners goes to the extreme. A large focus of this book is also on how difficult it is to hire good, reliable help. Some of the employees were so terrible it was laughable. One would have to be a big lover of animals to do this job and unfortunately, these employees were not.
I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • Will Travel for Trouble

  • Series Boxed Set, Books 1-3
  • By: Minnie Crockwell
  • Narrated by: Michelle Babb
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

The Will Travel for Trouble series: short cozy mysteries featuring Minnie Crockwell, recreational vehicle (RV) enthusiast, and her ghost traveling companion, Peregrine Ebenezer (Ben) Alford, as they travel across the United States, discovering murder and mayhem along the way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining light mysteries

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 02-17-19

Fun and easy to listen to set of books

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

This was a very enjoyable campground mystery book set. Each book had it's own fun murder mystery that, for me, wasn't predictable at all. I didn't know right off who the killer was or what was about to happen. Minnie is off on her RV travels to see the US and have some outdoor adventures. When she encounters a dead body she has to theorize about who might be responsible. She is compelled to start snooping and asking questions. Yes, she was nosy and a bit pushy sometimes but not annoyingly so. Ben, her 19th century ghost companion, was just a wonderful character who brought a lot to these stories. He is supportive, protective and great company for her. This set is easily one of the best cozy mystery sets I've listened to. As always, Michelle Babb does a great job with the narrations. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • The Upside to Murder

  • By: Marshall Frank
  • Narrated by: Scott Sutherland
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

After 16-year-old Cassandra is gang-raped, shot, and left for dead, her father, Orville Madison, embarks on a stealth campaign to protect his daughter from reliving the terrifying ordeal through the justice system. His obsessive pursuit drives the Miami physician into a spiral of anguish as he desperately tries to resolve inexplicable conflicts between love of child and love of God. Besides emotional struggles and unending suspense, Upside to Murder offers engaging sub-plots linked to forensic investigations, social controversy, and the power of love....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crime Solved

  • By willee on 02-13-19

I love when a book turns out better than I expect

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

I thought this sounded like it would be a good book but it was way better than I was expecting. I like suspense books that keep me wondering and thinking about what is coming, but this had me totally wrapped up in the storyline. I didn't know what was about to happen and didn't want to stop listening. I just had to keep listening to find out what was coming next. There were some very difficult decisions to be made in this book, some I would never want to have to make myself. The narration was also fabulous and the voices fit each one of the characters very well. Overall, this was an excellent book. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • The Vampire's Shared Bride

  • A Vampire Menage Romance
  • By: Bonnie Burrows
  • Narrated by: Joan Dukore
  • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10

Vampires Valad and Michael control the town, and every 10 years, they pick a fertile woman from the village to be wedded to them as part of a tradition that dates back to over a century. No one knows what happens to the women once they are chosen and, quite frankly, no one wants to know. The simple fact is they are never seen again. When curvy Siona discovers that her newly engaged best friend is the next girl to have been selected, she does what no woman has ever done before. Siona volunteers herself to be chosen and to take her friends place.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Story with potential

  • By Jocelyne on 03-05-19

This was all over the place

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

This had the potential to be a good book but it just wasn't. The storyline felt like it was all over the place and didn't focus enough on anything. The beginning started out awkward and didn't feel necessary to the story. I felt like there was a lot missing right from the start and the rest of the story led up to a big nothing. It was an interesting story idea but nothing seemed to come together. The summary led me to believe this would be about Siona and her two hot vampires in a menage and "she had absolutely no idea of what was to happen" but there wasn't really a big focus on their relationship and it was far from a romance book.The narration was also not right. Since these were supposedly two strong, aged vampires, I would have liked them to sound like strong, dangerous vampires who have been around for a hundred years. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.

  • Luther

  • The Life and Longing of Luther Vandross
  • By: Craig Seymour
  • Narrated by: David Sadzin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38

Take a journey inside the private world of Luther Vandross, one of the world greatest R&B vocalists of all time and a notoriously secretive star, and listen to this audiobook as it chronicles his journey from the projects of New York City's Lower East Side to the top of the charts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect title..Life and Longing

  • By Tiasdolls on 08-02-18

Excellent book and excellent narration

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

Did I miss something here? This was a very in-depth at Luther's rise to fame. It tells how he struggled with fame, loss of people he loved, his weight and his need for a life partner he was never able to find. It also told of what a diva he was (which I had no idea about). It tells of how he had a stroke and how he was battling back from it...and then all of a sudden we were at his funeral! What happened in between "things were looking up" and "he died"? I don't know if I am missing a chapter or the author just skipped over it. I replayed the ending of this book a couple times thinking I must have missed something, but nope I didn't. Other than that, this was a very well-written and enlightening book. I have always liked Luther's music, but I had no idea he was such a lonely man. It sure was a shame he didn't find his happiness. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.