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  • Deadly Secrets, Book 1
  • By: Elisabeth Naughton
  • Narrated by: Amy Landon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 678
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579

Hidden Falls is exactly as Samantha Parker left it - small, insular, and prone to gossip. Eighteen years have passed since she witnessed her brother's murder, but she's still the talk of the town. Until a handsome child psychologist with haunting memories of his own arrives. Dr. Ethan McClane isn't exactly a newcomer. If it weren't for his latest case, he'd never set foot back in Hidden Falls. Thankfully, no one seems to recognize him as the troubled teen from years past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good book bad audible reading

  • By Emily on 10-14-16

Getting to the big secret

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

Story would have moved a little faster if the author hadn’t spent so much time sending shivers up and down the couple’s arms.

  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,528
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8,771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,733

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, the narration!

  • By Destry on 07-20-17

Haven’t even finished!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-17

The performance is not pleasant to listen to at all. Has Michael Connelly changed his writing style? The reader makes all the sentences sound short and choppy. Having a hard time focusing on the story because the narrator bugs me.

  • Every Fear

  • Jason Wade Series, Book 2
  • By: Rick Mofina
  • Narrated by: Paul Costanzo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

On an ordinary morning, Maria Colson takes her baby son, Dylan, to the corner store. She turns her back for only a few seconds. When she looks again, she sees his empty stroller as Dylan is being abducted into a waiting van. Maria climbs into the van but is violently thrown to the road, where she is left for dead as the vehicle vanishes without a trace. As Maria fights for her life and her anguished young husband keeps a bedside vigil, the FBI and police across metro Sea-Tac and Washington State search for Dylan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quick moving

  • By Raymond K. Dobson on 05-01-17

Lots of sleep

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

The story was good and I enjoyed; however, the narrator put me to sleep several so I had to backtrack.

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  • Saving Paradise

  • Pono Hawkins, Book 1
  • By: Mike Bond
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

When a beautiful journalist drowns mysteriously off Waikiki, former Special Forces veteran Pono Hawkins, now a well-known surfer and international surfing correspondent, quickly gets caught up in trying to solve her death. What he learns soon targets him for murder or life in prison as a cabal of powerful energy corporations, foreign killers and crooked politicians focuses the blame on him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Save the world!

  • By Pat on 05-25-17

Save the world!

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

Reviewed: 05-25-17

I understand the author's concerns but the plot played second fiddle to his rantings. I call them rants because he kept repeating himself.

  • The Nowhere Man

  • Evan Smoak, Book 2
  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,092
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,057

Spoken about only in whispers, it is said that when the Nowhere Man is reached by the truly desperate, he can and will do anything to save them. Evan Smoak is the Nowhere Man.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • This book is awful!

  • By sekaly on 01-23-17

Too much!

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

Reviewed: 03-28-17

The soul searching became monotonous and made the story drag. However, the plot not too bad and Scott Brick was awesome, as always!

  • Fifty Grand

  • A Novel of Suspense
  • By: Adrian McKinty
  • Narrated by: Paula Christensen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 375
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 367

An illegal immigrant is killed in a hit-and-run on a frozen mountain road in the town of Fairview, Colorado. No one is prosecuted for his death and his case is quietly forgotten. Six months later another illegal makes a treacherous run across the border, barely escaping with her life. She finds work as a maid and, secretly, begins to investigate the death of her father. But she isn't a maid, and she's not Mexican.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Anxiously Awaited

  • By David on 05-04-09

Boring

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

Reviewed: 03-25-17

The reader sounded so bored l got tired trying to urge her on, wanting her to add more inflection and speed up. Consequently, the story felt slow so skipped to the end.

  • Into the Light

  • By: Aleatha Romig
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Erin deWard, Noah Michael Levine
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,584
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,445
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,447

Sara Adams awakes blind, unable to remember the most basic details of her life, but her darkness seems a blessing when she discovers the terrors of The Light. Stella Montgomery investigates the news from the mean streets of Detroit, where she's noticed a disturbing trend: Young women are vanishing. When her best friend disappears, Stella digs for answers - despite warnings from her police detective boyfriend - following a twisted trail that leads her through the city's most dangerous and forsaken precincts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very thought provoking... And disturbing...

  • By shelley on 09-30-16

Didn't see the end coming!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-17

Thought the book was going to be a paranormal type story. Boy, I was wrong! Haven't been surprised in a long time; it was good!

  • Write to Die

  • By: Charles Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,191
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,077
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,078

Hollywood's latest blockbuster is all set to premiere - until a faded superstar claims the script was stolen from her. To defend the studio, in steps the Harold Firm, one of Los Angeles's top entertainment litigation firms and as much a part of the glamorous scene as the studios themselves. As a newly minted partner, it's Rory Calburton's case, and his career, to win or lose.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Very Good Storyline.....

  • By R. Pontiflet on 12-18-16

Boring!

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

Reviewed: 02-25-17

Glad I listened while taking flights cross country because when I dozed off or was distracted, I didn't have to rewind!

  • Fool Me Once

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,959
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,106
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,082

Former special ops pilot Maya, home from the war, sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya's husband, Joe - who had been brutally murdered two weeks earlier. The provocative question at the heart of the mystery: Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Darn it

  • By Glenda Jeffers on 03-25-16

Good "Read "

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

Reviewed: 01-24-17

The story is great and the narration is even better! Yes, Audible, I enjoyed this program.

  • End of Watch

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,463
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,694
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,634

In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something evil. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre, where eight people were killed and many more were badly injured, has been in the clinic for five years, in a vegetative state. According to his doctors, anything approaching a complete recovery is unlikely. But behind the drool and stare, Brady is awake and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of a great Trilogy

  • By Don Gilbert on 06-09-16

Sorry

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

Reviewed: 07-25-16

...Will Patton read End of Watch. He does a great job but I kept hearing Cletus this time around.

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