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  • Murder on the Brewster Flats: a Gus LeGarde Mystery

  • LeGarde Mysteries, Volume 12
  • By: Mr. Aaron Paul Lazar
  • Narrated by: Pete Milan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Music professor Gus LeGarde and his wife, Camille, are looking forward to a relaxing vacation at Paines Creek Beach on beautiful Cape Cod. But Gus barely has a chance to feel the sand between his toes before a near-miss car accident drags him right into the middle of a local family feud - and a centuries-old mystery that's begging to be solved. As Gus is drawn further into the conflict between the Cooks and the McNabbs - two families with a grudge going all the way back to colonial times - he and Camille keep uncovering more questions than answers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great storyline

  • By Aimee Greene on 09-19-18

Highly Engaging.*****

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-19-18

There are lots of nail biting moments in this highly suspenseful novel. It is well written with unique, stand-out characters. 
Narration was perfect !

  • Murder of Innocence

  • The Tragic Life and Final Rampage of Laurie Dann
  • By: Joel Kaplan, George Papajohn, Eric Zorn
  • Narrated by: Gary Tiedemann
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211

Early on a May morning in 1988, Laurie Dann, a 30-year-old, profoundly unhappy product of the wealthy North Shore suburb of Chicago, loaded her father's car with a cache of handguns, incendiary chemicals, and arsenic-laced food. Driven by fear and hate, she was going to make something terrible happen. Before the end of the day, Dann had blazed a murderous trail of poison, fire, and bullets through the unsuspecting town of Winnetka, Illinois, and other North Shore suburbs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Applicable to Las Vegas Shooter

  • By Teadrinker on 10-07-17

Very sad story !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-17-18

"Meticulously researched, vividly imagined, and deftly plotted. Rich, resonating and relevant."
This is a perfect example of mental illness not treated and ignored because of embarrassment by family and community and the fatal consequences..!!

  • A Killing in the City

  • Tom Kendall, Book 4
  • By: John Holt
  • Narrated by: Christopher Hunter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

‘To make a killing in the City’ is a phrase often used within the financial world, to indicate making a large profit on investments, or through dealings on the stock market--the bigger the profit, the bigger the killing. However, Tom Kendall, a private detective, on vacation in London, has a different kind of killing in mind when he hears about the death of one of his fellow passengers who traveled with him on the plane from Miami. It was suicide apparently, a simple overdose of prescribed tablets. Kendall immediately offers his help to Scotland Yard. He is shocked when he is told his services will not be required. They can manage perfectly well without him, thank you. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended !!

  • By Kelly watley on 09-16-18

Highly recommended !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-16-18


"Wow! What else can I say? This story is wonderful. Kendall is a likable, memorable private investigater bound by unquestioned values of justice...Individual voices are displayed and all the characters are quite visible in the mind's eye." - 

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  • Lady Justice and the Magic Dragon

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Three children - an eight-year-old boy and two six-year-old girls - see violence so terrifying that they retreat into the magical, make-believe world of Puff the Magic Dragon, where they feel safe and secure. Private investigator Walt Williams teams up with Lady Justice and Puff to protect the kids from vicious muggers, an abusive husband, and a sexual predator. Once again, justice is served when Walt and his senior sidekicks come to the rescue. A story filled with fears, tears, laughter, and hope.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • humor saves from reality

  • By Jan on 09-18-18

Incredibly addicting series !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 09-16-18

Character driven suspense with highly engaging characters and a killer to keep the tension high..
Vivid narration by George Kuch.. You will not be dissapointed..
This is such an incredible series. From the first book through the last I'm on book 30 and, the quality never waivers. I have pre-ordered book 33 and may set my alarm to wake up when it arrives on my Kindle.

  • Young Chase Baker and the Cross of the Last Crusade: A Young Chase Baker Thriller

  • Young Chase Baker Action & Adventure Series, Book 1
  • By: Vincent Zandri
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

In this audiobook, Chase teams up with his two best amigos - the skinny, fun loving, Twigs, and the combative but courageous, Baily. At Chase’s urging, the three embark on a late night quest to uncover the Cross of the Last Crusade, which is said to have been buried along with the body of an old Frenchman, Pierre Menands. When Chase’s “sort of” girlfriend, the beautiful Monique, joins the hunt, the band of teens face down haunted ghosts, angry cops, a speeding locomotive, rabid dogs, a murderous resurrected crusader, and finally, the zombie reincarnation of Menands himself. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Young Chase

  • By Deedra on 09-04-18

Completely hypnotic !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-04-18

I love, love, love these books! They immediately grip you from the first page and keep you captivated until the very end. I always end a book in this series wishing the next one was out already. Be prepared to get addicted to all Vincent Zandri's books! Great for anyone who loves history, trusure hunting, action, humor , suspense, and a little romance just for good mesure.. He is a Rennisunce Man of course !

Andrew B Wehrlen makes this series and the Chase Baker series come to life ' with superior vocals in tune with all the characters nuances.. If you have ever read any of the Chase Baker novels, then listened to his narration expected to be impressed.. He sounds JUST like I envisioned Chase to sound like .. A perfect fit .

So don't just sit there start listening and experience the fun for yourself...!!

  • Lady Justice and the Sixth Sense

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

A 10-year-old boy has a bike accident and suffers a concussion. A neural connection is made that gives him the ability to have insight into future events. This young boy, with his new sixth sense, joins forces with Walt to exonerate a man who has been unjustly accused of murder, and thwart a plot to assassinate the president of the United States. Once again Lady Justice prevails, this time thanks to the unlikely collaboration of a young savant and a 74-year-old private investigator.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different but funnier!

  • By Jan on 09-04-18

Walt and the gang are a riot !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-04-18

Much like "I love Lucy" , mixed with "Car 54" Walt and the gang are a hoot, one minute you will be serious, then the next laughing your head off , all with a moral within the story ..

So if you love that old fashioned way of story telling , Lady Justice will not disappoint !!

Highly Recommend the entire series !!

  • Lady Justice and the Geriatric Gumshoes

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

Inspired by their hero, Walt Williams, three retirees decide to give Lady Justice a helping hand.
Although their intentions are good, these septuagenarian sleuths get crossways with the Kansas City mafia, dangerous drug dealers, and the Russian mob. Walt must come to their rescue, putting himself in harm’s way to pull their eager, but aging, fannies out of the fire. Follow the action as Walt and the geriatric gumshoes prove once again that good guys can triumph over evil, no matter how old they are.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exceptional Series !!

  • By Kelly watley on 09-04-18

Exceptional Series !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-04-18

This is such an incredible series. From the first book through , the quality never waivers. I have pre-ordered the next book, and may set my alarm to wake up when it arrives on my Kindle.

  • The Handmaid's Tale: Special Edition

  • By: Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin - essay
  • Narrated by: Claire Danes, full cast, Margaret Atwood
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,380
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,584
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,519

After a violent coup in the United States overthrows the Constitution and ushers in a new government regime, the Republic of Gilead imposes subservient roles on all women. Offred, now a Handmaid tasked with the singular role of procreation in the childless household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife, can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost everything, even her own name.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • WAIT WAIT WAIT WAIT WAIT

  • By ambER on 04-20-17

Can't get enough!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-18

I am watching the series on Hulu and wanted to read the book because the book is always better..I am hoping there will be a sequel so we can all follow Offred after she leaves Gidean .. and if she gets back to her husband and Hannah..I can't get Enough!!

  • Lifeline

  • By: Gerry Boyle
  • Narrated by: Michael A. Smith, Fern A, Gerry Boyle
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Working as a court reporter for the local paper, Jack McMorrow witnesses the appeal of a woman for protection from her abusive boyfriend and embarks on a search for her murderer when the woman turns up dead in her apartment.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Addictive

  • By Hank Henning on 08-21-18

Thrilling 🌟

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-20-18

There is murder, mystery, kidnapping, bad guys, good guys and a lot of action. 

I totally recommend this series. The first book is Deadline.

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  • Lady Justice and the Cat

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

A treasure hunter is murdered and his discovery is stolen. Members of a terrorist cell who have plans for a devastating attack, recognize Sara Savage, a retired CIA operative, kidnap her, and hold her for ransom. And who does Lady Justice send to help private investigator Walt Williams save the day? Clarence the Cat! Walt forms an uneasy alliance with the feline crime fighter to solve the mysteries and bring the bad guys to justice. It's a laugh a minute as Walt spars with his new furry partner and the forces of evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Rubber Ducky?

  • By Lisarami on 08-13-18

Great listen !!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-20-18

This is my favorite genre and because I listen to so many books, it’s rare to be “wowed”. But this one did! I really loved it and will definitely recommend it!!!