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  • The Wedding Guest

  • An Alex Delaware Novel
  • By: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 990
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 902

LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the details of a crime, Delaware can decipher the darkest intents driving the most vicious of perpetrators. And there’s no better place for the doctor’s analytical skills to shine than a rowdy hall full of young men and women intoxicated on life and lust...and suddenly faced with the specter of death.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Preposterous Plot

  • By wisconsinclark on 02-08-19

Another hit by Kellerman

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

Reviewed: 02-11-19

One thing that J Kellerman always does right is he always has an amazing story that you hate to put down and he always has the absolute best narrator John Rubinstein read his story. Together they are an incomparable team.

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  • Dead Storage

  • Maggie McDonald Mystery Series, Book 3
  • By: Mary Feliz
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Mitchell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Despite a looming deadline, Maggie thinks she has what it takes to help friends Jason and Stephen unclutter their large Victorian in time for its scheduled renovation. But before she can fill a single bin with unused junk, Jason leaves for Texas on an emergency business trip, Stephen's injured mastiff limps home - and Stephen himself lands in jail for murder. Someone killed the owner of a local Chinese restaurant and stuffed him in the freezer. Stephen, caught at the crime scene covered in blood, is the number one suspect. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Too many questions.

  • By Jhbdesign on 01-08-19

Too many questions.

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

I really enjoy this series but Maggie’s habit of firing off endless questions before anyone can answer is extremely annoying! Otherwise it’s a great story of friendship and life in a some what small town.

  • Address to Die For

  • Maggie McDonald Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Mary Feliz
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Mitchell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

Maggie McDonald has a penchant for order that isn't confined to her clients' closets, kitchens, and sock drawers. As she lays out her plan to transfer her family to the 100-year-old house her husband Max has inherited in the hills above Silicon Valley, she has every expectation for their new life to fall neatly into place. But as the family bounces up the driveway of their new home, she's shocked to discover the house's dilapidated condition. When her husband finds the caretaker face-down in their new basement, it's the detectives who end up moving in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great start

  • By Beatrice on 07-25-18

we plan-God laughs

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

Reviewed: 12-23-18

Maggie and her boys are moving to a new home her husband Max inherited. As soon as they drive up the drive way, things go wrong. For a woman who has organization in her blood, Maggie does her best to roll with curves thrown in her path. I enjoyed listening to Address to Die For as Maggie and her family move in to a new home in a new city. The boys find their way in school, activities and friends, as Maggie does the same learning the town and it's people. We don't see much of Max in this book as he immediately gets called out of the country for his new job, but look forward to getting to know him in coming books. Loved this first book of what I hope to be a very long series. I would like to grow with this family!

  • In the Dog House

  • A Dog Club Mystery, Book 1
  • By: V.M. Burns
  • Narrated by: Madison Vaughn
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 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

Lilly may be losing a husband, but she's gaining a toy poodle. That could be seen as a win-win, since her new adopted pooch, Aggie (named after Agatha Christie), is cute and adorable and Lilly's dirty dog of a spouse is cheating on her with a blonde bimbo - except for one problem: Albert Echosby's just been murdered, and Lilly is the number-one suspect.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty Good

  • By Beatrice on 01-03-19

In the dog house will win your heart

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

I love all the characters. I could relate to Lilly, her age, her bond with Aggie. Please please please write more in this series. I haven’t been this excited about a new series in well I can’t remember!

  • You Don't Own Me

  • By: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 528
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 525

When TV producer Laurie Moran investigates an unsolved murder, she becomes entangled in a web of long-buried secrets and begins to wonder if her own life is in grave danger as a mysterious stalker plots revenge. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good, Clean Suspense/Mystery

  • By LaVon Barney on 11-12-18

Love the Under Suspicion series

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Ms Clark and Ms Burke did another fabulous job of writing about Laurie Moran and crew. I hope they keep writing this series. It’s always top notch. And January LaVoy did an amazing job as narrator!

  • Six Cats a Slayin'

  • Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series, Book 10
  • By: Miranda James
  • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

December 25 is right around the corner. The last thing Charlie expects is to gain several new additions to his family. Charlie finds a box on his doorstep with five kittens inside and a note begging him to keep them safe. With Diesel's help, Charlie welcomes the tiny felines into the Harris household just as his neighbor Gerry decides it is time to throw a lavish holiday party. Determined to make her mark on Athena, Gerry instead winds up dead at her very own party.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I always enjoy a new addition

  • By Dawn on 10-25-18

Charlie’s Christmas story

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

This series is so intelligent. I always learn something from reading them. If you don’t read this series, you are truly missing out on a classic.

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  • Christmas Bliss

  • By: Mary Kay Andrews
  • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
  • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252

Twas the night before Christmas, and Savannah was breezy. But there's trouble afoot - and it's heading toward Weezie. Seems BeBe’s been holding a big secret back that would make Santa’s reindeer stop dead in their tracks. Can these two best friends wriggle out of these twists? Will they do it in time to ensure Christmas Bliss?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable - but not one of Mary Kay Andrews' best

  • By B. C. French on 10-18-13

When will they learn?

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

I don't know if the author gets a say in who narrates their books or if it is solely up to the publisher, but the narrator can make or break a book. The series starts out with a perfect narrator. Then the next one is okay, but this one is not weezie. This lady does a fine job, but all of a sudden the characters of Weezie and BeBe sound much younger than they have in the past. It really changed things for me. Whoever makes the decisions of who to hire for narrator should really think about how it affects the book. Now they are saying that Weezie is 38 and it is probably my misake, but I thought she was older than that, I guess by the way the first couple of narrators sounded. This is such a charming series but while the narrator is fine, she shows none of the sass and fire that I had come to associate with Weezie and BeBe who in the first book was pronounced BayBay. Confusing to say the least. But, overall, still a good story.

  • I've Got My Eyes on You

  • By: Mary Higgins Clark
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 954
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 956

After a party when her parents are away, 18-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. The immediate suspect is her boyfriend, who had a bitter argument with her at the party. Then there is a 20-year-old neighbor who was angry because she didn't invite him to the party. Or is there someone else who has not yet been seen on the radar? Kerry's older sister, Aline, a 28-year-old guidance counselor, is determined to assist the prosecutor's office in learning the truth. She does not realize that now she is putting her own life in danger....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting

  • By Nichole Laurencin Scott on 04-05-18

MHC does it again!

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

Reviewed: 04-05-18

With I’ve Got My Eyes On You, Ms Clark has outdone herself. Which of course is saying a lot with one of her talent. She showed us humanity and suspense and I’m just thrilled!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Mother's Day Out

  • The Margie Peterson Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Karen MacInerney
  • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 364

With a husband who works long hours trying to make partner and two rambunctious kids that are running her ragged, Margie Peterson is like any other worn-out suburban mom. When she decides to take a job as a PI for a seedy local detective agency, everything changes. It doesn’t take long for Margie to get in over her head: Her first day on the job she totals her minivan, mistakenly enters a drag contest, and winds up in the bathroom with a dead transvestite. But when Margie finds her home number in the victim’s phone, things really start to get interesting.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • That was fun!

  • By karen on 08-11-14

Awesome new series

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

Reviewed: 11-22-17

Margie is naive, but sometimes it’s the naive ones that don’t realize that they can’t do it, and end up doing a spectacular job!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Seeing Double

  • Heartbreaker, Book 1
  • By: Tamra Baumann
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196

Dani Botelli has vowed to step out of her demanding movie star mother's shadow, and is determined to start a new chapter in her life. But two men are making for double the trouble. There's Jake, her police detective almost-ex who wasn't so hot as a husband but sizzles between the sheets. He needs Dani's intuition and visions to help him solve crimes. Then there's her high school crush, Michael, a former NFL pro who's now her mom's hunky lawyer.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • it was okay until...

  • By Heather on 12-13-17

Believable Love Story

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

Reviewed: 10-27-17

I sure want to read book 2. I hope it continues the story of Michael, Dani and Jake. Dani, her mom and her grandmother all have visions and can see a little bit of the future. It’s handled in a believable manner by the author. I feel in love with Dani and certainly look forward to listening to more.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful