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  • Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Jasmine Blackborow
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,681
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,573
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,567

In the days leading up to her wedding to Darcy O'Mara, Lady Georgiana Rannoch takes on the responsibilities of a grand estate, but proving she can run a household just may be the death of her in the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times best-selling author of On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall I loved it!

  • By Dylan on 08-13-18

Missing Katherine Kellgren

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

So sad to have lost the marvelous original voice for this series. I was put off at first, but the more I listened, the more I realized just how good this new voice is. Very happy with book 12 and looking forward to future stories with Jasmine.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Cousin Kate

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 310
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 281

When young and beautiful governess Kate Malvern finds herself unemployed, she is taken in by Minerva Broome, the aunt she has never met, and whisked away to the majestic country home of Staplewood. However, things are not as they seem: strange things start to happen in the manor and Staplewood soon turns from an inviting stately house to a cold and gloomy mansion with a dreadful secret!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narrator

  • By Patricia on 11-01-14

I love Heyer but....

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

Reviewed: 05-29-18

Just listened to this one for the 2nd time and I still disliked it. Morbid and dreary with a weak romance. Her other books are sooooo much better. My fave is COTILLION.

  • Secrets She Left Behind

  • By: Diane Chamberlain
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden, Kris Koscheski
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 556
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 488
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 489

Reintegration into the outside world proves difficult for Maggie, even beyond dealing with Keith and her guilt. Somehow the two must find a way to overcome the past because Maggie and her family may be all Keith has left.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good read

  • By Vicki Wolf on 01-23-15

Depressing all the way thru

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

Reviewed: 10-04-17

This story was based on the idea that a mother would leave a note for her son instead of explaining her important plans to him in person. Totally unbelievable! Combined with the disaster of every single character's life, it makes for a miserable read. I kept hoping there would be a bright moment, but it never came. Complete waste of time in my opinion, and so very depressing.

  • The Flood Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Richard Fifield
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,630
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,481
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,477

This snappy, sassy redemption story set in small-town Montana is "a wild and crazy debut novel by a talented young writer" (Jackie Collins), filled with an uproarious and unforgettable cast of characters you won't want to leave behind.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Trashy unfunny people

  • By Cathy on 08-11-16

Trashy

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

Waste of brain cells. Couldn't finish it. Too crass for my sensibilities. Nothing positive to recommend it.

  • Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

  • By: Roy Benaroch, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Roy Benaroch
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 685
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 631
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 626

In Dr. Benaroch's 24 lectures, experience for yourself the high-stakes drama and medical insights of life in an everyday emergency department: the most intense department in any hospital and home to the kind of split-second decision making, troubleshooting, and detective work that can make the difference between a patient's life and death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you're into this sort of thing....

  • By Norman B. Bernstein on 11-27-15

Fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 08-31-17

I want this man for my doctor! I learned so much about ERs and how doctors think. Also, that it's possible to find compassion and competence in a hospital. I highly recommend this enjoyable listen.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sweet Lake

  • Sweet Lake, Book 1
  • By: Christine Nolfi
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 155

Linnie Wayfair knows just how many people are counting on her. But knowing doesn't make doing any easier. Everyone in Sweet Lake, Ohio, wants her to muster all her business sense and return the Wayfair Inn to its former glory. Her parents hope she'll forgive her scoundrel of a brother and reconcile the family. The eccentric Sweet Lake Sirens want her to open the inn - and her heart - to new possibilities. And her hilarious lifelong friends Jada and Cat are dropping none-too-subtle hints for her to ignite a romance with Daniel Kettering.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Just okay

  • By A.Fro on 05-17-17

Disappointing

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

Reviewed: 08-24-17

I love listening to sweet little romances but this one was painful: Cartoonish characters acting irrationally. Shallow narration. Just plain painful.

  • The Painted Queen

  • An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
  • By: Elizabeth Peters, Joan Hess
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 641
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 577
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 572

Arriving in Cairo for another thrilling excavation season, Amelia is relaxing in a well-earned bubble bath in her elegant hotel suite in Cairo when a man with a knife protruding from his back staggers into the bath chamber and utters a single word - "murder" - before collapsing on the tiled floor, dead. Among the few possessions he carried was a sheet of paper with Amelia's name and room number.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Just did not feel like the Peabody Emersons

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-26-17

Best one yet!

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

Reviewed: 07-29-17

I was nervous that this back-story addition would be second rate, but I loved it and highly recommend it. It makes a great conclusion to a wonderful series. I laughed out loud many times and one more visit with these lovable characters was so endearing. If you love Emerson and Peabody, you won't want to miss this one.

0 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Orphan Train

  • A Novel
  • By: Christina Baker Kline
  • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy, Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,209
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,231

Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to "aging out" out of the foster care system. A community-service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Moving story of sharing and transformation.

  • By Kathi on 04-03-13

Wonderful!

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

Historical fiction about finding family. Sad and heart-breaking but also hopeful and healing. Highly recommended for anyone interested in adoptions, reunions, and the joy of discovering the secrets family history.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Barefoot Summer

  • By: Carolyn Brown
  • Narrated by: Donna Postel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,202
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,029
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,023

Leaving one widow behind is unfortunate. Leaving three widows behind is just plain despicable. Oil heiress Kate Steele knew her not-so-dearly departed husband was a con man, but she's shocked that Conrad racked up two more wives without divorcing her first. The only remnant of their miserable marriage she plans to keep is their lakeside cabin in Bootleg, Texas. Unfortunately, she's not the only woman with that idea.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It was a great book until...

  • By Too Happy on 08-16-17

One of her best

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

A lovely romance showing that there is always hope and that family can be defined in many ways.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Life After Wife

  • Three Magic Words, Book 3
  • By: Carolyn Brown
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289

All's fair in love and war, and Sophie is determined to win the battle for her aunt Maud's cattle ranch - even if it means fighting Elijah, a rude ex-military man. But it seems that even from the grave Aunt Maud is still matchmaking; her will states that both Sophie and Elijah must share the ranch evenly, and neither wants to give up a share. But Sophie's main focus is on the ranch, not romance; she just put her life back together after being betrayed in her previous marriage.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Selfish Sophie

  • By M.L.L. on 09-25-18

Sweet romance

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

Reviewed: 06-07-17

This trilogy is clean and sweet. Love the stories of these three girl friends. Recommended.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful