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  • She's Not There

  • By: Marla Madison
  • Narrated by: K.C. Cowan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 61

Is the rising number of abused women who've gone missing a statistical anomaly? Or is a serial killer targeting this vulnerable group of women? When the Milwaukee Police Department refuses to investigate because no bodies have been discovered, Lisa Rayburn, the clinical psychologist who discovers the anomaly, is drawn into an investigation to discover the cause after one of her own clients goes missing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great and I do mean great read!

  • By Christine on 09-06-15

Thoroughly enjoyed this book!!

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

Reviewed: 06-17-16

Abused women going missing at a statistically higher rate the “normal”. What’s going on? When these statistics are brought to the attention of the police, they are essentially ignored. What to do? This is my first experience with this author, and I found her writing excellent and the story compelling. I will watch out for more from her.

  • The Illegal Gardener

  • The Greek Village Series, Volume 1
  • By: Sara Alexi
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Heathcote
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190

A delightful glimpse into the lives of two very different people who became friends and were both better for it. A rare friendship that changed their lives and may change yours a bit too.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable Listen, Sweet, Maybe Too Sweet...

  • By Marjorie on 08-30-15

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 06-12-16

This is a different kind of love story, if you will. The setting is a small village in Greece. The main characters are Juliet, an English expat, and Aaman, an illegal from Pakistan. Their meeting and the development of their relationship is, of course, the crux of the story. But as I said above, this is a very “different” kind of love story. I will be searching out the others in this series, as I have a feeling the “saga” continues. 5 stars.

  • Whiskey Rebellion

  • By: Liliana Hart
  • Narrated by: Connie Ventress
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 437
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 393
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 396

My name is Addison Holmes, and I teach history at James Madison High School in Whiskey Bayou, Georgia. You might be under the assumption that my life went to the dogs when my fiancé left me at the altar for the home economics teacher, or when I got notice that my apartment building was going to be condemned, or even when I was desperate enough to strip to my unmentionables to earn some extra cash. The truth is that I'm pretty much used to disasters following me around on a daily basis.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great start to a promising series

  • By K. April Holgate on 04-12-14

An okay story.

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

Reviewed: 04-03-16

A little cozy mystery that was quite delightful, but I won’t purposefully seek out more. I found the main character quite irritating in the “dumb broad” kind of way even though the story did hold together fairly well. 3.5 stars.

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  • The Advocate's Felony

  • The Advocate Series, Book 6
  • By: Teresa Burrell
  • Narrated by: John Bell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 65

When Attorney Sabre Brown's phone rings at 2 a.m. she's shocked to hear from her brother, Ron, who has been in Witness Protection for the past seven years. Someone has discovered his whereabouts and is trying to kill him - and possibly Sabre as well. Sabre and her private investigator, JP, leave sunny San Diego to find her brother who has gone underground. Based on a single clue, they begin their search in the cold, wintry Pacific Northwest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly excellent mystery/suspense novel!

  • By Wayne on 03-31-16

Good story

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

Reviewed: 04-03-16

Good story. Witness protection doesn’t always work, and when it doesn’t, people die. This is my second trip with Teresa Burrell, and I’m not sorry I took the time. While it wasn’t as tense as the books I usually read, there was enough there to hold my interest well. Again, I’ll read more of her as I bump into them. 4 stars.

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  • Against a Crimson Sky

  • By: James Conroyd Martin
  • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56

The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. Anna is soon reunited with her longtime love, Lord Jan Stelnicki, and the two lovers marry even as their beloved Poland is ripped apart. As the couple struggles to raise a family in the face of an uncertain future, Anna’s capricious cousin, Zofia, returns with a surprise of her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Late 1790s and Early 1800s Poland . . Great Story

  • By Debbie on 05-07-15

Outstanding followup!

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

Reviewed: 03-31-16

Oh my! My heart was in my throat throughout this entire tale. Of course, it is the continuation of “Push Not the River”, and it captured me every bit as much as the first. The heartbreak of the Polish people during this time is undeniable. Yet their resilience is likewise undeniable. Onward now to the third in this series. I have a feeling that I will feel quite bereft once I have finished with them. 5 stars.

  • Push Not the River

  • By: James Conroyd Martin
  • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
  • Length: 19 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 139

Push Not the River is the rich story of Poland in the late 1700's - a time of heartache and turmoil as the country's once peaceful people are torn apart by neighboring countries and divided loyalties. It is then, at the young and vulnerable age of seventeen, that Lady Anna Maria Berezowska loses both of her parents and must leave the only home she has ever known.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Save your time; buy something else.

  • By AMS on 10-22-15

Captivating!

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

Amazing story. It says that it is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution (late 1700s). It is high on intrigue, romance and war, with Poland ultimately being subdued and overrun by that great “Russian whore”, Katherine. It is a long tome and not at all my usual fare, but I will long remember this tale. 5 stars.

  • Farewell, My Deuce

  • Reed Ferguson Mystery, Book 4
  • By: Renee Pawlish
  • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

Reed Ferguson returns in his most harrowing adventure yet! Life and the detecting business are running smoothly for private eye Reed Ferguson until one of the Goofball Brothers goes missing. Reed leads the search and soon discovers Deuce's connection to some unscrupulous characters. As Reed learns more about Deuce's activities, the clues point to intrigue, danger, and death. But will Reed find his friend alive, or will it be Farewell, My Deuce?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A light, entertaining tale.

  • By Ginger on 03-22-16

A light, entertaining tale.

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

Not bad for a PI story. This one involves a missing person, and looking into that missing person leads to uncovering construction theft and bid rigging with a murder along the way. It was well-written and easy to follow, with a couple of twists. If I bump into more of these, I will give them a go. 4.5 stars.

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  • Cold Fear

  • By: Rick Mofina
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 761
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 670
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 669

In the remote, rugged corner of Montana’s Glacier National Park known as the Devil’s Grasp, little Paige Baker of San Francisco disappears with her dog, Kobee, while on a camping trip with her family; or so her mother and father have told authorities. A multiagency task force launches a massive search as Paige fights to survive in the wilderness. Time hammers against her, and soon the nation is gripped by the life-and-death drama.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Circumstances and the sin of omission

  • By Annette Mitchell on 12-21-16

Gripping tale!

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

Ok, I can start breathing again. You and your wife are in Glacier National Park when your 9 year old daughter goes missing, along with her beagle. Because of circumstances, an all-out, multi-agency search is commenced with FBI investigating possible foul play. You know the truth – except where your daughter is. You watch as the FBI makes one wrong call after another, and you wonder if those searching will find your daughter dead or alive. Throughout, we see snippets of the daughter’s trek – just enough to let us know she is indeed still alive. Throw into that mix a convicted child killer sentenced to death. I couldn’t sit still. A number of times I wanted to scream, to throw something. This is my first experience with Rick Mofina. I definitely want more. 5 stars.

  • Dying for a Date

  • Laurel McKay Mysteries
  • By: Cindy Sample
  • Narrated by: Pilar Uribe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 117

Unsure if she is looking for Mr. Right, or Mr. Every Other Saturday Night, divorced mother of two, Laurel McKay reluctantly joins THE LOVE CLUB, a popular local dating service. Dressed to kill, she meets bachelor number one at a trendy restaurant. But the date is a bust, literally, when the guy decides Laurel is dessert, and she breaks his nose with her cell phone. It gets even worse when the man is found murdered the next morning, and Laurel has his blood on her clothes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Perfect Book to listen to on a Roadtrip

  • By Ad on 02-05-14

Entertaining.

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

Reviewed: 03-20-16

When a bank loan underwriter is suspected of murder because two of her only two dates through a dating service wind up dead on the very nights of her dates, life gets interesting. Cindy Sample is a new author for me, and I found her writing to be entertaining and light, yet with enough questions and misdirection to keep it interesting. I will read more from this author. 4.5 stars.

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  • Dead Line

  • By: Jack Patterson
  • Narrated by: Bill Cooper
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 41

When veteran NFL quarterback Noah Larson finally guides his team to the Super Bowl, his dreams - and life - are dashed when his six-year-old son is kidnapped for a unique ransom: Lose the game or his son dies. Seattle sportswriter Cal Murphy and photographer Kelly Mendoza get pulled into an FBI sting to help rescue Noah's son in Mexico. But when everything falls apart, Cal and Kelly are left to save themselves, save Noah's son, and save the Super Bowl.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing story, Journalistic Narrator

  • By BookMama on 09-09-13

Good story.

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

Decent story. The Superbowl is here. Two unlikely teams are readying for the big day. But the fix is in. Or is it? Cal Murphy, sports writer in Seattle, is in the thick of it. Well worth the time. 5 stars.