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  • The Perils of Effrijim

  • And Other Stories
  • By: Katie MacAlister
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld, Scott Aiello
  • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

This collection of two short stories and assorted short pieces were published previously, and gathered here for the first time. "The Perils of Effrijim" is loaded with quirky characters, a fast-paced story, and an adorable demon who just wants to be with his beloved. In "Cat Got Your Tongue", Joy Randall thought her honeymoon with husband Raphael was going to fulfill all her expectations, but almost immediately they run into a decades-old curse, a spurned ghostly first wife, and a long-dead randy Scottish Laird.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Entertaining!

  • By Amanda Romeo on 02-06-18

Good Story but miss Barbara Rosenblat's narration.

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

Jim is the always the best in Aisling Gray stories, however, this one is super short and hilarious. It leaves the reader wanting more of the demon newfie. The narration was okay but Barbara Rosenblat was fantastic in previous books, and wish she narrated this one.
I also enjoyed the story "Cat Got Your Tongue," a novella from a Dark Ones story that indeed was fun to listen to concerning the honeymoon of Jill and Raphael. Katie, keep the stories coming.

  • The Accidental Demon Slayer

  • Demon Slayer, Book 1
  • By: Angie Fox
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 669
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 667

It's never a good day when an ancient demon shows up on your toilet bowl. For Lizzie Brown that's just the beginning. Soon her hyperactive terrier starts talking and her long-lost biker witch Grandma is hurling Smuckers jars filled with magic. Just when she thinks she's seen it all Lizzie learns she's a demon slayer-and all hell is after her. Of course that's not the only thing after her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Right Narrator for the Right Book

  • By Pemberley Proud on 01-02-15

Anything performed by Tavia Gilbert is a winner!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-15

What did you love best about The Accidental Demon Slayer?

The story sounded fun. Tavia Gilbert brings each character to life in this production. I loved the funny attitudes of the Red Skulls and of course, Grandma Gertie.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked Pirate. But I am biased. I have a jack russell terrier too. Boy, I wished I could understand her like Lizzie does with Pirate.

What about Tavia Gilbert’s performance did you like?

Tavia Gilbert is truly one of the best voice actors I have ever heard.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Biker Witch Grandma shows granddaughter the way of demon slaying by just saying "do it."

Any additional comments?

Audible studios...Let's us have the rest of the series on Audible read by Tavia Gilbert!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Hawley Book of the Dead

  • A Novel
  • By: Chrysler Szarlan
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,107
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,116

Revelation "Reve" Dyer grew up with her grandmother’s family stories, stretching back centuries to Reve’s ancestors, who founded the town of Hawley Five Corners, Massachusetts. Their history is steeped in secrets, for few outsiders know that an ancient magic runs in the Dyer women’s blood, and that Reve is a magician whose powers are all too real. Reve and her husband are world-famous Las Vegas illusionists. They have three lovely young daughters, a beautiful home, and what seems like a charmed life. But Reve’s world is shattered....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice generational witch tale

  • By Ellenaeddy on 12-09-14

Debut Novel extraordinary!

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

Reviewed: 09-25-14

What did you love best about The Hawley Book of the Dead?

I like the style of writing and the story pulls you to be a part of the characters' lives.

What other book might you compare The Hawley Book of the Dead to and why?

I find that The Discovery of Witches, Night Huntress series, Kitty Norville series, and Chicagoland Vampires series do the same by engulfing your mind to live in the book with them.

Which character – as performed by Cassandra Campbell – was your favorite?

I loved Revelation and Jeremy. The great love they share.

Who was the most memorable character of The Hawley Book of the Dead and why?

Revelation, because she is the protagonist and she is a strong loving person. I like the growth she has made in one story.

Any additional comments?

I can't wait until the next installment. Chrysler, don't keep us waiting too long! I adore your book. The narrator is awesome. I love to hear a narrator with great accents and characterizations.

16 of 18 people found this review helpful

  • One Foot in the Grave

  • Night Huntress, Book 2
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,762
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,468

You can run from the grave, but you can't hide. Half-vampire Cat Crawfield is now Special Agent Cat Crawfield, working for the government to rid the world of the rogue undead. She's still using everything Bones, her sexy and dangerous ex, taught her. But when Cat is targeted for assassination, the only man who can help her is the vampire she left behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unfinished business - Outstanding

  • By GH on 04-02-16

A continuation of a great story!

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

Reviewed: 01-28-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

After you listen to Tavia Gilbert's narration, you, too will love the Cat and Bones' story. Jeaniene Frost's Night Huntress is a great world to lose yourself in for a few hours.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Cat is my favorite female character and Bones is my favorite male character. Their interaction is priceless with the laughs and tears they share.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The great love that Bones has for Cat is overwhelming. Any woman would want a man to love them and only them in this sweet and tender sentiment.

Any additional comments?

I love this series and listen to it often.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Halfway to the Grave

  • Night Huntress, Book 1
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,869
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,009
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,020

Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield is going after the undead with a vengeance, hoping that one of these deadbeats is her father—the one responsible for ruining her mother's life. Then she's captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and is forced into an unlikely partnership. In exchange for help finding her father, Cat agrees to train with the sexy night stalker until her battle reflexes are as sharp as his fangs. She's amazed she doesn't end up as his dinner…are there actually good vampires?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Total Guilty Pleasure!

  • By Wendy on 04-19-12

Truly talented writer and narrator!

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

Reviewed: 12-06-11

Would you listen to Halfway to the Grave again? Why?

Yes, I would listen again and I have. I truly love the story of a half-vampire half-human trying to make her way in the world trying to protect humans from the evil vampires.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked Cat and how she deals with her strange life in between the human world and the vampire one.

What about Tavia Gilbert’s performance did you like?

I believe that Tavia Gilbert's voicing of the characters made the book for me. She is a great voice talent.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful