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  • Backfire: An FBI Thriller, Book 16

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen, Deanna Hurst
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,043
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 887
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 899

San Francisco judge Ramsey Hunt, longtime friend to FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich, begins the murder trial of Clive and Cindy Cahill only to have federal prosecutor Mickey O’Rourke, known for his relentless, aggressive style, suddenly turn tentative and distracted. Hunt suspects that something is very wrong — and then O’Rourke goes missing, and Judge Hunt gets shot in the back.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Charlotte on 08-26-12

Hideous narration

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

Reviewed: 07-16-12

Especially the adults trying to do baby voices - couldn't be worse. I won't finish the book for that reason. I just can't listen to this.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Come Home

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: Maggi-Meg Reed
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 387
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 389

Jill Farrow is a typical suburban mom who has finally gotten her and her daughter's lives back on track after a divorce. She is about to remarry, her job as a pediatrician fulfills her - though it is stressful - and her daughter, Megan, is a happily overscheduled thirteen-year-old juggling homework and the swim team. But Jill’s life is turned upside down when her ex-stepdaughter, Abby, shows up on her doorstep late one night and delivers shocking news: Jill’s ex-husband is dead. Abby insists that he was murdered and pleads with Jill to help find his killer.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Whining and crying make it impossible to finish

  • By Mary on 04-16-12

Whining and crying make it impossible to finish

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

Reviewed: 04-16-12

I am a Lisa Scottoline fan. Unfortunately, I won't finish this particular book. The production is just awful. Whining, crying at full volume (we listen with earbuds, producers!), and really poor voicing of the characters made me give up about 10 chapters in. Maybe I'll pick it up and read it some day. Can't get through this.

25 of 25 people found this review helpful

  • Wicked Appetite

  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,725
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,232

Rumor has it that a collection of priceless ancient relics representing the Seven Deadly Sins have made their way to Boston’s North Shore. Partnered with pastry chef Lizzie Tucker, Diesel bullies and charms his way through historic Salem to track them down - and his mastermind cousin Gerewulf Grimorie. The black-haired, black-hearted Wulf is on the hunt for the relic representing gluttony. Now in a race against time, the pair soon finds out that more isn’t always better, as they battle Wulf and the first of the deadly sins.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • WAY BEYOND SILLY---

  • By S on 09-15-10

Agree with other reviewers

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-19-10

Also a Stephanie Plum fan. This book felt like the same characters in a different setting. Won't read any more of these.

12 of 19 people found this review helpful