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  • Death Cache

  • By: Tiffinie Helmer
  • Narrated by: Mia Chiaromonte
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

Gallery owner Tern Maiski has always had a way with men, but the one she gave her heart to disappeared without a word. Now he's competing alongside her and four others in a high-tech treasure hunt, and her pride isn't the only thing on the line. So is her life. He doesn't play by the rules... Geophysicist Gage Fallon's relationship with Tern has been cataclysmic from the beginning. He cared too much, too fast, and their passion threatened to consume him.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • After Hours of Listening...the ending ruined it!

  • By Deb on 07-08-15

After Hours of Listening...the ending ruined it!

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

Reviewed: 07-08-15

Would you try another book from Tiffinie Helmer and/or Mia Chiaromonte?

Not sure. I'll have to check the reviews carefully.

What was most disappointing about Tiffinie Helmer’s story?

SPOILER AHEAD - The ending was ridiculous and ruined the whole book. Guy is shot AND stabbed, and the GIRL suddenly dies!? The end is resolved in an afterlife discussion with her former lovers!? Most stupid ending ever. What a waste of time. Overall the story was ok, a little longer than needed, too much juvenile bitching, but I could have been okay with that if the author hadn't gone off the deep end with the silly ending.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • A Sorceress of His Own

  • Gifted Ones, Book 1
  • By: Dianne Duvall
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,019
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,027

Since the day Lord Dillon earned his spurs, rumors of his savagery on the battlefield have preceded him into every room, stilling tongues and sparking fear. Weary of battle, he wishes only to find a woman he can wed who will approach him not with fear but with the tenderness that has been absent from his life for so long. Yet only the wisewoman seems invariably at ease in his presence.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Story Was Great but.......

  • By Cheri on 04-26-16

Just OK for me

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

Reviewed: 06-15-15

What did you like best about A Sorceress of His Own? What did you like least?

Wanted to like it more but really....it got old. Alyssa is hurt, sick, healing, sleeping, tired, injured, beaten, well you get the drift. If hadn't been such a theme throughout the whole book, maybe I wouldn't have minded so much. The interaction between the H and his brother and friends was pretty good. The whole premise of hiding her true form was pretty weak and the end was so predictable.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Spiraled

  • Callahan & McLane, Book 3
  • By: Kendra Elliot
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Amy McFadden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,231
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,078
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,075

FBI Special Agent Ava McLane solves crimes; she doesn't witness them. When she's trapped in a mall without her weapon as a shooter picks off victims, she hides with a wounded teen and prays for her survival.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Series But...

  • By Books at Tiffany's on 07-15-15

What a disappointment

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

Reviewed: 06-10-15

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I was really looking forward to the next installment of the series but what a disappointment. This review will sound really harsh, but I have to say that having slogged through to the bitter end of the book, I need to sound off. Some character development might have been nice. And maybe some focus on Mason or at least Mason and Ava for a change. This just had more sister drama and somehow, Ava has to become the focus of everything including another crazed killer who becomes focused on her. Why bother to even have a Mason in the mix. Guess I'm done with this series since the formula seems to be set. Ava, Ava, Jane and Ava, Jane, Ava...blah blah blah. If you're reading reviews KE, the questions Ava was asking herself about what she was doing to Mason at the end...well those questions could also apply to me as a reader.

Would you ever listen to anything by Kendra Elliot again?

Maybe, but it sure won't be a buy as soon as it comes out situation. I'll wait for some reviews first.

  • In Kelly's Corner

  • Fighting Connollys, Book 1
  • By: Roxie Rivera
  • Narrated by: Clementine Cage
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 176

After a stalker breaks into her home, internet entrepreneur Bee Langston decides Kelly Connolly is the only man who can help her - but seeking help from the former Marine isn't easy, especially after she made a spectacular fool of herself trying to kiss the sinfully sexy bodyguard. When Kelly spots Bee weaving her way through the Houston nightspot where he's working security, all those feelings he's desperately tried to deny for his best friend's sister come flooding to the surface.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 3.5 STARS GOOD BUT JUST NOT WHAT I WAS EXPECTING

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-10-14

Wow! The poor hero became a puppy.

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

Reviewed: 02-20-15

What would have made In Kelly's Corner better?

A different ending. The story was a little over the top in places but was pretty good until it veered into the land of the ridiculous. The whole story was built around the fight and the stalker. In the end, the fight was really much ado about nothing and the h became a self righteous rich b**ch whose job became to fix everything herself. She lied and sneaked around but was outraged when people didn't believe her. The 'brother' revelations added nothing to the story except to give it a bit of drama at the expense of a dead guy. There was no H in this book. He was totally emasculated by the author.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Clementine Cage?

Someone who can pull off a Russian accent and who doesn't sound like she's 14.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tuesday's Child

  • By: Dale Mayer
  • Narrated by: Kellie Kamryn
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 62

Shunned and ridiculed all her life for something she can't control, Samantha Blair hides her psychic abilities and lives on the fringes of society. Against her will, however, she's tapped into a killer - or rather, his victims. Each woman's murder, blow-by-blow, ravages her mind until their death releases her back to her body. Sam knows she must go to the authorities, but will the rugged, no-nonsense detective in charge of tracking down the killer believe her?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent Storyline - Terrible Narration

  • By M. Davis on 05-08-13

Oh woe is Samantha

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

Reviewed: 12-11-14

Any additional comments?

So I'm over halfway through the book and the only thing I know for sure is that I'll get a continuous running commentary of Sam's bumps, bruises, cuts, headaches, and every bite of food she eats. I'm told she is strong and independent but I'm shown that she is needy and can't seem to learn how to manage her abilities. I decided to skip to the last three chapters and did not find any surprises or changes. Narration was terrible.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Full Throttle

  • Black Knights Inc., Book 7
  • By: Julie Ann Walker
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

Abby Thompson didn't ask to be the First Daughter. And when she's taken hostage, she fears her father's policy of "not negotiating with terrorists" means she'll never see the shores of the Potomac again. Though there is one man who can save her.... Carlos "Steady" Soto has taken part in his fair share of dangerous missions, but nothing prepared him for the roller coaster he faces when he's tasked with rescuing the only woman he ever loved - who also broke his heart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • "Holy Cannoli "

  • By Empress Karen on 02-03-16

Disappointing - Just Blah

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

Reviewed: 12-03-14

Any additional comments?

Was really looking forward to this book but unfortunately I was really disappointed. It seemed to be directed more toward the YA crowd; too many quips and not much action. The big "secret" was lame and the reveal was worse.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night: Immortals After Dark, Book 4

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,841
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,651
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,650

Bowen MacRieve of the Lykae clan was nearly destroyed when he lost the one woman meant for him. The ruthless warrior grew even colder, never taking another to his bed - until a smoldering encounter with his enemy, Mariketa the Awaited, reawakens his darkest desires. When sinister forces unite against her, the Highlander finds himself using all his strength and skill to keep her alive. Temporarily stripped of her powers, Mari is forced to take refuge with her sworn adversary. Soon passion burns between them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The title is self-explanatory i.e hot, hot, HOT!

  • By RabidReads on 12-23-14

Juvenile

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

Reviewed: 06-10-13

Would you try another book from Kresley Cole and/or Robert Petkoff?

No to Cole. Narrator was fine.

Would you ever listen to anything by Kresley Cole again?

Don't think so.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Yes

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night?

Too many to name.

Any additional comments?

Hours and hours of sniping, bitching, whining. While there was a plot buried in here, entirely too much time was spent with this juvenile dialog. Author seems to want us to believe this heroine is brave and resourceful and that the hero is proud of her. What came across to me was hours of spite, selfishness, willfulness. So may the juvenile dialog actually fits. Waste of time.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dying to Tell

  • A Slaughter Creek Novel, Book 1
  • By: Rita Herron
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 611
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 517

Sadie Nettleton fled Slaughter Creek ten years ago, leaving behind the only home she’d ever known - and the only man she ever loved. Unable to cope with her sister's madness, or the terrible secret she and her sister share, Sadie swore never to return. But when her grandfather is murdered, and her sister charged with the crime, Sadie has no choice but to come back and face the ghosts of the past... For Sheriff Jake Blackwood, time has not dimmed the love he felt for Sadie Nettleton - or the pain of her leaving.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Is this a book for adults?

  • By Michelle on 01-20-13

Horrible

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

Reviewed: 01-14-13

What disappointed you about Dying to Tell?

Soooo much angst. The same thing repeated over and over. If you insist on reading this, just read the 1st two chapters and the last 3 and you'll get to keep the hours you would have spent on the whole book. How many times do we have to have the female characters kidnapped or drugged or attacked or helpless. Don't waste your time. I feel for the narrator.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Almost anything else.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

The narration was fine.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Frustration.

5 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Escape to Morning

  • By: Susan May Warren
  • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

Here's a suspense-filled romantic thriller that features a plot to destroy a critical U.S. target. To find the fugitive who can stop this attack, an undercover agent shadows a search-and-rescue specialist and her dog combing Minnesota's North Woods. But foul fiends are also on the hunt.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Retired English School "Marm"

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-25-17

Ridiculous and Sophmoric

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

Reviewed: 12-03-12

Would you ever listen to anything by Susan May Warren again?

Not likely

What three words best describe Julia Gibson’s performance?

Juvenile, Unrealistic, Silly

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Frustration

Any additional comments?

The 'heroine' of the story was the least Christian. It's a constant struggle to fine writers who don't feed they must make women either weak or unreasonable, or either subserviant or selfish. I wonder if the author is 15 or is writing for a target group of 15 year olds.