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  • Death of a Chimney Sweep

  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 359
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 361

In the isolated villages in the north of Scotland, the villagers rely on the services of the chimney sweep, Pete Ray, and his old-fashioned brushes. Pete is always able to find work in the Scottish highlands, until the day that Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices blood dripping onto the floor of a villager's fireplace, and a dead body stuffed inside the chimney. The entire town of Lochdubh is certain Pete is the culprit, but Hamish doesn't believe that the affable chimney sweep is capable of committing murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hamish, Anderson and Blair -- As Usual

  • By Susan on 11-06-11

Another great Hamish story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-11

Another great Hamish story & it was narrated by Graeme Malcolm who fits the character better than Davina Porter except he did not sound as Scottish in this one. Why? That is part of the charm of the audio books vs. Reading.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • River Marked

  • Mercy Thompson, Book 6
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,507
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,509
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,501

Car mechanic Mercy Thompson has always known there was something different about her, and not just the way she can make a VW engine sit up and beg. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She's never known any others of her kind. Until now.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Petra Grey on 03-08-11

Kill the cheesy music, Please.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-11

Great book for Mercy fans. The music at the beginning is so annoying- why do they do that?

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Midnight's Daughter

  • Dorina Basarab, Dhampir, Book 1
  • By: Karen Chance
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 400
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279

Dorina Basarab is a dhampir - half-human, half-vampire. Subject to uncontrollable rages, most dhampirs live very short, very violent lives. So far Dory has managed to maintain her sanity by unleashing her anger on those demons and vampires who deserve killing. Now Dory's vampire father has come back into her life. Her uncle Dracula (yes, the Dracula), infamous even among vampires for his cruelty and murderous ways, has escaped his prison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Character

  • By Anneliese on 07-21-10

You are all tough, we get it. Move on!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-11

You know those scenes in books or movies where you have to put up with a cliche moment of macho posturing to prove someone is tough. Moments where you are in the middle of a pissing contest and the testosterone makes you want to gag...The ENTIRE book is like that and the worst offender is the female lead character.

Also, the plot is a bit thin but it would have been ok to follow if it did not go into these flashbacks of the past where you had no way of knowing that is what was happening and you felt like you had lost a few chapters until you realized it was a flashback...maybe in the book it goes into italics or something but here the narrator just reads it straight without letting you know what is happening ...I recommend that for flashbacks audiobooks changes narrators, tones of voice, add background wind sound or something! I kept going back trying to figure out where I got lost.

Dracula & Rasputin....REALLY!?

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Full House

  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 843
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 509

From Janet Evanovich, author of the best selling Stephanie Plum bounty hunter series, comes this romantic adventure tale written in the Plum tradition, teeming with fast-paced action, dysfunctional loveable characters, steamy sex, suspense, and lots of laughs.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's not Plum but it's a good story.

  • By Brenda on 02-08-03

Not a mystery

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-30-05

Fun characters but it is a "romance" not a mystery. I wish I would have known before.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful