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  • He Will Find You

  • By: Diane Jeffrey
  • Narrated by: Claire Trusson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 155

Kaitlyn Best is stuck in a rut. So when she discovers she's pregnant after a one-night stand with Alex, her school crush, she throws caution to the wind and accepts his offer to make a new life together in the depths of the Lake District, far from her home...and her demons. But Alex is not what he seems. And when Kaitlyn's world begins to crumble before her eyes, she realises she barely knows the man she has agreed to spend the rest of her life with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG! Such a capturing story

  • By Mike & Dakoda on 08-22-18

journey with an utterly daft character

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

Reviewed: 11-15-18

the story was so convoluted, but I could have forgiven that. this lead character was so outrageously dumb! her decision making process was so absurd, I kept rolling my eyes. I couldn't bond with this character at all.....

  • The House Swap

  • By: Rebecca Fleet
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Elliot Hill
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

When Caroline and Francis receive an offer to house swap - from their city apartment to a house in a leafy, upscale London suburb - they jump at the chance for a week away from home, their son, and the tensions that have pushed their marriage to the brink. As the couple settles in, the old problems that permeate their marriage - his unhealthy behaviors, her indiscretions - start bubbling to the surface. But while they attempt to mend their relationship, their neighbor, an intense young woman, is showing a little too much interest in their activities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivated

  • By Robbie F. on 06-27-18

well written, captivating story

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

grabbed me right away. the one whispery voice was off putting at first, but once it took form it was okay. the story was intense and unfolded deliciously. by the last chapters I couldn't put it down!! I had to know the truth!

  • The Ex-Wife

  • A Nail Biting Gripping Psychological Thriller
  • By: Jess Ryder
  • Narrated by: Annette Chown
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,490
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375

Newly married Natasha has the perfect house, a loving husband, and a beautiful little girl called Emily. She’d have it all if it wasn’t for Jen, her husband’s ex-wife who just won’t leave them alone. Then Natasha returns home one day to find her husband and Emily gone without trace. Desperate to get her daughter back, Natasha will do anything even if it means accepting an offer of help from Jen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • spectacular!

  • By Wilma on 06-14-18

wow!

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

Reviewed: 07-15-18

started out slow but it picked up so fast! very exciting, very intense! so glad I found this writer.

  • Maestra

  • By: L. S. Hilton
  • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 380

By day, Judith Rashleigh is a put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art house. By night, she's a hostess at one of the capital's notorious champagne bars, although her work there pales against her activities on nights off. Desperate to make something of herself, Judith knows she has to play the game. She's transformed her accent and taught herself about wine and the correct use of a dessert fork, not to mention the art of discretion. She's learned to be a good girl.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Weird doesn’t even begin to cover it…

  • By Olivia on 06-28-16

vulgar

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-18

It may be your cup of tea, but it's not mine. I was looking for a book similar to girl on a train. This was recommended.... I don't know what standard is used for similarity, but this book starts off soft porn.

  • Until You're Mine

  • A Novel
  • By: Samantha Hayes
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 159

You're alone. You're vulnerable. And you have something that someone else wants. At any cost. Claudia Morgan-Brown finally has it all. Pregnant with a much-wanted first baby of her own, she has a happily established family of two small step-sons and a loving husband with a great career. But she is also committed to her full-time job as a social worker, and her husband travels often. So when Claudia hires Zoe to help her around the house in anticipation of the baby’s arrival, it seems like the answer to her prayers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Having trouble..

  • By karen on 01-27-15

wow!

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

Reviewed: 05-14-18

I loved it. What a twist! what a bunch of twists! Just goes to show you, you don't know what you think you know. footnote, this writer has such a way with words... the narrator captures the spirit of the characters so intimately. perfect marriage of writer and narrator.

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  • What Doesn't Kill Us

  • How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength
  • By: Scott Carney
  • Narrated by: Scott Carney
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,759
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,465
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,454

Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. But what if we could regain some of our lost evolutionary strength by simulating the environmental conditions of our forbears? Investigative journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney takes up the challenge to find out: Can we hack our bodies and use the environment to stimulate our inner biology?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome book

  • By C. Toering on 02-22-17

vulgar language doesn't add , it subtracts.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-10-18

when you drop the F-bomb as both an adjectives and a noun in the opening chapter, I know I'm not really interested and where you're coming from.

  • The Child Next Door: An unputdownable psychological thriller with a brilliant twist

  • By: Shalini Boland
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,723
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,585
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,582

Kirstie Rawlings is jolted awake by a child crying. Racing upstairs to check on her newborn, she is plunged into every parents’ worst nightmare. She hears an unknown voice in the baby monitor saying, "Let’s take the child - and go." Is someone trying to steal her little girl?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not quite "Unputdownable"...

  • By D. Paige on 05-04-18

good read

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

Reviewed: 04-26-18

I started to dislike the main character, it started to feel tedious... Finally the storyline picked up and became more than her simple neurosis. it was a good read, and in the end hard to put down.

  • Emma in the Night

  • By: Wendy Walker
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Julia Whelan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,707
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,595
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,586

One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: 15-year-old Cass and 17-year-old Emma. Three years later Cass returns without her sister, Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Abby Winter, something doesn't add up. Looking deep within this dysfunctional family, Dr. Winter uncovers a life where boundaries were violated and a narcissistic parent held sway.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Could not stop listening

  • By Pamela (@SpazP) on 08-23-17

complicated .and explosive

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

Reviewed: 04-05-18

it was complicated... I had to backtrack a few times. you really have to pay attention on this one. but as it unfolds.... it's gut wrenching and thrilling.

  • He Said/She Said

  • A Novel
  • By: Erin Kelly
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Broadbent, Helen Johns
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 517

In the summer of 1999, Kit and Laura travel to a festival in Cornwall to see a total eclipse of the sun. Kit is an eclipse chaser; Laura has never seen one before. Young and in love, they are certain this will be the first of many they'll share. But in the hushed moments after the shadow passes, Laura interrupts a man and a woman. She knows that she saw something terrible. The man denies it. It is her word against his.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Narration ok but could not finish the book

  • By BookishlyBedelia on 08-27-17

it was a really good story line until....

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

Reviewed: 03-31-18

absolutely love this book, but it could have ended a few chapters earlier and been better. I really wish it had ended different. still it kept me captivated and I don't regret the purchase.

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  • I See You

  • By: Clare Mackintosh
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,039
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,865
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,863

Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her. It all starts with a classified ad. During her commute home one night, while glancing through her local paper, Zoe sees her own face staring back at her - a grainy photo along with a phone number and a listing for a website called FindTheOne.com.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Commuters Beware!

  • By Carole T. on 02-23-17

great read

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

Reviewed: 03-18-18

loved it! loved the twists and turns, what suspense! a book you can't put down at times.