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  • Kill for Me

  • Victor the Assassin Series, Book 8
  • By: Tom Wood
  • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 48

Victor is the killer who always delivers...for the right price. And Heloise Salvatierra, patron of Guatemala's largest cartel, is ready and willing to pay him just that to eliminate the competition: her sister. Heloise has been battling Maria for control of the cartel in an endless and bloody war. Now, Victor decides who survives. An easy job if it weren't for the sudden target on his back.    

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • God this series is amazing

  • By David Ginaitis on 11-11-18

Victor Never Disappoints

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

I love this series! This latest entry just ups the ante. I knit lap blankets for Wounded Warriors while listening to audible books, and this is one of the few books I have to be careful listening to or I end up dropping stitches! It's also one of the few series where I've relistened to the books in the series while waiting for the next one. Rob Shapiro is the perfect narrator for this series. I don't know where Tom Wood gets his ideas or knowledge, but I love this series especially the audio version!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lethal White

  • A Cormoran Strike Novel
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,828
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,594
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,567

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of Billy's story, Strike and Robin Ellacott - once his assistant, now a partner in the agency - set off on a twisting trail that leads them through the backstreets of London....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best 22 hours of the last week

  • By Jennifer on 09-27-18

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

Reread the previous two books and enjoyed this one immensely. Also love the narrator, Robert Glenister. Great addition to the series. It may seem a little slow to some listeners, but this is the kind of book I like to listen to when I knit. It's not so convoluted that I lose the plot, but it's got enough action going that it keeps me interested.

28 of 29 people found this review helpful

  • Secrets & Charades

  • By: Cindy Ervin Huff
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Jake Marcum’s busy ranch leaves him no time for courting, and his wounded heart has no place for love. When battlefield nightmares disturb his peace and his tomboy niece Juliet needs taming, somehow a mail-order bride seems like a logical solution. Dr. Evangeline Olson has no idea her niece is writing to a rancher on her behalf, and she sure isn’t interested in abandoning her medical practice for a stranger. But when an inheritance threatens to reveal a long-buried secret, she travels west to become Jake’s wife. Jake soon realizes Evangeline is more than he bargained for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best!

  • By Pam C on 05-08-18

Inspirational books should have a warning label!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

I always return inspirational books. It would help if audible would indicate the genre so I can avoid these.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Likeness

  • A Novel
  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Heather O'Neill
  • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 810
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 749
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 746

In the "compelling" and "pitch perfect" follow up to Tana French's runaway best seller In the Woods, it's six months later and Cassie Maddox has transferred out of the Dublin Murder squad. But an urgent telephone call beckons Cassie to a grisly crime scene. The victim looks exactly like Cassie and carries ID identifying herself as Alexandra Madison, an alias Cassie once used as an undercover cop. Suddenly, Cassie must discover not only who killed this girl, but, more importantly, who is this girl?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "This is a re-issue of a great book.

  • By Nancy on 02-15-18

Little drawn out but held my interest

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

Reviewed: 08-19-18

I have been a huge Tana French fan since I listened to Faithful Place. This story was a little drawn out, but it held my interest. I loved listening to this book while I was knitting. The characters were interesting and the narration was excellent.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • In the Woods

  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,591
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,100
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,085

As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children, unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

Twenty years later, the found boy, Rob Ryan, is a detective on the Dublin Murder Squad and keeps his past a secret. But when a 12-year-old girl is found murdered in the same woods, he and Detective Cassie Maddox find themselves investigating a case chillingly similar to the previous unsolved mystery.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very mixed feelings (semi-spoilers included)

  • By Dottie B. on 02-14-13

Enjoyed characters & the story held my interest

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

I listen to a lot of audible books while knitting. This one held my interest - good characters, interesting setting, old mystery in a changing world, good dialogue. This is one of the few books I've listened to to completion in quite a while. Tana French has written some of my favorites in this genre - my favorite being Faithful Place, which I have listened to many times.

  • His Wicked Secret

  • League of Rogues Series, Book 8
  • By: Lauren Smith
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27

Audrey Sheridan is London's sweetheart, a position that allows her access to the ton and all its secrets. As the enigmatic writer, Lady Society, she is wild, reckless, and speaks her mind. She matchmakes wicked rogues with their perfect wives. But there's one thing she's failed to find since her debut. A husband for herself. And there's only one man she's ever wanted. There's just one problem: He doesn't want her. What's a lady to do to mend her broken heart? Run off to become a spy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this Series

  • By Kathy Fuller on 08-06-18

Too modern for this genre

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

I couldn't get past the first chapter. The story line did not sound true to the time to me - too modern in its sensibilities. Not my kind of historical romance.

  • A Rumored Fortune

  • By: Joanna Davidson Politano
  • Narrated by: Sarah Nichols
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11

A lonely young heiress becomes the poorest wealthy woman in Victorian England when her father dies without telling anyone where he hid his fortune. Can Tressa and the no-nonsense estate manager find the fortune before the greedy relatives get to it first? Tressa Harlowe's father did not trust banks, but neither did he trust his greedy extended family. He kept his vast fortune hidden somewhere on his estate in the south of England and died suddenly, without telling anyone where he had concealed it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I took a chance! Loved it!

  • By Sweet Music on 08-03-18

Warn me if book is Christian or religion-oriented

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

I wish audible would label inspirational or religious laden literature so I wouldn't have to waste my time returning these books. I'll just have to start looking up the author before I buy a title since audible isn't going to warn me. Amazon at least indicates if an author is a Christian or other inspirational type of writer - much easier to avoid.

11 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Shelter in Place

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,524
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,871
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,821

It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But for those who lived through it, the effects would last forever. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEast Mall. And as the survivors slowly heal, find shelter, and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait - and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating!

  • By CD9 on 06-05-18

Interesting story and great narration

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

Reviewed: 07-16-18

I've had trouble getting into any of the storylines I've tried to read or listen to in the past few months. At last a story worth staying up and listening to all night. I'll definitely be looking at other Nora Robert's titles that I haven't bought yet because her writing is far and away better than the last hundred or so books I've tried to get through. She writes so well and her characters and plots keep me listening.

  • A Match Made in Bed

  • A Spinster Heiresses Novel
  • By: Cathy Maxwell
  • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 34

Miss Cassandra Holwell is too tall, too bookish, and too smart - but she does have money and a father who wants a grand title for her. Cassandra hasn’t felt a desire to marry until she meets the sinfully handsome Duke of Camberly, who captures her imagination...until Soren York, Earl of Dewsberry and her family’s sworn enemy, steps in the way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars for Narrator and 4 Stars for the Story

  • By Jody in Minneapolis on 08-31-18

Couldn't get past the first 10 minutes - yawn

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

Reviewed: 07-08-18

I like some of Cathy Maxwell's books - this is not one of them. It felt like I was listening to a story about junior high school adolescents and I had no interest in any of them. The characters sounded too modern for the historical setting. This one's going back asap.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sweet Enemy

  • Veiled Seduction Series, Volume 1
  • By: Heather Snow
  • Narrated by: Kate Marcin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Beakers and ball gowns don’t mix. So when lady chemist and avowed spinster Miss Liliana Claremont receives a coveted invitation to the earl of Stratford’s house party, no one expects her to accept. After all, it’s well known Lord Geoffrey Wentworth, a rising political star, is in need of a suitable bride, and it’s assumed he will choose one from the select group of attendees. Yet Liliana has no desire to lure the rich and powerful earl into marriage. She’s come to Somerton Park for one reason - to uncover what the Wentworths had to do with the murder of her father. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sexy Earl Falls For Smart Bookish Bluestocking!

  • By LilMissMolly on 09-13-18

Prefer writing that doesn't "tell" me the story

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

I dislike this kind of writing most of all. Show me, don't tell me, what the character is thinking/doing through their actions, interactions with other characters and their environment, the actions and interactions of other characters, etc. I like a book that makes me feel like I'm watching a movie or play, where I don't know what's going on in the characters' heads - more like life itself.

I dislike this author's style of writing, and it's too irritating to get past the first chapter. I much prefer the style of Dorothy Dunnett and her like. This author's style of writing is too irritating for me to get past the first chapter.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful