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  • Angel Unaware

  • By: John Isaac Jones
  • Narrated by: Tom Zainea
  • Length: 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

When his father died, Billy Johnson felt he would never lose the vicious, gnawing grief that had formed in the innermost recesses of his soul. His father had been his mentor, his adviser, his fishing buddy, his protector, and most of all, his dearest and closest friend all of his life. It was grief he felt he could never be totally free of. Then, without his direct knowledge, a miracle occurred!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Healing through an unexpected source

  • By BuildItLikeBeal on 04-24-18

A good reminder

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

Reviewed: 04-30-18

Would you consider the audio edition of Angel Unaware to be better than the print version?

Yes the narrator brought the story to life. He did a great job at reading the book.

What did you like best about this story?

I like the story because it reminded us that we need to love our family while they are with us, that we need to prepare for where we are going when we die, and that we never know when we can bless someone by something we say or do.

Which character – as performed by Tom Zainea – was your favorite?

All of them were really good so it's hard to say. All the voices I heard were unique and easly to follow.

Who was the most memorable character of Angel Unaware and why?

Billy I guess. I think he touched me most with the two losses that he suffered in the book. John writes so well that you an feel the emotions of his characters.

Any additional comments?

I'll just say that I do believe in Angels, but I don't think any of them drink. But after all this is fiction :)

  • The Duck Springs Affair

  • By: John Isaac Jones
  • Narrated by: Susan Marlowe
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Devoted mother Cassie Carter is hard working and dedicated to running her small farm in Georgia. She tends to her home and sickly son daily while her truck driver husband is away on long hauls across the country. Her life and values take a sharp turn when a handsome and intelligent construction worker disrupts her daily routine. Her priorities shift and everything she keeps in her comfort zone is threatened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This southern romance would make a good movie 🎬

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 12-15-17

Not my usual Genre

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

Where does The Duck Springs Affair rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I love the cover of this novel and the author pulled me in quickly with the characters. I've read other novels by this author that held my attention and kept me listening to the end. If you like Nicholas Spark style of writing I think you will enjoy this novel.


What other book might you compare The Duck Springs Affair to and why?

Can't think of any

What does Susan Marlowe bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I liked her accent.

  • One Perfect Lie

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,757
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,533
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,537

On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He's applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he's ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable. But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie. Susan Sematov is proud of her son, Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major league baseball. But Raz’s father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good - or evil.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best Narrator I've heard

  • By Felicity Xenia Spamotic on 04-26-17

Good. Get it. That's my review.

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

Reviewed: 07-09-17

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  • Mail Order Mishap

  • Kansas Brides, Book 1
  • By: Barbara Goss
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

Amber Wakefield travels to Hunter's Grove, Kansas to meet her intended and walks into a very unwelcoming atmosphere. Charles Turner, her intended, seems cool and aloof, and his brother Garrett - downright rude. She wants nothing more than to rush back to Virginia, until Edna Smith, her chaperone, falls ill, and she's forced to stay. She knows Charles harbors a secret, and she isn't sure whether Garrett is her hero or her enemy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprising and at times shocking

  • By Cyn on 09-02-17

Clean Romance

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

Where does Mail Order Mishap rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I really like it there was a twist. But there is no way to rank them. I hope you enjoy my review and that you will consider listening or reading Mail Order Mishap. I've been listening to audio books for over 18 years, and I enjoy a good listen.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Mail Order Mishap?

History Lesson
Let me start out my saying this book made me think about the Civil War. It never crossed my mind that after the war there was a shortage of men and that there were many women left widows, some of them with money in the bank others not.

Have you listened to any of Meghan Kelly’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Not that I recall

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

A fast Listen.
I loved this story it moved fast and though the narrator is not my favorite I didn't have any trouble following who was saying what. I listened to this on my phone and my echo dot and they synced back and forth. A fast good listen.

Any additional comments?

A Clean/Church Backdrop
Though this book is not Christian to me it's very clean, and a good read. It takes life as it is, and it's not always what we think it will be. Good things happen along with bad, it's all about what you handle yourself and the decisions you make that determines your outcome.

Garret and Charles the brothers
I fell in love with Garret quickly. He's my type of rugged young man. He can carry a heavy trunk with ease. He's supportive of his brother because he cares for him and he's handsome what more can you ask for in a cowboy. Oh yes and he has morals though he forgets them now and then but at the right moment he comes to his senses. <br

Happy Endings.
I do not like to read a book that ends wrong, I do love a happy ending. Life is not always what we want it to be so we sure need a good ending.

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  • Drawn from Darkness

  • Hearts of Hays, Book 4
  • By: Barbara Goss
  • Narrated by: Shawn Zuzek
  • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16

Nellie, a devout Christian, meets Nicholas, a devout womanizer, and sparks fly when their two worlds collide. Nicholas, the rich son of a hotel's owner, can't control his attraction to Nellie, one of the hotel maids. Nicholas pursues, and Nellie retreats. Her own pristine reputation is endangered as a result of Nicholas' undisciplined actions. Nicholas finally pretends to join her world by requesting Bible lessons from her. This ruse may change his life forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clean Mystery Romance

  • By Samantha on 05-15-17

Clean Mystery Romance

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

What did you love best about Drawn from Darkness?

My husband and I share the same account and this is one of my Reads. I liked that it was historical and clean and the cover drew me into the story. I like a happy ending and the mystery inside the novel, kept me wanting to hear what happened next.

What other book might you compare Drawn from Darkness to and why?

Sorry no idea about this one.

Which scene was your favorite?

These are hard to do without giving away the story so stop reading if you don't want a spoiler. I liked the way he got saved and come to know the Lord by reading with her and studying the Bible.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

God's divine healing Romance and love the way He intended

Any additional comments?

This is my first book by Barbara Goss but I'm going to listen to some more soon. I love clean novels but those that are filled with Romance are my favorite. This was a great listen and I'm so happy that there are authors out there that put clean works out for us to listen too. Thanks Mrs. Goss

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  • The Kill Shot

  • By: Tony Gavin
  • Narrated by: Craig Hensley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Assisted by Luv Lass a young newlywed named Darcey Teller seeks to identify and to bring to justice her murdered husband's killers. Using Darcey's expertise as a photographer, the two unlikely heroines devise a machination they refer to as "The Kill Shot" as a means of accomplishing this deadly task. But first they must do battle with each other, with their own social differences and with Darcey's desire for vengeance over justice, before ultimately battling it out with the bad men.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good listen

  • By Samantha on 04-03-17

Good listen

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

Reviewed: 04-03-17

What made the experience of listening to The Kill Shot the most enjoyable?

This book was a good book but I just didn't care for the narrator. This book really helped 350 miles pass by a lot faster. I do appreciate authors that spend their time writing books because it makes my job and life a lot easier and makes the miles move faster.

What other book might you compare The Kill Shot to and why?

Can't think of any

What three words best describe Craig Hensley’s voice?

I did not care for this narrator

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I liked all of the information on the old photography

Any additional comments?

This book was a good listen I'm a trucker and it didn't take me long to finish this novel once I got it started. I would listen to another novel by this author.

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  • Wild Mint Tea

  • A Farm Fresh Romance Book 2
  • By: Valerie Comer
  • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Local-foods chef Claire Halford envisions turning Green Acres Farm into an event destination. Weddings prove trickier than she imagined when the first one comes with a ruggedly handsome brother-of-the-bride, who has everything but a fixed address. Oh, and faith in God.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A beautiful country romance.

  • By RSSMILES on 06-07-17

I'm in love with Noel Kenzie

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

Reviewed: 02-25-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Wild Mint Tea to be better than the print version?

I didn't read the book I only listened to the audiobook. But the Audiobook was great. I kept telling Alexa play my audiobook.

What other book might you compare Wild Mint Tea to and why?

I can't think of anything but it's a great clean romance that keeps you listening and makes you want to fall in love again.

Which scene was your favorite?

The first kiss, and where she realizes that nothing is as important as God and the man in her life.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When the fire took place it was written very well and parts of that section did bring a tear to my eye to think about how God is really the most important thing and that we should see life through that mindset. Nothing else matters but God and the people we can take to heaven with us.

Any additional comments?

Becky did a great job reading this she does a great job and I had no problem seeing Noel as a man in my mind as I was hearing her do his voice. Great job.

  • Beyond the Waves

  • Pacific Shores, Book 1
  • By: Lynnette Bonner
  • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Taysia Green nearly chokes on her water when Officer Kylen Sumner shows up in her office claiming he's back in town because he loves her. Since he's broken her heart more than once, and she recently started dating youth pastor Blaine Pittman, she wants absolutely nothing to do with Kylen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series

  • By Sarah S. on 02-28-18

Great Romance

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

Reviewed: 06-27-15

Would you consider the audio edition of Beyond the Waves to be better than the print version?

I didn't buy the print version.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Beyond the Waves?

I don't like spoilers in reviews so I won't answer this one. There were many scenes that I remember from this novel :)

Which character – as performed by Becky Doughty – was your favorite?

She did a great job with all of them I could see each character clearly, I will say the male voices were done very well.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

I'm not sure but this was a good clean read that romance readers would enjoy. It went by fast and I didn't want to turn it off. I love a good romance and Mrs. Bonner has dine it again.

Any additional comments?

I think this would make a great movie, you should listen to the sample and I think you will be hooked.

  • Raspberries and Vinegar

  • A Farm Fresh Romance Book 1
  • By: Valerie Comer
  • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

Josephine Shaw: complex, yet singleminded. A tiny woman with big ideas and, some would say, a mouth to match. But what does she really know about sustainable living as it relates to the real world? After all, she and her two friends are new to farming. Zachary Nemesek is back only until his dad recovers enough to work his own land again. When Zach discovers three helpless females have taken up residence at the old farm next door, he expects trouble.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I liked the Farming

  • By Happy Cat on 06-11-18

Cute romance with pets in the mix

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

Reviewed: 05-20-15

Where does Raspberries and Vinegar rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I really enjoyed this novel. It had a cute animal storyline and I enjoyed it. Clean romance, with a few subplots.

What other book might you compare Raspberries and Vinegar to and why?

Nothing comes to mind that it compares to, I don't have time to read a lot or listen to audios it's a cute romance.

Have you listened to any of Becky Doughty’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I've never heard Becky Doughy's but she did a find job reading all of the characters. I would listen to her again.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Sorry nothing comes to mind, but it's a great little story.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed this novel, it was a cute romance with good Christian backgrounds. I would recommended it to anyone, especially those that love their furry friends. I enjoyed the dog storyline that was in the story, thought the battles with the mice were truthful but cute. I also liked that in her own way the author warned readers of the hazards of poison. It was a quick listen and I didn't want to turn it off until he kept me tuned in.

  • The Feast

  • A Parable of the Ring, Book 2
  • By: Kathryn Elizabeth Jones
  • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
  • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Virginia had experienced the power and direction of the five stones; now, she would need to use them again. For entirely different reasons. Keeping her marriage together was not the only thing on her mind. Having a child wasn't going to happen in the usual way, and Virginia was determined that adoption was the answer. If she did all of the right things, said all of the right words; if she remembered the five stones in her journey to get her child, God would surely have to answer her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed the 2nd book in the series

  • By Susie Q on 04-29-16

Good Second book

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

Reviewed: 02-18-15

Would you consider the audio edition of The Feast to be better than the print version?

I didn't read the print version. I like audiobooks they seem to really bring a story to life.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Virginia I really could relate to her struggles with dealing with Faith and the times when it seemed God didn't have a lot to say.

Which scene was your favorite?

I won't say why because I don't want any spoilers but I really liked it when they talked about the letters that her husband found.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes I wanted to but I'm not sure I did. With ringing phones and barking dogs it's hard to keep going, but it's a good quick listen and makes the time go by fast.

Any additional comments?

The Narrator did a wonderful job I really enjoyed listening to her tell this story.