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Casey Thompson

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  • No Exit

  • By: Taylor Adams
  • Narrated by: Sarah Naughton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 211

Darby Thorne is a college student stranded by a blizzard at a highway rest stop in the middle of nowhere. She’s on the way home to see her sick mother. She’ll have to spend the night in the rest stop with four complete strangers. Then she stumbles across a little girl locked inside one of their parked cars. There is no cell phone reception, no telephone, no way out because of the snow, and she doesn’t know which one of the other travelers is the kidnapper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG Excellent!!!

  • By Susan Harris on 04-02-18

Fast paced thriller

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

This story drew me right in and held my attention but the gore got to be a little excessive. I wanted to skip through it at times.

  • The Last Mrs. Parrish

  • A Novel
  • By: Liv Constantine
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman, Meghan Wolf
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,946
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,931

Amber Patterson is fed up. She's tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the background. She deserves more - a life of money and power like the one blond-haired, blue-eyed goddess Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in the exclusive town of Bishops Harbor, Connecticut, Daphne - a socialite and philanthropist - and her real-estate mogul husband, Jackson, are a couple straight out of a fairy tale. Amber's envy could eat her alive...if she didn't have a plan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The house of lies!

  • By CMiles1985 on 11-21-17

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 01-25-18

The twist wasn’t much of a surprise but I still enjoyed the story. I knew how it would end but I still couldn’t wait to listen to it. Especially part 2.

  • Good Me Bad Me

  • A Novel
  • By: Ali Land
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,847
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,563
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,552

Milly's mother is a serial killer. Though Milly loves her mother, the only way to make her stop is to turn her in to the police. Milly is given a fresh start: a new identity, a home with an affluent foster family, and a spot at an exclusive private school. But Milly has secrets, and life at her new home becomes complicated. As her mother's trial looms, with Milly as the star witness, Milly starts to wonder how much of her is nature, how much of her is nurture, and whether she is doomed to turn out like her mother after all.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Slow Burn. Little Payoff.

  • By Maia Roberts on 12-06-17

Worth the credit

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

Reviewed: 10-20-17

This narrator is one of my favorites I've ever listened to. Fast paced, interesting story.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Girl Last Seen

  • By: Nina Laurin
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Johansson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,896
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,893

I force myself to look at the face in the photo, into her slightly smudged features, and I can't bring myself to move. Olivia Shaw could be my mirror image, rewound to 13 years ago. I've spent a long time peering into the faces of girls on missing posters, wondering which one replaced me in that basement. But they were never quite the right age, with the right look, in the right circumstances. Until Olivia Shaw, missing for one week tomorrow.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Don’t do it

  • By Stacey on 03-21-18

Pretty good

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

Reviewed: 10-09-17

Definitely a couple good twists and turns in there but I couldn't help thinking the entire time that the narrator was too... nice? Sounding for the character she was portraying.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 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 1,541
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,440
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,431

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

Finished in two sittings

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

Reviewed: 09-11-17

I was starting to think I listened to all the good books in this genre already. This one was very good. I really enjoyed the psychology aspects of it the most.

14 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • He Will Be My Ruin

  • By: K. A. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Olivia Song
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 853
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 784
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 786

Twenty-eight-year-old Maggie Sparkes arrives in New York City to pack up what's left of her best friend's belongings after a suicide that has left everyone stunned. The police have deemed the evidence conclusive: Celine got into bed, downed a bottle of Xanax and a handle of Maker's Mark, and never woke up. But when Maggie discovers secrets in the childhood lockbox hidden in Celine's apartment, she begins asking questions. Questions about the man Celine fell in love with.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I should have passed on this book

  • By Listening Queen on 11-07-16

Not what I was hoping for

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

Reviewed: 08-15-17

It started out ok but I just wanted it to be over with for the final 2 hours. Maggie's narrator was good but I couldn't stand Celine's narrator when she did the voice of Grady. It was a pretty bad attempt at a British accent. Definitely not a nail biter.

  • The Collector

  • By: John Fowles
  • Narrated by: James Wilby
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 295
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 269

Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to overcome her own prejudices and contempt if she is understand her captor, and so gain her freedom.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Masterful narration

  • By Sharon on 06-04-13

Bored halfway through

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

Reviewed: 06-29-17

It started out strong and interesting then it switched narrators and told the same exact story again. I finished it but just barely. The narrator gets all the credit for that one.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • A Novel
  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,567
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,575

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • What the heck...

  • By Allyssa R. on 06-16-17

Twisted twist of an ending

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

Reviewed: 04-13-17

Any additional comments?

I wanted to give this book fewer stars based on the ending but the rest of the book was very entertaining. At the final 20 minutes I started to prepare the review in my head and then there was a twist and I wasn't happy with where I knew it was going... then there was another twist and I knew I was going to hate the ending. I suppose it was meant to shock the reader but it did not flow with the rest of the book. It was much darker than I expected based on how the book was playing out. Not the happy ending I was hoping for at all. I'm not sure what that ending was, sad? Strange? Uncomfortable? Dissatisfying for sure.

  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,469
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,456

Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: she's gorgeous, tough, razor-smart, and sexy beyond his wildest dreams. Joe needs to have her, and he'll stop at nothing to do so. As he begins to insinuate himself into her life - her friendships, her email, her phone - she can’t resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom-made for her. So when her boyfriend, Benji, mysteriously disappears, Beck and Joe fall into a tumultuous affair. But there's more to Beck than her oh-so-perfect façade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. This. Book.

  • By Emily - Audible on 07-17-15

Excellent Narration and diction

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

Reviewed: 07-01-16

The author nailed the attitudes and language of tristate twenty-somethings perfectly and the performance truly brought the story to life. I flew through this book in 2 days and I plan on reading the sequel but not quite yet because I know I'll binge read that too.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful