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  • A Murder in My Hometown

  • By: Rebecca Morris
  • Narrated by: Lee Ann Howlett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

On a fall evening in Corvallis, Oregon, in 1967, 17-year-old Dick Kitchel, a senior at the high school, disappeared after attending a party. Ten days later, his body was spotted by two children as it floated down the Willamette River. He had been beaten and strangled. Now, nearly 50 years later, a classmate, New York Times best-selling author Rebecca Morris, returns to her hometown to write about how the murder changed the town and the lives of Dick Kitchel's friends.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing True Crime

  • By Victoria Haugen on 10-01-18

This book was all over the place

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

Sorry just could not get into this book. To me it actually sounded like a bunch of rambling instead of a true crime book.

  • Tornado Warning

  • The Extraordinary Women of Joplin
  • By: Tamara Hart Heiner
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Gilmour
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

The true story about seven ordinary women and one extraordinary event. Summer is coming, and the residents in Joplin, Missouri, anticipate the rush of freedom and activities that will follow: graduation, summer classes, vacations, overflowing gardens, family time, and plenty of photo opportunities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great story of brave women

  • By cosmitron on 07-09-18

True story of some of the Joplin tornado survivors

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

In 2011 tornadoes almost wiped Joplin Missori off the map. Many houses and businesses were flattened. Many lives were lost. This book is tge stories of just a few of the suevivors. They tell you about their day before the storm, during the storm, and even weeks after tgecstorm. The story itself ischeart wrenching but yet uplifting.

  • Malefic

  • House of Souls, Book 2
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

The move into 889 Morgan Road was supposed to be a fresh start for Joseph Dubois and his family. What they got instead was a nightmare. At night, guttural noises issue from behind the walls, and the family reports seeing a terrifying figure wandering the premises. Desperately seeking someone with experience in supernatural matters, Joseph calls upon his uncle, Marcel. Retired surgeon Marcel Dubois has a special gift: The ability to communicate with his dead wife. Harnessing this gift allows him to plumb the depths of the afterlife and to confront the paranormal. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Buy the Cheap House in a Nice Neighborhood

  • By Spooky Mike on 11-13-18

Another win for Ambrose Ibsen

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

I am a huge fan of Ambrose Ubsen and Love it when Joe Hemple reads to me. Both are amazing.

This is the 2nd book in the House Of Souls series. The book picks up decades after Flipper Kevin Taylor succumbs to the house he was remodeling to flip. This time a young family has moved into the house and the horrors continue.

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  • Sail

  • Haunted Stars, Book 1
  • By: Lindsey R. Loucks
  • Narrated by: Kamala Alcantara
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

Nineteen-year-old Absidy Jones is a ghost magnet, a sensitive person spirits flock to when they can't cross over. After her brutal past escaping the hordes of ghosts vying for her attention, she spends her reclusive existence melting down iron into bite-sized pieces. Whether alloy or wrought, ancient paper clips or nails, consuming iron is the only thing that keeps the ghosts away. But when Absidy's sister goes missing in deep space, a dangerous place brimming with rogue planets, ship-eating nebulas, and vicious aliens, Absidy vows to find her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sci fi good for YA and up

  • By Teresa Noel on 02-10-19

Sci fi good for YA and up

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

Reviewed: 02-10-19

I am not an avid sci-fi reader but this book just sounded good to me. Lindsey R. Loucks does a great job with this book, and I really enjoyed it. Anyone who likes Sci-FI an acation books from YA all the way up would probably enjoy this book. It is all fantasy. From Iron eating Absidy to the space ships.



In the book Absidy is living the life of most college students until she finds out her sister is missing in Deep Space. Abisdy eats iron to keep the ghosts at bay. She hides herself as a boy on a ship as a cooks apprentice in order to search for her sister. Not knowing the ship was haunted. Once on the ship she meets the Bad Boy Pilot who helps her by giving her more iron to ingest so the Ghosts cannot get her. But time is running out and so is the iron. If she doesn't find her soon she and her sister would be lost.



I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Lindsey R. Loucks. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

  • Ghost Stories: Compilation of Real Horrifying Demon Encounters

  • Horror Anthology Series, Book 3
  • By: Hannah Tidy
  • Narrated by: Nathan Hansen
  • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Real-life cases of gut-wrenching demon encounters that’ll shock the daylights out of you! Best-selling author Hannah J. Tidy will introduce horrific stories and experiences of demonic encounters had by normal people who’ve dared to play with games such as the Ouija board. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Pffft Evil Power of the Moon?!?

  • By Emily on 02-23-19

kind of spooky

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

A great book with several stories relating to Demons, possession, exorcism, and even demonic haunting. The stories in this book are real documented demon encounters. There's even tips on what to look for and tricks in ways to keep frim becoming possessed. Hannah J Tidy has gathered a bunch of great stories and Nathan Hanson does a good job with the narration. At times he started reading a bit fast but it was still great.

I was given my copy of this audiobook at my request and chose to leave this review with my own thoughts and feelings.

  • Stranded on Vail Mountain

  • By: Desiree L. Scott
  • Narrated by: Charley Fae
  • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53

It was supposed to be a vacation, a time to save her marriage, but what Joan Clayton hadn't counted on was Murphy's Law of Vail Mountain and the secrets that had damaged her marriage beyond repair. It was over. Depressed and angry, she decided to venture directly into an oncoming snowstorm, one that would be known as the blizzard of the century. Stephen Brockheart received the call concerning a missing tourist after working 26 hours straight. A park ranger for the mountain resort, he set out on the routine mission, knowing he was running out of time.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • No Sex, Sweet and Short

  • By sheryl beauchemin on 10-26-18

Clean Romance

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

When Joan decides to take her husband Micheal in a vacation to try and save her marriage, Things go anything but right. Her best friend shows up at the resort, then Joan catchers her husband and friend together in a compromising position. Broken hearted she ends up lost on Vail Mountain in a blizzard.

Scott is a Mountain Ranger wants nothing more then to climb in bed and sleep until the blizzard passes when he gets the call of a woman lost on the mountain. When he finds and rescues Joan from her present predicament, he must save them both from the blizzard.

Neither are looking for love but sometimes your heart makes the decision for you.

Desiree L. Scott does a great job with this short book. It is a clean romance, no steamy sex, with just some language, but not a whole lot.
The book is only 2 hours 20 minutes long, but is jam packed and fast paced. Charley Fae does an amazing job with the narration, each character has a clear voice, and the narration parts are filled with emotion.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Criminal Activity in the Hoosier Heartland

  • Small Town Crime Stories
  • By: David Boyer
  • Narrated by: Tyler L
  • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3

In the audiobook Criminal Activity in the Hoosier Heartland, author David Boyer offers up tales that have no happy endings, no Prince Charming or fairy-tale romances. Truth is much stranger than fiction, as these tales will prove beyond the shadow of a doubt. In the author's world, deep, dark secrets lie beneath the friendly, normal facade known as Knox County, Indiana. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good!

  • By mandy on 02-13-19

True crime but fictionalized for dramatic effect

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

David Boyer brings us a book based from true crime but has turned it fictional. To me it was a bit to fictional but was still a pretty good book. I am a fan of true crime and do wish the stories were a bit closer to the truth and less drama. It's hard to tell what is real and what is drama unless you have heard of the actual case. Some of the stories in this book really make you kind of sick to think that things like this really happened. While others just make you think how a person could be twisted enough to do these things.

Tyler L does a really good job narrating the book. He kept my attention throughout the book.

The book is short at just over 2 1/2 hours but it makes an impact.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Twisted Mind of Cletus Compton

  • By: Susan Keene
  • Narrated by: Robert Cunningham
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Cletus and Warren Compton burn hundreds of acres of Ozark's forest to cover up their murder and kidnapping scheme. They soon discover not everyone on the mountain is dead. They head for "Mama's place" down south to escape. Sheriff Tony Massey teams up with FBI profiler Dr. Boo Jordan, and two other agents, to catch the wicked Compton brothers. The strategy is risky but they decide to use one of their own as bait to lure the criminals back to Ash County. At the last minute the team receives help from an unlikely source. Will this be the end of the Comptons, or the team?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Chilling Story -You wont forget Cletus.

  • By Janet K. Gallagher on 08-06-18

A twisted story

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

Although this is a fictional story Susan Keene has made it so lifelike. With the way of the world these days I can actually believe there is some one out there as twisted as Cletus Compton. Robert Cunningham does a pretty good job of narrating the story at times it felt he was stuttering a bot over the words but he still kept my full attention.

Cletus Compton and his brother were abused children by his single prostitute drug addicted abusive mother. Cletus has no conscious. Warren his brother was raised the first 6 years by his father and was tough right from wrong, but with Cletus there was only so far he could go.

Cletus decides that he would make the parents of the world pay for not keeping what he felt was a good on their children. He would kidnap the kids chain them into a wooden crate and feed them animal food while waiting to till he saw fit to contact the parents for a ransom. After the parents paid the ransom he would hold them a bit longer then drop them off in a populated area and give them money to get home on. That the kids that survived his abuse.

When a young girl is found on the side of the road still one rainy night Cletus and Warren go on the run. Now it is up to the Local Police and the FBI to get the live Children home, find the dead, and most of all capture Cletus and Warren, before more people or Children die.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Price of Now

  • By: Michael Bussa
  • Narrated by: Krage Brown
  • Length: 1 hr
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

A short story set in the small, fictional town of Now, Indiana, circa 1940. A man, Troy, returns to his hometown after 10 years when he is diagnosed with cancer in his prime. Distraught, Troy visits a local antique store on Halloween night, hoping to find something to comfort him in his last weeks. He stumbles across a painting so compelling, he must have it at all cost - he must have it...now! Soon, Troy learns there is something more to the painting than for which he bargained. Something diabolical.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hang the Dang Picture

  • By Spooky Mike on 12-12-18

short but eerie

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

Reviewed: 01-20-19

The story basically features a antique shop of a cursed painting and gets weider from there. Michael Busser has a done a great job of getting tge creep factor going in such a short time and Krage Brown does a really good job with the narration.

I was given this copy at my request and chose to leave this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Case of the Haunted Address

  • An Aggie Underhill Halloween Short Story (An Aggie Underhill Mystery, Book 9)
  • By: Michelle Ann Hollstein
  • Narrated by: Eliza Anders
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

It’s Halloween night, and Aggie, Betty, and Roger are invited to a haunted house by a handsome vampire. Little did they know that they were about to encounter something incredibly spooky. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun Halloween listen.

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 10-28-18

kind of a cute story

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

Reviewed: 01-20-19

Kind of a cute story. Not a bad story the book is well written and Eluza Anders does a good job with the narration. Short at just 54 minutes. Great for a commute.

When a pair of snooty aging cousins and a friend are on the chase to find one of the trios heart throb they end up at a haunted abandoned house. Their car has broken down and they are looking to find a phone in the desert to phone for help, what they find is not what they expect at all.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.