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  • American Witch

  • By: Thea Harrison
  • Narrated by: Sophie Eastlake
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346

For months, Molly Sullivan endures the inexplicable: electrical surges, car breakdowns, visions. She even wonders if she might be the cause...and wonders if she might be crazy. Then she discovers her husband has cheated on her. Again. Now Molly realizes she is a newly awakening witch and a woman pushed over the edge.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I enjoyed it buuuut...

  • By mat on 05-30-19

Potential not realized!

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

Reviewed: 06-09-19

The ideas in this book show promise but as a whole it just does not hang together. The timelines make no sense. The violence makes no sense. This book feels more like a draft with several different story arcs stuck together. This is the last Thea Harrison book I will purchase. I feel ripped off. I also feel offended that a character would go from 20 years of loyal wife though cheated on to being almost killed by her husband to sex with an unpleasant domineering man to pregnant and in love. Also, the magic aspect as a theme in the story did not make sense. Every bit of this is over the top, disconnected and ridiculous.

7 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • The Murder of Mary Russell

  • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin, Susan Lyons
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,223
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,219

Mary Russell is used to dark secrets - her own and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A New Twist for Holmes & Co.

  • By Carole T. on 04-13-16

Ummmmmmmm

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

Hard book to listen to for first half - it just dragged on in details that while relevant just not enjoyable. The second half returned to Mary and Sherlock participation and was far more enjoyable. It took me 3 months to listen to first half, a day and a half to complete the second half

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes

  • A Novel
  • By: Leonard Goldberg
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,720
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,580
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,584

England, 1914. Joanna Blalock's keen mind and incredible insight lead her to become a highly skilled nurse, one of the few professions that allow her to use her finely tuned brain. But when she and her 10-year-old son witness a man fall to his death, apparently by suicide, they are visited by the elderly Dr. John Watson and his charming, handsome son, Dr. John Watson Jr. Impressed by her forensic skills, they invite her to become the third member of their investigative team.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sherlock stories continue!

  • By Marty Reed on 07-20-17

Meh. With a ridiculous romance that detracts

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

It was a mildly entertaining listen.

What could Leonard Goldberg have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Do not attempt any more romance - please. The silly childish romance actually distracts and detracts from the story line. It is actually at odds with the character development and creates conflict and dissonance. Spend more time ensuring accuracy of dates and figures as any Sherlock book depends on accuracy and clever detail.

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

I finished the book BECAUSE of Steve West. His performance made the book enjoyable and far more interesting. I will seek out other Steve West reads.

Was The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes worth the listening time?

Meh. I am on the fence. Parts of it yes, parts NO. The romance was simply ridiculous.

  • Death Around the Bend

  • A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 3
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,887
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,678
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,675

When Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, are invited to Lord Riddlethorpe's country estate for a week of motor racing and parties, they both agree it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well done you, T E Kinsey!

  • By stefani on 06-10-17

Love these but

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-15-18

I had figured this one out from the beginning which was a little disappointing but I loved the narration and story til the end

  • O Jerusalem

  • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,450
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,138

It is 1918. Coming out of retirement, an aging Sherlock Holmes travels to Palestine with his 19-year-old partner, Mary Russell. There, disguised as ragged Bedouins, they embark on a dangerous mission. If they fail, the holy city goes up in flames.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • O Jerusalem! What fun!

  • By pdxAlexa on 05-06-09

Excellent

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-17

Engrossing story and very well acted. This is one of my favorites of the series.

  • The Mysterious Howling

  • The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 1
  • By: Maryrose Wood
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139

Of especially naughty children, it is sometimes said: “They must have been raised by wolves.” The Incorrigible children actually were. Discovered in the forests of Ashton Place, the Incorrigibles are no ordinary children: Alexander keeps his siblings in line with gentle nips; Cassiopeia has a bark that is (usually) worse than her bite; and Beowulf is alarmingly adept at chasing squirrels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful! ... but only the first installment...

  • By Yvette on 06-17-10

Wonderful fun

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-17

Katherine Kellgren brings this story to life. It was enjoyable from start to finish and I am off together the rest in the series

  • Gather ‘Round the Sound

  • Holiday Stories from Beloved Authors and Great Performers Across the Globe
  • By: Paulo Coelho, Yvonne Morrison, Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Angele Masters, Daniel Frances Berenson, Magda Szubanski, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 6,008
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5,279
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5,276

2017 has been a monumental year for Audible, having just celebrated our 20th anniversary, a milestone that would have never been possible without our wonderful and loyal listeners. One of our major commitments is bringing new and diverse audio experiences to our members, so this year, as our gift to you, we pulled together a collection that reflects a little bit of everything we’ve been up to recently.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • WHAT WAS THAT!

  • By Phillip on 12-12-17

Neat

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-17

Nice collection though in honesty the caroling part made my head hurt. The GE Christmas letter tale was heart warming. The Dickens tale unique. Thank you

34 of 40 people found this review helpful

  • Justice Hall

  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,247
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,248

A trail of ominous clues comprise a mystery that leads from an English hamlet to the city of Paris to the wild prairie of the New World. The trap is set, the game is afoot; but can Holmes and Russell catch an elusive killer, or has the murderer caught them?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Holmes since Arthur Conan Doyle

  • By S. Dale on 01-15-04

Amongst the best in the series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-17

Excellent story and long enough to really play things out. I love the character develop!ent over time throighoutnthe books