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  • The Man with the Flaming Battenberg Tattoo

  • By: Rhod Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Rhod Gilbert
  • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert takes a trip to New York with his on off girlfriend for a make or break holiday. Told in hilarious style, and after a course in anger management Rhod claims to be a more mellow fellow!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious

  • By Ashley on 08-07-18

Hilarious

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

This is one amazing well told story. It amazes me that Rhod Gilbert can get a whole hour from telling one really good and entertaining story.

  • Rhod Gilbert and The Award Winning Mince Pie

  • By: Rhod Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Rhod Gilbert
  • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Welsh comic Rhod Gilbert has become one of the UK's top comedians through a combination of touring and many TV appearances. This hilarious recording was recorded live in concert. Rhod tells how a chance encounter with a mince pie at a motorway service station finally sent him over the edge!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of fun.

  • By Ashley on 08-07-18

Lots of fun.

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

I have recently been introduced to Rhod Gilbert, I have been devouring a lot of his work. This was a fun listen. I think he is a masterful story teller, and also quite humorous. I'm sure I'll listen to this again.

  • Dead Man Talking: A Cozy Paranormal Mystery

  • The Happily Everlasting Series, Book 1
  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
  • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 465

Meteorologist Zoe Parker put Everlasting in her rearview mirror as soon as she had her college degree in hand. But when Sapphire, her eccentric great-aunt, takes a tumble down the stairs in her lighthouse home, Zoe returns to the tiny fishing hamlet to look after her. Zoe has barely crossed the county line when strange things start happening with the weather, and she discovers Sapphire's fall was no accident. Someone is searching the lighthouse, but Sapphire has no idea what they're looking for.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Meh...

  • By Michelle on 12-23-17

Cute. But Fortune is more fun.

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

I LOVE Jana Deleon's other series(es). I picked this up expecting a fun paranormal cozy. It was definitely cozy. The story was okay, if not some what predictable. But the paranormal aspect was pretty lacking. There was a ghost, but he was a secondary character and I wanted more of him. I may continue on, but I won't be in a big hurry.

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  • The Ghost Files (The Ghost Files - Book 1)

  • By: Apryl Baker
  • Narrated by: Roxana Bell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 324
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 280
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 279

Normally, Mattie just ignores the ghosts and they go away. That is until she see's the ghost of her foster sister... Sally. Everyone thinks Sally's just another runaway, but Mattie knows the truth-she's dead. Murdered. Mattie feels like she has to help Sally, but she can't do it alone. Against her better judgment, she teams up with a young policeman, Officer Dan, and together they set out to discover the real truth behind Sally's disappearance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved every bit!!!!

  • By Grant on 08-05-14

Interesting Story. Poor Editing.

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

Reviewed: 05-27-18

I relistened to this because my books club decided to read this book this month. And the editing for the audio is TERRIBLE. There are whole paragraphs that are repeated or sentences read over a few times. And not in a way that puts more emphasis on what the author is trying to say. This is clearly a mistake.

I liked Mattie, and if I'm going to be in someone's head for over 200 pages, I want to like the person I'm reading about. The story was interesting. It was sort of familiar but still felt new. A few plot points were expected but there were others I wasn't expecting. Not that there were huge twists, but it kept me guessing. AND the most important thing is that I would like to continue the story. I would love to see what Mattie, Eric and Officer Dan have in store.

  • Later Gator

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,008
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004

A poacher is at work in Sinful, Louisiana, and Deputy Carter LeBlanc is hot on the trail of the outlaw, trying to apprehend him before the state gets wind of the crime and sends a game warden to take over his investigation. Unfortunately, he's hindered every step of the way by Sinful's current mayor and all-around horrible person, Celia Arceneaux, who wants nothing more than to drive Carter to resign. When a game warden turns up with evidence that implicates a relative of Gertie's, Carter is left with no choice but to arrest the boy, even though no one thinks he did it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Author Jana DeLeon is a treasure!

  • By Wayne on 03-04-18

Oh Gertie

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

If you've made it this far into Miss Fortune Mysteries, you know how amazing and exasperating Gertie can be but this adventure just takes the cake though. Funny, sweet, and action packed as only Sinful can be - I absolutely devoured this book and I know I'll reread them again one day.

This includes a visit to the swamp bar, more sinful secrets, car cashes and some one ends up in the water.... but that could be almost any of these zany stories.


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  • The Trouble with Twelfth Grave

  • A Novel
  • By: Darynda Jones
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,386
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,229

Ever since Reyes Farrow escaped from a hell dimension in which Charley Davidson accidentally trapped him, the son of Satan has been brimstone-bent on destroying the world his heavenly Brother created. His volatile tendencies have put Charley in a bit of a pickle. But that's not the only briny vegetable on her plate. While trying to domesticate the feral being that used to be her husband, she also has to deal with her everyday life of annoying all manner of beings - some corporeal, some not so much - as she struggles to right the wrongs of society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Charlie Mania

  • By IreneMBBT on 11-01-17

WHOA

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

Reviewed: 11-13-17

This book was pretty intense. From the beginning. It actually took me a while to get into because I missed Charley's normal snark and craziness. But it did come and it was just as magical as ever. I loved the relationship between her and Cookie even more.

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  • Jackrabbit Junction Jitters

  • Jackrabbit Junction Mystery Series, Volume 2
  • By: Ann Charles
  • Narrated by: Lisa Larsen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

Claire is back, raining trouble throughout Jackrabbit Junction in another fast-paced, fun, sexy suspense. A burglar is on the loose! Claire wastes no time forming suspicions, but she's sidetracked by a treasure hunt. Even with help from her boyfriend, Claire is swirling in a whirlpool of chaos. Throw her crazy sister into the torrent, along with an angst-ridden teen, a jittery bride, and some randy old men, and Claire struggles just to keep a toehold in the current.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Rolicking fun mystery

  • By JulieM on 06-21-14

Fun.

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

Reviewed: 04-29-15

Non stop from page one. I love Claire and her septuagenarian friends. I'm excited to get to meet Ronnie in the next installment

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  • Prudence

  • By: Gail Carriger
  • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,613
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,477

When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama ("Rue" to her friends) is bequeathed an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female under similar circumstances would do: she christens it the Spotted Custard and floats off to India. Soon she stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pronunciations and character voices are Different!

  • By Andrea C on 03-17-15

Great!

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

Reviewed: 03-20-15

If you love Carriger's other books you'll love this. Rue was great fun and it was nice to see the kids all grown up.

My one complaint is Moira Quirk's (who does a great job with everyone else) version of Lord Akeldama isn't what I wanted it to be. He's my favorite in the other books and hearing him played a different way was disheartening. Quirk is absolutely terrific with every other voice and is a fav narrator otherwise

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  • Flat-Out Celeste

  • Flat-Out Love, Book 3
  • By: Jessica Park
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287

For high-school senior Celeste Watkins, every day is a brutal test of bravery. And Celeste is scared. Alienated because she's too smart, her speech too affected, her social skills too far outside the norm, she seems to have no choice but to retreat into isolation. But college could set her free, right? If she can make it through this grueling senior year, then maybe. If she can just find that one person to throw her a lifeline, then maybe, just maybe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beatifully written!

  • By Fara Hanani on 04-13-15

Gaaaaah

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

Reviewed: 03-03-15

I think I liked this better than FOL.

So many feelings. All of the feels.

I just don't have any words right now.

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  • Alex Finch: Monster Hunter

  • The Monster Files, Book 1
  • By: Cate Dean
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Burns
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

Meet Alex Finch - tomboy, techno geek, monster hunter. Reluctant monster hunter. A school project, an absentminded project partner, and a misplaced backpack all change 16-year-old Alex Finch's life forever. In a single afternoon Alex finds the missing backpack, has a run-in with Sam, the boy she's had a crush on since first grade - and discovers that monsters are real.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Story

  • By Ashley on 01-23-15

Fun Story

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

Reviewed: 01-23-15

I like this, it was quick and funny and Alex had a fun sense of humor.

My one narration comment was that the I thought the narrator sounded like a grown up Peppermint Patty from the Peanuts cartoon. Not a bad thing, just interesting.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful