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  • Witch Myth Super Boxset

  • A Collection of Cozy Witch Mysteries
  • By: Alexandria Clarke
  • Narrated by: Tia Rider Sorensen, Elizabeth Lagalee, Jo Nelson
  • Length: 35 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

Best-selling cozy mystery author Alexandria Clarke brings you the complete collection of the highly-rated Witch Myth Christmas and Witch Myth Yew Hollow series. These stories have accumulated over 500 five-star reviews and have been boxed together for the first time! That's three complete series totaling nine books!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • terrible narrators I tried! I wanted to like it

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-02-18

Mispronounciation

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

The Witch Myth stories are probably quite adequate for the genre, but I feel obliged to warn listeners that if you care about words being pronounced as they are intended don't read these.You have a choice - continuously stop and replay to see what should have been said or just let it go. All the Witch Myth narrators make mistakes - some much more frequently. Odd that no one edited the stories . I finally gave up on the collection .

16 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • West Cork

  • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24,626
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,016
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22,020

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ENTERTAINING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • By Ann on 02-13-18

Interesting tale, poor production

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

Would you consider the audio edition of West Cork to be better than the print version?

No. In the print version, at least you could hear and understand the dialogue.

What was one of the most memorable moments of West Cork?

Probably one of the many sections where the audio was either too loud, too quiet, too muffled or unintelligible brogue.

Any additional comments?

This should have been an exceptional tale and I was very disappointed to have to keep turning the volume up or down or replaying it to hear or understand the dialogue.

  • Banana Cream Pie Murder

  • By: Joanne Fluke
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 403
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 355

After an extravagant honeymoon, Hannah's eager to settle down in Lake Eden and turn domestic daydreams into reality. But when her mother's neighbor is discovered murdered in the condo downstairs, reality becomes a nightmarish investigation. Victoria Bascomb, once a renowned stage actress, was active in the theater community during her brief appearance in town...and made throngs of enemies along the way. Did a random intruder murder the woman, as police claim, or was a deadlier scheme at play?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • If it ain't broke don't fix it!

  • By Judith on 03-04-17

Recipe book 1, novel 0

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

Reviewed: 06-25-17

With the last five to ten minutes of each chapter containing sugar filled recipes for desserts, all I can say is...I hope the sweets are better than the the story for which they served as fillers.

  • The Moor: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

  • Mary Russell, Book 4
  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 938
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 854

In the eerie wasteland of Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes summons his devoted wife and partner, Mary Russell, from her studies at Oxford to aid the investigation of a death and some disturbing phenomena of a decidedly supernatural origin. Through the mists of the moor there have been sightings of a spectral coach made of bones carrying a woman long-ago accused of murdering her husband - and of a hound with a single glowing eye.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Excellent Entry

  • By Gary L. Richardson on 04-07-15

Sherlock Holmes retold

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

Reviewed: 03-19-17

Where does The Moor: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I have now listened to 6 of Laurie King's tales of Mary Russell and Sherlock, and definitely enjoyed them. However if it weren't for my visual impairment, I would do my own reading. As Mary Russell, narrator Jenny Russel is perfect, but as Sherlock, she is annoying at best. She uses a very nasal , higher pitched, straining voice for Sherlock's dialogue which is totally incongruous with a male character and uncomfortable to listen to.

  • Endurance

  • By: Jack Kilborn
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 790
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 677
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 672

The bed and breakfast was hidden in the hills of West Virginia. Wary guests wondered how it could stay in business at such a creepy, remote location. Especially with its bizarre, presidential decor and eccentric proprietor. When the event hotel for the national Iron Woman triathlon accidentally overbooked, competitor Maria was forced to stay at the Rushmore. But after checking into her room, she quickly realized she wasn't alone. First her suitcase wasn't where she put it. Then her cell phone was moved. Finally, she heard an odd creaking under the bed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW.......GREAT BOOK!!!

  • By Terri on 04-13-11

Grisly Horror

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

Reviewed: 10-07-14

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

This book is aimed at those who enjoy gross horror stories, with little else. If you are looking for something more subtle, look elsewhere.

Has Endurance turned you off from other books in this genre?

Yes and No. I'll avoid at least Jack Kilborn's horror stories from now on.

What three words best describe Christopher Lane’s voice?

Deep, Southern, overdone

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

revulsion

Any additional comments?

I don't think I have ever read a book with so little respite from horror.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Queen of Hearts

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,311
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,031
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,016

Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 35th in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal - but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene...

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So disappointing!

  • By Frances on 08-24-14

Good yarn, ear blasting performance

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

Reviewed: 09-12-14

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

NO. It is not possible to listen to it in comfort. Katerine Hellgren's vocal translation of several characters is high pitched, nasal and several decibels above normal audio comfort. The story line is fun, as are Rhys Borowns' previous tales, but the listening experience in so uncomfortable I had to reduce the volume whenever Queeny and other similarly interpreted characters appear.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The plot is entertaining. It is not the type of story telling that you expect to keep you on the edge of your seat. It is fun, amusing , somewhat unbelievable, but a decent escape from the daily grind.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Apart form the major characters, Georgina and Darcy, most of the characters are depicted with high volume, bizarre, and painful accents.

Could you see Queen of Hearts being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

Yes. But I'm not a casting director.

Any additional comments?

This series is fun and I am disappointed that the narrator hasn't toned down her characterizations so they are tolerable.