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Bobbe Cummins

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  • Seeing Gail Again

  • By: Larry Farmer
  • Narrated by: Larry Farmer
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Jericho, just out of the Marines, returns to his roots in Texas only to face the anti-war movement that demonizes all Vietnam vets. He needs to sort through his life away from all that, and in his travels he stumbles upon a Shangri-La called the Lake District of England. There is peace and serenity around those lakes. And a girl—a beautiful, soulful girl he meets while working in the restaurant of a luxury hotel.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love this story

  • By Bobbe Cummins on 03-05-19

love this story

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

I love how the author reads the work. It adds an element of realism to the story. Very few authors can pull this off. Makes the reader wonder if the story is true or a tale of fiction…..hmmm. There is so much leading emotion, implied relationship, and adventure in the story. Following the travels leaves the reader wondering about their own past, and feeling as they are wandering through experiences with Gail and Jericho.

  • Overland on the Hippie Trail

  • By: Larry Farmer
  • Narrated by: Larry Lee Farmer
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

It was a new age, one called the Age of Aquarius. When the Beatles introduced the mystique of India to pop culture, the Hippie Trail was established as hip adventurers traveled overland from Europe to Kathmandu and India. Hunter was not among these hipsters. Still bitter over the way he was treated as a Marine combat veteran home from the Vietnam War, he felt the allure of the open road in America and in Europe. While getting visas in Vienna, he came across a Polish girl, Ewa, whose Politburo father got her unequal privileges she gladly abused to join Hunter on the trek to India to check out the new-age ashrams.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • That is why we read books, to escape to a place!

  • By Bobbe Cummins on 01-09-19

That is why we read books, to escape to a place!

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

Reviewed: 01-09-19

Ever been in love? Ever had a good friend? Ever had that one soul mate? If you have, you might just want to take an amazing adventure with them- and end up in Kathmandu or India. This story leaves the reader feeling as though they are young at heart. Being read by the author, helps the reader feel as though this author, may have presented more non fiction than fiction, and that emotion does transfer in the telling of the story. For me as a reader, that is a big part of the writing of any story. I don’t simply want a fiction book, I want some parts of it to be true. Don’t we all want some part of a fairy tale to be real? Of course we do, even if it is simply an adventure. That is why we read books, to escape to a place! This is a great book to do that with.

  • I Will Be the One

  • By: Larry Farmer
  • Narrated by: Larry Lee Farmer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Following his stint as a marine during the Vietnam War, James needs something beyond the mundane conformity of his life in Vicksburg, Mississippi. As he enters the Peace Corps, a political reformer named Benigno Aquino is gunned down in the turbulent Philippines, half a world away. James has no idea fate will interweave events for him to witness the overthrow of a dictatorship and the miracle of a bloodless revolution.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Adventure!

  • By Bobbe Cummins on 01-09-19

Adventure!

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

Reviewed: 01-09-19

This reads more of a memoir and adventure. I felt as thought I was enjoying the story along with the having an adventure. The author brings the reader into a place where they feel as though they are in the places, and experiencing events in the Philippines. The Peace Corp has always been a very interesting expense for many, this is one of those cases that makes a book worthy tale. The story has adventure around every page that keeps the reader turning the page.

I enjoyed the author reading his book. This cannot be said for many authors. I think it added a personal element.

  • Pretty Girls

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 20 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,096

Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss—a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely needed the trigger warning, but..

  • By Hillary on 02-01-16

My fav Karin Slaughter book!

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

Reviewed: 10-23-18

This is my favorite book by Karin Slaughter. Her story presented and her characterization of events are extremely well researched and factual. I have had the pleasure of knowing crime investigators that describe similar situations. Heart full and well told! I have read this a few times, as well as listened to this reader half a dozen times. Great reader!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Undercover Captor

  • By: Cynthia Eden
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 36

The man standing watch over Dr. Tina Jamison was an imposing, scarred figure. Even more frightening was what would happen when her kidnappers discovered they'd taken the wrong woman. Only she didn't realize this same guard was an undercover agent, or that Drew Lancaster left no fellow Elite Operations agent behind. Running handcuffed together through Texas, Drew vowed to protect Tina against all dangers. For a man who'd fought so many battles, he couldn't afford to lose this one. She'd need to follow his orders to stay alive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good narration. Story a bit dark in places.

  • By S. R. Lewis on 11-14-18

Pick me

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

Great little read for the weekend! Really enjoyed the character dynamics and story. The author weaves it well!

  • The Widows' Gallery

  • Lobster Cove Series
  • By: Marilyn Baron
  • Narrated by: Lili Dubuque
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Since the death of her husband, Abigail has been lonely and drifting in a house that’s too big and a town that’s too small. When she literally runs into sexy widower and whale-watching excursion captain, Tack Garrity, on the dock, she’s entranced by his adorable five-year-old daughter. But will Tack, who has harbored a secret crush on Abigail for almost two decades, be able to capture her heart?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Bobbe Cummins on 09-17-18

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

The story about 3 women who meet on a trip and make a decision to change their lives together. Upon arriving in Maine, the gang finds out that things are all as they appear. Between whale watching excursions and a historic home, the story takes many turns. Loved this book. Great story and solid characters.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Too Many Women in the Room

  • A Gilda Greco Mystery
  • By: Joanne Guidoccio
  • Narrated by: Tamara Eastridge
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8

When Gilda Greco invites her closest friends to a VIP dinner, she plans to share David Korba’s signature dishes and launch their joint venture - Xenia, an innovative Greek restaurant near Sudbury, Ontario. Unbeknownst to Gilda, David has also invited Michael Taylor, a lecherous photographer who has throughout the past three decades managed to annoy all the women in the room. One woman follows Michael to a deserted field for his midnight run and stabs him in the jugular.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Mystery not good Audio quality.

  • By cosmitron on 06-22-18

too many women is right

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

There are a lot of sub stories going on in this story. All women. Plots, by-lines, and settings. There is definitely a killer in the midst because people keep dying and being murdered. Overarching question is why and by who. The novel weaves through the various women, and attempts to determine who holds the key to murder.

  • Murder in the Mist

  • By: Loretta C. Rogers
  • Narrated by: Miranda West
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

New York investigative reporter Laura Friday returns to Cole Harbor to recuperate from a near-fatal gunshot wound. When she and her aunt go picnicking on a nearby island, the ground gives way beneath her and Laura falls into a shallow grave, landing on a woman's skeletal remains. Now someone is leaving white rosebuds on Laura's doorstep. Park Ranger Bryan Cole makes no secret of his attraction to Laura. Riddled with guilt that she's to blame for her best friend's death, Laura lets Bryan know she is not interested in anything beyond a platonic relationship, and he realizes he has his work cut out for him if he wants to win her heart. A psychotic killer lurks in the town. The voices inside his head tell him Laura is the perfect woman. If she screams when he tries to love her, will there be another grave to fill?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fast pace suspense is a nail biter!!

  • By Darcie on 07-09-18

love and a psycho worker

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

East coast flare. Laura is at the heart of many cross roads. Laura is an investigative reporter, returning to a small town. Laura early on finds many men are interested in her. She is befriend by several people, including Bryan Cole, a park ranger. Laura finds herself being stalked and learns a serial killer emerges in the wake of Laura attempting to live a simple life.

  • The Love Gypsy

  • By: Mariah Lynne
  • Narrated by: Sally Ritchie
  • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Florida homicide detective Brianna Breeze can't seem to catch a man unless she handcuffs him. So her best friend decides to take matters into her own hands and tricks Brianna into seeing the Love Gypsy, a time traveler's friend noted for her extraordinary matchmaking skills. When a tall, muscular man wearing jeans, a black leather jacket, and slicked-back 50s hair bursts in on her first visit, Brianna is bewitched. Despite the gypsy's warning not to get involved with him, Brianna can't get him out of her mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cute and easy listen

  • By Nicole on 07-08-18

Love from the past

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

The past meets present love story. Brianna is the girl we know today. Struggles with finding a good mate. Once she meets an intriguing gentleman, everything she could desire, she must decide either to stay in the present day, or join him in the past. Brianna meets with a love gypsy who guides her in her quest for answers and solutions. Is the man from the past a murderer, and does it matter? Complicated as love can be, she has many decisions to make.

  • Let the Dead Lie

  • The McKay Series, Book 1
  • By: W. L. Brooks
  • Narrated by: Susan Marlowe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

A widower with four adopted daughters, Emmit McKay likes to keep a handle on things. But nothing can prepare the former FBI sharpshooter for the battles coming to his small hometown, especially the one which arrives in such a tempting package. Savannah Walker moves to Blue Creek to take over as principal of the school Emmit’s daughters attend. With a masters’ degree in education and a no-nonsense attitude, she is caught off guard by the behavior of the McKay girls and never expects to fall in love with them - or in lust with their father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Let the dead lie.

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-16-18

Interesting Western Style

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

Reviewed: 07-02-18

It appears to be set in a classic olden day tale style, yet has modern day folksy happenings. The talk and lingo, a bit too hillbilly for Montana but a cute story. Setting should be more in West Virginia somewhere, not Montana. But it is a cute story. The little orphan Annie girls and the ex-FBI daddy work a low key general store in town. Story has a few good bylines woven in. This would make a great real life tale of a Little House on the Prairie neighbor, time period and style of writing.