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  • Fangs in Fondant

  • Priscilla Pratt Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Melissa Monroe
  • Narrated by: Cindy Kay
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Priscilla Pratt is 377 years old, give or take a decade. She’s the best baker in Bellmare, Massachusetts, and just wants to continue to lead a quiet life in the quaint and haunted tourist destination. Not even an elaborate, last-minute wedding cake commission - a multi-tiered fondant replica of Dracula’s castle - could be a stake in her side. But when the bride turns up dead hours before the wedding, Priscilla and her pastries are the first to be suspected. Priscilla will have to get to the bottom of this murder, or her business and reputation will be six feet under.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting and strange

  • By cosmitron on 09-14-18

Just not my cup of tea

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Vampires just not in my interest area but thought to check out a book to see if I would change my mind. Still o interest on my part but assume others would enjoy.

  • Key Lime Crime

  • Sunny Shores Mysteries Series, Book 1
  • By: Cassie Rivers
  • Narrated by: Kim Pruitt
  • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

Kara Summers recently returned to her hometown of Sunny Shores, Florida, to start her own food truck business. Little did she know her summer would start off with a bang…literally. A propane explosion caused the Mama Mia Food truck to flame up with the owner inside. The police ruled it an accident, but Kara discovers evidence to the contrary. Her inquisitive nature, along with her love for mysteries, won't let her rest until she uncovers the truth. Unfortunately, the truth hits a little too close to home. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • disappointing ending

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-15-18

VERY ENTERTAINING MYSTERY

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

Reviewed: 08-23-18

Well read by the narrator. She gave these characters a life and I enjoyed it very much. Good story a great narration. Excellent combination.

i received this audiobook for free and am freely offering my unbiased review.

  • Lady Justice and the Geriatric Gumshoes

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15

Inspired by their hero, Walt Williams, three retirees decide to give Lady Justice a helping hand.
Although their intentions are good, these septuagenarian sleuths get crossways with the Kansas City mafia, dangerous drug dealers, and the Russian mob. Walt must come to their rescue, putting himself in harm’s way to pull their eager, but aging, fannies out of the fire. Follow the action as Walt and the geriatric gumshoes prove once again that good guys can triumph over evil, no matter how old they are.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good!

  • By Book Junkie on 10-29-18

ONE MORE ENJOYABLE ESCAPADE

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

Wonderful new adventures of the geriatric set. Lots of wisdom and laughs make this a thoroughly enjoyable "read".

This audiobook was given to me for free and I am offering my unbiased review.

  • Witch Is Next?: A Cozy Mystery with a Cat and a Mop

  • Cozy Witch Mysteries Series, Book 1
  • By: Angela Kensey, Crazy Cozies
  • Narrated by: Evelyn Adams
  • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

When the 23-year-old witch arrives in California, a man gets shot during the parade on the 4th of July. Somehow, she gets involved in the investigation. She assures her cat Shadow that her relationship with Detective Colvin is purely professional, but at the same time, she isn’t certain whether or not the single father is interested in more than friendship. Meanwhile, the two interrogate family, friends, employees, and suspicious individuals that may lead them to the discovery of the perpetrator.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sabrina but better?

  • By Anonymous User on 10-24-18

JUST NOT QUITE WHAT I EXPECTED

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

the storyline is about a 23 yr old that looks much younger and I found that the story seems written more like that of a much younger teenager!

I received this audiobook for free at my request and am offering my unbiased review.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Brett Always Wins

  • Brett Cornell Mysteries, Book 3
  • By: David D'Aguanno
  • Narrated by: Travis Henry Carter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

According to the police report, the attractive, blue-eyed blonde had been shot to death in her apartment at around 7:30 p.m. Then how was it possible that nearly 50 people saw her dining and dancing at a nearby club over three hours later? Set in the late 1980s, the third Brett Cornell novel finds the studly private detective surrounded by the usual bevy of beautiful women, as well as a few seedy characters who foolishly decide to butt heads with the supreme unscrupulous bastard himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brett is a gift to all womenkind

  • By cosmitron on 07-14-18

Just Not My Cup of Tea <br /><br />

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

A little too over the top for me but the narrator played the role well and I did listen right through to the end.


0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Heliotrope

  • By: JC Miller
  • Narrated by: Ann Simmons
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

Buckle up your Birkenstocks and travel back to 1975. Discover (or relive) the pre-digital age in Arcata, a remote Bohemian college town in California. Meet Kit, a hard-working, bookish senior, on track for graduation - that is, until she falls for Jonathan, one-time bestselling author, now her stand-in professor. Jonathan, a master in the art of deception, isn't who he appears to be. As their bond grows, Kit's desire blinds her to the truth - a shocking discovery shatters her faith and ultimately tests her integrity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Transported me back to the 70's

  • By Kathy on 12-08-16

AND LIFE GOES ON

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

! don't usually listen to non-mystery books but decided to hear this one because years ago my husband and I spent a glorious long weekend in Arcata and loved this small town and outlying areas. It was a little quirky and super relaxing away from the hub-bub of busy San Jose. We had always planned to go back there but life got in the way. So it was fun to read this story of characters living, loving and growing in the early years in Arcata.

Note: In exchange for an unbiased review, the author, publisher, and/or narrator were kind enough to provide an audio version of this book at no charge


0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Truth Kills

  • Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries Series, Book 1
  • By: Nanci Rathbun
  • Narrated by: Kieren Calland Metts
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Angelina Bonaparte is a force to be reckoned with. When her husband cheats on her after 25 years of marriage, she reinvents herself - trading the life of a suburban housewife for a toned body, designer duds, a cherry-red Miata, and a new career as a private investigator. Now a 50-something hottie with a kickass approach to snooping and a knack for disguise, she takes no prisoners. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoy a great Narrator and a great story.

  • By cosmitron on 02-27-18

A GREAT "WHODONIT" ... DEFINITELY WORTH THE 'READ'

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

Reviewed: 04-29-18

I really enjoyed this audiobook with a great female main character and references to an interesting family background. Kept me interested and always looking forward to listening and trying to figure out who was guilty. Am looking forward to more books in this series.

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

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Omega Strain

  • A Mitch Herron Thriller
  • By: Steve P. Vincent
  • Narrated by: Tom Jordan
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Meet Mitch Herron: unstoppable assassin and biological nightmare. Herron's business is death and business is good. Though he's an assassin without equal, his latest job is no walk in the park. Fanatics hell-bent on cleansing the planet ambush Herron and turn him into a walking bioweapon. With only days before he's used to spread the most lethal contagion in human history, Herron can surrender himself to quarantine or hunt down the fanatics, knowing he might be the only person who can. The clock is ticking....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Omega strain

  • By med c on 04-06-18

RIVETING ..... GRIPPING STORYLINE

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

Reviewed: 04-23-18

Well, at first I thought this was going to be a bit too much gore etc., but it captured my attention quickly and I just knew I needed to keep listening right until the end.

I received a free copy but voluntarily reviewed.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Bird and the Buddha

  • Before Watson, Book 2
  • By: A S Croyle
  • Narrated by: Cat Gould
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

It is 1878, and Dr. Poppy Stamford has reluctantly rekindled her relationship with Sherlock Holmes. Though it has been almost four years since they parted on uneasy terms and while he continues to suppress his feelings for her, they are still intrigued and inspired - and frustrated - by each other. When her beloved uncle is arrested in relation to a series of murders near the British Museum, Poppy and the burgeoning detective set out to find the evidence to set him free.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A real English classic novel

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-28-16

very interesting story

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

Reviewed: 02-28-18

While a little long-winded at times, this was still a great Sherlock mystery. and I did enjoy it very much..

  • Lady Justice in the Eye of the Storm

  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

With the death of a young black man, Walt and Ox are dragged into the eye of a storm as Kansas City erupts in violence and demonstrations. Fearing for their lives, Captain Short sends them on assignment to Cabo San Lucas where they find themselves in the eye of a very different and even more dangerous storm - Hurricane Odile. Surviving these ordeals pushes both men beyond the limits of anything they have experienced, and leaves Walt facing one of the most important decisions of his life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This one may make you self examine your own actions

  • By Book Junkie on 10-12-18

REALITY SO CLOSE TO HOME

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

Reviewed: 02-13-18

As much as I enjoyed the return of all the characters, I was more than a little depressed after listening to this audiobook. I guess that telling it like it really is ... is just too much for me. I know that there is always some reality in the Lady Justice books but this one came way too close to home. However, this will not stop me from continuing to listen/read this series.