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  • Glass Predator

  • Harmony Black, Book 3
  • By: Craig Schaefer
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

For Harmony Black, practicing witch and government agent, defeating criminal masterminds and eliminating supernatural threats are all in a day's work. She's ready to fight, as long as she can count on her partner, Jessie Temple; her team at off-the-books special FBI unit Vigilant Lock; and her magic. But her latest case threatens it all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of action and excitement!

  • By Montzalee Wittmann on 03-23-19

Lots of action and excitement!

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

Reviewed: 03-23-19

Glass Predator by Craig Schaefer and narrated by Christina Traister is book 3 in the series. Full of action, adventure, emotions, suspense, and a touch of terror and humor! Fast paced and full of excitement, this series is sure to please! The narration is excellent too!

  • When You Are Engulfed in Flames

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,518
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,578
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,562

Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him all over again. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Start with this One

  • By Elvie on 04-28-16

Thought provoking, hilarious, and amazing characte

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris and narrated by author is a book I picked up from the library. I enjoyed this book so much! The first story had me laughing so much!!! He has a way of telling a basic story but making it extraordinary and either heartwarming, thought provoking, or hilarious! I could relate to many of his characters! I think I have seem them all he listed. Love his books!

  • Stunt Double Trouble

  • Booker Brothers Detective Agency, Book 2
  • By: Maisie Dean
  • Narrated by: Marie Hoffman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Kacey Chance is a former actress turned detective. Luckily for her, acting skills come in handy during investigations. Kacey's latest assignment is to investigate a suspicious workplace accident. The victim, who worked at local hangout Rockburger, is seeking a large cash settlement. A stakeout at the victim's residence reveals nosy neighbors and colorful roommates who drop hints that nothing about this accident is quite as it appears.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kacey and her Booker Boys strike again............

  • By Katie on 03-22-19

Great cozy mystery that is clean

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

Stunt Double Trouble by Maisie Dean and narrated by Marie Hoffman is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This adventure takes our gal on a case to unravel a insurance claim. As she gets deeper in the case, the deadly the case gets for our PI gal! (The brothers are also cute in their own way too! ) The ending is unpredictable and shocking! Great stoy!
Narration was good!

  • Magic Hunter

  • An Urban Fantasy Novel
  • By: C.N. Crawford
  • Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 345
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 303

Rosalind lived for the hunt. Now she might die for it. Rosalind's mission is simple: hunt demons and mages. As a member of the Brotherhood, she's dedicated to protecting the world from dark magic. Someone's got to stop the supernatural bloodlust - plus, hunting's a hell of a lot more exciting than her computer science classes.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great story if you can overlook the narrator

  • By epicbookaddict on 10-13-17

Mages and camps and guardians!

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

Reviewed: 03-15-19

Magic Hunter by C. N. Crawford and narrated by Laurel Schroeder is a good fantasy with the Guardians fighting the camps and mages. Our main goal who is a Guardian ends up being chased by her own people and saved by a mage. She then needs to find out why. Good story but I really got tired of the game's attitude. I really liked the mage through.
The narrator was ok, good reading of the book but not a great performance of the book.

  • Red Knight Falling

  • Harmony Black, Book 2
  • By: Craig Schaefer
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312

FBI agent Harmony Black and her team, Vigilant Lock, face a new type of threat: one from beyond the stars. They'd always heard the Red Knight was an urban legend: in 1954, three years before Sputnik launched, a mysterious satellite was sighted circling Earth, though no power on the planet had such technology.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Another good story marred by poor narrative choices

  • By Rob on 10-15-17

Trouble from the sky!

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Red Knight Falling by Craig Schaefer and narrated by Christina Traister continues the series in this book 2. With an evil from beyond our planet, lots of mysteries to solve, more creatures like Jessie, a nosy reporter, and an object to return to space before the Earth is invaded by something unspeakable....just another job!
Very exciting and crazy good! Lots of suspense and action! Love the narration too!

  • The Electrical Menagerie

  • The Celestial Isles, Book 1
  • By: Mollie E. Reeder
  • Narrated by: Travis Baldree
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

The Electrical Menagerie, a one-of-a-kind robotic roadshow, is bankrupt.... To save their show, Carthage and Huxley risk everything in a royal talent competition, vying for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform for the future celestial queen. Behind the glittery haze of flash paper and mirrors, every competitor has something to hide...and it's the lies Carthage and Huxley tell each other that may cost them everything. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magic and Mystery!

  • By Meagan Sellers on 03-18-19

An entertaining steampunk circus murder mystery!

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

The Electrical Menagerie by Mollie E. Reeder and narrated by Travis Baldree is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This was a fresh change from what I had been reading. I love steampunk and this was excellent! Adding in a circus feel, the steampunk, and then murder, and more, it took this novel over the 'big top'! Loved the characters, especially one of the "electricals". Plot and twists kept the story rolling.
With Travis Baldree as narrator is was bound to be good! Excellent voices and emotions! Great job!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Space Force

  • By: Jeremy Robinson
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer, Emily Woo Zeller, Machelle Williams
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216

 

Five years ago, the US Space Force became a reality. And while those writing the checks took things very seriously, the other military branches did not. As a result, Space Force was populated by undesirables: men and women who made too many mistakes, didn't follow the rules, or...slept with the wrong general's daughter. Three times. On camera. It was a mistake, okay? My name is Captain Ethan Stone, a decorated member of SEAL Team Six turned Space Force "recruit". 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's Like The Army or Navy But For Space

  • By Cyphers Fallen on 02-27-19

Clever, Witty, and Hilarious!

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

Space Force
By: Jeremy Robinson
Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer, Emily Woo Zeller, Machelle Williams
This is a fantastic book that keep me giggling from beginning to end! It is so clever, witty, and hilarious that I laughed out loud many times! I loved the fun characters and crazy plot and aliens! It was just what I needed. Can't wait for the next book.
The s were awesome! They made the book super!

  • Harmony Black

  • Harmony Black 1
  • By: Craig Schaefer
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 587
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 520

Harmony Black is much more than your average FBI special agent. In addition to being a practicing witch, she's also an operative for Vigilant Lock, an off-the-books program created to battle occult threats - by any means necessary. Despite her dedication to fighting the monsters threatening society, Harmony has become deeply conflicted about her job. Her last investigation resulted in a pile of dead bodies, and she suspects the wrong people are being punished for it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good FBI crime novel

  • By Wayne on 09-30-16

FBI for the supernatural cases

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-10-19

Harmony Black by Craig Schaefer and narrated by Christina Traister is a spooky and exciting fantasy read with the real boogie man, demons, and other supernatural creatures. Harmony is a FBI witch that is on a case that means a lot to her. Someone is taking children and often making it look like it was the parent. Harmony's sister was kidnapped and Harmony and her mother saw who really took her, the boogie man! Good story with lots of great characters and mini-stories inside the main one. Love the suspense and fantasy action.
Narration was excellent!

  • Breeds, Book 1

  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,515
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,512

In a near-deserted coastal village, odd things are happening. Strangers are asking questions about the town's recluse. A local hunter discovers naked footprints in the snow. The stray dog population has ceased to exist. And with winter's most powerful weapon bearing down, things are about to become much, much worse. A werewolf book. Not a romance. Not at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Add another feather in Keith's cap!

  • By J.C. on 05-16-18

Very original werewolf story!

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

Reviewed: 03-09-19

Breeds by Keith C. Blackboard and narrated by Sean Runnette is a real werewolf book! There is no fluffy romance but true gritty horror of gore, action, and savagery! This is not a real unique twist to the were genre that I found appealing too. A very fresh look at an old subject! Loved how the author developed the world and characters, even the animals.
The narration was perfect for this story!

  • Craven Manor

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 379
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378

Daniel is desperate for a job. When someone slides a note under his door offering him the groundskeeper’s position at an old estate, it seems too good to be true. Alarm bells start ringing when he arrives at Craven Manor. The mansion’s front door hangs open, and leaves and cobwebs coat the marble foyer. It’s clear no one has lived there in a long time. But an envelope waits for him inside the doorway. It contains money and promises more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really Enjoyed

  • By Catherine Simpher-Benwell on 03-28-18

A good story of ghosts, friendships, and evil!

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

Reviewed: 03-06-19

Craven Manor by Darcy Coates and narrated by Will Damron is a great ghost story but a story about an unlikely friendship too! It has mysteries, a creature or two, a ghost, greed, and compassion all in one book. I liked how it all ended up too! Narrator was terrific in his performance also! Good book all around!