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Detroit, MI
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  • The Grove

  • By: John Rector
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 5 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51

In John Rector’s dark and fascinating psychological thriller, The Grove, farmer Dexter McCray becomes both detective and suspect. He is a man fighting to escape a troubled past, but after waking from an alcoholic blackout to discover his tractor stuck in a ditch and the body of a teenage girl in the cottonwood grove bordering his cornfield, he wonders if it’s a fight he cannot win. In the hopes of proving his innocence, he sets out to find the truth.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • A waste of time!!

  • By Wayne on 05-09-17

The performance was good... Story was....

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-18-17

So so. The story is about a mental I'll man that I think has schizophrenia. He sees a ghost of a dead girl. She torments him and trys to make him to do bad things.
The story itself was really hard to follow along with.

  • Stillhouse Lake

  • By: Rachel Caine
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,968
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,832
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,805

With her ex now in prison, Gwen has finally found refuge in a new home on remote Stillhouse Lake. Though still the target of stalkers and Internet trolls who think she had something to do with her husband's crimes, Gwen dares to think her kids can finally grow up in peace. But just when she's starting to feel at ease in her new identity, a body turns up in the lake - and threatening letters start arriving from an all-too-familiar address.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • imagine Capt. Kirk as a cheerleader

  • By friendlykitty on 09-20-17

Never experienced Rachel Caine's work before...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-17

Rachel Caine's is a great mystery writer. Gwen /Gina is running from her serial killer husbands legacy. The Internet makes it real hard. But with her strength and smarts......I recommend you read it!

  • The Dummy Line

  • By: Bobby Cole
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 579
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 510
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 517

Jake Crosby’s nine-year-old daughter Katy is pure tomboy, and her dad couldn’t be happier. Since she was old enough to walk, Katy has shared Jake’s love of the outdoors, taking to hunting and fishing as quickly as other kids take to baseball or bike riding. As he packs the truck for a spring turkey hunt, he vows to savor the time with his little girl. But Jake’s hopes for an idyllic weekend are shattered when a band of drug dealers attempts to break into the Crosbys’ remote hunting camp. Desperate to protect his daughter, Jake makes a violent and gut-wrenching decision.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good and Fast Paced

  • By Susan on 07-21-13

fastpaced -edge -of -your -seat

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

Reviewed: 06-06-17

The story from start to finish was a keep on your toes! Great Narration too!

  • Blood of the Faithful

  • Righteous, Book 8
  • By: Michael Wallace
  • Narrated by: Arielle DeLisle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Now that their latest battle is over, the religious residents of Blister Creek are dealing with their losses and trying to heal - physically and spiritually. Their leader, Jacob Christianson, now feels the full burden of the responsibility and finds himself at a crossroads: keep the believers isolated, or see what lies beyond Blister Creek's borders.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Same narrator

  • By Amy-Mommyof4 on 05-16-17

Same narrator

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-17

Love the fact that this series is by the same narrator! Religious polygamous sect, great thrill ride!

  • Help Wanted

  • By: Richie Tankersley Cusick
  • Narrated by: Tara Sands
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7

A job in a manor-house library gives Robin more than she bargained for. All Robin wants is a part-time job. A friend has invited her on a Florida vacation that promises to be the trip of a lifetime, and Robin needs money for airfare. The ad on the school bulletin board is irresistible: “Get Rich Quick,” it promises, and Robin can’t say no.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible

  • By Amy-Mommyof4 on 05-03-17

Horrible

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-17

The author of this book seems like a high school kid. The story line was OK BUT we know absolutely nothing about any characters from this book. A back story was needed for this!

  • The Hangman

  • Forgotten Files, Book 3
  • By: Mary Burton
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 916
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 807
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 800

Julia Vargas is a cop with a mission. When she's not chasing down bad guys, Julia dedicates her time to investigating the Hangman serial killer...the same unsolved case that her father, Jim Vargas, was working on when he supposedly shot and killed himself three decades before. While rumors continue to swirl around her father's death, Julia attempts to hunt down the truth. The case once again hits dangerously close, however, when a woman's bones are discovered in a historic downtown home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story

  • By Patricia on 05-31-17

great ending to this trilogy

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

Reviewed: 04-27-17

Fast paced novel with likeable characters. You really end up rooting for the hero!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Restless Spirits Super Boxset

  • Two Gripping Cozy Mysteries
  • By: Alexandria Clarke, Roger Hayden
  • Narrated by: Tia Rider Sorensen, Jo Nelson
  • Length: 22 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

Mystery masterminds Alexandria Clarke, author of Witch Myth, and Roger Hayden, author of The Haunting of Bechdel Mansion, which have collectively accumulated 250+ five-star reviews, come together in this super box set for the first time! That's two complete book series comprised of six novels at a discounted price!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • awful

  • By Amy-Mommyof4 on 04-23-17

awful

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

Reviewed: 04-23-17

I had to get a refund. Horrible first story. the narration made it impossible to get through. the second story was Ok. The narrator was a lot better than the first so I was able to sit through the second half. do not waste your time!

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Angel of Death

  • By: Elicia Hyder
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365

After stopping a serial killer and shutting down an interstate human trafficking ring, Sloan Jordan is ready for a break. But back at home in Asheville, her problems have only just begun. The supernatural world has taken an interest in her, and strange things are happening. Her powers are multiplying, she's plagued by vivid nightmares, and a deranged young woman, babbling an unknown language, has been detained by police.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable, Again!

  • By SindyM on 07-22-18

There needs to be another..... April 25th

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-17-17

I finished the series in a matter of a few days. Sloan and her gang are amazing main charaters. Sloan, Warren and Nathan make an amazing team! Narration was done amazingly well. Never flat!

  • The Soul Summoner

  • By: Elicia Hyder
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 533
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 489
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487

Blessed or cursed with a connection to the souls of others, Sloan Jordan can see the best in people...and the worst. With nothing more than a glance at a photograph, she can judge the living from the dead and the good souls from the evil ones. For 27 years she's kept her ability a secret, but 11 young women have been murdered in the mountains of North Carolina, and Sloan may be the only hope of finding their killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Ashlynde on 07-24-17

Never experienced Elicia Hyders work before

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-17-17

I reviewed this after completing the series. The book was amazing. Fast paced supernatural thriller. The narrator did an amazing job and the narratives was never flat!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Lost Dog

  • A Gideon and Sirius Novel, Book 3
  • By: Alan Russell
  • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 390
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323

Detective Michael Gideon is used to being handed L.A.'s oddest cases, but his newest one assigned itself. When Gideon's K-9 partner, Sirius, rescues a lost dog from a pack of coyotes, the duo tries to return her home - only to discover her owner is missing. Heather Moreland has clearly disappeared under suspicious circumstances, and the more Gideon digs into her past, the more he's convinced of her abduction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Man/Dog suspence series

  • By shelley on 06-24-16

Trilogy

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-28-17

This was by far the best out of the trilogy. What makes it even better there is enough detail in this book to know what had happened in the previous two without overdoing iit. Sirius and Gideon are an amazing cop duo!