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  • Mission Impawsible

  • Paws & Claws Mystery Series, Book 4
  • By: Krista Davis
  • Narrated by: Elise Arsenault
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

Holly Miller and her grandmother, Oma, are working their tails off to prepare the Sugar Maple Inn for an upcoming matchmaking event for pet owners. While Holly has no interest in pairing up, Oma plans on playing Cupid and finding someone to warm her reluctant granddaughter's heart. Unfortunately, one man Holly does meet is cold - dead cold - and he has a personal letter from Oma in his pocket.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator

  • By Jane Pensyl on 02-17-17

Enjoyable as usual but why change narrators?

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

Reviewed: 03-09-17

Would you listen to Mission Impawsible again? Why?

I enjoyed this book and will probably listen to it again because I enjoy the series overall. I love Holly, Oma, Trixie, Twinkletoes and the rest.

What about Elise Arsenault’s performance did you like?

Ms. Arsenault's performance was completely acceptable and after I got my mind around the change in narrator (Jeanie Kanaley narrated books 1-3) I mostly enjoyed the book. I'm not a fan of switching narrators in the middle of an established series; I find it very jarring. When I preordered the book I hadn't realized there was a change but it was the first thing I noticed a few words into the book.

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  • Guilty Pleasures

  • An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,891
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,226

Published almost 10 years ago, Guilty Pleasures marked the debut of a writer who was destined to grow from cult favorite to a major bestselling author. Now, for long-time Anita Blake aficionados and newfound fans, Guilty Pleasures makes its debut in downloadable audio

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narration is just plain awful!!!

  • By NiceGirlsBkBlog on 09-03-09

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

  • The Laughing Corpse

  • An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,022
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,552
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,562

In The Laughing Corpse, a creature from beyond the grave is tearing a swath of murder through St. Louis. And Anita will learn that there are some secrets better left buried-and some people better off dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love the book, but hate the Sound Effects!

  • By Lisa on 11-10-10

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

  • Circus of the Damned

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 3
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,793
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,393
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,405

In Circus of the Damned, a rogue master vampire hits town, and Anita gets caught in the middle of an undead turf war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Vampires, Werewolves and Snake gods...oh my

  • By Jeanette L. Saunders on 01-05-10

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

  • The Lunatic Cafe

  • An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,264
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,270

Vampire hunter and zombie animator Anita Blake is an expert at sniffing out the bad from the good. But in The Lunatic Café, she's about to learn that nothing is ever as it seems, especially in matters of the not-so-human heart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great listen

  • By Kari on 06-10-10

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Bloody Bones

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 5
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,574
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240

When Branson, Missouri, is hit with a death wave - four unsolved murders - it doesn't take an expert to realize that all is not well. But luckily for the locals, Anita Blake is an expert in the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she's got an "in" with the creature that can make sense of the slayings - the sexy master vampire known as Jean-Claude.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • keep on listening

  • By Patsy G. on 10-08-10

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

  • The Killing Dance

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 6
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,541
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,189

In The Killing Dance, vampire hunter Anita Blake finds herself the victim when a $500,000 price is put on her head, and the two men in her life-a vampire and a werewolf-aren't helping the situation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW

  • By Patricia on 08-26-12

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Burnt Offerings

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 7
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,441
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,132

Anita Blake is a vampire hunter. But when someone else sets his sights on her prey, she must save them both from the inferno.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a BLAST! Hamilton and Alexis, unstoppable!!

  • By W. on 07-11-11

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Obsidian Butterfly

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 9
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 19 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166

There are a lot of monsters in Anita Blake's life. And some of them are human. One such individual is the man she calls Edward, a bounty hunter who specializes in the preternatural. He calls her to help him hunt down the greatest evil she has ever encountered - something that kills and maims and vanishes into the night. Something Anita will have to face alone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hmm

  • By Kari on 06-26-10

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

  • Blue Moon

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 8
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,363
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,055
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,054

The Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter backlist lights up the night. In her eighth adventure, Anita Blake can't turn her back on a former lover during the full moon. Especially since he's behind bars - and he's a werewolf.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved book - audio is ok

  • By Vicki on 03-20-10

Blame the rating on Audible

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

Reviewed: 08-02-14

Any additional comments?

First let me say, I loved this book and this narrator. Unfortunately I HATE the narrator they replaced Kimberly Alexis with in the more recent releases. Audible in it's infinite wisdom will not set up a way for me to get those books out of my "recommendations based on previous ratings". Because I rated the early books so highly they feel that they HAVE to recommend the later books in the series based on those ratings. I've emailed Audible asking for a fix for this and got no response. At this point I don't think there is one book in my recommendations that I haven't already read/purchased someplace else or that I cannot stand the new narrators. So in order to get some new recommendations had to go back and trash a whole bunch of books that I love. This truly sucks and is something I did NOT want to do. I'm blaming this on Audible.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful