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Really good!

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

Reviewed: 07-20-16

What made the experience of listening to The Blissfully Dead the most enjoyable?

Great narrator and great plot.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Blissfully Dead?

I like the backstory of the main detective as much as the crime solving.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was the type of audio book that you can't put down.

Any additional comments?

I cannot wait until the new audio books by these authors are available on Audible!

Addictive author

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

Reviewed: 06-27-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I love Angela Marsons, I would recommend any of her books to any of my friends that like slightly disturbing psychological mysteries

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Not edge of my seat, but I couldn't stop listening to it.

Have you listened to any of Jan Cramer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I love this narrator, she voices the characters very well.

Any additional comments?

This book is great, maybe not her best but still a 5 star listen.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Misleading heading

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

Reviewed: 05-12-16

What disappointed you about Agatha Raisin?

Agatha Raisin, as always, was very enjoyable but at the time I am writing this review, the title of this audible book is The Wizard of Evesham and the Murderous Marriage and that is what the description said was included in this audible book but it's just The Murderous Marriage so it's very misleading. False advertising, really.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

I loved the book, I don't love Audible's incorrect description about what was included.

Any additional comments?

Audible needs to update this.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

Good but...

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

Reviewed: 04-18-16

If you could sum up The Zombie Chapters, Volume I in three words, what would they be?

Not enough story.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

The character development, the descriptions and the plot were all enjoyable but there are so many characters introduced that it's difficult to care about any of them despite the authors intense character development. I also found myself waiting for the story to take off but it never did. Despite that I did buy the volume 2 to see where the author was going with things...

Amazing.

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

Reviewed: 02-25-16

What made the experience of listening to Lost Girls the most enjoyable?

The narrator was amazing. It was like being in Birmingham. She could manipulate your feelings towards a character with her different accents and the plot of Lost Girls was so good!

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The very edge of my seat. I could not stop listening and the end did not disappoint. I love that there is more than one mystery.

What about Jan Cramer’s performance did you like?

She was amazing! Her accents were perfect.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No, extreme reaction, I just really enjoyed listening to the story and the narrator.

Any additional comments?

I was reading the new Lisa Gardner novel during the same period I was listening to Lost Girls and although Lisa Gardner is normally a favorite author of mine, Angela Marsons put Lisa Gardner to shame. I found it difficult to get through Lisa Gardner's new book because I kept comparing it to how captivating Lost Girls was.

At times, painful to listen to

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

Reviewed: 11-11-15

Is there anything you would change about this book?

The infection, describing it as human. It was so bad. And that cat, I was so grateful when that cat died!!! I know you have to suspend your disbelief to a certain extent to listen to zombie books, but there are parts of this book where you have to plug your ears and sing "La-la-la"!

What do you think your next listen will be?

This book left a sour taste, so I think I will avoid zombie books for a bit.

What does Dan Morgan bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He is amazing. If it weren't for this narrator, I believe I would have put this audiobook down mid-way and never picked it up again. He gives Howie and Dave life. I hope he narrates more books soon!

Was The Undead: Part 2 worth the listening time?

There were parts that were really, really good and there were parts that were so bad they were unbearable. I don't feel like I wasted time listening to it, but I can't imagine listening the Part 3. I fully expect that in the Part 3 the "infection" will begin writing his memoirs. Honestly, it's ludicrous.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Kind of felt like a filler book

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

Reviewed: 11-06-15

Would you try another book from Sarah Lyons Fleming and/or Julia Whelan?

Yes, I enjoyed both the author and narrator.

If you’ve listened to books by Sarah Lyons Fleming before, how does this one compare?

The first book in this series was better, this book felt kind of like a bridge between Part 1 and Part 3. Necessary but not quite as fulfilling as the first and third.

What about Julia Whelan’s performance did you like?

She is the perfect voice for the main character.

Was And After worth the listening time?

Yes, it is enjoyable but not quite as good as book 1 and 3

Like a cup of tea in audio form

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

Reviewed: 11-06-15

Where does Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This ranks quite high up. It was so easy to listen to, relaxing yet captivating.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

It's not an edge of your seat type of book. I really enjoyed the story and was interested to find out who the murderer was but just listening to the story was what made it enjoyable.

What does Penelope Keith bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She was a great narrator. Really gave Agatha a voice.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Don't be deterred by the cover art

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

Reviewed: 10-02-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this book to any of my friends who enjoy zombie fiction. Loved the narration and the fact that it had a plot, not just blood and gore.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Undead: Part 1?

I really enjoyed when Mr. Howie was desperately throwing objects out of his apartment. Funny, yet realistic.

What does Dan Morgan bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The tone, I loved Mr. Morgan's voice. He added humour and sarcasm at the perfect times. I can't imagine a better narrator for this book.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No, it was nice breaking it up over a few days.

Relaxing Zombie thriller

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

Reviewed: 08-05-15

Would you consider the audio edition of Until the End of the World to be better than the print version?

Quite possibly. The narrator was very good! She had an array of character voices and her voice really seemed to suit the main character.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked that it was a thriller and made you think "what if" but there was enough of a storyline outside of the zombie action so it wasn't exhausting to listen to.

Have you listened to any of Julia Whelan’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No, but I would certainly listen to her again.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No.

Any additional comments?

I can't wait to listen to Part 2 of the series!!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful