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  • High Country Fall

  • By: Margaret Maron
  • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

Publishers Weekly declares that the "leaves of autumn are in full splendor, and so is Maron's talent in her 10th Deborah Knott adventure". Judge Knott is finally ready to marry her long-time friend Deputy Sheriff Dwight Bryant and settle down...or is she? She jumps at a chance to fill in for a judge in the high country of North Carolina. But ugly murder haunts the beauty of the Smoky Mountains.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love It!

  • By Kathleen Hobel on 05-21-05

Could not get into this.

1 out of 5 stars
1 out of 5 stars
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-11-13

What disappointed you about High Country Fall?

The narrator was awful and the story dragged. Won't continue reading the series.

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How did the narrator detract from the book?

She was not believable.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Major disappointment

  • Death of an Addict

  • A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 210
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 211

When a recovering addict dies while recuperating near Lochdubh, our red-headed hero suspects foul play. To complete his investigation, Constable Macbeth must leave his idyllic home and travel to Amsterdam to match wits with big-time drug dealers. Fans will enjoy seeing a new, tougher side of Macbeth as he dons smart suits and falls in love with his gorgeous superior officer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Series takes a dark turn

  • By Townsend on 06-11-17

Poor story line and pointless sex

1 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-05-13

What disappointed you about Death of an Addict?

The plot was convoluted and all about sex rather than about mystery.

What do you think your next listen will be?

not sure

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

enjoy her interpretation

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Death of an Addict?

most of the sex scenes

Any additional comments?

the book lost its focus early and never regained it.

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