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  • Killer Injustice

  • Hope Hadley Cozy Mystery Series, Book 6
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: S.L. Crawley
  • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

Two years after the murder of Sadie Cambridge, Hope Hadley is still reeling over her friend's death. When Walter Clayton is put on trial for the murder, Hope believes that at least justice will be served. So when Walter is astonishingly acquitted, it sends shock waves through the entire community. But Walter's freedom doesn't last long. The next day, he is found murdered. This is one case that Hope wants nothing to do with. Unfortunately, when members of the Cambridge family become prime suspects in Walter's murder, Hope begins investigating in hopes of exonerating them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such A Talented Amateur Sleuth...

  • By Teresa on 12-10-18

Such A Talented Amateur Sleuth...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

I'm always looking forward to listen to one of Meredith Potts' audiobooks. Her characters are always spunky but never obnoxious and the plots are straight forward and to the point. This book in the Hope Hadley series does not disappoint. Always looking for justice especially when avenging the death of a dear friend, Hope gets wrapped up in this mystery that evolves quite speedily but not without some twists and turns that keep you guessing until the very end. As usual, the writing is very pleasant and easy to follow and the narration very well interpreted. A quick mystery for those days when you wish to be entertained but want to keep it light and enjoyable. Thumbs up!!!

  • Halloween Candy with a Side of Murder

  • Daley Buzz Cozy Mystery, Volume 6
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Lisa Beacom
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Halloween is still a week away, but disturbing things are already starting to occur in Sabrina Daley's picturesque hometown of Treasure Cove. First, a local restaurant burns down under strange circumstances. Next, one of Sabrina's regulars at Daley Buzz Coffee Company is found murdered. Can Sabrina solve both cases in time to treat herself to some candy, or will her Halloween night end with a deadly trick?  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can Sabrina figure out who killed Allison?

  • By Baroness Book Trove on 10-05-18

Another Sweet Chapter in This Series

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

Reviewed: 12-07-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

When you listen to this series you cannot but think of sweets of any kind and shape, and mostly flavors... The flavor of the day in this case is Halloween candies that keep reappearing throughout the narration. Sweet-tooth Sabrina cannot resist a treat the same way she can't resist getting involved in solving murder mysteries that literally fall on her lap. This time the victim is a client and friend and the murder weapon a very unusual one. From clue to clue Sabrina and her Detective boyfriend David, close in on the murderer that might not necessarily be your prime suspect. Worth a listening for sure especially with the great performance by the narrator. And just like candies, I'm sure that you won't be able to just listen to one book in the series...

  • Gull Harbor

  • By: Kathryn Knight
  • Narrated by: Kristin James
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

When Claire Linden's job sends her to the sleepy town of Gull Harbor, she never expects to encounter her ex-boyfriend. As a medium, the prospect of tackling a haunted house is less daunting than seeing Max Baron again. Throughout their passionate college relationship, he promised to love her forever. Then, without explanation, he abandoned her on graduation day. Claire is determined to rid her temporary home of its aggressive ghost, but Max soon realizes she's facing a danger beyond the paranormal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and great narration!

  • By Jocelyne on 03-20-18

A Story of Love, Ghosts, and Mystery

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

Reviewed: 12-07-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This is a very well-written and captivating book in which the paranormal blends well with every day life. It is pretty credible because of it, and we learn to sympathize with the struggles faced by Claire who finds herself caught in a triangle of dramas in which a restless ghost, the lost and found-again love of her life, and a father unable to accept her life choices, are all competing for her attention and abilities to solve problems.
Maria, the ghost, is a tormented soul that cannot rest, but her violence soon gives way to gratitude and love as she learns how Claire is able to help avenge her death.
Max's figure is a little enigmatic at the beginning and we don't know if we should love or hate him. However before long all is explained and put to right, so yes, go ahead and love him since at the end he proves to be a great romantic.
The narration was also very well executed. All in all, this audiobook will leave you with that sweet feeling that all's well that ends well.

  • Cookies with a Side of Murder

  • Daley Buzz Cozy Mystery Series, Book 5
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Lisa Beacom
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Eleven years ago, Sabrina Daley's sister, Jessica, went missing without a trace. Despite all of Sabrina's searching, she has had no luck in uncovering any clues about what happened to Jessica. All that is about to change. After an agonizing wait, Sabrina finally gets the answers she has been looking for. But will discovering the truth come at the expense of her own life?  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sabrina Solves Her Greatest Mystery

  • By Teresa on 12-03-18

Sabrina Solves Her Greatest Mystery

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Another great cozy mystery by one of my favorite author. This 5th book in the Daley Buzz Cozy Mystery Series, is the culmination of a personal drama that has been consuming our amateur sleuth Sabrina. Together with her boyfriend David, she follows the clues to solve a murder investigation that brings back memories of her sister's disappearance. This trail brings them to solve that cold case as well, reopening wounds that have never properly healed. There are two mysteries that are unveiled throughout the narration and though similar, each one has a trail of its own that needs to be followed.
Because of the protagonist's personal drama, this is not one of the "coziest" of stories, but the listening experience is still an enjoyable one. Wonderful writing and exceptional narration makes this audiobook a must on your listening list.

  • Christmas Cookies with a Side of Murder

  • Daley Buzz Cozy Mystery, Book 7
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Lisa Beacom
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Fun-filled parties. Beautiful decorations. Delicious food. Fantastic presents. Joyous family celebration. And murder. This is shaping up to be a holiday season that Sabrina Daley will never forget. But if she doesn't act fast, it will be for all the wrong reasons. Can Sabrina bring a killer to justice before her Christmas is ruined? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Cozy!

  • By Jan M on 10-15-18

A Christmas Mystery that Keeps on Giving

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Just days before Christmas another unexpected murder case forces Sabrina and David to look into the mystery that surrounds it. The uncanny power of deduction that Sabrina has developed soon brings the couple to follow a trail of clues and possible murderers. It is not a smooth ride and the pressure to solve the mystery before Christmas puts a damper on Sabrina's social and personal life. Having David share the burden is of great help however and the traditional happy ending will put us all in a celebratory mood.
Masterfully developed by the author and pleasantly interpreted by the narrator, this cozy murder mystery will keep you entertained and guessing to the end. Though part of a series it works well as a standalone.

  • A Not so Merry Christmas Murder

  • Hope Hadley Cozy Mystery Series, Book 5
  • By: Meredith Potts
  • Narrated by: Rachel Carr
  • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Hope Hadley normally loves Christmas. Things are different this holiday season, when her neighbor is found strangled in his backyard with a set of Christmas lights. Desperate to bring the killer to justice and to salvage what is left of the holiday season, Hope races to find the guilty party before they strike again. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chritsmas Tragedy

  • By Nati on 12-09-18

A Suspenseful Christmas Tale

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

It is always a pleasure to listen to Meredith Potts' books and as we are approaching the Christmas Holidays I'm binging on her books, especially the holidays ones. The cozy mysteries are short enough that you can easily listen to them without interruptions. I've listen to this particular book while decorating my house for Christmas. How appropriate.... The narrative is pleasant and even though part of a series, the book works just as well as a standalone. It is a little unorthodox that civilian Hope would be allowed to be part of official police murder investigations, but poetic (or literary) license is what novels are all about... This particular tale happens to take place during the Christmas period, when the wonderful aromas of eggnog, Christmas cookies, and spice cakes waft though the air and from the pages of the book. The mystery is intriguing enough to keep you guessing to the end. The narration is pleasant, though some words are mispronounced, but the interpretation more than makes up for it. This is a Christmas book you don't want to miss.

  • Following Heaven

  • By: Jacqueline Druga
  • Narrated by: Michael Johnson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

By the time Nick Morris realizes the grave error he made in leaving his wife Jessica, not only has she happily moved on but, unfortunately, Nick dies. Nevertheless, because of the manner Nick passes from this earth, he is given a grand opportunity and afforded the chance to be Jessica's guardian angel until he earns his wings. Nick believes that hanging around Jessica just a little bit longer isn't that bad of a deal until he realizes Jessica can see him and things get complicated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Feel good Fantasy book

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-20-17

A Sweet Fantasy Romance

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This is a story of hope with a smile. Now we know that angels come in any shape and size and that cursing is not alien to them either... I found myself smiling a lot while listening to this audiobook. It is a different type of fantasy book where love weaves a web of discoveries and memories. It is truly enjoyable as we learn to love and discover the protagonists while being witnesses to their failings and accomplishments. Nick is the most unassuming and unconventional angel ever in pursuit of his wings without truly wanting them. Trips in and out of probation and purgatory for his propensity to swearing, makes him even more likable for his supernatural "humanity". Job well done by both author and narrator who did a fantastic job in his interpretation.

  • The God of the Labyrinth

  • By: Colin Wilson
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

Gerard Sorme has been hired by a New York publisher to edit a book on Esmond Donelly, notorious 18th-century Irish rake, friend of Rousseau, Boswell, and Horace Walpole, and author of a bawdy work on the deflowering of virgins. Sorme's quest for information on Donelly takes him to the home of a pyromaniac and flagellant in Baton Rouge, the labyrinthine corridors of the British Museum, and a remote castle in Ireland. As he digs deeper into the mystery of Donelly, Sorme uncovers a tale of intrigue, conspiracy, and murder involving a secret society, the Sect of the Phoenix.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sex,history but no Video tapes.

  • By cosmitron on 05-11-18

A Pretty Good Philosophical Story

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This story is more like a philosophical approach to human sexuality than a novel. It's almost a dissertation that takes root in the need for men to justify their basic instincts. I was expecting a very different storyline, but in all honesty the mystery that is supposed to hold the story together is pretty fragile at best.
I also found that the main character came across as being a little whiny, with little backbone. Even though he professes great love for his wife and baby daughter, his multiple sexual encounters with strangers (so much for safe sex...) proves him to be opportunistic and inconsiderate. I don't know of any wife that would be that forgiving and open minded...
The excuse for these experimentations is the need to unravel the machination of an evil secret society. It is an excuse as good as any. But if that alone is not justification enough, the protagonist is also suffering from a state of possession by the spirit of a debauched rogue. At the end it is a story of voyeurism at its best where lust and reckless reign supreme. The writing however is good as is the narration. I did find that the author's explanation after the book ended, was a further attempt to justify his choice of subject matter and to offer a wordy explanation of why his writing is not pornography. I don't think that he's wrong in that as I didn't perceive the story as pornographic, but it is at the very least sexually graphic, so keep that in mind when deciding if it is a book for you.

  • Five Wishes Series (A Romantic Comedy Series)

  • By: Elise Sax
  • Narrated by: Angie Hickman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

The Five Wishes Series is five hot and hilarious novellas about wishes that go terribly wrong…fortunately. Each novella is roughly 100 pages with NO cliffhanger. Five Wishes...A happy ending is just a coin toss away.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Too Funny!

  • By G C on 05-21-18

A Sweet and Cozy Romance Series

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-27-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Ready for some sweet and steamy romances? Then relax and enjoy this series centered around fabulous women and their breathtakingly handsome men. The main and returning character is a fountain, and not an appealing one apparently, but with magical powers and a lots of mischief. So what if the wish you asked for didn't actually come through? The substitute one certainly makes up for it.... One word keeps everything tied together and that word is "cute": cute characters, cute plots, cute background. I did like how the main characters for the next book in the series came popping out in the current one making cameo appearances. The narration was sweet and very well interpreted and the writing pleasant and smooth.
Cozy up next to a fire and enjoy this marathon of happily ever after love stories.

  • A Mysterious Rogue

  • By: Rosie Wynter
  • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Peter Farrell is thought to be a rogue with a dark secret, hiding the terrible truth about the origins of his young daughter, Abigail.... He is used to his reputation as a devious villain; but still, he manages to inspire Rosalie’s trust when she comes to live with her well-connected aunt in London after two failed seasons. Yet, he can’t just share his past with her. There’s too much at stake. Rosalie must find a suitable husband, and the answer to her family’s prayers arrives in form of Julian Wareham, the Marquess of Oakham.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen!

  • By Heather North @AudiobookObsession on 07-23-18

A Quintessential Regency Romance

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-27-18

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

If you are a Regency Romance lover, you'll certainly find this book enjoyable. The Mysterious Rogue is just that, a handsome, enigmatic, selfless gentleman. Of course we know how the tale will end right from the beginning of the love story, but what happens in between the unusual start and the happily ever after ending, makes the story much more interesting. I particularly liked the young daughter's character with her overwhelming need to be loved by a mother figure. That in fact was the only aspect that left me a little confused, since she had a natural mother who apparently loved and cared for her. I can understand the unwillingness to marry her rescuer, but you would think that she would want to share her daughter's life. I guess maybe that was the way in Regency's England...
The narration was really great and most pleasant as was the writing. Nice book when you're in the mood for clean romance and a little mystery.