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  • Imogene in New Orleans

  • By: Hunter Murphy
  • Narrated by: Lee Ann Howlett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 20

At the ripe age of 73, Imogene Deal McGregor has a penchant for following her own instincts, as well as more grit and spunk than her hypochondriac son, Billy McGregor, and Billy's impulsive partner Jackson can handle. The boys take Imogene to New Orleans with their devilishly handsome English bulldog Goose, hoping to visit friends and attend a second line parade, but moments after arriving in the French Quarter, they find their friend Glenway Gilbert murdered in his art gallery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mayhem and madness

  • By Jan on 07-03-16

A cozy southern mystery

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

Reviewed: 07-12-16

Imogene, her son Billy and his partner Jackson are on an adventure to New Orleans to visit some friends. When they get there though their vacation is turned on its end with the death of a friend of theirs. A crooked cop and more suspects then they can count, Jackson and Billy are on the hunt for the killer. Imogene has her own way of finding clues and before long the mystery is solved.

This is a nice cozy mystery with little violence and no sex. I recommend this book for those ages 15+. This is a book where the fact that many of the main characters are gay doesn't matter one bit. Its a mystery first with gay characters being secondary.

Lee Ann Howlett is a marvelous narrator and she makes this book even more of a pleasure. I have always enjoyed her work.


I was given a copy of this book free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review through Audiobookboom.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dead Man

  • Black Magic Outlaw, Book 1
  • By: Domino Finn
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 461
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 425

I'm Cisco Suarez: necromancer, shadow charmer, black magic outlaw. Sounds kinda cool, doesn't it? It was, right until I woke up half dead in a dumpster. Did I say half dead? Because I meant 100% dead. Full on. I don't do things halfway. So here I am, alive for some reason, just another sunny day in Miami. It's a perfect paradise, except I'm into something bad. Wanted by police, drenched in the stink of dark magic, nether creatures coming out of the woodwork, and don't get me started on the Haitian voodoo gang.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, so much good stuff packed into this!

  • By The Bookwyrm Speaks on 06-20-16

Great start to a new series

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

Reviewed: 07-12-16

Cisco Suarez is a recently back from the dead ... or is he. As one who dabbles in dark magic, Suarez doesn't have any idea where he has been for the past 10 years. Over the course of the story, he finds what has happened, who is to blame and comes up with a plan for the future. I can't wait to see what happens next for him.

I recommend this book for those who enjoy a darker kind of mystery. There is some magic and voodoo in this book so this may not be for everyone. Neil Hellegers is a great narrator who brings out all the emotions necessary to tell this story!

I was given a copy of this book free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review through Audiobookboom.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Bubba and the 12 Deadly Days of Christmas

  • A Bubba Mystery
  • By: C. L. Bevill
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

Bubba Snoddy's got some problems. His family has descended for the Christmas holidays and not in a good way. His cousin wants to own the Snoddy Mansion, decrepit, falling down columns, termites, wood rot and all and isn't above using manipulative behavior to achieve his ends. Miz Demetrice is up to nefarious and illegal activities while trying to entertain relatives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • more like 12 days of heck

  • By Sandy L on 05-16-18

Bubba is back!

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

Reviewed: 07-12-16

Bubba is back in a new adventure/mystery. With the help of his mother Miz Demetrice, Deputy Willodean Gray and his nephew Brownie, Bubba sets out to find a killer striking during the Christmas holiday. Hilarity ensues as Bubba is once again a suspect for a crime he didn't commit. Will Bubba find the killer before he ends up back in jail? Only time will tell.

This is another great story in the Bubba mystery series and Michael Gilboe is delightful as Bubba and the other cast of characters in this book. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a great southern cozy mystery.

This book was provided by the author, narrator and/or rights holder, from audiobook blast dot com, in exchange for an honest review.

  • Amber: A Dane and Bones Origins Story

  • Dane Maddock Origins, Book 7
  • By: David Wood, Rick Chesler
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

They called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. For more than 200 years, the world marveled at the fabled Amber Room. And then came the Nazis. Since the second World War, one of the world's most magnificent lost treasures has lain hidden, and it's up to Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and "Bones" Bonebrake to find it again. Joined by Zara Leopov, their squad must follow the trail of clues from history in a perilous, action-packed race to find a treasure and unlock a deadly secret hidden in Amber.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dane and Bones Orgins!

  • By Cheri on 05-13-16

Dane and Bones are back on another adventure ...

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

Navy SEALs Dane and Bones are back on a new assignment. This time they are in search of the famous Amber Room. It hasn't been seen in hundreds of years and with new clues the search is on.

I love Jeffery Kafer's work and this book is as good as the others. He brings you into the story with his emotion and vocal talents.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a great adventure.

I received this book from the author,narrator or rights holder in exchange for an honest review via Audiobookblast dot com.

  • Bride Two Soon: Can Best Friends Become Sister Wives?

  • Love Multiplied Book 1
  • By: Rayanna Jamison
  • Narrated by: Rita Rush
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 9

What happens when two life long best friends Mollie, and Beth Anne find themselves married to the same old fashioned man?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting

  • By Jroc123 on 04-15-16

An alternate view to marraige

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

Reviewed: 05-26-16

Is there anything you would change about this book?

I would flesh out the background of the community more. How did this group come about and do people move into the group easily?

What was most disappointing about Rayanna Jamison’s story?

As mentioned above, fleshing out the characters and background of the town, it would help to explain the belief system of the people living there.

Which character – as performed by Rita Rush – was your favorite?

I did enjoy Molly and Beth Anne a bit. Ms. Rush was able to make them each their own people.

Was Bride Two Soon: Can Best Friends Become Sister Wives? worth the listening time?

I did like what I heard but I was looking for more ....

Any additional comments?

I received this book in exchange for an honest review from Audiobook Blast dot com

  • Bubba and the Dead Woman

  • By: C. L. Bevill
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

Bubba Snoddy is a good old country boy with a big problem. Although he's personable, handsome, and lives in a historical Southern mansion in a small Texas town, he has just discovered the dead body of a woman to whom he was once engaged to marry. His ex-fiancée was responsible for Bubba being thrown out of the military, which in turn caused his shameful return to the tiny town of Pegramville, where everyone is a consummate gossip, and no one has any secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun southern mystery!

  • By Christina on 04-12-16

A cozy southern mystery

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

Reviewed: 05-26-16

Where does Bubba and the Dead Woman rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I really enjoyed listening to this book. Buddy is quite the character. He is thoughtful and caring but a the same time not one to be run over. I liked him a lot!

What did you like best about this story?

I liked that the main characters were not the stereotypical 'southern hick' kind of people. They are smart and educated people who are 'normal' in their own way.

Which character – as performed by Michael Gilboe – was your favorite?

It's a toss up between Bubba and his mother Miz Demetrice. He is down to earth and she is out there at times. Between the illegal poker ring she runs and the every changing way she claims to have 'killed' her husband (he died of a heart attack}, you don't know what she is going to say next

Any additional comments?

I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a cozy southern mystery that is light on the romance but heavy on the humor and laughter.


I received this book from the author, narrator or rights holder in exchange for an honest review from Audiobook blast dot com.

  • Channeling Morpheus for Scary Mary

  • By: Jordan Castillo Price
  • Narrated by: Gomez Pugh
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 175
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 170

Michael is a waif in eyeliner who's determined to wipe vampires off the face of the earth. Wild Bill's got the hots for Michael and will stop at nothing to go home with him. Forget about moonlit castles and windswept moors. These bad boys haunt all-night diners and cheap motels, cut-rate department stores and long, lonely stretches of the interstate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sexiest vampire series ever!

  • By Jesi Lea Ryan on 04-19-15

Not your typical Vampire Story ...

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

Reviewed: 04-26-16

If you could sum up Channeling Morpheus for Scary Mary in three words, what would they be?

Sexy, thrilling and unique

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

Mr. Pugh is a fantastic narrator. The grit that he brings to Wild Bill compared to the innocence that is portrayed when he is Michael is vast. He has all the angles covered. I can't wait to listen to more of Mr. Pugh's work.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

As others have said, when Michael and Wild Bill are by the grave markers and Wild Bill is telling of his past life.

Any additional comments?

Channeling Morpheus for Scary Mary is a different kind of vampire book. Yes, there are other M/M vampire series out there but this one has a way of drawing you in. I liked how the characters were introduced and how they were able to meet again. I would, however, like more explanation about what the title of the story means. I just can't connect it with the book. Unless there are other stories out there that I haven't read yet. I look for forward to listening to more of Mr. Price's work.

Due to the adult nature of this book, I recommend it to those 18+ years and older.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBlast

  • See Bride Run!

  • By: Charlotte Hughes
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

Atlanta's billionaire heiress Annie Hartford has been under her father's thumb her entire life. At 29, he is now forcing her to marry a man she doesn't love in front of 600 guests. With only moments to spare, she hijacks the family limo, which breaks down in small town Pinckney, Georgia. Annie, who has never wanted for anything, suddenly finds herself homeless, penniless, and with only the clothes on her back: a designer wedding gown and diamond tiara.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Small Town Romance

  • By Debbie W. on 03-22-16

Sweet light romance with a bit of mystery ...

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

Reviewed: 04-26-16

Would you listen to See Bride Run! again? Why?

Yes, I would. I liked the story line and the fact that Annie was standing up for herself. She makes a good female lead.

What about Elizabeth Klett’s performance did you like?

Ms. Klett was able to give each character their own voice. She gave Annie a backbone, Sam his charm and Lillian her caring spirit. I've enjoyed Ms. Klett's work in the past and I look forward to listening to more of her books.

If you could rename See Bride Run!, what would you call it?

I would call it "Living Her Own Life" (subtitle How Annie stood on her own two feet!)

Any additional comments?

While this may start out like many a chic-lit book, Annie shows the spunk she needs to lead her own life and get away from her father. I recommend this book to my friends who enjoy a sweet but thoughtful romance. Annie and Sam are quite the couple!

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBlast

  • Slutty Vixen Variety: 30 Hardcore Erotica's

  • By: Nora Wicked, Sadie Sensual, Ginger James, and others
  • Narrated by: Nora Wicked, Desiree Divine, Ginger James, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 26

Thirty sexy and explicit sex shorts. From vampires to the paranormal. Slutty babes doing each other and everyone else. Threesomes, gangbangs, lesbian, anal, and really rough. Even the most unholy sinful delights. Hours upon hours of sizzling arousal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Steamy

  • By Aaron Shahin on 03-03-18

Not for everyone ...

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

Reviewed: 03-13-16

Any additional comments?

This is a collection of erotic short stories that cover a wide ranges of topics/fetishes. I know that not every story will appeal to everyone but there should be at least a few that will delight you. The variety of narrators help make this book easy to listen to. Also, with the stories being a chapter each if you don't like a story you can just skip to the next one.

As the subject matter is erotica, I would recommend this book to adults 18+ who like to be adventurous.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.

  • Salted

  • Lacey Luzzi Mafia Mysteries, Book 3
  • By: Gina LaManna
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

After taking a gig with her grandfather - the Don of the Italian mafia - Lacey Luzzi has been in for a wild ride. Stolen property, rogue weddings and uncomfortable Family dinners - she's seen it all. However this time, when Carlos interrupts Lacey's sugar-induced nap with a phone call, he gives her an assignment that sends her skidding into a place she least expects: the local spa.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot water Spa

  • By Zena on 03-19-16

3rd times a charm with Lacey!

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

Reviewed: 03-13-16

If you could sum up Salted in three words, what would they be?

Hilarious, fun and suspenseful

What was one of the most memorable moments of Salted?

When Lacey and Anthony were on the roof after the party. I was nice to get some background on how Lacey and Meg became friends. It was deeper than I thought it would be.

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

Ms. Kelly knocks this one out of the park again. To me she is Lacey. You can hear the sugar buzz in her voice. Ms. Kelly also gives all of the other characters the emotion and voice needed to make this a great listen. I can't wait for the next book.

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

At a little over 7 hours, I would be hard pressed to do it in one sitting but I would say it would make a great weekend listen or if you were on a road trip. Lacey will keep you entertained.

Any additional comments?

I received this book in exchange for an honest review by the author, narrator or published. All opinions are mine and mine alone.