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  • Faking Forever

  • First Wives, Book 4
  • By: Catherine Bybee
  • Narrated by: Emma Wilder
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 339
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338

Shannon Wentworth’s biological clock is ticking, and she isn’t going to let her single status keep her from having a baby. When her wedding-photography business takes her to Mexico, she has every intention of finding a willing baby daddy to help her out. Until the bride goes AWOL, leaving Shannon to coddle the arrogant fiancé who has accused her of sabotaging his wedding. Victor Brooks never could have imagined that he’d be on a honeymoon for one. Only here he is, taking a hard look at his life after the younger women he thought he loved walked out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful read and narration..

  • By Trish R. on 03-15-19

So Enjoyable!

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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: 04-11-19

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this series and the antics of these friends and new spouses. It almost felt as if they befriended me.

  • My Lovely Wife

  • By: Samantha Downing
  • Narrated by: David Pittu
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 438
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406

Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our biggest dreams and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored. We look like a normal couple. We're your neighbors, the parents of your kid's friend, the acquaintances with whom you keep meaning to get dinner. We all have our secrets to keeping a marriage alive. Ours just happens to be getting away with murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dark and twisted!

  • By hari senthil gurusamy on 03-26-19

Oh Yes!

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

Reviewed: 03-29-19

I wanted to write a review even before the end of the book! I’ll make this succinct - listen to the book, spend the credit, be awed.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Perfect Alibi

  • A Novel
  • By: Phillip Margolin
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157

A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of indisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he's sent to prison. Not long after, there's another rape, and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes - which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent legal thriller...

  • By shelley on 03-08-19

Excellent

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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: 03-22-19

I’m not sure who I need to thank for the collaboration of Margolin and Plummer, but WOW! So VERY good.

  • The Silent Patient

  • By: Alex Michaelides
  • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins, Louise Brealey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,904
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,383

Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening, her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face and then never speaks another word. Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing debut!

  • By Jillian Hendrickson on 02-12-19

It’s a Yes for Me!

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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: 02-15-19

There were times I wanted the plot to go faster, but I’m so glad I heeded the advice of previous reviewers. Such s good story.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wicked Dirty

  • By: J. Kenner
  • Narrated by: Paula Hoffman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

On the outside, Lyle Tarpin is a clean-cut Hollywood actor whose star is on the rise. Inside, he's battling his own demons, shunning relationships and finding solace in the arms of a string of anonymous women paid very well for their discretion. But when he's photographed in a compromising position by an over-eager reporter, the only way to save his career is to say that the woman he was with is his fiancée. And now Lyle has to play a very public game with the only woman who's ever managed to get under his skin.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This narrator needs to read children's books

  • By Betsy on 04-02-19

Wow

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

A great story with a nice plot. I enjoyed the characters and will be looking for more by J Kenner.

  • Fiercely Emma

  • Cake Series, Book Three
  • By: J. Bengtsson
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,590
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,426

Emma, older sister of renowned rock star Jake McKallister, has crafted a quiet existence for herself. Fiercely independent, scorned at work, and indifferent to relationships, she's spent the past decade trying to move on from the crime that shook her family to the core. But unfinished business from Emma's troubled past looms heavy, threatening to destroy the fledging love she's found with the only man to ever jump-start her wounded heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love J. Bengtsson

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-05-17

The hits keep coming!

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

Reviewed: 01-20-19

Yet another amazing story by J. Bengtsson! With Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber, you have become my dream team.

  • Shelter in Place

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,566
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,601
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,543

It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEast Mall. And as the survivors slowly heal, find shelter, and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait - and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Nora I love is back!!

  • By Indydog on 05-31-18

Awesome book

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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: 01-05-19

I was initially hesitant to read this book because, after being a long time Roberts fan, I felt her books had become predictable. Well, not this one! I so enjoyed Shelter In Place was a very pleasant surprise and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Guess I’m back on the Roberts fan wagon! Toot toot

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • One True Loves

  • By: Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,219

In her 20s Emma Blair marries her high school sweetheart, Jesse. They build a life for themselves, far away from the expectations of their parents and the people of their hometown. They travel the world together, living life to the fullest. On their first wedding anniversary, Jesse is on a helicopter over the Pacific when it goes missing. Just like that, Jesse is gone forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My new favorite author!

  • By Kim on 06-12-16

All the stars!

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

Reviewed: 12-22-18

While I usually rate a book with stars, it’s seldom that I’ll write a full review. This book review is an exception for an exceptional book! The story enchanted me in from the beginning and captured my heart through to the end. I fell in love and I think you will too.

  • The Outside Child

  • By: Tiffany L. Warren
  • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

All of Chenille Abrams' dreams came true the day she married NFL star Brayden Carpenter. He's the down-to-earth, loving, and protective man she never thought she'd find. And with her own successful career, Chenille plans to be more than just a famous athlete's wife. She's determined to balance work, marriage, and motherhood, as the couple awaits their first child.... Until their son is born with a crippling heart ailment. Until a devastated Brayden starts putting his career above everything else. And when tragedy strikes, Chenille struggles to find a reason to go on....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty Good.

  • By DeeDee on 09-21-18

Not what I expected

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

Reviewed: 10-22-18

I thought I had this story figured out within the first few chapters- boy meets girl, boy wood and gets girl, boy loses girl then gets her back. The end! Yeah, that was so not what happened. Many of the twists and turns happen near the end of the book. It held my attention and proved to be yet another outstanding book by Tiffany L. Warren.

  • Influence

  • By: Carl Weber
  • Narrated by: Dylan Ford, Bishop Banks, B. Lipton Bennett, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466

When he graduates with his law degree, handsome and charismatic Langston Hudson is ready to hit the ground running as a lawyer with his family's firm, but a routine traffic stop during a night out with his friends quickly derails his plans and turns his world upside down. Langston and his friends are arrested after officers find half a million dollars' worth of drugs in his car. When Jacqueline Hudson learns of her son's arrest, she immediately begins to build her case. She is one of the top lawyers in the country, with a reputation for being a shark in the courtrooms.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the story, hated the ending.

  • By Chicagoavonlady on 09-23-18

So Good!

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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: 10-07-18

While I’m a Carl Weber fan, I wasn’t sure what to expect from them novel. Well, let me tell you what you can expect -a WELL crafted book that’s enjoyable, intriguing and suspenseful. I really enjoyed it and think you will too.