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  • The Moonstone [Naxos AudioBooks Edition]

  • By: Wilkie Collins
  • Narrated by: Ronald Pickup, Sean Barrett, David Timson, and others
  • Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123

Upon inheriting the Moonstone, a huge and priceless diamond, Rachel Verinder's delight turns to dismay when the gem suddenly disappears. But this is no ordinary theft. Sergeant Cuff of Scotland Yard is called in and immediately suspects an intricate plot. However, not even his powers of detection can penetrate fully the mysteries surrounding the diamond.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The very finest detective story ever written

  • By John on 11-10-16

Full Moonstone Shines!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

The narration was well performed and suited perfectly to the form of the story. If you like a lengthy listen to a mystery set in the Victorian Era, this is your cup of tea. The plot is simple, with just enough twists to keep it interesting. however, like the era, the story drags under it˜s own weight in places,

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  • The Hike

  • By: Drew Magary
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,548
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,537

When Ben, a suburban family man, takes a business trip to rural Pennsylvania, he decides to spend the afternoon before his dinner meeting on a short hike. Once he sets out into the woods behind his hotel, he quickly comes to realize that the path he has chosen cannot be given up easily. With no choice but to move forward, Ben finds himself falling deeper and deeper into a world of man-eating giants, bizarre demons, and colossal insects.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best ending I can remember

  • By David on 05-08-17

The most outrageous funny nightmare!

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

Reviewed: 02-20-17

Short on plot. Long on laughs & surprises! Crab steals the show. Well performed. Enjoyabe.