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Joyce

Miamisburg, OH, United States
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  • Holy Rage

  • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

June 16, 1692. Relic dealer Georg Ayndorfer is found slain in the Chapel of St. Quirinus of Tegernsee. Was it the holy rage of St. Quirinus himself, or was Ayndorfer murdered by jealous colleagues? Georg Asam, a famous artist commissioned to paint a fresco in the chapel, feels compelled to investigate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Statue Cries At Midnight

  • By Joyce on 09-01-18

The Statue Cries At Midnight

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-18

At this time it Europe 's maturing people believed in many strange tho and crying statues were one of them. But read on, in faithful fellow, and you will learn how this is done!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Book of the Night

  • The Black Musketeers
  • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne - translator
  • Narrated by: Will Ropp
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 175
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 153

In this thrilling adventure by bestselling author Oliver Pötzsch, thirteen-year-old Lukas has been trained as a swordsman by his father, a nobleman who was once a famed Musketeer. When the threat of war and accusations of witchcraft spread across the land, Lukas's life is forever changed. He flees his home and vows to find his missing sister.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • good story

  • By Leslie on 11-03-16

Oops

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-13-18

Like I am known to do occasionally, I read book 2 in the series before book 1, but it didn't take away from either of them. As one of the characters said at the end "and what would Merlin have thought about this?"

  • Sword of Power

  • The Black Musketeers, Book 2
  • By: Oliver Pötzsch, Jaime McGill - translator
  • Narrated by: Will Ropp
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

Lukas wants only two things: to rebuild his castle home in time to make it through the coming winter and to reconnect with the sister who was stolen from him in a plot against his family. But then an astrologer appears with foreboding news: his old adversary, Inquisitor Waldemar von Schönborn, has stolen three royal artifacts, which are required to coronate a new German emperor. With these valuable objects - the sword, the crown, and the scepter - he could blackmail the empire. The treasures are currently hidden in three different places in the old imperial city of Prague.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Knights of Olde

  • By Joyce on 08-11-18

Knights of Olde

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-11-18

Kind of mixture of Tolkien, Brother Cadfael and a Polish Camelot. If you enjoy that kind of thing, and I do, the book is great!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • She Wore Only White

  • By: Dorthe Binkert
  • Narrated by: Mel Foster
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 54

Aboard the S.S. Kroonland, Valentina Meyer, a beautiful, mysterious woman wearing a white evening gown, admits to being a stowaway on the ocean liner headed toward Ellis Island. Now a passenger with a secret and an uncertain future, she becomes the central figure around whom the lives of a small group of first-class passengers revolve.Henri is a sculptor who unexpectedly falls in love with Billie, a young lady dependent upon a “gentleman” to support her. But Billie has a secret that will change her life....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Almost a 4

  • By Kindle Customer on 06-12-18

Love Boat Circa 1900

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-18

The morals were a little different in those days, but on the whole this could be a script for that show even though it is very light on comedy.

  • Disenchanted

  • By: Robert Kroese
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 660
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 659

King Boric the Implacable knows death comes to all great warriors. He just didn't expect it to be so damn fickle. Felled by an assassin's blade, he should be spending eternity carousing in the Hall of Avandoor. Instead, his spirit is bound to his decaying body by the enchanted sword of Brakslaagt. And unless he can hunt down the mysterious Lord Brand, who gave him the weapon so long ago, he is cursed to wander the earth forever as an undead wraith.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Warning, do not listen in public

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-26-13

A Modern Day Fairy Tale

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-24-18

Well, there actually aren't any faeries in it, but if you like J. R. R. Tolkien you are going to LOVE this book.

  • Turn Left for Gibraltar

  • Harry Gilmour, Book 3
  • By: David Black
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

As 1941 draws to a close, brave young men are fighting for freedom in countries across the globe. But for Sub-Lieutenant Harry Gilmour, washed up in neutral Spain alongside 'interned belligerents' from both sides of the war, hostilities have come to a pause. Before long, his unlikely comrades must once again become his enemies, and he is back at the frontline of the battle for the Mediterranean.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Submarines Are A Different Breed

  • By Joyce on 05-21-18

Submarines Are A Different Breed

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-21-18

No matter what country you sail for submarines are a different breed. You cannot be assigned to one you have to volunteer!

  • The Skipper's Dog's Called Stalin

  • A Harry Gilmour Novel, Book 2
  • By: David Black
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16

Spring, 1941. France has fallen but the Free French naval forces are in no mood to surrender. Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant Harry Gilmour is also ready for action, despite the horrors of his first taste of submarine warfare. When he is appointed as British Navy Liaison Officer aboard the Free French submarine Radegonde, he finds it anarchic, disorientating - and very French. Within its claustrophobic confines, suspicion and misunderstanding are rife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can A Dog Be Happy On A Submarine?

  • By Joyce on 05-20-18

Can A Dog Be Happy On A Submarine?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-20-18

The answer won't be found here, but I did find out something I did not know. English officers served on Free French Submarines during WWII, an interesting posting!

  • The Ocean Liner

  • By: Marius Gabriel
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 885
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 796
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 797

Cousins Masha and Rachel Morgenstern board the luxury liner the SS Manhattan bound for New York, desperate to escape the concentration camps that claimed the rest of their family. America offers a safe haven, but to reach it they must survive a hazardous Atlantic crossing. Among their fellow passengers fleeing the war, each with their own conflicts, secrets, and surprises, are the composer Igor Stravinsky, making a new start after a decade of tragedy, and Rose Kennedy, determined to keep her four children from harm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Historical Fiction--Compelling Characters

  • By Linda on 04-05-18

A Love Forever

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-17-18

Although this book is primarily about the life of Rosemary Kennedy, it tells through the stories of other characters what the attitude of the public has been through the years towards anyone who does not share what they consider a normal and healthy sexual alignment.

18 of 19 people found this review helpful

  • Summer in Good Hope

  • A Good Hope Novel, Book 2
  • By: Cindy Kirk
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

A widow at twenty-six, Primrose Bloom returns to idyllic Good Hope, Wisconsin, with her two rambunctious young boys, seeking the beauty of the lakeside landscape and the comfort of home. After the loss of her husband and her job, all she's looking for is peace. Prim is resolved not to date again until her boys are in college, but her will starts crumbling whenever she's around her former high school debate partner, Max Brody.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not My Hope

  • By Joyce on 04-28-18

Not My Hope

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-28-18

I just couldn't get into this. Maybe if I was 10 it would have helped.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Gone to Sea in a Bucket

  • A Harry Gilmour Novel, Book 1
  • By: David Black
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Like all young men of a certain age, Harry Gilmour had his own notion of how a naval battle should be. This wasn't it. Norway, 1940: Sub Lieutenant Harry Gilmour's first encounter with battleship action is not the adventure he had hoped for. Faced with a thankless task and ill equipped to handle it, Gilmour's inexperience leads to a damning allegation. His future hangs in the balance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Submarine Warfare

  • By Joyce on 02-12-18

Submarine Warfare

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-18

Although submarine warfare was much older than WWII, it didn't truly come into its own until the second world war.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful