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  • Witch Is Why Time Stood Still

  • A Witch P.I. Mystery, Book 13
  • By: Adele Abbott
  • Narrated by: Hannah Platts
  • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37

With great power, comes great responsibility. Or, so Jill Gooder is about to find out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • fun

  • By B. Varney on 08-25-18

A JUMP

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

When we start with a leap of a year's time I was put off a bit, but was drawn back in quickly with the wit and warm familiarity woven in with the new spins. Looking forward to adding 14 to the audio library as soon as it's out. Road trip coming up, may need to revert back to book 1 and laugh our way back through from the beginning to prepare for it's arrival.

  • Witch Is When All Was Revealed

  • A Witch P.I. Mystery, Book 12
  • By: Adele Abbott
  • Narrated by: Hannah Platts
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 50

Nothing is what it seems. Who can Jill Gooder, P.I. and witch superstar, trust now? And who is the Phoenix?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heart melt

  • By WindRaven82 on 08-01-18

Heart melt

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

When first beginning this book there was something that had been a bit of nagging thought but it was abruptly put to rest within the story of this one. And the ending was adorable and melt worthy. Looking forward to the come-uppance between Winky & Jill bound to happen in the next installment. Happy to meet some more delightful characters added to the community and even more intertwining happening among the characters and the worlds.

  • Whoops! Our New Flatmate Is a Human

  • By: Adele Abbott
  • Narrated by: Janine Haynes
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 49

Charlie (a werewolf), Dorothy (a vampire), and Neil (a wizard) have a new flatmate. The bad news is, she's a human. The even worse news is, she's an investigative reporter. Susan Hall has just joined The Bugle, and is looking to make a name for herself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great new series in a familiar world

  • By BikeVON on 10-20-17

Spinoff Success

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

Reviewed: 06-25-18

This is how a spin off series should be done. Adele easily entwines the characters and settings without entangling them. Janine did a great job narrating and made for easy listening and following along through the plots. Looking forward to the next book.

  • The Great Gatsby

  • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,999
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,862
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,868

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel of the Roaring Twenties is beloved by generations of readers and stands as his crowning work. This new audio edition, authorized by the Fitzgerald estate, is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal ( Brokeback Mountain). Gyllenhaal's performance is a faithful delivery in the voice of Nick Carraway, the Midwesterner turned New York bond salesman, who rents a small house next door to the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simple, Beautiful, and Exquisitely Textured

  • By Darwin8u on 04-09-13

Strolling with Gatsby

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

Fan of this wonderful piece of literature since I was first made to read it in High School. became intrigued with Fitzgerald's use of language and how he painted the details of a character and scene with such fluid detail without detouring from the storyline and losing the focus. Jake more than did this fine art justice. He breathed a new bit of life into it. Drawing me in until I feel the hot breeze stick to my flesh and catch the scent of the blossoms mix with gasoline fumes as we stroll through the Eggs. His narration is so poignant at times that you feel as though it's your friend you are reminiscing on. In a way I suppose we are by the end. For as we stroll the very essence and spirit of Gatsby begins to journey with us .

  • Stephen Fry Presents a Selection of Oscar Wilde's Short Stories

  • By: Oscar Wilde
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180

"Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales continue to exert the same pull over the imagination and emotions as they did when he first read them to his children in the 1880s. Written with inspired poetic intensity and sudden flowerings of the matchless wit for which he is so well remembered, the stories combine the wisdom of parables with the impact of drama."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpected

  • By Jennifer on 09-17-12

WILDE BY FRY

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

Reviewed: 04-19-18

When I came upon this title, and recognized the narrator I was sure it would delight and was not disappointed. Together, the whimsical writings of Wilde and elegant elocution of Fry, bring the tales to life in a delicious way. Delightful read/listen for adults and children alike.

  • Witch is When My Heart Broke (A Witch P.I. Mystery) (Volume 9)

  • By: Adele Abbott
  • Narrated by: Hannah Platts
  • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

The course of true love has never run smoothly for P.I. and witch superstar, Jill Gooder. But now her heart has well and truly broken. Still, she always has Grandma to cheer her up. Yikes...but prepare for a shortage of custard creams.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book<br />

  • By Joy Guin on 10-31-17

WIT, WORD-SMITHING & WINKY

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

Reviewed: 03-29-18

Became enchanted by Adele Abbott's With PI series with book 1 and the charming Hannah Platts does wonders with bringing each character to life as she narrates. These are fun reads for all ages really. I started reading and progressed to listening and then my daughter (who is 10 and an avid reader) during a road trip got engrossed to the book I was currently on so we went back and began again at book 1 to enjoy them together. I highly recommend this for anyone looking for a fun mystery with a great wit, character depth and who love to be enthralled into a world through an entire series. Heck with this series you get multiple worlds in a way. The banter and humor will delight you as you accompany Jill and her comrades through mysteries of her PI business, her 2nd coming of age and the ins and outs of all relationships from family to friends to romance.

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  • Witch Is When Everything Went Crazy

  • A Witch P.I. Mystery, Book 3
  • By: Adele Abbott
  • Narrated by: Hannah Platts
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

A love struck cat, a wedding, and a hit-and-run murder - there's never a dull moment for P.I. (and budding witch) Jill Gooder. But how will she cope when the magic goes to a whole new level?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great for running errands

  • By Farrell on 01-25-17

in love with winky

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

Reviewed: 04-26-17

This series is adorable. A cozy mystery with whimsy and humor. It has me wanting to adopt a one eyed cat cause winky steals the scene every time. Let's not forget Jack. 😉 Although, Cathy sometimes leaves me in need of an anger bag to swing at. lol Jill is far more patient than i

  • Buttons and Hate

  • By: Penelope Sky
  • Narrated by: Samantha Cook, Michael Ferraiuolo
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 904
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 810
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 805

I'm working off my buttons. But I'm also giving them away. The more I fall for Crow, the more I want him to do the things that I want. Dinners, dates, and evenings at the beach. Everything comes at a price, and quickly the hoard of buttons I worked hard to earn are depleted. Will this go back and forth forever? Or will someone run out of their buttons first?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • buttons and hate

  • By wonder woman on 06-12-17

heart wrenching in a delicious way

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

Reviewed: 04-09-17

waiting for the third installment is torture especially when I am not seeing the audible up with it yet. I read the first 2 then upon release of second I decided to get the audible as well and started over from the beginning to feel everything anew as the narrator's engulfed me in the tale again. highly recommend.
dark, delicious, tender, heart wrenching while keeping you up and turning pages eager to devour more insight into them.

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  • Second Debt

  • Indebted, Book 3
  • By: Pepper Winters
  • Narrated by: Kylie C. Stewart, Will M. Watt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247

Nila Weaver has grown from naïve seamstress to full-blown fighter. Every humdrum object is her arsenal, and sex...sex is her greatest weapon of all. She's paid the first debt. She'll probably pay more. But she has no intention of letting the Hawks win. Jethro Hawk has found more than a worthy adversary in Nila - he's found the woman who could destroy him. It's a fine line between hatred and love, and an even finer path between fear and respect. The fate of his house rests on his shoulders, but no matter how much ice lives in his heart, Nila flames too bright to be extinguished.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm sucked into the series...

  • By KIDSFIRST81 on 05-08-17

kite & needle

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

Reviewed: 04-09-17

loving this series so far. absolutely engrossed in it. The narrator's are excellent. dreading not having audible available for the final half of this series though. love to disappear into their world and minds and hearts through their delicious voices. with the buds in the book can completely block or the distractions of reality as I delve into the tangled story of the weaver and hawk.