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  • Hardcore Twenty-Four

  • A Stephanie Plum Novel
  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,837
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,522
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,523

This Jersey girl hits hard - 24/7. The blockbuster Stephanie Plum series continues with Hardcore Twenty-Four from number one New York Times best-selling Janet Evanovich.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sign

  • By Kimberly on 11-27-17

They just keep getting worse

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

She is capable of being such a good author but just sacrificed her talent for quick turn over

40 of 43 people found this review helpful

  • First Strike

  • A Brady Hawk Novel, Book 1
  • By: Jack Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dwight Kuhlman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 55

Realizing the ineffectiveness of America's own counter-terrorism unit, Texas senator J.D. Blunt proposes a black ops program that's so off the books that only a handful of people know about it. Given the reins and funding to construct his own organization, Blunt creates Firestorm and recruits one of the most effective operatives the American government has ever known: Brady Hawk.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • a generally entertaining assassin novel

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 08-21-17

Chapters repeated close to end

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

Reviewed: 04-07-17

Good book. But please fix the chapters. They repeat close to the end. Otherwise good book

  • Charms and Chocolate Chips

  • Magical Bakery Mystery, Series # 3
  • By: Bailey Cates
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 752
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 744

Between brewing magically spiced treats at Honeybee Bakery and volunteering with a local conservation group, Katie Lightfoot barely has time to see her firefighter boyfriend, Declan McCarthy, much less delve further into her destiny as a witch. But avoiding her fate won't be as easy as whipping up a new recipe-especially when Katie finds herself once again mixed up in murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly Enjoyable Mystery & Great on Audio

  • By Cozy Reader on 12-23-13

Great cozy mysteries

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

Reviewed: 03-06-17

Great stories. Lovable characters. It's annoying that we don't get the recipes on audible but still well worth it. I ADORE Amy Rubinate as well, she has a great voice that I love listening to and does well differentiating between characters, I'm not sure why people are being so terrible about her narration.

  • On Dublin Street

  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Paula Costello
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,047
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,035

Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare.... Four years ago, Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons, and forging ahead without attachments. Her solitary life is working well - until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An emotional journey...

  • By SIMARA on 05-25-13

Not for me.

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

Reviewed: 03-04-17

Something positive about this book..... well the narrator was good and did nice accents. Beyond that, this had no redeeming qualities for me. If you enjoy very little story line and lots and lots of sex, this is for you. The narrative jumps all over from time to time to time with little warning. From present to past to in her house to a therapist appointment it's annoying. The therapist was meant to explain details that weren't easily incorporated and to add some cohesion but the effort fell completely short.
The main characters were awful. He was a wannabe alpha douchbag and she was too stupid to live. The side characters were cute though. Over all, not at all for me and I will not read another from this author

  • Wild Justice

  • By: Kelley Armstrong
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204

The long-awaited final installment of the #1 New York Times best-selling author' s Nadia Stafford series. Since Kelley Armstrong wrapped up book two of the Nadia Stafford series, fans have been eager to know what happens to the tough-as-nails contract killer. At last, Wild Justice brings Nadia back for the series' thrilling conclusion - an action-packed tale that will dazzle fans of the series as well as those who are only familiar with Armstrong' s bestselling paranormal books.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great ending to trilogy. I wish there was more!

  • By Melanie on 12-18-13

Read this now!

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

Reviewed: 01-07-17

If you haven't already... read this series!! It's incredible. I love anything, and I mean anything, Kelley Armstrong but this trilogy is still my favorite out of her books and anything else I've read! I've read and listened to these over and over and still want to listen again! The only issue I have is that it ended at 3!

  • This Secret We're Keeping

  • By: Rebecca Done
  • Narrated by: Kristin Atherton, Oliver Chris
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of This Secret We're Keeping by Rebecca Done, read by Kristin Atherton and Oliver Chris. A pupil and a teacher. Is it ever right to break the rules? Jessica Hart has never forgotten Matthew Landley. After all, he was her first love when she was 15 years old. But he was also her school maths teacher, and their forbidden affair ended in scandal, with his arrest and imprisonment.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Well...... a few small spoilers

  • By donna on 01-07-17

Well...... a few small spoilers

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

Reviewed: 01-07-17

I'm torn. It was a decent book. Well written, well narrated, interesting points of view, good characters. It had a lot of potential, it just wasn't at all what I was expecting when I started and for all the rave reviews I've read. It was, however, utterly heartbreaking. So so many things were just tragic. I think any book that includes a beloved pet dying, especially when so central to the story, should have a disclaimer so that I can be prepared for it. I've been blindsided by a few lately and it's not cool at all. I was already on the fence about the book and that ruined it further. So here's your warning if you feel the same.
But onto the more reasonable points I didn't like; it was way longer than necessary and some areas progressed so slowly I was actually bored. A good portion of the book seemed pretty pointless.
I tried, I really really tried to like Matthew/will. But, I just couldn't. He was just a weak, sad, immature character in my opinion. Like the mindless, stereotypical male who's life is completely run by the women and stronger personalities around him. He was to weak to escape the seductions of a 15 year old girl, his adult girlfriend runs the show and makes his decisions for him but he can't change that because he can't support himself and she'd take his child away. Ugh, I wanted to shake some sense into him. Quit making excuses and be an adult! They made ridiculously terrible decisions throughout the book, which for a 15 year old is understandable but for a 25 year old is just sad. It really hit me (small spoiler) when he was trying to convince her to ditch college to run away to Italy. He's just grooming her like an actual predator. He's so selfish. Maybe he loved her but he's still trying to change her life and her future to what he wants, not what's best for her. It says a few times how she's so young and impressionable but he uses it to his advantage every time. Even as adults he treats her like a child who will sit and wait with bated breath for his call or attention, and sadly she does just that. I just couldn't make myself like him and that made me question her sanity. I guess it made such an impact on a 15 year old girl she would still be attached, even if he is pathetic.
Every character besides the main two, was somehow evil and terrible to them. Every one. There wasn't a redeemable quality in the bunch which also got a bit old. Well, except smudge but look where that got him.
The narration is great and I'll look for other books by both narrators, I'm not sure I'll read another by the author though.

  • Whose Bride Is She Anyway?

  • By: Dakota Cassidy
  • Narrated by: Maxine Mitchell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 73

Lights, camera, action! Join the cast and crew of reality TV show Whose Bride Is She Anyway? for a hilariously funny tale that will keep you listening. The stage is set, the players are in place, and the cameras are rolling as an ex-cheerleader and two ex-geeks compete for love, marriage, and money...a lot of money!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I think the narrator is best I have heard so far!

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-15-18

More erotica than romantic comedy

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

Reviewed: 01-01-17

I adore Dakota Cassidy's accidental series. It's everything. I prefer my light stories with few graphic sex scenes, if any. This story was somewhat cute, although it didn't come close to the accidentals but it was almost to much to listen to with constant long, graphic sex scenes. If you like erotica, you will like this.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Turbo Twenty-Three

  • A Stephanie Plum Novel, Book 23
  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,759
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,309

Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again. Only this time he flees the scene, leaving behind a freezer truck loaded with Bogart ice cream and a dead body—frozen solid and covered in chocolate and chopped pecans.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Story line beyond repair

  • By GH on 11-29-16

A third of a book

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

Reviewed: 11-16-16

When she first started these books they were long and detailed. Today I feel like I read a very abridged version. Shame on you Janet. Ripping off your fans with crap

  • Everywhere and Every Way

  • The Billionaire Builders, Book 1
  • By: Jennifer Probst
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby, Sebastian York
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 730
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 677

Ever the responsible eldest brother, Caleb Pierce started working for his father's luxury contracting business at a young age, dreaming of one day sitting in the boss' chair. But his father's will throws a wrench in his plans by stipulating that Caleb share control of the family business with his two estranged brothers. Things only get more complicated when demanding high-end home designer Morgan hires Caleb to build her a customized dream house that matches her specifications to a T - or she'll use her powerful connections to poison the Pierce brothers' reputation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • perfect beach read

  • By green ice cream garden on 06-07-16

Fell flat

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

Reviewed: 06-14-16

After the kinections series and the marriage series, except the last one which was a disappointment, I had huge hopes for this series. But book number one failed miserably. It was boring and drawn out. No real character growth and nothing interesting happened. In the entire book! Nothing interesting. I couldn't like or even relate to any of them. I won't be buying the rest of the series and I'll be a lot more hesitant to buy from Jennifer probst again after two very disappointing reads

  • Deceptions

  • A Cainsville Novel, Book 3
  • By: Kelley Armstrong
  • Narrated by: Carine Montbertrand, Mozhan Marno
  • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 543
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 495
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 499

Olivia Taylor Jones' life has exploded. She's discovered she is not only adopted, but her real parents are convicted serial killers. Fleeing the media frenzy, she took refuge in the oddly secluded town of Cainsville. She has since solved the town's mysteries and finds herself not only the target of its secretive elders but also her stalker ex-fiancé.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I'll be reading book 4, but hope it's not as slow.

  • By green ice cream garden on 09-01-15

Book is amazing, narrator is not!!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-25-15

As is the usual for Kelley Armstrong, the book is amazing!! I can't even think of the words to explain how amazing. The twists the turns I was literally holding my breath for the majority of this book. Read it now. Now. You will not regret it. However, notice I said read not listen. The primary narrator in this book is a nightmare. She makes the main man sound like a prepubescent weasel when he's supposed to be huge and tough. She makes the second guy sound like a perpetually stoned teenager. I can't even listen to his dialogue with out cringing! And she makes the protagonist sound alternately like an old crone or a whining child! Ugh!!!! So much incredible book ruined by this voice. It's hard to picture the characters how they are supposed to be and therefore fully get and enjoy the story when the voice makes me cringe. Please please have a different narrator for the next two books!! Maybe even redo the last 3??!! They'd be much more enjoyable. The secondary narrator, is much much better!! Just make her the full narrator!!

6 of 7 people found this review helpful