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  • The Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Mysteries: Box Set 1

  • Thirteenth Santa, One O'Clock Hustle, Two O'Clock Heist
  • By: Joanne Pence
  • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

The Inspector Rebecca Mayfield mysteries begin with The Thirteenth Santa. This shows how Rebecca first meets Richie Amalfi. The first full-length mystery, One O'Clock Hustle, has Richie accused of murder. Instead of fleeing, he runs straight to by-the-book cop Rebecca for help. The final "hour" in this boxed set, Two O'Clock Heist, has Rebecca discovering that the only person willing and able to help her is the one man she most wants to avoid - Richie Amalfi.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun mysteries with a great heroine

  • By Kimberly on 05-26-18

Fun mysteries with a great heroine

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

Reviewed: 05-26-18

I just finished these 3 books and want more. These are the mystery romance type books but the mystery plots are better than the romance. I think she does a great job with the plot, you never know who did it or why. The plot kept me guessing. The romance ties the books together in a fun way. I really enjoyed these books and wish Audible carried more of them. The heroine is great, she's a strong powerful woman with a good job that she loves. The narration was good too; good cadence and a nice voice.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Elusive

  • On the Run, Book 1
  • By: Sara Rosett
  • Narrated by: Laura Princiotta
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 98

Zoe Hunter loves living on the edge. Free-spirited and spontaneous, she’s built a life stringing together various freelance gigs that keep her bank account barely in the black. But when her ex, Jack, goes missing along with several million dollars from his business and the FBI zeros in on her as a person of interest, Zoe’s life goes from delightfully unpredictable to downright frightening.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Cozy Mystery!

  • By Indydog on 11-29-16

fast paced and fun

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

Reviewed: 06-06-17

What made the experience of listening to Elusive the most enjoyable?

This is a fast paced international thriller and not a cozy. Cozies are mysteries solved by an amateur sleuth in a small town or community. I love cozies but I loved this even more because it has more energy. The plot kept me guessing throughout the book. It's an excellent book if you love fast paced thrillers with a feminine twist. The heroine is a suspect (or person of interest) in a crime she has no idea what's going on.

What did you like best about this story?

The plot was a "page turner" and you could really empathize with the main character

Which character – as performed by Laura Princiotta – was your favorite?

The narrator did an excellent job, especially with the main character.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

It would make a good movie except movies seem to be about extraordinarily rich and powerful people and these characters were more ordinary and believable in this book

  • Just Add Water

  • Hetta Coffey Series, Book 1
  • By: Jinx Schwartz
  • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 126

Hetta Coffey is a globe-trotting civil engineer with attitude who is working on coming of age, a little late. Pushing forty and still single, Hetta is the epitome of the "B" word: bold, bossy, brassy, breezy, and brash. After leaving a lifelong swath of failed multinational affairs in her jet stream, it is no wonder Hetta prefers living with her dog, R.J. But old habits die hard, and trolling for triceps is Hetta's hobby....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful!

  • By Ginger on 11-18-15

Characters with depth

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

Reviewed: 04-21-16

The plot took a bit to unfold but the author writes very well so it was all fun to listen to. I'm disappointed the book is over and want to listen to the entire series. The heroine is nice but not perfect which I like, she's very human and interesting. All the characters have depth. I loved this novel. I'm a dog lover and thought she did a great job with her relationship with her dog. The heroine feels like a friend

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Job

  • A Fox and O'Hare Novel
  • By: Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,901
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,687
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691

The FBI had one demand when they secretly teamed up Special Agent Kate O'Hare with charming con man Nicolas Fox - bring down the world's most-wanted and untouchable felons. This time it's the brutal leader of a global drug-smuggling empire. The FBI doesn't know what their target looks like, where he is, or how to find him, but Nick Fox has a few tricks up his sleeve to roust this particular Knipschildt chocolate-loving drug lord.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Good, the Bad , and the Funny!

  • By defrost on 01-24-15

Fun light read

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

Reviewed: 04-04-16

Scott Brick does a great job. The story is light and fun and cheerful. The bad guys are evil but the authors don't dwell on the evil, instead the main characters are nice, adventurous, and have some depth. I like the characters and want to spend more time with them on their crazy assignments. My only complaint with this book is that it's too short because this story doesn't give us as much detail in setting up the con as I'd like. The plot is great, complicated and fun.