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  • Shell Game

  • V.I. Warshawski Series, Book 19
  • By: Sara Paretsky
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101

Legendary sleuth V.I. Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend’s nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As V.I. investigates, the detective soon finds herself tangling with the Russian mob, ISIS backers, and a shady network of stock scams and stolen art. In Shell Game, nothing and no one are what they seem, except for the detective herself, who loses sleep, money, and blood, but remains indomitable in her quest for justice. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engaging

  • By Jean on 11-08-18

I was on the edge of my seat!

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

Reviewed: 11-16-18

I can never wait for VI books to release. Words cannot say how much I liked this book. There was action, stupid ex- husband, and issues straight from the headlines. V.I. is a bad mamma jamma. I'm so glad she finally took Dick down a bit and has another love interest.

  • Soaring

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
  • Length: 24 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,095
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,101

When her ex took her family from California to live in the small town of Magdalene in Maine, Amelia decided it was time to sort herself out. In order to do that and win her children back, she moves to Cliff Blue, an architectural masterpiece on the rocky coast of Magdalene. Her boxes aren’t even unpacked when she meets Mickey Donovan, a man who lives across the street, a man so beautiful Amelia takes one look at him and knows she wants it all from him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A "HELL YES" FOR WOMEN!

  • By Yvette on 04-06-15

Not as good as The Will

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

I liked the characters but the story was pretty weak. That said, I want a Mickey

  • Beauty and the Mustache

  • A Philosophical Romance, Knitting in the City, Volume 4
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Joy Nash
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,189

There are three things you need to know about Ashley Winston: 1) She has six brothers and they all have beards, 2) She is a reader, and 3) She knows how to knit. Former beauty queen, Ashley Winston’s preferred coping strategy is escapism. She escaped her Tennessee small town, loathsome father, and six brothers eight years ago. Now she escapes life daily via her Amazon kindle one-click addiction. However, when a family tragedy forces her to return home, Ashley can’t escape the notice of Drew Runous

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laughed, Snorted and Cried

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-09-15

love love loved it

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

I can't say how much I liked this book. I cried, I laughed, I cried! I don't even like poetry and I was swooning! Definitely a good read

  • Death Is Not Enough

  • The Baltimore Series, Book 6
  • By: Karen Rose
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

In his work as a defense attorney in Baltimore, Thorne has always been noble to a fault - specializing in helping young people in trouble in an attempt to atone for those he couldn't save when he himself was younger. He plays the part of the bachelor well but secretly holds a flame for his best friend and business partner, Gwyn Weaver, a woman struggling to overcome her own demons. After four years, he thinks he might finally be ready to confess his feelings, come what may. But his plans are derailed when he wakes up in bed with a dead woman, with no recollection of how he got there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner from Karen Rose...

  • By shelley on 10-04-18

OMG!!!!OMG!!!!OMG!!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-13-18

Like every other KR book, I couldn't wait for this to release. In I was not disappointed! I love how she connects all of the books. This story was. Buy it now!!!

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  • Unraveled

  • By: Helen Hardt
  • Narrated by: Aiden Snow, Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 778
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 699
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 693

Ryan Steel and Ruby Lee are in love, but before they can move forward with a life together, they're determined to bring resolution to the many unanswered questions they still face. To complicate matters, new threats arise with the arrival of two startling figures from their pasts. As they race against time to find answers, unexpected forces pull them apart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 04-29-18

Good story. Not a standalone

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

Reviewed: 09-25-18

This series was great. I was on the edge waiting for the ending. I must say that although I liked the ending, it didn't go out with the bang I expected.

  • Tangled

  • The Tangled Series, Book 1
  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,839
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,842

Drew Evans is handsome and arrogant, he makes multimillion dollar business deals and seduces New York’s most beautiful women with just a smile. So why has he been shuttered in his apartment for seven days, miserable and depressed? He’ll tell you he has the flu. But we all know that’s not really true. Katherine Brooks is brilliant, beautiful and ambitious. When Kate is hired as the new associate at Drew’s father’s investment banking firm, every aspect of the dashing playboy’s life is thrown into a tailspin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • And Now For Something Completely Different

  • By Kathy on 02-17-14

Loved It

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

I really liked hearing this from the guys perspective. Just so you know Drew is a mess. But he makes up for his craziness in the end.

  • Shopping for a CEO

  • Shopping for a Billionaire, Book 7
  • By: Julia Kent
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

I'm thrilled to be the maid of honor in my friend's wedding, but the best man, Andrew McCormick, is a chauvinistic pig with a god complex. And I can't stop kissing him in closets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious, Hot, Hijinks and Happily-Ever-After

  • By Vicki on 03-31-16

Too whiney!!! Is she 15!!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

Oh my goodness!!!! I was hopeful but I'm half through the book and I can't take the love sick, spineless girl... yes girl... since she acts 15. Oh Andrew..he kissed me. what does that mean... does he like me? Oh Andrew I love him but what does he think of me. why didn't he call... good grief. Narrator does a great job.

  • The Varlet and the Voyeur

  • Rugby, Volume 4
  • By: Penny Reid, L.H. Cosway
  • Narrated by: Paul Corning, Jennifer O'Brien
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148

William Moore is a long way from home. A farm boy from Oklahoma, he's now the most well-respected member of the Irish rugby team. But appearances are often deceptive, and Will isn't the clean-cut, all-American good guy everyone imagines him to be. He's got a secret, one that will tarnish his reputation forever. Josey Kavanagh is a self-proclaimed mess, but she's finally getting her shi...uh, act together. She's set her sights on becoming a veterinarian, but there's one teeny tiny road bump. Her living arrangements are coming to an abrupt end, leaving Josey homeless and in need of a job.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story by Penny Reid

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-18-18

I loved it!

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

Reviewed: 08-30-18

Super sweet! Glad to finally hear Will's story. Please tell me this is nit the last book in this series. I didn't care for the female narrator.

  • Obsession

  • The Steel Brothers Saga, Book 2
  • By: Helen Hardt
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Neva Navarre
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,812
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,636
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,633

Jade Roberts is in love with Talon Steel but no longer welcome in his home. While she resolves to move on, she still longs for the passion she and Talon shared...and when her boss asks her to dig up information on the Steels, she's only too happy to comply. Talon and his brothers are hiding something, and Jade is determined find out what it is. The moment Talon saw Jade he wanted her, ached for her, craved her...and now his desire has become his obsession.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Karen Jensen on 07-06-17

Too long- series of cliff hangers

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

In general, I like the book. What I don't like is that it's not a standalone book. You have to buy the series to see what's next. Suspense is good. Getting you on the hook is good. But not when you repeat the same thing. Talon I love you, Talon you need help, Jade I'm not worthy. you don't know what I've been through. Obession should be the end of the Jade and Talon drama. BUT i'm on to the next one.

  • Weddings Can Be Murder

  • By: Christie Craig
  • Narrated by: Kathryn Lynhurst
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Katie Ray was about to marry a man she didn’t love - and who didn’t love her. Even losing her $8,000 engagement ring wasn’t enough of a sign to call things off. What did it take? Being locked in the closet with a sexy PI and being witness to murder... 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • boring.

  • By Anonymous User on 10-18-18

Terrible narrator

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

Narrator had me falling asleep. Monotone, no energy, boring. I can't recommend since I only made it to chapter 5. I liked the premise of the story.