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Carol Triplett

SALINAS, CA, US
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  • The Vendetta Defense

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322

Lawyer Judy Carrier takes the case of an elderly pigeon racer, Tony Lucia, who has been arrested for the murder of his lifelong enemy, Angelo Coluzzi. "Pigeon Tony", as he's known, confesses to Judy that he killed Coluzzi because of a vendetta begun more than 50 years ago.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • History and Thriller Combined

  • By 'Nathan on 03-03-10

loved it<br /><br />

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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: 03-30-19

A great story. A lot of background from Italy to present day. Great story. loved it

  • The Worst Hard Time

  • The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
  • By: Timothy Egan
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor, Ken Burns (introduction)
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,257

The dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since, and the stories of the people that held on have never been fully told. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Fascinating History

  • By Sara on 02-02-14

dust bowl<br />

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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: 08-29-18

I read this book remembering growing up with kids in my classes not having shoes to wear. I was born in 1938 a bad year on the plains. A lot of my friends were called Okies but we still had fun together. We were all the same POOR. My Father worked where ever he could. We came from Bakersfield a product of homesteading families in California. I grew up proud to be a third generation Californian. I Never knew their stories so this book was fascinating to me. Thank You for writing it!!!!

  • Washington's Spies

  • The Story of America's First Spy Ring
  • By: Alexander Rose
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,153

Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses, covert operations and code breaking, and unmasks the courageous, flawed men who inhabited this wilderness of mirrors—including the spymaster at the heart of it all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not the same as Turn

  • By Claymore on 07-05-15

Washington's Spies

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

Very good book except it was hard to follow at times. The performance was excellent.

  • The 17th Suspect

  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,993
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,983

A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets inside Lindsay in dangerous ways. She suffers unsettling medical symptoms, and her friends and confidantes in the Women's Murder Club warn Lindsay against taking the crimes too much to heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fabulous

  • By Sharon L. Plett on 06-12-18

another great book

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

Reviewed: 05-13-18

I never get tired of reading books written about these characters. Super. I have to write more and all I can say is super


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  • French Leave

  • By: Sheri Cobb South
  • Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

Forced by bankruptcy and scandal into exile in France, Lord Waverly expects never to return to his homeland until, staggering home from a gaming hell in the wee hours of the morning, he encounters a young novice escaping from a convent. When she asks him to take her to England, promising him that her English grandfather will reward him handsomely for her safe conveyance, Waverly reluctantly agrees. Alas, Waverly soon realizes the enormity of his task.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lord Waverly redeemed

  • By Felicia J on 03-01-18

very romamtic<br /><br />

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

Reviewed: 05-04-18

This was a really cute romantic book and had a wonderful rromantic ending. A book to raise the spirit.

  • Pickpocket's Apprentice

  • By: Sheri Cobb South
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271

When magistrate Patrick Colquhoun orders a habitual thief and ne'er-do-well transported to Botany Bay, he doesn't realize a 14-year-old boy has been left behind to follow in his father's footsteps - not until young John Pickett is hauled into Bow Street for stealing an apple from the produce market at Covent Garden. Feeling to some extent responsible for the boy, Mr. Colquhoun prevails upon Elias Granger, a prosperous coal merchant, to take him on as an apprentice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The first in the John Pickett series

  • By Agatha Istanbul on 01-13-17

delicious

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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: 03-25-18

I very much enjoyed this novella. I will look forward to more in this series. This character is worth following.

  • Death at Wentwater Court

  • By: Carola Dunn
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 811
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 562

This first installment of a cozy mystery series transports listeners back to the bygone era of 1923 Britain, where unflappable flapper and fledgling journalist Daisy Dalrymple daringly embarks on her first writing assignment, and promptly stumbles across a corpse.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Stuffy with a very disappointing ending

  • By M. S. Cohen on 06-22-14

Delightful <br />

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

Reviewed: 03-24-18

loved it from the first to the last. I needed a book that was improbable and well written and a mystery. All things in this book and very well done all the way around.



  • The Ashford Affair

  • By: Lauren Willig
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 457

As a lawyer in a large Manhattan firm, just shy of making partner, Clementine Evans has finally achieved almost everything she’s been working towards - but now she’s not sure it’s enough. Her long hours have led to a broken engagement and, suddenly single at 34, she feels her messy life crumbling around her. But when the family gathers for her grandmother Addie’s 99th birthday, a relative lets slip hints about a long-buried family secret, leading Clemmie on a journey into the past that could change everything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Finally!

  • By Beth on 05-03-13

really quite a tail

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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: 02-22-18

the more I read the less I wanted to put it down. The last twist was really a surprise.

  • Agatha's First Case

  • An Agatha Raisin Short Story
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 489

At age 26 Agatha Raisin has already come a long way. She has clawed her way up since leaving the Birmingham slum where she was born. She's lost her Birmingham accent, run away from her drunken husband, and found a job at a public relations office as a secretary. Then her boss asks Agatha to go to the home of Sir Bryce Teller to tell him that he is soon to be arrested for the murder of his wife and that the agency no longer wants to represent him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Agatha's Origins

  • By Bibliopa on 01-24-16

these boots are really good. light and funny

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

Reviewed: 11-06-17

love these books. I need a good story to take me off every so often.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Case of Redemption

  • By: Adam Mitzner
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,857
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,507
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,531

A high-profile attorney in the middle of a leave of absence following a personal tragedy is drawn back into the legal arena amidst a media firestorm when he agrees to represent a popular rap artist accused of brutally murdering his pop star girlfriend. With its powerful voice, pause-resisting tension, and strong cast of characters, Adam Mitzner’s novels are reminiscent of such best-selling authors as Scott Turow and John Grisham.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By cristina on 05-20-13

good

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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: 09-12-17

I never would have thought of it ending how it did. I highly recommend this book.