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  • Do Not Disturb

  • By: A. R. Torre
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335

Equal parts Dexter and Fifty Shades, this is the eagerly awaited follow-up to the daring erotic thriller The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 MFing Stars!

  • By Nicole B. on 09-08-17

Different

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

I read the Girl in 6E and really enjoyed it. It was different but kept my interest. This sequel is quite good but not quite as good. I think it’s because I have a back story from the first book. There isn’t quite that level of intensity the first book had. That being said, I will read the 3rd book.

  • 61 Hours

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,034
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,526
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523

A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. If she's going to live long enough to testify, she'll need help. Because a killer is coming to Bolton, a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Make sure you have time before you start

  • By Gustavo on 05-25-10

Always In

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

Reviewed: 08-26-18

Jack Reacher books are slow developing and take their time but always keep me interested..

  • Emily

  • By: Jilly Cooper
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Courtney
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3

If Emily hadn't gone to Annie Richmond's party, she would never have met the impossibly irresistible Rory Balniel - never have married him and been carried off to the wild Scottish island of Irasa to live in his ancestral home. She'd never have met the wild and mysterious Marina, a wraith from Rory's past, nor her brother, the disagreeable Finn Maclean. And she would never have been caught stealing roses in a see-through nightie....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator was too stuffy

  • By Jane on 05-06-18

Narrator was too stuffy

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

Reviewed: 05-06-18

I remember this book from years ago. I was obsessed with Jilly Cooper popcorn romances. This books did not live up to my memories. First of all, the narrator was too stuffy. Emily was a silly girl and this woman was not silly. Felt like she should have been reading something more serious. The story was good but not great and the I never felt the heartbreak. Maybe my life was simpler but this book just didn't cut it. Maybe with a different narrator.

  • Chaos, Desire & A Kick-Ass Cupcake

  • A Sophie Katz Mystery
  • By: Kyra Davis
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

Mystery writer and dabbling amateur sleuth, Sophie Katz, knows her career and her fiery love affair with P.I. boyfriend, Anatoly Darinsky can survive anything except decaf and boredom. So, when Anatoly passes up a mysterious stalker case, Sophie decides to take it on herself, just for the drama of it all. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another fantastic pairing between K. Davis and G. Zackman

  • By Alyson Williams on 01-14-18

Missed Sophie Katz

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

Reviewed: 02-02-18

How I've missed Sophie Katz. And her cast of characters. This book was ok but the story line was a little weak and her characters were a little soft. They didn't seem to have the edge of her previous books. But I enjoyed listening to the book anyway.

  • Storm Front

  • Virgil Flowers, Book 7
  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,049
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,030

In Israel, a man clutching a backpack searches desperately for a boat. In Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a message from Lucas Davenport: You're about to get a visitor. It's an Israeli cop, and she's tailing a man who's smuggled out an extraordinary relic - a copper scroll revealing startling details about the man known as King Solomon. Wait a minute, laughs Virgil. Is this one of those Da Vinci Code deals? The secret scroll, the blockbuster revelation, the teams of murderous bad guys? Should I be boning up on my Bible verses? He looks at the cop. She's not laughing.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Flowers for Sanford

  • By FRITZ STOOP on 12-08-13

No Real Tension

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

Reviewed: 11-29-17

I love Virgil Flowers but this books seemed contrived. Flowers personality didn't come through and the "crime" had no real tension. Just seemed like it was written to fulfill a contract. Eric Conger is always a good narrator.

  • The Trespasser

  • A Novel
  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Hilda Fay
  • Length: 20 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,105

Being on the murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the breaking point. Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers lovers' quarrel gone bad. Aislinn Murray is blond, pretty, groomed to a shine, and dead in her catalogue-perfect living room, next to a table set for a romantic dinner.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A literary mystery

  • By lesley on 10-08-16

Dragged a Little

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

Reviewed: 08-26-17

This book wasn't nearly as good as her first three. The story could have been told in less time. I did listen to it though and did not go to the summary to get a hint so that says something about the writing. All in all a solid 4 stars.

  • 600 Hours of Edward

  • By: Craig Lancaster
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,831
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,562

A 39-year-old with Asperger’s syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder, Edward Stanton lives alone on a rigid schedule in the Montana town where he grew up. His carefully constructed routine includes tracking his most common waking time (7:38 a.m.), refusing to start his therapy sessions even a minute before the appointed hour (10:00 a.m.), and watching one episode of the 1960s cop show Dragnet each night (10:00 p.m.). But when a single mother and her nine-year-old son move in across the street, Edward’s timetable comes undone....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Very Good Book with a Very Difficult Hero

  • By Lulu on 08-27-12

WHY DID I WAIT SO LONG

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

Reviewed: 05-05-17

I've had this book in my library for years. Just kept passing it over. Finally I listened to it. It was amazing. It was very endearing.

Edward has aspergers and is also obsessive/compulsive. At times he's very hard to deal with. So much so that the police can become involved. But with good therapy and prozac he's doing ok. At times. Except for his father. But slowly there are subtle changes that bring new people into his life. This is a very interesting story. I highly recommend it.

  • No Baggage

  • A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering
  • By: Clara Bensen
  • Narrated by: Clara Bensen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 694
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 631
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 629

No Baggage is a memoir that will resonate with adventurers and homebodies alike - it's at once a romance, a travelogue, and a bright, modern take on the age-old questions: How do you find the courage to explore beyond your comfort zone? Can you love someone without the need for commitment or any expectations for the future?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I think I can finish, I think I can finish....

  • By Lisbeth on 08-20-16

Enjoyable, Interesting, Different

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

Reviewed: 11-16-16

This book was different from any I have read. I enjoyed it from start to finish. The author also read the book and she was perfect.

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  • Agent to the Stars

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,380
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,381
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,369

The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity's first interstellar friendship. There's just one problem: They're hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish. So getting humanity's trust is a challenge. The Yherajk need someone who can help them close the deal. Enter Thomas Stein, who knows something about closing deals. He's one of Hollywood's hottest young agents.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A stay-up-all-night-reading kind of book

  • By Katya A on 03-06-13

Fun, Unique, Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 08-18-16

This book was unexpected. It took me moments to get into the premise and then I just enjoyed the journey. Wil Wheaton was great. For the first 10 seconds I thought, it's Wil Wheaton. And then he was the book. I will definitely listen to more Wil Wheaton.

  • Trustee from the Toolroom

  • By: Nevil Shute
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,731
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,559
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,558

Keith Stewart, a retiring and ingenious engineer, could not have been happier in his little house in the shabby London suburb of Ealing. There he invented the mini-motor, the six-volt generator, and the tiny Congreve clock. Then a chain of events sweeps him into deep waters and leads him to his happiest discovery yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hologram of a Decent Man

  • By Jim In Texas! on 05-28-12

WONDERFUL

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

Reviewed: 05-26-16

I got this quite awhile ago on sale. Never listened to it. But I was on a road trip and finished a book I needed another one. I thought I had chosen a different book but I hit this one by accident. As I was on the interstate I didn't want to pull over and look for another book. So I listened to this one. It was wonderful. It was an interesting, unusual story that kept me engaged the whole time I was listening. It was very unique. I'm going to look for some more books by Nevil Shute. This was the last book he wrote. I'm happy to be introduced to an older writer. Just love this book.