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Jana Jansen

Liberty, MO, US
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  • The Woman in the Window

  • A Novel
  • By: A. J. Finn
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23,081
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21,212
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21,163

Anna Fox lives alone - a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times...and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble. And its shocking secrets are laid bare.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An excruciating listen.

  • By Debra on 01-12-18

Twisty

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

Reviewed: 06-17-19

I really liked this book a lot. I can usually figure out who-done-it but not this time!

  • Blackwater: The Complete Saga

  • By: Michael McDowell
  • Narrated by: Matt Godfrey
  • Length: 30 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,559
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,251

Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and eager to marry Oscar Caskey, the eldest son of Perdido's first family. But her beautiful exterior hides a shocking secret. Beneath the waters of the Perdido River, she turns into something terrifying, a creature whispered about in stories that have chilled the residents of Perdido for generations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A 6 Star Worthy Epic!

  • By jksullycats on 10-29-17

Simply Epic

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

I absolutely loved everything about this Audible book. It sucks you in immediately. I instantly cared about each character. Satisfying ending. Just GORGEOUS.

  • How Will I Know You?

  • A Novel
  • By: Jessica Treadway
  • Narrated by: Ryan Vincent Anderson, Christopher Ryan Grant, Cynthia Farrell, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 522
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 474
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 473

On a cold December day in northern upstate New York, the body of high school senior Joy Enright is discovered in the woods at the edge of a pond. She had been presumed drowned, but an autopsy shows that she was, in fact, strangled. As the investigation unfolds, four characters tell the story from widely divergent perspectives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very, very good

  • By cristina on 12-16-16

SO twisty!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

Good stuff! Great characters & fab story. I honestly didn't see "it" coming. Loved it.

  • Nocturnal: A Novel

  • By: Scott Sigler
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 22 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,098
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,105

Homicide detective Bryan Clauser is losing his mind. How else to explain the dreams he keeps having - dreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in him - not disgust, not horror, but excitement? As Bryan and his longtime partner, Lawrence 'Pookie' Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that things are even stranger than they at first seem.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Addictive story - great reader

  • By Kim on 01-25-15

Epic and awesome!

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

I looooved this! The story, the characters, the dialog, the performance - everything about it!

  • The Legend of the Albino Farm

  • By: Steve Yates
  • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

The Legend of the Albino Farm is a horror story turned inside out. What if a thriving family were saddled with an unshakable spook tale? And what if that lore cursed them with an unending whirlwind of destruction from thrill seekers, partiers, bikers, and goths? Hettienne Sheehy is about to inherit this devouring legacy. Last child to bear a once golden name, she is heiress to a sprawling farm in the Missouri Ozarks.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • No ending...

  • By Jana Jansen on 12-27-17

No ending...

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

Reviewed: 12-27-17

I'm from Spfd so this was an interesting take on an old legend. The story lagged in many places, but Nina's performance was a saving grace. Overall, it was fine.

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  • The Girl Who Was Taken

  • By: Charlie Donlea
  • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,744
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,068
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,049

Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. A year later the best-selling account of her ordeal has turned Megan from local hero to national celebrity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 06-07-17

Twisty!!!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-17

I loved every bit of The Girl Who Was Taken!!! I very highly recommend it.

  • Heart of Evil

  • Krewe of Hunters Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Heather Graham
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 751
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 674
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 674

Emerging from the bayou like an apparition, Donegal Plantation is known for its unsurpassed dining, captivating atmosphere, haunting legends... and now a corpse swinging from the marble angel that marks its cemetery’s most majestic vault. A corpse discovered in nearly the same situation as that of Marshall Donegal, the patriarch killed in a skirmish just before the Civil War. Desperate for help traditional criminologists could never provide, plantation heiress Ashley Donegal turns to an elite team of paranormal investigators who blend hard forensics with rare intuition.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Storytelling at its best!

  • By J. Olivas on 04-13-12

I kinda knew all along

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

Reviewed: 05-17-16

Even though I had it figured out, I loved the descriptions of NOLA and the plantation so I hung in. Glad I did. :-)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful