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Elizabeth Page

Oswego, NY USA
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  • The Unsung Hero

  • Troubleshooters, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor, Melanie Ewbank
  • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

After a near-fatal head injury, Navy SEAL lieutenant Tom Paoletti catches a glimpse of an international terrorist in his New England hometown. When he calls for help, the Navy dismisses the sighting as injury-induced imaginings. In a last-ditch effort to prevent disaster, Tom creates his own makeshift counterterrorism team, assembling his most loyal officers, two elderly war veterans, a couple of misfit teenagers, and Dr. Kelly Ashton.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story-tragic narration

  • By midnitemilkyway on 09-01-14

Male reader is much better.

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

The female narrator takes odd pauses and doesn't seem to add much to the story. I truly enjoyed listening to the male narrator, even when he was reading female parts of the story.

  • Secret Shores

  • By: Ella Carey
  • Narrated by: Siiri Scott
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 112

In 1946, artist Rebecca Swift's dreams of love and a life free from convention are crashing like the waves of the Australian coast below her. And it's into those roiling waters that she disappears. Forty-one years later, Tess Miller's dreams are crashing, too. The once-successful New York editor has lost her most prestigious author to the handsome new golden boy of publishing. Meanwhile, she's stuck with Edward Russell, a washed-up Australian poet writing a novel about some obscure artist named Rebecca Swift.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • keep listening <br />

  • By Gerlinde C. on 12-15-17

Not as Captivating

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

This one was not nearly as captivating as Ella Carey's other material. It dragged on and was difficult to really get into. I almost gave up several times. The main character was always angry and blaming someone for her problems and it was difficult to empathize with her at all. There was finally a twist that was a bit intriguing but it was well past the halfway point and didn't save things. I was disappointed overall.

  • The House by the Lake

  • By: Ella Carey
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,334
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,150
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,154

Anna is content with her well-ordered life in San Francisco. But her world is turned upside down when her beloved grandfather, Max, reveals a startling secret: Anna is part of an aristocratic family who lost everything during World War II. What's more, Max was forced to leave behind a precious item over 70 years ago in their estate in old Prussia. It's now his ardent wish that Anna retrieve it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engaging Listen

  • By Cynthia Piller on 08-31-16

Superb!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

Ella Carey continues to captivate with this final "chapter" in the Paris series. I had no idea it would tie into Isabelle and found myself desperate to keep listening. The narration was excellent!

  • A Rather Lovely Inheritance

  • By: CA Belmond
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,252

This is your life Penny Nichols...Penny Nichols is a historical researcher working on a big-budget film in the south of France when she gets an urgent call. Her Aunt Penelope has just died, and Penny's presence is required in London for the reading of the will. With only a slim recollection of her eccentric aunt, Penny is astonished to learn that not only is she the bona fide heiress - but she's also been invited to put her research skills to work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful Story with Excellent Narratation

  • By AnJoMom16 on 01-13-15

Almost gave up... A lot.

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

I waited quite a while before anything interesting happened, and when it finally did I still had trouble staying interested. Writing was mediocre at best.

  • Pretty Girls Dancing

  • By: Kylie Brant
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Emily Sutton-Smith, Lauren Ezzo, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,814
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,809

Years ago, in the town of Saxon Falls, young Kelsey Willard disappeared and was presumed dead. The tragedy left her family with a fractured life - a mother out to numb the pain, a father losing a battle with his own private demons, and a sister desperate for closure. But now another teenage girl has gone missing. It's ripping open old wounds for the Willards, dragging them back into a painful past, and leaving them unprepared for where it will take them next.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty Girls Dancing, Great listen!

  • By Linda on 02-06-18

Enjoyed the book

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

Reviewed: 02-01-18

I liked the storyline well enough, but one of the female readers (voice of Claire) was very robot like. Plot and character were well developed, with several twists and surprises.

  • The Red Door Inn

  • Prince Edward Island Dreams Series, Book 1
  • By: Liz Johnson
  • Narrated by: Amy Melissa Bentley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55

Marie Carrington is running from a host of bad memories. Broke and desperate, she's hoping to find safety and sanctuary on Prince Edward Island, where she reluctantly agrees to help decorate a renovated bed-and-breakfast before it opens for prime tourist season. Seth Sloane didn't move 3,000 miles to work on his uncle's B and B so he could babysit a woman with a taste for expensive antiques and a bewildering habit of jumping every time he brushes past her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely story

  • By Marla on 03-04-19

Two readers?

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

Reviewed: 08-11-17

The story itself was good and I got used to the narrator pretty quickly. However, a few times, it sounded like someone else reading, but only for a few lines.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

House Rules
    
    
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        Mark Turetsky,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Nicole Poole,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Andy Paris,
    
    
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    Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    5,160 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • House Rules

  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky, Nicole Poole, Andy Paris, and others
  • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,171
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,188

One of America’s most popular authors, Jodi Picoult has earned a reputation for crafting riveting, topical fiction. In House Rules she examines how being different can have dire consequences. Teenager Jacob Hunt has Asperger’s syndrome. A forensic science wizard, he follows his scanner to show up at crime scenes and give law enforcement officials his advice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book until the ending

  • By Charlotte on 03-12-10

an awesome read

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

Reviewed: 07-23-17

excellent characterization by narrators. I enjoyed this very much. Characters were well developed and engaging. It really held my interest, I hated to put it down. That being said, I did find a couple of errors in continuity. I doubt blood would have transferred to the quilt as it wasn't placed on the body until days after, when the blood was dried or frozen. Also, it was mentioned several times throughout that there was no bra on the victim, but the last chapter talks about it being put on her.
I thought the information on Autism and forensics was very good.

  • The Barefoot Summer

  • By: Carolyn Brown
  • Narrated by: Donna Postel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,343
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,138
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,131

Leaving one widow behind is unfortunate. Leaving three widows behind is just plain despicable. Oil heiress Kate Steele knew her not-so-dearly departed husband was a con man, but she's shocked that Conrad racked up two more wives without divorcing her first. The only remnant of their miserable marriage she plans to keep is their lakeside cabin in Bootleg, Texas. Unfortunately, she's not the only woman with that idea.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It was a great book until...

  • By Too Happy on 08-16-17

nice light summer read

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

Reviewed: 07-11-17

A little corny and pretty predictable, but a nice pleasant read for summer. Loved the characters. Good narration. I like this author.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Say Goodbye for Now

  • By: Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,028

On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the people and places that remind her of the past. Not that any of the townsfolk care. In 1959, no one is interested in a woman doctor. Nor are they welcoming Calvin and Justin Bell, a newly arrived African American father and son.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Family is where you find acceptance and love

  • By Ezinwanyi on 12-17-16

An excellent read!

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

Reviewed: 04-06-17

great narration. grabs your attention immediately and doesn't let go. relatable characters, human interest and a bit of history.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fatal Frost

  • A Dewberry Farm Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Karen MacInerney
  • Narrated by: Teri Clark Linden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208

Lucy Resnick's nerves are as tight as a tea cozy. Her new goats, Hot Lips and Gidget, keep making a break for the town square, her truck is dying, and her boyfriend's gorgeous ex-wife is in town for the holidays. Worse, someone's digging holes on her land...and uprooting her peach orchard and dewberry patch in the process. Lucy needs additional holiday stress like she needs a blow to the head - which she receives one night, courtesy of the mystery digger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not again!

  • By Troublemer(tammy hovey) on 10-31-17

nice little Christmas mystery

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

Reviewed: 03-06-17

A quaint little town and story. I can easily relate to Lucy as I have a small farm myself. A few continuity errors in and between this story and the first one, and a couple of technical errors regarding the recipes. I'd love to proofread the next book for them before it goes to publishing!