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  • The Shotgun Lawyer

  • By: Victor Methos
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155

Personal injury attorney Peter Game has a reputation: cynical, untroubled by ethics, and willing to take any case, anytime, in his pursuit of the win. He dreams of a sweetheart score that’ll make his name and net him millions. Then comes the lightning rod: a school shooting just outside of Salt Lake City. His client: the devastated mother of one of the victims. What she wants is understandable - just not simple: to sue the manufacturers of the automatic weapon used in the mass killing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never underestimate desperation...

  • By shelley on 10-24-18

Too opinionated

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Enjoyed the first book of the series and had high hopes for this one, didn't even bother to read the summary, last time I do that. Clearly we know the authors stance on guns and gun control, it was a disappointing overly long preachy 'story'. Lucky for me this was a 'read and listen for free', but it was still a waste of my time, could've read one of the many other books in my library.

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  • It Ends With Her

  • By: Brianna Labuskes
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 386
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 318

FBI special agent Clarke Sinclair doesn’t give up easily. She’s spent years tracking serial killer Simon Cross, forced to follow his twisted clues and photographs across the country. Clarke knows that Cross selects only redheaded women and that he doesn’t target another victim until Clarke discovers the previous one. He’s never broken pattern...until now.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Weak serial killer vs. FBI novel

  • By Wayne on 05-30-18

Boring

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

Just plain dull and boring, gave it up half way through the book. Could not get invested in any of the characters, just a waste of my time. At least it was a read and listen for free.

  • An Engineered Injustice

  • By: William L. Myers Jr.
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 309
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 269
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

What if the deadliest train wreck in the nation's history was no accident? When a passenger train derails in North Philadelphia with fatal results, idealistic criminal defense attorney Vaughn Coburn takes on the most personal case of his young career. The surviving engineer is his cousin Eddy, and when Eddy asks Vaughn to defend him, he can't help but accept. Vaughn has a debt to repay, for he and his cousin share an old secret - one that changed both their lives forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting legal thriller!

  • By Wayne on 02-11-18

Good premise

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This combined a crime of multiple murders, corruption and a legal thriller in an unusual way. My only issue is the narration, it is very slow, had it at 1.25 but could've/should've gone up from there, along with the lack of enthusiasm of the narrator. Liked the story but a different narrator would have made it that much better, I almost gave up on it but glad I didn't.

  • Morgue Drawer Next Door

  • Morgue Drawer, Book 2
  • By: Jutta Profijt
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 170

As crime-fighting teams go, Dr. Martin Gänsewein and Pascha are an unlikely pair. Martin is a shy, scrupulous forensic pathologist who spends his days autopsying dead bodies, while Pascha is the gregarious ghost of a former car thief whose murder Martin reluctantly helped solve. After narrowly surviving that adventure, Martin wants nothing more than a little peace and quiet. Unfortunately, the good doctor is out of luck thanks to the arrival of Marlene, the spirit of a nun killed in a fire that ravaged her medieval convent and home.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Finally wore me down

  • By Susan on 12-04-14

All around Great!

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

Reviewed: 09-23-17

Another great mystery and no Pascha has a partner. So many parts where I'm laughing out loud. I'm outside in my gardens digging out weeds and laughing my a## off! Can't wait for the next book. Never thought I would like it so much, sorry I waited so long to start this series of books. Now onto book 3.

  • Smoke

  • By: Catherine McKenzie
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden, Cassandra Campbell, Danny Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 345
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 273

After a decadelong career combating wildfires, Elizabeth has traded in her former life for a quieter one with her husband. Now she works as the local arson investigator in a beautiful, quaint town in the Rockies. But that tranquil life vanishes when she and her husband agree to divorce and a fire in nearby Cooper Basin begins to spread rapidly. For Elizabeth, containing a raging wildfire is easier than accepting that her marriage has failed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Smoke by Catherine McKenzie

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-24-16

Trite,

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

Reviewed: 11-03-16

melodramatic, redundant, at times boring and too long. Easily figured out this story nothing mysterious or thrilling about it. I listened to Fractured, which is a good listen and thought I'd try this one - Smoke. It did not deliver in the same way, reminded me of a poor Lifetime movie. This is too 'girly' for my taste, and then throwing in ballet moves,OMG, growing up I hated ballet, more fun playing cops and robbers with the boys. Obviously I will not be listening to anything else by this author.

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  • Rules of Crime

  • A Detective Jackson Mystery, Book 7
  • By: L. J. Sellers
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

When a call from his daughter, Katie, interrupts his much-needed vacation, Detective Wade Jackson knows it’s bad news. His ex-wife, Renee, has disappeared and Jackson heads home to discover she’s been kidnapped. That same weekend, a young University of Oregon student is brutally beaten and dumped naked at the ER. As Jackson teams with FBI Agent Carla River to retrace Renee’s movements and handle a high-tech, fast-moving ransom demand, Detective Lara Evans must identify the young assault victim, then track down the assailant with no leads to go on…except the whispered rumor of a secret sorority.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Can't Get Enough of Sellers' Books

  • By Teresa Burrell on 09-18-16

Another good one

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

Reviewed: 08-13-16

As with the previous 6 books a good amount of suspense, intrigue and back story. And on to number 8.

  • Liars, Cheaters & Thieves

  • Detective Jackson, Book 6
  • By: L. J. Sellers
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

What does a man drugged and slashed to death by an unknown assailant have to do with a woman felled by a fatal heart attack after learning her bank account had been plundered? The cases seem as different as their scenarios - late night in a tavern parking lot and early the next morning inside a bank. But a troubling theory soon unites them: Was the first crime's murder victim the second crime's mastermind?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One More Great Read!

  • By Teresa Burrell on 06-26-15

Liked it

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

Reviewed: 08-11-16

This is my sixth book in the series and I enjoy the continuation of the series, each one is suspenseful and I'm continuing with the next one. My favorite thus far Is #5 Dying for Justice, a five star listen.

  • The President's Pilot

  • By: Robert Gandt
  • Narrated by: Thomas Block
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 776
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 706
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 695

A year and a half into her first term as President of the United States, Libby Paulsen is in a world of trouble. Her controversial agenda has placed her in a doomsday clash with a right wing cabal led by an enigmatic Air Force general. The conspirators will stop at nothing - including assassination - to remove Libby Paulsen from office. When the cabal targets Air Force One, Libby's Presidency - and her life - rest in the hands of a maverick pilot named Pete Brand, a man with whom the President shares a long-smoldering secret.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Is everyone drunk?

  • By Mike on 02-06-15

Horrible Narrator!

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

Reviewed: 07-15-16

After nearly 2 years & numerous attempts I finally decided to push through and finish this book, basically because I paid for it & long ago lost the opportunity to return it. Why did it take so long - the Narrator - his voice just grated on my ears, he basically read the story, with zero enthusiasm.
The synopsis was interesting and parts of the story were well written, had action & suspense, other parts were slower or not; after awhile I couldn't tell as the narrator was loud, had the wrong cadence & a complete lack of emotion, I just couldn't keep my focus on the story.
Because of the terrible narration, this is a book best read and not listened to.

  • Killshot

  • Icarus Series, Book 1
  • By: Aria Michaels
  • Narrated by: Rhiannon Angell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 303
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 288
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 288

When 17 year old Liv Larson and her brother are sent to separate foster homes, she becomes content with her isolation and dedicates her every breath to getting him back. After months of solitude and anti-social behavior, Liv's best friend Riley drags her to a Rooftop Party to view Icarus (the once in a lifetime solar flare) where Liv finds herself inexplicably drawn to Zander James, the mysterious boy with the crooked smile.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Very Full Fresh Story

  • By Michael Oberhardt on 05-05-15

Gave up!

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

Reviewed: 07-09-16

What a horrible narration, high pitched feminine voices are used for all characters including the male characters, yes one was supposed to be gay but the voice was that of a ten year old girl with a case of giggles. The story started out okay but half way through it went off the rails and became implausible. What a waste of 4 hours, should have quit sooner. Thankfully I was able to return it for a refund.

  • Tin God

  • Delta Crossroads, Book 1
  • By: Stacy Green
  • Narrated by: Johanna Fairview
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 170
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 150

The truth can be as deadly as any weapon. Jaymee Ballard trusted only one person in Roselea, Mississippi with the secret of her lost daughter. When that person is brutally murdered, it leaves her with heartbreak and a slew of unanswered questions. The eerie similarity to a murder of one of Jaymee's close friends years ago causes her to realize her past has come back to haunt her and may cost her own life. Years of deception and abuse leave Jaymee with few options and fewer allies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I did not expect to like it, but...

  • By Wayne on 08-18-17

Hate this book, soo boring, tedious

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

Reviewed: 06-15-16

Wish I would have listened to this sooner so I could have returned it and got my money back! What a mistake this was. OMG, get to the point I can't even remember what it's about with all the filler in it. Who cares about making tea, heck I'm ready to have everyone put in a boat and get lost at sea.
I will never ever read/listen to anything by this author ever again!

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