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  • Wild Country

  • The World of the Others, Book 2
  • By: Anne Bishop
  • Narrated by: Alexandra Harris
  • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 699
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 645
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 647

There are ghost towns in the world - places where the humans were annihilated in retaliation for the slaughter of the shape-shifting Others. One of those places is Bennett, a town at the Northern end of the Elder Hills - a town surrounded by the wild country. Now, efforts are being made to resettle Bennett as a community where humans and Others live and work together. But as they reopen the stores and the professional offices and start to make lives for themselves, the town of Bennett attracts the attention of other humans looking for profit. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love slipping into this world

  • By kimbacaffeinate on 03-05-19

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 04-17-19

This is the weakest book in the series. I am hoping that it is book that is needed to bridge to the next book. We shall see.

  • Web of Eyes

  • By: Rhett C. Bruno, Jaime Castle
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 573
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 547
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 545

When a piece of the crown prince's soul is stolen by a traitorous warlock, disgraced knight Torsten Unger makes it his sworn duty to get it back and save the last hope for the kingdom. But he can't do it alone. Self-proclaimed "World's Greatest Thief" Whitney Fierstown sits in the castle dungeon, destined for the gallows until Torsten offers this choice: rot and die in a dank cell or join him on a dangerous expedition to put his skills to good use and earn his freedom. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this book!

  • By Joliet Jill on 11-15-18

Irritating

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

With all of the stellar reviews and with Luke Daniels narrating, I thought this was a sure bet. I was wrong. First, the story just never really grabbed me. I didn't really like the characters and I didn't really care what happened to the kingdom or them. Second, I really disliked Luke Daniel's voice for the Thief. It was irritating and felt like nails on a chalkboard. I have NEVER disliked any narration that Luke Daniels has done - I didn't even think he could have an irritating voice (unless he wanted the character to be irritating - and I don't think the Thief was supposed to be so irritating that I cringed every time I heard his voice). Lastly, all I can say is that I bought this book for a credit and this is an honest review from someone who trusted all of those other reviews with the disclaimer at the end "I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review." Yeah, I don't believe those reviews anymore!

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

  • Cherringham 1-3
  • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
  • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,959
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,648

Jack's a retired ex-cop from New York, seeking the simple life in Cherringham. Sarah's a Web designer who's moved back to the village find herself. But their lives are anything but quiet as the two team up to solve Cherringham's criminal mysteries. This compilation contains episodes 1 - 3: MURDER ON THAMES, MYSTERY AT THE MANOR and MURDER BY MOONLIGHT.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Find

  • By Marie on 10-29-16

I can't believe how good these are!

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

Reviewed: 07-31-17

I love these vignettes. Each episode lasts about 2 hours or so and we get a complete story with a great ending. Perfect. A bit like Audible Law and Order. I am delighted that I took a chance on these and have downloaded episodes 4-6. Am looking forward to downloading more.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • A Bachelor Establishment

  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,835
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,701
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698

High adventure and dark mystery combine in a sparkling historical romance, by Jodi Taylor writing as Isabella Barclay from The Chronicles of St. Mary's. Bascombe, widowed and tied to an impoverished estate, has learned to ask little of life. With no hope of leaving, the years have passed her by. Lord Ryde, exiled abroad after a scandal, has returned to strip his estate and make a new start in America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A clever and well-plotted Regency Romance

  • By Hope on 09-17-15

Great Book

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

Reviewed: 12-27-15

I really like the St. Mary's books, but I have to say, A Bachelor Establishment and The Nothing Girl are even better. I want her to write more of these. Funny, poignant, and imperfect characters...you will love it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Far Country

  • By: Nevil Shute
  • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

A young English woman leaves her ageing parents to visit friends living in the Australian outback, where she quickly falls in love - both with the country and with Carl, a doctor and Czech refugee. Brought together through dramatic encounters and strange twists of fate, their relationship hangs in the balance when Jennifer is called back to England.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oldie but goodie...

  • By A on 07-24-13

Unbelievably Amazing

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

Reviewed: 12-27-15

Nevil Shute is amazing. I love his books and love learning about much of the time period after World War II. This book is, like many of Mr. Shute's work, very character driven. And how all of the plot puzzle pieces fit is incredible. I am slowly working my way through Nevil Shute's books on audible. Every time I finish one I mourn a bit that I will never be able to listen to it for the first time all over again. You won't regret spending a credit on this one.

  • The Aeronaut's Windlass

  • The Cinder Spires, Book 1
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: Euan Morton
  • Length: 21 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,350
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,466
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,459

Since time immemorial the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace. Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion, he has taken their side in the cold war with Spire Aurora, disrupting the enemy's shipping lines by attacking their cargo vessels.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Brave New World

  • By Don Gilbert on 10-02-15

Excellent. And I was leery!

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

Reviewed: 12-27-15

I really tried to like the Dresden Files books by Jim Butcher. I read and listened to the first one and wasn't hooked. But, with the urging from many others, I figured that maybe I was just in a bad spot when I read the first book so I listened to the second book. Yeah, it still didn't do it for me. So, with trepidation, I bought this book and I AM SO GLAD I DID!!! It is excellent. Great narrator, great story, great characters. Now I am desperate for the next book in the series. So, if you are one of the few people out there who didn't just adore the Dresden Files, don't worry that you won't love this book. Give it a try!

  • Welcome to Paradise

  • By: Rosalind James
  • Narrated by: Emma Taylor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328

Mira Walker is hoping that competing on a "living history" reality show will give her what's missing from her real life. Maybe she'll get closer to her boyfriend, who hasn't been all that nice to her lately. Get fired up about her job again. Who knows, she might even win a million dollars. Gabe Kincaid and his brother, Alec, are after that million, too, though. Mira and Scott are no threat at all, not when everybody involved is going to want to kill Scott after the first day. And there's no bond stronger than a twin's. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reality TV Romance Done Well

  • By CandCrew on 06-07-15

Cute

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

Reviewed: 07-24-15

Good fun summer read. Narrator was good too. Not great but did a nice job. I am downloading the other books in the series.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Taken with You

  • By: Shannon Stacey
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168

Hailey Genest has seen most of her friends marry and have babies, and she's happy for them, but it was a lot easier before she hit 40. She's spent her entire life in Whitford, Maine, and if she hasn't found her Prince Charming by now, she has to accept she's probably not going to. When a new friend suggests they go on an adventure and embrace being single, Hailey agrees. Surviving in the woods is game warden Matt Barnett's idea of a relaxing vacation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Author/Narrator Combo!

  • By Jennifer on 12-09-14

Cute

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

Reviewed: 07-18-15

Sweet, cute, but not particularly memorable. A bit like candy - good while you eat it but not necessarily something I will remember next week.

  • Slave to Sensation

  • Psy-Changeling Series, Book 1
  • By: Nalini Singh
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,780
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,796

Nalini Singh dives into a world torn apart by a powerful race with phenomenal powers of the mind - and none of the heart. Born a Psy, Sascha Duncan must hide the emotions that mark her as flawed. But a passionate Changeling will tempt her to reveal everything - and risk her very soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better than I remember.

  • By Diana on 05-30-11

Ugh

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

Reviewed: 07-17-15

Poor story. Melodramatic. Delivered in a breathy grating voice. I was looking for a light easy read to pass the time but this was a wasted credit.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Radiance

  • Wraith Kings, Volume 1
  • By: Grace Draven
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,004
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,880
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,887

Brishen Khaskem, prince of the Kai, has lived content as the nonessential spare heir to a throne secured many times over. A trade and political alliance between the human kingdom of Gaur and the Kai kingdom of Bast-Haradis requires that he marry a Gauri woman to seal the treaty. Always a dutiful son, Brishen agrees to the marriage and discovers his bride is as ugly as he expected and more beautiful than he could have imagined.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An unexpected and awesome surprise!!!!

  • By Sharon on 06-17-15

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 07-10-15

Everything Grace Draven writes is amazing and I have read everything I can get my hands on. I was delighted to see Radiance as an audiobook. The narrator was wonderful. It took me about a chapter to get used to her voice (and hint of lisp) but she has such a beautiful voice I wouldn't want a different narrator. Now Audible needs to get Master of Crows read and Grace Draven needs to write faster!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful