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Emma DOMINGUEZ

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  • The Missing Ones

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 1
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,680
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,344
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,349

When a woman's body is discovered in a cathedral and hours later a young man is found hanging from a tree outside his home, Detective Lottie Parker is called in to lead the investigation. Both bodies have the same distinctive tattoo clumsily inscribed on their legs. It's clear the pair are connected, but how? The trail leads Lottie to St Angela's, a former children's home, with a dark connection to her own family history. Suddenly the case just got personal.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too Long and Too Dark

  • By Lia on 03-03-18

Earth shattering

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

Reviewed: 03-18-18

An excellently written piece with no concessions with a solid storyline. I love that the characters are realistic and down to earth human, not your typical perfect heroes. Performance is flawless and well achieved.
Looking forward to listening to the next one in the series.

  • The Secret Pond

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368

Grieving over the loss of her family and feeling like her life is unraveling, Lindsey McDermott quits her job, gets a puppy, and retreats to her grandparents' home in the Texas Hill Country. She spends her solitary days walking childhood trails and reminiscing, trying to reconcile the conflict within her as she struggles with survivor's guilt. After the death of her husband, Hannah Larson needs a change. At the suggestion of her mother-in-law - and against her better judgment - she and her son Jack move to tiny Utopia and into her husband's grandmother's house.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful, loved it

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-26-17

Gerri Hill at her best with a different type of romance

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

Now, that’s what I call an interesting plot. She does it again. I love the depth of the characters and the way she deals with the characters’ conflict.
Quite recommendable if you are looking for a change in lesbian romance.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love After Hours

  • A Rivers Community Novel
  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Paige McKinney
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162

Gina Antonelli had big dreams once, of riding her athletic achievements all the way to West Point and being the first in a long family line of soldiers to serve as an officer. When that dream died along with the girl she'd planned to marry one day, she'd vowed to forget about happily ever afters. When Gina agrees to renovate Carrie's soon-to-be new house as a favor to her brother's boss, she doesn't welcome Carrie's overtures at friendship or her own unexpected attraction.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • what is wrong with the narrator?

  • By Sondra A., Cobb on 12-13-17

Quite a good story with a really awful performance

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

Nice to continue learning about great characters in the Rivers community but the performance is appalling throughout more so in the intimate-passion scenes. The story is worth enduring it.

  • Firestorm

  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232

Firefighter paramedic Mallory "Ice" James commands a crew of smokejumpers - twenty women and men who eat together, sleep together, and parachute into the face of raging forest fires together - and she has thirty days to whip the rookies into shape. Mallory isn't happy when "Hotshot" Jac Russo shows up unannounced for boot camp along with a reputation for being trouble. Mallory and Jac may not like each other much, but lust isn't something either can control - and they soon discover ice burns as fiercely as flame.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Linkme21 on 04-09-17

A good story, poorly read

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

Reviewed: 10-30-17

Radclyffe’s first responders Series is quite good. Stories interesting as the reader gets a peek into unknown aspects of life.

The performance is quite poor. Bloom is good to transmit scenes where fear, stress or rush are present but really bad at dealing with introspection and scenes with a strong emotional content: Love declarations, sex, etc.
As I had read the story I was able to put up with the poor performance.

  • Heart Stop

  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Paige McKinney
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 144

Jay "Flash" Reynolds has a brilliant future as a trauma surgeon until a truck on a rainy night changes her life. Assistant chief medical examiner Olivia Price is more at ease with the dead than the living - at least the dead never lie. All she needs to do is listen to their stories. What she doesn't need is a surly new resident who would rather be somewhere else. Two women, one with a damaged body, the other a damaged spirit, challenge each other to dare to live again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The narration made it difficult to finish.

  • By Cheryl J Kelly on 07-26-17

Not Radcliffe's best but plain good. Poor narration.

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

Reviewed: 07-29-17

A plain good story, with a good rhythm overall and an enjoyable reacquaintance with characters from previous books. It feels as if the author were winking at the reader.
Poor narration, though. In the romantic scenes, including the steamy ones, McKinney does not sound but like a general commanding her troops. It sort of feels awkward.
Look forward for more Radcliffe books. I love the 1st responders series.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Turn Back Time

  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Nicole Vilencia
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236

Wynter Thompson, divorced with a young child, struggles to balance the demands of her surgical residency with the responsibilities of motherhood - and between the two, discovers there is little time left for anything else. She manages to convince herself that she has everything she needs, because another chance at love is definitely not in her game plan. Pearce Rifkin is a woman with a plan, and it doesn’t include a serious relationship. Chief Surgical Resident is just a stepping stone to her lifelong goal.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ok book

  • By Lisa C. on 01-20-13

A Butch dyke for a change, excellent performance.

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

Reviewed: 02-08-17

The story is good, true to the genre and a great surprise to find that one of the main characters is a butch-type dyke. Unlike many of the books I've read over the years in which both women are quite the femme type. Pearce is not as butch as, Reese, the ex military - Sheriff in the Provincetown Series but she is quite interesting for a change!

Nicole Vilencia does a great job. Her performance is superb and you should use her more than Nicole Zanzarella or Abby Craden who have quite limited skills to portray a variety of characters.

Last but not least, Radclyffe does make it quite realistic by using all of those technical medical terms. I took me back to when the TV Series "ER" was on. Thank you for that.

  • Just Enough Light

  • By: AJ Quinn
  • Narrated by: Ruby Rivers
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 110

Kellen Ryan has taken the survival skills she learned on the streets and used them to create an elite search-and-rescue operation, as well as the first home she's known in forever - a sanctuary in Haven, Colorado, high in the Rockies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful narration. Great story!

  • By Janet T. on 01-08-17

Quite interesting story; worst performance ever

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

Reviewed: 01-17-17

A good gripping story with enough action and drama. The performer clearly can't do the job efficiently, her "different characters" all sound dumb and child like. Even the voices of the main characters are poorly performed. The only reason to continue listening was the story but I felt like stopping many times. What a shame.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sidetracked

  • A Kurt Wallander Mystery
  • By: Henning Mankell
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 626
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408

While tracking a demented serial killer, Detective Kurt Wallander is beset with obstacles: a department distracted by the threat of cutbacks and the frivolity of World Cup soccer, a tenuous relationship with a widow, and an unshakably haunting preoccupation with a girl who set herself on fire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripped again...

  • By Rebecarol on 02-10-08

Excelent story!

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

Reviewed: 05-05-16

A magnificently told story with the mastery of Mankell's skills. The performance is quite good as well.

  • Last Salute

  • By: Tracey Richardson
  • Narrated by: Maxine Mitchell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

Pamela Wright will never forgive her sister for dying in the Afghanistan war or the army for Laura's death or anyone else for making it okay for Laura to go halfway around the world to fight for reasons Pam has never fathomed. Numb with grief, she buries her sister but not her rage. Among the mourners is Trish Tomlinson, who loved Laura long ago and has found the news of Laura's death sharply painful.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sister, Sister

  • By Me & My Girls on 03-02-15

War and violence are not justifiable!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-15

A superb performance of a story that lectures about the magnificent job the US military is doing in their fight against terrorism.
There is absolutely nothing that justifies war and violence and this is a novel devoted to highlighting why it is correct and how "All-mighty America" will fight, invade, kill and destroy, and save the human race "in the name of freedom".
Not worth my time at all!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful