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Merrill Bennington

Newnan, Georgia
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  • Ghostly Start

  • Harper Harlow, Books 1-3
  • By: Lily Harper Hart
  • Narrated by: Angel Clark
  • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207

Harper Harlow can see and talk to ghosts. She's built a business out of helping souls crossover, and even though the cases sometimes go wonky, she's good at what she does. Jared Monroe wants to be a big city detective in a large market. Instead, he's forced to take a job in the small community of Whisper Cove until the right position opens up. He doesn't believe in ghosts, and yet he can't seem to stay away from Harper. These two are on a collision course for each other, but danger is in the way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cute story

  • By nellajo on 05-07-17

Worst Naration EVER

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

I had read some previous reviews saying that the narrator was awful...should have heeded the warning. I could only listen to a small portion of this book because the narrator was painful to listen to. I can't rate the story because I couldn't continue listening to the book.

  • Devil in a Blue Dress

  • An Easy Rawlins Mystery
  • By: Walter Mosley
  • Narrated by: Michael Boatman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,815
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,811

Los Angeles, 1948: Easy Rawlins is a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Money, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Beware of Mysterious Sexy Women with Big Suitcases

  • By Jefferson on 02-13-11

I hated it!!

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

Reviewed: 01-29-18

Gave up 3/4 ofvthe way through. Sometimesvuou just hsve to cut your losses. Kept hoping it would get better.

  • Portrait of a Dead Guy

  • A Cherry Tucker Mystery
  • By: Larissa Reinhart
  • Narrated by: Erin Clark
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 52

In Halo, Georgia, folks know Cherry Tucker as big in mouth, small in stature, and able to sketch a portrait faster than buckshot rips from a ten gauge - but commissions are scarce. So when the well-heeled Branson family wants to memorialize their murdered son in a coffin portrait, Cherry scrambles to win their patronage from her small town rival. As the clock ticks toward the deadline, Cherry faces more trouble than just a controversial subject.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Audio the way to go here!

  • By John S. on 11-16-13

The Worst!!

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

Reviewed: 04-29-14

What disappointed you about Portrait of a Dead Guy?

The main character is weak. If she would have stood up for herself it would have been a better read.

Would you ever listen to anything by Larissa Reinhart again?

Probably not. I downloaded the 2nd book in series so I'll listen to it too
since I already have it.

Would you be willing to try another one of Erin Clark’s performances?

Probably not. The horrible Southern accent she is doing is hard to listen to.
By the way, I am from Georgia...I know a Southern accent.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Hated that I wasted my money and time. None of the characters have any redeeming qualities.

Any additional comments?

The author needs to find another line of work.

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