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  • Jack and Jill

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Blair Underwood, John Rubinstein
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 594
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 379
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 382

A killer is at work in the nation's capital, and he seems to like variety. His victims range from kindergarten students to senators - not even the President is safe. Alex Cross, hero of Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls, is awakened one night to confront the brutal murder of a little girl only blocks away from his house. With a single clue, a mysterious rhyme signed "Jack and Jill", the skilled and courageous Cross sets out to track the murderer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining Listen

  • By L. Spain on 08-09-05


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Reviewed: 05-14-12

Where does Jack and Jill rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

To be fair, I have only listened to two books so far. This is second by only a half of a star. I am picking winners.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

It could have been longer. The high school serial killer character could have been better developed. What was his background?

What does Blair Underwood and John Rubinstein bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

They both read the story like they were there. I was there. The two of them were excellent. I was watching the movie in my head.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I had didn't laugh or cry, but I did gasp a couple of times. Since I listen at work, my coworkers were a little concerned.

Any additional comments?

Blair Underwood and John Rubinstein are great!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • I've Got Your Number

  • A Novel
  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,746
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,428
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,416

Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect! Well, perfect except that the phone’s owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn’t agree.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • i enjoyed it.

  • By leah on 02-16-12

Narrator gives the story life

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Reviewed: 04-17-12

What did you love best about I've Got Your Number?

Simple, easy to follow and funny

Who was your favorite character and why?

Sam Roxton was my favorite character. I like thinking people of few words.

Have you listened to any of Jayne Entwistle’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is my first and she was great.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The moment that Poppy accepted that Magnus was cheating on her. For one moment she revealed she really was not a ditz