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  • Twisted Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,963
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,708
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,710

Lucas Davenport had crossed paths with her before. A rich psychopath, Taryn Grant had run successfully for the US Senate, where Lucas had predicted she'd fit right in. He was also convinced that she'd been responsible for three murders, though he'd never been able to prove it. Once a psychopath had gotten that kind of rush, though, he or she often needed another fix, so he figured he might be seeing her again. He was right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A masterpiece!

  • By Steven Allgood on 04-27-18

Another Hit!

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

Reviewed: 04-29-18

I was starving for another Davenport! This one is wonderfully written and I actually laughed at the ending!
John Sanford is one of my favorites!

  • Speaks the Nightbird

  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 30 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,653
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,110
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,094

The Carolinas, 1699: The citizens of Fount Royal believe a witch has cursed their town with inexplicable tragedies -- and they demand that beautiful widow Rachel Howarth be tried and executed for witchcraft. Presiding over the trial is traveling magistrate Issac Woodward, aided by his astute young clerk, Matthew Corbett. Believing in Rachel's innocence, Matthew will soon confront the true evil at work in Fount Royal....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dark, Twisted Period Piece with GREAT Characters!

  • By aaron on 06-05-12

What a wonderful story

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

Reviewed: 01-30-18

I’m not one to do actual book reviews but rather say how I felt about it.
Having never been much on period novels, I was hesitant to read this since based in 1699.
However, I believe this is one of the best books I’ve read in many years.
Full of surprises, emotions and humor should make this a ‘Must Read’ in one’s library.

  • The Trouble with Twelfth Grave

  • A Novel
  • By: Darynda Jones
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,101
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,977
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,967

Ever since Reyes Farrow escaped from a hell dimension in which Charley Davidson accidentally trapped him, the son of Satan has been brimstone-bent on destroying the world his heavenly Brother created. His volatile tendencies have put Charley in a bit of a pickle. But that's not the only briny vegetable on her plate. While trying to domesticate the feral being that used to be her husband, she also has to deal with her everyday life of annoying all manner of beings - some corporeal, some not so much - as she struggles to right the wrongs of society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Charlie Mania

  • By IreneMBBT on 11-01-17

Wonderful as expected!

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

Reviewed: 11-08-17

I love this series. I can’t wait for the next book!!
To get more, as I hate to have finished this one, I’ll just have to start again with First Grave & read them all again!❤️

  • Moon Bayou

  • Samantha Moon Case Files Book 1
  • By: J.R. Rain, Rod Kierkegaard Jr
  • Narrated by: Kathy Vogel
  • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 80

Samantha Moon loses everything - her kids, her beloved, the very unlife she knows - when a powerful curse catapults her backwards in time, to Louisiana during the days of Marie Laveau.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator ruined the story!

  • By keysclaudia on 03-22-16

Not a Moon story I expected

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

Reviewed: 11-02-17

First, I received this on Kindle with audio. I wish I had only read it.
The narrative sounded like the computerized voice of Please...do not..hang...up. Your NUMber..you reQESTed...is....

The story did not read like previous JR Rain stories and I believe the author did not write it. I believe it was Rob guy.

The plot was so unbelievable, I’m not sure I’ll get another and I have read all the Vampire for Hire series.

Very disappointed.

  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,443
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,773
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,737

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Noooooooooooooooooo!

  • By H. Jamieson on 08-12-17

Took a bit

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

Reviewed: 11-01-17

This new detective took me a bit to get into the book.
Seemed like many things were going on at the same time.
After a while, I got into the book and enjoyed it.

  • Pretty Girls

  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 20 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,270
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,249

Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss—a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely needed the trigger warning, but..

  • By Hillary on 02-01-16

One of the best Karin Slaughter books

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

Reviewed: 01-01-16

I have always enjoyed Karin Slaughter's books but this one is, by far, the best one yet!

  • No Country for Old Men

  • By: Cormac McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,600
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,017
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,035

Cormac McCarthy, best-selling author of National Book Award winner All the Pretty Horses, delivers his first new novel in seven years. Written in muscular prose, No Country for Old Men is a powerful tale of the West that moves at a blistering pace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Typical McCarthy: SUPERB

  • By David on 02-21-08

How does it end?

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

Reviewed: 11-06-13

I enjoyed the book for the most part and loved the narration. I'm glad I got it in audio as I'm not sure reading it would have been as enjoyable. I didn't quite "get" the movie, although I liked it so thought the book would help. I'm no "Pollyanna" but the ending of the book really ticked me off and left me feeling dissatisfied. Not every story has a happy ending, but I feel this book had no ending. I may listen to it again but doubt there will be a different outcome. ;)

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  • The End of the Wasp Season

  • A Novel
  • By: Denise Mina
  • Narrated by: Jane McFarlan
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 446
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 390
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 385

When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. But the legacy of a lifetime of selfishness is widespread, and the carnage most acute among those he ought to be protecting: his family. Meanwhile, in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow, a young woman is found savagely murdered. The community is stunned by what appears to be a vicious, random attack.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good find for me!

  • By Jean on 01-10-12

What a surprise!

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

Reviewed: 07-29-13

I had purchased this on my Kindle and decided to get the audible version as well. I had not heard of this author and truly enjoyed the story. I look forward to reading more of her novels.

The narration was a little difficult to understand at times and I was glad I had the book to verify the words. I would have preferred the dialect not be as strong so I could understand it better.

  • The Postman Always Rings Twice

  • By: James M. Cain
  • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175

An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one, grisly solution; a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tucci's performance of "Postman" is exquisite!

  • By Christopher on 06-25-12

Good story.

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

Reviewed: 07-27-13

I enjoy the story but felt the narration did not help the story in any way. I wish I had read this rather than listen to it. The narrator has little inflection and did not put any emphasis on the dialogue. There was absolutely no emotion in this reading at all. I can't say it was monotone, but it was the next thing to that.

  • Say Goodbye

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee, Lincoln Hoppe
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,182

For Kimberly Quincy, FBI Special Agent, it all starts with a pregnant hooker. The story Delilah Rose tells Kimberly about her johns is too horrifying to be true; but prostitutes are disappearing, one by one, with no explanation, and no one but Kimberly seems to care.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Thriller

  • By Jennifer on 08-17-09

The Best

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

Reviewed: 07-22-13

This is one of the best Lisa Gardner book that I have read thus far. Suspenseful, riveting with several twists and turns.