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Virginia Lawrence

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  • The Beast of Bath

  • A Regency Fairytale
  • By: Chasity Bowlin
  • Narrated by: Lillian Yves
  • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 107

Lord Victor Mayhew, Viscount Norcross, lives in the shadows, hiding his scarred face from those who would fear him...or worse, pity him. He's become accustomed to the dark, and to the aching loneliness that is his only and constant companion. But while traversing the city in the dark of night, he encounters a beautiful woman who is running for her life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A beast worth meeting

  • By Claire on 08-13-17

Good story, some problems with narration

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

The story was interesting. However, the narrator mispronounced quite a few words. She also replaced a few words with words having a completely different meaning. For example, in one instance she used tactic instead of tacit.

  • Savage Season

  • A Hap and Leonard Novel #1
  • By: Joe R. Lansdale
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 362
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 361

Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are best friends, yet they couldn't be more different. Hap is an east Texas white boy with a weakness for Texas women. Leonard is a black, gay Vietnam vet. Together, they stir up more commotion than a fire storm. But that's just the way they like it. So when as ex-flame of Hap's returns promising a huge score, Hap lets Leonard in on the scam, and that's when things get interesting.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hap and Leonard, a series you shouldn't miss out

  • By Matthew Ortiz on 07-27-14

Well done!

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

Wonderfully acted by narrator Phil Gigante, the book has interesting characters and a surprising story. You’ll enjoy this!

  • The Bette Davis Club

  • By: Jane Lotter
  • Narrated by: Sue Pitkin, Tessa Marts
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,387
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,122
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,114

The morning of her niece's wedding, Margo Just drinks a double martini and contemplates the many mistakes she's made in her fifty-odd years of life. Spending three decades in love with a wonderful but unattainable man is pretty high up on her list of missteps, as is a long line of unsuccessful love affairs accompanied by a seemingly endless supply of delicious cocktails.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth the credit?

  • By toniriedl on 01-09-17

Charming complex story, well done by all duo actress

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

Reviewed: 04-08-18

This is a fun story of a woman hampered by her childhood and an early love. Through a ridiculous set of circumstances, she learns how to move ahead. Funny, human and warm, with interesting characters.

  • Lord John and the Private Matter

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,921
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,132
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,162

With more than 10 million copies in print worldwide, New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series is a global phenomenon. Lord John and the Private Matter, starring one of the most popular Outlander characters, captures all the adventure and magic of the series while delivering a fresh tale that is utterly captivating.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lively tale, well told

  • By GoryDetails on 12-06-04

Nicely complex story of murder, betrayal

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

Reviewed: 12-05-17

Excellent story with believable characters working their way through several mysteries. The story is very well written, and the narration is top-rate.

  • Ape House

  • A Novel
  • By: Sara Gruen
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 174
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 172

Sam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena are no ordinary apes. These bonobos know American Sign Language. Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn’t understand people, but animals she gets—especially the bonobos. Isabel feels more comfortable in their world than she’s ever felt among humans...until she meets John Thigpen, a very married reporter who braves the ever-present animal rights protesters outside the lab to see what’s really going on inside.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Premise

  • By Pamela Harvey on 09-10-10

Fascinating story!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-17

Very interesting human-bonobo story with several human story threads around it. This book was great fun!

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  • The Hanover Square Affair

  • Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries
  • By: Ashley Gardner, Jennifer Ashley
  • Narrated by: James Gillies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 502
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 455
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 458

Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing girl, possibly kidnapped by a prominent member of Parliament. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Regency Reality

  • By Farwan House Variety Store on 01-30-15

So well done!

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

Reviewed: 03-18-16

Incredible performance for an excellent story with outstanding period details. I enjoyed this audio book very much.