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    • The Only Suspect

    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: George Kuch
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 192

    Doctor Sam Russell's wife is missing. The police don't believe his story - and Sam isn't so sure himself since he can remember nothing about the day she disappeared.Detective Hannah Montgomery sees something in Sam and his young daughter that touches her own sense of loss. As she delves deeper, shocking secrets come to light making Hannah wonder whether she's protecting a wronged man or a cold-blooded killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting Story! Kept me guessing until the end

    • By Grace Congdon on 06-30-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Murder Among Neighbors

    • The Kate Austen Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Abandoned by her husband who is traveling in Europe to "find himself," Kate Austen is left to make a life for herself and her five-year-old daughter. When her socialite neighbor, Pepper Livingston, is murdered, and the handsome detective Michael Stone turns to Kate for information about the victim, Kate's life takes an unexpected turn.This is the first book in the Kate Austen series.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's good but ...

    • By Joslyn on 11-04-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Evidence of Guilt

    • A Kali O'Brien Mystery
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Eleanor Walker-Jenkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When a local waitress and her five-year-old daughter are murdered, Wes Harding - a former classmate of Kali's who had a reputation as the town's worst troublemaker - becomes the prime suspect. Kali agrees to represent him, but is stunned when he refuses to help in his own defense, and won't explain why.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Story okay; narration, not so much...

    • By Kathi on 06-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Payback

    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cindy Piller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    A split-second decision sends Marta Crawford's life spiraling out of control. On a business trip she meets the charming Todd Wilson and, much to her regret, wakes up the next morning in his bed. Filled with remorse, she tells Todd she's made a terrible mistake and flees, hoping to put her reckless behavior behind her. But Todd won't take no for an answer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stalkers are just no fun!

    • By Big Cheese on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Shadow of Doubt

    • A Kali O'Brien Legal Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Eleanor Walker-Jenkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Attorney Kali O'Brien returns to her hometown of Silver Creek, where her childhood friend Jannine is the prime suspect in the murder of her husband. Kali is convinced Jannine innocent until the evidence begins to mount. Secrets past and present confound Kali's investigation. This is the first in the Kali O'Brien series of legal mysteries.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good enough story, but totally predictable

    • By Kathi on 06-26-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Next Victim

    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cindy Piller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Following the death of her brother of an apparent suicide by overdose, Kali reconnects with her sister. To their dismay, they learn that he was the prime suspect in the double homicide of a wealthy heiress and a college coed. As if that weren't shocking enough, Kali also learns her brother might have ties to a young stripper's murder and the disappearance of a 16-year-old runaway.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • better than expected

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Intent to Harm

    • A Kali O'Brien Mystery
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cindy Piller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The woman gives her name as Betty. No last name. No phone number. Just a meeting place - a deserted, wooded park on the outskirts of Lake Tahoe. The one condition - come alone. San Francisco attorney Kali O'Brien understands client confidentiality, but something about Betty's urgent request has her a little spooked. The moment Betty meets with Kali, she's shot and killed by a sniper, and Kali barely escapes with her life. She's left with more questions than answers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Legal mystery that keeps you guessing

    • By Alex on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Witness for the Defense

    • Kali O'Brien, Book 4
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cindy Piller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    With her unique blend of courtroom drama and feverish suspense, critically acclaimed author Jonnie Jacobs has won a legion of fans for her Kali O'Brien thrillers. Now the edgy San Francisco attorney is back to handle a simple adoption - and winds up defending her client for murder.... Straightforward and short term: that's precisely the kind of case Kali O'Brien needs at the moment. Yet the Harper adoption makes her uneasy from the start.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book 4

    • By med c on 06-22-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Murder Among Strangers

    • The Kate Austen Mystery Series Book 4
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Kate Austen has always had a soft spot for people in trouble, but stopping to help stranded motorist Sheryl Ann Martin is a terrible mistake. With her dead husband in the trunk and her killer boyfriend at her side, Sheryl Ann is in trouble. And so is Kate; held hostage in a remote cabin by a couple who can't afford to let her live. Kate's only hope is a desperate run for freedom, but when she is rescued, her nightmare is just beginning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Beatrice on 11-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Paradise Falls

    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Wendy Tremont King
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Fifteen-year-old Caitlin Whittington, last seen waiting for a ride home from school, is the second girl in Paradise Falls to disappear in five months. Fears grow that she won't be the last as the town begins to suspect a serial killer might be loose. With her daughter's disappearance, Grace Whittington makes some surprising and unsettling discoveries about her stepson, Adam. When she uncovers information that seems to implicate him, the fault lines of a happily blended family crack wide open.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • HARD TO TOLERATE THE READER.... GOSH....

    • By penny ann on 07-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Murder Among Friends

    • The Kate Austen Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Suspense simmers in the suburb of Walnut Hills as Kate tries to figure out who killed her recently divorced friend Mona Sterling. A bottle of expensive scotch and an empty vial of sleeping pills convince the police that her death is a suicide. But Kate has her doubts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Beatrice on 04-05-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder Among Us

    • The Kate Austen Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Suzan Lynn Lorraine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The overlapping threads of two murders lead Kate from cybersex to love sonnets, from a clandestine research project to the deepest of family secrets, and ultimately threaten Kate and those she loves.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good story horrible narration

    • By Diane on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Cold Justice

    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: George Kuch
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Nowhere do startling intrigue and enthralling authenticity come together so powerfully as in the Kali O'Brien thrillers from former attorney Jonnie Jacobs. Now the San Francisco lawyer takes on a case that hits too close to home: the murder of her best friend by a serial killer who steps from the very pages of Kali's own past....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cold Justice

    • By Deedra on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Motion to Dismiss

    • Kali O'Brien Series Book 3
    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Eleanor Walker-Jenkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    San Francisco attorney Kali O'Brien knows that in the legal system, reality can be shaded, but she doesn't like clients who lie to her. That's what she has in Grady Barrett, a wealthy computer magnate married to Kali's best friend, who is arraigned in the rape of Deirdre Nicholas. Grady maintains that Deirdre's vivid, emotional, and thoroughly convincing deposition is a clever and manipulative web of lies spun to trap him. Then Deirdre plunges to her death from a second-story balcony.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't Hold Up Well

    • By Me & My Girls on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lying with Strangers

    • By: Jonnie Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Marissa Pistone
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Raised in foster homes, 18-year-old Chloe Henderson hopes for a sunnier future with boyfriend Trace Rodriguez and the child they're expecting. On what Chloe thinks is a Sunday outing, Trace pulls up to a convenience store in a rundown San Francisco neighborhood. Chloe is horrified when he robs the store and kills the clerk and a customer, ADA Roy Walker. Afraid of losing the one person who's ever loved her, Chloe helps Trace escape and becomes an accomplice to an appalling crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Suzan on 08-30-15

    Regular price: $24.95