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  • The Scholar

  • The Cormac Reilly Series, Book 2
  • Written by: Dervla McTiernan
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

When Dr. Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit-and-run outside Galway University early one morning, she calls her boyfriend, Detective Cormac Reilly, bringing him first to the scene of a murder that would otherwise never have been assigned to him. The dead girl is carrying an ID that will put this crime at the center of a scandal - her card identifies her as Carline Darcy, heir apparent to Darcy Therapeutics, Ireland's most successful pharmaceutical company. Darcy Therapeutics has a finger in every pie....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth the listen.

  • By Nancy on 2019-05-28

Worth the listen.

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

Reviewed: 2019-05-28

Good book. I liked her other one better but still worth a listen. Narrator was excellent.

  • The Murderer's Son

  • A Jackman and Evans Thriller
  • Written by: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

Crimebusting duo DI Jackman and DS Evans are back, solving another crime that will make your skin crawl. Twenty years ago: a farmer and his wife are cut to pieces by a ruthless serial killer. Now: a woman is viciously stabbed to death in the upmarket kitchen of her beautiful house on the edge of the marshes. Then a man called Daniel Kinder walks into Saltern police station and confesses to the murder. But DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans of the Fenland Constabulary soon discover that there is a lot more to Daniel than meets the eye.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Murder's Son by Joy Ellis

  • By Eveline Howells on 2019-03-07

very enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 2019-05-06

I enjoyed this book, it's a great series for long car rides, narrator is good.

  • The Secret Place

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan, Lara Hutchinson
  • Length: 20 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

"The Secret Place", a board where the girls at St Kilda's School can pin up their secrets anonymously, is normally a mishmash of gossip and covert cruelty, but today someone has used it to reignite the stalled investigation into the murder of handsome, popular Chris Harper. Stephen joins forces with the abrasive Detective Antoinette Conway to find out who and why.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • love her books, this was my least favourite

  • By Nancy on 2019-04-02

love her books, this was my least favourite

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

Reviewed: 2019-04-02

I found the double narrators annoying, lots of similar characters hard to keep track for audio listening.

  • Becoming

  • Written by: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,817
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,299
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,281

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • About BECOMING

  • By Annie on 2019-04-11

Inspirational!

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-09

Such an honest and heart felt account of an Incredible Woman living an amazing life!

  • The Witch Elm

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Paul Nugent
  • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen

  • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-13

Not bad

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-11-13

The story is a bleak one. Will leave it at that as I don't want to ruin it. Still glad I listen to it.

  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Gail Honeyman
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,219
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved!!

  • By Diana Geary on 2018-06-10

Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 2018-07-09

Loved the narrator and thought the author did a good job of subtly showing the main character Elenor's transition.

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  • Season of Storms

  • Written by: Susanna Kearsley
  • Narrated by: Carolyn Bonnyman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

In the early 1900s, the playwright Galeazzo D’Ascanio lived for Celia Sands. She was his muse and the inspiration for his most stunning and original play. But the night before she was to take the stage, Celia disappeared. Now, decades later, Alessandro D’Ascanio is preparing to stage the first performance of his grandfather’s masterpiece. A promising young actress - who shares Celia Sands’ name, but not her blood - has agreed to star. She is instantly drawn to the mysteries surrounding the play - and to her compelling, compassionate employer. And even though she knows she should let the past go, in her dreams it comes back.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quiet and soothing voice.

  • By Garrick Paterson on 2019-07-20

A Very Good "Listen"

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

Reviewed: 2018-07-02

Not my favourite Kearsley but still a great listen. I like her stories about Scotland the best and this one is placed in Italy. Bonnyman does a great job narrating. It's very long ( great for car rides) but well edited. If you like her work, you will enjoy the mystery in the story line.

  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things

  • Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2.5
  • Written by: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place. Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries. The Slow Regard of Silent Things is a brief, bittersweet glimpse of Auri’s life, a small adventure all her own. At once joyous and haunting, this story offers a chance to see the world through Auri’s eyes. And it gives the reader a chance to learn things that only Auri knows.... In this book, Patrick Rothfuss brings us into the world of one of The Kingkiller Chronicle’s most enigmatic characters. Full of secrets and mysteries, The Slow Regard of Silent Things is the story of a broken girl trying to live in a broken world.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • not on par with the other books

  • By Rick Diamond on 2019-05-13

if you loved his writing and just need a lit more

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

Reviewed: 2018-06-28

Love this series but this book doesn't continue the story line. it focus on Arie, the author's. does warning you about in the prelude. I love how the author sees the world and did enjoy the story but fully admit that I enjoyed it because I listened to it. If I had ready it, I'm pretty sure I would have abandoned it. It's perfect in audio form, especially if you travel or drive lots.