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  • Destined for an Early Grave

  • Night Huntress, Book 4
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118

Since half-vampire Cat Crawfield and her undead lover Bones met six years ago, they’ve fought against the rogue undead, battled a vengeful Master vampire, and pledged their devotion with a blood bond. Now it’s time for a vacation. But their hopes for a perfect Paris holiday are dashed when Cat awakes one night in terror. She’s having visions of a vampire named Gregor, who’s more powerful than Bones and has ties to her past that even Cat herself didn’t know about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • vampires

  • By Maggie Stark on 24-01-15

Another good one

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

Reviewed: 29-08-18

Another one in a brilliant series. easy to read with complex characters and an excellent narration

  • Flame in the Dark

  • Soulwood, Book 3
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

Nell Ingram has always known she was different. Since she was a child, she's been able to feel and channel ancient powers from deep within the earth. When she met Jane Yellowrock, her entire life changed, and she was recruited into PsyLED - the Homeland Security division that polices paranormals. But now her newly formed unit is about to take on its toughest case yet. A powerful senator barely survives an assassination attempt that leaves many others dead - and the house he was visiting burns to the ground.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • narrating brought this book alive

  • By Sally Goddard on 02-02-18

Five stars as you would expect from Faith Hunter

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

Reviewed: 08-12-17

If you haven't read books one and two of the Soulwood Series don't read this one first. This is an excellent continuation to the series. Strong characters and a reasonably complex story line.
Nell Ingram and her PsyLED - the Homeland Security division colleagues are called in when a powerful senator and his extended family come under attack. Complex and malevolent baddies who dealt justice in a Faith Hunter way. Nell's side love story goes though many trials and tribulations.
I love the fact that there is a side comment about something that is happening to Jane Yellowrock and Leo Pellissier, Vampire Master of the City Obviously something we will read about in book 12 of the Jane Yellowrock series - can't wait!!

First class story and characters as always.

  • The Three

  • By: Sarah Lotz
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Melanie McHugh
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 210
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 209

Black Thursday. The day that will never be forgotten. The day that four passenger planes crash, at almost exactly the same moment, at four different points around the globe. There are only four survivors. Three are children, who emerge from the wreckage seemingly unhurt. But they are not unchanged. And the fourth is Pamela May Donald, who lives just long enough to record a voice message on her phone. A message that will change the world. The message is a warning.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It's like a car crash.. I couldn't stop listening!

  • By Kerry on 02-06-14

Long, Interesting, not Brilliant - 4 Planes Crash

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

Reviewed: 11-11-17

Strange book about Four planes that crash on the same day in different parts of the world and the conspiracies and intrigue that the world creates and the damage the aftermath causes.

We follow an investigative author who is compiling a book regarding the events including interviews, medical reports etc. This book was rather like a car crash you know you shouldn't watch but you can't tear your eyes away. The book follows the three or possibly four crash survivors, to find out if they are good or evil. Quite strong characters but a complex and unsatisfying ending.

Did I enjoy the book? - not really. Would I read it again? no I don't think I will.

  • Times Change

  • Time and Again, Book 2
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

Cynical Jacob Hornblower has followed his brother, Caleb, back in time, hoping to convince him to return home. His mission is soon forgotten, however, when he finds himself captivated by Liberty's spitfire sister, Sunny. But can a man who is down on love truly understand the unbounded strength of the human heart?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Same Again

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-11-17

Same Again

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

Reviewed: 04-11-17

If you read book one then you don't need to read this one. This story follows the sister of the female character in book one and the brother of the male character.
Same story turned round and round and a slightly different ending - the one opposite to the ending in book one.

I found it bland - not worth it;s credit.

  • Come Sundown

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 411
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 371

The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. A little over thirty thousand acres and home to four generations, it's kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, including new hire Callen Skinner. There was another member of the family once: Bodine's aunt, Alice, who ran off before Bodine was born. She never returned, and the Longbows don't talk about her much. The younger ones, who never met her, quietly presume she's dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great saga

  • By Linda Carroll on 19-08-17

Good Book by Nora Roberts

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

Reviewed: 04-11-17

I love Nora when she writes as JD Robb. This is a good story, Nora shows an idyllic family living on a Montana Dude Ranch and the missing family member, who disappeared 25 years earlier.
I found Alice's story hard to read. The position she found herself in was a woman's worst fear. I expect you are intended to know, as I realised who Alice's son, was very early in thew story.
The narration was good - well worth it's credit

8 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Deathtrap

  • Crossbreed Series, Book 3
  • By: Dannika Dark
  • Narrated by: Nicole Poole
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

For Raven Black, hunting criminals is second nature. So is denial. It's not easy moving forward with one foot stuck in the past. But a new case offers her a much-needed distraction when Keystone accepts their toughest assignment yet - to track down an elusive criminal who's selling children on the black market. Their investigation leads them deep into the underbelly of the Breed world, a place both treacherous and enticing. With no room for mistakes, Raven makes a tough decision to lock the door to her past before it interferes with her job.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'd love another one!

  • By Quinn8 on 16-12-17

And the Story Continued Brilliantly

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

Reviewed: 29-10-17

The story continues with Raven Black, Christian and Keystone. This time the story revolves around the trade in young babies/children who have been stolen from their parents.
Very well written as always, with fully fledged characters and a detailed story line.

Towards the end of the book there is a very emotional scene between Raven and her father and separate scene between Patrick and Shepherd. I am certain that the event between Patrick and Shepherd will be another book in due course.

The love between Raven and Christian is on and off as before but also progressing as it should.

I will be buying the next in the series when it becomes available.

  • The Witness [Brilliance Audio Edition]

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she works at home designing sophisticated security systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pulls you in.

  • By Gadget Queen on 09-05-12

Lovely Story and Easy Listen

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

Reviewed: 29-10-17

We join the story as Elizabeth an obedient and compliant daughter finds her the teenage rebel and in one day changes the whole of her life forever. Colouring her hair, going to a night club and unintentionally watching someone murdered.
The feelings of rebellion and fear are very well described.
The story continues a few years later when Elizabeth has become Abigail still on the run and we follow her as she finds love with police chief Brooks Gleason.
I enjoyed the fact that the story ended correctly, in my opinion, with the nastys' getting their just deserts
Good story worth its credit.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Time Was

  • Time and Again, Book 1
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Stranded in the present, time traveler Caleb Hornblower's biggest problem isn't returning to the twenty-third century - but falling head over heels for the beguiling Liberty Stone, who shows him a love more powerful than time itself. Though Caleb knows he belongs in the future, how can he leave the past, and Liberty, behind?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Nora Roberts book

  • By Amazon Customer on 27-10-17

Good Nora Roberts book

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

Reviewed: 27-10-17

I love Nora Roberts in her incarnation as JD Robb I have read more than 50 of her books I am now working my way though Nora Roberts writing. This is quite a short story by JDR standards and during the majority of the book there are only two characters. Liberty Stone and Caleb Hornblower. They are star-crossed lovers but of course love wins the day by the end of the story.
Good but not brilliant.

  • Aden

  • Vampires in America, Book 7
  • By: D. B. Reynolds
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Chicago, Illinois...the windy city. Home to football greats, dinosaurs named Sue, and, when the sun goes down...powerful vampires battling for the right to rule the city and beyond. Born into slavery, Aden is one of the most powerful vampires in North America, waging war on others of his kind in a struggle to become the next Lord of the Midwest. But in the midst of the deadliest fight of his long life, the ghosts of his past have come back to haunt him. Slavery still exists, and Aden is hell-bent on destroying it and the vampires who profit from it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Aden - fantastic

  • By Rebecca on 26-07-18

Good addition to the series BUT......

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

Reviewed: 08-10-17

I have read the whole of the series and enjoyed them all but I found this one difficult.

I really enjoyed the book once the true story started but initially when Aden and Sidonie Reid meet I had to fast forward some of the sex scenes.

I found myself saying to the female character Sidonie Reid (Sid) 'don't you have any pride.' she virtually begged Aden for sex - it made me squirm. The section which included BDSM was present but not too intense.

The story in the second part of the book was excellent and the final chapter bodes well for the next in the series as it sound as if it will l involve Raphael and Cin, the two main characters from book one which was excellent.

  • Demon Lost

  • By: Connie Suttle
  • Narrated by: Traci Odom
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

>"Reah, this is Commander Aris." Bel moved aside, once we were inside the spacious office, and I received my first look at the outpost Commander. He stared at me for moments as I stood before him. I was so frightened I was afraid I'd burst into tears. He was a lion of a man with thick, shoulder-length, dark gold hair swept back from his forehead. He didn't stand as his rank dictated, otherwise I think he would have dwarfed Bel, whom I thought was quite tall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • totally loved it

  • By A on 15-03-18

Brilliant as Always

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

Reviewed: 10-09-17

This is a side shoot from the Blood Destiny series. We follow a new lady - this time it is Reah Desh. She has had a hard start in life as she comes from a large uncaring family.

As the story progress we meet Commander Aris (alias someone we already know from the Blood destiny series) sorry no name because it would be a spoiler.

We meet the usual enemy and the story progresses.

Approximately two-thirds through the story we meet most of the main character from the earlier series but they fit in very well, it not contrived.

The only negative is that (as I have mentioned in previous reviews of this author) I find her language style some what clumsy. If you can see past this, the story is very good indeed.

The final chapter made my heart ache and means I will be buying the next in the series as soon as it becomes available.