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  • Dawn Girl

  • A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller
  • By: Leslie Wolfe
  • Narrated by: Todd Waites
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Her blue eyes wide open, glossed over. A few specks of sand clung to her long, dark lashes. Her beautiful face, immobile, covered in sparkling flecks of sand. Who is the beautiful girl found at dawn, on a deserted stretch of white sand beach? What is her secret? FBI special agent Tess Winnett searches for answers relentlessly. With each step, each new finding, she uncovers unsettling facts leading to a single possible conclusion: Dawn Girl is not the only victim. Her killer has killed before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It will keep you up until dawn

  • By Julie on 07-03-19

It will keep you up until dawn

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

I really enjoyed this book.
This is book one in the Tess Winett series, I joined the series at book three and have loved everyone so far so thought I would go back to the begin and I am so glad I did this was a great book to add to my collection and I loved finding out how Tess and the rest of the team got together. It also proves you don't need to read/listen to this series in order to enjoy.
FBI agent Tess Winnett has one more chance to prove to her boss that she is a team player and can work with others or she losses the one thing she has worked her whole life to earn, her badge. With time ticking away before a sadistic killer kills his next victim Tess has to pull out all the stops. So hold on tight and enjoy every twist and turn this story takes as it take you on a roller coaster ride.
The narrator was easy to listen to and the hours just flew by as it hustled to the conclusion.

  • Pineapple Lies

  • Pineapple Port Mysteries 1
  • By: Amy Vansant
  • Narrated by: Rosemary Benson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Growing up in one of Florida's age-55-plus communities, Charlotte never expected life to be wild. Golf cart racing with her surrogate mothers Mariska and Darla was about as nutty as life got... until she found the hot pawnbroker's mom buried in her backyard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sit back and enjoy

  • By Julie on 18-02-19

Sit back and enjoy

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

Reviewed: 18-02-19

I read the book and when I found out it was on audio too I jumped at getting it. I love this series and am slowly working my way through owning the whole collection, Each book is a fun read or listen and is just what you want in these cold winter months although they will be just as much fun listening to them again in the summer months too.

Pineapple lies is set in a retirement community, Pineapple port (which is where the title comes from). Even through it is a retirement community the story is set around Charlotte a twenty something female who lives there and the problems she has when she unearths the skeletal remains of a body in her back yard. With the bones being so old, that rules out Charlotte from being the murder but unfortunately everybody she cares about could still be the killer. With help from her surrogate mum's and unwittingly from the sheriff, she soon finds her self adding find the killer to chalk board to do list.
With a fun group of characters it was a nice cozy mystery and romance that you can listen to again and again.
I hope Rosemary Benson is the narrator for all the books in the series as she is very good and is perfect for Charlotte and her friends.

  • The Last Vampire: Book Two

  • By: R.A. Steffan, Jaelynn Woolf
  • Narrated by: Gwendolyn Druyor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

My father has been kidnapped by my worst enemies. Either that, or he willingly sold me out to them. Whatever the case, I’m going to find him. Mind you, this would be a lot easier if every Fae in Chicago wasn’t already out for my blood. They’re not getting it, though.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Take a bite

  • By Julie on 12-02-19

Take a bite

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

Reviewed: 12-02-19

Once you got the sex scenes out of the way (Well the main character is a succubus/human), I enjoyed this story, I don't think it was as action packed as the first book but it still has me wanting to get book three to find out what happens next.
The story takes up were the last book left off (I don't think you need to have read or listened to the first book but it helps so I would recommend you do.) Zorah must decide the best way to save her human father from the Fae. She has only just found out the truth about being part demon and part human, up until last week she didn't even know demons existed let alone magic. Now she has to go up against the Fae, can she go it alone or will she turn to Rans the last Vampire in the world for help.

The narrator (Gwendolyn) is one of my favourite readers and I have never listened to a book and not enjoyed it if she is reading it. She puts so much energy, emotion and range into each character that they easily come to life.

  • The Dragon Mistress

  • The Eburosi Chronicles 8, Book 1
  • By: R. A. Steffan
  • Narrated by: Gwendolyn Druyor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

They’re the last five dragons in existence. To survive, they must form soul-bonds with five humans who are pure of heart and resolute of spirit. Too bad they’re stuck with us instead: the angry drunk; the shameless man-whore; the coward who ran away and got his comrades killed; the ice-cold assassin for hire; and me, the girl with abandonment issues as deep and wide as the Southern Sea.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The power of the dragon will grab you

  • By Demetra Toula Iliopoulos on 17-03-19

Oh what an ending!

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

Reviewed: 08-02-19

I really enjoyed this but and was really getting into the story and it ended.......What?.........now I have to wait for the next book?....please don't leave me hanging to long before the next one comes out.
This was fun from the start but got even more interesting as our young and slightly naive heroine Frella journeys to a new land. Being the tough cookie she is she doesn't need help.....until she does, from four very different men. All who have there own skills and demons to offer as well as secrets to keep. There was enough action and adventure to keep the story ticking along nicely, as well as the love interest.
Gwendolyn Druyor was excellent and the prefect choice for the narrator, as with all the different voices it was easy to follow along with and speed by quickly.

  • The Last Deception

  • A Leine Basso Thriller
  • By: D.V. Berkom
  • Narrated by: Kristi Alsip
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Just when former assassin Leine Basso thinks she’s free from the business of murder and deception, a desperate call from a friend drags her back into the dark world of espionage and arms dealers. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deceptively good book!!

  • By Julie on 20-01-19

Deceptively good book!!

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

Reviewed: 20-01-19

This is another action packed book and just what you would expect from DV Berkom- Brilliant!!

Leine Basso has just safely completed a mission for SHEN (Stop Human Enslavement Now) and is on her way home but before she can leave she gets a worrying text message from a friend and rushes off to her aid. When the refugee camp in bombed she soon finds herself drawn back into her old life and taking on a Russian General with very high ties to the Russian government.Can she stop a terrorist attack in America? All this leads to lots of action and a great listen.

The narrator is just right for the voice of Leine and helps to bring the story alive. A must read or listen and a great story to add to your collection.

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  • Pineapple Mystery Box

  • A Pineapple Port Cozy Mystery, Book 2
  • By: Amy Vansant
  • Narrated by: Rosemary Benson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

When a giant inflatable Halloween witch goes missing in the Pineapple Port retirement community, Charlotte's eager to nab the culprit. Before she can lift a fingerprint, someone threatens to kill a new neighbor who looks like an adorable Pomeranian but possesses a disturbing talent for revenge. Moments later, a stranger demands the return of a mysterious wooden box - or else.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why doesn't this book have more reviews

  • By Julie on 13-01-19

Why doesn't this book have more reviews

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

Reviewed: 13-01-19

I love this series as the books are so unpredictable and funny. I jumped at the chance to get it as an audio book. So glad I did as the audio doesn't disappoint.
Charlotte having decided to become a private investigator soon finds her hands full when several of the Pineapple Port residents turn to her for help. With items disappearing and turning up in strange places it seems an easy case to start her new career with , that is until death threats start arriving and strange cars are seen in the neighbourhood. This all leads to lots of laughs and an expected house guest. As well as unwanted ex girlfriend and a Halloween costume party that she must win.

If you like listening to cozy mysteries this is a must series to add to your collection, I am.
This is the first time I heard this narrator but she is very good and I found her easy to listen to and thought she did a great job of bringing the characters to life, so I hope she reads the rest of the books in the series.

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  • Las Vegas Crime: A Gripping Mystery Thriller

  • By: Leslie Wolfe
  • Narrated by: Gwendolyn Druyor
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

A teenage girl is boldly kidnapped from her school, minutes after her mother dropped her off. While a frenzied search begins, bringing together the entire police force of the city that never sleeps, for Detectives Baxter and Holt, this isn’t a crime like any other - it is personal. Detective Holt is faced with an inconceivable decision: Sacrifice everything he holds sacred or jeopardize the life of an innocent girl. But the man holding all the cards in this game of life and death isn’t willing to negotiate; he’s only willing to kill.    

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hold on tight for a gripping thriller

  • By Julie on 05-01-19

Hold on tight for a gripping thriller

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

Reviewed: 05-01-19

!!!! WOW !!!!!!
Great writer and great narrator = Ellexcent team and a must have audio book.

This is the third Baxter and Holt book and even though I enjoyed the other two this is by far my favourite. It has everything you could want in a story- good guy you love to love and bad guys you love to hate, computer side kicks and even FBI agents.
Baxter once again has to channel her dark side and brake some rules when her partners daughter is kidnapped. Heads need to be smashed and bones broken, as well as a sick killer to be caught. This killer might keep you up at night not because it went into graphic details, it was just the thought of what he does with his victims. I would still recommend the book though and the nice thing is you don't need to have read the other books first but if you are going to read this one you might as well

Gwendolyn is one a my favourite narrator's and with this book she proves why. So much emotion and characters portrayed by one voice is amazing and makes an excellent story very enjoyable.

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  • Nations Divided

  • Jack Emery 3
  • By: Steve P. Vincent
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Peace has been decades in the making, but chaos is just the press of a button away?Jack Emery is happier than he has been in a long time. Nobody has shot at him or tried to blow him up for years, and he's learned to love the job he thought he'd hate: Special Advisor to the President of the United States? But nothing can prepare Jack for the work to come. As America continues to heal from self-inflicted wounds, an ambitious President McGhinnist draws closer to achieving the impossible: peace between Israelis and Palestinians? As the countdown to peace reaches zero, a desperate group of hardline Israelis invoke the Samson Option, a secret protocol that will eradicate the peace agreement and pave the way for the destruction of America and the Middle East? Jack has learned the hard way that when a crisis knocks, you don't always get the chance to ignore it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Scary world makes for Great story

  • By Julie on 02-12-18

Scary world makes for Great story

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

I really enjoyed this book and never know quite what to expect from this author, other than a great book.

This time the hero Jack Emery has given up his reporting days and is an adviser to the president, which would have been good if only his boss wasn't trying to broker peace between Israel and Palestine. Jack soon finds out he has to save the world again but with the threat of a nuclear bomb, the body count raising, himself under gunfire and not knowing who to trust will he be able to succeed and keep the girl?

I think this is my favourite Jack book so far, as so much is going on it keeps you listening until the end.The narrator helps as he does a good job with all the different voices. Still not sure his voice of Jack is what I picture him looking like, but I would still recommend the series. If you like a bit more action ( as this is a political thriller) then I would recommend the authors Mitch Herron series.

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  • State of Emergency

  • Jack Emery, Book 2
  • By: Steve P. Vincent
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Amid a wave of unprecedented terrorist attacks on American soil, a panicked and inexperienced president declares a state of emergency and hands over control of the country to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The quiet and unassuming Administrator Hall soon becomes the most powerful man in America. Determined to stop the attacks, Hall enforces his order across the US, using a newly empowered State Guard to deal with anyone who gets in his way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • State of a good book

  • By Julie on 02-12-18

State of a good book

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

I enjoyed this book, like the first book it is slow to start but soon has you hooked as you are never quick sure which direction the author is going to take the story and with a few twists and turns it keeps you on your toes. This is the second book but you don't need to have read or listened to the first to enjoy, I did like the fact a few of the original characters made it into this book. The story jumps from different character perspectives so you always was knew what was happening and why. A great political thriller that so easily could come true.

The author choose to use a different narrator from the first book and it took me a while to get use to the new reader. Even though he did a good job and you could tell who was speaking I am not sure Jack (the main character) needed such a deep voice and it made me laugh at the beginning.

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  • The Lazarus Protocol

  • A Mitch Herron Action Thriller (Mitch Herron, Book 3)
  • By: Steve P. Vincent
  • Narrated by: Tom Jordan
  • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Mitch Herron thought he’d destroyed the Enclave’s leaders, who had no qualm sending their contract killers after innocents. But only hours after the victory that cost him so much, Herron finds out some enemies just don’t stay dead. The Master is alive, and he has his sights locked on Herron.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mitch Herron #3

  • By ZOE R on 01-11-18

Another action packed hit

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

Reviewed: 28-11-18

There our three books in this series and I hope that there are more to come because I would recommend all three books.
If you like action packed adventure then this is the series for you . Each book picks up from where the last book ends so I would read or listen to them in order.
This book finds our hero on a mission to take down the big boss. If only he knew who was behind the shadowy organization that he use to work for. When you are an assassin and you find out that not all your kills were bad guy like you thought it can only lead to one thing a collision course with justice.
Once again the narrator does a brilliant job but his British accent did make me laugh.
I am now off to start listening to the authors Jack Emery series.

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