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  • Something Is Very Wrong with the Government

  • By: Dean Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Mark Rossman
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

Why are they targeting the disadvantaged? Why are the rich not taxed fairly? Why does everyone feel so powerless to make change for the better? Why is the anger of so many not being addressed? Why do the rich keep getting richer, while the poor are kept poor? Why is austerity becoming worse while the government laugh their heads off and give themselves huge pay raises and take so much? Why are they not paying for the austerity measures that they instigated and perpetuate?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Something is very wrong

  • By Deedra on 13-02-19

Something is very wrong

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

Reviewed: 13-02-19

It looks like something is very wrong with more than one government.It was insightful and entertaining. Mark Rossman was a fine narrator. I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Dark Oak

  • The Dark Oak Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Jacob Sannox
  • Narrated by: Nigel Peever
  • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Humanity has finally defeated the Dark Lord, but Morrick fought on the wrong side. Though he was a slave, he is branded a traitor and must earn the trust of new lords in order to return to his family, if they are still alive.... Now that their common enemy is dead, the nobles begin to forget old loyalties, and Queen Cathryn’s realm looks set to plunge into war once more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A third copy and for good reason

  • By A Viking and a Gentleman on 30-12-18

Dark Oak

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

Reviewed: 12-02-19

OMG!This was a wonderful book to listen to! The story itself was full of interesting characters and creatures of lore.The narration by Nigel Peever was exceptional!This man can do any voice you may need.The added sound effects made it really feel like you were there.I am looking forward to book 2.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

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  • The Meaning of Blood: and Other Tales of Perversity

  • By: Chuck Caruso
  • Narrated by: Eric J. McAnallen
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • 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

In The Meaning of Blood: and Other Tales of Perversity, award-winning author and Edgar Allan Poe scholar Chuck Caruso combines his deep roots in the American Gothic with his own contemporary sense of macabre humor. These 15 stories of dark fiction range from crime thrillers to western noir to grotesque horror. Each twisted tale displays Caruso's unique blend of wry prose, feverish storytelling, and tragically flawed characters discovering that even the most innocent encounter can lead to death. Or sex. Or both. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The meaning of blood

  • By Deedra on 12-02-19

The meaning of blood

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

Reviewed: 12-02-19

Rife with monsters and mayhem,this is a very good book of short stories.It is nicely narrated by Eric J. McAnallen.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Cat Sidhe

  • Into the Witch Lands I
  • By: Jeff Chapman
  • Narrated by: Jannie Meisberger
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

Something nasty has come through one of the ley gates. It walks upright. It talks. And it looks like an oversized cat, but as Merliss can attest, it doesn't smell like a cat.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cat Sidhe

  • By Deedra on 06-02-19

Cat Sidhe

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

Reviewed: 06-02-19

This was ,what seemed to be ,a bunch of stories.It took me a while to figure it out.It was okay. It was not what I expected it to be. Narration by Jannie Meisberger was very nice. was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Coffee, Fireworks and Murder: An Aggie Underhill 4th of July Short Story

  • An Aggie Underhill Mystery, Book 14
  • By: Michelle Ann Hollstein
  • Narrated by: Adam Schulmerich
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

It appears Roger may have a secret love interest. Both Aggie and Betty are curious to learn more about this mysterious person named Pat that has Roger doing things out of his comfort zone, like going to a park to see the fireworks and making dinner reservations for an expensive restaurant. As Aggie and Betty indulge in some snooping, they accidentally stumble over a dead body that helps to solve a mystery. Unfortunately, it’s not the mystery they’d set out to solve. Will they ever learn more about Roger’s significant other?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cffee,fireworks and murder

  • By Deedra on 25-01-19

Cffee,fireworks and murder

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

Reviewed: 25-01-19

This was a super short cozy mystery.I liked it.Narration by Adam Schulmerich was good.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Three Weeks Last Spring

  • By: Victoria Howard
  • Narrated by: Virginia Ferguson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

When marine biologist Jeddediah Walker discovers the fish contain a high concentration of chemicals, he suspects they are being deliberately dumped in Puget Sound. And he has another problem - an unexpected, beautiful, and suspicious new tenant renting his cabin. Later, when someone hacks into his computer, he realizes it is no coincidence and sets out to find out more about his mysterious tenant.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Three weeks

  • By Deedra on 25-01-19

Three weeks

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

Reviewed: 25-01-19

All Skye wants is to be left alone.She does not want to meet a man or get entangled in any local fish issues.Great book! Narration by Virginia Ferguson was well done.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Decree Absolute

  • By: W A Cooper
  • Narrated by: Megan Green
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Jessica Barron no longer believes in love. Her first husband died tragically and she discovers her second husband in flagrante with their children’s nanny. But with the faithless pair gone, her parents holidaying overseas, and her friend Amy in no state to assist, the Leeds divorce advocate can’t juggle the demands of her job with the care of her children. Jessica needs a new nanny, and fast. Renée Arden is over relationships. Reeling from a recent breakup, the Home Solution Agency owner is temporarily homeless. When Jessica mistakes her for a staff member, the solution is obvious. Renée will step in as nanny.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • really enjoyed this one

  • By Nicola J Hardy on 18-12-18

Decree Absolute

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

Reviewed: 25-01-19

I really liked this book.It was fast paced and had a good storyline.Jessica walks in on her husband shagging the nanny.She kicks his butt out and gets the best nanny ever.All sorts of things stand in her way to happiness. Megan Green is a fne narrator.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Retirement Village of the Damned

  • By: Kent Hill
  • Narrated by: Karl A. Nordman
  • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

When a writer, down on his luck, takes an assignment as a reporter for a small-town newspaper he figures life couldn't get much worse or mundane, being that the town in which he is to reside is on one of those fabled roads that are seldom crossed...even by folks that are lost. But the town of Gabyvale is about to get interesting. Interesting enough to write home about.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Retirement village

  • By Deedra on 12-01-19

Retirement village

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

Reviewed: 12-01-19

Kent Hill grossed me out again.I only got halfway through this one.Not the fun I was hoping for. karl A. Nordman was a fine narrator though.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Life After Death

  • An American Family, Book 2
  • By: Jackson Baer
  • Narrated by: Dan Carroll
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 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

The Childs family has endured a terrible tragedy, but the FBI's shocking discovery has turned their lives upside down. His kids have all moved on from the death of their mother, as has Isaac from the loss of his wife, but now that the FBI has finally solved the case, the Childs family must face the loss of Ramie all over again. Each has their own relationships and their own lives, but all are upended due to unforeseen circumstances. As they maneuver these new lives, they must deal with love, heartache, and jealousy as a family, and the choices they face will not be easy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Life after Death

  • By Deedra on 11-01-19

Life after Death

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

Reviewed: 11-01-19

This second book in the series was not as good as the first.There was much more sadness and chaos.Too much to believe.These people make rash and unbelievable decisions and usually they are horrible.I found none of them likable in this one.,well maybe the babies. Dan Carrolls voices for women remain cringeworthy.It feels as though he is reading to someone with a brain defect. It is all so slow. I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

  • Zombie Park

  • By: Kent Hill
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

Imagine being liquid enough to fool around with the building blocks of life just to create a park full of zombies to cash in on the general public's infatuation with the undead. Now imagine, as it often does, something going wrong with that concept and zombies ruining the world for everybody. Next, imagine dinosaurs returning to prominence in a Planet of the Apes-type scenario and evolving so they fill all the roles we humans did before the fall of the species. So our story begins. A group of dino-commandos are sent in to uncover the fate of their missing colleagues....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Zombie Park

  • By Deedra on 11-01-19

Zombie Park

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

Reviewed: 11-01-19

Well,it was not what I was expecting.I think a teen boy would love it.It was crude,vile,etc with some funny stuff tossed in.I couldn't finish it.J Scott Bennet was a fine narrator irregardless of the material.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.