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Deb Jacobson

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  • The Punished

  • By: Peter Meredith
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kyle Carpenter
  • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

Some have been in the cursed house for years, their minds warped into insanity by the fear and pain. Curt is new and can't understand why no one speaks and why the only sounds come from the night. He wonders what it is that comes out of the basement when the sun goes down.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What a shame

  • By Deb Jacobson on 03-05-2017

What a shame

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

Reviewed: 03-05-2017

The story had promise however the narrator with the pronunciation of much used words; i.e. "especially" pronounced "ex-pecially" was a cringeworthy turn off.

  • The Boy Under the Table

  • By: Nicole Trope
  • Narrated by: Susan Strafford
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 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

From the queen of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama comes a harrowing glimpse into the real world behind the headlines. This is a novel of immense power and compassion - one that will move all who listen to it. Tina is a young woman hiding from her grief on the streets of the Cross. On a cold night in the middle of winter, she breaks all her own rules when she agrees to go home with a customer. What she finds in his house will change her life forever. The Boy Under the Table is gritty, shocking, moving and, ultimately, filled with hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Perfect Balance

  • By Deb Jacobson on 04-08-2016

A Perfect Balance

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-2016

The Boy Under the Table addressed a frightening topic for any parent and it addressed it with a perfect balance of grit, subtlety and compassion. I look forward to reading more by this author; once I have recovered from this....