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  • The Book Club Murders

  • By: Leslie Nagel
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

In a charming cozy mystery series debut, Leslie Nagel's irrepressible small-town heroine finds that her fellow book club members may be taking their Agatha Christie a bit too literally - and murder a bit too lightly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • read again 😊<br /><br />

  • By Kindle Customer Donna on 07-02-2019

read again 😊<br /><br />

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

Reviewed: 07-02-2019

l have listened to this for second time in a few months. The characters are interesting and the storyline line in the ubiquitous setting of a book club is interesting, pointing out how people are fascinated by murders, murderers and the motivations. As well as the need for awareness in all our daily relationships. The narrator is clear and did not fall into the 'funny voice' trap to differentiate between characters .

  • The Complete Little Women Series: Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's Boys (4 books in one)

  • By: Louisa May Alcott
  • Narrated by: Catherine O'Brien
  • Length: 37 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

Little Women itself “has been read as a romance or as a quest, or both. It has been read as a family drama that validates virtue over wealth.” Little Women has been read “as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well.” Alcott “combines many conventions of the sentimental novel with crucial ingredients of Romantic children's fiction, creating a new form of which Little Women is a unique model.”

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Family Classic

  • By Kerrie on 13-05-2015

A lifelong favourite, delightful.

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

Reviewed: 23-12-2018

Whilst I gave read these stories since a young child, it is in the listening that I have realised the profound affect they have had on my thinking and life. This added to my enjoyment now enormously. Thank you to both the re i rding staff and th e reader.

  • Aunt Dimity Digs In

  • By: Nancy Atherton
  • Narrated by: Teri Clark Linden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

The latest in this enchanting and fast-selling series, featuring the beloved ghost Aunt Dimity, opens in a picturesque English cottage where the lovable Lori Shepherd is up to her elbows in pureed carrots and formula bottles, striving to be the perfect mother to twins! Luckily, a beautiful Italian nanny arrives just in time - so Lori can help settle the local civil war stirred up by a visiting archaeologist's excavation. With Reginald, the stuffed pink rabbit, and Edmond Terrance, the stuffed tiger in tow, Lori hunts down a missing document.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • about people

  • By Kindle Customer Donna on 28-09-2018

about people

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

Reviewed: 28-09-2018

another gentle story, another chapter in the ongoing lives of a village with ties to the past and the future. enjoyable.

  • A Full Churchyard

  • By: Nicholas Rhea
  • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Detective Inspector Montague Pluke of CID is England's most superstitious police officer. With crime at its lowest level in years, he decides to conduct a cold-case review. But there are no major unsolved crimes. So, alerted by his wife, Millicent, to a large number of recent deaths, his expert knowledge of superstitions and folklore lead him to justify reopening a case. Could an undetected mass murderer be operating in Crickledale?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • just as good the 2nd time

  • By Kindle Customer Donna on 05-07-2018

just as good the 2nd time

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

Reviewed: 05-07-2018

Could picture the characters and the narratormade the voices distinct. A gentle tale in a small village 😊

  • Aunt Dimity and the Duke

  • An Aunt Dimity Mystery
  • By: Nancy Atherton
  • Narrated by: Teri Clark Linden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Emma Porter is 40, fat, frumpy, and a passionate amateur gardener. When her longtime lover dumps her for a younger woman, Emma escapes the cloying sympathy of family and friends by setting out on a summer-long driving tour of England's glorious gardens. A Dimity-contrived coincidence brings her to Penford Hall, a sprawling Gothic mansion in Cornwall, where she finds a duke in search of a missing lantern with extraordinary powers.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing reading

  • By Kindle Customer Donna on 17-06-2018

Disappointing reading

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

Reviewed: 17-06-2018

I love the Aunt Dimity books but I shall probably not listen to anymore. The Reader's voice is pleasant and easy to listen to, however the pronounciation and speech patterning used for the English voices reminds one of the 'stage cartoon' styles and detracts from the novel itself. Quay said as 'kay' not key, fete as fet not fate, an exaggerated drawl and staccato pauses all depreciated the reading.