Category Archives: Audio

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta 2014/ 400 pages read by Robert Petkoff – 10h 30m rating:  C+ / thriller Can’t really call this a crime novel because this all happens well after the crimes have been committed … Continue reading

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Darned If You Do

Darned If You Do by Monica Ferris 2015/ 308 pages read by Susan Boyce 8h 25m rating A / crime (traditional/cozy) (Needlecraft series #18) As readers here know I have a deep fondness for a couple of rather light-weight crime series.  One … Continue reading

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A Tale for the Time Being x2

A Tale for the Time Being x2 by Ruth Ozeki  (Canada) 2013 / 422 pages read by Ruth Ozeki 14h 43m rating – 8 / fiction This is a re-read because although I read it for the Booker Group back … Continue reading

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The Wars of the Roses:

The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones 2014 / 416 pages read by John Curless 15h 7m rating 9 / history – England 15th century (I both read and … Continue reading

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The Master Butcher’s Singing Club

The Master Butcher’s Singing Club by Louise Erdrich 2003 / 416 pages read by Louise Erdrich 16h 42m rating 7,5 (but it might be better than that – ) I’ve enjoyed Erdrich’s books ever since The Beet Queen in 1986. … Continue reading

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The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles 1949 / 352 pages read by Jennifer Connelly 10h 30m rating:  6 / classic At first this seemed like a really dumb story wrapped in wonderful silky language. A married American couple and their good friend  travel around … Continue reading

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Involuntary Witness

Involuntary Witness by Gianrico Carofiglio  (Italian) translated by Patrick Creagh 2002 /290 pages read by Sean Barrett 7h 30m rating:  B+ / crime –  legal thriller This is the first book in the Guido Guerrieri series – it takes place in … Continue reading

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Faithful Place

Faithful Place by Tara French 2010/ 449 pages read by Tim Gerard / 16h 17m rating – C- Whew!  I’m glad that’s done.  I have one more “Dublin Murder Squad” story and I’m caught up.  There have been 5 – this was … Continue reading

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Baltimore Blues

Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman 1997  / 384 pages read by Deborah Hazlett 9h 55m rating:  C- I kept listened for about half of the book then got into another book and came back to this one.  I had to re-start … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 2015 / 326  pages Read by  Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher / 10h 59m Rating:  A / crime (thriller) Something happened to Rachel but she can’t remember what it was – she was drunk … Continue reading

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The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg  (Sweden) 2007 (2011 in English) / 400 pages read by Simon Vance / 14h 58m rating: B- / crime (police procedural) I’ve been reading along in this series but Audible doesn’t have the 3rd book … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Human Existence

The Meaning of Human Existence by Edward O. Wilson 2013 / 208 pages read by Jonathan Hogan 5h 6m rating – 8.5  / nonfiction – science philosophy (I both read and listened to this one) Read for the All-Nonfiction reading … Continue reading

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