Category: mystery/suspense

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Dangerous Collaboration by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Dangerous Collaboration Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #4 Genre: Historical Mystery, romantic elements Source: Recorded Books Although A Dangerous Collaboration opens on the heels of the previous book, the story quickly jumps forward six months, to a time after Veronica and Lady Cordelia’s hasty expedition to Madeira. While Veronica […]

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Posted February 28, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts opens a few months following Mae’s arrival in Normal, with the Happy Trails Campground up and running and already making a positive impact on […]

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Posted February 27, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Treacherous Curse Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Treacherous Curse is the third exciting tale in the Veronica Speedwell Mysteries. I truly enjoy this amazing set of stories. This time around, Veronica and Stoker are drawn into a murder mystery that has ties […]

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Posted February 21, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Crown Jewel Mystery by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Crown Jewel Mystery Authors:  Anna Elliott & Charles Veley Narrators: Simon Prebble & Wendy Tremont King Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery #4 (PREQUEL) Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Narrator When I put a call out for historical mysteries with strong-willed lead women, I got some great suggestions. It was narrator Wendy […]

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Posted February 19, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Note: This review contains spoilers from the previous titles in the series. Dealing with the aftermath of the shocking discovery that Lady Ingram is a spy for Moriarty, The Hollow of Fear shifts […]

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Posted February 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Mae West’s life just took a turn for the worse: her husband was arrested for running a Ponzie scheme, and Mae is left with nothing but a barely-drivable […]

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Posted January 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

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Posted October 23, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sweet Tea & Spells by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Sweet Tea & Spells Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #3 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Picking up with the residents of Honeysuckle Hollow about two months after the conclusion of the previous book, Sweet Tea & Spells opens with Clementine’s bridal shower. Although protagonist Charli doesn’t […]

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Posted October 10, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B, reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Fried Chicken & Fangs by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Fried Chicken & Fangs Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio With Fried Chicken & Fangs opening just a couple months after the conclusion of the first book, we discover the town of Honeysuckle Hollow, along with main character Charli, embracing some […]

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Posted September 27, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Lucky Witch by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Lucky Witch Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries #5 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Lucky Witch opens only a few short weeks after the dramatic events that unfolded near the conclusion of the previous book, Witch Way Home, when human friend Nick was abruptly introduced to the supernatural […]

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Posted August 10, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Moonshine & Magic by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Moonshine & Magic Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Moonshine and Magic, the first title of a quaint, paranormal cozy mystery series, centers on the return of Charli Goodwin to her hometown of Honeysuckle Hollow, a place where non-humans can live […]

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Posted July 27, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion by Sheila Connolly

Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion Author: Sheila Connolly Narrator: Emily Durante Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Victorian Village Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Murder at the Mansion is the first in the new Victorian Village Mysteries.  Emily Durante’s narration of Kate’s multiple sleuthing was gripping and fascinating. I really enjoyed this new […]

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Posted July 24, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Audiobook Review: Ten Author: Gretchen McNeil Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ten is a delightfully suspenseful, young adult mystery that seems inspired by Agatha Christie.  I am a fan of Agatha Christie murder mysteries and could not pass up a new version.  Though the novel […]

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Posted June 21, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Death in a Stately Home by Sara Rosett

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Death in a Stately Home by Sara Rosett Author: Sara Rosett Narrator: Sarah Mollo-Christensen Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Murder on Location #3 Genre: Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Death in a Stately Home continues the story of Kate, the location scout turned amateur […]

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Posted June 20, 2018 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Dressed to Kilt by Hannah Reed

Welcome to our feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dressed to Kilt Author: Hannah Reed Narrator:  Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Scottish Highlands Mystery #3 Genre: Contemporary, Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Winter is settling into the Scottish Highlands, and Eden’s time in Glenkillen is coming to a close, which has put her […]