Category Archives: Fiction

Red Sparrow: A Novel (The Red Sparrow Trilogy) by Jason Matthews, author; Jeremy Bobb, Narrator

Red Sparrow shines a light on the methods used by the American Intelligence Services and the Russian Intelligence Services. Nathan Nash and Dominika Egorova are agents working for their government’s intelligence services in the interest of national security. Sometimes they … Continue reading

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Need to know, Karen Cleveland, author; Mia Barron, narrator

This book was so highly recommended to me by a friend that I decided to listen to it while on a long drive from New England to Florida. It was a huge disappointment. Written by a former CIA agent, it … Continue reading

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The House of Spies, Daniel Silva, author; George Guidall, narrator

Daniel Silva writes great spy novels filled with suspense and tension. He creates excitement with ease, and this book is no exception. At times, though, it is too wordy. In addition, there are an awful lot of characters to keep track of, and some … Continue reading

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The Daisy Children, Sofia Grant, author

I don’t usually read chick lit, which is how I would describe this book. However, I received this book from librarything in exchange for a review, so I read it until the end. For lovers of that genre, this will … Continue reading

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There Your Heart Lies, Mary Gordon, author; Angela Brazil, narrator

I realize that I am not as happy with this book as many readers, but I found the book to be very melodramatic and way too political in its approach toward religion. The overarching theme seemed to be to present … Continue reading

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The Lido, A Novel, by Libby Page, narrator, Clare Corbett

Rosemary and Kate became dear friends in this very human tale about very ordinary people. Separated in age by 6 decades, they still had common interests. Both were lonely and both had become loners. Both were swimmers, one for most … Continue reading

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The Other Woman, Daniel Silva, author; George Guidall, narrator

Gabriel Allon is the head of Israel’s Intelligence Service. While attempting to extricate a double agent from Europe, something goes wrong and the agent is murdered in cold blood. Although it was a clandestine effort, somehow a video surfaces which … Continue reading

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