Reviews - Audiobooks

Susan: A Jane Austen Prequel
Alice McVeigh
Narrator: Heather Tracy

HISTORICAL: Set after “Pride and Prejudice” but before “Emma”, many of Jane Austen’s characters show up in “Susan”, with the backstory of “Susan” being the focus. Susan Smithson is a beautiful sixteen-year-old girl who is too clever for her own good. When she is accused of improprieties, she is expelled from her boarding school and sent to her aunt and uncles’ home in London.

Out of Poland
Charles Breakfield and Rox Burkey
Narrator: Derek Shoales

HISTORICAL THRILLER: This short audiobook details the events that lead to the start of the R-Group, which fights cyber-terrorism and evil in many forms. It’s 1939 and Poland has just been invaded by Germany. Polish citizens flee for their lives just ahead of the German army. Along the way, three young men learn the location of an Enigma machine that could turn the tide of the war.

Love’s Broken Road (Lincoln Love Stories #1)
Julie Coulter Bellon
Narrator: Brianne Vega

CONTEMPORARY: Victoria Newel spent six years in an abusive marriage; her husband is now dead. To start over, she moves to Lincoln, Utah to teach math. It is difficult for her to trust men, after the way she and their son were abused by her husband. Drew Dalton is a widower and an English teacher at the high school where Victoria is employed.

Timeless Regency Collection: A Seaside Summer
Josi S. Kilpack, Heather B. Moore, Martha Keyes
Narrator: Kim Bretton

HISTORICAL: In “The New Countess,” Diane and Michael are married, but living as strangers with each other. They were both married before, but both spouses have passed away. Michael is an Earl who lives very formally. Diane prefers simplicity, but communicating that to Michael gets complicated. They have to figure out how to share the things they really matter to them.

Tokyo Zangyo (Detective Hiroshi #4)
Michael Pronko
Narrator: Peter Berkrot

MYSTERY: A higher up from one of Japan’s leading media companies is found dead outside of the entrance to his corporate building. Detective Hiroshi is assigned the case and immediately notices the connection between the manager’s death and an employee’s suicide that happened three years prior.

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