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Karen White Has Done it Again

The Guests on South Battery (Tradd Street) by [White, Karen]

The Guests on South Battery , a novel by one of my favorite authors, has done it again!  This is another novel of mystery, suspense, drama and some comedy mixed in!  I read it in three days and had a really hard time putting it down, like most of her books.  Karen White is truly a gifted writer and I’m so glad I found her to entertain myself!!

Audiobooks I’ve Read in 2014

 

My drive to work each day is 40 – 45 minutes depending on the weather, traffic and my lead foot!!!  To make the ride a little more tolerable I listen to audiobooks.  I love books and love read but that’s not allowed while driving.  🙂   An average CD will last about 7 – 10 days depending on the book.  I’m a huge Nora Roberts fan and have a lot of her books and a bunch of her audiobooks and have listened to all of them.  The hardcover books are piling up at home because about the only time I have to read is at night when I go to bed but I fall asleep before I’m through one page.  I also like to books with me to my hunting stand but hunting season alas is over for now.

Here’s a few of my audiobooks with MY rating:

East of Eden by John Steinbeck  –  currently listening to and read when I was in high school, great but a little too much “commentary” .  I give it 4 stars.

Accused by Lisa Scottaline  –  different from what I normally read but really good storyline and a great author.   4 stars.

Three Sisters Trilogy by Nora Roberts  –  I never found a Nora Roberts book I didn’t like.  5 stars.

In the Garden Trilogy by Nora Roberts  –  I never found a Nora Roberts book I didn’t like.  5 stars.

Birthright, Northern Lights and Blue Smoke Trilogy by Nora Roberts  –  Great series.  5 stars.

Bride Collection by Nora Roberts  –  5 stars.

Born In Trilogy by Nora Roberts   –   Another great series. 5 stars.

Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy by Nora Roberts – My favorite of all the Nora Roberts series.  5+ stars.

The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd  –  Different but probably wouldn’t read it again, love this author.  3 stars.

The Tradd Street Collection by Karen White  –  Next to Nora Roberts, Karen White runs a very close second.  5+ stars.

The Inn Boonsboro Trilogy by Nora Roberts  –  Great series.  5 stars.

The Choice by Nicholas Sparks  –  Nicholas Sparks keeps me entrenched in his stories.  5 sars.

Wolves in Chic Cloth by Carrie Karasyov  –  Never see what’s coming!  4 stars.

Sweet Magnolias Series by Sherryl Woods – 5 stars.

Invitation Only by Kate Brian  –  3 stars.

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown  –  Good mystery. 3.5 stars

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold  –  Great story/mystery, hard to stop listening to once it got started.

A Chesapeake Shores Series by Sherryl Woods   –  Sherryl Woods rates right up there with Nora and Karen!!. 5 stars.

Wyoming Men Series by Diana Palmer –  Romance at it’s best.  4 stars.

Just Kate by Linda Lael Miller  –  Linda Lael Miller books are intriguing in every way.  5 stars.

Stone Creek Series by Linda Lael Miller  –  Good romance series.  My daughter got me hooked on this series.

 

I think I’ll start doing a monthly or bi-monthly book review of the what I listen to or read.  I would appreciate any recommendations and you can also see what else I’ve read or plan to read on my Goodreads link.  Sign up and lets be reading friends.

The Perfect Hope: Book Three of the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy Nora Roberts

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I’ve just recently finished this series of Nora Roberts books and as always loved them all.  Love, mystery and lots of humor in all three make them a treasure!

I’ve also in the last few months read and love Karen Whites, “The Girl on Legare Street”, “House on Tradd Street”, and “The Strangers on Montague Street”.  Just recently a fourth book in the series has come out called “Return to Tradd Street” but I haven’t started it yet because I’m two-thirds into “The Atlantis Gene” and three-quarters into another Nora Roberts goody called “The Dark Witch”.

 

 

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Our bookclub is reading “The Mermaid Chair” and I’ve got to get started on it as well.  The Atlantis Gene and Dark Witch are the last two the bookclub read.  As usual, I’m so behind that eventually I’ll catch up to myself 😉 !  All of these books are good reads but my problem is finding time to read and if I read at night I get through a few pages and fall asleep!

It seems the only time I really get to read a lot is when I go to my deer stand and take the books with me.  I can read a whole book in a couple days in that quiet, serene setting and not fall asleep and get to watch wildlife at the same time.

New trilogy finished and followup book on the way!!

I have recently become a big fan of author, Karen White and have read the Legare Street Trilogy.  I’m patiently waiting for what will be a fourth book in the series and at which point it won’t be a trilogy anymore, I guess.  Karen White keeps her readers enthralled in a story of love, mystery, supernatural and lots of humor mixed in.  I would give them a rating of 10 out of 10.  The first book is “The Girl on Legare Street”, second is “House on Tradd Street” and the third is “The Strangers on Montague Street”.

Karen White Legare St Trilogy-1st two books.

Karen White Legare St Trilogy-1st two books.

The Strangers on Montague Street

The Strangers on Montague Street

The fourth book “Return to Tradd Street” came out on January 7th and I pre-ordered it but it hasn’t arrived as of yet.

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This is probably a good thing because I haven’t finished reading our book club selection and our meeting is sometime next week.  I highly recommend Karen White and all of her books and here are a few more of her titles that are on my list to read.

More titles authored by Karen White.

More titles authored by Karen White.

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