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5 stars for Little Girl Scream (Misadventures Memoirs) by Al E. Boy and F. Carod #audiobookreview



Title: Little Girl Scream (Misadventures Memoirs)

Author: Al. E Boy, F. Carod

Narrator: Pam Tsujioka

Genre: Thriller, Horror


Book Blurb:


Absolutely nothing can compare to the Hotel Amatista, Cancun's premier luxury resort. The jewel in her family's chain of five-star hotels, Sofia Hernández is in charge, and the young woman takes great pride when she hears guests remark the hotel makes them feel like they've died and gone to heaven.


Unfortunately, that's exactly what's been happening, lately. Young guests vanish, only to turn up the next day - abused, tortured...and dead. Sofia suddenly has her hands full dealing with police investigations, trying to ease her guests' fears and doing her best to save the Amatista's reputation. And, with no way of knowing if the sadistic culprit is a hotel employee or a guest, stopping the killings will be no easy task.


With the help of Dale Mathis, a visiting English professor, she is able to thwart further abductions and murders, but her interference draw the ire of the sinister mastermind who decides Sofia must pay for her boldness. To make matters even worse, her new friend becomes the number one suspect of the Cancun police.


My Review:


Summary –

Sofia must stop a spree of murders in her exclusive hotel before she becomes the next victim. Sofia runs one of the top resorts in Cancun. She works tirelessly to make it THE destination spot. When guests rave about what a glorious place it is, she feels proud. All of her hard work, though, goes up in smoke when a rash of devious abductions/killings take place. Now, she’s balancing the police, calming guests down, and saving the resort from ruin. Not knowing if the killer is an employee, guest, or local, she treads carefully. Partnering with a visiting professor, together they investigate. The police focus on the professor and his motives so Sofia must determine if he is in fact the killer or if the killer is someone else. With time running out and the killer setting its sights on Sofia, will she catch the killer in time?


Narrator’s overall voice –

Pam Tsujioka’s voice is clear, crisp, and evokes emotion. Her voice fits with the genre and I found myself envisioning the story as she narrated. Does the narrator fit the characters? Yes, Pam uses classic inflection techniques to make the story come alive. Narrator’s reading style – Pam’s reading style is leisurely which sets the tone for the story. I thoroughly enjoyed it, especially the creepy parts. Narrator’s impact on reading experience – Pam is a marvelous narrator who knows exactly what to do to make the story come alive for the listener. Narrator’s pacing – Pam propels the plot with perfect pacing and immersive vocal nuances. Audiobook flow – The flow of the audiobook is smooth, and I didn’t notice any gaps or stutters. I got engrossed in the story so that when it ended, I wanted it to keep going. What makes this audiobook unique – With the blending of the author’s thriller and Pam Tsujioka’s narration, this audiobook will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Would I recommend this audiobook – Yes, especially if you like thriller/horror stories.


My Rating: 5 stars


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Author Biography:


Al E. Boy is an English teacher, originally from Canada, but currently residing in Seoul, South Korea.


Through almost 40 years as a Santa Claus, Al E. Boy developed quite a repertoire of tales to explain and answer the many questions children ask about Santa, the North Pole, his reindeer, and his friends, the elves.


It was this collection of tales which prompted him to begin writing The Adventures of Fawn. Through the young daughter of legendary reindeer Comet and Vixen, he's been able to weave an exciting, colorful, imaginative world which will delight readers of all ages!


Mr. Boy not only hopes you enjoy these tales, but make reading them part of your Christmas traditions, as well.


F. Carod (1987) International author. Shares a passion for languages and books. Writer and business coach, with experience in tourism and community work. Loves animals, people, and nature.


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Reviewed by: Mrs. N

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