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  • "Gripping"

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    A fast moving plot, a likeable hero, lots of twists to keep your mind alert. I did suss out one twist and was duly pleased with myself for so doing. I really enjoyed this novel in every way. well narrated too

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    The Bricklayer

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Noah Boyd
    • Narrated By Nick Landrum
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    (45)
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    (8)
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    A trained killer and former FBI agent, Steve Vail despises authority, and he's never met a rule he didn't break. These days, he's working as a bricklayer when the FBI contacts him, desperate for his help: someone is killing their operatives. To stem the tide of murders, Vail must re-enter a world he hoped he left behind long ago - his own past.

    Stella says: "A good discovery"
  • "Another brilliant book by Ken Follett"

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    I found this book absolutely gripping, it drew me into the atmosphere and the story so completely that on occasions I had to leave it and do something else as I was so distressed by a turn of events, and what I knew would happen. Beautifully written, the characters are so believable and the story, continues the struggle between the Peasants, the Church and the Lords from the first book in the series (The Pillars of the Earth), is certainly thought provoking.
    Excellent narration by John Lee.

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    World Without End

    • UNABRIDGED (45 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius, and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war.

    Apollon says: "An Emotional Epic Journey"
  • "Enjoyable"

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    This book held my interest, very enjoyable

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    Identity

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By G.M. Ford
    • Narrated By Vincent Marzello
    Overall
    (47)
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    Paul Hardy has lived in a care home for the past seven years with no memory of who he is or where he came from. When a horrific accident necessitates pioneering surgery he begins to remember things. Things that if he's not careful will get him killed. When armed men begin hunting Hardy soon afterwards, it becomes apparent that dark and powerful forces are determined to prevent him from recalling events in the life he is so desperate to remember...

    Maxine says: "Relentless"
  1. The Bricklayer
  2. World Without End
  3. Identity
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Moscow rules, George, Moscow rules all the way...

A thrilling conspiracy tale

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