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Janice

Janice Wallington, United Kingdom Member Since 2009
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  • "Compulsive listening"

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    Stephen Leather at his best. Three would-be police recruits, instead of going off on their first day of training at Hendon college, are persuaded to live a different life and act as undercover agents to pin down a wanted drug dealer, otherwise known as Tango One. Although the story may be far-fetched, it's compelling and so compulsive that I couldn't switch off for the last two and a half hours as I had to know how it ended! The narrator really helped it along and handled the various accents professionally.Great entertainment!

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    Tango One

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Stephen Leather
    • Narrated By Stephen Greif
    Overall
    (31)
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    On their first day of training with the Metropolitan Police, new recruits Jamie, Bunny, and Tina are asked to join a team of undercover detectives, a secret unit involved in the long-term penetration of criminal gangs. Their target? One of the world's biggest drug dealers: Den Donovan, alias "Tango One". To close in on their quarry, the three must go back into the outside world and become criminals themselves. But someone within the Met is pursuing an alternative agenda. Someone who has deliberately put their lives on the line....

    Janice says: "Compulsive listening"
  • "Give it a go!"

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    Narrator Paul Thornley is brilliant as usual in his reading of this audiobook by Stephen Leather.
    He reads with such skill as he distinguishes between the characters, several of whom have cockney accents, plus other characters including Russian, Asian and Northern, all of whom are realistic and spontaneous.
    This is a continuation of the saga of Dan 'Spider' Sheppherd as he infiltrates a gang of robbers holed up in Thailand, with a parallel plot about the preparation of a terrorist event in the UK.
    Maybe there's a bit too much description about weapons which would have become tedious without the lively narration, but it's an entertaining and exciting storyline. Give it a go!

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    Live Fire: Dan Shepherd, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Stephen Leather
    • Narrated By Paul Thornley
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    Mickey and Mark Moore are hard men who live by their own code and leaders of a gang that has made millions at gunpoint. But when Dan "Spider" Shepherd is sent to infiltrate the tightly-knit team of bank robbers, he discovers that he has more in common with them then he first thought.

    Janice says: "Give it a go!"
  • "Very different"

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    An unusual storyline, supernatural but down to earth due to the brilliant narration of Paul Thornley.
    Jack Nightingale's birthday is approaching, but he receives the unwelcome news that his soul has been traded and will be given up when he reaches his 33rd birthday. Various people repeat 'You're going to hell Jack Nightingale' and he has a race against time to find out what it's all about and save himself. Very different, looking forward to the next book.

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    Nightfall: A Jack Nightingale Supernatural Thriller

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Stephen Leather
    • Narrated By Paul Thornley
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    (76)
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    (76)

    "You're going to hell, Jack Nightingale": They are words that ended his police career. Now Jack's a struggling private detective - and the chilling words come back to haunt him. Nightingale's life is turned upside down the day that he inherits a mansion from a man who claims to be his father. It comes with a warning that Nightingale's soul was sold at birth and a devil will come to claim it on his 33rd birthday - just three weeks away.

    Hilary says: "What a gripping tale."
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  2. Live Fire: Dan Shepherd, ...
  3. Nightfall: A Jack Nightin...
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Moscow rules, George, Moscow rules all the way...

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