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  • House Beneath the Bridge: A Horror Novel

  • By: Iain Rob Wright
  • Narrated by: Brad Gilliam
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

Tom and Sophie Sumner have been married for 10 years. They won't make it to 11. Infidelity and neglect have torn their relationship apart, and they part ways today. Sophie is going home to the village she grew up - Cottontree. If there's any chance of Tom persuading her to give their marriage one last chance, it's now. But Cottontree is a place with a much darker past than anybody knows, and the Sumners are about to have much bigger problems than their marriage. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Really!!

  • By Benny butthead on 22-05-18

Really!!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-05-18

Ian Rob Wright you did not write this, please tell me you didn't. It's like a 5 year old wrote it and I'm afraid the narration isn't much better.
I expected alot better. Really?

  • Annihilation

  • Star Force, Book 7
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214

Kyle Riggs is in for a rough ride. In Annihilation, the seventh book of the Star Force Series, nothing goes as planned. The three fledgling human colonies in the Eden System are beginning to take hold, but the forces threatening to root them out are many. The Crustaceans are calling for help, despite the fact they are the sworn enemies of Star Force. Are they potential allies, or vicious tricksters? And why are the oceans of their world heating up?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but....

  • By R.L.Redworth on 30-03-14

painful

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-18

the main character has become stupid arrogant sexist and painful not in a good way.
that's enough now.
shame I was really enjoying this.

  • Empire

  • Star Force, Book 6
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213

Kyle Riggs has been away from Earth for a long time.... What’s happening back home? In Empire, the sixth book of the Star Force Series, the story moves in a new direction. Earth falls quiet, and the few reports coming out of the homeworld are increasingly strange. Isolated in the Eden system, Riggs realizes his enemies are forming an alliance against him. Crushed between two monstrous fleets, the last defenders of Star Force must forge their own alliance with the biotic aliens. But which alien race can Riggs truly trust?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fantastic series. But.

  • By Benny butthead on 02-05-18

A fantastic series. But.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-18

Really enjoying this series, it's so addictive.
But the main character is painfully arrogant and annoying. If you can put up with him you are in for a treat.

  • Atlantis Gold

  • Omega Files Adventures, Book 1
  • By: Rick Chesler
  • Narrated by: Matt Standley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    1.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

Ex-US Navy specialists Carter Hunt and Jayden Takada are working one of their first jobs in civilian life - repairing a subsea data cable for an international telecom company - when their mini-sub is attacked by persons unknown wishing to stem the flow of information in and out of Egypt. They survive the encounter only to receive a call from Hunt’s ex-girlfriend, an archaeologist currently on an excavation at the Great Pyramid of Giza. She has a most unusual request - she needs someone to scuba dive inside the pyramid.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • bad narration.

  • By Benny butthead on 31-01-18

bad narration.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-01-18

I'm sure it was a really good story, I love rick chesler but the narration was so bad I couldn't even get half an hour into it. should of use jeffrey fellin.

  • Lucifer's Children

  • By: Brett Williams
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

A family tragedy thrusts Amanda into the foster care of the Henning family at the start of her senior year of high school. Amanda soon learns that the prestigious private school isn't what it seems. Monarch Preparatory School for Girls is a place plagued by rampant teen pregnancy, promiscuity, and violence.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • 14 year old wet dream.

  • By Benny butthead on 07-01-18

14 year old wet dream.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-01-18

I've listened to some really bad books before but this is just hilarious, in a bad way. It's like a 14 year old boy with an erection had written it.
sorry but terrible.
But really well narrated by Joe Hempel.

  • Berkley Street

  • Berkley Street Series, Book 1
  • By: Ron Ripley
  • Narrated by: Thom Bowers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Shane Ryan returns to Nashua and the childhood memories that drove him to join the Marines. After a prolonged legal battle with his aunt and uncle, Shane has possession of the family home where his parents disappeared over 20 years ago. The house, a monstrous castle filled with ghosts and secrets, is more alive than its inhabitants.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A very scary listening experience.

  • By Peter Fowles on 09-05-17

A legend in the making.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-12-17

Very original, excellent characters and some damned right creepy stuff.
Narration was very good with excellent expression and characterizations.
A match made in hell.
Well done.

  • Inspector Hobbes and the Bones

  • Unhuman, Book 4
  • By: Wilkie Martin
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

There's going to be trouble. Andy Caplet's wife goes away, someone is out to get him, and he loses nearly everything in a storm. Amazing both himself and his unhuman friend, Inspector Hobbes, he heroically rescues flood victims and uncovers something shocking. Is Andy being set up for blackmail by the apparently charming young woman who attempts to seduce him, or is something even more sinister afoot? Hobbes certainly believes so, and he's getting worried.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slapstick Adventures

  • By Freda on 14-02-18

Brilliant.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-12-17

Another brilliant episode.
Fantastic writing, characters have such depth and so charming. Narration was perfect.
thanks.

  • Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers

  • Unhuman, Book 3
  • By: Wilkie Martin
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Receiving unwanted attention after foiling an armed robbery, the unhuman Inspector Hobbes takes a long-overdue camping holiday with Andy, his accident-prone friend, and Dregs, the delinquent dog. In the bleak and dangerous Blacker Mountains, Andy stumbles across something shocking before falling for an attractive widow, while Hobbes wonders why an old gold mine has reopened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another brill book

  • By Amazon Customer on 23-05-18

absolutely brilliant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-12-17

such deep, mysterious and wonderful characters. beautifully narrated. couldn't wish for a better listen. thank you.

  • Blister

  • By: Jeff Strand
  • Narrated by: Daniel Dorse
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

They call her Blister. She's a hideously disfigured 23-year-old woman, living in a shed next to her father's house, hidden away from the world. Jason Tray is a successful cartoonist, banished to his agent's lakeside cabin for a few days of mandatory rest and relaxation. One night, while hanging out with a couple of the locals at a dive bar, he takes them up on their offer to go "see Blister," having no idea what they're talking about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant.

  • By Benny butthead on 27-11-17

Brilliant.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-11-17

What a fantastic story. I thought it would be a gore fest, but how wrong was I.
It was a deep, dark and lovely story. Brilliantly written and brilliantly narrated.

  • The House Next Door

  • A Ghost Story
  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27

I began to suspect something was wrong with the gothic building when its family fled in the middle of the night, the children screaming, the mother crying. They never came back to pack up their furniture. A new occupant, Anna, has just moved in. I paid her a visit to warn her about the building. I didn't expect us to become friends, but we did. And now that Marwick House is waking up, she's asked me to stay with her. I never intended to become involved with the building or its vengeful, dead inhabitant. But now I have to save Anna.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spooky stories

  • By sarah khan on 21-03-18

brilliant.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-10-17

one of the best ghost stories I've heard or read.
up there with the likes of our J.H.
Should make it into a movie.
well done.