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  • Dead Scared

  • By: Sharon Bolton
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173

When a Cambridge student dramatically attempts to take her own life, DI Mark Joesbury realizes that the university has developed an unhealthy record of young people committing suicide in extraordinary ways. Against huge personal misgivings, Joesbury sends young policewoman DC Lacey Flint to Cambridge, with a brief to work undercover, posing as a depression-prone, vulnerable student. Psychiatrist Evi Oliver is the only person in Cambridge who knows who Lacey really is - or so they both hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lacey Flint No.2

  • By AmyAlice on 14-03-14

INCREDIBLE<br />

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

Reviewed: 21-05-18

I love the two main characters in this story. This book had a great story and was full of suspense, 2nd in Lacey Flint series and I am looking forward to the next one.

  • The Image of You

  • By: Adele Parks
  • Narrated by: Lucy Paterson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 176

Anna and Zoe are twins. Identical in appearance, utterly different in personality, they share a bond so close that nothing - or no one - can rip them apart. Until Anna meets charismatic Nick. Anna is trusting, romantic and hopeful; she thinks Nick is perfect. Zoe is daring, dangerous and extreme; she thinks Nick is a liar. Zoe has seen Anna betrayed by men before. She'll stop at nothing to discover if Nick is as good as he seems. The problem is, lies may hurt. But honesty can kill.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • you just will not see it coming

  • By Nyssa B on 05-11-17

Abandoned at chapter 9

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

Reviewed: 25-03-18

Slow from the start with quite an irritating narrator, Had to give up by chapter 9, too tedious

  • Now You See Me

  • By: Sharon Bolton
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258

Despite her fascination with Jack the Ripper, Detective Constable Lacey Flint has never worked a big case or seen a dead body up close. Until now…As she leaves a south London estate one night, she is horrified to find a woman has been viciously stabbed, right next to Lacey’s car. Thrown headlong into her first murder hunt, Lacey’s quiet life changes overnight. Then Lacey receives a familiar hand-delivered letter, written in red blood, and it is clear the police have a Ripper copycat on their hands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended.

  • By Michelle on 01-07-11

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

Very good storyline with twists and turns throughout,. I loved the tension between Mark and Lacey. Surprising outcome. Looking forward to next book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • White Silence

  • Elizabeth Cage, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Kate Scarfe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,025

Elizabeth Cage is a child when she discovers that there are things in this world that only she can see. But she doesn't want to see them, and she definitely doesn't want them to see her. What is a curse to Elizabeth is a gift to others - a very valuable gift they want to control. When her husband dies, Elizabeth's world descends into a nightmare. But as she tries to piece her life back together, she discovers that not everything is as it seems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By mollyeyre on 23-09-17

Intriguing but disappointed

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

Reviewed: 20-01-18

Great potential after a slow start. I was intrigued, and at times holding my breath at some scenes. Very disappointing end!

  • For Better, for Worse

  • By: Carole Matthews
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Josie Flynn is in New York for the wedding of her American cousin Martha. Having just been through a messy divorce, she isn't really in the wedding spirit, especially when she thinks Martha is about to marry the wrong man - and Josie isn't afraid to tell her so. Which is all very noble until Josie meets Matt Jarvis and appears to be about to fall for the wrong man herself. Add to that the return of her ex-husband, an old flame and a dubious boy band, and it looks like it's going to be quite the wedding....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good listen

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-05-18

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 14-01-18

Good characters, great story and highly amusing. would highly recommend this book and would listen to a Carole Matthews story again

  • A Touch of Frost

  • By: R. D. Wingfield
  • Narrated by: Robin Browne
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Detective Inspector Jack Frost, officially on duty, is nevertheless determined to sneak off to a colleague's leaving party. But first the corpse of a well-known local junkie is found blocking the drain of a Denton public lavatory and then, when Frost attempts to join the revels later on, the nubile daughter of a wealthy businessman is reported missing. Sleepy Denton has never known anything like the crime wave which now threatens to submerge it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narration

  • By L d white on 05-09-15

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 01-12-17

As usual a great listen. Frost stumbles from one case to another and when everybody thinks he's list the plot it all comes together. well worth listening to.

  • Frost at Christmas

  • By: R. D. Wingfield
  • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67

With a healthy disregard for rules, he attracts trouble like a magnet. He has a newly assigned apprentice - the unfortunate Detective Constable Barnard - the Chief Constable’s nephew. Fresh to the provinces, just up from London in an embarrassingly flash suit, he’s ripe for Frost’s satire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gritty introduction to Frost

  • By Mrs J A Helm on 21-07-14

Great listening

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Have read all the Frost books years ago but still really enjoyed the audio experience. Frost is thought provoking, at times amusing and is always chasing from one crisis to another. well worth a listen

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wild Man

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

While filling the display case in her bakery, the bell over the door sounds and Tessa O'Hara looks up to see the man of her dreams. Within thirty seconds he asks her out for a beer. But after four months of dating, she discovers he's an undercover DEA agent-and he's investigating her possible role in her ex-husband's drug business. For Tess, this means their relationship is over.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not my favourite KA book

  • By Lauryn on 23-12-17

Very slow

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

Reviewed: 13-09-17

I returned this book after sticking it out for 2to 3 hours. It was very slow and I found the use of bad language excessive and unnecessary

  • Jamaica Inn

  • By: Daphne du Maurier
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 729

Jamaica Inn stands alone on Bodmin Moor, stark and forbidding, its walls tainted with corruption. Young Mary Yellon soon learns of her uncle Joss Merlyn's strange trade here. But does he deal in blacker secrets still?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, bad choice of narrator

  • By L on 03-04-11

Jamaica Inn.

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

Reviewed: 19-09-16

superb an amazing story including romance violence and suspence. The descriptions of wild Cornwall are truly breathtaking..