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S.Wedley

Somerset, UK
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  • Before the Storm

  • By: Diane Chamberlain
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden, Kris Koscheski
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Laurel Lockwood lost her son once through neglect. She's spent the rest of her life determined to make up for her mistakes, and she has succeeded in becoming a committed, protective parent-maybe even overprotective. Still, she loosens her grip just enough to let Andy attend a local church social-a decision that terrifies her when the church is consumed by fire. But Andy survives...and remarkably, saves other children from the flames.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, dreadful narration

  • By S.Wedley on 13-05-17

Good story, dreadful narration

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

Reviewed: 13-05-17

I was hooked by the story but had to go and read it on kindle in the end as the female narrator was just awful. It was like someone told her to make sure she pronounced words clearly and she went over the top (pronounced: overrrr the toP.) Ever other word the last letter was dragged out or spat out at the end. It was so distracting I spent half the book growling at her. She also made all the male characters sound like they had laryngitis. Do yourself a favour and buy it on kindle. Good story though.

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  • FREE: Crackanory Seasons 1, 2 and 3

  • By: Nico Tatarowicz, Toby Davies, Kevin Eldon, and others
  • Narrated by: Kevin Eldon, Jack Dee, Sally Phillips, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 849
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 848

Imagine if Jackanory was set free from its childish shackles. What twisted, funny tales would it unleash upon the world? Each episode of Crackanory contains two 15-minute tales and is a master class in storytelling, combining some of the UK's best comedy writers and performers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely, rip-roaringly hilarious!

  • By T. J. Kinsey on 13-03-17

A bit lame

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

Reviewed: 06-04-17

Struggled through the first one, gave up on the second one. Wasn't worth the cost (it was free)