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  • Lies

  • By: T. M. Logan
  • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,470
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,330

Gripping and packed with twists and turns, this stunning thriller will make you question whether we can ever really trust the ones we love.... What if your whole life was based on lies? When Joe Lynch stumbles across his wife driving into a hotel car park while she's supposed to be at work, he's intrigued enough to follow her in. And when he witnesses her in an angry altercation with family friend Ben, he knows he ought to intervene.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Disturbing brilliant Debut

  • By Laura Prime on 31-05-17

Disturbing brilliant Debut

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

Reviewed: 31-05-17

Where does Lies rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is a disturbingly real debut novel from TM Logan,
Just when they are minding their own business and going about their daily lives as parents BOOM !!
Beth and Ben come along
I'm saying no more other than dont try and second guess the storyline just read the book and take in it.

I read this and then listened to it on audiobook Brilliant.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Lies?

The revelation which I hadn't guessed

Have you listened to any of Leighton Pugh’s other performances? How does this one compare?

My first listen to Leighton Pugh very easy on the ear

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

21 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • ASBO

  • A Novel of Extreme Terror
  • By: Iain Rob Wright
  • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Your fear is their entertainment... Andrew's life is one of bored contentedness: a teenage daughter, a faithful wife, and a middle-class job. He even has a Mercedes. His life is without drama, and the comfort of middle-age is setting in. That all changes when he refuses to buy a pack of cigarettes for the local gang of youths. Led by the emotionally unstable, and sadistic, Frankie, the gang target Andrew and his family in an escalating campaign of terror and violence that threatens their very lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad, terrifying, true.

  • By SarahC1985 on 04-04-19

It made me sick to my stomach !! Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 31-05-17

What made the experience of listening to ASBO the most enjoyable?

ASBO on Audiobook
* Sickening
* Depraved
* Morally Debased
* Intimidating
* Wretched
* Bloody Brilliant
* RealIy love love loved this book, I loved it because it felt real, real in the way you would imagine these reprobates to be.So Bravo to Narrator Nigel Patterson.This indeed is a novel of extreme violent terror made sickeningly real by the fact it is based on real event,we all know that do and can happen!This is not for the faint hearted at all , if you are of a nervous disposition i suggest you dont listen to this .I listened to this on audiobook and I am so glad I did. I haven't read or heard anything so intense in a long time and would have found it difficult to see and feel the change in Andrew,the mild mannered family man to the violent murderer he becomes, by myself.The characters are all strong from the beginning and the storyline flowed all the way through, sometimes such a hard intense storyline fizzles out, not this one, I was holding my ribs and breath for mostly the whole book!The vile characters made me sick to my stomach the things they did , yet, I couldn't stop listening. Isn't it strange how we cant stop though its awful?

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Andrew was defending his family as much as he could but seemed not to be able to do anything I felt quite helpless!

Any additional comments?

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    Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    26 ratings
    Overall 4.6
  • Children to the Slaughter

  • Slaughter Series, Book 1
  • By: A.I. Nasser
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

There is an evil lurking in the darkness, under the beds and behind closet doors. It seeks vengeance and retribution and will not be denied. No one knows this more than Alan Carter. Returning to his hometown after a 20-year absence, he is resolute in uncovering the truth behind his sister's abduction and the strange disappearance of children. Alan finds himself thrown into the middle of a conspiracy led by the town council as it desperately tries to hide its secrets from the world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sinister and very entertaining

  • By Petra on 29-07-16

Disturbing,upsetting and emotive (remember it's a book)!

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

Reviewed: 29-08-16

Alan Carter has been obsessed by his sister's abduction for 20 years it has consumed him. He returns to the town where he lived to find that children are going missing and he believes it is no coincidence !He is sure they are connected. The Towns council have their secrets and are doing their upmost to keep them so.
As Alan is telling his story , Jeremiah Carter comes in with diary entries about his own lost daughter from 1826.

This horror story is Gruesome, anything with children in turns my stomach, It makes my skin crawl and brings out a maternal protection anger in me , so my blood pressure goes through the roof !
I just need to remember it's a book!

This was a maze of dark and disturbing corners of a world usually unknown to most people.
The Narration was a bit slow to get into the book but once in was excellent, deep,gritty and guttural in parts.The intonation and pace were spot on. Read fantastically by Jake Urry.

I will re-listen to this as I know I will have missed bits and find them 2nd time round.I wil definitely recommend it to my friends who like this Genre.
I listened to this through being given a copy for an honest opinion. I am always on the lookout for Jake Urry Narration.

5 ⭐️ from me for the Author and Narrator

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Medicine for the Dead

  • The Ulrich Files, Book 2
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Facing tough times, private investigator Harlan Ulrich takes a job looking after a historic downtown building as a favor to an old acquaintance who's out on business. Settling into the elegant Exeter House for a week-long stay, Ulrich's apartment is beautifully furnished and situated on the top floor, giving him a great view of the city. At first, he thinks it a wonderful opportunity. He's got plenty of coffee, good books to read and the whole building to himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 2

  • By MeDi on 22-07-16

Heart racing in many parts

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

Reviewed: 26-08-16

This is not generally a Genre I would 'pick' however I am Genre jumping and learning at the moment so thought it be a good idea to try.
I loved it! It was heart racingly scary in parts, and just down right dark in others.
The narrator JAKE URRY had just the voice needed for this book, I am not sure I would have been able to get the character myself , the voice, made it eerie which added to the dark supernatural happenings.

I would buy this for my more believing friends as it would seem a little far fetched for my non believer of spirits friends.

Overall it was a maze of people , apparitions and fear. Definitely a book not to miss.

  • The Sick House

  • The Ulrich Files, Book 1
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

Dr. Siegfried Klein has vanished on a mysterious pilgrimage to an abandoned infirmary in the ghost-town of Moonville. The locals in the surrounding areas are tight-lipped, hostile to outsiders. Local legend has it that the old Sick House is packed with spirits, none of them friendly, and that to set foot in it is to enter Hell itself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly Engaging 1st Audio Book

  • By Devilish Accord on 17-04-16

The sickest house I've ever visited.

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

Reviewed: 26-07-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes I would recommend this audio to certain members of my friends and family, its exciting , thrilling and in some parts sickening. it brings your heartbeat up and anxiety levels. your imagination can run wild with the characters because they are sturdy , well described and rich language is used to keep your mind on the characters.

What other book might you compare The Sick House to, and why?

I would compare it to Silence of the lambs, both of them give you that nauseous feeling as you 'walk' into the buildings. Also some of the characters could be matched to thise in that film.

What about Jake Urry’s performance did you like?

I liked Jake Urry's performance he put guts into the parts where it needed it , his dark deep voice put the horror feeling into the rooms, cars and wherever he was. i felt he really enjoyed the performance and tried really hard to make it feel gruesome, He succeeded !!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I would have liked to have listened to it in one go but I listened to it at night and you can't hear it with your head under a pillow!!  

Any additional comments?

Only One, Jake's performance was great but sometimes he seemed not to be able to get his voice out of character' by that i mean if there was a line 'he drove up the road' it would still sound like he had a menacing voice instead of just saying 'he drove up the road. it did change a little towards the end. but something to look at :-)

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Play Dead

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 4
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403

Westerley research facility is not for the faint-hearted. A "body farm" investigating human decomposition, its inhabitants are corpses in various states of decay. But when Detective Kim Stone and her team discover the fresh body of a young woman, it seems a killer has discovered the perfect cover to bury their crime. Then a second girl is attacked and left for dead, her body drugged and mouth filled with soil. It's clear to Stone and the team that a serial killer is at work - but just how many bodies will they uncover?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Tinydon on 30-05-16

Gripping serial killer thriller Dc Kim stone IS BACK

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

Reviewed: 26-06-16

Bloody amazing! I had to re start this a few times as I was listening at night time and that was a mistake.
I listened through completely last night to the end.
WOW it was awesome I wanted the narrator to read faster !

The characters were fantastically bedded in in early which is important especially in an audiobook.

Bodies keep appearing in the same place all with the same 'MO' in varying degrees of decomposition .
Kim Stones team take it on in they're totally awesome way, I love the way the comedy is shown throughout the case and maybe even a little breakdown of Kim's hard wall surface?

I didn't solve who the perpetrator was which is kick ass because I like it when I ' believe' I have everything that fits and I don't. A maze of tunnels to investigate down and follow leads

This book is an awesome addition book 4 to the series but also a stand alone like the others.


Can you tell I love the Kim Stone series? 😊
Solid 5⭐️from me and roll on the next one 🌹

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Silent Scream

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 1
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 929
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 822
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825

Five figures gather 'round a shallow grave. They had all taken turns to dig. An adult-sized hole would have taken longer. An innocent life had been taken, but the pact had been made. Their secrets would be buried, bound in blood. Years later a headmistress is found brutally strangled, the first in a spate of gruesome murders that shock the Black Country.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, dreadful narrator.

  • By G. Willoughby on 04-10-15

Real, gritty,listen again

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

Reviewed: 23-10-15

I won't go into any of the plot of the book , it will spoil it , this audiobook was fantastic. The narrator was perfect, Jan Cramer with intonation and personality to change for the reality of the book. Read as if you were reading it yourself or watching it on a film , brilliant choice.

The audibook: I listened to this several times I wanted to see if I got the racey feeling each time.........did I? ...yes all three times. There is a fine line between reality and being able to tell that something is fiction. This could have been true ! This was so utterly believable that it could have actually happened. That is why I am now on the search for each of Angela Marsons books now. I like that in a book . Is it ? Isn't it ?
This just joined Only the Brave by Mel Sherratt in my top 5 reads.

A MUST have in your kindle/ books / audiobooks library

  • Amy, My Daughter

  • By: Mitch Winehouse
  • Narrated by: Mitch Winehouse, Rupert Farley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

In this intimate account of Amy Winehouse's life, music, and untimely death, her father Mitch Winehouse gives readers full access to his daughter’s private life in the midst of her immensely public triumphs and tragedies. Amy Winehouse needs no introduction. A critically acclaimed recording artist, Amy touched millions with her music during her short but extraordinary life. Following her tragic death in July 2011, Mitch Winehouse wants to tell her incredible story in full. Amy, My Daughter will take the reader through her early years, her rise to stardom and to her addiction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amy Winehouse. A lost soul x

  • By ginge on 23-04-15

He changed my view some more

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

This actually brought tears to my heart, coming to terms and moving on all at the same time is the most difficult thing to do. I didn't have much time for Mitch until I heard this but it just shows how a person can change when it comes to dealing with tragedy.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Confessions of a GP

  • By: Benjamin Daniels
  • Narrated by: Eamonn Riley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 163

Benjamin Daniels is angry. He is frustrated, confused, baffled and, quite frequently, very funny. He is also a GP. These are his confessions.A woman troubled by pornographic dreams about Tom Jones. An 80-year-old man who can't remember why he's come to see the doctor.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • don't waste either your credit or your money

  • By Sally on 29-01-12

Ain't that the truth!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-12-12

I thought this would be an audio stereotype of the films " confessions of a..."

But I was very pleasantly surprised.

There were no 'hidden ' feelings I can just imagine my GP doing some of these very things. In fact he reminded me f a GP I used to have who used to keep a bottle of whiskey in his top drawer and when I went in he used to say

" so...what's wrong with you save me some time"

It was very funny, relaxing and eye opening on a few levels.

Loved it! Well worth a couple of listens .



5 of 5 people found this review helpful