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  • The Long Weekend

  • By: Veronica Henry
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 674
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 619

In a gorgeous quay-side hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning...Claire Marlowe owns 'The Townhouse by the Sea' with Luca, the hotel's charismatic chef. She ensures everything runs smoothly - until an unexpected arrival checks in and turns her whole world upside down.And the rest of the guests arrive with their own baggage. There's a couple looking for distraction from a family tragedy; a man trying to make amends for an affair he bitterly regrets...and the young woman who thinks the Cornish village might hold the key to her past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect escapism

  • By Saffy on 24-05-14

Fabulous feel good novel

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

Reviewed: 08-05-15

This one was purchased on a whim as it was on offer. It took me half an hour or so to get into it, but then I was hooked! I love the way so many people's lives come together over the weekend. Really well written, great narrator, loved it!

  • Proof of Heaven

  • By: Dr Eben Alexander
  • Narrated by: Dr Eben Alexander
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 115

Internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon Dr Eben Alexander always considered himself a man of science. His unwavering belief in evidence-based medicine fuelled a career in the top medical institutions of the world. But all this was set to change. One morning in 2008 he fell into a coma after suffering a rare form of bacterial meningitis. Scans of his brain revealed massive damage. Death was deemed the most likely outcome.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • It would be wonderful if it were true..

  • By The Steel Remains on 02-09-15

Thought provoking

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

Reviewed: 04-05-15

This book is very insightful into the realms of the afterlife, but quite involved in terms of the more scientific language. Some chapters really captured me, whereas the more technical ones gripped me less. I am already a strong believer in the concepts written about and would have liked to have learned more about the 'other side' than the scientific proof of its existence. Still a good book well narrated and I would recommend it to others.

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  • The Girl on the Train

  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Louise Brealey, India Fisher, Clare Corbett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,137

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Hated it

  • By Miss N. Bleakley-wadlow on 05-02-17

Great twist towards the end

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

I really enjoyed this book, the story kept me intrigued and the end had a good twist. Loved the voice of Rachel and Megan, but found Anna's quite annoying...a volume changer as well.

  • Where Rainbows End

  • By: Cecelia Ahern
  • Narrated by: Roger Rees, Moira Quirk
  • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

From naughty children to rebellious teenagers, Rosie and Alex have stuck by each other through thick and thin. But just as they're discovering the joys of teenage nights on the town and dating disasters, they're separated. Alex's family moves from Dublin to America, and Alex goes with them. For good. Rosie's lost without him. But on the eve of her departure to join Alex in Boston, Rosie gets news that will change her life forever and keep her at home in Ireland.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant!

  • By Tammy on 11-07-08

Warm and fuzzy

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

Reviewed: 29-03-15

I really enjoyed this one. The story is told really well through the use of letters and instant messages. Great narrators too! A nice, easy listening, feel good romance.

  • The Power

  • By: Rhonda Byrne
  • Narrated by: Rhonda Byrne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 860
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 853

The Secret revealed the law of attraction. Now Rhonda Byrne reveals the greatest power in the universe: The Power to have anything you want. In this book you will come to understand that all it takes is just one thing to change your relationships, money, health, happiness, career, and your entire life. Every discovery, invention, and human creation comes from The Power. Perfect health, incredible relationships, a career you love, a life filled with happiness....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A real gem of a book

  • By Astrid on 10-03-11

A huge help

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

Reviewed: 08-03-15

This book really helped me to find ways of becoming more positive and enriching my life. Also try The Secret

  • Gone Girl

  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,501
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,865
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,877

Who are you? What have we done to each other? What will we do? Just how well can you ever know the person you love? These are the questions that Nick Dunne must ask himself on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keep going with this

  • By E on 23-02-13

Gripping with a good twist...

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

Reviewed: 08-03-15

...But a bit of an anti climax at the end in my opinion. Unless there's a second book coming out!