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  • Backstabber

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200

The final thrilling showdown between the Mitchells and the Butlers. This is Kimberley Chambers at her heart-stopping best! One of them has a gun to his head. Who will pull the trigger? When king of the underworld Vinny Butler goes into business with respected villain Eddie Mitchell, it's a match made in East End legend. Friends and family are treated like gold, enemies like rats - it's the life. Then mysterious packages arrive, dead creatures and threats. Someone is out for revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The End?

  • By Poppey on 25-04-17

Love the crossover from two families

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

Reviewed: 10-03-19

Love the way the two family dynasties are linked and reach an unexpected conclusion ! Awesome listen ! As usual Annie Aldington’s narration brings the characters to life !

Once again loved yet another Kimberley Chambers story ! Fantastic!

  • Tainted Love

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

Three Butlers. Two weddings. One funeral. The explosive new novel from the Sunday Times number-one best-selling author Kimberley Chambers. Times are changing in the East End, from bad to worse.... Despite the love they share, Bella and Michael's lives seem to be continually throwing grenades in their path to true happiness. Bella's dark secret is threatening to spiral out of control - and has the power to destroy the Butler brothers' bond once and for all....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Brilliant

  • By Poppey on 05-07-16

Brilliant from start to finish !

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

Reviewed: 16-01-19

Apart from the jumps from different Era to Era , a great story with yet more updates , twists and turns in the Butler family saga ! Sad to reach the conclusion of the last book in the series ... I want more Butler family drama !


  • Payback

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 15 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

Family. They're supposed to watch your back. Not stab you in it. When the enemy is one of your own, the payback is twice as hard. The Butler brothers are the Kings of the East End, and their motto is ‘what goes around, comes around'. In their world, family counts; so when the truth about Vinny's cousin's death comes to light, it rocks the Butlers to the core. One by one, Vinny's friends and family are turning against him.… Then, the unimaginable happens - Vinny's little daughter, Molly, goes missing. She's the one chink of light in all their lives, and the one they'd commit murders to bring back.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good

  • By Adam on 03-02-15

Gripping from start to finish !

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

Reviewed: 21-12-18

More twists and turns than a fairground ride ! Not what l expected as l can usually guess endings but this has an interesting twist ... with ideas for the following instalments to move the family saga forward off to listen to the 3rd book in the series now !




  • The Trap

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170

The heir to Martina Cole’s crown with a story of murder, the underworld, violence and treachery. The Butlers are the kings of the East End. Vinny and Roy Butler are the apple of their mum’s eye. Queenie knows they can play dirty, but when it comes to family they look after business and make her proud. Nothing and no one can bring them down. Brotherly love. But Vinny seems to have crossed the wrong person and his cards are marked. And with the brothers joined at the hip, Roy may just be in the firing line too…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another smash hit for kimberley chambers

  • By Cat Chaser on 29-04-16

The Trap a fitting title

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

Reviewed: 18-11-18

Excellent book & story from start to finish ! Can’t wait to start the next one in the series !

  • Life of Crime

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230

Dragged up on a council estate, Jason Rampling was determined to change his lot. Jason's a chancer, shameless with his good looks and his gift for earning a few quid. Life is easy when the money rolls in. Melissa thought she'd struck gold marrying Jason. Being on his arm meant she was finally a someone. But there's no glamour in waiting for your husband to come home or waiting for a knock on the door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another great book

  • By mary on 12-01-18

Excellent drama full of twists & unexpected turns

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

Reviewed: 02-11-18

One of the best crime thrillers I’ve ever listened to or read ! Well written , good narration by Annie Aldington . Definitely worth your time !

  • The Hungry Tide

  • By: Val Wood
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

Sarah Foster's parents have been fighting a constant battle with poverty, disease and crime. When her father, Will, is involved in a terrible accident at work, their lives became even harder. But Will's good deeds of the past pay off as John Rayner decides to rescue the Fosters. John provides them with work and a house on the estate owned by his wealthy family.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Hungry Tide

  • By Kindle Customer on 19-06-16

Mostly enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 07-02-18

Enjoyed mostly until the last part couldn’t understand why anyone would agree to marry someone they clearly didn’t love ... surely better to be alone ! Didn’t make sense to me ... felt the story was some how lost at that stage ... although it left you wanting to know more at the end ... like it was somehow unresolved still !

  • Going Home

  • By: Val Wood
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

For Amelia and her brothers and sisters, the grim past which their mother, Emily, had endured seemed very far away. As pretty as a picture and now learning to be a teacher in York, Amelia looked forward with pleasure to becoming acquainted with the young men clamouring to get to know her, and especially the two gentlemen who had come all the way from Australia to meet her family. Ralph Hawkins, bringing with him his friend Jack - a handsome half-aboriginal Australian who was determined to make a good living for himself - arrived in Hull looking for his roots.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • From Australia to England

  • By barbara on 20-08-17

Excellent sequel

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

Nice to see the next stage and generation . Some interesting twists and turns overall a very enjoyable story !

Hope there’s a sequel l love the characters !

  • Get Even

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270

The twenty-second novel from Sunday Times number-one best seller Martina Cole, author of Dangerous Lady, The Take, The Good Life, and many more.... Playing grown-ups, the future is theirs for the taking. Sharon Conway and Lenny Scott are childhood sweethearts.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • What a let down!

  • By Vanessa Prodger on 20-10-15

Twists and turns from start to finish !

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

Reviewed: 16-09-17

Enjoyable ... certainly different ... might not appeal to anyone homophobic but very good all the same !

  • The Good Life

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 303

The best things in life are never free. Cain Moran wanted Jenny Riley more than he had ever wanted anyone or anything before in his life. But loving Jenny Riley was the easy part; it was telling his wife he wanted a divorce that was going to be the killer.... Jenny is not just any girl. She cares nothing for Cain's hard-man reputation - she just wants to be with him. But Cain is not a free man. And he's about to find out that when his wife Caroline said 'til death us do part, she meant it.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Absolute rubbish!

  • By sheilaanne on 03-08-15

The price you pay for the good life !

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

Reviewed: 08-09-17

Well written in usual Martina style , but entertaining from start to finish ! Loved the characters ...unpredictable !

  • Betrayal

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 304
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 268

Aiden O'Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he's going to keep it that way. Jade Dixon is the one who watches his back. Mother of his son. The one who makes him invincible. But Jade's been in the game a lot longer than Aiden. She knows no one's indestructible. And when you're at the top, that's when you've got to watch the hardest. Especially the ones closest to you....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Don't waste your credit on this book

  • By Jodee on 31-10-16

Great start great middle ...

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

Reviewed: 31-08-17

Started strong ... maintained well though first half ... not do well leading up to the conclusion . Epilogue good !