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  • Niceville

  • By: Carsten Stroud
  • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
  • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

When 10-year-old Rainey Teague disappears on his way home from school in idyllic Niceville, Detective Nick Kavanaugh traces the boy to his last sighting - staring into the window of the old pawn shop in town. CCTV shows Rainey there one minute and then gone the next. In the days that follow, any hope Rainey's family has of finding him alive starts to fade but then Rainey is found - alive but in a coma, and there's no telling when, or if, he'll ever wake up....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lost interest

  • By George on 08-01-17

Lost interest

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

Reviewed: 08-01-17

The story is interesting but I think I need the book. The narrator has struggled to keep my attention. I'm about half way through and I'm giving up. The story is good, but the narrator is just a bit weak. Every character has the same voice, and she struggles to bring them to life. Shame really.

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  • The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,494
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,490

Stephen King's epic fantasy series, The Dark Tower, is being made into a major movie starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Due in cinemas February 17, 2017 USA. In the second novel of King's best-selling fantasy masterpiece, Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, encounters three doors which open to 1980s America. Here he joins forces with the defiant Eddie Dean and courageous, volatile Odetta Holmes. And confronts deadly serial killer Jack Mort.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Sarah Tilsley on 06-03-14

The tower is closer

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

Reviewed: 31-05-16

This is where the story really starts to pick up speed. A lot of people seem put off by the narrator but I feel he does a better job. I was annoyed at first that there was a different person telling the story in this book but I feel Muller brings the characters to life in a way the first couldn't. Yes he sometimes reads quickly but I feel that just adds to the drama and the tension which he is trying to capture in your imagination.
These have always been my favourite King books and I would highly recommend them to anyone who is wanting to relive the adventure, or to someone who is discovering them for the first time, you lucky soul!