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Reacher: Back at his best

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Reviewed: 12-11-18

Classic Reacher - no globe trotting just a wandering Jack Reacher seeking out trouble and bringing justice to those who cause it. Brilliant.

Jeff Harding - sublime as always. The quintessential voice of Reacher.

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Outstanding

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-17

Outstanding as usual!

Thank you audible for re-releasing all these old Reacher books with narration from the utterly awesome Jeff Harding. The true voice of Reacher!

Nice little story

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Reviewed: 28-02-17

Good yarn, well written and well read - not going to change your life but it will keep you engaged and entertained!

Classic Reacher

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Reviewed: 16-01-17

All in all:
Classic Lee Child writing.
Classic Jack Reacher banging heads.
Classic Jeff Harding narration.
Enough said.

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Chilling

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Reviewed: 11-10-16

Laugh out loud funny, heartbreakingly sad, shocking and chilling....that is this book.

I absolutely loved it and you will too.

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It's no Heck but it's damn good!

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Reviewed: 08-10-16

It's not a Heck novel but by golly it's a blimmin good novel.
More please! Heck crossover yeah!

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Great read!

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Reviewed: 28-09-16

Fantastic little read - a good piece of escapism with an engaging plot and plenty of action. It's not going to win the booker prize but it is what is and it's very good at it!

Of course the fabulous narrating skills of the wonderful Jeff Harding, the best narrator in the business, does his usual job of elevating the story through his outstanding performance.

Hopefully this will develop into a series from the author.

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Below average

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Reviewed: 09-06-16

This trilogy has steadily declined over the three novels released. The first novel Mr Mercedes was brilliant, dark, brooding and full of suspense. The second instalment was distinctly average having lost the dark edge of its predecessor. Which leads us to this final chapter of the trilogy: 'End of Watch'. It can best be described as plodding.

I found 'End of Watch' to be far below average, in fact for a Stephen King novel it was outright lazy. It was ridiculously far fetched with no real suspense, no shocks, no unexpected twists or turns and next to no new character development. It was as if King had become bored with the characters and was writing only to fulfil a contractual agreement.

I felt the character of Holly to be particularly annoying and her character is full of lazy stereotypes. I still enjoy the lead character Ret Det Kermit Hodges but he's been wasted here.

The final few chapters of the story felt odd, the social commentary on suicide felt clumsy and shoehorned in, again this jars with King's usual subtle and ironic style when he seeks to make a point or highlight a social issue.

The one plus point was the narration. As always Will Patton was great. His performance was the saving grace and kept me listening to the audiobook. I love his work when he's reading a King novel.



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Poor narration

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Reviewed: 06-06-16

This audiobook has extremely poor narration. I couldn't listen to more than three chapters before I returned the audiobook. I'm hoping that audible releases a new version with a new narrator as they did with Mitzner's last title 'losing faith' from last year.
I'd urge anybody else who finds the narration poor to email audible and let them know. I'm really sad that I can't enjoy this latest Mitzner release as I'm a big fan of his stories!

Hilarious yet informing

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Reviewed: 05-12-14

This as an amazing audiobook. The narrator Eric Meyers doesn't just read the book aloud - he performs it. He brings to life the highs and lows of Jordan Belfort's life.
This is a must read for anybody who has watched the film - it really fills in some of the gaps in the storyline of the film.
The audiobook is gripping from the offset and it's one of those rare books whereupon you feel slightly sad when it actually ends as you were enjoying the story so much.