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  • The Runaway Jury

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juror is convinced he's being watched. Soon they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an anonymous young woman suggests she is able to predict the jurors' increasingly odd behaviour.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It was excellent

  • By Jamie on 28-07-15

Grisham at his best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-11-18

A story from the glory days of John Grisham. Compelling, intriguing, and with characters you feel emotion for. The reading is perfect, beautifully placed, completely immerses you in the narrative.

  • Fear Is the Key

  • By: Alistair MacLean
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

A sunken DC-3 lying on the Caribbean floor. Its cargo: $10.25 million in gold ingots, emeralds and uncut diamonds guarded by the remains of two men, one woman and a very small boy. The fortune was there for the taking, and ready to grab it were a blue-blooded oilman with his own offshore rig, a gangster so cold and independent that even the Mafia couldn't do business with him and a psychopathic hired assassin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Edge of your seat thriller!

  • By Hamish Lambert on 05-12-17

The wait is over

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-11-17

This story has been with me for the best part of 45 years. For whatever reason it resonated with me from the moment I read the first page. An outstanding story written by one of the best authors of his time. I've waited for an audio version since before my son was born...he is now at university. One of the beauties of a great story well written is that the characters come to life through our imagination ... Mr Oliver does an ok job. He doesn't feel quite right for my image of John Talbot but he tells the story clearly and efficiently.

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,020
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,022
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15,993

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exhilarating adventure. Brilliantly executed.

  • By Kaggy on 30-08-14

Out of this world

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-02-17

Quite simply one of the best audio books I have ever listened to. A great story, innovative, fun and exciting, the book is just terrific to read as well, but it is the narrator, RC Bray that makes listening to Andy Weir's gem, even more enjoyable. I will purchase more audio books he narrates. A really talented man doing a brilliant job, a truly crucial element of an audio book is the clearly the quality of the narrator and this gentleman shows how it should be done.

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