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Jeff Pinnock

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  • The Chrysalids

  • By: John Wyndham
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124

The Chrysalids is set in the future after a devastating global nuclear war. David, the young hero of the novel, lives in a tight-knit community of religious and genetic fundamentalists, always on the alert for any deviation from the norm of God's creation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • an exceptional recording of an exceptional novel.

  • By Andrew David Hunt on 09-04-19

Great classic

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

Reviewed: 23-08-18

John Wyndham was a really formidable writer of science fiction With the Triffids as the leading example

  • Dead If You Don't

  • By: Peter James
  • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 395
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 392

Roy Grace, creation of the CWA Diamond Dagger award-winning author Peter James, faces his most complex case yet in Dead If You Don't. Shortly after Kipp Brown and his teenage son, Mungo, arrive at the Amex stadium for their team's biggest-ever football game, Mungo disappears. A short while later Kipp receives a text with a ransom demand and a warning not to go to the police if he and his wife want to see their son alive again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action Man Grace!

  • By Simon on 18-05-18

Peter James

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This the best one yet I've read all 14
and I can't praise this enough.

Please hurry with the next one

Jeff

  • Dark Crimes

  • DCI Sophie Allen, Book 1
  • By: Michael Hambling
  • Narrated by: Cat Gould
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

A young woman's body is discovered on a deserted footpath. It seems like a simple crime for DCI Sophie Allen and her team to solve. But not when the victim's mother is found strangled the next morning. The case grows more complex as DCI Sophie Allen discovers that the victims had secret histories, involving violence and intimidation. There's an obvious suspect, but Detective Allen isn't convinced. Could someone else be lurking in the shadows, someone savagely violent, looking for warped revenge?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good police procedural poor narration

  • By Jeff Pinnock on 21-05-17

Good police procedural poor narration

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

Reviewed: 21-05-17

The story was quite good the Aussie version of speech was out of context I would not buy another book by this author unless the narrater was changed The Aussie rising interorgative

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Red Line: The Gripping Story of the RAF’s Bloodiest Raid on Hitler’s Germany

  • By: John Nichol
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

From best-selling author of Tail-End Charlie and Tornado Down comes this powerful and deeply moving account of Bomber Command’s 1944 Nuremberg Raid – the RAF’s bloodiest night of the Second World War.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best books I have ever bought

  • By Eric on 18-01-14

Great story

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

Reviewed: 02-05-15

Brings to light after all those years the huge sacrifice those brave guys made for us all a very good book

  • Last Man Off

  • By: Matthew Lewis
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hamilton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

Antarctica, June 6th 1998. 23-year-old Matt Lewis has just started his dream job: an observer aboard a deep sea fishing boat. As the crew haul in their lines for the day, the waves seem bigger than usual - they are casting shadows on the deck. A storm is brewing. What follows is an astonishing story of courage and tragedy. Lewis leads the escape onto three life rafts, where the battle for survival begins.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Last man off

  • By Patsy C on 19-01-17

Sea stories

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

Reviewed: 18-02-15

Good book but a little disjointed moved. A bit slow at times but altogether a great story well read I think

  • Eeny Meeny

  • By: M. J. Arlidge
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Bower, Nigel Pilkington, Lucy Gaskell, and others
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,003

The girl emerged from the woods, barely alive. Her story was beyond belief. But it was true. Every dreadful word of it. Days later, another desperate escapee is found - and a pattern is emerging. Pairs of victims are being abducted, imprisoned then faced with a terrible choice: Kill or be killed. Would you rather lose your life or lose your mind? Eeny Meeny is an electrifying debut, with the nerve-shredding intensity of Saw and Along Came a Spider.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen!! "What would you do?"

  • By lynsey Patina on 15-05-14

What a story

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

Reviewed: 26-01-15

This is one great book I recommend this to all lovers of great crime novels and books with a twist

Jeff

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Six Degrees of Assassination: An Audible Drama
    
    
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    Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    1,729 ratings
    Overall 4.3
  • Six Degrees of Assassination: An Audible Drama

  • By: M J Arlidge
  • Narrated by: Andrew Scott, Freema Agyeman, Hermione Norris, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,729
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,599
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,595

On a sullen, cloudy July day ten years since 7/7, the happy, confident and optimistic British Prime Minister is visiting a charity in East London. It’s just two months after the general election which saw John Campbell's government returned to power with a clear majority, the economy is on the mend and the coalition is fast becoming a bad memory. Suddenly, a man appears out of the crowd and shoots him three times in the chest.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Shame - could have been so much better

  • By Chris on 24-12-15

Great story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-12-14

More like radio play than a talking book loved it bring me more please great cast and production very similar to Spooks