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  • The Love Letter

  • By: Lucinda Riley
  • Narrated by: Camilla Rockley
  • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352

1995, London. When Sir James Harrison, one the greatest actors of his generation, passes away at the age of 95 he leaves behind not just a heartbroken family but also a secret so shocking, so devastating that it could rock the English establishment to its core. Joanna Haslam is an ambitious young journalist assigned to cover the legendary actor's funeral. The great and the good of the celebrity world are there. But Joanna stumbles on something dark beneath the glamour: the mention of a letter James Harrison has left behind, the contents of which others have been desperate to conceal for over 70 years. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a twist!

  • By Angela on 29-08-18

The love letter

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

Excellent.very moving and gripping loved it from beginning to end, could n't have guess the final chapter.
More please.

  • Our House

  • By: Louise Candlish
  • Narrated by: Deni Francis, Paul Panting
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,372
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,368

When Fi arrives home to find a removals van outside her house, she is completely blindsided. Trinity Avenue has been her family's home for years. Where are all their belongings? How could this have happened? Desperately calling her ex-husband, Bram, who owns the house with her, Fi discovers he has disappeared. The more Fi uncovers, the more she realises their lives have been destroyed by a nightmare of their own making. A devastating crime has been committed, but who exactly is the guilty party?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good story

  • By Rory on 12-08-18

Our House

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

Reviewed: 19-02-19

Brilliant story,twist & turns at every chapter.
Poor ending.
Very enjoyable, edge of the seat stuff.

  • Broken Ground

  • Karen Pirie, Book 5
  • By: Val McDermid
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354

When a body is discovered in the remote depths of the Highlands, DCI Karen Pirie finds herself in the right place at the right time. Unearthed with someone's long-buried inheritance, the victim seems to belong to the distant past - until new evidence suggests otherwise, and Karen is called in to unravel a case where nothing is as it seems. It's not long before an overheard conversation draws Karen into the heart of a different case, however - a shocking crime she thought she'd already prevented. As she inches closer to the twisted truths at the centre of these murders, it becomes clear that she's dealing with a version of justice terrifyingly different to her own....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • could hardly finish

  • By Louise on 09-09-18

The Broken Ground

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

Reviewed: 18-11-18

This was a good story,but as I like to listen to my audio books while pottering in the kitchen mostly.
I was unable to hear the narrator as she spoke so quietly.
This did spoil it for me.

Unheard: The Story of Anna Winslow
    An Audible Original Drama
    
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    Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    1,021 ratings
    Overall 3.8
  • Unheard: The Story of Anna Winslow

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Anthony Del Col
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Bond, JP Conway, James Lawrence, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,021
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 916
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 919

[Contains explicit content]. University student Anna Winslow has gone missing. The circumstances of her disappearance are far from ordinary, a fact that only fellow student Melissa Lopez appears to appreciate. Motivated by an unexplained and disturbing voicemail message from Anna on the night of her disappearance, Melissa's curiosity quickly turns into a deeper investigation, an obsession even, which she chronicles as a regular podcast - the very recordings that you are about to listen to.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Got hooked and listened to it all the same day

  • By Nigel on 15-09-17

The Story of Anna Winslow

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

Reviewed: 13-09-18

This was a very deep story, well worth a listen.
Compelling could n't wait for the next episode.
Excellent sicollogical thriller.

  • I Am Watching You

  • By: Teresa Driscoll
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,271
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,070
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,065

When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it - until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she's decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls - beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard - has disappeared.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Glowing Five Stars

  • By Caroline Mitchell on 23-10-17

I am watching you

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

Reviewed: 18-04-18

Good story with plenty of suspense,could n't wait for the next listen.an an excellent ending,which was a good twist to the story,kept you waiting right until the end.good mistery.

  • The Worst Case Scenario Cookery Club

  • By: Chrissie Manby
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

In the quaint seaside town of Newbay, a beginner's cookery course is starting. And three very different students have signed up.... Liz, determined to find love, has heard the old adage that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. John is newly widowed after 57 years of marriage, facing a lifetime of cheese on toast. Twenty-two-year-old DeeDee has been drifting from one dead-end job to another. The only thing they have in common: between them, they can barely boil an egg!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely brilliant

  • By AnitaAmazon on 23-03-19

The worst case scenario cookery club

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

I liked it because I like cooking.
it was a light easy listen.well read as well ,well written
It is a book I would recommend to my friends
A nice Holiday read.

  • Daughters of Castle Deverill

  • The Deverill Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Santa Montefiore
  • Narrated by: Genevieve Swallow
  • Length: 18 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

It is 1925, and the war is long over. But much has been lost, and life will never be quite the same. Castle Deverill, cherished ancestral home to the Deverill family in the west of Ireland, has burned to the ground. Young and flighty Celia Deverill is determined to restore the sad ruins to its former glory. But dark shadows are gathering once more as the financial markets start to shake, and everything that felt so certain is thrown once again into doubt....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love this book

  • By Mrs F. on 14-01-17

Daughters of castle Deverill

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

Reviewed: 15-11-17

A great listen,a good story .
But a very disappointing ending.
The ending was the only weak point.

  • The Woman Who Met Her Match

  • A funny romantic comedy that will make you laugh out loud!
  • By: Fiona Gibson
  • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273

What if your first love came back on the scene...30 years later? After yet another disaster, Lorrie is calling time on online dating. She might be single in her 40s, but she's got a good job and wonderful children, and she's happy. This, Lorrie decides, is going to have to be enough. That is until she receives a very unexpected request from France. Antoine Rousseau, who had once turned a lonely French exchange trip into a summer of romance, wants to see her - after 30 years.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Dreadful

  • By Claire Boynton on 20-07-18

The Woman who met her match

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

Reviewed: 13-10-17

Lovely easy listen, can't put downable,I just wish readers would speak up a bit, as I can't always hear them. I already have the sound turned to maximum.

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,094
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,661
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,669

Introducing Audible's Thriller of the Year: Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil, performed by Joanne Froggatt. In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By madison on 06-09-17

Silent child

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

Reviewed: 27-09-17

I enjoyed this book so much ,brilliantly read by Joanne .That I Immediately went back to the beginning to listen to it all over again it was so captivating .Brilliant!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Tremarnock Summer

  • Tremarnock, Book 3
  • By: Emma Burstall
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in the suburbs of London with her parents and works at the call centre down the road. She still goes out with the boy she met at school. Bramble is dying for an adventure. So when her grandfather, Lord Penrose, dies, leaving his huge, rambling house in Cornwall to her, Bramble packs her bags immediately, dragging along her best friend Katie. The sleepy village of Tremarnock had better be ready....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tremarnock summer

  • By Sheila on 30-08-17

Tremarnock summer

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

Reviewed: 30-08-17

I didn't want it to finish.i loved it ,with all its twists & turns. Can't wait for the next.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful