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  • Past Tense

  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Past Tense by Lee Child. From number one best seller Lee Child, the thrilling new blockbuster featuring hero Jack Reacher. Reacher, the eternal drifter, happens by chance on the small New Hampshire town he remembers his father was supposed to have come from. But when he starts looking for his dad's old home, he finds there's no record of anyone named Reacher ever having lived there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jack Goes Back to Basics!

  • By Simon on 06-11-18

Too much nothing

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-11-18

Mmmm telling me all about nothing isn’t great story writing. Also rehashed weak storylines bluff fans into believing the familiar feel and narrative excuses the author from actually strong content and any original storytelling.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Man's Search for Meaning

  • By: Viktor E. Frankl
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,382

Internationally renowned psychiatrist, Viktor E. Frankl, endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps. During, and partly because of his suffering, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that man's primary motivational force is his search for meaning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Potentially life changing...

  • By Jim Vaughan on 02-12-12

The only book needed on the pursuit of Purpose Happiness

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-18

I’ve read countless self help books, business improvement/ autobiographical studies. This is singularly our times most profound and important insight into the all those areas, and more, I wish I had the language and narrative to do it justice. Heartbreaking soul searching profoundly humbling.

  • Death Becomes Her

  • The Kurtherian Gambit, Book 1
  • By: Michael Anderle
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108

What you thought you knew about vampires and werewolves is wrong...so very, very, wrong. A thousand years of effort to keep the Unknown World hidden is unraveling and the Patriarch is tired. He needs to find someone to take over. He finds Bethany Anne.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid Start to a Long Series

  • By Farnham_red on 22-11-17

Worst

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-02-18

Appalling story appalling narration. Demon accord wipes the floor with this dross, how is this reviewed so well!!!!!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Winterfall

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

With Declan O'Carroll on Fairie and Chris Gordon on Earth, what could go wrong? Try everything. Scheming elves, deadly zombies, killer goblins, flaming dragons, and dirty diapers. With a growing, insidious threat to Earth, Chris and Tanya race to save lives while Declan, Stacia, and friends work just as hard to save their own lives on an alien world, far removed from the comforts and safety of home. Only together will they overcome the odds. But, come on, with this team, maybe the odds should look out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • felt like a filler book

  • By Amazon Customer on 25-10-17

Do the author get distracted?

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-12-17

Really poor book, to fumble a massive storyline and have it so appallingly delivered....is strange. Several chapters are so so boring nothing happens it’s as if the author added too many characters and gave none a firm place within the story line?

  • The Midnight Line

  • Jack Reacher, Book 22
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,987
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,796
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,795

Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer, too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reacher's Fine Lines

  • By Simon on 07-11-17

Boredom in book form

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-11-17

Big fan of the early series, the the last few. Lee Child seems to be cheating his fans. Dull predictable story will zero development or originality over the last 3 or 4 books in the series.

  • Orphan X

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,526
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,421
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,419

Do you need my help? It was always the first question he asked. They called him when they had nowhere else to turn. Raised and trained as part of a top-secret programme, he was sent to the worst places in the world to do things his government denied any knowledge of. Then he broke with the programme and disappeared. But now someone's on his tail. Someone who knows he was once known simply as Orphan X.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Alan on 25-01-17

Good but there's much better out there

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-05-17

Good, but the fine detail on the main character isn't as impressive as Lee Child or Vince Flynn character vigilante killers. He's tough but only because he's well trained doesn't real sell it.

  • The Chimp Paradox

  • The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness
  • By: Prof Steve Peters
  • Narrated by: Prof Steve Peters
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,687
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,600
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,500

Leading consultant psychiatrist Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Answered so many questions

  • By A on 10-03-15

life changing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-07-16

fantastic experience and brilliantly delivered by the writer himself. I'd suggest reading it a few times.

  • The Richest Man in Babylon

  • By: George S. Clason
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,418
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,244
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,248

A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These famous "Babylonian parables" offer an understanding of - and solution to - a lifetime's worth of personal financial problems, and hold the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and earning more money.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely amazing universal truths!

  • By Botty on 19-07-18

Read it.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-16

Work for Money or Make Money work for you. Idiots make the simple complicated, genius makes the most complex simplistic.

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  • The Outsiders

  • Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
  • By: William N. Thorndike
  • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

In The Outsiders, you'll learn the traits and methods striking for their consistency and relentless rationality that helped these unique leaders achieve such exceptional performance. Humble, unassuming, and often frugal, these "outsiders" shunned Wall Street and the press, and shied away from the hottest new management trends. Instead, they shared specific traits that put them and the companies they led on winning trajectories: a laser-sharp focus on per share value as opposed to earnings or sales growth; an exceptional talent for allocating capital and human resources; and the belief that cash flow, not reported earnings, determines a company's long-term value.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exceptional

  • By Phillip on 17-09-15

Exceptional

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-09-15

Life changing for business leadership imagery and assumptions. Its the why of brilliance, simply the standard for commercial knowledge.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Start with Why

  • How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
  • By: Simon Sinek
  • Narrated by: Simon Sinek
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 443
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 320

Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their successes over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why Read This Book?

  • By Ian on 26-05-11

Major Business Leaders Should Read This

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-14

What made the experience of listening to Start with Why the most enjoyable?

The mission statement of the author is the clearest proof of concept, he has been true to his word and provided a inspirational philosophy on entrepreneurial "spirit"

What other book might you compare Start with Why to, and why?

Think & Grow Rich

1 of 1 people found this review helpful