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  • The Distant Echo

  • By: Val McDermid
  • Narrated by: Tom Cotcher
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,993
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,990

On a freezing morning four drunken students stumble upon the body of a woman in the snow. Rosie has been raped, stabbed and left for dead in a cemetery. The only suspects are the four young men now stained with her blood. Twenty-five years later the police mount a cold-case review of Rosie’s unsolved murder, and the four are still suspects. But when two of them die in suspicious circumstances, it seems that someone is pursuing their own brand of justice....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absorbing story with good characters

  • By Janet on 07-03-17

really enjoyable book that had me guessing.

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

Reviewed: 02-06-17

I loved this book and liked the way it was read. It kept my interest and had me hooked!

  • Shardlake: Dissolution

  • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
  • By: C J Sansom
  • Narrated by: Jason Watkins, Mark Bonnar
  • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97

A thrilling BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation based on CJ Sansom's best-selling Tudor crime novel. Winter, 1537. Henry VIII has declared himself Supreme Head of the Church and instructed his Chief Minister, Thomas Cromwell, to dissolve England's religious houses and seize their wealth. But Cromwell's plot to bring down the abbeys has hit a snag - one of the King's Commissioners has been found brutally murdered in Scarnsea monastery, on the south coast of Kent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good radio adaptation.

  • By JPH on 26-09-16

excellent

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

Reviewed: 23-10-16

excellent story and casting. It had me gripped and I thoroughly recommend it to other listeners

  • A Second Chance

  • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 3
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,499
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,381
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,371

St Mary’s is back and nothing is going right for Max. Once again, it’s just one damned thing after another. The action jumps from an encounter with a mirror-stealing Isaac Newton to the bloody battlefield at Agincourt. Discover how a simple fact-finding assignment to witness the ancient and murderous cheese-rolling ceremony in Gloucester can result in CBC - concussion by cheese.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great balance between fun and fear

  • By Mike on 18-11-15

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 03-05-16

I loved the excitement and humour of the story that was read superbly and I could never see what was coming next

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