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  • Her Husband's Lover

  • By: Julia Crouch
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 82

After the horrors of the past, Louisa Williams is desperate to make a clean start. Her husband, Sam, is dead. Her children, too, are gone, victims of the car accident in which he died. Sam said that she would never get away from him. That he would hound her to death if she tried to leave. Louisa never thought that he would want to harm their children, though. But then she never thought that he would betray her with a woman like Sophie. And now Sophie is determined to take all that Louisa has left.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb!

  • By Mandy Dockery on 07-08-17

That’s not an ending!!

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

Reviewed: 10-01-18

Very very frustrated with this book. Yes the story was good and made you think but then it just ends like that with no conclusion. God that’s frustrating!!

  • Now You See Me

  • By: Sharon Bolton
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300

Despite her fascination with Jack the Ripper, Detective Constable Lacey Flint has never worked a big case or seen a dead body up close. Until now…As she leaves a south London estate one night, she is horrified to find a woman has been viciously stabbed, right next to Lacey’s car. Thrown headlong into her first murder hunt, Lacey’s quiet life changes overnight. Then Lacey receives a familiar hand-delivered letter, written in red blood, and it is clear the police have a Ripper copycat on their hands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended.

  • By Michelle on 01-07-11

Am struggling to continue

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

Reviewed: 13-08-17

I am 4 hours in and I am finding the narrator grating on me, it may just be me but I am finding her monotone, not finding the story fascinating yet as why would the woman push the knife into Herself...
Will give 1 hour more and then give up. There has been so many fantastic reviews on here about this week which is why I'm trying to carry on

  • 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 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85

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

Disappointing third book as I loved first and second series

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

Reviewed: 10-08-17

I loved the first book as the characters were strong and story gripping.
The 2nd there was new characters and a gripping storyline.
This book I couldn't wait for it to end, without giving anything away although it was nice to catch up with Liz - I found the storyline with the mansion and the 2 drippy girls boring, even the graffiti and trouble - why bother writing it when you don't know why the characters have done it, and then some of new characters were so bland.
Shame I was really really looking forward to this one

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Out of Practice

  • The Larkford Series, Book 1
  • By: Penny Parkes
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696

Out of Practice is based around a large country medical practice, which proves to be a hotbed of rivalry, resentment and romance - and that's just the doctors. Think James Herriot meets House.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Truly Enjoyable Read

  • By L Hayes on 04-04-17

Just wonderful!!

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

Reviewed: 03-04-17

I could not stop listening to it, the narrator was fantastic and portrayed the characters brilliantly. Loved Elsie and Taffy.
Without giving anything away I wish she would have said more things to her husband to stand up for herself but apart from that I was hooked all the way through.
Would definately recommend

12 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Working Wonders

  • By: Jenny Colgan
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 20

Laughs, love, office life. And a little touch of magic.... Gwyneth Morgan loves her job. And she's good at it - she's never faced a challenge she can't handle - until she meets Arthur Pendleton and his motley crew. Gwyneth sets Arthur a challenge that makes his heart sink. His team can't even find their own desks, let alone win a prestigious competition.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not keen on mystical element,

  • By Steve on 16-03-17

Not keen on mystical element,

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

Reviewed: 16-03-17

I normally love Jenny colgan books, and I love Lucy price Lewis
However, I had already returned this book once but I did not know until I downloaded it again and it asked to start off at last synced place of 3hrs. I started the book again and then remembered why I had returned it.
I did not make sense, I do not want to give spoilers away but one minute it's reality, then seeing horses and talking to a doctor which the company has hired, who isn't real yet all the team members can see then can't and has never existed . Then the whole King Arthur..just seemed far fetched and silly. Shame really, will be returning

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Staying at Daisy's

  • By: Jill Mansell
  • Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

Staying at Daisy's from Sunday Times best-selling author Jill Mansell is essential reading if you love the novels of Cathy Kelly and Milly Johnson. Daisy MacLean runs the country house hotel owned by her flamboyant father, Hector. When she hears who's about to get married there, she isn't worried at all - her friend, Tara, absolutely promises there won't be any trouble between her and ex-boyfriend Dominic, whom she hasn't seen for years. But Dominic has other ideas....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By barbara on 18-08-16

Just wonderful

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

Reviewed: 29-09-16

The narrator was superb, the accents were fantastic and I could not put it down
Fantastic feel good book and laughed out loud at parts
Well done to narrator

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Do You Remember the First Time?

  • By: Jenny Colgan
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

As her best friend, Tashy, cuts into her wedding cake, 32-year-old Flora realises she is disillusioned with life. Suddenly her well-paid job, cosy flat and stable relationship with sensible Olly don't amount to a whole lot. Flora wants to be 16 again. She closes her eyes and wishes. Her wish has come true. Waking up the next morning is a shock. But now Flora has the chance to right some wrongs.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bloody silly and far fetched

  • By Steve on 06-08-16

Bloody silly and far fetched

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

Reviewed: 06-08-16

This book had potential. Thought it was silly and far fetched.
Without giving to much away I found it silly. Some people remember her some don't/ doesn't make sense.
Ending was nonsense

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Can You Keep a Secret?

  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Gracie Thomas
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,461
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,070
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,069

Nervous flyer Emma is sitting on a turbulent plane. She really thinks that this could be her last moment. So she starts telling the man sitting next to her all her innermost secrets, including how she once threw a troublesome client file in the bin. She survives the flight, of course, and the next morning the famous boss of the whole mega corporation she works for is coming for a look at the UK branch. As he walks around, Emma looks up and realises ­ it's the man from the plane.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is very funny

  • By Matthew on 10-08-08

Buzzing and hissing appeared half way through

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

Reviewed: 04-08-16

The narrator was good however half way through this white noise hissing appeared all the way to the end and it was really off putting

  • Walking Back to Happiness

  • By: Lucy Dillon
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

Juliet's been in hiding. From her family, from her life, but most of all from the fact that Ben's not around anymore. Her mother, Diane, has run out of advice. But then she insists Juliet look after her elderly Labrador, and it becomes apparent that Coco the dog might actually be the one who can rescue her daughter. Especially when it leads to her walking dogs for a few other locals, too, including a spaniel, Damson, who belongs to a very attractive man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another brilliant trip to longhampton!

  • By lynsay g on 10-08-16

Finished suddenly, left me handing

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

Reviewed: 22-07-16

The story was lovely and it was rather dramatic at the end and then Bang it finished rather suddenly leaving me feeling cheated. Not even a prologue to tie up loose ends...

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Summer at Shell Cottage

  • By: Lucy Diamond
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 362
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 321

A seaside holiday at Shell Cottage in Devon has always been the perfect escape for the Tarrant family. But this year everything has changed. Following her husband's recent death, Olivia is struggling to pick up the pieces. Harriet's looking forward to a break with her lovely husband, Robert, and teenage daughter, Molly. But unknown to Harriet, Robert is hiding a secret - and so, for that matter, is Molly....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Summer satisfaction

  • By Fabulous Book Fiend on 21-06-15

Narrator awful- could not finish

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

Reviewed: 21-07-16

I love Lucy Dillon books and could not wait to listen. The narrator really put me of to the point I can't listen to the end. Rather than saying the words she over performed it all like she in the theatre....
So annoying