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  • Bring Them Home

  • DS Karen Hart, Book 1
  • By: D S Butler
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 56

When two young girls disappear from their primary school, the village of Heighington is put on high alert - and not for the first time. Called in to investigate, Detective Karen Hart is sure that parallels with a previous disappearance are anything but coincidental. DS Hart is still reeling from a case she tried and failed to solve eighteen months ago, when a young woman vanished without a trace. She’s no nearer to the truth of what happened to Amy Fisher, but with two children missing now, too, the stakes have never been higher.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narrator

  • By Orvieto on 23-12-18

Narrator

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

Reviewed: 23-01-19

Please when hiring someone to narrate find someone with feeling and how the story is going. This narrator has no feeling wat so ever in her voice.

  • The Forgotten Room

  • By: Ann Troup
  • Narrated by: Jenny Bede
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

Can the past ever be forgotten? As soon as nurse Maura Lyle sets foot inside the foreboding Essen Grange, she feels shivers ripple down her spine. And the sense of unease only increases when she meets her new patient, Gordon Henderson. Drawn into the Henderson family’s tangled web of secrets and betrayals, Maura can ignore the danger lurking behind every door no longer. Even the door she has been forbidden from opening....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I can’t listen

  • By j c rogers on 23-01-19

I can’t listen

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

Reviewed: 23-01-19

I can’t listen to a narrator that does not know how to punctuate and put feeling into the story. Sorry. It may of been good.

  • The Secrets You Hide

  • By: Kate Helm
  • Narrated by: Emma Powell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Georgia Sage has a gift: she can see evil in people. As a courtroom artist she uses her skills to help condemn those who commit terrible crimes. After all, her own brutal past means she knows innocence is even rarer than justice. But when she is drawn back into the trial that defined her career, a case of twisted family betrayal, she realises her own reckless pursuit of justice may have helped the guilty go free.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rich, rewarding novel full of twists, painterly detail and compelling characters

  • By Sarah Rayner on 14-10-18

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

I got this a an extra in the sale and wow it’s great. Great story and really good narration

  • The Stranger Inside

  • By: Jennifer Jaynes
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

After mystery author Diane Christie loses her husband to suicide, she and her son move to the small coastal town of Fog Harbor, Massachusetts. Her daughter is attending college nearby, and Diane hopes that her family can now begin to heal. But rebuilding their lives after the tragedy isn't so simple. Diane's depressed college-age daughter, Alexa, still avoids her, critical of everything Diane does, and even her generally amiable teenage son, Josh, has started acting out.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very here there n every where

  • By j c rogers on 06-08-18

Very here there n every where

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

Jacqui
I tried to give it a go The actor who performed it was good and I’ve listened to her and liked her before but the story cut to each piece messily and wen it got to 1 hour before end I could not take it anymore. The way the killer who most of us listening would already know was revield was so clumsy I couldn’t take anymore. Therefore I give it 2 stars for the story it really should have been more connected and moved from one part to another but was patchworked

  • Little Girl Lost

  • Detective Robyn Carter Crime Thriller Series, Book 1
  • By: Carol Wyer
  • Narrated by: Emma Newman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 157

A teacher goes missing under suspicious circumstances and a man is murdered at a local reservoir. For Detective Robyn Carter, there's no obvious link between the cases. But as she starts to delve into them, her investigations lead her to Abigail, perfect wife and mother to beautiful little Izzy. What was Abigail's connection to the victims? And why is she receiving threatening messages from an anonymous number?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Painfully narrated

  • By Sharon Binns on 14-04-18

Repeat repeat

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

Reviewed: 30-07-18

Normally I loves these books but one thing kept popping up v near each other was the use of the same phrasing and the use of the same word which did tire after a while. But other then that it was the same good book from her she just needs some new things to write to keep it interesting.



  • The Memory Watcher

  • By: Minka Kent
  • Narrated by: Sally Vahle, Morgan Laure
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

When Autumn Carpenter stumbles upon the social media account of the family who adopted her infant daughter years ago, she finds herself instantly drawn into their picture-perfect existence. From behind a computer screen, Autumn watches Grace's every memory, from birthdays to holidays to bedtime snuggles. But what starts as an innocent fascination soon spirals into an addictive obsession that comes to a screeching halt the day the McMullen family closes their Instaface account.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ok for a while

  • By j c rogers on 14-06-18

Ok for a while

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

Reviewed: 14-06-18

The reason I’m giving this 3 is it’s ok til about 3/4 way through then it all goes silly and because the writer does not want u to think u know what is going to happen they try n twist it and it goes wrong. It’s a bit messy and after that it’s not really enjoyable .

Moving In
    Moving In Series, Book 1
    
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    Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    4 ratings
    Overall 3.8
  • Moving In

  • Moving In Series, Book 1
  • By: Ron Ripley
  • Narrated by: Andrew Tell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

To escape the stress of living in the city and the anxiety of his high pressure job, Brian Roy moves his family to the country. His wife loves the easy living, but Brian hates it...especially when weird things start happening in the house. When he discovers a dead body in the woods and a burial ground in his basement, Brian could never imagine the shocking history of the house or its former occupants that comes to light. As his life starts to unravel, Brian isn't so sure living in the country is going to be the oasis of peace he and his wife expected.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I gave it a try

  • By j c rogers on 05-06-18

I gave it a try

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

Reviewed: 05-06-18

Oh my goodness never in my life have I read a book this boring. For a start Brian frowned was said so much it was really getting on my nerves! Things put in just to fill the story that u think may have relevance to it either now or later as it’s so dull but it doesn’t eg - brain opened his phone and found all of his apps He needed the music app so he scrolled down to where it was n pressed play. On the last sentence u really didn’t need to know what he was doing in such great detail and it was like thatvin a lot about the book. Some bits were ok but I thought really I was reading from some one who was at college age. I read or listen to a lot of books and I thought this was a waste of time.

  • Follow You Home

  • By: Mark Edwards
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,040
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 911
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 905

After a perfect start, Daniel and Laura's travels end abruptly when they are thrown off a night train in the middle of nowhere. To find their way back to civilization, they must hike along the tracks through a forest...a haunting journey that ends in unimaginable terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dare to go into the house and face yourself

  • By Kaggy on 16-02-16

Pity for this book !

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

I do feel sorry for the author of this book as I did not get very far to hear the story. The narrator should of read this book before he narrated it as so poor. It sounds like a child when acting out the story and they don’t know where to stop, change pitch or paragraph. I could not follow the story for this reason the pitch of the voice was all misplaced so you didn’t know when important things were being said or dramatic or just plain full stop or comma. It sounded mish mashed because of this and I really couldn’t go any further so warn I put 3 stars for the review I really didn’t know the story so I apologise for that. Disappointment.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Close to Home

  • DI Fawley, Book 1
  • By: Cara Hunter
  • Narrated by: Emma Cunniffe, Lee Ingleby
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,362
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,221

How can a child vanish without a trace? Last night, eight-year-old Daisy Mason disappeared from a summer party at her home. No-one at the party noticed her leave. Even her parents aren't sure of the last time they saw her. DI Adam Fawley is trying to keep an open mind. But he knows that in nine cases out of 10, it's someone close to the victim. When a pair of bloody tights is discovered, Fawley's worst suspicions are concerned. Someone knows where Daisy is. And her time is running out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such a rollercoaster ride

  • By j c rogers on 07-02-18

Such a rollercoaster ride

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

Reviewed: 07-02-18

This book has been one of the best books I have read for ages. An avid detective/thriller reader I get through so many. Only a few in years do you come across such a great read. This book has everything and is also just the right amount. Some can overdo things , go on or some finish and you say where is the ending. Not this you have a puzzle with twists and turns as you go This is not a straight forward detective who done it and why. You have storie within story and one minute you think it’s part solved it’s just ripped out beneath you and it follows another path. Also as I said deep character stories even in within each side detective and main event. Then twists at the end yet again. This book had me wanting never to put it down and when I wasn’t reading I wish I was. I’m definitely going to hunt out and read everything this author has done. I’m very picky with narration voices too and this was so well chosen and a match made in heaven not just thrown together. Thank you for such a great read I’m sad it had to end.

35 of 35 people found this review helpful

  • See Me Not

  • By: Janelle Harris
  • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell, Lucy Rayner
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7

How well do you really know your Facebook friends? My husband loves me. I love him. But, a secret is eating us alive. It's not the one I keep from him. It's not the one he couldn't keep from me. And, someone knows everything. A stranger. A stalker. An online nightmare. I've got mail.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The accent

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-09-17

I can’t get past the narrator

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

The voice of the narrator is really screechy it may be a good book or not but I could only listen for half. I waited to c if it was going to get better but I just couldn’t hack the slow posh way the narrator pronounced every word.