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  • Ruthless

  • By: Kerry Barnes
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

1964 - London. Dolly Vincent is born to an East End gangster but is sent away for her own protection. Mad Mick is hell-bent on his revenge and will stop at nothing to kill her. Estranged from her family, she becomes a successful barrister, but after defending a young Italian man she finds herself caught up in a secret held by a high court judge. Tortured and left for dead, she flees London and heads to New York. Only the Vincents know where she is...but even they don't know the truth. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A brilliant listen. 4.5*

  • By Vicki @IloveReadinguk on 29-07-18

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 18-11-18

Great story, loved it. Narration was fantastic, excellent choice. Will look for books narrated by her again.
Excellent, thank you.

  • Red Sparrow

  • By: Jason Matthews
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 905
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 803
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 801

A Russian honey trap agent targets a young CIA operative to uncover a mole at the Russian Intelligence service. Dominika Egorov, is sucked into the heart of Putin's Russia, and spat out as the twists and turns of betrayal and counter-betrayal unravel. American Nate Nash handles the double agent, codenamed MARBLE, considered one of CIA's biggest assets. Will Dominika be able to unmask MARBLE, or will the mission see her faith destroyed in the country she has always passionately defended?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Spy Story or Cookery Book

  • By J. M. Craig on 04-04-16

Dreadful, don't bother.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-11-18

I have no idea what the story is abour. Just couldn't get beyond the dreadful narration. I only managed to listen for 15 minutes.
It was the most boring monotone performance. The pronunciation of words common to both English and American was annoying and distracting.
please please, don't use Americans for narration. I have wasted money on several books now that I simply can't listen to.
I'm not anti American at all and have been working on a US air base in UK for 10 years. I love it and the people. You just appear to choose the wrong narrators.
Please stop spoiling these potentially great stories.

  • Outlander

  • Outlander, Book 1
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,035
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,580
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,590

This stunning blend of historical romance and time traveling adventure has captured the hearts of millions of readers around the world and catapulted author Diana Gabaldon to the top of the New York Times best seller list. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • First book of a series

  • By L on 01-10-06

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 16-10-18

Thought i enjoyed it first time. Even better second time around. looking forward to the rest of the series again.

  • Fighting With the Filthy Thirteen

  • The World War II Story of Jack Womer - Ranger and Paratrooper
  • By: Jack Womer, Stephen Devito
  • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

In 2004 the world was first introduced to The Filthy Thirteen, a book describing the most notorious squad of fighting men in the 101st Airborne Division (and the inspiration for the movie “The Dirty Dozen”).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Could not put it down very good

  • By Stephen on 26-06-18

Unbelievable

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

Reviewed: 02-04-18

If the story and thoughts of this bloke are to be believed, what an ignorant selfish self centred and big headed article. I couldn't even get half way through the book. Complete rubbish and utterly offensive.
Not even an interesting listen, definitely wouldn't recommend for any reason.
I never write reviews but just had to this time.

  • Blackguards

  • Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues
  • By: Lian Hearn, Anthony Ryan, Mark Lawrence, and others
  • Narrated by: Michael Page, Nick Podehl, Steven Brand, and others
  • Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

A fantasy anthology featuring the deadly, the worldly, and the sneaky. Blackguards consists mainly of stories in established series, and the authors range from wildly successful indie authors to New York Times best sellers. If you enjoy roguish tales of scoundrels and ne'er-do-wells, this one's for you.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Dreadful

  • By Mark on 14-03-17

Dreadful

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

Reviewed: 14-03-17

Don't know about the story, the narrator killed it. I couldn't bear more than 10 minutes. No expression life or interest. I lost it within 2 or 3 mins but at 10 felt like throwing my phone over a hedge and walking on. Sorry, waste of money.
I only gave 1 star because I had to.