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  • The Nursing Home Murder

  • By: Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by: Philip Franks
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his beautiful nurse, Jane Harden, are almost too nervous to operate. The emergency case on the table before them is the Home Secretary - and they both have very good, personal reasons to wish him dead. Within hours he does die, although the operation itself was a complete success, and Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn must find out why....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Typical yarn

  • By Teresa on 25-07-16

Murder most foul

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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: 08-01-18

If you like a Sherlock Holmes mystery then you will love this. Brilliantly narrated too.

  • The Girlfriend

  • By: Michelle Frances
  • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,699
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,531
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,527

Laura has it all. A successful career, a long marriage to a rich husband, and a 23-year-old son, Daniel, who is kind, handsome and talented. Then Daniel meets Cherry. Cherry is young, beautiful and smart, but she hasn't had the same opportunities as Daniel. And she wants Laura's life. Cherry comes to the family wide-eyed and wants to be welcomed with open arms, but Laura suspects she's not all that she seems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most gripping book I have read in a while

  • By irene on 26-05-17

The Girlfriend????? Is she really ????

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-10-17

Excellent listening and really got me changing my opinions. For those who like a twist. Very well read too.

  • After You

  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Anna Acton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,515
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,184
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,176

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of After You by the Jojo Moyes, the stunning sequel to the worldwide phenomenon Me Before You. Jojo Moyes says: "I hadn't planned to write a sequel to Me Before You. But working on the movie script and reading the sheer volume of tweets and emails every day asking what Lou did with her life meant that the characters never left me."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Linden on 20-12-15

After You

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-02-17

Such a brilliant listen. Very real life with lots of mixed emotions. Would recommend to those who need a nice easy listen to relax with.

  • Dear Fatty

  • By: Dawn French
  • Narrated by: Liza Tarbuck
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 509

With a sharp eye for comic detail and a wicked ear for the absurdities of life, Dawn French shows just how an RAF girl from the west country with dreams of becoming a ballerina/bridesmaid/thief rose to become one of the best-loved comedy actresses of our time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Fabulous

  • By Christine on 02-12-08

Surprise

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-06-16

What a brilliant listen. An amazing insight into a different Dawn French anyone would enjoy

  • The Girl on the Train

  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Louise Brealey, India Fisher, Clare Corbett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,576
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,318
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,318

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • waste of time

  • By Nicole on 02-10-16

Quietly gripping

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-16

Fabulous listen throughout. Narration so good it really took you there. Extremely enjoyable and pity it had to come to an end.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

  • Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,017
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,819
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,814

When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind – until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out. Unworldly and innocent, Ana is shocked to find she wants this man. And, when he warns her to keep her distance, it only makes her want him more.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Over hyped and dreadfully narrated

  • By AdaT on 29-06-12

Oh my !!!!!!!!

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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: 06-01-15

Fabulously delicious listening. So very tormenting and deeply sad. Wonderfully narrated with passion and compassion rolled into one. Most enjoyable