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  • Holding

  • By: Graham Norton
  • Narrated by: Graham Norton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,072
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,886
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,882

Graham Norton's masterful debut is an intelligently crafted story of love, secrets and loss. The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama, and yet its inhabitants are troubled. Sergeant PJ Collins hasn't always been this overweight; mother of two Brid Riordan hasn't always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn't always felt that her life was a total waste.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic tale of love and loss

  • By Panda on 13-11-16

Love Norton & cant wait for more

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

Reviewed: 11-02-19

What a lovely listen!
Most enjoyed him Reading it rather than someone else. Already downloaded the next!

  • Becoming

  • By: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11,020
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,794
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9,763

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audio better than print

  • By Fersh on 03-12-18

Beautiful

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

Reviewed: 08-02-19

It had me crying & laughing out loud. I had to read on 1.5 speed but that was fine. Amazing life.

  • A Better Me

  • The Official Autobiography
  • By: Gary Barlow
  • Narrated by: Gary Barlow
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 827
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 761
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 759

A Better Me is a remarkably frank memoir of Gary's life as he battled with weight, stress, fitness and depression and staged one of the most thrilling professional comebacks in years. In his warm, witty and authentic voice, he recounts his story with compelling insight, captivating honesty and a human side that people rarely see. Here is one of the UK's most beloved pop stars, open, honest and raw and as we've never seen him before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended

  • By Helen Bailey on 19-10-18

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 18-01-19

Not an original TT fan but a RW fan - I loved this book. A story of personal growth from the heart. Not having lived in the UK for decades, I missed most of all this goss. What a mare the intervening years must have been for Gaza but all comes good in the end. Good northern humour & insight into an interesting life. Thank you

  • The President Is Missing

  • By: President Bill Clinton, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 734
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 671
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 671

A sitting US President is missing. President Bill Clinton partners with number one best-selling author James Patterson in a powerful, one-of-a-kind thriller filled with the kind of insider details that only a President can know.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • For a Star Turn it's Hit and Miss

  • By Simon on 05-06-18

Nostalgic listening to Clinton

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

Reviewed: 15-08-18

Enjoyable
Easy to listen to and well delivered. Was disappointed when it finished. Another one please fellas.
Thanks

  • Blind Eye

  • Logan McRae, Book 5
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: Stuart MacBride
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 509
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408

Aberdeen's growing Polish community is under attack from a serial offender who leaves mutilated victims to be discovered on building sites - eyes gouged out and the sockets burned. Detective Sergeant Logan McRae is assigned to the investigation, codenamed Operation Oedipus, but with the victims too scared to talk, it's going nowhere fast.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertainment at high speed!

  • By BlueQuill on 29-09-14

Soreeeeeeey but preferred the previous guy!

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

Reviewed: 02-06-18

I know it’s the actual author reading, but I found I had to listen on .75 speed. Just sounded too fast. Still - won’t stop me getting the next in the series!

  • Fire and Fury

  • By: Michael Wolff
  • Narrated by: Michael Wolff, Holter Graham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,952
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,623
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,601

The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous - and absolutely mesmerising. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, best-selling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself. In this explosive audiobook, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Whirl of Staff and Ideas

  • By Ricci on 22-03-18

No surprises - lots of insight

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

Reviewed: 13-01-18

Very interesting look at the most perplexing time of US politics. Amazing yet astoundingly sad democracy has arrived here.

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  • The Stolen Girls

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 2
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329

The young woman standing on Lottie's step was a stranger. She was clutching the hand of a young boy. "Help me," she said to Lottie. "Please help me." One Monday morning, the body of a young pregnant woman is found. The same day, a mother and her son visit the house of Detective Lottie Parker, begging for help to find a lost friend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fabulously intricate story, and great narration

  • By Sam Hall on 01-08-17

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 06-12-17

Can.not.wait. For book no 3 so I’ve downloaded it already. Winning combo with the narrator too

  • The Missing Ones

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 1
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 784
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 684
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680

When a woman's body is discovered in a cathedral and hours later a young man is found hanging from a tree outside his home, Detective Lottie Parker is called in to lead the investigation. Both bodies have the same distinctive tattoo clumsily inscribed on their legs. It's clear the pair are connected, but how? The trail leads Lottie to St Angela's, a former children's home, with a dark connection to her own family history. Suddenly the case just got personal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Mrs. J. Answer on 24-05-17

A great find

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

Reviewed: 02-12-17

Really enjoyable. Bought book 2 already! Great narration too. Thank you. Write more please Patricia!

  • The Woman Next Door

  • By: Cass Green
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Bea Holland
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 608
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 576
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 576

Two suburban women. Two dark secrets. The almost perfect murder. Everybody needs good neighbours.... Melissa and Hester have lived next door to each other for years. When Melissa's daughter was younger, Hester was almost like a grandmother to her. But recently they haven't been so close. Hester has plans to change all that. It's obvious to her that despite Melissa's outwardly glamorous and successful life, she needs Hester's help.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • brilliant gripping story

  • By Miss Lesley Davidson on 28-01-17

Excellent listen

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

Reviewed: 22-05-17

Kept me glued - the beginning was a little slow but keep with it. You won't regret it

  • Wrong Place

  • DC Maggie Neville, Book 2
  • By: Michelle Davies
  • Narrated by: Clare Wille
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

Wrong Place is the next gripping crime novel from Michelle Davies, following her critically acclaimed debut Gone Astray. When a man fails in his attempt to murder his wife and then commit suicide, DC Maggie Neville is assigned to be the surviving woman's Family Liaison Officer. As the husband lies in a coma in hospital, the wife sets about making sure everyone knows he's guilty. But there's something about her story that doesn't ring true to Maggie.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good read

  • By Sir Lister on 22-03-17

Can't wait for

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

Reviewed: 28-04-17

Book 3!
Very engaging. Got a bit confused with the characters but only because it's an audio. Recommend start on book one

1 of 2 people found this review helpful