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  • Lies Sleeping

  • Rivers of London, Book 7
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,163
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,016
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,007

Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring Chorley to justice. But even as the unwieldly might of the Metropolitan Police bears down on its foe, Peter uncovers clues that Chorley, far from being finished, is executing the final stages of a long-term plan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love these characters and these books.

  • By Pegs on 23-11-18

Great twist on modern day policing and fantasy

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

Reviewed: 15-01-19

Love love love these books. again a brilliant performance that brings the story and characters to life.
Love the Goddesses of the Rivers.
if you haven't read this series before start at the beginning you will not be displeased.

  • Skyward

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
  • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,251
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252

Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race is trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient ship, she realizes this dream might be possible - assuming she can repair the ship, navigate flight school, and (perhaps most importantly) persuade the strange machine to help her. Because this ship, uniquely, appears to have a soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a fun story - highly recommended

  • By TomzMullen on 18-12-18

Great new story

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

Reviewed: 15-11-18

update - it's been a couple of weeks since listening to this book and I still find myself thinking about the characters and how the next books may go and making up my own little what happens next scenarios. This to me is how you know you have been truly captivated by a story 😁👌
Incidentally the story at some points felt like oh I know how this is going to go and then Mr S takes it a whole new direction 👌 love it.
can not wait for the next book.
really enjoyed the narration and loved the characters.

  • Iron and Magic

  • Iron Covenant, Book 1
  • By: Ilona Andrews
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 79

Hugh d'Ambray, Preceptor of the Iron Dogs, Warlord of the Builder of Towers, served only one man. Now his immortal, nearly omnipotent master has cast him aside. Hugh is a shadow of the warrior he was, but when he learns that the Iron Dogs, soldiers who would follow him anywhere, are being hunted down and murdered, he must make a choice: to fade away or to be the leader he was born to be. Hugh knows he must carve a new place for himself and his people, but they have no money, no shelter, and no food, and the necromancers are coming. Fast. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book - listen to Kate Daniels series first

  • By Book addict on 26-07-18

refreshing

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Loves this narration and book. Fresh take on power struggles within a magical world.
One th8ng I enjoyed was the magic vs tech it melded well together.

  • Perfect Shadow

  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 2 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Gaelan Starfire is a farmer, happy to be a husband and a father; a careful, quiet, simple man. He's also an immortal, peerless in the arts of war. Over the centuries, he's worn many faces to hide his gift, but he is a man ill-fit for obscurity, and all too often he's become a hero, his very names passing into legend:

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good look back to the start<br />

  • By Mike W. on 13-12-18

Love these books

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

great little story on the beginning of it all.

Love this narrator and hope they produce the other books with James langton reading them too.

  • Evernight

  • Darkest London, Book 5
  • By: Kristen Callihan
  • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
  • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

Holly Evernight belongs to a very special family of inventors. They have nobly served the Society for the Suppression of Supernaturals for generations. And Holly may have the most special creative powers of them all. But her skills are about to be tested as she tries to save the life of a half-man-half machine whose clockwork heart is ticking down to the bitter end.... William Thorne was a rebel, a hired assassin for the SOS's greatest rival, before he was taken, tortured, and transformed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantasy romance

  • By Rosie on 06-01-18

fantasy romance

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

My favourite kind 😊 great series of books I do suggest starting from the beginning to really enjoy each person's story and how they link up.

as always an enjoyable listen and great love story.

  • Firelight

  • Darkest London, Book 1
  • By: Kristen Callihan
  • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

London, 1881. Miranda Ellis is a woman tormented. Plagued since birth by a strange and powerful gift, she has spent her entire life struggling to control her exceptional abilities. Yet one innocent but irreversible mistake has left her family's fortune decimated and forced her to wed London's most nefarious nobleman.... Lord Benjamin Archer is no ordinary man. Doomed to hide his disfigured face behind masks, Archer knows it's selfish to take Miranda as his bride.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just what I'd been looking for!

  • By scotty on 23-07-15

romantic fantasy

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

Reviewed: 04-11-17

I love a good epic fantasy but sometimes I just want a strong woman and a bit of Victorian overbearing romance in my life :)

Love the characters and story line

fast paced enjoyable listen

  • The Remnant

  • Oversight Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Charlie Fletcher
  • Narrated by: Charlie Fletcher
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

The Oversight of London has been sworn for millennia to prevent the natural and the supernatural worlds from preying on each other. Now, at its lowest ebb, with its headquarters destroyed and its last members scattered far and wide, this secret society will battle for survival and face the harshest foe it has ever met: itself.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ruined by author as narrator

  • By Paulington on 22-03-17

brilliant finish

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

Reviewed: 13-09-17

Great finish to a great trilogy. Great twists and plots really enjoyed this series and the narration.

  • The Society

  • The Society Series, Book 1
  • By: Lilith Saintcrow
  • Narrated by: Rayna Cole
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

When Rowan Price stumbles across Delgado's team in an abandoned house, he is assigned to make contact with her, bring her in, and keep her alive - because Rowan is one of the most powerful psychics the resistance has ever encountered. If the government gets its hands on her, she could very well mean the downfall of the resistance, because nobody, not even Rowan, is quite sure how far her talents extend. The Society will welcome Rowan, if she can stay alive long enough to join them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Review

  • By MCR. on 06-12-17

fantasy romance

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

Reviewed: 22-07-17

love a bit of fantasy romance dark brooding guys and strong females.

this book is for you then 😊

only thing is for me how I read these books the first time Rowan didn't sound so whiny and Justin didn't sound so darn puppy dog!! 😂

still gotta love a L.StC story

  • Promise of Wrath

  • Hellequin Chronicles, Book 6
  • By: Steve McHugh
  • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
  • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

A terrible storm is brewing in London, and Nathan Garrett, the sorcerer known as Hellequin, is the only one who can stop it. But his enemies have other plans. Harnessing the power of an ancient stone tablet, they cast Nate and his allies into another realm, where a bloody conflict rages between creatures twisted by magic. Meanwhile, with his friends' lives in danger, Nate must put centuries of differences aside, and place his trust in one of his greatest foes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Different narrator after 5 books!?

  • By Kindle Customer on 07-12-16

great as usual

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

Reviewed: 29-06-17

great story as usual. but have to be honest the change of narrator completely did me in. I got 10minutes in the first time. it then took me around 6 other audio books to come back to it and enjoy it so do keep trying as the story is fab.

  • Lusam

  • The Dragon Mage Wars, Books 1-2
  • By: Dean Cadman
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

Lusam grew up in the relative safety of the Elveen mountains with his grandmother. She taught him the basics of magic and discovered, quite by accident, that he possessed a unique skill never seen before: the ability to hide his magical aura from the mage-sight of others. Dark secrets surround Lusam's origins, and the dark agents of the Empire will stop at nothing to kill Lusam.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling listening!!

  • By craig on 13-03-17

great fun

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

Reviewed: 24-06-17

really easy listening great characters and good story. not to intense or violent. Can't wait to listen to the next book

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