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  • And So It Begins

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Olivia Vinall
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148

Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He's managed to find someone new after the sudden death of his first wife - but something about Evie just doesn't feel right...When Evie starts having accidents at home, her friends grow concerned. Could Mark be causing her injuries? Called out to their clifftop house one night, Sergeant Stephanie King finds two bodies entangled on blood-drenched sheets. Where does murder begin? When the knife is raised to strike, or before, at the first thought of violence?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Rather Dull!

  • By Ann D on 14-11-18

Rachel Abbott at her best

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

Rachel has produced another amazing and gripping story, with many twists. Simply Brilliant. We'll worth a listen.

  • Their Lost Daughters

  • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,683
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,676

Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smokin' Start to a New Series!

  • By Simon on 14-06-18

Excellently written emotional story

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

Reviewed: 07-08-18

Very well written book. Excellent characters. Good guys and others. Very emotional story. Satisfying conclusion. I will be listening to more from Joy Ellis. Richard Armitage was great.

  • Hired to Kill

  • Nathan McBride, Book 7
  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

After simultaneous deadly terror attacks on San Diego and Washington, DC, hammer the nation, Nathan learns that the mass murders weren't random events - they targeted his family. And the threat is far from over. Part of a larger plot involving a sabotaged North Korean bioweapons facility and an ISIS training camp in northern Mexico, a third attack - bigger than 9/11 - is being hatched by cold-blooded killers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nathan McBride and Harvey Fontana Book 7

  • By George A Bear on 27-09-18

Amazing fast moving McBride in His Environment

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

Reviewed: 07-07-18

After each book I wonder how Andrew is going to out do this one, but he does. Hired to.. Is no different. Nathan, Harvey and family in there environment. Good to here from Gin and Lauren also. Without dropping any spoilers be ready for a shock or two.

  • 8th Confession

  • Women's Murder Club, Book 8
  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Behind the closed doors of San Fransisco's grandest mansions, beautiful people party the nights away in a heady mix of money, drugs, drink, and sex. But the rich and famous aren't the only ones with the keys to these most exclusive of addresses; someone else is intent on crashing the party. A rock star, a fashion designer, a software tycoon, and a millionaire heiress: Each is glamorous, stunningly attractive and incredibly rich, but their similarities don't end there. They have something else in common too. They are all dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully absorbing

  • By Jean on 26-03-09

Justice is a funny thing

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

Reviewed: 10-06-18

Linz moves on down her chosen path with a bump or two. The meaning of justice will make you think.

  • 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 620
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 565
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 564

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

Good thriller worth a go<br />

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

Not sure on some of the technical details but putting that aside the book is a good listen. A good political thriller well written, no surprise with James Patterson.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Come a Little Closer

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 503
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 500

Snow is falling softly as a young woman takes her last breath. Fifteen miles away, two women sit silently in a dark kitchen. They don't speak, because there is nothing left to be said. Another woman boards a plane to escape the man who is trying to steal her life. But she will have to return sooner or later. These strangers have one thing in common. They each made one bad choice - and now they have no choices left. Soon they won't be strangers, they'll be family....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mostly excellent!

  • By Ann D on 28-06-18

Gripping clever thriller

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

Reviewed: 03-06-18

I have listened to all of Rachel Abbott books and I believe this is the best one. From the start of the book it had me guessing. Characters are strong both the good ones and the bad ones, not that this is made clear for a time. Use of the back story Tom and his family is very well done, moving it on nicely without detracting from the thread of the Book.
This is a brilliant book although knowing some of Toms background would help for some of the book it will stand up on its own.
I highly recommend it.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Fallen

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 398
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396

Small towns which have seen better times are not unusual. But the mysterious events in Baronville, Pennsylvania, are raising the highly tuned antennae of Agent Amos Decker and his FBI partner, Alex Jamison. What was supposed to be a relaxing vacation turns into a murder investigation when two bodies are found in a nearby deserted house. With the body count rising, Decker and Jamison dig deep to uncover a sinister truth in Baronville, which could be the canary in the coalmine for the rest of the country.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic storyline

  • By "janetbm" on 05-06-18

Another Great Book from DB

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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: 21-04-18

Very good how done it story with great characters and a few twists. Well worth a listen.

  • Jamaica Inn

  • By: Daphne du Maurier
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 836

Jamaica Inn stands alone on Bodmin Moor, stark and forbidding, its walls tainted with corruption. Young Mary Yellon soon learns of her uncle Joss Merlyn's strange trade here. But does he deal in blacker secrets still?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A grand story..narration not so grand

  • By Jeremy P. James on 24-08-11

Very Dark story good characters

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

Reviewed: 14-04-18

Very odd story but good. I was not sure where it was heading. Atmosphere was brilliant and characters strong. Mary drew me in to feeling for her. Josh is just nasty from the get go, but Jem has you wondering if he is a good guy or not. Not quite an antihero but close. But then the twist at the end leaves you open mouthed. Listened to this because of Rebecca, a book I just love!!

  • Kill Me Again

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,982
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,818
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,806

When your life is a lie, who can you trust? When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the right move for her family. The children have settled well, although her husband, Duncan, doesn’t appear to be so convinced. But nothing prepares her for the shock of coming home from work one night to find that Duncan has disappeared, leaving their young children alone. His phone is dead, and she has no idea where he has gone or why.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Smooth and Classy Thriller

  • By Simon on 26-08-16

Possibly the best yet

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

One very messed up story, twisting around like a lined fish. Had me guessing and shouting at Maggie.

What a final twist

Brilliant

  • Hour Game

  • King and Maxwell, Book 2
  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279

Following their collaboration in Split Second, ex-Secret Service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell have gone into partnership and are investigating the robbery of some secret documents at the residence of the incredibly wealthy Battle family. It seems like a straightforward case of domestic burglary, but soon they begin to suspect links to larger, more terrifying events now shaking the prosperous town of Wrightsburg....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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  • By RAVI on 29-09-18

Unabridged recording is fantastic

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

Reviewed: 26-02-18

I got the abridged version of this novel a few years ago and liked it. King and Maxwell were my intro to DB. Now he has released unabridged version of Split Second, this one and others King and Maxwell series just got better.