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  • Ghost

  • Marc Dane, Book 3
  • By: James Swallow
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209

From the Sunday Times best-selling author of Nomad and Exile comes Marc Dane's most terrifying case yet. A terrible threat from the depths of the dark net. A devastating betrayal at the heart of a covert strike force. A deadly pursuit across a digital battlefield. A ruthless terrorist fuelled by revenge. As devastating attacks unfold across the globe, Marc Dane must call on all his skills and ingenuity to track down the mysterious figure behind it all - a faceless criminal known only as 'Madrigal'. Before they plunge the world into war....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Back on form

  • By Robert Rawlins on 30-09-18

book 3 done

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

slightly disappointed with this 3rd book, was expecting more explosive side to Mark and Lucy relationship! hope book 4 does!

  • The Rebel’s Revenge

  • Ben Hope, Book 18
  • By: Scott Mariani
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

Even when ex-SAS major Ben Hope is taking a holiday, trouble seems to find him. What started as a relaxing trip to the Deep South spirals into a nightmare when he’s wrongly accused of a vicious murder and forced to go on the run. Target of a state-wide manhunt, the only way Ben can prove his innocence is to unearth a long-forgotten secret and track down the killers who slaughtered an innocent woman in a vendetta dating back generations. His quest takes him into the wild heart of Louisiana’s swampland, where all hell’s about to break loose.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Always a good story by Scott!

  • By VSK on 26-02-19

not as good other Ben Hope books

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

slightly disappointed with this book in not much action, lacked the edge of your seat story.
shame BUT still good to see Ben is still a man of mystery

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  • Exile

  • Marc Dane, Book 2
  • By: James Swallow
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 501
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 465

Move over Jason Bourne, Marc Dane is here.... A vicious Serbian gang whose profits come from fake nuclear weapons. A disgraced Russian general, with access to the real thing. A vengeful Somali warlord, with a cause for which he'd let the world burn. A jaded government agency, without the information to stop him. Only one man sees what's coming. And even he might not be able to prevent it....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling Listen / Superb Narration

  • By Rich Banton on 06-12-17

not as good as the first book

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

Reviewed: 16-12-18

an easy to listen book but quite predictable of the story line, but still easy to follow looking forward to the next book

  • Nomad

  • By: James Swallow
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,335
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,245

Marc Dane is an MI6 field agent at home behind a computer screen, one step away from the action. But when a brutal attack on his team leaves Marc as the only survivor - and with the shocking knowledge that there are traitors inside MI6 - he's forced into the front line. However, the evidence seems to point towards Marc as the perpetrator of the attack. Accused of betraying his country, he must race against time to clear his name.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For lovers of I Am Pilgrim

  • By Robert Rawlins on 28-10-17

some good twists

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

Reviewed: 13-11-18

good book I'm looking forward to hearing more from this author as it's an easy to follow book with a good facts along the way.

  • The Silver Wolf

  • By: Rob Sinclair
  • Narrated by: Marston York
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 26

Ex-intelligence agent James Ryker sets out on a revenge mission that takes him from the crystal waters of Mexico's Caribbean coast right back to his country of birth, England. Once there, he stumbles upon a terrorist attack targeting his old employers. All the clues point to The Silver Wolf. But just who is he, and why is he hell-bent on punishing not just Ryker but his closest allies?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • No Ben Hope....

  • By Kevin on 13-10-18

No Ben Hope....

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

Reviewed: 13-10-18

After reading the Ben Hope books and this being recommend I was disappointed not that much adventure that leaves you going on to the next chapter.
maybe I was just expected to much.

  • The Fifth Gospel

  • By: Ian Caldwell
  • Narrated by: Jack Davenport
  • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 65

A mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. A week before it is scheduled to open, its curator is murdered. The same night a violent break-in rocks the home of the curator's research partner, Father Alex Andreou. When the papal police fail to identify a suspect in either crime, Father Alex undertakes his own investigation. But just as he begins to understand the truth about his friend's death, Father Alex finds himself hunted down....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Stu on 15-06-15

hard work

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

Reviewed: 17-09-18

thought this was going to be a good read! disappointed that it lacked any type of excitement! took me forever to listen to this book and terrable ending!
just saying

  • Once a Pilgrim

  • By: James Deegan
  • Narrated by: Joshua Manning
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550

John Carr has recently left the SAS, after a long and distinguished career, and is now working for a Russian oligarch in the murky world of private security. But an incident from his past - in which three terrorists were brutally killed - suddenly comes back to haunt him. Tracked by a hit man out for revenge, John Carr is forced to step over the line to defend himself and his family. It's a cruel and violent world - and one he thought he'd left behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts!

  • By Simon on 19-09-18

long book

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

Reviewed: 13-08-18

good over all but did waffle on another leaving you thinking where is this going.....but a good twist at the end 🙂

  • The Moscow Cipher

  • Ben Hope, Book 17
  • By: Scott Mariani
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154

When 12-year-old Valentina fails to return from a visit to her father in Moscow, alarm bells start ringing. Her rich and powerful family know there's one man they can depend on to bring her back safe: former SAS major Ben Hope. But what starts off as an apparently straightforward case of parental child abduction quickly takes on more sinister dimensions as Ben travels to Moscow and starts to investigate the whereabouts of Valentina and her father, Yuri, a man with a hidden past not even his ex-wife knows about. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant!!!

  • By Mich on 03-06-18

Not done yet!<br />

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

looking forward to the unfinished business this book has left open.
Do enjoy Colin reading Ben Hope stories.

  • SAS: Rogue Heroes

  • The Authorised Wartime History
  • By: Ben Macintyre
  • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
  • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 899
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 821
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 819

In the summer of 1941, at the height of the war in the Western Desert, a bored and eccentric young officer, David Stirling, came up with a plan that was imaginative, radical and entirely against the rules: a small undercover unit that would wreak havoc behind enemy lines. Despite intense opposition, Winston Churchill personally gave Stirling permission to recruit the most ruthless soldiers he could find. So began the most celebrated and mysterious military organisation in the world: the SAS.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliantly executed book.

  • By Anonymous User on 25-04-17

Real War Heroes

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

Reviewed: 30-01-18

like so many true stories from ww2 selfless men given up there lives for our today.

  • Temple of the Gods

  • By: Andy McDermott
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 90

NEW YORK CITY, USA. Archaeologist Nina Wilde's life has fallen apart - her husband, ex-SAS soldier Eddie Chase, is on the run, falsely accused of murder. Her only diversion has been investigating the origin of three strange statues stolen from her just before his disappearance. When Nina discovers they may be dangerous relics from the lost civilisation of Atlantis, it's clear that she has to get back in the game, and fast.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cracking adventure

  • By Jayne on 20-10-12

No Ben Hope

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

I have been looking for something similar to Ben Hope stories until the new book is out BUT this is not it!