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  • Tell Me You’re Mine

  • By: Elisabeth Norebäck
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Where is the line between hope and madness? Stella and her boyfriend were teenagers when their one-year-old daughter, Alice, vanished during a beach vacation. Though her body was never found, Alice was assumed to have drowned. Twenty-one years later, Stella is a happily married mother to a 13-year-old son and a successful therapist. But everything falls apart when a new patient walks into her office. The young woman introduces herself as Isabelle - but Stella is sure it’s Alice....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good

  • By Kindle Customer on 15-01-19

great book

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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: 09-12-18

read this in two days was very good and even though I guessed the plot it didn't stop my enjoyment of reading on.

  • Don't Make a Sound

  • Nathan Cody, Book 3
  • By: David Jackson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 853
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 796
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794

You can't choose your family. Or can you? Meet the Bensons. A pleasant enough couple. They keep themselves to themselves. They wash their car, mow their lawn and pass the time of day with their neighbours. And they have a beautiful little girl called Daisy. There's just one problem. Daisy doesn't belong to the Bensons. They stole her. And now they've decided that Daisy needs a little brother or sister. DS Nathan Cody is about to face his darkest and most terrifying case yet....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jackson Makes it a Hat Trick!

  • By Simon on 08-05-18

wasn't for me very disappointing end.

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

Reviewed: 01-10-18

struggled to get through ending was bad storyline predictable accents bad and skipped in places.

  • The Girl Who Came Back

  • By: Kerry Wilkinson
  • Narrated by: Alison Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 175

When six-year-old Olivia Adams disappeared from her back garden, the small community of Stoneridge was thrown into turmoil. How could a child vanish in the middle of a cozy English village? Thirteen years on and Olivia is back. Her mother is convinced it's her but not everyone is sure. If this is the missing girl, then where has she been - and what happened to her on that sunny afternoon? If she's an imposter, then who would be bold enough to try to fool a child's own mother - and why?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Girl Who Came Back

  • By Mini Ward on 24-09-17

very good

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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: 30-05-18

I guessed the outcome early on but I really enjoyed the story regardless of that.

  • The Child

  • By: Fiona Barton
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Adjoa Andoh, Finty Williams, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,956
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,651
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,632

When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another it's the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for a third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Rich Drama of Complex Emotions

  • By Simon on 30-06-17

you simply must read this

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

Reviewed: 15-04-18

this book was a gripping tale full of emotion. I couldn't put it down and read it way too quickly. Even though I guessed what happened it did not spoil the book .

  • Close to Home

  • DI Fawley, Book 1
  • By: Cara Hunter
  • Narrated by: Emma Cunniffe, Lee Ingleby
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 944
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835

How can a child vanish without a trace? Last night, eight-year-old Daisy Mason disappeared from a summer party at her home. No-one at the party noticed her leave. Even her parents aren't sure of the last time they saw her. DI Adam Fawley is trying to keep an open mind. But he knows that in nine cases out of 10, it's someone close to the victim. When a pair of bloody tights is discovered, Fawley's worst suspicions are concerned. Someone knows where Daisy is. And her time is running out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such a rollercoaster ride

  • By j c rogers on 07-02-18

A must read !

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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: 11-04-18

I have waited for a book like this for a long time, one that had a really good plot with great twists. I loved the book, although I thought the twitter parts got on my nerves a bit but I know they needed to be there. I have been looking for something written in a way that left your mind open to the what ifs and this was it. The twist at the end was brilliant and just showed you that it is easy to believe what you want to believe and overlook that ever so important clue. I highly recommend this book and am off to read other books by this author now !

  • Wuthering Heights [Trout Lake Media Edition]

  • By: Emily Brontë
  • Narrated by: Emma Messenger
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

Famous, all-encompassing, passionate, but ultimately doomed love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them and the people around them. Today considered a classic of English literature, Wuthering Heights was met with mixed reviews when it first appeared, mainly because of the narrative's stark depiction of mental and physical cruelty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Emma on 07-04-13

The story is academically well written.

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

Reviewed: 22-02-18

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

The story is good and the characters feel real. The theme is dark and features strongly about the main character Heathcliff, who is a cruel and abusive male, who ruins everyone's life that he comes into contact with. Heathcliff is obsessed with Cathy, whom he can't have and is determined to be cruel to everyone related to her and seek revenge for his not being able to have her.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

I don't think changing the story is the issue for it is a strong story and it is a dark themed with gothic elements that crosses genres.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Emma Messenger?

I thought this narrator's poor attempt to echo the native accent was too painful to hear.

Do you think Wuthering Heights [Trout Lake Media Edition] needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

I do not think it needs to have a follow up book because it ended with a lighter happier ending that the reader was comfortable with.

Any additional comments?

I don't think this is a love story like some have depicted. I think the novel is good and very tragic and was relieved with the ending result.

  • Freedom from Nervous Suffering

  • By: Dr. Claire Weekes
  • Narrated by: uncredited
  • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 51

Dr. Weekes leads listeners step-by-step through proven ways to eliminate the symptoms of anxiety and create a life free from nervous suffering. Five motivational, inspirational talks cover venturing out, traveling, being in crowds, getting a restful night’s sleep, starting each day with serenity, energy, and optimism, and curing the basic causes of emotional, mental, muscular, and spiritual fatigue - the path to total recovery and lasting peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A book to help you manage anxiety.

  • By Amazon Customer on 21-10-16

very helpful

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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: 27-10-17

Nice relaxing and calming . I found it helped me come down from a full panic.

  • Irish Phase 1, Unit 01

  • Learn to Speak and Understand Irish (Gaelic) with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • By: Pimsleur
  • Narrated by: Pimsleur
  • Length: 43 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10

Compact Irish Phase 1, Unit 1 contains 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. The lesson contains full practice for all vocabulary introduced in this unit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very helpful

  • By Lloyd on 01-04-17

awful

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-08-17

first chapter is them assuming you are dumb the second chapter is spoken with no Irish accent . Not useful at all.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Winter Holiday

  • Swallows and Amazons Series, Book 4
  • By: Arthur Ransome
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 132

For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published over a half-century ago, the twelve books are still eagerly read by children and adults alike – by all those captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Such longevity is not only due to Ransome’s unparalleled gift of storytelling, but also his championing of qualities such as independence and initiative; virtues that appeal to every generation, whether young or old.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as the book

  • By Victoria on 23-06-13

loved it

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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: 12-06-17

great kids stories fab to listen together with the kids we have really enjoyed it.

  • Swallowdale

  • Swallows and Amazons Series, Book 2
  • By: Arthur Ransome
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173

For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published over a half-century ago, the twelve books are still eagerly read by children and adults alike – by all those captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Such longevity is not only due to Ransome’s unparalleled gift of storytelling, but also his championing of qualities such as independence and initiative; virtues that appeal to every generation, whether young or old.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book ever

  • By Mrs on 04-02-17

was a great book really good follow up to swallows

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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: 19-03-17

follow them all on this next adventure it will be worth it we enjoyed it

0 of 1 people found this review helpful