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  • The Retreat

  • A Kind of Lesbian Romance
  • By: Jane Retzig
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Jo and Ed are unlikely best friends. He is the only son of wealthy parents. She was born on 'the wrong side of the tracks'. He loves sport, messing around with cars, and drinking. She's ambitious and hardworking. They are, in fact, a perfect team. They've stood by each other for almost 30 years. They've built a successful business together. There's just one problem. Jo is having an affair with Ed's wife. And now someone knows their secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another beautiful book by Jane Retzig

  • By Avid Reader on 18-06-17

Another beautiful book by Jane Retzig

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

Reviewed: 18-06-17

What does Jan Cramer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Jan Cramer compliments Jane's dialogue and story line beautifully.Its a wonderful combination.I listen to quite varied audible books and I must say Jan Cramer is exceptionally easy on the ear.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Jane has a wonderful skill of creating real characters in a rich and wonderful story line.

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this book and other work by Jane; Boundaries was also a delight to read. Jane has a talent for writing stories that keep you smiling right the way through.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Father of Lies

  • A Darkly Disturbing Occult Horror Trilogy Series, Book 1
  • By: S. E. England
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 83

Ruby is the most violently disturbed patient ever admitted to Drummersgate Asylum, high on the bleak moors of northern England. With no improvement after two years, Dr. Jack McGowan finally decides to take a risk and hypnotizes her - with terrifying consequences. A horrific dark force is now unleashed on the entire medical team, as each in turn attempts to unlock Ruby's shocking and sinister past. Who is this girl? And how did she manage to survive such unimaginable evil?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is my idea of scary!

  • By Kathleen-Ann on 09-12-16

story bad, narration even worse

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

Reviewed: 07-04-17

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

I have rarely written a bad review but felt so disappointed after purchasing this audio.

What could S. E. England have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

I only listened half way before giving up.
The narration was so bad, I couldn't be sure which accent she was doing.

Any additional comments?

avoid.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful