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Jay Weston

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  • The River of Souls

  • Matthew Corbett, Book 5
  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 101

The year is 1703. The place: The Carolina settlement of Charles Town. Matthew Corbett, professional 'problem solver,' has accepted a lucrative, if unusual, commission: Escorting a beautiful woman to a fancy dress ball. What should be a pleasant assignment takes a darker turn when Matthew becomes involved in a murder investigation.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A disappointment!

  • By Ryan on 12-06-15

best Narrator on here. great series

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

Reviewed: 25-03-19

id never have tried this series of books originally because I'm more into horror, sci fi and apocalypyic books. im glad I did though, love them

  • 131 Days

  • 131 Days, Book 1
  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Once every year, in the city of Sunja, gladiators meet within the arena known as Sunja's Pit. Some men enter for the lure of fortune, some for the fame, and some simply for the fight. The games continue for days until a champion is finally crowned. Or until all involved perish. Four companions struggle to change their lives in and out of the arena as it becomes clear that to be a Free Trained pit fighter is to live with a mark on one's head. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Heartwarming Blood Bath!

  • By Simon on 22-12-18

longer than it needs to be.

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

Reviewed: 21-03-19

narrator was very good, storyline took ages to get going for the first half of the book it felt like there wasnt a storyline at all and some of the goings on were perculiar and unexplained maybe they are paving the way for book 2. Having said that I did enjoy it.

  • Stinger

  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Ever since the copper mine closed, the West Texas desert hellholes of Inferno and Bordertown have been slowly dying. Snake River isn't the only thing that divides them. Racism, gang wars, and anti-Mexican sentiment have turned the sun-scorched flatlands into a powder keg. If anything can unite them for now, at least in awe and wonder, it's the UFO that comes soaring out of the clouds like a flaming locomotive.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • struggled at times.

  • By Jay Weston on 18-02-19

struggled at times.

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

Reviewed: 18-02-19

overall the book was ok but not McCammons best work. found the characters to be a bit cliche and their reactions to certain parts of the plot totally unbelievable. The Narrator was just a little hard for me to enjoy and although the character voices were good the narrative sounded a bit wooden and detached from the story at times.

  • Lineage

  • A Supernatural Thriller
  • By: Joe Hart
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Pain, horror, fear - these are the things that have comprised best-selling novelist Lance Metzger's life. His childhood remains a riddled wasteland of abuse by a sadistic father and abandonment by an apathetic mother. In turn his only refuge became his writing. When Lance loses his ability to write and becomes haunted by a nightmare that he'd thought was buried, he is drawn inexplicably to a house on the shores of Lake Superior, where he finds his muse once again - but something is waiting for him when he arrives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An excellent listen

  • By Karen on 27-11-16

simply too OTT

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

Reviewed: 24-07-18

very long and drawn out it was an ok book but I just didnt understand the characters mindset a normal person would have called the police early on in this title. The end of the book bordered on the ridiculous yes it is fiction but wow the author is asking a lot of his reader in this title.

  • Fate of the Fallen

  • The Song of the Tears, Book 1
  • By: Ian Irvine
  • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
  • Length: 18 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

After 10 years of servitude, Nish is about to be released from the blackest prison of his corrupt father, the maimed God-Emperor, Jal-Nish Hlar. Using the sorcerous Profane Tears, Gatherer and Reaper, Jal-Nish has crushed all opposition and is remaking Santhenar in his depraved image. The oppressed peoples of the world see Nish as a messianic figure, the Deliverer, who promised long ago to return and cast down his father.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great start to a new chapter

  • By Jay Weston on 14-05-18

great start to a new chapter

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

Reviewed: 14-05-18

this is a great start to a new chapter of this series. i would strongly recommend at least reading well of echoes books first though.

  • Light Touch

  • The 14th Spider Shepherd Thriller
  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 449
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 446

The 14th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more gripping action from The Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather. Working undercover is all about trust - getting the target to trust you and then betraying them in order to bring them to justice. But what do you do when you believe an undercover cop has crossed the line and aligned herself with the international drugs smuggler she was supposed to be targeting?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best spider book

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-08-17

much better than the last book in the series.

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

Reviewed: 22-04-18

much better than the last book in the series. enjoyed it to the very end.

  • Magician

  • By: Raymond E. Feist
  • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
  • Length: 36 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,916
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798

Here starts an adventure that will span lifetimes and worlds. Discover where the story begins. Raymond E. Feist is an internationally best-selling author. My name is Pug. I was once an orphaned kitchen boy, with no family and no prospects, but I am destined to become a master magician…War is coming to the Kingdom of the Isles from another world, bringing with it chaos and destruction.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic fantasy adventure

  • By Simon on 26-08-15

Very slow in places.

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

Reviewed: 20-05-17

when it was good it was very good and when it was slow it was very slow. writing was a bit poor in places but didn't detract from the enjoyment. will listen to the next one at some point.

  • Dead Men

  • Dan Shepherd, Book 5
  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Cornelius Garrett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281

Former SAS trooper turned undercover cop Dan "Spider" Shepherd knows that there are no easy solutions in the war against terrorism. But when a killer starts to target pardoned IRA terrorists, Shepherd has to put his life on the line to protect his former enemies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another top 'spider' Shepheard novel

  • By Steven on 19-01-09

great little book.

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

Reviewed: 21-04-16

i always enjoy these books. They are very easy on the ear and always have a good little story to follow.

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  • Locke & Key

  • By: Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez
  • Narrated by: Haley Joel Osment, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Mulgrew, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 735
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 694
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 694

Based on the best-selling, award-winning graphic novel series Locke & Key - written by acclaimed suspense novelist Joe Hill ( NOS4A2, Horns) and illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez - this multicast, fully dramatized audio production brings the images and words to life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely incredible

  • By MsRanPan on 05-12-15

its ok

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

Reviewed: 13-04-16

a little childish and corny in places but overall a nice easy going performance. Glad it was free.