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  • 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 5,016
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,591
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,575

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.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointing

  • By DartmoorDiva on 09-09-18

Gripping throughout

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

Reviewed: 05-05-19

My first listen to this author. There is many a twist and turn in every section of this book.

Richard Armitage narrates it very great feeling.

Can’t wait for the next Joy Ellis book !

  • Tainted Love

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197

Three Butlers. Two weddings. One funeral. The explosive new novel from the Sunday Times number-one best-selling author Kimberley Chambers. Times are changing in the East End, from bad to worse.... Despite the love they share, Bella and Michael's lives seem to be continually throwing grenades in their path to true happiness. Bella's dark secret is threatening to spiral out of control - and has the power to destroy the Butler brothers' bond once and for all....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Brilliant

  • By Poppey on 05-07-16

Gets better and better

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

Reviewed: 07-10-18

Another brilliant storyline of love, bitterness mixed with a lot of sadness. Just can’t wait to start the next one.

  • The Wronged

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 179

When the going gets tough, the Butlers get even.... ‘Murdered in 1980 she was, bless her. Now I'll tell you the story of everything that's happened since....' No parents should ever have to bury their child, but God knows the Butlers have buried more than their fair share. Now Vinny and Michael are planning the downfall of all who've wronged them. The Butlers don't forgive or forget, and they take their secrets to the grave. As yet more tragic events rip the family apart, loyalties are on a knife edge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly Gripping

  • By Jo Q on 27-06-15

Dagenham Heathway

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

Reviewed: 25-09-18

Great story and as usual a stunning performance by Annie Aldington. Just one slight continuity error, during the chapter about Adams death at Dagenham Heathway station there is reference to steps leading down onto the platform. This is wrong, it has always been a slope, never a staircase.

Didn’t spoil the story though. Can’t wait for the next one in this series.

  • Payback

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 15 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202

Family. They're supposed to watch your back. Not stab you in it. When the enemy is one of your own, the payback is twice as hard. The Butler brothers are the Kings of the East End, and their motto is ‘what goes around, comes around'. In their world, family counts; so when the truth about Vinny's cousin's death comes to light, it rocks the Butlers to the core. One by one, Vinny's friends and family are turning against him.… Then, the unimaginable happens - Vinny's little daughter, Molly, goes missing. She's the one chink of light in all their lives, and the one they'd commit murders to bring back.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good

  • By Adam on 03-02-15

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 27-08-18

Great twist in the final chapter, would never have guessed it !

Annie Aldington was as superb as ever, moving from one character to another and thoroughly convincing as them all, male, female, young or old.

  • Born Evil

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

June Dawson has come a long way from her rough East End background. She now lives in a nice little cul-de-sac in Rainham with her ultra-respectable husband and a lovely social life. But her world collapses when daughter Debbie announces that she is pregnant by her low-life drug addict boyfriend, Billy McDaid. June feels as though she is being sucked back into the world of villains and thugs she thought she had escaped forever.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too much badness

  • By Charlie on 12-08-18

Never fails !

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

Reviewed: 29-05-18

As always the storyline is strong and the narration as close to perfection as I have experienced in listening to these books.

  • Billie Jo

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

Billie Jo is the adored only child of wealthy villain Terry and Michelle, the drunken wife he hates. Knowing how much Billie Jo dreads her parents' fights, Terry imagines that she'll understand when he tells her he is going to leave Michelle to marry his pregnant secretary. But fate is about to deal a terrible hand and change everything in a way Terry has not planned for, leaving Billie Jo's protected world in tatters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection

  • By ~Cariad~ on 31-05-17

Great story, wonderful narration

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

Reviewed: 24-05-18

Annie Aldington is my favourite narrator by far. Great pace, and voice skills she brings every story she and character to life .

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  • Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179

One million dollars - that's what Harvey Metcalfe, lifelong king of shady deals, has pulled off with empty promises of an oil bonanza and instant riches. Overnight, four men - the heir to an earldom, a Harley Street doctor, a Bond Street art dealer and an Oxford don - find themselves penniless. But this time Harvey has swindled the wrong men. They band together and shadow him from the casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot and the hallowed lawns of Oxford.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic tale of revenge

  • By David Scullion on 17-09-16

Narrative

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

Reviewed: 21-04-18

John Lee is a very talented narrator, but there were times when he could have spoken a little slower, particularly in the early chapters as the story and characters were being outlined.

  • Life of Crime

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

Dragged up on a council estate, Jason Rampling was determined to change his lot. Jason's a chancer, shameless with his good looks and his gift for earning a few quid. Life is easy when the money rolls in. Melissa thought she'd struck gold marrying Jason. Being on his arm meant she was finally a someone. But there's no glamour in waiting for your husband to come home or waiting for a knock on the door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another great book

  • By mary on 12-01-18

Getting better and better

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

The story and the narration were both brilliant. Even better than the trilogy.

Would recommend it to anyone.

  • The Victim

  • The Mitchells and O'Haras Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 120

If you live for your family, would you die for your family? The third novel in the compulsive Mitchells and O'Haras trilogy. Life is looking bleak for Frankie Mitchell. Not only has she lost custody of her two children to their sadistic father, gypsy Jed O'Hara, she is also pregnant and banged up in Holloway awaiting trial for attempted murder. In Frankie's absence, her father, underworld boss Eddie Mitchell, is determined to get his own back.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome book

  • By Miss on 17-07-17

Gripping right up until the end.

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

Reviewed: 14-09-17

Well written with many twists and turns. Great narration by Annie Aldington. Recommend the whole trilogy to anyone.

  • The Feud

  • The Mitchells and O'Haras Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

For more than a decade, two East End families have been locked in a bitter war. On one side are the Mitchells, a notorious underworld mob from East London's Canning Town. They have an iron in every fire and will resort to intimidation and violence to get what they want. On the other side are the O'Haras. The Mitchells' biggest rivals are a travelling family who live in nearby Stratford. They compete with the Mitchells for pub protection, and the two families hate each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Amazon Customer on 16-08-17

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 16-08-17

In starting this book I originally felt it was going to be very predictable and almost a typical gang land story. It certainly wasn't with many a twist and turn along the way.

Brilliantly narrated by Annie Aldington, I can't wait to begin the second part of the trilogy !

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