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  • Lawless

  • By: Jessie Keane
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

It is 1975, and Ruby Drake is struggling to deal with the brutal murder of her lover, Michael Ward. As her children, Daisy and Kit, battle their own demons, her retail empire starts to crumble. Meanwhile, after the revenge killing of Tito Danieri, Kit is the lowest he's ever been. But soon doubt is thrown over whether Kit killed the right person, and now the Danieris are out for his blood and the blood of the entire Darke family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great listen.

  • By kelly gallimore on 13-11-18

A great listen.

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

Reviewed: 13-11-18

I really enjoyed this follow up to the first book. it also contain twist ,turns ,feuding ,fighting and bloodshed. however it does have a happy ending. looking forward to the next one in the new year

  • Nameless

  • By: Jessie Keane
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 15 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

They took her children away, and she will fight to the end to get them back . . . In 1941, mixed race Ruby Darke is born into a family that seem to hate her, but why? While her two brothers dive into a life of gangland violence, Ruby has to work in their family store. As she blossoms into a beautiful young woman she crosses paths with aristocrat Cornelius Bray, a chance meeting that will change her life forever. When she finds herself pregnant, and then has twins, she is forced to give her children away.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By mrs on 04-10-12

brilliant story!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

loved this book. lots of twists and turns.Cant wait to start on a next one!

  • The Betrayer

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

Maureen Hutton's life has never been easy. Married to an alcoholic and stuck on a council estate in East London, she scrimps and saves to bring up her three children alone. Murder, the underworld, drug addiction - over four decades Maureen sticks by her blood through thick and thin. But then the unforgivable happens. Maureen is told a terrible secret which threatens to rip her family apart. She can't say anything. She is too frightened of causing a bloodbath.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great writer!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-04-17

simply brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 01-11-18

love Annie aldington narrative skills and her cockney accent really helps set the tone. The story it's self is a good one with lots of twists and turns,just like you would expect. I do hope there will be a follow up to this book.

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  • Ruby's Palace

  • By: Kerry Barnes
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 70

The Vincents' nightclubs are popping up all over London. The O'Connells plan to get their hands on the Palaces...but gypsies have no place in the Vincents' business. Disregarding the warnings and the rumours of the disappearance of the entire McManners family, the O'Connells plot a scam so cruel even their own kind shuns them. Ruby Vincent is now 15, and she may look like her aunt Francesca, but she still has Jesse Right's blood running through her veins. Turning her back on the family, she goes in search of the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Emma Jones on 24-07-18

Not disappointed!

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

Reviewed: 29-10-18

I had previously listened to the first book in this series and couldn't wait for the next installment. I wasn't disappointed. If only the third and final book in the series was available on audible.

  • Ruthless

  • By: Kerry Barnes
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

1964 - London. Dolly Vincent is born to an East End gangster but is sent away for her own protection. Mad Mick is hell-bent on his revenge and will stop at nothing to kill her. Estranged from her family, she becomes a successful barrister, but after defending a young Italian man she finds herself caught up in a secret held by a high court judge. Tortured and left for dead, she flees London and heads to New York. Only the Vincents know where she is...but even they don't know the truth. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A brilliant listen. 4.5*

  • By Vicki @IloveReadinguk on 29-07-18

Brilliant story!

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

Reviewed: 27-10-18

A brilliant Story full of twists and turns blood, betrayal and revenge. I I am not ashamed to say I listened to this all in one go as I just had to hear the ending.

  • The Murderer's Son

  • A Jackman and Evans Thriller
  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,149
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,136

Crimebusting duo DI Jackman and DS Evans are back, solving another crime that will make your skin crawl. Twenty years ago: a farmer and his wife are cut to pieces by a ruthless serial killer. Now: a woman is viciously stabbed to death in the upmarket kitchen of her beautiful house on the edge of the marshes. Then a man called Daniel Kinder walks into Saltern police station and confesses to the murder. But DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans of the Fenland Constabulary soon discover that there is a lot more to Daniel than meets the eye.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • No Sitting On The Fens About This One!

  • By Simon on 17-10-18

poor quality

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

Reviewed: 26-10-18

The story it's self was a let down after the previous story in the collection.
The narrator regularly repeats lines and made me feel like I was going a bit potty.
It also kept skipping. Overall not enjoyable and certainly not worth a credit.

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  • Survivor

  • Only the Strongest Will Remain Standing...
  • By: Roberta Kray
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58

Lolly has always known her mum was different. Sometimes Angela Bruce was ill in a quiet sort of way, but other times she roamed the Mansfield estate shouting about whatever had wormed its way into her head that day. Either way, Lolly was on her own, so she learned how to look after herself pretty quickly. Mal Fury has never got over the disappearance of his daughter all those years ago, but there's still hope because the police never found Kay's body.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Weak Ending

  • By Easyman on 02-01-18

An ok listen

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

Reviewed: 22-10-18

this was an ok listen.Not on a par with Martina Cole or similar author's but ok.
No great shocks and they could have taken the story further for a better ending.

  • Backstabber

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

The final thrilling showdown between the Mitchells and the Butlers. This is Kimberley Chambers at her heart-stopping best! One of them has a gun to his head. Who will pull the trigger? When king of the underworld Vinny Butler goes into business with respected villain Eddie Mitchell, it's a match made in East End legend. Friends and family are treated like gold, enemies like rats - it's the life. Then mysterious packages arrive, dead creatures and threats. Someone is out for revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The End?

  • By Poppey on 25-04-17

skulduggery at its finest

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

Reviewed: 21-10-18

I have not been able to put this down. literally listened in one go. Love all the plots, twists and turns. Now on to the next one in the series

  • The Trap

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156

The heir to Martina Cole’s crown with a story of murder, the underworld, violence and treachery. The Butlers are the kings of the East End. Vinny and Roy Butler are the apple of their mum’s eye. Queenie knows they can play dirty, but when it comes to family they look after business and make her proud. Nothing and no one can bring them down. Brotherly love. But Vinny seems to have crossed the wrong person and his cards are marked. And with the brothers joined at the hip, Roy may just be in the firing line too…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another smash hit for kimberley chambers

  • By Cat Chaser on 29-04-16

A real page turner

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

Reviewed: 18-10-18

loved this book and couldn't stop listening. If you like Martina Cole books then you will love this. Family, betrayal,deceit,death.Everything you would expect and more.

  • Murder in Belgravia

  • By: Lynn Brittney
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

London, 1915. Just 10 months into the First World War, the city is flooded with women taking over the work vacated by men in the armed services. Chief Inspector Peter Beech, a young man invalided out of the war in one of the first battles, is faced with investigating the murder of an aristocrat, and the man's wife, a key witness and suspect, will speak only to a woman about the unpleasant details of the case. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!

  • By M. Price on 28-09-18

lovely read

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

Reviewed: 15-10-18

struggled to stop listening.foyles war meets Downton abbey. Great twists and a nice ending all wrapped up.

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