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  • Absolute Proof

  • By: Peter James
  • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville
  • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431

What would it take to prove the existence of God? And what would be the consequences? This question and its answer lie at the heart of Absolute Proof, an international thriller from best-selling author Peter James. The false faith of a billionaire evangelist, the life’s work of a famous atheist and the credibility of each of the world’s major religions are all under threat. If Ross Hunter can survive long enough to present the evidence....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Proof of the Pudding is in the Reading!

  • By Simon on 07-10-18

Good Idea Shame about the ending

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

Reviewed: 15-01-19

A big idea that almost came off. It was always going to be about the ending unfortunately it failed to carry it.

  • Lamentation

  • Shardlake, Book 6
  • By: C. J. Sansom
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 25 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,105
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 989

Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councillors are engaged in a final and decisive power struggle; whoever wins will control the government of Henry's successor, eight-year-old Prince Edward. As heretics are hunted across London, and the radical Protestant Anne Askew is burned at the stake, the Catholic party focus their attack on Henry's sixth wife, Matthew Shardlake's old mentor, Queen Catherine Parr.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like listening to a play

  • By Brodie on 06-11-14

Gripping

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-12-18

As before Shadlake is the perfect central character. Vulnerable, credible and brave. Excellent material for a television series.

  • Sovereign

  • Shardlake, Book 3
  • By: C. J. Sansom
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 20 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 845
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764

Autumn, 1541. King Henry VIII has set out on a spectacular Progress to the North to attend an extravagant submission of his rebellious subjects in York. Already in the city are lawyer Matthew Shardlake and his assistant Jack Barak. As well as assisting with legal work processing petitions to the King, Shardlake has reluctantly undertaken a special mission - to ensure the welfare of an important but dangerous conspirator being returned to London for interrogation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely superb!

  • By Ian C Dando on 18-04-15

The best yet

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

Reviewed: 01-12-18

Again a triumph of storytelling and suspense
You can learn so much whilst enjoying yourself.
Great Characters so believable

  • Dark Fire

  • Shardlake, Book 2
  • By: C. J. Sansom
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 976
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 895
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890

It is 1540 and the hottest summer of the sixteenth century. Matthew Shardlake, believing himself out of favour with Thomas Cromwell, is busy trying to maintain his legal practice and keep a low profile. But his involvement with a murder case, defending a girl accused of brutally murdering her young cousin, brings him once again into contact with the king's chief minister - and a new assignment . . .

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Story

  • By Su on 22-02-18

Gets better and better

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

Reviewed: 22-11-18

Great story well written with excellent narration. Keeps you in continual suspense. Keep it up.

  • The Martian Chronicles

  • By: Ray Bradbury
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

Bradbury's Mars is a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor - of crystal pillars and fossil seas - where a fine dust settles on the great, empty cities of a silently destroyed civilization. It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn - first a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow. The Earthman conquers Mars...and then is conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected... so much more!

  • By Samm on 23-09-15

Food for Thought

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Beautifully written. Hauntingly plausible.
Will be just as thought provoking and powerful years from now - If we last thst long.

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  • Wormhole

  • The Rho Agenda, Book 3
  • By: Richard Phillips
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

When the Rho Project’s lead scientist, Dr. Donald Stephenson, is imprisoned for his crimes against humanity, the world dares to think the threat posed by the Rho Project’s alien technologies is finally over. The world is wrong. In Switzerland, scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider have discovered a new threat, a scientific anomaly capable of destroying the earth - and only Rho Project technology can stop it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Adventure Story

  • By Dunnyseven on 09-07-18

Great Adventure Story

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Kept up the quality of the two previous books in this series. Sorry I have finished them.

  • Old Man's War

  • Old Man's War, Book 1
  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 623

At 75 years old, John Perry is after a fresh start - so, naturally, he joins the army. Earth's military machine can transform elderly recruits, restoring their lost youth. But in return, its Colonial Defence Force demands two years of hazardous service in space. This is how Perry finds himself in a new body crafted from his original DNA. A genetically enhanced and upgraded new body, ready for battle. But upgrades alone won't keep Perry safe. He'll be fighting for his life on the front line as he defends humanity's colonies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Naration

  • By Ben G on 27-11-17

Adventure with humour

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

Reviewed: 15-06-18

A story that resonated with me since I am the same age as the principle character. I am sure it would be a big hit as a a film or series. There is a lot of us about.

  • Immune

  • The Rho Agenda: Book Two
  • By: Richard Phillips
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

Anyone who dares challenge the Rho Project is being systematically picked off. At the top of the hit man’s death list: NSA fixer Jack Gregory, and the three teenagers who first exposed the Rho Project’s dark agenda to the world.On the run for their lives, Heather, Mark, and Jennifer know that the Rho Project’s alien nano-technology has been released into the world, disguised as a miracle cure. But what they don’t yet know is that the serum has taken on a life of its own....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Adventure with a Capital A

  • By Dunnyseven on 11-06-18

Adventure with a Capital A

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

Non Stop enjoyment a Great Story. Seems to end far too quick. Can't wait for the next one

  • The Society of the Sword Trilogy

  • By: Duncan M. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 31 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278

When Soren is plucked from the streets and given a place at the prestigious academy of swordsmanship, he thinks his dream of being a great swordsman has become a possibility. However, with great intrigues unfolding all around him, Soren discovers that he is little more than a pawn to the ambitions of others.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Took a chance on a new author and....

  • By Graham on 27-11-17

They don't come better than this.

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

Reviewed: 19-05-18

I will miss this book. It was that good I feel a lot.not having it to read.

  • Forged in Fire

  • Destiny's Crucible, Book 4
  • By: Olan Thorensen
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 28 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

Joseph Colsco has survived what many would not have - cast naked on an alien planet amidst humans speaking an unknown language and with a different culture and history. Now, known to the people of Caedellium as Yozef Kolsko, he has risen out of despair to prominence and finds himself a central figure in the culmination of a struggle against an imperialist power bent on subjugation. The clans of the Island of Caedellium must gird themselves for what is to come.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It, left me wanting more.

  • By Tree Frog on 08-11-18

Mamouth Story and excellent mansgement text book

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

Reviewed: 03-05-18

I really enjoyed the story
It covers more than just a tale it could.be.a required reading in school's
We need more.