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  • The Last Mrs Parrish

  • By: Liv Constantine
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman, Meghan Wolf
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 205

Amber Patterson is tired of being a nobody: an invisible woman who melts into the background. She deserves more. She deserves a life of wealth, luxury and leisure. Daphne Parrish is the golden girl of Bishops Harbor, Connecticut. With her model looks, her picture-perfect mansion and her millionaire husband, Jackson, she has everything Amber wants.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Predictable and corny...but very enjoyable :)

  • By AnnieJuly on 05-01-18

Enjoyable but a little repetitive

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

Reviewed: 19-04-19

An enjoyable plot that kept me entertained during my commute to work for a couple of days. None of the characters were likable, and the repetition of some plot points became quite irritating, but overall it was a fun listen.

  • Don't Tell

  • By: Karen Rose
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74

Desperate Mary Grace Winters knew the only way to save herself and her child from her abusive husband was to stage their deaths. Now all that remains of her former life is at the bottom of a lake. As Caroline Stewart, Mary Grace has almost forgotten the nightmare she left behind nine years ago. Slowly she has learned to believe that her new life, and new identity, is here to stay. Then her husband uncovers her hidden trail. Step by step he's closing in on her and everyone she loves.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good thriller

  • By Catherine Thow on 20-11-17

Unbearble narrator!

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

Reviewed: 11-04-19

Had to refund this book after just a couple of chapters due to the fact that the narration is terrible. Every female character sounds like Ace Ventura impersonating Scarlett O’ Hara. Just unbearable.

  • The Innocent Wife

  • By: Amy Lloyd
  • Narrated by: Christina Cole, Lorelei King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 419
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 382

Twenty years ago Dennis Danson was arrested and imprisoned for the brutal murder of a young girl in Florida's Red River County. Now he's the subject of a true-crime documentary that's whipping up a frenzy online to uncover the truth and free a man who has been wrongly convicted. A thousand miles away in England, Samantha is obsessed with Dennis' case. She exchanges letters with him and is quickly won over by his apparent charm and kindness to her. Soon she has left her old life behind to marry him and campaign for his release.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! This held my attention!

  • By Ann D on 02-03-18

Totally gripped till the very end

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

Reviewed: 04-04-19

Absolutely loved this book. The tone of the story gradually changes and I found myself holding my breath in places. Really enjoyed it until the last page.

  • The Magic Cottage

  • By: James Herbert
  • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198

The nightmare home. We thought we'd found our haven, a cottage deep in the heart of the forest. Quaint, charming, maybe a little run-down, but so peaceful. The woodland animals and birds couldn't have been more neighbourly. That was the first part of the Magic. Midge's painting and my music soared to new heights of creativity. That was another part of the Magic. Our sensing, our feelings, our love for each other - well, that became the supreme Magic. But the cottage had an alternative side. The Bad Magic.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • performance not good

  • By John Hollingsworth on 08-03-16

A great book ruined by truly abysmal narration.

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

Reviewed: 24-02-19

I have read this book in the past and really enjoyed the story. Unfortunately the narrator doesn’t do the characters any justice at all with his dreadful voices and incredibly poor accents. Why does the female main character sound like Dave Mitchell? It’s painful to listen to! Audible, please re-record this book with a different narrator before anybody else wastes their money buying it.

  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 501
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 465

When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the bookstore where Joe works, he is instantly smitten. Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: tough, razor-smart, and sexier than his wildest dreams. He'd kill to have her. Soon Beck can't resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom made for her. When a string of macabre incidents tears her world apart, there is only one person she can turn to. But there's more to Joe than Beck realizes and much more to Beck than her perfect facade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • second listen

  • By kdsshrub on 15-02-18

“The worst thing about books is that they end”

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

Reviewed: 07-02-19

Even started listening to this in secret at my desk while at work because I just had to know how it would all turn out. Some how, despite his actions, I found myself on Joe’s side all the way through because Beck is just an irritating, self absorbed attention seeker and all round manipulating pain in the arse. The narrators voice is incredibly soothing and sexy. Far and away the best narrator I’ve heard yet and I’ve listened to a LOT of books on audible. “The worst thing about books is that they end” Definitely true of this book.

  • Too Close

  • By: Natalie Daniels
  • Narrated by: Clara Salaman, Sara Stewart
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 872
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 864

There’s a moment, when you meet someone new, when the connection is so strong that making a friend can feel like falling in love. That’s how it was for Connie and Ness. They met in the park while their children played, and as they talked, they realised they were neighbours. Perhaps it was only natural that they and their families would become entirely inseparable. But when Ness’ marriage ends in a bitter divorce, she is suddenly at Connie’s house all the time. Connie doesn’t have a moment to herself, no time alone with her husband, not a second to chat to her kids.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FANTASTIC!! The best book I've listened too

  • By Weigh In Time on 10-12-18

Absolutely loved the narrator for Connie.

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

Reviewed: 12-01-19

Nearly 5 stars! Really good book! The story itself unfolded very well and I found myself not wanting to get off the train in the mornings because I just really enjoyed sitting and listening to Connie speak. The narrator of Emma let this book down for me. It’s as if she’s trying to make her voice sound posh and languid but it just sounded lazy and irritating. It bothered me enough to want to fast forward her chapters. Such a shame.
I was very frustrated by some of the reactions, actions and decisions of Connie. I’m not sure how quickly I’d be willing to forgive someone just to keep them in my life. However, the story really gripped me and I would highly recommend this book.

  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

  • By: Rebecca Wells
  • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
  • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

When Vivi and Siddalee Walker, an unforgettable mother-daughter team, get into a savage fight over a New York Times article that refers to Vivi as a "tap-dancing child abuser", the fallout is felt from Louisiana to New York to Seattle. Siddalee, a successful theater director with a huge hit on her hands, panics and postpones her upcoming wedding to her lover and friend, Connor McGill. Vivi's intrepid gang of lifelong girlfriends, the Ya-Yas, sashay in and conspire to bring everyone back together.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great book ruined by terrible narration.

  • By MMac on 20-11-18

A great book ruined by terrible narration.

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

Reviewed: 20-11-18

I have read the book and loved it so I thought it would be lovely to listen to the audio version. However, the narrators harsh voice and “southern” accent were so terrible that I couldn’t get passed the 3rd chapter. Really disappointed.

  • Big Little Lies

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,210
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,859
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,851

Pirriwee Public is a beautiful little beachside primary school where children are taught that ‘sharing is caring.’ So how has the annual School Trivia Night ended in full-blown riot? Sirens are wailing. People are screaming. The principal is mortified. And one parent is dead. Was it a murder, a tragic accident or just good parents gone bad? As the parents at Pirriwee Public are about to discover, sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Should be 4.5 Stars - Fantastic Surprise

  • By Gavingks on 06-11-14

Great story. Okay narrator.

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

Reviewed: 26-09-18

Really enjoyed the story but the voice of the narrator grated on me. Why do so many of the female narrators give the female characters such croaky voices? They sound like they are imitating bored Kardashian’s. It’s very irritating and makes me want to stop listening.

  • The Daughter

  • By: Lucy Dawson
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 558
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554

You lost your daughter. You will never forgive yourself. And now someone is determined to make you pay.... Seventeen years ago, something happened to Jess' daughter, Beth. The memory of it still makes her blood run cold. Jess has tried everything to make peace with that day, and the part she played in what happened. It was only a brief moment of desire...but she'll pay for it with a lifetime of guilt.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a good listen, tearful at times

  • By Jeminar on 27-04-18

Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 24-08-18

Enjoyable enough story. Found the lead character frustratingly weak and unreactive most of the way through though.

  • My Absolute Darling

  • By: Gabriel Tallent
  • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
  • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 374
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 351

At 14, Turtle Alveston knows the use of every gun on her wall; that chaos is coming and only the strong will survive it; that her daddy loves her more than anything else in this world. And he'll do whatever it takes to keep her with him. She doesn't know why she feels so different from the other girls at school; why the line between love and pain can be so hard to see; why making a friend may be the bravest and most terrifying thing she has ever done; and what her daddy will do when he finds out....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So grim

  • By Mrs. Caroline Bradshaw on 11-01-18

Word fry! Urgh

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

Why would the people in the studio not tell this narrator to clear her throat and stop with the word fry?? The story may well be wonderful but I just couldn’t listen to this voice long enough to get past the second chapter. Will have to buy the paperback.