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  • Nomad

  • By: James Swallow
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,057
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,055

Marc Dane is an MI6 field agent at home behind a computer screen, one step away from the action. But when a brutal attack on his team leaves Marc as the only survivor - and with the shocking knowledge that there are traitors inside MI6 - he's forced into the front line. However, the evidence seems to point towards Marc as the perpetrator of the attack. Accused of betraying his country, he must race against time to clear his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent narration

  • By Amazon Customer on 30-05-17

great stuff. loved it

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

Reviewed: 29-09-18

great characters. great story. great pace . So good I'm just off to look for more!!

  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

  • By: Gail Honeyman
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,141
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,377
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,354

Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Viva Eleanor!

  • By Kaggy on 30-06-17

what a great book!!

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

Reviewed: 28-01-18

not my usual type of book, but I loved it. great place to it and the narrator was great too!!

  • Insidious Intent

  • Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 10
  • By: Val McDermid
  • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 478
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 446
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 447

In the north of England, single women are beginning to disappear from weddings. A pattern soon becomes clear: someone is luring the women away, only to leave the victims' bodies in their own burned-out cars in remote locations. Tony and Carol are called upon to investigate, but this may be the toughest case they've ever had to face. Meanwhile, Detective Sergeant Paula McIntyre and her partner, Elinor, must deal with a cruel cyber blackmailer targeting their teenage ward, Torin.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed by this

  • By Andromeda's Twin on 26-08-17

stunning. simply stunning

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

Reviewed: 05-09-17

what a great book. fab characters that you end up rooting for, despite their flaws. loved it.

  • I Am Missing

  • David Raker, Book 8
  • By: Tim Weaver
  • Narrated by: Joe Coen, Tim Weaver, Charlotte Ritchie
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

When a young man wakes up bruised, beaten and with no memory of who he, the press immediately dub him 'The Lost Man'. Ten months later Richard Kite remains as desperate as ever. Despite appeals and the efforts of the police, no one knows this man. Kite's last hope may be private investigator David Raker. But Raker has more questions than answers. Who is Richard Kite? Why does no one know him? And what links him to the body of a woman found beside a London railway line two years ago?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I am missing

  • By MR CM SMITH on 16-08-17

stunning.

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

Reviewed: 03-08-17

love this series a lot. and this one is the best so far. great characters. great story. real "page turner".

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Missing, Presumed

  • By: Susie Steiner
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 234
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 233

Mid-December, and Cambridgeshire is blanketed with snow. Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw tries to sleep after yet another soul-destroying Internet date – the low murmuring of her police radio her only solace. Over the airwaves come reports of a missing woman – door ajar, keys and phone left behind, a spatter of blood on the kitchen floor. Manon knows the first 72 hours are critical: you find her, or you look for a body.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story.

  • By Graham on 21-03-16

Great story.

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

Reviewed: 21-03-16

Loved it. Great story. Great characters. Good narrator apart from the Scottish accent! I'm off to see if there are others in the series.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Blood on Snow

  • By: Jo Nesbo
  • Narrated by: Patti Smith
  • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 145

Olav lives the lonely life of a fixer. When you ‘fix’ people for a living - terminally - it’s hard to get close to anyone. Now he’s finally met the woman of his dreams. But there are two problems. She’s his boss’ wife. And Olav’s just been hired to kill her. From the best-selling author of BAFTA-nominated Headhunters comes Jo Nesbo’s Blood on Snow.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Please bring back Sean Barrett

  • By puffmattie on 17-04-15

So so Bad!!!

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

Reviewed: 17-04-15

What disappointed you about Blood on Snow?

The narrator

What could Jo Nesbo have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Don't know. It was totally the narrator

Would you be willing to try another one of Patti Smith’s performances?

Never. Will avoid like the plague. Sorry. I'm sure she's a lovely person and all that but this was not the book for her. Not sure narration is best suited to her voice. too monotone.

Any additional comments?

I love Jo Nesbo books. And have loved the audio books too. I honestly had to stop listening 15 minutes in, the narration was so boring. In fact, it was so bad I'm going to ask to be credited for it. First time ever.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Buried

  • Department Q, Book 5
  • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 974
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 973

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Buried, the fifth installment of the Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen, read by Steven Pacey. More than three years ago, a civil servant vanished after returning from a work trip to Africa. Though he is missing and presumed dead, the man's family still want answers. It is one of the many unsolved crimes left for Department Q, Denmark's cold-case unit headed up by Detective Carl Morck.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Than Just A Crime Book

  • By David F. on 15-03-15

Wonderful stuff

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

Reviewed: 16-03-15

Love this series. Great stories. Humorous. Great cast of characters. Fantastic narrator who really captures the tone of the cast.


Love the "humanness " of the core team of misfits.