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  • Rough Music

  • By: Patrick Gale
  • Narrated by: Patrick Gale
  • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

In the late 1960s, aged seven, Julian is taken on the perfect beachside holiday to North Cornwall. When American cousins unexpected join the party, however, emotions rapidly reach fever pitch and events spiral dangerously out of control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gay 'cult' classic read by the author

  • By Christoph Fischer on 20-07-17

Fantastic....

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

Reviewed: 21-02-18


...just read its an enchanting story thats all i need to say you wont regret it!

  • Tell Me It's Real

  • By: TJ Klune
  • Narrated by: Michael Lesley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

Do you believe in love at first sight? Paul Auster doesn't. Paul doesn't believe in much at all. He's thirty, slightly overweight, and his best features are his acerbic wit and the color commentary he provides as life passes him by. His closest friends are a two-legged dog named Wheels and a quasibipolar drag queen named Helena Handbasket. He works a dead-end job in a soul-sucking cubicle, and if his grandmother's homophobic parrot insults him one more time, Paul is going to wring its stupid neck.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh-out-loud funny, frustrating, heart-warming

  • By Andy on 19-08-14

Great feel good book.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-04-17

Fantastically written, engaging and a perfect holiday read the other reviews were not wrong is with tuning into.

  • Where We Left Off

  • Middle of Somewhere, Book 3
  • By: Roan Parrish
  • Narrated by: Spencer Goss
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Leo Ware may be young, but he knows what he wants. And what he wants is Will Highland. Snarky, sophisticated, fiercely opinionated Will Highland, who burst into Leo's unremarkable life like a supernova...and then was gone just as quickly. For the past miserable year, Leo hasn't been able to stop thinking about the powerful connection he and Will shared. So, when Leo moves to New York for college, he sweeps back into Will's life, hopeful that they can pick up where they left off.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it.

  • By T. Simms on 01-06-17

Another great read.

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

Reviewed: 30-03-17

I didn't want this one to end! A great escape from the day to day run of the mill to get to know these characters!

  • Out of Nowhere

  • Middle of Somewhere, Book 2
  • By: Roan Parrish
  • Narrated by: Spencer Goss
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 88

The only thing in Colin Mulligan's life that makes sense is taking cars apart and putting them back together. In the auto shop where he works with his father and brothers, he tries to get through the day without having a panic attack or flying into a rage. Drinking helps. So does running and lifting weights until he can hardly stand. But none of it can change the fact that he's gay, a secret he has kept from everyone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spencer Goss, you're a star!!

  • By BevS on 22-07-16

Brilliant second book in the series

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

Reviewed: 21-03-17

Enjoyed aa much as the last book great how the 2 books lead characters intertwine but yet the 2 booka stand alone perfectly as well

  • In the Middle of Somewhere

  • Middle of Somewhere, Book 1
  • By: Roan Parrish
  • Narrated by: Robert Nieman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

Daniel Mulligan is tough, snarky, and tattooed, hiding his self-consciousness behind sarcasm. Daniel has never fit in - not at home in Philadelphia with his auto mechanic father and brothers, and not at school where his Ivy League classmates looked down on him. Now, Daniel's relieved to have a job at a small college in Holiday, Northern Michigan, but he's a city boy through and through, and it's clear that this small town is one more place he won't fit in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect voice for a brilliant book

  • By Meph666 on 16-09-16

Enchanting.

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

Reviewed: 27-02-17

One of the best gay novels I've read and an excellent recording. Highly recommended.

  • C'est la Folie

  • One Man's Quest for a More Meaningful Life
  • By: Michael Wright
  • Narrated by: Michael Wright
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

One day in late summer, Michael Wright gave up his comfortable South London existence and, with only his long-suffering cat for company, set out to begin a new life. His destination was "La Folie", a dilapidated 15th century farmhouse in need of love and renovation in the heart of rural France.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • C'est formidable !

  • By Timothy on 23-12-12

if you've ever dreamed of living the dream...

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

Reviewed: 16-01-17

Then this is book for you! Francophile or not this books takes you away from the 9-5 into a world of nature, simplicity and tranquility.

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  • Peaches for Monsieur le Curé

  • Chocolat, Book 3
  • By: Joanne Harris
  • Narrated by: Rula Lenska, Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

It isn't often you receive a letter from the dead. When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the village in south-west France where, eight years ago, she opened up a chocolate shop.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well worth the listen

  • By Karen on 14-04-13

A feast for the senses, fabulous follow up!

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

Reviewed: 10-09-16

A feast for the senses, fabulous follow up! I do hope we get another installment!

  • The Lollipop Shoes

  • By: Joanne Harris
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118

Seeking refuge and anonymity in the cobbled streets of Montmartre, Yanne and her daughters, Rosette and Annie, live peacefully, if not happily, above their little chocolate shop. Nothing unusual marks them out; no red sachets hang by the door. The wind has stopped - at least for a while. Then into their lives blows Zozie de l’Alba, the lady with the lollipop shoes, and everything begins to change….

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By Alison on 11-08-11

Captivating and enchanting!

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

Reviewed: 24-08-16

One of those reads that takes your imagination and delights the brain and the ears!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful