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  • The Secrets of the FBI

  • By: Ronald Kessler
  • Narrated by: Michael Bybee
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 12

The Secrets of the FBI by New York Times best-selling author Ronald Kessler reveals the FBIs most closely guarded secrets and the secrets of celebrities, politicians, and movie stars uncovered by agents during their investigations.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Needs better structuring but very interesting.

  • By Lianne on 15-03-12

mostly good with a slight sprinkling of boring

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-01-17

some really cool real life stories in this book and it's both worrying and comforting to learn how far and what powers the FBI have to survey on people.

I enjoyed the book

  • Agent Storm

  • My Life Inside al-Qaeda
  • By: Tim Lister, Morten Storm, Paul Cruickshank
  • Narrated by: Neil Shah
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

He was the Western convert who would plunge deep inside al-Qaeda. He named his first son Osama after 9/11 and became a Jihadist. But then - after a sudden loss of faith - Morten Storm made a life-changing decision. He became a double agent and joined the CIA, MI6 and MI5. Filled with hair-raising close calls and deception, Storm's story builds to the climactic finale when he must betray his friend and mentor al-Awlaki - al-Qaeda's biggest threat to the West.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting but...

  • By Mr on 18-07-17

great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-17

loved it a great book with lots of twists and turns and it opens your eyes to what's going on down the road from you

  • Inferno

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,119
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,122

Dan Brown’s new novel, Inferno, features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe, where Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centred around one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces. As Dan Brown comments: "Although I studied Dante’s Inferno as a student, it wasn't until recently, while researching in Florence, that I came to appreciate the enduring influence of Dante's work on the modern world."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • start was hard going. story good but over descript

  • By BD on 17-07-17

fantastic

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

Reviewed: 29-09-16

was a bit dubious at first with a few negative comments I read regarding the narration and story.

but I got into the book pretty quick and loved it. lots of twists and turns regarding a thought provoking topic and I'm sure the humanistic movement will soon experience a surge of new followers following this and the film.