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  • Pet Sematary

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Michael C. Hall
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,344
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,251
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,245

The house looked right, felt right to Dr Louis Creed. Rambling, old, unsmart and comfortable. A place where the family could settle, the children grow and play and explore. The rolling hills and meadows of Maine seemed a world away from the fume-choked dangers of Chicago. Only the occasional big truck out on the two-lane highway, grinding up through the gears, hammering down the long gradients, growled out an intrusive threat. But behind the house and far away from the road: that was safe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The One Where King Crossed A Line

  • By Simon on 29-03-18

Cemetery

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

Reviewed: 13-04-19

Easy to follow and compelling . A masterful modern tale. Will make your hair stand on end.

  • No Money Down Property Investing

  • By: Kevin McDonnell
  • Narrated by: Kevin McDonnell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 135

Do you want to get on the property ladder? Buy your next home? Or are you keen to build a large property portfolio but don’t have the funds to get started? No Money Down Property Investing is the perfect guide to how you can get started and scale your property business quickly, with little or none of your own funds. Real-life examples, case studies, tools, and techniques you can use right now to turn your dreams into reality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good listen

  • By Mr Michael Odendaal on 28-02-19

Property without cash

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-03-19

A very good book, but quite specific for “no money down”. This is a book for people who have a lot of time to get out there and find deals.

  • Twelve Years a Slave

  • By: Solomon Northup
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Twelve Years a Slave is the autobiographical account of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free in New York in the early 1800s. In 1841, Solomon Northup was captured and forced into slavery for a period of twelve years. Northup's account is detailed in its account of life on a cotton and sugar plantation and the daily routine of slave life during the first part of the 19th century.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Remarkable story. Listen with an open heart

  • By Murtaza on 05-09-16

Slavery

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

Reviewed: 16-03-19

Whilst at times, horrific, as a writing style was more encyclopaedic. Well worth dipping into .

  • Dreams from My Father

  • A Story of Race and Inheritance
  • By: Barack Obama
  • Narrated by: Barack Obama
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 993
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 991

Dreams from My Father is a masterpiece: a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man asking the big questions about identity and belonging. The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama recounts an emotional odyssey. He retraces the migration of his mother's family from Kansas to Hawaii, then to his childhood home in Indonesia. Finally he travels to Kenya, where he confronts the bitter truth of his father's life and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • heart touching!

  • By Yassin Musa on 03-10-18

Barack

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

Reviewed: 24-12-18

The best part was the speech at the end. Very moving and impressive. The back story interesting more than it was insightful. I liked The positivity

  • The Crime Factory

  • By: Officer 'A'
  • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

The difference between a good detective and a successful criminal is paper thin - CID induction lecture. Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs (or steal them from the police storeroom); where they fit up, 'verbal' and harrass criminals, fight each other, drink-drive, abuse search warrants, have sex with sources, stab one another in the back (metaphorically), put each other under surveillance; abuse every aspect of their power...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very true and moving

  • By Minnou BH on 16-07-15

Cops

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

Reviewed: 13-12-18

Overall enjoyable, but seemed to meander after halfway. The Australian episodes seemed out of tune with the UK parts. I would love to hear more exposes

  • Patrick Melrose, Volume 2: Mother's Milk and At Last

  • By: Edward St Aubyn
  • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
  • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 74

Now a major Sky TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The once illustrious, once wealthy Melroses are in peril, and Patrick Melrose, now a husband and father, is trying to gather together the pieces of his life. Caught up in the turmoil of broken promises, assisted suicide, adultery and - most tender and terrifying of all - fatherhood, Patrick is still a long way from salvation, but even as the family struggles against the pull of its dark past, a new generation promises new light, new hope and - perhaps - the promise of a brighter future.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Melrose

  • By P on 08-12-18

Melrose

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

It’s narrated vey well with good rhythm. At moments seems to have great depth, but lacks consistency.

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • By: Oscar Wilde
  • Narrated by: Russell Tovey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82

A disturbing tale of a young man's uncanny ability to remain both young and beautiful while descending into a life of heartless debauchery, The Picture of Dorian Gray was considered proof of both Wilde's genius and his perversion. Oscar Wilde's scandalous best seller of 1891 was one of the most damning pieces of evidence used against him in the trial that brought about his downfall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • just absolutely amazing

  • By Ffion on 10-03-19

Dorian

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

Reviewed: 25-11-18

An enchanting work. A fairly tale. This well known work should be read, but lacks a little bit of much needed rhythm on this audio version

  • Going on the Turn

  • By: Danny Baker
  • Narrated by: Danny Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 533
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 528

Danny Baker is a national treasure with a well-documented and colourful life. For over a quarter of a century, he has amused and entertained audiences on both radio and television. Beginning his career at the age of 15 in a small record shop in London's West End, Danny went on to become an acclaimed music journalist and started his radio career on BBC GLR in 1989. With a unique take on life and a lot to say, Danny's latest book is full of his trademark warmth, wit and insight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, poor audio editing

  • By Dave on 03-11-17

Danny Baker

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

Reviewed: 04-11-18

Very entertaining , in Bakers fast mouthed style . Spud was the star, which bought back many memories of London life

  • Girl on Fire

  • By: Tony Parsons
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 952
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 878
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 877

When terrorists use a drone to bring down a plane on one of London’s busiest shopping centres, it ignites a chain of events that will draw in the innocent and the guilty alike. DC Max Wolfe finds himself caught in the crossfire between a tech-savvy terrorist cell and a revenge-seeking, Bible-quoting murderer called Bad Moses.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He cannot write these quick enough

  • By Miss on 06-04-18

Fire

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

Reviewed: 27-10-18

I recommend this highly to all Londoners. A great story with good narration. Had a real sense of honesty about it

  • Nonviolent Communication

  • Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values
  • By: Marshall Rosenberg PhD
  • Narrated by: Marshall Rosenberg PhD
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 676
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589

On Nonviolent Communication, this renowned peacemaker presents his complete system for speaking our deepest truths, addressing our unrecognized needs and emotions, and honoring those same concerns in others. With this adaptation of the best-selling book of the same title, Marshall Rosenberg teaches in his own words.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I instinctively distrust self help books. This book is different.

  • By S.Flood on 05-12-17

Some interesting concepts

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

These are techniques for very patient people. Or for people who need to learn patience. The book suffers hugely by having the author narrating it.