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  • Sleeping Beauties

  • By: Stephen King, Owen King
  • Narrated by: Marin Ireland
  • Length: 25 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 864
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 790

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent, and while they sleep they go to another place....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marin Ireland does a wonderful reading

  • By W.Fenlon on 30-09-17

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

10 hours to much in my opinion, last couple of hours it picks up but by then I was on the verge of not finishing and was a bit board, I found it a struggle, I am a big King fan and have read a lot of his books not just the classics and there’s nothing I’ve never found this slow to build.
King fans will automatically try this but 2 stars at best for me.
Can’t win them all !

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,015
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18,860
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,799

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Changed My Life 💙 New Hobbies Found 💜

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-04-18

A must for any 80’s Kid

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

Reviewed: 05-12-17

Got to be in my all time top 10 reads.
Narration was amazing, loved the plot and characters.
Must read for any 80’s kid who grew up on Atari and Nintendo the references to music and TV of the time are just pure nostalgia.
The description just bring back floods of memory’s of hours spent trying to master such games in arcades.
Just loved it to bits........



  • The Running Man

  • By: Stephen King, Richard Bachman
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

Every night they tuned in to the nation's favourite prime-time TV game show. They all watched, from the sprawling slums to the security-obsessed enclaves of the rich. They all watched the ultimate live death game as the contestants tried to beat not the clock but annihilation at the hands of the Hunters. Survive 30 days, and win the billion dollar jackpot - that was the promise. But the odds were brutal and the game rigged.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • skip the first part

  • By Joe on 19-08-16

Wish it was more like the film

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

Reviewed: 09-08-17

Would you listen to The Running Man again? Why?

No unlike the film which is a classic this is some what bland and pridictable.
Fast forward the First chapter other wise Mr King gives away the plot and ending.
I was waiting for heavy armed solo hunters battling in a game zone picking of contestants but sadly this is more a battle of one man in the real world dodging police and federal agents.

  • American Desperado

  • My Life as a Cocaine Cowboy
  • By: Jon Roberts, Evan Wright
  • Narrated by: Christina Rooney, Erik Davies, Johnathan McClain, and others
  • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

American Desperado is possibly the most jaw-dropping, event-filled, adrenaline-soaked criminal autobiography ever written. Like a real-life Scarface Jon was born into the upper levels of the Gambino crime family and witnessed his first murder at age seven. He became a one-man juvenile crime wave before joining an assassination squad in Vietnam.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Rhys on 13-04-15

Cocaine Cowboy EeY HaR what a story

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

Reviewed: 22-06-17

It's like all the good mafia movies rolled in to one and then some....
Loved every second of this book, narration is superb and you really get pulled into the story generation by generation. How John speaks is so matter of fact and funny you just warm to the guy, he lived one rollercoaster of a life!

This has to be one of the best books I've listen to in ages

  • Predator: Incursion

  • The Rage War, Book 1
  • By: Tim Lebbon
  • Narrated by: John Chancer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 514
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 493
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 493

Predator ships stream into human space in unprecedented numbers. The Colonial Marines, controlled by Weyland-Yutani, respond to the incursion, thus entering the Rage War. This terrifying assault by the Yautja cannot go unchallenged, yet the cost of combat is high. Predators are master combatants, and each encounter yields a high body count. Then, when Lt. Johnny Mains and his marines - the VoidLarks - enter the fray, they discover an enemy deadlier than any could imagine.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty Good.

  • By A Reader on 05-01-17

A must for any fan !

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

Reviewed: 06-06-16

Full to bursting with action, hope this series continues the same.
Would make a epic movie.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • San Francisco Night

  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 310
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308

Jack Nightingale fights his battles in the shadows - in the grey areas where the real world meets the supernatural. But when he arrives in San Francisco to take on a group of Satanists bent on opening a doorway to hell, the danger is out in the open and all too real. The Apostles - a Satanic coven using murder and torture to pave the way for a demon to enter the real world - realise that Nightingale is on their tail and unleash their own brand of monsters to take him down.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jack Nightingale is a great character

  • By caroline on 30-12-15

Jack the lad

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

Reviewed: 17-05-16

The whole series of these books are brilliant.
Crime and demons wrapped in a supernatural sandwich.
I love the way jack becomes more and more involved with the a cult in every book a bit more wiser and bit more confidant, The battle of wills with Proserpine is just hilarious.
I'd go in to more depth just it would be like explaining nuclear physics to a earth worm.
It's complicated 😜

I'll be reading other Stephen Leather books of the back of these and hope he writes other Jack Nightingale stories fingers crossed.

  • The Skull Throne

  • The Demon Cycle, Book 4
  • By: Peter V. Brett
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 23 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,593
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467

In the grand tradition of George R.R. Martin and Robert Jordan, Sunday Times best-selling author Peter V. Brett continues his critically acclaimed Demon Cycle with the next dramatic instalment: The Skull Throne. The Skull Throne of Krasia stands empty. Built from the skulls of fallen generals and demon princes, it is a seat of honour and ancient, powerful magic, keeping the demon corelings at bay. From atop the throne, Ahmann Jardir was meant to conquer the known world, forging its isolated peoples into a unified army to rise up and end the demon war once and for all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The stuffing in the middle?

  • By Robyn on 29-09-15

Epic

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

Reviewed: 06-05-15

Another masterpiece just keeps getting better and better!
Can't wait for the next book I'm left on a warded knife edge "Honest word"