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  • Auras: The Complete Guide to Auras, Seeing Auras, Feeling Auras, Sensing Auras, and Understanding Auras and Astral Colors!

  • By: Peter Longley
  • Narrated by: Katherine Brannan
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

Auras are often thought of as a mystical light that only certain gifted people can see. However, this audiobook will explain to you exactly how absolutely anyone can learn to see, feel, and understand auras of both people and objects! As you will discover, auras have been talked about in many different cultures around the world for thousands of years. You will soon learn about the history of auras in different countries and cultures, and what the aura represents in different beliefs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So insightful

  • By Patch Welling on 28-03-18

A bit far fetched and hard to believe

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

Reviewed: 31-03-19

I cant say with hand on heart and as a matter of fact that this book was a true or accurate account as I do keep an open mind. Nonetheless I dont think there was ever a survey or study completed saying 91 out of 100 people with black auras are serial killers and psychopaths so I get the feeling the colour scale and measure has been fabricated . The same goes with 78 out of 100 people surveyed with orange auras displayed this or that type of behaviour its just been made up . The reason being I ask you this " HAVE YOU EVER SEEN AN AURA ? " probably if your honest the answer will be no so how can we tell if the book was nonsensical poppy cock or an accurate account therefore the author can never be proven wrong . It like me saying I see fairy's at the bottom of the garden . How do you know if I see them or not .

  • Little Girl Lost

  • Detective Robyn Carter Crime Thriller Series, Book 1
  • By: Carol Wyer
  • Narrated by: Emma Newman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 156

A teacher goes missing under suspicious circumstances and a man is murdered at a local reservoir. For Detective Robyn Carter, there's no obvious link between the cases. But as she starts to delve into them, her investigations lead her to Abigail, perfect wife and mother to beautiful little Izzy. What was Abigail's connection to the victims? And why is she receiving threatening messages from an anonymous number?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Painfully narrated

  • By Sharon Binns on 14-04-18

Disappointing book the saga went on and on.

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

Reviewed: 29-03-19

This book was 5 hours to long and was like a drawn out episode of Scooby doo or Colombo the saga went on and on. The killer was sussed out 3 hours in to the book which meant another 11 hours of waiting for her to be caught. Which is a shame really as the book was written by an accomplished author. I have listened to some of her previous books which I really enjoyed so the author has got skills. The narration of this book wasn’t up to par either in fact it was pants . The character Abigail was a bit soppy.

  • A Mind to Kill

  • A gripping psychological thriller packed with suspense
  • By: John Nicholl
  • Narrated by: Jake Urry
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

When Rebecca's childhood abuser escapes justice, it sets her on a path to revenge. Revenge on any man who preys on the innocent. A gripping, audiobook psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection

  • By Melanie Preston Lewis on 12-09-17

Fantastic book loved it

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

Reviewed: 25-03-19

Credit to the author and narrator for making this narrative come to life . Couldn’t stop listening to it towards the end . I would definitely recommend it .

  • Brick

  • By: Conrad Jones
  • Narrated by: Diana Croft
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

When a teenager is the victim of an unprovoked attack while walking his dog, a murder investigation begins. A cruel twist of fate makes his innocent family the targets of a vicious campaign of terror. As the detectives of Liverpool's Major Investigation Team try to contain the violence, several key members of an organized crime family begin to topple, causing shockwaves across the planet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brick

  • By mani on 15-04-18

Diana Croft was sublime

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

Reviewed: 24-01-19

Diana croft the narrator made this book come to life she was purely sublime , I have also read the child Taker and Criminal insane by the same author , really good books HOWEVER if it was not for Diana Croft the books would not have been brilliant to listen to. I started listening to soft target by the same author Conrad Jones and ditched it after 6 chapters as the narrator simply could not live up to the exceptionally high standard Diana Croft had set. This book was a gritty impossible to stop listening to gripping thriller its a must read or listen. I am now searching for other books narrated by Diana Croft because its her who is the difference between mediocre and truly amazeballs listen . If you dont believe me listen to the book yourself. Garry from Eyemouth

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  • We Can See You

  • By: Simon Kernick
  • Narrated by: Richard Goulding
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

You have it all. Success, a beautiful home, a happy family. Until, in a heartbeat, it's gone. We've kidnapped your daughter, and we know everything about you. Including the dark secrets from your past you thought were forgotten. We tell you not to contact the police - and that we’ll know if you do. Because we can see you.... And now you know this is no ordinary abduction. It’s worse. Within hours you’re on the run, with only one thought in your head: That you will stop at nothing to get your daughter back. Even murder....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Kernick Delivers a Solid Thriller

  • By Simon on 30-11-18

So disappointing not his usual gripping story

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

If I wanted to read a Jack Reacher book I would of purchased a jack reacher book , not his usual gripping race against time , on the the edge of your seat story , It was actually really boring and more suitable for American readers. Back to Tim Weaver books it is then because this one was pants

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • William Wallace: A Captivating Guide to a Freedom Fighter and Martyr Who Impacted Scottish History and Scotland’s Independence from England

  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Duke Holm
  • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15

Explore the captivating life of William Wallace! You might recognize him from Mel Gibson's film Braveheart. Sir William Wallace (c. 1270–1305) was - and is - a Scottish national icon of the highest order. Born as the landless younger son of a minor nobleman (Sir Malcolm Wallace), his startling rise to become a military and historical legend, an exemplary patriot, and a national hero is an embodiment of the underdog narrative that many people identify with in film and real life. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible pronunciations

  • By Ben Collins on 22-11-18

Shocking narration

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

Reviewed: 24-09-18

I think if you’re going to give an historical account via audio then its critical you get the pronunciations correct. The book was narrated by an American who just didn’t get some pronunciations wrong he got them all wrong and I mean all the towns and places which you would feel is very important when telling a story about history and a pivotal moment in Scottish heritage .. very very disappointing narration

  • In the Dark

  • DI Fawley, Book 2
  • By: Cara Hunter
  • Narrated by: Lee Ingleby, Emma Cunniffe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303

A woman and child are found locked in a basement room, barely alive. No-one knows who they are - the woman can't speak, and there are no missing persons reports that match their profile. The elderly man who owns the house claims he has never seen them before. The inhabitants of the quiet Oxford street are in shock - how could this happen right under their noses? But DI Adam Fawley knows that nothing is impossible. And that no-one is as innocent as they seem....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A real treat

  • By Linda on 21-07-18

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 20-07-18

What a cracking book read her first one and will read her next one supertastic

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Dead Men's Trousers

  • By: Irvine Welsh
  • Narrated by: Tam Dean Burn
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366

Mark Renton is finally a success. An international jet-setter, he now makes significant money managing DJs, but the constant travel, airport lounges, soulless hotel rooms and broken relationships have left him dissatisfied with his life. He's then rocked by a chance encounter with Frank Begbie, from whom he'd been hiding for years after a terrible betrayal and the resulting debt. But the psychotic Begbie appears to have reinvented himself as a celebrated artist and - much to Mark's astonishment - doesn't seem interested in revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely brilliant and utterly hilarious...

  • By Jonny D on 17-05-18

Another master piece from Irvin welsh

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

Would you listen to Dead Men's Trousers again? Why?

I love Irvine Welsh books and have read them all was gutted when I finished this one left me wanting more which is a good thing

Who was your favorite character and why?

To be honest Tam Dean Burn as its him who brings the characters to life its he who deserves a mention- -constructive criticism Irvine welsh has a habit of overusing super long words when a simpler synonym would suffice I have to write the words down and look them up later.

What does Tam Dean Burn bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Tam Dean burn for prime minister simply brilliant

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Lots of smiles brought to my face

Any additional comments?

cant wait until the next book

  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • By: Heather Morris
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,228
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,216

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heart-rending story, sensitively narrated.

  • By bookylady on 01-03-18

Humbling

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

Reviewed: 26-03-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

These atrocities should never ever be forgotten what the Nazis done whilst the German people just watched. This book is well written in addition to captivating.

Who was your favorite character and why?

N/A

Which character – as performed by Richard Armitage – was your favourite?

N/A

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Title

Any additional comments?

no

  • The Witness

  • By: Simon Kernick
  • Narrated by: Diana Kent, Jonathan Keeble, Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364

The gripping new race-against-time thriller by the best-selling author of Relentless, The Last 10 Seconds and The Final Minute. When Jane Kinnear sees her lover being murdered, she suddenly finds herself in danger. Taken to an anonymous police safe house, it soon becomes clear that her lover was an MI5 informant with important information about an imminent terrorist attack.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best from this author

  • By R. on 19-02-16

Good job for Paul Thornley

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

Reviewed: 23-02-18

Would you consider the audio edition of The Witness to be better than the print version?

I have not read the print version although Paul Thornley makes the book exciting

What did you like best about this story?

it all knitted together well and it does leave you wondering how is this going to end very well written fantastic imagination.

Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favourite?

Paul Thornley / Ray Mason great narrator I thought the character Jane Kineer was a right cow and took an instant dislike to her from the word go.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no not 10.4 hours you having a laugh

Any additional comments?

good book and will get more of his books