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  • Cross Her Heart

  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 76

The explosive follow-up from Sarah Pinborough, author of the number one Sunday Times best seller Behind Her Eyes. ‘Cross my heart and hope to die...’ Promises last only if you trust each other, but what if one of you is hiding something? A secret no one could ever guess. Someone is living a lie. Is it Lisa? Maybe it’s her daughter, Ava. Or could it be her best friend, Marilyn?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • No one does twisty like Sarah Pinborough

  • By Beccameriel on 29-05-18

A beautifully written book

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

Reviewed: 04-04-19

You know those books that you can guess the plot within 3 chapters well this isn’t one of them. Just when you think you have it all figured out there’s something new and everything is turned on head. A beautifully written book that will keep you guessing

  • Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?

  • The Shadow Police, Book Three
  • By: Paul Cornell
  • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 536
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534

The ghost of Sherlock Holmes is dead, but who will solve his murder? The Great Detective's ghost has walked London's streets for an age, given shape by people's memories. Now someone's put a ceremonial dagger through his chest. But what's the motive? And who - or what - could kill a ghost? When policing London's supernatural underworld, eliminating the impossible is not an option. DI James Quill and his detectives have learnt this the hard way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A every day London story NOT

  • By Tod Werewolf on 08-12-16

Fabulous Read

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

Reviewed: 28-06-18

As usual it’s a fabulous plot. Without giving anything away Paul Cornell has done his upmost to bring the characters to life again. Now that it’s finished though I do feel slight bereft that there is no plan to finish the last three books considering the ending. A nice Halloween/Shadow Police story would be kind of awesome.

  • White Silence

  • Elizabeth Cage, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Kate Scarfe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,561
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,430
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,428

Elizabeth Cage is a child when she discovers that there are things in this world that only she can see. But she doesn't want to see them, and she definitely doesn't want them to see her. What is a curse to Elizabeth is a gift to others - a very valuable gift they want to control. When her husband dies, Elizabeth's world descends into a nightmare. But as she tries to piece her life back together, she discovers that not everything is as it seems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By mollyeyre on 23-09-17

Can’t wait for next one .....

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

Reviewed: 09-10-17

What a wonderfully written book but to tell you truth I was expecting a different ending (I’m not giving the game away!) Anyways I not sure I can wait for the next instalment for too long.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,714
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,722

Introducing Audible's Thriller of the Year: Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil, performed by Joanne Froggatt. In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By madison on 06-09-17

I couldn't put it down

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

Reviewed: 19-09-17

There wasn't anything I didn't enjoy about this book. Although I wouldn't recommend listening to it on the bus (as I did) because when you shout out run you'll give all the old people a heart attack (as I did). The plot flows and you are willing every character (bar a couple but I won't spoil the plot) to guess who has done what. I would highly recommend this book just for the audio alone - Joanne Froggatt has done the proud with the effort.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Peacock Emporium

  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Judith Boyd
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 731
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 676
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 671

The only place Suzanna Peacock finds comfort is her shop, which provides a haven for the misfits in town. But she is forced to confront events of the past and her family that have been haunting her for so long. And she discovers that the key to her happiness may have been in front of her all along....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Peacock Emporium

  • By MARLENE on 12-07-16

Get ready for tissues

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

Reviewed: 22-07-16

At first I have to admit I wasn't taken with this. A seemingly spoilt 30 something with mummy and daddy issues but as the story progressed I began thinking that the inevitable storyline shouldn't happen. I'll not spoilt the plot but it's altogether lovely and shocking in equal measures.

15 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Flight

  • By: Isabel Ashdown
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 77

When Wren Irving's numbers come up in the first ever national lottery draw, she doesn't tell her husband, Rob. Instead she quietly packs her bags, kisses her six-month-old daughter, Phoebe, good-bye, and leaves. Two decades later Rob has moved on and found happiness with their oldest friend, Laura. Phoebe, now a young woman, has never known any other life. But when Rob receives a mysterious letter, the past comes back to haunt them all.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but not very good. Needed something more!

  • By Ann D on 25-05-15

An amazing story

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

Reviewed: 31-07-15

This a beautiful story of friendship, love and lost. It's beautifully written and the narration brings it to life with amazing detail. I won't give away anything, only to say just when you think it you have it all worked out and you want everyone else to work it out and catch up there is the most beautiful twist!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Cornish House

  • By: Liz Fenwick
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254

When artist Maddie inherits a house in Cornwall shortly after the death of her husband, she hopes it will be the fresh start she and her step-daughter, Hannah, desperately need. Trevenen is beautiful but neglected, a rambling house steeped in history. Maddie is enchanted by it and determined to learn as much as she can about its past. As she discovers the stories of generations of women who've lived there before, Maddie begins to feel her life is somehow intertwined within its walls. But Maddie's dream of a calm life in the countryside is far from the reality she faces....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • relaxing holiday read

  • By susan on 27-12-13

A beautiful easy read

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

Reviewed: 28-07-15

If you are after some summer fluff then look no further! It's a lovely story of lost love, found love and all that in between. The only downside to the narration was that the young girl if the story sounded most of the time like a cranky 60 something! But once you're in the story even that will stop bothering you eventually!

  • Wicked

  • The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
  • By: Gregory Maguire
  • Narrated by: John McDonough
  • Length: 19 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 123
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

Heralded as an instant classic of fantasy literature, Maguire has written a wonderfully imaginative retelling of The Wizard of Oz told from the Wicked Witch's point of view. More than just a fairy tale for adults, Wicked is a meditation on the nature of good and evil.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Kirsty Whittingham on 20-03-08

A real twist

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

Reviewed: 22-07-15

To hear how the wicked witch became wicked is a real twist on the yellow brick road story we all live Julie Garland for. It also makes you question who was actually good and who was bad. The book does drag in places and sometimes it was a little difficult to keep up with all the names but it was well worth it. I do have one question - what happened to Nanny?

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Last Letter from Your Lover

  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 933
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 940

When journalist Ellie looks through her newspaper's archives for a story, she discovers a letter from 1960, written by a man asking his lover to leave her husband.... In 1960, Jennifer wakes up in hospital after a car accident with no memory. And then, when she returns home, she uncovers a hidden letter, and begins to remember the lover she was willing to risk everything for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A lovely book

  • By Kirstine on 01-04-12

Got to love a happy ending

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

Reviewed: 07-06-15

Yes nearly all of the male characters sound the same but this does not distract in any way from a fabulous love story or two. It's a lovely read that always expect from Jojo Moyes. It's well worth the effort of sticking with it.

  • The Wolves of London

  • Obsidian Heart, Book 1
  • By: Mark Morris
  • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
  • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,010
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 959
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 957

Alex Locke is a reformed ex-con forced into London's criminal underworld for one more job. He agrees to steal a priceless artefact - a human heart carved from the blackest obsidian - but when the burglary goes horribly wrong, Alex is plunged into the nightmarish world of the Wolves of London, unearthly assassins who will stop at nothing to reclaim the heart. As he races to unlock the secrets of the mysterious object, Alex must learn to wield its dark power - or be destroyed by it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't wait for the next one!

  • By Magenta on 24-01-15

Beautifully written and even better narration

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

Reviewed: 14-05-15

If you don't think you'd enjoy this book think again. It's not normally a book I'd read but was intrigued as in a huge Doctor Who fan. I was not disappointed the narration of this book makes it come alive. It's a shame it didn't last longer. Roll on the next is all I'll say!