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  • Backstabber

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

The final thrilling showdown between the Mitchells and the Butlers. This is Kimberley Chambers at her heart-stopping best! One of them has a gun to his head. Who will pull the trigger? When king of the underworld Vinny Butler goes into business with respected villain Eddie Mitchell, it's a match made in East End legend. Friends and family are treated like gold, enemies like rats - it's the life. Then mysterious packages arrive, dead creatures and threats. Someone is out for revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The End?

  • By Poppey on 25-04-17

Absolutely stunning finale!!

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

Reviewed: 17-02-19

The whole series comes to an end and everything finishes. Absolutely perfect end to a great long series.

  • The Shuddering

  • By: Ania Ahlborn
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

A group of close friends gathers at a secluded cabin in the wintry mountains of Colorado for a final holiday hurrah. Instead, it may be their last stand. First a massive blizzard leaves them marooned. Then the more chilling realization: Something is lurking in the woods, watching them, waiting.... Now a weekend of family, friends, and fun has turned into a test of love and loyalty in the face of inhuman horrors. The only hope for those huddled inside is to fight - tooth and nail, bullet and blade - for their lives. Otherwise, they’ll end up like the monsters’ other victims: bright pools of blood on glittering snow, screams lost in the vast mountains.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By jennifer on 01-09-13

Fantastic!!

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

Reviewed: 30-08-18

Really well written, full of suspense and great horror. Stephen King level brilliance Really enjoyed it.

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  • In a Cottage in a Wood

  • By: Cass Green
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman, Helen Keeley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213

Neve comes across a troubled woman called Isabelle on Waterloo Bridge late one night. Isabelle forces a parcel into Neve's hands and jumps to her death in the icy Thames below. Two weeks later, as Neve's wreck of a life in London collapses, an unexpected lifeline falls into her lap - a charming cottage in Cornwall left to her by Isabelle, the woman on the bridge. The solution to all her problems.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • On and on... moaning pathetic character!

  • By Katherine on 01-10-17

Good story...Bit slow.

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

Reviewed: 04-07-18

I liked it. I probably wouldn't listen to it again though. Some parts were compelling though it also went on a bit. Good acting though the story was a little slow paced in parts and I couldn't help but wonder if the writer wrote themselves into a corner. But not bad 3/5.

  • The Secret of Crickley Hall

  • By: James Herbert
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 18 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578

There is an old, empty house in Devil's Cleave, a deep gorge that leads from the high moors down to the harbour village of Hollow Bay. The house is Crickley Hall and it's large and grim, somehow foreboding. It's rumoured to be haunted. It's thought to hold a secret. Despite some reservations, the Caleighs move in, searching for respite in this beautiful part of North Devon, seeking peace and perhaps to come to terms with what's happened to them as a family. But all is not well with the house....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Charmaine on 23-12-12

A truly scary haunted house story.

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

Reviewed: 31-01-18

A very detailed book, but also brilliant. Great narration, really scary story. Great supernatural horror story! SWISH THWACK!

  • Then She Was Gone

  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,026
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,612
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,613

A missing girl. A buried secret. From the acclaimed author of I Found You and the Richard & Judy best seller The Girls comes a compulsively twisty psychological thriller that will keep you gripped to the very last moment. She was 15, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Kate on 18-10-17

Present tense story with so many twists and turns!

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

Reviewed: 16-01-18

Really liked the twists and turns. The first chapter was a little slow but overall I was hooked. A very good drama/thriller.

  • 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 5,261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,820
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,830

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

Great book!

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

Reviewed: 16-12-17

I loved the narrating as Joanne's performance have it a TV Drama feel. Great story and fantastic acting.

  • The Dead Zone

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: James Franco
  • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,462
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,357
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,357

Meet Johnny Smith. A young man whose streak of luck ends dramatically in a major car crash. Followed by blackness. A long, long time in cold limbo. When he wakes up, life has been turned upside down. His fiancée has met someone else. And Johnny is cursed with the power to perceive evil in men's souls. He's had these hunches since he had an ice-skating accident as a child. Now he has an ability to see into the future. An ability which will bring him into a terrifying confrontation with a charismatic, power-hungry and dangerous man....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Bright Light of a Master Story-Teller!

  • By Simon on 28-04-17

Amazing!

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

Reviewed: 16-12-17

I thoroughly ebjoyes this. Fantastic narrating, another excellent Stephen King and if of course, it's arguably better than the movie!

  • Safe with Me

  • A psychological thriller so tense it will take your breath away
  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 895
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 820
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 819

Thirteen years ago someone did something very bad to Anna. Now it's her turn to get even. Anna lives a solitary existence, taking solace in order and routine. Her only friend is the lonely old lady next door. She doesn't like to let people to get too close - she knows how much damage they can do. Then one ordinary day, Anna witnesses a devastating road accident and recognises the driver as Carla, the woman who ruined her life all those years ago.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A chilling thriller

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-06-17

Definitely worth a listen

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

Reviewed: 16-05-17

A very good story, lots of twists and turns though I felt the ending could have been a bit better. Definitely worth a listen though!

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  • Hidden Bodies

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

Joe came to Los Angeles to start over, to forget about what happened in New York. But in a darkened room in Soho House, everything suddenly changed. She is like no one he's ever met before. She doesn't know about his past and never can. The problem is, hidden bodies don't always stay that way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping till the end

  • By naveed mir on 13-04-18

Not as good as 'You' but still a terrific story.

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

Reviewed: 22-03-17

Loads if twists and turns, and a few shocking moments. It's really good and well worth a listen/read though I personally thought 'You' had the edge.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 528
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 489
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 488

When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the bookstore where Joe works, he is instantly smitten. Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: tough, razor-smart, and sexier than his wildest dreams. He'd kill to have her. Soon Beck can't resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom made for her. When a string of macabre incidents tears her world apart, there is only one person she can turn to. But there's more to Joe than Beck realizes and much more to Beck than her perfect facade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • second listen

  • By kdsshrub on 15-02-18

From one writer to another this was fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 15-03-17

Eerie, scary, occasionally suffocating and over all fantastic read about a man who is utterly obsessed with a woman who visits his book shop. From Facebook to standing outside her door at night this story gave me the chills from beginning to end.

Awesome.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful