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  • Serial Killers

  • Shocking, Gripping True Crime Stories of the Most Evil Murderers
  • By: Brian Innes
  • Narrated by: David John
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

The terrifying story of the most monstrous serial killers through history. Serial killers are the most notorious and disturbing of all criminals, representing the very darkest side of humanity. Yet they endlessly fascinate and continue to capture the public's attention with their strange charisma and deadly deeds. From Jack the Ripper to Ted Bundy and the Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, these killers transfix us with their ability to commit utterly savage acts of cruelty and depravity.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • everything you've read already but in one place

  • By Katie on 08-01-18

very good

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-01-19

Good read loads of information and is presented in a very sympathetic way well recommend

  • The Haunting of Hill House

  • By: Shirley Jackson
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 476
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 425

Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a lonely, homeless girl well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the adventurous future heir of Hill House.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stunning

  • By Stephen on 09-01-11

Average book

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-11-18

Just finished the tv show on Netflix and decided to read the book I know it is meant to be a classic and was written in 1956 but I found it a very average read.

  • The Sicilian

  • Godfather, Book 2
  • By: Mario Puzo
  • Narrated by: Larry Brandenburg, Jane Brody, Walter Brody, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 131

The sequel to Puzo's epic and brutal Mafia classic The Godfather. Once again Puzo brings the history of the Corleone family to life. Michael Corleone's exile in Sicily is ending, but on the instructions of his father, The Godfather, he must bring back to him the young man known as Salvatore Giuliano - if he can find him.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sounds like Family Guy does The Godfather

  • By RWL on 14-10-15

great stuff

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-09-18

loved it great continuous from the god father if you like this subject material it's oh for you

  • Scores

  • How I Opened the Hottest Strip Club in New York City, Was Extorted out of Millions by the Gambino Family, and Became One of the Most Successful Mafia Informants in FBI History
  • By: Michael D. Blutrich
  • Narrated by: Michael D. Blutrich
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 49

Meet Michael Blutrich, mild-mannered New York lawyer and founder of Scores, the hottest strip club in New York City history, funded by the proceeds of an insurance embezzlement scheme. All Blutrich wanted was to lay low, make the club a success, and put his criminal acts behind him. But the Mafia got involved, and soon the FBI came knocking. Scores became wildly popular, in part thanks to Blutrich's ability to successfully bend the rules of adult entertainment. Unfortunately for Blutrich, it would all soon implode.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant, a must listen!

  • By Lee on 19-09-17
  • Scores
  • How I Opened the Hottest Strip Club in New York City, Was Extorted out of Millions by the Gambino Family, and Became One of the Most Successful Mafia Informants in FBI History
  • By: Michael D. Blutrich
  • Narrated by: Michael D. Blutrich

great stuff

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-09-18

very very entertaining book great story and funny as Hell lots of personality and heart from a guy who really got the crappy end on the stick

  • Donnie Brasco

  • My Undercover Life in the Mafia
  • By: Joseph D. Pistone
  • Narrated by: Joseph D. Pistone
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Posing as a jewel thief Donnie Brasco, FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone worked undercover for six years to infiltrate the flamboyant and deadly community of Mafia wise guys, captains, and bosses. Now his eyewitness account brings to pulsing life the code of honor, loyalties, treacheries, and dirty dealings of unforgettable characters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved every word of it.

  • By daniel on 07-12-15

good read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-08-18

very well done book tells you so much more than the movie and without all the Hollywood changes

  • The Easy Day Was Yesterday

  • The Extreme Life of an SAS Soldier
  • By: Paul Jordan
  • Narrated by: Neil Pigot
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 122
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 120

From his cage in a putrid, overcrowded Indian jail, Paul Jordan reflects on a life lived on the edge. His childhood, marred by the loss of his father and brother, produces a young man hell-bent on being the best of the best - an ambition he achieves by being selected to join the elite SAS. The Easy Day Was Yesterday is fast paced, brutally honest, raw and laced with dark humour. The core of Paul Jordan's eventful life, it shows the ability of the human spirit to survive even in the direst adversity.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I thought

  • By ahooke on 16-07-18

good read

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

Reviewed: 16-08-18

liked this book interesting story not so much about the author's time in the army tho more about prison

  • Death's Mistress

  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

Onetime lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as 'Death's Mistress' and the 'Slave Queen', the deadly Nicci captured Richard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good. But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years thereafter she served Richard and Kahlan as one of their most lethal defenders. Now Nicci has set out on her own for new adventures. Her first job being to keep the unworldly prophet Nathan out of trouble....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Replace narrator

  • By AlexB on 20-06-17

good read

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-06-18

very good story continued nicely from the last ones Terry goodkind knows how to tell a story just a shame about the narrator and the miss pronounced names and words

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  • Blood of the Fold

  • Sword of Truth, Book 3
  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
  • Length: 22 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229

In a fantasy world as rich and real as our own, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell stand against the ancient forces which besiege the New World - forces so terrible that when last they threatened, they could only be withstood by sealing off the Old World from whence they came. Now the barrier has been breached, and the New World is again beset by their evil power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By James on 25-08-08

great read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-18

love the sword of truth books have read and listened to them many time I think this is my favourite of the 11 books

  • Desert Raiders (SAS Operation)

  • By: Shaun Clarke
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Ultimate soldier. Ultimate mission. But can the SAS face the might of Rommel's army and win? In the North African desert in 1941, the war is being won by the brilliant German commander General Rommel, and the British are in retreat on all fronts. A young British army lieutenant, David Stirling, believes that the only way to reverse this situation is to attack the enemy behind their own lines, using small groups of men who can insert by land, sea or air as required.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely superb.

  • By Mikey on 20-03-16

great history

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-03-18

liked this book full of history about the regiments and the people who started it all off

  • Embassy Siege

  • SAS Operation
  • By: Shaun Clarke
  • Narrated by: James Lailey
  • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Ultimate soldier. Ultimate mission. But can the SAS assault team rescue the hostages from the terrorist-held Iranian embassy? Thirtieth April 1980: six well-armed terrorists seize the Iranian embassy in London. Nineteen Iranian nationals and four British citizens are captured. Subsequent negotiations see some hostages released, but when, on the fifth day of the siege, one of the hostages is shot dead, his body dumped outside, the time for negotiation is over.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tense and exciting as all these books are !

  • By Alec on 29-01-18

rave reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-18

Really enjoyed this book such a thrilling read loads of action and back ground information on the people involved