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Jane Kelsey

United Kingdom
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  • Stalking Jack the Ripper

  • By: Kerri Maniscalco, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 115

Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. Audrey's work on a string of savagely killed corpses drags her into the investigation of a serial murderer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe I'm being too harsh

  • By Kathleen-Ann on 01-11-16

started well, but went downhill

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

Reviewed: 17-01-19

enjoyed it overall, but struggled to like Audrey as time went by and the plot because incredibly predictable.

  • Strange the Dreamer

  • By: Laini Taylor
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484

The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around - and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance or lose his dream forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Strange the story

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-07-17

It was fun

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

Reviewed: 05-01-19

This book was fun to read. I love the narration. The story is an overall 4 stars.😍

  • Ivan the Terrible

  • The Complicated Life of Russia’s Psychopathic Tsar
  • By: in60Learning
  • Narrated by: Larry G. Jones
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

With a name like Ivan the Terrible, it comes as no surprise that historians consider this Russian Tsar a psychopath. Yet Ivan’s personality consisted of many dualities. He channeled the Medieval era as he committed mass murder, but he also reformed Russia, centralizing it and bringing it into the Renaissance. He liked to torture animals, but he could also be found in church, banging his head in repentance until it bled. This introduction to his life explores the legacy he was born into and deftly contextualizes his cruelty within the era and culture of his rule. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • enjoyed it, it was insightful

  • By Jane Kelsey on 30-12-18

enjoyed it, it was insightful

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

Reviewed: 30-12-18

This was insightful and enjoyed getting to know a little more about Ivan as it's been years since I read anything of him. I dropped 1 star because on two occasions an audio segment repeated itself which I attribute to error in editing.

  • Crooked Kingdom

  • By: Leigh Bardugo
  • Narrated by: Roger Clark, Jay Snyder, Elizabeth Evans, and others
  • Length: 17 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 544
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 506

Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz's cunning and test the team's fragile loyalties.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, terribly read

  • By Marque on 18-11-17

amazing book

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

amazing book and I loved listening to it. it was incredible and I am glad I decided to listen to it on audio book. loved it.

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  • Greek Mythology

  • Beyond Mount Olympus
  • By: in60Learning
  • Narrated by: Jill Rolls
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

You’ve heard of Zeus, Poseidon, Aphrodite, etc. But what do you know about the Greek underworld, minor gods, and mythical beasts? Do you know how these stories were passed on from generation to generation or what significance they held for the people who believed in them? This fascinating audiobook introduces readers to the canon of Greek mythology and its influence on the world today in language, storytelling, and even science. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • really enjoyed it. very succinct yet informative.

  • By Jane Kelsey on 05-10-18

really enjoyed it. very succinct yet informative.

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook. it was succinct yet full if good information. recommend it.