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Gripping and engaging!

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Reviewed: 12-02-20

As a huge Elly Griffiths fan I was not disappointed by this book. It is different to her other books but non the less gripping and engaging to the end! The characters were brilliant and I loved the plot - it wasn’t obvious until the very end and kept me guessing throughout the story.

Another cracker from Clare Chase!

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Reviewed: 12-11-19

This is the second book in the Tara Thorpe series and I hope that audible will have the next one soon! I really enjoyed ‘murder on the marshes’ but this one was even better! The setting of the fens makes a brilliant background to a compelling story and the way it is written and subsequently recorded makes it compelling listening. The ongoing relationships of the characters also really adds to the whole scenario and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Incredible as ever!

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Reviewed: 26-08-19

The Stone Circle certainly doesn’t disappoint- in true Elly Griffiths style this book had me hooked from start to finish! It was hard to really guess ‘who dunnit’ and the twists and turns were brilliant! As ever it was set in my favourite part of the world and the story line was just as fantastic.

Brilliant, engaging, exciting!

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Reviewed: 18-08-19

I love the Jim Kelly ‘valentine and shaw’ series! Not only are they full of twists and turns but they bring the Norfolk coast to life. I am so sad the rest of the series is not on audible and hope they fix this soon!

Brilliant as ever

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Reviewed: 03-09-17

This latest part of the DI Nelson series is as compelling as all of the others. Set in Norfolk it offers a snapshot of the county alongside a fantastic plot complete with the drama of daily life and relationships of the characters who feel like old friends.

Ruth Galloway at her bravest

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Reviewed: 08-09-16

If you listened to the earlier books in the series you will love this one too. As ever a tangled web of lives and crimes which unravel leaving you wondering about the next part of the characters lives and where they will end up. I love the plot and sub stories in this series and this one is no disappointment either!

A feel good story for knitting fans!

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Reviewed: 30-04-15

It was a little slow to get going but was a really feel good warm fuzzy story overall. Perfect for easy listening and not just for Christmas.

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A wonderful journey

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Reviewed: 07-07-14

What did you like most about Before I Met You?

The story was engaging and the narration was lovely, I wanted to keep driving so I could keep listening to the story. It made a long tail back in traffic bearable!

What does Jane Collingwood bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Jane Collingwood has a lovely tone and makes the change in character speaking seem real as each one has a different accent. The voices of the characters would have seemed much flatter to me if I had only been reading the book myself.

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

How you appear when you get old does not necessarily reflect the person you were when you were young!

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Doggy hugs all round!

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Reviewed: 11-12-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts to be better than the print version?

Yes I loved the story and found that it was perfect for listening to whilst driving and doing the ironing something not easily done with a print version!

What did you like best about this story?

The best part for me was the dogs - they needed love and they found new homes plus the feel good side of the story in the individual characters outcomes. I love a happy ending!

What about Jilly Bond’s performance did you like?

Her voice is easy to listen to and the character voices were good and believable.

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

The portrayal of the ex husband trying to win over the children by buying gifts - how many of us have been there? And the stupidity of buying a puppy as one of those gifts, not everyone would have been able to keep that little chap!

Captivating to the end!

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Reviewed: 06-12-13

What did you like most about Tooth for a Tooth?

That the story kept me guessing right until the end! It made you believe that many of the characters could be the murderer and there were more popping out of the story as it went along, finally there was a realisation of who it realistically could be.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Tooth for a Tooth?

The most memorable part for me was when the skull was digitally reconstructed and D I Gilchrist knew exactly who the victim was and she had been a part of his younger life.

Which character – as performed by David Monteath – was your favourite?

The mother of the murdered girl - the american accent made me smile.

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

A tornado of a plot will keep you gripped until the end and drop you like a spent shell.