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  • I Spy

  • By: Tom Marcus
  • Narrated by: Jason Langley, Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344

Tom spent years working covertly to stop those who want to do us harm. In his best-selling memoir Soldier Spy, he told how he was recruited and described some of his top-secret operations. In I Spy, he takes us deeper undercover as he puts his life on the line once more. I Spy plunges the listener straight into the action as Tom and his team race to prevent terrorists from causing carnage on our streets and outsmart Russian agents, blocking a daring plot that threatens the security of the nation. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mesmerising!

  • By Simon on 31-05-19

An insightful book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-06-19

an incredible look into the lives of the people who risk their own existence to protect our way of life and keep us safe. this book made me realise that some organisations never sleep in the endless quest to stop people of bad intent, from harming us, even at personal cost. Thank you.

  • Killing Floor

  • Jack Reacher, Book 1
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,668
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,520

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Killing Floor by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding. Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular Jack Reacher series. It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero. Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks 14 miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Lucy T. on 15-11-17

A surprising 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: 17-02-19

This book is a great story and a good read. The twists and turns in the story line keep renewed interest right up to the end of the book.

  • Sniper One

  • The Blistering True Story of a British Battle Group Under Siege
  • By: Dan Mills
  • Narrated by: Josh Dylan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 715
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 710

April 2004: Dan Mills and his platoon of snipers flew into Southern Iraq, part of an infantry battalion sent to win hearts and minds. They were soon fighting for their lives. Back home we were told they were peacekeeping. But there was no peace to keep. Because within days of arriving in theatre, Mills and his men were caught up in the longest, most sustained firefight British troops had faced for over 50 years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cracking listen!

  • By Aaron on 04-04-17

Read and understand

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-12-18

This book gives an in depth understanding of modern military service in a war zone.
It is easy to understand and the continuing story keeps you hooked to the last page.
As you read you almost become a part of their family, an emotional ride seen through the eyes of sniper one.

  • The Longest Kill

  • The Story of Maverick 41, One of the World's Greatest Snipers
  • By: Craig Harrison
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 705
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 640

It takes a tough mind-set to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most wants to take out. Craig Harrison has what it takes, and in November 2009 in Afghanistan, under intense pressure, he saved the lives of his comrades with the longest confirmed sniper kill - 2,475 metres, the length of 25 football pitches.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing read

  • By Andrew on 07-03-17

A thoughtful read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-10-18

This book is an important read, explains the modern military life. Why we need to look after our military personnel, just as they have given their time and in some instances their lives to protect us. Their dedication continues to allow us to live our lives in relative safety. Thank you all and the author for giving us this great read and a better understanding of the sacrifice you all make.

  • We Were Warriors

  • One Soldier's Story of Brutal Combat
  • By: Johnny Mercer
  • Narrated by: Finlay Robertson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 575
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 533
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 530

A captain in 29 Commando, Johnny Mercer served in the army for 12 years. On his third tour of Afghanistan, he was a joint fires controller, with the pressurized job of bringing down artillery and air strikes in close proximity to his own troops. Based in an area of Northern Helmand that was riddled with Taliban leaders, he walked into danger with every patrol, determined to protect them. Then, one morning, in brutal close-quarter combat, everything changed....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The reality of war..

  • By David MacLean on 26-09-17

good read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-09-18

This book gives an understanding of the struggles within our modern army in conflict with the enemy and their selves, a very good read. A special thank you to all of our service personal both past and present for keeping us safe.

  • How to be Champion

  • An Autobiography
  • By: Sarah Millican
  • Narrated by: Sarah Millican
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,525
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,280

Part autobiography, part self-help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican's debut audiobook delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life's blips - like being good at school but not good at friends, the excitement of IBS and how to blossom postdivorce.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Was never going to disappoint!!!

  • By MR M P GOULDER on 06-10-17

A wonderful read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-11-17

I was unsure of this book but I found it compulsive reading.
The Author made it fantastic and I will look out for her on tour.

  • Gurkha

  • Better to Die than Live a Coward: My Life in the Gurkhas
  • By: Colour-Sergeant Kailash Limbu
  • Narrated by: Homer Todiwala
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

In the summer of 2006, Colour-Sargeant Kailash Limbu's platoon was sent to relieve and occupy a police compound in the town of Now Zad in Helmand. He was told to prepare for a 48-hour operation. In the end he and his men were under siege for 31 days - one of the longest such sieges in the whole of the Afghan campaign.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ayo Gurkhali

  • By Mark Sugrue on 29-10-16

A true hero

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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: 29-08-17

I am so glad this story is told.
I thank people like the author for sharing their lives and look after us and keep us safe.
A good read, a few incites into his life and journey to the Gurkhas. This book does show the human side of members of the army and how much the people in charge and the officers care about the welfare of the people in their command.

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  • Soldier Spy

  • By: Tom Marcus
  • Narrated by: Jason Langley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,617
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,430
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,428

In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target. Special Branch also found Chinese Type 56 assault rifles with eight full magazines of ammunition. His target was a local school. He planned to attack two coaches of teenagers returning home after a school trip to France. Approximately 60 children, their accompanying teachers and their waiting parents. He was going to kill them all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic account, fantastically narrated.

  • By Gareth on 11-01-17

Thank goodness for people like this

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-05-17

I have always been aware of people behind the scenes that are looking after our safety. The man who wrote this book was one of these people. He dedicated a large part of his life to protect us and our way of life. For this I thank him. Reading this book gives you an insight to the sacrifice he and others in the security services give. Please read this book and when you arrive at the end of the last chapter, you will understand why I think everyone should read it. Thank you to Tom Marcus. TC.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Lessons I've Learned

  • By: Davina McCall
  • Narrated by: Davina McCall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162

In this long-awaited audiobook, Davina McCall shares the tips and wisdoms learned on her 'work-in-progress' journey through life. Warm, engaging, honest and generous, this audiobook will make you laugh and cry in equal measure. Lessons I've Learned is the closest thing to a Davina hug and we all need one of those....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was not expecting this book to be so fantastic!

  • By McEwang1 on 10-11-16

A great read

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Reviewed: 08-05-17

A heart on the sleeve book made fantastic by the author narrating it.
This is not my normal choice but this was a good one and I am glad that I chose it.

  • Back Pain Relief, Ease Tension, Strain & Discomfort

  • Sleep Learning, Hypnosis, Relaxation, Meditation & Affirmations
  • By: Jupiter Productions
  • Narrated by: Anna Thompson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

This back pain relief sleep learning resource was designed to assist the listener in attaining a state of enhanced relaxation, releasing common beliefs and emotions related to chronic back pain, increasing positive self-healing thoughts, and releasing tension and discomfort from the body.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good find

  • By David on 03-05-17

A good find

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-17

I was recommended this type of learning in my sleep by a friend. No work involved just go to sleep listening to the book and wake up to find the changes to your body.
A fantastic way to improve or remove pain and discomfort. I didn't believe that it worked until I tried it out.