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  • The Crow Trap

  • By: Ann Cleeves
  • Narrated by: Janine Birkett
  • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 243

Three very different women come together at isolated Baikie’s Cottage on the North Pennines to complete an environmental survey. Rachael, the team leader, is still reeling after a double betrayal by her lover and boss, Peter Kemp. Anne, a botanist, sees the survey as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace, a strange, uncommunicative young woman hiding plenty of her own secrets. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story as always from Ann Cleeves

  • By mrs on 17-08-18


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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

Although I enjoyed listening to the crow trap. I found some bits of it dragged the storyline out. Not one of Ann Cleeves best. But still worth listening to

  • Preserve the Dead

  • DS Lucy Black, Book 3
  • By: Brian McGilloway
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 93

Detective Sergeant Lucy Black is visiting her father, a patient in a secure unit in Gransha Hospital on the banks of the River Foyle. He's been hurt badly in an altercation with another patient, and Lucy is shocked to discover him chained to the bed for safety. But she barely has time to take it all in before an orderly raises the alarm - a body has been spotted floating in the river below.... The body of an elderly man in a grey suit is hauled ashore: he is cold dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really cool book about police work

  • By Karolina on 28-10-18

Enjoyable listening

4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-10-18

This book is an easy listen and easy to follow. The storyline flowed with Lucy as a likable character. Caroline Lennon told the story with feeLing for the characters in this book. I will listen to more of this author's books

  • Beyond Broadhall

  • The '86 Fix Conclusion
  • By: Keith A. Pearson
  • Narrated by: Andy Cresswell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

'It's been 11 months since I sat in my teenage bedroom and my mundane life was cast into madness. I suppose you could argue it was a lot longer if you include the 30-year trip back to 1986.' After his miraculous weekend in 1986, Craig Pelling returned to a future he could never have envisaged. Even by his own hapless standards, his plans have spectacularly backfired. Does he face a bleak, lonely future, or does he try to seek answers? Either way, an emotional roller coaster beckons.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An imaginative captivating storyline

  • By Kindle reader on 14-02-18

An imaginative captivating storyline

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-18

This is not the usual type of read or listening I go for. But I wanted some thing different. Although the story line was a bit slow at first I was soon entertained. Just by chance whilst scanning the Amazon read's I saw the blub and then read the reviews. Which I might add I always do about a book or an audio book then I make the decision to commit. If you're looking for something different to your normal style give this a go you won't be disappointed

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