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  • The Special Girls

  • DI Grace Fisher 3
  • By: Isabelle Grey
  • Narrated by: Melody Grove
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

A young psychiatric registrar is found beaten to death in the woods close to a summer camp for young patients suffering from eating disorders. It is run by the charismatic, world-renowned Professor Ned Chesham. DI Grace Fisher investigates, but it is not long before she is pulled from the case - to head up a Metropolitan Police review into a cold case involving Chesham himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic read

  • By Nina on 24-05-18

fantastic read

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

Reviewed: 24-05-18

admittedly took me a while to get into it. so had to listen to the first 2 chapters again to understand but then was hooked. very good. twists and turns. keeps u guessing.

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  • Sister Sister

  • A truly absorbing psychological thriller
  • By: Sue Fortin
  • Narrated by: Helen Keeley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 140

Alice: beautiful, kind, manipulative, liar. Clare: intelligent, loyal, paranoid, jealous. Clare thinks Alice is a manipulative liar who is trying to steal her life. Alice thinks Clare is jealous of her long-lost return and place in their family. One of them is telling the truth. The other is a maniac. Two sisters. One truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good thriller, more than expected

  • By Annette Wright on 07-05-17

gripping

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

Reviewed: 06-04-18

Defo worth a read. fairly easy to work out. But still a good listen. Good easy to follow story

  • I Found You

  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,807
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,663
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,660

East Yorkshire: Single mum Alice Lake finds a man on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, no idea what he is doing there. Against her better judgement, she invites him in to her home. Surrey: 21-year-old Lily Monrose has only been married for three weeks. When her new husband fails to come home from work one night, she is left stranded in a new country where she knows no one. Then the police tell her that her husband never existed....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful ,involving and moving l Antonia Beamish's narration outstanding.

  • By Susie on 28-03-17

enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 06-02-18

good read, lots of twists and turns. keeps u guessing till the end. defiently recomend it.

  • The Secret Mother

  • By: Shalini Boland
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Tessa Markham comes home to find a child in her kitchen. He thinks she’s his mother. But Tessa doesn’t have any children. Not anymore. She doesn’t know who the little boy is or how he got there.After contacting the police, Tessa comes under suspicion for snatching the child. She must fight to prove her innocence. But how can she convince everyone she’s not guilty when even those closest to her are questioning the truth? And when Tessa doesn’t even trust herself...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • really great story. not predictable. gripping

  • By Carole on 26-11-17

good read

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

Reviewed: 26-01-18

Enjoyed this book . defo worth a listen. although was easy to guess the outcome.

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  • Liar

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 924
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 827
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 826

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up. Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb narration and tense plot

  • By Lee on 09-07-17

twists and turns

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

Reviewed: 15-01-18

very good read lots of unexpected twists and turns, can highly recomend. who's the physco

  • The Darkest Lies

  • A Gripping Psychological Thriller with a Shocking Twist
  • By: Barbara Copperthwaite
  • Narrated by: Alison Campbell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 88

Melanie Oak appeared to have the perfect life. Married to her childhood sweetheart, Jacob, the couple live with their beautiful, loving, teenage daughter, Beth, in a pretty village. Nothing can shake her happiness -- until the day that Beth goes missing, and is discovered beaten almost to the point of death, her broken body lying in a freezing creek on the marshes near their home. Consumed with grief, Melanie is determined to find her daughter's attacker. Someone in the village must have seen something. Why won't they talk?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow.. Thrilled and Chilled in equal measures

  • By JayT on 17-08-17

defintely worth a listen

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

Reviewed: 12-11-17

was a good book. I persinall got the twist quite early in. but it didn't ruin the story. confusing at times as to who was speaking/ whose chapter.
would recommend it.

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  • Close

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. And your family should be closest of all. Patrick Brodie knows exactly how far he's prepared to go to get what he wants. And he wants it all. Now. Before long, Patrick has become a legend in his own lifetime. Violently. Lily Diamond is different from the kind of woman Patrick is normally attracted to. But together they are determined that their children will have everything they didn't. Until the unthinkable happens, and Lily is left on her own to look after their family in a dangerous world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By gambling_man on 04-04-17

fantastic

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

Reviewed: 09-10-17

loved it from start to finish. recomend this book to anyone. kept u in your toes.

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 881
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 809
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 809

Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets...David. Young, successful and charming - Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife...Adele. Beautiful, elegant and sweet - Louise's new friend seems perfect in every way.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good until it gets too far fetched.

  • By MISS B. on 13-03-17

good

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

Reviewed: 26-06-17

enjoyed it. occasionally got lost in some chapters as to who was telling their story. however was good . worth a read/listen

  • Wrong Place

  • DC Maggie Neville, Book 2
  • By: Michelle Davies
  • Narrated by: Clare Wille
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234

Wrong Place is the next gripping crime novel from Michelle Davies, following her critically acclaimed debut Gone Astray. When a man fails in his attempt to murder his wife and then commit suicide, DC Maggie Neville is assigned to be the surviving woman's Family Liaison Officer. As the husband lies in a coma in hospital, the wife sets about making sure everyone knows he's guilty. But there's something about her story that doesn't ring true to Maggie.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good read

  • By Sir Lister on 22-03-17

fab

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

Reviewed: 26-05-17

great listen. lots of twists and turns. keeps u guessing to the last minute. defintely worth a read .

  • All Fall Down

  • By: Tom Bale
  • Narrated by: John Telfer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 451
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 420
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 419

It should have been an idyllic day for the Turner family - until a dying man, beaten beyond all recognition, arrives at their home, uttering the words 'help me'. Rob and Wendy Turner and their children try to explain away the horrific scene as being in the wrong place at the wrong time, but in the days that follow, their lives are threatened in ways they could never imagine. The family is unaware that they are being watched by someone with their own terrifying agenda, who will stop at nothing to fulfil their own twisted desires.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Phew - What a twisty turny thing!

  • By Kaggy on 09-03-17

brilliant

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

Reviewed: 12-05-17

lots of twist and turns. a real page turner. a thriller to keep you on your toes. i couldn't stop listening.

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