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The Man Who Didn't Call cover art

Totally nauseating

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

Reviewed: 27-08-19

Hard to write how much I disliked this book. I physically couldn't listen to it, it was utterly nauseating and incredibly boring. I cannot understand how anyone enjoyed this. Maybe it becomes riveting later, I don't know, I returned it as I couldn't bear it.
Perhaps it was the narrator. She speaks with a pathetic drivelling tone and her cocky accent is painful to listen to.
Sorry but no.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Then She Was Gone cover art

Kind of ok

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

Reviewed: 24-08-19

Not awful but a bit weird. I don't love it but it's OK if on offer.
Not as good as the latest book by this author

The Family Upstairs cover art

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 16-08-19

Brilliant book, totally gripping story line, great narrators, couldn't stop listening. Couldn't fault any part of it.

Poison Orchids cover art

Really different

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

Reviewed: 14-08-19

The first 3/4 of this book was brilliant, really different to anything else I have heard, no idea where the storyline is going. I was totally hooked.
Last 1/4 was a bit disappointing, it got a bit fantastical and slightly ridiculous. Rather disappointed as I think I would have given it 5 stars otherwise.
Narrator is brilliant.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

The Liar's House cover art

Another brilliant story

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

Reviewed: 08-08-19

I can't wait for the next one. Absolutely love this author, totally gripping, I have listened to all the books back to back! I wish Gina would get back together with Chris though and get some counselling for the Terry thing as that is getting a bit dull

Her Pretty Bones: A completely addictive crime thriller with nail-biting suspense cover art
  • Her Pretty Bones: A completely addictive crime thriller with nail-biting suspense
  • Detective Gina Harte, Book 3
  • By: Carla Kovach
  • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard

Obsessed with this series

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

Reviewed: 05-08-19

Love this series, this book was as good as the others if not the best yet. Brilliant storyline, absolutely gripping. I agree with the other reviewer who said they wish Gina would let go of all her baggage.

Her Final Hour: An absolutely unputdownable mystery thriller cover art
  • Her Final Hour: An absolutely unputdownable mystery thriller
  • Detective Gina Harte, Book 2
  • By: Carla Kovach
  • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard

Brilliant again

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

Loved this book as much as the first, I couldn't stop listening which makes it hard to get much done in the day!

The Next Girl: Detective Gina Harte, Book 1 cover art

Fabulous book

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

Really enjoyed this book and look forward to hearing the next in series. Gripping from start to finish, I couldn't stop listening and narrator was excellent. The author developed all the characters well so you really can't wait to find out what happens.

The Marriage Betrayal: A totally gripping and heart-stopping psychological thriller full of twists cover art
  • The Marriage Betrayal: A totally gripping and heart-stopping psychological thriller full of twists
  • By: Shalini Boland
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa

Utter rubbish

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-07-19

I bought this after reading the excellent reviews. I can't believe they were listening to the same book. It was utter drivel. I wanted to stop listening after about 1/3 of the way in and realising that nothing was happening but I kept listening due to the reviews. There are no unpredictable twists. It is totally dull, the characters are not likeable or well developed. The story is boring and predictable. Child and husband disappear, oh surprise, the wife knows more than she let's on. Narrator is average.
Do not bother. Total and utter waste of life.
Most of the book is pointless padding leading you to the big revelation at the end. Which isn't.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Keep Her Close cover art

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 26-07-19

Really enjoyed this book, the author is really good at making you think you know the conclusion and then continually changing your mind. Great characters, brilliant storyline. Also excellent narrator.