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HARRIETBELLE

Worthing, United Kingdom
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  • 25
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  • Freefall

  • By: Jessica Barry
  • Narrated by: Karissa Vackers, MacLeod Andrews, Hillary Huber
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Surviving the plane crash is only the beginning for Allison. The life that she’s built for herself - her perfect fiancé, their world of luxury - has disappeared in the blink of an eye. Now she must run, not only to escape the dark secrets in her past but to outwit the man who is stalking her every move. On the other side of the country, Allison’s mother is desperate for news of her daughter, who is missing, presumed dead. Maggie refuses to accept that she could have lost her only child and sets out to discover the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A REAL Thriller

  • By HARRIETBELLE on 09-03-19

A REAL Thriller

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

Reviewed: 09-03-19

A great story fro beginning to end..... And all ends tied up in a tense and very dramatic finale.

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  • The Girl with No Name

  • By: Diney Costeloe
  • Narrated by: Bea Holland
  • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 479
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476

Thirteen-year-old Lisa escapes from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport and arrives in England in August 1939. She can't speak a word of English, and among her meagre belongings is one precious photograph of her family. But when the Blitz blows her new home apart, she wakes up in hospital with no memory of who she is. The authorities give her a new name and despatch her to a children's home. With the war in full swing, what will become of Lisa now?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Girl with no name!

  • By Magic Maggie on 14-09-16

A good W. W. 2 story for young and older listener

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

Reviewed: 23-02-19

Having listened to a few 'meaty' stories I decided when I started listening to this one, that it was a gentle change!
Despite the subject matter it was very easy to listen to and I felt that it would be an excellent book for younger listeners (about 11 to early teens maybe) to learn about Jewish persecution, evacuation and the conditions in Britain during the 2nd World War.
It was a pleasant change, if not very realistic, to have mostly happy endings, which made for a relaxed read as fiction needs to be sometimes!

  • Apple Tree Yard

  • By: Louise Doughty
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 14 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,122
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,115

Yvonne Carmichael has a high-flying career, a beautiful home and a good marriage. But when she meets a stranger she is drawn into a passionate affair. Keeping the two halves of her life separate seems easy at first. But she can’t control what happens next.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Gem, But Not Flawless.

  • By Richard on 24-01-14

Riveting.

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

Reviewed: 07-01-19

An excellent story written and presented in an intriguing manner that keeps the reader holding on to the end!

  • Beneath a Golden Veil

  • A Novel
  • By: Melanie Dobson
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    0 out of 5 stars 0
  • Story
    0 out of 5 stars 0

As elegant as the Sacramento residence she operates, Isabelle Labrie keeps her past concealed, like the treasure she hides under the Golden Hotel. It's 1853, the heyday of the California Gold Rush. Isabelle is full of hope, staking her claim on the city's refined clientele and her future on a sweetheart's promise to marry her when he returns from the gold fields. Then, unexpected guests - fugitive slaves seeking safe passage to the North - force her to confront her past and reconsider her path.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Gentle story of Justice.

  • By HARRIETBELLE on 25-09-18

A Gentle story of Justice.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-09-18

This was my 2nd book by this author, on a completely different subject but still very good writing and narration. Its a good story and I enjoy the way this writer brings all the strands together at the end....very satisfying! I also appreciate the GOOD language without the use of swearing and blasphemy to create a realistic character.....there were plenty of these without offensive language!

  • The Stolen Girls

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 2
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330

The young woman standing on Lottie's step was a stranger. She was clutching the hand of a young boy. "Help me," she said to Lottie. "Please help me." One Monday morning, the body of a young pregnant woman is found. The same day, a mother and her son visit the house of Detective Lottie Parker, begging for help to find a lost friend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fabulously intricate story, and great narration

  • By Sam Hall on 01-08-17

Another brilliant production.

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

Now I will HAVE to get the 3rd book of this brilliant writer. I thought it would be a good T. V series and of course it would..... But this audio production has been so good I feel I have seen it!

  • The Missing Ones

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 1
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 787
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 687
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683

When a woman's body is discovered in a cathedral and hours later a young man is found hanging from a tree outside his home, Detective Lottie Parker is called in to lead the investigation. Both bodies have the same distinctive tattoo clumsily inscribed on their legs. It's clear the pair are connected, but how? The trail leads Lottie to St Angela's, a former children's home, with a dark connection to her own family history. Suddenly the case just got personal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Mrs. J. Answer on 24-05-17

Gripping from the start to the end<br />

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

I think this has to be one of the best thrillers ever written! It had realistic characters and storylines and no frustrating loose ends. Brilliant!

  • Apprentice - Scarlet City - Part I

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Rebecca Gablé
  • Narrated by: Douglas Booth, Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,944
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,938

A rags-to-riches tale, Jonah's journey spans the breadth of human experience, from the intricacies of Edward III's political intrigues to the cutthroat world of international trade, from the triumphs of war to the agonies of personal loss - love, friendship, joy, heartbreak and glory. Set largely in London, the Scarlet City, the centre of medieval England, the Scarlet City trilogy is a thrilling portrait of the age and the people who made it so rich, colourful and extraordinary.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!!

  • By Daniel on 09-12-17

Good story poorly read.

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

Reviewed: 05-06-18

Good story with facts mingled well with fiction.
The reader was not good and at times her abrupt ending to short sentences spoiled the flow of what was a well written book.

  • Innocent Blood

  • By: P. D. James
  • Narrated by: Kaite Scarfe
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 40

Innocent Blood is a standalone thriller and chilling mystery from P.D. James, the best-selling author of Death Comes to Pemberley and Children of Men. Philippa Palfrey, adopted as a child, believes herself to be the motherless, illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic father. At eighteen she exercises her right to find out the truth. What she discovers will change her life forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Innocent Blood

  • By Gerald on 16-08-17

Excellent and well read.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-05-18

I have been completely absorbed in this story from beginning to end. Each character have their secrets and every secret links with another, to eventually make a whole!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • London

  • By: Edward Rutherfurd
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 49 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206

A wonderful, epic story that tells the history of the greatest city in the world, from Roman times to the present day. From the author of Paris, Sarum and New York. London has perhaps the most remarkable history of any city in the world. Now its story has a unique voice. In this epic novel, Edward Rutherfurd takes the listener on a magnificent journey across 16 centuries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By ms on 13-03-18

A Brilliant Historical Novel.<br />

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

Reviewed: 17-05-18

This is the most expansive historical novel I have ever read (heard) Covering such a vast area of British history and making every era come alive with stories of ficticious characters mingling and meeting with known historical characters, is an enormous challenge. Edward Rutherford successfully takes the imagination on a journey that is both exciting and interesting as each story unfolds.
It brought back all my good history lessons of school days and reminded me of the pattern of the growth of the nation. I would recommend it for everyone aged 10yrs upwards.
A brilliant masterpiece.

  • Then She Was Gone

  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,794
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,418

A missing girl. A buried secret. From the acclaimed author of I Found You and the Richard & Judy best seller The Girls comes a compulsively twisty psychological thriller that will keep you gripped to the very last moment. She was 15, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Kate on 18-10-17

Absolutely brilliant!!

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

Reviewed: 24-04-18

A beautifully written story that kept me interested and then enthralled from beginning to end!