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Anita Green

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  • The Devil's Detective

  • Thomas Fool, Book 1
  • By: Simon Kurt Unsworth
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 359
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 341

Welcome to hell...where skinless demons patrol the lakes, and the waves of limbo wash against the outer walls while the souls of the damned float on their surface, waiting to be collected. When an unidentified, brutalised body is discovered, the case is assigned to Thomas Fool, one of hell's detectives, known as Information Men. But how do you investigate a murder where death is commonplace, and everyone is guilty of something?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Fantastic Horror!

  • By Lynn Worton on 15-10-15

An attention grabber!

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

Reviewed: 17-03-19

This was a bit of a departure for me, and yet from the first I was invested in this story, it’s characters and extremely invested in the outcome! As for the outcome...a mass of twists and turns that left me breathless to the last!!!

  • The Summer of Impossible Things

  • By: Rowan Coleman
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 618
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 576
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 580

Thirty years ago something terrible happened to Luna's mother. Something she's prepared to reveal only after her death. In settling her mother's affairs, Luna finds more questions than answers until something impossible and magical happens.... Luna meets her mother as a young woman back in the summer of 1977. If she can truly travel back in time, she can change things. But in order to save her mother's life, will she have to sacrifice her own?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So lovely

  • By Emma on 02-09-17

As superb rollercoaster...

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

Reviewed: 30-12-18

Seldom has a book piqued my curiosity as this one did from the outset. From there I was taken on an absolute rollercoaster of life in both it’s best and worst forms. It’s a gripping tale designed to both confuse, inspire and feel for each and every character, so very well written with a fullness that leaves you invested in every aspect of their lives. I cried, I gasped, but most of all I remained enthralled beginning to end. I cannot recommend this book highly enough. I will put stars against all the books I read, however, this is the first time I have felt it incredibly important to attempt to bring others into this fascinating and compelling book. Enjoy...

  • Murder at the Mill

  • The Mill, Book 1
  • By: M. B. Shaw
  • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

The first in a new crime series from M. B. Shaw, pen name of best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe. Murder at the Mill introduces listeners to portrait painter and amateur sleuth Iris Grey, who sees the truths of others while struggling to find her own way. Grey arrives at The Mill in Hampshire, commissioned to paint a portrait of Dominic Wetherby, a celebrated author. She quickly finds herself drawn into a world of village gossip, romantic intrigue, buried secrets and murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good story line.

  • By JM Manington on 18-12-17

An enjoyable romp...

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

Reviewed: 18-11-18

I’m a fan of the cosy crimes of Agatha Christie etc, therefore it was a delight to find a new, contemporary author who seems to be so well at home within this genre. Twists, turns,secrets and intrigue,all wrapped together in a story that has you guessing, gleeful or despairing at the next twist of the plot. Going to keep an eye out for more!

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  • Sophie Hannah

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive interview
  • By: Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Sophie Hannah
  • Length: 25 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Robin Morgan is joined in the Audible Studios by the best-selling and award-winning British poet and novelist Sophie Hannah. Sophie's first collection of poetry was published when she was just 24 - now her work is studied at GCSE, A-level and degree level across the UK and she has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Award. She is also the author of many brilliant mystery and crime novels including the Zailer & Waterhouse Mysteries series and two new Hercule Poirot novels, written at the request of Agatha Christie's family and estate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting...?

  • By Anita Green on 29-09-18

Interesting...?

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

Reviewed: 29-09-18

Despite enjoying Sophie Hannah's work, I was astonished to find I didn't connect in any way with the author herself. I found her way of writing books rather alien to me, leading to my questioning just how much of her heart and would actually go into her writings.

  • Adrian Edmondson

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
  • By: Holly Newson
  • Narrated by: Adrian Edmondson
  • Length: 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about his children’s books Junkyard Jack and the Horse That Talked and Tilly and the Time Machine is British comedian, actor and writer Adrian Edmondson. Best known for his comedic roles in television series such as The Young Ones and Bottom, which he wrote together with his best friend and collaborative partner, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson has seen huge success since the early '80s, having been an integral part of The Comic Strip Presents.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully intimate interview...

  • By Anita Green on 29-09-18

Wonderfully intimate interview...

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

Reviewed: 29-09-18

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this wonderfully likeable man talk about everything from the story of why he wrote his first children's book, to his wonderful family and of course his career as an extremely tear producing, tummy achingly funny man! Very enjoyable.

  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

  • By: Mary Ann Shaffer
  • Narrated by: Charlie Norfolk
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,023
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,018

January 1946 and writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a man in Guernsey, who has found her name written inside a book. As they exchange letters, she is drawn into the eccentric world of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, which boasts a charming cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds will change her forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this!

  • By Christina O'Brien on 30-07-18

Excellent read!

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

Reviewed: 19-05-18

What a fantastic structure to the writing, it kept me enthralled throughout, not to mention laughing out loud in many places, and grinning/smirking in just as many others! The writing is witty, but manages to deal with somewhat horrific subjects with dignity and empathy. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the wealth of human nature out there, along with a certain amount of nosiness! :-)

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