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  • The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid

  • Lennox 5
  • By: Craig Russell
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

Lennox liked Quiet Tommy Quaid. Perhaps it's odd for a private detective to like - even admire - a career thief, but Quiet Tommy Quaid was the sort of man everyone liked. Amiable, easygoing, well dressed, with no vices to speak of - well, aside from his excessive drinking and womanising, but then, in 1950s Glasgow those were practically virtues. And besides, throughout his many exploits outside the law, Quiet Tommy never once used violence.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner

  • By Rogayah on 03-12-16

Great listen

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

Reviewed: 20-01-17

What a great book,from start to finish action all the way,the best Lennox book of the 5 but they all have been good.I do hope this is not the last of Lennox because Lennox is a great character.

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  • Dead Water

  • By: Ann Cleeves
  • Narrated by: Kenny Blyth
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 901
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 805
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 805

When the body of journalist Jerry Markham is found in a traditional Shetland boat, young Detective Inspector Willow Reeves is drafted in from the Hebrides to head up the investigation. Since the death of his fiancée, Inspector Jimmy Perez has been out the loop, but his interest in this new case is stirred. Markham had left the islands years before to pursue his burgeoning writing career. He had few friends there, so why was he back in Shetland?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous characters, pace and atmosphere

  • By Catherine on 22-03-14

Could have been better

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

Reviewed: 01-01-17

Quite dissapointing, there just wasnt enough action,it dragged on a bit , funny ending you were taken out of the hatchery, and then had what happened explained to you the next day over drinks. Not for me this one!

  • The Mangle Street Murders

  • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
  • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,659
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,526
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,515

Gower Street, London, 1882: Sidney Grice, London's most famous personal detective, is expecting a visitor. He drains his fifth pot of morning tea, and glances outside, where a young, plain woman picks her way between the piles of horse-dung towards his front door. Sidney Grice shudders. For heaven's sake - she is wearing brown shoes. The Mangle Street Murders is for those who like their crime original, atmospheric, and very, very funny.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Quite My Pot of Tea

  • By Simon on 06-02-16

Gritty story of London murders

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

Reviewed: 20-06-16

A good storyline ,liked the charater Sidney Grice, a differant kind of detective, I also liked inspector Pound,very much of his time I think, the story took you right into what London must have been like at that time,not very pleasant for most of the population.I will happily listern to other books by this auther.

  • Fall of Giants

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 30 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,710
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,710

A huge novel that follows five families through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women. It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family, is linked by romance and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners. Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German Embassy in London.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a discovery

  • By Amazon Customer on 14-09-11

Great story

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

Reviewed: 02-10-15

Great story switching from peace time to the horror of the trenches,the harsh life of welsh mining villages compared to the different cossseted life lived by the landed gentry.Also the extremley harsh existance of Russian peasants compared to the Russian royalty,the defeat of Germany and the Russian revolution.A great story very well told

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