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Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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  • Your Deepest Fear

  • DS Nathan Cody, Book 4
  • By: David Jackson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

'Sara! Remember! Victoria and Albert. All I can say. They're here. They're - ' These are the last words Sara Prior will ever hear from her husband. As DS Nathan Cody struggles to make sense of the enigmatic message and solve the brutal murder, it soon becomes clear that Sara is no ordinary bereaved wife. Taking the investigation into her own hands, Sara is drawn into a world of violence that will lead her in a direction she would never have suspected. For Cody, meanwhile, things are about to get personal in the darkest and most twisted ways imaginable.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Real Rip-Snorter of a Book!

  • By Simon on 18-05-19

WHO IS WALDO ?

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

Reviewed: 21-05-19

Fantastic book.. read it in two sittings ! I'm not going to give any spoilers, but just 'Who IS Waldo' ;)

  • The Easy Way to Stop Smoking

  • By: Allen Carr
  • Narrated by: Duncan Wells
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 572
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475

This classic guide to the world’s most successful stop smoking method is all you need to quit up smoking. You can even smoke while you listen. There are no scare tactics, you will not gain weight and stopping will not feel like deprivation. If you want to kick the habit then go for it. Allen Carr has helped millions of people become happy non-smokers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great

  • By gordon on 29-01-17

THE EASY WAY TO CARRY ON SMOKING !

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

Reviewed: 14-05-19

Oh good grief, what an AWFUL book - no way will this make me give up ....

Allen Carr gives the impression he can cure all . .although he does tell you he doesnt profess to - but after all said & done it is sheer willpower that will make you stop !

  • The Shape of Lies

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 350

Yesterday, Scott was dead. Today, he’s back. And Anna doesn’t believe in ghosts. Scott was Anna’s boyfriend. She loved him, but he ruined her life. When he died, she should have been free, but today Scott is on the radio, threatening to spill her secrets. Anna is a mother, a wife, and head teacher of a primary school. And she’s a good liar. She made one mistake, and now she is having to pay for it. Scott is the only person who knows the truth about her past, but how can he be alive? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dark, Intense and Velvety Smooth!

  • By Simon on 16-04-19

WOW !

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

Reviewed: 11-05-19

Took me in hook, line & sinker.... great story & well narrated. Listened to it in two sittings !

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Never Coming Back

  • David Raker, Book 4
  • By: Tim Weaver
  • Narrated by: Joe Coen, Adam James
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

It was supposed to be the start of a big night out. But when Emily Kane arrives at her sister Carrie's house, she finds the front door unlocked and no one inside. Dinner's cooking, the TV's on. Carrie, her husband and their two daughters are gone. When the police draw a blank, Emily asks missing persons investigator David Raker to find them. It's clear someone doesn't want the family found. But as he gets closer to the truth, Raker begins to uncover evidence of a sinister cover-up, spanning decades and costing countless lives. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sending it back !

  • By Janet on 12-04-19

Sending it back !

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

Reviewed: 12-04-19

I usually like Tim Weaver books, but this one is like walking through treacle for me ... stuck it out until chapter 25 & gave up ...

  • Deadly Deceit

  • DCI Kate Daniels, Book 3
  • By: Mari Hannah
  • Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Four a.m. on a wet stretch of the A1 and a driver skids out of control. Quick on the scene, senior investigating officer Kate Daniels and partner DS Hank Gormley are presented with a horrifying image of carnage and mayhem that quickly becomes one of the worst road traffic accidents in Northumberland’s history. But as the casualties mount up, they soon realise that not all deaths were as a result of the accident....  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • AWFUL NARRATION

  • By Janet on 04-02-19

AWFUL NARRATION

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

Reviewed: 04-02-19

Really struggling with this book.. the narrator drones on & on & on . . . will persevere a little longer, but may have to return it before I fall asleep with boredom !

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Dying Truth

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series, Book 8
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261

When teenager Sadie Winter jumps from the roof of her school, her death is ruled as suicide - a final devastating act from a troubled girl. But then the broken body of a young boy is discovered at the same school and it’s clear to Detective Kim Stone that these deaths are not tragic accidents. As Kim and her team begin to unravel a dark web of secrets, one of the teachers could hold the key to the truth. Yet just as she is about to break her silence, she is found dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • dying truth

  • By Susan D'Arney on 04-07-18

PUT OFF BY SOME OF THE NARRATION.

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

Reviewed: 17-12-18

I have nearly all the Kim Stone audible books.. love them BUT - Jan Cramers narration seems to have got worse ! Her sing song sanctimonious voice has now got to the stage, that I am not sure if I can put up with any more Kim Stone books...
The actual storyline was very good & was gripping - but - come on Jan, please no more sing song !!

  • The Murder Road

  • Cooper and Fry, Book 15
  • By: Stephen Booth
  • Narrated by: Mike Rogers
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

Ben Cooper and his team from Derbyshire Constabulary's E Division return in this gripping new title from the master of the genre. For the Peak District hamlet of Shawhead, there's only one road in and one road out. Its handful of residents are accustomed to being cut off from the world by snow or floods. But when a lorry delivering animal feed is found jammed in the narrow lane, with no sign of the driver except for a blood-stained cab, it's the beginning of something much more sinister...

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Twisting and turning road

  • By CHRISTINA on 21-07-15

Too many recording issues.

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

Reviewed: 25-11-18

Could be quite a good listen, but this download has too many recording issues - numerous chunks of the book repeated too many times.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Invisible Ones

  • By: Stef Penney
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 577
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 469

Small-time private investigator Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed. But before the accident that landed him there, he had promised to find Rose Janko. Rose was married to the charismatic son of a travelling gypsy family, Ivo Janko. When Ray starts to investigate her disappearance he's surprised that her family are so hostile towards him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An excellent story, narrated well

  • By Helen on 25-10-12

Didnt like it !

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

Reviewed: 18-07-18

I have persevered to chapter 12 .. what a boring book, with a boring narrator .. sorry, but I am sending this back !

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,718
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,726

Introducing Audible's Thriller of the Year: Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil, performed by Joanne Froggatt. In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By madison on 06-09-17

REALLY STRUGGLING

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

Reviewed: 14-09-17

I really am not sure about this hyped up book .. its slow so far, so am hoping for some sort of miracle to make me want to continue listening. Joanne Froggatt is completely the wrong person to narrate this - I think she should have stuck to being 'Anna' . .
So far, all can say is..this is SO dreary . .

7 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Play Dead

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 4
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403

Westerley research facility is not for the faint-hearted. A "body farm" investigating human decomposition, its inhabitants are corpses in various states of decay. But when Detective Kim Stone and her team discover the fresh body of a young woman, it seems a killer has discovered the perfect cover to bury their crime. Then a second girl is attacked and left for dead, her body drugged and mouth filled with soil. It's clear to Stone and the team that a serial killer is at work - but just how many bodies will they uncover?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Tinydon on 30-05-16

Appalling Narration

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

Reviewed: 22-07-17

I bought this as I love this series, however, a different narrator for this one.. Excruciatingly awful...... ! Got as far as chapter 4 & had to return it ...