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Arietta Moon

Basingstoke, HANTS, UK
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  • Topping From Below

  • A Novel
  • By: Laura Reese
  • Narrated by: Nina Carlisle
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Successful, attractive, and in control, Nora seemed so different from her shy, terribly vulnerable younger sister. Grieving for Franny, Nora reads her diary and is stunned when it reveals a secret sadomasochistic affair with a mysterious professor known only as M. Nora vows to seek justice for the sister she never really knew and undertakes a daring scheme to seduce this lethal and manipulative man in the hope of uncovering information about the murder.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting premise terribly delivered

  • By Arietta Moon on 20-11-17

Interesting premise terribly delivered

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

Reviewed: 20-11-17

I enjoyed the basic premise of this story even if parts of it made me feel squeamish. however it sounds like it is being read by a robot and the editing is sketchy at best as there are several places where the narrator reads a line incorrectly and then again correctly

Disappointing listening as the monotonous voice makes it difficult to immerse yourself in the story

  • Dark Cathedral

  • Dark Cathedral, Book 1
  • By: Freda Warrington
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
  • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Throughout their childhood, Beth and Luke have been terrorized because of their mother's religious mania. One summer, Beth visits her grandmother and meets the irresistible Morgan, and her descent into darkness begins. The beloved child they conceive foretells a future of evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pagan tale spanning the centuries

  • By Arietta Moon on 25-10-15

Pagan tale spanning the centuries

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

Reviewed: 25-10-15

This book is well written and gripping from start to finish. Long before teenage girls fawned over Edward Cullen , Frieda Warrington gave us the story of Bethia and Morgan. Against a back drop of religious differences, sexual awakening and the horror of the witch hunts we follow their story. Utterly un-put-down-able!

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  • Pagan Moon

  • Dark Cathedral 2
  • By: Freda Warrington
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

A large family is torn asunder by accusations of supernatural mischief making. It soon becomes apparent that the eldest son has become involved with a powerful cult. The novel skips back to pagan Britain and the Celtic tribes' reaction to the newly evangelizing Christians.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The perfect ending...

  • By Arietta Moon on 20-10-15

The perfect ending...

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

Reviewed: 20-10-15

Pagan Moon is the sequel to Dark Cathedral and is a great story!
Full of lust, magical and family feuds it will hold your attention to the last second. Perhaps a little confusing at times if you haven't read/listened to the first book it still holds its own as a great book.
The chap reading the story did very well with lots of regional and international accents which help you follow who is talking

I have now read this book 2times and listen to it once... It won't be the last time!