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  • The Furthest Station

  • A PC Peter Grant Novella
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,844
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,715
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,706

There's something going bump on the Metropolitan line, and Sergeant Jaget Kumar knows exactly whom to call. It's PC Peter Grant's specialty.... Only it's more than going 'bump'. Traumatised travellers have been reporting strange encounters on their morning commute, with strangely dressed people trying to deliver an urgent message. Stranger still, despite calling the police themselves, within a few minutes the commuters have already forgotten the encounter - making the follow-up interviews rather difficult. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ok but

  • By Jeffrey Slater on 06-10-17

Love these books

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-04-19

I know it was a novella but sooo wanted it to be longer. I was engrossed every minute.

  • Down to Earth

  • Gardening Wisdom
  • By: Monty Don
  • Narrated by: Monty Don
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Discover Monty's thoughts and garden ideas around nature, seasons, colour, design, pests, flowering shrubs, containers and much more. Hear about the month-by-month jobs he does in his own garden that he hopes are relevant to you. Monty's warm voice brings this most intimate book to life - an enriching listen for any gardener. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An evening with Monty Don.

  • By simon cooke on 27-05-19

Monty at his best.

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Reviewed: 08-04-19

Loved every minute of this book. I think I'm going to listen again right now

  • All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain's Political Class

  • By: Tim Shipman
  • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
  • Length: 32 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368

Based on unrivalled access to all the key politicians and their advisors - including Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Nigel Farage and Dominic Cummings, the mastermind of Vote Leave - Shipman has written a political history that reads like a thriller and offers a gripping day-by-day account of what really happened behind the scenes in Downing Street, both Leave campaigns, the Labour Party, Ukip and Britain Stronger in Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magnificent blow by blow account

  • By Mr SA Lambe on 02-03-17

Better insight into political fiasco

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-19

This was an intriguing but riviting listen. When I saw how long it wasni never thought I'd get the whole way through but I was so wrong. I could not wait to listen every day as I drove around or listened in the garden. Well narrated and informative in equal measure.

  • The Autobiography

  • By: Margaret Thatcher
  • Narrated by: Margaret Thatcher
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181

A newly edited, single-volume commemorative edition of The Path to Power and The Downing Street Years; this is Margaret Thatcher in her own words. Combining her memoirs The Path to Power and The Downing Street Years, this definitive account of Margaret Thatcher’s life is published as a one-volume commemorative edition for the first time. Margaret Thatcher was the towering figure of late-20th-century British politics. Now, following her death, in 2013, this is the story of her remarkable life, in her own words.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Voice of Britain

  • By S.D.Eyles on 21-04-13

The Iron Lady speaks

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-02-19

Mrs Thatcher's life and experience are so relevant to contemporary politics, especially to the European question. I only wish we had her at the helm today.

  • Lies Sleeping

  • Rivers of London, Book 7
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,617
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,424

Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring Chorley to justice. But even as the unwieldly might of the Metropolitan Police bears down on its foe, Peter uncovers clues that Chorley, far from being finished, is executing the final stages of a long-term plan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love these characters and these books.

  • By Pegs on 23-11-18

Another great book in the series

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-01-19

As usual loved every moment of the book. Captivating both in writing and performance. when is the next installment due? can't wait

  • The Upstairs Room

  • By: Kate Murray-Browne
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 60

Eleanor, Richard and their two young daughters recently stretched themselves to the limit to buy their dream home, a four-bedroom Victorian townhouse in East London. But the cracks are already starting to show. Eleanor is unnerved by the eerie atmosphere in the house and becomes convinced it is making her ill. Whilst Richard remains preoccupied with Zoe, their mercurial 27-year-old lodger, Eleanor becomes determined to unravel the mystery of the house's previous owners....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • More psychological than supernatural

  • By LVW on 19-09-17

enjoyable listen

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-18

this took a bit of getting into but after the first few chapters the characters build well and the story unfolds and keeps you entertained

  • Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus

  • How the Jewish Words of Jesus Can Change Your Life
  • By: Lois Tverberg
  • Narrated by: Pam Ward
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

In this unabridged audio download of Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus, Lois Tverberg challenges readers to follow their Rabbi more closely by re-examining his words in the light of their Jewish context. Doing so will provide a richer, deeper understanding of his ministry, compelling us to live differently, to become more Christ-like. We’ll begin to understand why his first Jewish disciples abandoned everything to follow him, to live out his commands. Our modern society, with its individualism and materialism, is very different than the tight-knit, family-oriented setting Jesus lived and taught in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eye opening

  • By Felicia Linch on 22-08-18

Context for Jesus

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-09-15

Plain words to describe the Jewish perception of Jesus and what he taught. Gives great food for thought.

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