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Mrs Gee

Isle of Man, UK
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  • Murder Imperfect

  • By: Lesley Cookman
  • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Pantomime director Libby Sarjeant has her hands full combining direction and detection when she’s asked to look into threatening letters sent to Harry’s gay friend Cy. At first she believes it to be a simple case of prejudice, but soon Libby uncovers links to particularly nasty crimes in the past, revelations that have catastrophic effects.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good but confusing

  • By Mrs Gee on 05-04-19

Very good but confusing

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

Reviewed: 05-04-19

Its another really good story and narration but it can get so confusing with all the characters.

  • Cold to the Touch

  • By: Cari Hunter
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55

Winter in the Derbyshire Peaks: months of knee-deep snow, short days, and rocketing crime rates. Detective Sanne Jensen is living in self-imposed isolation and quietly falling apart, while Dr. Meg Fielding, Sanne's best friend and occasional lover, is struggling to cope with her violent brother, who is back in town and demanding money that she doesn't have.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another brilliant story from Cari Hunter

  • By Beni Pardy on 28-08-17

Brilliant narrative and story

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

Reviewed: 19-06-18

Totally engrossed in this series of books. The narrative is brilliant and keeps you engrossed all the way through. Loved the story and keeps you wondering all the way till the end. Its one of those stories you can't wait to get to the end to see whats happening but don't want it to end!

  • Killer by Nature

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jan Smith
  • Narrated by: Angela Griffin, Robert James-Collier, Katherine Kelly, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 671
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 599

Dr. Diane Buckley, a talented freelance forensic psychologist, is drafted in to examine a grisly murder – a body found in a children's playground. The murder carries all the hallmarks of one of her most famous incarcerated clients, 'The Playground Killer' (aka Alfred Dinklage). In a series of intimate 1:1 sessions, Buckley has to race against time to unpick the facts and delve into Dinklage's often manipulative, complicated mind to understand his past whilst striving to prevent further murders....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good solid psychological thriller

  • By Nigel on 30-11-17

Loved it all the way through! Hope theres a sequel

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

Reviewed: 10-01-18

What made the experience of listening to Killer by Nature the most enjoyable?

Liked the cast of all the characters. Flowed very well.

What did you like best about this story?

Loved the story - kept me gripped all the way through.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Was all good

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Would have loved to have listened to it all in one go!!

Any additional comments?

Loved this drama. The cast were brilliant and kept you gripped all the way through. I really hope they do a sequel to this. If you love any murder mystery on TV you will love this drama.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Old Moorhen's Shredded Sporran

  • The Belchester Chronicles, Book 4
  • By: Andrea Frazer
  • Narrated by: Patricia Gallimore
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Lady Amanda Golightly and her housemate Hugo Cholmondeley-Crichton-Crump return from their visit to Scotland to find a letter informing them that Hugo's sister will be arriving the following day for a month's visit, which sours Lady A's mood as Tabitha constantly bullied her at school. If that wasn't enough, it appears that, while they were away, the security of Belchester Towers was breached and somebody is systematically killing off the staff.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series

  • By Mrs Gee on 11-10-17

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 11-10-17

The characters are funny and keep you entertained all the way through!!! Narrator is brilliant as well. Would def recommend.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Woman in Blue

  • The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 8
  • By: Elly Griffiths
  • Narrated by: Jane McDowell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 883
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 804
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 796

The murder of women priests in the shrine town of Walsingham sucks Dr. Ruth Galloway into an unholy investigation. Ruth's friend, Cathbad, is housesitting in Walsingham, a Norfolk village famous as a centre for pilgrimages to the Virgin Mary. One night, Cathbad sees a strange vision in the graveyard beside the cottage: a young woman dressed in blue.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A subtle change of direction for Ruth?

  • By Maggie on 11-02-16

Bring back Claire!

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

Reviewed: 28-04-17

Good book but don't get into the story as much with this narrator Clare Corbett is by far the better one.

  • White Christmas with a Wobbly Knee

  • The Belchester Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Andrea Frazer
  • Narrated by: Patricia Gallimore
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 71

The second in the series featuring a madcap pair of amateur sleuths and a delightful outpouring of upper-class English eccentricities - with the odd murder thrown in. Lady Amanda Golightly, eccentric resident of the sprawling Belchester Towers, has a new venture: guided tours. To celebrate she invites a horde of old chums to a trial run at Christmas, complete with tasty nibbles. However, things don't go to plan - a dead guest is discovered slumped on the library table.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulously, funny..

  • By JM Manington on 13-11-16

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 16-11-16

Love the characters in these books. So funny. Can't wait for more in this series to be done!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Scone to Die For

  • Oxford Tearoom Cozy Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: H.Y. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose's quaint English tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford's past. Armed with her insider knowledge of the university and with the help of four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery - all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love, Devlin O'Connor, now a dashing CID detective.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cosy, mystery with everything you could want.

  • By pollyanne on 27-10-16

Great story and narrator

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

Can't wait for the next in the series to be done. Really enjoyed this till the end.

  • 4.50 from Paddington (Dramatised)

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: June Whitfield, Ian Lavender, Joan Sims, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

A Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as the deceptively mild Miss Marple with Ian Lavender, Joan Sims and Susannah Harker. Elspeth McGillicuddy is down from Scotland for a holiday and boards the 4:50 train from Paddington station to visit her friend, Miss Marple. During the journey, another train pulls alongside, and through the window Mrs McGillicuddy witnesses a tall, dark man strangling a blonde woman. She reports what she has seen, yet no one takes any notice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Reasonable

  • By Elizabeh on 06-12-11

Excellent story and read brilliantly.

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

Reviewed: 02-12-14

If you could sum up 4.50 from Paddington (Dramatised) in three words, what would they be?

Very entertaining book - you get swept away with the narrators.

What did you like best about this story?

The narration and the story

What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

Everything - you think that you are there.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Definitely.

Any additional comments?

All the Miss Marple books ready by June Whitfield are brilliant - definitely worth a listen.

  • The Child

  • An Audible Drama
  • By: Sebastian Fitzek
  • Narrated by: Rupert Penry-Jones, Jack Boulter, Emilia Fox, and others
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,063
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,918
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,920

My name is Simon. I’m 10 years old. I’m a serial killer. Robert Stern (Rupert Penry-Jones), a successful defense attorney, doesn’t know what lies in store for him when he agrees to meet a new client in a derelict estate on the outskirts of Berlin. Stern is more than surprised, when his old love interest and professional nurse Carina (Emilia Fox) presents him a ten year old boy as his new client. Simon (Jack Boulter), a terminally ill child, who is convinced he has murdered many men in a previous life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chilling, Difficult in places, but damn good!

  • By Simon on 07-06-15

Fantastic - loved it!!

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

Reviewed: 15-08-14

What made the experience of listening to The Child the most enjoyable?

I got totally engrossed in this audio drama. Trying to find something similar now. Having all the different actors made it such a brilliant listening book.

What did you like best about this story?

The whole story is brilliant and loved it all. Kept you engrossed all the way.

Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favourite?

Stern by Rupert Penry-Jones was fantastic

Any additional comments?

A def must listen to drama - need to bring out more like this!!

14 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • The Cruellest Game

  • By: Hilary Bonner
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 34

The lie was just the beginning... Marion Anderton lives the perfect life. She has a beautiful home, a handsome and loving husband, and an intelligent and caring son. But as easily as perfect lives are built, they can also be demolished. When tragedy strikes at the heart of her family, Marion finds herself in the middle of a nightmare, with no sign of waking-up. The life she treasured is disintegrating before her very eyes, but it's just the beginning of something much worse and altogether more deadly…

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Libertine78 on 06-08-14

Twists all the way through

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

Reviewed: 30-07-14

Would you listen to The Cruellest Game again? Why?

I would def listen to this again. It was a brilliant book that kept you guessing all the way through.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful