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  • 30
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  • The Hunted

  • By: Kerry Barnes
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

Having spent her life watching her father run his East London firm, Zara Ezra has learnt a thing or two about being a gangster, and she’s ready to take over when the time comes. Mike Regan, a blast from Zara’s past, is the head of his own firm, but when his son is kidnapped in the middle of a gangland feud, Mike has no choice but to accept help from the Ezras to get his little boy back alive. With a rival firm playing increasingly dirty, murder moves to the top of the agenda and Zara has some big choices to make. It seems that the only way to come out on top is to play them at their own game....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • bloody brilliant

  • By barbara smith on 10-12-18

WOW WHAT A READ, ITS A MUST

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

Reviewed: 05-12-18

This is like 3 books in one. So much storyline.
Narrated as always so very brilliantly by Annie Allington, who’s simply the best.
The ending was fantastic, I loved it.

I really do feel that you will not be disappointed! 😁

  • The Four Streets

  • By: Nadine Dorries
  • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278

1950s Liverpool. In the tight-knit community of the Four Streets, two girls are growing up. One is motherless and hated by the cold woman determined to take her dead mother's place. The other is hiding a dreadful secret which she dare not tell to anyone. The people of Four Streets laugh, grieve and hope together. But what can they do when a betrayal at the heart of their world comes to light?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not for the faint hearted!

  • By FOXY LADY on 23-04-15

DELIGHTFUL

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

My first book by Nadine Dorries and it won’t be my last.
I loved it. The story was absorbing with heartbreak but joy too.
You will not be disappointed if you order this book, I rate it very highly and feel the storyline will remain in my thoughts for sometime to come.

  • The Forgotten Family

  • By: Beryl Matthews
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Queenie Bonner is only two when she is taken from her large family in the slums to a big house in the country. Frightened and confused, she yearns for her nine brothers and sisters, especially her favourite brother, Harry. Albert and Mary Warrender rename her Eleanor, bringing her up as their own, and as time passes, Ellie forgets about her other family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Forgotten Family

  • By Mouse2560 on 03-12-16

WONDERFUL JUST WONDERFUL

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

I apsalutely love Annie Allington narrating and search for books accordingly.
This is the first book I have listened to by Beryl Matthews and it was excellent.
A really nice story which I thoroughly enjoyed.
The story is a delight and you will not be disappointed.

  • Black Heart

  • Detective Dan Riley, Book 1
  • By: Anna-Lou Weatherley
  • Narrated by: James Lailey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 511
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508

When Nigel Baxter, a middle-aged married banker with an unremarkable past, is found dead in the bath of a plush hotel suite, his wrists slit, it looks as if he's taken his own life. At first. But when Detective Inspector Daniel Riley is assigned to the case, he soon realises all isn't as it first appears to be. When a postmortem shows Baxter was poisoned, Riley suspects foul play. And then there's the odd addition of a teddy bear left at the crime scene....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story!

  • By Ann D on 21-03-18

VERY GOOD LISTEN

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

Looking forward to the next Dan Riley series.
Well written and kept me listening.
This is definitely worth 5 stars and I’m quite sad it’s finished!

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • A Mother's Courage

  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

When Eloise Cribb receives the news that her husband's ship has been lost at sea, she wonders how she is ever going to manage. With two young children, the rent overdue, and almost nothing to live on, she has no alternative but to turn to his estranged family for help. She sets off on the long and arduous journey to Yorkshire, but is met with hostility and soon realises she has little choice but to return to London. Virtually destitute and desperate, Eloise is faced with her worst nightmare....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Climb in and enjoy

  • By Cp Ks Bevan on 23-12-12

EXCELLANT NO OTHER WORD

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

Reviewed: 23-03-18

Not once did I wander off whilst listening to this sad at times but enchanting tale.!
This is my 3rd book by DC and this is my favourite.
I follow Annie Aldington as a narrator and just love her story telling and fab accents.
This book is a must!

  • The Workhouse Girl

  • By: Dilly Court
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse. When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg, and his cruel wife. Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his home. But her wealthy benefactor reports Trigg and his wife. And blaming Sarah for their misfortune, in a fit of revenge, the couple decide to take the law into their own hands.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating Listen

  • By Linmary on 17-02-15

TRUELY LOVELY

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

I really enjoyed this book.
It flowed with variety.
Keeping you immersed in the story.
Sad at times, funny at times but more so, just a really good warm feeling book.
Sad it’s finished!

  • The Make

  • By: Jessie Keane
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

Murder, loyalty and vengeance collide in Jessie Keane's gritty fourth audiobook. Life is good for Gracie Doyle - running her Manchester casino keeps her busy. Until the police turn up at her door one day and her world is turned upside down. She is given news that her two estranged brothers have been viciously attacked. George is in hospital on a ventilator, and, worringly, Harry is missing. Gracie has no option but to leave the good life and dip her toe into the murky waters of her East End past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great

  • By Fersh on 02-10-17

BRILLIANT

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

Reviewed: 10-01-18

Loved this book.
Best one I have read in many months.
Sad it has ended!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Good Me Bad Me

  • By: Ali Land
  • Narrated by: Hannah Murray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,256
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,249

Annie's mother is a serial killer. The only way Annie can make it stop is to hand her in to the police. But out of sight is not out of mind. The secrets of her past won't let her sleep, even with a new family and name - Milly. A fresh start. Now surely she can be whomever she wants to be. But Milly's mother is a serial killer. And blood is thicker than water....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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  • By Anne on 23-01-17

POOR VERY POOR. FELL ASLEEP MORE THAN LISTENED

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

Reviewed: 16-09-17

Narrator had the most boring tiresome voice ever.
I kept with the book, I was determined to finish it. Why I don't know.
When you use a credit though I like to at least try and use it.
This was terrible though. The storyline was lame and it just drolled on and on and on.
So happy to be able to order a new book that will keep me awake. One word.. terrible.

  • The Secrets She Keeps

  • By: Michael Robotham
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,027

Everyone has an idea of what their perfect life is. For Agatha, it's Meghan Shaughnessy's. These two women from vastly different backgrounds have one thing in common - a dangerous secret that could destroy everything they hold dear. Both will risk everything to hide the truth, but their worlds are about to collide in a shocking act that cannot be undone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping and superbly read!

  • By Aíslín on 24-07-17

WHY DID I KEEP LISTENING!?!?

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

Reviewed: 17-08-17

I listened to half way and decided enough was enough but then it got a little more interesting!
I kept listening to obviously find out what was going to happen.
It's okay but really not much of a story.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Schemer

  • By: Kimberley Chambers
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121

It’s 1983 and Stephanie Crouch’s life is dull. She is desperate to escape the run-down, pokey council house she shares with her overbearing family, but at fourteen years old she has nowhere to go. When Stephanie meets East End wide-boy Barry, his cockney charm and quick tongue soon have her head over heels in love. Finally Stephanie feels like her dreary life is on the up. But too young to control their fate, Stephanie and Barry are torn apart when he is whisked away to Spain by his family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cracking good read

  • By Laura on 30-12-13

BRILLIANT

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

Reviewed: 10-07-17

A really good read.
One of the best I've read in 2017.
Kimberly's books never fail to entertain and narrated by Annie, you couldn't ask for better.