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  • The Chorister at the Abbey

  • A Norbridge Chronicles Murder Mystery
  • By: Lis Howell
  • Narrated by: Liz Holliss
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

Christmas is coming to Norbridge, but so is The Chorister, a killer with a liking for brutal quotes from the Psalms of David. When a body is discovered with smashed teeth, the harmony of the ancient Cumbrian market town is threatened and members of the Abbey Chorus start to panic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome

  • By Cecily Foxglove on 07-09-17

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 07-09-17

One of the most riveting who done its I have ever heard. Well read but fantastically written. Read it! You won't regret it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Agatha Raisin: Pushing Up Daisies

  • Agatha Raisin Series, Book 27
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 294

Allotment wars! Lord Bellingham, Carsely's biggest landholder, has enraged locals by saying he is going to sell off their allotments to make way for a new housing development. So when he turns up dead, poisoned by antifreeze, nobody mourns his passing. On another fine summer's day, Agatha visits Carsley's allotments, where everything looks peaceful and perfect: people of all ages digging in the soil and working hard to grow their own fruit and veg.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Pushing fans' loyalty to the limit

  • By Knucklebones on 23-09-16

Brilliant as always

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

Reviewed: 09-05-17

Another first rate adventure for Agatha can't wait for the next to come out perfect story telling

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  • In Bitter Chill

  • By: Sarah Ward
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 148
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 149

You can't bury the truth forever.... Derbyshire, January 1978. Two girls go missing: Rachel Jones returns, Sophie Jenkins is never found. Thirty years later, Sophie Jenkins' mother commits suicide. Rachel Jones has tried to put the past behind her. But news of the suicide reopens old wounds, and Rachel realises that the only way she can have a future is to finally discover what really happened all those years ago.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Secrets That Won't Stay Buried - Gripping!

  • By MRS V L HALL on 18-03-16

Fantastic gripping story

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

Reviewed: 18-04-17

I cannot recommend this book highly enough just read or listen to it. It is superb

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  • First Class Murder

  • By: Robin Stevens
  • Narrated by: Gemma Chan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

From the author of Murder Most Unladylike. Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are taking a holiday on the world-famous Orient Express - and it's clear that each of their fellow first-class passengers has something to hide. Even more intriguing: there is rumour of a spy in their midst. Then, during dinner, there is a scream from inside one of the cabins. When the door is broken down, a passenger is found murdered, her stunning ruby necklace gone. But the killer has vanished - as if into thin air.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best

  • By PB on 28-12-15

Brilliant book

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

Reviewed: 03-11-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

A good page turner

Who was your favorite character and why?

Hazel of course

Which scene did you most enjoy?

crawling on thieir stomachs

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

yes

Any additional comments?

A great read for a 50 year old!! My 9 year old god daughter read it at the same time. A 41 year gap but we both loved it. Have read the others in the series and look forward to the next book

  • The Collectors

  • By: Philip Pullman
  • Narrated by: Bill Nighy
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,870
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,564
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,579

"But the thing is," said Horley, "they didn’t know each other at all. Never heard of each other. It wasn’t about the makers. Only about the works." On a dark winter's night in 1970, Horley and Grinstead huddle for warmth in the Senior Common Room of a college in Oxford. Conversation turns to the two impressive works of art that Horley has recently added to his collection....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully dark story engagingly read

  • By Alexander Patterson on 12-09-15

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 18-03-15

Where does The Collectors rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It is by far the best short story

What other book might you compare The Collectors to, and why?

It is similar to Susan Hills style

Which character – as performed by Bill Nighy – was your favourite?

None in particular, only two and both were excellent

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It is not an emotional story in that sense

Any additional comments?

This is a perfect bed time story or one to play to friends by the fire at night.