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  • Flesh House

  • Logan McRae, Book 4
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: Steve Worsley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286

The fourth thriller in the number one best-selling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. Panic grips the Granite City as DS Logan McRae heads up a manhunt for 'The Flesher' - one of the UK's most notorious serial killers. The case was closed. Until the killer walked free.... When an offshore container turns up at Aberdeen Harbour full of human meat, it kicks off the largest manhunt in the Granite City's history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • not for the faint hearted

  • By michelle on 25-09-17

Excellent book with excellent narration loved it!!!

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

Reviewed: 15-09-17

Love everything about this series, the plots, the humour and Steve Worsley's superb narration. May make D.I Steel my role model!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sleep Tight

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Melody Grove, Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,611
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,477
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,464

When Olivia calls the police to report that her husband and children are missing, she believes she will never see them again. Two years later,Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas is called to investigate, but this time it’s Olivia who has disappeared. Her car is in the garage, and her purse is in her handbag. For some reason every single picture of this family has been removed from albums, phones, and computers. Then they find the blood...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Fantastic story!

  • By Liane on 12-02-15

A brilliant book!

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

Reviewed: 22-10-16

Story is fantastic, keeps you hooked right to the end. As for the narration - well I am an avid listener of the Archers, but not a fan of the character Adam Maceys voice......so when I first realised who the narrator was, I was unsure. BUT the narration is fantastic and shows a full range and depth.

  • An Agent of Deceit

  • By: Chris Morgan Jones
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

Ten years ago, journalist Ben Webster had his investigation into a corrupt Russian business in Kazakhstan crushed, the cost of his scrutiny resulting in a terrible tragedy.... Now employed by a private London intelligence agency, Webster’s interest is piqued when a client asks him to expose the dealings of shadowy Russian oligarch Konstantin Malin. Before long Webster finds himself fixated by Malin and by his frontman Richard Lock. But how far is he willing to risk the well-being of his family? And that of Lock himself? Against a background of Moscow, London, and Berlin a journey of impossible decisions begins….

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Che on 25-08-16

Didn't quite meet expectations

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

Reviewed: 14-07-16

The narration by Jonathan Keeble was as ever excellent; but the plot was a little laboured and predictable. It is a genre that I really enjoy, but didn't really add anything new. That said, I listened all the way through.

  • The Good Life

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 284

The best things in life are never free. Cain Moran wanted Jenny Riley more than he had ever wanted anyone or anything before in his life. But loving Jenny Riley was the easy part; it was telling his wife he wanted a divorce that was going to be the killer.... Jenny is not just any girl. She cares nothing for Cain's hard-man reputation - she just wants to be with him. But Cain is not a free man. And he's about to find out that when his wife Caroline said 'til death us do part, she meant it.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Absolute rubbish!

  • By sheilaanne on 03-08-15

An easy listen

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

Reviewed: 08-07-15

The narration was brilliant, but the story a bit 'old hat' as easy listen while ironing I would say!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Journeyman Tailor

  • By: Gerald Seymour
  • Narrated by: John O'Mahony
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 40

In the villages and on the mountains of County Tyrone, in the heartland of the Provisional IRA's most active Brigade, the golden rule is 'Hear nothing, see nothing, know nothing'. To collaborate with British Intelligence is to invite an inescapable death sentence. But there is word on the mountain that inside the Brigade there is a 'tout', an informer. He will be identified, interrogated, tortured, then hooded and shot.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Realistic, bleak and enthralling

  • By Derrick on 19-01-14

Great story & excellent narration

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

Reviewed: 07-09-14

Any additional comments?

I'm a fan of Gerald Seymour books - but again the narrator was superb, I love his voice and he really brings the book to life without being intrusive - if that makes sense!, I would but any audiobook that he narrated!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Field of Blood

  • By: Gerald Seymour
  • Narrated by: John O'Mahony
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 38

Sean McNally has sworn his oath to the IRA. But then he'd turned his back on the violence and the hatred, and gone south to the Republic. Life was good, until they came for him to do one last job. But in its aftermath, McNally is captured and is facing a lifetime's imprisonment. Unless he dares think the unthinkable...and becomes a tout.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hard-faced, Brutal Excellence

  • By Simon on 31-08-15

Excellent listen

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

Reviewed: 30-07-14

Where does Field of Blood rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of Gerald Seymour's best

What about John O'Mahoney’s performance did you like?

An excellent performance he voiced the different characters well. I will look out for other books narrated by him.

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

Nearly!!

  • The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter

  • By: Malcolm Mackay
  • Narrated by: Angus King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 86

A 29-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer. The clues are there if you know to look for them. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organisation wants more? A meeting at a club. An offer. A brief. A target: Lewis Winter. It’s hard to kill a man well. People who do it well know this. People who do it badly find out the hard way. The hard way has consequences.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Was it clever or was it boring?

  • By Patricia on 01-04-14

Unexpected but excellent

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

Reviewed: 25-06-14

If you could sum up The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter in three words, what would they be?

Different, interesting and gripping

Any additional comments?

I loved it, and have already downloaded the next in the trilogy

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Under Your Skin

  • By: Sabine Durrant
  • Narrated by: Tracy-Ann Oberman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 426
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 385

Gaby Mortimer is the woman who has it all. But everything changes when she finds a body on the common near her home. Because the evidence keeps leading back to her. And the police seem sure she's guilty.... Under Your Skin is an unpredictable, exquisitely twisty story, which proves that there are only three rules in life that mean anything: Assume nothing. Believe no one. Check everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely gripping

  • By Saffy on 24-04-13

Loved this!

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

Reviewed: 01-12-13

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

I would recommend this to anybody!

What other book might you compare Under Your Skin to, and why?

I would favourably compare this book to anything by Patricia Highsmith, - in that the book doesn't always go in the direction you expect and twists and turns! I read a lot of 'crime' novels and tend to think that I can spot all kinds of red herrings/endings/outcomes but this book managed to surprise me.

Any additional comments?

I absolutely loved the narration by Tracy-Ann Oberman, it was more of a one-woman shows than a narration, and will be looking out for anything else that she narrates.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Berlin Diary

  • The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934–1941
  • By: William L. Shirer
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

By the acclaimed journalist and New York Times best-selling author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, this day-by-day eyewitness account of the momentous events leading up to World War II in Europe is the private, personal, utterly revealing journal of a great foreign correspondent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stunning and beautifully read

  • By Mark on 23-11-11

Excellent listen

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

Reviewed: 15-11-13

What made the experience of listening to Berlin Diary the most enjoyable?

I had the book on my reading wish list, and when I saw it was available on audible I took a chance. It was wonderful, and as I do most of my listening on the bus to and from work, the 'bite sized' chunks that a diary affords, made it perfect for my commute.

What did you like best about this story?

Historically it is fascinating to hear what someone living in Berlin at the time thought - I had read that it didn't really address the issue of anti-semitism and genocide; but I felt that it did. Maybe not to the detail that we now know, but it was made clear that journalists were not being given all the information they required.

Have you listened to any of Tom Weiner’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I haven't listened to any of Tom Weiner's other performances but I most certainly will now.

Any additional comments?

I only wish that William Shriver had stayed longer in Berlin - although he of course didn't want to!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Collaborator

  • By: Gerald Seymour
  • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
  • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

Deadlier than the Mafia, the Camorra never forget, and never forgive. She is an Italian accountancy student in London, and her boyfriend Eddie teaches at a language school. But the prime reason Immacolata Borelli came to Britain was to look after her gangster brother, wanted for multiple murders back home in Naples. For the Borelli clan are major players in the Camorra, a crime network more close-knit and ruthless than the Sicilian Mafia.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stick it out, it's worth it

  • By James on 03-03-11

Excellent listen

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

Reviewed: 21-08-13

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

Narrator was marvellous, am now seeking out other books read by him

Any additional comments?

Loved this so much am now both reading and listening to authors other works. Highly recommended