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  • The Last Thing She Told Me

  • By: Linda Green
  • Narrated by: Sarah Durham, Joan Walker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter finds a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By Jools on 28-07-18

Compelling story

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

I’ve never listened to a book before that has moved me to tears. Absolutely compelling. Didn’t want it to end.

  • The Next Girl: Detective Gina Harte, Book 1

  • By: Carla Kovach
  • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

Deborah Jenkins pulls her coat around her as she sets out on her short walk home in the pouring rain. But she never makes it home that night. And she is never seen again.

Four years later, an abandoned baby girl is found wrapped in dirty rags on a doorstep. An anonymous phone call urges the police to run a DNA test on the baby. But nobody is prepared for the results. The newborn belongs to Deborah. She’s still alive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable story

  • By Yvonne on 26-05-18

A good listen and so much more

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

Reviewed: 31-07-18

This story kept me mesmerised. No fillers, no distractions, just a good story to immerse myself in. I loved every minute. No annoyingly false or difficult accents to contend with. Just a very good tale. Can’t wait for the next book to arrive.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • I, Witness

  • By: Niki Mackay
  • Narrated by: Camilla Rockley, Karen Cass, Peter Noble, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 130

They say I'm a murderer. Six years ago, Kate Reynolds was found holding the body of her best friend, covered in blood, and clutching the knife that killed her. I plead guilty. Kate has been in prison ever since, but now her sentence is up. She is being released. But the truth is, I didn't do it. There's only one person who can help: Private Investigator Madison Attallee, the first officer on the scene all those years ago. But there's someone out there who doesn't want Kate digging up the past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm floored!

  • By Jenna Jenks on 25-04-18

So hood

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

Reviewed: 22-07-18

I loved the journey this book took me on. So many twists and turns kept me guessing right to the end.

  • Everything Is Lies

  • By: Helen Callaghan
  • Narrated by: Anna Popplewell, Sian Thomas
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 785
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 728

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan. Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she's always believed. Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death. The police are convinced it is an attempted murder-suicide. But Sophia is sure that the woman who brought her up isn't a killer....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely mesmerizing

  • By W. M. Koolstra-dekker on 06-03-18

I never expected that

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-05-18

Loved every moment of this book, the twists and turns. Wish there were more book like this.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pop Goes the Weasel

  • DI Helen Grace 2
  • By: M. J. Arlidge
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Bower
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 532
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 535

The body of a middle-aged man is discovered in Southampton's red light district - horrifically mutilated, with his heart removed. Hours later - and barely cold - the heart arrives with his wife and children by courier. A pattern emerges when another male victim is found dead and eviscerated, his heart delivered soon afterwards. The media call it Jack the Ripper in reverse; revenge against the men who lead sordid double lives visiting prostitutes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fast pace, interesting, edge of my seat throughout

  • By Cian on 21-01-15

Very good

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

Reviewed: 10-05-15

Excellent boo. So many twists and turns it was impossible to second guess how it would end. Kept me enthralled right to the end. Bought the next book and can't wait to start.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Dying Hours

  • A Tom Thorne Novel
  • By: Mark Billingham
  • Narrated by: Mark Billingham
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 274

A cluster of suicides among the elderly. Such things are not unknown to the police and the deaths are quickly dismissed by the police as routine. Only one man is convinced that something more sinister is taking place.However, no one listens to Tom Thorne anymore. Having stepped out of line once too often, he's back in uniform and he hates it. Patronised and abused by his new colleagues, Thorne's suspicions about the suicides are dismissed by the Murder Squad he was once part of and he is forced to investigate alone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Fantastic Listen - you will be hooked.

  • By S. Hall on 21-06-13

Good

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

Reviewed: 04-05-15

I originally thought that Mark Billingham as a narrator was a bit stilted, but then, the story began. An absolutely wonderful listen. I felt I was watching the story unfold from the sidelines, so engrossing. A bloody good book and tale.

  • Crash & Burn

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Woodward
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 191

Compulsive, chilling and utterly unputdownable, this is award-winning best-seller Lisa Gardner writing at her outstanding best. My name is Nicky Frank. I'm in hospital after crashing my car. I am afraid. The only thing I can think about is Vero. I know I have to save her, but why couldn't I find her? She's just a little girl. The man standing in my hospital room tells me we are married, but there is no Vero. That six months ago I suffered a traumatic brain injury which caused changes to my personality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great story well read

  • By christie sheppard on 27-02-15

Good read

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

Reviewed: 06-04-15

Absolutely excellent. Twisting and turning and a really good listen. To be honest at the beginning I thought it was a bit slow, but soon changed my mind. I love the way the author wove the story around relatively few characters. Who was the villain suddenly became the victim. So it kept me guessing right up to the end. Must get her other boos to listen to.

  • The Girl on the Train

  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Louise Brealey, India Fisher, Clare Corbett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,099
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,100

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Hated it

  • By Miss N. Bleakley-wadlow on 05-02-17

Lovedit

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

Reviewed: 22-02-15

Loved every twist and turn, especially loved the way it was narrated by the three main women characters. A Good listen.



  • Big Little Lies

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,454
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,173

Pirriwee Public is a beautiful little beachside primary school where children are taught that ‘sharing is caring.’ So how has the annual School Trivia Night ended in full-blown riot? Sirens are wailing. People are screaming. The principal is mortified. And one parent is dead. Was it a murder, a tragic accident or just good parents gone bad? As the parents at Pirriwee Public are about to discover, sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Should be 4.5 Stars - Fantastic Surprise

  • By Gavingks on 06-11-14

Tense

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

Reviewed: 18-08-14

Wow. I wasn't expecting that. A taut, but easy listen twisting and turning right up to the end. I thought I knew what was going to happen, but loved it that I was wrong. Very believable characters, I was spellbound right up to the end. Wish there were more stories like this.

23 of 24 people found this review helpful

  • Midnight Fugue

  • By: Reginald Hill
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164

It starts with a phone call to Superintendent Dalziel from an old friend asking for help. But where it ends is a very different story. Gina Wolfe has come to Mid-Yorkshire in search of her missing husband, believed dead. Her fiance, Commander Mick Purdy of the Met, thinks Dalziel should be able to take care of the job. What none of them realize is how events set in motion decades ago will come to a violent head on this otherwise ordinary summer's day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Sharon Frater on 02-11-11

Excellent Read

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

Reviewed: 06-08-14

100% Reginald Hill, narration excellent. kept me guessing right up to the end, the clues were there all the time. The best in crime fiction.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful