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  • The Chalk Man

  • By: C J Tudor
  • Narrated by: Andrew Scott, Asa Butterfield
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,154
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,084
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,083

None of us ever agreed on the exact beginning. Was it when we started drawing the chalk figures, or when they started to appear on their own? Was it the terrible accident? Or when they found the first body?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, narration not so good

  • By C rimmer on 08-11-18

A weird one!! But great story

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

Reviewed: 11-03-19

Great story however after reading the reviews I was worried about the narration but I found that I’d loved that Irish voice. It did at times get on my nerves because it was inaudible I kept having to turn the volume up and down and sometimes in the car I had to have the volume on full just to hear what the narrator was saying.

It didn’t take away from the fact that the story was a good one and worth listening to I would recommend it and I have already bought another book from the same author. I’ve also looked up the narrator because I found he’s voice quite relaxing.

  • The Relentless Tide

  • A DCI Daley Thriller, Book 6
  • By: Denzil Meyrick
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 619
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 560

When Professor Francombe and her team of archaeologists find the remains of three women on a remote Kintyre hillside - a site rumoured to have been the base of Viking warlord Somerled - their delight soon turns to horror when they realise the women tragically met their end little more than two decades ago. It soon becomes clear that these are the three missing victims of the ‘Midweek Murderer’, a serial killer who was at work in Glasgow in the early 1990s.  DCI Jim Daley now has the chance to put things right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pull up a pew and pour yourself a wee dram . . .

  • By Simon on 09-10-18

Worst DCI Daley book I’ve listen too!!

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

Reviewed: 17-01-19

Denzil Meyrick needs to give it up as a bad job’ it was so hard to listen too. Boring. I couldn’t remember one chapter to another, couldn’t wait for it to be over!!

I’ve listened to the whole series but this was awful and I will be reluctant to listen to the next one!!! Still couldn’t tell you what it’s about what’s more I don’t care 🤷‍♀️

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • I'll Keep You Safe

  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Anna Murray, Peter Forbes
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,321
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,194
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,188

Husband and wife Niamh and Ruairidh Macfarlane co-own Ranish Tweed: a Hebridean company that weaves its own special variety of Harris cloth, which has become a sought-after brand in the world of high fashion. But when Niamh learns of Ruairidh's affair with Russian designer Irina Vetrov, then witnesses the pair killed by a car bomb in Paris, her life is left in ruins. Along with her husband's remains, she returns home to the Isle of Lewis bereft.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointing

  • By Michael D Hewitt on 28-01-18

Not great

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

This book took at least 4 hours to get where it was going and was a bit boring! Also you knew the end well before the actual arrival which when it came I was so relieved.

Wouldn’t recommend sorry 😐

Narration was the only thing that kept me going because it was first class!

  • Don't Make a Sound

  • Nathan Cody, Book 3
  • By: David Jackson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 873
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 814
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 812

You can't choose your family. Or can you? Meet the Bensons. A pleasant enough couple. They keep themselves to themselves. They wash their car, mow their lawn and pass the time of day with their neighbours. And they have a beautiful little girl called Daisy. There's just one problem. Daisy doesn't belong to the Bensons. They stole her. And now they've decided that Daisy needs a little brother or sister. DS Nathan Cody is about to face his darkest and most terrifying case yet....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jackson Makes it a Hat Trick!

  • By Simon on 08-05-18

Frustrating

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

Reviewed: 22-09-18

This book was quite frustrating because it totally diverted from the second book no mention of the clowns and then coming back to play!! There better be another book very quickly because this one grated on me and left me hanging! As always excellent narration

  • The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

  • By: Stuart Turton
  • Narrated by: Jot Davies
  • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,466
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,367
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,364

'Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder, and so the murderer won't be caught. Rectify that injustice and I'll show you the way out.' It is meant to be a celebration, but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden - one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party - can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself over and over again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Complex but Brilliant. A Classic in the making!

  • By Martin on 03-08-18

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 29-07-18

What an amazing concept . I’d love to see this made into a film. It would be brilliant. A little confusing at times but I rewound parts to catch up!! It was worth it. So worth a listen. Well recommended.

Brilliant story brilliant narration. I loved it.
I will definitely look for books by this writer again what an amazing imagination.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • White Silence

  • Elizabeth Cage, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Kate Scarfe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,384
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,383

Elizabeth Cage is a child when she discovers that there are things in this world that only she can see. But she doesn't want to see them, and she definitely doesn't want them to see her. What is a curse to Elizabeth is a gift to others - a very valuable gift they want to control. When her husband dies, Elizabeth's world descends into a nightmare. But as she tries to piece her life back together, she discovers that not everything is as it seems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By mollyeyre on 23-09-17

Painful

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

Reviewed: 16-04-18

This book was so painful OMG it’s went on and on and on. The whole castle scenario was totally random and irrelevant. You’ll understand when you get there! The whole book was boring and made little or no sense. I stubbornly kept at it because I so wanted to believe it would get better but it didn’t it just went on and on. The ending was equally terrible. I had a Bobby Ewin Dallas moment 😳 if it wasn’t for the great narration I’d have given up ages ago but she made it bearable. I won’t be listing to the next book or the Author again in a hurry!!

Good luck

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • I Let You Go

  • By: Clare Mackintosh
  • Narrated by: David Thorpe, Julia Barrie
  • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,350
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,089
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,072

A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she? In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but she is haunted by her fears, her grief, and her memories of a cruel November night that changed her life forever. Slowly Jenna begins to glimpse the potential for happiness in her future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous debut!

  • By Ann D on 09-05-15

Good story worth a listen

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

Reviewed: 14-04-18

However! The Male narration was absolutely soul destroying OMG he totally spoilt the book. It voice was boring stiff and totally out of place. The female narration was on point. I couldn’t wait to get back round to her parts. Still definitely worth a listen.

  • After the Lie

  • By: Kerry Fisher
  • Narrated by: Emma Spurgin-Hussey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 525

When Lydia was a teenager, she made a decision that ruined her family's life. They've spent the last 30 years living with the consequences and doing their best to pretend it never happened. Lydia's husband, the gorgeous and reliable Mark, and her two teenage children know nothing about that summer back in 1982. And that's the way Lydia wants it to stay. The opportunity to come clean is long gone, and now it's not the lie that matters; it's the betrayal of hiding the truth for so long.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The secret is too tame!

  • By Ann D on 28-08-17

Good read’

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

Reviewed: 18-02-18

Enjoyed this straight forward none complicated book. Easy listen!! Good story well recommended. Brilliant narration.

  • Liar

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 895
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 893

How far would you go to protect your family? Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up. Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb narration and tense plot

  • By Lee on 09-07-17

A bit of a drag!!

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

Reviewed: 01-01-18

The beginning just went on and on I always try to finish a book but this one tried my patience. So boring in parts. Also to many loose ends.
Not a bit of me I wouldn’t recommend it either. Very disappointing, I may even return it!! Waste if a credit if you ask me.

  • Well Fed

  • Mountain Man, Book 4
  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 966
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 921
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 920

After nearly four years, the zombie epidemic has almost burnt itself out. Gus' new life on a communal farm is peaceful. The daily routine of policing the fields is rarely disrupted by straying undead. His drinking binges are over. Long days have thrown time over the memories of Annapolis. But this will all change.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best in the series

  • By Daniel on 30-05-15

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

Such a brilliant series I’ve loved all of them and the narrator was first class. A must listen