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  • Half Lost

  • By: Sally Green
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200

Nathan Byrn is running again. The Alliance of Free Witches has been all but destroyed. Scattered and demoralised, constantly pursued by the Council's Hunters, only a bold new strategy can save the rebels from total defeat. They need the missing half of Gabriel's amulet - an ancient artifact with the power to render its bearer invincible in battle. But the amulet's guardian - the reclusive and awesomely powerful witch Ledger - has her own agenda.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I was wounded not lost

  • By Beccameriel on 02-05-16

Loved every minute

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-03-19

I have listened to all three of the books and have enjoyed every single word. Every chapter was wonderful and turns and twists to keep you guessing. Narration is beautiful and kept the story real, and so so moving.......can only hope there is more

  • Half Wild

  • By: Sally Green
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Half Wild, the stunning sequel to Half Bad by Sally Green, read by Carl Prekopp. After finally meeting his elusive father, Marcus, and receiving the three gifts that confirm him as a full adult witch, Nathan is still on the run. He needs to find his friend, Gabriel, and rescue Annalise, now a prisoner of the powerful Black witch Mercury. Most of all he needs to learn how to control his Gift - a strange, wild new power that threatens to overwhelm him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Witches gone feral - a dark and gritty YA

  • By Beccameriel on 16-04-15

Fantastic second book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-03-19

The story goes from strength to strength, and again the narration from Carl Prekopp keeping the story intense and real !!

  • Half Bad

  • By: Sally Green
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 403

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Half Bad by Sally Green, a breathtaking debut novel about one boy's struggle for survival in a hidden society of witches. Read by the actor Carl Prekopp. You can't read, can't write, but you heal fast, even for a witch.You get sick if you stay indoors after dark. You hate White Witches but love Annalise, who is one.You've been kept in a cage since you were fourteen. All you've got to do is escape and find Mercury, the Black Witch who eats boys.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not your average YA teen witch story!

  • By Beccameriel on 20-05-14

5 stars not enough

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-19

If I could give this book 10 or 20 stars I would. I am even writing this review with a couple of chapters to go. I am enjoying it so much and only found it because I looked up books narrated by Carl Prekopp who I loved reading a previous book I listened to. Not going to ruin it for anybody by trying to explain the story, just to say , that if you enjoy well written characters with a fast paced but excellently imaginative story wrapped around them, then choose this one.

  • Craven Manor

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

Daniel is desperate for a job. When someone slides a note under his door offering him the groundskeeper’s position at an old estate, it seems too good to be true. Alarm bells start ringing when he arrives at Craven Manor. The mansion’s front door hangs open, and leaves and cobwebs coat the marble foyer. It’s clear no one has lived there in a long time. But an envelope waits for him inside the doorway. It contains money and promises more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable and fast paced.

  • By Stacey Cole on 21-10-18

This is scary

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-19

Listened to a few 'ghost' stories , but this one was truly nail biting at times. Really enjoyed it though . Would definitely recommend

  • The Thirteenth Tale

  • By: Diane Setterfield
  • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
  • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236

The Thirteenth Tale is a compelling and emotional mystery, in the timeless vein of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, about family secrets and the magic of books and storytelling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Atmospheric and gripping

  • By Kirstine on 24-05-12

Beautifully written

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-19

I enjoyed this book so much. The narration was wonderful and the story takes you on a fantastic journey. I would recommend this to anybody wanting a great listen

  • Once Upon a River

  • By: Diane Setterfield
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241

A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Is it magic? Or can it be explained by science? An exquisitely crafted multilayered mystery brimming with folklore, suspense and romance as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as richly atmospheric as Setterfield’s best seller The Thirteenth Tale.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By jlbenefield on 04-02-19

Great

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-19

Really enjoyed this book. It was brilliant and different. The characters have many layers,and the narration is beautiful

  • A Secret History of Witches

  • By: Louisa Morgan
  • Narrated by: Polly Lee
  • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 43

Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practising half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep it hidden. But when World War II looms on the horizon, magic is needed more urgently than ever - not for simple potions or visions, but to change the entire course of history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it

  • By Amazon Customer on 19-03-19

Good

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-19

A good story following many generations of the women in one family. Well read and would recommend

  • The Binding

  • By: Bridget Collins
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286

Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice - but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse. He will learn to handcraft beautiful volumes, and within each he will capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If there’s something you want to forget, he can help. If there’s something you need to erase, he can assist. Your past will be stored safely in a book and you will never remember your secret, however terrible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magical

  • By Orsolya Gyorfi on 19-01-19

Great

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-19

The narrator of this book is really great and draws you into the story, which is imaginative and different. Definitely worth listening to.

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  • The Wise Man's Fear

  • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
  • Length: 42 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,048
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,172
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,160

Sequel to the extraordinary The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man’s Fear is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and a must for all fans of HBO's Game of Thrones.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The problem with a trilogy....

  • By Robyn on 09-01-14

Fantastic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-01-19

Yet again we are drawn into the world of Kvothe. So well written and narrated. Can not wait for book no. Three

  • The Name of the Wind

  • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
  • Length: 28 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,707
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,527
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,514

I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the university at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Robyn on 31-01-13

Fantastic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-01-19

If I could give this ten stars I would. Can't praise it enough. I love the character's and the way we are drawn into the world of Kvothe