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  • The Plague Charmer

  • By: Karen Maitland
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 159

Porlock Weir, Exmoor, 1361. Thirteen years after the Great Pestilence, plague strikes England for the second time. Sara, a packhorse man's wife, remembers the horror all too well and fears for the safety of her children. Only a dark-haired stranger offers help but at a price that no one will pay.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Superstitious Slugfest

  • By Simon on 22-10-16

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 11-08-17

Loved this book, lived in the area for many years. Jonathon Keeble is a great narrator.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Not Dead Yet

  • Roy Grace, Book 8
  • By: Peter James
  • Narrated by: William Gaminara
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 449

For LA producer Larry Brooker, this is the movie that could bring the fortune that has so long eluded him.... For rock superstar, Gaia, desperate to be taken seriously as an actor, this is the role that could get her an Oscar nomination.... For the City of Brighton and Hove, the publicity value of a major Hollywood movie being filmed on location, about the city's greatest love story - between King George IV and Maria Fitzherbert - is incalculable.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Grace Under Pressure

  • By Simon on 14-12-16

Not good enough.

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

Reviewed: 02-07-17

Have listened to a few of Peter Maya books. Felt that this one rambled a bit. Also didn't like the narrator!

  • Not Dead Enough

  • Roy Grace, Book 3
  • By: Peter James
  • Narrated by: David Bauckham
  • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 749
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 745

Appearances can be deceptive; but the truth is a dangerous thing.... On the night Brian Bishop murdered his wife he was sixty miles away, asleep in bed at the time. At least that's the way it looks to Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, who is called in to investigate the kinky slaying of beautiful socialite, Katie Bishop. Roy Grace soon starts coming to the conclusion that Bishop has performed the apparently impossible feat of being in two places at once.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Dead Enough

  • By Naomi on 06-04-08

Great

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

Reviewed: 24-02-15

Another good detective story, keeps you guessing to the end.
This is the third audiobook I have listened to, have also purchased no. 4 in the Roy Grace stories.

  • The Help

  • By: Kathryn Stockett
  • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and others
  • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,021
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,263
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,257

Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Aibileen is a black maid raising her 17th white child. Minny, Aibileen's best friend, is the sassiest woman in Mississippi: a wonderful cook with a gossip's tongue. Graduate Skeeter returns from college with ambitions, but her mother will not be happy until she's married. Although world's apart, Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny's lives converge over a clandestine project that will change the town of Jackson forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Relished every minute

  • By Sara on 22-03-10

Brilliant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

I thought this book was brilliant, the narrators really brought the characters to life. Can't wait for Kathryn Stockett to write another book, and hopefully it will be transferred to an audio book.