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Hayley Brazill

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  • Behind Her Eyes

  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 770

Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets...David. Young, successful and charming - Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife...Adele. Beautiful, elegant and sweet - Louise's new friend seems perfect in every way.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good until it gets too far fetched.

  • By MISS B. on 13-03-17

One of the best books Ive 'read' in a while.

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

Reviewed: 12-10-17

The slight unusual side to the story would normally put me off starting it. However, this worked brilliantly. I'll say no more so as not to risk spoiling it. Other than, highly recommend it!

  • Kill Someone

  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,056
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,052

Here are the rules. Method: you can't use a gun. You can't use explosives. You can't use poison. It has to be up close and personal. You don't have to worry about leaving evidence; that will be taken care of. Victim: no one suicidal. No one over the age of 65. No one with a terminal illness. Choose your method. Choose your victim.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As exciting and unpredictable as ever

  • By 451 on 07-12-16

Really love an original plot.

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

Reviewed: 01-10-17

This was fab, really felt the character's emotions. I didn't work it out and agree with him that it's not a Hollywood thriller. My feeling was he was going to kill himself, the other obvious character got lucky so no, I didn't see it coming!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Each Little Lie

  • By: Tom Bale
  • Narrated by: Kate Rawson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 39

One split second can destroy your life forever. Single mother Jen Cornish is just trying to hold things together for the sake of her seven-year-old son Charlie. Until the day when she does an impulsive good deed to help a neighbour, setting off a terrifying chain of events that quickly spirals out of control.... When she is arrested for a crime she didn't commit, Jen quickly starts to wonder if someone is playing a cruel game with her - or is she losing her mind?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyed this.

  • By Hayley Brazill on 01-10-17

Really enjoyed this.

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

Reviewed: 01-10-17

Great plot, believable characters. There are obvious parts of the story that are rather exaggerated but that's what makes a good story.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Missing Ones

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 1
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 625
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 535

When a woman's body is discovered in a cathedral and hours later a young man is found hanging from a tree outside his home, Detective Lottie Parker is called in to lead the investigation. Both bodies have the same distinctive tattoo clumsily inscribed on their legs. It's clear the pair are connected, but how? The trail leads Lottie to St Angela's, a former children's home, with a dark connection to her own family history. Suddenly the case just got personal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Mrs. J. Answer on 24-05-17

Regrettably obvious

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

Reviewed: 11-06-17

I nearly stopped reading quite a few times. I persevered but with no real gain. Although the details are horrific, it's a same old plot really.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • He Said/She Said

  • By: Erin Kelly
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Broadbent, Helen Johns
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 934
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 855
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 856

In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend, Kit, call the police, and in that moment it is not only the victim's life that is changed forever. Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear. And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, the events that follow have taught her that you can never see the whole picture: something - and someone - is always in the dark....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping & different

  • By Lulu M on 04-05-17

One of the best books Ive read in a long time

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

Reviewed: 29-05-17

Refreshing & original setting, a current popular format that worked really well. Each chapter having new and interesting fodder to keep you page turning and guessing. Excellent plot twists that actually work with the story. Highly recommend

  • Follow Me

  • By: Angela Clarke
  • Narrated by: Imogen Wilde
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 36

Like. Share. Follow.... Die. The 'Hashtag Murderer' posts chilling, cryptic clues online, pointing to their next target. Taunting the police. Enthralling the press. Capturing the public's imagination. But this is no virtual threat. As the number of his followers rises, so does the body count. Eight years ago two young girls did something unforgivable. Now ambitious police officer Nasreen and investigative journalist Freddie are thrown together again in a desperate struggle to catch this cunning, fame-crazed killer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Teen book??

  • By faye on 15-01-16

Def worth a read

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

Reviewed: 08-05-17

The first of two in the series. The story flows well and is believable. Characters are well thought out and honest. I read them the wrong way round so already knew the relationship between the main characters but it didn't spoil anything, each book could be read alone. Who dunnit keeps you guessing too!

  • The Couple Next Door

  • By: Shari Lapena
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,270
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,157
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,159

People are capable of almost anything. Fast-paced and addictive, The Couple Next Door announces a major new talent in thriller writing. You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn't want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn't stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you live only next door. You'll have the baby monitor, and you'll take it in turns to go back every half hour.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An enjoyable listen

  • By Joanne on 25-05-17

Disturbing.

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

As a parent, this tale does prey on our worst fears. A little predictable but I enjoyed it and still had to keep page turning, just to find out...

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Blink

  • A psychological thriller with a killer twist you'll never forget
  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 771
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 705
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 702

Three years ago Toni's five-year-old daughter, Evie, disappeared after leaving school. The police have never been able to find her. There were no witnesses, no CCTV, no trace. But Toni believes her daughter is alive. And as she begins to silently piece together her memories, the full story of the past begins to reveal itself - and a devastating truth. Toni's mind is trapped in a world of silence. Her only chance to save herself is to manage the impossible: she must find a way to make herself heard. She must find her daughter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Blink! just Don't Miss It!

  • By Simon on 18-02-17

Nearly swiped past this. Glad I didn't.

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

Set in Nottingham, this novel already earned one star! A format of writing I'm coming across more and more, what's more I really like too. An original storyline that kept me guessing and in parts terrified. I have bought more by the author now as I have been very impressed. Recommend.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wrath

  • Faith McMann, Book 3
  • By: T. R. Ragan
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 50

In another life, before human traffickers murdered her husband and stole her children, Faith McMann was a wife, mother, and teacher. Now she has become Furious, a merciless avenger on a deadly mission to retrieve her young son and daughter, no matter the cost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous

  • By Ruth on 28-05-18

Long awaited third book of the series

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

Finally got to finish the series! Well written with all the ingredients for a good thriller. Original, believable and likeable characters made for a smooth read. Hats have to be off for the awareness raised into the real life horror that is child trafficking. Whilst we know this is a fictional story, we are reminded of the poor souls who do end up in this unimaginable hell. The 3 books of the series also meant the author could take a respectful amount of time to take the story through all its twists and turns naturally, at its own pace. Highly recommend.

  • Killing Cupid

  • By: Mark Edwards, Louise Voss
  • Narrated by: Bea Holland, Oliver J. Hembrough
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 67

Alex Parkinson is in love with his writing tutor, Siobhan. He has never loved anyone like this, but how can he convince Siobhan that they are meant to be together? So Alex stalks her on Facebook and finds out where she lives, buys her presents using her own credit card and sends her messages telling her exactly what he wants to do to her. He breaks into her house, reads her diary and secretly listens to her while she takes a bath. Isn't that what all lovers do?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome Book, Loved it.

  • By Marisa on 06-01-17

Not sure if I missed something.

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

Reviewed: 03-05-17

The authors' books are usually graphic and fast paced. I.e. Forward Slash was a good old fashioned horror with an up to date twist. I was hoping for more of the same. Although this plot is somewhat original, I kept expecting a big twist or turn. It was a good story but not the sort of page turner I like. It follows the fashionably diarised format from main characters which I do enjoy and having male and female narrators was a positive. Alex was certainly quite a creepy character and Siobhan had depths, in the end it just felt rather 'to be continued....'