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  • Bad Blood

  • By: John Carreyrou
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,886
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,686
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,688

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar start-up, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose start-up ‘unicorn’ promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-08-18

Loved this!

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

Reviewed: 11-05-19

I wasn’t sure to begin with but by the end I couldn’t stop listening. Definitely recommend

  • The Shape of Lies

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 350

Yesterday, Scott was dead. Today, he’s back. And Anna doesn’t believe in ghosts. Scott was Anna’s boyfriend. She loved him, but he ruined her life. When he died, she should have been free, but today Scott is on the radio, threatening to spill her secrets. Anna is a mother, a wife, and head teacher of a primary school. And she’s a good liar. She made one mistake, and now she is having to pay for it. Scott is the only person who knows the truth about her past, but how can he be alive? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dark, Intense and Velvety Smooth!

  • By Simon on 16-04-19

A bit ridiculous really

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

Reviewed: 21-04-19

I didn’t enjoy this book due to far too many unbelievably stupid decisions made by a supposedly intelligent individual. However I did finish it - shook my head all the way to the end

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Wrecking Crew

  • Demolishing the Case Against Steven Avery
  • By: John Ferak
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 62

In 2016-17, while working for the USA Today Network’s Wisconsin Investigative Team, author John Ferak wrote dozens of articles examining the murder case again Steven Avery, who had already beat one wrongful conviction only to be charged with the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005. In Wrecking Crew, Ferak lays out in exacting detail the post-conviction strategy of Kathleen Zellner, the high-profile, high-octane lawyer, to free Avery. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a fabulous book!

  • By lesley currie on 17-01-19

Brilliant book ....

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

Reviewed: 30-01-19

....if it wasn’t so frustratingly sad. Having watched both series of Making a Murderer it was very interesting (and maddening) to learn details in more depth. I couldn’t put it ‘down’ and didn’t want it to end - we live in hope that the right people make the right decisions going forward.

  • The Road Home

  • By: Rose Tremain
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154

Lev is on his way from Eastern Europe to Britain, seeking work. But Lev has an outsider's vision of the place we call home. Lev begins with no job, little money, and few words of English. He has only his memories, his hopes, and a certain skill preparing food.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Narration, Good Story

  • By Yogita on 13-10-08

Absolutely loved this book.

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

Reviewed: 06-01-19

I read/listened to countless books in 2918. This has to be the best one for me. Loved everything about it. Narration was superb - thank you

  • The Adulterer's Wife

  • By: Leigh Russell
  • Narrated by: Phillipa Leigh
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 59

From the best-selling author of The Geraldine Steel series comes The Adulterer's Wife. A suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller, perfect for fans of domestic noir. Julie is devastated to learn that her husband, Paul, is having an affair. It seems her life can’t get any worse - until she comes home to find his dead body in their bed. When the police establish he was murdered, Julie is the obvious suspect. To protect her son from the terrible situation, Julie sends the teenage boy to his grandparents in Edinburgh while she fights to prove her innocence.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Poor story, poorly told

  • By Ms Lynda C. Porter on 21-08-18

Absolute rubbish

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

Reviewed: 27-08-18

This has to be the worst book I’ve ever downloaded. The writing and storyline were extremely poor with a terrible narrator. Disappointed that Audible ‘recommended this book in an email to me. Poor

  • Then She Was Gone

  • By: Lisa Jewell
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,853
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,466
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,466

A missing girl. A buried secret. From the acclaimed author of I Found You and the Richard & Judy best seller The Girls comes a compulsively twisty psychological thriller that will keep you gripped to the very last moment. She was 15, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Kate on 18-10-17

Couldn't put it down!

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

Reviewed: 01-12-17

A little predictable but a great listen. Loved it! I'll look out for more by this author.

  • Knowing the Score

  • My Family and Our Tennis Story
  • By: Judy Murray
  • Narrated by: Judy Murray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 96

What happens when you find you have exceptional children? Do you panic? Put your head in the sand? Or risk everything and jump in headfirst? As mother to tennis champions Jamie and Andy Murray, Scottish national coach, coach of the Fed Cup and general all-round can-do woman of wonder, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and reaching out to ambition. As a parent, coach and leader, she is an inspiration who has revolutionised British tennis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So interesting

  • By L. Long on 18-07-17

I just loved this book

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

Reviewed: 21-07-17

I'm a huge tennis fan and in particular love to follow Jamie and Andy. To hear Judy's take on their achievements was truly fascinating. Well done Judy, Will, Jamie and Andy. Always no 1s x

  • City of Friends

  • By: Joanna Trollope
  • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 199

The day Stacey Grant loses her job feels like the last day of her life. Or, at least, the only life she'd ever known. For who was she if not a City high-flyer, Senior Partner at one of the top private equity firms in London? As Stacey starts to reconcile her old life with the new - one without professional achievements or meetings but instead long days at home with her dog and ailing mother, waiting for her successful husband to come home - she at least has The Girls to fall back on. Beth, Melissa and Gaby.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A bit of a disappointment

  • By Liz on 27-02-17

What was that all about?

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

Reviewed: 10-03-17

What story took almost 10 hours exactly. Can't believe that after all that time I was none the wiser !!

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Hanging Girl

  • Department Q, Book 6
  • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 739
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 694
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 691

In the middle of a hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Mørck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive at first, but then he receives some shocking news. Carl then has no choice but to lead Department Q into the tragic cold case of a vivacious 17-year-old girl who vanished from school, only to be found dead hanging high up in a tree.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator???

  • By Alexandra Allan on 16-12-15

Very disappointed

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

Reviewed: 24-12-15

What would have made The Hanging Girl better?

Steven Pacey

Has The Hanging Girl put you off other books in this genre?

No but dept Q will not be the same unless Steven Pacey returns

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Graeme Malcolm?

Steven Pacey

Any additional comments?

I returned this title purely due to the narrator. I found the change of narrator distracting and found the story extremely difficult to follow. I normally persevere with a book but not in this case. I wish I'd read the previous reviews before buying.

52 of 62 people found this review helpful