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  • Everything I Never Told You

  • By: Celeste Ng
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 238

Lydia is the favourite child of Marilyn and James Lee - a girl who inherited her mother's bright-blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, James is consumed by guilt, and Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to hold someone accountable. But it's the youngest in the family - Hannah - who may be the only one who knows what really happened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful, wise, engrossing

  • By Maintenon on 30-11-15

Family drama, beautifully woven and emotional

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

Great family centred, multi generational story of mid America. Focused on family ties and the misunderstandings and mid interpretations of all that is said (and not said). Compelling and satisfying.

  • Social Creature

  • By: Tara Isabella Burton
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Woodward
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

A friendship to die for. A Ripley story for the Instagram age set in contemporary New York: a world at once sophisticated and sordid, irresistible and irresponsible, unforgettable yet unattainable. Louise is struggling to survive in New York; juggling a series of poorly paid jobs, renting a shabby flat, being catcalled by her creepy neighbour, she dreams of being a writer. And then one day she meets Lavinia. Lavinia who has everything - looks, money, clothes, friends, an amazing apartment...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • gripping story line

  • By Sonja on 14-07-18

Dark and mesmerising

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

A story for the modern day. Really enjoyed the web and the characters- and it gets darker and delighted with the ending...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Breakdown

  • By: B A Paris
  • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 683

Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods and the woman who was killed. Since then she's been forgetting everything: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn't have a baby.... What she can't forget is the woman she might have saved, the terrible nagging guilt, the silent calls she's receiving and the feeling that someone's watching her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow what a roller coaster ride

  • By Amy E. on 18-04-17

Fine- but slow and little predictable

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

Reviewed: 02-05-18

The performance is- as ever good. But I was disappointed in theme story, slow and ponderous and I feel a little predictable.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Little Fires Everywhere

  • By: Celeste Ng
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Lim
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,123
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005

The brilliant new novel from the author of the New York Times best seller Everything I Never Told You. Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned - from the layout of the winding roads to the colours of the houses to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Average

  • By Miss L E Turvey on 18-01-18

Strong female characters- and a story that unfolds beautifully

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

Reviewed: 26-01-18

Loved this story. Had seen it recommended a lot and so pleased I purchased. Two Very different women and how their lives and those of their children become entangled and intertwined with life events, and their own personal moral codes. With some quite devastating consequences.

  • Sweet Little Lies

  • By: Caz Frear
  • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 770
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 696

What I thought I knew: in 1998, Maryanne Doyle disappeared, and Dad knew something about it. Maryanne Doyle was never seen again. What I actually know: in 1998, Dad lied about knowing Maryanne Doyle. Alice Lapaine has been found strangled near Dad's pub. Dad was in the local area for both Maryanne Doyle's disappearance and Alice Lapaine's murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An interesting & accomplished new voice

  • By Michelle on 25-12-17

Enjoyable twisty tale - a great read- one that was difficult to stop!

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

Reviewed: 30-12-17

Really enjoyed the first person narrative and our lead character Cat as she negotiates her job as a london murder DC- while her upbringing and family story plays out. Will certainly be looking out for Caz Frear books in the future!

12 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Into the Water

  • By: Paula Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,871
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,711
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,704

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, read by Imogen Church, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, Rachel Bavidge and Laura Aikman. The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times Number One best seller and global phenomenon. In the last days before her death, Nel called her sister. Jules didn't pick up the phone, ignoring her plea for help.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Out of the Hype Comes Real Quality!

  • By Simon on 03-05-17

Great story- love use use of all the perspectives in first person!

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

Reviewed: 15-05-17

And the weaving of the story lines together. Really enjoyable story- and characters. Was the end predictable... maybe, but a confident and engaging story.

  • Eyes Like Mine

  • By: Sheena Kamal
  • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

Fifteen years ago Nora Watts gave her newborn daughter up for adoption. Now Bonnie has vanished, and when the police don't seem to care, her desperate parents turn to Nora as a last resort. Nora knows only too well what happens to missing girls, especially when they aren't blonde or white enough. Despite herself, she sets out to find the daughter she's never known protected only by her instincts and a freakish ability to detect truth from lies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story- and real characters!

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-03-17

Great story- and real characters!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-17

Really enjoyed the book (no need for the music between each part though!) very different, good and flawed female lead and great performance. A thriller but not one that a run of the mill variety. Enjoyed the Canadian setting and the story. Thanks. Will look for future books.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Find Her

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Regina Reagan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 331

I escaped. My name is Flora Dane, and I was kidnapped from a beach on spring break. I spent 472 days with my captor before I was found. I survived. And I've spent the last five years trying to reacquaint myself with the rhythms of my life. But everything is different. My relationships are fractured. I've had to learn how to protect myself, how to live in this dangerous new world. I'm reckless. I know that there are other predators out there, and I'll do anything to stop them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!

  • By Helen Pearson on 19-02-16

Loved this story- gripping and intense...

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

Reviewed: 26-08-16

The performance was great and I enjoyed the tempo and rhythm. It was quite upsetting and gruesome too- but the story keeps you gripped. Really would recommend if you are a fan of the genre.

  • This Must Be the Place

  • By: Maggie O'Farrell
  • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Penelope Rawlins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 510

A reclusive ex-film star living in the wilds of Ireland, Claudette Wells is a woman whose first instinct, when a stranger approaches her home, is to reach for her shotgun. Why is she so fiercely protective of her family, and what made her walk out of her cinematic career when she had the whole world at her feet? Her husband Daniel, reeling from a discovery about a woman he last saw twenty years ago, is about to make an exit of his own. It is a journey that will send him off-course, far away from the life he and Claudette have made together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful story, really well read

  • By Philippa Considine on 25-05-16

Wonderful storytelling and characters!

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

Reviewed: 30-05-16

Loved this multi- layered, different time horizon story. The characters and the voices vividly bringing to life Daniel and Claudette. Another cracker from Maggie O'Farrell.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful