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  • The Innocent Wife

  • By: Amy Lloyd
  • Narrated by: Christina Cole, Lorelei King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 244

Twenty years ago Dennis Danson was arrested and imprisoned for the brutal murder of a young girl in Florida's Red River County. Now he's the subject of a true-crime documentary that's whipping up a frenzy online to uncover the truth and free a man who has been wrongly convicted. A thousand miles away in England, Samantha is obsessed with Dennis' case. She exchanges letters with him and is quickly won over by his apparent charm and kindness to her. Soon she has left her old life behind to marry him and campaign for his release.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! This held my attention!

  • By Ann D on 02-03-18

went nowhere

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

Reviewed: 25-03-19

I kept hoping that something exciting was going to happen but this just plodded along. very poor.

  • Audible Presents: Live from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018

  • By: Audible Comedy
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

Audible Presents returns to the Edinburgh Fringe to bring you more hilarious stand-up from the world’s best comedy festival. From comedy legends to hotly tipped up-and-coming stars, we’ve brought together some of the best stand-ups from the UK and across the world, including festival hero Mark Watson, Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy, Mock The Week stalwart Zoe Lyons, US legend Janeane Garofalo, and many more. With 12 episodes recorded exclusively for Audible across 12 nights, this is the next best thing to being there!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fringe Benefits!

  • By Simon on 30-09-18

Free comedy, what's not to like?

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

Reviewed: 23-01-19

I was fortunate enough to attend one of the recordings so it's great to be able to listen to the others. Thanks Audible!

  • Black Heart

  • Detective Dan Riley, Book 1
  • By: Anna-Lou Weatherley
  • Narrated by: James Lailey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550

When Nigel Baxter, a middle-aged married banker with an unremarkable past, is found dead in the bath of a plush hotel suite, his wrists slit, it looks as if he's taken his own life. At first. But when Detective Inspector Daniel Riley is assigned to the case, he soon realises all isn't as it first appears to be. When a postmortem shows Baxter was poisoned, Riley suspects foul play. And then there's the odd addition of a teddy bear left at the crime scene....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story!

  • By Ann D on 21-03-18

predictable

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

good characters but sadly the whole story was very predictable. Narration was good though so not all lost.

  • The Zig Zag Girl

  • By: Elly Griffiths
  • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 404
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 373
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 367

Brighton, 1950: When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick: the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old friend of Edgar's. They served together in the war as part of a shadowy unit called the Magic Men. Max is still on the circuit, touring seaside towns in the company of ventriloquists, sword-swallowers, and dancing girls.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Uninvolving mystery

  • By Sally on 20-11-14

a little predictable

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

Reviewed: 15-06-18

an ok story but a little predictable. will give another in the series a go

  • Extinct

  • Extracted, Book 3
  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,276
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,210

The end of the world has been avoided - for now. With Miri and her team of extracted heroes still on the run, Mother, the disgraced former head of the British Secret Service, has other ideas.... While Mother retreats to her bunker to plot her next move, Miri, Ben, Safa and Harry travel far into the future to ensure that they have prevented the apocalypse. But what they find just doesn't make sense. London in 2111 is on the brink of annihilation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing sequel, read by phenomenally talented CP!!

  • By Lauren on 21-05-18

poor

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

Reviewed: 23-05-18

struggled to get to the end and was glad when it was over. Doubt I'll bother with any more if there are more to come.

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  • A History of Heavy Metal

  • By: Andrew O'Neill
  • Narrated by: Andrew O'Neill
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

The history of heavy metal brings us extraordinary stories of larger-than-life characters living to excess, from the household names of Ozzy Osbourne, Lemmy, Iron Maiden and Metallica to the brutal notoriety of the underground Norwegian black metal scene and the New Wave of British heavy metal. It is the story of a worldwide network of rabid fans escaping everyday mundanity through music, of cutthroat corporate arseholes ripping off those fans and the bands they worship to line their pockets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yes.

  • By Sean Barnham on 03-08-17

brilliant

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

Reviewed: 14-04-18

having seen Andrew do the stand up version of this it was a no brainer to get the book. loved every minute of it. Andrews narration is a joy to listen to. highly recommended.

  • The Road Beneath My Feet

  • By: Frank Turner
  • Narrated by: Frank Turner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

The Sunday Times best seller. Frank Turner narrates a searingly honest and brilliantly written account of his journey from pub circuit to Wembley Arena.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great stories, honestly told

  • By Andy on 03-09-15

fascinating

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

Reviewed: 21-03-18

had bought the physical book but not found time to read it. listened to this over the course of two days in the car and as a big Frank fan it was fascinating to hear about the early gigs and adventures on the road.

  • Cold Blood

  • Nick Stone, Book 18
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 420
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 378

Out on the ice, polar bears aren't the only natural born killers. Nick Stone is suffering. The two people he cared for most are gone. Thousands of miles away, five ex-servicemen, badly wounded in Afghanistan, are preparing for a trek to the North Pole in an attempt to begin to rebuild their shattered bodies and minds. When Stone is summoned as close protection for the trek by an old SAS officer, he accepts unthinkingly, desperate for the chance to escape his own misery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great progress

  • By Mikey on 10-12-16

poor. very poor.

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

Reviewed: 22-11-17

poor. very poor. should probably try and get a refund as it's hours of my life I won't get back

  • Cold Granite

  • Logan McRae, Book 1
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: Steve Worsley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 747
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 681
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680

It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Three-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch: strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. And he's only the first. There's a serial killer stalking the Granite City, and the local media are baying for blood. Soon the dead are piling up in the morgue almost as fast as the snow on the streets, and Logan knows time is running out. More children are going missing. More are going to die.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Sandra on 21-06-17

Dark but brilliant

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

Reviewed: 19-08-17

absolutely love Stuart MacBrides books and Steve Worsleys narration is first class. The lack of big chunks of DI Steele is the only downside of his first novel.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Light Touch

  • The 14th Spider Shepherd Thriller
  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 467
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 438
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 435

The 14th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more gripping action from The Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather. Working undercover is all about trust - getting the target to trust you and then betraying them in order to bring them to justice. But what do you do when you believe an undercover cop has crossed the line and aligned herself with the international drugs smuggler she was supposed to be targeting?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best spider book

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-08-17

mediocre

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

Reviewed: 15-08-17

mediocre story saved from abandonment by Paul Thornleys narration. Not Stephen Leathers best but there's life left in Spider Shepherd yet.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful