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  • In the Blood

  • Jefferson Tayte Genealogical, Book 1
  • By: Steve Robinson
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

Two hundred years ago a loyalist family fled to England to escape the American War of Independence and seemingly vanished into thin air. American genealogist Jefferson Tayte is hired to find out what happened, but it soon becomes apparent that a calculated killer is out to stop him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By L on 19-04-15

Detective story with a difference

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

Reviewed: 30-03-16

Excellent story- with an unlikely hero!! Great twist as the lead investigator is an genealogist-- you can learn a lot!!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Swansong

  • DI Nick Dixon, Book 4
  • By: Damien Boyd
  • Narrated by: Napoleon Ryan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Isobel Swan, a sixth form student, has been murdered. First, her ring finger is severed, then her throat is cut. With the investigation going nowhere fast, Detective Inspector Nick Dixon is sent undercover as a trainee teacher into Isobel's boarding school.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dective series

  • By Mogie on 26-03-16

Dective series

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

Reviewed: 26-03-16

Excellent-- great twisted tale-- well read too ---DI Dixon is an example to any police force!!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Rainbow Six

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 35 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 708
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 649
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649

Whether hunting warlords in Japan, druglords in Colombia, or nuclear terrorists in the United States, John Clark is efficient and deadly ? but even he has ghosts in his past, demons that must be exorcised. And nothing is more demonic than the peril he must face as the commander of a covert multi-national anti-terrorism squad known as Rainbow. Almost as soon as the group is formed, three terrorist attacks occur that seem unrelated at first, but may be the beginning of a new brand of terrorism like nothing the world has ever encountered before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A whole series in a book!

  • By Simon on 20-08-15

Thriller

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

Reviewed: 07-03-16

Written in its day....... It's now very dated- and not really in sync with me...plus I hated the views of hunting and Vegatarianism-- in fact don't read it!!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Hangman's Song

  • Inspector McLean, Book 3
  • By: James Oswald
  • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040

The body of a man is found hanging in an empty house. To the Edinburgh police force this appears to be a simple suicide case. Days later another body is found. The body is hanging from an identical rope and the noose has been tied using the same knot. Then a third body is found. As Inspector McLean digs deeper he descends into a world where the lines of reality are blurred and where the most irrational answers become the only explanations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A MUST AUDIO BOOK

  • By Animal lover on 05-03-14

Deceive tale - with a twist

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

Reviewed: 19-07-15

Another excellent book - with Detective Inspector Tony McLean leading his team in and out of trouble-- great tale - well read.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Natural Causes

  • An Inspector McLean Novel, Book 1
  • By: James Oswald
  • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,819
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,648
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,638

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of James Oswald's gripping new Inspector McLean crime thriller Natural Causes, read by the actor Ian Hanmore. A young girl's mutilated body is discovered in a sealed room. Her remains are carefully arranged, in what seems to have been a cruel and macabre ritual, which appears to have taken place over 60 years ago.For newly appointed Edinburgh Detective Inspector Tony McLean this baffling cold case ought to be a low priority - but he is haunted by the young victim and her grisly death.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Is Edinburgh turning into Midsummer?

  • By Patricia on 22-06-13

Detective tale with a twist

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

Reviewed: 17-07-15

Excellent -- super story-- well read with a true Scottish voice--I really enjoyed Detective McLean!

  • The Unremembered

  • Author's Definitive Edition
  • By: Peter Orullian
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
  • Length: 23 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    1.5 out of 5 stars 3

In a debut that is sure to attract enormous attention, the first novel of The Vault of Heaven takes us to a world of wonders and terrors, where an ancient evil threatens to break out of the bounds that have contained it for generations. When the gods created the world, one created monstrous creatures so powerful that he was doomed to live for eternity in the proscribed Bourne where his most odious creations were to be held, kept from the rest of the world by a magical veil that they could not breach.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fantasy tale

  • By Mogie on 04-07-15

Fantasy tale

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

Reviewed: 04-07-15

Interesting- a different concept on submission and slavery- ok story- worth a listen. Escape for a few hours

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Missing and the Dead (Logan McRae, Book 9)

  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: Steve Worsley
  • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 511

The new Logan McRae novel from the No. 1 bestselling author of Close of the Bone and A Song for the Dying. One mistake can cost you everything…When you catch a twisted killer there should be a reward, right? What Acting Detective Inspector Logan McRae gets instead is a ‘development opportunity' out in the depths of rural Aberdeenshire. Welcome to divisional policing - catching drug dealers, shop lifters, vandals and the odd escaped farm animal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I persevered

  • By Colette on 23-01-15

Detective. Novel

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

Reviewed: 02-06-15

Love the recital - the true Scottish twang of the reader- the super intertwined story- marvellous

  • The Dragons of Dorcastle

  • The Pillars of Reality, Book 1
  • By: Jack Campbell
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314

The Mechanics and the Mages have been bitter rivals, agreeing only on the need to keep the world they rule from changing. But now a Storm approaches, one that could sweep away everything humans have built. Only one person has any chance of uniting enough of Dematr behind her to stop the Storm, but the Great Guilds and many others will stop at nothing to defeat her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I need Book 2. Right now. Please.

  • By Always the Mage on 06-01-15

Fanta say series

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

Reviewed: 24-05-15

Very slow beginning - with too much teenage angst for me- tale gets better as the book progresses

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Blood of Innocents

  • The Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, Book 2
  • By: Mitchell Hogan
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 20 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 526
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 486

Anasoma, jewel of the Mahruse Empire, has fallen. As Caldan and his companions flee the city, horrors from the time of the Shattering begin to close in. With Miranda’s mind broken by forbidden sorcery, Caldan is forced to disobey the most sacrosanct laws of the Protectors if he is to have any chance of healing her. But when one of the emperor’s warlocks arrives to take control of him, he begins to suspect his burgeoning powers may be more of a curse than a blessing, and that the enemies assailing the empire may be rivaled by even more sinister forces within.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Divisive Series?

  • By Simon on 18-08-16

Fantasy series

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

Reviewed: 22-05-15

Book two of a fantasy series- good hero- developing as the tale goes on- worth a listen

  • Dragon Keeper

  • The Rain Wild Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Saskia Butler
  • Length: 17 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314

Guided by the great blue dragon Tintaglia, they came from the sea: a Tangle of serpents fighting their way up the Rain Wilds River, the first to make the perilous journey to the cocooning grounds in generations. Many have died along the way. With its acid waters and impenetrable forest, it is a hard place for any to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful 'listen'!

  • By Gabrielle Harvey-Jones on 14-09-09

dragon keeper

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-11-09

Excellent book, i want the rest of the series now, I am totally involved,

3 of 3 people found this review helpful