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  • Ice Cold

  • By: Tess Gerritsen
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152

Something terrible has happened in the snowbound village of Kingdom Come, Wyoming, where 12 eerily identical houses stand dark and abandoned. Meals remain untouched on dining room tables, cars are still in garages, and the town's residents have vanished into thin air. This is the disturbing setting where vacationing medical examiner Maura Isles and her traveling companions find themselves trapped during a ferocious snowstorm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting thriller

  • By Kirstine on 11-10-10

Breath-taking right to the very end.

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

Reviewed: 19-06-18

A tale with more twists that a corkscrew, that kept me guessing right to the very last page. Well worth the time spent listening and can't wait for some more.

  • A Feast for Crows

  • Book 4 of A Song of Ice and Fire
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 33 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,535
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,958
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,953

The complete, unabridged audiobook of A Feast for Crows. HBO’s hit series A Game of Thrones is based on George R. R. Martin’s internationally best-selling series A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A Feast for Crows is the fourth volume in the series. The Lannisters are in power on the Iron Throne. The war in the Seven Kingdoms has burned itself out, but in its bitter aftermath new conflicts spark to life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Whats going on with the accents?

  • By Karen on 29-12-11

Changed names mid-stream ....

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

Reviewed: 27-05-18

Same author, same reader but 4 books in and suddenly names are now pronounced differently - most off-putting. Otherwise, another exceptional story to the series. Just wish Roy Dotrice had a greater range of accents as everyone is beginning to sound the same ... varients of The Imp ... also very off-putting.

As to this being Book 4 of the series, trying to keep a mental track of where characters are, and what's going on with them, within such an enormous story arc, is like juggling with eggs. One slip and we have omelets for tea. Hope things start gelling better with the next installment.

  • Shogun

  • The Epic Novel of Japan
  • By: James Clavell
  • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
  • Length: 53 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,013
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016

A bold English adventurer; an invincible Japanese warlord; a beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love - all brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fabulous

  • By Umashin on 26-09-16

Unforgetable performance ...

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

Reviewed: 27-01-18

of an outstanding story. To have the book come to life thanks to the narrator making each character so real that you forget that each voice comes from a single person. To have the added benefit of someone else taking the effort out of trying to 'read' the Japanese correctly so effortlessly allowed me to become so immersed in the story that I actually begrudged real life inserting itself into fuedal Japan.

  • Street Game

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

For Mack McKinley and his team of GhostWalker killing machines, urban warfare is an art. But despite a hard-won knowledge of the San Francisco streets, Mack knows from experience that too many things can still go wrong. Danger was just another part of the game--and now he's come face-to-face with a woman who can play just as tough. She's Jaimie, a woman with a sapphire stare so potent it can destroy a man. Years ago she and Mack had a history--volatile, erotic, and electric.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoy this Author/Narrator combination.

  • By Dstressd on 27-01-17

Really enjoy this Author/Narrator combination.

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

Reviewed: 27-01-17

Another brilliant book within the Ghostwalker series with the characters really brought to life by an exceptional narrator.

  • Power Game

  • By: Christine Feehan
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

When radical terrorists take hostages in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team. Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a super soldier with enhanced abilities. He can see better, run faster, disappear when necessary, and hunt the enemy along any terrain. There are those in the world willing to do anything for power like that. A formidable spy genetically engineered to hide in plain sight, Bellisia rarely meets a man who doesn't want to control her or kill her. But Zeke's different.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • POWERFUL

  • By Dolores on 30-05-17

Accents and voices are just not right.

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

Reviewed: 27-01-17

Would you try another book written by Christine Feehan or narrated by Jim Frangione?

I have all the Ghostwalker books as its my favourite Christine Feehan series but I will not buy another audio with Jim Frangione as the narrator. His voices all sound the same and his accents are barely there.Very disappointing.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Jim Frangione?

I really wish they had managed to get Tom Steckshulte to have read this one too. Failing that, there must be someone that has a wider vocal range to give the different characters more definition and with a better grasp of the required accents.

Any additional comments?

I love all the Ghostwalker books that are based in and around New Orleans. Nonny is an endearing character who ties all the books into a mini series within a bigger story arc but it is one I love returning to.