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Shaun V. Hewitt

North Wales
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  • Beneath the Bleeding

  • By: Val McDermid
  • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
  • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 591
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555

When Robbie Bishop, star midfielder for the Bradfield Vics, is poisoned by a rare and deadly toxin, profiler Dr Tony Hill and trusted colleague DCI Carol Jordan have their work cut out for them. Then a bomb explodes in the football stadium, causing massive casualties - and another man dies from poisoning. Is there a link between the cases? What are the motives for these crimes? The clock is ticking, and the death toll keeps rising....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • good story

  • By colin clews on 24-11-15

A comedy 'Tour de force'

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

Reviewed: 14-06-19

A brilliant story as always from Val McDermid, probably one of the most enjoyable for plot and characters.

BUT

The narrator and his bloody awful comedy accents. Marvel at his Cokerney, gasp at his Liverpudlian and stare disbelievingly at your speaker at his Black Country copper. It is only because it is such a strong story that this didn't ruin it completely. I found myself longing for an Asian or gay character to make an appearance just to marvel at Saul Reichlin's acting skills.

  • Wallis in Love

  • By: Andrew Morton
  • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 63

Wallis in Love brings a fascinating new perspective on the 20th century's most controversial royal scandal. Andrew Morton's impeccable research and unerring skill for riveting storytelling combine to present a strong case for a new and startling reveal: that the woman who rocked the world with her uncompromising passion for the Prince of Wales may have fooled everyone by keeping the object of her true passion hidden away....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fairytale gone terribly wrong

  • By Mommiecat on 25-09-18

Is this read by a robot ?

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

The book may be good, but the narration is so annoying I can't listen any more and am going to have to return it. It's not even worth the £2.99 special deal price.

  • Widows

  • By: Lynda La Plante
  • Narrated by: Ann Mitchell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 381
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 351
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341

Facing life alone, they turned to crime together. Dolly Rawlins, Linda Perelli and Shirley Miller are left devastated when their husbands are killed in a security van heist that goes disastrously wrong. When Dolly discovers her husband's bank deposit box containing a gun, money and detailed plans for the hijack, she has three options. She could hand over the ledgers to the Detective. She could hand them over to the thugs who want to take over Harry's turf. Or, she and the other widows could finish the job their husbands started....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sorry had to return

  • By Sarah on 03-08-18

Ann Michell is the perfect choice.

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

You can tell this is narrated by a brilliant actor rather than just a 'reader.' Dolly Rawlins is unsettlingly real in this sublime performance of a brilliantly written book (though it is superfluous to say Brilliant when talking about Lynda La Plant.) Those of us who remember the TV drama will be right back in the moment, loving the menacingly hard world of Dolly.

  • West Cork

  • By: Audible Original
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,489
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,311
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,316

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery.Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Story Brilliantly Presented!

  • By Simon on 28-07-18

Gripped from start to finish.

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

Reviewed: 23-07-18

A superb investigation, that isn't shy of asking difficult questions of those involved. I was gripped from the first episode to the last, delving into the peculiarities of the main suspect. Sometimes thought provoking, sometimes frustrating, you can't help but be involved.
I also can't believe I got this for free, thank you Audible.