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Bev Lewsey

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  • Only the Innocent

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,139
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,033
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,032

When billionaire philanthropist Sir Hugo Fletcher is discovered murdered in his London home, tied naked to a bed, the scandal is only a shadow of the darkness lurking off-camera. Laura Fletcher returns from an Italian vacation to find her home under siege by paparazzi. Is she shocked? Yes. But is she distraught? Not exactly. Chief Inspector Tom Douglas reveals his suspicions that Hugo’s killer is female. The deeper Douglas digs, the more sordid details he uncovers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very poor narration

  • By mrs c a dunne on 20-07-15

couldn't put it down!

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

Reviewed: 17-08-17

Another excellent story. The only let down was the narrator who was a wrong choice. His portrayal of the female characters didn't work.

  • The Sixth Window

  • DCI Tom Douglas
  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,060
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,059

Eighteen months after Natalie Gray loses her husband, Bernie, in a horrific hit and run accident, she finds love with his best friend, Ed Cooper, and moves into his home with her teenage daughter, Scarlett. But she begins to suspect Ed has a dark side - and even darker intentions. Natalie must get her troubled child to a safer place, but when Scarlett starts to hear voices coming from the empty apartment next door it seems she has unwittingly moved them into the heart of danger.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, bad narration

  • By Lulu M on 01-05-17

another great read by Rachel Abbott

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

Great story which had me binge listening all day. However the ending was a little disappointing and could have done with an extra chapter to end it properly. The ending seemed rushed

  • A Vintage Wedding

  • By: Katie Fforde
  • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 370
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 334
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 332

Weddings, romance, humour ,and happy-ever-after endings. The deliciously romantic new novel from the number-one Sunday Times best-selling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair, and The Perfect Match.

In a small Cotswold country town, Beth, Lindy, and Rachel are looking for new beginnings. So they set up in business, organising stylish and perfectly affordable vintage weddings.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Annother winner from Katie Fforde

  • By Jess on 16-02-15

Couldn't finish it. Narration was grating

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

Reviewed: 06-03-17

I have tried a few times to get passed the first 3 chapters. The narrator was the wrong choice. her voice is far too old for the young characters and it really is irritating. The story has potential if I could get past the voice. Listen to the sample before purchasing!!!!!

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  • The Life of Lee

  • By: Lee Evans
  • Narrated by: Lee Evans
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 946
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 946

Lee Evans is one of the best-loved comedians in the country; a Hollywood star able to sell out arenas in the blink of eye. But he was not always such a roaring success. Read unabridged by the man himself, the audiobook edition of The Life of Lee is an utterly hilarious and very moving autobiography, charting his ups and downs on the way to the top.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By AandL272 on 05-06-13

Such an AMAZING read!

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

Reviewed: 27-01-15

What about Lee Evans’s performance did you like?

Lee Evans was terrific, he read the story with such heart he had me hooked all the way through. He put on voices for his family and friends which was brilliant !

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The book has me laughing out loud and some part were emotional

Any additional comments?

im so glad i read this book because I have never been much of a Lee Evans fan. His life is so interesting and his stories have made me see him in a different light. This is the best autobiography i have ever read and i truly hope Lee decides to do a follow up !!

  • Is It Just Me?

  • By: Miranda Hart
  • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,661
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,829
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,824

Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic!

  • By berta on 25-12-12

Easy listening but slighlty disappointing

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

Reviewed: 27-01-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

The books was average and funny in parts. It was more a performance than any real information about her and her life.

What was most disappointing about Miranda Hart’s story?

The most irritating part was her conversations with her childhood self, who kept 'bursting' through the door. Also the pointless chapter on technology which she spent describing the internet and twitter to her childhood self.

  • Shopaholic to the Stars

  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 134

Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is in Hollywood! It's as if all her life has been leading to this moment. She's hanging out with the stars … or at least she will be, when she finally gets to meet movie superstar Sage Seymour, whom husband Luke is now managing. There's so much to see and do! And getting Minnie through the hurdles for her A-list Hollywood pre-school will require some…er…help.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Dreadful

  • By M. Lappin on 29-10-14

disappointing !

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

Reviewed: 08-10-14

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Im not sure what Sophie Kinsella was thinking, its didn't capture Becky's character at all she's been turned into a selfish, self centred person who seems to have lost all respect for her child, friends and family and despite not earning any money herself is bleeding her long suffering husband dry. The book ended dreadfully with no story lines tied up at all, had to double check i hadn't skipped a few chapter when the audio book suddenly ended!.

Any additional comments?

Although The narrator was fine, it wasn't the original narrator im used to listening to with all the previous books, therefore all the characters didnt sound right to me as their voices where different which was disappointing.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful