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  • Whip Hand

  • By: Dick Francis
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Sid Halley had one good hand and another made of metal. Five hundred pounds of horse had landed on him, directly ending his career as a brilliant jockey - and indirectly ending his marriage to the woman he loved. He had become a private investigator, quite a good one, though his new life could never erase the haunting memories of his past glories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • enjoyable

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-12-15

whip hand

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

Reviewed: 23-10-18

I enjoyed this story but he is Sid Halley not Sid horlly shame they had died before they put it right !!!!!!!!

  • Hamish Macbeth: Death of an Honest Man

  • Hamish Macbeth, Book 33
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 231
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 204

Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie - who repeated all the last words of her twin sister - that she needed psychiatric help.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Least Favourite of the Hamish Macbeth Series

  • By An Leughadair on 06-04-18

Best ending

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-03-18

Really enjoyed this book listened it three times so I heard all the words as love the thinks he had with his work "friends" ha! Ha!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Ghost Marriage

  • A China Novella
  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
  • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 115

It has been a whirlwind few years for Li Yan and Margaret Campbell. Nowadays, both are busy juggling their huge professional workloads - Li as the newly promoted chief of Beijing's serious crime squad and Campbell as lecturer at the University of Public Security - with the day-to-day raising of their young son, Li Jon. When a desperate mother appeals to Campbell's own maternal instincts, Li agrees to look into the disappearance of a 17-year-old Beijing girl, Jiang Meilin.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Too short

  • By joy on 08-04-17

Shame only 90 mins

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-01-18

Why not their wedding?
Good story heard a story about this b4
But this is better

  • The Midnight Line

  • Jack Reacher, Book 22
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,958
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,958

Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer, too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reacher's Fine Lines

  • By Simon on 07-11-17

enjoyed your new book

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

love the story but could not keep awake so had to listen the 2 chapters 3 times

  • Uncommon Type

  • Some Stories
  • By: Tom Hanks
  • Narrated by: Tom Hanks
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 371

A collection of 17 wonderful short stories showing that Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game - and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ten Hours With Tom Hanks

  • By Agatha on 28-10-17

Tom hanks first book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-10-17

Have not listened to a book that had others saying anything before it was good and if he does another I will buy that as well it bette than use level than 1 man telling the story

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Death of a Charming Man

  • Hamish Macbeth, Book 10
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Now that Priscilla Halburton-Smythe has agreed to marry him, Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth can't imagine a more perfect life. There's not much crime in his remote Scottish village of Lochdubh, nothing much at all to do but fish, drink coffee, and slouch around. And now to spend time with lovely Priscilla. But his days aren't as tranquil as his dreams. For one thing, Priscilla's renovation schemes are driving him out of his cottage. Not to mention her ambitious plans for his career as a policeman away from Lochdubh. This might be a good time to find out why Peter Hynd's arrival in nearby Drim was causing so much trouble....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another thoroughly enjoyable storey

  • By Cathy Swanson on 20-10-18

Answered all my questions

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

Reviewed: 16-09-17

I tried all the other books but no I know why he has probables with his love take her to beds it better than his mindset about her

  • The Fourth Sacrifice

  • The China Thrillers, Book 2
  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
  • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764

Three corpses: drugged, labeled and brutally beheaded; a trail that Detective Li Yan has to follow. He and forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell have been trying to deny the attraction that nearly destroyed both their careers. But when a fourth victim is found, they have no choice but to work together to track down the truth and to hunt down a ruthless killer. The Fourth Sacrifice is the second in the acclaimed China series from Peter May, author of Runaway, Entry Island and the internationally best-selling Lewis Trilogy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable....

  • By Salter on 18-01-18

China series

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

Reviewed: 11-09-17

Nearly as good as dick Francis for me as it's 2am and I can't stop listening!!!

  • Death of a Scriptwriter

  • Hamish Macbeth, Book 14
  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Patricia Martyn-Broyd, now in her seventies, has retired to the Highlands. She hasn't written a word in years and her books are out of print. But now a television company is about to film her last detective story, featuring the aristocratic Scottish detective Lady Harriet Vare. Even better, a London publisher is bringing the book into print. Even though the snobbish Miss Martyn-Broyd doesn't care to mix with the locals she can't help but share her excitement with local policeman Hamish Macbeth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good listening

  • By Julie on 27-08-17

Good listening

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-08-17

Time goes so fast when listening to hamish Macbeth and you do laugh and want more

  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 837
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 763

A compelling thriller introducing a driven young detective trying to prove herself in the LAPD. Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Usual quality from Michael Connolly but terrible narration....

  • By Gary Collins on 18-08-17

The late show

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

Reviewed: 30-07-17

I got this because I have all the boush books and it's as good but too much sex thoughts as I would I think about or my sisters do yes she is a girl but the police thing is poor

  • Knock Down

  • By: Dick Francis
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

It’s the classic law of the invader. Get to the strongest guy and smash him, then watch the weaker ones fall like ninepins. Which is just what a vicious gang of horse dealers decides to do when their little kickback scam is threatened with a spot of old-fashioned honesty. But they haven’t reckoned with bloodstock agent Jonah Dereham, a man who belies his quiet exterior with a steely and implacable resolve. They can threaten him, try to burn down his home, even attempt to kill him. But they’ll soon wish they hadn’t.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great

  • By Liz H. on 22-10-15

Knockdown

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

I read this 25 years ago and saw it on audible and now it's on my phone and it a good story to hear when what u are doing something that bored get it for £6 like me from audible