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  • Cold Case

  • Bob Skinner Series, Book 30
  • By: Quintin Jardine
  • Narrated by: James Bryce
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

The 30th gritty mystery in Quintin Jardine's bestselling Bob Skinner series, not to be missed by readers of Ian Rankin and Peter May. Former Chief Constable Bob Skinner may have left the police service, but he's never far from a case. When his old mentor on the force, Jimmy Proud, finds himself in a desperate situation, Skinner gets pulled into a murder investigation that's been closed for 30 years.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Boring

  • By barry on 03-02-19

Full of twists and turns

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

Reviewed: 05-12-18

Another wonderful book from a great storyteller.

The narrator as usual did a grand job. I recognised the usual charachters as the story started.

Looking forward to the next Bob Skinner thriller!

  • A Brush with Death

  • Bob Skinner, Book 29
  • By: Quintin Jardine
  • Narrated by: James Bryce
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

When millionaire Leo Speight is found poisoned at his Ayrshire mansion, Police Scotland has a tough case on its hands. The charismatic young Speight was a champion boxer with national hero status. A long list of lovers and friends stand to benefit from his estate. Did one of them decide to speed things up? Or was jealousy or rivalry the motive? Suspecting links to organised crime, the Security Service wants to stay close to the investigation. They have just the man to send in: ex-Chief Constable Bob Skinner.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Brush with Desth

  • By Mrs. G. Littlefair on 23-05-18

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 26-11-18

This book was great with its twists and turns and great plot. The charachters I'm glad to say haven't been killed off and I look forward to hearing more on the Lottie and Dan story.

As always the story teller was great and made the book come to life with the different accents and voices.

Another great book from Quentine Jardine. cant wait for the next one.

  • Paths of Glory

  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Roger Allam
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247

This is the story of a man who loved two women, and one of them killed him. Some people have dreams that are so outrageous that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Percy Fawcett, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong are among such individuals. But what if one man had such a dream, and when he'd achieved it, there was no proof that he had fulfilled his ambition?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic stuff

  • By Brand on 13-03-09

Fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 25-10-18

I loved this series and couldn't wait to finish this final book in the series.

Great twists and turns and fill of suspense at times. I never had any idea what the outcome would be of any of the stories within the series and would recommend you read them all.

  • The Whistler

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 728
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 653
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 655

The most corrupt judge in US history. A young investigator with a secret informant. The electrifying new thriller. Lacy Stoltz never expected to be in the firing line. Investigating judicial misconduct by Florida's 1,000 judges, her cases so far have been relatively unexciting. That's until she meets Greg Myers, an indicted lawyer with an assumed name who has an extraordinary tale to tell. Myers is representing a whistle-blower who knows of a judge involved in organised crime.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This is

  • By M on 31-12-16

Great story

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

Reviewed: 25-10-18

I loved listening to this book everyday. I found the twists and curves exiting and couldn't wait for the outcome.
It was totally believable and I'm glad it concluded with the information of what everyone was given as punishment for their crimes.

looking forward to my next book!

  • The Sins of the Father: Clifton Chronicles, Book 2

  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,720
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,403

The second book in Jeffrey Archer’s highly acclaimed The Clifton Chronicles, The Sins of the Father takes the reader on a breath-taking journey from the backstreets of Bristol to the boardrooms of Manhattan.The book opens in New York, 1939. Harry Clifton, under the new identity of Tom Bradshaw, finds himself arrested for first degree murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A worthy sequeal

  • By Kirstine on 25-03-12

Another great read!

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

Reviewed: 14-06-18

I loved this book, I could hardly put it down and when I did I couldn't wait till I read it again.

As with the previous book the characters were superb and the suspense has me sitting on the edge of my seat to find out what happens next.

  • The Seagull

  • By: Ann Cleeves
  • Narrated by: Janine Birkett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 956
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 859
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 855

A visit to her local prison brings DI Vera Stanhope face to face with an old enemy: former detective superintendent John Brace. Brace was convicted of corruption and involvement in the death of a gamekeeper - and Vera played a part in his downfall. Brace promises Vera information about the disappearance of Robbie Marshall, a notorious wheeler-dealer, if she will look out for his family. He tells her that Marshall is dead, his body buried close to St Mary's Island in Whitley Bay.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • don't try the accent if you can't keep it up<br /><br />

  • By Yvonne on 07-12-17

Seagull Review

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

I loved listening to this book and couldn't wait to find out who killed them and what happened to everyone.

I love hearing about the area and especially liked the way the narrator switched between the different characters with her different accents.

  • The Cleaner

  • John Milton, Book 1
  • By: Mark Dawson
  • Narrated by: David Thorpe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,287
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,104
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,105

Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after ten years, he's had enough - there's blood on his hands and he wants out. Trouble is, this job is not one you can just walk away from. He goes on the run, seeking atonement for his sins by helping the people he meets along the way.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good but oddly unsatisfying

  • By Lucy on 05-11-16

Good but not that good!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

I had to keep listening to find out what happened in the end. It just goes into Book 2 - Saint Death.

Some of the accents were good and some very bad. On the whole a believable story.

  • Tom Clancy Support and Defend

  • A Campus Novel
  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212

Dominic Caruso. Nephew of President Jack Ryan. FBI agent and operator for The Campus, a top secret intelligence agency that works off the books for the U.S. government. Already scarred by the death of his brother, Caruso is devastated when he can't save a friend and his family from a terrorist attack. Ethan Ross was a mid-level staffer for the National Security Council. Now he's a wanted fugitive on the run with a microdrive that contains enough information to wreck American intelligence efforts around the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Still brilliant.....

  • By Trevor on 30-07-14

Action Packed!

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

Reviewed: 10-04-18

I really enjoyed this Tom Clancy book from start to finish. It was full of action packed drama.

The narrator was very good and I specifically enjoyed the way he interpreted the different characters in Tom Clancy's book. The serious storyline as well as the "tongue in cheek" humour made the book come alive for me.

I look forward to the next one very soon.

Tom Clancy Point of Contact
    Jack Ryan Jr., Book 3
    
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    Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    194 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • Tom Clancy Point of Contact

  • Jack Ryan Jr., Book 3
  • By: Mike Maden
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 181

Former U.S. Senator Weston Rhodes is a defense contractor with an urgent problem. His company needs someone to look over the books of Dalfan Technologies, a Singapore company—quickly. He turns to his old friend Gerry Hendley for help. Hendley Associates is one of the best financial analysis firms in the country and the cover for The Campus, a top-secret American intelligence agency. Rhodes asks for two specific analysts, Jack Ryan Jr., and Paul Brown, a mild-mannered forensic accountant.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Starts well - then gets worse

  • By One in Ten on 30-06-17

Another great read

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

Reviewed: 18-02-18

Loved it all the way through. looking for another to equal my interest at the moment. It'll have to be another Jack Ryan book!

  • Camino Island

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 423
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 430

All trails became dead ends. Tips that had at first seemed urgent now faded away. The waiting game began. Whoever had the manuscripts would want money, and a lot of it. They would surface eventually, but where and when, and how much would they want? The most daring and devastating heist in literary history targets a high security vault located deep beneath Princeton University. Valued at $25 million, the five manuscripts of F. Scott Fitzgerald's only novels are amongst the most valuable in the world....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An Island Story Adrift From its Plot

  • By Simon on 07-06-17

What a read!!

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

Reviewed: 06-12-17

loved the story line and characters. The reader made the story come alive for me. Looking forward to his next book.

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