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Mrs. J. M. Benjamin-potts

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  • An Anonymous Girl

  • By: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Barrie Kreinik
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive, and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr Shields may know what she’s thinking...and what she’s hiding. As Jess’ paranoia grows, it becomes clear that she can no longer trust what is real in her life and what is one of Dr Shields’ manipulative experiments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't miss this

  • By Konstantinos on 01-01-19

Excellent storytelling

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-19

This book is a masterpiece in storytelling!
The characters are totally believable and the narration keeps you hooked. Get it... you won’t be disappointed.

  • Black Heart

  • Detective Dan Riley, Book 1
  • By: Anna-Lou Weatherley
  • Narrated by: James Lailey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 596
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 547

When Nigel Baxter, a middle-aged married banker with an unremarkable past, is found dead in the bath of a plush hotel suite, his wrists slit, it looks as if he's taken his own life. At first. But when Detective Inspector Daniel Riley is assigned to the case, he soon realises all isn't as it first appears to be. When a postmortem shows Baxter was poisoned, Riley suspects foul play. And then there's the odd addition of a teddy bear left at the crime scene....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story!

  • By Ann D on 21-03-18

Excellent Book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-08-18

Wow! What an exhilarating experience it was to listen to this story. It would make a great film! Expertly narrated. I can’t wait for the next one

  • The Ice Cream Girls

  • By: Dorothy Koomson
  • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Julie Maisey, Sean Barrett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200

As teenagers, Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a tragic event. Amid heated public debate, the two seemingly glamorous teens were dubbed 'The Ice Cream Girls' by the press and were dealt with by the courts.Years later, having led very different lives, Poppy is keen to set the record straight about what really happened, while Serena wants no one in her present to find out about her past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Cracking Dorothy Koomson Listen

  • By Liz on 18-06-13

Love Ice Cream?

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Reviewed: 22-03-18

Excellent story, the tv series didn’t do this book justice. You MUST get this book!!

  • The Woman He Loved Before

  • By: Dorothy Koomson
  • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137

Libby has a nice life with a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But over time she is becoming more unsure if Jack has ever loved her – and if he is over the death of Eve, his first wife. When fate intervenes in their relationship, Libby decides to find out all she can about the man she hastily married and the seemingly perfect Eve. Eventually Libby stumbles across some startling truths about Eve, and is soon unearthing more and more devastating family secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic fantastic brilliant fantastic

  • By julie on 13-05-11

Riveting story!

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Reviewed: 15-03-18

Definite 5 stars for this book. The narrator was fantastic and gave each character a unique voice. I thoroughly recommend it

  • Rachel's Holiday

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Gerri Halligan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 539
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 464
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 464

Rachel Walsh is twenty-seven and the miserable owner of size 8 feet. She has regular congress with Luke Costello, a man who wears his leather trousers tight. And she's fond - some might say too fond - of recreational drugs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never disappointed by Marian Keyes

  • By CharmayneFB on 14-12-13

What a holiday!!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-18

Laugh out loud funny! Marian Keyes strikes again with another brilliant piece of fiction. The narrator was perfect for this story and had me roaring with laughter. I thoroughly recommend this 👍🏾

  • When You Disappeared

  • By: John Marrs
  • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks, Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 995
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 883
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 877

All she wanted was the truth, but she'll wish she never found out. When Catherine wakes up alone one morning, she thinks her husband has gone for a run before work. But Simon never makes it to the office. His running shoes are by the front door. Nothing is missing - except him.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing - don't waste your credit

  • By Liz Rev on 21-07-18

Wow! What an exhilarating read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-18

One of the best books I’ve read in a long time. The story was so cleverly done with each character weaving in and out seamlessly. The narrators gave the characters depth and made them so believable. I thoroughly recommend this if you love a good thriller!

  • Mother

  • By: S. E. Lynes
  • Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 233

Christopher would never hurt anyone. Not intentionally. Even after everything that’s happened, I still believe that... Christopher Harris is a lonely boy. A boy who has never fit into his family. Who has always felt something was missing from his life. Until one day, when he discovers a suitcase in his family’s attic, and a secret about his mother that changes everything.... Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, The Sister, and Apple Tree Yard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling and Gripping Story

  • By Janet biglari on 17-01-18

Mother

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Reviewed: 13-12-17

Wow! This may just be the best story I’ve ever listened to. I can’t wait to read more from this author

10 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Child

  • By: Fiona Barton
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Adjoa Andoh, Finty Williams, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,092
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,773
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,756

When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another it's the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for a third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Rich Drama of Complex Emotions

  • By Simon on 30-06-17

Simply amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-08-17

I thoroughly recommend this book. The story is intricately woven into a beautiful yet sorrowful ending. The narrators are brilliant and believable. Get it.... you won't regret it!

  • Dear Mother

  • A Gripping and Emotional Story That Will Make You Sob Your Heart Out
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Alison Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73

Three sisters. Three childhoods ruined. One chance to heal the scars of the past. After their death of their cruel and abusive mother, estranged sisters Alex, Catherine and Beth reunite once again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A RIVETING STORY

  • By Mrs. J. M. Benjamin-potts on 09-11-16

A RIVETING STORY

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-16

Another fabulous page turner from Angela Marsons. Expertly narrated by Alison Campbell. Highly recommended! Can't wait for the next one!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Those We Left Behind

  • By: Stuart Neville
  • Narrated by: Deirdre O'Connell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

When 12-year-old Ciaran Devine confessed to murdering his foster father, it sent shock waves through the nation. DCI Serena Flanagan took Ciaran's confession after days spent earning his trust. He hasn't forgotten the kindness she showed him - she hasn't left his thoughts at all. But was there more to this case than the police uncovered? When concerns are brought to DCI Flanagan, the years of lies begin to unravel, setting a deadly chain of events in motion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Those we left behind

  • By Cyril Flannigan on 10-05-16

A Chilling Thriller

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-10-16

Absolutely loved this book from start to finish! It's the first book I've read by this author and I'm now going to find more of his work. The characters were believable, the narrator was excellent. This should be made by into a movie.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful