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  • The Missing Wife

  • By: Sheila O'Flanagan
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 563
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 511
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508

Fans of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times best-selling author Sheila O'Flanagan's The Missing Wife. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Julie on 02-09-16

don't bother

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

Reviewed: 03-06-18

I hate leaving a book unfinished so carried it through
I wasted time and money
sorry

  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • By: Heather Morris
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,075
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,728
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,718

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb

  • By Claire on 21-02-18

amazing book <br />I loved it

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

Reviewed: 29-04-18

without giving anything away I am going to research a bit more into the lives of the main characters as I feel there are so many amazing facts that are not in the book, I want to see pictures so I can see the real people who truly were so so brave

  • After It Happened

  • Publisher's Pack, Books 1 & 2
  • By: Devon C. Ford
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 893
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 894

This omnibus edition contains Survival (book 1) and Humanity (book 2) of the After It Happened series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good Story and Very Enjoyable

  • By David on 30-09-17

Brilliant<br />

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

Reviewed: 09-09-17

R C Bray could read the phone book and I'd enjoy it, I'm off to buy book 3 *)

11 of 13 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 85
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 78

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

time stealer

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-07-17

struggled with narrator but decided to stick with it .
sorry I bothered now, I could've done lots of chores in the time wasted.

  • A Tapping at My Door

  • By: David Jackson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,027
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,029

From the best-selling author of Cry Baby, the beginning of a brilliant and gripping police procedural series set in Liverpool, perfect for fans of Peter James and Mark Billingham. A woman at home in Liverpool is disturbed by a persistent tapping at her back door. She's disturbed to discover the culprit is a raven and tries to shoo it away. Which is when the killer strikes. DS Nathan Cody, still bearing the scars of an undercover mission that went horrifyingly wrong, is put on the case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Jools on 17-04-16

amazing

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

Reviewed: 29-06-17

As a liverpudlian I had to laugh at a couple of the scouse accents but I soon went from laughter to raw emotion just like every other scouser has done and will do for many many years to come ,, I had no idea what was coming and it was a shock but this book is half fiction and half the honest truth

  • Nomad

  • By: James Swallow
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024

Marc Dane is an MI6 field agent at home behind a computer screen, one step away from the action. But when a brutal attack on his team leaves Marc as the only survivor - and with the shocking knowledge that there are traitors inside MI6 - he's forced into the front line. However, the evidence seems to point towards Marc as the perpetrator of the attack. Accused of betraying his country, he must race against time to clear his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent narration

  • By Amazon Customer on 30-05-17

deal of the day purchase and wow!

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

Reviewed: 06-06-17

loved it and if you like modern day spy stories so will you.
great read and glad I picked it up in the bargain bin but I'd gladly have paid full pricr

  • The Heart's Invisible Furies

  • By: John Boyne
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
  • Length: 21 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,134
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,004
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,003

Cyril Avery is not a real Avery, or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamourous and dangerous Julian Woodbead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Phenomenal

  • By Kerri on 19-02-17

exceptional

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

Reviewed: 15-05-17

best book I've listened to for a long time, happy times, sad times and humour throughout
take it from me it's a gem of a book and the narrator was fantastic

  • The Girl with No Name

  • By: Diney Costeloe
  • Narrated by: Bea Holland
  • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 450
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 407
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404

Thirteen-year-old Lisa escapes from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport and arrives in England in August 1939. She can't speak a word of English, and among her meagre belongings is one precious photograph of her family. But when the Blitz blows her new home apart, she wakes up in hospital with no memory of who she is. The authorities give her a new name and despatch her to a children's home. With the war in full swing, what will become of Lisa now?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I just loved it

  • By Ingrid on 28-11-16

accents quite off putting

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

Reviewed: 11-05-17

not a bad story but wasn't gripped, took longer than usual to get through the book.

  • Vanishing Acts

  • By: Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by: Jim Jenner, Robert Ramierez, Sharon Washington, and others
  • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 78

Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiancé, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another enthralling court room drama

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-08-17

another great story

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

Reviewed: 25-03-17

don't think there are many of J P booksI've not listened to and haven't enjoyed. in fact I have enjoyed each and every one
audio books are expensive so the longer the book the better for me
value for money !

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • All I Ever Wanted

  • By: Lucy Dillon
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287

Caitlin's life is a mess. Her marriage to a man everyone else thinks is perfect has collapsed, along with her self-esteem, and breaking free seems the only option. Nancy, her four-year-old daughter, used to talk all the time; in the car, at nursery, to her brother Joel. Then her parents split up. Her daddy moves out. And Nancy stops speaking. But when Eva agrees to host her niece and nephew once a fortnight, Caitlin and Eva are made to face the different truths about their marriages....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By ollie on 04-02-17

don't bother

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

Reviewed: 22-03-17

kept waiting for it to improve. I've returned books half way through but thought I'd stick with this one, waste of a credit
honestly don't waste your money narrator was ok but disappointed in the "secret" that wasn't really a secret if you had listened to the book
I'll stick to the authors I know will deliver a great story