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  • Ragdoll

  • By: Daniel Cole
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 647
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 595
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 597

Translated into over 30 languages, Ragdoll is a rocket-paced serial killer thriller with twists and turns you won't see coming. You will not be able to stop talking about this book.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a Ride!

  • By Simon on 11-02-17

First impression

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

Reviewed: 06-01-19

This is my first experience of Daniel Cole and my first impression is quite good actually, good story with some good twists, well performed and the narrator was a very good story teller, will definitely be buying more of this author. Thank you

  • More of Poirot's Finest Cases

  • Seven Full-Cast BBC Radio Dramatisations
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: full cast, John Moffat
  • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 552
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 478

John Moffat stars as the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in seven more BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. The stories in this volume are: Evil Under the Sun, Sad Cypress, Murder in Mesopotamia, Lord Edgware Dies, Halloween Party, Murder on the Links and Five Little Pigs. Based on the original novels by Agatha Christie, these superb adaptations feature a cast of outstanding actors playing an array of likely suspects.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic,but why not compiled in broadcast order?

  • By Nigel on 03-03-18

Very entertaining

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

Reviewed: 22-09-18

Another great performance and extremely entertaining I know all the books off by heart but am still impressed by the excellent quality of the performances, very well done and highly recommended

  • A Treacherous Paradise

  • By: Henning Mankell
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

A Treacherous Paradise sees Henning Mankell turn his talents for writing gripping thrillers to a world where power and powerlessness meet and passion is a dangerous commodity. Hanna Lundmark escapes the brutal poverty of rural Sweden for a job as a cook onboard a steamship headed for Australia. Jumping ship at the African port of Lourenço Marques, Hanna decides to begin her life afresh. Stumbling across what she believes to be a down-at-heel hotel, Hanna becomes embroiled in a sequence of events that lead to her inheriting the most successful brothel in town.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Mankell loses his touch

  • By D. Cottam on 22-05-15

Very interesting

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

Very different but very interesting, with as always a splendid performance by Sean Barrett who is quite magnificent-as a narrator and of course Henning Mankell an exceptional writer, most enjoyable thank you

  • Painting the Darkness

  • By: Robert Goddard
  • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
  • Length: 20 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253

On a mild autumn afternoon in 1882, William Trenchard sits smoking his pipe in the garden of his comfortable family home. When the creak of the garden gate heralds the arrival of an unexpected stranger, he is puzzled but not alarmed. He cannot know the destruction this man will wreak on all he holds most dear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Goddard at his best

  • By Kirstine on 26-03-13

Magnificent performance by a terrific actor and narrator

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

Reviewed: 29-07-18

I cane across this book again after many years didn’t recognise the title but as soon as I heard Michael Kitchen narrating and the names I remembered all to well what a good story and a magnificent performance by him, well done you!

  • P. D. James BBC Radio Drama Collection

  • Seven Full-Cast Dramatisations
  • By: P. D. James
  • Narrated by: Greta Scacchi, Hugh Grant, full cast, and others
  • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275

Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of P. D. James' acclaimed mysteries, plus P. D. James in Her Own Words. This collection includes: Cover Her Face, A Taste for Death, Devices and Desires, A Certain Justice, The Private Patient, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman and The Skull Beneath the Skin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • enjoyable

  • By sue glason on 18-03-18

Very well played

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

Reviewed: 19-07-18

Very well played, as preciously read the books so familiar with the stories, most enjoyable

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Blood Road

  • Logan McRae, Book 11
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: Steve Worsley
  • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434

What drives someone to murder? Logan McRae's personal history is hardly squeaky clean, but now that he works for Professional Standards he's policing his fellow officers. When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in the drivers seat of a crashed car, it's a shock to everyone. Because Bell died two years ago. They buried him. Or they thought they did. As an investigation is launched into Bell's stabbing, Logan digs into his past. Where has he been all this time? Why did he disappear? And what's so important that he felt the need to come back from the dead?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Blood Road is end of the road for me

  • By Mrs Mac on 26-07-18

Another fabulous book

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

He is quite marvellous how he does it time and time again, the characters are my old friends it feels like. And Steve Worsley is the best narrator for these books, most enjoyable , many thanks to you Mr MacBride!

  • The Other Wife

  • By: Michael Robotham
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 882
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 814
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 812

 

Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for 60 years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really excellent

  • By mollyeyre on 16-06-18

Another good story in the series

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

Reviewed: 27-06-18

Another very good story in this series, these characters are like old friends, Sean Barrett is my favourite narrator with the best voice for story telling

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,414
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,007
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,982

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant audio book, shame about the navigation.

  • By Mr. P. J. Marsh on 10-03-17

Outstanding

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

Reviewed: 15-04-18

Absolute classic stories that are adored but Stephen Fry surpasses himself this was outstanding, what a gifted narrator indeed - thank you