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  • The Lewis Man

  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,523
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,089

An unidentified corpse is recovered from a peat bog on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. News of the discovery soon reaches Fin Macleod. However, since swapping his life in Edinburgh for a quiet existence on Lewis, such mysteries are no longer a concern for the former detective inspector. Or so he thought. The sequel to The Blackhouse, which was selected for the WH Smith Richard and Judy Bookclub, and the second book in the Lewis trilogy. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Atmospheric sequel to The Blackhouse

  • By Kirstine on 24-02-12

Fantastic book

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

Reviewed: 28-09-18

I did not give this 5 star rating because of the constant referrals to sexual activity. I was tucking into a breakfast mc muffin enjoying the narrative, when I was assaulted by the beach sex initiation.I had to stop listening as it put me off my breakfast. I think the author is frustrated because all his otherwise excellent novels are littered with these unpleasant descriptions. As woman I find it offensive and intrusive.

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  • Sweet Heart

  • By: Peter James
  • Narrated by: Anna Acton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 128

Charley has a strange feeling when she sees the idyllic mill house with its cluster of outbuildings, the lake and the swirling mill stream - a powerful sense of recognition, as if she has been there before. Except she knows she hasn't. After Charley and her husband, Tom, move into Elmwood Mill, sinister memories of a previous existence start to haunt her. Despite both their attempts to dismiss everything with rational explanations, the feeling turns to certainty as the memories become increasingly vivid and terrifying.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well! Couldn’t put it down

  • By Avril on 20-04-18

Awful.

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

Reviewed: 19-08-18

The narrator is terrible so wrong for this dire tale making it harder to plough through . It was like listening to a 13year old schoolgirl reading "Out Loud.". I gave up in chapter 6. But tried again till 23. Boring beyond belief. She cannot pronounce Boadecia. The graphic sex is not needed. I think the author is frustrated. Dreadful, tedious, and badly written.

  • A Noise Downstairs

  • By: Linwood Barclay
  • Narrated by: Jared Zeus
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Paul Davis forgets things - he gets confused, he has sudden panic attacks. But he wasn't always like this. Eight months ago, Paul found two dead bodies in the back of a coworker's car. He was attacked, left for dead, and has been slowly recovering ever since. His wife tries her best but fears the worst.... Therapy helps during the days, but at night he hears things - impossible things - that no one else can. That nobody else believes. Either he's losing his mind - or someone wants him to think he is. Just because he's paranoid doesn't mean it's not happening....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • You Can Bank on Barclay's Stories!

  • By Simon on 13-07-18

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 19-08-18

Loved this.Full of twists and turns up to the very end. This writer never fails to deliver. One of his best yet.

  • Entry Island

  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,924
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,777
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,777

When Detective Sime Mackenzie boards a light aircraft at Montreal's St. Hubert airfield, he does so without looking back. For Sime, the 850-mile journey ahead represents an opportunity to escape the bitter blend of loneliness and regret that has come to characterise his life in the city. Travelling as part of an eight-officer investigation team, Sime's destination lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Only two kilometres wide and three long, Entry Island is home to a population of around 130 inhabitants - the wealthiest of which has just been discovered murdered in his home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good stuff!

  • By Mikey on 26-02-14

Exellent

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

Reviewed: 17-07-18

A tale of intrigue and suspense. Takes you through a winding suspensful tale. Interesting Scottish History. I loved it

  • Secrets of a Prayer Warrior

  • By: Derek Prince
  • Narrated by: Basil Sands
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

One of the most personal and powerful acts a Christian can engage in is prayer. Yet many believers struggle with their prayer lives, wondering whether they are really making a difference and how they can be more effective. Delving deep into the biblical understanding of prayer, beloved author and leader Derek Prince shows listeners the secret to leading a dynamic prayer life, how to receive what they ask for, and how to align themselves with the heart of God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A grea book for all people's seeking the. Kingdom

  • By David BUNNEY on 15-05-17

fantastic

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

Wonderful inspiring and helpful book. The narration is bad. Sounds like a computer. But the truth prevails.

  • I'll Keep You Safe

  • By: Peter May
  • Narrated by: Anna Murray, Peter Forbes
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,141
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,135

Husband and wife Niamh and Ruairidh Macfarlane co-own Ranish Tweed: a Hebridean company that weaves its own special variety of Harris cloth, which has become a sought-after brand in the world of high fashion. But when Niamh learns of Ruairidh's affair with Russian designer Irina Vetrov, then witnesses the pair killed by a car bomb in Paris, her life is left in ruins. Along with her husband's remains, she returns home to the Isle of Lewis bereft.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointing

  • By Michael D Hewitt on 28-01-18

Long winded

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

Reviewed: 17-02-18

Well narrated but I knew who the killer was from the start. Good twist at the end. This story went on and on and I found it quite boring. I fell asleep at least three times during , and did not have to rewind it to find out what was going on. It was very bland like the tweed.

  • A Tap on the Window

  • By: Linwood Barclay
  • Narrated by: Mark Zeisler
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 279
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 248

When Cal Weaver stops at a red light on a rainy night while driving home, he ignores the bedraggled-looking teenaged girl trying to hitch a lift. Even when she starts tapping on his window. But when she says, 'hey, aren't you Scott's dad?' and he realizes she's one of his son's classmates, he can't really ignore her. OK, so giving a ride to a teenage girl might not be the smartest move, but how much harm could it do? Over the next 24 hours Cal is about to find out.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Slow to get going

  • By Kirstine on 12-01-14

Excellent

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-01-18

Great story. Many twists and turns. And so convincing. I wish I had heard it before I started the Promise Falls series.

  • Bad News

  • A Zack Walker Mystery, Book 4
  • By: Linwood Barclay
  • Narrated by: William Hope
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 52

Metropolitan newspaper writer Zack Walker has a knack for stumbling onto deadly stories. But it's one that his good friend Trixie Snelling doesn't want told that's about to unleash a storm of trouble. As a professional dominatrix in the suburbs, Trixie has her share of secrets, but Zack has no idea what she's really hiding when a local newspaperman threatens to do an exposé on her - not until Zack finds a dead body strapped to the bondage cross in her basement dungeon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I like Linwood Barclay

  • By J on 21-02-18

never failsto deliver

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

Reviewed: 23-12-17

I love this book series. Sad to see it come to an end. great author

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  • Home

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Steven Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 700
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698

By the international number one best-selling author of Tell No One and Fool Me Once, soon to be a major movie starring Julia Roberts. A decade ago kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For 10 years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend, Win, believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing.....wonderful....brilliant

  • By Linda Ramsbottom on 18-02-17

excellent

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

Reviewed: 21-01-17

I would never have guessed. So many twists. l will go back for nore of this author.

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  • Broken Promise

  • By: Linwood Barclay
  • Narrated by: Quincy Dunn Baker, Brian O'Neill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 524
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 464

The morning it all started, newspaper reporter David Harwood had plenty to worry about. A single parent with no job, forced to return with his young son to the small town of Promise Falls to live with his parents, the future wasn't looking too rosy. So when his mother asked him to look in on his cousin, Marla, who was still not quite right after losing her baby, it was almost a relief to put the disaster his own life had become to one side. The relief wouldn't last long.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Barclay !

  • By Andrea on 13-10-15

love it. i just finished the following audio book.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-16

this is a brilliant series with such believable characters , cant wait for number 3😃

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