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Tammi Leigh

Croydon, Surrey United Kingdom
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  • Windfall

  • By: Desmond Bagley
  • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

When a legacy of £40 million is left to a small college in Kenya, investigations begin about the true identities of the heirs - the South African Dirk Hendriks and his namesake, Henry Hendrix from California. Suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor leads Max Stafford to the Rift Valley, where a violent reaction to his arrival points to a sinister and far-reaching conspiracy far beyond mere greed....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect combination of action and history

  • By Tammi Leigh on 06-03-18

Perfect combination of action and history

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

I have been a fan of Desmond Bagley in the late 80's when I was given a unsold hardback copy at a school jumble sale. And the is one of my favorite... The story holds as it's written for and is based in the 80's and the history of things from the 70's and the environment the political climate is fully explained, and it doesn't assume what is already known. So I feel it's perfect for anybody who wants an action story without a singing dancing mobile phone on hand for the hero of the story. As I have listen to the Jack Klaff audio the most I can not help but compare, and I would say that Paul Tyneman American and English accents are fine but his South African, Kenyan India/ African kind of sound the same, so had to listen out for who was speaking rather than just listening to what has been said. And Jack Klaff accents for voices on the African continent are excellent, his English and American are ok, which probably shows how hard it is to do all the voices. For this story. But as always this story reminds me to add ballooming on my bucket list.. Will now listen again.

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  • Big Boned

  • Heather Wells Mysteries, Book 3
  • By: Meg Cabot
  • Narrated by: Sandy Rustin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Life is reasonably rosy for plus-size ex-pop star turned assistant dormitory director and sometime sleuth Heather Wells. Her freeloading ex-con dad is finally moving out. She still yearns for her hot landlord, Cooper Cartwright, but her relationship with "rebound beau", vigorous vegan math professor Tad Tocco, is more than satisfactory. Best of all, nobody has died lately in Death Dorm, the aptly nicknamed student residence that Heather assistant directs. Of course every silver lining ultimately has some black cloud attached.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If only I couldn't compare

  • By Tammi Leigh on 05-10-17

If only I couldn't compare

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

Reviewed: 05-10-17

Okay first off, I want to day that I really enjoy all the Heather Wells Stories
And this Big Boned version read by Sandy rustin is okay, but the crazy humour of the story to mean is lose in delivery... it's like the reader didn't quiet understand the jokes... so read them very flat.

The only reason I know there are little jokes are because I have listened to the Size Doesn't Matter version by Laurel Lefkow... and this version I looove this version.

But still enjoyable

  • After Dead

  • What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 22

With characters arranged alphabetically - from the Ancient Pythoness to Bethany Zanelli - best-selling author Charlaine Harris takes fans into the future of their favorite residents of Bon Temps and environs. You’ll learn how Michele and Jason’s marriage fared, what happened to Sookie’s cousin Hunter, and whether Tara and JB’s twins grew up to be solid citizens. This coda provides the answers to your lingering questions - including details of Sookie’s own happily-ever-after…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By gary on 23-09-16

it's bon temp telephone directory

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

Reviewed: 20-07-15

If you enjoy someone reading you the telephone directory, then this is the book for you, otherwise avoid
Johanna Parker does a great job, as she has with most of this series, but there is only some much she can do with a list of names and descriptions.

I was hoping for at least a mini story from the sookieverse, but alas no

  • Management Skills

  • By: January Rowe
  • Narrated by: Montana Chase
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

When CEO Grant Edmonds meets with his new production manager, he immediately recognizes her as Silver, an exotic dancer who once mesmerized him at an exclusive fetish club. Though he was forbidden from pursuing her back then, there's nothing standing in his way now. He's not looking for an after-hours fling—he wants to own her. In every way....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • What was the point

  • By Tammi Leigh on 26-12-13

What was the point

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

Reviewed: 26-12-13

What did you like best about Management Skills? What did you like least?

The interaction between the characters and the narrator is the only thing that kept me listening to this story.I disliked the ending. I was left feeling with a large case of, what was the point of that.

Would you recommend Management Skills to your friends? Why or why not?

Depends on the mood wanted from the book. .Explict sex scenes and great chemistry between characters so the storyline doesn't really matter. Then yes I would. But if they want all that and a storyline that they can get into and a satisfactory ending... then no way.

Could you see Management Skills being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

If this was ever made into a movie... err not likely as it would need a much better subplot to pull that off

It should be a cast of unknowns, but I could see the female lead as A.J. Cook (JJ from criminal minds slightly younger
Male lead as Steven Strait... (Caleb from the Covenant or Stevie from Magic City, slightly older ... maybe)

If they made the TV Series with reallt well known actors, it would be cut to shreds to turn it into a 12 rated movie.

  • Double Income, No Kids Yet: The Complete Series 1

  • By: David Spicer
  • Narrated by: David Tennant, Liz Carling, Full Cast
  • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Liz Carling (Casualty) star in the sitcom about a young couple, Daniel and Lucy, and their circle of friends. In the first series, Lucy sets up Daniel's party, but their mates seem too busy with kids. Then, when a top author gets writer's block, Lucy and Daniel get landed with an unwelcome guest. In the third episode, Daniel and Lucy's plans for a quiet weekend are hit by a stream of unplanned visitors and are later hit by other people's baby blues.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favourite all times

  • By C. Carruthers on 08-04-15

How did I miss this

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

Reviewed: 17-12-13

What does the narrator bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

The delivery of a radio play doesn't always work as well upon reading it.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Remember the joy is to able to give them back

Any additional comments?

I wondered how I missed this play the first time. On radio
An total joy. David Tennant and Liz Carlye are spot on in their delivery.

As I am a single income and no kids yet. I can honestly say that stories episodes told in this story maybe the extreme but not that far off at all.

  • Sugar and Spice

  • By: Mari Carr
  • Narrated by: Aisling Conaway
  • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3

Ginny’s 30th birthday is shaping up to be the worst ever, until her best friend Ryan takes her to the Way Down Under, a new sex club she’s been dying to visit. Too bad Ryan refuses to let her see anything but the club’s tasteful bar.

Sneaking off to explore, Ginny is busted by Ryan in the Voyeur Room. But instead of taking her home, Ryan intends to teach her a lesson - and immediately commands her to strip. Stunned, Ginny obeys and embarks on a night unlike any other. From shattering orgasms in front of strangers to light bondage, Ginny endures hours of sexual ecstasy, made to succumb again and again to her wildest urges - all by her best friend.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • my first but not my last

  • By Tammi Leigh on 17-12-13

my first but not my last

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

Reviewed: 17-12-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Sugar and Spice to be better than the print version?

Sometimes it feels that the audio version has been re-edited and the tones of the performer doesn't quite match throughout the book

What did you like best about this story?

The emotion and the conflict of the characters are well performed.
Almost feels like a listening to the people in the booth behind you. You the people talking arguing and you pretend that your not listening but you so are....

Did Aisling Conaway do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

The narrator performer of the audio dialogue was great all the way through. You can tell which characters are talking just from the change of tone. But for the monologue inbetween dialogue very same tone, and sometimes the story could be missed, if your not paying attention.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

At some points I found myself laughing, specially the flash back stories.

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