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  • Flesh House

  • Logan McRae, Book 4
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102

Aberdeen is panicking. It's been 18 years since Grampian Police caught the Flesher - the notorious serial killer who butchered people all over the UK - and seven years since he was released from Peterhead prison, his conviction overturned on appeal. But when a container, full of joints of human meat turns up at Aberdeen Harbour it kicks off the largest man hunt in Aberdeen's history. Ken Wiseman is on the run and looking for revenge.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Yuck!

  • By Ellepeapatz on 18-03-11

Not the best

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

Reviewed: 24-03-16

Pretty gruesome not the best, end very disappointing .
Enjoyed previous MacRae stories more than this one.

  • Cold Granite

  • Logan McRae, Book 1
  • By: Stuart MacBride
  • Narrated by: John Sessions
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch - strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. There's a killer stalking the Granite City and the local media are baying for blood. If that wasn't enough, Logan also has to contend with a new boss, DI Insch, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and thinks everyone's a fool.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not For The Aberdeen Tourist Authority

  • By Martin on 03-07-07

Good but quite gritty

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

Reviewed: 17-03-16

Very good story bit graphic in some details, but likeable police characters and very well read.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Perception of Death

  • By: Louise Anderson
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15

Erin Paterson runs her grandfather's law firm in Glasgow, and is an uncompromisingly aggressive negotiator. But the success of her practice is not echoed in her personal life. Erin's father has had a stroke. She can't stand her mother. Her sister's a flake and their brother, Leland, committed suicide. She's not doing too well with her boyfriend either, whom she discovers in flagrante the day that an old school friend, Lucy Grant, is murdered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • absolutely brilliant

  • By Steve on 14-03-06

Great story

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

Reviewed: 14-03-16

Really enjoyed this story. Literally could not stop listening to it . Keeps you guessing right to the end!! Throughly recommend it . You won't be disappointed .

  • The Damage Done

  • Inspector McLean 6
  • By: James Oswald
  • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Damage Done by James Oswald, read by Ian Hanmore. The sixth book in James Oswald's phenomenal Inspector McLean series set in Edinburgh. Inspector McLean is back in the next gripping instalment in James Oswald's best-selling crime series. McLean must investigate the seedy goings-on of an exclusive and secretive society catering to the rich and powerful of the city.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't want it to end!

  • By Louise on 06-06-16

Disappointing ending

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

Reviewed: 12-03-16

Good story but felt ending didn't really answer all the questions in the plot. The twins were really not explained properly in my option .

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Prayer for the Dead

  • Inspector McLean, Book 5
  • By: James Oswald
  • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 919
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 832

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Prayer for the Dead, from the bestselling Inspector McLean series by Sunday Times bestselling author James Oswald, read by Ian Hanmore. Are you ready to be reborn?; The search for a missing journalist is called off as a body is found at the scene of a carefully staged murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great book in the series

  • By Lucy on 08-03-15

Good story

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

Reviewed: 05-03-16

Have to agree that the whispering is really annoying and I actually ended up skipping the chapters when the whispering started !!
Otherwise another enjoyable story, good characters and well read ( apart from whispering!!)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Book of Souls

  • An Inspector McLean Novel, Book 2
  • By: James Oswald
  • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,168
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169

Every year for 10 years, a young woman's body was found in Edinburgh at Christmastime: naked, throat slit, body washed clean. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancée. But the Christmas Killer made a mistake and McLean put an end to the brutal killing spree. Twelve years later, and a fellow prisoner has murdered the Christmas Killer. But with the festive season comes a body; naked, washed, her throat cut. Is this a copycat killer? Was the wrong man behind bars all this time? Or is there a more sinister explanation?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Creepier and More Sinister . . . In A Good Way!

  • By Simon on 15-09-15

Great story, great characters

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

Reviewed: 14-02-16

Another great story in Inspector McLean series. Well read and familiar places described well in the book if you, like me, live in Midlothian!!
Have just downloaded the next one .

  • Career of Evil

  • Cormoran Strike, Book 3
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,774
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,300
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,295

When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past whom he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another gripping story.

  • By Bernadette on 22-10-15

Brilliant book

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

Reviewed: 23-01-16

Love these stories but must be read in order!!
Great characters, brilliant story and I can't wait for the next one.

  • The Cuckoo's Calling

  • Cormoran Strike, Book 1
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,698
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,877
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,854

When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case.Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger...

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and likeable

  • By Dragon on 06-05-13

Very good story

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

Reviewed: 09-01-16

Would recommend this book, it's well read and a very different 'who done it' ... Good characters ..

  • The Edge

  • By: Dick Francis
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 235
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179

To the Jockey Club, the racing world would be a better place without Julius Apollo Filmer. An expert in corruption with a devastating line in witness intimidation, and proving to be a slippery character to put behind bars. Baffled, they call in undercover security agent Tor Kelsey to keep an unflinching eye on Filmer and his associates. A mission that takes him from the finest of English racecourses to the wild Canadian interior, on a luxury transcontinental train journey to end them all.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Such a shame

  • By KathyW, UK on 07-10-17

Good story .... Sound very poor

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

Reviewed: 01-01-16

Audible needs to sort out some of these recordings! The sound quality in this one is appalling..

  • Refusal

  • A Dick Francis Novel
  • By: Felix Francis
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

Six years ago, investigator Sid Halley retired for good. He’d been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand to his investigating business, and enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter he gave up that life of danger and uncertainty, and he thought nothing would ever lure him back into the game. He thought wrong. Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs Sid to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid adamantly refuses, but the following day, Sir Richard is found dead under suspicious circumstances.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Dreadful pastiche of the Dick Francis style

  • By Charles on 22-03-15

Not the best

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

Reviewed: 17-12-15

Just found this book repetitive with long explanations of things which were really not interesting. The story was far fetched and not great also felt the end was rushed . Read better