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  • Fire Catcher

  • Charlie Tuesday, Book 2
  • By: C. S. Quinn
  • Narrated by: Napoleon Ryan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

Charlie Tuesday is the city's best thief taker. But one case still eludes him, a mysterious key entrusted by the mother he barely knew. The key opens a chest of priceless papers - papers said to hold the dark alchemy of a lost Brotherhood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous

  • By Roberta on 22-01-18

Historically fascinating

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

Reviewed: 31-07-17

Thoroughly enjoy historical fiction. This era of the English history hadn't covered since being in Primary School. Thus, what this book brings to life is the conditions in which the common folk lived. The onus wasn't on the decadence of King Charles but primarily how the fire impacted and how the hero navigated and combated this tragedy. The narrator has read many books for which I have endorsed his skill with 5 but in this book his skill while phenomenal didn't really sit correctly for me in this particular story line. The author I will take my hat of too simply because you covered the more seedy nonetheless reality of the day. I have for your record purchased all 3 audio books in this story line and, dare I suggest for those akin to myself that, any future ventures within the realms of historical fiction submit even greater detail and pic tutorial descriptions of the conditions for example there was much on the filth of human waste etc but did they wipe themselves, was the odours truly over whelming on the individual, STD could be expanded further in the future the pain, discomfort the transmission etc etc. That said, having read much of English history your book provided the greatest in sight to date on the actual conditions which is a challenge indeed when you examine the real big boys in this area of writing in short Bernard Cornwell will really need to up his level to compete in this area. Well, done for providing me with value for money and escape into the past with grit.

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  • The Stone Man

  • A Science Fiction Horror Novel
  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,939
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,827
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,819

Nobody knew where it came from. Nobody knew why it came. When an eight-foot-tall man made of stone appears in the middle of a busy city center one July afternoon, two-bit (and antisocial) reporter Andy Pointer assumes it's just a publicity stunt. Indeed, so does everyone else...until the Stone Man begins to walk, heading silently through the wall of the nearest building, flattening it, and killing several people inside as a result.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Original British SF...absolutely loved it!!

  • By Jude on 12-07-15

Brilliant read well done do not write a sequel!

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

Reviewed: 17-11-16

Brilliant book Luke superb ending a sequel may spoil it and your style and your brilliant skill of writing. This is not very articular! However, Matt was superb in reading this book and without Matt a poorer narrator could have indeed spoiled every aspect of your creativity. Babysitting mind for future audiobooks from audible

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  • The Beating of His Wings

  • By: Paul Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 524
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 522

Thomas Cale has been running from the truth. Since discovering that his brutal military training has been for one purpose - to destroy God's greatest mistake, mankind itself - Cale has been hunted by the very man who made him into the Angel of Death: Pope Redeemer Bosco. Cale is a paradox: arrogant and innocent, generous and pitiless. Feared and revered by those created him, he has already used his breathtaking talent for violence and destruction to bring down the most powerful civilisation in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Satisfying ending...

  • By Robyn on 12-01-14

This is a must get trilogy.

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

Reviewed: 16-11-16

Yet another reiteration. This book is very deep philosophical and covers many issues which the 20th century as indeed covered in its own bloody right. Excellent read excellent night oration excellent issues to consider very deep and indeed theological as well…

  • The Last Four Things

  • By: Paul Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 730
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 477

The eagerly awaited sequel to The Left Hand of God. Death, Judgement, Heaven and Hell. These are The Last Four Things Now there are Five. Meet Thomas Cale. Returning to the Sanctuary of the Redeemers - Thomas Cale is told by the Lord Militant that the destruction of mankind is necessary - the only way to undo God's greatest mistake. Cale seemingly accepts his role in the ending of the world - fate has painted him as the Left Hand of God, the Angel of Death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Grateful for the negative reviews - but I loved it

  • By Iain on 02-03-12

Missed this at your own expense

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

Reviewed: 15-11-16

Having purchased the first book in this trilogy. I immediately purchased this book. This was without exception a superb read yet again. This is usually not the case in certain books and with certain authors and with certain narrators. However the narrator brings this book to life as I do believe you did with Bernard Cornwell Herod

  • The Left Hand of God

  • By: Paul Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 650

The Sanctuary of the Redeemers is a vast and desolate place - a place without joy or hope. Most of its occupants were taken there as boys and for years have endured the brutal regime of the Lord Redeemers whose cruelty and violence have one singular purpose - to serve in the name of the One True Faith. In one of the Sanctuary's vast and twisting maze of corridors stands a boy. He is perhaps fourteen or fifteen years old - he is not sure and neither is anyone else.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling

  • By Robyn on 18-07-11

Absolutely fantastic

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

Reviewed: 14-11-16

The narration was superb. The plot thickens and I cannot wait for the next book in the series. This will be an immediate purchase.

  • A Grant of Arms

  • The Sorcerer's Ring #8
  • By: Morgan Rice
  • Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

In A Grant of Arms, Thor is caught between titanic forces of good and evil, as Andronicus and Rafi use all of their dark sorcery to attempt to crush Thor's identity and take control of his very soul. Under their spell, Thor will have to battle a greater fight than he has ever known, as he struggles to cast off his father and free himself from their chains. But it may already be too late.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bated breath

  • By lee on 11-03-16

Bated breath

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

Reviewed: 11-03-16

Tension packed and riveting throughout. The narration is absolutely superb. Just when you think it's all over brace yourself because there isalways something more around the corner. Target audience no less than young adults for the book contains much violence tastefully produced but serious caution should be give as this series of books stimulate the readers imagination. There're ration of limited duration of each title and will Thor ever get a grip?

  • A Rite of Swords

  • Book #7 in the Sorcerer's Ring
  • By: Morgan Rice
  • Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

In A Rite of Swords (book 7 in the Sorcerer's Ring), Thor grapples with his legacy, battling to come to terms with who his father is, whether to reveal his secret, and what action he must take. Back home in the Ring, with Mycoples by his side and the Destiny Sword in hand, Thor is determined to wreak vengeance on Andronicus' army and liberate his homeland - and to finally propose to Gwendolyn. But he comes to learn that there are forces even greater than he that might just stand in his way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Pageturner

  • By Kirsty Mitchell on 22-11-16

Stunned into depression

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

Reviewed: 03-03-16

The relations commence to claw their way out of the wood work. There remains some fantastic cameos in this book but those new characters merely stretch a story line which could have finished in the previous book because he hasn't or doesn't accept his foresight and when an exact event arises he jeopardises not only himself but heart worshipping creatures like his leopard or dragon. e precursor the hero is becoming very predictable and one feels like he needs to be put in a brown paper bag and shuck up.

  • A Charge of Valor

  • The Sorcerer's Ring, Book 6
  • By: Morgan Rice
  • Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

In A Charge of Valor (Book 6 in the Sorcerer's Ring), Thor continues on his quest, deeper into the Empire, to retrieve the stolen Destiny Sword and save the Ring. As he and his friends meet unexpected tragedy and lose a member of their close-knit group, Thor and his remaining friends become closer than they ever were, learning that they must face and overcome adversity together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping challenging mission

  • By lee on 03-03-16

Gripping challenging mission

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

Reviewed: 03-03-16

Could the plots and intrigue get any better? Well, yes it does this book was the best so far and builds on what has gone before in the series. Thoroughly enjoyable and culminates in a potential victory against the dark forces.

  • A Vow of Glory

  • The Sorcerer's Ring, Book 5
  • By: Morgan Rice
  • Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

In A Vow of Glory, Thor embarks with his Legion friends on an epic quest into the vast wilds of the Empire to try to find the ancient Destiny Sword and save the Ring. Thor's friendships deepen, as they journey to new places, face unexpected monsters and fight side by side in unimaginable battle. They encounter exotic lands, creatures, and peoples beyond which they could have ever imagined, each step of their journey fraught with increasing danger.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Must read what has gone before

  • By lee on 29-02-16

Must read what has gone before

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

Reviewed: 29-02-16

`OKay, this series has gripped me and the narration is class A. Morgan Rice is captivating with his imagination while I maintain there is some skipping around. Saddly, Audible have only provided just over half of this series which unlike sighted people I am unable to purchase the missing printed remai Thus far, while being gritty Morgan Rice has tastefully left less favourable scenes to one's imagination. This does not detract at all from a thrilling read.nder.

  • A March of Kings

  • The Sorcerer's Ring, Book 2
  • By: Morgan Rice
  • Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

A March of Kings takes us one step further on Thor's epic journey into manhood, as he begins to realize more about who he is and what his powers are, and as he embarks to become a warrior. After he escapes from the dungeon, Thor is horrified to learn of another assassination attempt on King MacGil. When MacGil dies, the kingdom is set into turmoil. As everyone vies for the throne, King's Court is rifer than ever with its family dramas, power struggles, ambitions, jealousy, violence, and betrayal.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What is next

  • By lee on 27-02-16

What is next

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

Reviewed: 27-02-16

The time frames jump around occasionally detracting from an otherwise brilliant story with some distance to travel.

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