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  • Extracted, Book 1
  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,466
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,331
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,327

In 2061 a young scientist invents a time machine to fix a tragedy in his past. But his good intentions turn catastrophic when an early test reveals something unexpected: the end of the world. A desperate plan is formed: recruit three heroes, ordinary humans capable of extraordinary things, and change the future.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 8 hours of Awesome in a 12 hour audiobook

  • By Bob on 23-03-17

Loved this book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-19

I only bought this when there was a buy one get one free offer and will definitely be buying the next in the series. Great characters and story telling

  • The Last Thing She Told Me

  • By: Linda Green
  • Narrated by: Sarah Durham, Joan Walker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756

Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter finds a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended

  • By Ciara on 12-11-18

Great story

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-19

The story was really good and provides a real insight to historic attitudes. The narrator was good but was let down by poor sound mixing. At times the volume caused my ears to vibrate and at others it was almost inaudible.

  • Only the Innocent

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,311
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,194
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,192

When billionaire philanthropist Sir Hugo Fletcher is discovered murdered in his London home, tied naked to a bed, the scandal is only a shadow of the darkness lurking off-camera. Laura Fletcher returns from an Italian vacation to find her home under siege by paparazzi. Is she shocked? Yes. But is she distraught? Not exactly. Chief Inspector Tom Douglas reveals his suspicions that Hugo’s killer is female. The deeper Douglas digs, the more sordid details he uncovers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very poor narration

  • By mrs c a dunne on 20-07-15

Good book marred by narration

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

Reviewed: 06-03-19

I am a huge fan of Rachel Abbots books and this was about the 6th one I have listened to. Had it been the first it would have been the only one. I persevered despite the awful narration of the female characters. Such a shame

  • Nine Perfect Strangers

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 955
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 890
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 884

The 10-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambiance while enjoying their hot stone massages. They are all on a path to a better way of living. Or at least a better waistline.... Watching over them is the resort's director, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate these bodies and minds. But to what lengths will she go to achieve her goal? These nine perfect strangers have no idea what's about to hit them.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Did not like this book at all

  • By sabine on 21-10-18

A masterpiece I loved it

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-11-18

I loved this book, it was the best I have listened to in a while. Liane Moriarty brings her characters, their imperfections, vulnerabilities and emotions to life with complete artistry.

  • A Higher Loyalty

  • By: James Comey
  • Narrated by: James Comey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,103
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,019
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,014

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Respect

  • By sara on 18-04-18

A well told story of Comey’s service to his country

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-04-18

Comey comes across as a truly honest and compassionate human being who has dedicated his life to protecting others. The contrast between his leadership and that of Trump is telling of how a large minority of the American people have been duped by bravado and bullshit. I only hope they find their way back to honesty and integrity.

  • Passage

  • By: Connie Willis
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 29 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 49

Dr. Joanna Lander is a psychologist specializing in near-death experiences. She is about to get help from a new doctor with the power to give her the chance to get as close to death as anyone can.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely gripping from start to end

  • By Val Durow on 02-07-15

Good story but needs serious editing

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

I really enjoyed the story and the characters were well formed. It was way too long and if there is an abridged version I would go for that instead

  • How to Stop Time

  • By: Matt Haig
  • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,292
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,132
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,129

Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. From Elizabethan England to jazz age Paris, from New York to the South Seas, Tom has seen a lot and now craves an ordinary life. Always changing his identity to stay alive, Tom has the perfect cover - working as a history teacher at a London comprehensive. Here he can teach the kids about wars and witch hunts as if he'd never witnessed them firsthand.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb as I expected from Matt Haig

  • By Kaggy on 17-07-17

Best audiobook I have listened to in months

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-18

I loved this book. The concept was great and it was very well written and narrated.

  • Fire and Fury

  • By: Michael Wolff
  • Narrated by: Michael Wolff, Holter Graham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,953
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,624
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,602

The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous - and absolutely mesmerising. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, best-selling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself. In this explosive audiobook, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Whirl of Staff and Ideas

  • By Ricci on 22-03-18

One I had to read

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-18

I bought this because of all the hype and winging from Trump. Not the most riveting read but most of it comes across as congruent with the tantrums and ego demonstrated

  • The Thread

  • By: Victoria Hislop
  • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 577
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 433

Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later, Katerina Sarafoglou's home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flees across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece. Soon her life will become entwined with Dimitri's, and with the story of the city itself, as war, fear and persecution begin to divide its people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic and moving story of love ad war

  • By Kirstine on 21-07-12

Nice story and history lesson

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-18

I love the blend of story and history in Victoria Hislop's books. This would make a great holiday read.

  • Mythos

  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,769
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,859
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,812

The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stephen Fry does it again

  • By L. Turner on 14-11-17

Great performance from Stephen Fry

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-18

I really liked this telling of the stories. It was a refreshing and modern approach which was really engaging. And would love to see a follow up on Norse Mythology