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Pamela Causton

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  • End of Watch

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,063
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,921
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,917

End of Watch is a compelling and chilling suspense novel which sees retired detective Bill Hodges back on the trail of his nemesis, Brady Hartsfield, the criminal the press called The Mercedes Killer. Foiled in his attempt to commit a second mass murder, Hartsfield is confined to a hospital brain-injury unit in a seemingly unresponsive state. But all is not what it seems: Brady is able to influence both his physician and the hospital librarian to commit crimes in the outside world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting

  • By shirley dempsey on 19-11-16

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 19-03-19

As ever always gripping and do not want to put the story down. But I am sad to hear the demises of one of my favourite characters!! But knowing Stephen King it's fora good reason .

  • The Nix

  • By: Nathan Hill
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 21 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 590

Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the Internet, and inflames a divided America. The media paints Faye as a radical hippie with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high school sweetheart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant novel

  • By Will J Bailey on 24-05-17

New to me!

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

Reviewed: 05-10-17

So I bought the daily deal, never heard of the author or narrator, who seemed to speak to quickly and to energetically, so you felt exhausted! But I 'stuck it out' and over the following chapters was drawn in totally. I loved the way the character's thoughts were described, so like real life and I loved the way each character merged into the story, the author sometimes going back to certain parts of their lives before, filling in and now you can make sense of the path they have chosen. All in all, I loved it, engaged me until the end. Great!!! Thank you

  • Spider Shepherd: SAS

  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 268
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 268

This collection of stories goes back to Dan “Spider” Shepherd’s SAS days, and the missions that shaped him. From his training in the welsh hills and the jungles of Belize, through to his early missions in Sierra Leone and the Middle East, these nine stories chart his rise through the SAS, and his involvement with the elite Sabre Squadron. Along with his comrades Jimbo, McKay and Geordie, Spider puts his life on the line on active duty…and sows the seeds of his future career.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Awful

  • By Simon Wagman on 18-06-17

Entertaining as always

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

Reviewed: 06-07-17

With Stephen leather as the author, Spider Shepherd as the main character and the great voice of Paul Thornley it could not go wrong. These short stories are brilliant, never a dull moment

  • The Muse

  • By: Jessie Burton
  • Narrated by: Cathy Tyson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,352
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,237
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230

On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London, knowing that her life is about to change forever. Having struggled to find her place in the city since she arrived from Trinidad five years ago, she has been offered a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick. Although Quick takes Odelle into her confidence and unlocks a potential she didn't know she had, she remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Left me emotionally confused... But I loved it!

  • By Sarah-rose on 26-08-16

Depressing

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

Reviewed: 11-09-16

I love audible books, but somehow this story left me totally depressed, maybe its contents was not to my taste, but I stuck with it to the very end although guessing it's ending long before it finished. If it was not for the narration, I think I may have not finished the book.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Kill Me Again

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,079
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,908
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,894

When your life is a lie, who can you trust? When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the right move for her family. The children have settled well, although her husband, Duncan, doesn’t appear to be so convinced. But nothing prepares her for the shock of coming home from work one night to find that Duncan has disappeared, leaving their young children alone. His phone is dead, and she has no idea where he has gone or why.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Smooth and Classy Thriller

  • By Simon on 26-08-16

Enjoying,

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

Reviewed: 31-08-16

Good story, good narration, interesting twist did not see that coming , got me through a busy day of housework.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Final Minute

  • By: Simon Kernick
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 514
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 459

'It's night, and I'm in a strange house. The lights are on and I'm standing outside a half-open door. Feeling a terrible sense of foreboding, I walk slowly inside. And then I see her. A woman lying sprawled across a huge double bed. She's dead. There's blood everywhere. And the most terrifying thing of all is that I think her killer might be me ...'

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • one of kernick's best.

  • By Steven on 18-01-15

Good plot and Paul Thornley!

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

Reviewed: 31-07-16

Enjoyed this book throughout, especially as Paul Thornley narrated it as I listening mainly when I am carrying out household jobs or gardening - I found it gripping and not to complicated and it kept my total attention over the two spring cleaning days!

  • The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

  • By: Claire North
  • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,505
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,381

Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. 'I nearly missed you, Doctor August,' she says.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Déjà vu all over again

  • By S. Kingston on 07-07-14

Audible daily deal

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

Reviewed: 06-06-16

I have to thank audible daily deal as I would never have entertained listening to a book like this! But I got hooked, it drew me in made me seriously consider the concept the author was presenting. I loved it! Enthralling! And interesting!,

  • The Good Life

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 298

The best things in life are never free. Cain Moran wanted Jenny Riley more than he had ever wanted anyone or anything before in his life. But loving Jenny Riley was the easy part; it was telling his wife he wanted a divorce that was going to be the killer.... Jenny is not just any girl. She cares nothing for Cain's hard-man reputation - she just wants to be with him. But Cain is not a free man. And he's about to find out that when his wife Caroline said 'til death us do part, she meant it.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Absolute rubbish!

  • By sheilaanne on 03-08-15

Don't be put off by the bad reviews

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

Reviewed: 02-05-16

When I first looked at downloading this book I was truly put off by the bad reviews posted - enough to make me think twice about listening to it - however, I decided it was better to listen and come to my own conclusions and I am glad that I did because I throughly enjoyed the book, maybe a few to many 'c' words, it's just personally I cannot stand this word but even so! Download and listen then come to your own conclusions!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Grave Secrets

  • By: Kathy Reichs
  • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

Guatemala, in the searing heat.The bones of a child no more than two years old are uncovered when mass graves are excavated.Twenty-three women and children are said to lie where forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan is searching for remains, in what is one of the most heartbreaking cases of her career.Then four young girls go missing from Guatemala City...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • She's just gets better

  • By James remington on 08-12-18

Hard to stick with almost boring!

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

Reviewed: 06-10-14

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Love Kathy Reichs but this was to complicated and hard to follow! Not for me!

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Possibly where it was set that is what drew me this book originally

Did Katherine Borowitz do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

No problems with narration

Did Grave Secrets inspire you to do anything?

No! Nearly gave up half way only inspired me to ask for my 'credit' back

Any additional comments?

Have loved all her previous books this was not for me