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Trina

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  • Just Before I Died

  • By: S. K. Tremayne
  • Narrated by: Kerry Wotton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

A terrifying lie. A horrifying truth. The chilling new psychological thriller by S. K. Tremayne, author of the Sunday Times number one best seller The Ice Twins. Sometimes you can’t even trust yourself.... It was just a patch of ice. Just a bit of bad luck. But it was nearly enough to kill Kath Redway, spinning her car into Burrator Reservoir in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Blinding listen

  • By Anonymous User on 18-08-18

Nice surprise

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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: 03-09-18

The author writes about Dartmoor vividly. A good sense of place. The story kept. Me guessing. Good characters. Well done

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • I See You

  • By: Clare Mackintosh
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,422
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,420

When Zoe Walker sees her photo in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, she is determined to find out why it's there. There's no explanation, no website - just a grainy image and a phone number. She takes it home to her family, who are convinced it's just someone who looks like Zoe. But the next day the advert shows a photo of a different woman, and another the day after that.Is it a mistake? A coincidence? Or is someone keeping track of every move they make?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I See Something Very, Very Impressive Here!

  • By Simon on 28-07-16

Really didn’t see the ending coming

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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: 04-08-18

Sympathetic characters,gripping plot, and sense of place. Loved it. Well read, nice to listen to an English book rather than an American one.

  • The Mitford Murders

  • The Mitford Murders, Book 1
  • By: Jessica Fellowes
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 255

Lose yourself in the gripping first novel in a new series of Golden Age murder mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It's 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!!

  • By cdw on 09-10-17

Delighted

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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: 04-03-18

So pleased to find such a talented writer. Couldn’t stop listening. Relaxing and gripping at the same time.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret Child

  • By: Kerry Fisher
  • Narrated by: Emma Spurgin Hussey
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 453
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 415
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 413

Susie did something that she knows she will always regret: giving her baby son up for adoption, to keep her infidelity secret from her family. Louise, Susie's daughter, feels the effects of that decision echoing down through the years - her mother has always been difficult, too strict with her but not strict enough with her sister, Grace, who is wild and out of control. And Danny, Susie's husband, adores her but has always sensed something wrong at the heart of their marriage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • absorbing

  • By Amazon Customer on 21-02-18

Unputdownable

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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: 21-02-18

Well written, gripping and thoroughly enjoyable. A good discovery.
Good characters and well developed plot.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Malice of Waves

  • By: Mark Douglas-Home
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229

Five years ago, 14-year-old Max Wheeler disappeared from Priest's Island, an isolated but bleakly beautiful place on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. In the close-knit local community, there are no secrets - except what happened to Max. None of the police or private investigations since have shed any light on what happened the night he went missing, presumed dead. But there is one man who is yet to take on the case: The Sea Detective.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another good one from Mark Douglas-Home

  • By Renka on 10-12-16

Kept me interested

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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: 26-07-17

Lots of atmosphere, sense of place. Good characters. Exciting plot. A pleasure to listen to an exciting story which is not solved by somebody getting shot. I've enjoyed all his books.

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,498
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,148
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,130

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An unexpected gem

  • By Andrew on 29-01-17

Good

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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: 08-04-17

What did you like most about We Are Legion (We Are Bob)?

I don't always enjoy Science Fiction, but I did enjoy this. I was drawn into the story from the outset, and remained engaged throughout.

What did you like best about this story?

The characterisation is good, and there is a strain of gentle humour and wit which lightens the necessary technical discussions.

What about Ray Porter’s performance did you like?

The reader was supportive of the characterisation in his tone. He was never overwhelming but neither was he boring. Very well done.

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

The book made me smile quietly to myself,rather than guffaw, but it did really make me smile. I was disappointed when the book ended and I am delighted to see that a sequel is on the way.

Any additional comments?

An original and witty book.i have enjoyed listening to it very much.

  • Narrowing the Field

  • By: A. P. McCoy
  • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Everything seems to be going right for brilliant young jockey Duncan Claymore. A career on the up, a beautiful wife, and all the trappings of wealth. But Duncan is haunted by the death of one of his arch-rivals. He may not have pulled the trigger, but he still has blood on his hands. As Duncan struggles to keep his focus on the job, Michelle O'Brien - a friend and talented fellow jockey - is killed, and Duncan knows this was far from a tragic accident.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just loved roll in book 3

  • By MoBotRio on 09-01-18

Enjoyable

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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: 13-09-16

Where does Narrowing the Field rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Having finished all the Dick Francis novels, I'm delighted to find someone writing using the same background of horse racing.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Narrowing the Field?

There is a different tone to this book, but the characters are good, the plot pulls you in, and you are kept in suspense right to the end. Well written.

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

The narrator brought it to life, and didn't get in the way.

Any additional comments?

I have just downloaded his other novel, and hope that he writes a few more. Thankyou and well done.

  • The Frozen Lake

  • A Vintage Mystery
  • By: Elizabeth Edmondson
  • Narrated by: Nicolette McKenzie
  • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 194

Fabulous family saga of secrets held through two generations, set against the atmospheric background of the Lake District at Christmas. The year 1936 is drawing to a close. Winter grips Wetmoreland and causes a rare phenonmenon: The lakes freeze. For two local families, the Richardsons and the Grindleys, this will bring unexpected upheaval, as the frozen lake entices long-estranged siblings and children to return home for the holiday season.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another world

  • By Trina on 09-05-16

Another world

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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: 09-05-16

A book that takes you to another time and place. Engaging characters and a good sense of place.
Pre-war English society, heroes and villains and a satisfying conclusion.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful