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  • Three Things About Elsie

  • By: Joanna Cannon
  • Narrated by: Paula Wilcox
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 60

There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first is that she's my best friend. The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better. And the third...might take a little bit more explaining. Eighty-four-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat. As she waits to be rescued, Florence wonders if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light; and, if the charming new resident is who he claims to be, why does he look exactly like a man who died 60 years ago?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By S C BATES on 04-03-2018

Some beautiful pictures painted but...

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

Reviewed: 07-02-2018

Gorgeous performance but unfortunately, the story was painfully predictable and long. Within the first few minutes I knew what the third thing about Elsie was and I continued in hope that I was being double bluffed. Again, some beautiful imagery painted by clever use of words, but not enough to counter the length or predictability of the story overall

  • The Mistake

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 98

You think you know the truth about the people you love. But one discovery can change everything.... Eight-year-old Billy goes missing one day, out flying his kite with his sister Rose. Two days later he is found dead. Sixteen years on, Rose still blames herself for Billy's death. How could she have failed to protect her little brother? Rose has never fully recovered from the trauma, and one of the few people she trusts is her neighbour Ronnie, who she has known all her life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall a good read!

  • By Geneva Batten on 10-04-2018

An easy, compelling read

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

Reviewed: 24-01-2018

A beautifully performed and a good story that keeps you guessing up to the end.

  • Behind Her Eyes

  • By: Sarah Pinborough
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Josie Dunn, Bea Holland, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 530

Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets...David. Young, successful and charming - Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife...Adele. Beautiful, elegant and sweet - Louise's new friend seems perfect in every way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Too unbelievable

  • By Karen on 03-07-2017

Slow going

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

Reviewed: 05-12-2017

Well performed but the story is slow. The ending ties up all the hints and seeds planted along the way.

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,262
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,259

Introducing Audible's Thriller of the Year: Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil, performed by Joanne Froggatt. In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Thriller of the year...? Nope.

  • By Anonymous User on 30-10-2017

Quite traumatic

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

Reviewed: 09-11-2017

Beautifully performed but should come with a trigger warning. More human horror than thriller and predictable in parts.

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  • Ep. 3: Ms. Entitlement And Mr. Sacrifice Out on a Date

  • By: Esther Perel
  • Narrated by: Esther Perel
  • Length: 46 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 39

[Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time to Audible members. An on-again, off-again couple in their fifties, dating in a post-divorce landscape, are struggling with different world views, priorities and sexual interests. Recognizing that their polarized dynamic takes the fun out of spending time together, Esther guides both towards less rigid perspectives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Esther will change your life & relationships

  • By Amazon Customer on 30-10-2017

Esther will change your life & relationships

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

Reviewed: 30-10-2017

Your personal situation doesn't have to mirror the couples in the session to get a wealth of insight and knowledge into your own life and relationships. There's definitely something for everyone in each of the sessions. Thank you, Esther, for making your work accessible to everyone.

  • The Break

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 877
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 796
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 795

The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, The Break is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Light Hearted Romp

  • By Anna Spencer on 11-10-2017

Save your money

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

Reviewed: 29-10-2017

I have read all MK's previous work and this is a huge departure. I only finished it because it was written by MK and I thought the story would redeem itself. It did not. The performance is wonderful (she really is talented), but the material is one dimensional, the story predictable and disappointing and the characters mostly unlikable. If this had been my first MK book I would not read any others. definitely choose another of her books to buy and save your money on this one.

  • The Child

  • By: Fiona Barton
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Adjoa Andoh, Finty Williams, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 529
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531

When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another it's the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for a third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bloody brilliant!

  • By Jane S on 12-07-2017

Beautifully developed characters

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

Reviewed: 21-08-2017

Beautifully performed and a great "read", the only thing being that once you work it out, the story (and characters!) take their sweet time to do the same :)