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Jenny Macmillan

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  • Paladin's Redemption

  • By: Kade Derricks
  • Narrated by: Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Paladin, traitor, outcast, mercenary... Dain Gladstone has been all of these. From childhood he’s been groomed for battle and trained in the Light. When war came he was branded a traitor and exiled for a treasonous act of mercy. To make his way in the world, Dain has sold his skills to the highest bidder. But now he’s grown tired of war, tired of fighting for causes not his own, and he’s got a plan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Book TWO ?

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 07-02-2019

Book TWO ?

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

Reviewed: 07-02-2019

This book was released in 2015 - So where is book 2, don’t you just hate that.

  • The Tiger's Time

  • Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer, Book 4
  • By: Marc Alan Edelheit
  • Narrated by: Steven Brand
  • Length: 24 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

A nobleman from an infamous family, imperial legionary officer, and born fighter, Ben Stiger is trapped in the past and cut off from everything he has known. The World Gate is sealed behind him, and Delvaris, the man he traveled through time to save, is dead. With this great man’s death, the future has been altered by the evil god Castor. Stiger has lost his purpose. For the first time in a great long while, no one needs saving, and no one needs killing. Cast adrift in a time not his own, Stiger believes his time as a leader of men is at an end. But the gods are not done with him yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thanks Marc

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 12-01-2019

Thanks Marc

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

Reviewed: 12-01-2019

Well another great read or should I say listen. My only problem is now
having to wait another 12 to 24 months for book five.

  • Lifting the Veil: Fallen

  • Lifting the Veil, Book 1
  • By: John O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Mark Gagliardi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Humanity is plunging down a slippery slope of morality. Righteous attitudes abound with malice, hatred, and discontent prevailing in the currents riding through humankind. In the spiritual planes, battles between the light and darkness are being fought over souls for their very existence. Assailed on all sides, heaven is left with no choice but to open the seven seals. The horsemen are summoned and ride forth. Conquest, the drums of war, hunger, and death are felt by all. Humanity is left standing on the brink where the slightest tremor will send it plunging into the abyss.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Everyone on the planet should listen to this

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 02-12-2018

Everyone on the planet should listen to this

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

Reviewed: 02-12-2018

Everyone should listen to this book not because of its religious views but because this is exactly how the human race is acting.
People these days are so obsessed with material things they can’t even take their heads out of their phones long enough to speak. Manners have all but gone along with curtesy and caring, all replaced with road rage and bad manners.
Please everyone take a little time to stop and think is this what you want the world to come too?

  • Kingdom of Ash

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
  • Length: 33 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304

Aelin has risked everything to save her people - but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve begins to unravel with each passing day....With Aelin captured, Aedion and Lysandra remain the last line of defense to protect Terrasen from utter destruction. Yet they soon realize that the many allies they've gathered to battle Erawan's hordes might not be enough to save them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I struggled with this last book

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 04-11-2018

I struggled with this last book

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

Reviewed: 04-11-2018

This last book bar the last half dozen chapters was all fighting and there’s just so many times you can be interested in how many are dead.
The last battle was even a disappointment to me. This series could have ended at book six, I feel the Author just dragged out the story for this last book. My advice is skip the first thirty hours and enjoy the last three.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Lethal White

  • Cormoran Strike, Book 4
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 22 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 557

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best Book Of The Series... So Far!

  • By Anonymous User on 20-12-2018

Not as Good as the first

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

Reviewed: 25-09-2018

A bit disappointed that a lot of the story was on Mathew and Robyn’s miserable Wedding and first year of arguing. I would be happy to see the end of Matthew don’t really think he adds anything worth while to the story. Look forward to seeing Robyn get a bit more back bone in the next novel.
Looking forward to the next Cameron Strike book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Clockmaker's Daughter

  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341

In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor in rural Oxfordshire. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe’s life is in ruins. Over 150 years later, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel containing two seemingly unrelated items.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pacey and enjoyable

  • By Lyn on 26-09-2018

Busy Story But Ok

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

Reviewed: 18-09-2018

I found this story to be good but at times hard to follow. There were a lot of people with different stories to tell and at times I found it a bit too busy, finding myself getting lost.
The end still left me asking questions about some of the characters.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • The Death of Mrs Westaway

  • By: Ruth Ware
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware. When Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she’s inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. She owes money to a loan shark, and the threats are getting increasingly aggressive: she needs to get her hands on some cash fast.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not bad but long winded

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 05-07-2018

Not bad but long winded

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

Reviewed: 05-07-2018

Story was ok but could have been told in half the time therefore was getting bored with it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Twilight of the Dragons

  • The Blood Dragon Empire, Book 2
  • By: Andy Remic
  • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

During a recent dwarf civil war deep under the Karamakkos Mountains, the magick-enslaved dragonlords broke free from centuries of imprisonment and slaughtered tens of thousands throughout the Five Havens before exploding from the mountain and heading in fire and vengeance for the lands of Vagandrak.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not for me

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 04-04-2018

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 04-04-2018

Again just a lot of unnecessary swearing and it doesn’t make the story better.
Book two isn’t as good as book one in fact I couldn’t even finish it.

  • The Dragon Engine

  • The Blood Dragon Empire, Book 1
  • By: Andy Remic
  • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Five noble war heroes of Vagandrak get drunk one night and sign a contract - to journey to the Karamakkos in search of the Five Havens where, it is written, there lies untold abandoned wealth and, more importantly, the three Dragon Heads, legendary jewels claimed to give unspeakable power and everlasting life to those who wield them. But the Dragon Heads aren't what the adventurers think they are, and the world has not encountered their like in generations!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Unnecessary Swearing

  • By Jenny Macmillan on 03-04-2018

Unnecessary Swearing

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

Reviewed: 03-04-2018

Prudish I’m not.
If you get tired of hearing the “F” word or the “C” word this may not be for you.
Good story but an awful lot of unnecessary swearing.

  • Empire of Storms

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
  • Length: 25 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 395

The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those don't. As the kingdoms of Erilea fracture around her, enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling to the dark forces poised to claim her world. With war looming on all horizons, the only chance for salvation lies in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I cried when I realised...

  • By Caleb Rostedt on 18-10-2016

Mills and Boon

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

Reviewed: 27-02-2018

OMG way too much sex in this book for my liking. Disappointed in book five and I’m hoping Tower of Dawn doesn’t go down the “ 50 Shades of Grey “track.