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  • 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 637
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 596
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593

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

Political and family twister

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

Reviewed: 04-03-2019

This is the second book I’ve read of Galbraith’s and listening to it really brought it to life. Glenister’s reading, his mastery of diverse British accents and the craggy, weary voice of Strike are perfect for imagining the world of the upper classes who have murder and politics on their mind.

  • The Toll-Gate

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Daniel Hill
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Captain John Staple’s exploits in the Peninsula had earned him the sobriquet Crazy Jack amongst his fellows in the Dragoon Guards. Now home from Waterloo, life in peacetime is rather dull for the adventure-loving Captain. But when he finds himself lost at an unmanned toll-house in the Pennines, his soldiering days suddenly pale away beside an adventure - and romance - of a lifetime.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Great story wrong voice

  • By Leisal on 05-01-2018

Entertaining romp

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

Reviewed: 08-11-2016

Another great story from Heyer's pen with great attention to dialect and a grasp of criminal detail. Good fun with a hugely built hero and heroine who manage to baffle and beset a nadty crim who's threatening all and sundry in the district. The narrator does a great job impersonating a range of characters including a highwayman, a Bow Street Runner and various farm folk of Derbyshire.

  • The Corinthian

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Georgina Sutton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37

The accomplished Corinthian Sir Richard Wyndham is wealthy, sophisticated, handsome ,and supremely bored. Tired of his aristocratic family constantly pressuring him to get married, he determines to run away after meeting the delightful, unconventional heroine Penelope Creed. Penelope - literally - falls into his life late one night as she hangs from the window of her aunt's house - she too attempting to escape the pressures of forced marriage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator exaggerated characters

  • By Carmel on 24-10-2016

Madcap romp

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

Reviewed: 01-08-2016

The Corinthian is an enjoyable story full of plot twists which ( mostly) get resolved; our hero and heroine fall for each other over a three day caper through the Somerset countryside all the while foiling diamond thieves, Bow St Runners, irate fathers and sundry other nefarious characters. Well read with good accents and while this is by no means Heyer at her best, it's a pleasant way to pass the hours.

  • Frederica

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Clifford Norgate
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Rich and handsome, the hope of ambitious mothers and despair of his sisters, the Marquis of Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone. But when a distant connection applies to him for help, he finds himself far from bored.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • one of my favourites

  • By Amazon Customer on 29-11-2018

Delightful romp

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

Reviewed: 22-07-2016

' Frederica' is a great resd and Norgate is a wonderful narrator! I've listened to this twice now and chuckled along to the wonderful banter and sly digs at the upper crust of Regency society.

  • Arabella

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

When Arabella first arrives in London, she has only one mission: to snare a rich husband. With a mind to beat the competition, she pretends to be a rich heiress and soon finds herself the talk of the town, pursued by the most eligible bachelors in the city. But she has her sights on one man only: the much-hunted Mr Beaumaris. Our feisty heroine puts up a fight and deals the worldly-wise Beaumaris a deft hand in the game of love; at first grudgingly charmed, he soon becomes smitten.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story

  • By Brian on 07-12-2017

Arabella--a delightful heroine

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

Reviewed: 14-07-2016

This is a beautifully read account of a country girl's fun and frolics in London town. Her impulsive actions lead to the usual mixups and encounters with a handsome hero who sorts it all out, to everyone's satisfaction.

  • Regency Buck

  • By: Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by: June Barrie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

It is in regrettable circumstances that beautiful Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine first meet Julian St John Audley. The man, they both agree, is an insufferably arrogant dandy. But unfortunately for them, he's also the Fifth Earl of Worth, a friend of the Regent and, their legal guardian.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and amusing

  • By Regina on 24-06-2016

Entertaining and amusing

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

Reviewed: 24-06-2016

I'd read this novel as a child but I thoroughly enjoyed listening to the story and revisiting some cherished characters and plot lines. The reader is adept at voices, reads amusingly and conveys just the right tone of hauteur for our dashing hero. Well recommended!

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