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  • Chart Throb

  • By: Ben Elton
  • Narrated by: Glen McCready
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

The ultimate pop quest. Ninety-five thousand hopefuls. Three judges. Just one winner. And that’s Calvin Simms, the genius behind the show. Calvin always wins because Calvin writes the rules. But this year, as he sits smugly in judgement upon the mingers, clingers and blingers whom he has pre-selected in his carefully scripted ‘search’ for a star, he has no idea that the rules are changing.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty funny. Ending was whack.

  • By Sam on 06-05-2019

Pretty funny. Ending was whack.

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

Reviewed: 06-05-2019

Narration is really good. Recording has a few old takes and CD changing prompts though.

  • Kane and Abel

  • The 30th Anniversary Edition
  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

Kane & Abel for a new generation!!

They had only one thing in common - William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths were destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build a fortune.

The marvellous story, spanning 60 years, of two powerful men linked by an all-consuming hatred, brought together by fate to save - and finally destroy - each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magnificent

  • By Jennifer2 on 24-10-2016

Excellent narrator. Excellent book.

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

Reviewed: 22-01-2019

A great read and a great reader. Excellent accent work and fantastic characterisation. Great story too.

  • The Dead Zone

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: James Franco
  • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

Meet Johnny Smith. A young man whose streak of luck ends dramatically in a major car crash. Followed by blackness. A long, long time in cold limbo. When he wakes up life has been turned upside down. His fiancée has met someone else. And Johnny is cursed with the power to perceive evil in men's souls. He's had these hunches since he had an ice-skating accident as a child. Now he has an ability to see into the future. An ability which will bring him into a terrifying confrontation with a charismatic, power-hungry and dangerous man....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • If not for James Franco...

  • By Justine on 12-07-2017

Excellent job Franco!

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

Reviewed: 29-11-2018

My favourite King book so far. was a little hesitant with Franco as the reader but he nailed it.

  • Echo Burning

  • Jack Reacher 5
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313

Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband's in jail. When he comes out, he's going to kill her. Her family's hostile, she can't trust the cops, and the lawyers won't help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder.J ack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not a very good Reacher

  • By Raypercy on 22-03-2019

Another solid reacher novel

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

Reviewed: 09-08-2018

What the hell was with the weird music bits? Otherwise pretty damn good. Curious to see how he keeps it going.