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  • The Boy in the Photo

  • By: Nicole Trope
  • Narrated by: Melle Stewart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

Megan waits at the school gates for her six-year-old son, Daniel. As the playground empties, panic bubbles inside her. Daniel is nowhere to be found. According to his teacher, Daniel’s father picked up his son. Except he and Megan are no longer together. After years of being controlled by her cruel husband, Megan finally found the courage to divorce him. Hands trembling, she dials his number, but the line is dead. Six years later, Megan gets the call she has dreamt about for years. Daniel has walked into a police station in a remote town just a few miles away....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Okay story badly performed

  • By Mandy Wells on 05-08-2019

A Mothers worse nightmare

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

Reviewed: 27-07-2019

I enjoyed this book and as someone who has worked in child protective services for many years, am familiar with the issues raised in this harrowing tale, of domestic violence and controlling partners, of mental health illness and of grooming a child's mindset to twist reality to reflect that of the abuser. But the mother drove me nuts! I wanted to slap her so many times for her naivety and ignorance...bur then i had to remind myself that people otten are naive and ignorant in these situations. Not too many surprises in the plot development. You didnt need to be a psychic to know what was coming next, but still a good "read" to a predictable but satisfying conclusion

  • Tell Me a Secret

  • By: Jane Fallon
  • Narrated by: Claire Sturgess
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 74

Holly is feeling on top of the world - celebrating a new promotion and dying to pop the champagne with her best friend Roz. But is Holly just imagining things, or is Roz - who supported her every step of the way - not as happy for her as she should be? Something about Roz's behaviour doesn't add up. And soon Holly has the sneaking suspicion that there's a target on her back. Has someone been playing dirty in a war Holly didn't know she was fighting? And is Roz more tangled up in this than she'll admit? Only one woman can be left standing - but will the best woman win?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, gets you in!

  • By Jackie on 30-01-2019

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

Reviewed: 13-07-2019

I have read several Jane Fallon books now and have enjoyed them in varying degrees,. This one was OK, entertaining and well read (if the narrator a bit too fast) with good reflection of the book's character's tones. But it was also predictable. Not too many surprises, .just confirmation of what you picked up early on. Maybe i didnt enjoy it as much because ive had the unfortunate experience of working with too many office bitches over the years. At least this was a divergence from what appears to be a commom theme in Fallon's books, that being of revenge.

  • 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 651
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 600
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 596

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.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Silly

  • By Anonymous User on 24-05-2017

Gripping and addictive

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

Reviewed: 06-07-2019

Behind Her Eyes is simply the most intriguing book I have ever read for its stunning ending that unravels everything you had assumed. Awesome read and kept me the edge of my (car!) seat in every chapter.

  • The Wife Between Us

  • By: Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 335
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 315

When you listen to this audiobook, you will make many assumptions. It's about a jealous wife obsessed with her replacement. It's about a younger woman set to marry the man she loves. The first wife seems like a disaster; her replacement is the perfect woman. You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships. You will be wrong.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 4 stars

  • By Anonymous User on 13-02-2018

A great read.

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

Reviewed: 06-07-2019

This is the 2nd time ive either read or listened to the audio. You know that feeling you get halfway through when you know you know what is going to happen? But it must have been a long time ago because i was transfixed all over again and couldn't put it down.

  • Got You Back

  • By: Jane Fallon
  • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 34

James never intended to lead a double life; with a wife in London and a mistress in the country, it's exhausting. But that's all about to change. Stephanie, his wife, isn't really snooping when she finds a text message from a strange woman on her husband's mobile. But now she's found it, how can she ignore it? It's time to track the woman down and find out what's going on. Katie has no reason to believe her boyfriend, James, is cheating on her until someone claiming to be his wife gets in touch.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Hated this one

  • By Anonymous User on 29-03-2018

An interesting story of revenge

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

Reviewed: 11-06-2019

Narration wonderful with just the right emphasis when needed. The story was engrossing and a clever look at the intricacies of betrayal of a marriage. Descriptive and well developed characters

  • Faking Friends

  • By: Jane Fallon
  • Narrated by: Sally Scott, Kristin Atherton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Faking Friends by Jane Fallon, read by Sally Scott and Kristin Atherton. Best friend. Soulmate. Confidante. Backstabber. Amy thought she knew who Melissa was - then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge of the wedding of her dreams to her long-distance fiancé. When her career begins to unravel, she pays a surprise trip home to London. Her boyfriend Jack is out, but another woman has been making herself at home....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A little see through

  • By stephen on 27-01-2018

Loved it ♡♡

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

Reviewed: 07-06-2019

Really enjoyed this story which i listened to in one day as I did housework, cooked and sat curled up on the couch in front of the fire on a rainy afternoon. The toxic "friendship" between Amy & Mel is something I think most women can relate to. Many of us have had a Mel in our lives that we slowly learn is not a friend at all. Only one small criticism.. when Cat knocks on Jacks door (to check no one is home prior to her and Amy letting themselves in to snoop about) saying if either Jack or MEL answer she would just say she was in the area and popping in to say hello. This does not make sense as Mel is not supposed to be in Jacks house so why would Cat potentially say to Mel if she came to the door that she was popping in to say hello? Jack yes, Mel, no. Apart from that minor point the book is a great read.

  • Gravity Is the Thing

  • By: Jaclyn Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Aimee Horne
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 34

Abigail Sorensen has spent her life trying to unwrap the events of 1990. It was the year she started receiving random chapters from a self-help book called The Guidebook in the post. It was also the year Robert, her brother, disappeared on the eve of her 16th birthday. She believes the absurdity of The Guidebook and the mystery of her brother's disappearance must be connected....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Worst book I have ever read

  • By Anonymous User on 14-05-2019

Excruciatingly boring!

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

Reviewed: 01-06-2019

I persevered until 3/4 Of the way thru this book which got more and more..can't think of a word to give it justice...banal, boring, mind numbing. I usually enjoy Moriaty but definitely NOT this time. Waste of time and a ridiculous story theme. What were you thinking Jaclyn???

  • Witchmark

  • By: C. L. Polk
  • Narrated by: Samuel Roukin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Magic marked Miles Singer for suffering the day he was born, doomed either to be a slave to his family's interest or to be committed to a witches' asylum. He went to war to escape his destiny and came home a different man, but he couldn't leave his past behind. The war between Aeland and Laneer leaves men changed, strangers to their friends and family. Even after faking his own death and reinventing himself as a doctor at a cash-strapped veteran's hospital, Miles can't hide what he truly is. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • WITCHES

  • By Amazon Customer on 29-03-2019

WITCHES

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

Reviewed: 29-03-2019

ok I'll be honest. I struggled to start because I realised I had the same narrator from a previous book and his continuous tone never seemed to change. The tone suited to the dramatic parts but not for the more mundane. Story was interesting, a bit slow developing, but again, I nearly gave it away because of the voice. He is clear and well enunciated but the content tone that never seemed to change irritated me immensely. it might just be me but that is how I felt.

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  • Believe Me

  • By: JP Delaney
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers, Lorelei King, John Chancer, and others
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

Claire Wright likes to play other people. A struggling British actress, in New York without a green card, Claire needs work. She takes the only part she's offered: as a decoy for a firm of divorce lawyers, hired to entrap straying husbands, catching them on tape with their seductive propositions. The rules? Never hit on them directly. Make it clear you're available, but they have to proposition you, not the other way around. The firm is after evidence, not entrapment.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Variation on a theme with literary twist

  • By Philip on 18-08-2018

brilliant suspense

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

Reviewed: 21-01-2019

I loved this book...it had me on the edge of my seat all the way to the last minute

  • The Boy and His Ribbon

  • Ribbon Duet, Book 1
  • By: Pepper Winters
  • Narrated by: Will M Watt, Hayden Bishop
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

From New York Times best seller Pepper Winters comes one of her best tales yet... "What do you do when you meet your soul mate? No wait...that's too easy. What do you do when you meet your soul mate and have to spend a lifetime loving him in secret? I'll tell you what you do. You lie." Ren was eight when he learned that love doesn't exist - that the one person who was supposed to adore him only cared how much he was worth. His mother sold him and for two years, he lived in terror. But then...he ran. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • not impressed

  • By Amazon Customer on 16-11-2018

not impressed

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

Reviewed: 16-11-2018

i struggled with this book. The narrators voice drove me batty. He always spoke in an over excited incredulous tone of voice as though the sky was about to fall any second. Drove me NUTS! The girls narration better. Sorry but this book dragged..interesting in parts but i lost interest 3/4 of the way through.