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Adrianna Strafella Coyte-King

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  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • By: Heather Morris
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,163
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,995
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,996

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I didn' want it to end (I know that seems ghastly)

  • By Sarah on 30-04-2018

Beautiful

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

Reviewed: 15-01-2019

How can I say beautiful to such a devastating story, but it truly is beautifully written and narrated, the story evokes so many emotions that I find it difficult to describe without given away any of the story. An absolute must listen.

  • Something in the Water

  • By: Catherine Steadman
  • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331

Erin is a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough, Mark a handsome investment banker with a bright future. They seem to have it all - until Mark loses his job and cracks start to appear in their perfect life. But they’re determined to make it work. They book their dream honeymoon and trust that things will work out - after all, they have each other. Could the life of your dreams turn out to be a nightmare?  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed but......

  • By Annie on 04-08-2018

Good Book

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

Reviewed: 21-08-2018

Fabulous story and the narrator was very good too. Just the audio itself had a constant clicking sound which was rather annoying and defused my enjoyment of the audio.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Me Before You

  • By: Jojo Moyes
  • Narrated by: Jo Hall, Anna Bentinck, Steve Crossley, and others
  • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215

Lou Clark knows a lot of things. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop, and she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live, and now everything feels small and joyless. What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world. And neither of them knows they're going to change the other for all time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 👌🏻 would recommend

  • By Amazon Customer on 23-06-2016

Exquisite

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

Reviewed: 25-07-2018

I cannot even try putting into words how incredible this story is/was to listen to. I honestly felt as though I were living every moment too. Just brilliant and Thank You Jojo Moyes

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Their Lost Daughters

  • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 612
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 570
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565

Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Small northern town low budget police melodrama

  • By Philip on 28-08-2018

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 23-07-2018

Incredible story - Sad but intriguing. The Narration was simply superb. I highly recommend this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Beware the Past

  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58

When Matt Ballard was starting out his career, three boys were murdered in the same area, the remote and bleak Gibbet Fen. When the main suspect was killed in a hit-and-run, the killings stopped. But Matt was not satisfied that the real murderer had been caught. Over 25 years later, Matt gets a photo in an unmarked envelope. It's of the Gibbet Fen crime scene. And the picture was taken before the murder took place. More photos arrive, relating to the historic murders, as well as intimate pictures of Matt's very secret private life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • couldn't finish because of performance 🤨

  • By peter cousens on 20-07-2018

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 16-07-2018

Such an incredible story. Gripping right to the very last word. Narrator was good too.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Friend

  • By: Teresa Driscoll
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

On a train with her husband, miles from home and their four-year-old son, Ben, Sophie receives a chilling phone call. Two boys are in hospital after a tragic accident. One of them is Ben. She thought she could trust Emma, her new friend, to look after her little boy. After all, Emma’s a kindred spirit - someone Sophie was sure she could bare her soul to, despite the village rumours. But Sophie can’t shake the feeling that she’s made an unforgivable mistake and now her whole family is in danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing

  • By Adrianna Strafella Coyte-King on 03-07-2018

Intriguing

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

Reviewed: 03-07-2018

Unexpected twists. Kept me listen from beginning to end in anticipation. I thoroughly enjoyed this audio book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Beautiful Liars

  • By: Isabel Ashdown
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church, Julia Barrie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Eighteen years ago Martha said good-bye to best friend Juliet on a moonlit London towpath. The next morning Juliet's bike was found abandoned. She was never seen again. Nearly two decades later Martha is a TV celebrity, preparing to host a new crime show...and the first case will be that of missing student Juliet Sherman. After all these years Martha must reach out to old friends and try to piece together the final moments of Juliet's life. But what happens when your perfect friends turn out to be perfect strangers?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Adrianna Strafella Coyte-King on 22-06-2018

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 22-06-2018

I thoroughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end. The narrators are excellent and I enjoyed the story immensely!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

  • By: Holly Ringland
  • Narrated by: Louise Crawford
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

After her family suffers a tragedy, nine-year-old Alice Hart is forced to leave her idyllic seaside home. She is taken in by her grandmother, June, a flower farmer who raises Alice on the language of Australian native flowers, a way to say the things that are too hard to speak. Under the watchful eye of June and the women who run the farm, Alice settles but grows up increasingly frustrated by how little she knows of her family's story. In her early 20s, Alice's life is thrown into upheaval again when she suffers devastating betrayal and loss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My fav book of the year

  • By Lynlee on 23-06-2018

Unbelievably Awesome

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

Reviewed: 19-06-2018

I cannot wait for this author's next book. This one was absolutely brilliant for a first novel. I moved to Perth 2 years ago and didn't realise the book was based on Australian landscapes and flowers. Too delightful for words as I could appreciate some of the better known types.

My only regret is that I didn't buy the physical book as I am not sure if I missed out on illustrations of all the flowers ((and this is only if the book had illustrations in it).

Highly recommend this book.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

  • A Novel
  • By: Robert Dugoni
  • Narrated by: Robert Dugoni
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called “Devil Boy” or Sam “Hell” by his classmates; “God’s will” is what his mother called his ocular albinism. Her words were of little comfort, but Sam persevered. Sam believed it was God who sent Ernie Cantwell, the only African American kid in his class, to be the friend he so desperately needed. And that it was God’s idea for Mickie Kennedy to storm into Our Lady of Mercy like a tornado, uprooting every rule Sam had been taught about boys and girls. Forty years later, Sam, a small-town eye doctor, is no longer certain anything was by design.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome

  • By Adrianna Strafella Coyte-King on 15-06-2018

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 15-06-2018

Where does one begin. One of the best books I have listened to in years. Thank You Mr Robert Dugoni.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Angel Tree

  • By: Lucinda Riley
  • Narrated by: Julia Barrie
  • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 58

Thirty years have passed since Greta Marchmont left the Marchmont Hall. Now she finally returns, with amnesia and no memory of her past. But a walk through the wintry landscape leads to a disturbing discovery: she comes across a grave in the forest, and the weathered inscription on the cross tells her that her own son is buried here. Greta begins to search for the woman she once was, and to do so she must summon all of her courage....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible

  • By Adrianna Strafella Coyte-King on 06-04-2018

Incredible

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

Reviewed: 06-04-2018

Beautiful story with the most incredible narrator. I could listen for hours more. Thank you

1 of 1 people found this review helpful