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  • Slow Horses

  • Slough House, Book 1
  • By: Mick Herron
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

Slough House is Jackson Lamb’s kingdom; a dumping ground for members of the intelligence service who’ve screwed up: left a secret file on a train, blown surveillance, or become drunkenly unreliable. They’re the service’s poor relations – the slow horses – and bitterest among them is River Cartwright, whose days are spent transcribing mobile phone conversations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fine British Crime

  • By Kerry Muir on 16-03-2014

Read better

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-08-2018

Had to be over halfway through before it got interesting. Quite boring. and badly written.

  • Three Fates

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Quigley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 52 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

When the Lusitania sank, more than one 1,000 people died. One passenger, however, survived to become a changed man, giving up his life as a petty thief but keeping a small silver statue that would become a family heirloom to future generations. Now, nearly a century later, that heirloom, one of a priceless, long-separated set of three, has been snatched away from the Sullivans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly enjoyed this!

  • By JenB on 15-02-2019

Good read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-06-2018

Predictable but enjoyable anyway. Great read with a few surprising plot twists at the end.

  • Sanctuary

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she had escaped the house long ago. It was where she spent her loneliest years, after her family was shattered by the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother.

But now, the sprawling resort off the coast of Georgia haunts her dreams. Even more haunting are the pictures that someone is sending her - strange close-ups, candid shots, and finally, the most shocking and heartbreaking portrait of all: a photograph of her long-lost mother. . . naked, beautiful, and dead.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Blah!

  • By JenB on 08-02-2019

not a bad plot but spoilt by too much waffle

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-04-2018

too many prolonged and unnecessary love scenes, the characters were all too perfect and predictable

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Book 7

  • By: J.K. Rowling
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 23 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,837
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,538
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,513

As he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid's motorbike and takes to the skies, leaving Privet Drive for the last time, Harry Potter knows that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are not far behind. The protective charm that has kept Harry safe until now is broken, but he cannot keep hiding. The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. The final battle must begin - Harry must stand and face his enemy....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank you Stephen Fry

  • By Dannielle on 16-03-2016

Great finish to the series.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-2017

Loved it. Much better than the movies. Stephen Fry makes the characters come to life.

  • The Girl Who Played With Fire

  • By: Stieg Larsson
  • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
  • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286

Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. Two Millennium journalists about to expose the truth about sex trafficking in Sweden are murdered, and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and vengeful behaviour makes her an official danger to society - but no-one can find her. Mikael Blomkvist, Millennium magazine's legendary star reporter, does not believe the police. Using all his magazine staff and resources to prove Salander's innocence, Blomkvist also uncovers her terrible past....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Anonymous User on 07-01-2019

Enthralling

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-2015

Excellent follow up to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Lisbeth really comes alive and I couldn't stop listening.