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  • Blood Sisters

  • By: Graham Masterton
  • Narrated by: Noreen Leighton
  • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun lies dead. She has been suffocated. It looks like a mercy killing - until another sister from the same convent is found viciously murdered, floating in the Glashaboy river. Why would anyone want to kill them? As she investigates, DS Katie Maguire discovers a 50-year-old secret that just might lead her to the killer...if the killer doesn't find her first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant read

  • By Chrissie on 18-10-2016

One dimensional

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-06-2018

Full of goodies and baddies with little to no character development. Read tana French to see how it’s done

  • Hag-Seed

  • The Tempest Retold
  • By: Margaret Atwood
  • Narrated by: R. H. Thomson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

Felix is at the top of his game as artistic director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda. And brewing revenge. After 12 years revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pleasing novel. Thoroughly enjoyed.

  • By Anonymous User on 01-05-2019

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 19-02-2017

Incredibly clever nuanced & entertaining. I didn't want it to end. Can't recommend it highly enough

  • The Fall Guy

  • By: Simon Wood
  • Narrated by: Ed Hunter
  • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

Todd Collins has failed in every job he's ever undertaken, but that all changes when he backs his jalopy in a shiny, new Porsche belonging to a drug dealer. When the police stop the drug dealer for a broken taillight that Todd has caused and discover a cocaine shipment, a West Coast kingpin holds Todd responsible. On the run from organized crime, Todd discovers his true calling.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Tedious. So disappointed

  • By Kathryn on 25-01-2017

Tedious. So disappointed

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

Reviewed: 25-01-2017

This was recommended by the NYRB. I'm at a loss to understand why. At least it was short

  • Fool Me Once

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 613
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 571
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 570

The international number-one best-selling author of Tell No One and Six Years is back with a thriller that grips and twists and turns - and, just when you're not expecting it, twists once again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By brett on 05-05-2016

So much cliche

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

Reviewed: 05-06-2016

Characters 2 dimensional & unconvincing esp. Maya. A little too pro guns & uncritical of America's military misadventures for my taste.

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  • Black Rabbit Hall

  • By: Eve Chase
  • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
  • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

At Black Rabbit Hall, nothing much ever happens - time seems to move slower at this idyllic holiday home in Cornwall. Until the worst thing happens, and for the Alton children time feels like it's stopped altogether. In the present day, Lorna Smith is searching for her perfect wedding venue and is inexplicably drawn to the now crumbling Black Rabbit Hall, unaware that her own history is locked up in those derelict walls....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • AN OLD HOUSE WITH A SECRET....

  • By Kate on 01-04-2016

Truly awful.

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

Reviewed: 27-12-2015

The plot is thin & unsophisticated. The characters are all two-dimensional (a wicked stepmother - really?).