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Carol

Brisbane Australia
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  • The Binding

  • By: Bridget Collins
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 627
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582

Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice - but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse. He will learn to handcraft beautiful volumes, and within each he will capture something unique and extraordinary: a memory. If there’s something you want to forget, he can help. If there’s something you need to erase, he can assist. Your past will be stored safely in a book and you will never remember your secret, however terrible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best love stories, ever.

  • By Susan on 22-01-2019

An unexpected surprise!

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

Reviewed: 30-01-2019

What a beautifully written and creative story. I had no idea what this book was about when i started listening and who knows...if i had spent too much time dithering over whether it is something i would read I would have missed out.
Don't overthink it, just do it! You won't be disappointed.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Since We Fell

  • By: Dennis Lehane
  • Narrated by: Katherine Fenton
  • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 16

Rachel's husband adores her. When she hit rock bottom, he was there with her every step of the way as she slowly regained her confidence, and her sanity. But his mysterious behaviour forces her to probe for the truth about her beloved husband. How can she feel certain that she ever knew him? And was she right to ever trust him?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • YAWN!

  • By Carol on 06-06-2017

YAWN!

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

Reviewed: 06-06-2017

This book didn't even start to get interesting for the first 5 hours! It then got more absurd as it went along. The narrator was annoying too and over dramatised. All in all one of the worst books I have listened to for a long time!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Redemption Road

  • By: John Hart
  • Narrated by: Scott Shepherd
  • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

From the best-selling and prize-winning author of The Last Child and Iron House comes this long-awaited new thriller that will appeal to all fans of Michael Connelly and Dennis Lehane. Elizabeth Black is a hero. She is a cop who single-handedly rescued a young girl from a locked cellar and shot two brutal kidnappers dead. But she's also a cop with a secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The sins of the father

  • By Carol on 17-07-2016

The sins of the father

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

Reviewed: 17-07-2016

What another great book from John hart and told so well by Scott shepherd.
The outcome of a lie told to make it okay to protect a loved one.
The ripple effect that can be created from a small stone thrown into a great lake.
If you listen to one book this year...this is it!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Stranger You Know

  • By: Jane Casey
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

He meets women. He gains their trust. He kills them. That’s all Maeve Kerrigan knows about the man she is hunting. Three women have been strangled in their homes by the same sadistic killer. With no sign of a break-in, every indication shows that they let him in. But the evidence is pointing at a shocking suspect: DI Josh Derwent, Maeve’s colleague. Maeve refuses to believe he could be involved, but how well does she really know him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loving this series

  • By KATRINA SPENCER on 01-03-2015

Can I trust you?

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

Reviewed: 22-05-2015

This story points out how easy it is to doubt the ones we think we know. Do I believe him because I have known him for a long time, or do I listen to the evidence and people who are creating my doubt. Many people have trusted and been wrong! What should I do??

  • Fall from Grace

  • David Raker, Book 5
  • By: Tim Weaver
  • Narrated by: Ben Allen
  • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

When Leonard Franks and his wife Ellie leave London for a dream retirement in Dartmoor, everything seems perfect. But one afternoon, Leonard goes to fetch firewood, and never returns. With the police investigation dead in the water, Ellie turns to David Raker. Raker tracks down missing people for a living, but nothing can prepare him for this. Because, behind Leonard's disappearance, lies a deadly secret, buried so deep it was never meant to be found.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant. Do not miss this book!

  • By Carol on 13-09-2014

Brilliant. Do not miss this book!

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

Reviewed: 13-09-2014

"I don't normally write reviews although I have listened to many good books. This was one of the best listens I have heard for a long time if not ever. David Raker finds missing people and from the start of the story to the finish the mystery and tension did not let up. I did not see the end coming at all. The best part of it is that I have discovered Tim Weaver has written several David Raker novels and as soon as I finish writing this review, I am going to download another.",

2 of 2 people found this review helpful