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  • Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

  • Nevermoor, Book 2
  • By: Jessica Townsend
  • Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 113

Morrigan Crow, the girl who was cursed to die on Eventide, has escaped her deadly fate and found a new home in the fantastical city of Nevermoor. She has also discovered that she has a strange and magical ability: she is a Wundersmith, one of the very few who can summon and control the mysterious energy behind the city's magic. But is being a Wundersmith a blessing or another curse? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wunderous!

  • By Amelia on 17-03-2019

Loved this book

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

Reviewed: 10-01-2019

I really enjoyed the first book in this series and equally enjoyed this latest novel. It may be a children’s book however I found listening to it quite exciting and couldn’t wait to hear what happened next. It’s great having a strong female character as the main story line. I really liked the narration as well.
Now I have to wait for book 3 :((

  • The Dead Ex

  • By: Jane Corry
  • Narrated by: Laura Aikman, Honeysuckle Weeks
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

He said in sickness and in health. But after Vicki was attacked at work and left suffering with epilepsy, her husband, Daniel, left her for his mistress. So when Vicki gets a call one day to say that he's gone missing, her first thought is 'good riddance'. But then the police find evidence suggesting that Daniel is dead. And they think Vicki had something to do with it. What really happened on the night of Daniel's disappearance? And how can Vicki prove her innocence when she's not even sure of it herself?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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  • By Anonymous User on 16-07-2018

Disappointed

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

Reviewed: 09-09-2018

I found this book disappointing. Listening to Vicki just really annoyed me. Her story just went on and on and she started to irritate me to the point that I kept skipping over her section. I enjoyed listening to Scarlet and wished it had been just about her.

  • The Other Wife

  • By: Michael Robotham
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 972
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 969

 

Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for 60 years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed this book

  • By Joan on 23-06-2018

Buy this book

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

Reviewed: 22-07-2018

I always love Michael Robotham although this was the first audiobook I’ve heard of his. I just lived it from start to finish. The narrator sounded just how I imagined Joseph O’Laughlin would . I adore this character and wish I could find my own Joseph even if he does attract trouble.
Such a great story that keeps you guessing.

  • Every Fear

  • Jason Wade Series, Book 2
  • By: Rick Mofina
  • Narrated by: Paul Costanzo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

On an ordinary morning, Maria Colson takes her baby son, Dylan, to the corner store. She turns her back for only a few seconds. When she looks again, she sees his empty stroller as Dylan is being abducted into a waiting van. Maria climbs into the van but is violently thrown to the road, where she is left for dead as the vehicle vanishes without a trace. As Maria fights for her life and her anguished young husband keeps a bedside vigil, the FBI and police across metro Sea-Tac and Washington State search for Dylan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’ll read more than this author.

  • By Michelle on 25-06-2018

I’ll read more than this author.

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

Reviewed: 25-06-2018

I enjoyed this book a lot. It took me a few chapters to get used to the narrator’s voice and follow all the characters.
The only part I was disappointed in ( bit of a spoiler alert) was the wife’s lack of internal and crippling physical injuries.
Otherwise great story with some really sad moments

  • Borderline Personality Disorder: A Complete Guide to the Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Methods of Borderline Personality Disorder

  • By: Alyssa Stone
  • Narrated by: John T. Lewis
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

Borderline personality disorder is an often misunderstood condition that affects many people and their families and friends in a negative way. This book explains what borderline personality disorder is, and how it differs from other personality disorders such as bipolar. This book explains the signs and symptoms of the disorder, what factors cause it, and who is most susceptible to developing it. There is also a comprehensive list of treatment options provided. This includes medication, therapies, herbal remedies, supplements, and self-help strategies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good basic info

  • By Michelle on 11-06-2018

Good basic info

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

Reviewed: 11-06-2018

The narrator..oh poor fella I guess it’s not exactly a John Grisham’s novel but he could put some personality in to his reading. I felt like I was listening to a robot.
I found the information well paced and in a good sequence.
I felt more knowledgeable at the end

  • 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 290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 275

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Suspenceful

  • By Jenny Harvey on 27-03-2018

What happened to Duke?

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

Reviewed: 11-06-2018

I couldn’t put this book down...so to speak for the first section. I found the first surprise a great bit of writing. I normally pick twists early on but this one fooled me. I was actually glad .
The book then kind of lost it way and dragged. I just wanted to scream at the main character. It ended way too happily ever after and that last twist was just too silly .
Also what the F ever happened to Duke?

  • The Chosen Ones

  • Detective Robyn Carter, Book 5
  • By: Carol Wyer
  • Narrated by: Emma Newman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

On a hot summer’s morning, a young father is found murdered in a cornfield outside the quiet town of Colton, tied to a post, arms spread wide. Detective Robyn Carter is reminded of the crucifixion, and she knows she’s looking for a killer with a twisted sense of right and wrong. Robyn vows she will find the killer - no matter what. But then a local doctor - a popular woman with a young family of her own - is found dead outside her surgery. There are similarities between the first body and hers, and Robyn must take another look at the picture-postcard town, where no one has any enemies.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Awful narrator.

  • By Anne Christine Greaves on 15-09-2018

Great story

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

Reviewed: 11-06-2018

I really enjoy this series. I find the main character Robyn- a hopeless detective, as I solved the crime 1/2 way through- I’d definitely want Shearer on my case. I enjoy the team of characters and the feel. I do worry about her cat though as it’s time spent alone. I also get annoyed when at the start of the book it repeats Robyn’s past and backstory .

  • Silent Victim

  • By: Caroline Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Steve West
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

Emma is a loving wife, a devoted mother…and an involuntary killer. For years she’s been hiding the dead body of the teacher who seduced her as a teen. It’s a secret that might have stayed buried if only her life had been less perfect. A promotion for Emma’s husband, Alex, means they can finally move to a bigger home with their young son. But with a buyer lined up for their old house, Emma can’t leave without destroying every last trace of her final revenge.... Returning to the shallow grave in the garden, she finds it empty. The body is gone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping well read and just loved it

  • By Karla on 27-07-2018

I beg you- don’t

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

Reviewed: 31-05-2018

I had to return this book as I could only get 4 chapters in before wanting to scream at both the narrator and writer. I decided spending 8 hours driving in silence was way better than listening to this absolute drivel. Such a whiny poor me character as main person.

  • The Girl Who Came Back

  • By: Kerry Wilkinson
  • Narrated by: Alison Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

When six-year-old Olivia Adams disappeared from her back garden, the small community of Stoneridge was thrown into turmoil. How could a child vanish in the middle of a cozy English village? Thirteen years on and Olivia is back. Her mother is convinced it's her but not everyone is sure. If this is the missing girl, then where has she been - and what happened to her on that sunny afternoon? If she's an imposter, then who would be bold enough to try to fool a child's own mother - and why?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book, great performance.

  • By Rebecca Kindle Customer on 23-01-2018

Great story

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

Reviewed: 31-05-2018

I really enjoyed this book . I found the story flowed and I liked the characters. There weren’t any real surprises but it was still a good listen .

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  • If I Die Before I Wake

  • By: Emily Koch
  • Narrated by: Finlay Robertson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5

How do you solve your own murder? Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, and his friends talk about how his girlfriend Bea needs to move on, he can only listen. But Alex soon begins to suspect that the accident that put him here wasn't really an accident. Even worse, the perpetrator is still out there, and Alex is not the only one in danger. As he goes over a series of clues from his past, Alex must use his remaining senses to solve the mystery.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Michelle on 31-05-2018

Disappointing

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

Reviewed: 31-05-2018

This was a brave idea... to write the whole book from someone in a comas point of view. Problem is listening to it almost puts you in a coma of your own. So many chapters that just ramble on with no real connection to the story. The ending had a good, if unrealistic twist. I also liked the honesty of the ending.