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  • Scandal Takes a Holiday

  • Falco, Book 16
  • By: Lindsey Davis
  • Narrated by: Jamie Glover
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

This was a lonely place for anybody to be brought to die.' In the wealthy town of Ostia, our hero Falco appears to be enjoying a relaxing holiday. But when his girlfriend, Helena, arrives carrying a batch of old copies of the Daily Gazette - with the intention of catching up on the latest scandal - Falco is forced to admit to Petronius his real reasons for being there. 'Infamia', the pen name of the scribe who writes the gossip column for the Daily Gazette, has gone missing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, what a holiday, I'd stsy at home in Rome.

  • By Heather on 12-08-2016

Wow, what a holiday, I'd stsy at home in Rome.

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

Reviewed: 12-08-2016

Falco saves the day, whilst taking the family away on holiday and learns all about the power of gossip.

  • Towards Zero (Dramatised)

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Philip Fox, Hugh Bonneville, Marcia Warren
  • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

Lady Tresselian invites several guests to stay at her seaside house at Gull’s Point. Against her better judgment she has allowed her late husband’s ward, handsome tennis ace Neville Strange, and his wife Kay to come at the same time as Neville’s ex-wife Audrey. Other guests include Mary, Lady Tresselian’s companion; Ted, Kay’s ever-present friend; Thomas, a family friend who has just returned from spending the war in Africa and Lady Tresselian’s old friend Lord Justice Treves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Suspence

  • By Heather on 24-05-2015

Great Suspence

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

Reviewed: 24-05-2015

This is a great dramatised Agatha Christie novel. The performances are terrific and the story line keeps you guessing right till the end.

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