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  • The Widow

  • By: Fiona Barton
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 771
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 730
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728

Exclusive to Audible! Listen to a discussion between the author and the narrator of The Widow at the end of this recording. We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs - the wife who stands by him? Jean Taylor's life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she'd ever wanted: her Prince Charming.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Kate on 26-01-2016

Did she or didn't she

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

Reviewed: 02-05-2019

Keeps you guessing right up to the end. Great story with real life personalities. I think the narrator can make or break a book. This one is brilliant. She has captured the essence of each of the characters.

  • I Let Him Go

  • By: Denise Fergus
  • Narrated by: Siân Polhill-Thomas
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

A truly inspiring and heartbreaking book from the mother of little James Bulger - whose murder by two young boys shocked the world. On 12th February 1993, Denise's life changed forever. As she was running errands at New Strand Shopping Centre, she let go of her two-year-old son's hand to take out her purse. Denise never saw her son again. In this extraordinary and heart-wrenching audiobook comes the unflinching account of that terrible day from James Bulger's mother, Denise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A heartbreaking story of every mothers nightmare

  • By veno57 on 24-02-2019

A heartbreaking story of every mothers nightmare

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

Reviewed: 24-02-2019

I couldnt have listened to this if it was just about the details of the murder. This is a story about a mother and her family having to go through the most horrific tragedy any mother could go through and the struggle of making sure she fought the best fight she could for the memory and justice for her child.

  • Until Harry

  • By: L. A. Casey
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Kale Hunt has been her best friend since childhood. But it was never that simple. He was Lane's reason for leaving home and moving to New York. Seeing him with someone else, in love with someone else, shouldn't have hurt. But it did. It really, really did. So she upped sticks and left, started a new life and cut herself off from her past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heartfelt

  • By Amazon Customer on 18-04-2019

Emotional Ride

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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: 14-10-2018

I wasnt sure what to expect but loved the life lesson it conveyed. Great story.

  • Making It up as I Go Along

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

You'll be wincing in recognition and scratching your head in incredulity, but like Marian herself you won't be able to stop laughing at the sheer delightful absurdity that is modern life - because each and every one of us is clearly making it up as we go along. She has wonderful and tickling words of advice for those fast approaching 50.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-03-2018

Like listening to a very interesting friend

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

Reviewed: 07-03-2018

I love listening to Marian Keys books Aoife's Irish accent is an added bonus. This book was more snippets of stories so it's like having a one way conversation with a humorous friend. You can put it down and pick it up without having to concentrate on a storyline. Very enjoyable.

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  • The Break

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,089
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 983
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 982

The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, The Break is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Light Hearted Romp

  • By Anna Spencer on 11-10-2017

So Real

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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: 06-12-2017

Loved the story it could happen to anyone and could listen to this narrator anytime

  • The End of the Affair

  • By: Graham Greene
  • Narrated by: Colin Firth
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 275

Audie Award Winner, Audiobook of the Year, 2013. Audie Award Nominee, Best Solo Narration, 2013. Graham Greene’s evocative analysis of the love of self, the love of another, and the love of God is an English classic that has been translated for the stage, the screen, and even the opera house. Academy Award-winning actor Colin Firth (The King's Speech, A Single Man) turns in an authentic and stirring performance for this distinguished audio release.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Colin Firth makes this story mesmerizing

  • By Adam on 15-06-2015

How Depressing

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

Reviewed: 27-06-2015

I'm not sure if I was more depressed because of the circumstances of the subject or the fact that it confused me which one was the good guy. I'm not sure there was one. I only finished listening to it because Colin Firth was reading it. If you like stiff upper lipped English middle classes, just after the second world war, about someone losing the love of his life you might find it bearable but it didn't do much for me.