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  • The Nix

  • By: Nathan Hill
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 21 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the Internet, and inflames a divided America. The media paints Faye as a radical hippie with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high school sweetheart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • could listen to this one more than once

  • By Claire on 18-02-2017

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 13-02-2019

This is a beautiful confluence-where novel and narrator match perfectly The style of this novel has been both quirky and introspective. Well worth the time

  • Alpha and Omega

  • A Novella from On the Prowl
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

Anna never knew werewolves existed until the night she survived a violent attack…and became one herself. After three years at the bottom of the pack, she’d learned to keep her head down and never, ever trust dominant males. But Anna is that rarest kind of werewolf: an Omega. And one of the most powerful werewolves in the country will recognize her value as a pack member—and as his mate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Once you start reading Patricia Briggs alpha & omega series you'll want more

  • By C. Matchett on 21-05-2015

Fantastic

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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: 16-01-2019

The story is a terrific introduction to this series. It’s a pity the next three aren’t available in Australia. It seems I’ll be giving my money to someone else.

  • Bone Crossed

  • Mercy Thompson, Book 4
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

Car mechanic and sometime shape-shifter Mercy Thompson has learned, the hard way, why her race was almost exterminated. When European vampires immigrated to North America, they found Mercy's people had a hidden talent - for vampire slaying. Unfortunately for Mercy, the queen of the local vampire seethe has discovered her true identity. She's also furious when she learns Mercy has crossed her and killed one of her vampires. Mercy may be protected from direct reprisals by the werewolf pack (and her interesting relationship with its Alpha), but that just means Marsilia will come after Mercy some other way. So Mercy had better prepare to watch her back.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Always entertaining

  • By Anonymous User on 20-12-2018

Always entertaining

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

Reviewed: 20-12-2018

Having read this many of the Mercy Thompson stories it’s clear I’m hooked.

My only reservation is Lorelei’s man voices are a little creepy. It’s a pity because her Mercy is a delight. Still, it won’t stop me listening!

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  • The Heart's Invisible Furies

  • By: John Boyne
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
  • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 166

Cyril Avery is not a real Avery, or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamourous and dangerous Julian Woodbead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narration superb

  • By Kerrie on 30-03-2018

Beautiful

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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: 11-11-2018

Wonderful story, beautifully performed. . Both author and narrator are to be congratulated on their light touch.

  • Brief Cases

  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 101

Magic. It can get a guy killed. Return to the world of the Dresden Files with Harry Dresden (the only wizard in the Chicago phone book) and friends as they solve supernatural mysteries, protect the helpless, and fight evil. Brief Cases is a new collection of Dresden Files stories which includes an original novella, from international best seller Jim Butcher. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deaden? What's not to love?

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-06-2018

A satisfying collection

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

Reviewed: 19-06-2018

This was certainly a great way to fill in some gaps while we wait. Particular credit for the stories of Molly’s experiences - unexpectedly gut wrenching. The final chapter was a cracker and exceptionally well performed.

  • Small Favor

  • The Dresden Files, Book 10
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 217

No one's tried to kill Harry Dresden for almost an entire year, and his life finally seems to be calming down. For once, the future looks fairly bright. But the past casts one hell of a long shadow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breathtaking. 😊

  • By ChrisM on 04-02-2019

Loved it but...

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

Reviewed: 20-03-2018

It seems to be a petty complaint that in the midst of what l thought was one of the better of these novels, I was irritated the narrator has changed the voices of some characters. Most particularly Thomas and Kincaid. This is silly but it is like putting a new actor in a TV show. Still a ripper of a story and I'm as addicted as ever.