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  • Dying Truth

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series, Book 8
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

When teenager Sadie Winter jumps from the roof of her school, her death is ruled as suicide - a final devastating act from a troubled girl. But then the broken body of a young boy is discovered at the same school and it’s clear to Detective Kim Stone that these deaths are not tragic accidents. As Kim and her team begin to unravel a dark web of secrets, one of the teachers could hold the key to the truth. Yet just as she is about to break her silence, she is found dead.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • have loved every one up untill this one ..

  • By Anonymous User on 04-10-2018

DID NOT DISAPPOINT!

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

Reviewed: 16-06-2018

I love this series. But holy moly I had no idea this time what was going to happen. And I couldn't believe the twist at the end.

  • Broken Bones

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series, Book 7
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

They thought they were safe. They were wrong. The murder of a young prostitute and a baby found abandoned on the same winter night signals the start of a disturbing investigation for Detective Kim Stone - one which brings her face to face with someone from her own horrific childhood. As more sex workers are murdered in quick succession, each death more violent than the last, Kim and her team realize that the initial killing was no one-off frenzied attack, but a twisted serial killer preying on the vulnerable.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story

  • By imtralee on 28-01-2018

What am I going to read now?

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

Reviewed: 25-04-2018

7 books in and I'm still so in love.
What am I going to read next?

  • The Missing Ones

  • Detective Lottie Parker, Book 1
  • By: Patricia Gibney
  • Narrated by: Michele Moran
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280

When a woman's body is discovered in a cathedral and hours later a young man is found hanging from a tree outside his home, Detective Lottie Parker is called in to lead the investigation. Both bodies have the same distinctive tattoo clumsily inscribed on their legs. It's clear the pair are connected, but how? The trail leads Lottie to St Angela's, a former children's home, with a dark connection to her own family history. Suddenly the case just got personal.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It's hard to believe that this was published.

  • By Dr. Jeannette Kavanagh on 04-02-2018

Pretty slow and average

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

Reviewed: 17-03-2018

Described as jaw dropping etc.
It really isn't.
Actually a very slow book, until the very end and then it gets super rushed.
I was excited to read this series but I probably won't read the next one... unfortunately.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Pandemic

  • The Extinction Files, Book 1
  • By: A. G. Riddle
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 124

In Atlanta, Dr. Peyton Shaw is awakened by the phone call she has dreaded for years. As the CDC's leading epidemiologist, she's among the first responders to outbreaks around the world. It's a lonely and dangerous job, but it's her life - and she's good at it. This time she may have met her match. In Kenya, an Ebola-like pathogen has infected two Americans. One lies at death's door. With the clock ticking, Peyton assembles her team and joins personnel from the Kenyan Ministry of Health and the WHO.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible Australian accent and a tenuous drawn out story

  • By Jack on 06-07-2017

Great story! Not so such a great performance

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

Reviewed: 27-07-2017

Amazingly detailed, scientific and futuristic as usual from A.G Riddle.
Another original and amazing plot.

The only thing that kinda got me was the performance.
Some of the characters are Australian.
I can appreciate the American narrator trying to get into the characters, but him putting on the accent was sooooo cringeworthy and horrible.
I almost couldn't do it for a while in the beginning.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Red Queen

  • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 7
  • By: Isobelle Carmody
  • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
  • Length: 40 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

The highly anticipated dramatic conclusion to the much-loved Obernewtyn Chronicles from award-winning and best-selling author Isobelle Carmody. Before Elspeth Gordie can continue her journey to find Sentinel and prevent it unleashing the horrors of the Great White, she must fight free of a strange prison where people are laid to sleep forever or cling to a suffocating existence, believing the world beyond their walls is already utterly annihilated.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Boring, boring, boring.

  • By Joycinta on 27-02-2018

Sad to say goodbye

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

Reviewed: 02-05-2017

Happy to finally have a conclusion to a much loved series. I couldn't put it down.
Not only is Isobelle Carmody an amazing author, but a talented narrator. I really enjoyed her performance.

  • Lock In (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 270

Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever, and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a brilliantly thought out work.

  • By Nienke Lucas on 06-03-2015

Such a different and cool story

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

Reviewed: 24-11-2016

It's so original and nothing like I've ever read.
The characters are so colourful and the history of their world almost seems real.
Great narrator also that perfectly captures the characters emotions and conveys them expertly.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mr Mercedes

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 630
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579

Described as 'the best thriller of the year' Sunday Express, the No. 1 bestseller introduces retired cop Bill Hodges in a race against time to apprehend a killer. A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring Bill Hodges, a retired cop who is tormented by 'the Mercedes massacre', a case he never solved. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of that notorious crime, has sent Hodges a taunting letter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mr Mercedes My Kind of Story

  • By Cheryl on 21-06-2015

AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING

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

Reviewed: 07-04-2016

Story was amazing.
Narrator was amazing.
Overall AMAZING.
Another great one from Stephen King.
Keeps you on the edge of your seat.
It gives you two really interesting perspectives the killer and the cop.
Definitely worth a read.

  • Sharp Objects

  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Liza Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280

When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, journalist Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to report on the crimes. Long haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself installed once again in her family's mansion, reacquainting herself with her distant mother and the half sister she barely knows - a precocious 13-year-old who holds a disquieting grip on the town.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Disturbingly wonderful

  • By Broxgirl on 09-03-2016

Very hit and miss

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

Reviewed: 31-03-2016

Fell very flat of my expectations.
Slow and lumbering story line that i feel was "trying too hard" to be edgy/screwed up/creepy.
Terrible narrator.
Had to speed it up to be able to get through it.
Read Dark Places instead.