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  • Blood Lines

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series, Book 5
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108

A victim killed with a single, precise stab to the heart appears at first glance to be a robbery gone wrong. A caring, upstanding social worker lost to a senseless act of violence. But for Detective Kim Stone, something doesn't add up. When a local drug addict is found murdered with an identical wound, Kim knows instinctively that she is dealing with the same killer. But with nothing to link the two victims except the cold, calculated nature of their death, this could be her most difficult case yet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another fantastic listen

  • By paula on 14-08-2018

Another fantastic listen

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

Reviewed: 14-08-2018

... the story continues. Kim, Bryant and Alex - a really open storyline this time. I enjoyed the narrator as always and love her ‘alex’ *shiver*

This book continues Kim’s story and develops her character even more. Can’t wait for the next one!

If you haven’t ... go back and listen from the first book you will never regret it.

  • The Couple Next Door

  • By: Shari Lapena
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 303
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 276
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 277

People are capable of almost anything. Fast-paced and addictive, The Couple Next Door announces a major new talent in thriller writing. You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn't want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn't stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you live only next door. You'll have the baby monitor, and you'll take it in turns to go back every half hour.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Predictable and implausible

  • By Fiona on 27-12-2016

Terrible.

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

Reviewed: 22-12-2017

Slow moving boring and predictable ... oh with a ‘twist’ at the end which was obvious half way through.

Must remember the authors name so I never buy anything from them again - come to think of it the readers name too 🤨

Just a hideous listen all round.

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  • Elizabeth Is Missing

  • By: Emma Healey
  • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 100

Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn’t remember to drink it. She sometimes thinks her daughter Helen is a total stranger. But there’s one thing Maud is sure of: Her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so. And no matter who tells her to stop going on about it, Maud will get to the bottom of it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So sad, so frustrating.

  • By paula on 16-02-2015

So sad, so frustrating.

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

Reviewed: 16-02-2015

Narrator was brilliant, from an old lady to a irritated policeman she does it all well.
I found the book very sad, no one understands her and ( like me) she forgets the words for things.
The frustration you can almost feel...

The ending seemed rushed but is worth listening to just to get a sense of where we will all be in our 80's and maybe help us all understand our elderly a little more and help us to be more sympathetic and caring.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful