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  • Nine Perfect Strangers

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,023
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 946
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 941

Could 10 days at a health resort really change you forever? Nine perfect strangers are about to find out.... The 10-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. They are all on a path to a better way of living. Or at least a better waistline.... 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By srouch on 30-09-2018

Another fab book, thank you Liane Moriarty

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

Reviewed: 04-12-2018

I have listened to all of Liane Moriarty’s book and this one was another great book from her collection. I’m not good at writing myself so I’ll just say I really enjoyed it. I also really like Caroline Lee’s voice and as such have listened to many of the books she’s narrated. Both amazingly talented people.

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  • EMPEROR: The Field of Swords, Book 3 (Unabridged)

  • By: Conn Iggulden
  • Narrated by: Paul Blake
  • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Julius Caesar has taken his legions north into mighty battles with the Gallic tribes. But as his successes mount, overwhelming ambition and new alliances begin to threaten his friendship with Marcus Brutus, brother-in-arms and fellow warrior. Although the conquest of Gaul has made Caesar a hero all over again, his victories on the battlefield cause still more rivalries at home. And ultimately Caesar and Brutus will have to choose whether to cross the Rubicon - together or singly - and to take the fight to Rome itself.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Change of Narrator Mid Series Not a Good Idea...

  • By Won on 05-11-2015

Not as good as 1 and 2

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

Reviewed: 08-03-2016

The overall story wasn't as engaging. The narrator didn't help as he pronounced many names differently and also I didn't like his the way he read with big in-takes of breath.

I'm going to continue on with the series but I'd like the narrator from books one and two back.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • The Dovekeepers

  • By: Alice Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Aya Cash, Tovah Feldshuh, Jessica Hecht, and others
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

The lives of four sensuous, bold and remarkable women intersect in the year AD 70, in the desperate days of the siege of Masada, when supplies are dwindling and the Romans are drawing near. All are dovekeepers, and all are keepers of secrets - about who they are, where they come from, who fathered them, and whom they love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Strong and beautiful characters

  • By fiona's kindle on 03-08-2016

Really enjoyed it, a must read

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

Reviewed: 09-02-2016

The story was engaging and the narrators were excellent. I couldn't stop listening it was so good.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • The Dig Tree

  • A True Story of Bravery, Insanity, and the Race to Discover Australia's Wild Frontier
  • By: Sarah Murgatroyd
  • Narrated by: Catherine Milte
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

> In 1860, an eccentric Irish police officer named Robert O'Hara Burke led a cavalcade of camels, wagons and men out of Melbourne. Accompanied by William Wills, a shy English scientist, he was prepared to risk everything to become the first European to cross the Australian continent. A few months later, an ancient coolibah tree at Cooper Creek bore a strange carving: 'Dig Under 3ft NW'. Burke, Wills and five other men were dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but not great

  • By Jon on 04-06-2017

Very slow and not enough story

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

Reviewed: 03-02-2016

I returned this book as I could not stay engaged. I prefer my historical fiction to be a story using the facts. This story was told very factually, like a school textbook.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • The Marriage of Opposites

  • By: Alice Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Alice Hoffman, Gloria Reuben, Tina Benko, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

From best-selling author Alice Hoffman comes a love story about one of history’s most captivating ‘invisible’ women: Rachel, the mother of impressionist painter Camille Pissarro. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel dreams of life in faraway Paris. Rachel’s mother, a pillar of their small refugee community of Jews who escaped the Inquisition, has never forgiven her daughter for being a difficult girl who refuses to live by the rules.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it, totally engaging story

  • By Susan on 03-02-2016

Loved it, totally engaging story

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

Reviewed: 03-02-2016

I couldn't stop listening, this was a totally engaging story with really good narrators as well

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • The Potato Factory

  • The Australian Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 23 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 458
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 425
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 427

Always leave a little salt on the bread. Ikey Solomon's favorite saying is also his way of doing business, and in the business of thieving he's very successful indeed. Ikey's partner in crime is his mistress, the forthright Mary Abacus, until misfortune befalls them. They are parted and each must make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Geraldine on 05-06-2016

This story took over my life until I was finished, it was so good

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

Reviewed: 15-08-2015

The story kept me engaged from the first chapter and the narration was really well done.