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Iain Kerr

Durban, South Africa
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  • Flat Spin

  • A Cordell Logan Mystery
  • By: David Freed
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,756
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,475
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,459

The irresistible David Freed’s first mystery is a stay-up-late-to-finish thriller. Based in sunny Rancho Bonita - “California’s Monaco”, as the city’s moneyed minions like to call it - Cordell Logan is a literate, sardonic flight instructor and aspiring Buddhist with dwindling savings and a shadowy past. When his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, shows up out of the blue to tell him that her husband has been murdered in Los Angeles, Logan is quietly pleased. Savannah’s late husband, after all, is Arlo Echevarria, the man she left Logan for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great introduction to the series

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog dot com on 04-05-16

A Laugh a minute

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

This guy has comedy down to a fine art. I found the book hilarious and very entertaining

  • The Ridge

  • By: Michael Koryta
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 514
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 444
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 448

In an isolated stretch of Eastern Kentucky, on a hilltop known as Blade Ridge, stands a lighthouse that illuminates nothing but the surrounding woods. For years the lighthouse has been considered no more than an eccentric local landmark - until its builder is found dead at the top of the light, and his belongings reveal a troubling local history.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For when you're itching for a spooky story...

  • By Brandilyn on 06-21-12

Gripping from start to finish.

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

Reviewed: 02-16-18

Unlike any ghost story I've ever read. The book grabs your attention from the start. It includes some very interesting facts about some of the big cats that roam this earth.

  • A Song of Shadows

  • A Charlie Parker Thriller
  • By: John Connolly
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 378

Still recovering from his life-threatening wounds, private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War. Parker has retreated to the small Maine town of Boreas to regain his strength. There he befriends a widow named Ruth Winter and her young daughter, Amanda. But Ruth has her secrets. Old atrocities are about to be unearthed, and old sinners will kill to hide their sins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Charlie Parker reboot.

  • By Lisa on 08-07-16

Gripping

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

Reviewed: 12-11-16

Well written and we'll performed novel of historical interest. A nazi concentration camp I've never heard of before made it so very interesting

  • Four Fires

  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 29 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,769
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,387
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,382

The four fires in this story are passion, religion, warfare, and fire itself. While there are many more fires that drive the human spirit, love being perhaps the brightest flame of all, it is these four that have moulded us most as Australian people. The four fires give us our sense of place and, for better or for worse, shape our national character.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • His very best!

  • By Dave on 08-26-10

Fascinating history novel.

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

Reviewed: 08-07-16

I was fascinated throughout the book. There is a lot of history covered in book which I was unaware of.

  • Strip Tease

  • By: Carl Hiaasen
  • Narrated by: George Wilson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,459
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,243
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,259

No matter what you heard or thought about the movie version of Strip Tease, forget it. Film simply can’t catch the layers of humor, satire, and imagination that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Carl Hiaasen creates in each of his novels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious drama

  • By Think about this on 11-14-13

Not the best Carl Hiaasen I've read

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

Reviewed: 06-13-16

it struck me that the story line is not far from the truth when it comes to American politics. One need only look at what Trump gets up to. It's been a while since I've read any of Carl Hiaasen's books but this one is definitely not one of his best

  • The Skin Collector

  • Lincoln Rhyme, Book 11
  • By: Jeffery Deaver
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 917
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 818
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 825

The killer's methods are terrifying. He stalks the basements and underground passageways of New York City. He tattoos his victims' flesh with cryptic messages, using a tattoo gun loaded with poison, resulting in an agonizing, painful death. When a connection is made to the Bone Collector - the serial killer who terrorized New York more than a decade ago - Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are immediately drawn into the case.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Time for Rhyme & Amelia to retire...

  • By PAR-TEE on 05-27-14

Keeps you on tenterhooks

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

Reviewed: 10-18-15

The many unexpected turns off events kept me riveted and on tenterhooks right up to the end.

  • Broken Monsters

  • By: Lauren Beukes
  • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Terra Deva, Sunil Mohatra, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 737
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 734

Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams? If you're Detective Versado's geeky teenage daughter, Layla, you commence a dangerous flirtation with a potential predator online. If you're desperate freelance journalist Jonno, you do whatever it takes to get the exclusive on a horrific story.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very not scary

  • By Viv Julia on 11-03-16

I Had to keep listening in every spare moment

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

Reviewed: 09-18-15

A nail biting story and very topical in today's world of ubiquitous social media use

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