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  • Their Lost Daughters

  • A Jackman and Evans Thriller
  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,021
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,890
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,882

Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really Good

  • By Lia on 02-14-19

Fen Mystery

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

This was a really well told mystery without too much gore and with a lot of atmospheric detail. The narration was superb.

  • Christmas Eve, 1914

  • By: Charles Olivier
  • Narrated by: Cameron Daddo, Xander Berkeley, Cody Fern, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,214

In 1914, the war which was to have been wrapped up by Christmas had - in reality - only just begun, as all sides entrenched themselves deeper into the Great War. Christmas Eve, 1914 follows one company of British officers as they rotate forward to spend their Christmas on the front lines, a mere 80 yards from the German guns. Upper- and working-class men and boys are thrown together into one trench and struggle to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautifully "illustrated"

  • By anonymous on 12-25-14

Tears for a world gone

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

I cried through most of this. For a world that has gone. No longer do men feel for their country, for their world, for each other. This was a beautiful rendition of one of the last moments men (humans) had humanity.

  • Meet Me at the Museum

  • A Novel
  • By: Anne Youngson
  • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd, Lars Knudsen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121

Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, subject of Seamus Heaney’s famous poem, Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, and Tina Hopgood begin writing letters to one another. And from their vastly different worlds, they find they have more in common than they could have imagined. As they open up to one another about their lives, an unexpected friendship blooms. But then Tina’s letters stop coming, and Anders is thrown into despair. How far are they willing to go to write a new story for themselves?  

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Regret and Sacrifice

  • By Sara on 09-16-18

thought and a bit of predictable

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

Reviewed: 08-18-18

but still really enjoyable. I loved it. narrators were perfect capturing their characters, gender, personality and culture so well that I am pretty sure I know exactly what they look like.

  • The Gate Keeper

  • An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery
  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 490
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 486

On a deserted road, late at night, Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge encounters a frightened woman standing over a body, launching an inquiry that leads him into the lair of a stealthy killer and the dangerous recesses of his own memories in this 20th installment of the acclaimed New York Times best-selling series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Charles Todd does it again!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-18

Suffolk and WWI

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

Brought to life. This mother and son writing duo have struck all the right notes yet again. I have to confess that i preorder both audible and kindle so that I have instant gratification. Simon Prebble is the perfect narrator.

  • My Name Is Leon

  • By: Kit de Waal
  • Narrated by: Lenny Henry
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

Leon loves chocolate bars, Saturday morning cartoons, and his beautiful, golden-haired baby brother. When Jake is born, Leon pokes his head in the crib and says, "I'm your brother. Big brother. My. Name. Is. Leon. I am eight and three quarters. I am a boy." Jake will play with no one but Leon, and Leon is determined to save him from any pain and earn that sparkling baby laugh every chance he can. But Leon isn't in control of this world where adults say one thing and mean another, and try as he might he can't protect his little family from everything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My Name Is Leon

  • By Carol on 09-01-16

Among the Best

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

Reviewed: 01-26-18

This is unputdownable. The story and the narration were superb. Themes of family, racism, growing up eloquently presented.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

  • A Novel
  • By: Jennifer Ryan
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister, Laura Kirman, Imogen Wilde, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102

As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing. Resurrecting themselves as The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, the women of this small village soon use their joint song to lift up themselves and the community as the war tears through their lives.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A Romance

  • By Sara on 04-17-17

Ah England

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

Reviewed: 05-08-17

Something for everyone in this novel...romance, war, spies, villages, England, music, England. A bit sappy at times but just the thing for a walk on a Spring day.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Legacy of the Dead

  • An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery
  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Samuel Gillies
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 320

The weathered remains of Eleanor Gray are found on a Scottish mountainside, and her mother, the domineering Lady Maude Gray, requires delicate treatment. This is a case that will lead Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard to Scotland, where his harrowing journey to find the truth will drag him back through the fires of his past into secrets that still have the power to kill.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What's up, Audible??? Why would you do this to us?

  • By DCinMI on 12-19-13

Scottish Mystery: Pitch Perfect

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

Reviewed: 08-06-16

Having just traveled to the area of Scotland featured in this book, I can absolutely declare this book is perfect. The Scottish Highlands, in particular Glencoe, loom large, historically and geographically true to life. Ian Rutledge is one of the few Sassenach that could stand up to their brooding mystery. A perfect mystery. ..both written and recited.

  • Missing, Presumed

  • A Novel
  • By: Susie Steiner
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,193

At 39, Manon Bradshaw is a devoted and respected member of the Cambridgeshire police force, and though she loves her job, what she longs for is a personal life. Single and distant from her family, she wants a husband and children of her own. One night, after yet another disastrous Internet date, she turns on her police radio to help herself fall asleep - and receives an alert that sends her to a puzzling crime scene.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A mystery lover's treat!

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-20-16

A thriller with heart

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

Reviewed: 07-16-16

loved it, listened whether I had 5 minutes or 30. A police procedural in England. with issues of class, race, family, friendship. excellent reading and writing.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Season of Darkness

  • By: Maureen Jennings
  • Narrated by: Tom Craig
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

Following the disastrous retreat of the British army from Dunkirk in 1940, England is plunged into a state of fear. The threat of a German invasion is real, and many German Nationals are interned in camps across the country. One such camp is on the ancient moor land of Prees Heath, near the small town of Whitchurch in Shropshire, where Tom Tyler is the sole detective inspector. Young women from all walks of life have joined the Land Army, to help desperate farmers keep the country fed. Then one turns up dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • much better than average historical detective

  • By connie on 09-30-12

Excellent world war 2 mystery

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

Shropshire detective Tyler battles German spies and local traitors while dealing with a mysterious woman from his former life, a shell-shocked son and much more. Well done.

  • No Known Grave

  • By: Maureen Jennings
  • Narrated by: Roger Clark
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

It's summer, 1942, and after a tough couple of years, DI Tom Tyler is making a fresh start in Ludlow, Shropshire. On the outskirts of town, St. Anne's Convalescent Hospital, staffed by nursing sisters who are Anglican nuns, has been established in an old manor house to help victims of the war to recover. After a horrifying double murder is discovered on the grounds, Tyler must figure out how the crime could have occurred in such a secluded and presumably impenetrable place.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well done

  • By Maine Knitter on 04-29-17

Murder in Yorkshire

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

Reviewed: 03-10-16

I loved every minute of this. I put it on in the car even for 5 minute drives. The narrator was perfection, utter perfection and the story moved at a perfect pace.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful