R Jill Simpson
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- By: Howard Linskey
- Narrated by: David Nellist
- Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
David Blake likes to think he’s no gangster. He's a white-collar criminal, working for gangster Bobby Mahoney, enjoying the money pouring in. Trouble is, a big chunk of that money has just gone missing along with Geordie Cartwright. Has Geordie done a runner or been killed by a rival gang? In a bloody finale, Blake has to make an agonising choice and someone has to pay the ultimate price....
- By R Jill Simpson on 12-02-16
Sometimes a very violent but well read and with an entertaining story.
I will listen to more of his books.
- By: Sarah Waters
- Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
- Length: 23 hrs and 36 mins
Orphaned as an infant, Susan Trinder was raised by Mrs. Sucksby, “mother” to a host of pickpockets and con artists. To pay her debt, she joins legendary thief Gentleman in swindling an innocent woman out of her inheritence. But the two women form an unanticipated bond and the events that follow will surprise every listener. Fingersmith was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Booker Prize, and was chosen as book of the year 2002 by more organizations than any other novel. Sarah Waters was named Author of the Year at the 2003 British Book Awards.
The BEST BOOK I"ve read this year!
- By Amazon Customer on 08-30-11
Where does Fingersmith rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
This is one of my favourite audio books. The reading was perfection and the story fascinating.
What did you like best about this story?
I loved the author's knowledge of the time period and development of the two main characters.
Which character – as performed by Juanita McMahon – was your favorite?
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Love and intrigue.
Any additional comments?
I enjoyed 'The Paying Guests" but found this book even more satisfying.