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  • The Boy

  • Written by: Tami Hoag
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy town of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana, the bloody crime scene that awaits him is both the most brutal and the most confusing he's ever seen. Genevieve's seven-year-old son, P.J., has been murdered by an alleged intruder, yet Genevieve is alive and well, a witness inexplicably left behind to tell the tale. There is no evidence of forced entry, not a clue that points to a motive. Meanwhile, Nick's wife, Detective Annie Broussard, sits in the emergency room with the grieving Genevieve. A mother herself, Annie understands the emotional devastation this woman is going through.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing book

  • By Jan on 2019-02-26

Amazing book

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-26

I’ve read books by Tami Hoag before and always enjoyed her writing style and skill. However this book surpassed all. I couldn’t stop listening and the conclusion left me quite shocked. The intertwining of the various characters and the disturbing and effects on the lives of children and very young people saddened me greatly. Thanks to Ms Hoag for a memorable book.

  • The Retribution

  • Written by: Val McDermid
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

World-class crime writer Val McDermid has sold millions of copies of her books worldwide. In The Retribution, clinical psychologist Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan face a terrifying reality: Serial killer Jacko Vance has escaped imprisonment - and appears hell-bent on revenge against those who put him behind bars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story

  • By Jan on 2018-11-28

Another great story

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

Reviewed: 2018-11-28

Retribution was a great listen by Val McDermid while the narrator really brought the various characters to life. I can’t wait to start the sequel to this. Haven’t listened to a poor book yet by McDermid. Keep them coming.

  • The Late Show

  • Written by: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great New Character

  • By Ricky on 2019-04-25

Boring Narrator

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

Reviewed: 2018-11-23

This was disappointingly cookie cutter book with a narrator who sounded like she was reading a shopping list. It was really hard for me to get to the end of this book but I made it. Just a sigh that it was over.

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • Written by: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 359
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 359

Introducing Audible's Thriller of the Year: Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil, performed by Joanne Froggatt. In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wish it'd been even longer!

  • By Ola Maria on 2017-09-01

Great listen

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

Reviewed: 2018-10-19

This is one book I just couldn’t stop listening too. The storyline was heart rendering but while it illustrated the grief of a mother for her lost child it also painted a picture of pure evil that masquerades as normal among everyday people. It was sickening to read if the sheer cruelty of media in their portrayal of this devastated woman not once, but twice. Are ratings worth this? I highly recommend this book and Joanne Froggart was a fantastic narrator. I will look forward to more books narrated by her.

  • The Boat People

  • Written by: Sharon Bala
  • Narrated by: Athena Karkanis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

By the winner of The Journey Prize, and inspired by a real incident, The Boat People is a gripping and morally complex novel about a group of refugees who survive a perilous ocean voyage to reach Canada - only to face the threat of deportation and accusations of terrorism in their new land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By A.B on 2018-02-04

Problem with the editing

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

Reviewed: 2018-09-30

This story jumped back and forward so much in time and locations, so many characters, it was annoying. I was interested because I have sponsored refugees and found what they go through sad but then the story just stopped. Aaaargh! Disappointing all round.

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