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A very good story

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Reviewed: 2021-02-27

This is a nice, tight and well developed story. The characters are believable and the resolution of the mystery satisfying. Nicely narrated by Jane McDowell.

Another great story by Peter May

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Reviewed: 2021-02-26

This is the fifth book I have read/listened to by Peter May, and it is another great story. All his books have well developed characters and plot lines, and this one is no exception. I can't wait to continue with the series.

The narration by Peter Forbes is excellent, as usual.

Inhumanity in its greatest depth

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2021-02-23

This is not a book for the faint of heart or those who do not like true crime narratives. The research that went into the writing is extensive and crafted well into a coherent story, albeit a horrible one.

The narration by Karen Peakes is very good.

Rivalries can be deadly!

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2021-02-22

This is a short and fun look into famous historical rivalries. Not all end in death, but they are all nasty.
Enjoyable and well narrated.

Very much worth the listen

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Reviewed: 2021-02-20

This is a very good story. The writing put me in the thick of things and made the story thoroughly enjoyable. Not quite sure why, but this is my first book by Walter Mosley and it will definitely not be the last. I can't wait to immerse myself in the next book in the series, 'The Red Death'.

The narration by Michael Boatman is excellent.

'Revenge is best served cold!'

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Reviewed: 2021-02-17

Camilla Lackerg writes very good stories. This one is up there with her best ones. A little slow to develop, but once up to speed it took off very nicely indeed.

The narration by E. Winters and J. Dunn is great.

Meh!

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2021-02-14

Couldn't finish this book. I just did not enjoy the characters or the story. Reached Chapter 12 before calling it quits. Very good performance by Nicole Poole.

A wonderful collection

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Reviewed: 2021-02-11

David Sedaris is a master essayist. He weaves his stories with great language, humour and pathos that feel real and deeply felt, especially the essays about his family and the sister who died young. There is nothing in this book that is flawed, in my humble opinion. Bravo!

A fun humanizing of sexuality

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Reviewed: 2021-02-11

This is a light and at the same time serious look at human sexuality. A different take on a theme that still confounds many humans. Thoroughly enjoyable and very well narrated.

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A general overview of the body

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Reviewed: 2021-02-07

This is a very good book for those with little knowledge about the human body. Bill Bryson provides a great overview of the body's structures and functions in a clear and non-technical way that is easy and enjoyable to listen/read. His narration is very good.