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  • Pieces of Her

  • Written by: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 205

What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all? Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows Laura has spent nearly her whole life in the small beach town of Belle Isle, Georgia; she knows Laura's never wanted anything more than to lead a quiet, normal life in this conventional community; she knows Laura's a kind and beloved speech pathologist who helps others; she knows Laura's never kept a secret in her life. Andrea knows that Laura is everything she isn't - confident, settled, sure of herself. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good and very quirky

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-09-20

Great story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-04-13

The first little bit of this story I found to be kind of boring, but as soon as the actual storyline kicked in I was hooked! There are actually two stories going on here which makes it all the more interesting. Definitely an exciting listen from start to finish.

  • The Murderer's Son

  • A Jackman and Evans Thriller
  • Written by: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

Crimebusting duo DI Jackman and DS Evans are back, solving another crime that will make your skin crawl. Twenty years ago: a farmer and his wife are cut to pieces by a ruthless serial killer. Now: a woman is viciously stabbed to death in the upmarket kitchen of her beautiful house on the edge of the marshes. Then a man called Daniel Kinder walks into Saltern police station and confesses to the murder. But DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans of the Fenland Constabulary soon discover that there is a lot more to Daniel than meets the eye.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Murder's Son by Joy Ellis

  • By Eveline Howells on 2019-03-07

Great story, fantastic narration

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-29

This was the 2nd book that I've listed to in this series, and I do really enjoy them. Richard Armitage's narration, though, is truly wonderful. I can't say enough about how much I enjoy him. I never thought I would actually be searching out books just for the narrator, but I do that now! I will keep listening to more books in this series, because the characters and the stories have been enjoyable, certainly enough to keep me coming back for more.

  • Crime on the Fens

  • DI Nikki Galena, Book 1
  • Written by: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

DI Nikki Galena: A police detective with nothing left to lose, she's seen a girl die in her arms, and her daughter will never leave the hospital again. She's gotten tough on the criminals she believes did this to her. Too tough. And now she's been given one final warning: make it work with her new sergeant, DS Joseph Easter, or she's out.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Anonymous User on 2019-04-18

Definitely loved the story & the characters.

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-29

This was a great "first listen" for me from this series. I've listed to a couple of Joy Ellis's books on here that are not in this series and really enjoyed them. Nikki Galena's character and her relationship with Easter was something that I appreciated and enjoyed throughout the book, in addition to the main storyline. I'll be listening to more books in the series for sure, and will be curious to see how their relationship progresses. The narrator was fine, not as bad as some of the other reviewers thought but not tremendous (like Richard Armitage).

  • The Knowledge

  • Written by: Martha Grimes
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 3

Robbie Parsons is one of London's finest, a black cab driver who knows the city by heart. In his backseat is a man with a gun in his hand - a man who brazenly committed a crime in front of the Artemis Club then jumped in and ordered Parsons to drive. As the criminal eventually escapes to Nairobi, Detective Superintendent Richard Jury comes across the case. He knew one of the victims, a professor of astrophysics and an expert gambler. Feeling personally affronted, Jury enlists his whole gang of merry characters to contend with a case that involves Tanzanian gem mines, a closed Reno casino, and a hidden pub.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic as usual!

  • By Lucy on 2019-03-29

Fantastic as usual!

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-29

It's Martha Grimes! Richard Jury and his wacky crew are in fine form once again. Grimes is one of my favourite authors & I loved this book just as much as all of her others. The narration was excellent as well. If you love her previous work and her characters then you'll love The Knowledge as well.

  • Their Lost Daughters

  • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
  • Written by: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!

  • By Jacqueline Ciancone on 2018-10-20

Great story, amazing narrator!

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-15

I really enjoyed this story! I have to say though, that the narrator was the best part. In fact, the best narrator that I have heard on Audible so far. Although I am Canadian, and probably not the best judge of different British accents, I thought his accents were amazing. He was also able to narrate the female voices better than any other male narrator I've heard so far. Sometimes when the men try and do the female voices it just sounds weird and fake but he did an excellent job.

I look forward to more stories by this author and narrator.

  • Night Moves

  • An Alex Delaware Novel
  • Written by: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubenstein
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

A disturbing murder with shocking consequences sets in motion the new book in the number-one best-selling suspense series starring psychologist Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis. An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story as usual

  • By Lucy on 2019-03-07

Excellent story as usual

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

Reviewed: 2019-03-07

Jonathan Kellerman is one of my favourite authors, and this book was no exception. Excellent story with deep, interesting characters. The narrator was just okay for me. Probably just personal preference but I felt like he had somewhat of an East Coast American accent, when the story and the characters are all from the West Coast of the United States. I guess that's just not how I imagined them sounding in my head. Still enjoyed it though!

  • The Witch Elm

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Paul Nugent
  • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 73

Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Usually love Tana French....

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-11-18

Fantastic story!

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-28

This was a wonderful story! It was definitely long but I wasn't bored, even for a single minute. The narrator was fantastic and I loved all of his different Irish accents. it's actually much more than a murder mystery story, there are multiple intricate storylines going on throughout the whole book. This was the first book I have enjoyed by this author and I will definitely be reading or listening to more of her work.

  • The Punishment She Deserves

  • A Lynley Novel
  • Written by: Elizabeth George
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 22 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and his pugnacious and deeply loyal Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers find themselves up against one of the most sinister murder cases they have ever encountered. Fans of the longtime series will love the many characters from past books who join Lynley and Havers, but listeners new to the series will quickly see why Elizabeth George is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed writers of our time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The hours just flew by.

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-04-21

Fantastic and complex story

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

Reviewed: 2019-02-16

This is a wonderful and complex story. Elizabeth George does a wonderful job of both the characters that we know well and the new characters that we are introduced to in this book. I thought the narrator did a great job as well, with all the different accents and genders.