Audiobook reviews for February 2019

Amazingly, my brand new, standalone novel, Lucia, about a Roman slave in Britain, has been bought by Audible who will produce it in their own studios and publish it EXCLUSIVELY. It won't be available anywhere else other than from Audible for a year, and then I'll put out the Kindle and paperback editions. And do you... Continue Reading →

Audiobook reviews, including Anne of Green Gables and Speaker For The Dead.

It's a while since I posted some reviews, so here's my latest listens from Audible. (If you are looking specifically for Christmas audiobooks, check out my reviews from last December HERE). Frenchman's Creek By: Daphne du Maurier Narrated by: John Castle Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 30-10-08 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios Another... Continue Reading →

Ancient Roman book reviews! Saviour of Rome by Douglas Jackson and The Silver Pigs by Lindsey Davis

  TWO  Roman books  this time - one a regular hardback and one in audio. Coincidentally they have similar themes, with crooks stealing gold or silver from the mines of Roman provinces but the tales are quite different. I'm a massive, massive fan of Douglas Jackson's Gaius Valerius Verrens character and Saviour of Rome is... Continue Reading →

Audiobook reviews – The King’s General, Pyramids by Sir Pratchett, and LOTR-The Fellowship Of The Ring

  The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings, Book 1 By: J. R. R. Tolkien Narrated by: Rob Inglis Series: The Lord of the Rings, Book 1 Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 11-10-05 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited Everyone must be familiar with this one already - if you haven't... Continue Reading →

Audio Book Reviews – Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier and The Woman In White by Wilkie Collins

Jamaica Inn By: Daphne du Maurier Narrated by: Tony Britton Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 27-12-07 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios I bought this without even reading the synopsis because it was in a sale on Audible and I had really enjoyed this author's other books Rebecca (my review) and My Cousin Rachel (review). Those could, I... Continue Reading →

My Cousin Rachel – audiobook review. Men are dunces too!

My Cousin Rachel: Film Tie-In Edition By: Daphne du Maurier Narrated by: Jonathan Pryce, Roger Michell Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins Unabridged Release date: 06-03-08 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios Since I loved Du Maurier's Rebecca (review HERE) I had to get this when it showed up on special offer from Audible. It's different from Rebecca or Jane Eyre (review HERE) because the... Continue Reading →

Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier audiobook review

Rebecca By: Daphne Du Maurier Narrated by: Anna Massey Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins Unabridged Release date: 07-04-09 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios I came to this after listening to Jane Eyre (my review HERE) and Wuthering Heights (review) and, well... Wow! This started off slowly, and the narrator, with her incredibly plummy, posh English voice was quite irritating at... Continue Reading →

Audiobook review – Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights By: Emily Brontë Narrated by: Janet Paulson Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins Unabridged Release date: 30-08-17 Language: English Publisher: Oregan Publishing After trying Jane Eyre (see my review HERE) and finding, much to my surprise, that I enjoyed it immensely, I thought I'd try some more books like that. I bought Villette but found it astonishingly boring and... Continue Reading →

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