A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Ebenezer Scrooge is not a fan of Christmas. In fact, he dislikes most things, but especially people. Bah humbug! But one Christmas Eve he is visited by the spirits of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, and so begins a transformational evening for the mean and miserly man. Author: Charles Dickens…… Continue reading A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens – An Audio Book Review

The Trouble With Peace by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Conspiracy. Betrayal. Rebellion.Peace is just another kind of battlefield . . . Savine dan Glokta, once Adua’s most powerful investor, finds her judgement, fortune and reputation in tatters. But she still has all her ambitions, and no scruple will be permitted to stand in her way. For heroes like Leo dan Brock and Stour…… Continue reading The Trouble With Peace by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The end is coming. Logen Ninefingers might only have one more fight in him, but it’s going to be a big one. Battle rages across the North, the King of the Northmen still stands firm and there’s only one man who can top him. His oldest friend and his oldest enemy. It’s time for…… Continue reading Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams – An Audio Book Review

Blurb:  One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be more than he can cope with. Sadly, however, the weekend has only just begun, and the Galaxy is a very…… Continue reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams – An Audio Book Review

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: An impossible murder A remarkable detective duo A demon who may or may not exist It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and execution for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him…… Continue reading The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton – An Audio Book Review

The Angel’s Mark By S. W. Perry – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: A gripping tale of espionage and murder in Elizabethan London.   London, 1590. Queen Elizabeth I’s control over her kingdom is wavering. Amidst a tumultuous backdrop of Spanish plotters, Catholic heretics and foreign wars threatening the country’s fragile stability, the body of a small boy is found in the City of London, with strange marks…… Continue reading The Angel’s Mark By S. W. Perry – An Audio Book Review

Son of a Liche by J. Zachary Pike – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: A doubly disgraced dwarven hero. A band of accident-prone adventurers. Giving redemption a second shot may have been a grave mistake…. Still bruised and heartbroken from their last calamitous quest, Gorm Ingerson and his band of washed-up heroes try to make amends for the orcs they accidentally betrayed. But justice is put on hold…… Continue reading Son of a Liche by J. Zachary Pike – An Audio Book Review

Read But Not Forgotten – The Bad Reads

Last week on my new, and hopefully not dreadfully short, series for ‘Read But Not Forgotten’ I looked at some of my favourite series starters from before I started blogging or reviewing in any meaningful fashion. Today’s offering is a look back at the books that I really wish I hadn’t wasted my time on.…… Continue reading Read But Not Forgotten – The Bad Reads

Finders Keepers by Stephen King – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Shortlisted for the Audio Publisher’s Association Audie Award 2016 for Best Male Narrator. 1978: Meet Morris Bellamy, the man who robs the safe of America’s most famous reclusive writer, John Rothstein. But it isn’t just the money he is interested in. Morrie is obsessed with the author’s notebooks and is prepared to kill the…… Continue reading Finders Keepers by Stephen King – An Audio Book Review

The Man With No Face By Peter May – An Audiobook Review

Blurb:A reporter with no fear. Brussels, 1979. Jaded Edinburgh journalist Neil Bannerman arrives in the capital of European politics intent on digging up dirt. Yet it is danger he discovers when two British men are found murdered. A child with no father.One victim is a journalist, the other a Cabinet Minister: the double assassination witnessed by the…… Continue reading The Man With No Face By Peter May – An Audiobook Review