Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen – An Audio Book Review

Blurb:  A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking audiobook accompanies the BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. ‘What is motion?’ ‘Why is every snowflake different?’ ‘Why is life symmetrical?’ To answer these and many other questions, Professor Brian Cox uncovers some of the most extraordinary natural…… Continue reading Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen – An Audio Book Review

Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: It has been 27 long years since the last sunrise. For nearly three decades, vampires have waged war against humanity, building their eternal empire even as they tear down our own. Now, only a few tiny sparks of light endure in a sea of darkness. Gabriel de León, half man, half monster and last…… Continue reading Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff – An Audio Book Review

The Planets by Andrew Cohen & Professor Brian Cox – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Mercury, a lifeless victim of the Sun’s expanding power. Venus, once thought to be lush and fertile, now known to be trapped within a toxic and boiling atmosphere. Mars, the red planet, doomed by the loss of its atmosphere. Jupiter, twice the size of all the other planets combined, but insubstantial. Saturn, a stunning…… Continue reading The Planets by Andrew Cohen & Professor Brian Cox – An Audio Book Review

The Black Hawks by David Wragg – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Life as a knight is not what Vedren Chel imagined. Bound by oath to a dead-end job in the service of a lazy step-uncle, Chel no longer dreams of glory – he dreams of going home. When invaders throw the kingdom into turmoil, Chel finds opportunity in the chaos: if he escorts a stranded…… Continue reading The Black Hawks by David Wragg – An Audio Book Review

Master & Commander by Patrick O’Brian – A Book Review

Blurb: Master and Commander is the first of Patrick O’Brian’s now famous Aubrey/Maturin novels, regarded by many as the greatest series of historical novels ever written. It establishes the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey RN and Stephen Maturin, who becomes his secretive ship’s surgeon and an intelligence agent. It contains all the action and excitement…… Continue reading Master & Commander by Patrick O’Brian – A Book Review

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

Blurb: Agatha Christie’s first ever murder mystery. With impeccable timing Hercule Poirot, the renowned Belgian detective, makes his dramatic entrance on to the English crime stage. Recently, there had been some strange goings on at Styles St Mary. Evelyn, constant companion to old Mrs Inglethorp, had stormed out of the house muttering something about ‘a…… Continue reading The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton – A Book Review

Blurb: An irresistible tale of swashbuckling pirates in the New World from master storyteller Michael Crichton – now in paperback Jamaica, in 1665 a lone outpost of British power amid Spanish waters in the sunbaked Caribbean. Its capital, Port Royal, a cuthroat town of taverns, grog shops and bawdy houses – the last place imaginable…… Continue reading Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton – A Book Review

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: The greatest games in Godsgrave’s history have ended with the most audacious murders in the history of the Itreyan Republic. Mia Corvere, gladiatii, escaped slave, and infamous assassin, is on the run. Pursued by Blades of the Red Church and soldiers of the Luminatii legion, she may never escape the City of Bridges and…… Continue reading Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff – An Audiobook Review

Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: Conquer your fear, conquer the world. Mia Corvere, destroyer of empires, has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry do not believe she has earned it. Her position is precarious, and she’s still no closer to exacting revenge for the brutal death…… Continue reading Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff – An Audiobook Review

Holy Sister by Mark Lawrence – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Nona Grey’s story reaches its shattering conclusion in the third installment of Book of the Ancestor. They came against her as a child. Now they face the woman. The ice is advancing, the Corridor narrowing, and the empire is under siege from the Scithrowl in the east and the Durns in the west. Everywhere,…… Continue reading Holy Sister by Mark Lawrence – An Audio Book Review