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I’ve got an audible credit going spare

42 replies

CormoranStrike · 15/10/2020 10:40

Please can anyone recommend me a book?

I generally loved time fiction, but am open to other areas.

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CormoranStrike · 15/10/2020 10:41

*crime fiction

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SoddingWeddings · 15/10/2020 10:42

Ooh definitely The Testaments by Margaret Attwood if you read / watched Handmaid's Tale. Brilliantly done, it's the best acted Audible text I've heard.

ApolloandDaphne · 15/10/2020 10:45

I love Audible and listen to loads of books. The one I am listening to right now is a true story called Agent Sonia by Ben MacIntyre. It is about a German woman who was a Russian spy. It is very compelling and one of the best books I have listened to. I also loved the Beekeeper of Aleppo.

rashalert · 15/10/2020 11:37

Try the new Ellie Griffiths.

CormoranStrike · 15/10/2020 12:48

Thanks everyone

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LittleRa · 15/10/2020 12:52

The Wolf Hall trilogy by Hilary Mantel, version read by Ben Miles

KormaKormaChameleon · 15/10/2020 13:21

The new cormorant strike because it's nice and long, I feel I get my moneys worth with a nice long audiobook!

CormoranStrike · 15/10/2020 13:23

I’ve had the new CormoranStrike (user name lol)

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devildeepbluesea · 15/10/2020 13:25

Fethering series by Simon Brett. I warn you: I've spent about £50 in extra credits getting through the series!

NewAndImprovedNorks · 15/10/2020 13:26

For light and frothy I have just loved “The Clutter Corpse” by Simon Brett, which kept me happily engrossed for a day painting garden furniture

user1471565182 · 15/10/2020 13:36

Orlando Figes books are bloody fascinating, especially A People's Tragedy

Outofexcuses · 15/10/2020 13:41

Mick Herron's Slough House series - spy thrillers, really good. The first one is called Slow Horses.

User478 · 15/10/2020 13:53

Damnit, I also came to say Troubled Blood.

I really like the Natalie Haynes books retelling Greek myths with a feminist slant, I think The Children of Jocasta has been my favourite so far but there is a new one about Pandora's box just out that my next credit is earmarked for.

HeyLala · 15/10/2020 14:43

I've just downloaded Piers Morgan.

Never thought I'd ever say that sentence 🤣

NUFC69 · 15/10/2020 14:52

Can someone please explain to me how Audible works. I have got a voucher for six months' free and I haven't a clue what happens. I appreciate I sound stupid (put it down to the fact that I am in my 70s). Any help would be appreciated.

Disfordarkchocolate · 15/10/2020 14:55

Rivers of London
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London
The Children of Jocasta

Disfordarkchocolate · 15/10/2020 14:59

The Corset
The Five - wonderful.

BlackAmericanoNoSugar · 15/10/2020 15:06

I really enjoyed Lock In by John Scalzi. It's a little bit sci-fi, but much more of a crime novel than a sci-fi one. It's narrated by Will Wheaton who (slightly unexpectedly) turns out to be an excellent reader, really good with nuanced tone of voice.

PolarBearStrength · 15/10/2020 15:21


The new cormorant strike because it's nice and long, I feel I get my moneys worth with a nice long audiobook!

I love a long book for just this reason! If I get 20+ hours out of my single credit, I’m a very happy bunny.
RustyBear · 15/10/2020 15:23

.Chronicles of T Mary's by Jodi Taylor, read by Zara Ramm.
First one is Just One Damned Thing after Another

RustyBear · 15/10/2020 15:24

*St Mary's

ReviewingTheSituation · 15/10/2020 15:25

I'm currently listening to Richard Osman's novel (Thursday Murder Club) - nice light, easy listening.
I listened to The Beekeeper of Aleppo recently - read by Art Malik. I could have listened to that forever.

Sooverthemill · 15/10/2020 15:36

@NUFC69 if you sign up online and enter your voucher code you will get 6 months of 1 credit each month ( 1 credit is enough for kne book no matter how cheap,or expensive it is, I go for the most expensive book I fancy!). Then you click buy and it takes the credit to pay for it. Then you can use the app if you've downloaded it or the laptop/desktop website to listen. I also get audiobooks for free via the library . I listen to them while doing house work or sometimes in bed at night. Hope this helps

NUFC69 · 15/10/2020 16:17

Thank you, Sooverthemill, it really doesn't sound worth it for me then, if I am in reading mode I can get through three to five books a week usually with my Kindle app. I had this vision of listening to endless books....

Thanks for your help.

Sooverthemill · 15/10/2020 17:29

@NUFC69 then you need BorrowBox if whatever your library offers. Endless audiobooks

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