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I'll admit - I had to turn this off at one point because I was just too scared to go on. In the end, I persevered because it was a good story. I felt the psyche of an abused woman was well portrayed. Less so for the antagonist, but still there was insight as to why a person would act like that. I also learned something about OCD, which I had never thought could be caused by an event, but it makes sense. There were some poorly edited moments, where you would hear the reader shuffle papers and clear her throat - I guess the editor droned out for a bit and it did put a hiccup in the story line so I gave the performance 3 stars for that, not for the reader, she was fine. All in all an enjoyable listen and worth my credit and time.
This audio was a little confusing at first - going from present to past & back to the present - but I decided to stick to it. I did have to rewind a couple of times (maybe I just wasn't paying attention) but only in the beginning. Once I got into it (or figured out how the author wrote) I was so totally engrossed!!!!! I couldn't wait for the truth to unfold - then I didn't want the book to end! This is a fantasic read!! I will be looking for other books by Elizabeth Haynes
yes, highly entertaining
on the edge of my seat !
Readers who like to hear the F word used as plot, theme and story to excess.
Definitely not, slow and discusses the F word on every 60 second segment.
Narrators are good.
It is misleading, Katherine Bailey has OCD with sex more than door locks. It is a good example of the decline of literature in western civilization.
If you like to hear the F word used repeatedly as literary form this book is for you. Save your money and just write the F word about 1000 times.
I thought this book was extremely tedious. I hung in there, and hung in there (I just returned a book and was feeling too guilty to return another). The story reached a point where I was finally thinking 'Oh good, it's got to be wrapping up', and I looked at my display and there was 4 hours left to go. EEEK. So skipped the next 3 hours to listen to the end. Didn't seem to miss much. Listening to how this woman checks her door 10 times and then is just not sure if maybe she didn't lock it - over, and over and over again was not enjoyable at all. The performance was great. Loved the accents.
I really wanted to like this book, but I just couldn't get through it. Too many aberrant mental processes and behaviors, kind of torturous to read.
Audible enticed me to try this mystery novel, saying if I loved Gone, Girl, I'd enjoy Into the Darkest Corner.
Gone, Girl still remains the most shocking mystery novel I've ever read (and I've read/istened to more than I can count). I've yet to find a mystery that beats it -- yet some come close to being nearly as good, and Into the Darkest Corner is a goodie. Is great, actually -- five-star rating, especially for the performance by narrator Karen Cass.
Cass gives voice to Cathy, the victim, both the confident Cathy that came "before" and the Cathy who, well .... don't want to give any plot spolilers away here. Listeners need to learn Cathy's fate for themselves.
It never got slow or boring. Great book to listen to while I spent a day spring cleaning.
The suspense that would mount when Lee moved something inside her apartment and the way he did it subtly so no one would believe her.
Too many to say for sure
If you're looking for a great listen that keeps you interested, this is it. Thought it was great. The narrator was good too.
100% of the books I read are in audible format. I enjoy reading apocalyptic, WWII, psychology, classics, contemporary and non-fiction.
Don't be turned away by opening chapter(s). It is dry courtroom dialog between defendant and prosecutor but it's an important part of the story to follow. If you enjoy suspense this book will satisfy. I don't usually read books of this genre but it was recommended to me by someone who enjoys the same books I do so I went with it. I'm surprised that I didn't want to read before bedtime but it was in my head and I knew that it wouldn't help for sleep. I don't recall a book that had that effect on me. Or maybe it hits too close to home what could be (for a woman)! I really stretched it out -- it took so long to reach its peak.. since I assigned it to listening to at the gym I really stretched out the pain/pleasure and spine chilling effects. And not the least of it's success is the narration -- just right on spot!
Say something about yourself!
Terrifying, amazing and heart-breaking. A window into a world I am so thankful is not my own.
The only thing I found a bit confusing was a very small part of the book where there is a court room scene and the narrator is a different person than the majority of the book and they say the person who is speaking, prior to what the character says.