I loved this story, although I feel like there was no ending. It just stopped. That's disappointing, but dare I hope for a sequel? The actors reading it were good, but I felt like they were speaking way too slow. I listened to the entire thing on 1.5 speed. But overall, I couldn't put it down.
At one point in the book, Nick says to Amy, "We are the two most needful people in the world and we are stuck with one another". A fair summation of the entire book, and unless you want to be stuck with the two of them for what seems to be an tnterminable period of time, avoid this book. My only saving grace was that I purchased the audible version, and therefore had the option of choosing the 2X speed option for the final third of the book, thereby getting it over with in half the time. Thank you Apple.
The story drew me in more and more with nice twists and turns. The main characters started off quite likable, but seemed to get creepier and more unlikable as the story progressed. For me, somewhat of an unsatisfactory ending.
This was not a predictable story line, but engaged me quickly. If it had been a read, it would have been a can't put down read near the end.
I really enjoyed how my views of the characters changed throughout the story. The author had full control of the characters.
The voices from both the character's perspective really brought the story to life.
It was too long for that, but near the end my speakers blew out and I had to literally sit down to listen for the last hour and a half. I just had to.
When this book started out I thought I was reading a romance novel. Glad I stuck with it.
Excellent plot development and really takes a turn around halfway through.
A new and refreshing approach to a crime novel.
OMG, this was one terrific book. The story as it wound in and out and around the characters of Nick and Amy was as intricate as the fabled Gordian knot. This is far more than the story of a marriage. The psychopathology of both Nick and Amy will remind you of people you know - or maybe it will remind you of a long forgotten episode in your own life (although yours is probably not as involved). I simply can't say any more without ruining the story, and as Sweeney Todd would say "What happened now, well that's the play, and he wouldn't want you to give it away". Just listen to the book. And plan on spending a lot of sleepless nights until you finish it!
Yes, I always pick up little things I missed the first time through.
Once I started the second part, I had to listen to the entire book to see how things ended.
Read her books!
I have been a member of Audible since 2001. I have over 175 titles in my library. This is the first time I have ever reviewed a book. This book was perfect. Wonderful plot. Amazing character development. Spot-on narration. Best listen EVER.
I listen to audiobooks while I run and this one made me want to keep on going and going. Lots of twists and turns and it keeps you guessing.
I was caught off guard more than once, which makes for a very good listen.
The scene where you see Amy's true side.
It was too long for one sitting but great for 2 weeks of running or a long road trip
I would not recommend this book to a friend solely because of the ending. I felt as if the author got tired of writing the book and all of a sudden needed to wrap it up. Such an injustice to the characters.