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Who We Were Before Audiobook

Who We Were Before

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Publisher's Summary

Zoe knows that it wasn't really her fault. Of course it wasn't. But if she'd just grasped harder, run faster, lunged quicker, she might have saved him. And Edward doesn't really blame her, though his bitter words at the time still haunt her, and he can no more take them back than she can halt the car that killed their son.

Two years on, every day is a tragedy. Edward knows they should take healing steps together, but he's tired of being shut out. For Zoe, it just seems easier to let grief lead the way.

A weekend in Paris might be their last hope for reconciliation, but mischance sees them separated before they've even left Gare du Nord. Lost and alone, Edward and Zoe must try to find their way back to each other - and find their way back to the people they were before. But is that even possible?

©2016 Leah Mercer. (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    David E. Neighbours 10-05-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Tragic story"

    A story of tragedy and grief. A little long and repetitive. Female narrator was a bit harse to listen to. I found myself skipping parts. Okay for a few bucks.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jessica Columbia, SC 11-19-16
    Jessica Columbia, SC 11-19-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Redundant & un-intriguing"
    Would you listen to another book narrated by Simon Mattacks and Henrietta Meire ?

    Yes


    What character would you cut from Who We Were Before?

    All of them, or definitely redefine their roles.


    Any additional comments?

    A bit redundant, drug out and obvious for my taste. It doesn't compare at all to it's competitors.

    Unfortunately, I cannot recommend.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 11-17-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Incredibly depressing"

    I read the description so had an idea that it was about overcoming tragedy and I was interested in that story however I didn't realize the entire book would be about tragedy and sadness. it was absolutely depressing with very small moments of even normalcy let alone happiness. It was very difficult to get through and I didn't want to return to the story everyday. It was told in an interesting way through both characters pov which I liked but that was about it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kindle Customer 11-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Heartache"

    Was not sure if I would finish the book. The heartache, misunderstanding, assumptions made, withdrawal & finally understanding the pain, suffering & love between two people to get thru grief had me finish this book.

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    Kimberly martin 11-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "brilliant"

    I was truly caught up in this story i only stopped it briefly to use the toilet or to fix a quick sandwich. I finished in in one sitting. thank you it was a beautiful storey.

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    Jennifer LeAir 10-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing!!"

    I couldn't put it down! I listened to it in one day. A beautiful story.

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    11/24/16
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    "Excellent Narration of a Very Sad Story."

    A well written story that is extremely well narrated. Not a book that will lift the spirit, not shed so many tears in years. Will certainly look out for more audio books by this author - maybe a more cheery sequel?

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
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    10/20/16
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    "It was fine"
    Would you try another book written by Leah Mercer or narrated by Simon Mattacks and Henrietta Meire ?

    I like the idea of the story but I don't feel that it acheived it full potential.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The idea of being lost in a strange place was interesting although asking someone for help would have sorted it out a lot quicker.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The female narrator was a little annoying, it sounded a bit unnatural, like she was reading it from a sheet for the first time.


    Did Who We Were Before inspire you to do anything?

    Go back to Paris.


    Any additional comments?

    I didn't dislike the book but I felt dissatisfield once I'd finished it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dan
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    "horrible"

    narration is good, but the story is horrible, my review is on Goodreads and partially on Amazon

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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