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Abducted Audiobook

Abducted: Lizzy Gardner, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Escaping from a madman should have been the end of her nightmare. Instead it was only the beginning....

Lizzy Gardner was just 17 when she was kidnapped by the psychopath known as Spiderman, a serial killer terrorizing her California hometown. Imprisoned and tormented for months, Lizzy narrowly escaped with her life and Spiderman vanished without a trace. But if she thought he would forget her, she was dead wrong.

Fourteen years later, Lizzy is a successful private investigator and self-defense instructor. Wracked with guilt over being the only victim to survive, she's devoted her life to helping others protect themselves from the horrors she endured. But a single phone call brings the terror of the past crashing back. Spiderman has returned and this time, he has no intention of letting Lizzy go. So begins a chilling game of cat-and-mouse, a terrifying, heart-pounding hunt for vengeance that only one will survive.

©2012 T. R. Ragan (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Critter Mama Huntsville, Al USA 11-17-13
    Critter Mama Huntsville, Al USA 11-17-13 Member Since 2013

    Married "mom" of 3 crazy dogs and 1 cat! I developed a love for reading just after college & only recently for audio. Loving it so far!

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    ""Off the record"! "
    What made the experience of listening to Abducted the most enjoyable?

    The story is good... I didn't want to like Lizzy, but I did. I also think the ending was clever.... Karma!


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    It was interesting & I liked the idea of it! Some of the thoughts came out of no where, but it is just a story - for entertainment purposes, so it doesn't really have to be logical.


    What didn’t you like about Kate Rudd’s performance?

    The narrator almost RUINED this for me!! More than once I wanted to turn it off!! Her hard pronunciation of "TO" made it almost unbearable!! Other times, her narration makes a tense moment almost seem silly. She is either too sickeningly sweet sounding or robotic! My curiosity (the reason I like mysteries) about the ending is what made me continue listening. If I had the e-book along with this book, I would have stopped listening and started reading, but I only have the audio for this one, so I finished it. I found myself wondering if this was her first narration....


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I gasped aloud once or twice.


    Any additional comments?

    My main complaint is that the author seemed to run out of cliches and repeated them over and over.... "for the record" for example!! I think it was repeated about 8 times in the first half of the book! It got on my nerves. I did enjoy this book - and in the end, I bought the next two - even with the same narrator. I hope she gets better with each book.

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    Kathy Golden 06-10-16
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    Lots of whining and about 3 hours too long. This is the type of book I usually like, but I just kept waiting for this one to end.

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    S. French Tennessee 06-10-16
    S. French Tennessee 06-10-16

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    Amazing story that drew you in with lots of twists and turns. Exceptionally done! My first T. R. Ragan but it want be my last.

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    NC Telliers 06-07-16
    NC Telliers 06-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "What a great book!"

    I really enjoyed this book. It made you want to keep reading because there was so much action and so much going on! I recommend this for everyone!

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    lmsun8 06-03-16
    lmsun8 06-03-16
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    "WOW! Couldn't stop listening!"

    This book was outstanding! I can usually figure out killer quickly! I found myself taking notes and keeping track! Great characters and no moments when I thought the story was dragging!!! I will read this whole series!

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    Mango 05-31-16
    Mango 05-31-16

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    "what a writer"

    This woman can tell a story so detailed you can feel the damn spiders crawling on your skin. If you are looking for a one day..can't. put down thriller..this is it! The narrator was awesome too!

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    Amazon Customer 05-28-16 Member Since 2015
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    I'm loving this author, just found her! the story kept me on my toes trying to figure it out right with Lizzy!

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    G. L. Self Cookeville, TN USA 05-24-16
    G. L. Self Cookeville, TN USA 05-24-16 Member Since 2012

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    Struggled to get started. I read about one third and just decided to quit this book.

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    Yikes 05-17-16
    Yikes 05-17-16

    Books are a big part of my life. Happiness is a beautiful evening on the houseboat with a good book :)

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    "Familiar Story but Well Done"

    I enjoyed the characters in this book. Some parts were a bit gruesome. Overall a nicely paced and believable tale. Not quite a 5 but more than a 4 star.

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    great read as well as a great listen. Couldn't put it down. Can't wait to start the next one.

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