We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Alone in the Dark Audiobook

Alone in the Dark: Cincinnati Series, Book 2

Regular Price:$25.54
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

The Sunday Times best-selling author of Closer Than You Think returns with a breathtaking new novel in the Cincinnati series - would you cross the line between danger and desire, and justice and revenge? A desperate hunt to find a young girl's killer is about to turn deadly....

Former army ranger Marcus O'Bannion and homicide cop Scarlett Bishop have met only briefly, but when Scarlett receives a phone call in the middle of the night, she immediately recognises the smooth voice asking her to meet him in one of Cincinnati's roughest areas.

On arriving, Scarlett finds the body of a teenage Asian girl and Marcus injured. Marcus claims the young woman was working for an affluent local family, and the last time he saw her she was terrified and clearly in need of help.

Having agreed to meet her, they were both targeted for death. As they investigate, Scarlett and Marcus are pulled into the dangerous world of human trafficking, where they soon realise they are going to have to become as ruthless as those they are hunting. Because if they don't, how many other girls may end up alone in the dark?

©2015 Karen Rose Hafer (P)2015 Headline Digital

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.5 (4 )
5 star
 (3)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.3 (4 )
5 star
 (3)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Story
5.0 (4 )
5 star
 (4)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance


There are no reviews for this title yet.

Sort by:
  • Janice
    2/9/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Don't hesitate...."

    Took me a chapter or two to get into, but then it was compulsive listening.
    Characters you can buy into and a story line just involved enough to keep you guessing.
    A book that leaves you feeling bereft when it ends is worth 5 stars.
    Off to find the next.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs C.
    Suffolk
    12/24/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Had to give up - too sickly sweet!"

    I loved the first book in this series and whilst this one had great subject matter I had to give up on it. The saccharine sweet perfection of the main protagonists were too much to stomach! Constant tales of saintly good deeds, lumps in the throat and hair sniffing just made me want to barf. It totally destroyed any interest I had in them as they were TOO perfect to be believable. I fear this one has crossed the line into Mills and Boon and it's put me off completely. I absolutely acknowledge this is likely to be my own cynicism rather than any fault with the Story or characters but there it is. Shame because the subject is heavyweight and interesting.

    19 of 21 people found this review helpful
  • SED
    12/6/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another great read"

    Another great book in the series. It's long but it keeps you gripped all the way though. The characters build through the books so you do really need to read them in order to get the most out of them. If you like books by Nora Roberts you'll like Karen Rose.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Geeta
    12/5/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "good storyline, too much cursing and sex scenes"
    What did you like most about Alone in the Dark?

    The author worked the storyline really well. Background information about human-trafficking, how many citizens even don't realize it also happens in the States.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Alone in the Dark?

    The reconciliation between Scarlet and her father was one of the most memorable moments for me of this book.


    What does Susie James bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Not sure, she is a good narrator, but can't mention something specifically.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I kept listening to it till the end, pretty much in one sitting.


    Any additional comments?

    I found the cursing and the detailed sex scenes annoying and innecessary. I would definitely enjoy her books more without it.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs. S. A. Lynch
    Leeds West Yorkshire, UK
    11/14/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This is a fabulous story"
    What did you like most about Alone in the Dark?

    I loved the intricate plot with its twists and turns


    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked the tight suspense and the well-rounded characters. She draws such defined word pictures that I can clearly imagine all of the main characters.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    This was a really hard choice but I think that the scene in the hospital waiting room when everyone is awaiting news of Stone I think


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Things are never as they seem, people are never who you think


    Any additional comments?

    This second book in the Cincinnati series is well up to the usual high standard set by the other series she has done. The many interesting characters in this book lead me to hope that there are more books in this series to come.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Sarah
    12/17/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Traffiking"

    Is that the right spelling? Anyway, usual K Rose fodder. Police are investigating a young girl's murder and this leads to joint action with the FBI and Deacon from the previous book, helping out. As usual, the lead couple fall in love after two seconds which gets a bit samey.

    13 of 19 people found this review helpful
  • JAJA
    ENGLAND
    9/23/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "much too long"

    this book got boring, went on much too long .. as did the sex scenes!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Karen Croan
    Glasgow
    9/22/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Dull & disappointing"

    This was too long with too little story & very formulaic. I've been reading Karen Rose for years & generally find her very good but this was a big disappointment & sooooo long. Also there seemed to be a problem with the reading which faded in & out

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hazel
    9/16/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "ok. Mills & Boon, Nora Robrts, too many guns"
    What made the experience of listening to Alone in the Dark the most enjoyable?

    the monies worth


    If you’ve listened to books by Karen Rose before, how does this one compare?

    n/a


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    lol the sex


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

    No, good listen, i enjoyed it, totally worth the money. But trite


    Any additional comments?

    just too much strong of the female heroine "i''m so tough. but really attractive (ob), but totally vunerable", and too much male hero " i'm handsome and tall, I've been in the army (bicep flex).
    TOO much shooting! #americansloveagun.
    no real grit, realism or beliveablity.
    Let itself down on a serious subject.
    EVERYONE got shot; Here is the thing America, you are the only country in the world whose police force just shoot everything in sight
    it was tiresome

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Keith
    Calne, Wilts, United Kingdom
    9/14/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good but got a little tiresome"

    It was a good plot and very well read. However what started as a crime thriller to me got sidetracked into a story about the relationship between the 2 lead players which just about stayed this side of sickly sweet. It started to get unbelievable and added not a lot. Unfortunately I wouldn't be tempted to listen to another of the authors although I did finish this one.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.