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Be Afraid Audiobook

Be Afraid

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Publisher's Summary

The Fear Is Terrifying

When police rescue five-year-old Jenna Thompson from the dark closet where she's been held captive for days, they tell her she's a lucky girl. Compared to the rest of her family, it's true. But even with their killer dead of an overdose, Jenna is still trying to find peace 25 years later.

But the Truth

On leave from her forensic artist job, Jenna returns to Nashville, the city where she lost so much. Instead of closure she finds a new horror. Detective Rick Morgan needs Jenna's expertise in identifying the skeletal remains of a young child. The case jogs hazy, half-buried memories - and a nagging dread that Jenna's ordeal hasn't ended.

Is Even Worse

Now other women are dying. And as the links between these brutal killings and Jenna's past becomes clear, she knows this time a madman will leave no survivors....

©2015 Mary Burton (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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    STEPHANIE Florence, AL, United States 05-30-15
    STEPHANIE Florence, AL, United States 05-30-15 Member Since 2013
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    "good but not great"

    It was a good story but never really grabbed me. characters seemed shallow and it was hard to connect with them. It ended well and I didn't think it was going to, so that's a plus. It took me 3 days to finish which is rare for me. I probably will not listen to again and don't think I will buy any more of her books.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    TraceyW 06-06-15
    TraceyW 06-06-15
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    "Weak ending"

    The narration was excellent! The story was just ok the character that is the murderer is so obscure that when you find out who it is, it's like "huh" I don't know that I would get another of Mary Burtons book to listen to again

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    penny ann 05-28-15
    penny ann 05-28-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Hated this book!"
    What would have made Be Afraid better?

    A better story maybe?????


    Would you ever listen to anything by Mary Burton again?

    Never, I read all the positives reviews and decided to take a chance... what a waste.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Jennifer Van Dyck’s performances?

    I would.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I could not find any... .really...... waste of my credit and my time.


    Any additional comments?

    None.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    annette 06-05-15
    annette 06-05-15
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    "Great book"

    Very intense love it kept me on the edge of my seat well read more of her books

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    Carol Belle river, ON, Canada 05-26-15
    Carol Belle river, ON, Canada 05-26-15 Member Since 2015

    Love books, listen to 3-4 books a week, thriller and true crimes favorite.

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    "I tried to like it, it's just terrible though"

    I want to like this book , the writing is medioker the story line is all over the place. very weak storyline the narrator needs to just read she whispers some voices, why i dont know. Its just a plain boring book.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Deborah 06-01-15
    Deborah 06-01-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Another good read"

    There was nothing new I haven't read before, but I do love a comfy book. It was an easy listen on a slow weekend and drive. I like this author, and sometimes you just want a book like this!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Dorothy 05-21-15
    Dorothy 05-21-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved loved it!"

    Did not want it to end. Of you like a great mystery them you will love this book. Well worth my time!

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    cynthia haywood 11-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Disappointed and confused"

    This book had potential, slow dragged on and unfinished story. who killed the baby?

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    Lauren 06-02-16
    Lauren 06-02-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Bad Narrator"

    I'm sure the book is good but I recommend buying a physical copy. The narrator was awful. It was like listening to William Shatner read a book where every word had its own inflection. I had to stop after 5 minutes and returned the book.

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    linda wing 05-31-16
    linda wing 05-31-16
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    "exciting...edge of seat. I love this series...I l"

    I love this writer an series...this book kept me right on the edge of my seat

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