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Hanging Hill Audiobook

Hanging Hill

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One morning in picture-perfect Bath, England, a teenage girl's body is found on the towpath of a canal: Lorne Woods - beautiful, popular, and apparently the victim of a disturbingly brutal murder. Zoe Benedict - Harley-riding police detective, independent to a fault - is convinced the department head needs to look beyond the usual domestic motives to solve the case. Meanwhile, Zoe's sister, Sally - recently divorced and in dire financial straits - has begun working as a housekeeper for a rich entrepreneur who quickly begins to seem possibly dangerous. When Zoe's investigation turns up evidence that Lorne's attempts to break into modeling had delivered her into the world of webcam girls and amateur porn, a crippling secret from Zoe's past seems determined to emerge.

©2011 Mo Hayder (P)2012 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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    AlTonya DAVIDSON, NC, United States 02-04-14
    AlTonya DAVIDSON, NC, United States 02-04-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Good...But Felt A Bit Unfinished..."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Hanging Hill to be better than the print version?

    I've only listened to the audio version and really enjoyed the narrator's performance.


    Would you recommend Hanging Hill to your friends? Why or why not?

    Overall, it was an intriguing story so I would recommend it, but I'd let my friends know how much the characters weighed on my nerves. I just couldn't seem to find anyone to root for.


    Which character – as performed by Rosalyn Landor – was your favorite?

    I enjoyed her performance of David Goldrab.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Suspense at every turn and all roads lead to Hanging Hill...


    Any additional comments?

    Hope the author's working on a sequel. So many questions left unanswered...

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Phillip GRANT, AL, United States 03-05-14
    Phillip GRANT, AL, United States 03-05-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Slow beginning, but worth the wait."
    If you could sum up Hanging Hill in three words, what would they be?

    Worth the wait. The first half hour or so frustrated me, but it all sorted itself out and it turned out to be a pretty good book. Well worth what I paid for it.


    Any additional comments?

    The ending was surprising and it left me wanting more.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    NMS 01-14-14
    NMS 01-14-14

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    "I just cannot finish listening to this book."
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I don't know


    What could Mo Hayder have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    I wouldn't presume to tell an author how to write a book for my enjoyment.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Not totally bad, but the "Sally's daughter" writing as well as the narration voice of this character were horrible. The character, the voice were more than I could stand listening to.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Hanging Hill?

    It's the entire story, not scenes.


    Any additional comments?

    As inexpensive as it was it was still more than it is worth. It goes on and on and on. I didn't like the book, fell asleep listening, tried again, but I cannot continue to put myself through this just because it exists as part of my library.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    R POLLOCK PINES, CA, United States 10-09-13
    R POLLOCK PINES, CA, United States 10-09-13 Member Since 2011
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    "I Didn't Care for This Book as Others Have"

    Due to the reviews, I was looking forward to this book. I should have returned it but due to the reviews I kept giving it a chance. I wished the author had stayed on story path of a mom, down in her luck and in need of work and her employer's occupation. I found this story line solid. Sadly, the author had too many story lines and many should have been eliminated. Also, I find it difficult to believe that two sisters living in the same town not running in to each other sooner! Really, with two teenage kids and one sister being in law enforcement they should have run in to each other! Lastly, I found Millie beyond annoying and for the two possible final outcomes I hope for the latter.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    carol 01-23-14
    carol 01-23-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Twisting & Turning right up to the end!"

    So many twists and turns to the story, wasn't sure how this would end up - but yet, another twist... twisted it self right out of being a good read at the end of it.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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