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Six Years Audiobook

Six Years

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Publisher's Summary

Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career as a college professor. Six years of keeping his promise to leave Natalie alone, and six years of tortured dreams of her life with her new husband, Todd.

But six years haven’t come close to extinguishing his feelings, and when Jake comes across Todd’s obituary, he can’t keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd’s wife he’s hoping for...but she is not Natalie. Whoever the mourning widow is, she’s been married to Todd for almost two decades, and with that fact, everything Jake thought he knew about the best time of his life - a time he has never gotten over - is turned completely inside out.

As Jake searches for the truth, his picture-perfect memories of Natalie begin to unravel. Mutual friends of the couple either can’t be found or don’t remember Jake. No one has seen Natalie in years. Jake’s search for the woman who broke his heart, who lied to him, soon puts his very life at risk as it dawns on him that the man he has become may be based on a carefully constructed fiction.

Harlan Coben once again delivers a shocking novel that deftly explores the power of past love and the secrets and lies that such love can hide.

©2013 Harlan Coben (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    another know it all North Carolina 03-14-16
    another know it all North Carolina 03-14-16 Member Since 2010

    50 something, retired professional, mother, grandmother, wife.

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    "complicated mystery"

    I love Harlan Conan's books. This is another great one. I usually enjoy Scott Bricks narration but for some reason it bothered me in this book. It is just a bit too dramatic.

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    M. Lafferty Bonaire, GA United States 03-12-16
    M. Lafferty Bonaire, GA United States 03-12-16 Member Since 2015

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    "totally plausible"

    Mysteries like this seem to always have things that you can't believe in them. But from scene to scene this one seems true to form. Only near the end are you able to finally get the outcome. it keeps you reading and reading. One of his best.

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    Judith S. 03-12-16
    Judith S. 03-12-16 Member Since 2014
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    "same old story
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    if u read other books of coben's , u'll find the same plot .similar protagonists.expected ending. i felt somewhat cheated.

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    FUZ Salt Lake City, UT 03-11-16
    FUZ Salt Lake City, UT 03-11-16
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    "Slow and boring"

    I kept waiting for the story to pick up, but it remained slow the entire time

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    Mastictears 03-07-16
    Mastictears 03-07-16

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    "...didn't love the ending"

    (I'm wondering if i am alone in this thought. )
    What I loved was that the story moved along at a nice pace and didn't linger too long trying to convince the reader of something they already accept. It kept me interested and I could barely stop listening! What I didn't love was the ending. No spoiler, but the ending was a bit of a let-down. For me anyway, it didn't have the same level of thought that the rest of the novel had. However, I am looking forward to reading more by this author and I'm sure most mystery /thriller readers will enjoy it.

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    Annette Leck Joliet, IL 02-25-16
    Annette Leck Joliet, IL 02-25-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Harlan and Scott never disappoint"

    A great suspense story. Keep me from wanting to do anything else but listen. Thank God for wireless headset. I can shop, cook, clean and never stop listening

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    Annette Mitchell 02-15-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Let it go, let it go......."

    Have you ever had a main character that just grated on your nerves? It took me so long to finish this book because Jake just got on my nerves. I kept putting it down because I wanted to slap him up side the head. The plot for the story was intriguing. The other characters were engrossing. Man falls in love, woman dumps him and weds another. He reads in a campus newsletter , six years later, her "husband" has dead. He decides to go to funeral, discovers "she" is not the widow, so he begins a search to find her. People start dying and he's soon running for his life. He's told to let it go, drop it. But oh no, Jake can't let go and the bodies start piling up. Overall this was a great story but Jake just grated on my nerves. I think he irked me because of the way Scott Brick ( the narrator ) portrayed him. I love Mr. Bricks' narrations but this one of Jake just pissed me off.

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    GK N BA 12-30-15
    GK N BA 12-30-15
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    "It seemed like Six Years"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Scott Brick does a great job narrating and the story starts out interesting,The problem begins midway through the book with a far fetched plot that wanders and becomes tedious. I have listened to other Harlan Coben books in the past and really liked the style but I can not recommend this one.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Something from George McDonald Fraser


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Not sure there was a favorite


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

    The plot concept was good but it was a hell of a long way around the barn with unbelievable, long drawn out circumstances to get to the end.


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    P. Erickson Michigan 12-22-15
    P. Erickson Michigan 12-22-15 Member Since 2014

    Chick Lit Lover

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    "Not predictable at all..."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. It held my interest, and I figured it out at the end, but really just minutes before it was all revealed.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I liked the best friend Benedict. He was so well written that I could see him in my mind's eye. And the narrator did a great voice for him too.


    Which character – as performed by Scott Brick – was your favorite?

    Benedict.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When the main character was getting beat up by Jed. I could feel his fear - I was even holding my breath.


    Any additional comments?

    The only flaw was the fact that this supposedly educated professor was sure stupid sometimes. And then there were lines of the story that just sort of vanished...like he was trying to keep a low profile, and he was using cash, etc...yet the cops and FBI knew where he was, and they weren't after him at all. It was sort of jumbled.

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    Paul S. 12-19-15
    Paul S. 12-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Interesting idea, poorly realized"

    I was intrigued for about the first third of this audiobook, then the ridiculously gushy emotional content and unbelievable actions and reactions by the protagonist lost me.

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