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Sleep Tight Audiobook

Sleep Tight

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Publisher's Summary

How far would you go to hold on to the people you love? When Olivia Brookes calls the police to report that her husband and children are missing, she believes she will never see them again. She has reason to fear the worst; this isn’t the first tragedy that Olivia has experienced. Now, two years later, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas is called in to investigate this family again, but this time it’s Olivia who has disappeared. All the evidence suggests that she was in the family home that morning. But her car is in the garage, and her purse is in her handbag - on the kitchen table. The police want to issue an appeal, but for some reason every single picture of this family has been removed from albums, from phones, from computers. And then they find the blood…. Has the past caught up with Olivia? Sleep tight - if you can. You never know who’s watching.

©2014 Rachel Abbott (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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    Luanne Ollivier 09-01-15
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    "Sleep Tight - Rachel Abbott"
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    I love audiobooks - they're great for taking on the go with you and for me - when I can't sleep. Mysteries and suspense novels are my fave (I have a fondness for British authors) and I'm always happy to discover new authors. Rachel Abbott is a new to me author and one I would absolutely listen to again. Sleep Tight is the one I chose to start with.

    Olivia Brookes's children are the most important thing in her life. When she comes home one day to find them - and her husband missing - she fears the worst. Tragedy is not a stranger to Olivia. DCI Tom Douglas is called in. Thankfully they are located - and no harm done. Or is it? Two years later DCI Douglas is called in again - this time to investigate the disappearance of Olivia and her children. But, this time there may not be such a happy outcome. Olivia has left her purse, the car is in the garage and oddly enough, all the pictures of the family have been destroyed.

    Excellent premise and great plotting! I had my suspicions as to what had happened, but I'm happy to say I wasn't completely right. I love twisty, turny who's telling the truth and who's lying books. Abbot has penned a good one. And I enjoyed this one all more I think because I listened to it.

    Reader's voices and interpretations of a novelist's work can make or break a story for a listener. Sleep Tight employs two readers - Melody Grove and Andrew Wincott. Both narrators have voices that are clear, pleasant and easy to understand (both are British). I thought the voices - Grove's quieter and Wincott's more powerful - suited the mental images I created for the characters. Some readers have the ability to create numerous voice for all the characters, but I quite enjoy multiple cast members. I liked the dual narrative - it made me feel like I am more involved in the story and the investigation, rather than just an observer.

    I thought Sleep Tight was a really good listen.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer Longdail Arizona 08-29-15
    Jennifer Longdail Arizona 08-29-15
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    "Awesome Read. (Sleep Tight)"

    Well written, well read. This story is eerily all to possible and THAT is what makes it scary. How well do we ever know someone? Even our lover, our spouse? What are you willing to do for your children? to save them, you MUST save yourself.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    LeahP 09-07-16
    LeahP 09-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Eh..."

    Kind of lost me from one point on. Just stopped caring about the "twist" and predictable plot. It was just okay.

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    Kerstin H San Francisco, USA 09-06-16
    Kerstin H San Francisco, USA 09-06-16 Member Since 2015

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    "VERY GOOD BOOK"

    This audio book turned out to be better than I thought at first. I can definitely recommend it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tawnya 08-19-16
    Tawnya 08-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "absolutely loved the story. kept me on my toes."

    Loved it. very on the edge of your seat who dunnit. kept me guessing the whole way through.
    had to get use to the British accents though. can't wait to read the next one.
    give this author a try I did and I'm glad I did. I'm a truck driver and I listen to books while I drive in the wee hours of the night till morning. So I'm really glad I found a new author to listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Hm Baltimore 08-01-16
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    "Such a good book!!"

    It keeps you guessing until the end. Great real characters that you hate to say goodbye to.

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    Teresa Matthews 07-31-16
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    "Book Worth Reading"

    The book is filled with twists and suspense. Never a dull moment and its hard to stop reading when you have to.

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    Oves2Read 07-05-16
    Oves2Read 07-05-16
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    "Suspenseful"

    This was my first book by this author but I will read more. The book was suspenseful and characters believable. I did not expect the twist at the end. It was not really needed but did add interest.

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    TMD 06-07-16
    TMD 06-07-16
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    "Great Read!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Sleep Tight to be better than the print version?

    I thoroughly enjoyed the audio version. Every morning during my work commute I would listen to this instead of radio or Pandora.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Sleep Tight?

    When I discovered that Dan had been killed by Robert and that Robert had been stalking Olivia for many years! Crazy!


    What does Melody Grove and Andrew Wincott bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The narration was entertaining and they drew me into the storyline.


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

    Yes--if I didn't have to sleep or work, I would have listened in one sitting.


    Any additional comments?

    Great storyline and attention to detail by the author. I will read more books by Rachel Abbott.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kendall 04-21-16
    Kendall 04-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "interesting plot"

    The narration was wonderful. The book ends abruptly and is hard to follow. It's almost a mystery of an end to a mystery of the story. It doesn't sum it up in a blatant way.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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