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Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods and the woman who was killed. Since then she's been forgetting everything: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn't have a baby....

What she can't forget is the woman she might have saved, the terrible nagging guilt, the silent calls she's receiving and the feeling that someone's watching her.

©2017 Bernadette MacDougall (P)2017 W F Howes Ltd

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    Elen 02-01-17
    Elen 02-01-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Psychological thriller more interesting in the second part"

    The book reminded me the first one of B.A.Paris (Behind the closed doors) which I liked more, this one is a bit predictable if you listen them in a row. Reminds sometimes "The girl in the train" as well. But as good psychological thrillers are not many - I recommend it to readers who like this genre.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • sadie
    3/5/17
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    "Last few chapters"

    The last few chapters of this book really spoilt it for me... The neck and forth with the text messages to me, seemed a rather lazy writing style. All in all...A decent book but a little predicable

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Bluebell56
    Essex
    1/26/17
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    "Slow and repetitive"

    Well that is 9hrs of my life I will never get back. The story started off with so much promise and tension however that rapidly descended into a slow repetitive tale and for the next 12 chapters absolutely nothing happened! The middle section of the book was o.k but I feel cheated that the final reveal took place by a series of text messages over an hour in the last but one chapter. The whole thing was saved by a brilliant narration but the story it's self is terrible and an insult to people who really have EOD. Behind Closed Doors was very good but after this rubbish I will not be reading/listening to anything else by this author

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Amy E.
    4/18/17
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    "Wow what a roller coaster ride"

    Really enjoyed this audio book I read it in one sitting. I can't believe some reviews of this said that the ending Was poor. I am actually downloading an other book by the same author. The narrative was great which makes it more enjoyable. Will be looking for more new books by b a Paris.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • hthrdean
    4/5/17
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    "It Got Better"

    If i could have given half stars i would have given 3.5.

    At times the story was a bit repetitive and I began to think of my next listen. But it has to be really bad for me to give up on a book and I'm glad I continued because it did get better and i enjoyed the ending.

    This is the second book I've listened to by B A Paris now and I found I needed to have to stretch the imagination a lot to believe the story. But no matter, I suppose we don't have to be too pedantic sometimes we can just go with it and enjoy.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • debs
    uk
    4/4/17
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    "bit slow in parts"

    got this on audio as I loved behind closed doors and couldn't put it down but struggled a bit with this one took a while to get to the point but enjoyed the twists in it and was glad I persevered with it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Zoska
    France
    3/27/17
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    "Mixed feelings"

    I liked the other book by Paris (Behind the closed doors). This one wasn't as good. I guessed the plot immediately and was listening mainly to check whether I guessed right. Too many clues
    right from the beginning! At the same time, I enjoy the performance and the style, so I give it 4 stars...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Bella Burton
    3/24/17
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    "Great read"

    This is the second book written by this author and I have read them both in a short period of time. I was glued to them both and eagerly anticipate the third.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • LESLEY COOPER
    3/22/17
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    "Amazing"

    Listened to this while poolside in Lanzarote.
    Aware occasionally of my sharp in take of breaths. Being left open mouthed. Shocked and amazed. Another Brilliant book.
    Thank you B.A. Paris.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • barbara
    3/17/17
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    "Good potential but..."

    Very good beginning and end but middle part is extremely boring and annoying, I would not recommend this book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Rebecca T.
    3/14/17
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    "Didn't want it to end!"

    This is the best book I have listened to since The Girl on the Train. I actually wish it was possible to 'unread' it so I could go back and experience it all again. The narrator was excellent, I just kept listening and listening. Highly recommend!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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