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The Woods Audiobook

The Woods

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Publisher's Summary

Twenty years ago, four teenagers at summer camp walked into the woods at night. Two were found murdered, and the others were never seen again. Four families had their lives changed forever. Now, two decades later, they are about to change again.

For Paul Copeland, the county prosecutor of Essex, New Jersey, mourning the loss of his sister has only recently begun to subside. Cope, as he is known, is now dealing with raising his six-year-old daughter as a single father after his wife has died of cancer. Balancing family life and a rapidly ascending career as a prosecutor distracts him from his past traumas, but only for so long. When a homicide victim is found with evidence linking him to Cope, the well-buried secrets of the prosecutor's family are threatened.

Is this homicide victim one of the campers who disappeared with his sister? Could his sister be alive? Cope has to confront so much he left behind that summer 20 years ago: his first love, Lucy; his mother, who abandoned the family; and the secrets that his Russian parents might have been hiding even from their own children. Cope must decide what is better left hidden in the dark and what truths can be brought to the light.

©2007 Harlan Coben; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio

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    Jennifer 04-24-16
    Jennifer 04-24-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Another Winner from Harlen Coben"

    Other than the three Mickey Bolitar novels, this is the third or fourth stand alone Coben novel I have read. It's the second one with Lauren Muse and Single Shaker. I really like when an author brings back characters. I hope to find more reoccurring characters the more and more I read from Mr. Coben.
    This book was exceptional. I couldn't stop listening. I love that Harlen Coben can suck you right in. There is never a slow beginning, waiting for the story to get good. His stories are good from the get-go. I gave this book 5 stars. All of Coben's books are 5 stars. The narrator was Scott Brick. He is as phenomenal at reading these stories as Harlan Coben is as writing them. If you want mystery, romance, and terror along with tons of twists and turns then this is a book for you. Now it's just trying to decide which one to read now.

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    Marta Shirley 04-23-16 Member Since 2012

    I live in Dundee, Oregon, wine country and the most beautiful place on earth...I love detective stories and just discovered John Sandford and his Prey series. Love him! I also love Rosamond Pilcher, anything read by Joe Mantagna or Bobby Cavale. Love Audiobooks more than almost anything!

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    "NOT SO MUCH"
    Would you listen to The Woods again? Why?

    No, it ran around all over the place and then just realized it was almost over the story tied up loose ends...


    What about Scott Brick’s performance did you like?

    He perfomance was great.


    Any additional comments?

    I wanted more of Camille.

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    Sherelle lewis 04-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "well done could not stop listening"

    another well crafted book he's out done himself can't wait for the next book to come.

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    Thomas L. Evans 03-31-16

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    "The Woods Be Wild"

    Story goes thru several twists & turns & until the very end you never Really get to who's causing all the challenges and/or who's telling the truth. S.Brick as usual does a fantastic job!

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    Yikes 03-18-16
    Yikes 03-18-16

    Books are a big part of my life. Happiness is a beautiful evening on the houseboat with a good book :)

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    "Love Love Loved It"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Woods to be better than the print version?

    No idea - have only heard the audio edition.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Woods?

    Hmm I don't have just one moment - some of the background characters were so well described and portrayed that I felt like I knew them.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Like above, other than the ending which was yet another huge twist, there were many.


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

    expect the unexpected


    Any additional comments?

    If you like interesting stories along with your mystery/suspense, then this is the book for you. Very good character development!

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    JLM 03-16-16
    JLM 03-16-16
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    "Lags"

    Scott Brick's performance was excellent, as it typically is. But this audiobook was brought down by a mediocre story. The most interesting part of the book was the rape trial, which was incidental to the main story line. Regarding the incident at the summer camp, what must have happened was pretty clear well before the end, about 3 hrs before the end. The epilog was typical in that it revealed that which was expected for much of the book.

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    Jim 03-15-16
    Jim 03-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "VERY ENTERTANING"

    I really enjoyed the narration. I'll keep a watch out for Mr. Scott Brick, he's that good!

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    Marie 03-06-16
    Marie 03-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Riveting crime drama"

    This was a well planned and executed story. Lots of interesting investigative details and Scott Brick's narration skills are genius.

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    EE Fraser 03-02-16
    EE Fraser 03-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Coben is a brilliant, versatile storyteller!"

    A wonderful, unpredictable thriller. I went back ad re-listened to parts of the book just to make sure I followed the twists and turns. Good reading fun!

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    Ginaelk DC 03-01-16
    Ginaelk DC 03-01-16 Member Since 2013

    Lover of the Arts

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    "Full of questions; all answered"

    Plenty of who/why questions. All of the questions were answered. some were shocking. Overall, I enjoy this audio book.

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