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The Woman in the Wood Audiobook

The Woman in the Wood

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Publisher's Summary

Fifteen-year-old Maisy Mitcham and her twin brother, Duncan, lose their mother to an insane asylum one night in 1960. The twins are sent to their grandmother's country house, Nightingales. Cold and distant, she leaves them to their own devices, to explore and to grow.

That is until the day Duncan doesn't come home from the woods. With their grandmother seeming to have little interest in her grandson's disappearance and the police soon giving up hope, it is left to Maisy to discover the truth. And she will start with Grace Deville. A woman who lives alone in the wood, about whom rumours abound...

©2017 Lesley Pearse (P)2017 Penguin Books Ltd.

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    Estee 10-24-17
    Estee 10-24-17
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    "Slightly disappointed at storyline"

    I throughly enjoyed the story up to the point when it was discovered that Duncan was missing and revealed that he was physically, emotionally and sexually abused. Didn’t expect the story to take that turn and didn’t like the detail and I actually fast forward over those parts. I only finished the book because of the narrator.
    I will be careful to purchase another book from same author but will love to listen to narrator again. Loved her performance.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    barbara 08-19-17
    barbara 08-19-17 Member Since 2016
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    "The Woman in the Woods"

    First book I have read/listened to by this author and am hooked. loved it from start to finish and was actually sad when it finished.
    Definitely hooked and will be reading more and iwill be watching for new ones. Narration was excellent

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  • Cheryl Cromie
    7/9/17
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    "5 Stars"

    Another 5 star story from my favourite author! Loved it! Highly recommend. Would love a follow on book to see what became of the twins Maisy and Duncan!

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • shamsher ali
    10/30/17
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    "brilliant good with completely twist of a story "

    it's nice book I liked it very much excellent way in which it is told

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • amanda lilley
    8/10/17
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    "Gripping"

    Hreld my interest. Narrater superb . I could visulise the people the places the emotions. I was there. Thank you

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs
    Rayleigh Essex, United Kingdom
    7/6/17
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    "Not one of her best"

    A far fetched story with explicit sexual content. I feel this is not up to Lesley's usual standard. Most disappointing

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Faye Gunstone
    7/18/17
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    "She does it again"

    Waited so long for LP's next book and wasn't disappointed! As always fantastic story with fabulous characters! Didn't want to stop listening x

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • sue2
    s.yorkshire
    11/1/17
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    "brilliant"

    very enthralling I love reading lesley pearse books. but first time I've done audible, not be the last

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sezzy
    Milton Keynes
    10/14/17
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    "Loved it!"

    I have not yet come across a Lesley Pearse book that I haven’t enjoyed, and this one did not disappoint either. A really interesting story, albeit a bit more gritty and dark than some of her other books. This was my first time listening to an audio book and I have spent most of the last few days with my headphones on as I was so desperate to know what happened next! Really enjoyed this, 5* and would thoroughly recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anna S.
    8/23/17
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    "The woman in the wood"

    Brilliant 😊 another super book by Lesley Pearse . did nt want to put it down

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • susan
    BRISTOL, United Kingdom
    8/22/17
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    "Compelling "
    Would you listen to The Woman in the Wood again? Why?

    No I never listen or read a book twice because you loose the anticipation as you know where it leads


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    the Girl twin as she never gave up.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    near the end where is comes across the villain. will not say any more or it will spoil it for those who have not yet listened to it.


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

    Definitely


    Any additional comments?

    I hope the next book I listen to by the same author will be just as good

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Chrissie
    8/15/17
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    "The woman in the woods"

    This is the most disappointing book I have read. I usually love Lesley Pearce but found it to be very childish and the narrator didn't do it any favours. It's been returned!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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