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Guilty

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Publisher's Summary

It begins with a phone call. It ends with a missing child.

On a warm summer's morning, 13-year-old schoolgirl Constance Lawson is reported missing.

A few days later, Constance's uncle, Karl Lawson, suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect.

Six years later...

Karl's life is in ruins. His marriage is over, his family destroyed. But the woman who took everything away from him is thriving. With a successful career, a husband, and a gorgeous baby boy, Amanda's world is complete. Until the day she receives a phone call, and in a heartbeat she is plunged into every mother's worst nightmare.

An utterly compelling psychological thriller that will keep you guessing to the very last minute. Perfect for fans of Louise Jensen, Claire Douglas, and Sarah Denzil's Silent Child.

©2017 Laura Elliot (P)2017 Bookouture

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    H. Laird 09-10-17
    H. Laird 09-10-17
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    "DON'T BUY AUDIO VERSION"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Guilty to be better than the print version?

    Haven't read the book. I stopped listening to the audio version after 40 minutes. The reader speaks quite slowly with minimal inflection. I have listened to audio books for many years and nearly always enjoy the ride. However this reader has spoiled this experience for me and I am returning the book.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Miller Reisterstown, MD, United States 09-14-17
    Miller Reisterstown, MD, United States 09-14-17 Member Since 2011
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    "Narrator yuk"

    The story was great most of the way, kind of anticlimactic at the end. However the narration was some of the worst I've ever listened to. Very little difference between characters. And if everyone in Ireland whines that much when they talk, nobody would ever want to visit that country. Sorry.
    I never write reviews but had to do so this time.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Laurie Kohn 08-15-17
    Laurie Kohn 08-15-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing!!"

    This book pulls u from the first chapter and does not let go!! One of those books u don't want to let go of

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Marty 08-12-17
    Marty 08-12-17
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    "A great plot. Pay back is tough"

    I loved this book and its narrator. Although i usually don't agree with revenge, i was so glad the book ended like it did.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Teez 08-03-17
    Teez 08-03-17
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    "Best Read"

    The author is amazing a d kept me wanting to red more. The ending was priceless.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Tony Damiani 07-30-17 Member Since 2014
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    "A Really Great Story"

    Laura Elliot re-writes the hackneyed kidnap story into an edgy, psychological drama that resonates with Greek and Shakespearian themes of revenge and redemption. Yes, there's a bit of willing suspension of disbelief in some of the plot twists but oh, what a web she weaves! Laoisha O'Callaghan's beautiful, sometimes plangent, alto works perfectly for this story. Don't miss this book.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Daphne Mills 08-28-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Ughh"

    I liked the story. The narration seemed a bit odd and forced (accent). I felt like the book was never going to end even though the build was appropriate.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    mere2442 10-19-17
    mere2442 10-19-17 Member Since 2011
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    "if you can get past the narrator..."

    Guilty is a compelling story, I truly enjoyed this book. the problem is that I nearly returned it 4 times because the narrator is just so awful! her American accent is grating and her natural Irish accent is so slow. It took me over 2 hours before I noticed that I wasn't grinding my teeth over the performance. The storyline is very interesting. It is more gripping suspense than mystery, as, if you read the description, you know the storyline.

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    Amy 10-16-17
    Amy 10-16-17
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    "good story, OK narrator"

    The story was interesting keeps you entertained But the narrator had a bad American accent

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    horslovr 10-08-17
    horslovr 10-08-17 Member Since 2008
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    "Drawn out but not a terrible read."

    I found this book to be rather drawn out; I found myself listening to the “blathering on” like background noise that you ignore for awhile. The storyline was fine, but I think it could have been written better. A good premise, but! The narration could have been better and, as other reviewers have noted, the voice is spoken in a slow, sort of monotone way.

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  • Christine McAdams
    7/28/17
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    "Awful narrator "

    This book is well written and does leave a little bit of mystery at the end. it's not page turning so to speak! But is enjoyable the main and only problem is the awful narrator. The Irish accent is normally pleasant to listen to unfortunately it sounds fake and put on when listening to this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • helend
    9/1/17
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    "FANTASTIC IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE !!!!"

    TWISTED!!!!! IT TURNED!!!! IT WAS BRILLIANT I RECOMMEND THI BOOK!!!!!!! through earphones!!!!!!
    ITS MORE INTENSE

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Gemma
    Hereford
    8/16/17
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    "Good but the narration spoils it!"
    What made the experience of listening to Guilty the most enjoyable?

    This book, in the main is well written and i enjoyed how the story flowed. however, it was in no means a page turner and it did take me a while to get involved in the storyline


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    Nothing wrong with the story as such, although not exactly realistic it had some good twists and turns. Unfortunetly, the narrator completly ruined the listen for me, The irish accent is usually a lovely soothing tone, but you could tell this narroator was faking it and it was harsh and unrealistic.


    What didn’t you like about Laoisha O'Callaghan’s performance?

    Nothing, she spoiled the listen for me


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It started off as an intriguing story. but then as the book went on it got more surreal! i could of had an emotional connection if it go off on such an odd tangent. Dont get me wrong i read the whole thing and it was good but i found it hard work.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Trace
    8/4/17
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    "Brilliant read"

    This book not only takes you on an emotional rollercoaster, it is extremely thought provoking. Be careful what you do in life, because karma's sitting just around the corner 😊

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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