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Helen awaits trial in a crumbling women's prison in Southampton. She has a fight on to prove her innocence from inside her prison cell, but this soon turns out to be the least of her worries.

A serial killer is picking off fellow inmates, thriving in an environment where there is truly nowhere to run. Is it a criminal giving in to their dark urges or a member of the prison staff preying on the captive population? Helen must work fast to reveal this devious killer, all the time wondering if she will be next on her list....

©2016 M. J. Arlidge (P)2016 Penguin Books Ltd.

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  • Blaine
  • Concord, ON, Canada
  • 11-10-16

Helen Grace does it again!

I am enthralled with the Helen Grace series. Nail biting to the max. The strong performance of Elizabeth Bower makes all the difference. She could read the phone book to me and I would be entranced!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Little Boy Blue (Book #5) Continuation.

What did you love best about Hide and Seek?

This was not as enjoyable as Little Boy Blue. Something is lost when Helen is not interacting with her co-workers regularly. It makes for a monotone read.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

I think the most interesting thing is that Aldridge has managed to stretch this character for 6 fairly enjoyable books. I think characters have to be REALLY interesting to sustain a series. Helen's personal baggage is starting to really get old, however, and I may not continue the series after this.

Which character – as performed by Elizabeth Bower – was your favorite?

I really like Charlie but, as most of the leads in these books are female, after a while they all started to sound the same.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Not particularly. I think they've become formulaic. They're still good but not as good as some other police procedurals.

Any additional comments?

N/A.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Anna Timlin
  • 11-01-16

Slightly disappointing

Having read all of this series this one was a bit far fetched and the storyline much more predictable than its predecessors. I will still purchase the next one though and look forward to a return to the usual excellent storylines and fuller characters.

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  • Mrs A
  • 10-11-16

Great - but...

... not as good as the previous 5. It finished the story off nicely, but equally, not the best. However, in saying that, I still enjoyed it and I love the style of writing. It's certainly another enjoyable book my Arlidge. The narration is excellent!

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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  • miss
  • 01-05-17

Best one yet

I have really enjoy this series and this instalment did not disappoint.
At each chapter I never really know what direction the story was going to take and the superseded was built perfectly.

Even though I love the DI Grace I think this has left things in a perfect place.

If you have read the previous books then you will really enjoy this one and if you haven't I would recommend starting from the beginning as they don't disappoint!!

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Frances
  • 11-14-16

still going strong

Any additional comments?

This one is very untypical of the series as Helen is now in jail , having continued straight on from the previous book "Little Boy Blue"
I still enjoyed the story , I found some of the plot rather unbelievale , but hey it's fiction !!!

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  • Teresa
  • 10-22-16

thoroghly enjoyed it

kept me guessing right to the end would recommend as a good read for all

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  • laatkins
  • 10-14-16

excellent sequel to little boy blue

very much enjoyed this book.
A must listen or read after little boy blue as it completes the story.
I like the authors style of writing and the unexpected twists to the story and characters.
Definitely will be listening to other stories by this author.
narrator also easy to listen to.
great all round.

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  • Miss C A Williams
  • 10-08-16

Another great!

What made the experience of listening to Hide and Seek the most enjoyable?

Loved this - the story of both inside and outside the 'prison'. The narration was great and really can't wait to see what is next for Helen Grave

Who was your favorite character and why?

Love the main character, Helen Grace. Just a work of 'art' from M J Arlidge!

Which scene did you most enjoy?

As the story starts to climax but I can't say too much and give it all away!!

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

Few 'huh' moments when you are wondering what is around the corner so to speak!

Any additional comments?

Just loved it - can't wait for the next and really enjoyed Elizabeth Bower too - will keep an eye on her as well as MJ A!

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  • Sarah Carne
  • 10-05-16

Brilliantly gripping

This book was the best in the series so far, had me shouting at my stereo in panic on more than 1 occasion lol - can't wait for the next book!!!!!!

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  • dolpin64
  • 09-09-16

helen grace books

loved it kept you guessing narrator was also good love the helen grace story carnt wait for the next one.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

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  • Fiona
  • 09-12-16

A page turner!


Not that original but I enjoyed it and I stayed up to hear the ending.... A good listen whilst driving or doing chores.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Hobbes
  • 09-18-16

Enjoyable

I did as another reviewer suggested and was able to listen to Part 1 and Part 2 straight after each other. The story was good and there are some seemingly impossible happenings in the prison but it is fiction !

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