Seven Days

By: Alex Lake
Narrated by: Laura Kirman
Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
4.6 out of 5 stars (557 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The twisty new psychological thriller from the USA Today best-selling author

A race against time to save her child....

In seven days, Maggie’s son, Max, turns three. But she’s not planning a party or buying presents or updating his baby book. She’s dreading it. Because in her world, third birthdays are the days on which the unthinkable happens...she loses her child.

For the last 12 years Maggie has been imprisoned in a basement. Abducted aged 15, she gave birth to two sons before Max, and on their third birthdays her captor came and took them from her.

She cannot let it happen again. But she has no idea how to stop it. And the clock is ticking....

©2019 Alex Lake (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Wonderful!!

This was an amazing book! Kept me hooked from start to finish! Highly recommend this story

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Excellent

I really enjoyed this audiobook. Totally suspenseful from beginning to end. I loved following the characters’ lives as the story progressed. Every word had me hooked and though I couldn’t wait to find out what happened at the end...I did not want this book to end! Highly recommended.

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WOW!!! Absolutely LOVED IT.

This has quickly become one of my new all time favorite Audible novels I've had the pleasure of listening to. I found myself literally gripping the edge of my seat more and more. Experienced a number of emotions, I felt like I was right there with the main character! So thorough, well thought out and descriptive. The narrator was fantastic with a wide range of voices made each character believable. WELL DONE. If you love the psychological thriller/mystery genre like I do, don't hesitate to get this one!

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Let's talk about the elephant in the room

It's not that I didn't enjoy this book, I am just wondering why nobody has mentioned that is almost identical in several ways to The Room by Emma Donoghue. I didn't see it mentioned in any of the reviews. So, let me say it. The story as a lot of the same plot points as The Room.

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awesome

this was a very good book. had me hooked from the beginning. the twist and turns kept me so interested. awesome awesome book

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basic good plot

I was hoping for more twists. I found myself daydreaming on certain chapters. Th narration and performance were good.

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Had me on the edge of my seat

I deducted 1 star from performance because the narrator's nose whistling while she was breathing would bother me so much sometimes. I'm very weird about noises like that, I know I'm probably super picky. Most of the time I didn't hear it and it was fine, but there were times that it was really bad and I had to force myself to not focus on it. The story was so good. I was so engrossed in it, and felt so sad by the entire thing, knowing that these things happen. For those that are bothered by stories about abduction, abuse and rape, this probably isn't the book for you. There was not extreme detail or anything, but there was mention of the act several times and could be bothersome. I will definitely be checking out other books by this author.

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Great listen well narrated!

I really enjoyed the twists and turns in this book and I thought the narration and sound quality was also done very well. This kept me listening!

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Just WOW!

This is one of the most gripping books I’ve read. Suspenseful to the Max! Great thriller!!

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A Great Find

Loved this book! I felt like I rode all the emotions with each character. Great story, narration was wonderful, edge of your seat right up to the end!

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