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The Unwinding Cable Car

By: Andrew J Brandt
Narrated by: Andrew Gibson
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Publisher's Summary

From Amazon best-selling author Andrew J Brandt comes a new tale of murder and celebrity.

Author Hamilton Raines was supposed to be the "next big thing". Instead, his career has stalled after three novels, and he is reeling from a recent divorce. He needs a break. 

When he meets a mysterious woman at a coffee shop, things start to look up. With her inspiration, his newest novel becomes an instant bestseller and Hamilton finds himself thrust into the spotlight of celebrity. 

His newfound fame and fortune come at a price, however. And when long-held secrets are revealed, Hamilton Raines discovers the deadly cost of his dreams.

©2020 Andrew J Brandt (P)2021 Andrew J Brandt

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Fantastically creepy!💜

I absolutely loved it and it totally gave me the creeps. A well written chilling mind f*ck with an ending you won’t see coming. The narration was absolutely perfect and only added to the greatness of this page turner. This book is a standalone and I highly recommend it.

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Loved it!

The story was great, good choice on the voice actor. He made the 4+ hours very immersive and fun. The plot was solid and I was actually surprised with how it developed. Best kind of story developments.

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Interesting concepts and journey

Interesting concepts, including the title’s meaning. Even though I saw the ending coming, it took me to places I didn’t always suspect.

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Easy to enjoy thriller

Cable Car is a quick read that keeps you guessing to the end! Your skin will crawl as the author takes you through the story!

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The Unwinding Cable Car

I thought this was going to be a simple, straightforward psycho muse story, but I was wrong. Well worth the read or listen. The narrator does an excellent job, both with conveying the emotions of the characters, and differentiating between the tones of the characters. I recommend this book.

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A compact, well developed story

Enjoyed the story through and through. I particularly enjoyed the narrator's performance for Calliope. Sultry, sensual and exotic.

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Fascinating

"The Unwinding Cable Car" (2020, 2021) by Andrew Brandt is a fascinating novella about writer Hamilton Raines, whose books haven’t sold well. Hamilton’s luck changes for the better when he meets a young writer, and later a seductive muse at a coffee shop. Afterward, due to an upcoming novel, he becomes a huge celebrity. However, all is not as it seems. The story grabbed my attention from the beginning and held it until the fateful end. Narrator Andrew Gibson’s talents add to the drama. Awful title but highly recommended. At my request, I was given this free audiobook and have voluntarily left this review.

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Author of "Guilt by Association"

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Unique Psychological Thriller

I did enjoy this short thriller that evolved around the main character of Hamilton Raines who is a failing author in writing but life in general. What a surprise ending. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thank you

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Not bad

I was drawn in by the cover and the title of this book. The story wasn't what I was expecting, I had a hard time finishing the book.

The narrator did a fantastic job with his narration.

I received a free copy of this audible. This is my honest review.

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Outstanding!

Not usually into this type of book but, may have to read more of these. From start to finish, kept me listening. Mr. Gibson does a great job of making it an enjoyable listen. His voice inflection and diction is just right. Look forward to hearing more of his narrations.

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  • Audiobook Fiend
  • 10-15-21

So good!

This story was short but so good. The author does a great job of building that uneasy feeling throughout the whole story.

Andrew Gibson captures the characters perfectly and he conveys the building tension very well. Looking forward to hearing more from him!

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  • 04-24-21

Great story

An interesting psychological thriller that I listened to on audio. The story gradually unwinds drawing you in to Hamilton's life. Struggling with writer's block Hamilton meets another author and a mysterious woman in a coffee shop. These chance meetings are just what he needs to overcome his writer's block, or are they? Weaving the story together, the author captures your attention and draws you into Hamilton's life. This is the first book I've listened to by Andrew Brandt and I will definitely be looking out for more.

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  • Kerry Bark
  • 04-21-21

Wow! Just WOW!

I would give this book 10 stars if I could. It is extraordinary. I couldn't stop listening and finished it in 2 sessions. I was completely captivated from start to finish. The scene building, the characters,the dialogue.. I just love it. And the narration was excellent. I can't wait to get stuck into the authors other work!

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review

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  • Simon
  • 04-14-21

really engaging listen

I thought I'd give this book a go as the idea sounded really good and I'm glad I did as I loved it.

the story follows a writer as he is struggling with his third book until he goes to a coffee shop and meets a new up and coming author. whilst talking to the other author our main character (Hamilton Raine's) meets a beautiful woman called Calliope who turns out to be his muse.

Hamilton then starts writing and finishes his new book which is an instant hit in pre releases.

From that moment on things start to take a dark twist with people seemingly committing suicide all around him, and his muse vanishing Hamilton starts to panic.

I guessed most of the important stuff and how the book would end but there were parts of the story I missed, which made it a brilliant story and very well narrated.

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  • Carol B
  • 04-13-21

Cracker

Hamilton Raines loved writing stories as a child, and his mother told him he could be a successful author.
Now later a grown-up, married and divorced did 3 good novels then got writer's block as they call it.
His publisher tells him to go and work from a coffee shop as he needs a new setting, outlook, so he does have a coffee meets a budding author and signs one of his manuscripts A mysterious woman turns up and just like magic his workflows from his fingertips, a new me and a best seller is born but it comes at a price, is he willing to pay it.?
Great little story short but sweet good narrator clear speech enjoyable.

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  • Doc
  • 04-02-21

Brilliant!

The narrator is astoundingly good and that definitely added to my enjoyment of the book. His range of voices was exquisite.

I very much enjoyed the author's style of writing and carefully chosen words.It was fun finding out how authors feel about certain aspects of their lives through the main character Hamilton's thoughts (Bargain bin!!!)

I can't say anything about the plot as I don't want to give anything away but it is a taut psychological thriller with a good pace throughout and a great ending.

I enjoyed this and will be tracking down some more of the author's work at some point in the future.

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  • Sheeree Lies
  • 03-28-21

Outstanding

If you love being immersed in a believable novel this is for you. Mr. Andrew’s descriptions are filled with details and knowledge that merge to give the reader truly unique experience.