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Widows' Revenge

Narrated by: Amanda Donohoe
Series: Widows, Book 2
Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)

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The sequel to Lynda La Plante's groundbreaking thriller, Widows - now a major feature film.

Dolly, Linda, Shirley and Bella are back. And this time it's a fight to the finish. 

Against all the odds, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull off - at the cost of their lives.

But though they may be in the money, they're far from easy street.

Shocked by her husband's betrayal, Dolly discovers Harry Rawlins isn't dead. He knows where the four women are and he wants them to pay. And he doesn't just mean getting his hands on the money.

The women can't keep running. They have to get Harry out of their lives for good. But can they outwit a criminal mastermind who won't hesitate to kill?

Especially when one of them has a plan of her own...to kill or be killed.

©2019 Lynda La Plante (P)2019 Bonnier Publishing

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  • Marion
  • 05-22-19

Follow on

After reading so many negative reviews on the narration of the first book, I actually didn’t enjoy this one as much . Although clearer the readers voice was too posh for Dolly. She was an east ender and would not have spoken in a posh voice. Spoilt it for me. Story was not so gripping either. But a good read nevertheless.

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  • rebecca cooper
  • 09-28-19

Great Holiday reading while lounging by the pool.

Couldn't stop listening, great storytelling while sat in the sun and by the pool

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  • T. Dickson
  • 07-15-19

Less good than the original

I was looking forward to listening to the follow up, I was surprised to hear so many tenuous coincidences. The ending was weak and contrived. The three minutes spent tying up loose ends seemed to me a lazy way of finishing a good threaded story.

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  • John Halfpenny
  • 06-20-19

Widows and widow revenge

Absolutely brilliant a.read both books 1 and 2 kept you wondering all the time what would happen

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  • Sandra
  • 06-17-19

Revenge is sweet

Thoroughly enjoyed this sequel to Widows. Great characters and it was good to find out what happens to the widow's. Would highly recommend.

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  • Barbara Ashmore
  • 05-09-19

Disappointed

I was disappointed to discover that this was the second book in a series as this mean I could not fully follow the story

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  • Lisa Adams
  • 04-14-19

Gripping from the start!

Amanda Donohoe made the book funny and scary and brought all the characters to life with her brilliant accents and voices. Couldn’t stop listening!

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  • Willy Eckerslyke
  • 03-24-19

Wierd numbers

Good story, generally well presented but chapter numbers as listed very confusing as one listing bore no resemblance to the other

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-20-19

Brilliant

Waiting for (She’s Out) now please, would be even better if Anne Mitchel could narrate it

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  • Mr P Glendinning
  • 03-19-19

Not as good as Widows

Apart from being not as good as Widows the narrator was better and more pleasant to listen to. The ending was disappointing well like oh sod it that will do sort of ending.

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  • MvdK
  • 04-09-19

Very disappointing novel

Didn't finish it, a first for La Plante; usually a great read, but squibbed it with this novel of shallow female angst and contrariness.