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Publisher's Summary

In a windswept British seaside town, single mum Alice Lake finds a man sitting on the beach outside her house. He has no name and no idea how he got there. Against her better judgment, she invites him inside.
Meanwhile, in a suburb of London, 21-year-old Lily Monrose has been married for only three weeks. When her husband fails to come home from work one night, she is left alone in a place where she knows no one and with the police telling her that her husband never existed.
In this suspenseful drama, both women must sort through the secrets surrounding men neither of them knows if they can trust.
©2017 Lisa Jewell (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC
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5 out of 5 stars
By Michelle prime on 05-22-18

I have a new favorite author!

This is the second book I have listened to by Lisa Jewell, and they have both been excellent! Great stories, great narration, not slow at any point. I get distracted easily and will stop listening to a book if it starts to drag. Ms. Jewell has kept me thoroughly entertained. I'm about to spend yet another credit on my new favorite author!

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12 of 12 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 04-19-18

loved it!

Great story and narrator. My first Lisa Jewell book and now I want to gobble up the rest!

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By Janet biglari on 11-15-17

Complex Intriguing Story

I am rapidly becoming a big fan of Lisa Jewell her books are great psychological thrillers but written in a way that the characters become very real and believable. I really enjoyed this book the storyline was unusual with enough of a twist to keep the listener guessing until the end. Lisa really flushes out her characters and provides the listener with a real understanding of the motivations behind their acts. I am not a big lover of love stories but there are some nice tender moments in this book that make it an all round good read. The only issue I would critique is the narration. I always find strong accent changes off putting and I found Helen Duff's cockney (which kept slipping) irritating as were her mens voices. I think getting the balance between changing character's voices is very difficult and few narrators in my opinion seem to get the balance just right. A small moan about a very engaging book that I really enjoyed.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Cupcakekitchen on 05-10-17

An excellent story however....

... The story is great, but the recording is very odd- it's as though parts of the story have been missed out but then added in later in a different voice. It's a real shame as the book is really excellent. It didn't ruin my experience of the book, but is disappointing that such poor quality has been permitted to be sold.

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10 of 11 people found this review helpful

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