Regular price: $14.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $14.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Diverse, dark-humored, and deliciously bite-sized, this compelling collection of 12 short stories by JT Lawrence include:
"Escape" - A story about about a suicidal baby who knows he was born into the wrong life, and has to get creative to correct the mistake, much to his mother's horror.
"The Itch" - An intense, uncontrollable, unexplainable itch lands the protagonist in a mental institution.
"Bridge Gate" - In this poignant and charming short story, a daughter yearns to connect with her absent father through the letters they exchange. She's not put off by his pedantic corrections of her writing, despite the slow reveal that he is less than perfect himself.
"The Unsuspecting Gold-Digger" - A woman gradually poisons her husband so that she doesn't have to break his heart.
©2016 JT Lawrence (P)2017 JT Lawrence
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By Catrina P on 02-21-18

Short Stories With a Twist

Sticky Fingers is a collection on 12 wonderfully written short stories by JT Lawrence. While the stories are unrelated, there is a commonality... they all had a bit of a twist that caught me off guard. That made for a very enjoyable listen!

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

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Bashful Reader on 12-20-17

Short Stories that stick with you

Was really impressed by the narrator, she brought a different level to the stories. This was not my first time reading this as I read the book when it came out, the second time around was just as good, the narrator gave life to the audiobook

Definitely recommending this to anyone who loves short stories, and even to those who like me would like to get started on short stories.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
4 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 01-07-18

If the balance is off, bad things can happen.

In the book Sticky Fingers, J.T.Lawrence has given the reader twelve beautifully written and unexpected short stories. Each is quite unique, told almost exclusively from the point of view of the main protagonist, be that a kleptomaniac woman, a suicidal baby or, in the case of this reader's personal favourite, Travelling Slacks, a detailed entry into the Trip Adviser Review and the conversation which results from it between the guest and the owner of the establishment.

Each time, the author takes the reader inside the head of the character who is telling their own story, and sometimes there just might be another person already inside, as in the detective investigation, She Did It. And not everything is as it first appears. Most are enjoyable, all very readable and strange but at the same time completely human and real, little tastes of the surprising unique individuality of people.

The audiobook is narrated by Bianca Flanders and it is a reading rather than a performance, with little variation given to different character definition. The timbre of her voice is pleasant and well paced, she reads, too, with apparent understanding and her pronunciation crystal sharp. However, her slight accent (South African?) sometimes left me uncertain of a given word, as in the story entitled The Itch which I initially believed was called The Etch, to my puzzlement. This mistake rapidly was corrected but there were other occasions where the meaning remained unresolved. But overall, hers was a good narration.

Sticky Fingers is more than a collection of short stories. It is a coming together of a small group of individuals, each with some strange quirk which the author brings vividly to life for the reader. Not necessarily always likable, each is, however, interesting and well worth getting to know. It is a remarkable experience.
Definitely recommended.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By TerryHeth on 10-27-17

Great mix of stories

This was fab. Such a mix from Itch, an itch that has consequences to Sticky Fingers how tempting to pick that up and why?
JT Lawrence has covered lots of topics to tempt the listener to keep them enthralled. The narrator is very clear and well spoken. Very enjoyable.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc