Bitter Fruits

  • by Alice Clark-Platts
  • Narrated by Kristin Atherton, Rachel Bavidge, Roy McMillan, Stefan Booth, Tania Rodrigues
  • 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Bitter Fruits by Alice Clark-Pitt, read by Kristin Atherton, Rachel Bavidge, Stefan Booth, Roy McMillian and Tania Rodrigues.
The murder of a first-year student at Durham University shocks the city. But the very last thing anyone expects is an instant confession....
As Detective Inspector Erica Martin investigates Joyce College, a cradle for the country's future elite, she finds a close-knit community of secrets, jealousy and obsession.
The picture of the victim, Emily Brabents, that begins to emerge is that of a girl wanted by everyone, but not truly known by anyone.
Anyone, that is, except Daniel Shepherd. Her fellow student, ever-faithful friend and the only one who cares. The only one who would do anything for her....


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Debated About Returning This Book but....

I debated about returning this book for a myriad of reasons but did slug my way through. Whew. The narration was just about the worst I have heard (and I've listened to over 500 audio books). Not only was it difficult to tell whose voice was narrating at any given time but voices were sometimes recorded over each other which was annoying and distracting. Also, the fluctuation in sound decibels was extreme; for example, I would need to turn the book way up only to have to turn it down again a few seconds later when the next narrator entered the scene. The story itself was confusing and only held me captive for about the last hour and a half when I finally got interested. The premise of the story sounded interesting; first year university students coping with cyber bullying and the pressures of finding a social circle, but the characters lacked depth and with the many voices narrating, this audiobook lacked credibility. Sorry to say, I disagree with the masses on this one. Perhaps this book would be better on the written page to free the reader from the frustration of the confusing voices and allowing a little more clarity in the story line. Yet, I don't recommend the book either way; it's poorly written overall.
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- Marjorie


great mystery. incorporates all the elements of a superb psychological thriller with the intrigue of a whodunit.
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- Cougar

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-02-2015
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd