• The Couple Next Door

  • By: Shari Lapena
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-14-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
  • 4 out of 5 stars 3.9 (29 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The No. 1 Sunday Times best-seller and WHSmith Book of the Year 2016
People are capable of almost anything.
Fast-paced and addictive, The Couple Next Door announces a major new talent in thriller writing.
You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall.
Your neighbour told you that she didn't want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn't stand her crying.
Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you live only next door. You'll have the baby monitor, and you'll take it in turns to go back every half hour.
Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realised. She's gone.
You've never had to call the police before. But now they're in your home, and who knows what they'll find there.
What would you be capable of when pushed past your limit?
©2016 Shari Lapena (P)2016 Random House Audiobooks
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Critic Reviews

"2016's most talked-about new thriller." ( Stylist)
"Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. The Couple Next Door lingers long after you turn the final page." (Harlan Coben)
"How well do we ever know those around us? The Couple Next Door will keep you glued to the pages in search of the answer. Even then, you'll never guess the truth...until it's too late." (Lisa Gardner)
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5 out of 5 stars
By barbara on 02-23-18

The Couple Next Door

I could not put this reading down, what an excellent book in all ways, suspense, narration, story everything, loved it from start to end, looking so forward to the next book.

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1 out of 5 stars
By ranika on 12-11-17

Repetitive and boring

The characters in this book made me want to bash my own head in. So repetitive, nothing new happens until the last chapter.

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5 out of 5 stars
By kay wood on 04-24-17

Absolutely loved it. Enjoyed every minute of it.

Great story line with lots of twists and turns. Absolutely loved it, enjoyed every minute of it.

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By kelly lorraine atkinson on 04-14-17

Recommended

Addictive and convincing. The story kept me guessing and listening with intent throughout. Definitely recommended.

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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2 out of 5 stars
By Fiona on 12-27-16

Predictable and implausible

Two dimensional characters, weak plot and totally predictable pretty much from third chapter.
Impossible to like or empathise with any of the characters.
Pleasant narration the only plus

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Helen on 03-07-17

Corny

I thought this story was too contrived. It was obvious who the baddie would turn out to be. The author tried too hard to write a thriller but I wasn't thrilled.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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