The Invisible Ones

  • by Stef Penney
  • Narrated by Dan Stevens
  • 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Small-time private investigator Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed. But before the accident that landed him there, he'd been hired to find Rose Janko, the wife of a charismatic son of a traveling Gypsy family, who went missing seven years earlier. Half Romany himself, Ray is well aware that he's been chosen more for his blood than his investigative skills. Still, he's surprised by the intense hostility he encounters from the Jankos, who haven't had an easy past. Touched by tragedy, they're either cursed or hiding a terrible secret-whose discovery Ray can't help suspecting is connected to Rose's disappearance.

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Great narration! Slow story that plods along.

I purchased this audio book based on two things . . . First, Dan Stevens was the narrator and, in my opinion and without a doubt, Dan Stevens is one of the best narrators I've ever listened to. He truly enriches any book he reads. Second, after reading the reviews, it sounded like a worthwhile read.

The story was interesting, but it seemed to plod along. It took so long to get through the plot and then it suddenly ended. I liked the two main characters Ray Lovell and JJ and how they shared the story. I felt sympathetic toward both of them . . . especially JJ.
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- Robyn

Never a Dull Moment

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely! Even people who aren't


Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes! A plot within a plot within a plot within a . . .


What about Dan Stevens’s performance did you like?

He is perfect for the book. My book club friends who read the book saw it in a whole new way when I played them exerts of Steven's voices


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If only it were possible - yes


Any additional comments?

So satisfying I wish I had a cigaret when it ended.

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- Elishah "You may be right; I may be crazy. But I just may be the lunatic you're looking for!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-17-2012
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio