The Memory Watcher

  • by Minka Kent
  • Narrated by Sally Vahle, Morgan Laure
  • 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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When Autumn Carpenter stumbles upon the social media account of the family who adopted her infant daughter years ago, she finds herself instantly drawn into their picture-perfect existence.
From behind a computer screen, Autumn watches Grace's every memory, from birthdays to holidays to bedtime snuggles. But what starts as an innocent fascination soon spirals into an addictive obsession that comes to a screeching halt the day the McMullen family closes their Instaface account without so much as a warning.
Frantic and desperate to reconnect with her daughter, Autumn applies for a nanny position with the McMullens, manipulating herself into Grace's life under false pretenses. And it's only then that Autumn discovers pictures lie, the perfect family doesn't exist, and beautiful people? They have the ugliest secrets.

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Customer Reviews

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I did not see that coming!

Several surprises in this story. I would classify this one as a "light psycho thriller" if there is such a thing. The ending seemed abrupt, but I enjoyed the book and the narration.
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- ROBIN

Webs within webs, within a large web...

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If you're looking for a fresh, relevant, unpredictable psychological thriller, you'll like this book because the summary doesn't do justice for the depth of the characters and plot development. The author doesn't use cheap surprises and curve balls for shock value, rather she allows details to unravel on their own to speak for itself. I was wrong almost every time I assumed something and was left impressed with the author's ability to not include unconnected elements. I read a few negative reviews and I think they're due to not just accepting certain realities and not understanding how traumatized people can be left from the past - without this, I can see how one may think some content and detail the author provides to the story line are far-fetched. This book definitely held my interest throughout and I highly recommend it.

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- JK907

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-02-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios