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Sleep Tight Audiobook

Sleep Tight

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Audible Editor Reviews

Sleep Tight is the chilling new audiobook by the brilliant author Rachel Abbott and narrated by voice artists Melody Grove and Andrew Wincott. Detective Tom Douglas is called in to solve the case of a missing husband and children who disappeared two years earlier. From the second he begins investigating, strange things start happening and the wife of the missing husband vanishes. Is this the case of a family who don't want to be found? Or is someone trying desperately to cover the tracks of their murderous rage? Available now from Audible.

Publisher's Summary

When Olivia calls the police to report that her husband and children are missing, she believes she will never see them again.

Two years later Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas is called to investigate, but this time it's Olivia who has disappeared. Her car is in the garage, and her purse is in her handbag. For some reason every single picture of this family has been removed from albums, phones, and computers. Then they find the blood...

©2014 Rachel Abbott (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"Rachel Abbott will keep you guessing long into the night and just as soon as you've figured it out...think again!" (Suspense Magazine)

What Members Say

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    Liane 12/02/2015
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    "Wow! Fantastic story!"

    What a great story, full of twists and turns, really well written and the narrators were good too. Would definitely recommend this book!

    24 of 25 people found this review helpful
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    K04 London 21/03/2015
    K04 London 21/03/2015 Member Since 2015

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    "decent enough"
    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I liked the attempt at the Northern accent but feel that it would have been better to just have a Mancunian narrate. The male narrator was not the best at doing female voices but overall both narrators were easy to listen to.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a decent story, worth the money but I wouldn't rate as brilliant. The author was good at making you think hard about the clues in some areas but not so much in other areas.
    I didn't like the subplot/side stories like the love angle or the detectives break in because it didn't go anywhere - I mean literally didn't go anywhere at all.
    Overall though if your into this genre and want something easy and a bit cheaper than other audible' s it shouldn't disappoint

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Maureen 23/02/2015
    Maureen 23/02/2015
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    "Gripping story - well paced & excellent narration"
    Where does Sleep Tight rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Very close to the top - I found it hard to stop listening.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I really like Tom - he's not hard to like - he seems to have an instinct for when the evidence is not what it seems.


    Have you listened to any of Melody Grove and Andrew Wincott ’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    No I don't think I have - the narration was very good - as an avid Audible listener I really appreciate good narration - it can really make the experience for the listener.


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

    Yes it definitely was.


    Any additional comments?

    This is the second book I have listened to by Rachel Abbott - really enjoyed The Back Road but this is even better.

    20 of 21 people found this review helpful
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    wozzerk 24/02/2015
    wozzerk 24/02/2015 Member Since 2012
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    "Excellent!!"

    One of the best books I have listened to of late just wished it had lasted longer!!!
    I highly recommend it!!

    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
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    Vivienne 14/08/2015
    Vivienne 14/08/2015
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    "Okay"

    This book was spoilt for me by the narration. In particular the male's accent and inflection grated so much so that I almost returned it.would also have been better if the female narrator played all the female parts and visa versa. Nevertheless, overall the story was very good and an enjoyable listen.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Chris WEST BYFLEET, United Kingdom 14/04/2015
    Chris WEST BYFLEET, United Kingdom 14/04/2015 Member Since 2013
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    "Good story"

    The narrators were very good and the story quite gripping. I did listen to it over 2 days, because I had to know what happened. Recommended.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Pam 18/05/2015
    Pam 18/05/2015 Member Since 2016
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    "Spot on twist turner!"

    Loved this book - the narration was super, the story kept me guessing all the way through - loved all the twists and turns! Can't wait to get into the next Rachel Abbott

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    lorna m kennedy 22/02/2015 Member Since 2011
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    "Excellent story"

    Great story great narration.

    I really enjoy Rachel Abbott's writing, this book kept me entertained right until the very end.


    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Di 08/06/2015
    Di 08/06/2015

    Loving Audible for making it easier for me to utilize book time and immerse myself in good stories.

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    "Not a bad story, but needs polishing"

    I really enjoyed the first crime novel by Rachel Abbott, but this book did not compare very well, and it seemed a bit half baked in comparison. I can see that Rachel Abbott is on the way to creating detective series with her Det. Chief Inspector Tom Douglas, but I think that she might benefit from doing more extensive research in police work for the series. I personally did not like that Tom Douglas was a completely different character from the way he was in the first book, almost unrecognizable - he was caring and gentle, and in this book he was quite cynical in his attitude. I also found the narration a bit strange, Andrew Wincott was probably attempting a Northern accent, but instead it sounded a bit American and cynical, and Olivia's voice was sweet, but it sounded a bit electronic at times, probably because of sync editing. The story is interesting but very improbable in UK setting, it would be a more likely scenario for an American crime novel, it did have that feel to it, I am sure that it would do very well with American audience.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Mazalicious 05/04/2015
    Mazalicious 05/04/2015

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    "Fabulous - really gripping with a little twist"
    Where does Sleep Tight rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It's among the top books I've listened to. Good plot, pacey (although the 'ending' was a little more drawn out than the rest). A slight twist at the end, which is always good to have. Some of the ending was rather predictable, but it didn't spoil my enjoyment of the story. I thought the characters were well drawn and the narration (particularly Andrew Wincott as I love his voice) was very good.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The end of the book where the plot comes to a climax was very well written and well narrated. I won't say too much about it so as not to spoil the plot for others, but I found it very engrossing.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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  • Nicole
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    "Too Long."

    A decent, simple story that could have been gripping, but was dragged out far too long. Not at all worth the hype. Disappointing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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