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The Chemist Audiobook

The Chemist

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Publisher's Summary

In this gripping thriller, an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life.

She used to work for the US government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn't even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning.

Now she rarely stays in the same place or uses the same name for long. They've killed the only other person she trusted, but something she knows still poses a threat. They want her dead, and soon.

When her former handler offers her a way out, she realises it's her only chance to erase the giant target on her back. But it means taking one last job for her ex-employers. To her horror, the information she acquires only makes her situation more dangerous.

Resolving to meet the threat head-on, she prepares for the toughest fight of her life but finds herself falling for a man who can only complicate her likelihood of survival. As she sees her choices being rapidly whittled down, she must apply her unique talents in ways she never dreamed of.

In this tautly plotted novel, Meyer creates a fierce and fascinating new heroine with a very specialised skill set. And she shows once again why she's one of the world's best-selling authors.

©2016 Stephenie Meyer (P)2016 Hachette Audio

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    Charlotte W. 13/11/2016
    Charlotte W. 13/11/2016
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    "Held my attention and amazing characters"
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    I loved this book. I am Stephenie Meyer fan and my favourite book is the Host. I was expecting this book to be the 2nd in the series (the seeker) but i'm not disappointed as this is a great book.

    This book has no supernatural element to it but has three great characters that I couldn't get enough of. The lead role is female and she is a strong character who can look after her self from the very start of the book! There are so many great scenes where she kicks ass of strong male characters which is fab. There is of course a love story of course but it isn't the main focus of the story :)

    I love the way Stephanie writes as the story flows well, very catchy and characters you feel for very quickly. Give it a go!

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    Belinda 07/01/2017
    Belinda 07/01/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Awful"

    Simply awful. Please do not waste a credit on this book. The narration was coma inducing. I nearly quit several times but it isn't in my nature to.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Wayjor 24/11/2016
    Wayjor 24/11/2016 Member Since 2009
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    "Not for veterans of the "Thriller genre."

    Perhaps a good book for younger readers or those just beginning their foray into the world of "thrillers". The blurb led me to expect more intrigue and depth than this story delivered and I feel that "young adult fiction" should be a sub-heading. The narrator is clearly very talented (excellent male character voices, I thought) and would be well-suited to a range of performances, however in this case, she invested no drama or tension into the story-telling, which for me, detracted from any sense of suspense or involvement. I stuck with it to the end in case something happened to redeem this book but unfortunately it didn't. Just not for me I suppose and I'd be delighted if I could write nearly as well as this author, however this misses the mark in my opinion, for what that's worth as a non-author.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Joanna Masters 22/11/2016
    Joanna Masters 22/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Twilight all grown up and really worth the read"

    I loved this audio it was well written and read. I am a massive fan of the twilight saga and simply read this book due to that but the Chemist is so much more than I expected and the suspense is so good at times its painful.

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    Happy and Smiling London, England 20/11/2016
    Happy and Smiling London, England 20/11/2016 Member Since 2016

    I love books and audio books. Mainly mainstream fiction - something that will really grab my attention and keep me riveted.

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    "Edge of the seat thriller"

    I couldn't put this book down. The main character is an ex government employee, an interrogator, who has to go on the run when the government decides to eliminate her. There is some romance, and plenty of James Bond style action. If you have read Stephenie Meyer's previous books, this one is very different in that there is nothing supernatural about it, but there are hints of the The Host in there nevertheless. The characters are brilliantly developed, as is the plot line, and there is never a dull moment. The narrator does a brilliant job of bringing the characters to life. Highly recommended to anyone.

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    Marianne 27/02/2017
    Marianne 27/02/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Engaging"

    The story was gripping and well presented. I hope Lola had a good life too.

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    Mrs 16/02/2017
    Mrs 16/02/2017
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    "Brilliant!"

    This was a brilliant read, really unexpected story line.
    I loved The Host and Twilight series and although this was completely different, it did not disappoint.

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    Rebecca 26/01/2017
    Rebecca 26/01/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "excellent from start to finish"

    wow what a page Turner. fast paced, twists and turns with a great ending. Enjoy

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    Annabelle Jade Jackson 20/01/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "loved it!"

    wasnt expecting to like this if im honest as not my usual type of book! but i loved it, couldnt stop listening.

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    Michael Tott 20/01/2017
    Michael Tott 20/01/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Listened to twice in a row"
    Where does The Chemist rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is the best audio book I have listened to, liking it so much that I listened to it twice in a row


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Chemist?

    One of the most memorable moment for me is in the barn and without trying to give anything away, the way the power moves from one character to another and how the different ways they act and move is described and read so well


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    A moment that particularly moved me was the action at the vets and how all of the characters were involved and also had an input in moving the story forward


    Any additional comments?

    If you did not like the Twilight series, this isn't a reason to ignore this book, it is a very different story.I really hope Stephanie Meyer is going to either write more books like this, or even a prequel that gives more of the Chemists back story
    I also really enjoyed the way the book was read, and I am sure this added to my enjoyment. It is the first book I have listened to that Ellen Archer has read, but I very much doubt it will be the last.

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  • Isabella Storchi
    Soliera (MO), ITALY, IT
    25/01/17
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    "Much better than the vampire stories"
    What made the experience of listening to The Chemist the most enjoyable?

    The story and the performance wer excellent


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Alex, the Chemist. Her character is very well built


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I suffered with her when she thought Daniel was dead


    Any additional comments?

    I really hope Stephenie Meyer will make a "serial thriller" of it

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