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The Apartment Audiobook

The Apartment

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Publisher's Summary

A memorable ensemble cast of four young women who share a beautiful loft apartment in New York City's Hell's Kitchen and experience the glamour and challenges of city life, love, and career in this irresistible contemporary story.

Four young women's lives intersect in the apartment they've shared in Hell's Kitchen: Claire, a shoe designer; Abby, an aspiring novelist; Morgan, a successful financial consultant; and Sasha, a resident in obstetrics. As different as they are from one another, the women had become a family by choice. But while their lives had proceeded smoothly in the years they'd lived together, new relationships, job opportunities, and surprising circumstances will test the strength of their bond in and outside the loft that had become their home.

©2016 Danielle Steel (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Joan 05/06/2016
    Joan 05/06/2016
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    "One of her best."

    Danielle Steel is prolific. She has six books out this year and this one is one of the best I have read in the last few years.
    She is at her feel good best here with a familiar theme of four very different young women getting together to rent 'The Apartment' - a huge loft space in New York. The listener gets to know about their lives, jobs, families, boyfriends and the usual ups and downs occur. This book is beautifully crafted and kept me interested and entertained. If you like Danielle Steel you'll love this one, and the narrator was excellent. It took me away from my life for a weekend and I was bereft when it came to an end. Thanks Danielle. I look forward to the next one.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs Janice Ryan 26/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Brilliant storyline, very well read, loved it."

    Excellent book, loved the story and looking forward to next Danielle Steel book. great listening

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    osteo1 20/07/2016
    osteo1 20/07/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Not the most exciting of stories"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The plot needs to speed up and have more about it. It is slow, predictable and boring in several places as the same thing is said quite a few times.


    If you’ve listened to books by Danielle Steel before, how does this one compare?

    It is significantly more dull and doesn't have any real spark to it that engages with the reader because it is easy to guess what is going to happen.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    Explored two of the relationships but with more depth, intrigue and substance to each character.


    Do you think The Apartment needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    NO! It would be so boring just catching up with the lives of the four females and their lives were not really exciting anyway.


    Any additional comments?

    Personally I felt it was a waste of a credit and had i paid full price I would have wondered what for!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Alfred
    18/05/16
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    "Great Book!!!"

    I really enjoyed this book. it was hard to stop listening too. I highly recommend it. I can't wait for her next book!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Author Abbie Johnson Taylor
    Sheridan, WY, United States
    13/05/16
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    "Another Must Read from Danielle Steel"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Apartment to be better than the print version?

    I haven't read the print edition, but the audio edition could have been better.


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

    I think it was when Abby brings home a dog she adopted from a shelter on a whim. Her roommates aren't impressed but gradually open up to the dog and miss the dog when Abby leaves New York, taking the pooch with her.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Dan John Miller?

    That would depend on the book. His portrayal of female characters in this book seemed forced, and the book should have been narrated by a woman since the main characters are female.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    There were several parts of the book that made me laugh.


    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Karen
    21/01/17
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    "Laughable"

    This book is laughably lame. Written at a 5th grade reading level with a male narrator reading in a falsetto character voice. Awful.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Carroll
    08/01/17
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    "Not Steel's Best"
    How could the performance have been better?

    Having a male read the story of four female roommates did nothing for the story.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Robin
    11/05/16
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    "Good read about friendships"

    Enjoyable & Entertaining from Coast to Coast, Chicago, Paris & Milan. Woman making their way on their own

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Cliente Amazon
    08/03/17
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    "Nice"

    Nice book ! Good to listen on car trips . I liked the girls a lot and will miss them.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Touque
    Canada
    04/03/17
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    "ho-hum at best"

    I read a lot of books and generally find I'm sucked into the entire series. Not so with Danielle Steel unfortunately. This was my first time reading one of her books and I won't bother reading another. Very basic writing and no real suspense. Definitely NOT a page-turner!

    The narrator had poor range as well and the voice for Sasha (kind doctor) made her sound like an air-head. None of it came together for me.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lisa
    24/02/17
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    "a lot of characters to keep up with. good story th"

    a lot of characters to keep up with. good story though which

    kept my attention

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • J.
    United States
    16/02/17
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    "Pleasantly surprised"

    The dynamics of the ladies who lived together was complex, endearing, perplexing and just down right interesting. I found myself getting vested in the outcome of each of the characters.

    Overall a very good listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Victoria Deninno
    Oppenheim, NY
    02/02/17
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    "Expected more"

    I think I have moved past D. Steele's books. I found this one boring, and hoping it would end soon. Wouldn't recommend it ~~

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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