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The Unimaginable Audiobook

The Unimaginable

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Publisher's Summary

From the author of One Pink Line comes a story about letting go of the past and finding bravery in the depths of fear. Set on the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand and the rough waters of the Indian Ocean, The Unimaginable paints a vivid portrait of a young woman on a journey to find herself-and her harrowing fight for survival.

After twenty-eight years of playing by the rules, Jessica Gregory moves from her small Indiana town to Phuket, Thailand. But her newfound routine is upended with the arrival of Grant Flynn, a captivating, elusive man who is sailing around the world while trying to move on from a past tragedy. Jessica volunteers to help crew Grant's boat, Imagine, on a passage across the Indian Ocean and finds herself falling in love with him as the voyage gets underway. But when disaster strikes, Jessica must summon her courage as the crew is confronted by unspeakable terrors - and, aboard a boat named for such promise, comes the unimaginable.

©2014 Dina Silver (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved

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    Kaggy 20/03/2015
    Kaggy 20/03/2015 Member Since 2013

    Will read anything within reason.

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    "Good grief"

    This is like one of those truly awful made for TV American films. No cliche is excluded and no character leaves their eyeballs unrolled. A hammy cheesy effort. In fact a complete Croque.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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  • purplecowlover
    10/04/15
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    "Excellent story"

    This is an excellently written tale with interesting characters. By the middle of the book the unimaginable happens and I couldn't stop listening.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Rose Mary Smith
    REYNOLDSBURG, OH, US
    21/01/15
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    "Highly Intriguing"

    The complexities in the characters... The overall plot... The imagery.. All are outstanding in this book. I could not bear to put it down.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Lia
    Sutton, Australia
    05/12/15
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    "The Unimaginable Good Book @$7.34!"

    Jessica Gregory is a teacher that is looking to take control of her life. She has always lived in a small town in Indiana and decides after the death of her mother to move to Phuket, Thailand. She teaches English at one of the local schools. While she is there, she takes on a second job as a waitress at a marina. Jessica is enjoying being in Thailand but she begins to feel like she is in the same rut that she was in while living in Indiana. So, Jessica decides to put a flyer up that she would be willing to help work on a boat. She is contacted to help out on a boat and during her interview she realises the owner of the boat is someone she has met during her time in Thailand. His name is Grant Flynn and she begins to develop a crush on him. However, there are times that she can't get a good read on him, but he seems to be getting over something from his past. Jessica is finally hired to work on their boat. She thinks she is in for a great adventure but along the way something terrible happens. I can't give anymore past this point or the twist would be completely given away!

    I enjoyed this book. It was entertaining and kept me interested the whole time. The second half of the book was so compelling that I couldn't put it down. The story was so intense and heartbreaking at times. I can't imagine going through any of the events that happen. Grant and Jessica both have to face things that they go through. This story ultimately is about letting go and going after what you really want in life. This story shows that people should do that before it's too late. Now, everyone listen to this book so that we can discuss what happens, because I'm dying over here!!!

    Amy McFadden was really good with the delivery of the story

    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
  • Stephanie E. O'Neill
    05/02/16
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    "Mystery, Drama & Romance All in One"

    An enjoyable listen that held my interest. The ending is a bit predictable and rushed, but it ultimately delivered. The inspirations for the story were the most interesting, though. The narrator is very good, which makes listening a lot better.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Gale Ann
    Elk Grove
    23/01/16
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    "Good Adventure"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Yes, an enjoyable story..


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Love HEAs.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Amy McFadden?

    This narrator is very one dimensional with all the many books I've listened to her read. She always sounds the same and always gushes. It's the GUSHING that I'm getting tired of. I'm thinking she gets so many gigs because she must not charge as much as others in her field.


    Could you see The Unimaginable being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Yes because of the gorgeous places in the story. Josh Duhamel or Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mimi Clifton
    Covington, LA
    04/10/15
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    "Good story"

    Really enjoyed the adventure, romance, relationships, and characters. Entertaining read. I would recommend this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    14/01/15
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    "Too Soapy"

    Too much attention to not important details. Very predictable romantic ending! Not real life characters

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Angelica Quintero
    18/12/14
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    "Beautiful, heartbreaking and lifechanging story"
    If you could sum up The Unimaginable in three words, what would they be?

    Dreams, Love, Life


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved that they both were catching their dreams, she out of love for herself and he out of love for his dead wife.


    Have you listened to any of Amy McFadden’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes. I listened her in Aftershock and Afterburn by Sylvia Day and I loved her voice in that audiobook and I loved her voice now. These books are very different from each other and she made it flawlessly.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Love and Lost


    Any additional comments?

    This book is really different from every other I've ever read. I really have to start reading the synopsis of the books to at least be prepared to what I'd read. I totally loved it. I had me on edge half of the book. I cryed like a baby, my heart was hurting so badly when the unimaginable happend. I was so happy with the ending of the book. It was perfect.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Cesare
    20/07/16
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    "This was so good"

    I really liked the story. Very romantic and adventurous story. Super recommended :) it was my first audiobook

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jenny
    13/04/16
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    "Heartwarming story"
    Where does The Unimaginable rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    top 10


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Grant Flynn, mysterious, sexy, beautiful soul and a loving character who felt the need to take care of and protect all he new. He lived four years with a heavy heart at the loss of his wife to cancer, and couldn't seem to shake this loss. He met Jessica, and she opened his heart to love again after being overtaken by pirates on their sailboat and losing his best friend. He was so generous and caring. I fell in love with him!


    Have you listened to any of Amy McFadden’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    yes, but none can compare to this one


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    The power of love


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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