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This Secret We're Keeping Audiobook

This Secret We're Keeping

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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of This Secret We're Keeping by Rebecca Done, read by Kristin Atherton and Oliver Chris.

A pupil and a teacher. Is it ever right to break the rules?

Jessica Hart has never forgotten Matthew Landley. After all, he was her first love when she was 15 years old. But he was also her school maths teacher, and their forbidden affair ended in scandal, with his arrest and imprisonment.

Now, 17 years later, Matthew returns to Norfolk, with a new identity and a long-term girlfriend and a young daughter who know nothing of what happened before. Yet when he runs into Jessica, neither of them can ignore the emotional ties that bind them together. With so many secrets to keep hidden, how long can Jessica and Matthew avoid the dark mistakes of their past imploding in the present?

From debut author Rebecca Done, This Secret We're Keeping is a powerful and provocative novel about the ties which can keep us together - or tear us apart.

©2016 Rebecca Done (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

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    Miss 07/06/2016
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    "Incredible"

    An amazing book from start to finish with an ending that was so beautifully written.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lynne 07/05/2016
    Lynne 07/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Wonderful!"

    I have been completely captivated by this book from start to finish! A must read!!!!

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    K 05/05/2016
    K 05/05/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Narrator with spit issues"

    I couldn't even listen to this after the first chapter. It was unbelievable that the narrator kept swallowing, licking her lips and making general horrible mouth noises. Gross.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs. V. F. Brown 14/07/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "too many similes"

    a bizarre love story with too many extravagantly crafted similes : one in every paragraph.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    janet porth, United Kingdom 14/06/2016
    janet porth, United Kingdom 14/06/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "Very good"

    Slow getting going but really enjoyed both the content and delivery.
    I enjoyed this book and would recommend .

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    SEREN 22/05/2016
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    "Rather slow and lack lustre."
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    Some interesting moments.


    How has the book increased your interest in the subject matter?

    No.


    What did you find wrong about the narrator's performance?

    Story is rather slow, but the constant swallowing by the narrator was most off-putting.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Fingerprint71 16/05/2016
    Fingerprint71 16/05/2016
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    "Excellently narrated by Kristen Atherton!"

    I really enjoyed this book...at times the story seem to drag on and felt a little tedious but overall, a shady subject with an insiders light.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lyndsay 09/05/2016
    Lyndsay 09/05/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "A good listen"

    I downloaded this expecting nothing really, but actually I couldn't stop listening. It's nothing groundbreaking but a good listen! The ending wasn't what I expected either!

    However, if you are sensitive to weird mouth noises, the female narrator can get a bit annoying at times.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 13/10/2016
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    "Should have been shorter."

    This book was quite boring . The story idea was ok but it went on , and on , and on . How many times did I hear " the day of the bbq" ? I had no sympathy for any of the characters.

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    paul lightfoot 17/09/2016
    paul lightfoot 17/09/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Nauseous noises from narrator"
    What disappointed you about This Secret We're Keeping?

    Very slow moving. Narrator made me feel like she was trying not to vomit, constantly swallowing. Characters not very likeable


    What was most disappointing about Rebecca Done’s story?

    A little boring. Found it difficult to stick at it to the end.


    What didn’t you like about Kristin Atherton and Oliver Chris ’s performance?

    Awful gulping and swallowing. Feel quite nauseous listening to it


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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