Before the Storm
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(4.3 based on 18 ratings)
  • 1
    Before the Storm | Diane Chamberlain

    Before the Storm

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated By Abby Craden, Kris Koscheski
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    Laurel Lockwood lost her son once through neglect. She's spent the rest of her life determined to make up for her mistakes, and she has succeeded in becoming a committed, protective parent-maybe even overprotective. Still, she loosens her grip just enough to let Andy attend a local church social-a decision that terrifies her when the church is consumed by fire. But Andy survives...and remarkably, saves other children from the flames.

    Good story, dreadful narration

    I was hooked by the story but had to go and read it on kindle in the end as the female narrator was just awful. It was like someone told her to make s..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 May 2017 by S.Wedley (Somerset, UK)
  • 2
    Secrets She Left Behind | Diane Chamberlain

    Secrets She Left Behind

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated By Abby Craden, Kris Koscheski
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Reintegration into the outside world proves difficult for Maggie, even beyond dealing with Keith and her guilt. Somehow the two must find a way to overcome the past because Maggie and her family may be all Keith has left.

    Very disappointing

    could not finish. Narration was unbearable to listen too. Story line was not very interesting. had to return

    Reviewed on 28 February 2016 by 5712.odea ()
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    Secrets She Left Behind | Diane Chamberlain

    Secrets She Left Behind

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated By Abby Craden, Kris Koscheski
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    The sudden disappearance of Sara Weston is a mystery to her 17-year-old son, Keith. Keith is healing from an arson attack, and in Sara's absence, he must face a challenging situation alone: the release of his half sister, Maggie, from prison. Maggie, who was partially responsible for the fire. Somehow the two must find a way to overcome the past, because Maggie and her family may be all Keith has left.

    Incredibly moving follow up to Before the Storm

    Yes - deals with a range of emotions.

    Reviewed on 13 February 2016 by Helen L ()