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Gwen Farrer

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  • The Darkest Lies

  • A Gripping Psychological Thriller with a Shocking Twist
  • By: Barbara Copperthwaite
  • Narrated by: Alison Campbell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 87

Melanie Oak appeared to have the perfect life. Married to her childhood sweetheart, Jacob, the couple live with their beautiful, loving, teenage daughter, Beth, in a pretty village. Nothing can shake her happiness -- until the day that Beth goes missing, and is discovered beaten almost to the point of death, her broken body lying in a freezing creek on the marshes near their home. Consumed with grief, Melanie is determined to find her daughter's attacker. Someone in the village must have seen something. Why won't they talk?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow.. Thrilled and Chilled in equal measures

  • By JayT on 17-08-17

The darkest lies

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-08-17

This was an excellent tale and the Fen landscape was a great stage set for the action. Characterisation was believable and beautifully crafted. Very much enjoyed this realistic peak into a mother's love.

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  • Play Dead

  • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 4
  • By: Angela Marsons
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340

Westerley research facility is not for the faint-hearted. A "body farm" investigating human decomposition, its inhabitants are corpses in various states of decay. But when Detective Kim Stone and her team discover the fresh body of a young woman, it seems a killer has discovered the perfect cover to bury their crime. Then a second girl is attacked and left for dead, her body drugged and mouth filled with soil. It's clear to Stone and the team that a serial killer is at work - but just how many bodies will they uncover?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Tinydon on 30-05-16

Play Dead. Angela Marsons

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-03-17

Good read, lots of suspense and side plots but what I enjoyed most was the anarchic relationship between the main characters which was lively and gave it reality.