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Emma Flatley

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  • Almost Love

  • By: Louise O'Neill
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 93

When Sarah falls for Matthew, she falls hard. So it doesn't matter that he's 20 years older. That he sees her only in secret. That slowly but surely, she's sacrificing everything else in her life to be with him. Sarah's friends are worried. Her father can't understand how she could allow herself to be used like this. And she's on the verge of losing her job. But Sarah can't help it. She is addicted to being desired by Matthew. And love is supposed to hurt. Isn't it?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Obsession and objectification - dark tale

  • By K. J. Noyes on 07-03-18

Simple and beautiful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-04-18

Really quite brilliant, a tale of love and obsession, pain and hope. You really feel Sarah’s loss and fluctuate between empathy and compassion to frustration and despair, at her need for one man. A must read.

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  • The Night Strangers

  • A Novel
  • By: Chris Bohjalian
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, Alison Fraser
  • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 25

In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern New Hampshire, a door has long been sealed shut with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts. The home's new owners are Chip and Emily Linton and their twin ten-year-old daughters. Together they hope to rebuild their lives there after Chip, an airline pilot, has to ditch his 70-seat regional jet in Lake Champlain due to double engine failure. The body count? Thirty-nine.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good idea, average execution

  • By Michaela on 18-02-14

Don't bother!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-17

This is the worst book I've had from audible, the story is turgid and keeps re-telling the pilot's ordeal, but without adding anything new to the story or his experience. There is very little suspense in what could be a classic ghost tale, and whilst I won't ruin the end for you, it's so lame you will wish you hadn't bothered. There is a moment which reminds me of the film Hot Fuzz, it becomes that farcical. Frankly I think an intelligent 12 year old could have come up with something more creative and interesting. If you buy this book you will feel very short changed!