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  • The Husband's Secret

  • By: Liane Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,896
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,717
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,708

The Husband's Secret is a funny, heartbreaking novel of marriage, grief, love, and secrets. When her husband announces he's in love with her best friend, painfully shy Tess picks up her young son and returns to her mother's house. There she begins an unexpected affair with an old flame. Rachel is a woman in her 60s consumed by grief and anger at the loss of her daughter 20 years earlier. When her son announces he is taking her beloved grandson overseas, Rachel begins a descent into deeper bitterness and pain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story - really enjoyed it!

  • By Mrs. K. J. D. CURRIE on 12-11-13

Thoroughly enjoyable read

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

Reviewed: 17-02-14

Would you listen to The Husband's Secret again? Why?

I would listen to The Husband's Secret again because I just love the characters. They are so real and easy to relate to.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Can't tell - can't not!

Any additional comments?

Liane Moriarty has such an entertaining and addictive writing style. The story is a great one but the real magic is in the way it is told. The characters are so realistic. I'm sure I've met these people. The secret was shocking and not the infidelity that I expected. I would thoroughly recommend this book.

  • The Forgotten Garden

  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 631
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 480
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485

Thirty-eight year old Cassandra is lost, alone, and grieving. Her much loved grandmother, Nell, has just died and Cassandra, her life already shaken by a tragic accident 10 years ago, feels like she has lost everything known and dear to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely listen

  • By Susanna on 03-01-11

Great story beautifully told

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

Reviewed: 17-02-14

Where does The Forgotten Garden rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This would rate as one of the best audiobooks I have listened to so far. It's the longest but totally engrossing.

What did you like best about this story?

I love the way Kate Moreton writes. She delivers the story in delicate little bits so that you can't tear yourself away. Her characters are rich and her descriptions vivid.

What about Caroline Lee’s performance did you like?

I've listened to other books read by Caroline Lee that were quite a different style. Caroline adapts so well to the mood of the book and does a brilliant job capturing the characters' personality in their voices.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful