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A very good sequel

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-06-19

This is a very good sequel to "An evil mind", which I count between the best thrillers by Carter.
As usual, the author idealizes Robert Hunter, but at this point I am used to it and I don't mind. The Lucian character is still fascinating.

Mi piace molto

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-05-19

L'ho gia ascoltato in inglese e sempre mi piace tanto. Sembra non molto realista, ma chi sa? Una coppia perfetta dovrebbe sempre essere analizzata...

This is not a thriller

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-03-19

I expected a thriller, therefore action, speed etc. There is none here. A lot of self-analysis instead, a lot of inside thoughts, not vey bright. Maybe some readers like that but I don't. Ware's Woman of the cabin 10 is way better.

I like the story very much

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-19

I like the storytelling of B. A. Paris. Like the surprises, the intimacy with characters, speaking in the first person, everything. The plot is very ingenious. The Russian dolls very surprising. Somehow I see here the heritage of Agatha Christie, which is really good.
The book is read by two lectors and unfortunately I didn't appreciate vey much the male one because of his lack of fluidity i.e. chopping the phrases rhytmically. This kind of reading isn't natural, nobody speaks that way. But it wasn't bad on the whole.

Many twists and surprises

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-02-19

But at the same time many poetical descriptions of feelings and surroundings. I am not fond of descriptions.
The performance is just a 4 star one, a little too emotional, although Lars's character is very well interpreted.

Less captivating than other Swanson's books

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-02-19

Most memorable moment is at the end. The narrator is ok, but keeps cutting the phrases rhytmically, which is a little annoying. There is less action than in other Swanson's books.

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Good but I prefer other thrillers by Swanson

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-19

This one could be, I think, improved if all the Paris story were moved to the end. This would create more surprise!
Excellent performance.

Very good

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-19

I like surprises. This book is full of them! Rapid action, original caracters, especially feminine, I wonder whether the author has such atypical women acquaintaces? 😃

Thoroughly enjoyed this book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-19

The mysterious Audray/Liana/Jane is already captivating, but the twists of action are just exulting and I even like the "open" ending.
But I pity Irene.

Very boring

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-19

I couldn't finish this book. Thank goodness Rawlings turned to Harry Potter. Not gifted for thrillers.