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The Jump Audiobook

The Jump

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Publisher's Summary

The gripping story of life on the inside and the outside of one of Britain's toughest prisons.

Donna Brunos worships her husband and is devastated when he is jailed for armed robbery. Georgio swears he's been set up and persuades Donna to help him escape. Implementing 'the jump' takes Donna into a twilight world she never believed existed - a world of brutal sex and casual violence. Finally, she is confronted by a series of shattering revelations that threaten not only everything she believes in but also, ultimately, her own life....

©1996 Martina Cole (P)2012 Headline Digital

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    Sandra 23/12/2015
    Sandra 23/12/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Brilliant Listen"

    Listened to half a dozen Martina Cole books and this is the best so far. Great story line and Annie Aldington brings the story to life. Best narrator by far

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    John Hollingsworth UK 16/09/2015
    John Hollingsworth UK 16/09/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "It just got better"

    As a man I still loved the plot, totally amazing characters throughout .An insight into the criminal world with no holds barred,

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Taytay 13/06/2015
    Taytay 13/06/2015
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    "Usual high standard"

    For those who are fans of Martina's style you'll love this, it's also one of her earlier works and more focused on the view from inside prison which is great-also great twist.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Phil Fos 13/08/2017
    Phil Fos 13/08/2017 Member Since 2012

    Baggieman

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    "Good story - Great narrator"
    What did you like most about The Jump?

    This was classic Martina Cole, and the narrator Annie Aldington is just perfect for the job.


    What does Annie Aldington bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Having heard several of Martina Cole books read by Annie I wouldn't want to read the books. She just is the characters, one can identify the various people purely by her range of voices, which makes her a super narrator for me.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Debbie Collings Wr80hz 03/08/2017
    Debbie Collings Wr80hz 03/08/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Really great plot"

    Loved every second of this book. Great plot and read very well. Such talent, I'm on a mission to listen to all her books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    23/06/2017
    23/06/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "The. Jump"

    Another winner from avey talented author who never fails to deliver. Long may her reign continue.

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    josie hart 09/03/2017
    josie hart 09/03/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "top story"

    really enjoyed fab read gripping story line.lots of twists and turns which i never saw coming

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    J. Nelson uk 06/03/2017
    J. Nelson uk 06/03/2017

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    "fantastic book very good narrator."

    loved it well worth the money .keeps you thinking until the end. narrator is exlant

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    Ravy Davy 21/02/2017
    Ravy Davy 21/02/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "OK but lead character is annoying"

    although the story is good the lead character Donna is so irritating I found myself wanting her bits to finish.

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    pixie 14/08/2016
    pixie 14/08/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Brilliant"

    exciting and pacy! loved this book. characters were big and believable! great twist too. loved it.

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    Vancouver
    12/12/16
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    "Annie Aldington is the BEST"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Jump to be better than the print version?

    I love Annie's range on accents. Though, her scottish was a bit of a let down. Anyhoo, she is by far the best narrator Audible has. The only bit I didn't like fully about this book is the unsavoury part of the plot which I will not spoil for others. It made it difficult to get through some parts and I probably won't listen to this book again. I mean I finished it because I needed to know how it all turned out. BUT i normally re listen to Martina/Annie books a few times in case I missed something and for entertainment value. But because of the aforementioned unsavoury element of the plot, I can't re-listen to this one. I really had hoped that Donna would have done something better with the money... you know?


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    Donna should have used the money as a sanctuary or other sort of foundation for the victims.


    What does Annie Aldington bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Emotion


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tracy
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    22/10/12
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    "Interesting Jump"

    A typical Martina Cole novel. Repetitive in places, intriguing, but not a best seller.
    Overall an average listen, good narration.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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