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Close to Home Audiobook

Close to Home: DI Fawley, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Close to Home by Cara Hunter, read by Emma Cunniffe and Lee Ingleby. Featuring 37 cameo voices, including Cara Hunter.

How can a child vanish without a trace?

Last night, 8-year-old Daisy Mason disappeared from a summer party at her home. No one at the party noticed her leave. Even her parents aren't sure of the last time they saw her. DI Adam Fawley is trying to keep an open mind. But he knows that in nine cases out of ten, it's someone close to the victim.

When a pair of bloody tights is discovered, Fawley's worst suspicions are concerned.

Someone knows where Daisy is. And her time is running out.

Introducing DI Fawley and his team of Oxford detectives, Close to Home is the first in the new crime series readers and authors are raving about.

©2017 Cara Hunter (P)2017 Penguin AudioBooks

What the Critics Say

"A mazy, gripping read." (Ian Rankin)

"One of the best crime thrillers I have ever read." (Kathryn Croft)

"The last twist was a genuine stroke of genius." (John Marrs)

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    Sheila East Kilbride, United Kingdom 06/01/2018
    Sheila East Kilbride, United Kingdom 06/01/2018 Member Since 2011
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    "GRIPING"

    Great listen, held attention from beginning to end with a twist in the tail. Looking forward to next book in series.

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    mary 31/12/2017
    mary 31/12/2017 Member Since 2013
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    loved it couldn't stop listening can't wait for her next book it had a lot of twists

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    j c rogers 07/02/2018
    j c rogers 07/02/2018 Member Since 2017
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    "Such a rollercoaster ride "

    This book has been one of the best books I have read for ages. An avid detective/thriller reader I get through so many. Only a few in years do you come across such a great read. This book has everything and is also just the right amount. Some can overdo things , go on or some finish and you say where is the ending. Not this you have a puzzle with twists and turns as you go This is not a straight forward detective who done it and why. You have storie within story and one minute you think it’s part solved it’s just ripped out beneath you and it follows another path. Also as I said deep character stories even in within each side detective and main event. Then twists at the end yet again. This book had me wanting never to put it down and when I wasn’t reading I wish I was. I’m definitely going to hunt out and read everything this author has done. I’m very picky with narration voices too and this was so well chosen and a match made in heaven not just thrown together. Thank you for such a great read I’m sad it had to end.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Granny J 26/01/2018
    Granny J 26/01/2018 Member Since 2018
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    " Real intriguing mystery"

    I just couldn’t stop listening to this heart stopping heartfelt book. The narration was excellent and the twists turns red herrings numerous! Also the lead detective’s own background was another mystery you were intrigued by. Can’t wait to get another by this author.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Nick Dawson 15/01/2018
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    "Enjoyable Crime drama "

    A very enjoyable debut crime drama and i'm very much looking forward to the rest of the series and listening to more about Fawley

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Paul 22/01/2018
    Paul 22/01/2018 Member Since 2018
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    "lots of twists and turns."

    great book, well written. Full of twists that keep you guessing right till the last page.

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    Anne Stedman 18/01/2018
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    "Very enjoyable "

    Will be looking out for the next one. Did not see ending coming , cleverly written and well read

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    Tina 14/02/2018
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    "excellent"

    This book kept me returning to listen with great eagerness. Being from the area that the book is set I found it just that much more interesting as I could picture the setting with ease. The book has an interesting and very engaging plot that builds with consistency throughout. Some very good twists within the plot. However I was a bit shocked with the ending. But all in all a most enjoyable listen. The narrators were very easy to listen too however whilst listening I could only picture Endeavour Morse as the narrator sounded so much like him. Maybe it was that plus the Oxford connection that I enjoyed so much?

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    Iscalady 11/02/2018
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    "Really enjoyed this book "

    Kept me guessing right until the last few pages, excellent story cleverly written and well read.

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    "twist in the tale"

    a story with twists and turns right to the end. enjoyed the tale. good storyline

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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