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Guilty

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Publisher's Summary

It begins with a phone call. It ends with a missing child.

On a warm summer's morning, 13-year-old schoolgirl Constance Lawson is reported missing.

A few days later, Constance's uncle, Karl Lawson, suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect.

Six years later...

Karl's life is in ruins. His marriage is over, his family destroyed. But the woman who took everything away from him is thriving. With a successful career, a husband, and a gorgeous baby boy, Amanda's world is complete. Until the day she receives a phone call, and in a heartbeat she is plunged into every mother's worst nightmare.

An utterly compelling psychological thriller that will keep you guessing to the very last minute. Perfect for fans of Louise Jensen, Claire Douglas, and Sarah Denzil's Silent Child.

©2017 Laura Elliot (P)2017 Bookouture

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    Christine McAdams 28/07/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Awful narrator "

    This book is well written and does leave a little bit of mystery at the end. it's not page turning so to speak! But is enjoyable the main and only problem is the awful narrator. The Irish accent is normally pleasant to listen to unfortunately it sounds fake and put on when listening to this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    helend 01/09/2017
    helend 01/09/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "FANTASTIC IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE !!!!"

    TWISTED!!!!! IT TURNED!!!! IT WAS BRILLIANT I RECOMMEND THI BOOK!!!!!!! through earphones!!!!!!
    ITS MORE INTENSE

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Gemma Hereford 16/08/2017
    Gemma Hereford 16/08/2017
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    "Good but the narration spoils it!"
    What made the experience of listening to Guilty the most enjoyable?

    This book, in the main is well written and i enjoyed how the story flowed. however, it was in no means a page turner and it did take me a while to get involved in the storyline


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

    Nothing wrong with the story as such, although not exactly realistic it had some good twists and turns. Unfortunetly, the narrator completly ruined the listen for me, The irish accent is usually a lovely soothing tone, but you could tell this narroator was faking it and it was harsh and unrealistic.


    What didn’t you like about Laoisha O'Callaghan’s performance?

    Nothing, she spoiled the listen for me


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It started off as an intriguing story. but then as the book went on it got more surreal! i could of had an emotional connection if it go off on such an odd tangent. Dont get me wrong i read the whole thing and it was good but i found it hard work.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Trace 04/08/2017
    Trace 04/08/2017
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    "Brilliant read"

    This book not only takes you on an emotional rollercoaster, it is extremely thought provoking. Be careful what you do in life, because karma's sitting just around the corner 😊

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • H. Laird
    Kansas City, MO
    10/09/17
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    "DON'T BUY AUDIO VERSION"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Guilty to be better than the print version?

    Haven't read the book. I stopped listening to the audio version after 40 minutes. The reader speaks quite slowly with minimal inflection. I have listened to audio books for many years and nearly always enjoy the ride. However this reader has spoiled this experience for me and I am returning the book.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Miller
    Reisterstown, MD, United States
    14/09/17
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    "Narrator yuk"

    The story was great most of the way, kind of anticlimactic at the end. However the narration was some of the worst I've ever listened to. Very little difference between characters. And if everyone in Ireland whines that much when they talk, nobody would ever want to visit that country. Sorry.
    I never write reviews but had to do so this time.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Laurie Kohn
    15/08/17
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    "Amazing!!"

    This book pulls u from the first chapter and does not let go!! One of those books u don't want to let go of

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Marty
    Avis, pa 17721
    12/08/17
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    "A great plot. Pay back is tough"

    I loved this book and its narrator. Although i usually don't agree with revenge, i was so glad the book ended like it did.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Teez
    03/08/17
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    "Best Read"

    The author is amazing a d kept me wanting to red more. The ending was priceless.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Tony Damiani
    30/07/17
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    "A Really Great Story"

    Laura Elliot re-writes the hackneyed kidnap story into an edgy, psychological drama that resonates with Greek and Shakespearian themes of revenge and redemption. Yes, there's a bit of willing suspension of disbelief in some of the plot twists but oh, what a web she weaves! Laoisha O'Callaghan's beautiful, sometimes plangent, alto works perfectly for this story. Don't miss this book.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Daphne Mills
    28/08/17
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    "Ughh"

    I liked the story. The narration seemed a bit odd and forced (accent). I felt like the book was never going to end even though the build was appropriate.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Amy
    16/10/17
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    "good story, OK narrator"

    The story was interesting keeps you entertained But the narrator had a bad American accent

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • horslovr
    08/10/17
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    "Drawn out but not a terrible read."

    I found this book to be rather drawn out; I found myself listening to the “blathering on” like background noise that you ignore for awhile. The storyline was fine, but I think it could have been written better. A good premise, but! The narration could have been better and, as other reviewers have noted, the voice is spoken in a slow, sort of monotone way.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anonymous
    05/10/17
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    "Pleasant Narrator; Gripping Story"

    The narrator has a lovely Irish accent and reads at a good pace. The story was gripping and kept me listening.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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