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The Broken Ones Audiobook

The Broken Ones

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Publisher's Summary

A shadow follows Sophie. Watching. Waiting.

Her instinct tells her that it's someone she knows. But who? The man she met Internet dating? The nurse caring for her ill mother? Or is her mother faking her illness?

The only thing she knows is that she can't trust anyone. Sophie must delve into a dark history to reveal her stalker. But there are some stories that should never be told.

©2016 Sarah A. Denzil (P)2016 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"So many interesting characters that I ended up suspecting them all, but then the story twists and you're like... what?! Loved it." (Shalini Boland, author of The Girl from the Sea)

What Members Say

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    MrsV Ridge 28/08/2017
    MrsV Ridge 28/08/2017
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    "A brilliant book"

    It keeps you guessing all the time is this person or is her her mother

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Miss Claire A Phipps 01/10/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Disappointing"

    I would have given up but since I paid I listened to the end. Very disappointing, the story was predictable and the narration annoying. The main character was meant to be 35 but sounded and acted more like 55. Perhaps the previous book by Sarah Denali was too good and expectations for this straight after were too high. Save to say I'm glad it's finished.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lana 22/03/2017
    Lana 22/03/2017
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    "good portrait of Alzhimers"

    I found this story to go on a little and drag out, the ending was a disappointment for the very long buildup to it. I won't be in a rush to read other books from this author.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs. Robina C. Morris Lincoln, UK 05/11/2017
    Mrs. Robina C. Morris Lincoln, UK 05/11/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Total thriller"

    Pulls you in you have to finish the book it grabs you bought for my holiday lasted 2 days

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • ReaderCT
    25/05/17
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    "Boring"

    This one was Predictable and the reader was terrible. Skip this one and save yourself a credit.

    73 of 79 people found this review helpful
  • Krity
    16/11/16
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    "No sure why this got such great reviews...."

    This was boring and weird. The narrator sounded like a little old grandmother. Yikes- don't even waste your time.

    65 of 73 people found this review helpful
  • Erin100
    16/12/16
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    "Decent"

    Not so bad. Sofie is a woman with an abusive mother, a timid personality and a lonely life.
    She begins to be stalked and the story leads to learning who is behind it.

    While not exciting in anyway, it passes the time nicely and seemed to keep my interest.

    34 of 39 people found this review helpful
  • Shirley
    Florida
    09/11/16
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    "The Broken Ones"

    Kept my interest. Well written. I had the audible version and liked the narrator. The ending surprised me. I received the PDF version at no charge but paid for the audible version. The book is not the usual type of mystery but it is an enjoyable mysterious. I would like to read more books by this author.

    24 of 28 people found this review helpful
  • Felicia
    21/04/17
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    "Great Story!!"

    A must read from start to finish very exciting with a little twist. Kept me interested all the way through.

    15 of 20 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    07/04/17
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    "Mind Bending Suspense"

    This is a great mind messing book. Not give to much away, you do feel sorry for the mane character and wonder the whole time if her mother has finally pushed her off the deep end. The ending is sickly satisfying.

    19 of 27 people found this review helpful
  • kwdayboise (Kim Day)
    Boise, Idaho
    18/06/17
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    "A mystery with a Hitchcock atmosphere"

    An English school teacher spends her nights caring for her mother who is declining with early-onset Alzheimer's. It's not a happy chore, caring for a woman who was angry and cruel when she was a child and is no more pleasant under the burden of this disease.

    Strange things begin to happen. Lost keys. A found button. Memories of a shadow friend. Her mother wakes in the dark hours telling of a presence in her room. 

    Soon she learns that her mother carries a horrible secret.

    Denzil has created a mystery in the Hitchcock tradition as strange events compile around a lonely woman. The reader is teased along wondering whether it's the mother, a man from an online dating site who she only met for tea, or is she the one doing these things with no memory? It has the feel and pace of a horror story until there's a sudden shift in the action and the ending may make you question your own feelings. In any case it's an unusual book that is an interesting and often spooky read. Your ultimate feeling about the book will probably depend on whether or not you accept the sudden change in action and the mystery's reveal. I won't spoil a bit of it for you but I'm still pondering the twist and the ending a few days after finishing the book.

    Alison Larkin deserves particular praise for a really exceptional reading.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • ewock
    11/06/17
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    "endings"

    good plot but character development poor for some. lately endings not solid, but let's reader decide.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Courtney
    21/10/17
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    "Glad I found this one..,"

    Now this is how your twist and turn. What a fun curvy road...actually kept me guessing!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anya
    USA
    11/10/17
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    "Not the appropriate reader"

    It wasn't a bad book, but it was slow paced, with only average characterization, and the reader seemed to be an old lady which was ok when the old mother was talking, but completely incoherent when it was the main character (a girl in her thirties)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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