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Disappearance at Devil's Rock

Narrated by: Erin Bennett
Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
Categories: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Horror
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Summary

A blend of literary fiction, psychological suspense and supernatural horror from the author of A Head Full of Ghosts.

Late one summer night, Elizabeth Sanderson receives the devastating news that every mother fears: her 13-year-old son, Tommy, has vanished in the woods of a local park. Riddled with worry, pain and guilt, Elizabeth is wholly unprepared for the strange series of events that follow. As the search grows more desperate, and the implications of what happened become more haunting and sinister, no one is prepared for the shocking truth about that night.

©2016 Paul Tremblay (P)2016 HarperCollins Audio

Critic reviews

"Brilliantly creepy." ( Library Journal)
"This tense, quick-moving story...is a satisfying piece of fiction that shifts genres underneath the reader." ( Booklist)
"Tremblay expertly ratchets up the suspense until the tension is almost at its breaking point." ( Kirkus Reviews)
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Good read

Read this after head full of ghosts, which is still my favourite of the two. I think I remember reading some reviews saying the narrator was boring but I disagree, at the beginning it can seem so but her reading style suits the book well.

If anyone has ever watched mungo lake then this book is extremely similar, to the point I feel one most have inspired the other.

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At times nearly but not really...

I wanted to like this but it just never gripped and in the end dragged

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loved it!

great story kept me listening on edge of my seat until the end... have now brought the other 2... hope they are as thrilling going to listen to them now... can't wait!!

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meh

The narrator was extremely monochromatic and the story line was that of a children's book. But all and all I suppose it was bearable.

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Slow Slow Slow

Had only this to listen to while away so got on with it.......far far too slow