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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Faking Friends by Jane Fallon, read by Sally Scott and Kristin Atherton.

Best friend. Soulmate. Confidante. Backstabber.

Amy thought she knew who Melissa was - then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge of the wedding of her dreams to her long-distance fiancé. When her career begins to unravel, she pays a surprise trip home to London. Her boyfriend Jack is out, but another woman has been making herself at home.... And that Other Woman is Melissa.

Amy has lost her job, her fiancé and her home in one disastrous weekend - but instead of falling apart, she's determined to get her own back. Piecing her life back together won't be half as fun as dismantling theirs, after all.

©2018 Jane Fallon (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

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Didn't want it to end

I loved this book, read quite a few of Jane Fallons books and this is her best so far. If you like a good bitchfest revenge story then this is for you.

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wonderful

This is a cracking listen. I enjoyed every minute. lots of twists. Only downside was I didn't believe the character was nearly forty. they all seemed to be in their late 20s.

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Terrific

Easy listen but still v exciting . Really worth a listen ,one of my favourites.excellent narration.

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Fantastic

Absorbing and clever, didn't want it to end. Narrator easy to listen to, good at differentiating characters without found OTT.

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Truly awful

With the exception of the latest Helen Fields book, I’ve downloaded some really duds lately.

This one is boring, patronising & fluffy (not in a happy feel good way).

Don’t waste your time. Got to the fourth chapter & couldn’t stand anymore.

Thank goodness for audible allowing you to return books you don’t like!

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love it!!

couldn't stop listening, ruined my day !! 😁😁If u love rom com u will love this

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Easy listening but...

The concept of the storyline is great but I found some of the relationships unrealistic. There didn’t seem to be any conceivable bond between the main character and her best friend which lessened the impact of the crux of the story.

Nonetheless it was entertaining and easy to listen to.

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Really enjoyed it, well worth a listen.!! <br /><br />

Well written, great characters. The narration was really easy to listen to and the voice was soothing

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Enter with a twist in the story. 100% chic lit tho'.

Narration brilliant. Story seemed to have a very real protagonist. Revenge is never sweet; growing up is!

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Loved it, great narrator, brilliant story

Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting an easy listen with a feel good factor. Wish it was a series

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  • JK907
  • 15-01-18

Schadenfreude to the max


This was a good book and though it’s in the chick-lit genre it’s not at all cheesy (not that it has to be, but it’s typically a main ingredient for chick-lit). The story delves into a deep-rooted, toxic, best friendship between childhood friends and the elements that hold it together and tear it apart. It explores the meaning and recognition of genuine friendships and how “schadenfreude” is not and should never be in the mix. Overall, the story is solid, character development is great, and the ending is truly satisfying.

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  • Deborah
  • 16-01-18

Great Great Story

I rarely review books but this one was outstanding. Clever plot and full of surprises! Enjoy

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  • lzydaizy
  • 11-04-18

unexpectedly fun

this book had a lot of turns that were unexpected. By Midway I was pretty captivated and could not put it down. fun easy read!

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  • diana
  • 24-05-18

i love it

i was hooked up instantly such a good and exiting book,the narrator have a beautiful voice and her way of telling the story is great the ending made me cry . and i really didn't want to finish it but at the same time i want it to know what will happen i love it.

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  • Lynn
  • 28-08-18

Twists along the way

I was afraid this book would be formulaic but I was pleasantly surprised. it has a few interesting twists along the way.

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  • Michelle
  • 27-08-18

Enjoyed every minute

A great summer listen. The twists and turns of friendship and deceit. Kept me interested for the whole book. One of those I wanted to know the ending but did not want it to end.

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  • Lulu
  • 09-09-18

Excellent easy summer read

Obviously, chick lit isn't for everyone, and even chicks can get tired of it, but this was very well written and performed, and sometimes, an easy read (listen) is exactly what the doctor prescribed.

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  • Tashina
  • 07-09-18

Decent Story about Friendship

Very entertaining read, definitely hated the best friend and pitied/rooted for the main character. At one point I thought the story was over and there was still two hours left lol. Very good use of flashbacks. Some parts were painful to get through but I imagine the author meant them to be that way. And the narrator was great!

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  • Jessica
  • 30-08-18

Best book I’ve heard since joining Audible

I finished this 10 hour book in a few days, it was that compelling. I have never gasped out loud to chapters either but this book has such a great story I would talk to myself out loud in the car saying No Way! The narrator was good to listen to, recently I haven’t got through the first chapter of an audible book because of an irritating voice. I definitely recommend this book.

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  • Janet hammond
  • 29-08-18

Had promise

Too much on the “ back story”. Got it! Mel was not a friend

Why introduce her brother at first then nothing?