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Before the Fall Audiobook

Before the Fall

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Publisher's Summary

Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel.

Selected by The Sunday Times as one of the top page-turners of summer 2017.

From the creator of the award winning Fargo and Legion TV series.

The rich are different. But fate is blind. A private jet plunges into the sea. The only survivors are down-on-his-luck artist Scott Burroughs and JJ Bateman, the four-year-old son of a super-rich TV executive. For saving the boy, Scott is suddenly a hero. And then, as the official investigation is rapidly overtaken by a media frenzy, it seems he may also be a villain. Why was he on the plane in the first place, and why did it crash?

©2016 26 Keys, Inc (P)2017 Oakhill Publishing

What the Critics Say

"Hawley's sublime prose glows on every page in this literary thriller of the highest quality." (Daily Mail)

What Members Say

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    Gary Hart 16/11/2017
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    "Best book I have listened to, if not ever, then a very long time👍👍"

    Really enjoyed this booked and a bit of a cliche, but “couldn’t stop listening until I had finished”.
    Narrated very well, and a great story. Have already recommended to my friends👍😀

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Alexander Marshall 08/12/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "great story well read"

    loved it, one of those books that I was sad to finish, well worth a listen

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    Stephen 07/12/2017
    Stephen 07/12/2017 Member Since 2012
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    "fantastic"

    loved every minute of this book, highly recommend it. Jeff Harding is the ultimate narrator and makes every book come to life. awesome performance.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    a white 13/11/2017
    a white 13/11/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Brilliant"

    So well written and beautifully narrated. I loved this book, particularly the way the story unfolded- the main story with a mystery and then an in depth look at each character; their motives, their flaws etc ..I didn't see the ending until very near the end( a refreshing change). Bravo!!!!!👏🏻👏🏻

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Anonymous 04/12/2017
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    "Good story, narration distractingly bad"

    This narrator's female voice is absolutely horrible. He makes every woman sound like a weak, whiny, nag ... this is the first time that the narration has been bad enough to make me comment on it in a review. I will avoid this narrator at all costs, it ruins the book.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 02/12/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "bizarre"
    If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

    People who would enjoy this are those that read the last page of book because that is were the story starts.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    sunflower 22/01/2018
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    "clever"
    Where does Before the Fall rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    pretty high...maybe 4th/5th


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    scott. nice guy, patient, articulate


    Which character – as performed by Jeff Harding – was your favourite?

    scott


    Any additional comments?

    interesting. keeps reader wanting to know more...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rogan reading, berks, United Kingdom 10/01/2018
    Rogan reading, berks, United Kingdom 10/01/2018 Member Since 2012
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    "So so"

    The story line is a bit thin - essentially a plane crashes and this is the pre story nearly all of which is irrelevant to the crash it’s self. The narration really got in the way for me. It felt as if he was reading the instructions for making a flat packed furniture and was a bit annoyed with my efforts. A good narration may have made this but sadly 2 stars at best

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    Felicity 08/01/2018
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    "Most irritating narrator ever"

    This is the first audiobook I couldn’t finish because the narrator is just so irritating. His voice goes up at the end of every single sentence. Avoid this narrator at all costs.

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    LittleMissBookAddict 06/01/2018 Member Since 2013
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    "Gripping"

    Thoroughly enjoyed this book...one of my favourite narrators, and I now have a new favourite author. Cracking story, brilliantly told. Gutted it’s ended!

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