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The Stranger in My Home Audiobook

The Stranger in My Home: I thought she was my daughter. I was wrong.

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Publisher's Summary

The Stranger in My Home is the utterly compelling new contemporary novel from Adele Parks, Sunday Times best-selling author of The State We're In, sure to move, grip and delight her fans along with readers of Liane Moriarty, Jane Shemilt and Lisa Jewell.

When you have everything you dreamed of, there is everything to lose.

Alison is lucky, and she knows it. She has the life she always craved, including a happy home with Jeff and their brilliant, vivacious teenage daughter, Katherine - the absolute centre of Alison's world. Then a knock at the door ends life as they know it.

Fifteen years ago someone else took Alison's baby from the hospital. And now Alison is facing the unthinkable. Her daughter belongs to someone else. What would you do if you discovered your beloved child is not yours?

©2016 Adele Parks (P)2016 Headline Digital

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    Miss C. 08/12/2016
    Miss C. 08/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "On and on and on. !!!"

    This book just goes on and on and on and on about the most mind numbing inconsequential detail. It's like a drone that doesn't stop.The actual story could be good,but the book should be about 2 hundred page shorter.ive never experienced this kind of ridiculous detail,ever. The sort of detail that has nothing to do with the story. ie. Talking about radio 1 djs endless rubbish about hairstyles. Random and bizarre. Boring twoddle

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    lisa jane fox 16/03/2017
    lisa jane fox 16/03/2017
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    "Tedious"

    For me this book was a bore . Too much detail , every incident was drawn out to the full . I was relieved to finish it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sarah Kennett 14/02/2017
    Sarah Kennett 14/02/2017
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    "Enjoyable storyline but badly researched"

    I really enjoyed this book, but it was ruined by totally incorrect information regarding BRCA mutations. The 15 year old Katherine was tested for a BRCA mutation. Firstly under 18's aren't allowed to be tested as it isn't seen as ethical, and secondly they would have asked for the actual mutation her birth mother had, not just blindly test for a a mutation in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene. The Narrator also wrongly spelled the letters out rather that pronounce it 'bracka' This kind of information could be easily obtained by a quick google!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sandie 05/01/2017
    Sandie 05/01/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Disappointing"

    The beginning of the story was quite promising but it got worse and worse. I kept persevering for the big twist, but wish I hadn't. Probably the worse book I have downloaded

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    alexandra 31/12/2016
    alexandra 31/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "nicely paced"

    Nice pace.. you wonder where it's going and then BAM ! This is a real treat.

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    Emily 12/04/2017
    Emily 12/04/2017
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    "Poor story and poor narrating"

    Ridiculous story line that really dragged and the twist wasn't much of a twist. The voices of the different characters overlapped such that it wasn't possible to distinguish who was who.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    N. J. Sedgwick UK 03/04/2017
    N. J. Sedgwick UK 03/04/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing"

    Compelling story likeable characters and I loved the twist, I really didn't see that coming.

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    K 26/03/2017
    K 26/03/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Took a while to get into"
    Would you try another book written by Adele Parks or narrated by Rachel Atkins?

    Maybe


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Very slow start, main character is so anoying, almost gave up. Gets better in the later chapters if you can stick with it.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Claire 05/03/2017
    Claire 05/03/2017
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    "Average"

    The story was good, the plot was excellent and unexpected, however, after we found out the 'big twist' the story just changed and never went into detial, so ending was dissapointing.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    rachael London, England 24/02/2017
    rachael London, England 24/02/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Slow to start..."

    But turned into a nice story with a lovely ending. Unexpected twist. I would recommend although maybe a bit long

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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