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Five Years Gone

Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Joe Arden
Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
5 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)
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Summary

The most brazen terrorist attack in history. A country bent on revenge. A love affair cut short. A heart that never truly heals.

I knew on the day of the attack that our lives were changed forever. What I didn’t know then was that I’d never see John again after he deployed. One day he was living with me, sleeping next to me, making plans with me. The next day he was gone. 

That was five years ago. The world has moved on from that awful day, but I’m stuck in my own personal hell, waiting for a man who may be dead for all I know. At my sister’s wedding, I meet Eric, the brother of the groom, and my heart comes alive once again. 

The world is riveted by the capture of the terrorist mastermind, brought down by US Special Forces in a daring raid. Now I am trapped between hoping I’ll hear from John and fearing what’ll become of my new life with Eric if I do.  

From New York Times best-selling author, Five Years Gone is an epic story of love, honor, duty, unbearable choices and impossible dilemmas.

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  • JED66
  • London , England
  • 26-02-19

Another wonderful story from Marie Force

I really didn’t know how this was going to end, she had me wondering right up to the last couple chapters. The audible narration performance was terrific

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Wow

Absolutely phenomenal book. Narration was good. Marie writes a great story and this book definitely hits the mark. Can’t wait for the follow up story.

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  • L Hayes
  • Carmarthen, Wales
  • 18-10-18

A Thought Provoking Story

Marie Force does it again. A really good story that makes you sit back and think how you would react given the same situation. This is, I feel, three stories in one.
Performed by two great narraters who help bring the story to life.

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  • 🔵🔷🔹Del-VALLE🔹🔷🔵
  • 15-10-18

5 WONDERFULLY AMAZING STARS!

This story has all the feels. There's love, there's loss, there's heartbreak, there's joy, happiness, betrayal, healing, emotional blackmail, acknowledging your responsibilities towards others, and I could go on, and on, and on. I just couldn't stop listening until I got to the end. There was a point that I didn't think I was going to be happy with the ending no matter what choices were made, but I was pleasantly surprised to have been wrong. I did like the way everything was handled at the end. Lovely epilogue. This will be a repeat listen for me.

*****5 AMAZING STARS *****

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  • Katie Carpenter
  • 21-11-18

It’s Sophie’s Choice!

She finally moves on and he comes back. How can she possibly choose between a war hero she pined over for 5 years and the wonderful man who put the pieces back together when she finally decided to move on. I didn’t want to finish the book because I knew that, no matter what, someone was going to leave with a totally shattered heart.

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  • Precisa
  • 16-11-18

Was really nervous about listening

Was Really nervous about listening to this book was scared to know how it was going to end.. many tears... make sure you have tissues 😉 HUGE FAN OF ANDI ARNDT AND JOE ARDEN 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Thank you Marie Force for making me squirm as I listened! Great Story, will check out more of your books!

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  • Pam Audio-Fanatic
  • 17-10-18

Five Years Gone

I am left wanting; I really quite enjoyed the not knowing. Rooting for both, but mostly for Ava and everything she was put through. I always say I am not a fan of drama and this was more angst and limbo than drama.

I loved the back and forth, I even enjoyed the different POV’s I couldn’t stop listening I wanted no NEEDED to know what was going to happen.

I am left with an unsettling feeling of hope, loss, and understanding. I love that Marie made me feel so much.

The narration is FANTASTIC, I did get overloaded on Andi for a while and she is a great narrator don’t get me wrong but it was starting to be where all the books she narrated were blending. So I am glad I took an Andi break and I feel like I forgot what a great narrator she is and so is Joe oh lord that man’s voice. I swear.

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  • Lynda/LighthouseLady
  • 12-10-18

Outstanding!!!

Marie Force has done it with a stand alone novel that is full of all the writing ability this lady has to make a story come to life. The performers are outstanding and so glad she waited for them to do this one for her. All the emotion of the story was brought to life through their voices!

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  • Jan
  • 12-10-18

Unexpected Turns, but oh so Good

This book had me all twisted in places. It evoked a myriad of emotions that I couldn't name right now if I wanted. But it was such an amazing story that tugged on my heart strings in one moment while making me smile in the next. This was my first Marie Force book, but won't be my last.

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  • doreen
  • 10-10-18

five years gone one heck of a good read

Marie force does it again reviting i couldnt put it down . love it. well writen 5 stars in my oppion

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  • Alma Wade
  • 02-04-19

Five years gone

Gosh this book is so good. I felt as of I was one of the people there
. It wasn’t the ending I wanted but the ending I could deal with. And can’t stop thinking about. Good job ms Force.

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  • Shelley Haase
  • 18-02-19

This is a must read story

What an emotional rollercoaster. Five Years Gone is a fantastic story written by Marie Force. It is about a woman who found the love of her life, but after an attack, he was sent on a mission. Five years later she is determined to move forward with her life. It tells of her trials and tribulations.

I was emotionally invested in this story. I laughed, I cried and I enjoyed every moment. This is a must read story.

PS - Andi Arndt and Joe Arden do a phenomenal job of narrating this incredible story.

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  • Linda
  • 12-01-19

Love the story

Love the story but I would have liked to hear that John found his happily ever after. Found his true love.