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Guide Star

A Gripping and Emotional Roller-Coaster of a Novel About Love, Life, and Not Giving Up
By: Joy Ellis
Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
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Summary

Stella won't give up, but she doesn't know how to go on.

Stella North, a rising star in the police, has her life torn apart by a gunman's bullets. She has often faced danger, but these injuries mean she must give up the job she loves. Her grandmother Beth is her rock. And Beth is no ordinary woman. At 70, she runs marathons and has a past that Stella knows very little about.

Beth calls in her friend, Michael, to help with Stella's recovery. But this man means a lot more to Beth than she reveals. And Stella's ex-husband, Edward, and old police partner, Robbie, want to help, but Stella puts up emotional barriers, and they have problems of their own. Her old friends from her days of Urbex (exploring old abandoned buildings) offer a glimmer of hope for the future.

©2017 Joy Ellis (P)2020 Tantor

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Made my Saturday very enjoyable!

Different from the other books, but still very enjoyable with a couple of well loved names creeping in.

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  • Wayne
  • 17-02-20

Simply beautiful!

GUIDE STAR is a different novel by Joy Ellis. It's not a mystery/suspense thriller, not at all. If that is what you want this novel will disappoint. It is a novel about not giving up even when the odds are stacked against you. British actress does a wonderful job of narration.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-02-20

Not a mystery/thriller

Why did this book pop up in my mystery/thriller search?

It's by Joy Ellis and I like a lot of her other stuff. I stuck with it to the end in the hope that someone would be murdered. No such luck. Dull. dull. dull.

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  • Ásrún Kristjánsdóttir
  • 10-02-20

Nothing happens to these ordinary people...

I i usualy realy like joy ellis books. I was therefore very surprised to be listening to a joy ellis book where no exiting events take place. I waited all the way to capter 16 for the storry to begin,,,but finaly gave upp,,,could not care less about what happened ro these people.
The story was well read. That could have saved something,,it did,,,but not enough.