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His Other Lover

Narrated by: Georgia Maguire
Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
4 out of 5 stars (61 ratings)
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Summary

You think he might be having an affair - do you walk out or fight back? A fast-paced, gripping psychological thriller. 

Mia has her life in order. She is a grown-up and enjoys a grown-up's relationship with Pete. Not passionate or spontaneous but solid. She knows he is 'the one'. But then she sees a text message on Pete's phone that throws her world into a spin. It is more than friendly, signed off with a kiss, and Mia has never heard of the sender, Liz. 

With her carefully mapped out life sliding out of control Mia will discover a side to herself she never knew existed, as she formulates a plan to win her happy ending. Because all's fair in love and war - isn't it?

©2008 Lucy Dawson (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

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Good easy listening, suspense thriller

Lucy Dawson's thrillers are usually about relationships and families rather than murders, always told from the woman's perspective. This is no exception.

In this book, our hero, Mia finds evidence that her significant other is having a relationship with somebody else. The suspense is about whether she will manage to get rid of her partner's other woman and keep him for herself. Mia starts doing things that partly make you think she might be a little deranged herself, and partly make you anxious to find out whether she will get away with it - not unlike a soap opera.

Towards the end, we get a few changes in direction, raising the tension somewhat as you would expect from a good thriller. At times though it did begin to border on a Whitehall farce. I liked the last couple of lines of the book. A good final twist.

Like Lucy Dawson's other books (White Lies, The Memory, The Daughter, Everything You Told Me), I found this held my attention right from the start and all through the book. It was easy to follow without too much concentration, not to many characters, but just enough to keep the listener's attention.

I wasn't conscious of any out-of-place mannerisms from the narrator, Georgia Maguire. On that basis I reckon she did a really good job. There are some awful edits in the sound though.

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Mediocre

Predictable and quite shallow story. Well performed but no depth to the characters. Easy listen but hardly a psychological thriller!

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another great story but falls flat at the end

my third lucy dawson book this week..first was great. second one had also good plot but was weak on the finish. this is the same. builds up well. clever but again kind of runs into a dead end

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really good


Really enjoyed it. gripping read with good plot line recommend a listen. performed really well by narrator

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gave up

gave up as it just droned on and on and didn't want to waste my time listening to it..zzzzzzz

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Absolute Trash

The characters were all so poorly written - women do not think and behave in the manner of the lead or any of the other characters in the book.

It’s so bad it would be laughable if it wasn’t dangerous. In this age of empowerment, literature should be reflecting the mood of society not setting a cause back like this.

And that narration... my god. Everyone except the lead character had the most annoying voice.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-02-19

Great story!

Kept me interested and made me laugh several times. Also love the narrator! So happy I picked this book!

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  • Khristina
  • 09-03-19

Not a fan of a blank ending

The story line is very compelling. Also, more truth in the book that relate to people in real life. I loved the story, alllllllll they way until the end. Very disappointed. Very disappointed! I love Lucy Dawson though, this book just wasn’t for me.

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  • Serious amazon shopper
  • 22-01-19

Boring and then just dumb with no real ending

Narrator was great for me. The story, however was just rather boring and still interesting all at the same time. I got to chapter 10 and then got annoyed and skipped to the end only to be way past annoyed at the end... no cliffhanger... just a dumb cliff. Ugh

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