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If She Knew

A Kate Wise Mystery, Book 1
Narrated by: Laura Bannister
Series: Kate Wise Mystery Series, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)

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Summary

If She Knew (A Kate Wise Mystery) is audiobook number one in a new psychological thriller series by best-selling author Blake Pierce.

Fifty-five-year-old empty nester - and freshly retired FBI agent - Kate Wise finds herself drawn out of her quiet suburban life when her friend’s daughter is murdered in a home invasion - and she is implored to help.

Kate thought she left the FBI behind after 30 years as their top agent, respected for her brilliant mind, tough street skills, and her uncanny ability to hunt down serial killers. Yet Kate, bored with the quiet town, at a crossroads in life, is summoned by a friend she can’t turn down.

As Kate hunts the killer, she soon finds herself at the forefront of a manhunt as more bodies turn up - all suburban moms in perfect marriages - and it becomes apparent there is a serial killer stalking this quiet town. She unearths secrets from her neighbors she wishes she never knew, discovering that all is not what it seems in this picture of model streets and neighbors. Affairs and lying are rampant, and Kate must sift through the town’s underbelly if she will stop the killer from striking again.

But this killer is one step ahead of her, and it may end up being Kate who is in danger.

An action-packed thriller with heart-pounding suspense, If She Knew is audiobook number one in a riveting new series that will leave you listening late into the night. 

Audiobook number two in the Kate Wise Mystery series is coming soon!

©2018 Blake Pierce (P)2018 Blake Pierce

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Robotic narration

I’m sorry to say that although the story was ok nothing amazing just a standard fbi type thing it probably would have been better with a different narrator. It felt like it was being read by Siri.

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Easy listening

Just an easy listen, not very taxing, nothing outstanding and nothing offensive. Don’t think it was worth a credit but it passed the time.

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  • jax
  • 06-11-18

Good thing to put you to sleep

Story not bad but the narrator the way she talked took the actual thrill out of the story, made it boring and put you to sleep. The voice sounded like it should’ve been telling a love story not a thriller

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  • Beatrice
  • 22-09-18

Entertaining but not for me

This is a good book with a well developed plot and characters. But this isn't my kind of book. I would recommend it to anyone who likes police procedural books.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-07-19

great story, poor reader

the reader was very hard for an individual to get into the story her voice was too breathy and there was no change in the voice for the different characters which is always at least a little bit wanted

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  • GingerAK
  • 17-07-19

Story versus narrator

Story was decent and moved at a good pace. Narrator’s speech and cadence was so annoying I had to force myself to finish it.

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  • Judith
  • 30-07-19

Very interesting and enjoyable

I really enjoyed this book, however, I felt the heroine was made week by the narrator’s performance. She seemed to me to be almost whispering the story. The character is a strong one and needs a strong voice to represent her. I see that a new narrator is assigned in book 3 and I may just skip over book 2. I really enjoyed this character.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 04-07-20

Great First Audiobook!

This is my first audiobook I ever got and I love it. I was worried I'd have a hard time remembering it but it was quite easy. Captivating as well.

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  • Anothersmith
  • 15-06-20

good read

I enjoyed this book. I like this author. I've always loved series and this one didn't disappoint.

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  • Angela Barron
  • 15-04-20

One dimensional narration

I love a good murder mystery; especially when its difficult to put all the pieces together. Unfortunately the narration irritated me so much that it was hard to continue. She reads as though always whispering and fails to represent characters with unique voices.

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  • Carla Morgan
  • 13-01-20

excellent

loved this book !!! great story great ending. I highly recommend it. surprise ending that was awesome.

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  • Derie Ward
  • 02-01-20

I liked the story

I liked the story, but it was a struggle to get through this one. The narrator is not good. She is trying to hard and sounds so uptight! The few times she manages to relax during her reading there is hope, but i was not impressed with her. I see she narrates more in this series and therefore I won’t listen. I’ll have to take it in the old fashioned way.