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Payback

Narrated by: Annie Aldington
Series: Butler, Book 2
Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (237 ratings)

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Summary

Family. They're supposed to watch your back. Not stab you in it.

When the enemy is one of your own, the payback is twice as hard. 

The Butler brothers are the Kings of the East End, and their motto is ‘what goes around, comes around'. In their world, family counts; so when the truth about Vinny's cousin's death comes to light, it rocks the Butlers to the core. One by one, Vinny's friends and family are turning against him.…

Then, the unimaginable happens - Vinny's little daughter, Molly, goes missing. She's the one chink of light in all their lives, and the one they'd commit murders to bring back. But is it already too late for that? Is this payback? 

The Butlers are back in this gripping, compulsive sequel to The Trap.

©2013 Kimberley Chambers (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Easily as good as Martina Cole." (News of the World)

"[A] fast-paced tale with gritty authenticity." (The Guardian)

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Very good

Must say this girl is a really contender against martina cole. Very good storyline and Annie Aldington delivers another brilliant performance.

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Easily as good as Martina Cole books but language is a little choice at times
Excellent narrator

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Brilliant

I loved it! Superb. I will be listening to all her books. Have only just discovered her. The story was fast paced

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payback

great story read very well
could'nt put this down
this book is a must to read

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its payback time

If you could sum up Payback in three words, what would they be?

Scary SAD memorable

What was one of the most memorable moments of Payback?

When little MOLLY was found dead I was so sorry because she seemed to be the only nice thing about the family

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The one where vinny swapped the drivers seat as I thought if he could do something like that then what would he do next

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The family from hell mess with them at your peril

Any additional comments?

Could there be a more dysfunctional family ever than the Butler's everyone of them had major issues which made this book a fantastic listen

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Gripping

What made the experience of listening to Payback the most enjoyable?

Had me gripped from the very start

Who was your favorite character and why?

Vinnie Butler hope this isn't the end of him.

Any additional comments?

Hurry up with book 3......Can't wait.

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superb

gripping all the ways through except the ending

very poor wrapped up too quickly for me but excellent none the less

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Wasn't very happy feel as if who narrates it is older would sound better with a younger narrator more enjoyable

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My type of book

I’m enjoying the Butler sequel now onto book 3... excellent!
Going to download it now then start it.

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Phenomenal

Fantastic story fantastic charecters made me laugh and defo cry. Brilliantly narrated very nostalgic as well goin bck to the 70s with all the memories of the songs the dress sense.the ways of that time. Brilliant