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The Liar's Sister

Narrated by: Tamsin Kennard
Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
4.2 out of 5 stars (115 ratings)

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Summary

A shocking disappearance. A village full of secrets.

Ten years ago, a boy named Samuel Murray went missing from the quiet village of Buckthorpe and was never seen again.

Rosie Sharpe cried over her missing friend for weeks after. But her little sister, Heather, knows that Rosie’s tears hide the truth. Because the night Samuel was last seen, Heather watched her older sister climbing back through the window of their childhood bedroom. Her jacket torn, her eyes wild, and her body trembling with fear.

Heather never told anyone what she saw, but secrets can’t stay buried forever....

A decade later, Rosie and Heather return to the home they grew up in when their mother falls ill. But when their house is ransacked and they receive a threatening note, it becomes clear that someone in the close-knit village doesn’t want them there.

When Heather finally confronts her sister about what really happened on the dark, rainy night Samuel vanished, Rosie’s version of the truth is more shocking than she could ever have imagined. But can she trust her sister? And who broke into their house that night? As the lies of the past begin to unravel, they have the power to put the lives of both women in terrible danger....

This twist-filled psychological thriller from the million-copy best-selling author of Silent Child will keep you hooked. Perfect for fans of Behind Closed Doors and The Girl on the Train.

©2019 Sarah A. Denzil (P)2019 Bookouture

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Brilliant....Loved it!

Just when I am losing all hope that a decent audio book is going to be released and I'm thinking of cancelling....along comes this. This is my type of book and I wish there were more like it! gripped me from the start, relatable characters, easy to follow and listen to! some books are over complicated and I end up not having a clue who is who or what's going on but not with this one. I could picture every scene and character like a movie! had me holding my breath in some parts and a few good twists which I did not guess! I couldn't wait to find out what was going to happen next! BRILLIANT!! a BIG well done and Thank you

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PLEASE READ - The Reviews are Bulls**T

I was just looking to download my next read and as always I read the reviews. Liking one of the reviews, I clicked on the person to see what other stuff they listen to..... I took note of some of the other books they read thinking I may like them and did this again for another reviewer just so that I can look at different books i would not necessary read...... THEY READ THE EXACT SAME BOOKS AS THE OTHER AND WROTE SAME REVIEWS !!!! Did this again to another random review AND THEY HAD READ THE SAME BOOKS AND REVIEWED THEM I did this approx 8 times and each seperate person on different days that had reviewed the book had all read and reviewed the EXACT same books as the other random people. So when it says eg. 521 5* reviews, its bollocks!! I feel lied to!! This is fake!!

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It wasn’t awful!

Though it wasn’t for me. I couldn’t bring myself to care about what appeared to be a cast of extremely unlikeable characters. I need a connection in order to enjoy a book but that’s just me.

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Nice little read

This was an enjoyable story. Great performance and although I thought I had worked out the twists, I was way off. Worth the credit.

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couldn't put it down

loved it, had a twist, Brill audible listen, would recommend to anyone to read or listen

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Initially repetitive

Get through the bulky initial chapters where Heather appears fraught and repetitive and the story blossoms.

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good story

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  • AG
  • 02-12-19

Boring

I decided to read another book by Sarah A Denzil because I recently finished the first two Isabel Fielding books and they were absolutely amazing. Sadly this book was really boring and I kept switching off. Also just about all the characters were annoying. The youngest sister was so pathetic, weak and annoying. When a character has no redeeming quality it’s hard to remain invested in the story. I am very disappointed with this story but I’ll try another book by the same author as she is capable of brilliant writing.

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exciting

loved it, I couldn't put it down excited to read more more of her stories.

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Fabulous

It’s a bit slow and confusing at the beginning but it picks up. I really enjoy it

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  • 20-11-19

Excellent

A complete shocker. Was hooked from the beginning. Excellent Read. Recommend the book gave it 5 stars.

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  • Michele Clary
  • 30-12-19

Slow start

It was hard for me to get in to this book. The story dragged at first and the speaker seemed to be angry or pushing the performance throughout. It ended with an interesting twist, but it took a very long time to get there.

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  • Linda A. Linsenbigler
  • 19-01-20

So many twists & turns

It starts slowly but builds to an ending I never saw coming. Could not put it down

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  • kathy Marquard
  • 19-01-20

really good

I kept thinking I figured it out but it was a surprise. very good twists and good reader.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-01-20

CAPTIVATING

This is the book that deserves all the best reviews! I can't think of a single thing that I didn't love about it

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  • kb
  • 30-12-19

Tedious, not surprising

Story drags in beginning, middle and end. Narrator is fine. Will be returning. That’s all.

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  • Vanessa thomas
  • 27-12-19

How do some books even get published?

Boring, predictable and repetitive. Why should I need to write 15 words to leave a review. That's all I have to say for this trash book.

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  • Carol L. Leber
  • 12-08-20

twists and turns

like any good who done it novel, this book kept you guessing with a surprise ending.

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  • Gadgetgaley
  • 09-08-20

Spellbinding

I listened to the book in 2 sessions. Great looking forward to more by Sarah A Denzil

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  • Liana
  • 04-05-20

Didn’t see that coming

Great read! Loved this book so many avenues and ins and outs. Twist at the end fit perfectly with the story! Highly recommend. Narrator was clear and easy to listen to