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The Night You Left

Narrated by: Catherine Bailey
Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
4 out of 5 stars (95 ratings)

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Summary

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It takes only a moment to unravel a perfect life....

When Grace’s fiancé vanishes without a trace the night after proposing, her life is turned upside down. But has Nick walked out on her, or is he in danger?

As Grace desperately searches for answers, it soon becomes clear that Nick wasn’t the uncomplicated man she thought she knew. And when she uncovers a hidden tragedy from his childhood, she realises an awful truth: that you can run from your past - but your secrets will always catch up with you....

©2019 Emma Curtis (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"Gripping, tense and twisty." (Claire Douglas) 

"A tense and utterly engrossing story." (Tammy Cohen)

"Absorbing. Mesmerizing. Thought-provoking." (Amanda Robson)

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The best book I’ve listened to !

Haven’t been able to stop listening I’ve done the full book in 2 days, incredible book had me on the edge of my seat all the way through!

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I just kept hoping..

Having read the previous reviews I'd hoped this book would eventually kick in but unfortunately, it just didn't. Save yourself the agony and read something else, I wish I had.

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So many twists and turns I had no idea where it was going.

It kept me guessing right up until the end, so exciting. Brilliant believable characters, excellent narrator, just so sad that it has finished!Would make a brilliant TV six parter

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Predictable with poor narration

Narration was just a serious of statements, no emotion or suspense created, very dull to listen to. Story was really unbelievable, couldn't wait for it to finish so don't get the rave reviews??

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gripping

good story kept me spell bound til end. though I don't always go for books that skip back & forth between times. not too sure about the ending. but in all a very good listen.

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Brilliant

Beat audiobook I’ve listened to in a while. The storyline Really kept me engaged and narration was excellent.

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OK if you don't count the implausibles

This should have been so much better than it was. The narration is good, the story line is quite promising but then it all descends into absurdity. Wish I hadn't wasted my time and my credit.

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Shallow and very silly. Much of it rather dull.

This is not very good but maybe some people enjoy this kind of stuff? It’s about on the level of a fairly bad Soap. The characters are shallow pantomime figures who become progressively more annoying. The plot has potential but then stretches credulity to the point of becoming ridiculous. The narrator is terrible the whole book read in the same urgent monotone - which is exhausting.

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Wow!!!

Brilliant. Can't recommend enough. Brilliant narration. Great story and a unexpected ending. Couldn't stop listening

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good read

a good story very well narrated- did keep me guessing- jumped about a bit too much which was a little offputting to me.... but all in all I would recommend.