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Summary

When Cornish Nurse Eliza Hamilton is mugged on her way home from work late one evening, it is the mysterious Roman Holbrook who appears from the darkness and fights off her strange attacker. Then he disappears into the night before the police arrive, leaving a semi-conscious Eliza questioning if he was, in fact, a figment of her imagination. That is until he shows up on her doorstep one rainy night - and all hell breaks loose again. But is this man her hero, or does he have a more sinister motive for wanting her kept alive?

©2017 Donna Collins (P)2020 Donna Collins

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Captivating


I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

I really loved it, it’s captivating & the narration is great.

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wow its better than good.

I was lucky enough to get a copy of this book and I'm leaving an honest and voluntary review.

Wow! its good, better than good, incredibly well written, love the dark side of humanity the author has thrown into this story, the characters themselves are fantastic, perfectly suited to this book, having not your typical zombies in this is a welcome change, the author has captured a truly remarkable sense of believability. there's not many books I rave about but is is 1 book I fell in love right away. DO Yourself a favour and get this, its brilliant.
The narration is so apt and flawless, it really brings the story with life, as to with the characters. what a winning combo.
I'm left wanting more..
Easy 5 star. brilliant.

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Thriller

I really enjoyed listening to Andy Stevenson.

This is a thriller, that will keep you awake... Zombies, human sacrifice , deep reaper . Heaven in a different light. .This book has it all. If you enjoy the paranormal genre then you will love this book!

Eliza is attacked on her way home late at night, it is passed off as a mugging . When Roman checks in on Eliza’s recovery, is there more to his interest than is to be believed?

A great paranormal thriller.

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a good start so far

a nice start to the story so far where we focus to our two main characters, one that gets introduced to a new whole world and is confused with everything going on around. the other main character who is experienced in this new world tries figure out what hes feeling towards our other main character is and if hes feeling are just that or something more.

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not bad

not a bad story but it lost me a few times .
Good narrator

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The Sacrifice

I was given this audiobook in return for my honest opinion.
I loved the story line and the book is very well written, I would definitely listen to more of Donna's work.
I wasn't keen on the narrator for this story somehow he just didn't fit this book. There was nothing wrong with how he read the book and his voice is very soothing but for me it just didn't fit the story.

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So so good

On her way home from work Eliza is attacked and she’s rescued by a stranger Roman Holbrook . Things start getting weird and at every turn Roman is there . Absolutely loved this there are so many twists and turns it kept me listening I didn’t want to stop so I listened all in one go. Andy Stevenson did a great job narrating and I’m looking forward to book 2.

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Not bad. Not bad at all.

Its a great idea done reasonably well. i enjoyed the tension. quite freaky too.

i received this audiobook in exchange for an unbiased review from freeaudiobooksreview group on facebook.

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The Sacrifice

If you like paranormal and don’t mind a bit of dark this is for you. The story will keep you going and wanting more. I enjoyed the twists and turns of the book, it helps my mind work and I love being surprised. The narration was nice.

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CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEXT ONE

The Sacrifice was my first introduction to the work of Donna Collins – and it won’t be my last. I was gripped by the story, eloquently narrated by Andy Stevenson, so much so that I listened at every opportunity as I compelled to know what happened next. That’s the beauty of audiobooks – I can be ‘read to’ when gardening or making the dinner! And what better way, when performing otherwise mundane tasks, than listening to a scary story. Andy brought the characters to life – even the dead ones! It may be fiction, but Donna writes in a way that makes it all seem very plausible. I hope I don’t have to wait too long before the second instalment is released as an audiobook.

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  • xenduro
  • 11-08-20

wow much more than a thriller

had every thing in it. good job. great narrator. twist on heaven, supernatural and even zombies. great mix.

i got a free copy of this book

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  • Cheryl
  • 01-09-21

Excellent storyline with twists and turns

This is my first book by Donna Collins. I unequivocally loved it! She is absolutely in my top 3 authors.
This is a thriller, mystery suspense series with well developed characters, twists and turns that grabs the listener’s attention. Every detail is carefully constructed that brings the book alive. Ms. Collins took me on a journey that was visceral, painful, emotional and I will never forget it. Truly, an amazing introduction to her writing. Andy Stevenson did a great job narrating. He nailed each character and their personalities. I cannot wait for the second book in this series. I highly recommend this book. Bravo Ms. Collins and Mr. Stevenson!

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  • BigT
  • 06-08-21

Very interesting story

The narrator is fantastic on this book and really brought the story to life and the characters and storyline are amazing

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  • Daisy
  • 04-08-21

Great listen!

It was a little hard to get into the story at the beginning, but after I did I really enjoyed it. It had many paranormal characters and many times I wasn't sure who the good guys were. Which is also in part what confused me at times. Overall I really enjoyed this story and the narrator did a wonderful job. It is part of a series and I can't wait to see what happens to the characters.

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  • mimi4x
  • 04-08-21

Good book!

Really enjoyed this book. Wasn’t at all what I expected. My first time ever to read a book with zombies and I actually liked it! Narrator did a very good job!

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  • Jamie Kelley
  • 21-07-21

great audiobook

I really enjoyed this story. It kept my attention all the way to the end with some fun twists along the way.

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  • B.McGrath
  • 18-07-21

what a beginning!!!

Even though Roman had his reasons and ulterior motives, I admired his tenacity and perseverance to continually keep coming to Eliza's rescue despite her attempts to remain a pawn/ target. The tension and anxiety was high level for me, and I was rooting for Eliza. All seemed to be lost and against her a d I felt hopless and sick at heart. It was hard to sort the villains from the good guys and it kept me guessing. I could have wept when Roman said he'd make the ultimate sacrifice for Eliza's life!!!!
I need book 2 asap, yesterday!!! I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this and am giving an honest review . The narrator did an excellent job bringing the characters and story to life.

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  • Debbie civil
  • 17-07-21

Loved it!

Holy crap! This book really had me on the edge of my seat. At first, I wasn’t sure where the story was going to go. But when the shadows started attacking the main characters, all I wanted was answers. I love the characters. I’m going to try not to include any spoilers, but let’s just say it’s interesting how one of the characters perspective shift by the end of the book. Will definitely read the second book in the series.

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  • 16-07-21

Enjoyed this book

I found this book quite intriguing. I would definitely recommend. The author kept it quite interesting

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  • Blackeagle
  • 07-07-21

Epic Battle Between Good vs Evil

Wow what more can I say about this well written book it was phenomenal. I enjoyed the storyline because it engaging and intriguing with all the intricate stories that weaved together perfectly. The characters were well developed and you were able to watch their growth as the story develops. This book is a true thriller in so many ways it hooks you from the very beginning and doesn't let go. Andy Stevenson did an amazing job as narrator his voices and emotions brought the story to life. This is my honest unbiased review. This is a must read/listen if you love thrillers.