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The Shape of Night

Narrated by: Hillary Huber
Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (38 ratings)

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Summary

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We’ve all done things we’re ashamed of....

When Ava arrives at Brodie’s Watch, she thinks she has found the perfect place to hide from her past. Something terrible happened, something she is deeply ashamed of, and all she wants is to forget.

But the old house on the hill both welcomes and repels her, and Ava quickly begins to suspect she is not alone. Either that or she is losing her mind.

The house is full of secrets, but is the creeping sense of danger coming from within its walls, or from somewhere else entirely?

©2019 Tess Gerritsen (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

 "Bone chilling. Gerritsen plays on our fears." (Daily Mail) 

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Very poor

Not happy with this book. The narrator was awful. Hence I return it. Just couldn’t get into the story,

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Poor. If going on previous Tess Gerritsen novels, you’ll be disappointed

This book is not a typical Gerritsen novel. The ghost element is poor and really lets the book down. It has the basis of a good book but trying too hard with the sex (not everyone wants to read 50 shades of grey)

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Great Story

very well told ,atmospheric , spooky tale . paints vivid pictures in your mind. Is it real ?

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Recommend listen or read it or both!!would highly

Finished it in one go, very different from Rissoli and Isles, I have read all her books best one tet

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twisting and turning thriller

loved it! thriller with twists and turns which kept me listening. good plot and characters!

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Enthralling

Thoroughly enjoyed it. loved the twist at the end. Recommend this as a must read

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The Shape of night

Not the best of stories narator's voice a tad annoying ... one to avoid I'm afraid.

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Huge fan bit disappointed

I normally love Tess Gerritsen's books but I found this story a bit of a weird one. The sex scenes were cringe worthy (especially the ghost related ones), but maybe if I'd read the book myself rather than listened to it, it may have been better. I didn't enjoy the narrator's voice or tone throughout, so that added to my dislike. I admire the author's willingness to try new things though.