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Summary

Twenty years ago at summer camp, Paul Copeland's sister died in the woods, the alleged victim of a serial killer. Her body was never found. Now, Paul is the prosecutor for Essex County, New Jersey, immersed in one of the biggest cases of his career - a case that will change everything he believes about the past...and the truth.

©2007 Harlan Coben (P)2022 Audible, Ltd

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kept me gripped

usually don't bother writing reviews, but I enjoyed this book so much. Although I could see some twists coming, it kept me guessing until the end. also, excellent characters

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Good writing but too laboured

He writes well, good ideas and it was brilliantly read and performed but his writing meanders too much for me

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Classic Coben

Most Harlon Coben books are pretty much the same; similar plots, identikit characters. That doesn't stop them being highly entertaining though. This is a great example, and for the most part, a great reading performance (some of the female voices are a little... silly, bit y nothing that distracts from the story)

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Gr3at storytelling but too grim an ending

The story held it in suspense but ending was too grim and shouldn't have ended in such a bleak fashion. Great narration

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Very good listen

Second one I’ve downloaded, did not disappoint. Wonderfully read/acted. Hoping the audiobook included list will be updated soon!

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Gripping. Very addictive great read

Gripping. Very addictive great story great vocals. Really enjoyed. Need a follow on book. Maybe KGB side of it

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gripping and kept me interested

this book held my interest right from chapter one to the end. would love a follow up to see what happened next with cope and luce

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Worth a listen

I thought this book was good if I could give it a 3.58 I would as a review the storyline was okay. However the narration was a bit over the top dramatic I didn't believe the emotions that was in the narrators voice. I also felt that it was a bit disjointed in places so it took him a long time to get back to the courthouse. I also thought that the links between the dad and the daughter and the connection they had to the Internet and the words wasn't really that clear I listen to it I did enjoy it I would recommend listening to it

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Compelling- highly recommend

I was gripped all the way to the end. The author was excellent, bringing the story to life.

I usually prefer British novels and narrators but tried this on the ‘included’ option. So glad I did or I would have missed out on a great experiences

I will look out for both this author and the narrator again. The quality of the narrator can make or break an audio book.

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uuurrrggghhh...

I enjoyed the storyline development, characterisations, plot everything but ooohhh nnooo the nnaarraatoorrr, I've listened to lots of audio books narrated by Scot Brick and if it weren't for the authors skill and talents I would have asked for a refund, although I may change my mind and never listen to a Scot Brick narration ever again despite the lure of an excellent book.