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Their Little Secret

Narrated by: Mark Billingham
Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
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Summary

She says she's an ordinary mother. He knows a liar when he sees one.  

Sarah thinks of herself as a normal single mum. It's what she wants others to think of her. But the truth is, she needs something new, something thrilling. 

Meanwhile, DI Tom Thorne is investigating a woman's suicide, convinced she was driven to do it by a man who preys on vulnerable women.  

A man who is about to change Sarah's life. 

From number one, five-million-copy best seller Mark Billingham comes a breathless new thriller starring Thorne and Tanner that listeners will devour.   

©2019 Mark Billingham Ltd. (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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"Hugely intelligent and authentic." (Belinda Bauer, author of Snap)  

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Excellent

Mark Billingham writes and tells an intriguing story. His narration is perfect. I liked the fact that it is not necessary for him to create different voices in order to bring the characters to life. The book held my interest throughout. I was sorry it ended and can’t wait for the next book in the Thorne series.

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Great story

Mark billingham excellent as always, the characters seem so real and of course the narration was great.

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Brilliant, of course!

Loved it. Love Mark Billingham. I really enjoyed this story. Enjoyed the twists and turns and slightly unexpected outcomes!

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Interesting storyline

I found the accent very irritating on audible.... like a very bad Gary Barlow ! Storyline keeps you engaged through to the end.

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pure brillance

couldn't put it down one of the best tom thorne books. thrilling and brilliantly written.

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Very disappointing

I used to love Mark Billingham books but this shall be the last one I read.Tom Thorne has turned into a childish,unprofessional,depressive.His manner is course and negative and doesn’t allow the listener to feel any connection to him.The author is also a poor narrator who doesn’t put the right emotions into the story and comes across as moaning and boring.The only reason I stuck it out to the end was to find out how the protagonist was caught.

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Mark Billingham delivers

Another gripping Tom Thorne thriller from master of the British crime novel Mark Billingham. 5*

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A Tour de Force

The best yet. Tingling, brilliant. I'm still in slight shock at the sheer evil of the protagonist.

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Predictably splendid.

Mr Billingham delivers wit and depth and the central characters are starting to feel like family (the ones you enjoy spending time with).
I was a little unconvinced of the Fred and Rose arc and character motivation but this did not detract from my enjoyment of both the story and the author's audio delivery.

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Kept my interest

I’ll be looking for more by this author & narrator.
Narrator was really well paced. Enjoyable