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Watching You

Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
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Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Watching You by Lisa Jewell. Gripping psychological suspense from the number one best-selling author of Then She Was Gone, as what begins as an innocent crush develops into a dangerous infatuation.

You’re back home after four years working abroad, with a brand-new husband in tow.

You’re keen to find a place of your own. But for now you’re living with your big brother, camped out in his spare bedroom.

And then - quite unexpectedly - you meet the man next door.

He’s the head teacher of the local high school. He’s twice your age. And he’s devastatingly attractive. Soon you find you’re watching him. All the time.

But what you don’t know is that someone is watching you.

Or that what has started as an innocent crush is quickly turning into an obsession as dark as it is deadly.

Family secrets, illicit passion and an unexplained murder lie at the heart of Lisa Jewell’s gripping new novel.

©2018 Lisa Jewell (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks
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A compelling listen!

Very enjoyable. Twists and turns in the story; some of which I saw coming, but that was ok. Couldn’t put it down. Good narration.

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Excellent

Really excellent audio book just could not stop listening to this story. l would listen again to this book.

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Good Story - twists and turns a bit.

Easy listen as always for Lisa. Well narrated. I enjoy psychological thrillers.
I've listened to all her audio books and each one kept me captivated. More please.

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complete twaddle. poorly written .

even an experienced narrator couldn’t salvage this one.
boringly predictable, fell asleep through most chapters it was so boring. didn't bother with last 2 chapters. author has better reads. better you skip this one

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  • 31-08-18

A slow burner

I found the beginning sounded a bit too light hearted for a thriller, maybe because of the narrator’s accent BUT I stuck with it and it turned out to be a good listen in the end. I read Lisa Jewell’s first novel and loved that.

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Far fetched

A contrived story, didn't enjoy it. Found the characters annoying. A lot if repetitive phrases.

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Loved this

Narration one of the best I have heard and a great storyline. I guessed who did it half way through but that didn't matter as there was an extra unexpected little twist at the end. Thoroughly recommend and will be downloading her other works and looking out for Gabrielle Glaister narrated books in future

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Fantastic

The thing that sets Lisa Jewell apart is her characterisation. I found this book utterly compelling especially Freddie the teenage boy who is “on the spectrum”, very well done. I think it’s not as easy as it looks to create “ordinary” characters who are interesting and engaging but Jewell is a master at this craft. It sets her apart from all those novels where the author feels compelled to give characters high powered and/or interesting jobs for example.

All in all a great read with a zinger of am ending.

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A must for anyone.

Absolutely spell binding, beautifulky written book. A huge thank you to Lisa Jewell. Please keep writing. Am so disappointed to have now finished listening to this intriguing story.

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Brilliant

Really well written- couldn't stop listening. Great twist too in the story! took me some time to get to know the characters but it all falls into place and is overall really great story.

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  • 08-08-19

A real page turner!

I enjoyed this very much, very engaging and great performance! A great page turner with unexpected twists and turns.

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