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Water for Drowning

Narrated by: RJ Bayley
Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
Categories: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Horror
4.5 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Summary

For Josh, falling in love does not fit in with his rock and roll lifestyle. And falling for someone who believes in mermaids? Who wants to be one? Well, he wasn't expecting that, either. But the sea is deep with mysteries. Sometimes they wash ashore, whispered in the hush of a quiet tide, and all you have to do is listen. Other times you have to explore the dark beneath the surface yourself, unsure of what you might find....

Bonus story: the British fantasy award-winning story, "Shark! Shark!"

©2014 Ray Cluley (P)2019 This Is Horror

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Well woven story expertly performed

I really enjoyed the story - it’s a verging on fantasy modern horror story that is unsettling and treads it’s chosen line very cleverly.

What really made it sing was the narrators pitch perfect performance - he did a great job of painting a portrait of the narrator and guiding our changing opinion of tJosh.

Definitely recommended.

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Fantastic Story, Excellent Narration

'Water for Drowning' was an excellent listen that I found enjoyable and unsettling in equal measure. Helping to draw me into the story and sympathise with both the protagonist and antagonist was the narrator who did an excellent job here. He helped bring the story alive and made it strangely realistic. There are twists and turns throughout that had me second guessing what was coming next, and what did come next was horrifying. It's a short story that left me wanting more, although it did come with a bonus story at the end. more of the same please!

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Two 'Fin'tastic 'Naughty'cally Themed Stories

I adored these stories. Fun, intriguing and entertaining. Expertly narrated by RJ Bayley who really brings the story and characters to life with a mixture of accents and characters. Genuinely finished Water For Drowning and found myself thinking of its ending and characters for a while.

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  • Deedra
  • United States
  • 08-09-19

Water for drowning

This was a good,twist on the old Mermaid tale.I enjoyed it. R.J. Bayeley was a fine narrator. Shark Shark was good too! I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.'

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  • Mr. & Mrs. V
  • 25-05-19

My favorite audiobook ever

This is my favorite audiobook. I strongly prefer reading to listening to books. Water for Drowning is the only audiobook I’ve ever listenend to where I feel the narrator’s voice as created by the author perfectly matches the voice artist’s performance in a way that makes the product a perfect listen. The story is also great, as is the bonus short, “Shark, Shark.”

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  • Michael Louis Dixon
  • 28-03-19

2 Good Stories

Water for Drowning is very well written. It is an interesting twist on an old myth and deeply emotional. Shark Shark is just plain fun.