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Summary

The ground-breaking thriller from the queen of crime drama and the basis for Steve McQueen's major motion picture. Widows is a fast-paced heist thriller with an all-female cast you won't forget.

Facing life alone, they turned to crime together....

A security van heist goes disastrously wrong, and three women are left widowed.

When Dolly Rawlins discovers her gang boss husband's plans for the failed hijack, an idea starts to form....

Could she and the other wives finish the job their husbands started?

As the women rehearse the raid, it becomes clear that someone else must have been involved.

But only three bodies were found in the wreckage.

Who was the fourth man?

And where is he now?

©2021 Lynda La Plante (P)2021 Bonnier Books UK

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"The perfect summer read." (My Weekly)

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Brilliantly read

Very good story with good characters.
The best narrator I've yet to hear, great pace with believable and consistent portrayals of each character.

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first time listening to this author's story am now on the next book widows revenge I like it that much

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excellent story line , kept me gripped the ,narrator Annie Aldington is brilliant at what ever she reads ,she is just brilliant and makes the character,s of the book come alive .

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Fantastic!

Loved this! The best audio book experience since i began with Audible 5 years ago. Amazing characters, brilliant plot, great writing, superb (the best ever) narration. What's not to love.?

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Linda laPlante does it again

Really enjoyed listening to this book, it was much better than the tv version. The narration and characterization really brought it to life, excellent.

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Brilliant

This is probably my favourite LaPlante audiobook. Fantastic characters with a well written story and the reading was in keeping with the characters and story.

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Loved this

Linda LaPlante never disappoints, and the storyline is compelling. I had several very late nights on the 'just one more chapter' principle. But what makes this audiobook exceptional is the narrator, Annie Aldington. She is amazing, and manages a unique and distinctive accent for each of the many characters, male and female. Fantastic, and very enjoyable.