Speak No Evil

CD - unabridged
Audio (1 disc)
Product Number: DC762
Released: Aug 01, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780753142585
Narrator/s: Martyn Waites
Publisher: Isis
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Description

Anne Marie Smeaton is back her hometown, trying to live a normal life with her partner and teenage son. But that's impossble for Anne Marie, because 40 years ago, when she was eleven, she killed a little boy. She is trying to make peace by telling her story to journalist Joe Donovan. But by dredging up repressed memories, Anne Marie is unleashing old nightmares. Suffering from horrifying visions, she sometimes does things she has no memory of afterwards. So when a teenager on her estate is murdered and she wakes up with blood on her hands, Anne Marie naturally fears the worst. Desperate, she turns to Donovan for help. But Donovan may have his own reasons for helping her.

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Author(s): Martyn Waites
Genre: Mystery

Professional reviews

"Martyn Waites is a rarity--a fiction author who is also a splendid narrator! Anne Marie murdered another child when she was 11 years old. Now an adult with her own child, she's come back to the town where it happened, and she's telling her story to journalist Joe Donovan. Soon another young person is murdered, and Anne Marie wonders if she could have done it during one of her terrible blackouts. Waites delivers all the tension and emotion of the story as well as a strong sense of place--Tyneside, England. As author and narrator, Waites gives listeners a violent picture of the world with just enough hope to keep despair at bay. This graphic story is not for the fainthearted. S.G.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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