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Denial

Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Introducing policeman Glenn Branson....

When actress Gloria Lamark takes her own life, her devoted son, Thomas, is heart-broken. Something must be wrong with a world in which such a tragedy is allowed to happen. How could her high-profile, media-star psychiatrist have failed to save such a special person, whom Thomas loved in such a very special way? Dr Tennent has a lesson to learn - a very painful one. 

Michael Tennent is caught up in the first flush of love - but has no idea how dangerous romance can be. For both Michael and Thomas will do anything for the women they love....

©2020 Peter James (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group

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"Peter James is getting better with every book." (Times)

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A heart stopper

Another brilliant thriller by Mr James and perfectly delivered by Mr Pugh, caught myself holding my breathe towards the end! Just when you get an urge of frustration for Dr Tennant or one of the cops, he lets a little more rope out, then tugs it tight again! Very entertaining characters and you can feel the tension.

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very enjoyable

But what the hell happened to Glen Branson's character. He was great funny character most of the time. What happened to him? In this book just a boring plod. I hope that changes.

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  • Janie O'brien
  • 06-08-2020

What a Thriller should be

Peter James writes super thrillers, some better than others. This one - a really good one - took me through the wee hours of the morning without falling asleep. The narrator was excellent and assisted with it's delivery excellently. Thoroughly recommend.

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  • Margaret
  • 25-07-2020

Ten chapters in and I returned.

I was 10 chapters in and returned. So disappointing since I usually love James and have read all his Roy Grace series. This is just a silly story and not helped at all by a really lame, melodramatic narration. The delivery was often unintentionally funny.

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  • veronique Brown
  • 03-07-2020

love

I hope the book is made into a movie. keot me interested to the end. this is my favorite book from this author

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  • Carol Smith
  • 11-07-2020

Absolutely Thrilling !

Peter James opes not disappoint .Everything you would expect from a Peter James story .What an author!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-08-2020

gripping

enjoyable listen good gripping plot enjoyed Glen Branson taking the limelight! 5 star narrator!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-07-2020

Brilliant.

Gripping tale. Just wanted to keep on listening. I avidly read the Inspector Grace series and have read the other Peter James books audible offers. In the later group this is one of the best -on par with The Alchemist and Absolute Proof. Very detailed plot- best to listen with care and read in quite long session to grasp the twists and inferences made throughout the the story . This starts as a tail of revenge- but us it?
Quite interesting also to read about Peter James- himself

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  • Crazycats
  • 18-07-2020

Absolutely Brilliant

just loved this book couldn't stop listening, had a lot of late nights Peter James is such a brilliant author wasn't keen on Leighton Pugh voice but after a while it got better, still think it would have been better if the narrator was different.

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  • Russ C
  • 17-09-2020

Brilliant and captivating!

A great listen. captivating from start to finish. could not recommend this Peter James book enough.

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  • Marion G.
  • 08-09-2020

Just a bit too long

Great story, well narrated and full of life until the last few hours of listening. Endings should not be expanded unless they enhance the story and this one could have been concluded so much sooner. I guessed the outcome but it was far too drawn out and I struggled to listen through those last few hours. Come on Mr James - 10 hours would have been more than enough!

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  • Barbara rea
  • 06-09-2020

Perseverance

A grim rather overlong story, with too many unpleasant lengthy descriptions of incidents and dreams.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-09-2020

Terrible narration!

The narrator made this book a nightmare to listen to. All of the characters faded into one monotone speech. I listened for over two and a half hours in the hope it would get at least a little interesting but I just got bored beyond belief. Peter James is a great storyteller but this version does him a great injustice

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  • Loretta
  • 01-09-2020

Fantastic!

One of those books you don't want to end! Narrator most excellent too, highly recommend.

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  • Lynda T.
  • 24-08-2020

A Little Long Winded

A little long winded at start.
Narator ok but not the best i've heard.
Glad i had audible, i may have given up on book about quarter of way through.