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Poison Orchids

By: Sarah A. Denzil,Anni Taylor
Narrated by: Aimee Horne
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A dark, compelling new thriller from best-selling authors Sarah A. Denzil and Anni Taylor  

Young backpackers Gemma and Hayley arrive at a remote fruit farm in Australia’s Northern Territory, out of money and desperate for work. 

The weeks go on, a blur of fruit picking, parties, campfires and wading beneath waterfalls in the nearby hot springs. Until the night the girls find themselves on a dark highway, bruised and bloodied.  

Senior Detective Bronwen McKay and psychologist Megan Arlotti question the terrified girls. But Hayley and Gemma are telling two very different stories of what happened to them over the past three months.  

Which story is the truth, and what are the girls covering up? A suspenseful thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end.

©2019 Sarah A.Denzil and Anni Taylor (P)2019 Audible Australia Pty Ltd

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Outback Australia, feel the heat and humidity

I loved the story right from the start.
This story is told so well. Full of new clues, twists and characters.
Great story to listen to when you are travelling the outback of Australia.

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Its hard to know what to say about this book, different, thought provoking and mentally challenging

You think you understand but then you don’t. I sometimes wonder how writers choose the story foundation. With this one there was a point where I wondered what my idea of a worst nightmare scenario would be. It wouldn’t even reach this plot. Worth the read. Broadened my horizons, yet again.

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Read Brilliantly!

great narration! story started strong, but trailed a bit towards the end. overall was a good listen though.

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Couldn’t tear myself away...

After travelling through the stark dessert, a friend told me about this story as it took place where we were travelling through. We were driving around 7-8 hours per day and it was their perfect companion.

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Twists and turns a plenty!

A very enjoyable listen of a well told story that evolved and developed right to the very end.

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Loved it

Well written, several plot twists that make it even better. I would have loved it to go on longer

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Great story wonderfully narrated.

Two minor quibbles. 500 litres in the fuel truck is just fumes. You can carry that much on the back of your ute.
I love Aimee's narration but don't like whispered dialogue. Can never hear it.

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When is the movie coming out??

What a thrilling story. Great book, highly recommended. The movie is going to be awesome, I hope they make one.

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Wow what an amazing book.

Exciting plot and wonderfully written. The suspense of it , just couldn't put it down.

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Alternative existence .

Unexpected keeps the reader wondering what really happened ?Scary,unexpected ,alternative existence ,full of twists,until the very end.

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