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Since We Fell

Narrated by: Katherine Fenton
Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
3 out of 5 stars (18 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

On a Tuesday in May, in her 35th year, Rachel shot her husband dead. He stumbled backward with an odd look of confirmation on his face, as if some part of him had always known she'd do it.

Rachel's husband adores her. When she hit rock bottom, he was there with her every step of the way as she slowly regained her confidence, and her sanity. But his mysterious behaviour forces her to probe for the truth about her beloved husband.

How can she feel certain that she ever knew him?

And was she right to ever trust him?

Bringing together Dennis Lehane's trademark insightful and empathetic characterisation, razor-sharp dialogue, stunning atmosphere and breakneck twists and turns, Since We Fell is a true masterpiece that will keep you in suspense until the very end.

©2017 Dennis Lehane (P)2017 Little Brown

Critic Reviews

"Complex, tense, compelling." (Lee Child)  

"Hitchcockian....with characteristically twisty action and crackling dialogue." (Guardian)

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YAWN!

This book didn't even start to get interesting for the first 5 hours! It then got more absurd as it went along. The narrator was annoying too and over dramatised. All in all one of the worst books I have listened to for a long time!

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What a disappointment

Would you try another book written by Dennis Lehane or narrated by Katherine Fenton?

i do not believe Dennis Lebane had anything to do with this book.

What could Dennis Lehane have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

He could have written it instead of hiring a Mills and Boon ghost writer.

Would you be willing to try another one of Katherine Fenton’s performances?

No

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

I love all his other novels and waited expectantly for this one to be released and then total disappointment.

Any additional comments?

What's' going on Dennis?!

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Well written, but very disappointing story line

Struggled to finish, only did as it was a book club read. The one thing that kept me going was it was well written and easy to listen to. Otherwise, too much going on, too many storylines and too many loose unnecessary ends. Main protagonist is totally unbelievable and you don't develop any connection with her.

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Terrible

Would not recommend this. I only persisted as this is a book club read. Nothing positive to say.

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  • Rennie Fletcher
  • 29-09-2017

Skip this one

Found this boring and disjointed. Sometimes I felt I'd missed whole chapters, but hadn't. Really struggled to finish the book. Perservered and didn't understand what the take home message was.

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  • Helen L
  • 28-06-2017

Enjoyed every bit of this except the end!

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Terrific book. Loved the twists and turns. Really enjoyed his development of the main character. And her husband - what a sneeky man! Couldn't figure out how it was going to end and I don't think the author really did either. Overall though, totally worth a read.

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  • dc
  • 07-10-2017

Gave up

I have never given up on a book before but when the main character said, 'Check your privilege!!' to another character with the overdramatic way the reader had, I had to stop wasting my time. It was from child, to shut in, to spy, to ...... then I gave up as it was so unbelievable.

I don't suggest anybody bothers with this one. Sorry.

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