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The Deceit

By: Sara Foster
Narrated by: Tim Potter, Tamala Shelton
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Publisher's Summary

Your wife is a liar.

Has your wife told you the truth yet?

Do you know who Claire really is?

Lenny has always known that his wife, Claire, is the love of his life. But somehow his marriage is in shambles, he’s struggling with the kids, and a string of anonymous text messages are tormenting him, insisting that Claire is a liar.

Claire knows Lenny is a good man, but there’s a lot she hasn’t told him about her past. Now she’s terrified that the horrors that haunt her are about to put her entire family in danger.

Strange new neighbours, insidious clients and schoolyard scandal begin to fracture Claire and Lenny’s happy families façade. As secrets are revealed and pasts uncovered, the lies will be exposed and everyone's lives will change forever.

A gripping suburban thriller from the bestselling author of Beneath the Shadows and The Hush.

"The fast-moving flow from placid family life to a deeply disturbing secret drives this suspenseful tale." Kirkus Reviews

©2022 Sara Foster (P)2022 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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Loved this so much

Loved this story…..loved the narrating!! I’m going straight in to search for the authors other books. Can’t wait to get stuck into another one. Sara Foster is definitely an author who has peaked my intersect!

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Gripping storyline well narrated

Loved this offering from Sara Foster- another gripping, edge of your seat ride! Great narration.
Highly recommended.

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great narration

very enjoyable, easy listen with enough depth to still engage. nice back and forth between each side of the couples story

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Great twists

I really enjoyed this book, the characters were believable and heart felt. Good twists and turns to keep you hooked.

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Not surprising A. H

The Information made this sound worth listening.
Didn’t take me to guess the Suspect.

Female Narration, easy to listen to.

Male Narrator, soooo monotone, in the the extreme !!

Sounded bored with the Story, no inflections in his voice, which, make me think he didn’t care as long as he was getting, his payment.

IF I choose this Author once again, I’m going to make darn sure the Male Narrator is NOT this one.

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Where was the suspense?

Too predictable for my liking. The female narrator's breathy voice too much. I was waiting for a plot twist that never came. can't see what the fuss it about.

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Starts ok but loses momentum

The male narrator is very good and believeable, but the f email narrator is faking a posh accent which is annoying.

The story is excellent at first and kept my attention but becomes very melodramatic at the end and the climax is soft.

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Captivating

loved that it was written from the two main characters views. well read and intriguing. worth it

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Perfection

This is everything you could want in a thriller - engaging characters who you can’t quite trust, a slow reveal and a credible story with all the loose ends sewn up. Loved it!

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Good twists and turns

Good story, interesting and at times unexpected
original refreshing writing.
Well done to the author and narrator

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