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Under Currents

Narrated by: January LaVoy
Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
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From the outside, the house in Lakeview Terrace looks perfect, and the Bigelows seem like the perfect family: the respected surgeon father, the glamorous, devoted mother and two beautiful children. A perfect family, in a perfect house, living their perfect lives. 

But perfect surfaces can hide dark undercurrents, and behind closed doors lies a very different story. Teenager Zane and his younger sister, Britt, are terrorised by their violent father and dysfunctional mother. Too afraid to speak out, Zane does his best to protect his sister and counts the days until they can finally be free.  

One dark, brutal night when their father's temper takes a horrifying turn for the worse, the perfect façade is exposed for the lie it is, and Zane and Britt manage to escape. With the help of their beloved aunt, they rebuild their lives a day at a time, creating new families and putting their past behind them. But a childhood like that can cast a shadow the length of a lifetime. Can Zane and Britt ever be free of their past? Or will those dark undercurrents rise to the surface, forcing them to fight for their lives once again?

©2019 Nora Roberts (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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One of the best books I’ve listened to on Audible

Usually I listen to audible while I’m driving to uni as it takes a fair while and this book made me excited to drive to uni. I couldn’t wait to turn it back on and listen to more, it was seriously hard to turn off. Very gripping book that kept me interested the whole time

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Wow

I love Nora Roberts book but this one is the best, it has me sitting on the edge of my seat

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gripping

thought it was a great story that cut to the chase about abuse. really well narrated.

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loved it

I loved this book well written well read, its commenting on issues we should take notice of.

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Loved it

Definitely one of Nora Roberts all time best. January La Voy is an incredibly talented narrator. Sure there are plot holes but it was worth overlooking them for the enjoyment of great dialogue.

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Couldn’t be better!

Couldn’t wait to listen to his book and was sad when I only had two hours remaining! Nora Roberts is an all time favorite author of mine and she hasn’t disappointed with Under Currents. Some could say ‘predictable’ but I honestly loved every ‘page’. The narrator brilliantly brought each character to life and never once didn’t I think she was boring to listen to. I was truly sorry when this book finished and could only hope the characters continue on with happy lives in my imagination:)

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Worst book

I tried really, because I paid for it but I suffered through a lot if it but had to skip the last 10 chapters because it was soooo bad. Lazy writing - the bad guys so bad and the good guys sooo good no plot just Lazy lazy his story emulated here and just added hours of boredom when you knew what would happen. Hated it.

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loved it

Nora never lets me down. Always another twist and turn just when you solved it

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Wow!!

Nora Roberts never lets you down. As usual I was hooked from beginning to end.

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  • Cathy
  • 09-10-2019

Entertaining

Nora Roberts has a fabulous way with words, and this book is no exception. I would rather read than listen, but love audio when I have work to do. Therefore companions work so well. Although I prefer male narrators to female, this narrator was not too difficult to listen to. Nora doesn’t disappoint with her vivid imagery and great story telling, I was beautifully entertained

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  • Ms Millie123
  • 22-09-2019

absolutely fabulous!

I only came to know about Nora last year and she's so talented and amazing,!

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  • nevtrav
  • 19-09-2019

Excellent

This is an excellent story. One of the best from a really good author .
The characters are interesting and strong. The double plot is tense and thrilling.

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  • Hiawatha
  • 23-08-2019

Great book

Nora Roberts never disappoints and hats off to the narrator. Great story, really well told!

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  • Susan Rowley
  • 21-07-2019

Nora at her finest.

Loved it, even though I knew what to expect - still a great yarn. A relaxing listen - 3 stories in one.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-10-2019

great read as usual

loved it , great narration and plot 3 stories in one , nora at her best

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  • Gia Neranzi
  • 28-09-2019

Good, but with an obvious plot twist

I loved the book; I loved the characters, I found the subject to be relevant to today's society (in general).
But, unfortunately, I saw the villain "coming a mile away".

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  • osteo1
  • 04-12-2019

excellent listen

whilst at points the story seems to be a little over the top it is never the less a great listen and one that keeps you wanting to while away time too.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-11-2019

undercurrents

Loved it . gripping from start to finish. The twists and turns of the storyline made compelling listening

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  • G
  • 14-11-2019

An easy listen


I usually love Nora Roberts’ books particularly her thriller ones. Although this one was ok I wasn’t gripped by the story. The narrator is very good but I didn’t care about the main characters as I normally would. It was very easy to guess who the person was who broke in and the ending was not at all gripping- bit pathetic really.










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  • Ronan
  • 29-09-2019

No suspense, poor listen

Lacked any real depth, just a basic story. It was more Disney story quality rather than anything with any real twists and turns.

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