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Facing life alone, they turned to crime together. 

Dolly Rawlins, Linda Perelli and Shirley Miller are left devastated when their husbands are killed in a security van heist that goes disastrously wrong. 

When Dolly discovers her husband's bank deposit box containing a gun, money and detailed plans for the hijack, she has three options. She could hand over the ledgers to the Detective. She could hand them over to the thugs who want to take over Harry's turf. Or, she and the other widows could finish the job their husbands started. 

As they rehearse the raid, the women discover that Harry's plan required four people and recruit hooker Bella O'Reilly. But only three bodies were discovered in the carnage of the original hijack - so who was the fourth man, and where is he now?

©2018 Lynda La Plante (P)2018 Bonnier

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-07-2018

Outstanding Book

Best thriller yet this year. A heist gone wrong and three widows remain. They will have to make a life changing decision. A must read by Lynda La Plate

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  • Michele101
  • 29-06-2018

Awesome!

Loved the book. It was a little difficult for me to get into at first but, ended up not wanting to put it down. Hope the movie is as good.

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  • 05-07-2018

Oh dear

I remember watching this on TV years ago and really enjoying it, so was pleased to find the audiobook and looked forward to hearing all the background not usually present in an adaptation. Got halfway through chapter 1 and then just couldn’t take any more. This is the worst narration I’ve ever heard, it’s like listening to a zombie grandmother. Couldn’t stand it for another 14 hours and had to return it. Sorry Linda!

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  • Peter
  • 02-07-2018

Disappointing

The narrator’s voice often sounds very gravelly and spoils what should be a good book

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  • Sarah
  • 03-08-2018

Sorry had to return

Sorry for the low rating on this book, I actually would have only given the narration a low score, not story, but it would let me leave it blank. I was really looking forward to this book, as I have loved other Linda LP books, but I couldnt stand the narrators voice. Such a shame, it appears I'm not the only one who struggled to listen to the narrator.

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  • Margaret
  • 14-07-2018

Dreadful narrator

Love Lynda La Plantes books. Really disappointed with this narrator. She sounds as though needs to clear her throat. Only managed to listen to 2 chapters. What a waste of money.

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  • 06-08-2018

Poor Narration

Don't make the mistake I did, listen to the sample before purchasing. I can't comment on the story as the narration is not clear and is really not to my taste.

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  • 06-08-2018

terrible narrator

I cannot comment on the story..could not get past chapter 1 due to terrible narrator.

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  • dbwatt77
  • 05-08-2018

Sublime narration by Ann Mitchell

I am not new to the story of Dolly Rawlins. I first watched the series on VHS many years ago but couldn't wait to listen to the story, told by the Wonderful Ann Mitchell: the original Dolly Rawlins. Her narration only helped to create the right level of suspense and drama as well as deliver heart breaking lines perfectly. Of course, in today's world I doubt it very much if the widows would have been able to pull the same robbery but somehow it wasn't hard to think of myself in early 80s London.

I just hope and pray Lynda La Plante will give us all the sequel.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-08-2018

Brilliant Fantastic Loved it

I really enjoyed this having got Widows one Widows two and She’s Out on DVD . Watched them when they came out in the eighties and Shes Out a few year’s later all brilliant. It had to be narrated by Ann Mitchell (Dolly Rawlings ) If you watch or have watched Widows you must realise that nobody else could or should do the narration. Hoping they will bring out Widows two and She’s out audible with Ann Mitchell narrating. Also love her in eastenders. I don’t know why they changed the dogs name though!!!

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  • Sally-AnneR
  • 15-08-2018

Absolutely dreadful narration

I normally only write positive reviews but felt compelled to warn potential listeners of the dire narration. Not only was it difficult to hear, the narrator sounded as if she had a really bad cold and at times had actually lost her voice. I persevered through several chapters as I enjoy Lynda La Plante’s books, but gave up in the end and returned it to Audible.

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  • Aslanenlisted
  • 15-08-2018

well paced heist story.

This story has several twists and turns which will keep your interest from start to finish. my only complaint is the narrator had a soft voice which made parts difficult to hear.