The Birthday Girl

  • by Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by Martyn Read
  • 17 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tony Freeman rescued Mersiha when she was fighting for her life in war-torn Yugoslavia. Now she is his adopted daughter, the perfect all-American girl - and the past is another country. Or so it seems. But Mersiha has been trained to kill. And when she discovers that Freeman’s company is subject to a sinister takeover bid, she decides to help. Whatever the risks. The consequences of her actions are lethal - for Mersiha has unearthed a conspiracy of terrifying proportions.…

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Customer Reviews

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Good Story, Poor Narration

What made the experience of listening to The Birthday Girl the most enjoyable?

Good story line, pace kept moving along, believable characters.


What did you like best about this story?

The building up to Mersia ( the main character in the story) telling about her past.


How could the performance have been better?

The Narrator tried to put on voices for the characters and failed miserably. He clearly has no idea what a 15 year old girls sounds like and the italian and russian accents he attempts are just awful and seem to fade out within the same sentence.


Any additional comments?

If you can put up with the Narrator, this is a good story.

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- Paul Harrison

Unusual story line

An unusual story line. Fairly fast paced and quite exciting. The ending I found a little implausible
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- D. Mascott

Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-01-2014
  • Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd