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This book sets on a desert island, where 10 people are chosen to build their own community over a years time. Everything is not what it seems like and soon they'll realize that they are part of a major setup and that they are all alone on the island. One by one they start dying and they only have themselves to suspect. Who can they trust? Who is the murderer?
I enjoyed the story a lot and there were no boring moments. This is a very good who-dun-it mystery in Agatha Christie style. The story is well-written and the plot is well thought out.
I also enjoyed the narrator Danielle Cohen a lot. I love a British narrator, who can change voices and accents, so I know who's talking. The narrator must make me feel like I'm watching a movie and she was spot on. I'll defenitely listen to more of this author and narrator.
*This book was gifted to me by the author, in exchange for an honest review - thanks a lot!*
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This book was pretty good. It starts off as a sort of "Survivor" show with ten people being brought to an island to live together and survive for a year. Things are fishy, though, when many of the people recognize connections between themselves, when everyone was supposed to be strangers. People begin dying, which means one of them is the killer. I listened to the Audible audio version, but I think I would have enjoyed this book more if I had read it rather than listened to it. I didn't much care for the narrator's voice, and I did not care for her voice chosen for the Canadian, which sounded more like a "California Valley" or "Surfer" accent. I've never known a Canadian that sounded like her interpretation, and it sounded annoying and forced. To be fair, I don't know how much of that was the writer and how much was the narrator. Other than that, there are good twists and turns, plenty of mystery and suspense, and if you like the genre, especially if it takes place on a beautiful island, this book might be up your alley.
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