Praying for Sleep

  • by Jeffery Deaver
  • Narrated by Tim Machin
  • 14 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Michael Hrubek escapes from a mental institution, the directors of the hospital are terrified that their professional reputation will be ruined, and tell the police that he's harmless, and not a danger to society.
This however, couldn't be further from the truth. Hrubek is on a mission to take revenge on society for his time spent in the institution. He is making his way towards the home of the woman who was responsible for his incarceration, and leaving a trail of bodies in his wake....

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Typical Deaver plot with twists all the way

What did you like most about Praying for Sleep?

Strong characters with lots of subplots. There was obviuosly going to be a twist at the end, it was intriguing to try and work it out before you got there ( I did in this case :-) ).


What aspect of Tim Machin’s performance might you have changed?

I felt that in mid chapter when the scenes moved to different locations there wasn't enough of a pause to give you a chance to realise you had moved elsewhere. This led to me feeling a bit confused at times.


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- Russ

Hugely disappointed

I enjoy Jeffery Deaver's novels, but I had to give up on this one when I realised I still had 8 hours to go.The story meanders along without really getting anywhere and the treatment of mental health issues is outdated. The narration doesn't help. It sounds wooden and the reader is unable to distinguish between different characters' voices
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- Roger

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-03-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks