The Safe House

  • by Nicci French
  • Narrated by Lucy Paterson
  • 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Safe House is a scintillating psychological thriller by the Top Ten bestselling author, Nicci French.
You open your home and your heart to a victim. But your house is anything but safe....
Samantha Laschen is a doctor specialising in post-traumatic stress disorder. She's moved to the coast to escape her problems and to be alone with her young daughter. But now the police want her to take in Fiona Mackenzie, a girl whose parents have been savagely murdered. Yet by allowing Fiona in, Sam is exposing herself - and her daughter - to risks she couldn't possibly have imagined.

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Customer Reviews

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Full of promise

Would you listen to The Safe House again? Why?

Not sure I would listen to it again, I enjoyed the book for the most part but found it too long by about half, a little repetitive and it was if the authors didn't know how to come to a conclusion and when they did I felt frustrated!


Would you be willing to try another book from Nicci French? Why or why not?

I normally love Nicci French books and especially those I have purchased from Audible, they are usually easy listening with a compelling edge.


What do you think the narrator could have done better?

I don't think I can fault Lucy Paterson, she read it brilliantly.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I didn't listen to this in one sitting but I did finish it in a two day period.


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- jgbsmum

A Slow Burner With A Really Juicy Twist

At the beginning it felt like a Police procedural. Then your whisked on emotional rollercoaster. Great Character development even greater story telling. Gentle yet Brutal too!
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- Mr. W Gunn

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-10-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios