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A Nearly Normal Family

Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins

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Publisher's Summary

A Nearly Normal Family is the stunning psychological thriller from M. T. Edvardsson and asks what would you do if your child was suspected of murder, how far would you go to protect them? Do you want to know the truth? If you loved A. J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window or J. P. Delaney’s The Girl Before, you will love this.

Every murder case starts with a suspect. What if the suspect is your daughter? Would you believe her or the evidence against her?

The father 

Believes his daughter has been framed.

The mother 

Believes she is hiding something.

The daughter 

Believes they have no idea what she’s truly capable of....

There are three sides to the story. And the truth will shatter this family to pieces.

©2019 A Nearly Normal Family and Rachel Willson-Broyles (P)2019 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Critic Reviews

"It is only fitting that a story about a family told in three parts should involve more than one narrator. Emily Watson, Georgia Maguire, and Richard Armitage complement each other's depictions of a dysfunctional household that is hiding secrets. Armitage opens the story with a strong interpretation of Adam's views on his family and his faith, emphasizing the strict hold he has on his daughter. Watson and Maguire pair well together, voicing a mother and daughter who are parallel in tone yet befitting and distinctive. These narrators embody a family that is not so normal after all." (AudioFile)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-07-19

Riveting Psychological Thriller

Highly recommended.

I found 'A Nearly Normal Family' because the NYT recommended it as one of the best summer reads. I wasn't disappointed. As a parent, it's a chilling read. We think we know our kids and we believe our lives are normal, but truth is subjective, isn't it? Loved the story. And the narration is excellent.

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  • Mrs Brenda HK Reid
  • 09-07-19

superb!

totally gripping story.. I was Spellbound throughout.. I loved how the story evolved, being told by the three protagonists

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  • Mrs CJ
  • 04-07-19

Really good story and performance

This book started off quite slowly, and I wasn’t sure I liked any of the characters. However, the story was intriguing enough to keep me interested and in the end I was glad I stuck with it. Having been a teenage girl myself, albeit quite some time ago, I was impressed that the author captured the arrogance, bravado, hatred of anything normal which of course is boring, and impulsiveness that I remember so well. The twist at the end was clever, although I did guess a lot of it. I recommend this audiobook if you like a slow burner. It is well worth persevering with.

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  • Mrs. Jasmine Simeone
  • England
  • 03-07-19

Wow!

This is an amazingly good, life like story. The readers all bring it so utterly truthfully to life and it is truly impossible to stop listening to. Well done to all involved in the production.

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  • FELICITY GAINARD
  • 17-07-19

Boring

Used a credit on this book after reading all the good reviews. Yet found it boring and kept drifting off . Not for me at all and wasted a credit . Kept going thinking something exciting was about to happen but NO !!

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  • bookylady
  • 15-07-19

A Nearly Perfect Book

A wonderfully written and plotted book, great narration and a satisfying ending. I loved every minute of it and didn’t want it to end.

If you like Scandinavian crime/police procedural novels with a psychological element at the heart of the plot, then give this a try. I was hooked by the end of the first chapter.

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  • Mallon’s Gal
  • LIVERPOOL, Merseyside
  • 15-07-19

Great Thriller

Loved the tempo, the story full of swedish twists. Three view points keep you hooked and invested in each character.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-07-19

Thought provoking and gripping

If you can get past the British accents reading what is clearly a translation by an American, then this is highly recommended

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-07-19

Loved the narration.

I really enjoyed this! Predictable in certain areas but unpredictable in others... would highly recommend

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  • laura
  • 09-07-19

Just ok.

I struggled getting through this book. It was full of middle class privilege, almost as though I should be so shocked that such wonderful people could ever have problems in life.The story was quite bland and very obvious.It was ok. I wouldn't recommend it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-07-19

An excellent storyline.

The story was fascinating to listen to. And so wonderfully told. And I still listened enthralled as I decided that I did not like any member of the family! A great audiobook. I highly recommend it.

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