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One for Sorrow

Auteur(s): Sarah Denzil
Narrateur(s): Jasmine Blackborow
Durée: 9 h
4.5 out of 5 stars (15 évaluations)

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Description

A chilling psychological thriller by the Wall Street Journal best-selling author of Silent Child.

Who really killed Maisie Earnshaw?

Within the walls of the high-security psychiatric facility Crowmont Hospital reside many violent offenders. To nurse Leah Smith, no matter what, all offenders are patients first and foremost. When Leah is appointed as nurse to Isabel Fielding, she is determined to remain professional despite the shocking crime Isabel allegedly committed in her past.

Seven years ago, six-year-old Maisie Earnshaw was found facedown in a duck pond, her body mutilated. Isabel - at age 14, found covered in Maisie's blood - was convicted of murder.

As Leah spends time with Isabel, she comes to know her as a young woman with a sweet, gentle nature, someone she could never see as a murderer. Leah begins to suspect members of the Fielding family of framing Isabel as a young girl, and she's not the only one. True crime blogger James Gorden thinks Isabel is innocent, too.

But is Leah letting her own dark past taint her judgment as she grows closer to her patient? Or has a young woman been unjustly robbed of her childhood?

©2018 Sarah Denzil (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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  • Blythe Cochran
  • 2018-07-16

Worth the credit!

Great story. Love the plot and how it weaves it characters together. Would have liked to know more about the mom but wonderful story!

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  • Romaine Conner
  • Fond du Lac, WI United States
  • 2019-08-29

Excellent Book

This book held my attention all the way through. Many twists and turns. I truly enjoyed it.

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  • C. Tansy
  • 2019-08-21

Excellent!

Heart pounding at times and definitely keeps your attention! Surprise ending too! A great book!

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  • Diane DeFord
  • 2019-06-29

A top-notch psychological thriller!

A psychological nurse, Leah Smith, working in a high security ward for convicted murderers & psychopaths, and a young woman convicted of murder when she was but 14 years old, Isabel Fielding, are at the center of this psychological thriller. The nurse, a new hire, is assigned to care for Isabel, and under Leah’s care, seems to improve. Leah begins to believe that Isabel may be innocent of the murder and she tries to quietly dig deeper into Isabel’s background, which uncovers new leads as to other suspects. As Leah digs deeper, and her own life circumstances intervene, the plot takes a threatening turn! The chilling twists and turns of this thriller make for intense but satisfying listening.

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  • P. Dombroski
  • North Idaho
  • 2019-05-21

Suspenseful

Great book and narrator. Full of twists and turns always keeping you guessing. Loved it.

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  • GazzytheGazelle
  • Kokomo, Indiana
  • 2019-05-17

Unexpected SPIN!!

This was another one of those books that I couldn't put down or stop listening to, which I've had quite a lot of here lately, but it started out good and then just got sooo much better. such a thriller!! in the middle of the book it had a twist that I honestly did not expect AT ALL!!

Thank you, Sarah A. Denzil for writing this book. It was fantastic. Cannot wait to read a couple others of yours now,

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  • Buzy_reading
  • 2019-04-27

Helping sick patients

When a psychiatric nurse works closely with sick patients in a high security facility her need to care for her patients puts her in danger.
Part one:
Getting to know the patients at the high security psychiatric facility.
Part two:
Clever twists and turns with shocking unexpected revelations.

Narrator:
Jasmine Blackborow was the solo performer of One for Sorrow. She performed this story word perfectly. The sound quality was smooth, crisp, and clean. While her voice was the only one used for the many other characters I felt she offered enough distinction to provide a clear understanding of who was being referenced. I could listen to Jasmine perform all day. Something about a British accent enchants me.

Overall:
There was a steady pace of excitement between James blog posts, Leah’s visits with Isabel, Leah’s talks with Alfie, and Leah’s personal life with Tom.
The blog posts was an open forum where opinions were discussed in regards to the Fieldings being murder suspects. The bird drawings by Isabel added a dark element to the story. Alfie reminisced about past killers bringing up old cases about murder and death bringing chills to my skin.

Your going to enjoy every written word. Every twist and turn had unexpected surprises. Clever is a word that comes to mind while reading this book.
I was hooked from the first written word all the way until the end. Brilliantly written. One of the best psychological thrillers I’ve read. This one truly can be categorized as a psychological thriller. Sarah nailed every item on the list with twists, turns, shocking revelations, danger, darkness, murder, and chills. It’s the complete package.

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  • Susan
  • 2019-03-06

Terrible—could not finish.

Just too slow moving . Not realistically believable.
A well educated woman would not think and act the way the major character does.

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  • Michael OBrien
  • 2019-01-23

Predictable

If it weren’t for the warm British accent I would’ve had a hard time finishing this story it was so predictable

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  • ringer
  • 2018-10-18

Tedious

While there is a good story hidden in the far too many words I was grateful to be done with it.

I spent the first half of the book trying to figure out if it was the writing or the narration that bothered me. The second half knowing it was both.

The writing felt disjointed and distracted. The overuse of adjectives and... well, just words in general, became so distracting that I never did manage to connect with characters at all. I felt as if it was written by someone very young who is still so in love with words they can't help but use them all. (over and over) I found the "suspenseful" bits to fall short, mostly because she took so long to complete a scene that it lost impact. I, unfortunately, found my mind screaming "blah blah blah... Get on with it" quite frequently. Sad because, as I said... There's a good story in there... It just didn't make it past those (blah blah blah, wait, come back... where'd you go... finish what you were saying...) words.

I still can't decide about the narration itself. While her voice is really quite nice and soothing once you dissect it (as I did because I was paying attention to the narration in lieu of the book... Because I was so bored with it...) There was also something quite grating about the narration... I just never did quite get my finger onto it.

In the end I was glad to be done with it and sad that I had disliked it so much. The storyline... It was THERE... Coulda/woulda/shoulda...

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