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Woman on the Edge

Written by: Samantha M. Bailey
Narrated by: Katherine Fenton
Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
4 out of 5 stars (33 ratings)

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A moment on the subway platform changes two women’s lives forever - a debut thriller that will take your breath away.

A total stranger on the subway platform whispers, “Take my baby.”

She places her child in your arms. She says your name.

Then she jumps....

In a split second, Morgan Kincaid’s life changes forever. She’s on her way home from work when a mother begs her to take her baby, then places the infant in her arms. Before Morgan can stop her, the distraught mother jumps in front of an oncoming train.

Morgan has never seen this woman before, and she can’t understand what would cause a person to give away her child and take her own life. She also can’t understand how this woman knew her name.

The police take Morgan in for questioning. She soon learns that the woman who jumped was Nicole Markham, prominent CEO of the athletic brand Breathe. She also learns that no witness can corroborate her version of events, which means she’s just become a murder suspect.

To prove her innocence, Morgan frantically retraces the last days of Nicole’s life. Was Nicole a new mother struggling with paranoia or was she in danger? When strange things start happening to Morgan, she suddenly realizes she might be in danger, too.

Woman on the Edge is a pulse-pounding, propulsive thriller about the lengths to which a woman will go to protect her baby - even if that means sacrificing her own life. 

©2019 Samantha M. Bailey (P)2019 Simon & Schuster Audio

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  • KC
  • 2020-02-14

Would recommend!

Overall I really liked this story. I found myself guessing and constantly changing my mind on what was happening. I didn’t see the actual ending coming!

I found myself feeling for Nicole In her last story line especially as it caught up to that day in the subway. I found the characters a little less personable than I usually like, though I can’t really say why.

The narrator was overall fine but her more Whiney voices really were not my favourite to listen to.

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Compelling mystery, Whiny Read

Good story, but the main characters victim complex was exaggerated and overly emphasized by the performing reader.

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Couldn't stop listening

Ok, so I'm conflicted because on one hand, I couldn't stop listening. Throughout the whole book I was making internal predictions and then second guessing myself. I won't spoil anything but I will say my very first assumption that I repeatedly told myself could be the case because it was just too obvious, ended up, yes, being that obvious. However, maybe that was the point?! Because I still enjoyed the book. Lol.

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  • Hasbrouck H. McCall
  • 2019-12-06

Couldn’t stop listening......

Great story from beginning to end. This is a page turner. Listened to it in two day. So disappointed when it finished.

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  • Patches4
  • 2019-12-10

Great

I bought to have something to listen to on the way home. I was instantly caught up in the story and made the long drive home so much nicer. Hope author has another one soon.

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  • Larry
  • 2020-02-03

Fast paced!

I couldn’t stop listening! The story had me from the start and kept going😀😀
I’m recommending this audiobook to everyone 🎧😅

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  • Sheila S
  • 2019-12-04

Warning: Not a page-turner

The storyline initially involved me, but it soon evolved into a slow, repetitious, and occasionally silly mess. The protagonist's continuous whining was much enhanced by the narration, making it painful to listen to. Overall rating: 1.5 stars rounded up