The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, Read by Marin Ireland and Karissa Vacker
Multilayered Psychological Suspense
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Narrators Marin Ireland and Karissa Vacker dazzle as they deliver this twisted domestic thriller from literary duo Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb talk about the fantastic narrations that make The Golden Couple even better on audio. Ireland expertly embodies Avery, a razor-sharp therapist who has lost her license for her unconventional methods. Vacker’s layered, emotionally driven portrayal of Marissa, the mysterious other half of the “Golden Couple,” keeps listeners on the edge of their seats.
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