The Sound of Silence by Dakota Willink AUDIO TOUR – Review by Shadel Ayerbe

The Sound of SilenceThe Sound of Silence by Dakota Willink
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Sound of Silence by Dakota Willink is full of dark romance and suspense.

Every day, she reminds herself of a popular proverb: What does not kill us makes us stronger. People believe she lives an ideal life with her perfect spouse, but they are unaware of the reality. She was easily crushed — shattered, just as he intended her to be — like the fragile petals of the daisies he liked to gift. She has learnt to accept the situation as it is, but she will not allow it to ruin her. Instead, she does the only thing she knows how to do in order to survive: she runs.

He was certain she had a tale to tell. He was aware that it was going to involve violence, but he had no idea the atrocities she had endured. He’d waited so long, and she’d been through so much. Her scars were more than skin deep, yet she was exquisite in every way. It was nearly difficult to tell the difference between truth and lies, but he knew her secret. Nonetheless, he couldn’t help but want to go closer. She was powerful, and strength had its own beauty. It drew him in — and she drew him in. He wished to remove her nightmares and provide her with something fresh to fantasize about.

I loved this story and the concept of it as well.I loved every page of it. Every chapter was exciting. This is the first book from this author and I can’t wait to read more.

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The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Shelly Kittell

From the start of the story, I was pulled in. I enjoy it when the author has different voices to do male and female parts. This really helps build the suspense and tension. Dakota Willink has a way of writing that fills you with adrenaline as you read. Edge of the sear thrills. Highly recommend. 18+ older.

The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Katie Matthews

The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK

by Dakota Willink

5 stars


What a read!! From beginning to end I was completely gripped by the story – I am so glad I found this audio book. The main characters were just great – Giana –what an amazing person, her pure determination and strength considering her past just amazed me – she was so determined to start over and try and forget what she endured. In Derek I just knew she had found the perfect person to try and help her with her new life – his patience was so endearing at times. I was definitely rooting for them the whole way through. There were some great twists and turns that had me on the edge of my seat at times. The narration of the story was particularly good and definitely brough the story to life in my opinion! A fantastic 5-star audio book!



The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Kerry Baker

The Sound of Silence Audio Book by Dakota Willink is a gripping and intense story that literally had my pulse racing. For so much of this book I found myself on the edge of my seat. It almost felt like I was right there with Gia and there were times when my heart was in my throat at the thought of what was about to happen. The author has done such an incredible job with this book. It is heartbreaking and uplifting all at the same time. I loved how she used the multiple POV’s to really add depth to the story. For me it made it even better. This book definitely contains triggers so for those that may be sensitive of them I would say read with caution. However I also cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is easily my favourite one by this author and it is also one of the best books that I have listened to or read this year! I am already looking forward to experiencing this one again. An amazing and emotional book I would urge everyone to pick up today!!!

The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

5 Stars
The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink

Holy Cow! What an intense yet gut wrenching romantic suspense that will have you turning the pages while on the edge of your seat trying to figure out what is going to happen next. This author never ceases to amaze me, this is my favorite yet. The narrators done a wonderful job of bringing the characters to life and making you feel like you are right there with them. This is an emotional rollercoaster ride that in some parts I had to push stop and take a minute to gather myself then I was right back to listening. This is about Gia she’s a woman who thought she found love with Ethan but she soon found out what you see is definitely not what you get! Ethan is a abusive man . Gia finds the strength and courage to get away. Will she be safe? Can she trust another man? Find out what happens next in this must listen/read. I can’t wait to read/listen to more books by this author.

The Sound of Silence Audio Book by Dakota Willink – Review by Caralee Loonat

The Sound of Silence (Leave Me Breathless World) by Dakota Willink
4 Stars!!!!

Wow and I do mean Wow! I love finding new authors and with this audio book I was not let down. I was really on the edge of my seat with this one. I really like the fact that there were three narrators. This just added depth and also a fullness to this audio book. I really found the authors style to be gripping and dark which just grabs the listener.

I really felt as though I was part of the drama as it unfolded in this book. The different voices helped to add depth and really highlighted the drama. The characters really came to life and I really enjoyed the feeling and different tones of the narrators. This made this a great listen and I will definitely read and listen to more from this author.

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The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Anastasia Dodson

Oooo Suspenseful! This was a great audiobook! This awesome audio kept me interested through out the whole of the story and I loved the main characters. It takes some guts to run from nightmarish things that are in your life and that’s exactly what Gianna does. She was brave & strong & she was the reason that I liked this story so much!
The narrators were great in this one. Such good, smooth voices that I will definitely be looking forward to listening to in future audios. Great choices by this author!
I cannot wait to get my hands on more by this author & I am definitely going to pick up more of her audios! If you’re interested in a Suspense filed Romance this one is perfect!
Happy Listening!

The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Lorralei Hoerner

Wow this book….the story is raw, heart wrenching and at times I had to stop and catch my breath. This story is about Gianna who falls in love with a man named Ethan. What Gianna did not know was how Ethan was abusive and cruel. From the outside you would think they are the perfect couple but behind closed doors was a totally different story. Gianna finally flees from her abusive husband and ends up in NYC. She couldn’t believe she bumps into a many named Derek, a man she met on her wedding night as he was at the hotel as well staying for the night. Gianna learns from Derek how to possibly love again but with true caution. Gianna also learns how she can fight back. Ethan finds her again and is bitter. Will Gianna finally be free of Ethan after years of abuse? This story has definite triggers of abuse but also a trigger of stalking. Overall just another fantastic story from Author Dakota Willink.

The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Dr. Anya Schultz

Dakota Willink never ceases to amaze me with her storytelling. The Sound of Silence is a suspenseful, dark romance about a woman named Gia. Gia finally finds love to find out it is never the kind you want. She finds herself in a controlling, abusive relationship but in the end finds happiness. Reading of her struggles, courage, and perseverance really pulled at my heartstrings. While nothing to this severity, this reminded me of my own story. As a teenager, I found myself for 4 years, in an abusive, controlling relationship. I allowed this behavior because I thought I loved him and that he loved me. He would be a different person behind closed doors, but then find ways to weasel himself back into my heart every time. It wasn’t until I was 18 that I had had enough of feeling like I wasn’t worth anything. About a year later, I met an amazing man who I now call my husband. Like Derek (Gia’s saving grace), my husband was very patient with a girl who was broken. However, he saw something in me that I thought I had lost – a woman who deserved to be loved and cared for with respect. So, thank you Dakota Willink for writing this amazing story of survival – I truly believe that it gives hope to those individuals out there that are struggling with similar experiences, and hopeful it will also give them enough courage to find a different path because they are all worth it.  

The Sound of Silence AUDIO BOOK by Dakota Willink – Review by Bobbi Wagner

This is not my first audio book by this author but it is one of my favorites yet.  This is an author I never hesitate to pick up one of her books or her audio books.  I was pulled in from the beginning with the voice of the narrator.  I loved how the change of their voice gave the characters not only a realistic feel but gave life to the character themselves.  This is a dark romance suspense story that  took me on an emotional roller coaster ride just waiting to see what would happen next. Gianna is a woman that has been broken in more than one way. With a determination to survive she runs from her abusive husband. Then she runs into Derek.  Will he show her another way of life? I loved their chemistry and their connection.   I highly recommend this audio book and this author.