Out of the Fog by Carolyn Nash

January 6th, 2016 Kimberly Review 52 Comments

6th Jan
Out of the Fog by Carolyn Nash
Out of the Fog
by Carolyn Nash
Published by: Audible
Narrator: Ilyana Kadushin
Length: 2 hours and 21 minutes
Genres: Suspense
Source: Publisher
Purchase: Amazon | Audible
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What if you're a suburban mom with a snarky sense of humor and a wild imagination prone to dreaming up disasters? What if you and your friends take your daughters for a camping trip, and while on a quick trip to the nearest country market you see a man being bullied and then beaten? What do you do? Back away quietly? Not if you're Molly Deacon who, along with her Mittyesque imagination, has a temper not to be trifled with. Stepping in to rescue Alan Cartwright has consequences far beyond what Molly could ever imagine, and she must find hidden reserves of strength to survive a terrifying chase through a foggy night.

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Out of the Fog by Carolyn Nash is a suspenseful thriller with a heroine who tends to have one heck of an imagination and a snarky sense of humor. Narrated by Ilyana Kadushin I quickly slipped into the tale and listened in a single sitting. At just about two and half-hours it is the perfect listen for travel.

Molly Deacon is camping with her daughter and friends when she is elected to make a run to the nearest market for supplies. We quickly get to know Molly and her vivid, somewhat “worst case scenario” imagination as we drive the countryside roads in heavy fog. When she arrives at the local market, she witnesses a group of men beating a young man at the local bar and grill next to the market. When the shop owner refuses to help Molly steps in and rescues Alan Cartwright. What results is a terrifying evening that will have you listening intently.

Nash tells a compelling tale in this short that allows us to learn about the characters, the town and those pursuing Molly. She manages this while notching up the thrills. We join Molly as she must outwit her pursuers and I loved how her vivid imagination came to her aid. I liked Molly even when she was terrified she kept it together and I would like to think I would have responded similarly.

Ilyana Kadushin did a wonderful job of narrating. She managed to conveying both Molly’s fear and her humor. She helped set the tone giving me an enjoyable experience. Alan was  more of a mystery, making me question whether we could trust him.

Out of the Fog is perfect for those who love a good thriller and a snarky, quick-witted heroine.

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52 Responses to “Out of the Fog by Carolyn Nash”

  1. Lover Of Romance

    Its always so great to have a narrator that conveys the right emotions and tone for the story. Great review. Glad you enjoyed this one.

  2. Jenny

    Yay for Molly keeping it together even when terrified! I like to think I would be the same too Kim, but sadly I feel like that wouldn’t actually be the case. There would probably be a meltdown of some kind. Love the illustrated cover on this one!!!

    Jenny recently posted: Review (+ Giveaway!): Passenger
  3. Kristin

    OOooo, this does sound kind of awesome but why does the name “Alan Cartwright” ring bells in my head? I like the suspense, its short plus add in the snark and humor and I’m sold! Great quick review!!!

  4. Sophia Rose

    I got this one, too, and really enjoyed it. I agree that Molly was a good heroine and her humor did help in the face of all the terror. It was fun to get a Secret Lives of Walter Mitty retelling with a gender twist.

    Sophia Rose recently posted: My First, My Last by Lacey Silks
  5. Lorna

    I think this would be a really good listen. I am glad you enjoyed! Plus, I love snark 🙂

  6. JustRach

    Nice review, the book sounds really good. I don’t listen to audiobooks very often but thanks to this I think I’ll give this one a listen 🙂