Americas most-read, most-watched, and most beloved serial killer - Dexter Morgan - is back. After selling more than one million copies and inspiring the wildly popular #1 Showtime series and top-rated crime drama on pay-cable television, New York Times best-selling author Jeff Lindsay returns with his most hilarious, macabre, and purely entertaining novel yet.
Dexter Morgan has always lived a happy homicidal life. He keeps his dark urges in check by adhering to one steadfast rule... he only kills very bad people. But now Dexter is experiencing some major life changes - don't we all? And they're mostly wrapped up in the eight-pound curiosity that is his newborn daughter. Family bliss is cut short, however, when Dexter is summoned to investigate the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl who has been running with a bizarre group of goths who fancy themselves to be vampires. As Dexter gets closer to the truth of what happened to the missing girl, he realizes they are not really vampires so much as cannibals. And, most disturbing... these people have decided they would really like to eat Dexter.
Jeff Lindsay's best-selling, dark, ironic, and oftentimes laugh-out-loud hilarious novels about the lovable serial killer with no soul (but a redeeming desire to kill only people who deserve it) have gained a legion of fans and assumed a place in our culture
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©2010 Jeff Lindsay (P)2010 Random House Audio
i love the dexter novels and am also an avid fan of the showtime series, and being such a large fan and also loving cannibals, i figured how could this go wrong? well, sorry to have to say it, but this book started out terribly whiny...became awkward, and finally ended in some sort of scooby doo mishap. i will not give away any plot points or the ending if you feel you must see how bad this is for yourself, but i suggest you save your credits and cold hard cash for something more enjoyable. this thoroughly disappointed me and i dont know if ill bother to read another dexter novel in the future. what a ripoff.
First, I would like to say I can't understand the bad reviews regarding Jeff Lindsey as the narrator. I have thoroughly enjoyed his performance. Second, someone please tell me Rita dies in the books and hopefully soon. I want to kill the sniveling little twit myself. That is all.
I Didn't struggle to finish...stopped listeni,g 40 minutes in. Jeff...leave the reading to someone else.
I'm more of a fan of dark dexter than I am of the family man dexter but this book had me Captivated and wondering what going to happen next!
Still fun but without the cleverness of the previous book. He's not as careful, cunning or confident as I remember. And lastly end up having to rely on others to save him rather than the other way round. If Dexter can't be clever at least let him go out in a blasé of glory.
While pretty predictable and not all that exciting, this is at least a TON better than the previous book in the series. I'd even call it worthwhile.
The main antagonist in this story is probably the most disturbing yet. The book takes a while to get off the ground, but once it gets going, it's a hell of a ride. I didn't really care for Dexter's new, happier outlook in this book, but the character is evolving as any good character should. Jeff Lindsay does his usual, superb job of voicing the serial killer hunting serial killer. And a surprise guest made things very interesting. All in all, a fun roller coaster ride with the dark, dapper Dexter.
If you love the show you will love the Book.
I felt that it was more of the show.
His reading put me to sleep. I love the story but had a hard time staying awake. His voice put you in this places that you could relax.
Life of DEXTER
Jeff Lindsay brings his characters alive with his excellent narration. Dexter has a dry wit and a honest voice. I'll listen again sometime.
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