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Dexter Is Delicious Audiobook
Dexter Is Delicious
Written by: 
Jeff Lindsay
Narrated by: 
Jeff Lindsay
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Dexter Is Delicious Audiobook

Dexter Is Delicious

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Publisher's Summary

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

More dastardly deeds desired? Listen to more Dexter.

©2010 Jeff Lindsay (P)2010 Random House Audio

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    sonofsoulreaver 07-21-16 Member Since 2014
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    "DexDaddy Displaces Darkly Dreaming Dexter"

    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.

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    arthur cowan 06-17-16 Member Since 2016
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    "another great Dexter book"

    After listening to the last book, I didn't think Lindsey could top it, but he did.

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    chris 07-28-15
    chris 07-28-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great read"
    Where does Dexter Is Delicious rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    If you love the show you will love the Book.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I felt that it was more of the show.


    What about Jeff Lindsay’s performance did you like?

    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.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Life of DEXTER


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    Rather Be Writing 07-03-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Dexter tickles my funny bone"

    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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    Bobbie 04-28-15
    Bobbie 04-28-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Considered being a cannibal?"

    We don't need to beat a dead horse, but it needs to be said once again that Jeff is not the right narrator. He is tolerable though, so in the library the next book goes.

    I feel I have a pretty strong stomach, but the end of this book took me to the breaking point. I had to fight the urge to gag. If being a cannibal ever crossed my mind, it definitely has been exiled from ever being a possibility.

    Dexter is fighting the balance of being a new dad and the wants of his dark passenger. He battles this for most of the book. There are several twists to this book, enough "WTF Dexter!?"s to keep you on the edge interested. I liked the book, though it wasn't my favorite.


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    Mike N Sweden 09-30-13
    Mike N Sweden 09-30-13
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    "Not the best Dexter"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    If I knew they enjoyed the previous Dexter books, yes. Otherwise, no, it's not the place to start.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    It felt forced, and a little too random. It's hard to be specific without giving spoilers.


    Have you listened to any of Jeff Lindsay’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, I've read the previous books, but this is the first one I have listened to.


    Do you think Dexter Is Delicious needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    I already know it has more than one!


    Any additional comments?

    As Dexter books go, this one was a little weak. It's always nice to hear the author read his own work though, as it gives you an insight as to how they see the characters and events.

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    Len Cambridge, MA, USA 11-27-12
    Len Cambridge, MA, USA 11-27-12 Member Since 2007
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    "True to form"

    ***Spoilers*** This installment of Dexter faithfully continues the storyline from #4 ("Dexter in the Dark"), which was probably the best in the series. Lindsay does a good job of characterizing Dexter as a family man gradually discovering his humanity. As if that weren't disgusting enough, he shows Deborah becoming an expectant mother as well. Luckily, Dexter's brother returns to remind the main character of his duties to his "dark passenger." The strength of this installment is that Lindsay does the most soaring writing of the series; there are a lot of gorgeous sentences. But the absurd cannibalism plot is all too reminiscent of the human-sacrifice story of the low point in the series, #3 ("Dexter in the Dark"). This will be a necessary listen for anybody who likes the series, but probably more for completist reasons than for the innate value of the book.

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    SpiffMom 08-11-12
    SpiffMom 08-11-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Sorry, Jeff, we need a different narrator"

    I have loved all of the Dexter novels, but was very disappointed with this one. And I'm not sure if my disappointment with the story is not at least partially because of the poor narration. I have to wonder if this performance had been up to previous standards whether I might have enjoyed the book more. The narration was so flat it was difficult to get into the story. Or maybe the story was a little flat. I really don't know. I cannot recommend this book with this reader

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    Linda 08-05-12
    Linda 08-05-12 Member Since 2010
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    "I thought I loved the televised series."
    If you could sum up Dexter Is Delicious in three words, what would they be?

    My guilty pleasure!


    What other book might you compare Dexter Is Delicious to and why?

    The other books in the Dexter series....pure entertainment.


    Have you listened to any of Jeff Lindsay’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No but I will now.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Dexter's history-why he is what he became.


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    cynthia 06-24-12
    cynthia 06-24-12
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    "Absolutely wonderful! Didn't want it to be over!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Dexter Is Delicious to be better than the print version?

    Nothing is lost in "translation" when Jeff narrates his own books! He does a wonderful job and his dry humor is right on. I love his style of narration!


    What did you like best about this story?

    the humor! You have this killer, slowly feeling a few human emotions, trying very hard to be a model dad, His sister who knows his secret still wants him to use his "dark side" to help her solve police cases. Dexter's "view" of life and people really makes the story!


    Which character – as performed by Jeff Lindsay – was your favorite?

    Dexter


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Dexter first saw Lilly Ann.


    Any additional comments?

    I would recommend any of Jeff's Dexter books!

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