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Darkly Dreaming Dexter Audiobook

Darkly Dreaming Dexter: Dexter, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The Basis for the Showtime® Original Series Starring Michael C. Hall

Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome and charming, but something in his past has made him abide by a different set of rules. He’s a serial killer whose one golden rule makes him immensely likeable: he only kills bad people. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts him in the perfect position to identify his victims. But when a series of brutal murders bearing a striking similarity to his own style start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened - of himself or some other fiend.

©2005 Jeff Lindsay (P)2012 Random House

What the Critics Say

"A macabre tour-de-force." (The New York Times Book Review)

“A dark comedy with a creative twist.” (The Miami Herald)

“Dark and devious..Daring and unexpectedly comedic.” (USA Today)

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    Sarah Canada 02-23-16
    Sarah Canada 02-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Book!"

    Was quite a bit different from the TV series. definitely kept me interested! Would recommend for sure!

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    Toni H 01-21-16
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    "Makes Me Want to Watch This Show"
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    I am definitely planning to read the next book and eventually watch the show. The storyline wasn't amazing to me, but the whole idea of him and what will happen next really interests me. I didn't care much about anyone else in the story except his foster father, but I super enjoyed his inner thoughts and his dark passenger conflicts.

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    Emmett 10-19-15
    Emmett 10-19-15
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    "It's Dexter, in Audio"

    Story was Dexter. Love Dexter or not, this is what Dexter is.

    The audio book could have been better with a different narrator.
    I'd suggest watching the series. I have another Dexter queued but won't rush to listen to it.

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    Netman Switzerland 09-29-15
    Netman Switzerland 09-29-15 Member Since 2015

    Netman

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    "Superb"

    Brilliant, just brilliant. Wonderfully written and brilliantly narrated. Will certainly listen to others narrated by Jeff.

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    ChuChuRei 09-04-15
    ChuChuRei 09-04-15
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    "One of the most captivating reads."

    The differences in the books and the show make for a really intense read. You think you know what's going to happen buuuuut... You don't! So amazing. Can't wait to start book two.

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    Rita Lyons 08-27-15
    Rita Lyons 08-27-15

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    "Delightfully twisted"

    I had been curious about the Dexter series since its release and it did not disappoint. Can't wait to get started on Book 2.

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    Reid 08-24-15
    Reid 08-24-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Very disturbing"

    Not my kind of protagonist. I really struggled with Dexter and decided it's just not four mgr. His thought patterns are too bizarre for my taste.

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    Jessica 08-24-15
    Jessica 08-24-15
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    "the show definatly used the writing to the t, <3"

    The writing is almost the writing to the show to a tee. I love it!

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    Michelle R Zeiser Kirkland, WA 07-23-15
    Michelle R Zeiser Kirkland, WA 07-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Don't buy if you have watched Dexter seasons"

    Great story the 1st go round but save your $$ if you watched Dexter on Netflix.

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    Bryan 07-17-15
    Bryan 07-17-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Better than the T.V. show"

    I watched the entire Dexter series before listening to the book. I found the book much more humorous and dark than the show. I look forward to hearing what Dexter has up his sleeve for the next book!

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