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Dead Weight: Lizzy Gardner, Book 2 | [T. R. Ragan]

Dead Weight: Lizzy Gardner, Book 2

Twenty-one years ago, Carol Fullerton's car was found abandoned by the side of a California highway. The teenager hasn't been seen or heard from since, and the case has long since gone cold. Now Carol's mother is dying. But before she draws her last breath she wants to know, once and for all, exactly what happened to her daughter... Six months ago, Diane Kramer emptied her savings account and vanished. According to her sister, the only clue is her obsession with a charismatic weight-loss guru.
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Twenty-one years ago, Carol Fullerton's car was found abandoned by the side of a California highway. The teenager hasn't been seen or heard from since, and the case has long since gone cold. Now Carol's mother is dying. But before she draws her last breath she wants to know, once and for all, exactly what happened to her daughter....

Six months ago, Diane Kramer emptied her savings account and vanished. According to her sister, Andrea, the only clue to her whereabouts is her obsession with a charismatic weight-loss guru known for his unorthodox methods. Now Andrea fears Diane's body issues may have cost her more than she bargained for....

Kidnapped and terrorized as a teenager by a serial killer, Sacramento PI Lizzy Gardner knows better than anyone that letting go is easier said than done. The police have had their chance to save these women. Now it's Lizzy's turn.

©2012 T. R. Ragan (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Matthew Brighton, MA, United States 04-02-13
    Matthew Brighton, MA, United States 04-02-13
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    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    More organized plot, it was a bit to all over the place. T.R Ragen did such a great job with Abducted but lost a lot of steam in this book. Jared one of the main charecters in the first book was barely even a part of this one and when he was it wasn't in a way you would think or enjoy.


    Has Dead Weight turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No, Still love mysteries and the first book in this series.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Kate Rudd’s performances?

    Sure, she does a good job at the different style of voices.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Not really.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Critter Mama Huntsville, Al USA 11-17-13
    Critter Mama Huntsville, Al USA 11-17-13 Member Since 2013

    Married "mom" of 3 crazy dogs and 1 cat! I developed a love for reading just after college & only recently for audio. Loving it so far!

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    What did you like best about Dead Weight? What did you like least?

    I really liked Abducted... but this second book in the Lizzy Gardner series seemed unorganized and hard to follow. It felt like the author was trying to meet a deadline and threw a bunch of ideas together. It was hard, especially in Audible form (since I loosely listen and don't focus as intently as when I am reading), to keep the characters straight. I had to keep reminding myself that the 2 cases they were trying to solve were actually not related. Then the sub-plot if Hailey and her issues. It was odd!


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    As a person who has struggled with weight all my life, the idea of using overweight people was both interesting and odd - but it was original.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    Narrator was MUCH better in this story. Still a little robotic at times, but it's getting better.


    Was Dead Weight worth the listening time?

    Yes... it passed the time


    Any additional comments?

    Lizzy Gardner Book 1 (Abducted) was better, but this was ok.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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