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Deep Shadow Audiobook

Deep Shadow: Doc Ford #17

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Publisher's Summary

Doc Ford wrestles more than one kind of demon in this stunning novel from the New York Times-best-selling author. Many dangers lurk in the deep - the worst of them are human.

Thirty minutes into what should have been an easy, beginner-level dive in a remote Florida lake, the rim of a cave collapses, trapping two of Doc Ford's friends. Ford himself manages to escape and quickly surfaces to find help - but that's when his troubles only begin. Two men are waiting for him on the shore, and they are not the kind of men you want to meet at any time. Murderers and ex-cons, they're intent on diving to the bottom of the very deep lake and uncovering the remains of a legendary plane wreck there, supposedly loaded with Cuban treasury gold. Ford's ex­pertise is just what they need. And if he doesn't want to help? He can die. His friends? They can die, too. In fact, they can die right now.

As the hours tick away, two mortal struggles unfold simulta­neously, one above and one below. Neither outcome is certain, no man is safe. And in the deep shadow, only death awaits.

The doctor is in: listen to more of our Doc Ford thrillers.

©2010 Randy Wayne White (P)2010 Penguin

What the Critics Say

"[A] nail-biter that's virtually impossible to put down." (Publishers Weekly)

What Members Say

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    Tim Arcadia, FL, United States 08-19-12
    Tim Arcadia, FL, United States 08-19-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Hmmm, maybe abridged"
    If you could sum up Deep Shadow in three words, what would they be?

    To much fill


    If you’ve listened to books by Randy Wayne White before, how does this one compare?

    5 out of a possible 10 compared to his other works.


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

    George is always awesome...


    Any additional comments?

    A good story, However I think the book was written and a publisher said... Mr. White we need more words... so the fill started.... Over all still a good listen...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Betty 05-11-10
    Betty 05-11-10
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    "boring"

    I think to enjoy this book at all, you have to be a Doc Ford fan AND a scuba diver. I am both and I found this book boring. It might have been an ok short story. But there's just not enough of anything there for it to be a good book. For someone who anxiously awaits every Randy Wayne White book, I was disappointed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    nurseshark 03-18-16
    nurseshark 03-18-16 Member Since 2009
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    "A different Doc Ford story"

    It's set in central Florida for the most part. The story switches between some crazy escapees and Doc in a small inland lake. The story brought you in fast and held you until the end.

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    Steve Rockville, MD, United States 10-03-15
    Steve Rockville, MD, United States 10-03-15
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    "Borrrring"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    This was very hard to listen to ---It just went on and on ---The story is quite straight forward but White drags it out far too long


    Would you ever listen to anything by Randy Wayne White again?

    I might . but not racing out to get one


    What aspect of George Guidall’s performance would you have changed?

    His perfomance was OK


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

    I will have to think about that


    Any additional comments?

    Pick up something else

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kenneth Bryant Cotton, Jr. Gastonia, NC United States 02-27-15
    Kenneth Bryant Cotton, Jr. Gastonia, NC United States 02-27-15 Member Since 2006
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    "Excellent adventure with outstanding narration"

    You can listen to this audiobook on its own, but don't be surprised when you find yourself buying more stories in the series. As usual, George Guidall's wonderful narration adds depth to the characters, giving each character his own voice and personality.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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