My name is Dr. Adeline Glen. Due to a genetic condition, I can’t feel pain. I never have. I never will.
The last thing Boston Detective D. D. Warren remembers is walking the crime scene after dark. Then, a creaking floorboard, a low voice crooning in her ear… She is later told she managed to discharge her weapon three times. All she knows is that she is seriously injured, unable to move her left arm, unable to return to work.
My sister is Shana Day, a notorious murderer who first killed at fourteen. Incarcerated for thirty years, she has now murdered more people while in prison than she did as a free woman.
Six weeks later, a second woman is discovered murdered in her own bed, her room containing the same calling cards from a previous crime scene: A bottle of champagne and a single red rose. The only person who may have seen the killer: Detective D. D. Warren, who still can’t lift her child, load her gun, or recall a single detail from the night that may have cost her everything.
Our father was Harry Day, an infamous serial killer who buried young women beneath the floor of our home. He has been dead for forty years. Except the Rose Killer knows things about my father he shouldn’t. My sister claims she can help catch him. I think just because I can’t feel pain doesn’t mean my family can’t hurt me.
D.D. may not be back on the job, but she is back on the hunt. Because the Rose Killer isn’t just targeting lone women, he is targeting D.D. And D.D. knows there is only one way to take him down: Fear nothing.
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This story was excellent and in keeping with all of the previous Detective D.D. Warren novels.
I enjoy this book series because you become familiar with the main characters, and there is a continuing storyline among them throughout. However, you could also read each novel as a stand alone, but I would recommend reading the other D.D. Warren novels first. I find it interesting that even though D.D. is in every novel, the story is always from a different character's point of view.
Just looking for an enjoyable story! Books are my passion.
Gardner has a talent for grabbing you at the first word and DARING you to put the book down. Impossible. I wish she could write more books per year, but alas, her books are like cake. They both have to go through stages to become awesome!
I liked many things. But, I don't like spoilers, so lets just say...worth reading!
Yes, and would have, if sleep hadn't been necessary.
I didn't read the paper copy so I have no comment.
The book was dark and graphic. But the writing superior and the storyline strong. I did waiver on my initial thoughts on who done it but it turned out even with the twists and turns my first guess was right. Usually Lisa Gardner does a better job on the twist.
DeeDee was more vulnerable than previous stories. The characters were complex and I enjoyed all the psycho-babble.
Silence of the Lambs and if I say more I'll ruin it for others.
The prison break!
I pretty much did listen to this in one sitting, I was done in 24 hours.
***Spoiler*** I was sad for the sisters. That day they had together was so wonderful but there was a foreboding and I knew it wasn't going to end well. Shanna was redeemed in many ways and I had hoped they would escape together or clear her name so the sisters could start a life together.So much for that but it was still a great book. Thank you Lisa Gardner, more please!
I prefer mystery/thriller genre including YA with some non-fiction. I dislike and attempt to avoid novels that include the paranormal.
I've read every Lisa Gardner book and liked all of them before Fear Nothing. Some people like very dark books, and they may like this one. For me this book has no redeeming qualities.. It is horrible.
Yes. Anyone who likes Lisa Gardner's style and the D D Warren series will not be disappointed
I look forward to everyone of the books in this series. The protagonist in this story is very sad and has such a defeatist attitude through out you can see early on that the ending is not going to be a happy one, although I did hope right up until the epilogue. I won't say anymore as I don't want to spoil this for any other readers. Kirsten Potter as always did a great job. Her range of voices is impressive and the characters are easily differentiated. Looking forward to the next...
This story held my interest about serial killers and how a father's murderous mental health impacted his two daughters' and their mental health as well as their mother's. It's about pain and the lack thereof, including physical, emotional and psychological pain. The daughters learn that "blood is love" as taught by their father. This was a psychological thriller type novel. The storyline moves forward using flashbacks to fill in gaps of information for DD Warren and crew and the reader.
I've read two other DD Warren novels: Live to Tell and Love You More. I really liked Love You More but didn't like Live to Tell so much. For me, if it's a good story, murder mystery or thriller but the narrator is not up to par, then I usually just quit listening.
Kirsten Potter is an excellent narrator. Her performances are the best I've heard by a female narrator. Kirsten keeps her voice calm and steady with appropriate inflections appropriate for the words and she adds drama as needed. I first heard her in the performance of Tami Hoag's novel "Down the Darkest Road" -- outstanding performance!
I usually like Lisa Gardner but this book starts out talking about a crime scene where the woman's skin was peeled off in strips and about a cat that the same thing happened too. I can't get pictures like that out of my mind, so I had to stop listening.
Yes I would, Ms Gardner tells a stories that keep you want to know more with no stoping,
I really like Kirsten Potter for me, She is D.D
I have loved Lisa Gardner's books, especially the most recent ones. This was a shocking and crushing disappointment. It was terrible. The story and the featured sisters were completely unbelievable. The plot was preposterous. The dialog was so bad it was embarrassing. I only kept going because I was hoping to get to the good part. It never happened. It just got worse and worse. Yuck!
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