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.
©2014 Lisa Gardner, Inc. (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
I usually know what I'm getting into with a Gardner book (a bit fluffy, but very entertaining and riveting), but this one was a little less worth it. It also seemed a little short.
Not at all. Just hope Gardner steps up her game with the next book!
I always like Detective DD Warren. This narrator is great, too.
NO way. Too bloody.
I've always felt that the dialogue in Gardner's books was unrealistic and stiff. I wish she'd craft dialogue that represented how people really speak. Even though the books are often cheesy anyway, the dialogue made it more so this time around.
The plot and story are brilliant. You will not be disappointed in this book.
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.
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.
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!
This one had it all... action, suspense, great storyline, great narration... loved it from start to finish.
Give up the Boston accent - I found it very irritating
I found the story to be great, as all of the books in this series are... A lot of plot changes kept me interested.
I would definitely listen or read this again. The development of both the characters and the plot was mesmerizing. The relationship between the two sisters led to surprises, including the ending.
The relationship between a person and pain is a different area to explore, one that is easy to relate with. The contrast between DD and her psychiatrist gives an extra depth to this novel, enhancing the pain relationship to the characters added a different perspective.
The relationship between Adeline & Shayna.
When Adeline & Shayna walk in the park and have pizza
The characters draw you in, they are all very unique. Very insightful.
Yes, good series, very interesting up till the end
Very we'll written overall. The ending, we'll...
Liked D.D. and Doctor Adeline and her sister portrayed by the former female inmate during her interview with D.D.
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