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Publisher's Summary

Michael Robotham's Suspect, hailed as "a lightning-paced debut" by Entertainment Weekly, was an international best seller that raised the bar for thrillers. Now two characters from that acclaimed novel, Detective Vincent Ruiz and psychologist Joe O'Loughlin, return for the electrifying Lost. When Detective Ruiz is pulled from the Thames, he has a bullet in his leg, a photograph of a missing (and presumed dead) girl in his pocket, and absolutely no memory of what happened.

©2006 Michael Robotham; (P)2006 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"A thoughtful and subtle thriller, with convincing, three-dimensional characters." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Kathy Davis, CA, United States 05-01-15
    Kathy Davis, CA, United States 05-01-15 Member Since 2008

    I am retired and I love having more time for audio books. I also enjoy hiking, birding, gardening, and genealogy.

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    "Robotham's Dive"

    If you read my reviews, you know I am a big fan of Robotham, so you can imagine how I was looking forward to this book. Therefore, it came as quite a surprise and disappointment for me to feel so ambivalent toward it.

    I listened to it through to the end, although it felt like much too long a plod for me. I felt the story line was somewhat farfetched, also. This is a very dark and gritty novel that explores the seamiest and seediest side of life imaginable. Picture a child molester, picture traveling through sewers flowing with feces, add a missing and presumed dead little girl and a very damaged and deteriorating investigator, our own Vincent Ruiz.

    Ruiz has spent the greater part of his life as an honest and successful criminal investigator and yet for some reason, he has no credibility and is distrusted and held in contempt by his superiors in this story. Just how did that happen? And going along with the current trend of very damaged law enforcement "heroes", he is several times divorced and alienated with his own children. Is this really supposed to endear us to him or make him somehow more interesting? I am getting sick and tired of broken and deteriorating detectives with wretched personal lives. Enough already!

    On the bright side, Robotham has a very unique writing style that should not be discounted. It is effectively and very simply descriptive. You feel almost like you have been shrunken and put in the protagonist's shirt pocket. You can smell things he smells, you see what he sees, you hear what he hears. Little details that paint a picture for you. Robotham really has a knack for this. I only wish he would come up a little way from the dark shadows and sewers once in a while.

    Ray Lonnen did a fine and very credible narration which is on a par with narrations by Sean Barrett, who has performed a number of the other books by this author.

    While this isn't my favorite Robotham mystery, I am not giving it a thumbs down. I'm leaving it up to you to decide whether you want to dive in.



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    Dr. Lake Oswego, OR, United States 08-08-09
    Dr. Lake Oswego, OR, United States 08-08-09 Member Since 2015
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    "It was okay....."

    Not so bad that I wanted to stop before it was over - but not so good that I was ever excited about listening to it. It was okay....

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    Neil Pelham, Thailand 12-08-08
    Neil Pelham, Thailand 12-08-08
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    "Well written and well read"

    Some have complained about the apparent digressions. However, these are eventually all tied together in terms of the motivation of the characters and the plot

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    Margaret Guilford, CT, USA 10-17-08
    Margaret Guilford, CT, USA 10-17-08
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    "LOST"

    I LOVED listening to this book! It grabs your interest from the very beginning, and has lots of twists and turns throughout.

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    Loves To Read Round Rock, TX United States 10-05-08
    Loves To Read Round Rock, TX United States 10-05-08 Member Since 2007

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    "Surprisingly excellent"

    This book did not have that great of review and it was not very expensive so I did not have high expectations. However, it was excellent! I normally just listen to books when traveiing. This book traveled with me throughout the day until late into the night until I finished it. I could not put it down.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Carvaleen Gardnerville, NV, United States 08-07-16
    Carvaleen Gardnerville, NV, United States 08-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Just an Amazingly Enjoyable Series"

    I wish I could give these first two books in the series 10 stars. I am a fan of Steig Larson, Jo Nesbo, Henning Mankell, and Vince Flynn, whom I deem to be the very tops in mystery thrillers. If you are fans of these authors, I am sure you will be capivated by this series. I am now on the third book with great anticipation.

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    Lynn Connolly 06-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "This author is FABULOUS!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes I would for many reasons. The story keeps you guessing right up until the end. The characters are quirky, likable and entertaining. The narrator brought them all to life and kept the momentum flowing, from beginning to end.


    What other book might you compare Lost to and why?

    I love a good detective thriller that keeps you guessing without the entanglement of a love interest.


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

    No, I have not but certainly WILL in the future!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes, it was a thrill ride. No tears but lots of smiles.


    Any additional comments?

    Yes ... I listened to this book for 2 days AND am downloading book 3 as I write this review.*** listen to them in order***

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    MGS425 Dawsonville, GA, United States 03-01-16
    MGS425 Dawsonville, GA, United States 03-01-16 Member Since 2008
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    "Too much angst and depression"
    Would you try another book from Michael Robotham and/or Ray Lonnen?

    Probably not


    Would you recommend Lost to your friends? Why or why not?

    The book (or the reader) was generally too slow. The main character, Det Vince Ruiz, has some good points but he is just way too bummed all the time: life is not good, things go bad, everybody hates me... Some of the story is really good but the reader is just so SLOW about everything.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Ray Lonnen’s performances?

    No


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    R 02-09-16
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    "Omg"

    Omg this has been the worst book I have ever had to listen to. It reminds me of that professor. Will it ever end?

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    antonio genthod, Switzerland 01-29-16
    antonio genthod, Switzerland 01-29-16 Member Since 2011

    A man's got to do what a man's got to do..

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    "Disappointing"

    I liked very much the two Robotham books that i've previously read, but i take an exception on this. While is overall well written,it has old the sins that a good thriller should not have : overly complex and unconvincing plot , abundance of clichés and lack of suspense. Evidently Robotham was not at his best ...

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