Fresh out of college, Evan has everything going for him: a good job, a beautiful fiancée, and the prospect of making partner at his firm. Then one night, with one bad decision, his dream life turns into a nightmare of cover-ups and lies.
It begins as one last drunken celebration with his old friend Peter but ends with a deadly confrontation so heinous the two make a pact to never tell anyone about it - not even the police. The truth has a way of getting out, however, and the truth about Peter is far more dangerous than Evan could have ever imagined.
©2012 John Rector (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
I'm an avid reader who now listens to books on tape. I'm a bit late to the game but enjoying the hands free reading.
The feel of the story is intimate in an evil sort of way. You suspect that Peter is demented but you don't want it to be so. Peter's behavior, that could have been stopped, spirals past the point of return. Engaging read that went by so quickly.
I really loved this book right up until the end. I started listening to it around 2:00 a.m. and was up until nearly 4:00 a.m. when I finally forced myself to go to bed. I couldn't wait to get back to it after work today, and the ending was so dissatisfying that if it had been a physical book, I'd have thrown it across the room. If it had said "to be continued" I'd have been upset, but I'd have been satisfied. However, there's nothing on Rector's website to indicate there will be a sequel. I got this book because it was on an Audible Reviewer's Recommended list. If I can figure out who the reviewer was, I won't be picking up any of their recommendations in the future.
Probably a Lee Child's novel.
I have a hearing disability, and Haberkorn often speaks too softly for me to understand what he's saying. I have to keep rewinding and turning up the volume to pick up what I'd missed.
The homeless guy the protagonist keeps seeing who apparently isn't there.
I don't mind a cliffhanger ending, but this was just ridiculous.
Not sure about the author as I couldn't finish the book. What I did hear sounded like it might have held my interest had it not been for that one major distraction...
I didn't get that far.
The narrator destroyed any possibility of finishing this book or any others he has narrated. He gasped between almost every sentence. I know the man has to breathe but can't he be more subtle? The others I have listened to never seem to have a problem with breathing quietly. When I listen to a book, I like to immerse myself in the story. Every gasped yanked me back out before I could get comfortable. I noticed I had purchased two with him as narrator, I took a listen to the other in hopes it was just some weird technique he tried for this story, it wasn't.
Yes. Buy a book with a different narrator.
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