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Morgue Drawer Four Audiobook

Morgue Drawer Four: Morgue Drawer, Book 1

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Shy, but scrupulous, he is happy working as a coroner in the Cologne morgue - until one of his usually taciturn “clients” starts talking to him. It seems the ghost of a recently deceased (and surprisingly chatty) small-time car thief named Pascha is lingering near his lifeless body in drawer number four of Martin’s morgue. He remains for one reason: his accidental death was actually murder. Pascha isn’t too keen on the good doctor, considering the tidy manner in which his body was dissected upon the autopsy table. But Martin is the only person Pascha can communicate with, and the only person who can do the detective work required to smoke out his killer.

Desperate to reclaim his quiet life, Martin grudgingly agrees to help the ghost, setting off on a wild adventure through the city’s red-light district and the dark world of German car smuggling. Witty and unexpected, Morgue Drawer Four introduces a memorable (and reluctant) detective unlike any other in fiction today.

©2011 Jutta Profijt (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Linda Liberty Lake, WA, United States 08-31-14
    Linda Liberty Lake, WA, United States 08-31-14 Member Since 2016
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    "What a great listen!"
    Would you listen to Morgue Drawer Four again? Why?

    Interesting characters, unique plot line and dark humor. The narration was just perfect. More than once I stopped what I was doing and chuckled out loud. I will be getting every book in this series.


    What other book might you compare Morgue Drawer Four to and why?

    Odd Thomas would be a comparison.


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

    No, but I will be looking for them. great narration


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    gardener97 Atlanta 03-13-14
    gardener97 Atlanta 03-13-14 Member Since 2015
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    "excellent but be aware this continues in book 2"

    I would have gotten book two in this series anyway because I really like the story, the writing and I think MacLeod Andrews is one of the best narrators around, but I do not like the fact that it ends like the Perils of Pauline, with her tied to the railroad tracks and you have to wait until the next episode to see if the train runs over her. Well, you know it didn't but still... I don't like all the loose ends hanging that demand you get the next book.

    Still an excellent story - define 5 stars all around.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Carolyn Crane 01-26-14 Member Since 2015

    I have never been inside the box; why in the world would I start now? Learning about the everything is my specialty!

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    "Delightful, entertaining and captivating"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Morgue Drawer Four to be better than the print version?

    I have not yet read the print version of this book. I can say with complete assurance that the reader of this book hooked me with his engaging voice and endearing attitude. I love the Pascha character most along with the others. The story line is intriguing and the forensics touch is captivating. I have three of them so far, and hope to have more as soon as they are available.


    What other book might you compare Morgue Drawer Four to and why?

    I can't say I've read another book like it. I do think of the old detective mysteries when I listen to this one.


    Which character – as performed by MacLeod Andrews – was your favorite?

    I am convinced that MacLeod Andrews could make any character a favorite. However, Pascha has got to be my number one favorite.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Not only did I want to listen to this one in one sitting, and I very nearly did, but I also would like a marathon of these books in one sitting.


    Any additional comments?

    Highly entertaining and fun audio with mystery and intrigue splashed in.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Zulu 08-04-13
    Zulu 08-04-13
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    "More New York than Germany"
    Would you try another book from Jutta Profijt and/or MacLeod Andrews?

    Unfortunately I have the other two books in this series and the first book ends on a cliffhanger so you almost have to listen to at least the beginning of the next one to see how it plays out.


    What could Jutta Profijt have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    I was expecting more of a forensic-type book since you have a coroner as one of the main characters but all he did was go around and ask people questions and a too chatty ghost that could get on anyone's nerves. The book was set in Germany but it sounded more like New York or New Jersey.


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    Erin Broccolo Lake Arrowhead, ca United States 06-08-13
    Erin Broccolo Lake Arrowhead, ca United States 06-08-13 Member Since 2011

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    "utterly unengaging"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    not sure, it just didn't resonate on any level


    Would you ever listen to anything by Jutta Profijt again?

    probably not


    Did MacLeod Andrews do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    have liked him in other narrations, but was indifferent to this narration.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment that I spent a credit, and was underwhelmed and there was nothing in this story that interested or engaged. if it hadn't been so short, i would not have finished it.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Linda Louise Burlington, KS, United States 01-06-13
    Linda Louise Burlington, KS, United States 01-06-13

    RETIRED & LOVING IT.

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    "WONDERFUL NEW WRITER WHO MASTERS COMEDIC DETAIL."
    If you could sum up Morgue Drawer Four in three words, what would they be?

    LAUGH YOU WILL.


    What other book might you compare Morgue Drawer Four to and why?

    ON YOUR WAY OUT, TAKE OUT THE TRASH.


    What does MacLeod Andrews bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    GREAT EXPRESSIONIST, KEEPS THE STORY PLAUSIBLE AND VERY FUNNY.


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

    THE AUTHOR'S GREAT COMEDIC TALENT WHILE WRITING A VERY GOOD MYSTERY.


    Any additional comments?

    PLEASE USE A CREDIT AND BECOME ADDICTED TO THIS AUTHOR.

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    ben 02-16-12
    ben 02-16-12
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    "FAST AND WITTY"
    Would you try another book from Jutta Profijt and/or MacLeod Andrews?

    yes, both were excellent, story moved along nicely.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Jutta Profijt again?

    yes, hopefully will be more with these two charactors.


    What didn’t you like about MacLeod Andrews’s performance?

    i liked everything about it


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

    yes


    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Lisa United States 12-16-12
    Lisa United States 12-16-12 Member Since 2014

    Paranormal-urban fantasy book lover!

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    "Too crude for my liking"

    Nuff said! In the sample bit it did not give any inclination that it old be a crude but wow it was.

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    Patricia Tallahassee, FL, United States 11-06-14
    Patricia Tallahassee, FL, United States 11-06-14 Member Since 2016

    I love Audible for their variety and number of options of books available. I can enjoy books, take care of my grandchildren and drive too.

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    "Enjoyable Listen"

    I have enjoyed all four books in this series so far and look for new ones as they are released. I have a very catholic taste in books and will read almost any genre. Take a chance on this series and try to read it in published order. It will give the story more sense.

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    Amazon Customer 09-16-14

    Mac

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    "A tale narrated by a ghost..."

    This was a different approach. Liked it, didn't love it. I might try another by this author.

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