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Naked Heat Audiobook

Naked Heat

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Publisher's Summary

In the sequel to the New York Times best-selling Heat Wave, Richard Castle does it again with his thrilling new mystery. Tough, sexy, professional, NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat carries a passion for justice as she leads one of New York City’s top homicide squads. In what’s sure to be another smash sensation by blockbuster author Richard Castle, listeners will once again follow Nikki Heat and hotshot reporter Jameson Rook as they trade barbs and innuendos - all while on the trail of a murderer!

©2010 ABC Studios (P)2010 Hyperion

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    Susan 01-06-11
    Susan 01-06-11 Member Since 2016
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    "very disappointed"

    I couldn't even get through the first half. The reader's voice seemed whiney, and it was hard to tell the characters apart. I had listened to the first book a year ago and I don't remember it being this bad. The plot was clich??d and nothing seemed to happen. I usually listen to the J D Robb series, and that reader is very talented.

    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Lia Sutton, Australia 06-06-11
    Lia Sutton, Australia 06-06-11 Member Since 2009

    I love all genres of books. However, when I listen to audio books as I clean, garden, drive they are better with a lot of heat!

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    "Laborious"

    This might have been a bit more tolerable if narrator was better. I am happy to say that I did finish the book but it just seemed to go and on. Like other listeners the book itself reminded me of a bad TV show. Not horrible but of all the books I have listened to this is just bearly average.

    6 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Angela yeoman 04-24-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Good book"

    book was very intriguing, it really drew you in and held your attention. Starting another book from the author immediately.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Tammy Chance Vancouver , Wa 01-17-16
    Tammy Chance Vancouver , Wa 01-17-16 Member Since 2014

    Tammy C

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    "Charming and funny"

    Just as charming and funny as the first book. On to book three. Far more sex than show. Shoulda used same writers for both the show would be untouchable. But alas no luck for tv fans

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    Martha Pettit 10-09-15
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    "Very well done!"

    Even better than the first. Highly enjoyable! The story and narrator are both great. Love this concept of carrying the show Castle into these books. To some degree it's an extension of the show and definitely enhances it !!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    J. Lindstrom 03-21-15
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    "Excellent Series and excellent book."

    If you watch the show or not, this is a great series. I would highly recommend this series either way. I started watching the show and that led me to the books.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Lady Pamela New Mexico 01-16-15
    Lady Pamela New Mexico 01-16-15

    And Buffalo George

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    "Maybe?"

    Enjoyable light read. A novel version of the show "Castle." Lots of possible suspects and motives so not an easy mystery. Expert knowledge of Manhattan evident in exciting motorcycle chase. Maybe, I'll read another?

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Martin 12-21-14
    Martin 12-21-14
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    "Good Read"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Naked Heat to be better than the print version?

    Wouldn't know, didn't read it, only listened.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Not on the edge, but intrigued none-the-less.


    What about Johnny Heller’s performance did you like?

    He was good. Got the inflections and pauses down and has a nice speaking voice.


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

    Couldn't, but I listened as often as I could until it was finished - about 3 days.


    Any additional comments?

    I like the series. I'll be buying more. They are perfect for my workout listens.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Douglas E Sarine 08-06-14
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    "Not for people who watch Castle"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    This book, specifically the way the characters are drawn, could only possibly be enjoyed by people who DON'T watch the TV show Castle. I felt sorry for the narrator. The text was so insipid and two-dimensional it made it impossible to finish. The Nikki Heat character is ridiculously marginalized at every turn to the point where I was rooting for her to arrest Jameson Rook for his unconscionable and illegal behavior.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    I have learned my lesson about second hand fiction and will not go down this path again. I love crime novels, but will stick to higher quality writers and characters who are built from the page up.


    Any additional comments?

    Don't waste the credit.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Patrick Scottsdale, AZ, United States 03-03-14
    Patrick Scottsdale, AZ, United States 03-03-14

    PSW

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    "Drags on tediously."

    The only strong points in this book are the main characters and their interplay, Nikki Heat and Jameson Rook. They are fundamentally strong voices for any book. The story itself turns too many times and the other characters are too much of a formula. The book seems to drag with far too long, descriptive passages. I found myself pausing far too often so I could recall where I was in the story and the significance of a character or passage. It struck me that the writer was trying to hard to hide the motives of the killer(s) to create suspense or a surprise ending. It served only to make the story drag. The narration was pretty slow through most of the book but at "normal" speed in some parts. I suspect it is a problem with the recording as opposed to the narrator who's voice seemed to fit the book well.This is my third Richard Castle book. If it were my first, I would never have discovered the two much better ones.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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