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Naked Heat Audiobook
Naked Heat
Written by: 
Richard Castle
Narrated by: 
Johnny Heller
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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    Bob Faw NH USA 10-08-12
    Bob Faw NH USA 10-08-12 Member Since 2012

    Energize

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    "Good romping fun with fun characters"
    What did you love best about Naked Heat?

    The writing is intelligent, witty and captures a sense of police culture which feels real to me. The dynamics between Rook and Heat are entertaining, and Roach are cool.
    Heller is a great reader, giving real character to the voices.


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

    It engages me constantly enjoying what's happening and wondering what's going to happen next.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm going to listen to the whole series for sure.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Martha Healy 09-30-12

    Marty

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    "Not for me"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    No, I made myself finish it since it was my first for this series and by this author. I tell people I am addicted to audio books and it is often hard for me to stop listening when I get to work and put it away...not this one. Maybe that's good.


    Would you recommend Naked Heat to your friends? Why or why not?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    I was very disappointed as I'm looking for a new series to dig my teeth (or ears) into.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    C Rhinelander, WI, United States 09-12-12
    C Rhinelander, WI, United States 09-12-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Too predictable!"
    Would you try another book from Richard Castle and/or Johnny Heller?

    No, not that their stories aren't good but it's very predictable, especially when compared to the series, which is saying a lot.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Richard Castle again?

    No.


    What about Johnny Heller’s performance did you like?

    Yes, he makes you feel the characters, just not enough story to give feeling to.


    Do you think Naked Heat needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    No, what's left to find out?


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    S. Kay Cincinnati, OH USA 08-10-12
    S. Kay Cincinnati, OH USA 08-10-12 Member Since 2012
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    "If You Like Castle, You'll Enjoy The Heat Books"
    What made the experience of listening to Naked Heat the most enjoyable?

    There are events told from Castle's point of view that, if you watch the show, you'd be able to tell were told from a biased point of view, and Kate's interpretation would be very different.


    What other book might you compare Naked Heat to and why?

    They remind me a little bit of some of the early Lawrence Block books, but funny.


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

    Yes. He does a good job of talking like Nation Fillion.


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

    It made me laugh out loud a few times.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Catcher50 05-26-12
    Catcher50 05-26-12 Member Since 2005
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    "Better than Castle"

    Maybe it's because writing is better than TV. Maybe it's because the relationship between the main characters is more complete. Maybe it's because the moments of suspense seem less artificial. I just enjoyed this book.

    Understand, this is not great literature, it's just a fun, good read. Also, I don't need to try and figure out what the British slang is or try and understand the Scots accent.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    cathy parkton, MD, United States 05-19-12
    cathy parkton, MD, United States 05-19-12 Member Since 2015
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    "insipid"

    I like the $7.95 sales because it gives me an opportunity to try a book for which I might not otherwise risk the credit.
    I look forward to the possibility mentioned in the recent Audible survey to preview books by first chapters...or return them if unsatisfactory. I would never have purchased this book had that opportunity been available.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rosiegrey Midatlantic 05-19-12
    Rosiegrey Midatlantic 05-19-12
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    "insipid"

    I like the $7.95 sales because it gives me an opportunity to try a book for which I might not otherwise risk the credit.
    I look forward to the possibility mentioned in the recent Audible survey to preview books by first chapters...or return them if unsatisfactory. I would never have purchased this book had that opportunity been available.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    eclectic_pet New Caney, TX, United States 03-26-12
    eclectic_pet New Caney, TX, United States 03-26-12 Member Since 2010
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    "I love the Niki Heat books"
    Would you listen to Naked Heat again? Why?

    I love these stories. They are another twist on the characters from the TV Series.

    I love in the books, that Niki and Jameson, get HOT and STEAMY!!!

    The drama is great and the humor is excellant.


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

    Johnny Heller adds depth to the characters. I can't imagine anyone else narrating a Richard Castle story.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    bradford cleveland, OH, United States 02-03-12
    bradford cleveland, OH, United States 02-03-12
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    "Love Castle!"

    Steamier than the show! Heller does a great read with the NYC accent. Well written. Fun.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Fred New Orleans, LA, United States 12-03-11
    Fred New Orleans, LA, United States 12-03-11 Member Since 2003
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    "Castle at his best"

    If you like Castle on TV then you've got to get this one. It's like watching an 11 hour Castle.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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