Rusty Nail: A Jacqueline 'Jack' Daniels Mystery Audiobook | J. A. Konrath | Audible.com
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Rusty Nail: A Jacqueline 'Jack' Daniels Mystery | [J. A. Konrath]

Rusty Nail: A Jacqueline 'Jack' Daniels Mystery

Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels of the Chicago Police Department is back, and once again she's up to her Armani in murder. Someone is sending Jack snuff videos. The victims are people she knows, and they share a common trait - all were involved in one of Jack's previous cases. With her stalwart partner, Herb, hospitalized and unable to help, Jack follows a trail of death throughout the Midwest, on a collision course with the smartest and deadliest adversary she has ever known.
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Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels of the Chicago Police Department is back, and once again she's up to her Armani in murder. Someone is sending Jack snuff videos. The victims are people she knows, and they share a common trait - all were involved in one of Jack's previous cases. With her stalwart partner, Herb, hospitalized and unable to help, Jack follows a trail of death throughout the Midwest, on a collision course with the smartest and deadliest adversary she has ever known.

During the chase, Jack jeopardizes her career, her love life, and her closest friends. She also comes to a startling realization - serial killers have families, and blood runs thick.

Rusty Nail features more of the laugh-out-loud humor and crazy characters that saturated Whiskey Sour and Bloody Mary, without sacrificing the nail-biting thrills. This is Lt. Jack Daniels' third, and most exciting, adventure yet.

Crack another case with Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels.

©2006 J.A. Konrath; (P)2006 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    JEAN nederland, TX, United States 01-31-12
    JEAN nederland, TX, United States 01-31-12 Member Since 2009
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    "MY FAVORITE JACK."

    I LOVE THIS ONE. IT'S THE BEST IN THE SERIES FOR ME. I LOVE THE DETAILS AND THE EXACT THOUGHT PROCESS. IT WAS A CANT STOP LISTENING. BOUGHT THE BOOK TO SEND TO A FRIEND. YEAH JACK.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Kaye E Steeno New Braunfels, TX, US 12-10-09
    Kaye E Steeno New Braunfels, TX, US 12-10-09 Member Since 2004
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    "Too Graphic"

    I have enjoyed the other Jack Daniels books, but with each one they become more disturbingly graphic. The torture in this book is so disgusting that I couldn't listen to it. I finally gave up as the book was troubling me. I deleted it and I won't be buying anymore of Konrath's books.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    R. Sippel San Jose, CA United States 06-24-12
    R. Sippel San Jose, CA United States 06-24-12 Member Since 2007

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    "Not for the squeamish"

    This has to be the funnest and grossest book in the series. I was howling when the rat ate McGlade's favorite chopped off finger (middle one of course)! Do not buy the series if you are looking for a good mystery or true to life story line. These books are full of silly puns, unbelievable stories and will make you laugh and grossed out at the same time.
    Sample the narrators first,but I love the voices of Susie and Dick. I can't get enough of the series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    MARRILEE KENNESAW, GA, United States 06-22-11
    MARRILEE KENNESAW, GA, United States 06-22-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Not Worth An Audible "Credit""

    This is the 4th book in the "Jack Daniels" series I've listened to and have decided that they are not worth an Audible "Credit". The titles of the books are... cute. But the stories, characters, dialogue are as flat as stale beer.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK, United States 03-24-14
    Jennifer TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK, United States 03-24-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Nasty Goodness!! The Series Just Gets Better!"
    Where does Rusty Nail rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Every book in the series is better than the last. The characters and their relationships continue to evolve. The plots keep you guessing until the end, I also like that Konrath doesn't add in too many new characters and I appreciate that. I find that some authors write too many new characters in and the book loses its cohesiveness. It can be confusing but Konrath keeps a laser focus on what matters.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Rusty Nail?

    The cat of course, so great!! Also, the killer. I can't say more, I don't want to spoil anything.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Any of the cat scenes were great! The final fight scene was also awesome! Oh yeah the cat was there too.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    I hate this question. I'd rather let the author figure this out.


    Any additional comments?

    Great Book, Great Series!!! Highly Recommended!!

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    Michael V. Tocci PA 10-23-13
    Michael V. Tocci PA 10-23-13 Member Since 2012

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    "Another great Jack Daniels novel"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Rusty Nail to be better than the print version?

    Yes. Although it's a great book, the performances of Breck and Hill only add to the experience


    What did you like best about this story?

    I love how Konrath mixes I genuine humor with the grisly bits about the bad guys. The mix of mystery and laughs make for an unforgettable read


    What about Susie Breck and Dick Hill ’s performance did you like?

    I enjoy their characters voices. It's easy to distinguish one character from another. Unlike other narrators, they don't read super slow, forcing me to raise the reading speed on my Kindle


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

    Absolutely! I finished this in just two sittings, but I would have loved to just go right through it.


    Any additional comments?

    The Jack Daniels series is great, but all of Konrath/ Jack Kilborn/Joe Kimball's books are (same guy for those of you who don't know). His horror novels are truly scary and I can't wait to read his Codename: Chandler books with Ann Voss Peterson. This guy truly knows how to tell a story - in every genre!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    cynthia gridley, CA, United States 10-01-12
    cynthia gridley, CA, United States 10-01-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Took to long to get to the point"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Maybe a high schooler.


    What was most disappointing about J. A. Konrath’s story?

    The story as i stated before took a long time getting to the point . It was a good listen for me


    How could the performance have been better?

    Loved Dick Hill but the lady not so much.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Rusty Nail?

    The whole thing..


    Any additional comments?

    I will try and listen to other Jack Daniel stories maybe I will find one I can really get into.

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    George Crossville, TN, United States 07-16-12
    George Crossville, TN, United States 07-16-12 Member Since 2009
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    "Not for those with a weak stomach"

    Gore ... If you enjoy a lot of gore, you will love this story. It is a good mystery, and the readers are fine. Just when you think it cannot get worse, you get hit with an even more gory sequence.

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    Carol Arlington Heights, IL, United States 06-13-11
    Carol Arlington Heights, IL, United States 06-13-11 Member Since 2001
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    "Couldn't Get Past the Narration"

    I love this author and his work, but as a lifetime Chicagoan, the narration was unbearable! Why not just get somebody from Chicago to narrate, rather than put on a very incorrect and exaggerated "accent" to represent the characters? I had to download the printed version of the book onto my Nook, couldn't bear listening.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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