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Suspect | [Robert Crais]

Suspect

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. They are each other’s last chance.
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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Finalist, Thriller/Suspense, 2014

For 25 years, Robert Crais has written extraordinary novels of crime and suspense. He is "a master of crime fiction" (Associated Press); "his novels get better with every new book" (Portland Oregonian); "Crais is hands-down the world’s greatest crime writer" (The Huffington Post).

But in Suspect, he may have written his most remarkable novel of all.

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner.

Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s.

They are each other’s last chance. He was a young cop on the rise; she was bred to guard and protect. Now they are shunned and shunted to the side. They are suspect. And together they will set out to investigate the one case that no one wants them to touch: the identity of the men who murdered Stephanie.

Nine months and sixteen days later, they remained free. They were still out there.

What they begin to find is nothing like what Scott has been told, and where it will lead them will take them both through the darkest moments of their own personal hells. Whether they will make it out again, no one can say.

Thrilling, emotional, intense, with some of the best characters and well-crafted writing in all of crime fiction, Suspect is further proof that "Crais just keeps getting better" (Publishers Weekly).

©2013 Robert Crais (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Jane Walnut Creek, CA, United States 02-07-13
    Jane Walnut Creek, CA, United States 02-07-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Are you a dog lover?"
    What did you love best about Suspect?

    loved all the narrative from the dog's point of view. thought i knew a lot about dogs, but got a new perspective. not your run of the mill crime thriller.


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

    the action an suspense was very well done and kept me completely interested.


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

    no, 1st one.


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

    having served in the marines in wartime and being a dog owner and lover, the prologue actually got me a little teary.


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    Bobbie Charlotte, NC, United States 02-05-13
    Bobbie Charlotte, NC, United States 02-05-13 Member Since 2014
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    "WOW!"
    Where does Suspect rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I have read or listened to almost all Robert Crais books, and think this is one of his best!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Suspect?

    Loved all the great bonding, dog moments!


    Any additional comments?

    The narrator was great, the story was great. Even though I guessed who the bad guys were halfway through the book, it certainly did not change the way I felt about this book! Loved it!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    CINDY 02-05-13
    CINDY 02-05-13 Member Since 2015
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    "I "SUSPECT" this book is going to impress you!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes! I've been recommending this book to everyone I know who loves audio books, who loves dogs, and who enjoy a good police mystery!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I loved primary characters: Scott and Maggie. I loved how both characters,though broken, managed to reconnect with each other, life and hope. Besides, the author did a heluva job making Maggie real to me...that's pretty remarkable since Maggie is a dog!


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

    Yes, he's performed a few of Nora Roberts' books and I love the cadence of his voice and how he pulls you into the characters' lives.


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

    I cried in opening of the book...where we learn about Maggie. My heart broke in the first chapter where Scott loses his partner. I found myself "talking" to the characters on my treadmill, as the story unfolded.


    Any additional comments?

    Buy it, use a credit...worth every moment of your time!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    M. Dewitt 02-03-13
    M. Dewitt 02-03-13

    I am a 57 year old book addict. I started out reading Daniel Steele and Sidney Shelton novels 30 years ago. Since then I have added literally hundreds of authors. I take the time to write reviews on books that sweep me away. So if I have really loved that particular book. There have been a couple over the years I reviewed because I truly hated them too.

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    "Wish this was a series"
    Where does Suspect rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is going to be a favorite.


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

    This story flowed well. Without giving spoilers I can't explain better.


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

    He read this One with feeling.


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

    I did read it in one sitting. If there had been a sequel I'd be listening to that one now.


    Any additional comments?

    I want to hear more!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Annemarie 02-03-13
    Annemarie 02-03-13
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    Enjoyable to listen to and great for the dog lover - one of the most engaging books I have listened to this year

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    Nancy A. Curl Charlotte, NC United States 02-03-13
    Nancy A. Curl Charlotte, NC United States 02-03-13
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    "Loved the characters"
    What made the experience of listening to Suspect the most enjoyable?

    The story told from different characters, including the dog, made the plot unfold in an interesting and engaging way.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Suspect?

    Rather not give away the plot!


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

    Maggie


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Several where the relationship between the man and dog developed into love. Sweet.


    Any additional comments?

    A really good listen!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kathleen Rogers Massachusetts 02-03-13
    Kathleen Rogers Massachusetts 02-03-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Gr-r-r-eat K9 Police Procedural"

    I usually detest books in which animals are characters, so I'm not sure why I chose this, but I really liked it. Decent police procedural, well-read (especially the male characters and the dog chapters), but what elevates it is the growth of the relationship between the police officer and his dog. Both are scarred veterans (he from the LAPD and she from the Marines) and I found the chapters written from the dog's point of view fascinating.

    Violence was not gratuitous and there was no torture or serial killers for which I give it high marks. Good potential for what I assume will be a series.

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    Kimber 02-02-13
    Kimber 02-02-13
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    "From a dogs view."
    If you could sum up Suspect in three words, what would they be?

    fun, fast, gripping.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Maggie the dog, seeing things from her perspective was fun.


    What about MacLeod Andrews’s performance did you like?

    His women's voices were good.


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    Colleen Vancouver, WA, United States 02-02-13
    Colleen Vancouver, WA, United States 02-02-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Loved it!"
    If you could sum up Suspect in three words, what would they be?

    Emotional, funny, riveting


    What did you like best about this story?

    I like it when the author tells the story from the prespective of the main characters, especially the dog.


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

    Yes, I laughed out loud and almost cried.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is so worth listening to. You will not be disapointef!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Franklin Tallahassee, Florida, United States 02-02-13
    Franklin Tallahassee, Florida, United States 02-02-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Excellent Book"
    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This was an excellent read. I tried to drag it out because I didn't want it to end. The plot was ok but the interaction and story between James and Maggie was wonderful. I enjoyed being in their company. Yes; it brought tears and made me laugh out loud sometimes. The reader did a super job of putting you into the scenes. The last few minutes had you holding your breath...worried about the ending. I hope there will be another book with these characters and the reader.I've listened to other of Crais' books. This one is the best!


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