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Truth Catcher Audiobook

Truth Catcher: A Novel

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Recommended for the listener with nerves of steel, this audiobook chronicles the thrilling adventures of forensic psychologist Breeze Copen. Breeze is a champion at what she does - she has unusual psychic abilities. But her intuitions don't keep her from danger - in fact, she attracts danger. Pretty soon after she takes on the case of a con artist in jail for armed robbery, she's whisked into hair-raising, heart stopping adventure involving a dead girl, a drug lord, and a series of difficult decisions. Dara Brown uses her raspy, sleepy voice to contrast with the plot's sinister allure. Simultaneously soothed by Brown's voice and disturbed by Salter's prose, this audiobook is definitely a ride not to be missed.

Publisher's Summary

Forensic psychologist Breeze Copens has a gift. She not only hears the truth, she also sees it. So she knows when Daryl Collins-a born-again but remorseless con jailed in Seattle for armed robbery-is lying. What she doesn't know is the identity of the little girl in a blue dress with yellow daisies who appears suddenly in her line of vision during her interview with Daryl. And Daryl isn't telling.

A heart-stopping thriller, its twists unexpected, its suspense mounting as the steely Breeze attempts to make hard evidence of her intuition, Truth Catcher sets the leggy, red-haired forensic expert on an increasingly treacherous course. It takes her eventually to Dallas, where she falls headfirst into the investigation of an unsolved murder of a four-year-old girl (in a blue dress with yellow daisies) a decade earlier. More dangerously, it puts her in the path of Daryl's half-brother, a creepy drug lord who goes by the name of Trash.

©2006 Anna Salter (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Fascinating.... Handles this touchy material with integrity, tugging on our hearts even as she ties our nerves in knots. Salter writes with chilling authority." (Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review)

"Salter has graced her protagonist with a compelling and likeable voice in the tradition of Patricia Cornwell." (Library Journal)

"An impressive achievement." (Dick Adler, Chicago Tribune)

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    Ella McCrystle USA 05-21-15
    Ella McCrystle USA 05-21-15
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    "Awful reading distracts from story"

    N.B. This review concerns mostly the audible edition.

    I would love to be able to review the book in detail, but now I know the plot and ending without being able to tell if the writing is just bad or if the reader is so horrific that she ruined a decent book. It's a run of the mill detective story told by a non-detective, in this case a forensic psychologist, that is overly floral in language far too often but the story is OK. My biggest gripe is the over acting that infuses the entire text with drippingly-sweet lilting voice on every word. Often sounding like a braggart when using technical language, which no psychologist would ever do; the reader stresses the wrong words or point sometimes and sounds like she's reading at Children's Hour via your local crappiest library. The entire story sounds like the reader is patronizing to listeners, and worse, the characters. She reminds me of some particularly bad news reporters who fake sincerity when reporting tragedy. I honestly can't review the book because the reading was so bad. This isn't the first time an Audible Production has featured particularly bad reading, but it is the first time I have made it through the book before giving up in aggravation. I'd say that gives decent marks for holding my attention enough that I willingly endured such a bad read. If Audible/Amazon doesn't start improving, I'll be going back to just text again or only buying audiobooks from the publisher.

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