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When Shadows Fall Audiobook
When Shadows Fall
Written by: 
J. T. Ellison
Narrated by: 
Joyce Bean
When Shadows Fall Audiobook

When Shadows Fall: Dr. Samantha Owens, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Dear Dr. Owens,

If you are reading this letter, I am dead and I would be most grateful if you could solve my murder… Forensic pathologist Dr. Samantha Owens thought life was finally returning to normal after she suffered a terrible personal loss. Settling into her new job at Georgetown University, the illusion is shattered when she receives a disturbing letter from a dead man imploring her to solve his murder. There's only one catch. Timothy Savage's death was so obviously the suicide of a demented individual that the case has been closed. When Sam learns Savage left a will requesting she autopsy his body, she feels compelled to look into the case. Sam's own postmortem discovers clear signs that Savage was indeed murdered. And she finds DNA from a kidnapped child whose remains were recovered years earlier. The investigation takes Sam into the shadows of a 20-year-old mystery that must be solved to determine what really happened to Timothy Savage. Nothing about the case makes sense but it is clear someone is unwilling to let anyone, especially Samantha Owens, discover the truth.

©2014 J. T. Ellison (P)2014 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"[Ellison's] ability to neatly tie together the mysterious clues helps make this a standout in the romantic thriller subgenre." (Publishers Weekly Starred Review)

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    Dixie SPRINGFIELD, OR, United States 03-17-15
    Dixie SPRINGFIELD, OR, United States 03-17-15
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    "Lots of twists and turns"

    Too many unexplained flaws in the end. Had all the possibilities of a strong 4 up til the prologue. The majority of the characters were well drawn and the narrator was very good.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Janie O'brien US 06-16-14
    Janie O'brien US 06-16-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Good chic lit"

    hate to say it but JT is getting formulaic....a sprinkle of this and a spoonful of that, stir up the plot and you've got another JT Elliison romantic mystery thriller....; not too hot, not too cold, but just right for those who adore her.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kindle Customer Illinois USA 07-18-16
    Kindle Customer Illinois USA 07-18-16

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    "Kept me interested"

    There were plenty of characters and aspects to the story to keep me interested. The narrator was pretty good at changing voices and speaking clearly. Overall, I was glad I chose this book, even though I hadn't read the first two.

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    Natasha 03-08-16
    Natasha 03-08-16
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    "I love Samantha Owens!!!"

    I loved it...I never can stop listening....I finish quickly! I always want to know what is going to happen next and I never can figure out the story line! I love that about the book!

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    A Serious Reader Houston, TX United States 05-24-15
    A Serious Reader Houston, TX United States 05-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    If you can't say anything nice ---. I wish I could have the time back. Is that enough words? Two more.

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    Beverly Goleta, California 93117 05-19-14
    Beverly Goleta, California 93117 05-19-14

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    "Book goes off the deep end"

    The story starts off as a serial killer story, then a girl goes missing and a girl from many years back who disappeared returned. Then the whole thing turned into a cult story. I was insulted. Seriously a queen or princess on a slab. I thought Rosemary's Baby or Jim Jones' story was written a long time ago. Convoluted, hard to follow and keep up with characters. I will not be reading any more JT Ellison's books.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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