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Wounded Prey | [Sean Lynch]

Wounded Prey

It's time to finish what he started... A young girl is snatched in broad daylight from outside her school and later found brutally murdered and hanging from a tree. When recently retired San Francisco Police Inspector, Bob Farrell, sees this on the news, he realises his worst nightmare has just come true. The same brutal killer a government agency stopped him from putting away twenty years before is once more on the loose....
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Publisher's Summary

It's time to finish what he started... A young girl is snatched in broad daylight from outside her school and later found brutally murdered and hanging from a tree. When recently retired San Francisco Police Inspector, Bob Farrell, sees this on the news, he realises his worst nightmare has just come true. The same brutal killer a government agency stopped him from putting away twenty years before is once more on the loose. As the killer wreaks a trail of blood and destruction across North America, Bob Farrell sets out to track him down. But Farrell's not playing by the rules any more than the killer is, and soon the FBI have both of them in their sights...

A visceral and heart-wrenching cross between No Country For Old Men and Silence of the Lambs, this is an exhilarating debut from a new author who will be thrilling crime fiction fans for many years to come.

©2013 Sean Lynch (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    Charles Atkinson Greensboro, NC, United States 11-14-14
    Charles Atkinson Greensboro, NC, United States 11-14-14 Member Since 2015

    Don't miss the Bino Phillips series by AW Gray. They are largely unknown, but as good as any ive read!

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    "Awesome Gritty Renegade Cop Story"

    I'm often critical and turned off when an author's main detective character goes rogue. But Lynch creates a believable scenario where his retired cop had special knowledge of who the killer was from his tour in Vietnam 20 years earlier. The Iowa police are stymied because they have no knowledge of who the killer is and how to find him. All they know is out of nowhere a man abducted an 8 year old girl in front of 20 witnesses and shot and killed her teacher.

    There's so much more, including humorous run ins with an overbearing, tactless FBI agent who is repeatedly thwarted from getting involved in the case. Suffice to say there is good reason why the police and FBI cannot be the best chance of finding te killer.

    Jeff Harding seems new to me as a narrator. I should have researched him in my library before this writing. He delivers an outstanding performance, one of the best I've encountered.

    Be prepared to be on the edge of your seat from the opening chapter on this one.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Ted Lancaster, PA, United States 04-12-15
    Ted Lancaster, PA, United States 04-12-15 Member Since 2010

    Don't know what I want to be when I grow up. Trip's cool though. Use Audible to make gym-training sane... And rip my imagination.

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    "New Favorite Author. Read This One First, K?"

    Here's a series that needs starting at the beginning, and this is IT! Wuddan' openert! Here's the private eye that the great authors of the 30s, 40s, and 50s should have imagined if the censors and cultural gatekeepers would have permitted. Bob Farrell is HARD BOILED and his sidekick Kevin Kearns is tougher than a diner's 2 buck blue plate steak.

    Yeah, there's a lot of gore, gristle, and groaning in scenes fogged grim in gun smoke and blood spatter. And then there are the rules… Well, that's the point… There ain't no rules. Just vigilante crowbars prying through the thick doors of procedure, hardened steel of judicial precedent, and impregnable cop culture.

    I just finished the second in the Farrell/Kearns epic… "The Fourth Motive"... since I couldn't wait to listen to Jeff Harding read these two books in succession. In a lot of ways, "Fourth" is a sequel to "Wounded Prey" and may be a tad better. Which is high praise, I enjoyed "Wounded Prey" that much.

    Oh, if you're squeamish, maybe you'd like something else. Fair warning, eh?

    Yeah, there're grissley moments here. but unlike some authors who wallow in the stuff (getting off on the cretin's pleasure) you won't find a sadist's high in either "Wounded Prey" or "The Fourth Motive."

    Here's tough stuff from a new favorite author of mine.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Kate Saco, ME, United States 07-03-13
    Kate Saco, ME, United States 07-03-13 Member Since 2008

    I love audio and ebooks but only give them a 5 if they hold my attention. An avereage story gets a 3 . Thrillers & Crime are my favorites.

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    "My Kind of Story!"

    Story follows a disgraced deputy and an alcoholic ex cop as they try to find a serial killer while avoiding the FBI who are looking for them and the killers. The killer is a frighteningly evil person with a tragic past of his own. The story moves along well with some humor but quite a bit of intensity. I like that it kept my attention and I often wanted to keep listening after my daily commute ended....that's always a plus in a book.

    If you like intense thrillers, you will enjoy this one.

    I hope we see more from this author and these characters.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Mel Raleigh, NC, United States 05-08-15
    Mel Raleigh, NC, United States 05-08-15 Member Since 2011

    Baby Boomer in Raleigh NC. Faves include James Lee Burke, CJ Box, Baldacci, Flynn, Child, DeMille, Crais, Connolly, Thor, Coes, L'amour. Average two books/week.

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    "I Really Like This Guy!"

    It doesn't get any better for a 100+ books/year listener than finding a new author (at least new to me!). This guy - Sean Lynch - is "different". His psychos are REALLY psycho and not for the squeamish AT ALL. BE WARNED.... but his intrepid heroes are a couple of loose cannons who drive the bureaucrat "Feebs" nuts. The narrator - Harding - has Bob Ferrell's voice down perfect. You can hear the gravel from 1,000 unfiltered Camels in every syllable.

    I ordered Lynch's 2nd book when I was half-way thru this one and went right into it when I was done. Now ready for the 3rd installment to come out this Spring.

    The crimes are VERY graphic and the odd ball humor is ever-present. Write faster Sean!

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    "Brilliant!"

    A gripping story from the get go! Graphic in it's violence but not gratuitously and the characters are very well developed.
    Not to mention as usual the narrator Jeff Harding puts in a stellar performance!! One of the best books I've listened to this year.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sarah van Niftrik
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    5/28/15
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    "viETnam"

    Perfect escapist novel. Violent but balanced. Paced well. Simple devices. Incredibly well read.
    Dialogue leaves a lot to be desired in places.
    'viETnam'.

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  • SE COATES
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    "What a ride!"

    Great story, well read and much enjoyed.
    I shall be listening to more in the series.

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  • michael
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    "Gutsy and excellent"

    Took a while to really get into this one, but just brilliant. Story and narration as good as it gets. Humour always present in the midst of nightmares.

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  • Patricia
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    "Fast moving crime thriller"

    Definitely not for the squeamish! I always regard Jeff Harding as a quality benchmark and he doesn't disappoint with this reading. I'll be looking out for more titles from Sean Lynch.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jenfadee
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    "Good listen"

    I really enjoyed this book. Good story and good plot. As ever the narration by Mr Harding is perfect I recommend this

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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