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Fatal Judgment Audiobook

Fatal Judgment

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Publisher's Summary

RITA Award winner Irene Hannon has also won the Holt Medallion and the Daphne du Maurier Award for her romantic suspense. U.S. Marshal Jake Taylor loathes guarding federal judge Liz Michaels. How can he protect the coldhearted workaholic who drove herlate husband, Jake’s best friend, to suicide? But as he gets to know Liz better, his heart—and her life—are soon in danger.

©2011 Irene Hannon (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

“Hannon is a master at character development.” (Library Journal)

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    Jennifer Gaithersburg, MD, United States 04-26-11
    Jennifer Gaithersburg, MD, United States 04-26-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book, needs better narration..."

    I love Irene Hannon, and loved reading the book when it was published last year. However, I was disappointed in the narration of this audiobook. There was little to no vocal difference amongst the various characters, making it difficult at times to follow along. I also found little difference in tonal inflection between scenes-- happy, sad, fearful, delighted, etc., they all sounded the same.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Diane 02-19-12
    Diane 02-19-12

    The Rebel

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    "Inspiration not Romanitc Suspense"

    The opening says 'this is an inspirational story.' I knew then I had made an error in my purchase. The sample I listened to sounded like it COULD be good and a fast listen, I was wrong. This is a slow listen and story. More soothing than heart beating fast type. I think it was categorized wrong. Two and a half hours into the story and those two and half hourse could have been completed in 30 minutes. While I'm trying to be positive about the book I would hate others, like me, to purchase this audiobook that were expecting more bang for their buck.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Zulu 09-07-14
    Zulu 09-07-14
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    "Inspirational romance story"

    I'm not sure which category this book was listed under but it's more of an inspirational story than a mystery. It's also a slow romance book. There were religious undertones, conversations and thoughts. That having been said it wasn't too overwhelming and if you like slow, clean, getting to know you romances with a little bit of excitement and action (no sex and the violence was low-key since it is an inspirational book) you would like this book. It jumps back and forth between different characters thoughts of what was happening at the moment or what had happened in the past that brought everyone to the crossroads they were at. The characters are well-developed and fleshed out.

    Looking over the reviews I saw a lot of complaints of the narrator but I didn't think he was that bad. I actually liked his voice.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Nancy 01-02-13
    Nancy 01-02-13
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    "Great story, terrible narration."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Yes, the story was good.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narrator was very bland and unemotional.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Dean Creech Easley, SC United States 08-11-16
    Dean Creech Easley, SC United States 08-11-16
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    "Slow at First, But a good finish."

    Performance was a little slow and over done at first. However, this improved and was done in a way that created a clear and compelling story.

    Although predictable at points, there were enough twists and turns to keep the listener involved. It is a book that started slow and was easy to stop listening to at the end of a drive. However, from about the middle of the book on I would stay on my car listening at the end of a trip.

    From a spiritual point of view there were some good points of reflection related to faith, hope and forgiveness in challenging life circumstances.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    DC 08-02-16
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    "Good Book"

    The story was good, but slow at points. The voice paused so long at times I checked to see if I had paused it.

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    Phyllis Holliman 07-20-16
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    "Great story"

    I really enjoyed the story. The story line was intriguing, with mystery and love. i've always enjoyed Irene stories.

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    Pam H Hudson, FL, United States 03-05-16
    Pam H Hudson, FL, United States 03-05-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Really good"

    Excellent book so full of suspense it kept me on the edge of my seat. The romance added to the story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Occasional reader 08-09-15

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Occasional Reader"

    I loved the whole law enforcement storyline and the fact it took place in Missouri.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Raphael Parkville, MO, United States 07-03-15
    Raphael Parkville, MO, United States 07-03-15
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    "Ok Story, Horrible Narrator"

    It is a good thing this is not my first encounter with Irene Hannon's books. If it were, it would of probably been my last. This is not one of Irene's best books. The story was so-so and the narration was the worst I have heard in a while. I started with book three in this series, which was much better, and decided to try the first in this series. This story was so dry, I am not sure if I want to give book two a try.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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