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The "Bishop" Special Crimes Unit
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  • 1

    Stealing Shadows

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (228)
    Performance
    (209)
    Story
    (209)

    From best-selling author Kay Hooper comes a thrilling tale with a paranormal bent and a touch of romance. Cassie Neill has a powerful but troubling gift. She can see inside the minds of serial killers as they are planning their crimes. Tormented by her ability, she takes refuge in a secluded North Carolina town. But there’s no escaping her visions, and when a body surfaces just where she predicted, Cassie is suddenly a suspect.

    MEOWx4 says: "Good story, bad narration"
    Good story, bad narration

    I would try another Kay Hooper book

    Reviewed on August 14 2012 by MEOWx4 (CA)
  • 2

    Hiding in the Shadows

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (69)
    Performance
    (60)
    Story
    (63)

    Accident victim Faith Parker has done what her doctors feared she never would: awakened from the coma that held her prisoner for weeks. But she has no memory of the crash that nearly killed her - or the life that led up to it. Nor does she remember journalist Dinah Leighton, the steadfast friend who visited her in the hospital...until she disappeared without a trace.

    Chris says: "Good performance"
    Good performance

    Had forgotten the fun of a Kay Hooper novel. Flights of fancy to enjoy on morning walks. Alyssa Bresnahan's voice is mesmerizing. I have listened t..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 27 2012 by Chris (Mount Dora, FL, United States)
  • 3

    Out of the Shadows: Shadows Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By C. J. Critt
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (51)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (49)

    The small, friendly town of Gladstone, Tennessee seems the ideal place to raise a family - until two teenagers are found tortured to death. Sheriff Miranda Knight will do anything to make her small town safe again, even if it means calling in Noah Bishop, the FBI’s psychic profiler. The last time she and Noah combined their psychic powers, she was almost destroyed. Now she must learn to trust him again, or she will most certainly die at the hands of the monster who’s stalking her town.

    David says: "Yuck."
    Yuck.

    I am a very cheap person. I start the review with this revelation because I want you to KNOW that I have only walked away from handful of the books I'..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 20 2013 by David (Edmonton, AB, Canada)
  • 4

    Touching Evil

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (78)
    Performance
    (63)
    Story
    (66)

    Kay Hooper weaves an irresistible web of mystery and suspense in her latest thriller Touching Evil. Police sketch artist Maggie Barnes, whose exceptional talent has made her indespensible, faces the challenge of a lifetime when a deranged psychopath grips the city in a horiffic tirade that leaves many women wounded. Maggie’s abilities are put to the test as she struggles to put a face to the acts and uncover this predator before even she becomes his victim.

    Sharon says: "Intriguing and Engaging"
    Intriguing and Engaging

    I would recommend it as the book is a very engaging psychological thriller.

    Reviewed on July 01 2013 by Sharon (Preston, Australia)
  • 5

    Whisper of Evil

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (59)
    Performance
    (50)
    Story
    (50)

    Forced by a sense of duty and a need to reconcile the past, a woman with psychic powers faces a far greater challenge than she’d ever expected. A stalker? In Silence? These are the questions on Nell Gallagher’s mind as she drives through the empty streets of her hometown. Three successful, respected members of the community—each harboring a dark secret—have fallen to a killer’s murderous vengence.

    Regina says: "Whisper of evil"
    Whisper of evil

    Better than great

    Reviewed on August 30 2012 by Regina (Antigo, WI, United States)
  • 6

    Sense of Evil

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (83)
    Performance
    (71)
    Story
    (72)

    New York Times best-selling author Kay Hooper serves up another chilling psychological thriller that will have listeners on the edge of their seats. Beautiful, successful, blonde women are being murdered in a small, peaceful town where such horrible atrocities are not supposed to happen. Police Chief Rafe Sullivan knows he has to find the killer fast, but he doesn’t know where to begin. Enter FBI profiler Isabel Adams. She’s tough, fearless, and determined. Not to mention psychic - and blonde.

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  • 7

    Hunting Fear

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (78)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (46)

    He's no ordinary kidnapper. Not only does he strike again and again, but he collects the ransom, gets away safely, and leaves his helpless hostages dead. Now, after months of eluding the best that law enforcement can put against him, this monster has left nothing in his wake but a cold trail of unconnected victims. Lucas Jordan is no ordinary cop. He has come to Clayton County, North Carolina to put a stop to these senseless killings.

    Jeanne says: "Always a cliffhanger!"
    Always a cliffhanger!

    The pace of these Special Unit novels is great. There's always a surprise ending.

    Reviewed on March 10 2012 by Jeanne (New Lebanon, OH, United States)
  • 8

    Chill of Fear: A Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
    Overall
    (82)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (48)

    FBI agent Quentin Hayes always knew he had an unusual talent, even before he was recruited by Noah Bishop for the controversial Special Crimes Unit. But, as gifted as he is, for 20 years he's been haunted by a heartbreaking unsolved murder that took place at The Lodge, a secluded Victorian-era resort in Tennessee. Now he's returned one final time, determined to put the mystery to rest.

    Kim says: "Great book and narration!"
    Great book and narration!

    Kay Hooper's Bishop series is awesome. This is another hit! Great characters and twisted plot. I do so love her plot lines. Narration was solid and..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 26 2010 by Kim (North Brookfield, MA, United States)
  • 9

    Sleeping with Fear

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Kathy Garver
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (59)
    Performance
    (40)
    Story
    (43)

    After being sent to the beachfront cottage on Opal Island to investigate reports of dangerous occult activity, Riley Crane wakes up with a gun under her pillow, covered in blood, and with no memory of the past three weeks. Riley is alone and without backup, feeling her way through a deadly game of blindman's buff, where no one around her is quite who or what they seem. A bizarre murder is only the first jarring reminder of how high the stakes really are.

    Peggy says: "Good Story Fair Narrator"
    Good Story Fair Narrator

    I really like the series and will continue to listen to the rest of the series but I'm hoping that the narrator changes as I found her distracting and..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 23 2014 by Peggy ()
  • 10

    Blood Dreams: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (95)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (48)

    The media calls for justice after the murder of a US senator. Bishop and the Special Crimes Unit are befuddled, but aid comes in the form of a fledgling civilian organization of crime stoppers operating outside the law. Dani Justice doesn't want to hunt the killer, but she doesn't have a choice. She alone commands a weapon powerful enough to destroy him.

    Dawn says: "great beginning"
    great beginning

    Yes. I love Kay Hooper. Especially the psychic mysteries.

    Reviewed on March 18 2012 by Dawn (North Canton, OH, United States)
  • 11

    Blood Sins: Blood Trilogy #2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (96)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (49)

    As the supposed new owner of property coveted by the Church of the Everlasting Sin, she'd be irresistible bait for the reclusive and charismatic Reverend Samuel. His fortified compound in the mountains near Grace, North Carolina, had been the last known residence of two women murdered in ways that defied scientific explanation. Though hardly as naive or as vulnerable as she appears, Tessa knows she has a lot to learn about using her unique gift.

    Charlotte Gambrell says: "Excellent"
    Excellent

    Keep me wondering what's next

    Reviewed on May 21 2013 by Charlotte Gambrell (Keller, Tx USA)
  • 12

    Blood Ties

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (135)
    Performance
    (64)
    Story
    (67)

    The elite Special Crimes Unit, the FBI's most controversial and effective team, is a group of mavericks and misfits trained to use their unique psychic abilities to hunt the worst monsters imaginable - human ones. Led by the enigmatic Noah Bishop, the SCU team has earned a reputation for pitting their skills and cunning against killers that other cops fear.

    A User says: "Too many characters"
    Too many characters

    This book had too many characters and it was very hard to keep them straight. The story was hard to follow and I was ready for it to be over.

    Reviewed on March 29 2010 by A User ()
  • 13

    Haven: The 'Bishop' Special Crimes Unit, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (114)
    Performance
    (100)
    Story
    (102)

    Another nightmare, in the woods this time. Different: She was running. Trying to escape. But the same ending. Always the same ending. Another dead girl…. Emma Rayburn was born and raised in Baron Hollow, North Carolina. It was a quiet life, then came the accident … and the nightmares - each filled with unshakable visions of darkness, blind panic, and desperate women chased toward inevitable death. With no reports of local women missing or found dead, Emma has written it off to troubled imaginings - night after dreaded night. Until her sister arrives.

    Paulette says: "Its Like Returning to Old Friends"
    Its Like Returning to Old Friends

    I always enjoy the Bishop Special Crimes Unit novels; or before the Special Crimes Unit, the Bishop FBI stories. Like fine wine they only improve with..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 26 2012 by Paulette (Moreno Valley, CA, United States)
  • 14

    Hostage

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
    Overall
    (67)
    Performance
    (60)
    Story
    (61)

    Haven operative Luther Brinkman has been sent into the wilderness of the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee to locate escaped felon Cole Jacoby, a mentally unstable bank robber. Supposedly, Jacoby hid more than ten million dollars from his last heist before he was captured — and rather mysteriously escaped federal custody. And once Brinkman finds Jacoby, the agent is left severely wounded, with no way to convey his location to Haven.

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  • 15

    Haunted: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit, Book 15

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Kay Hooper
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
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    How do you make peace with the dead if the dead aren’t ready to forgive? In New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper’s new novel, the answer lies in the twisting shadows of a small town, and its secrets yet unearthed…When Deacon James’s younger sister Melanie calls him, terrified, he goes to her aid in the small Georgia town of Sociable. What he finds is a scared young woman in the grip of what she insists is a paranormal nightmare - and murder. Two local men have been killed under mysterious circumstances.

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