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Carole and her lover thought they had committed the perfect crime, murdering Carole’s abusive husband and making it look like an accident. Unfortunately there was a witness, someone far more twisted than they are, with plans for a killing spree of his own.

©1995 Dallas Mayr (P)2018 Journalstone Publishing

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Volvos are not a joy to ride in

Wow this escalated quickly. Starts out as a light thriller and quickly becomes a dark disturbing nightmare. We get to ride with a complete homicidal maniac and the ride is not joyful. While the story is quite simple, it is very detailed. Every victim you become quickly acquainted with and I immediately was hoping for the best while realizing that was futile. Super happy this was a work of fiction, although I can totally see this as real life.
The four main characters are quite solid and you understand everything that they are doing and why. Don’t agree with one of them, but this really takes you for a ride inside the mind of madmen. In their own way, all of them are mad, just some more twisted than others. There is a lot of graphic violence so this is not for the faint of heart. Rule number one of no children and women is totally violated.
Like I said the plot itself is quite simple, but very smart. This is a well written and well calculating story that definitely ups the ante quickly. I love horror, and while this was horrific, this was edge of the seat thriller. I had to keep listening but really did not want to continue. That is huge kudos to the author.
David Stifel completely made this book. His voice was just as calculating as the author’s words. No way this book would have gotten under my skin without him. Second story I’ve heard from him and he did not disappoint. It takes a solid narrator to read a story like this.
I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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Outstanding everything

This audio will give you chills. The suspense is fantastic, and the narrator did such a good job of portraying the psychopath that you might think he is one. You just know something bad is going to happen when he's watching the murdering lovers rid their lives of the scummy ex-husband. I loved Rule and his imperfect life that's dragging him down every day. The fact that he gets so involved with not only solving the crime, but in helping the true victim of the story makes him a likable character.. David Stifel's voice and mannerism reminds me of Dick Hill, so if you're a fan or this talented actor, you'll enjoy this book. This was my first experience with both the author and narrator, and I'd definitely listen to another. **I was offered a free review copy of this audiobook.

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  • Michelle
  • Grapeland, TX, United States
  • 08-30-18

Quick and intense

How bad can a day get? This book was fast paced and fairly intense. The cop was my favorite character. He had a great personality, and his rational mind was a nice counterpoint to everything else. The bad guy was interesting, and one particular, disturbing, glimpse into his backstory added a pop to the story that I didn't see coming.

The narration was excellent. The voices were clear, easy to hear and understand at all times.

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Great Story!

I received this audio book for free in exchange for my honest review. I loved this story! The phrase crime doesn't pay has a whole new meaning with this one. Both the writing and narration are impeccable. I'm sure you'll love it too.