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Darkly Dreaming Dexter Audiobook

Darkly Dreaming Dexter: Dexter, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The Basis for the Showtime® Original Series Starring Michael C. Hall

Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome and charming, but something in his past has made him abide by a different set of rules. He’s a serial killer whose one golden rule makes him immensely likeable: he only kills bad people. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts him in the perfect position to identify his victims. But when a series of brutal murders bearing a striking similarity to his own style start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened - of himself or some other fiend.

©2005 Jeff Lindsay (P)2012 Random House

What the Critics Say

"A macabre tour-de-force." (The New York Times Book Review)

“A dark comedy with a creative twist.” (The Miami Herald)

“Dark and devious..Daring and unexpectedly comedic.” (USA Today)

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    "Perfect"

    I am amazed at how well the show followed the book. With a little extra insight to Dexter's mind, and perhaps some minor differences it is every bit as good as I hoped. The author's voice is even similar to Hall's. He does voices for all the characters and really brings this story to life. His voice is soothing enough to carry to you to sleep, but beware the dreams you may have.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mr. Van Valkenburg Bay Area, Ca 02-15-17
    Mr. Van Valkenburg Bay Area, Ca 02-15-17
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    "Well read well written"

    Good listen. Reader did a great job. I enjoyed it and I am about to start the second one!

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    "Jeff Lindsay does darkly dreaming Dexter perfectly"

    Kind of makes me anticipate the next full moon in Dexter sort of way. Jeff Lindsay gives good voice to the characters in this story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lesia Winona, MS, United States 08-08-15
    Lesia Winona, MS, United States 08-08-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Hilariously chilling!"

    To paraphrase a truth, if a writer guess himself as a narrator, the author is a fool. Jeff Lindsay is no fool. The book was good with delightful sentences ("For a few seconds it didn't really seem necessary to breathe."), with dynamic narration! I bought the next two books before I finished this one, it was such a delight to read!

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    Nick G. 07-22-17
    Nick G. 07-22-17
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    "good ole dexter"

    great listen if you enjoyed the Dexter TV show. the characters were cast and portrayed perfectly

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    Lillybird 06-22-17
    Lillybird 06-22-17
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    "Edge of my seat"

    I have seen the Netflix series and I have to stay that the books are awesome. Looking forward to the next one. I highly recommend this book to just about anybody who loves a good story line.

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    "Not bad"

    I have read the first 5 books, watched the whole series. Now listening to it!

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    Jessica Uran 05-02-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Love the show so wanted to check this out"

    I loved the Dexter show and had no idea it was based from a book! I was really excited when I found that out and immediately downloaded this book. Eh, I was not impressed and have no desire to read the rest of the series.

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    Seth Oriath 04-17-17
    Seth Oriath 04-17-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Holy crap was that awesome."

    Great book and read very well by its own author. Makes me want to read more of the books.

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    Mike 03-31-17
    Mike 03-31-17
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    "This was great!"

    I watched the show before I knew there were any books. This audiobook was great, Jeff Lindsay has a beautifully Dexteresque voice, lots of fun try it out!

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