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Dead End Girl Audiobook

Dead End Girl: Violet Darger, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Her body is broken. Wrapped in plastic. Dumped on the side of the road. She is the first. There will be more.

A serial killer stalks women in rural Ohio. He is deranged but brilliant, known only by the grotesque nickname the media has given him - The Doll Parts Killer. The name is apt. He dismembers his victims and leaves them in garbage bags in public places. A residential neighborhood. Next to a roller rink. Behind a Burger King.

The investigation is a disaster. No physical evidence. Unreliable witnesses. To make matters worse, the FBI has lost contact with the star profiler working the case. Now rookie agent Violet Darger gets the most important assignment of her career.

When Darger travels to Ohio, she brings along demons of her own. Her last case ended in tragedy. The death of a 16 year old girl. Darger still has nightmares about the bloody scene, still has panic attacks when she remembers. The trauma shattered her core beliefs.

Now she faces a killer unlike anything she's seen. Aggressive. Territorial. If she fails, more will die. He will kill again and again.

Will this case restore her faith? Or push her over the edge?

The victims harbor dark secrets. The clues twist and writhe and refuse to keep still. And the killer watches the investigation on the nightly news, gleeful to relive the violence, knowing that he can't be stopped.

©2017 Tim McBain, L.T. Vargus (P)2017 Smarmy Press

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    I enjoyed this book and the audio...some slow pacing parts. Very well written and it did keep my interest. I would recommend this book.

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    Patricia 05-25-17
    Patricia 05-25-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Pretty good story line"

    The story was good but sometimes it was difficult to differentiate between characters.
    Also there were unresolved relationships.... where is the answer?

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    night owl 05-10-17
    night owl 05-10-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Good book, OK Narration"

    This is a good story with lots of great characters. There's just enough romance and personal background to add interest.I could have done with a lot less of the bad guys introspection., and don't think F B I agents are anything like Violet. But what the heck it's fiction.Much better than a lot of what I've read lately.

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    M.K. Merrill Anchorage, AK United States 05-09-17
    M.K. Merrill Anchorage, AK United States 05-09-17 Member Since 2016

    ~I love to read & listen to the mystery & thriller genre. Give me a good detective, legal or psychological mystery book over TV any day!~

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    "Good Story, Hope for a Series"

    First off let me say this is not a fast paced action filled thriller. The story is long and has a slower pace with lots of character development. I can see this becoming a series and I look forward to another one if it does. The pace of the book reminded me of a Penn Cage novel. It could have been much shorter but I find I miss the characters after getting to know them. The narrator is outstanding. She handles both male and female voice with, great tone, expression and emotion. I'm glad a gave it a listen.

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    erobbins33 04-25-17
    erobbins33 04-25-17 Member Since 2017

    I love audiobooks!!!

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    "Not your mommy's police procedural"

    This was not at all what I expected, though I enjoyed every uncomfortable moment! Part cop story, part romance, part horror, and part suspense, this genre-defying story was impossible to put down! The slowly increasing tension, coupled with the sense of dread underlying every moment (even the tender ones) combined to keep the listener riveted to every word. I can't wait for more in this series!

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    Robin 05-25-17
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    "Dissapointed"

    Tried to muddle through this book and couldn't finish . Characters were weak and plot drug out too long and the killers monologue was a turn off. Very disappointed I wasted a valise credit on this book.

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    Todd (Toad) Vogel 05-04-17 Member Since 2016

    I love almost anything post-apocalyptic, zombie, scifi, ect. Always looking for some new earhole entertainment!

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    "Great new series"

    Violet Darger is an FBI agent on the hunt for a serial killer who kills and dismembers his victims. It's not an easy case! The story and narration we're a little slow for me at times but I did enjoy it and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys detective thrillers.

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