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High Heat Audiobook

High Heat

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An ISIS-style beheading of a journalist, carried out by a New York City group pledging fealty to that rogue state, becomes more than just another case for NYPD Captain Nikki Heat when the killers announce their next target: her husband, magazine writer Jameson Rook. Meanwhile, Heat is haunted by a fleeting glimpse of someone she swears is her mother, a woman who has been dead for nearly 20 years.

©2016 Richard Castle (P)2016 Hachette Audio

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    Wayne Matthews, NC 10-27-16
    Wayne Matthews, NC 10-27-16 Member Since 2017

    I am a husband/dad/granddad who loves books. My reviews are my subjective opinions. My hope is they will help others make buying decisions.

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    "Lame story plus excessively politically correct"

    High Heat is Novel #8 in the Detective Nikki Heat series. I've listened to all 8 and this is the only one to qualify as UTTERLY PATHETIC. This series is a spinoff of the Castle TV show with Rook being Castle and Heat being Beckett. Some of the earlier books in the series are fun listens. This one is not. The left wing political correctness is the most disappointing part of this novel. It is grossly excessive. I suppose it is what one should expect from Disney - ABC during a national election.

    The ending sets up a future novel either in the Nikki Heat or Derrick Storm series.

    11 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 11-04-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Sorry I Purchased"

    Such a disappointing read. Propaganda at ever turn. I read for entertainment our education and this was neither.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    ner_do_well 05-12-17
    ner_do_well 05-12-17

    I actually got 'helpful' votes?

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    "Scrubbed politically clean by ABC?"

    I'm glad that characters weren't so weak and whiney.
    But the story was predictable and watered down. You will solve the main story at least 90 min before the end.
    The "twist" ending isn't a twist.

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    Amazon Customer 04-24-17
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    "Got my 'Castle' fix!"

    Great narration of a multitude of characters, and another wonderful story! I've already pre-ordered the next installment!

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    Amazon Customer 04-19-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Suspenseful"

    Great Story., but hated the ending. Leave you longing for the next book. A can't miss store.

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    Tifflovesbooks 02-09-17
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    "BEST HEAT BOOK YET!"
    What did you love best about High Heat?

    I loved everything about this book. Well, I didn't think I was going to like the end but I did. So, funny and such a good plot. Two BIG mysteries hit you in the first 15 min of this book, BAM! I mean BIG MYSTERIES!!! If you love the show you'll love this books even more.


    Have you listened to any of Robert Petkoff’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This guy is a great narrator!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed so hard while listening to this book several times.


    Any additional comments?

    LOVED IT! I want more Richard Castle!!!

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    Debbie Tehachapi, CA, United States 01-09-17
    Debbie Tehachapi, CA, United States 01-09-17 Member Since 2010
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    "Kept me interested till the very end!"

    Really enjoyed this book and the twists and turns it had. Riveting and kept you guessing. Love the ending and can't wait for the next one!!!!

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    Amazon Customer 01-09-17 Member Since 2012
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    "It turns up the heat!"

    Very entertaining and kepted me intrigued. Loved the castle references. Keep going. Looking forward to more.

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    Jens Jensen Western Massachusetts 01-03-17
    Jens Jensen Western Massachusetts 01-03-17 Member Since 2011
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    "Not the best one..."
    Any additional comments?

    I've listened to all of the "Richard Castle" books, and while this is not the best Nikki Heat novel, does further the overall story arch, almost as a bridge to something new. There is a D.J. Trump-like character running for President, which could upset many of the Trumpettes, but otherwise I found the story line a little too predictable. Perhaps we are dealing with a novice ghostwriter. Nonetheless, it is entertaining and, in places, gripping. I'm not ashamed to admit I enjoyed this Heat novel.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Hope Harbert 12-30-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Well written until..."

    The cliffhanger ending. I have enjoyed these books overall with their engaging writing and stellar performance but this one was disappointing for one major reason. Watching Nikki backslide into old habits so quickly and than cliffhanger-ing the reader was sloppy and cheap. Up until the last twenty minutes or so of this book I was on board for the fun if not sometimes ridiculous ride that is a Nikki Heat novel.

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    "Another great Nikki Heat book!"

    Action, drama, terrorists, politics... Another great book in the Nikki Heat series. Love it and definitely recommend it to any fans!

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  • Josephine
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    "I am waiting for it to download"

    I am waiting for it to download I don't understand it. Why don't download it

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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