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Secrets of the Dead Audiobook

Secrets of the Dead: Detective Robyn Carter Crime Thriller Series, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Three murders. Three innocent victims. What secrets did they share with their killer?

A bottle of bubble bath and colorful, plastic boats were scattered in small puddles on the floor. In the bathtub lay Linda Upton, fully-clothed, her lips a shade of blue, and her bloodshot eyes wide open.

When a young mother is found drowned in the bath, clutching a receipt saying 'all debts paid', Detective Robyn Carter knows it's just the beginning of a harrowing case. She recognizes the signs of a serial killer, and when a second victim with a receipt is found, her worst fears are confirmed.

With the local press whipping the public into a frenzy, Robyn is under pressure to solve the crime yesterday. But her team can't find a link between the two bodies, and the cracks are starting to show.

With the local press whipping the public into a frenzy, Robyn is under pressure to solve the crime yesterday. But her team can't find a link between the two bodies, and the cracks are starting to show.

The press call him The Leopard for his stealth, speed, and brutality. Can Robyn stop the most twisted killer of her career before it's too late?

A heart-pounding, toe-curling, one-sitting serial killer thriller that will hook you from the first minute till the last. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, and Karin Slaughter.

©2017 Carol Wyer (P)2017 Bookouture

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    Angela M. Dokos Georgia 06-10-17
    Angela M. Dokos Georgia 06-10-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved it!!!"

    Another great book from Carol Wyer. She is officially one of my favorite authors. It's not about figuring out who is doing the killing in this book, it's the how and who's next that keeps you intrigued.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Rosie 07-08-17
    Rosie 07-08-17
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    "Great plot - disappointing narration"
    What made the experience of listening to Secrets of the Dead the most enjoyable?

    The plot was interesting although the police break with usual procedure constantly for no good reason.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Emma Newman’s performances?

    Really not sure. Her narration is stilted as if she's in primary school reading the story for the first time. Poor emphasis & inflection. It really detracts from the plot. I'm still halfway through the story & it's driving me mad. I rarely write review but just had to say something. I came believe that the 48 other reviewers thought this was adequate narration!


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    Amazon Customer 11-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Emotional rollercoaster"

    This was probably my favorite book of the Robyn Carter series so far. The story is gripping with twists and turns that you won't see coming.

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    Rontonio 10-31-17
    Rontonio 10-31-17
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    "Narrator emotes too much"

    I've probably listened to 20 books read by Scott Brick, and at this point I think I'm done. His style of reading takes me out of the book. He over emphasized too many words and his voice typically rises at the end of sentences. A couple years ago he seemed to have overcome the sing song reading style, but now it's back. I had to return the book and intend to read it instead.

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    ewock 09-01-17
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    "A good series starting. thank"

    This was an enjoyable read. Not quite as good as her first as far as the murderer's motivation. Suggest a little more research in the DSM 4 - not the 5. like the new team members and her uncle. would like all authors to drop always having a nasty boss or co-worker to trying.to outdo them. want the facts, just the facts.

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    P. Jones Richmond, VA 08-27-17
    P. Jones Richmond, VA 08-27-17 Member Since 2012
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    What disappointed you about Secrets of the Dead?

    Terrible narration, as other readers said, sounds like a new teacher reading for 6 year olds. Couldn't stand it.
    The story line is cheesy and unbelievable. More like juvenile adult book.


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    Colette M. Cummings St. Louis, MO USA 08-23-17
    Colette M. Cummings St. Louis, MO USA 08-23-17 Member Since 2012
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    I am becoming a fan of this series. I really like the main character . I am already looking forward to the next book. I hope she gets a promotion.
    This one is worth a credit.

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    Tonka 08-23-17
    Tonka 08-23-17 Member Since 2008
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    "Distracting details."

    Quit reading reading when I realized that the author's preoccupation with exercise and "healthy" eating was in her first book. I found it distracting and myself wondering if author is a dietitian or has an eating disorder.

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    Thomas 06-15-17
    Thomas 06-15-17 Member Since 2017
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    "You're wonderful Emma Watson!❤️"

    Thomas /Sarasota, Fl. / really kept me on edge. That was my sixth book narrated by you, can't wait till the next. God bless you!🙏

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    10/28/17
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    "loved it!!!"

    enjoyed this so much , brilliant and well written
    can't wait for number three. superb character in Robyn.

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  • Pamela
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    "Great Story"

    Shame about the reader better at 1.25 speed - perhaps she should read book first as seems to stumble

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  • sandra strike
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    "Terrible narration"

    Absolutely the worst narration I have ever heard. Same monotone all the way through even exciting parts were boring. I was listening to the story through a speaker and my family were asking how I could listen to the voice. Ruined a good story. I would never recommend listening to any of the authors books because of the narrator. Good author to read not listen to

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