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Speak No Evil: A Novel Audiobook

Speak No Evil: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Silence is deadly.

The murder of 18-year-old Angie Vance was exceptionally vile - her mouth was sealed with glue, an obscenity scrawled was across her skin, and she was suffocated in a garbage bag. The killing seems personal, so police detective Carina Kincaid focuses her efforts on the victim's much older ex-boyfriend, Steve Thomas. But without physical evidence, Carina can't make a collar or a case. She also can't stop Sheriff Nick Thomas, the prime suspect's brother, from conducting his own unwelcome investigation.

Though Nick is still scarred and unsteady from a recent confrontation with a serial killer, he's determined to prove his brother's innocence. But his confidence is shaken when he learns of Steve's dark side, and when a friend of the murdered girl meets a similarly gruesome fate. With no time to lose, Carina and Nick work together to trap a psychopath, before another unlucky woman faces an unspeakable end.

Evil has spoken. Now see what it can do.

©2007 Allison Brennan (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Sara Kesler FREDONIA, KY, United States 01-02-13
    Sara Kesler FREDONIA, KY, United States 01-02-13

    My favorite series are In Death and Eve Duncan Forensics. I prefer to read about strong female protagonists involved in a good mystery.

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    "Terrible narrator"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The narrator is awful. He sounds as if he is a bad actor reading a script out loud. He also does a horrible female voice and it's creepy when he talks from Karina's perspective.


    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Angie holladay, Utah 04-25-14
    Angie holladay, Utah 04-25-14 Member Since 2015

    I am an eBay seller who listens to approx. a book a day while taking & editing photos of my items. I love a good suspenseful mystery!

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    "Shut it off!"
    What would have made Speak No Evil: A Novel better?

    Writing is juvenile and needs editing


    What could Allison Brennan have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    started over


    What didn’t you like about Tim Lundeen’s performance?

    monotone


    What character would you cut from Speak No Evil: A Novel?

    don't know couldn't get far enough into the book to figure out the characters


    Any additional comments?

    only $4.95 but still a complete waste of money!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Brenda 02-28-13
    Brenda 02-28-13

    I am a retired Court Reporter and I LOVE books. All kinds of books but my favorites are mysteries and period books. I like civil war books and some biographies.

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    "Really Good Book"

    This book was well written and the story line good. It held my attention from the first and I was sorry when it was over.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    another know it all North Carolina 09-03-15
    another know it all North Carolina 09-03-15 Member Since 2010

    50 something, retired professional, mother, grandmother, wife.

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    "wonderful"

    I wish there were more books in this series. The relationships between the main characters and their internal struggles make this much more than a standard crime novel.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon SAN ANTONIO, TX, United States 10-20-12
    Sharon SAN ANTONIO, TX, United States 10-20-12
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    "Waiting for rest!"
    If you could sum up Speak No Evil: A Novel in three words, what would they be?

    Good beginning of series.


    Any additional comments?

    I cannot wait for the rest of these books, I've read them and they only get better!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    karen 09-07-12
    karen 09-07-12
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    "So-so, won't bother with any more."

    A run of the mill bodice-buster wrapped in a crime story -- very formulaic, nothing new or unique about it, and not especially interesting. Not sure why I bought it, but I won't be looking for any more. Nothing especially bad about it, just nothing worth remembering, either. With so many great books out there (see the Linda Castillo series) you can give this one a pass.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Tuezday Morning 05-23-17

    Dog trainer by day, gamer by night, always a listener!

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    "Very Graphic"
    Did Tim Lundeen do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Yes, good performance.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is extremely graphic in its descriptions and telling of rape and murder from the eyes & mind of a sociopath. Unfortunately the book reads like a slut shaming textbook and it juxtaposed this graphic brutality with a budding romance, which I found to be somewhat disturbing. It was certainly a quick read, and it was entertaining. I definitely wanted to know when & how this killer would be caught. Overall I gave it three stars because I didn't dislike it, it was just a little much at times.

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    aida 02-02-16
    aida 02-02-16 Member Since 2017
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    "I really enjoyed the book! !"

    It is not a book for people who are looking for Romance only!! Some of the torture descriptions can be to real ! Me personally I like it, because it combines Murder an suspense with some Romance! !

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    Leslie Edmonds 09-22-15
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    "Love the story - Hate the reader!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Maybe


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Yes, the story was really good.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    It was a male reader who made all of the female characters sound like female impersonators!


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

    No


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    J. 03-01-15
    J. 03-01-15 Member Since 2015
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    "If apology is offered, I'd accept!"

    This is a really weak story that was poorly performed and, in the end, quite forgettable! That is more than enough said.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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