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Publisher's Summary

Detective Jonathan Stride is back.

A third woman dead in two months, and for the third time, Alison Malville isn't sure her husband was home all night.

When the killer sends the usual photo of his victim to the press, she sees an item of her clothing left with this body, too.

Could you believe your own husband was capable of murder? Would you turn him in?

This gripping thriller from the acclaimed author of Spilled Blood will keep you riveted.

©2015 Brian Freeman (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Interesting short story

I'm a fan of author Brian Freeman and his Jonathan Stride modern detective series, but this short story is quite simply weird. It's as much a horror story as modern detective. Frankly, its not worth the cost and time.

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3½ Stars. Not BF's best but OK

I am a fan of Brian Freeman but this is not my favorite of his books. It got better towards the end. Just as I thought I had it figured out it twists and turns and surprises me. I nearly gave up half way through but glad I stuck with it. The ending was good. Joe Barrett did a great job as usual.

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good story

Wish it was a longer story with a different ending. Story was great until the end which I dont want to spoil.

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PERFECT HALLOWEEN

The story was interesting but too short to develop the characters enough to care about them, except the son. Great potential, though. Loved the narrator, as usual.

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Not a bad short story

I have seen movies and read books with the same concept as this story. Although it was a short story, it was a complete story. It's strange how the mind equates ants with mental warnings in this story. Narration was good. I think the story could have been a little better if it was longer and went into a little more depth.

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Great story

I wish it was longer, I was disappointed to see that the audio book was only a little longer than an hour :(

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quick little mental adventure!

I enjoyed this piece. I've enjoyed each freeman story very much! I wish it had been a full sized book!

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A deliciously creepy read!

This novella creeped me out, and I LOVED IT! Brian Freeman definitely stepped outside of the box for this one.

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Great short story !

This one is hard to put down- great suspense and narration....don’t miss this one !!

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Not long enough

That's it in a nutshell! To short. Felt unfinished. Story was great but I kept waiting for more based on his other books