Cam Richter

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,410 ratings

The Cat Dancers Publisher's Summary

When two lowlifes rob a gas station, murder the attendant, and then incinerate bystanders who are filling up their minivan, the Manceford County, North Carolina, police quickly arrest the killers at a nearby motel.

But a stubborn judge throws out the case, because the suspects were not read their rights, leaving Sheriff Bobby Lee Baggett and Lieutenant Cam Richter to face the anger of the victims' families.

Soon thereafter, a mysterious e-mail arrives in the department: a link to a video of one of the murderers being executed in a homemade electric chair, ending with a voice announcing, "That's one". The shocking video spreads throughout the Internet, drawing the attention of local, state, and federal authorities, and national media, and putting intense pressure on Bobby Lee and Cam to find the vigilante before he claims his second victim.

Assigned to head the search, Cam finds himself resented by some of his fellow officers and subtly threatened by others. His job is further complicated by the fact that the offending judge is also his ex-wife, and now - after years apart, and an uneasy reconciliation - his sometime lover. Cam's questions lead him to a remote mountain area in western North Carolina and a group of daredevils who call themselves "the cat dancers" - so named because they have tracked the last wild mountain lions in the region to their dens, where they have photographed the animals face-to-face, or died trying. Cam must hunt this group and the cats they seek, or become their next target.

©2005 P. T. Deutermann (P)2005 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
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  • Book 1

    • The Cat Dancers

    • By: P. T. Deutermann
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 383

    When two lowlifes rob a gas station, murder the attendant, and then incinerate bystanders who are filling up their minivan, the Manceford County, North Carolina, police quickly arrest the killers at a nearby motel.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thanks for the Dance!

    • By NOKWISA on 09-20-13

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 2

    • Spider Mountain

    • By: P. T. Deutermann
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 438
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294

    Summoned by a friend, ex-cop Cam Richter agrees to do a favor: investigate the assault of a young woman in a remote area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cam knows the misty hills and shadowed hollers of the park, and his outdoor skills might break a case that local cops can't - or maybe don't want to - solve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Them All

    • By Char on 06-02-09

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 3

    • The Moonpool

    • By: P. T. Deutermann
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    A private detective working in Wilmington, North Carolina, is found dead in a gas-station restroom, apparently poisoned. But when her body sets off radiation alarms in the pathologist's office, suspicion falls on the nearby Helios nuclear power plant, a heavily guarded facility with supposedly fail-safe procedures.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointing

    • By Fiona on 02-06-12

    Regular price: $25.87

  • Book 4

    • Nightwalkers

    • By: P. T. Deutermann
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    Cam Richter, needing a break from his too eventful detective career, is in search of more peaceful pastures in the North Carolina countryside. He buys a 700-acre antebellum plantation, the perfect location for restful solitude, but it doesn't take long for him to discover that his new locale is not as quiet as he'd hoped. Almost immediately, Cam finds himself caught up in mischievous pranks around his land, the site of a Civil War-era massacre.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Change of pace for Cam via small Confederate town

    • By Pam Sturgess on 02-03-12

    Regular price: $25.89