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Creatures of Appetite Audiobook

Creatures of Appetite

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Publisher's Summary

They call it The Heartland Child Murders. Everyone else calls it a nightmare. Locked doors don't stop him. He leaves no trace behind. He only takes little girls. His nickname: The Iceman.

A deranged serial killer roams wintry rural Nebraska with a demented purpose no one can fathom. Special Agent Emma Kane, a former DC cop and damaged goods now with the FBI, is assigned to babysit burnt-out profiler Jacob Thorne, once the best in the business but now said to have lost his edge, as they both fly to Nebraska to catch this maniac. Thorne is erratic, abrasive and unpredictably brilliant, but what he and Kane find in the heartland is much more than anyone bargained for, especially when the Iceman challenges them personally. The clock is ticking and a little girl's life is on the line. And maybe even more with that, once they find out what he's really up to.

©2013 Todd Travis (P)2014 Cherry Hill Publishing, LLC

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    Leslie Edinburgh, United Kingdom 14/11/2016
    Leslie Edinburgh, United Kingdom 14/11/2016 Member Since 2017
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    "Riveting"

    Really enjoyed this book - interesting from beginning to a good ending (endings being normally rubbish) only one complaint - too short lol

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • J.C.
    19/07/15
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    "What an ending!"

    I read thousands of books in my life and I have to say there aren't many I haven't guessed the ending. This had twists and turns at the end but the final ending blew me away. If you like psychological suspense and good mysteries then this is a book you must listen to. Exceptional plot and good narrator. Hoe to see more by this author.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • DeeJ
    11/06/15
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    "Great listen! Great plot including great ...5"

    ...Characters. BUT... The conclusion is the best ending I have ever read. It is totally a surprise and shockingly so. WOW!! I could use as many superlative adjectives I know and still not adequately describe how extreme the conclusion effects all that came before.
    After reading my remarks, do yourself a big favor and don't let curiosity overpower you to read the conclusion first. You'll be very sorry you ruined a great mystery!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Michele
    Louisa, VA, United States
    03/03/16
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    "OH MY GOODNESS"

    The writing is fast paced once you get started. The end has more twists than a goat's mountain pass. Don't want to give anything else away! Will definitely read again!!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • ftmgal
    17/03/15
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    "Good, Not Great"

    Talented but cranky and arrogant profiler forced to retire from FBI is asked back to deal with serial killer called The Iceman and with a new partner. He really is unlikeable and always right. His behavior is unbelievable and doesn't ring true. The mystery is okay (makes the book worthy of three stars), but involves kids being murdered which I don't like, so I knocked story down to two stars.

    Narrator is fine. Not sure if I would buy this author again.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Helen McDowall
    Maidstone Victoria Australia
    14/01/15
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    "a Book well worth listening"
    What made the experience of listening to Creatures of Appetite the most enjoyable?

    the narrator was just right


    What did you like best about this story?

    It keep me on my toes until the end, and that was a surprising ending


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

    no but I will be checking into all the book he narrates


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes


    Any additional comments?

    I hope the author writes more books like this

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Maremare13
    Washington State
    28/03/17
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    "This book will keep you engaged!"

    This book will keep you engaged! Wonderful narration, great characters, and a storyline that will keep you guessing to the end on who done it!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Valerie J. Dumond
    07/02/17
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    "SURPRISE"

    Ok, I must say this was a B I G surprise!! Firstly, I can't believe I am giving this book a 5 star rating as the content of the story was totally gross....I meAn I'm not sure anything that deals with children would be considered a good read and this went waaaayyyyyy beyond that. Then the lead male character is totally repulsive....he's arrogant and mean tempered...and just unlikable. Then the amount of profanity is off the roof....and I'm not a prude but it was quite excessive. I thought the narrator did a good job distinguishing the different characters. However and I must repeat this, the content was disturbing in so many ways......but I could not stop listening to it. It sucked me in and I just had to "know what happened"....then you think you got your surprise, but nope.....the surprise is still there just waiting to pounce on you....and it does.just that. It pounces!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • M. B. Berberich
    Greenville, NC
    27/10/16
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    "Just marvelous!"
    Would you listen to Creatures of Appetite again? Why?

    Yes, in tenhe future...


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Creatures of Appetite?

    The ending.


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

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Thrilling read [OK, listen] with a surprise ending... I loved this book!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Christiansburg, VA USA
    12/10/16
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    "Great book!"

    LOVED THIS BOOK!!! I have also read Trophies the second book and loved that one just as much! I hope there is more to come!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Bcj5759
    25/03/16
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    "Thorn in your side."

    The narrator reminded me of a animal safari documentary. watch the bouncing running playing ferrets or what ever. His tone would go up and down like that but after the characters were introduced and the main character Thorn took over the story was rather entertaining, he does have a foul mouth but some people do. A good detective novel with twist and turns and it leads you to think you are learning something. Then you think you have it all solved in the end. Pay close attention no mercy will be given if you yawn you'll miss it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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