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Dead Weight

Cold Case Psychic, Book 4
Narrated by: Michael Pauley
Series: Cold Case Psychic, Book 4
Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
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Summary

Cold Case Detective Ronan O'Mara is looking forward to starting a new life in his new home, but when a strange house warming gift appears on his doorstep, he has no idea that it marks the start of a series of events that will put his life, and the lives of everyone close to him, in danger. When murders similar to those committed by dead serial killer Rod Jacobson start occurring around Boston, Ronan is certain he has a copycat killer on his hands.

Psychic Tennyson Grimm is approached by friends for help dealing with issues surrounding their son. He quickly realizes there is more going on with the boy than teenaged angst. Though he doesn't want to believe it, his psychic abilities and a series of strange paranormal occurrences point to a link between the troubled teen and the murder victims that are turning up all over Boston. 

When Ronan is attacked during the investigation, it's up to Tennyson and Captain Fitzgibbon to find the killer without him. Will they be able to stop the murderer before the evil that surrounds him destroys them all?

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The series just keeps getting better!

I’m so glad that I got started on this series as Tennyson and Ronan’s stories and relationship has really grabbed me. And in true good series fashion the books just keep getting better as we get further into the series and form more connections with the characters. I got so hooked in finding out what happened next that I was listening on the bus to and from work, on my tea breaks and lunch breaks.

Audio books can be hit or miss for me - even if I’ve loved the written book - dependant on the narrator so I’m glad that Michael Pauley’s narration continues to work so well with Pandora Pine’s writing. Can’t wait to listen to more!

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Love the series!

I'm really invested in this series!
This time the story is a little more serious, a bit more dark, but not in a bad way. Ronan and Tenn are still feeling their way in their budding romance, however Ronan is working more on his own, while Tenn is working with Ronan's boss.
The mystery and suspense in this story kept me engaged to the end.
Michael Pauley's narration continues to be excellent in this series. It's so easy to get immersed in the story while listening to him.
A great way to enjoy the story!

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Exceptional series.

I love this series in both ebook and audio, although Michael Pauley just adds that bit of something extra to the audio.
This book is especially poignant because of the subject matter (no spoilers). I will just say and this is heartfelt because I did it..... Do Not. I repeat Do Not listen to the last 30 minutes whilst driving or out in public. It was not pretty!

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So hard and so great to read

This was an amazing book, to read and to listen to. It broke my heart when I read it, but listening to Michael's voice reading the hard parts actually made me cry this time.

I really recommend it, but better listen to the first four (especially the second book) for continuity

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4.5* of gripping action

This book in this fantastic series is emotionally gripping the in places harrowing as our duo face off against some nasty goings on. This book is definitely not sunshine and roses. It has all the usual characters in attendance.
It is dark and some may find it upsetting but it does grip you from the start. I have read the book, but to hear the story gives the reader an added sense of menace. Michael Pauley as always is brilliant. Highly recommend it.

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Best book in the series so far

I loved it. Pandora Pine doesn't shy away from dealing with tough subjects and this book was a real heartwrencher. Just when Ronan and Tenn are really settling in to their relationship and seem to finally be stable, a dark force from their past turns up determined to destroy them and their family. Seeing more of Tony, Carla and their adopted boys was great and heartbreaking in equal measure. I really hope the family feature in the later books and get the chance to heal. I don't want to ruin the story or the ending, but get yourself a box of tissues before you settle in as I cried at least 4 or 5 times and definitely sobbed my way through the last chapter and epilogue! As ever, I can't wait for the next book ♥️

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Emotional and dramatic

This story was eerie and powerful, full of love, fear, the supernatural. jokes, and sadness. I cried several times, especially at the end. When you are a mystic and psychic, dead doesn't mean gone. In this story, a killer Ronan and Ten already dealt with once seems to be back in spirit form. Is he, or is it just a copy cat killer using his methods? This one will definitely tug on your heartstrings. I love this series, but be warned,it seemed to me that this one had less laughter and more drama/trauma than the three that came before. There is less actual mystery, but loads more suspense. It's hard to be impartial when you and all your friends have been targeted, and you know and like the suspect. Still, I loved it, and little Dixie, who seems to wrap every one of the men around her little paws.

The narration was good with clear distinction between the various characters' voices, and well-paced delivery.

I received a complimentary copy of this audiobook through the author, and this is my honest, voluntary review.

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Really emotional

This book was really emotionally charged. You could feel how much pain the characters were going through during this book. My whole heart went out to Mark, I cried for him and with him. Ronan and Ten are still taking us on an amazing journey and cant wait to see where they take me next.

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Heartbreaking, dynamic and tragic!

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Heartbreaking, dynamic and tragic!

Another whirlwind for Tenneson and Ronan when a dead serial killer from one of their previous cases comes back to seek revenge. Tragedy strikes and many lives are threatened. Friendships will be tested and no one comes out unscathed.

A heartbreaking and gripping story that had me on the edge of my seat, crying for the characters and biting my nails to know the outcome. Pandora has created another unique, suspenseful and sadly tragic story when the outcome is not what I expected. Pandora’s writing is dynamic and real and will draw you into this world and you can’t help but fall for the characters. Michael rendition of this book is especially powerful, I was crying at the end!

Another great one in a thrilling and addictive series!

Thanks for reading!

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Another great instalment in this series

Wow this book is just like, reminds me of GoT no one safe lol(ok not that extreme). The relationship between Ten and Ronan keeps developing. I also like the way the other characters are developing and you see real tensions in relationships. Can’t wait
For the next book.

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  • LB
  • 04-01-20

Another great book

Pandora does it again, another great book. This one had me laughing at time and crying too.

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  • Blossom
  • 29-01-19

great book

I enjoy the Pandora Pine stories. her story lines are heart touching and emotional. I really enjoy this series.

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  • BrattyOz
  • 20-01-19

So so good!

I don’t know if I can say this is the best book yet, but for me it is. It was interesting, exciting, and not at all predicable. Being retired I have been lucky enough to be able to read them one after the other, a first for me. I am about to tackle book 5, lucky me. Oh and I forgot, the narration is also great.

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  • Georgiana
  • 21-11-18

Amazing roller-coaster of emotions

Michael Pauley did an amazing job!!!

The angst was off the charts in this action-packed mystery. I love a great dark story that really gets into my head and this story did that for me. Each story gets better and better. I was sucked in from the very start. I enjoy how Pandora Pine intertwines all the characters and they keep appearing in each book.

Please read the previous books before this one. If your looking for a darker, grief stricken, and yet funny story this one is for you. Tennyson and Ronan won't let you down.

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  • Amanda McCoy
  • 20-11-18

Another great listen!!

I really love this series. Michael Pauley does a great job. The evil laugh is down right creapy!! I hope Kevin and Jace's story is next!!

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  • Cassi
  • 20-11-18

Amazingly intense!

Oh my goodness Pandora broke me. This book is amazing!! But wow! It kept me on the edge of my seat through the very last line. I still haven’t recovered and I’m chomping at the bit for the next book! This has quickly become one of my most favorite series. #Roanandtenforever

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  • Allison's Book Corner
  • 20-11-18

Great!!

I love this series!
These books keep getting better and better and the audiobooks are right there with the written.
Great writing paired with great narration makes this a must-listen series.

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  • Kendra T
  • 20-11-18

Absolutely amazing

This was absolutely awesome. I laughed, I got scared, I was happy, and I cried. Lots of emotions in this book, but it was so worth it.

A copy cat killer seems to be back and recreating the Rod Jacobsen killings from 2 books ago. It gets a lot more personal for Ronan and Tennyson, and there is a lot to process for them. We see Tennyson working with Kevin while Ronan is out of commission, and I love watching the relationships and friendship develop/grow between all
of the characters. The ending was intense, and lots of tears ensued. This was so well written. I can’t wait for the next books.

I listened to the audiobook, and the narration was once again stellar. Michael Pauley is brilliant with all of the voices. I loved “meeting” Erin O’Mara.

I am voluntarily reviewing an ARC provided by LesCourt Author Services

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  • Esther A
  • 20-11-18

AMAZING!!

Another spectacular addition to this amazing series. Ronan and Ten are back in an action packed mystery along with their friends. Ten and Ronan are more in love than ever and I love seeing how their relationship continues to grow and strengthen. There are lots of twists and turns to keep you on the edge of your seat with past enemies and possessions. I really like that Fitzgibbon and Greeley are more prominent in this book. The narrator again did an amazing job with all of the characters and with the story itself. Looking forward to the next one coming to life. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Crystal
  • 19-11-18

Possession, visions, and love oh my!

I have said it in every review for this series and I will say it again....I absolutely LOVE this series. I still say it's like watching a cop show on television that has a psychic. In the last book Ronan and Tennyson got engaged but we don't get to see them actually get married yet, which is okay because this series isn't over *happy dance* . This installation in the series has a slightly different story line but with an enemy from the past showing up. I liked that we got to see more of Fitzgibbon and his son in this book and that Tennyson works with Captain Fitzgibbon in order to figure out the case. We learn more about the strict but caring Captain that Ronan works for while simultaneously seeing more of the paranormal side of things. I won't give away any spoilers but I will say that this was the first book in the series that actually had me in tears a few times while holding breath to see what happened next. The way this case gets wraps up left me with chills and some serious feels. I'm looking forward to the next book!

As always, Michael Pauley's narration is on point, moving, and well done. His narration adds so much to this series. The voices carry through to each book and he makes the stories even more amazing than they already are!