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Summary

#1 Bestselling Series

Something wicked his way comes...

LAPD detective Michael Gideon and his German shepherd K-9 partner, Sirius, walked through fire to catch an infamous serial killer, and Gideon is still paying the price with his PTSD fire dreams. To assist the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, Gideon has agreed to monthly prison visits with Ellis Haines, a.k.a. the Weatherman. This time, a homicide case the FBI wants Haines to analyze sparks a chilling discovery: A new serial killer has struck, and he's lacing his crime scenes with hidden messages intended for Haines. 

Haines isn't the only killer whose twisted game Gideon must try to break up. A missing man's love poems are delivered to his fiancée with the message: So sorry for your loss. And when a sweet pit bull named Emily is rescued after being left for dead, Gideon and Sirius pull out all the stops to try and bring down the dogfighting ring that abused her.

©2018 Alan Russell (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • shelley
  • 18-07-18

Gotta Love Gideon and Sirius !

This is the forth book in the Gideon and Sirius series. This book can be read as a stand alone. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this entire series no matter what order they are listened to.
This book has two major plots going on. I hate to be the one to break the news but only one is solved in this book. The other will have a cliffhanger...
The publisher's summary gives a brief description of the plot involving Ellis Haines. He's the serial killer Detective Michael Gideon arrested in the first book. This was only after he forced him to help him carry his injured dog Sirius out of a fire consuming a California forest.
The second storyline and the one that dominates this book is about illegal dog fighting. Someone has left four pit bull dogs by the side of a road thinking they were all dead. But one dog, Emily was not dead. She had been a bait dog used for training other fighting dogs. Found and taken to a no kill shelter, she now looks like a Frankenstein dog, a patchwork of scars and stitches. When Michael Gideon sees her he vows to catch the people responsible.
EXCELLENT! I was glued to my iPod from start to finish.
Jeff Cummings narration couldn't be better!
My HIGHEST RECOMMENDATIONS.
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  • Wayne
  • 19-07-18

This modern detective series keeps getting better!

In book 4 of this series Detective Gideon and German shepherd police dog Sirius continue to deal with their PTSD nightmares they suffer as the result of a fire from an earlier book in the series. They also adopt Emily who is a dog severely injured by a dog fighting operation. Gideon deals with three cases: a dog fighting ring, a missing and presumed dead immigrant from Mexico, and a series of mysterious murders that is seemingly related to poker hands and death row inmate Ellis Haines. The first two cases are resolved but the poker murder case is not, resulting in a cliffhanger.

I recommend the Gideon and Sirius series be read in order written. This modern detective series has wonderful characters that grab your heart along with great plot lines. Narrator Jeff Cummings is outstanding as the first person voice of Michael Gideon.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-08-18

excellent

love this series! A great story and always in the narrative by Jeff Cummings! Just the right mix of humor and serious content. Movie / TV series
Please!!!!

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  • Roxane
  • 07-08-18

A great read!

Detective Gideon and Sirius keep the reader turning pages until the end! Gideon’s dry wit and Sirius’s Sharp K9 skills add humor and entertainment to a story that shows some of the horrors of dog fighting in our country. The author’s use of other canine characters also adds to the story for readers who are dog lovers.

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  • Nadeem Seirafi
  • 05-08-18

Another hit for Russell

Seriously, Russell writes amazing stories with excellent character development! I recommend all of his books to anyone who loves cops and dogs! As former K9 handler, he gets details that only k9 would know right. Do yourself a favor and read/listen to the story.

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  • greenlantern7
  • 01-08-18

Another great step in the series!

Book 4 of this great series did not let down. I love Sirius and hope that we get more adventures in the near future.

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  • BKnees
  • 29-07-18

A Tad Sad

Parts were very good. But, I find it sad if I'm the one internally yelling the answers to what Gideon is confused about. He's the one who is supposed to be the detective.

I loved Emily.

I found that I liked reading the print version much better than the audio version. For me, the reader was way to happy voiced in places that shouldn't have been - unless one is gloating.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-07-18

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Great Book, they just keep getting better!
I couldn't put it down. I can't wait for the next one!!

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  • Nick_Charles
  • 23-07-18

Can't wait for the next Gideon & Sirius

Alan Russell has developed his characters (2 legged & 4 legged) beautifully and set them in great a great series of books. Jeff Cummings does an excellent job of bringing the story and characters to life.
Alan's passion for dogs and rescue fit perfectly into the series; so much so, that I sent the entire series on MP3 CDs to the Director of the Southwest Pennsylvania Retriever Rescue Organization (SPARRO) for his enjoyment.
Please keep writing more in the series!

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  • Jan
  • 22-07-18

Excellent as always. Looking forward to Book 5!

Alan Russell and narrator Jeff Cummings teamed up again in this suspenseful novel. Love this series.