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The Caller

Narrated by: Thomas Judd
Series: Robert Hunter, Book 8
Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (298 ratings)

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Summary

The Sunday Times number one best seller: as addictive as a TV box set!

After a tough week, Tanya Kaitlin is looking forward to a relaxing night in, but as she steps out of her shower, she hears her phone ring. The video call request comes from her best friend, Karen Ward. Tanya takes the call, and the nightmare begins.

Karen is gagged and bound to a chair in her own living room. If Tanya disconnects from the call, if she looks away from the camera, he will come after her next, the deep, raspy, demonic voice at the other end of the line promises her.

As Detectives Robert Hunter and Carlos Garcia investigate the threats, they are thrown into a roller coaster of evil, chasing a predator who scouts the streets and social media networks for victims, taunting them with secret messages and feeding on their fear.

©2017 Chris Carter (P)2017 Simon & Schuster Audio UK

Critic reviews

"Carter is one of those authors who makes writing look effortless...I couldn't put it down." ( Crime Squad)
"An insanely good crime series. Extraordinarily well written, high quality and high drama all the way." ( Liz Loves Books)
"An intriguing and scary thriller." ( Better Reading)
"A gripping feast of thrills." ( Shots)

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Happy for the return of Thomas Judd.

I had taken a break from the series after the last book as i felt the series was slowing down. I was on the lookout for a read and when this book was suggested i looked at the cover and noticed that Thomas Judd was narrating i was swayed into buying as I liked Carters earlier books.

What a return for me, this book is every bit as good as the earlier books in the series. The narrator on the last couple was good but Judd just brings these stories alive for me, he really brings Garcia to life and makes his such a likable character. Overall Judds voice paints the picture of Hunter for me.

Far as the book goes it was very exciting. Enjoyed this one so much. I usually listen to these books as work only tobut found myself listening through the car speakers on the way home. Story was paced well, nothing too predictable and found the storyline original too. Highly recommend.

Anticipating the upcoming new book. Cant wait.

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another fantastic listen

Another great psychological thriller in the Robert Hunter Series.
Fantastic story telling told by a fantastic Narrator.

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Hunter and Mr J

So in this book we have a psycho killing people by fiendish ways in front of loved ones and friends. Can Hunter and Garcia stop them?

Again we follow a tried and tested method by Mr Carter but hay I’m not complaining and I’m going to be most upset when I get to the end of his books on Audible.

In this book we have an interesting wee twist concerning one of the victims loved ones which would make an interesting book on its own.

Gore..tick....murder and mayhem...tick ...sex and romance ...no although I would quite like Hunter to have a love life only because I feel sorry for him! Recommended.... a resounding YES!

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Gripping.

Excellently narrated with yet another gripping storyline by Chris Carter who is fast becoming my all time favourite author.

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The Caller

absolutely loved this book and the narration was wonderful. I will definitely be listening to it again

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Brilliant

Fantastic story, plenty of atmospheric goosebump moments. A really enjoyable, well narrated audiobook. Will definitely be looking for more from this author.

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AWESOME

AWESOME as always, love the Robert Hunter series and this one like the others did not disappoint

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Could hardly put it down

I loved the story and the pace kept me reading as wanted to know. The last paragraph is brilliant.

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great twist , nice n gory,

great, chris carter at his finest,, cant wait till next one comes out! i can usually guess the killer in most books but this one left me guessing right till the end

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intresting story but rushed ending.

Violent murders are committed. These are witnessed, via a video phone app, by someone who loved the victim. The murder taunts the viewers, giving them a chance to save their loves one....

Robert Hunter is again out to save the day.

I'm not sure this book is as good as the early ones in the series. I thought the ending g was far too rushed . Hence 4 not 5 stars.

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  • Kristian Olsen
  • 20-03-19

Good clean family entertainment

Well not quite but the story was very good and the performance was even better