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Summary

You don't want to play their games....

All around Albuquerque, New Mexico, young women are going missing, seemingly vanished into thin air. With no link between the victims, Detective Alyssa Wyatt is quickly plunged into a horrifying case with no obvious clues.

And when Jersey Andrews, the best friend of Alyssa's teenage daughter, Holly, joins the list of vanished girls, the case becomes personal.

But this investigation will lead Alyssa and partner Cord into the most sinister depths of humanity; an evil place where life is expendable and where the depraved can fulfill their darkest desires - if they have the money to pay for it.

As the first bodies appear, abandoned on the streets, Alyssa is forced into a frantic hunt to track down the killers - before more innocent women lose their lives. But when the truth comes out, it seems that the key to solving the case was hiding in the last place anyone expected....

©2020 Charly Cox (P)2020 Tantor

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Not good Not bad Easy listening in a way doesn’t require much attention Seems to repeat a lot of stock phrases and expressions frequently, also listened to the first book in the series involving Alyssa Wyatt detective and it was largely similar

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Amazing narration and compelling story

I listened to this book in one day! Once I started I couldn’t stop. The narrator, Kate Zane has an amazing talent, capturing emotion from the story and presenting it in a raw, believable manner which is so gripping that you feel what the characters are feeling. Really impressive. Storyline was well written. Can’t wait for the next one!!!

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  • Donna
  • 30-12-20

4 ish

This built pretty quickly into "oh, no!" and cranked up to a fast pace that held my attention almost tothe end. Stick with it at the beginning. It drags, but- the narrator is fun to listen to when she gets going. It needed more work showing us the men involved. It would be a 2/3 for long time grey bobble head readers like me.

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  • sherry Mitchell
  • 18-01-21

A different sort of crime writer

Charly Cox goes where many writers won't and manages it without explicit detail. Excellent writing

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  • Kimberly
  • 17-01-21

Truly awful....

Nonsense, utter nonsense. ZERO character development; and the plot relies on a series of coincidences. This is not a mystery, or a police procedural; it’s more like a Lifetime move in book form. And the narrator has breathy whispery voice that is beyond annoying. I’ll save you a credit. HARD PASS.

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  • Elizabeth Clouse
  • 10-01-21

Emotional trip

Every emotion in the world is in this book, couldn’t wait for what came next. I definitely want to listen to it again incase I missed something the first time . Kate Zane Is fantastic! Highly recommend this book!

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  • Avanna
  • 10-01-21

Good

I am happy That held up from the first book. Would be willing to listen to a third if there ever is one.

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  • Marlene
  • 07-01-21

I loved this book.

Great book a must read. A new author for me. will read more from her.