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When the US Marshals Serial Crimes Tracking Unit comes knocking at Aislinn Cain's door, she is given a chance to use her past to save other people's futures. She has survived attacks by two different serial killers and devoted her life to studying the darker side of human history.
A new killer is using medieval torture methods to slay his victims. She can give them a glimpse into his twisted world, but not without a cost. If she opens herself, she risks falling into the depths of her own darkness. Can she afford to help, knowing that the cost could be her own humanity?
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By Jeremy Tischer on 08-17-15
Prepare to suspend your disbelief
Christy Lynn's performance is god awful. I listen to audio books almost everyday. I listen to cheap ones and best sellers. I've heard a wide range in quality and she reached a new low. The voices she chose for the male characters were horrible. I know women don't always do the most convincing male voices but hers were just plain irritating. The main character was annoying as well. I really tried to like it and wanted to finish the story.
If you're really considering this book, consider this minor spoiler. The story involves about thirty deaths from crazy torture like impaling and it doesn't make national news. They literally say to make national news, murders have to be more shocking. So, yeah, prepare to suspend your disbelief for this one.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
By Zulu on 08-22-14
Lessons on medieval torture
If you ever wanted to know how they tortured people in medieval times you'll enjoy this book. The main character has survived several serial kidnappers and seems to be a magnet for them. She's also a self-proclaimed sociopath.
The summary gives a good description of what this book is about. Aislinn is recruited to help catch a serial killer that uses medieval torture. If the author did their research then you'll learn all about medieval torture devices.
The cast of characters are quirky and well-developed. The book is pretty fast paced. There is violence but it doesn't go into real gory details. It's also hard to believe that you might come to like a sociopath.
The other cast of characters all have their own quirkiness and for the most part are as likeable and interesting as the main character, with an exception or two.
The narrator did a terrific job.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful