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Publisher's Summary

When a midshipman plunges six stories to his death, the U.S. Naval Academy begins investigating an apparent suicide. But there's a bizarre twist: the young man's body is found wearing undergarments belonging to Midshipman Julie Markham, a senior at the academy. Julie's father, Ev, an Annapolis graduate who is now a professor there, fears his daughter will be blamed by the "Darkside" - the bureaucracy that wants to protect the academy at all costs from scandal. Then there's another death, and the beautiful grounds and impregnable traditions of Annapolis are revealed as the hiding place for a relentless predator who can no longer control an impulse to kill.
©2004 P. T. Deutermann (P)2004 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Deutermann's latest - a tense mystery set in and around the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis - is sleek, sharp and scary." ( Publishers Weekly)
"Hill is at his best when voicing the sinister musings of the monster no one suspects." ( AudioFile)
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5 out of 5 stars
By shelley on 02-07-14

Darkside is worth your credit

What was one of the most memorable moments of Darkside?

The ending - WOW!!!! This was totally unexpected!

What about Dick Hill’s performance did you like?

The entire narration was Excellent as always. Dick Hill is one of my favorites.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The ending, I was dumbstruck.

Any additional comments?

I hesitated on this book for a long time because of some of the negative comments that were left. I guess it everybody's own taste but I thought this was absolutely fantastic and will probably listen to this one again.

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10 of 10 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Greg on 03-21-10

Talk about edge of your seat!

This was THE most exciting audio book I've yet heard.

The narrator Dick Hill, even though not the best I've heard at producing distinctly different voices for the various characters, his level of intensity throughout the story in general was excellent.

The story...hmmm, well, since I was in the Navy myself, was very interesting.

This audio book was so intense, it kept me up nearly all night because I couldn't turn it off.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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