Middle of Nowhere : Lou Boldt/Daphne Matthews

  • by Ridley Pearson
  • Narrated by Ridley Pearson
  • Series: Lou Boldt/Daphne Matthews
  • 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The "blue flu" has struck the Seattle Police Force, and the majority of officers are on an unofficial strike. Overworked and understaffed, detective Lou Boldt is committed to remaining on the job no matter what. But when a string of robberies and the brutal near-murder of a female cop descend on the city, the pressure of being a nearly one-man operation threatens Boldt's psyche and his marriage.With the help of Daphne Matthews and Sergeant John LaMoia, Boldt is able to make slow progress cracking the case and their work leads them to a Denver convict and his brother, a hardened criminal. Boldt and Daphne come to realize that the robberies, assaults, and strike are somehow connected - and that his life is now in very real danger.Filled with the fast-paced, spiraling action that has made his novels "irresistible" (The Los Angeles Times Book Review) works of suspense that "grip the imagination" (People), this offering from "the best thriller writer alive" (Booklist) is certain to win Ridley Pearson an even more enthusiastic audience.


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I could not stick with it....

I thought this boring. I am disappointed as it was featured on Audible's main page as recommended by a famous author. It might be better in written form but I think the author reading it in this case is a mistake.
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- Kathy

Intricate plotting

Although I generally prefer professional actors reading audio books, in this case Ridley Pearson has a good voice, and does a pretty good job of reading his own novel. The plot leads us on many twists and turns to the ultimate resolution, keeping us guessing all along the way. It depicts the obstacles and frustrations of a police force struggling to do its job in the face of politics and internal strife. I enjoyed Mr. Pearson's subtle references to his friends, fellow authors, and fellow band members Amy Tan and Dave Barry.
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- Snoodely

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-08-2008
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio