The Crush

  • by Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by Tom Wopat
  • 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Dr. Rennie Newton is summoned to jury duty, she brings to the courtroom the same level of competence that she displays in the operating room. Her commitment to precision compels her to deliver a "not guilty" verdict in the murder case against notorious contract killer Ricky Lozada.She will learn to regret this decision, because Rennie's trial with Lozada doesn't end with his acquittal.Her carefully structured life begins to crumble when a rival colleague is brutally slain. Lozada's menacing shadow looms over the murder, but it's Rennie the investigators focus on as a prime suspect. The privacy she has cultivated and protected at all costs is violated by the police as well as Lozada. And when he begins an earnest courtship, it becomes terrifyingly clear that he is obsessed with having her.Wick Threadgill is a detective on indefinite leave from the Fort Worth PD, who has a personal agenda for the contract killer. Temperamental, bitter, and driven by loyalty and love, Wick is determined to destroy Lozada.In order to defeat Lozada - and save their lives - Rennie and Wick form an uneasy alliance. Distrustful of each other, they know only one thing with absolute certainty, when this killer strikes, they won't see it coming.

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Crushed is the true feeling

This book keeps you on the edge. You want to know what is coming next. I liked getting to know the characters. You will not be disappointed.
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- linda

The abridged version is bad

You miss so much of the story. It's a great SB book, but can't even listen to the abridged version after hearing the unabridged. I'd buy it again in a minute if they come out with the unabridged version. Don't waste your money on this one.
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- alice

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-30-2008
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio