The Dying Dance : Detective Byone

  • by Ricardo Fleshman
  • Narrated by Nicholas Patrella
  • Series: Detective Byone
  • 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

How do we reconcile the beauty in death?
The Dying Dance is the story of retired New Orleans police detective turned private investigator Moses Andre Byone, self-proclaimed skeptic who uncovers an underworld of voodoo, dark magic, and betrayal in the shadows of the human heart as he searches to understand the death of a wealthy white lawyer from Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. On his journey to solve the case, Mose discovers a mysterious silver box that may hold the secrets to the darker human behaviors of greed, lust, and power. He must find a way to not only protect himself, but also his beautiful young Creole ward, Lisette St. Germain, lest they meet with their own gruesome end. Filled with a wonderful cast of complex and unforgettable characters set against the alluring, grimy but mysterious backdrop of 1970s' New Orleans, the story is sure to thrill and entertain as Mose searches to discover the truth of the dying dance.


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Customer Reviews

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A captivating mystery with a New Orleans twist

The book begins by introducing a few different plot lines which all run at the same time with different characters & players in the overall big story. I knew that at one point they would intertwine one another, but I wasn't sure when or how, and that's what held my attention throughout as I tried to guess and put together the pieces. The backdrop of New Orleans with its voodoo and mystical dark magic set the perfect stage for this captivating story that's riddled with twists and turns to pull you in. If you enjoy a mystery that will take you on an adventure then this book is perfect for you, it was a highly enjoyable twisty great.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.
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- Christina


What did you love best about The Dying Dance?

The characters and the place

What other book might you compare The Dying Dance to and why?


Which character – as performed by Nicholas Patrella – was your favorite?

person who danced with feathers and Armond

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

no ....just very pleased with the ending

Any additional comments?

I received this audiobook for free from the author/narrator or publisher and am giving this unbiased review freely. Once I fell into the rhythm of the narration, I began to enjoy the story and it held my interest right to the end. Now I am Looking forward to more Byone mysteries..

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- Jane

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-01-2016
  • Publisher: Ricardo M Fleshman