Two for the Show

  • by Jonathan Stone
  • Narrated by R.C. Bray
  • 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Chas is a detective who doesn't stake out cheating husbands, track down missing persons, or match wits with femmes fatales. Instead of pounding the pavement, he taps a computer keyboard. He can get the goods on anyone, and it's all to make sure superstar Las Vegas mind reader Wallace the Amazing stays amazing. Thanks to Chas's steady stream of stealthy intel, Wallace's mental "magic" packs houses every night.
But when someone threatens to call the psychic showman's bluff, the sweet gig takes a sour - and sinister - turn. Who's the clean-cut couple gunning for Wallace with an arsenal of dirty tricks? Why does Wallace keep upping the ante instead of backing down? And just how much does Chas really know about his mysterious boss's life...or his own? The tangled truth - of blackmail, kidnapping, and false identities - quickly becomes the biggest case of his strange, secret career.


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Customer Reviews

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Ethics 101 over and over and over again

You know I like when an author has a message, but what I don't like is when said author thinks his readers are too stupid to pickup on the message so he or she feels motivated to beat you over the head with it for at least 10 of the 24 chapters in the book.
When the author was relating the actual story this book was interesting, entertaining, and enjoyable but when the author felt like he was either called to preach or teach I was ready to figuratively pitch everything in the fireplace.
About burning a credit...not again for me. If an author wants to preach or teach, don't list the book under mysteries
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- Allen Anthony "No comment"

Brilliant and magical psychological thriller!

Two for the Show is my third Jonathan Stone novel. The first, Moving Day, is an incredibly wonderful story that is easily among the best novels I have listened to this year. The second, The Teller, started well but became a jumbled mess. Two for the Show is a brilliant and delightfully weird book that defies description. It is certainly not for everyone; some will not like it at all.. The end of the book has the grand master of all plot twists that blew my mind.

Audible describes the genre as modern detective mystery/thriller. I describe it as a psychological thriller. It is really one hell of a story.

RC Bray is rapidly becoming one of my favorite narrators. His work here is superb!
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- Wayne "I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-31-2016
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio