Jefferson Parker The Blue Hour

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The Blue Hour

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`Parker has only one competitor - Thomas Harris' Washington Post ... At once horrifying, tense and lyrical, The Blue Hour is a beautifully written novel that probes the darkest recesses of the human psyche.He takes the women from shopping malls. They are beautiful, sophisticated, but he treats them like animals, and when he's done he leaves only his grisly signature to taunt the Orange County police - a purse full of entrails. Where are the bodies? How can these women disappear so completely? Whatever the Purse Snatcher has done to them, it surely cannot be worse than the imaginings of a shock-hardened police force...but they don't know the sick mind they're dealing with.Detective Hess has given his life to the police, but now lung cancer is looking to claim him. Merci Rayborn is at the beginning of her career and she's determined to get to the top, whatever it takes. Assigned to the case by a boss with a hidden agenda, Hess and Merci at first agree on just one thing: they want to catch the Purse Snatcher and see him fry. But as another woman disappears, and then another, they become united through their obsession with a case that will change both their lives forever.

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Jefferson Parker is the New York Times bestselling author of six novels, including The Triggerman's Dance and Where Serpents Lie.

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Tim Hess, recovering from cancer surgery, is assigned to work with Merci Rayborn, an angry, ambitious and unpopular fellow deputy in the Orange County Sheriff's Department, on a series of probable murders of young women. They're surprised by the developments in the case--and by the friendship that develops between them. Parker's collection of characters is real and true, and he constructs a clever and surprising plot that confirms his mastery of the genre. Richard McGonagle proves himself up to the task of bringing this intricate story to audio. At first, his narration seems understated, but he continuously reveals the complexities of both the cops and the psychotic killer. He captures the characters subtly but with surety. Foreign and regional accents are flawless. This superb production of a top-notch thriller is completely engrossing. M.A.M. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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