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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Becky Masterman Narrator: Suzanne Toren Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Brigid Quinn Series Release Date: March 2017 ISBN: 9781427283610
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"A crime novel that transcends the genre—a twisting, high-stakes story with characters so real and so recognizably human, that it breaks your heart a little. Brilliant."
-Shari Lapena, author of the New York Times bestseller The Couple Next Door

Ex-FBI agent Brigid Quinn, now happily settled in Tucson, doesn’t visit her family in Florida much. But her former partner on the force, Laura Coleman—a woman whose life she has saved and who has saved her life in turn—is living there now. So when Laura calls about a case that is not going well, Brigid doesn’t hesitate to get on a plane.

On leave from the Bureau, Laura has been volunteering for a legal group trying to prove the innocence of a man who is on death row for killing his family. Laura is firmly convinced that he didn’t do it, while Brigid isn’t so sure—but the date for his execution is coming up so quickly that they’ll have to act fast to find any evidence that may absolve him before it’s too late…

Edgar Award and CWA Gold Dagger finalist Becky Masterman’s third Brigid Quinn audiobook is the masterful follow-up to Fear the Darkness and Rage Against the Dying.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The most original new female character to anchor a crime series in years.”

    New York Times on Fear the Darkness

  • "Fans of the Brigid Quinn mystery series will be delighted to hear Suzanne Toren's narration of the third book. ...Toren has a knack for realistic pacing in the midst of intense conversation and leaves the listener guessing whether Coleman is emotionally unstable or simply very forceful in her efforts to exonerate the man convicted of killing his family. Quinn may be feisty and capable, but Toren also portrays her vulnerability in dealing with her father's imminent death. AudioFile

  • Pulse-quickening...scorching...invigorating. Janet Maslin, The New York Times
  • When the nominations are made for the best crime-novel debut of the year, we should be hearing [Masterman's] name again. The Washington Post
  • One of the most memorable FBI agents since Clarice Starling. Publishers Weekly (starred, Pick of the Week)
  • Wow. An absolute pleasure. Chilling, smart...and what a voice. Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl
  • Masterman lives up to her name in this masterly combination of compelling character and plot. Library Journal (starred)

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About the Author

Becky Masterman is the acquisitions editor for a press specializing in medical textbooks for forensic examiners and law enforcement. She grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and received her MA in creative writing from Florida Atlantic University.

About the Narrator

Suzanne Toren has recorded hundreds of audiobooks and has earned twenty-nine Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine. She has received the Narrator of the Year Award for her audiobook recordings for the Library of Congress. She has performed on Broadway and in regional theaters in works penned by Shakespeare, Molière, and Arthur Miller. She has also appeared on Law & Order and in various soap operas.