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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (691 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Verdon Narrator: Robert Fass Publisher: Dreamscape Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Dave Gurney Series Release Date:
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The most decorated homicide detective in NYPD history, Dave Gurney is still trying to adjust to his life of quasi-retirement in upstate New York when a young woman who is producing a documentary on a notorious murder spree seeks his counsel. Soon after, Gurney begins feeling threatened: a razor-sharp hunting arrow lands in his yard, and he narrowly escapes serious injury in a booby-trapped basement.

As things grow more bizarre, he finds himself reexamining the case of The Good Shepherd. Mocked even by some who’d been his supporters, Dave realizes the killer is too clever to ever be found. The only gambit that may make sense is also the most dangerous—to make himself a target and get the killer to come to him.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “It’s always a pleasure to watch a keen mind absorbed in a difficult puzzle, which is how Dave Gurney distinguishes himself in John Verdon’s tricky whodunits.”

    New York Times

  • “A masterful bit of writing that builds to a surprising and satisfying climax. The tension and enigmatic situations created en route to the conclusion make this book a definite nail-biter.”

    New York Journal of Books

  • “The tension is palpable on virtually every page of a story that perfectly balances the protagonist’s complex inner life with an elaborately constructed puzzle.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jill Griffith | 2/20/2014

    " There is so much meat to Verdon's books and his latest is no exception. Excellent police procedural. I will be sad to leave it behind when I finish. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Maria Jesus | 2/11/2014

    " Me ha costado mucho terminarlo,Ni la historia ni los personajes enganchan,es mas flojo que la primera novela, le falta ritmo, y resulta bastante pesada, en fin yo esperaba mas del autor. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Cindy Skiles | 2/10/2014

    " I really wish I could give this book 4.5 stars. I really liked it. I enjoyed the other 2 books in the series, and this one did not disappoint. If you like a good mystery, I would definitely recommend this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dorie | 2/8/2014

    " I always enjoy the mental gymnastics that come with this series. "

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