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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (6,234 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Greg Iles Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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“If you wanted to kill your spouse and get away with it, you had to do something truly ingenious: something that wouldn’t even be perceived as murder. And that was the service that Andrew Rusk had found a way to provide. Like any quality product, it did not come cheap. Nor did it come quickly. And perhaps most important of all, it was not for those with weak constitutions. Demand was high, of course, but few people were truly suitable clients. It took a deep-rooted hatred to watch your spouse die in agony, knowing that you had brought about that pain. But on the other hand, some people bore up remarkably well.” With these words, New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles returns to his trademark Southern milieu in this terrifying thriller, an unnerving tale of evil lurking beneath the veneer of idyllic suburban life. Brimming with the masterful suspense and intense psychological drama that made Turning Angel, Blood Memory, and The Quiet Game bestsellers, True Evil tells the chilling story of a divorce attorney who may be orchestrating the deaths of his clients’ spouses, bringing new meaning to the phrase “’til death do us part.” Dr. Chris Shepard is thirty-six years old, newly married, and well on his way to a perfect life. Or so he believes. But that future is forever cast into doubt the day Special Agent Alexandra Morse walks into his office and drops a bombshell: Dr. Shepard’s beautiful new wife is plotting his murder. Shepard is so shocked that he almost throws Agent Morse out of his office. Yet once he is alone, doubt begins to gnaw at him. Paranoia magnifies the small cracks in his marital relationship, and soon he can have no peace unless he knows the truth. When Agent Morse reappears, Chris agrees to act as bait to help her unravel the divorce lawyer’s scheme, which may already have cost nine unsuspecting spouses their lives. At the center of the mystery lies a maddeningly simple question: If these people really were murdered, why can’t the FBI prove it? Rigorous autopsies have uncovered no forensic evidence of foul play, and the police believe no crimes have occurred. As Dr. Shepard and Agent Morse struggle against an invisible adversary, Shepard realizes that he’s working with a desperate woman. The reason: the killer’s last known victim was Alex Morse’s sister, who from her deathbed accused her husband of murder and extracted a vow that Alex save her ten-year-old nephew from his father. This has driven Alex to risk both her life and her career to fulfill that vow. But Chris Shepard soon feels desperation of his own. As he probes his wife’s hidden past, he is confronted by the probability that the woman he loves wants him dead. He has adopted her son and given her everything he has to give, and yet somewhere out there, a killer with the brilliance to outwit the top forensic scientists in the world is closing in on him. Who is this merciless assassin? Why is murder an art form for him? And what clues could exist to lead them to a man of such twisted talents? Not even the clients who hire him know his identity, and the lawyer who works with him fears him above all else. Most terrifying, those who choose murder over divorce soon learn a terrible truth: once set in motion, the instrument of their anger cannot be stopped. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Tom | 2/17/2014

    " Alex Morse, an FBI agent, renowned for her hostage negotiation skills, believes that her sister has been murdered by a partnership of contract killers made up of a divorce attorney (who offers an alternative to a messy divorce) and a doctor (who claims to be able to kill without leaving a trace of forensic evidence, inducing cancer in his targets) at the behest of her sister's husband. She has nothing that can initiate an FBI investigation, so she goes rogue, undertaking the investigation on her own. She identifies the next victim, Dr. Chris Shepard from Natchez, and convinces him to help her. Her rogue investigation is discovered, and she loses her job, yet she persists, obtaining the assistance of an FBI agent friend and her late father's PI partner. The outcome is fraught with action. Typical Iles work, and well done. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tom | 2/14/2014

    " Greg Iles is going on to become one of the new generation of great writers. While his books are long and very descriptive you will nary find the time being right to put it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Karen | 2/12/2014

    " An excellent sci-fi murder mystery. Almost believable science. The main character, Alexandra Morse, seems too unemotional for what she is going through. The book was a page turner, though. Very enjoyable. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Paula | 2/10/2014

    " It was ok. I liked the story line. But the book just seems drawn out. And it seemed to get very technical. I don't know that I would have been able to follow the story as well as I did if I didn't graduate with a minor in biology. "

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