Audio: Heart of Evil by Heather Graham @heathergraham @luckylukeekul ‏#BrillianceAudio #LoveAudiobooks

Posted January 13, 2019 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 2 Comments

Audio:  Heart of Evil by Heather Graham @heathergraham @luckylukeekul ‏#BrillianceAudio #LoveAudiobooksHeart of Evil by Heather Graham
Narrator: Luke Daniels
Series: Krewe of Hunters #2
Published by Brilliance Audio on June 28, 2011
Genres: Romantic Suspense, Paranormal
Length: 8 hours, 18 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Kindle Unlimited
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Emerging from the bayou like an apparition, Donegal Plantation is known for its unsurpassed dining, captivating atmosphere, haunting legends…and now a corpse swinging from the marble angel that marks its cemetery’s most majestic vault. A corpse discovered in nearly the same situation as that of Marshall Donegal, the patriarch killed in a skirmish just before the Civil War.

Desperate for help traditional criminologists could never provide, plantation heiress Ashley Donegal turns to an elite team of paranormal investigators who blend hard forensics with rare—often inexplicable—intuition. Among the “Krewe of Hunters” is an old flame, Jake Mallory, a gifted musician with talent stretching far beyond the realm of the physical, and a few dark ghosts of his own.

The evil the team unveils has the power to shake the plantation to its very core. Jake and Ashley are forced to risk everything to unravel secrets that will not stay buried—even in death…

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I was able to get Phantom Evil,  the first book of this Krewe Of Hunters series from the Audible Romance package.  Heart of Evil was available with audio through Kindle Unlimited.  Both are set in New Orleans.   The first set up the world, this special FBI team and had the romance of the team leader, Jackson and Angela.

Heart of Evil is full of civil war reenactment action, an old plantation tourist site and of course, new murders to solve.  One of the team members Jake is from New Orleans and practically grew up with the granddaughter, Ashley who runs the old plantation with her grandfather, and staff. So we also have a second chance romance for Jake and Ashley.

I always enjoy the mix of mystery with romance for the layers of plot. Here we also have some woo-woo paranormal aspects usually blended with historical mysteries, deaths and / or ghosts.  We get the point of view primarily from the Jake and Ashley.


Last but not least, at this point Luke Daniels took over the narration.  He is one reason I chose to start this series. I am able to listen at 1.5x speed.  He’s a master and handles the voices of males, females and the various accents believably.

Listen to a clip:  HERE


About Luke Daniels

Luke Daniels has narrated over 250 audiobooks, has been the grateful recipient of thirteen AudioFile Earphones Awards, and has earned three Audie nominations. His background is in classical theater and film. Luke has performed at repertory theaters around the country, but now he resides in the Midwest with his pack.

About Heather Graham

Also published as Heather Graham Pozzessere and Shannon Drake.

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Heather Graham majored in theater arts at the University of South Florida. After a stint of several years in dinner theater, back-up vocals, and bartending, she stayed home after the birth of her third child and began to write, working on short horror stories and romances. After some trial and error, she sold her first book, WHEN NEXT WE LOVE, in 1982 and since then, she has written over one hundred novels and novellas including category, romantic suspense, historical romance, vampire fiction, time travel, occult, and Christmas holiday fare. She wrote the launch books for the Dell’s Ecstasy Supreme line, Silhouette’s Shadows, and for Harlequin’s mainstream fiction imprint, Mira Books.

Heather was a founding member of the Florida Romance Writers chapter of RWA and, since 1999, has hosted the Romantic Times Vampire Ball, with all revenues going directly to children’s charity.

Heather loves travel and anything have to do with the water, and is a certified scuba diver. Married since high school graduation and the mother of five, her greatest love in life remains her family, but she also believes her career has been an incredible gift, and she is grateful every day to be doing something that she loves so very much for a living.

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Posted January 13, 2019 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 2 Comments

2 responses to “Audio: Heart of Evil by Heather Graham

  1. I absolutely loved our week in New Orleans and remember the city well, even though it was years ago now. I have a soft spot for novels that remind me of fab travels!
    Glad you enjoyed the Heart Of Evil audio. I like the idea of the civil war connections and the paranormal activity.

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