Audio: Her Final Breath by Robert Dugoni @robertdugoni ‏@esuttonsmith #LoveAudiobooks #BeatTheBacklist2019 #JIAM

Posted June 2, 2019 by Anne in Book Review, JIAM / 6 Comments

Audio: Her Final Breath by Robert Dugoni @robertdugoni ‏@esuttonsmith #LoveAudiobooks  #BeatTheBacklist2019 #JIAMHer Final Breath by Robert Dugoni
Narrator: Emily Sutton-Smith
Series: Tracy Crosswhite #2
Published by Brilliance Audio on September 15, 2015
Genres: Mystery
Length: 11 hours, 28 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Kindle Unlimited
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Homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite has returned to the police force after the sensational retrial of her sister’s killer. Still scarred from that ordeal, Tracy is pulled into an investigation that threatens to end her career, if not her life.

A serial killer known as the Cowboy is killing young women in cheap motels in North Seattle. Even after a stalker leaves a menacing message for Crosswhite, suggesting the killer or a copycat could be targeting her personally, she is charged with bringing the murderer to justice. With clues scarce and more victims dying, Tracy realizes the key to solving the murders may lie in a decade-old homicide investigation that others, including her captain, Johnny Nolasco, would prefer to keep buried. With the Cowboy on the hunt, can Tracy find the evidence to stop him, or will she become his next victim?

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I couldn’t wait to continue the Tracy Crosswhite series,  which is happily available on audio through Kindle Unlimited.  I loved My Sister’s GraveHer Final Breath is just as exciting.  I always enjoy mystery and police procedures and suspense.  We also have a strong and capable women in Tracy.

Now we are back in Seattle with Tracy heading a serial killer task force. She worries about the women being killed but she also has to deal with her political donkey of a boss. He, along with his media contact, are trying to undermine her.  Luckily, she is smart, knows how they are and has some real friends.

Unfortunately, attracting attention as a woman in authority brings other problems besides her boss. Is the Cowboy after her also?   Tracy and her team, carefully gather the evidence to figure out who is the real killer and how long he has been killing.

There are also nice aspects about her personal life. She spends more time with her childhood friend, Dan O’Leary.  He provides legal help, emotional support and more. Her team of co-workers is very supportive.  It’s a great book.  I’m glad there are more!

Narration:

I was really very happy to be able to get the audiobook version through Kindle Unlimited.  Emily Sutton-Smith did a great job with all the voices.  I was able to listen comfortably at 1.5x speed.

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About Robert Dugoni

Robert Dugoni is the New York Times, #1 Amazon, and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of the Tracy Crosswhite series: My Sister’s Grave, Her Last Breath, In the Clearing, The Trapped Girl and Close to Home, as well as the short prequels The Academy and Third Watch. The police procedural featuring Seattle Homicide Detective Tracy Crosswhite has kept Dugoni in the Amazon top 10 for more than three years and sold more than 4 million copies. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell, released April 2018. Dugoni’s first series featured attorney David Sloane and CIA agent Charles Jenkins.

He is the winner of the Nancy Pearl Award for fiction, a two-time nominee for the Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction, A two-time nominee for the Mystery Writer’s of America Edgar Award and a two-time nominee for the International Thriller of the year. His non-fiction expose, The Cyanide Canary, was a 2004 Best Book of the Year. He is published in more than 30 countries and two dozen languages.

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I can't really remember any time when I wasn't reading. I LOVE books and what they give me. It's an opportunity to learn new things, see new places,live different emotions in a "safe" way. It lets me live in a new world.

I read all types of books but my favorites are urban fantasy and romantic suspense.I like some romance and some action / adventure / mystery in everything.I like sex in my books but please, only between TWO people.Intimate conversation is equally important to the sex in a book.It lets me see the characters.The other thing I enjoy is humor.

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Posted June 2, 2019 by Anne in Book Review, JIAM / 6 Comments


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