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The Mermaid Murders Audiobook

The Mermaid Murders: The Art of Murder, Book 1

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Special Agent Jason West is seconded from the FBI Art Crime Team to temporarily partner with disgraced and legendary "manhunter" Sam Kennedy when it appears that Kennedy's most famous case, the capture and conviction of a serial killer known as the Huntsman, may actually have been a disastrous failure. The Huntsman is still out there...and the killing has begun again.

©2016 Josh Lanyon (P)2016 Josh Lanyon

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  • Viv
    18/10/16
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    "Perfect Lanyon book!"

    I love Josh Lanyon. I have read a fair amount of Lanyon books. I didn't think it was possible with how much I fell in love with Adrien English after listening to the audiobooks, but The Mermaid Murders is now my favorite Josh Lanyon book.

    I really enjoyed the narration of this one and felt that the voices were absolutely perfect (especially his Sam Kennedy voice!).

    This book was just about perfect in my eyes and the only thing that would have made it better was to have Sam's POV. Do we really have to wait for 2017 for the next one? Waaaaahhhh!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Russell
    college grove, TN, United States
    22/11/16
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    "Surprisingly Great!"

    FYI: It's not about mermaids! I'm a huge paranormal science fiction fan and assumed this was about actual mermaids..... nope, total murder mystery haha! Once I let go of that and actually listened to the audiobook, I could t stop! It is terrific!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Dianne T.
    USA
    16/10/16
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    "Fabulous!! Narration, characters, story. The best!"

    Josh Lanyon is one of the best there is at weaving mystery with romance. Her ability to capture the human condition, to paint all of her characters in a unique and compelling light, is second to none. Sam Kennedy and Jason West are prime examples, as they are each flawed, complicated, and compelling men. The mystery in this story is very tightly written, so intriguing. A definite "read till the end without putting it down" book. I read loads of mysteries and was still surprised at the reveal in this one. Lanyon also writes locations that are so vivid, they feel like actual characters. With this book, I felt as though I was actually there in the midst of the action - seeing, feeling, smelling, tasting. The Mermaid Murders has become one of my favorite Lanyon books and I eagerly await the next book in the series, early in 2017.

    I am a huge fan of audio books and have several favorite narrators. Well, add Kale Williams to the top of that list. He took a story I already love and brought it to an entirely new level of awesome. He voices each of the many characters distinctly, capturing their personalities to a T. Nobody sounded like a caricature, no character's voice got confused with another. The character of Sam Kennedy is quite imposing, and Mr Williams absolutely nailed his voice, his mannerisms, his humanity. He conveyed Jason West's strength and sensibilites with sublime detail. To summarize, Mr Williams acted this story to perfection - smoothly capturing each character's emotions, state of mind, and actions His gripping performance had me starting the audio over again the moment I finished it.I am very happy to report that he has agreed with Josh Lanyon to narrate the next two books in this series. Lucky, lucky are we audiophiles!

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • A. Clark
    California
    21/11/16
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    "Another great from Josh Lanyon"

    I am a huge Josh Lanyon fan, and this book definitely did not disappoint. This book left me wanting more in the same way the Adrian English series made me want the next one. I can't wait for the next in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    25/10/16
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    "Great Mystery!"

    Another great story from a wonderful author. I just love stories that involve the FBI and a good mystery to solve.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dennis
    San Jose, CA
    25/10/16
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    "Good mystery but frustrating characters"

    Mr. Lanyon is a decent mystery writer but continues to have issues with using contrived character actions to manufacture perilous situations that smarter characters would avoid. He needs to not only write a good whodunnit but write a good story of how do you catch the murderer. Making smart characters do foolish things in order to bring about justice is beneath him. Although I read he tires of novel sized mysteries in favor of novellas and short stories, I hope that he will regain the patience that is necessary in every good sleuth.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Jo
    22/11/16
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    "Fabulous Audiobook"

    There is something about a Josh Lanyon story that comes over perfectly on audio. The Mermaid Murders is a murder mystery who dun it that is narrated superbly by Kale Williams, he brings out the sardonic tones of Sam Kennedy perfectly. In fact all the characters come to life exactly as how I imagined them when first reading the book. I can't wait to read (and listen to hopefully) the next story in the series, and I can only hope Josh Lanyon keeps the same narrator as I can't imagine anyone but Kale narrating this series now. A perfect story with a wonderful narration, what more can we ask for. Highly recommended.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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