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Chasing Evil

Narrated by: Kate Zane
Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
5 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)
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There's nothing strange about bodies buried in cemeteries - unless they don't belong there. And when six murdered women are discovered in other people's graves, the hunt for a sadistic serial killer begins before he can claim a seventh victim.

Agent Cam Prescott of Iowa's Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the search alongside forensic psychologist Sophia Channing, who knows the minds of psychopaths inside and out. And after a brief but passionate affair, she knows Cam almost as well. What she doesn't know is that her high-profile involvement in the case has caught the twisted predator's eye - and sparked his fury. When Sophia suddenly vanishes, Cam and his team shift into overdrive to keep horrific history from repeating itself. But for Sophia, being trapped in the same isolated lair where so much innocent blood has been spilled may get her inside her vicious captor's head - and may offer her the only chance she has to escape an agonizing and lethal fate.

©2013, 2015 Kimberly Bahnsen (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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  • Wayne
  • 15-05-2018

Psychological thriller ends in cliffhanger!

Frankly, while Chasing Evil is a decent suspense thriller, it is much more a romance novel. There are two more novels in the Circle of Evil series which I plan to skip. The mild cliffhanger ending is not a surprise

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  • Trish R.
  • 11-08-2016

5 star book and 10 star narration..

I loved every character in this book! Because of the narrator!

The killer was just sick enough, making him so easy to hate.

One thing I didn’t understand, or like, was how often Cam and Sophia were in bed together, every chapter or two, when in actuality they had broken up months ago. Why did we keep jumping into the past? I didn’t really get that. It really didn’t hurt the story but it did seem extremely unnecessary.

Oh, I did love, love, love Cam and Sophia. They tried so hard to be business-like but couldn’t keep their minds focused all the time. You could tell they had fallen in love during the weeks they were together but neither of them thought it would work so they went their separate ways. Although, it was actually Sophia that called it quits.

Their chemistry was so great, throughout the story. And there were some exciting bedroom scenes, too. There was swearing and the F-bomb was released 27 times.

The mystery and murder and mayhem this guy caused was a thrilling and exciting storyline. I’ve never read this author before but she’s awesome. Even though this was a CLIFFHANGER that I wasn’t aware of, because I despise cliffhangers, I’ve already got the other 2 books in the series and I can’t wait to get started on them.

As to the narrator: When I can just listen to a book without saying to myself “geez, this narrator sucks,” then that’s a good narrator. And when she reads with such terrific emotions, then it’s really good. And when everyone has their own voice, then it’s just excellent. When the bad guy had thoughts or was talking to himself Kate Zane was just awesome. He sounded like a madman was supposed to, and when he talked to Sophie it was just so horrible and thrilling all at once. I enjoyed every second of this book, thanks to the narrator. When narration can make me buy 2 more books of a cliffhanger series that really says a lot about the author.

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  • coachkama
  • 28-08-2018

Narrator was terrible

I think that this could be a great book if it wasn't for the narrator. I was listening and the characters sounded a like. I honestly couldn't even finish the book.

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  • Winslow
  • 25-11-2015

A very gripping thriller

Scary, creepy and interesting. I truly enjoyed the story and would recommend it to anyone seeking a thriller.

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  • James
  • 27-11-2018

Did not like the writing or the narrator

I tried to get through this book but I thought the narration and the writing were terrible. I tried several times to listen to it and just couldn't get through it

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  • Kate
  • 15-09-2018

Absurd Romace and characters

I barely got through the first few chapters. The characters are ridicules and quite "high-schoolish". I can't imagine any man I have ever known thinking the way the main male character does after breaking up with the lead female character. It is juvenile.

I am returning it.

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  • "unknown"
  • 04-11-2017

A manual on how to be a misogynist

This book is very misogynistic and has two men who practice this behaviour. One is a cop and the other is a serial killer. The so called heroine aides and abets all of this. The text has many cliches - peppered with banal sexual banter between the "good guy" and the "bad guy". I tried my best to plough on but had to stop and return!! I was being generous with one star!!

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  • J. Chenault
  • 30-12-2016

I liked this one, sort of...

Good story, kept me listening until the end. My major problem was with the narrator. The book seemed to jump from timeline to timeline, she did not take any pause or indicate in anyway that the scene was changing. It was difficult for me to follow along on occasion.

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  • Diane V
  • 07-01-2019

Disjointed book

The story was good, but I only gave it 2 stars due to the EXTREMELY disjointed way the story was layed out. At the beginning of each chapter there are a couple of paragraphs giving the story of how Sophie and Can first hooked up and broke up. It was very distracting for the plot of the book and difficult , at times, to tell when the author was going back to the current plot - I'm sure when visually reading the book there were symbols to indicate that "Hey, we are back to the plot", but no such luck when listening.

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  • Amanda
  • 13-11-2018

You'll be on the edge of your seat!

The first book in the Circle of Evil series, you will meet Agent Cam Prescott and criminal forensic psychologist Dr. Sophia Channing as they hunt down someone who has dumped their branded victims in cemeteries. Get into the mindset of a serial killer and predator who hunts down and kidnaps their victims. You'll be on the edge of your seat when Dr. Channingly mysteriously disappears. #Suspenseful #mystery #tagsgiving and #sweepstakes