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Dial D for Deadman: A Space Team Universe Novel

Dan Deadman Space Detective
Narrated by: Phil Thron
Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
Categories: Fiction, Humour
4 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The Space Team Universe just got a whole lot darker.

In an alien city torn apart by crooked cops and ruthless criminals, private detective Dan Deadman specializes in cases unusual and bizarre.

Sure, he doesn't smell great, and he's technically been dead for quite some time, but if you've got a rampaging Hell-beast tearing up your street, or a portal to another dimension appearing in your bathroom, Dan's your man.

After saving a mysterious young woman named Ollie from the clutches of something big, slimy, and unpleasant, Dan gets entangled in a missing child case, a string of grisly murders, and a severed woman's arm that just won't leave him alone.

And then there's the demonic entity who'll stop at nothing to get its tentacles on Ollie, even if it means destroying the whole damn planet.

Times like these, Dan would give his right nut to be a real detective.

If he still had nuts.

From the world of Space Team: The Guns of Nana Joan, Dial D for Deadman is the first darkly comedic action adventure novel starring Dan Deadman, Space Detective.

©2017 Barry J. Hutchison (P)2018 Barry J. Hutchison

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  • Dom
  • 23-11-2019

NOT sppace scifi as title describes but...

Enjoyable story carried by great voice acting.
Only thing is there is zero relevance to a ''space team". Its just a zombie detective in a realm where muted scifi tech joins horror fantasy.
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Fun all the way.

Great book with lovable characters.
"Phil Thron" is a wonderful narrator who brings the characters to life, and leaves your imagination unable to resist.

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Returned - let down after Space Team

What would have made Dial D for Deadman: A Space Team Universe Novel better?

I don’t know, but this is boring. Dumb storyline, not funny.

What was most disappointing about Barry J. Hutchison’s story?

Boring

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Phil Thron?

Narrator is excellent

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

bored

Any additional comments?

nope

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  • Merna M. Ward
  • 06-08-2018

Dial D for Dud

Too much bathroom humor, the dialogue had too many curse words for filler. I did finnish this book hoping it would get better

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  • matt
  • 06-03-2018

Awesone!

If you liked Space Team, you will love thus book! the comedy and snark are all there.

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  • ABG
  • 06-10-2018

Very enjoyable!!!

I really enjoyed this story. Laughed several times and enjoyed the banter between the characters. I will read more books in this series. Narrator also did a superb job.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 26-05-2019

Great for laughs!

This book had me laughing out loud so much it made me look like a crazy person in public. The characters are fantastic, and the story line kept up a great pace that never lagged. I can't wait to get started on the second one.

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  • Doug
  • 04-03-2019

Great Addition to the Space Team Universe

After reading the Space team series I immediately reached for the Deadman series. It did not disappoint. The humor is a bit more deadpan and drier than Cal and the SpaceTeam series but excellent all the same.

The mystery and SciFi mixture is done quite well and blends well. If you like the colorful characters like those in the Space Team universe and a good ol' fashioned detective story give this one a go. May you enjoy it as much as I did.

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  • Aaron S.
  • 04-03-2019

Anything by Barry J. Hutchison is Good

I always enjoy any story by Barry J. Hutchison. They are always don't and have a subtle social story interwoven that is always entertaining. Phil Thron does a great job. Highly recommended for a laugh.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-03-2019

Once again Hutchinson and Thron deliver.

A welcome change of pace for the sci-fi universe. Great job lads, eagerly waiting for the next one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-03-2019

Well THAT was pretty awesome

So..... I picked this up while i was waiting for the next space team book to hit audible, and i have to say, I think I might like this BETTER than space team. I mean its pretty close, but i think Deadman takes it. Same humor as space team, but definitely darker. More a dark, detective noire...... with a zombie, space mosters, and a transvestite leprechaun hahaha. If you are a fan of the Space Team universe then this is a must listen. Do yourself a favor and pick it up.

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  • KC
  • 31-01-2019

Great!!!

If you know the original series you will LOVE this series. Thron is great in these as well. I really wasnt that excited about this even though I really enjoy Space Team. Offshoots are usually a disappointment. NOT HERE. I think I like this series even more. Give it a shot.

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  • thomas dye
  • 07-10-2018

fun start to new series

nice start to new space team universe series. fun characters, plenty of Barry's trademark humor . if you like Space Team and Cal Carver, these will be fun. recommended.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-01-2019

Fantastic story.

Fantastic story and brilliantly read. Characters are great and there are plenty of laughs and excitement.

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  • Miss Emma Graham
  • 03-10-2018

something entertaining! comes alive lol

Really enjoyed this one :) was something different to my normal read of zombie story's! very entertaining

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  • B.Nesbit
  • 25-10-2019

Great stuff

Got this with no real expectations but enjoyed it a lot.
Story was great, narration excellent.
Will be grabbing the rest of the series

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  • mike
  • 28-07-2019

fast & funny

Another awesome read from Messrs Hutchison & Thron. A sideline to the Space Team story with more brilliant characters.

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  • Chris parry
  • 09-07-2019

Brilliant all the way

Great books, read all The Space Team books now! I’m struggling to find a new book since reading them all though. Has you laughing constantly

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  • BroardSword
  • 02-05-2019

start to finish

had a great journey with this book. Narrator judged all the characters very well. I am glad this book is in my library.

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  • paul walukiewicz
  • 16-02-2019

Great Story

Funny, unusual detective story unlike anything that I have read. Great characters and the narration is excellent. Good story if you are just wanting something to put a smile on your face. Well recommended

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  • SBRAL
  • 11-03-2018

Worth Listening

As a stand-alone book, and I assume and hope, series, the characters are awesome and I am really looking forward to the next in the series. The Irish dudes profanity had me actually smiling and laughing out loud, as the delivery of these lines by the narrator was flawless. The only downside for me, was that being a fan of the awesome Space Team series, the voice for Dan was the same as Mechs, but do not let that make you miss out on a great listening opportunity. 10 out of 5!

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  • Tracey
  • 01-03-2018

Love this

Great listen enjoyed every minute of this book. Can't wait for next one in the series