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by | Read by Joyce Bean

Mystery & Suspense • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Joyce Bean's performance of DARK SUMMER is near perfect. This latest by writer Iris Johansen brings together protagonist Jude; his wounded black lab, Ned; a dedicated female veterinarian; and her dog, Gracie. Jude has a mercurial personality and a tattered past. He's being pursued by a villain who's after a secret that relates to Ned and three other canines. As the bodies pile up, you realize the most interesting characters in the story are the dogs. There's only one negative element to Bean’s performance. Sometimes, her characterizations of men are not believable. Nonetheless, she whisks the listener through the story, so, ultimately, there's no complaint. A.L.H. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2008]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-4233-2915-2 $36.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-2917-6 $24.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-4233-2916-9 $97.25 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-2918-3 $39.25 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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