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Redemption

Memory Man Series, Book 5
Série : Amos Decker, Volume 5
Durée : 12 h et 20 min
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Description

Detective Amos Decker discovers that a mistake he made as a rookie detective may have led to deadly consequences in the latest Memory Man thriller in David Baldacci's number-one New York Times best-selling series. 

Amos Decker and his FBI partner Alex Jamison are visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by an unfamiliar man. But he instantly recognizes the man's name: Meryl Hawkins. He's the first person Decker ever arrested for murder back when he was a young detective.   

Though a dozen years in prison have left Hawkins unrecognizably aged and terminally ill, one thing hasn't changed: He maintains he never committed the murders. Could it be possible that Decker made a mistake all those years ago? As he starts digging into the old case, Decker finds a startling connection to a new crime that he may be able to prevent, if only he can put the pieces together quickly enough....  

©2019 David Baldacci (P)2019 Hachette Audio

Critiques

"A star performance by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy should push this audiobook to the top of every thriller fan's must list.... Brewer owns Decker's intensity. He gives the character great focus and a steely resolve... Cassidy tackles every female character with precision and care. Her take on Mary Lancaster, Decker's former partner, showcases her abilities with the pregnant pause and perfect pacing. Together they create a presentation second to none and provide supercharged entertainment." (AudioFile Magazine)

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  • shelley
  • 17/04/2019

Like cordwood the bodies stack up...

This is the 5th book in the Amos Decker series. Each book can be read/listened to as a stand alone but I would suggest listening to book one first for background on Amos. Not necessary, just a suggestion.
This book begins with Decker visiting the cemetery where his murdered family is buried. A man Decker is responsible for getting convicted approaches. He's on the verge of death and wants to tell Decker one last time that he did not commit the crimes he was sent to prison for. This time Decker believes him. The man has no reason to lie at this point. When Decker goes to see him once more the man has been murdered. Why? He would probably only have lived another week if he was lucky. And so Decker's investigation begins. Unfortunately for Decker there's a major problem. Every time he speaks to someone who might have information vital to clearing the dead man and catching the person who actually committed the murders, that person winds up dead. More than once Decker is targeted and purely by chance the attempts on his life go awry. Because this is a personal crusade for Decker his partner in the FBI isn't allowed to assist him. Instead Decker receives help from a man who had been on death row for 20 years. Decker had known him from his football days and was able to prove his innocence for a long ago crime
This book is fast paced and completely captivating. There are quite a few characters with conflicting stories and almost as many bodies. I did not find anything about this book predictable. You think you know but then you don't.
David Baldacci continues to write books worth reading. I have been reading his books since he began his writing career and he continues to get better.
Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy make a great narration team.
This book has my HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION.
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  • Wayne
  • 21/04/2019

Magnificant!

Memory Man Amos Decker is back for the 5th novel in the series. This is a detective series that cannot be understood without listening to the first novel in the series first. Now an FBI special agent Amos Decker is back in his Ohio home town seeking to redeem a mistake he made 13 years ago in sending the wrong man to jail. The bodies just keep piling up in REDEMPTION as the case become more and more difficult for Decker and his old detective partner. The outcome is near impossible to predict. Baldacci has another major winner with this novel. Kyf Brewer's narration is superb. Orlagh Cassidy is also an outstanding narrator who is great with accents, but she continues to use a Southern rather than Midwestern accent in this series.

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  • Brenda Laughlin
  • 18/04/2019

Another Great Alex Decker Story!!!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book! David Baldacci weaves a story of an ever changing Alex Decker caught up in Burlington, Ohio memories and the task of making an old wrong a right. Throw in the twist of international intrigue and you have another great story! I could not stop listening!

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  • Mary
  • 02/05/2019

Disappointed

I have read almost all of Baldacci’s books and loved them for their suspense and good writing, this book had little suspense and was boring and predictable. I’m sorry I wasted a credit on this book,

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  • Steve Manke
  • 20/04/2019

More quality mystery and suspense

I didn't realize how much I missed the Decker character until I got back into this book. Once I did, it was tremendous fun. Another great mystery and some great suspense. I don't think I'm spoiling anything when I say that Mars comes back, and that just brought a smile to my face. Decker and Mars make a great team, even if they are not really supposed to.

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  • PerryMartinBookReviews
  • 19/04/2019

Good Story

I am happy with book but not really exciting. Great characters and moves them forward but I hope the next one is more exciting. Mystery and suspense with smart people is not that suspenseful.

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  • Teersa I.
  • 19/04/2019

Ending is no ending

Great writing as usual. story was original. didn't like the ending. perhaps three will be a sequel

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  • Lynnellen South
  • 18/04/2019

Always a Baldacci Memory Man series fan.

Great and intriguing. Enjoy how Baldacci creates excitement. Keep them coming. The more the better. 💖

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  • Carter West
  • 16/05/2019

Is the performance edited like movies?

I've enjoyed many titles performed by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy. Both performers are very good individually. But, this book almost got returned early on because of the poor post production. There is an unusually long gap in between actors lines. I can't pretend to know how the process works, but I came away with the thought that the actors are reading in response to a playback in the recording booth. Then, in the editing process, whomever does this magic splicing was either not listening to the rhythm or just not good at this job. The gaps were simply too long to allow the listener to get the feeling that we are a fly on the wall and listening to the dialogue. To the point that it distracts from the story.

I'm not saying don't listen, or read for yourself this story. It's on par with the Memory Man series and pretty well done. I'm just saying that it may be a tough listen for some of us that are looking for a better quality production.

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  • Will
  • 05/05/2019

Classic Who-dobe-it!

From Memory man to redemption, I've enjoyed the characters in this series, Decker's style and his gifts make him one series characters.

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  • Barbara Flegel
  • 09/05/2019

I loved it

I believe Amos Decker is my favorite Baldacci character. This was simply another well-written Baldacci story.