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Ashes to Ashes (Kovac / Liska, Bk 1) (Audio CD) (Abridged)
Ashes to Ashes - Kovac / Liska, Bk 1 - Audio CD - Abridged
Author: Tami Hoag, Melissa Leo (Narrator)
A monster known as the Cremator is killing prostitutes in Minneapolis parks and setting their bodies on fire. When one of his victims turns out to be the daughter of a local billionaire, and a homeless teenager claims to have witnessed the burning, it brings together former FBI agent Kate Conlan and the Bureau's top serial-killer profiler, J...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743532952
ISBN-10: 0743532953
Publication Date: 10/1/2003
Edition: Abridged
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Ashes to Ashes (Kovac / Liska, Bk 1) (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
A book about a serial killer that delves deep into his mental state. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time reading this, in awe that someone could write about such things, yet still wanting to read to the end, unable to determine how this story would end.
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Helpful Score: 3
Enough already with the metaphors, similes and idioms. I get it. In this laborious story, Kate Conlon, a former FBI agent and currently a child advocate is brought in to help a young witness identify a man, the Cremator, whom she saw in a park late at night setting a body on fire. As this very long story goes, it gets quite twisted as to who are the good guys, who are the bad guys and which characters are brought in to confuse the story even more. When the third victim of the Cremator is identified as the damaged daughter of a billionaire the big guns are called in, in the form of Special Agent John Quinn, who just happened to be the ex-lover of Kate. One more twist. And of course, now Kates life is in danger. The only thing that kept me reading was that I couldn't figure out who the Cremator was; too many major and minor characters were thrown at you in hopes that something would stick and lead you down the wrong path and yet again you would be bouncing back and forth with possibilities.I dont think I will be reading this author again since about one-third of this book could have been removed and the story would have flowed much better and as an experienced author, for me, she just couldnt keep up the momentum
reviewed Ashes to Ashes (Kovac / Liska, Bk 1) (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 193 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
TAMI HOAG has got to be one of the best writers out there. This one was exceptional. You wondered who the villian was and though I came close the end was a bit of a suprise. A couple of them actualy.
THANKS TAMI.... Keep up the good work.
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Helpful Score: 2
A complicated, very intense and involving read. Hard to put down. Tami Hoag always provides suspenseful plot twists and this book is no exception. Take a deep breath....
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Helpful Score: 1
Hoag has become one of my favorite story tellers.
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