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Listen to the Dead (Cape Island Mystery #5)

3.3  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews

Inspired by one of the largest unsolved cases of serial killings in the United States, the New Bedford Serial Killings of 1988.

Harbormaster Corby Church finds the bones of a human body on Bird Island off Cape Cod. As brassy, young police detective Yemanjá Colón struggles with the case, she realizes that Church may know more than he's letting on, and a trip he took to the

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Paperback, 300 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Tyrus Books
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Grey853
Sep 02, 2010 Grey853 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mara Sierocinski
Jan 25, 2016 Mara Sierocinski rated it really liked it
I got this from the library- not my usual picks but snowstorm coming- I got caught up in it. Not sure I liked any of the characters but wondered who was going to be the murderer - interesting going back and forth between now and 25 years ago. I'll probably try another of his books.
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I really liked this book. I like how the unsolved murders were tied into it and the legend of William Moore and his wife. very good.
Lee Howlett
Dec 31, 2011 Lee Howlett rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really liked this murder mystery set on Cape Cod. It's based on a true story and Art Carlson does a terrific job narrating it. He reads like an old friend telling you a story.
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What a crazy web that was woven in this murder mystery. I had no idea who the killer was.
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Randall Peffer is the author of over 300 travel-lifestyle features for magazines like National Geographic, Smithsonian, Reader's Digest, Travel Holiday, Islands and Sail; he teaches writing and literature at Philips Academy in Andover.
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