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Gillen Lynch has a complicated relationship with his brother-in-law, Eduardo Sanchez. Gillen hasn’t mentioned his attraction to Eduardo; Eduardo hasn’t mentioned he’s a mind reader. Betrayed by the deception and mortified by his attraction to his sister’s spouse, Gillen decides to take it out on Eduardo by killing him.

Murdering a mind reader is no easy task, but this isn’t
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ebook, 341 pages
Published October 8th 2018 by Ninestar Press
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Dannica Zulestin
Sep 28, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: morality-play
Strong feelings on this one. I really liked the writing style and the characters but I was also left with a strong sense of confusion and dissatisfaction at the same time. So... I might up the rating to four stars later, I don't even know. My feelings are strong but very mixed.

I'm gonna have to start with the premise this time bc that summary is...not exactly inaccurate but to me at least quite misleading. So, I guess it'll be spoilers from here on in. Not big spoilers (I'm really just correctin
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Sari Koskinen
I got this from NetGalley. Listener's Remains by L. Julia was perfect psychological thriller which also made me laughted so hard. Twisted is good word in this book and well it was so beatifully twisted that I haven't words to say more. This is one of the books, which I read in one night because every time when I try stop, I needed read more chapters or more pages, so it was better stay up until I finish it. Good thing was that I read this book in my Chrismas holiday so it doesn't matter that I w ...more
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Shari Sakurai
Oct 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
*I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review*

When killer Gillen realises that he is attracted to his brother-in-law he decides to take his life. However, Eduardo is a mind-reader and when he uses his dying moments to copy his mind into Gillen’s, evading the police becomes the least of his problems. Hungry for revenge, Eduardo invades Gillen’s inner-most thoughts and darkest secrets. Slowly losing his mind, he struggles with the unexpected consequences of his actions and the ve
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Dorie
Sep 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery-thriller
Listener's Remains
By L. Julia
Expected release date 10-8-2018
Nine Star Press / New mexico

A Oyente is a listener. A listener is a mind reader. Gillian Lynch had no idea what a Oyente was when he killed his sisters spouse, Eduardo, to keep his attraction to him a secret. Eduardo was a Oyente, and to avenge his deception, literally comes to live in Gillens mind, able to to read his thoughts. Able to expose Gillen's past, and his secret, that could destroy Gillen carefully planned future. Gillan m
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Joe Monte
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Listener’s Remains is an intriguing psychological thriller. L. Julian wrote a book I couldn’t put down. Stayed up until two in the morning just to find out how it would end. The plot involves the murder of Eduardo Sanchez, a mind reader. The ramifications of murdering a mind reader are unexpected and fascinating. If I ever decide to murder anyone, I will make sure that he is not a mind reader. The plot twist are completely unexpected and fascinating. L. Julia has a wild imagination.
Her writing t
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Sara
Jan 19, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A quick thriller with a paranormal twist, Listener's Remains is unique and very readable, which I mean in a positive way. A significant amount of the story unfolds through dialogue, but it doesn't become stale, and suspense about how things might play out drove me to read on. Only one of my theories eventually came to pass, revealed just in the epilogue. The book has some issues with internal consistency and clarifying motivations, and the two most significant women characters are not well done; ...more
Natalie
Sep 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mm-recs, i-own, favorites
Recieved from Netgalley. That was perfect, I laughed so hard at the end. Beautifully twisted and an out there mind bleep. The blurb didn’t give much away so I had no idea to expect so much. Apart from Therese, I couldn’t bring myself to hate any of the main characters. Would happily read a sequel.
Ashleigh Miller
Aug 16, 2020 rated it liked it
I personally got really confused with this book for a long time as it was told from four different perspectives but seemed like six. I think it ended well however giving way for a second book
Patrice Leonard
Well, this was quite the ride! It was everything I was hoping it would be, and a whole lot more.
The story was so unique and interesting that I never wanted it to end, even though I absolutely did want to see how things turned out in that end.
Although this was published by Nine Star Press, this is NOT a MM romance or is it anything close to one. The blurb is a bit deceiving in that respect I have to admit. Only one of the characters was presented as gay and although one of the other characters i
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