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Shatter by Michael Robotham

Shatter (original 2008; edition 2008)

by Michael Robotham

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Authors:Michael Robotham
Info:Clipper Audiobooks (2008), Audio CD, 13 CDs
Collections:ebooks, Audios
Tags:fiction, london, crime, murder, thriller, audiobook, library, R10, aw, australian author, wgs, &ebook

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Shatter by Michael Robotham (2008)




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very good
  Stormchaser | Sep 22, 2014 |
Is Gebroken Dutch for Shatter? Can't get Librarything to come up with title in English. ( )
  annejacinta | Sep 4, 2014 |
Joe O'Loughlin, psychologist, gets involved helping the police determine why and who caused two women to commit suicide. I liked the main characters and the story is told well, with a lot of suspense near the end. However, the killer's ability to convince women to commit suicide wasn't believable to me. Overall, I still liked this book. ( )
  gaylebutz | Jul 14, 2014 |
Very good psychological twist and good choice of lead character with Parkinson's. I really loved 90% of this book until certain predictable things happened. ( )
  Marssie | Mar 2, 2014 |
Terrific thriller and a refreshing change of pace. It did take me a few pages to get used to it being all-British. ie. talking about the boot of a car, and a parking lot is a car park, etc.. But the story was thrilling - - a woman walks naked to a bridge and jumps - - all the time on a cell phone. The lead character is a psychologist who is called in to help. Then another woman is found dead - similar circumstances. The suspect is someone who can hear when a person's mind breaks - - and he enjoys it.

Exciting book - - all the way till the end. ( )
  blush48 | Jul 24, 2013 |
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'The sleep of reason produces monsters.' - Goya (The Caprichos)
'The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in him heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.' - Psalm 55:21
This is for Mark Lucas, a friend first.
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It's eleven o'clock in the morning, late september, and outside it's raining so hard that cows are floating down rivers and birds are resting on their bloated bodies.
"You don't understand," she whispers to me, lowering the phone. For the briefest of moments it dangles at the end of her fingers, as if trying to cling to her, and then tumbles away into the void.
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Christine Wheeler commits suicide by jumping off the Clifton Bridge.
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Psychologist Joe O'Loughlin must track down a deranged adversary who drives people to suicide by destroying their sanity.

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