Shockwave by Andrew Vachss audiobook

Shockwave: An Aftershock Novel

By Andrew Vachss
Read by Phil Gigante and Natalie Ross

Dreamscape 9780307908858

The Aftershock Novels: Book 2

7.55 Hours 1
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From the author of the bestselling Burke novels, the sequelto Aftershock: the second installmentof his thrilling new series in which Dell, an ex-mercenary, and Dolly, a formerbattlefield nurse, lead us deep into the ugly underbelly of a seemingly idyllicPacific Northwest coastal town. Just before daybreak, a body washes up on a pristine beach.The dead man’s skull has been bashed open, and his upper body is covered inneo-Nazi tattoos. An anonymous photographer emails an image of the scene to thelocal news, spurring the police to instantaneous response. Searching for suspectsat one of the town’s “homeless-by-choice” encampments, the cops pick up Homer,a “walking wounded” schizophrenic, who has been showing off a wristwatch hesays God gave him. The watch is engraved with a symbol that exactly matches oneof the dead man’s tattoos. Even though Homer could never have inflicted suchdamage on a man twice his weight and half his age, he is immediatelyarrested—tourism could suffer if a killer was known to be at large. Dolly’sfriend Mack, the director and sole employee of the area’s mental-healthoutreach program, is outraged but helpless. Dolly is outraged, too, but withconnections like Dell, she is anything but helpless. As the search for the realkiller pulls them deeper into the world of hate-groups, Dell must share some ofhis “Dark Arts” knowledge with Mack. Together they make a shocking discoveryjust beneath the surface of this seemingly sublime little town. With this latest installment in his new Aftershock series,Andrew Vachss reminds us once again—in his inimitable, visceral prose—that forsome, peace comes at a very high price.

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From the author of the bestselling Burke novels, the sequelto Aftershock: the second installmentof his thrilling new series in which Dell, an ex-mercenary, and Dolly, a formerbattlefield nurse, lead us deep into the ugly underbelly of a seemingly idyllicPacific Northwest coastal town.

Just before daybreak, a body washes up on a pristine beach.The dead man’s skull has been bashed open, and his upper body is covered inneo-Nazi tattoos. An anonymous photographer emails an image of the scene to thelocal news, spurring the police to instantaneous response. Searching for suspectsat one of the town’s “homeless-by-choice” encampments, the cops pick up Homer,a “walking wounded” schizophrenic, who has been showing off a wristwatch hesays God gave him. The watch is engraved with a symbol that exactly matches oneof the dead man’s tattoos. Even though Homer could never have inflicted suchdamage on a man twice his weight and half his age, he is immediatelyarrested—tourism could suffer if a killer was known to be at large. Dolly’sfriend Mack, the director and sole employee of the area’s mental-healthoutreach program, is outraged but helpless. Dolly is outraged, too, but withconnections like Dell, she is anything but helpless. As the search for the realkiller pulls them deeper into the world of hate-groups, Dell must share some ofhis “Dark Arts” knowledge with Mack. Together they make a shocking discoveryjust beneath the surface of this seemingly sublime little town.

With this latest installment in his new Aftershock series,Andrew Vachss reminds us once again—in his inimitable, visceral prose—that forsome, peace comes at a very high price.

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Author Bio: Andrew Vachss

Author Bio: Andrew Vachss

Andrew Vachss is a lawyer who represents children and youths exclusively. His many books include the Burke series and two collections of short stories, and his work has appeared in Parade, Antaeus, Esquire, Playboy, and the New York Times, among other publications. A native New Yorker, he divides his time between the city of his birth and the Pacific Northwest.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English