Audibook Review: 4.5 Star Review for Cut & Run (Cut & Run #1) by Abigail Roux & Madeleine Urban #MM #Mystery @AbigailRoux

CoverTitle: Cut & Run (Cut & Run #1)
Author Name & Publisher: Abigail Roux & Madeleine Urban (Dreamspinner Press)
Publication Date & Length: September 1, 2008 – 348 pgs


A series of murders in New York City has stymied the police and FBI alike, and they suspect the culprit is a single killer sending an indecipherable message. But when the two federal agents assigned to the investigation are taken out, the FBI takes a more personal interest in the case.

Special Agent Ty Grady is pulled out of undercover work after his case blows up in his face. He’s cocky, abrasive, and indisputably the best at what he does. But when he’s paired with Special Agent Zane Garrett, it’s hate at first sight. Garrett is the perfect image of an agent: serious, sober, and focused, which makes their partnership a classic cliche: total opposites, good cop-bad cop, the odd couple. They both know immediately that their partnership will pose more of an obstacle than the lack of evidence left by the murderer.

Practically before their special assignment starts, the murderer strikes again this time at them. Now on the run, trying to track down a man who has focused on killing his pursuers, Grady and Garrett will have to figure out how to work together before they become two more notches in the murderer’s knife.

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**Audiobook Review**

This was a fun, twisted story. I loved the way the two agents went from constantly fighting to having to fight to keep their hands off each other. Not to mention to crazy murderer running around.
Both men are imperfect and have their own issues that they are having to deal with, which made them so realistic and wonderful to read about.
The mystery part was fun because I didn’t really guess who it was until toward the end and even then I wasn’t sure until their identity was revealed.
This was the second book from these authors I tried and I have to say I liked this story more than the other, but for a different reason that I thought. The characters were still developed, but the reparte between them was awesome.
However, as much as I enjoyed the story, I have to admit that the narrator made the two main characters sound so much alike that I wasn’t always sure who was who and it sort of made me have to stop and relisten to parts because I’d get confused so that is where the deduction came from.


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Abigail Roux

Abigail Roux was born and raised in North Carolina. A past volleyball star who specializes in sarcasm and painful historical accuracy, she currently spends her time coaching high school volleyball and investigating the mysteries of single motherhood. Any spare time is spent living and dying with every Atlanta Braves and Carolina Panthers game of the year. Abigail has a daughter, Little Roux, who is the light of her life, a boxer, four rescued cats who play an ongoing live-action variation of ‘Call of Duty’ throughout the house, a certifiable extended family down the road, and a cast of thousands in her head.

Madeleine Urban

Madeleine Urban is a down-home Kentucky girl who’s been writing since she could hold a crayon. Although she has written and published on her own, she truly excels when writing with co-authors. She lives with her husband, who is very supportive of her work, and two canine kids who only allow her to hug them when she has food. She wants to live at Disney World, the home of fairy dust, because she believes that with hard work, a little luck, and beloved family and friends, dreams really can come true.

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