Dream Girl by Laura Lippman, Read by Jason Culp
A Massively Entertaining Audiobook
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Lippman’s ingenious, allusive, and daring new thriller makes for a massively entertaining audiobook. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss Jason Culp’s vivid character creations. Culp delivers emotion, color, humor, and momentum with skill and verve, walking a fine line with the listener. In the story, famous novelist Gerry Anderson is confined to his bed from an injury and starts getting threatening calls from a nonexistent person—a character from his breakout novel Dream Girl. It’s a whiz-bang plot on top of a deliciously accurate portrait of the good, bad, and ugly of being a brand-name 21st-century writer.
Support for our podcast comes from Oasis Audio, publisher of Heavenly Mortal, a suspenseful story of the battle between light and darkness by Jack Cavanaugh.