Thursday, 1 June 2017

Darkside Blues by Ambrose Ibsen Audio Book Tour and Giveaway!

Author: Ambrose Ibsen
Narrator: Jake Urry
Length: 5 hours 43 minutes
Publisher: Ambrose Ibsen 2017
Series: The Ulrich Files
Genre: Horror

"Ghosts don't simply latch onto places, investigator. People can become haunted, too." A missing person. A city plunged into unforgiving winter. A dangerous spirit. Though enjoying an increase in business following his last case, life isn't all roses for private investigator Harlan Ulrich. His newest job, another missing person's case, is unlike any other he's ever taken on. Local businessman Michael Poole hires Ulrich to find his estranged daughter. The problem? She's been dead for a decade. Join Ulrich on a trip into the darkness, into the frostbitten underworld, as he seeks out a hateful phantom with only a cat and a thermos of good coffee on his side.

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Limited copies of the first two installments of The Ulrich Files audiobook are available for interested reviewers on The Audiobookworm's Adopt-An-Audiobook page.



My Thoughts:

So, P.I Harlan Ulrich's business is finally taking off and his life is pretty good, and when Michael Poole approaches him and tells him that he sometime sees his daughter, who has been missing for 10 years, Ulrich thinks it's a simple case and happily takes it because Mr. Poole is willing to pay handsomely. But things aren't as they seem and Ulrich quickly realises that this isn't a simple case, someone is lying to him and things are about to get out of hand when Ulrich starts being followed by.... something. 

Harlan Ulrich has quickly grown on me! He is just such a nice character, whose reactions to events feel "real". He is scared of a lot of things, and has to talk himself into investigating anything unusual, which is what I like most about him. So often, nothing phases the protagonists, but Ulrich isn't like that!! His inner monologues are the best ;) 

This, like the other 2, isn't primarily a ghost story. It's a paranormal mystery that will keep you on the edge of your toes, and constantly guessing what's what! I love how the author is so good at making his books so atmospheric and spooky. He doesn't just tell us, he shows us and makes our imagination take over!!

Jake Urry is the perfect narrator for these books. He can bring across the creepiness so well!!! He has plenty of tones and cadences and knows how to tell the story so you get shivers at certain parts!! Brilliant narrator :) 

I received this audiobook at no-cost from Audiobookworm Promotions. This in no way affected nor influenced my thoughts.

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About the Author:
Once upon a time, a young Ambrose Ibsen discovered a collection of ghost stories on his father's bookshelf. He was never the same again. Apart from horror fiction, he enjoys good coffee, brewed strong. Ambrose Ibsen has penned numerous horror and thriller titles, including The Ulrich Files, Transmission, The Demon-Hearted Series and the Winthrop House Series.
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About the Narrator:
Jake Urry has been narrating and producing Audiobooks since February 2016, and in that time has released 17 titles, including The Cryptic Lines by Richard Storry, White is the Coldest Colour by John Nicholl, and the PI Harlan Ulrich series by Ambrose Ibsen. His narration work is often dark and suspenseful, and he developing a reputation for Mysteries, Thrillers and Horrors. In 2017 Jake will be working on more work by John Nicholl and Richard Storry, along with a sprinkling of Fantasy adventures.
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Darkside Blues

Schedule: 

May 31: Reading for the Stars and Moon (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Giveaway) Audio Audits (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt) 
Jun. 1: Book Lover's Life (Review & Giveaway)
Jun. 2: Lomeraniel (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Giveaway) Seitenwinde (Review & Giveaway)
Jun. 3: Dab of Darkness (Review & Giveaway)
Jun. 4: Ronelle Antoinette (Spotlight & Giveaway)
Jun. 5: CGB Blog Tours (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt)
Jun. 6: Blogger Nicole (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Giveaway)
Jun. 7: A Book and A Latte (Review)
Jun. 8: The Book Addict's Reviews (Review, Spotlight & Audio Excerpt)
Jun. 9: Read Day and Night (Review)
Jun. 10: Ali the Dragon Slayer (Review & Giveaway)
Jun. 11: Spunky-n-Sassy (Spotlight & Audio Excerpt)
Jun. 12: The Autumn Bookshelf (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Giveaway) Shhh I'm Reading (Spotlight & Audio Excerpt)
Jun. 13: Life at 17 (Review)

 
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1 comment:

  1. Excellent post! This book sounds like such an interesting and intriguing read! Looking forward to checking it out!

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