The Memory Detective by T.S. Nichols

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Read The Memory Detective Online Free - So many memories. So little time. In an astounding thriller ripped from tomorrow’s headlines, cutting-edge technology and a pulse-pounding manhunt lead to a conspiracy of money, power, and sex.

Cole remembers what it’s like to be murdered. That’s how he does his job. The operation takes eight hours with a dead body on the table next to his; when it’s over, he’s flooded with images, thoughts, recollections, some hazy, some crystal clear. They all come straight from the victim’s brain—right up until his or her final chilling moments.

Cole’s career in homicide has wreaked havoc on his personal life. As usual, his new case—a young runaway battered to death with a hammer—consumes all his waking moments . . . and then some. Haunted by the Jane Doe’s hopes, desires, and fears, Cole mentally retraces her every move, from Kansas to New York City, to track down a killer.

But Cole has a terrible suspicion that someone is using the same memory-transfer science for a very different purpose. In fact, he’s already being watched. Because Cole’s the only one standing in the way of a ruthless corporation that’s harvesting people for their most intimate memories—and eliminating anyone who stands in the way.

Title : The Memory Detective
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ISBN : 0399178708
Edition Language : English
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 276 pages


Linda rated it ★★★☆☆

February 04, 2018

Cole is a homicide detective with a twist. Medical personnel hook him up to a murdered victim and transfer all those memories into Cole. Hopefully, he will be able to identify the killer by strolling through someone else's memories. Meanwhile, an unnamed organization hires people to go out and enj...

Lauren rated it ★★★☆☆

January 12, 2018

I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. In order to do his job, Cole undergoes surgery to receive the implanted memories of murder victims. After he recovers from the eight hour operation, he can remember the thoughts of someone else - right up until the moment of their...

Dave rated it ★★★★★

December 20, 2017

Memory Detective is a terrific read. It is a well-written, thoroughly plotted, story that explores a number of really interesting ideas about inheriting memories. Frank Herbert explored this in the Dune series with the Bene Gesserit reverend mothers inheriting all the memories of their maternal a...

Judy rated it ★★★☆☆

December 07, 2017

Thank you to NetGalley and Random House Publishing Group - Alibi for a digital galley of this novel. Sometimes a book will have a premise that holds so much promise that I am disappointed when the writing craft doesn't carry the project into a totally enjoyable experience. That's what happened to...

Bandit rated it ★★★☆☆

January 02, 2018

There's just something about memory, lately. The subject has been all over the movies and tv. Maybe it's just what I've been coming across. And I'm mentioning this appropriately while reviewing the book that very much reads like a movie (or a tv show). Something along the lines of a bastard child...

Anne rated it ★★★★★

November 29, 2017

This novel takes "I see dead people" to a whole new level! Instead of simply seeing dead people, detective Cole is able to see and immerse himself in the memories of those who have been murdered so he can catch the killers. But of course there is a downside to this futuristic society as a secreti...

Rick rated it ★★★★☆

January 21, 2018

A good read, but the ending seemed a little weak. Still recommended.

Okuta rated it ★★★★☆

January 12, 2018

I got ARC of this book and I'm so glad to have chance for reading. The idea about transfer another person memory to help police solve difficult cases is new for me and it's so interesting! I love the writing, the characters and how the writer get me on edge just because I want to know what happen...

Tonstant rated it ★★★☆☆

February 03, 2018

T. S. Nichols’ The Memory Detective takes place in a near future or alternate world where life and technology are pretty much the same with one difference–the memories of people who have died can be transferred in a medical procedure to family, loved ones, or if they have been murdered and the fa...

Mary rated it ★★★★☆

December 20, 2017

cash? This is Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in reverse. Instead of deleting memories of a specific person or event, you can get other’s memories. Mom died? Inherit her memories! Cousin lead a phenomenal life? Inherit those memories! However, remember, inheriting the good also means inheri...

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