Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of To Die For by Alice Clark-Platts, read by Rachel Bavidge.
In an empty car park, Ryan James sits in his car contemplating death. He has set up a hose pipe that is pouring carbon monoxide into the car, and his deciding whether or not to close the last window and end it all. Finally, he gets a text and decides to end his life.
Detective Martin is called to the scene the next day. At first she is convinced it is a simple suicide but as she looks deeper into the boy's life and his relationships she begins to wonder if someone else was involved.
Also available in the DI Erica Martin series in audio: Bitter Fruits and The Taken.
©2016 Alice Clark-Platts (P)2016 Penguin AudioBooks
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i feel like the story was just getting started and then it was over?! i feel like only a quarter of a book as written...
"*Death by Bullying*"
Ryan was barely 18 yr. old. He was good looking, popular, and likeable, yet he chose to end his own life. Why? This is the story of the dark undercurrents that run deep in our society, where the domineering seek to control, and destroy others for the feelings of power it weilds. This was a good read, but left me feeling as if the book ended in the middle of a chapter.
"To die for"
Excellent book with understanding of people's nature. Enjoyed listening to this book. Will definitely follow this author
"No story line at all"
Absolutely terrible. There is no plot or conclusion at all. Not sure what the point of this book was supposed to be.
"The story is undeveloped and ending superfluous."
The whole story is uninteresting. The characters undeveloped and motives weak. It ended abruptly and with little impact.
"I didn't find it that interesting"
I actually was looking for a cool story with interesting twists, but actually I couldn't connect anything... I wouldn't recommend it
Short story. Too many F words, however realistic but sad story, timely and current, unfortunately.
"I enjoy the short stories, a great way to relax."
It is a story that peeks a look into shallow minds and actions. Good story.
"A story that does not come to a close."
I struggled to keep listening to this book, but persevered. Then it stopped without ending.
"Story has no ending, hate these"
Hate to read or listen to a book that doesn't end. This one doesn't end at all. Do not recommend.
"Brilliant new author!"
Can't wait to find a full length novel by this new author. Great writing and tantalising story line. Very well read too.
"great short story "
listened to this via audible. great short story well read. good plot would like to see more from this author
"Odd little book"
Strange little story, feels like there should've been much more to it and I found the reading of it distracting, the different accents etc
"Good job it was free."
Very weak and very short story. Not really worth bothering with.
Narrator did a reasonable job but she was working with poor material.
"Good short story but slightly pointless?"
I have to admit I was totally gripped throughout but it fizzled away when it just seemed like listening to a short episode of Midsummer Murder - slightly inconclusive and may have been better as an actual novel.
Great story and characters. Well written. Gripping till the end. Can't wait for more from this author.
I can't really say much more than its OK. it's fine for a freebie, give it a go for a quick story
"Good story shame about the bad language."
Good story but a shame about the swearing. A tale about brothers, envy, girls and police work.
"Good Little Short Story"
An easy listen and kept me hooked. Listened to it while working out at the gym and it did what I wanted it to do. The story reminded me or a true event that happened not so long ago, until it got to a certain part. Nice little short story.
currently a freebie on audible. a one hour or so listen. Strangely addictive passable short story.
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