Detective Lavender Mysteries
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(3.9 based on 18 ratings)
  • 1
    The Heiress of Linn Hagh | Karen Charlton

    The Heiress of Linn Hagh

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Karen Charlton
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (6)

    Northumberland, 1809: A beautiful young heiress disappears from her locked bedchamber at Linn Hagh. The local constables are baffled and the townsfolk cry "witchcraft". The heiress' uncle summons help from Detective Lavender and his assistant, Constable Woods, who face one of their most challenging cases.

    rhe worst sort of 'pennt dreadful' imaginable

    The only good thing about this was the narrator. The plot was exceeding weak and there was far too much description. Dull passages went on interminabl..Show More »

    Reviewed on 30 September 2016 by janet h meadows ()
  • 2
    The Sans Pareil Mystery: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 2 | Karen Charlton

    The Sans Pareil Mystery: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Karen Charlton
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    On a cold February night in Regency London, a dark curtain falls on the Sans Pareil Theatre following the death of April Clare, a promising young actress, whose body is found in mysterious circumstances. Detective Stephen Lavender and his dependable deputy, Constable Woods, quickly discover that nothing is quite as it seems. As successive mysteries unfold, they soon realise that it is not only the actors from the Sans Pareil who are playing a part.

    Very entertaining.

    I enjoyed this second audiobook of the Detective Lavender and Constable Woods series. The two main characters are very likeable and it is a delight to..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 August 2016 by Wrappedinharry, Vic, Australia ()
  • 3
    The Sculthorpe Murder: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 3 | Karen Charlton

    The Sculthorpe Murder: The Detective Lavender Mysteries, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Karen Charlton
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    Northamptonshire, 1810: As a new canal network snakes across the landscape, a vicious mob stakes its claim to the county. Every local constable is out on the hunt for the ruthless Panther Gang. When an elderly man is robbed and murdered in sleepy Middleton, the beleaguered magistrates send for help from London's Bow Street Police Office.

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