A strange mix of cliche romance and bloody murder, Holy Island can't make up its mind what it wants to be. DCI Ryan is a TDH (tall, dark and handsome)..Show More » hero that seems to have supernatural powers of detection, as well as seduction. He just has to appear in the room to make it all come together; no matter how obnoxious he gets, he just can't do anything wrong. It's the first in a series, so maybe the character evolves, if you are willing to give him another chance it might get better. I'm not sure I will give him another chance. I don't think I could ever tolerate him. Narrator is excellent and makes it bareable, otherwise I might not have gotten through to the end.
Third book in the series delivers brilliantly full of twists, suspense and a likeable enough detective. I'd say it's definitely not a stand alone nove..Show More »l and must be read as part of the whole series to understand the history behind the drama and mystery unfolding on the island. Downloading the 4th book as I type this review. Just marvellous reading