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Unbelievably good. Great narrator. Fast paced.

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Reviewed: 14-04-2020

Wally and Darin; the Cain and Abel of the modern game that is more than just cricket. Each chapter wound as tightly as a spring that can be released at any time. Written by a man who knows the finer points of cricket which are a backdrop for a chilling drama is narrated by a perfectionist of linguistic skills.

Finnegan Beck - an addictive character.

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Reviewed: 01-04-2020

The author Michael Scanlon's powerful descriptive skills make you part of the scene - they take you there with a cliff hanger to end every chapter. The narration by Ruairi Cobaghan is second to none. He lives the part. Enjoy this gripping novel.

Exceptional narration of a gripping tale

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Reviewed: 25-02-2020

Underrated descriptive offering. Above average. Captivating. A powerfully characterised narration not to be missed. Narrator Ruairi Conaghan is outstanding. He takes you there. Highly recommended.

Outstanding! Brilliant! Welcome Cyrus and Evie.

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Reviewed: 02-08-2019

The door is wide open for a surrogate Joe O'Loughlin to enthrall us with his incredible thinking. Any serious reader would struggle to give this less than 5 stars. Nothing is perfect. This is as near as you get for enthralling reading. Joe Jameson's narration is deserving of an Oscar.

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Vintage Connelly. Hard to find better. Great stuff

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Reviewed: 14-07-2019

I really enjoyed going back on the early stuff. Great to hear rather than read with a superb job completed by the narrator. It's a pity our hero didn't pick up on the fact the shooter was left handed. He could have saved the Russian much grief, and himself much time but he was needed as a red herring. Just love this author.

A potent reflection of life as it happens.

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Reviewed: 08-07-2019

An outstanding presentation by John Slattery with a final chapter that lifts the entire book above the sometimes doubtful level of improbability.

The ultimate in crime fiction.

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Reviewed: 09-02-2019

With what does one compare the best? You be the judge of
mind controlling brilliance. Relax and let Joe and Vincent take charge.







Totally deceived and entertained by the Master.

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Reviewed: 01-02-2019

Five stars all around as the author once more leads the reader through the back roads of Joe O' Loughlin's deceptive mind. I am disappointed in the manner he drags his offspring into adult hood with poor Charlie the target once more of a perverse mind, and Emma learning far too much too soon about the facts of life. What happens to adolescence to a child who grows as quickly? Personal opinions to one side this is yet another episode in the lives of Joe and Vincent not to be missed. A breathtaking adventure that claims one's attention to the last words uttered by the brilliant narrator Sean Barrett.

Joe and Co continue to excel. Spellbinding!

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Reviewed: 19-01-2019

I am totally impressed by another tangled web woven to deceive by Michael Robothom and magnificently narrated by Sean Barrett. Sadly only two books remaining in the series. What does an addict do then? On a picky note I continue to be disappointed in Joe's, (or the author's), attitude to minors, young children emerging into adult hood. I feel he should be more controlling of fifteen year old girls flitting around the countryside unaccompanied and at the mercy of his villains. More parental discipline and less trust would result in a more controlling parent. 15 year old girls baby sitting? I don't think so. A pattern emerges in the series that disturbs me as a long time father and grandfather, but it doesn't detract from the brilliance of this work. Just an opinion.


A master class in intrigue, suspense and deception

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Reviewed: 08-01-2019

I bless the day I was introduced to Michael Robotham and his main character Joe O'Loughlin. Joe is not the most street-wise individual, but his Black Belt of the Mind excels when leading the reader down blind alleyways as with extreme diligence he presents red herrings to completely confound the most perceptive mind. The narration by Sean Barrett is supreme. Nothing in this world is perfect. This is as near as you can get. Congratulations to all concerned, but be aware graphic scenes of distasteful subjects described in detail test one's mettle. .