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  • The Skeleton Road

  • By: Val McDermid
  • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a gothic Victorian building in Edinburgh, which is scheduled for renovation, Cold Case Squad detective Karen Pirie is given the task of identifying the decades-old bones. Her investigation leads her back to past conflicts, false identities and buried secrets...

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • my first auto book ever,

  • By Steve on 25-07-2015

Skeleton road

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-03-2016

Really really dull. Starts well sounds promising but is boring, poor story, dull. Not to the usual standard of VM

  • Rivers of London

  • Rivers of London, Book 1
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 636
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 607
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599

My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to - and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! A fantastic book

  • By DarkFish on 31-05-2016

Quirky and smart!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-2015

The narration was brilliant and beautiful, such an unusual story but quite captivating, different from the usual predictable crime novels. Loved it!

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  • Broken Harbour

  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Hugh Lee
  • Length: 22 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 94

In Broken Harbour, a ghost estate outside Dublin - half-built, half-inhabited, half-abandoned - two children and their father are dead. The mother is on her way to intensive care. Scorcher Kennedy is given the case because he is the Murder squad's star detective. At first he and his rookie partner, Richie, think this is a simple one: Pat Spain was a casualty of the recession, so he killed his children, tried to kill his wife Jenny, and finished off with himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kept me guessing

  • By fiona on 20-08-2014

Amazing

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-2015

Narrator was excellent, the story conveyed so beautifully and eloquently it felt like a magnificent play from a cast not a narration by a single gifted person. The lead character was cleverly portrayed as a flawed hero, the story twisted and turned every thrilling chapter.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful