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Well written and topical

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Reviewed: 09-08-2020

I am not usually a fan of novellas but I did enjoy this and felt that the characters were well developed.

Fairly predictable. I prefer the novels

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Reviewed: 09-08-2020

This was a reasonable listen but lacked the complexity of plot and character provided by a longer work. Having said that, I WILL read the next novel in the series if and when it appears.

Absolutely puerile! I loved it.

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Reviewed: 09-08-2020

Exactly what one might expect from these two. Lots of fun and laughs and insight. I enjoyed it immensely.

A gentle story much enhanced by the narration

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Reviewed: 31-05-2020

I enjoyed this story very much, its focus on the path of self-discovery of two young people, a story where arguably more happens internally than in the outside world. For this and other reasons the quality of the narration greatly enhanced my appreciation of and enjoyment in the book. I will be looking out for further audiobooks narrated by Aoife McMahon.

A gentle yet satisfying book

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Reviewed: 27-05-2020

I enjoyed this book and I particularly appreciated the narration. Accents can greatly enhance a story, particularly when they are not familiar to the listener.

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As good as it needs to be

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Reviewed: 26-05-2020

I rather enjoyed this despite myself. The characterisation is adequate but the main character is historical Scotland. The rather lovely phrase "bodice-ripper" is apt, with a side serve of soft-focus sex. I would get the second in the series if it were offered free, as this one was, but probably not if I had to use a credit.

My kind of book! Words and Nature - Much enjoyed

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Reviewed: 26-05-2020

This is a quiet book, where the words and the sense of nature are more important than the plot. The narrator conveys this very well. I appreciate and enjoy Melissa Harrison's writing and will be purchasing her third novel.

Still enjoyable and an expanding world

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Reviewed: 05-05-2020

I am enjoying the increasingly fleshed-out world of Peter Grant. I particularly enjoy the narration by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith. However... Kobna - Maaate - you need to work on the Australian accent a bit. Have you been here? Anyhow, I DO love your work. The story is staying fresh. In fact this installment is a little fresher than some of the previous ones.

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Finally, the backstory for Asad

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Reviewed: 10-04-2020

I enjoyed this addition to the Dept Q series as I have grown interested in the characters. The book had its narrative limitations but I did appreciate the fleshing out of the Asad character. Adler Olsen has laid the groundwork for further installments.

I enjoy this series immensely

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Reviewed: 06-03-2020

The main characters and the naval details continue to appeal greatly to me. The narration remains excellent and Jerrom's command of accents works very well for me.