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Publisher's Summary

Something's wild out west....

When a badly burned body is found near the remote Ardnamurchan Lighthouse on the west coast of Scotland, it feels like just another day on the job for DCI Jack Logan and his team.

But the victim’s list of enemies, including a diminutive loan shark and a powerful local politician, is far longer than Jack was prepared for.

And don’t even get him started on the magic psychic sex cult.

With political scandal brewing, conspiracy theories running wild, and a team member stuck inside a giant road safety squirrel costume, DCI Logan’s latest case might just be his most bizarre to date.

Come Hell or High Water is the 13th book in the multi-million selling DCI Logan Scottish Crime Fiction series. Packed with action, pathos, and dark humor, the series is perfect for fans of Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, and Stuart MacBride."

©2021 JD Kirk (P)2021 JD Kirk

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JD Kirk never fails to deliver

JD never writes a usual crime story, his stories are interlaced with hilarity and moments of introspection and are set in yet another beautiful location. This one is yet another of those books you enjoy so much with characters brought to life by Angus King’s narration that you don’t want it to end. I didn’t care about who committed the crime, I enjoyed the character interaction too much. A jolly great read from start to finish. Thank you!

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Lovely tale

A very colourful tale which is sometimes more comedic than crime. The characters are endearing and brought to life by the reader. While the story at times does move slowly it does wrap up with a cliffhanger finish.

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Good read

loved it. loved the humour behind the story. Characterisation by reader excellent. Would recommend

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Fabulous

These books seem to get better with every new addition. Great story, great narration. Next one please 👏

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Really enjoyed this book.

This book was really good. I loved the humour. I was laughing out loud. The accents were wonderful. Twists and turns all the way through. Ending was a surprise. Really enjoyable.

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Great book

I love JD Kirks books but this one was fantastic. I listened to it twice in a row.
All the better for having Peter Forbes Reading he is a wonderful reader and adds a lot to the story. I could listen to him all day.

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absolutely

brilliant 👏 loved this book, didn't feel like it just stopped. thank you for sharing your story

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Another corker!

Jack and the team are back! More fabulous narration from Angus King and a good solid story line with a nice twist I didn’t see coming. Also now has me trying not to google new pot noodle flavours …! Can’t wait for the next one.

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Love it!

Brilliant storytelling: twists and turns, laugh-out-loud moments and great character development, superbly read

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love it

my very fav crime writer. I love the Scottish humour all through the book. they continually take the piss out of each other. this wonderful close funny family of coppers. Never to soon for another installment.

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  • Marti McAllister
  • 24-12-2021

Another great book and story.

can't wait for the next book in this series. Best narrator, and the seriousness and laughs never cease to amaze me. Highly recommend

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  • Jill Haukos
  • 23-12-2021

More excitement in Scotland!

The books of JD Kirk make my heart happy. The stories are engaging/engrossing and I plow through the books in record time. They’re like old faithful friends - ones you really love to hear from and hope they come over to your house to spend some time. Then, there’s the “funny bits”. The humor of Kirk’s writing just makes my heart warm. I don’t know if there’s enough good things I can say except, if you haven’t stuck you toes into the JD Kirk pond, I don’t know what you’re waiting for.

This book was absorbing, hilarious, tender, devastating - delightful. Jump, my friends, jump…

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  • Chicago LG
  • 20-12-2021

Excellent as ever

Another great edition in the DCI Logan series. JD Kirk has an uncanny way of delivering a solid plot that keeps you guessing (and laughing) until the very end. Angus King’s delicious Scottish lilt and crisp performance brings the characters to life. My life will feel empty until the next book in the series is published.

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  • Love2Read
  • 19-12-2021

JD Kirk + Angus King = A Match Made in Heaven

I have always enjoyed this series, but this is the first time I decided to do the Audible. Oh my gosh - I can’t believe what I was missing. Angus King is masterful in his rendition of the story and its characters. I was laughing out loud at some of the situations especially those involving Tyler. Of course the story itself was excellent as are all the others in this series. I highly recommend this series and Angus King’s narration.

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  • C. Owens
  • 18-12-2021

gets better with each book

Could Tyler get any more annoying?
Though I must say, by the end of the book, I’d grown to appreciate his more….unexpected… qualities.
And Taggart.. cannot say enough. I want to marry him and have his children.
So Inspector Logan proves once again that-he can’t solve a crime without his team of miscreants.
And the sex Dave gets involved in! Whooee!
get the book. NOW. Do not pass go, do not collect $200.
Now.
Oh. did I mention Angus’ multiple and so spot on voices? Angus, you bring the characters to life.
thank you, JD -and you, Angus.
Now, get to writing!

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  • Donna
  • 13-12-2021

5+

It gets no better than this volume- humor all the way. a very good mystery and an enchanting
Narrator telling us the entire story. The Best
Mystery of 2021 - I wasn't asked to vote but,
yikes, this is just so darn good.

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  • Customer
  • 16-01-2022

Love These Characters!

Yes the book is about solving a murder, but JD brings the characters to life, they feel like real people I want to catch up with in every book! And yes that Scottish sarcasm gets me every time!
I work from home with this audio book playing in my ear. My kids kept coming in and looking at me weird, because I was laughing so uncontrollably.
Another perfect performance by Angus of course!
Can’t wait for the next!

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  • TGR
  • 13-01-2022

Absorbing…as expected!

I am enthralled, excited and overwhelmed by each and every DCI Logan book! This one was just as absorbing and well written as the one before ( and before that…). The humor, the dark bits, the characters, the procedures - it’s all so wonderfully written and
narrated! ABSOLUTELY adore Angus King! BUT what really hyped me with this one was the meeting of Logan and Harry Grimm!
I read the David Gatward series as well, and enjoy those IMMENSELY! I thought of Grimm as a kind of severely physically scarred Logan, actually ,when I first read Grimm Up North. I absolutely LOVED the crossover/introduction!!
Come Hell or High Water was fantastic! I want to start it again while I wait for the next book in the series! Hurry, please!! 😊 I suppose though, I will take this time to move on to the next Grimm novel!

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  • Mary Anne Milley
  • 11-01-2022

Not my favourite DCI Logan book

I should say my LEAST favourite book of the series. The story was just not that interesting. Very disappointed.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-01-2022

Brilliant

My Favorite Jack Logan to date. I would say my what my favorite part was but it was the whole thing. My only problem was that it was over too soon.
Can’t wait for the next one!!

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  • Wac61
  • 11-12-2021

pure dead brilliant

loved this series ... hope there's more still to come jd kirk?? please !!

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  • m quigg
  • 18-12-2021

Laughed and happy tears moments

This series of books by JD Kirk have got me through the past two years of the pandemic. They are my escape from things. The latest, Come hell or high water, had me laughing out loud, and also a few wee teary happy moments. The main characters are all likeable and this storyline made me want to go and visit more of my beautiful country I live in. A great book, funny, exciting story and the varied characters they meet along the way makes me want the book to continue longer.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-12-2021

Best audiobooks ever!

I love these books. He can’t write them fast enough for me.

They’re so funny and are narrated so well. I just lose hours listening to them and then they’re over in a few days!

Great characters, great storylines.

Please write more! And the Robert Hoon spin off is great too.

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  • Rachel Greaves
  • 20-12-2021

Don’t listen in bed next to your sleeping partner

The pure LOL moments are fantastic, the plot swings from the dark and the deep, to giggling like a school kid, the delivery is priceless, I need the next book to come out asap

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  • Miss Jaime L. Roberts
  • 21-12-2021

They get better and better!

Been a gap between the last book and this (probably because of the Hoon spin off) but I am SO glad to have this treat before Xmas! Superb narration as always!

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  • Rachael
  • 20-12-2021

Brilliant as always

I wish there were more of these! Thankfully Kirk seems to be doing them at a good pace without sacrificing any of the writing. So well written the characters feel like people I know. The narration is perfect. The best Tartan noir out there and a real treat.

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  • Maz
  • 20-12-2021

Brilliant

Yet again another story I just couldn’t stop listening to.
Great story, great Characters .
I highly recommend all the books in this series

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 20-12-2021

Brilliant!

Loved it! JD Kirk never disappoints and this is no exception. From hilarious to sad to important issues it's a wonderful ride!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 18-12-2021

Absolutely brilliant and so funny

JD Kirk you have done it again. You are the very best at writing a gritty crime thriller with a lot of Scottish humour . Your books get better and better. I so look forward to the next book and audiobook . The narration by Angus King is the Icing on the cake.

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  • Oops 66
  • 18-12-2021

Great again

I do always enjoy JD Kirk detective series and this one has been brilliant. As long as nobody in the team is ever killed off and that means Taggart too I shall always look forward to them. I hope he is busy writing another NOW !

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