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With a healthy disregard for rules, he attracts trouble like a magnet. He has a newly assigned apprentice - the unfortunate Detective Constable Barnard - the Chief Constable’s nephew. Fresh to the provinces, just up from London in an embarrassingly flash suit, he’s ripe for Frost’s satire.

©1984 R. D. Wingfield (P)1996 Isis Publishing Ltd

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-03-2014

Love it!

Offbeat, dry humor, great looping interlacing stories. I immediately bought all avaliable audio and written. Not typical, but in my opinion very good, almost great.

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  • J. Lindsey
  • 27-01-2015

Slow Pace/Good Plot

This story line is great. I love many of the "broken" inspectors in series. Frost is now in my line-up. It was not boring and I felt the narrator was good for the somewhat comic detective and differentiation of male and female characters.
After Dahgleish, Lynley, Gamesh, Dublin Series. Gabriel Allon and Adrian McKinty, to name some faves, this reading was not a "can't-put-it-down" story for me. The ending had a good finish with some surprises...
But the pace was not fast enough to keep my mind off of the things I try to forget while I'm reading (plugged in)!! I will try Frost #2, though :)

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  • michele
  • 08-12-2017

Frost at Christmas

Frost at Christmas - Nice crusty detective story. Narration was great, story line easy to follow.

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  • InfoGirl
  • 11-12-2016

love frost

everything about this series is spot on. tone, humor, humanity. great narrator. very satisfying