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Fatal Promise

Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series, Book 9
Narrated by: Jan Cramer
Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
5 out of 5 stars (52 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

A totally gripping and heart-stopping serial-killer thriller

Eeeny meeny, miney, moe. Who lives, who dies, only I know.

When the body of a doctor is discovered brutally murdered in local woodland, Detective Kim Stone is shocked to discover the victim is Gordon Cordell - a man linked to a previous case she worked on involving the death of a young schoolgirl. Gordon has a chequered past, but who would want him dead? 

As the investigation gets underway, Gordon’s son is involved in a horrific car crash which leaves him fighting for his life. Kim's sure this was no accident. 

Then the body of a woman is found dead in suspicious circumstances and Kim makes a disturbing link between the victims and Russells Hall Hospital. The same hospital where Gordon worked. 

With Kim and her team still grieving the loss of one of their own, they’re at their weakest and facing one of the most dangerous serial killers they’ve ever encountered. Everything is on the line. Can Kim keep her squad together and find the killer before he claims his next victim? 

The killer is picking off his victims at a terrifying pace, and he’s not finished yet.

From multimillion number-one best seller Angela Marsons comes another absolutely nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat crime thriller.

©2018 Angela Marsons (P)2018 Bookouture

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Gripping

A gripping story and good character development. The only thing that grates is how angry the narrator makes the characters sound even when they are having a normal conversation.

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brilliant to listen to as always

I have listened to all of the Kim Stone books on audible and rhey are easily my favourite. Angela's latest book didn't disappoint.

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Another great story!

Can’t wait for the next book! I love this series. Easy to listen too, well narrated. Couldn’t put it down so too speak. If you like detective stories you wont be disappointed.

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Kim - she will be good for the Xmas break

The ninth in the series. If ever you wanted a decent book for the holidays all nine of these would be that.

These are very easy reads but with enough depth to make you want more. The main character is unique and the author has the skillsets to flesh this out nicely. This story seemed more tight than usual and was somehow a faster read, however with my using audible l seemed to have a glitch when it jumped and l missed a tiny section just when the truth was being reveled but l soon caught up. I blame the tunnel l go through for this, not the audible system. Naughty tunnel.

Pacey, smooth, interesting.... but honestly would not start my reading with this one, but would race through them all.

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Encore, encore

When is the next book out ? I love Kim Stone. No messing ...though she does take prisoners ! Simply the best in the west.

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  • Sue
  • 06-11-2018

A gripping story to the end

I enjoyed the book but found the narrators presentation missed the right inflection at times

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Very strong story<br /><br />

Excellent reading, finished it in less than 2 days...a very thrilling story about loss and moving forward from it.

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  • Maine Knitter
  • 23-10-2018

Another winner!

Even though I just read it earlier this year, I re-read the previous book before starting this one. I’m glad I did. I highly recommend not reading this book if you haven’t read Book 8.

This takes place a few weeks after the events in the previous book and the team is dealing with the aftermath. We get to see the investigation of the multiple murders along with the police and the reader has no more clue than the detectives do. Well done.

As always, the team dynamics play a major part in these books. The characters are well developed and interesting. Even the new guy. And the narration is perfect.

I had this pre-ordered and I always look forward to starting a new Kim Stone book but, sadly, each one is over too soon and the wait for the next one begins.

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  • Marlene
  • 28-11-2018

Disappointing

This was my least favorites of the series. This is one of my favorite series but this book was boring. I had to force myself to finish because I didn’t care about the story.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 25-11-2018

Fatal promise!

I love all the Kim Stone books! Excellent plots in the book and a fantastic narrator! Angela Marsons......you write with SO much emotion! WOW! Well done!!!

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  • Jane Fleming
  • 01-11-2018

Love the Kim Stone series

I love these books by Angela Marsons. Her characters are so interesting and I love their interactions and personal and professional involvement with each other. Jan Cramer is the perfect narrator and I love listening to her. I've read all 9 books in this series and can't wait for No. 10.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 30-10-2018

Fantastic!

The journey continues without missing a beat. Thrilling adventure that just kept the pages turning with twist and turns around every corner and more insight into the characters psyche. Cannot wait for the next installment.

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  • Dawn
  • 29-10-2018

I always enjoy a Detective Kim Stone mystery

I always enjoy a Detective Kim Stone mystery, the only downside is I have to wait a whole year for the next installment.

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  • MzCarrie
  • 24-10-2018

Another good one!

I love this whole series. I haven't found one book written by Angela Marsons that hasn't gripped me. This one was a bit emotional because of the tragic events in the previous book. That, in no way, took away from the gripping search for a killer. I can't wait for the next book!!!!

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  • Carla C. Galeano Ferreyra
  • 23-10-2018

Welcome back Kim!

I didn’t know how much I missed Kim until I started listening to this book! One of the best female detectives out there! And Jan Cramer is outstanding! I can recognise who’s speaking before she even says it! My eyes teared up a few times! Can’t recommend the series enough!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-10-2018

best yet

Ok I cried at this book too. gripping, funny, passionate . My favorite character, all of them. especially Barney. I find myself groaning when Meets calls Kim, this is how great her books keeps you enthralled.

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  • Caroline D. Hayes
  • 10-11-2018

Absolutely not the best book of the series!

I think that Kim's narrative was just to dramatic and odious. She's always been a tough cookie, but her selfish attitude was just too much, this time.

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  • thelma mccormick
  • 25-10-2018

another episode enjoyed

once again, another thrilling read. Ms Marsons brings to life her charectors and keeps your attention right to the end. Cannot wait for book 10.

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  • Mrsaj56
  • 24-10-2018

Brilliant

I really like not liking Kim. She’s great. Would like to see her riding her bike abit more. And maybe one person actually getting close to her. But as ever, gripping story. Thank you. Can’t wait for the next one.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-01-2019

Good!

I have read all of the Kim Stone series and enjoyed the character development and plots of each of the books.

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  • Pickerie
  • 08-01-2019

Fatal promise

Fantastic author could not wait to finish book plot was gripping and narrated excellent more please

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-12-2018

not the best

not the best Kim stone story but still good
just seemed to go on and on

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  • M. Nawaz-hussain
  • 04-12-2018

Angela Marsons . . . Does it again!

Loved this book and again Angela Marsons does not disappoint! Can’t wait for the next one!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-11-2018

Love this series

Brilliant book performed really well. Couldn't wait to find out who did it, then i was so sorry it was finished.

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  • Michelle
  • 15-11-2018

Fantastic

Fantastic always keeps me gripped can't wait for the next instalment very well written 😊

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  • Oops 66
  • 15-11-2018

Angela Marsons has become another of my favourite authors

Another great story around DCI Kim Stone and her team. I started at number 1 book and now I shall be awaiting her next, she is a complex personality. This story has been brilliant I can usually suss out who the culprit is, but not this time and not with this author.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-11-2018

Brilliant

Once again book nine and just as good as book one bring on more best crime thrillers for years