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The Chosen Ones

Narrated by: Kieran Bew
Series: DC Ian Bradshaw, Book 4
Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
4 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Chosen Ones by Howard Linskey. 

Eva Dunbar wakes in a large metal box. She has no idea who has taken her. She has no way out....

Eva isn't the first young woman to disappear. Detective Ian Bradshaw, heading up the search, has no leads - and precious little time.

When at last a body is found, the police hope the tragic discovery might at least provide a clue that will help them finally find the kidnapper.

But then they identify the body - and realise the case is more twisted than they ever imagined....

©2018 Howard Linskey (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

Critic Reviews

"Dark, clever and engrossing - will grip crime readers the world over." (CL Taylor, Sunday Times best-selling author of The Fear)

"A living nightmare. The darkest of dark-edged thrillers." (Paul Finch, Sunday Times best-selling author of Strangers)

"Gripping from the first page, a thrilling read full of twists and turns to keep the reader hooked from start to finish - a total sleep-stealer!" (LJ Ross)

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great story line.

I did not enjoy listening to the narrator, it sounded to me as if he didn't put enough of emotion into the story.

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Suspenseful, captivating. Gluesome story line

Suspenseful, captivating with a GLUESOME story line that keep me on edge from start to finish

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So far left it was almost propaganda!

Could have been a decent book of the author want trying to shove her extremely leftist views in at every possible chance. Painful!

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  • Susan
  • 12-03-2019

Good book

Read the previous books in this series prior to reading this one. I didn’t and it took me several tries to get into this book. The pace was a little slow for my taste with too much detail not related to the plot.

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  • Sara
  • 26-08-2018

Decent story, great narration

I didn't realize this was a part of a series. I still probably would have grabbed this even if I did just because most crime and/or police procedural are acceptable to jump in wherever. I feel like missed some things in this book. I should have started at book 1. That's my fault. However, the story-line was pretty good. I love a good mystery.

I loved the narrator. Kieran Bew. There was a bit of a British accent, I think anyway. I enjoy the accents immensely! I think I'm going to check out other books narrated by Bew.

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  • Mark Dulebohn Jr
  • 07-08-2018

Love this series

I've been through all the books in this series and this was the best so far. It's definitely different than most of the other crime fiction books out there. I never know what to say in a review without spoiling the whole book. I do think British narrators are always a plus. I'm very picky with books I rate and it has to pretty good for me to write anything in a review. Trust me it's worth the credit

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-07-2018

A great listen!

Well developed characters and an intriguing story! Well narrated with just the right pace and tone.

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  • Cam
  • 18-07-2018

Felt like watching a classic thriller TV show

Loved it, recommended for anyone who loves mysteries, thriller, and intricate plot lines. First audiobook and I loved it!

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  • monie moo
  • 13-07-2019

Enjoyable Crime Thriller

I enjoyed this book, it was interesting and well written.
I did at times put it down but was easy to jump start back into it. The plot was good and I didn't initially see the twist coming.
I recommend giving this a try.

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  • Ruby
  • 08-01-2019

Brilliant again

Having listened to the other three DI Ian Bradshaw books I was keen to get onto the last one (at the moment, I'm sure more are coming soon)
I was not let down...It starts with Eva waking up in a locked room with no idea how she got there or the purpose of her mysterious captor. Meanwhile she is not the only girl who has disappeared and as DI Ian Bradshaw digs deeper we begin to discover this may have been going on for quite some time...

I won't spoil it for you but expect suspense and twists all with the underlying story of the two reporters and their on going relationship...which I love!...will they, wont they?

Come on Howard Linskey, write some more!

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  • Mauhex
  • 01-09-2018

Another great read

I have followed this series of books from the start with No Name Lane and the characters have built and I love them and they way the interact.

The story had me to the end, waiting for the next one.

Thanks Howard