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The Infirmary

By: LJ Ross
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
Series: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 11
Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Introducing the new, unabridged version of The Infirmary by LJ Ross, the author of the international number one best-selling series, the DCI Ryan Mysteries.

There's a serial killer targeting the streets of Newcastle, seemingly picking his victims at random but subjecting them all to the same torturous end. When the chief inspector on the case goes missing, it falls on DCI Ryan to track down the man who is brutally murdering women and goading the police to 'catch me if you can'. 

As everyone becomes a suspect, Ryan and his team get drawn further and further into the case, but for Ryan the nightmare gets closer to home than he could ever have imagined.

You can also listen to the multicast original drama starring Tom Bateman, Hermione Norris and Kevin Whately here.
©2019 LJ Ross (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

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The hacker explained.

This really should be book 1. Not 11. However, still a great story apart from the getaway from the hospital. A bit silly to be able to get away. That aside. Enjoyed very much.

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  • Michael
  • 15-06-2019

Finally, the Hacker is explained.

A stellar effort by LJ Ross. It fills in some of the backstory on Ryan.

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  • Jess
  • 28-05-2019

Wrong Order

Great book as usual but it says its book 11 but it should be nearer the beginning like book 1 or 2.

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  • Lenny
  • 18-05-2019

Feel cheated.

When I started to listen to this book, I was very confused. Why oh why? After reading 10 books would you expect to get number 11 only to find it is a prequel of sorts. It is advertised as book 11. Yet we know what happens to all the characters.
Im not a happy bunny. Feel robbed of a book credit.
Advertise it at such and reorganise the book order!

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  • Eleanor
  • 16-06-2019

A gruesome prequel.

A great introduction to Ryan and his team. Makes me want to read what comes next but unfortunately I already have!

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  • Gladys
  • 20-05-2019

Breathtaking, heart stopping...

Having heard the whole DCI Ryan Series I was keen embark on this haunting prequel. I was not disappointed. The anticipation and adrenaline rushes seemed somehow more intense knowing what had to ultimately lead up to the killing of Ryan's sister. The listener lives through every moment with Ryan and experiences his every emotion along with him......couldn't put it down and was actually moved to tears at the end!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-06-2019

The Infirmary by L J Ross

I thought this was the next book in the series. For anyone who has read none of the series, start with this book. I had heard them all and was a little perplexed at first. However it is a story that was crying out to be written. It was extremely well written, as usual, and set a gripping and fast pace.
Well done Louise.

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  • Helen
  • 22-06-2019

Slightly disappointed

I purchased this as L J Ross book 11 but it’s actually book 0! Just took a while to understand what had happened to all the relationships in previous book! Would have liked to know this before I started listening.

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  • K. Baddeley
  • 08-06-2019

A prequel to the entire series

It was a great story but it’s odd knowing all along who the protagonist is! Still good character building. Looking forward to the real next instalment of the life of DCI Ryan

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  • Sam
  • 05-06-2019

This should have been the first book LJ ross wrote

Brilliant writing as we expect from LJ Ross, however completely ruined by doing it as a prequel.
As a rule I personally hate prequels. Don't get me wrong I am really happy that she did an entire book on the Ryan vs Edwards plot BUT writing this whole book when it's the eleventh one in a series was a mistake. It would of been better to have had the extra details in High Force as flashbacks or memories.

There is no proper gripping mystery to this book as we know whats going to happen & what the main story points were. If you are a new reader I would highly suggest this be the first book of the DCI Ryan series you read.

Anyway the positive's, Jonathan Keeble - what can I say but another brilliant performance.

I am so happy that he & Audible did his version as well as the drama. Personally I was put off the drama as the voices weren't appealing so I didn't want to purchase it. When I say the pre-order for this with Jonathan I was very excited. Can't wait for the next one!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 04-06-2019

Great Suspense

This is an excellent thriller, very well narrated. Lots of twists and turns that keep you focused to the very last page.

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  • Shirls
  • 30-05-2019

Brilliant

Another brilliant book by L J Ross. Unputdownable. Second time of reading and I don't normally read a book twice.