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Elizabeth Davies

Elizabeth Davies Member Since 2007
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  • "Fascinating and enjoyable"

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    This was a rare treat - I was totally engrossed in this story; it had everything: rounded characters, historical detail and a gripping story. I was so sad when it ended - I envy antone who is about to begin listening to this book.

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    The Redemption of Alexander Seaton

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By S. G. MacLean
    • Narrated By Crawford Logan
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    Banff in the 1620s. A man staggering down the street. He appears drunk, but he's been poisoned. The victim, and apothecary's apprentice, is discovered dead in Alexander Seaton's house, a fallen minister whose life lies in tatters after his affair with the Laird's daughter is discovered and he is cast out of the kirk in disgrace. When his friend is accused of the apprentice's murder, Alexander sets out to solve the crime and clear his friend's name.

    Rachel says: "Great book, well read"
  • "Brilliant"

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    I am very impressed with this author; my first book by her. I enjoyed all aspects of the story and particularly enjoyed the setting. Realy first class !

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    Stratton's War

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs)
    • By Laura Wilson
    • Narrated By Sean Barrett, Anna Bentinck
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    London, June 1940. When the body of silent screen star Mabel Morgan is found impaled on railings, the coroner rules her death as suicide, but DI Ted Stratton of CID is not convinced. As he starts asking questions, it becomes clear that Morgan's fatal fall may have been the work of one of Soho's most notorious gangsters. When Stratton's path crosses with MI5 agent Diana Calthrop, they uncover a criminal network and a secretive pro-Fascist organisation.

    Joseph says: "A surprising gem of a story"
  • "Superb"

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    This is the best David Hewson that I've read ... it is a beautifully crafted story: weaving history into a modern setting. It builds slowly but interestingly to a clever and satisfying ending.

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    The Fallen Angel

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    • By David Hewson
    • Narrated By Saul Reichlin
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    Detective Nic Costa faces his hardest case yet. When the sins of the past echo the crimes of the present... When British academic Malise Gabriel falls to his death from a Rome apartment, detective Nic Costa suspects more than a simple accident. Nic is sure Malise's family are hiding vital information. As the investigation deepens, Rome's seedy side is uncovered, revealing a web of deceit, treachery and corruption. The key to the truth lies with the Gabriels.

    Kirstine says: "Another intruging story in the Rome series"
  1. The Redemption of Alexand...
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Steig Larsson's brilliant second Salander novel

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