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Blood Lines Audiobook

Blood Lines: Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

How do you catch a killer who leaves no trace?

A victim killed with a single, precise stab to the heart appears at first glance to be a robbery gone wrong. A caring, upstanding social worker lost to a senseless act of violence. But for Detective Kim Stone, something doesn't add up.

When a local drug addict is found murdered with an identical wound, Kim knows instinctively that she is dealing with the same killer. But with nothing to link the two victims except the cold, calculated nature of their death, this could be her most difficult case yet.

Desperate to catch the twisted individual, Kim's focus on the case is threatened when she receives a chilling letter from Dr. Alex Thorne, the sociopath who Kim put behind bars. And this time, Alex is determined to hit where it hurts most, bringing Kim face-to-face with the woman responsible for the death of Kim's little brother - her own mother.

As the body count increases, Kim and her team unravel a web of dark secrets, bringing them closer to the killer. But one of their own could be in mortal danger. Only this time, Kim might not be strong enough to save them.

A totally gripping thriller that will have you hooked from the very first minute to the final, dramatic twist.

©2016 Angela Marsons (P)2016 Bookouture

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    ruth United Kingdom 26/11/2016
    ruth United Kingdom 26/11/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "great read"

    great book as always with more twists than a roller coaster. Can't wait for the next one.

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    Gemma Hereford 15/11/2016
    Gemma Hereford 15/11/2016
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    "Yet another cracker from Angie!!!!"
    What made the experience of listening to Blood Lines the most enjoyable?

    Great narration by Jan Cramer - she portrays the character of Kim Stone character really well and brings her relationship with Bryant to life. Of course the narration only brings ot the fabulous story of Blood Lines, its another gripping, page turning addition to Angie's fantastic Kim Stone series.


    What other book might you compare Blood Lines to, and why?

    I find them very similare to Robert Bryndza's Erica Foster character - which of course is another fantastic series of books!!


    Which character – as performed by Jan Cramer – was your favourite?

    They are all great characters, Jan really brings them to life, but i especially enjoy the relationships between Stone, Bryant, Stacey and Dawson, they have such chemistry in the books and the way jan Cramer narrates really puts a smile on my face and a tear to my eye.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The camaraderie between Bryant and Kim is fantastic. i dont want to spoil the book, but the scene with Leo & Kim is brilliantly portrayed.


    Any additional comments?

    Another cracker from Angie!!! I can't wait to read the next exciting, gripping, 'unputdownable' installment!

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    Us Baldings 11/11/2016
    Us Baldings 11/11/2016 Member Since 2010
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    "Ok"

    I thought the readers inflection was often off and the story had many inconsistencies. I really enjoyed Silent scream but this was just bordering on silly.

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    Linn London, London, United Kingdom 10/11/2016
    Linn London, London, United Kingdom 10/11/2016 Member Since 2006
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    "My addiction to this series is growing with every book."

    I loved this one as much as the rest of the Detective Kim books. And with my favourite villain Dr Alexandra Thorne making a reappearence, I was extra hooked. Eagerly awaiting the next installment. I love how Angela Marsens develops her characters, especially Kim Stone.

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    trevor montgomery 05/11/2016 Member Since 2010
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    "Great book very entertaining"

    Great pace to the book enjoyed the development of the characters from previous books. The interaction between the characters are good and the provides a good backdrop to the book

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  • T. McTier
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    15/11/16
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    "AWESOME SERIES!"

    Before I begin this review, I want to suggest highly to anyone reading this review that if you have not read any of these series, to start at the beginning. Angela Marsons develops DCI Kim Stone and her supporting characters throughout the series. To start anywhere else would deprive you of this development and leave you wanting. Now for my review:

    I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this series of novels! Angela Marsons has done an excellent job developing Detective Kim Stone's character and her supporting characters. The storylines have always kept me virtually on the edge of my seat. Once I start a novel, I am hard put to set it down. Thank heavens for the Audible version that has allowed me to go about my household work and continually listen!

    I hope that this series has not ended and we will continue to enjoy DCI Kim Stone solving complex crimes.

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  • Pam
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    "loved it!"

    this is the best book in the series! fast paced with twists and turns! cant wait until the next one:)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Davida R Clifton
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    "Dr Alex is back!"

    Book 2 was my fave out of this series this book comes in close. Good job Angela Marsons I look forward to the next book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
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    24/11/16
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    "Another Solid Hit!"

    I really do like these characters. I have a clear image of each that has not been contradicted in any of the novels in this series. I like that kind of consistency. The narrator I think goes a little too far in making Kim sound extra tough. There's a difference between firmness and bullying. Kim has the respect of her team; she doesn't have to be a bully to be effective. I hope the narrator will take the edge off that voice in the future.

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  • Margaret
    Saint Charles, MO, United States
    14/11/16
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    "Another thrill ride from Marsons."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Blood Lines to be better than the print version?

    I can't compare the two since I only own the audio version. Cramer does an outstanding job, however. She is one of my favorite narrators.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I love Bryant and Stacy and how they interact with Kim. They add humor to every book and humanize Stone.


    Which character – as performed by Jan Cramer – was your favorite?

    She is really good at transitions and, unlike some other narrators, everybody sounds different. It almost doesn't sound like the same actress doing all the roles. I can't really pick a favorite.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    A nemesis returns ...


    Any additional comments?

    I do think that revisiting Stone's personal baggage is getting a wee bit old, however. I would like to see new characters and storylines to move the characters forward. I had hoped that Gemma would become like an adopted daughter for Kim. I can't say more about that since it would be a spoiler!

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  • Amazon Customer
    15/11/16
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    "Wonderful"

    Couldn't put it down, love the plot, momentum of the book. The characters, Jan Cramer makes you want to jump inside the story and be part of the story. Thank you again

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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