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Broken Dolls Audiobook

Broken Dolls

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Publisher's Summary

Jefferson Winter is no ordinary investigator. The son of one of America's most renowned serial killers, Winter has spent his life trying to distance himself from his father's legacy.

When he accepts a particularly disturbing case in London, Winter arrives to find a psychopath on the loose who likes abducting and lobotomising young women. Winter must use all his preternatural brain power in order to work out who is behind the attacks, before another young woman becomes a victim.

©2014 James Carol (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"[Jefferson Winter is] a compulsively readable character who has the intelligence and the charisma to engage and entertain the reader." (Katherine Armstrong)

"Broken Dolls has it all. Horrifying evil, a brilliant, conflicted profiler and cracking pace and tension. I read it in what seemed like two trembling gulps." (Stephen Fry)

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    Ruth 14/01/2015
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    "First trial of an audiobook and not disappointed!"

    Gripping storyline, full of twists and turns, with a totally unexpected outcome.
    Brilliantly narrated. Would recommend this audiobook to anyone!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    SnapWriter 19/11/2014
    SnapWriter 19/11/2014

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    "Excellent, satisfying, well read."

    This book has got it all. A great plot, which never dips, an intriguing protagonist you can root for--wise-cracking, and insightful--an antagonist that ratchets up the tension and suspense, and well read by William Hope, who injects every sentence with American Noire.

    For fans of Thomas Harris, and Val McDermid, this is a must.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rikey 31/10/2014
    Rikey 31/10/2014 Member Since 2012
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    Great but truly unnerving story by James Carol. I am straight off to find more as I am totally hooked by Carol's amazingly attractive anti hero. That said and by no means wishing to lessen what was a fantastic story, my biggest praise has got to go to reader William Hope. If ever I wish I could pass on my gratitude in person it would be to you. You NAILED the accents you star! I am a bit of an accent snob and nothing spoils a great audio book more for me than a bad accent. Sometimes it's only a lilt on the vowels but I find myself cringing. This time however I found myself rewinding to figure out if you were an American doing an English accent or an Englishman doing an American accent and what do I find? You're Canadian. This is me with my hat so far off that it has been deemed abandoned and is up for rehoming!

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    Maggs Port Talbot 15/03/2016
    Maggs Port Talbot 15/03/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Broken Dolls - female narrator spoils this book for me"

    Broken Dolls - female narrator spoils this book for me, her take on Adam the unsub's voice was grating, annoying & so unconvincing at being menacing .
    The storyline, plot & Jefferson Winter were good, could have been 4 stars.

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    Alexandra Allan 18/06/2015 Member Since 2010
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    Broken Dolls. Great story, great narrator. Thoroughly enjoyed this audio book. Would highly recommend this book.

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    LaLa 29/03/2015
    LaLa 29/03/2015
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    "I didn't want to press pause!"
    Where does Broken Dolls rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This has to rank in my top twenty. Highly addictive listening- William Hope is spot on with his narration.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The American investigator; the main character: Jefferson Winter. I want to know everything about him- warts and all!


    Which character – as performed by Julia Barrie and William Hope – was your favourite?

    Jefferson Winter- performed by William Hope.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I could have happily spent the whole day in Jefferson Winter's world- but real life got in the way!


    Any additional comments?

    I can thoroughly recommend this audio book and also the first book: "Watch Me". Can't wait for the third installment "Prey"...something good to look forward to!!

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    mandy liverpool 30/01/2015
    mandy liverpool 30/01/2015 Member Since 2014

    What can i say let me get back to you on that 😉

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    "expected more"
    What would have made Broken Dolls better?

    Not really sure to be honest


    Would you be willing to try another book from James Carol? Why or why not?

    yes book was ok will defo try 1 more


    What three words best describe Julia Barrie and William Hope ’s performance?

    enthusiastic, overdramatic (at times) interesting


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Broken Dolls?

    the ones where profiler keeps asking police what they think the killers moves will be


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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