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Gideon's Week Audiobook

Gideon's Week: Gideon of Scotland Yard

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Publisher's Summary

Available to download for the first time, The Gideon of Scotland Yard Series by JJ Marric (pseudonym of Grand Master John Creasey).

No week in the life of Commander Gideon of Scotland Yard could be entirely uneventful. However, a mass escape from Millways Gaol made this a particularly harassing week. Ruby Benson set up her killer husband and it's up to Gideon to protect the woman from her bloodthirsty spouse's vendetta--or die trying.

John Creasey (1908-1973) published over 600 books under 20+ different pseudonyms. In 1969 he was given the the Mystery Writers of America's highest Honour, the Grand Master award.

©1956 John Creasey (P)2010 Audible Ltd

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    Jane Austin Bedford, England 11/05/2015
    Jane Austin Bedford, England 11/05/2015 Member Since 2011

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    "John Creasy's story still enjoyable."

    Old fashioned, nice to listen to how things used to be. It is good to have no swearing for a change.

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    Maureen Scanlan 05/04/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "GG Week well written"

    Another excellent book, audio production of an excellent standard, keeps the reader hooked and wanting to continue. Sign of an well produced and read audio book is the need to purchase the next in the series. A list of the books in order for each of the series would be helpful

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    P. J. Bullin UK 07/04/2013
    P. J. Bullin UK 07/04/2013 Member Since 2010
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    "Gideons Week"

    A strong story well read by Christopher Scott, giving the reader a glimpse of Great Britain in the 60's. Commander Gideon is a strong back to basics, no nonsense policeman with a large family at home. Gideon while tough with criminal has compassion with the victims of crime.



    The story has been adapted in part for the TV in Gideon’s Way, Gideon played by John Gregson and the episode titled Tin God. Both the TV and the book have a strong violent villain Benson played by Derren Nesbit TV's Hardman and his partner played by a youthful John Hurt of Harry Potter fame.

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  • Kathy Matthews
    Kinston, North Carolina United States
    05/09/10
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    "excellent"

    Once I figured out that the story started with all of the characters that might kill the protagonist I really enjoyed the story.

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  • Meg
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    20/06/16
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    "Loved this one, too."
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    Another fast-moving story I enjoyed very much. Not exactly a whodunit, because we know who done it, but a suspense about whether Commander Gideon and his band of constables, inspectors and detectives can catch the bad guy who breaks out of prison before he can kill the wife who helped Gideon put him in prison. Didn't like the narrator of this one quite as much as the narrator of the first book in the series, but he was still very good. I will skip the third book because I could tell from the sample that I would not like the narrator. But the narrator of Book 4 sounds good so I'm moving on to that one. I'm late to this author, better late than never. The Gideon series is great.

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