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I'm Travelling Alone Audiobook

I'm Travelling Alone

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Publisher's Summary

When a six-year-old girl is found dead, hanging from a tree, the only clue the Oslo Police have to work with is an airline tag around her neck. It reads, 'I'm travelling alone'.

Holger Munch, veteran police investigator, is immediately charged with reassembling his homicide unit. But to complete the team, he must convince his erstwhile partner, Mia Krüger - a brilliant but troubled investigator - to return from the solitary island where she has retreated with plans to take her own life.

Reviewing the evidence, Mia identifies something no one else has noticed - a thin line carved into the dead girl's fingernail: the number one. Instinctively she knows this is only the beginning. To save other children from the same fate, she must find a way to cast aside her own demons and confront the most terrifying, coldhearted serial killer of her career....

©2015 Samuel Bjork (P)2015 Random House AudioBooks

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    Tracey 15/01/2016
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    "A terrific book"

    If you like Jo Nesbo (or any of the other Scandinavian thriller writers) you,ll be bound to love this book. Really physiologically twisted baddies and very likeable good guys. fast paced with lots of twists and turns in the story. and it's brilliantly read...........Next please.......................??

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 15/02/2016
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    "The best book I've read in a while"

    The twists and turns of the two stories will keep you on the edge of your seat.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    M.A. 15/02/2016
    M.A. 15/02/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved it. Narration realistic. Gripping to the end"

    Loved the storyline. Narrator made different characters realistic. Held my attention to the very end.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    mcsmall Larbert, Stirlingshire 01/02/2016
    mcsmall Larbert, Stirlingshire 01/02/2016 Member Since 2015

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    "Excellent Nordic Noir"
    What did you like most about I'm Travelling Alone?

    The characters and depth of the plot


    What other book might you compare I'm Travelling Alone to, and why?

    The Wallander series


    What about Laura Paton’s performance did you like?

    Engaging voice


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

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    Any additional comments?

    Gripping stuff with some psychological insights

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Hard Press London 26/01/2016
    Hard Press London 26/01/2016 Member Since 2012

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    "Is it me?"

    I struggled through this book but maybe if I had read, istead of listened, I might have rated it higher. The story itself is fine, although in places the narrative owes more to Enid Blyton than Jo Nesbo, it's a little chatty, over explanative. It's a dark story but it didn't hold my attention as it should - I have seen 5 star reviews on Amazon but I don't see it. The other problem, which may accentuate the problems I had with the almost child-like story telling, is the narrator. Laura Paton has a lovely speaking voice, reads very well, and is hard to fault on the surface apart from when she says 'stepped in blood', for example, then I hear 'Pooh was a silly bear'. Her voice reminds me of a mother reading fairy stories to children and her male voices are poor; can't be helped and other's may not find that her voice lacks the gravitas and dark tones needed to help this book. Maybe Sean Barrett would have been a better choice. Look, this is just a personal point of view but that's what these are for.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs Lisa R S Burns 17/01/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Great gripping right to the end"

    Great book kept you guessing. Really good change to find a thriller writer that doesn't feel the need to swear and go in overly graphic detail.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Salla 29/06/2016
    Salla 29/06/2016
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    "Great new author!"

    Samuel Bjork's book was a very pleasant surprise. He fits well among other Nordic writers. Not as dark as Nesbø, but similar elements. Maybe the characters could have more angles to them: good tended to be too good and vice versa. Anyhow, I would definately recommend this to those who like the Nordic genre.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    MR J D HOOK 13/05/2016
    MR J D HOOK 13/05/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Superb - very gripping"

    Well performed and a good story that had me hooked. I really enjoyed this one.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    JOHN LONDON, United Kingdom 11/05/2016
    JOHN LONDON, United Kingdom 11/05/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Excellent crime thriller really enjoyed this book"

    Best book I had for weeks

    Excellent crime thriller

    LOVED it


    I really enjoyed this book

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    Erika Salzeck 23/06/2016
    Erika Salzeck 23/06/2016

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    "Over padded"

    This had the makings of a good read/listen but was spoiled by being over padded with tedious detail and too much repetition.
    It was an unlikely tale with an unsympathetic and irritating central character.
    The narration was good.
    The book was simply a re working of other more successful Scandi novels. This is no Stieg Larson or Karin Fossum. Buyer beware.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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