The Killing
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  • 1
    The Killing | David Hewson

    The Killing

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By David Hewson
    • Narrated By Christian Rodska
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (724)
    Performance
    (454)
    Story
    (457)

    Sarah Lund is looking forward to her last day as a detective with the Copenhagen Police department before moving to Sweden. But everything changes when nineteen-year-old student, Nanna Birk Larsen, is found raped and brutally murdered in the woods outside the city. Lund's plans to relocate are put on hold as she leads the investigation, along with fellow detective Jan Meyer. While Nanna's family struggles to cope with their loss, local politician Troels Hartmann is in the middle of an election campaign to become the new mayor of Copenhagen....

    RIVETING TALE...

    The narrator makes this reading more like a dramatization which enhances what already is one blistering detective story. His rendition is truly first..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 July 2012 by Christina (Banbury, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    The Killing 2 | David Hewson

    The Killing 2

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By David Hewson
    • Narrated By Christian Rodska
    Overall
    (349)
    Performance
    (266)
    Story
    (269)

    Thirty nine steps rose from the busy road of Tuborgvej into Mindelunden, with its quiet graves and abiding bitter memories. Lennart Brix, head of the Copenhagen homicide team, felt he'd been walking those most of his life. Beneath the entrance arch, sheltering from the icy rain, he couldn't help but recall that first visit almost fifty years before. A five-year-old boy, clutching the hand of his father, barely able to imagine what he was about see...

    Kept me guessing till the end

    This is a hefty listen, it's long and as the plot gathers pace you are carried along from one suspect to another, with a few mystifying subplots throw..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 January 2013 by Jill (Roermond, Netherlands)
  • 3
    The Killing 3 | David Hewson

    The Killing 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By David Hewson
    • Narrated By Christian Rodska
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (206)
    Performance
    (195)
    Story
    (190)

    A familly in turmoil. A country in crisis. All debts must be settled. Detective Inspector for homicide, Sarah Lund, is contacted by old flame Mathias Borch from National Intelligence. Borch fears that what first appeared to be a random killing at the docks is the beginning of an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Troels Hartmann. The murder draws attention towards the shipping and oil giant, Zeeland, run by billionaire Robert Zeuthen.

    A great series!

    Intense, captivating and frustrating

    Reviewed on 24 March 2014 by Gadget Queen (Sheffield, United Kingdom)