DI Nick Dixon
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  • 1
    As the Crow Flies | Damien Boyd

    As the Crow Flies

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Damien Boyd
    • Narrated By Napoleon Ryan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (105)
    Performance
    (80)
    Story
    (81)

    Rock climbers can't afford to make careless mistakes. But Detective Inspector Nick Dixon's former climbing partner, Jake Fayter, died doing just that. Or so it seems. Dixon suspects foul play, but his only leads are unreliable accounts of something odd happening in Cheddar Gorge seconds before Jake fell.

    This Crow Flies Pretty Well

    Yes, I would. It's a good read, entertaining and pulls you in.

    Reviewed on 14 September 2015 by T. (Bradford, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    Head in the Sand | Damien Boyd

    Head in the Sand

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Damien Boyd
    • Narrated By Napoleon Ryan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (57)
    Performance
    (43)
    Story
    (43)

    The discovery of a severed head in a golf course bunker triggers a frantic race to find a serial killer that brings the town of Burnham-on-Sea to a standstill.

    Nick Dixon has HIS head in the sand

    The story is so-so, engaging in some ways but oh so irritating in others, D.I. Nick Dixon is a diabetic, who, it seems, is so forgetful that he has 'd..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 April 2015 by Andromeda's Twin (UK)
  • 3
    Kickback: DI Nick Dixon, Book 3 | Damien Boyd

    Kickback: DI Nick Dixon, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Damien Boyd
    • Narrated By Napoleon Ryan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (43)
    Performance
    (33)
    Story
    (36)

    A trainee jockey has been kicked to death by an aggressive stallion at the local stables. Deemed an accidental death, the case is closed. But when the jockey's brother returns from active service, he sparks an armed siege, demanding the investigation be re-opened and the truth uncovered. Still recovering from the physical and mental scars of his last case, Detective Inspector Nick Dixon is dragged deep into a murky world of betting scams and murder, where people will do anything to keep their secrets.

    Better Stories, Lacklustre Narration

    These stories are starting to put me in mind of the Inspector Grace novels. The stories are equally as interesting. However I'm starting to tire of th..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 November 2016 by Carôle (Kent, United Kingdom)
  • 4
    Swansong: DI Nick Dixon, Book 4 | Damien Boyd

    Swansong: DI Nick Dixon, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Damien Boyd
    • Narrated By Napoleon Ryan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (32)
    Story
    (32)

    Isobel Swan, a sixth form student, has been murdered. First, her ring finger is severed, then her throat is cut. With the investigation going nowhere fast, Detective Inspector Nick Dixon is sent undercover as a trainee teacher into Isobel's boarding school.

    terrible narration

    This was a good story which was totally ruined by the narrator. The narration was so awful I couldn't listen to it; I had to read it instead

    Reviewed on 01 October 2015 by carolyn rhind ()
  • 5
    Dead Level: DI Nick Dixon, Book 5 | Damien Boyd

    Dead Level: DI Nick Dixon, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Damien Boyd
    • Narrated By Napoleon Ryan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (40)
    Performance
    (36)
    Story
    (35)

    In the early hours of Christmas Eve, the wife of parliamentary candidate Tom Perry is brutally murdered in an apparent burglary gone wrong. With the by-election campaign about to start in earnest and the festive season in full swing, torrential rain brings with it flood warnings on the Somerset Levels.

    Who are these people?!

    Firstly, let me make this clear; Damien Boyd is a great writer and the 'Nick Dixon' stories are really good. Better still if you know the area in whic..Show More »

    Reviewed on 16 May 2016 by Steve Hammant-Stacey (Christchurch, UK)
  • 6
    Death Sentence: DI Nick Dixon, Book 6 | Damien Boyd

    Death Sentence: DI Nick Dixon, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Damien Boyd
    • Narrated By Napoleon Ryan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (11)

    The body of an elderly man is found in an abandoned World War Two pillbox beside the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. With no obvious motive and no credible suspect, DI Nick Dixon starts digging into the victim's past. The more he digs, the deeper Dixon is drawn into a case that takes him from the cave systems beneath rural Somerset to the heart of government, and threatens to expose a military cover-up at the highest level.

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