Shadow Police
Books in series3
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  • 1
    London Falling: The Shadow Police, Book One | Paul Cornell

    London Falling: The Shadow Police, Book One

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Paul Cornell
    • Narrated By Damian Lynch
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (578)
    Performance
    (534)
    Story
    (538)

    Detective Inspector James Quill is about to complete the drugs bust of his career. Then his prize suspect, Rob Toshack, is murdered in custody. Furious, Quill pursues the investigation, co-opting intelligence analyst Lisa Ross and undercover cops Costain and Sefton. But nothing about Toshack's murder is normal. Toshack had struck a bargain with a vindictive entity, whose occult powers kept Toshack one step ahead of the law - until his luck ran out. Now, the team must find a 'suspect' who can bend space and time and alter memory itself. And they will kill again.

    Starts slow and a bit confusing but stick with it!

    I wasn't sure at first. The first chapter dumps you straight in the middle of an undercover police operation which is about to get chaotic and there i..Show More »

    Reviewed on 07 July 2015 by Beccameriel (London, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    The Severed Streets: The Shadow Police, Book Two | Paul Cornell

    The Severed Streets: The Shadow Police, Book Two

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Paul Cornell
    • Narrated By Damian Lynch
    Overall
    (348)
    Performance
    (323)
    Story
    (323)

    Summer in London: a city in turmoil. The vicious murder of a well-known MP is like a match to tinder but Detective Inspector James Quill and his team know that it's not a run-of-the-mill homicide. Still coming to terms with their new-found second sight, they soon discover that what is invisible to others - the killer - is visible to them. Even if they have no idea who it is. Then there are more deaths.

    London is going to hell, again

    I liked the first book so much that I got this straight away and binge listened. The team are still investigating inexplicable crime and trying to und..Show More »

    Reviewed on 07 July 2015 by Beccameriel (London, United Kingdom)
  • 3
    Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?: The Shadow Police, Book Three | Paul Cornell

    Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?: The Shadow Police, Book Three

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Paul Cornell
    • Narrated By Damian Lynch
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (154)
    Performance
    (148)
    Story
    (148)

    The ghost of Sherlock Holmes is dead, but who will solve his murder? The Great Detective's ghost has walked London's streets for an age, given shape by people's memories. Now someone's put a ceremonial dagger through his chest. But what's the motive? And who - or what - could kill a ghost? When policing London's supernatural underworld, eliminating the impossible is not an option. DI James Quill and his detectives have learnt this the hard way.

    Struggling to retain wonder and horror of first book

    The first book in the series introduced us to an amazing mix of police work and fantasy horror and while this third book builds on the underlying larg..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 October 2016 by David (Edinburgh)