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A good listen

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-05-20

This is the first book that introduces Holly Wakefield, criminal psychologist who goes to work for the Metropolitan Police.

There are a number of twists but some things were obvious, hence 4 stars.

I am looking forward to book 2 and what might turn into a brilliant series.

Always a good read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-05-20

if you know Karen Rose you know what to expect. Murder, suspense and romance.

This is the second in the Cincinnati series and is based around people trafficked into servitude.

Yes, lots of her writing is cliched and, if you are familiar with her other books, repetitive but still very listenable to.

I love Karen Rose' use of reoccurring characters within standalone stories and enjoy predicting who will be the subject of the next book.

the second book in series

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-04-20

I listened to the first book in this series by David Blake and although it was ok, I was not greatly impressed. (3 stars) This book was an improvement.

The main characters are developing personalities but the ineptitude of some of the characters leaves more room for improvement.

As always Jonathan Keeble's narration is excellent!

from the reviews I expected more

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-04-20

From the many 5 star reviews I expected more.

The story is reasonable, similar to many crime / police but set in the Broads.
The main characters are fairly predictable set within a quite inept team. Some of the young constables flirtation comments are strangely out of place and almost cringe worthy. The DCI .... less said the better.

Having said that, I will get the next book to see if the series develops.

Jonathan Keeble's excellent narration is why I have given this book 3 stars.

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Great story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-20

James Odwald's books are great to listen to. This story continues the saga of Tony McLean and his friends as he battles both his bosses and crime in the Edinburgh.

There is also the supernatural undercurrent that tantalise but is just not tangible.

another good book.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-20

Continuing the story of Tony Mclane as he fights to keep Edinburgh safe.

Tony witnesses a horrific accident as a tanker ploughed, out of control, into a crowd of people waiting for a bus. Thongs only get worse from there.

Hunter and Garcia are on the case

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-03-20

I enjoy the Robert Hunter series of book and this is another good addition.
In this story, Lucian is back and out for revenge.

intresting story but rushed ending.

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-03-20

Violent murders are committed. These are witnessed, via a video phone app, by someone who loved the victim. The murder taunts the viewers, giving them a chance to save their loves one....

Robert Hunter is again out to save the day.

I'm not sure this book is as good as the early ones in the series. I thought the ending g was far too rushed . Hence 4 not 5 stars.

Robert Hunter is back in LA

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-03-20

Hunter is back in LA with his partner Carlos.

From the beginning the story hooks you. A series of horrific murders take place and Hunter and Garcia are on the case.

Three young women are abducted and murdered in increasingly gruesome ways. The killer leaves a message, I AM DEATH, at each murder.

It is the first Chris Carter book where I guessed the end, hence 4 stars.

A Robert Hunter story to add to the collection.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-03-20

As with all of the stories in this series so far there is violence and mayhem almost from the beginning.

Hunter is out of his normal element working with the FBI on a very personal case.

The story was engaging and had a few twists but not as good as previous books.

However the narration was very annoying.