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A good follow on to book two.

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

Reviewed: 15-10-19

An enjoyable continuation of the story of the police partnership, ofJean and Marty. The pair are getting to know each other better and we’re getting more insight to them and their families. The story was a little bit predictable but nicely tied up at the end, leaving us ready for book number four. Sadly though, the narrator, Amy Deuchler only received three stars from. She has a delightful voice and I’m so sorry to do this to her, but,her male voices need serious work to bring her up to the standard of a top notch narrator, which in my opinion she could be.

A super 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: 09-10-19

My first Jack Higgins book. It was a good story. Excellently narrated by Guy Mott. His delivery was so professional, his accents so accurate and the quick switch between characters so smoothly carried out that it seemed like a multi cast production. I must confess though, I didn’t like “our hero” very much as a person. But on reflection I think that was what Mr Higgins intended. So my mild dislike of him was Almost immaterial because he and all the other characters were well rounded and three dimensional. Very believable as the complex mix of people struggling after six years of war. I can highly recommend this book if you like action packed adventure stories.

A superb second book in a trilogy.

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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: 29-09-19

What a great follow on to book number one. Complex, but not confusing. Detailed, but easy to follow. Fast and twisted, but a pleasure to delve into. What on earth can happen next, I ask myself? But I have no doubt Stephen Bradshaw will have some amazing and truly mind blowing action that, again, you won’t be willing to put down. This mans writing is unbelievable!

A Corker of a thriller.

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

Reviewed: 03-09-19

A very enjoyable thriller. Complex, diverse, full of twists and very unusual characters. It begins with many threads which seem disconnected, but trust me they aren’t! As the story unfolds they gradually come together in a quite masterful way. Steve Bradshaw obviously knows what he’s writing about and considering his background you would expect nothing less. My only complaint was with the narrator, Stephen H Marsden. Not his narration itself! But his mispronunciations and accents. I’m sad to say that, eventually, they grated and spoiled his performance,for me. Others may disagree. I also have book two in the trilogy, which I’m just about to start, that’s how much I enjoyed The Bluff City Butcher, no time for a break!

Great first 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: 26-08-19

This was a great first in. a series book and I look forward to hearing more of Delpha and Tom. Although it’s classed as a thriller, it’s so much more! Lin Sandlin is a great observer of human nature and has a wonderful talent for description. Though I do admit to being slightly baffled sometimes by the pure.y Texan sayings and ways. This didn’t detract from my enjoyment of The Do Right. The characters are interesting personalities, beautifully brought to life with great depth and colour. As I imagine Texas in 1973 might have been and hopefully they will continue to be involved in book no two.. Rebeca Gibels narration was perfect! Retaining the Texan drawl, but managing to make it understandable to a British person. Her characterisations were superb too. So all in all I can truly say this book was a joy to listen to .

Stunning, complex, absorbing!

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

Reviewed: 22-08-19

I’ve been totally absorbed in the world of Frank Bowen and his journey from an average Joe, to a well trained agent and killer! The trilogy was written by Jay Tinslano.
Book One, False Flag, takes us through the story of an ordinary lad enjoying life as a globetrotting backpacker. In his innocence, he gets caught up in political plots and double dealing and it’s only his common sense, intelligence and quick wit that gets him through it in one piece.
Book Two, Pandora Red. Frank has become a trained secret operative for MI6 and enjoys the thrill and excitement of the dangerous world he lives in..... at least until it strikes back, to close for comfort ! Is the price he’s asked to pay to high?
BookThree, Ghost Order. Where do you go from here? When you’ve decided to consider the direction you’re life is taking, but you need the money ..... is the answer one more contract? Perhaps the most deadly and complex of his career? Testing his ability to out think and out manoeuvre the bad guys and stay alive to complete the mission....but just who are the bad guys?
Phew, the end of this trilogy has left me shell shocked. Wondering where do Frank and I go from here?!
I received this book set as a gift and am very grateful that I did.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

And I didn’t realise “who dun it” !

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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: 15-08-19

Well for the first time in quite a while I didn’t know who the guilty party was! Well done Keith Nixon. A real cliffhanger! Not to mention that although I received a free copy of Burn The Evidence, I’ll have to buy book three now, for reasons those who have completed this book will understand! That’s no great hardship, as this is a captivating series.

A nonstop Romantic Thriller

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

Reviewed: 12-08-19

This really was a nonstop story. A clever thriller peppered with the growing attraction of the two main characters. I loved the touches of humour in the clever asides that quoted the late, great John Wayne’s films. If you like your “ who dun it “ blended with escalating sexual tension, strong dark heroes, beautiful heroines, gangsters, murder and mayhem, you’ll Love Broken Trust by C.B. Clark.
I received this book for free, but if you have to buy it, you won’t be disappointed!

Excellent!

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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: 27-07-19

This is a vey enjoyable listen.. clever, complex and funny. The authors have a dry sense of humour, not to mention great knowledge of the British legal system! Very Interesting bits of legal history are also sprinkled throughout the story. The developing relationship between the “silk” and the “junior “ is being established slowly and steadily, which lends the characters even more credibility I think and a joy to listen to. A definite must for lovers of British thrillers.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

A non stop adventure.

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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: 26-07-19

This was my first Sam Riley book, a bit late to the party! It really was an interesting story told in a fast, dashing way. Although I was just meeting the characters for the first time and they had been through countless adventures before, it was ok as a stand-alone book. I’m sure there was a lot of history I didn’t know ,but it didn’t spoil the story. It was a real “James Bond, Type” of action thriller with the twist at the beginning. Suspension of disbelief is required when reading this genre. Do that and you’ll enjoy Ghost Ship.