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Great companion book to 100 points

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Reviewed: 18-05-20

This is a very nice addition to the 100 points story where you are told all about the different rule and law changes which have been made prior to when 100 points is set.

Having listened to the laws and rules you can easily see how the government got into power as even knowing how it ends I would have voted for them based on these law changes.

This book adds extra depth and understanding to the world in which these people now live and that they only have themselves to blame.

Brilliant dystopian book

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Reviewed: 18-05-20

Th is is a brilliant book set in the future where everyone starts life with 100 points and loses some of they break the law until they either end up on the chain gang or retire to Scotland at age 60 if they have enough points still. The book follows two men as they work for the government as futuristic police but when told to stop investigating a suicide they carry on digging and get into trouble. Even though the book is set in the future some of the laws are quite apt for now, for example hand shaking has been banned and now everyone bows to each other. It is similar to 1984 but takes the journey on a different direction.

I was sure I knew how the story would end but a number of things shocked me and made me realise how wrong I was.

Brilliant audiobook

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Reviewed: 07-05-20

This is a very good book which had me laughing all the way through and especially in these times makes you appreciate the NHS more

Brilliant prequel

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Reviewed: 26-04-20

I haven't listened to the series this is based on yet but it is a brilliant prequel and sounds like it leads onto a great story, will be listening to book 1 shortly

Great start to the series, very well narrated

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Reviewed: 15-04-20

a brilliant twist on the Arthur and merlin stories , where merlin turns out to be female and married to Arthur. this story follows detectives from camelia who can travel in time solving mysteries, mainly missing cats, and they have to solve the mystery of why nelson's statue and marble arch have gone missing. to do this they travel to Wales where they meet an old friend and end up solving another mystery. to start with it appears the two are not linked but it all tidies up a bit randomly at the end. the story was very enjoyable and hard to put down although linking the main story to the beginning was a trifle stretched as if the author gave up trying. I think it could have done without the Nelson column and marble arch bit. overall a great read and really well narrated, can't wait to listen to book 2 when it is done

Brilliant continuation of the series

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Reviewed: 13-04-20

This is a brilliant addition to the series, with a drug addict being found murdered in her house and the local residents all claiming that she upset the wrong person and had it coming to her.</p>


As Drake and his team investigate they release all is not as it seems and she has in fact been trying to get away from the drug scene, which Drake has also been trying to shut down for a while,.</p>

Whilst investigating Dawn's murder, one of her close friends also turns up dead in the same way, so Drake has to investigate that as well.</p>

All through the book there is a lot of action and stuff going on, which keeps the story flowing nicely and kept me hooked and wanting to read the next chapter each time I got to the end of one
As with all previous 6 books this one can be read as a stand alone, although you do get a lot more back story if you have read the previous ones first. This book delves more into the person that is Inspector Drake, and I really like the way that Stephen has written him, not too perfect but without many issues.

Overall this is a brilliant book and I am really enjoying the character of Drake and his team. The lovely Welsh landscape helps with the story as well.

Brilliant and funny book

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Reviewed: 01-04-20

This is such a great and brilliantly funny book which I really needed at the moment. I'd recommend it to everyone to read.

Great story we'll narrated

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Reviewed: 11-03-20

This is another great book by Stephen, which i really enjoyed. The book follows the team as they investigate the murder of a barrister whose wife is a top bod in the Manchester police dept. There are lots of red herrings along the way and it kept me guessing throughout

Great book we'll narrated

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Reviewed: 30-01-20

I got to read this book as a beta reader and loved it so much I bought the audio version. This book is really well written and narrated perfectly

Great start to the series

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Reviewed: 17-01-20

I really love dragon stories so looked forward to listening to this one.

The book is very different from most books as it is told from the point of view of a dead person who is following the main person around as a ghost.

The story follows a woman who is a mercenary as heads out to steal the treasure of a dragon.
The book is really well written and i loved the narration on this story.