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Summary

Crime reporter Rosie Gilmour returns from hiding in Bosnia to a story of a brutal execution. University lecturer Tom Mahoney was shot at point-blank range; the killing has all the signs of a hit. But who would want to kill a retired lecturer?

Rosie throws herself into the investigation, looking for a witness that has gone missing. A witness that might hold the key to the story. But she has her own reasons to stay hidden. 

As Rosie digs deeper, she finds the story has connections to the Ministry of Defence and MI6, and Mahoney's past is darker than anyone could imagine. Rosie's running out of time to find out the truth before Mahoney's killers silence her for good.

©2015 Anna Smith (P)2015 WF Howes Ltd

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"Anna Smith is the real deal...Rosie Gilmour is a captivating character who drags the reader along at breakneck speed." (Daily Express)

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An excellent series

I am really getting quite fond of the characters in this series. The intrigue and the stories are brilliant.
I like the fact that Rosie's colleagues are fond of her and there isn't the sniping that is so common in today's novels. It is also interesting to read the story from a reporter's viewpoint rather than that of the police.

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Loving the whole series great listen

Another brill listen. Loving the different stance on this with Rosie being a reporter and not the standard Police Detective. Great story with some tense moments - personally I enjoy the audio more than the book as you can really get into the characters and play cure the scene.

Loved this book as much as the others and looking forward to the next instalment - what will Rosie do next and what will happen to her love life?!

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Great novel

serious crime story with humour and plausible characters good plot too. will read more of her books

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Great story but....

Seriously!! How many times is the word SILENCE used in this story!! To the point where I was groaning whenever it was said.... was it just a way to increase the word count?! other than that I like the story... just stop with the useless SILENCE pauses! or find an alternative!

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Gripping gutsy story

Wonderful exciting story line full of intrigue and danger for Rosie the intrepid reporter and the crimes she is trying to uncover. Convincingly narrated by Sarah Baron who brings the story to life with different accents for each character. This is the first book I have Read from Anna Smith. I can't wit to listen to the next thrilling novel

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Another winner

This series fluctuates between good and exceptionally good this story is for me the best so far and well performed by Sarah Baron who brings life to it.

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She did it again

Another great book. loved every minute as with all her books. cant wait to get the next.

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Fantastic

I'm running out of good things to say about The Rosie Gilmour series, so I'll just reiterate....... Fantastic!!!!

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brilliant

it really was a brilliant story all the way through tense exciting all the way

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As Good as Ever

I'm so pleased that I discovered this series, I love it and this book didn't disappoint. The plot was action packed and dangerous but it kept my interest throughout. It was very well read.