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A Shot in the Dark

Narrated by: Matt Green
Series: A Constable Twitten Mystery, Book 1
Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Summary

After the notorious 'Middle Street Massacre' of 1951, when the majority of Brighton's criminals wiped one another out in a vicious battle as the local police force enjoyed a brief stop en route for an ice cream, Inspector Steine rather enjoys life as a policeman. 

No criminals, no crime, no stress. 

He just wishes Sergeant Brunswick would stop insisting that perhaps not every criminal was wiped out that fateful day. So it's really rather annoying when an ambitious - not to mention irritating - new Constable shows up to work and starts investigating a series of burglaries. And it's even more annoying when, after Constable Twitten is dispatched to the theatre for the night, he sits next to a vicious theatre critic who is promptly shot dead partway through the opening night of a new play. It seems Brighton may be in need of a police force after all.... 

©2018 Lynne Truss (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Good Fun

This sort of who dunnit story with great narration of the story and interpretation of the characters had some lovely laugh out loud moments.
It was a fun listen.

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A shot in the dark

Awful, puerile, l couldn’t listen anymore to such childish rubbish. I went straight to the end to enable me to write a review. Sorry, not for me.

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  • Melanie
  • 14-09-18

Funny and Brilliant

If you like your mysteries absolutely madcap and completely hilarious, then this is exactly the book you want. I was screaming with laughter throughout, and the mystery is genuinely surprising, too.

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