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An Air That Kills

Lydmouth, Book 1
Narrated by: Philip Franks
Series: Lydmouth, Book 1
Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
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Summary

From the number-one best-selling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court this is the first instalment in the acclaimed Lydmouth series. 

Workmen in the small market town of Lydmouth are demolishing an old cottage. A sledgehammer smashes into what looks like a solid wall. Instead, layers of wallpaper conceal the door of a locked cupboard which holds a box - and in the box is the skeleton of a young baby. 

Items within the box suggest that the baby was entombed early in the 19th century, but when another man is also found dead, the evidence suggests that the baby's death is more recent and that a killer is on the loose. For journalist Jill Francis, newly arrived from London, this looks like her first story to chase....

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Such a disappointment! Life is too short !

My goodness, I really enjoyed the Ashes of London series and was looking forward to trying this series!!! Dear God! I am half way through the first book, and it is tortuous trying to listen and work out what the heck is going on!

SOOOOOOO dreadfully long and drawn out, the characters are absolutely obnoxious and I really couldn't give a toss about any of them. People aren't automatically aggressive and rude, and I find it so boring if I cannot have sympathy with the characters.

Well I've wasted about 5 hours so far, and really have little idea of what is going on! I am throwing in the towel! .... as I don't really care anyway!

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Murder mystery at its best

What a super listen! Gripping and paced yet calming and measured. Wonderful narrator could listen to him all day. Downloading book 2 in the series immediately

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  • John
  • 11-02-20

A Delicious New Series To Sink Your Teeth Into.!!

A great new series,.. with an old friend ....the narrator of many wonderful N. Marsh “who dunnits “..
Welcome back..!!

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