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Beyond the Point

DI Nick Dixon Crime, Book 9
Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
Series: DI Nick Dixon, Book 9
Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (55 ratings)

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Summary

DI Nick Dixon is on the hunt for a vicious serial killer, following a trail of fingerprints and DNA across west Somerset. 

When the body of a young woman is found on the building site of a nuclear power station, work grinds to a halt. The body bears all the hallmarks of yet another random murder at the hands of the escaped killer. Then Dixon finds a motive. 

Fighting for his place on the Major Investigation Team, he soon uncovers a family’s desperate search for the truth, exposing a web of corruption and death that will shake the billion-pound construction project to its very foundations. But who can be trusted when so much money is at stake? 

Can Dixon find the killer under intense pressure from the top of government? And, can he do it before anyone else has to die?

©2019 by Damien Boyd. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • R. Peek
  • , Somerset, United Kingdom
  • 28-05-19

Another great story

All of Damien Boyd's stories have added interest if you live local to the settings but they are enjoyable even without knowing the area as he is so descriptive with his writing. I like that he follows on the story quickly after the previous one and used mostly the same characters, introducing the new ones as they react with the others dependent on the story line. Beyond The Point takes us on a journey to catch a serial killer with all the expected twists and turns but there are sub plots that reveal themselves as you go along. The poisoning of Monty was a bit of a shock, I will not reveal the outcome of this or the story but would urge anyone who had not read any of Damien's books to do so. My only slight niggle, not with the story but the audio production, is that the narrator had changed from the previous books and it took me a little while to get used to the different style and accents, I soon forgot this as the story progressed.

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Excellent narration

I really enjoy this series but went back to normal kindle as the previous narrator was deadpan and lifeless. I decided to give this one a go and it's 100% better.

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Narrator change

Got used to narrator Napoleon Ryan & different voices for female characters. Now one narrator doing all characters. Not so enjoyable. However story excellent as usual.

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Superb

I thoroughly recommend this series of books, they are a great listen, i love the the banter within characters and the well chosen topics running through the series, sad the narrator changed for the last episode at present. C ant wait for the next!!

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Really enjoyed the whole series

Great stories and great narration I would reccomend the whole series. Hope there are more to come.

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New and improved narration

Great story and for once, in this great series, not spoiled by the narrator, Simon Mattocks is a welcome relief and I was happy to listen to this story, I do enjoy this series, it's a good solid police proceedural with interesting side dramas and I recommend this one particularly due to the improved narrator.

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  • N
  • United Kingdom
  • 15-06-19

Last one and even better than the others

Last of the nine books. Really enjoyed them. Kept you thinking what’s going to happen next

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another good story about Nick and co.

another good story about Nick and co. however disappointed the narrator had changed. though ok once I'd got used to the new Voices but a shame.

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Excellent

I find the grumpy DI Dixon quite endearing at times. And as for the ending ...... about time too.

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Another page turner

Yes Damien you have done it again - another page turner, though I tend to listen to the audiobook instead of reading while walking the dogs along the beach or elsewhere. Good story and research. Hope there is a wedding in the next book.

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  • rc89
  • 20-06-19

having changed readers made it hard to follow

Having listened to the first 8 books with the same readers and then changing to one reader on book 9. This made the story hard to follow and unenjoyable.

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  • Sassy863
  • 20-06-19

i really enjoy this series

i came across this series by mistakes and glad i did. i missed the d narrator on this one but this narrator did not fail to impress keep up the great writing.