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Breaking Bones

Narrated by: Jonthan Keeble
Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
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Summary

Frankie Verdi, Eddie Williams and Tony Thompson are The Three Dogs. A ruthless criminal gang. A law unto themselves. 

Detective Jim Hacker has watched the Dogs grow from thuggish youths to psychotic criminals and seems to be the only cop in town with the determination to see justice done. 

Meanwhile Jamie Strange, a young Royal Marine, finds himself embroiled in the lives of the gang when his girlfriend, Laurie Holland, cuts off their engagement...to be with the most dangerous of The Dogs: Frankie Verdi. Strange knows right from wrong, but when Verdi begins to target Jamie's family, he makes an enemy of a man more dangerous than even he could imagine.

©2017 Robert White (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Excellent

Great listen, I really enjoyed it. It captures 1980s Northern England well. The mentions of Malaya and Aden at the start certainly set the scene for the last few chapters..Brutal.

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Enjoyable

The narrator leads this story from start to finish. super style even if some of the accents are a bit loose ! A story of northern hard men and a policeman who proves little ! I liked it ... but you'll need to finish it for a super ending !

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Terrific characterisation and narration

This is a really well crafted novel. The characters are deep and interesting and the performance was exceptional. I thoroughly enjoyed the interweaving of the characters.

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Brilliant

One of the best written books I’ve read in years,perfectly paced and refreshingly different from the usual crime novels,well done Robert white,I’m going to read more of your books now,

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Great listen

Excellent riverting from start to Finnish. You will not want to put this book down .

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Excellent

Easy listening, I was hooked after about ten minutes and found it hard to turn off, another superb performance by JK who has fast become one of my favourite readers.

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Brilliant, great story and excellent narration

Brilliant, great story and excellent narration

Well done to both the Author and Narrator.

Thank you

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Excellent Drama

Another very good novel by Robert White. Brilliant narration by Johnathon Keeble. Can’t wait for next novel hope it’s narrated by Johnathon.

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Great story

Overall, a great story with good voice acting.

I didn’t like the very end, though. It didn’t really make much sense.

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  • 08-10-18

a real "pageturner"

great performance - made the book really enjoyable. I will definitely listen to more by this author.

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  • Reena
  • 26-12-18

Perfection

This novel had it all. Depth of story, rich and believable characters, realistic dialogue and enough drama with surprising twists to keep you guessing. I admit I am hard to please and I exchange books more often than I'd like. I especially cannot deal with poor narration or unrealistic dialogue that is inappropriate to the story. This is a gritty yarn about crime and human emotion and I was not yanked out of the story even once by amateur or clumsy writing. Robert White knows what he is doing and I will be purchasing everything audible has available from him. This is the second title I have listened to and they have both been excellent. There is a strong element of violence but only where it belongs. No graphic description just for the sake of it. Just realistic, damned good writing. Thank you Robert White :)

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  • Gregory
  • 04-09-18

Great Read

I truly enjoyed this audio book. It was well worth the credit. Kept me on edge and a very good story. Frank was truly a Monster and Tony a non-feeling cold blooded killer.

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