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Flesh House Audiobook

Flesh House: Logan McRae, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

The fourth thriller in the number one best-selling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. Panic grips the Granite City as DS Logan McRae heads up a manhunt for 'The Flesher' - one of the UK's most notorious serial killers.

The case was closed. Until the killer walked free....

When an offshore container turns up at Aberdeen Harbour full of human meat, it kicks off the largest manhunt in the Granite City's history.

Twenty years ago 'The Flesher' was butchering people all over the UK - turning victims into oven-ready joints - until Grampian's finest put him away. But 11 years later he was out on appeal. Now he's missing, and people are dying again.

When members of the original investigation start to disappear, Detective Sergeant Logan McRae realises the case might not be as clear cut as everyone thinks....

Twenty years of secrets and lies are being dragged into the light. And the only thing that's certain is that Aberdeen will never be the same again.

©2008 Stuart MacBride (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

"Fierce, unflinching and shot through with the blackest of humour; this is crime fiction of the highest order." (Mark Billingham)

"Ferocious and funny, this is Tartan Noir at its best." (Val McDermid)

"MacBride is a damned fine writer - no one does dark and gritty like him." (Peter James)

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    michelle 25/09/2017
    michelle 25/09/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "not for the faint hearted"
    What made the experience of listening to Flesh House the most enjoyable?

    the narrator was brilliant as always and made all the characters feel real


    What other book might you compare Flesh House to, and why?

    in terms of detective novels it follows the other Stuart McBride ones, however this one in particular is extremely gruesome and reminds me of Irene by Pierre Lemaitre.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    I liked it when they were on the stake out in the car with Steel


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    what ever you do, don't eat the stew.


    Any additional comments?

    I wouldn't eat while listening to this and when you have finished, you might just want a cheese and tomato sandwich!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mary 23/09/2017
    Mary 23/09/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Vegetarian option, anyone?"

    The usual dark humour & dark story (in fact, several connected stories) with the put upon but worthy Laz McRae at its centre. Amusing characterisation. Gory and great.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Misty Mississippi Leeds, United Kingdom 16/09/2017
    Misty Mississippi Leeds, United Kingdom 16/09/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Amazing!"

    Writing at it's very best! Brilliant on every possible level. Fab narration! Want more! Can't get enough of this author. Highly recommended.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    E. Allen 07/10/2017
    E. Allen 07/10/2017
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    "stomach churner"

    kept you guessing right to the end who the flesher was. Well worth the listen . few moments will make you grimace

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ms Worsley, United Kingdom 15/09/2017
    Ms Worsley, United Kingdom 15/09/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Excellent book with excellent narration loved it!!!"

    Love everything about this series, the plots, the humour and Steve Worsley's superb narration. May make D.I Steel my role model!

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    jackie 11/11/2017
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    "Brilliant"

    Really enjoyed not for faint hearted love how this author writes dark humour and gritty stories and compassion all flows together

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    Flint 10/11/2017
    Flint 10/11/2017
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    "I hated this book"

    This book is not for the faint hearted, the violence was unrelenting and pointless. The plot was poor and the ending was so disappointing that I felt exploited, I had persisted with the book in the hope that the plot would improve but it it was a total let down. I guessed the identity of the killer long before the end. The previous books in this series were ok but I will not bother with this author again. I don't enjoy graphic violence .

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    Darren B. 09/11/2017
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    "Brilliant book.. If you can stomach the story line"

    I love Stuart McBrides stories and this one is one of his best. Read it!

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    16/11/17
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    "excellent reader, good story."

    liked it.. excellent reader, good story. enjoyed the hook. looking forward to the next book.

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  • SFBookLover
    San Francisco Bay Area, CA United States
    19/09/17
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    "Great writing, but the story is too gory for me"

    Stuart MacBride is a very skilled and engaging author who makes readers genuinely care about his characters. I really like how he plays with stereotypes and cliches by turning them around in unexpected ways. Unfortunately, this story line was just too gory for me. :(

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Donna
    Kansas,USA
    15/09/17
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    "If you like violence"

    I really enjoyed the unfolding of the mystery but I did not like the last few chapters. Gross is gross, though I can't think of an ending with swift finesse. The characters are good, the funny quips fly, the tensions are non stop and I still enjoy this series a lot!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Maine Knitter
    Central Maine, USA
    09/09/17
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    "A bit (!) gory but excellent"

    Despite the difficulty listening to this because it was so gory, this was a great book. Edge of the chair good. But I couldn't listen in bed. It wasn't what I wanted to think about as I fell asleep.

    I love the characters. I love the narration. And I love MacBride's writing. The ending of this was amazing!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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