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Rhyming Rings Audiobook

Rhyming Rings

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Publisher's Summary

David Gemmell was the UK's number one fantasy and historical novelist until his death in 2006. A regular Sunday Times best seller and international sensation, his legacy lives on through his novels, his influence on the genre and the David Gemmell Legend awards.

Rhyming Rings is a never-before-seen Gemmell novel discovered in his papers by his widow, Stella Gemmell. Merging autobiographical details of Gemmell's life as a journalist in South London with a serial killer and a tinge of the supernatural, this is perfect for fans of David's work as well as fans of gritty crime novels. Set against the backdrop of a London simmering with poverty, change and racial tension, this taut thriller is a fitting legacy for the great writer.

This book includes a brand-new introduction from massive Gemmell fan Conn Iggulden and an afterword by Gemmell's friend Stan Nicholls.

An ambidextrous killer is murdering women, leaving virtually no evidence behind, and struggling journalist Jeremy Miller wishes he was covering the case. Instead he's stuck with heartwarming local stories about paraplegic teenagers and elderly psychic ladies. So when his stories and the murder case start to converge, no one is more surprised than Jeremy.

Or, it turns out, more at risk.

Read by Max Dowler.

©2017 David Gemmell (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

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    mollyeyre 16/12/2017
    mollyeyre 16/12/2017
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    "What a Find!"

    What a joy it has been to discover David Gemmell I have read his two stand alone novels. I am so sad to know there will be no more of these. This story was brilliant, even though I had a small inkling of the bad guy, it was still a revelation with an explanation that was satisfying. His characterisation is wonderful, such believable people and actions, I like his main characters, they do have faults - but come out as good people in the end. He also shows a lot of racism in his books - but one can read his thoughts about this, he is obviously strongly against the hate of others because of race or creed.
    I cannot put into words my enjoyment of this book and also White Knight, Black Swan. Such a brilliant author, I feel deeply moved by his books.
    I am going to try his fantasy novels - I don't know whether they will be to my taste, but I do need to try them as I have fallen in love with this author.

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    Harlequin565 UK 23/11/2017
    Harlequin565 UK 23/11/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Back to the 80s"

    This is clearly early Gemmell that sets the 80s scene to perfection. You can really feel a landscape that is clawing its way out of the relative depression of the 70s and the story mirrors some of the unrest we saw under the Thatcher government. Our hero in this story is a pretty unlikeable character that has the vulnerability seen in Rek or Kiall, but hardly any of their redeeming qualities. An ordinary character thrust into relatively extra-ordinary circumstances. There is no epic fantasy battle here and relatively little in the way of action. What there is - is an adequate thriller overlaid with a slice of 80s life and a tiny bit of mysticism.

    I like Max Dowler's style of reading and I think he did a good job with the characterisation and accents. Looking forward to WKBS next!

    I think if this wasn't a DG book, I'd probably give it an average review (there are better modern thrillers out there & the ending drags on a bit for me), but there's +1 star for new work from my favourite author who will never write another word again, and +1 star for the way the 80s was brought back to life to someone who bought Legend in '84 as a spotty teenager and then every single book after that.

    You're still missed.

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    "David Gemmell never disappoints"

    A great thriller, I thought I had all of Gemmells books, I was so excited, when I found out about this novel. David Gemmell is a man that lived in the real world,not some middle class Utopia, and this shines through.

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