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Summary

In the wake of a dying man’s apparent suicide, the skeleton of a young woman is discovered on a windswept hillside. Detective Hjalti Hentze suspects that it is the body of a Norwegian woman reported missing 40 years earlier, while a commune occupied the land, and whose death may be linked to the abduction and rape of a local Faroese girl.

Meanwhile British DI Jan Reyna is pursuing his investigation into his mother’s suicide. But as he learns more about her final days, links between the two cases start to appear: a conspiracy of murder and abuse spanning four decades. And as Hentze puts the same pieces together, he realises that Reyna is willing to go further than ever before to learn the truth....

©2017 Chris Ould (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Really enjoyable and hard to put down

I love Chris Ould's characters as they all have rounded personalities whether good or bad. The story was complex and well written, I wonder whether there will be another follow up. I do hope so, I have become quite fond of the main characters.

Matt Addis reads well and he distinguishes between characters and keep the listener caught up in the action.

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so so njoyable

three of the best books/stories I have ever read. do not pass them by. look foreword to his next book.

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  • 13-06-18

One of my favorite series.

Chris Ould has written three amazing books that have great and rich characters. His writing transposed me to the locations and gives me that sense of being right there. I have about 4 boos series that I could read or listen to anytime, this is one.

Matt Addis gives a wonderful performance, clearly differentiating each character. His accents and vocal inflections are great.