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The Last Temptation Audiobook

The Last Temptation

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Publisher's Summary

A twisted killer targeting psychologists has left a grisly trail across Europe. Dr Tony Hill, expert at mapping the minds of murderers, is reluctant to get involved. But then the next victim is much closer to home.... Meanwhile his former partner, DCI Carol Jordan, is working undercover in Berlin on a dangerous operation to trap a millionaire trafficker. When the game turns nasty, Tony is the only person she can call on for help.

©2002 Val McDermid (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"McDermid has become our leading pathologist of everyday evil....The subtle orchestration of terror is masterful." (Guardian)

"Val McDermid is a roaring Ferrari amid the crowded traffic on the crime-writing road." (Independent)

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    P. Cording Cheshunt, Herts 15/09/2017
    P. Cording Cheshunt, Herts 15/09/2017 Member Since 2017

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    "Lots of detail."

    Find it hard to believe an undercover cop would be so sloppy to allow their friend and confident to accompany them to a set_up!
    Not a bad story but a lot of details when the final capture seems to be a bit of an add on.
    Narrative seem to be immature.....sorry, don't know how else to describe it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ian Jackson Leighton Buzzard 15/09/2017
    Ian Jackson Leighton Buzzard 15/09/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Not her best"

    Too much attempted in one book, would probably have been better as two separate stories.

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    misss 16/05/2017
    misss 16/05/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "good listen"

    overall i enjoyed this book and i have been a fan of the author for some time. There were parts of the plot that i found a bit implausible but overall i enjoyed the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs L Morley Kent 15/05/2017
    Mrs L Morley Kent 15/05/2017 Member Since 2015

    Lorraine

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    "what on earth"

    so disappointed, I love Val McDermid books normally and normally can't wait to finish and then regret when I have as they are so good. what on earth happen here? this has taken me over a month to conclude and now I have I'm glad. it wandered all over the place, couldn't work out if I was listening to a spy novel or a murder story and when it finish it seemed to whimper to a stop. will not listen to this one again.

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    Us Baldings 07/02/2017
    Us Baldings 07/02/2017 Member Since 2010
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    "Not the best"

    I'm really trying to get in to this series, indeed I really enjoyed the first two but I find this narrator very hard work. I don't think he suits the feel of the books at all and in this one, I even more so.
    I also felt the story line was quite far fetched.
    I actually couldn't finish it.

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    miss joanne a stevens 26/01/2017
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    "Spoiled by the narration"

    Val's books are fab. Very dark, so be prepared! I'm mystified why this narrator is STILL employed to narrate such a high profile popular series. He's by far the worst narrator I've ever had the misfortune to listen to in all my audible years! Dreadful accents, emphases in all the wrong places, no emotion whatsoever. I'll stick to the printed versions from now on

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Anthony Jones 17/01/2017
    Anthony Jones 17/01/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "A best seller."

    Suspend your disbelief and settle in for the ride.
    Preposterous and reckless but great fun. At times you begin to wonder as all the crime thriller boxes get ticked along the way with an extra one thrown in towards the end where I laughed out loud. For the record, doorbells don't peel, nor telephones and nor do church bells. They ring.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    nicola sanderson 13/09/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "good story"

    Accents are bad quite off putting at times, other wise it was good will read others

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    S. Christie UK 13/08/2016
    S. Christie UK 13/08/2016 Member Since 2012

    Mum of three. Lover of mysteries and thrillers, shoes, genealogy and walking.

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    "Great book with good narration"

    Enjoyed this book more than previous two in the Tony Hill series. Saul Reichman's narration, I felt, was much improved as his attempts at European English accents were much less painful than regional UK accents. This improved my enjoyment of this audiobook. The two storylines that played throughout this novel were slow to start and it took a little while for the book to grip. But when it did I was easily immersed and it was very engaging. A great third novel on this series. I'm looking forward to the fourth,

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    Little Red Essex 11/06/2016
    Little Red Essex 11/06/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Not my favourite in the series."

    I found this book got bogged down in the detail occasionally.
    I'm not sorry I listened to it but I preferred the first two books.
    I truly wish they had chosen another narrator for this series. His accents are diabolical and his female voices are laughable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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