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Cruel Acts

Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
Series: Maeve Kerrigan, Book 8
Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (36 ratings)
Regular price: £12.99
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Summary

From award-winning author Jane Casey comes a powerful Maeve Kerrigan crime thriller which will keep you on the edge of your seat!

How can you spot a murderer?

Leo Stone is a ruthless killer or the victim of a miscarriage of justice. A year ago, he was convicted of the murder of two women and sentenced to life in prison. But now he's free, and according to him, he's innocent. DS Maeve Kerrigan and DI Josh Derwent are determined to put Stone back behind bars where he belongs, but the more Maeve finds out, the less convinced she is of his guilt.

Then another woman disappears in similar circumstances. Is there a copycat killer, or have they been wrong about Stone from the start?

©2019 Jane Casey (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Cruel Acts is magnificent. I've loved all Jane Casey's books but this is definitely her best one. I could not stop reading it! Utter brilliance." (Marian Keyes)

"You'll be checking the locks and looking over your shoulder after reading this one: Cruel Acts is clever, classy crime fiction with a conscience. I couldn't put it down." (Erin Kelly, best-selling author of He Said/She Said)

"Jane Casey's brilliant storytelling pulled me straight into Maeve Kerrigan's world, leaving me breathless and wanting more. Brava!" (Fiona Barton, best-selling author of The Widow

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Great as always

A brilliant crime novel narrated really well. This is book 8 in a series, but can be listened to as a stand-alone.

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Terrible

I couldn’t make out who was meant to be saying what. The dialogue was very confusing and no differentiation between characters voices made it hard to follow. Switched quickly between scenes without any explanations of where you were and who was speaking. Got fed up wondering what was going on and returned book.

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Another great Maeve Kerrigan novel

It’s always such a delight to find a new author whose work you really enjoy - I’ve now listened to the whole series & cannot wait for the next one.

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Absolutely fantastic listen

The great thing about Jane Casey’s writing is that she never disappoints. I await each new book in the Maeve Kerrigan series eagerly and then devour it far too quickly. This was a fabulous book, full of clever and unexpected twists and turns. The narration is absolutely spot on too. I can’t recommend this highly enough.