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Fire on the Fens

DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 9
By: Joy Ellis
Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
Series: DI Nikki Galena, Book 9
Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
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Summary

The Fens are burning, and Detective Nikki Galena faces a cat-and-mouse battle with a killer arsonist. Someone is lighting fires. First they target homes and businesses, but then a body is found at one of the crime scenes. More fires are lit. And at each one a single person dies. But the victims have led spotless lives, and apparently there's no connection between them. 

Meanwhile, the town is facing a very peculiar threat from a group of sinister Satanists led by a charismatic businessman. Who is burning with anger, and can Nikki stop them before anyone else dies?

©2018 Joy Ellis (P)2018 Tantor

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fire on the fens

Another good listen I really like these fen books good narrator makes for a cosy evening .

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as always brilliant story and storytelling

loved it as always can't wait to get to the next book the reader of the story always does a great job

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Excellent!

Yet again a wonderful listen. The characters keep you guessing amongst the twists and turns of the story that they become real people and your best friends. Can't wait to listen to the next chapter in Nick and Joe's relationship. Thank you!

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Good read

Yet another edge of the seat read. Now onto the last book in the series.

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Fantastic!

Another fantastic installment! Adore the characters, great story line. Gripping, heart warming, interesting, intense....can't get enough of this series!

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Great book

I am loving this series of books this one is just another great adventure the author is fabulous at making you feel like you know each character

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Fantastic

I enjoyed this so much! The case is thrilling and engaging, the characters are compelling and everything came together in a way only Joy Ellis could manage!

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Terrible performance

The story is good but oh dear the reader! She can't do accents but much worse she can't pronounce words! How can a professional voice artist get 'curate' and 'dogged' wrong?

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Another classic from Joy Ellis

couldn't stop listening. Every chance I had I was back on the case wondering who dunnit.

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Sorry the narrator spoiled this book for me
Won't be listening to the end will read book instead

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  • Joan S
  • 19-11-18

Gripping Story

I thoroughly enjoy this series, and this book is one of the best. The narrator is wonderful, and brings the characters to life. I can't wait for the next book.

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  • Wayne
  • 17-11-18

I'm a fan of this series, but...

...FIRE ON THE FENS is disappointing compared to the first eight novels in the series.

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  • DonnaH
  • 14-09-19

great<br />

Joy Ellis books are awesome. She has managed to have several plots and keep the intrigue alive!

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  • Shauna McGee
  • 04-03-19

Carefully crafted story

The right mix of story lines. Good pace and a satisfying ending. Nice character consistency throughout the series.

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  • Kamei
  • 20-10-18

lovely ending

I love all of the characters and their back stories and I can't wait to read the next one.

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  • Debbie
  • 17-10-18

Murder by Fire

Book nine in the series finds DI Nikki Galena and DS Joseph Easter on the hunt for an arsonist that is a killer. With a new acting Superintendent, Cam Walker, Nikki and Joseph's personal relationship seems to not be an issue at the police station, (as they had feared, until they learned that Cam would be replacing their new Super, who was recovering from an accident). Helping with the investigation is retired veteran fire investigator, John Carson, who is instrumental in assisting the team. I've come to love the characters in the series, Nikki, Joseph, Rory (the quirky forensic pathologist), Yvonne, Cat, Dave, and Nikki's mother, Eve and her friends. The killer turns out to be no one I would have suspected, and the path to finding the suspect was a chilling one. Great tale and excellent resolution. I hope there will be more in the series.

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  • Dawn
  • 05-10-18

Another good installment

I always look forward to the next installment in the DI Nikki Galena series. Joy Ellis and Henrietta Meire are a winning combo.

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  • Nominominay
  • 09-11-18

First Ever Disappointment

Love the narrator, characters, setting. This was the first of the series that was flat and predictable. Even the "mystery wedding party reveal" was cheeseball city. If you're a fan, you'll likely still enjoy this, but if you only dabble, give it a pass and wait for her next installment.

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  • Michael
  • 20-09-18

Another winner for Joy Ellis.

The book is very well written but, I found the overall plot a bit hard to follow at times.

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  • Maine Knitter
  • 29-09-18

Joy Ellis is a must-read author

This is one of my favorite series. Although this isn't my favorite of the books it's still very good. I love the dialogue and the characters.

The narration is perfect!