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Hard Girls

Narrated by: Annie Aldington
Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
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Summary

Hard live. Hard Lessons. It's murder on the streets. When a prostitute's body is found lifeless, mutilated and brutally raped, DCI Annie Carr has never seen anything like it and never wants to again. Kate Burrows, retired DCI now consultant, has plenty of experience when it comes to murder - after all she caught the Grantley Ripper and broke the biggest pedophile ring in the South East. She is determined to help put the killer behind bars.

But whoever it is won't be easily caught. And when another girl's body is found, even more horrifically disfigured than the last, it's clear the killer is just warming up... In a ruthless world where everyone's out for themselves, Annie and Kate must dig deep if they hope to catch a callous serial killer who knows no limits and makes no mistakes. For some, prostitution is seriously big business. But how many people will pay the ultimate price? Utterly compelling, Hard Girls is a gripping and disturbing thriller that will have you hooked until the very last page.

©2009 Martina Cole (P)2012 Headline Digital

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Great!!!

Another really great book /audio. Narration as usual 1st class, and really drawsyou in to the story..

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Another good book

This book got some bad reviews but i bought it anyway,and im glad i did its another very good story as always from martina cole

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I found it too long .....

I like Martina Cole books, but this one was so drawn out, I began to get bored with it, I was glad I stuck with it but I guessed who the culprit was long before the end of the book ...The use of bad language was frequent & often uneccessary (I am no prude, but this was over the top). This however, has not put me off buying more Martina Cole.....

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Predicted the killer

Great book but predicted the serial killer early on. Was good to have Kate and Patrick back again though :)

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Not as good as others in this series

The way ageing was repeatably voiced is a purely negative event was disappointing & made me less interested in these characters for their vapid viewpoint! My main issue was that sadly the "Who done it?" element of this book was plain to see very early in the book.

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Struggled but persevered

Not one of my favourites I'm afraid. I didn't like Kate's attitude & I guessed who the killer was early on. Annie Aldington was as ever a superb narrator!

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love all her books

took right to the end before the penny dropped. couldn't stop listening to it. very well narrated.

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Kate Burrows

loved it yet again.so sad it is the last one in the Kate Burrows set.Fantastic Annie Adlington brings it all to life.

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Excellent finale to the trilogy

really enjoyed this, engaging from start to finish, love all of Martina Coles books, thanks for the hours of entertainment

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loved it!

loved it, and thought I'd sussed the ending I was wrong!! love the characters and loved the final out come.

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  • Charles Stamper
  • 03-02-20

Great read

Enjoyed this book very much
I thought I had the suspect discovered early on
Love the twist in the plot though.