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Heads or Hearts

Narrated by: James Bryce
Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
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Maverick ex-cop Quint Dalrymple returns to investigate a series of gruesome murders in a near-future independent Edinburgh, in 2033. The Council of City Guardians has been forced to relax its grip on citizens and the borders are no longer secure. Then a human heart is found on a football pitch. Quint Dalrymple is called in, just as a citizen's headless body floats down a canal. He uncovers a link to the planned referendum over Edinburgh joining a reconstituted Scotland. But who is behind the killings? Quint must dig deep to save the Council from collapse, and to retain both his head and heart....

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Dystopian Edinburgh

It's been years since I read the previous book in this series and I was very glad to be back in a version of Edinburgh set slightly in the future. Quint Dalrymple makes an interesting protagonist and although this wasn't the most exciting crime, the pace was good and I enjoy the familiarity of the setting.
Brilliant narration really added to my enjoyment.

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