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Into the Blue

By: Robert Goddard
Narrated by: Paul Shelley
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Summary

Harry Barnett, a middle-aged failure, leads a shabby existence. He is reduced to caretaking a friend's villa on the island of Rhodes and working in a bar to earn his keep. Then a guest at the villa - a young woman he had instantly warmed to - disappears on a mountain peak. Under suspicion of her murder, Harry becomes obsessed by the mystery that has changed his life and begins to trace back the movements and encounters that led to the moment where she vanished into the blue.

©1990 Robert and Vaunda Goddard (P)2012 Audible Ltd

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Wow really enjoyed this book

This was purchased in the 2 for 1 sale. Robert Goddard was unknown to me . I thoroughly enjoyed this book . Lots of twists and turns and totally gripping I could not stop listening.The narrator was excellent such a warm and wonderful voice. The book was written in the 80’s so no cell phones or computers and some may find it a little dated but I loved it. A “missing person ”/ “who done it ” up there with the best of them. I will certainly look for more books by this author.

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Can’t think of a headline but ....

Not quite sure why this book has this title - I can’t think of anything in it that relates to it. Nevertheless I really enjoyed the plot and story and it flowed quite well. The main character, Harry Barnet, rambles on a little with his thoughts but I got used to him and in the end quite liked him.
The narrator speaks at a racing pace which I found a little hard and, in the beginning, I had to keep rewinding.
Overall an enjoyable read.

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Great story

New author. Well written. Really interesting story. Very well read. Glad there are more to download!!!

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Excellent as normal.

Enjoyed immensely, love his attention to detail. Another hit I'm my eyes and his books can reprise d with joy!!

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interesting and occasionally surprising really enjoyed listening

narrator was excellent I am going to look forward to listening to another book he has narrated

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Compelling Writing

I do enjoy this author's writings, in the main. Some dialogue annoys and the secrets .... well.
Goddard's characters, matched with this perfect narration, just keeps the escapism at its highest level, in my opinion.

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Very Entertaining

Very well read and performed and a strong story very typical of the author. Harry is an excellent central character.

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Enjoyable whodunit

Great narrator could listen to him all day. Feels like a good old fashioned thriller with plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing.

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Really great story right to the end

I did not know what to expect. It was great story, murder intrigue and gripping right to the end

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Into the Blue Review

This is my first Robert Goddard Audible book and I was definitely not disappointed Paul Shelley's narration was superb to the point of brilliance. I've already got the next one queued up. The story line is excellent and enough twists and turns to keep you interested and guessing throughout.

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