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Longstone

The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 10
By: LJ Ross
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
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Summary

From the number one international best-selling author of Holy Island and The Hermitage.  

Between the devil and the deep blue sea...

Viking treasure is discovered beneath the icy waters of the North Sea, and local historian Dr Anna Taylor is called in to help catalogue the most exciting hoard in living memory. But when a shipwreck diver washes up dead, she’s soon out of her depth. Luckily, she knows just the person to call....

When DCI Ryan arrives at the picturesque fishing town of Seahouses, he's faced with an impenetrable wall of secrets and lies. As he juggles marine archaeology and the cutthroat world of shipwreck diving, another murder blows the case wide open. To uncover the truth, Ryan must delve deeper into the hearts of those around him to find what lies beneath....  

Murder and mystery are peppered with romance and humour in this fast-paced crime whodunnit set amidst the spectacular Northumbrian landscape.

©2018 LJ Ross (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Critic reviews

“LJ Ross keeps company with the best mystery writers.” (The Times)

“A literary phenomenon.” (Evening Chronicle)  

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  • Salter
  • Herefordshire, UK
  • 11-03-19

Brilliant..

Ryan and the team are back on home soil, and they're soon thrust into an investigation when a body is recovered from the sea. Someone who'd be searching for a lost viking longship just off the coast. Things turn from bad to worse when the killer takes action to cover their tracks. In typical Ryan fashion, he and the team stop at nothing to work out what has taken place.
Some great light entertainment with the lovable DS Frank Philips at Ryans side.
Longstone is another in the wonderful DCI Ryan Series. Beautifully narrated by Jonathan Keeble once again.
Highly recommended.

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Best yet!

At last a story that does not hark back overmuch - except for excellent choice of location - to previous well worn story-lines. A fresh departure after the admittedly satisfying 'Hermitage' Book 9 released on Audible the same day. Hope the trend continues and that Jonathan Keeble continues to narrate instead of over egging with an ensemble cast.

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An absolutely ingenious book

L J Ross is one of my favourite authors, and getting two books together was an absolute treat to get two books together. I really feel like I know Ryan and the other major characters. Very well written and genius plots. Highly recommended.

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Another excellent read

Another excellent book from L J Ross. I was very much looking forward to my next instalment of DCI Ryan and colleagues and it did not disappoint. A wonderful read and I didn’t guess the ending! Highly recommended.

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enjoyable story

a bit slow to start then i was engrossed in the story love this author

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Great series

I love these books and the audio narration is great. Interesting stories twisting and turning in a UK setting what’s not to love. Can’t wait for the next book now.

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Love the series

Great narration great stories I have either read or listened to the whole series. Looking forward to the next book.

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I love this series

Great story, brilliant narration and with each book, I love the characters more and more.

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another goodie

I do love these books and the narration is superb but if Anna Taylor Ryan is ever in the same town as you then be afraid! that woman is a magnet for murderers 😂

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LJ Ross keeps getting better<br />

Really enjoyed this one. Captured the feel of the Farne islands very well. Gripping story, very well read.

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  • barbara
  • 15-03-19

Longstone

I absolutely love the DCI Ryan series, this one as good, if not my best of them all. There is always a twist in the tale. Cannot wait for the next one. The narration was excellent as always.

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  • Trish R.
  • 10-03-19

Loved it! Another long wait for book 11.. *Sigh*



Another wonderful story with DCI Ryan, his wife Anna and their friends Frank Phillips and Denise MacKenzie-Phillips, who are also police officers.

This story was about 3 murders, one committed more than 20 years ago, and 2 others to cover up that first murder. And I gotta tell ya’ I was really, really, surprised at who the killer was. I would NEVER expected that person as the one. And wow, what a terrible deal for Josh and Daisy.

Oddly enough, I don’t like stories with the MC being married. No idea why I just don’t, usually. BUT I just love the love between Ryan and Anna. There’s no sign of sex in these books but just their words and there few kisses are so sweet, and they seem so real.

As to the narration: Jonathan Keeble is totally awesome.