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Past Crimes

Van Shaw, Book 1
Narrated by: Jeff Harding
Series: Van Shaw, Book 1
Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
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Summary

Van Shaw was raised to be a thief, but at the age of 18 he abruptly abandoned the illicit life and joined the US Army, leaving behind Seattle and his grandfather who taught him the trade.

But after 10 years of estrangement, Van's grandfather has suddenly asked him to come home. He does so only to find his grandfather shot in the head and bleeding out on the kitchen floor....

©2015 Glen Erik Hamilton (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

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"A zip line ride of a thriller, plummeting through the back alleys of Seattle...Hamilton has crafted a compelling new hero in Van Shaw." (Gregg Hurwitz)

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Jeff Harding rocks!

This narrator,makes any book a pleasure

I would never have made the effort to read this book on my own.








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Super listening enjoyment.

Quite tense throughout.
Main character extremely likeable & perhaps we'll hear more of him, I hope so.
Usually eschew anything that goes from present to past tense & back but this was skilfully done & fleshed out the characters.
A great story, would definitely recommend a listen/read.

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Jeff harding can do no wrong!

I love the Jack Reacher books also narrated by Jeff harding and so this book has a very similar feel. It's a great romp of a mystery thriller and I would read another in the series

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crime at its best

a great story,and Jeff Harding makes it better with his usual superb narration .already ordered the next book

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a new jack reacher?

i found the recent jack reachers a bit samey with a thin plot but van shaw is our new hero what a lot lots of pace and twist at the end i didnt see coming.

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Not bad

Jeff Harding can make a telephone directory interesting. I ended up enjoying this due to him