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Spectral Detective

An Uncanny Kingdom Urban Fantasy (The Spectral Detective Series, Book 1)
Narrated by: Mark Restuccia
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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Summary

What happens when an exorcist who spent a lifetime banishing ghosts gets murdered and becomes one?

When Jake Fletcher died, he discovered a horrible truth: the method he was using to send souls to the afterlife wasn’t sending them to a better place.... It was obliterating them.

To atone for his mortal sins, he becomes a spectral detective, a phantom PI who helps restless spirits depart the earthly plane by bringing their killers to justice.

His latest job is no open-and-shut case though. The ghost of a dead woman needs his help to pass on to the other side, but for that to happen, Jake will have to defeat a demon.

Does he have what it takes to send this killer back to hell, or is another soul about to be lost forever?

Mystery, scares, and the paranormal collide in this bizarre noir. Fans of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files will love this pause-resisting detective story with a supernatural twist. 

Note: All the audiobooks in the Spectral Detective series can be listened to as stand-alone novels.

This audiobook was originally titled Fresh Hell as part of the Ghosted series.

©2018 David Bussell & M.V. Stott (P)2018 David Bussell & M.V. Stott

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  • Fairycrystal
  • 29-06-19

Awesome & Unique

This is one awesome and unique story in the Uncanny Kingdom. If you loved the Harry Dresden series you will love this urban fantasy. Jake Fletcher is an unusual PI as he is a ghost who is trying to earn points with the "Big Guy" for things he did in life as an exorcist (was unknowingly destroying their souls). This is excellently written and very funny in arears when Jake needs to take over a human body (his "Meat Suit") when he wants to interact with the living. His snarkiness is fantastic and some of his associates are a real hoot. This is a story that I highly recommend.

Mark Restuccia did an excellent job of narration. His voice brought Jake to life.

Received a free review copy and this is my voluntary and honest review.

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  • Brandy Dalton
  • 24-04-19

Uncanny

I really liked the idea of a ghost being a dick. I like the narrator's accent and the story both are funny and entertaining. I enjoyed it so much I got the bundle Spectral Detective stories to continue the adventure

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  • Athena
  • 13-03-19

A must-hear!!

This story is all kinds of macabre awesome on its own, but the talented narrator reeeeeally brought the Jake Fletcher character to life with his performance.

If you enjoy slightly off kilter and imaginative urban fantasy, and who doesnt, The Spectral Detective stories are what youve been awaiting. The gritty and moody voice of the narrator is just icing on the cake.

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  • Cinnabana
  • 20-02-19

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This audible book was ok. The story was good. I thought the performance was tight but lackluster. It was fine book but could have been better. There are parts that were amusing.