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Summary

The first shocking and exhilarating audiobook in the Edmonton Police Station thriller series...

DI Fred Fairservice has just returned from holiday when he’s confronted with several mysterious deaths; the mutilated dead body of a junkie, the apparent suicide of a housewife, and the murder of a cannibal, kicks off the strangest investigation of his dark and brutal career.

But the strangest element of the case is the connection to the deaths of several old men and women who are found with spiders placed in their mouths. Slowly it dawns on Fred that it’s all too familiar and echoes something strange and macabre that happened to him when he was a boy. It can’t be just a coincidence.

With Detective Inspector Mark South in tow, Fred has to stop the killings, solve the riddle of the spiders, and help find a missing girl called Heather - All before his bosses make him take early retirement and his violent past catches up with him. But DI Fred Fairservice has other much darker demons to deal with...
 

©2013 Mark Yarwood (P)2022 Mark Yarwood

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Storyline is brilliant but I can’t connect with the narrator, he sounds like the speaking clock

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  • Harper Sanders
  • 02-06-19

Spider Mouth....Great!

It is a quality story. I really loved this book, it was tense and suspenseful with a terrific ending. The series promises to be addictive and I'm looking forward to reading many of them. I recommend this audiobook to all.

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  • Michael Collins
  • 02-06-19

I Enjoyed It

For the first time, I encountered this incredible author. I did enjoy reading this book by Mike Yarwood. It has been written in an interesting 'tense' which when I got used to it was quite good. The plot was not as predictable as I initially thought and held my attention all the way through. Amazing narration as well.

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  • Lucas
  • 01-06-19

Hats Off!

It is a great audiobook. For some reason, British crime writers are able to create gritty, vulnerable characters who are by no means superhuman, and Mr. Yarwood has absolutely excelled here. I loved the grittiness of this novel - the characters, the scenes, and the plot. And whilst it was hard to truly like any characters, you couldn't help empathize with them. I recommend this book.

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  • Abigail P
  • 01-06-19

Well Done

It is a fast moving and a great audiobook. I highly recommend this book to lovers of modern English horror/mystery stories. I will keep up with the series.

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  • Courty
  • 01-06-19

Incredible

This is an interesting audiobook indeed. The plot seems a little all over the place at times, there are a couple of various avenues that are just kind of thrown in, making the reader wonder what's really going on. Nonetheless, it's a good audiobook. I am surely looking forward to reading more by Yarwood.

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  • K. Wells
  • 18-06-22

I'll try the next book!

I struggled through this novel. It was hard to follow the characters throughout the book.

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  • 17-06-21

Spider mouth

And to think I paid money for that😡. Worst book I’ve ever read (listened to)!
I’m only giving star rating because I have to. Nil star rating!

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  • Margaret
  • 27-12-19

Don't bother.

My worst listen of 2019. Tedious and boring until the last chapter. I thought about returning many times and should have.

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  • Marvin Dillon
  • 02-10-19

Highly Recommended

If you figured out the ending twist before it was revealed I don’t believe you.

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  • Shelton Avila
  • 02-10-19

A Unique, Jaw Dropping Ending

Don’t go through this London-based cop thriller thinking you’ll know how it’s going to end. Trust me you won’t! Finished listening to it a few hours ago and I’m still shook up - somewhat devastated, and absolutely pumped for book 2! Brilliantly written mark and brilliantly narrated Thomas.