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Summary

They told you that you would die if you opened the book. But would you dare to read it?

The first audiobook in the international best-selling series, narrated by Jeff Harding.

The Book with No Name is a fast-paced, cinematic listen, shot through with black humour, which will hold you rapt from its intriguing opening to the dramatic climax. 

Detective Miles Jensen is called to the lawless town of Santa Mondega to investigate a spate of murders. This would all be quite ordinary in those rough streets, except that Jensen is the Chief Detective of Supernatural Investigations.

The breakneck plot centres around a mysterious blue stone, 'The Eye of the Moon', and the men (and women) who all want to get their hands on it: a mass murderer with a drink problem, a hit man who thinks he's Elvis and a pair of monks among them. Add in the local crime baron, an amnesiac woman who's just emerged from a five-year coma, a gypsy fortune-teller and a hapless hotel porter, and the plot thickens fast.

Most importantly, how do all these people come to be linked to the strange book with no name? The anonymous, ancient book that no one seems to have survived reading? There's only one way to find out what happens when you read the book with no name....

Part of the trilogy which includes The Eye of the Moon and The Devil's Graveyard.

©2018 Michael O'Mara Books (P)2018 Michael O'Mara Books

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The Best Book so far

I must say this has got to be the best book I've listened to so far on Audiobook I love the way the story was told I love the characters I love the way each character was set up having their own story own background bringing so much life to this story ... I definitely recommend this book to anyone ... it has a bit of everything in it for anyone who likes any genre. Love it absolutely loved it.

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Really good book, enjoy.

Didn't know what to expect, Jeff Harding along with anon deliver a really good story. Trying to find the next two.

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Not for me

I didn't know it would be a western, or at least that's what it was for as long as I could listen to it. Narration was good, but I can't stand this sort of thing. I must have had brain freeze when I bought it, because if I had known it was all bar fights, whisky and whiskers, I don't know why I bought it!

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Utter tosh

I can’t believe all the positive reviews for this book. I kept waiting to feel involved or even entertained, but felt neither. Given the hype, I felt I had to keep going, in the hope that something would eventually click; again, nothing. I stuck with it to the end, just in case the ending redeemed the rest of the book, but no such luck. I can’t single out any one problem, as it was entirely poor - plot, characters, style, the lot. I don’t feel as bad as I might about writing such a negative review; as an international best seller, I don’t suppose the author will be too bothered about my opinion. Apologies if I’m wrong about that though - at least he’s writing, unlike me - so what do I know? !Regardless, I will be returning this book, as a very dissatisfied customer.

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superb

loved it, brilliantly written and very very funny. would definitely recommend this book to anyone.

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Stellar performance by Jeff Harding

Truth be told, this title isn't for everyone. It's quite full of cussing and the language used might seem odd at times. Personally I truly liked the characters and style of writing, but honestly, it is very peculiar. The story itself is okay, I guess, nothing noteworthy. What makes this book shine is the style of narration. And Harding knocked that aspect, namely narration out of the park. Utterly brilliant.

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don't bother

apart from the as normal brilliance of Jeff Harding this book was a waste of time.

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Brilliant

Loved it! Slow to start with but after 3 chapters I was hooked. Narrator is brilliant too

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Incredible

This book was recommended to me and I enjoyed every moment. Looking forward to share this too

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Great story

Although hard to follow character plots at times it was easy to get lost in this book.

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  • 28-09-18

Why audible why?

Best story ever BUT to bad I can't listen to books 2 thru 4 since they don't exist in English!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-11-21

Bought the books and can't listen to them now.

I've had all the books in my library but apparently now they've been taken down and I cant access any of them. What the fuck.