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The Indigo Ghosts

A Gabriel Tavener Mystery, Book 3
Narrated by: John Telfer
Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
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October, 1604. Former ship's surgeon turned country physician Gabriel Taverner is surprised to receive an urgent summons from his old naval captain. Now docked in Plymouth harbour, having recently returned from the Caribbean, Captain Colt believes his ship is haunted by an evil spirit and has asked Gabriel to investigate. 

Dismissive of the crew's wild talk of mysterious blue-skinned ghosts, Gabriel is convinced there must be a rational explanation behind the mass hallucinations. But matters take a disturbing turn when he and the captain discover a body hidden behind one of the bulkheads. Calling on the help of his old friend, Coroner Theophilus Davey, piece by piece Gabriel uncovers a terrifying tale of treachery, dark magic and unimaginable cruelty.

©2020 Alys Clare (P)2020 Oakhill

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Up to her usual standard

Alys Clare has succeeded yet again in producing a fascinating tale featuring Gabriel and Theo. This series just gets better, the characters are so well drawn as to become old friends and here we become better acquainted with Celia and Jonathan. I highly recommend this series. The narrator is excellent, you will be carried away to the life and times of a rural surgeon with a very interesting past.