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The Sounds of Crime

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A unique collection of brand new crime stories from some of the masters of crimewriting, and only available in this audio collection.

Welcome to the Sounds of Crime, an exclusive collection of five brand new short stories by some of the best crimewriters around. Using the theme of 'audio', this unique collection features brand new stories by Lawrence Block, Peter James, Val McDermid, Mark Billingham and Christopher Fowler. By turns gripping, puzzling and sinister, the Sounds of Crime will chill your blood from the first spoken word to the last...

©2010 WF Howes Ltd (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd

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“These stories evoke those black-and-white days when Alfred Hitchcock shuffled onto our walnut-encased televisions to present half an hour of spine-tingling tension... how refreshing it is to find the perfect length of story that should satisfy all enthusiasts of this genre.” ( The Spectator

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4 of the 5 brilliant!

4 of the authors wrote brilliant short stories; Val Mcdermid however wrote an episode of one of her established fictional characters' exploits. Not being a fan of Murder She Wrote type recipes, it didn't work for me. The other 4 stories more than compensate though.

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some better than others

some of the narration doesn't help to hold you listening mediocre I'm afraid this time

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  • 28-04-16

Really enjoyed ALL the stories

I was expecting to like one or two of the short stories but no they were all good. Each story was very individual, therefore they did not bleed into each other and become one. This would make me read other books by the authors that I did not know before.

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