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The Vinyl Detective, Book 3
Narrated by: Finlay Robertson
Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (210 ratings)
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Summary

When one of his cats accidentally discovers a rare Victory Disc, the Vinyl Detective and his girlfriend, Nevada, are whisked into the world of big band swing music and a mystery that began during the Second World War. 

Hired to track down the rest of the highly sought-after recordings of the Flare Path Orchestra, our hero will discover that the battles of the last world war aren’t over yet. And if all this sounds simple, it’s only because we haven’t mentioned drive-by shootings, murderous neo-Nazis, or that slight case of being buried alive....

©2018 Andrew Cartmel (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Excellent!!

love this series. this 3rd book does not disappoint. there's so much to these story's, the characters are so real, I always feel so drawn into the plot and as before await the next book with anticipation.

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  • Di
  • 24-07-18

Unusual again!

Really enjoyed the first book. So very pleased the second book held me in the same way. Some good links in the story all woven together in the end. The detective and his unusual assistants on the trail again. 👍

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Fun if a bit of a plod

I enjoy these stories as they are a different take on the usual detective fiction. I like the characters and the fact they come from the real world (mostly). This is a good story, well read but not a great one. However, I enjoyed it and will listen to the next one, although I think they may become a bit samey.

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  • Kevin
  • Rotherham, United Kingdom
  • 04-03-19

A great read.....

I loved books one and two and love this the third its a very enjoyable adventure overall with some great interesting twists. The return of most of the old characters is welcome and great . A mysterious client, the race to get discs first, the break ins and suspicious characters hanging around I thought the surprise ending was great! I didn’t see that coming. I really enjoy these books so good to read and are different from any other mystery type adventure books
Recommend to anyone who loves music, cats and intrigue

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Very entertaining

Another twisty tale where records lead to so much more. More enjoyable than locust pie.

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  • Caley
  • Hampshire
  • 21-01-19

Brilliant, engaging story and really well read.

I have read all three Vinyl Detective books and they are all brilliant, clever, funny, engaging stories and all really well read. Finlay brings real character to everyone in the story.
I am so sorry that there are no more currently available.

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Top of the Charts!

Love the Vinyl Detective books - sheer enjoyment .The wonderfull characters drawn by the author enhanced by a superb narration.

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Very clever story.

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Very clever story. Not overly convoluted. Just very good.
Excellent narration.
Likable and vivid main characters.
Fanny, Turq and Abner the Zombie Cat.

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As in the previous books the protagonists ignores immense threats. Suspension of disbelief is needed.

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Great Story

Another great story from Andrew Cartmel in the Vinyl Detective series. The narrator, Finlay Robertson does a brilliant job with all the voices, as always. The characters are well defined, believable and the story intriguing right to the very end. I have listened to all in this series and I look forward to the next one.

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  • Richard
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • 29-10-18

Hmmmm, maybe lost me, this one.

This third instalment feels like it is suffering the “difficult second album” syndrome. And this review is lacking sufficient words.

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