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    • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel

    • By: A. J. Hartley, David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder. Beautifully performed by actor Richard Armitage ("Thorin Oakenshield" in the Hobbit films), Hamlet, Prince of Denmark takes Shakespeare’s original into unexpected realms, reinventing a story we thought we knew.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ten hours well spent

    • By JD on 21-05-14

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Killing

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 25 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 822
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 549
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 550

    Sarah Lund is looking forward to her last day as a detective with the Copenhagen Police department before moving to Sweden. But everything changes when nineteen-year-old student, Nanna Birk Larsen, is found raped and brutally murdered in the woods outside the city. Lund’s plans to relocate are put on hold as she leads the investigation, along with fellow detective Jan Meyer. While Nanna’s family struggles to cope with their loss, local politician Troels Hartmann is in the middle of an election campaign to become the new mayor of Copenhagen....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • RIVETING TALE...

    • By Christina on 05-07-12

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Savage Shore

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Detective Nic Costa finds himself a stranger in a strange land when he's sent to infiltrate the mob in a remote part of southern Italy. Roman police detective Nic Costa has been sent undercover to Italy's beautiful, remote Calabrian coast to bring in the head of the feared mob, the 'Ndrangheta, who has offered to turn state witness for reasons of his own. Hoping to reel in the biggest prize the state police have seen in years, the infamous Butcher of Palermo, Costa and his team are aware the stakes are high. But the constant deception is taking its toll....

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Last Seen Wearing

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Samantha Dakin, Stuart Milligan, John Guerassio, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    It’s been two years since Dinah Collins left the NYPD in disgrace, forced out for digging too deeply into the sudden disappearance of a fellow cop - her brother, Danny. Now, scraping by as a PI, Dinah is hired to find a young woman, Lucy Fisher, who vanished on Halloween, last seen wearing a creepy costume. As she pursues a deadly trail of clues, Dinah will find she’s faced with a terrible choice: If she can only save one person, Danny or Lucy, who will it be?

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The House of Dolls

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    Anneliese Vos, 16-year-old daughter of detective Pieter Vos, disappeared three years ago. Her father's desperate search revealed nothing. One day, Laura Bakker, a trainee detective, visits to tell him that the daughter of local politician, Katja Prins, has gone missing in circumstances similar to Anneliese. Vos is drawn back into the life of a detective, hoping that somewhere will be a clue to his daughter’s fate….

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By mollyeyre on 05-05-14

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Wrong Girl

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    Amsterdam is bursting at the seams and the police are out in force, struggling to manage the crowds. Brigadier Pieter Vos is on duty with his young assistant, Laura Bakker, when the first grenade hits. In the chaos a young girl wearing a pink jacket is kidnapped. But she isn't the daughter of an Amsterdam aristocrat as the terrorists first thought. What is the life of one immigrant child worth in the greater political game emerging?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even better than The Doll's House!

    • By Ms C Symington on 20-07-15

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Romeo and Juliet: A Novel

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    It's a story you think you know: the age-old tale of "star-cross'd lovers"; two families at war; a romance, so pure and absolute, fated for a tragic end. It's a story so thoroughly embedded in our culture, and so frequently retold. Yet, nothing captures the spark, the possibility, and the surprise of Shakespeare's work quite like this....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new view on an old story that actually is very current...

    • By Dorothea on 18-12-16

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Lizard's Bite

    • The Rome Series: Book 4
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Things are looking up for Nic Costa and Gianni Peroni - their humiliating exile in Venice is nearly at an end, and their long-awaited holiday is about to begin...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriging and inventive story

    • By Kirstine on 16-04-08

    Regular price: £29.39

    • The Killing 3

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    A familly in turmoil. A country in crisis. All debts must be settled. Detective Inspector for homicide, Sarah Lund, is contacted by old flame Mathias Borch from National Intelligence. Borch fears that what first appeared to be a random killing at the docks is the beginning of an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Troels Hartmann. The murder draws attention towards the shipping and oil giant, Zeeland, run by billionaire Robert Zeuthen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great series!

    • By Gadget Queen on 24-03-14

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Killing 2

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    Thirty nine steps rose from the busy road of Tuborgvej into Mindelunden, with its quiet graves and abiding bitter memories. Lennart Brix, head of the Copenhagen homicide team, felt he’d been walking those most of his life. Beneath the entrance arch, sheltering from the icy rain, he couldn’t help but recall that first visit almost fifty years before. A five-year-old boy, clutching the hand of his father, barely able to imagine what he was about see…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kept me guessing till the end

    • By Jill on 18-01-13

    Regular price: £28.99

    • The Garden of Evil

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    In a hidden studio in Rome, an art expert is found dead in front of one of the most beautiful paintings Nic Costa has ever seen - an unknown Caravaggio masterpiece. But before long, tragedy will strike Nic far closer to home. The main suspect's identity is known, but he remains untouchable, protected by a fleet of lawyers and a sinister cult known as the Ekstasists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Murder and art skilfully combined

    • By Kirstine on 30-09-08

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Macbeth: A Novel

    • By: A. J. Hartley, David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Alan Cumming
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    Macbeth: A Novel brings the intricacy and grit of the historical thriller to Shakespeare’s tale of political intrigue, treachery, and murder. In this full-length novel written exclusively for audio, authors A. J. Hartley and David Hewson rethink literature’s most infamous married couple, grounding them in a medieval Scotland whose military and political upheavals are as stark and dramatic as the landscape in which they are played.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Russ on 09-07-12

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Blue Demon

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Twenty years ago, a mysterious group called the Blue Demon committed a series of bizarre and ritualistic crimes evoking the legacy of the lost race of the Etruscans, and leaving in their wake a group of dead students, a murdered couple, a cryptic message and a kidnapped child. Now, the leaders of the G8 are descending on Rome for a summit at the Quirinale Palace.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Complicated story of political intrigue

    • By Kirstine on 05-08-10

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dante's Numbers

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    In the gorgeous grounds of Rome's Villa Borghese park the glitterati of the movie world are gathered for a world premiere. A legendary Italian movie director has come out of retirement to create a blockbuster based on Dante's Inferno. But, as Nic Costa and his colleagues attempt to guard the precious collection of historic artifacts attached to the event, the premiere is disrupted by tragedy and a horrific murder. Is a disgruntled admirer of Dante taking his revenge on the cast of the movie?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • When in Rome...

    • By Ellepeapatz on 27-04-09

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Sacred Cut

    • The Rome Series: Book 3
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    For the first time in decades Rome is paralysed by a blizzard. And a gruesome discovery is made in the Pantheon, one of the city's most ancient and revered architectural treasures. Covered by softly falling snow is the body of a young woman, her back horribly mutilated. But before Nic Costa and Gianni Peroni of the Questura can begin a formal investigation, the US Embassy has brought in its own people, FBI Agents who want the case closed down as quickly and discreetly as possible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure enjoyment!

    • By Robb on 10-03-06

    Regular price: £32.29

    • Sleep Baby Sleep

    • Pieter Vos, Book 4
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Twenty-two-year-old Annie Schrijver works in the picturesque Albert Cuyp flower market. But then she goes missing, only to be found barely alive, tied to a stone angel in a graveyard. But Annie seems to have been the lucky one, as a body is found nearby. Detective Pieter Vos knows that if he is to outwit the murderer, he will need to employ everything he has to avert a greater tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of series, Hewson at his best!

    • By Steven on 18-01-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Seventh Sacrament

    • The Rome Series: Book 5
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Longlisted for the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2007.
    Back in Rome after their dramatic adventures in Venice, Detectives Costa, Peroni, and Leo Falcone are rebuilding their lives. But they team up once again when faced with the sudden appearance of fresh bloodstains on a missing young boy's T-shirt in a small museum exhibit displaying supposed evidence of communication from souls in Purgatory. Soon they find themselves embroiled in a mystery involving both the ancient cult of Mithras and the sinister House of Bones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful book

    • By Louise on 13-10-07

    Regular price: £19.89

    • A Season for the Dead

    • The Rome Series: Book 1
    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Sean Baker
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 145

    The first in an Italian crime series set in Rome. Whilst Sara Farnese pours over ancient texts in the silent and beautiful Vatican reading room, a crazed man enters carrying a bloodied bag. He walks up to Sara's desk. He has something he would like her to see. Sara is inextricably linked to a series of horrific murders, each one representative of the death of a martyr of the Church. Enter Detectives Costa and Rossi. They must protect Sara whilst hunting down the killer, and time is running short.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An extraordinary and gripping story

    • By Kirstine on 28-02-08

    Regular price: £19.59

    • The Copper Bracelet

    • Authors Roundtable
    • By: Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and others
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Authors Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and Jim Fusilli discuss the creation of The Copper Bracelet, the sequel to the Audiobook of the Year, The Chopin Manuscript. The conversation was recorded at ThrillerFest 2009 in New York City.

    Regular price: £0.00

    • Little Sister

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    Kim and Mia Timmers were just 11 years old when they were imprisoned in a local psychiatric institution, accused of murdering the man they believed to be responsible for the death of their family. Now, 10 years later, they are due for release. Detective Pieter Vos is given cause to reopen the case when the girls disappear. His investigation takes an unexpected turn when it becomes clear that someone is posing as Little Jo - Kim and Mia's other sister, who was killed along with their parents.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favourite

    • By Allison B. on 03-06-16

    Regular price: £20.89

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