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    • No Time to Cry

    • James Oswald, Book 1
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Rose Akroyd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    Undercover ops are always dangerous, but DC Constance Fairchild never expected things to go this wrong. Returning to their base of operations, an anonymous office in a shabby neighbourhood, she finds the bloodied body of her boss and friend, DI Pete Copperthwaite. He's been executed - a single shot to the head. In the aftermath, it seems someone in the Met is determined to make sure that blame for the wrecked operation falls squarely on Con's shoulders. She is cut loose and cast out, angry and alone with her grief....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oswald's Altered Mirror Images!

    • By Simon on 26-07-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Cold as the Grave

    • The Insepctor McLean Series, Book 9
    • By: James Oswald
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Her lifeless body is hidden in the dark corner of a basement room, a room which seems to have been left untouched for decades. A room which feels as cold as the grave. As a rowdy demonstration makes its slow and vocal way along Edinburgh's Royal Mile, Detective Chief Inspector Tony McLean's team are on stand-by for any trouble. The newly promoted McLean is distracted, inexplicably drawn to a dead-end mews street...and a door, slightly ajar, which leads to this poor girl's final resting place. But how long has she been there, in her sleep of death? 

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Gathering Dark

    • Inspector McLean, Book 8
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 530
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 490
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 494

    A truck driver loses control in central Edinburgh, ploughing into a crowded bus stop and spilling his vehicle's toxic load. The consequences are devastating. DI Tony McLean witnesses the carnage. Taking control of the investigation, he soon realises there is much that is deeply amiss - and everyone involved seems to have something to hide. But as McLean struggles to uncover who caused the tragedy, a greater crisis develops - the new DCI's son is missing - last seen in the area of the crash....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Darkness continues...

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-02-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Natural Causes

    • An Inspector McLean Novel, Book 1
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,700
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,543
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,533

    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of James Oswald's gripping new Inspector McLean crime thriller Natural Causes, read by the actor Ian Hanmore. A young girl's mutilated body is discovered in a sealed room. Her remains are carefully arranged, in what seems to have been a cruel and macabre ritual, which appears to have taken place over 60 years ago.For newly appointed Edinburgh Detective Inspector Tony McLean this baffling cold case ought to be a low priority - but he is haunted by the young victim and her grisly death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Is Edinburgh turning into Midsummer?

    • By Patricia on 22-06-13

    Regular price: £22.00

    • The Hangman's Song

    • Inspector McLean, Book 3
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 967
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 969

    The body of a man is found hanging in an empty house. To the Edinburgh police force this appears to be a simple suicide case. Days later another body is found. The body is hanging from an identical rope and the noose has been tied using the same knot. Then a third body is found. As Inspector McLean digs deeper he descends into a world where the lines of reality are blurred and where the most irrational answers become the only explanations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A MUST AUDIO BOOK

    • By Animal lover on 05-03-14

    Regular price: £24.00

    • The Book of Souls

    • An Inspector McLean Novel, Book 2
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133

    Every year for 10 years, a young woman's body was found in Edinburgh at Christmastime: naked, throat slit, body washed clean. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancée. But the Christmas Killer made a mistake and McLean put an end to the brutal killing spree. Twelve years later, and a fellow prisoner has murdered the Christmas Killer. But with the festive season comes a body; naked, washed, her throat cut. Is this a copycat killer? Was the wrong man behind bars all this time? Or is there a more sinister explanation?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Creepier and More Sinister . . . In A Good Way!

    • By Simon on 15-09-15

    Regular price: £22.00

    • Written in Bones

    • Inspector McLean, Book 7
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 645
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644

    A body is found in a tree in the Meadows, Edinburgh's beautiful public park. The forensics suggest that the corpse has fallen from a height - but was it an accident or a shocking message? The dead man had led quite a life - a disgraced ex-cop turned criminal kingpin and, most recently, the head of a celebrated charity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tony M You've Been Gone Too Long

    • By Simon on 24-02-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Dead Men's Bones

    • Inspector McLean, Book 4
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 974
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 971

    Penguin presents the new unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Dead Men's Bones, the new gripping thriller from James Oswald. Morag Weatherly and her two young daughters have been shot by husband Andrew, an influential politician, before he turned the gun on himself. But what would cause a rich, successful man to snap so suddenly? For Inspector Tony McLean, this apparently simple but high-profile case leads him into a world of power and privilege.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellently written, narrated series

    • By caroline on 09-09-14

    Regular price: £22.00

    • Prayer for the Dead

    • Inspector McLean, Book 5
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 894
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 814
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 808

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Prayer for the Dead, from the bestselling Inspector McLean series by Sunday Times bestselling author James Oswald, read by Ian Hanmore. Are you ready to be reborn?; The search for a missing journalist is called off as a body is found at the scene of a carefully staged murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book in the series

    • By Lucy on 08-03-15

    Regular price: £27.99

    • The Damage Done

    • Inspector McLean 6
    • By: James Oswald
    • Narrated by: Ian Hanmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 999
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 997

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Damage Done by James Oswald, read by Ian Hanmore. The sixth book in James Oswald's phenomenal Inspector McLean series set in Edinburgh. Inspector McLean is back in the next gripping instalment in James Oswald's best-selling crime series. McLean must investigate the seedy goings-on of an exclusive and secretive society catering to the rich and powerful of the city.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't want it to end!

    • By Louise on 06-06-16

    Regular price: £25.99