Inspector McLevy
Books in series4
UNABRIDGED
(4.1 based on 98 ratings)
  • 1
    Shadow of the Serpent: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 1 | David Ashton

    Shadow of the Serpent: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By David Ashton
    • Narrated By David Ashton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (40)
    Performance
    (36)
    Story
    (36)

    London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. Known as the father of forensics and a likely influence on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, real-life police inspector James McLevy is here reinvented by David Ashton in a thrilling mystery - the first in a series - set in dark, violent Victorian Edinburgh.

    Masterly performance by David Ashton
    Reviewed on 22 June 2016 by homebeam ()
  • 2
    Fall from Grace: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 2 | David Ashton

    Fall from Grace: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 2

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By David Ashton
    • Narrated By David Ashton
    Overall
    (22)
    Performance
    (22)
    Story
    (22)

    Known as the father of forensics and a likely influence on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, real-life police inspector James McLevy is here reinvented by David Ashton in a thrilling mystery - the second in a series - set in dark, violent Victorian Edinburgh. A burglary and murder at the home of Sir Thomas Bouch, the enigmatic architect of the ill-fated Tay Bridge, sets Inspector James McLevy off on a train of brutal killings, lethal liaisons, and double suicide which leads to a violent encounter with an old enemy, Hercules Dunbar.

    Mr Ashton don't narrate your own books please!!!!

    I really do like this book.

    But I keep going back because the narrator is so distracting to the point that it's frustrating and irritating. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 03 June 2016 by Sally Alp (Goffs Oak. Hertfordshire UK)
  • 3
    A Trick of the Light: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 3 | David Ashton

    A Trick of the Light: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By David Ashton
    • Narrated By David Ashton
    Overall
    (13)
    Performance
    (13)
    Story
    (12)

    London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. Known as the father of forensics and a likely influence on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, real-life police inspector James McLevy is here reinvented by David Ashton in a thrilling mystery - the third in a series - set in dark, violent Victorian Edinburgh. Halloween 1881, Edinburgh, and the dead are restless. In respectable Edinburgh society, beautiful young American spiritualist Sophia Adler is causing a furore with her dramatic séances.

    I'd give this zero if I could

    I've listened to the first two books in this series and while I love the characters, Ashton makes the experience a total trial. This instalment seems..Show More »

    Reviewed on 16 June 2017 by K (UK)
  • 4
    Nor Will He Sleep: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 4 | David Ashton

    Nor Will He Sleep: An Inspector McLevy Mystery 4

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By David Ashton
    • Narrated By David Ashton
    Overall
    (23)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (19)

    London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. Known as the father of forensics and a likely influence on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, real-life police inspector James McLevy is here reinvented by David Ashton in a thrilling mystery - the fourth in a series - set in dark, violent Victorian Edinburgh. It's 1887. The streets of Edinburgh seethe with anarchy as two gangs of students rival each other in wild exploits.

    such slow narration .totally ruined it

    I love the David Ashton radio 4 plays with Brian Cox but he has ruined this book for me by reading it himself. He ought to stick to writing. The narra..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 June 2017 by The Reluctant Hermit (Scotland)