Reuben Maitland

3 books in series
3 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

Dirty Little Lies Summary

The truth can kill you…Reuben Maitland runs the UK’s most elite crime squad, working only on the highest-profile cases, tracking down the country’s most vicious criminals. At the cutting edge – controversial, ruthless, effective – the squad have always made enemies. But now they’re in danger. A killer is using their own techniques against them. The hunters have become the hunted.

Reuben must find the killer before his team is eradicated. But the more questions he asks the more complex the answers become. And as the case unravels, so his own personal life collapses. Not only is he fighting to save the lives of his colleagues, he is fighting for his own professional and personal survival. The choices he makes will determine his future. And when he makes the wrong one, he finds himself alone on the outside of the law, at the mercy of a seemingly unstoppable killer.

©2007 John Macken (P)2009 Random House Audiobooks
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  • Book 1

    • Dirty Little Lies

    • By: John Macken
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The truth can kill you…Reuben Maitland runs the UK’s most elite crime squad, working only on the highest-profile cases, tracking down the country’s most vicious criminals. At the cutting edge – controversial, ruthless, effective – the squad have always made enemies. But now they’re in danger. A killer is using their own techniques against them. The hunters have become the hunted.Reuben must find the killer before his team is eradicated. But the more questions he asks, the more complex the answers become.

    Regular price: £23.99

  • Book 2

    • Trial by Blood

    • By: John Macken
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Reuben Maitland has lost everything: his job, his marriage, his reputation. Fired from CID's elite forensic investigation unit, he is forced to turn to the other side of the law to find work. Michael Brawn is currently enjoying the hospitality of Her Majesty at Pentonville maximum security prison. He is not who he claims to be. He has been placed there on forged genetic evidence. Evidence that was submitted to the court on Reuben's authority. But who is he, and why is he there?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
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    • By Laura on 25-04-10

    Regular price: £21.99

  • Book 3

    • Breaking Point

    • By: John Macken
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    There is a killer loose on the London Underground. He kills without leaving any forensic trace, and seemingly without motive. Genecrime, the UK's elite forensic unit, are stretched to the limits trying to find one usable clue. And there is another problem facing Genecrime. Before he was sacked as head of the unit, Reuben Maitland developed a system to predict latent homicidal behaviour from people's DNA.

    Regular price: £19.99