Two of my faves:period pieces and crime stories... this book satisfies both and does it well. The characters are likeable and you'll find yourself cheering for them too. I don't get into nitpicking whether or not the details are historically factual (and those who do should probably stick to non-fiction... js) I just enjoy the story if it's good. For me, this one is a good one... I'm on to the next one in rhe series.
I was really enjoying the story until the graphic violence turned me off. Beware! If you don't mind the violence, it is a very interesting setting and cast of characters.
Struggled to get through it. I was hoping for more suspense and thrills, but the delivery was a bit tedious. I enjoyed the characters, and I will say that I'm not put off enough to not give the 2nd book in the series a spin. Fingers crossed!
Anything but this
Anyone. Why does he pause so much????/ It's so interrupting!!
Couldn't listen to it at all.
The Narrator is just terrible. I really want to listen to this story, but the Narrator. Why so many pauses?????
Great murder mystery, great plot & character development, great accent & still easy to understand. I look forward to the next. Bravo!
I write romantic suspense with a little southern grit. I love romance & adventure w/a little mystery & suspense. I believe in happy endings.
This fantastic, historical mystery was full of action and intrigue. The cast of characters were fun and interesting with fabulously different personalities. I thoroughly enjoyed the interaction of the characters and the twists and turns of the mysteries. Very influenced by the Victorian era and the fear cast by Jack the Ripper's escape from justice, London is in need of men like Day and Hammersmith. The discoveries of new detecting methods and medical practices add to the excitement of this time period. I look forward to reading more of these mysteries and hope Grecian has created a series of these wonderful stories!
At first the tempo of the narrator bothered me, but after awhile, it comforted me and allowed me to concentrate on all the characters and all the stories....I can see Masterpiece Theatre doing this as a series!
and I am glad that it is. That is another thing I like about Audible. There are already four published books in this series and I had not heard of it until Audible brought it to my attention. This series opener introduces the reader to interesting characters of the Scotland Murder Squad on the heels of the Jack the Ripper murder spree. We open with a murdered detective, the suspicious death of a child, and a kidnapped young boy. Lots of story to keep the reader interested with excellent narration. I am ready for book two.
Story was well put together, and multifaceted. I will be looking for other books by this author. Also enjoyed the performance of the book. Well done.
I got this on the "first in a series" sale and boy was it a GREAT find! I will definitely be getting to rest of the books! I love the characters and care about them. Great writing!