Crime Writers’ Association Cartier Diamond Dagger Award-winning author Val McDermid pens thrilling mysteries eagerly devoured by fans. In the sixth novel in her Tony Hill series—the inspiration for the hit British television show Wire in the Blood—psychologist Tony Hill and Detective Carol Jordan’s investigation of a teenage girl’s murder leads them to an Internet predator.
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A serial killer is targeting teenagers, and clinical psychologist Tony Hill and DCI Carol Jordan are on the cases, which initially don’t appear related. Good backstory on Tony’s mother. You probably need to already love the characters to love this, but I do, enough so that I immediately started the next in the series as soon as I finished. Bechdel test: Pass.
I like to follow series. This is probably the most consistent in quality story to story. Thus far not a dud in the lot. I gave this one a 4 but for me they all come very close to 5 stars. I highly recommend this series for extended reading.
This is the first book I have read by the author, and I was pleasantly surprised. Well written, great story with a couple twists.
These books go into more detail than the show ever could and the performances are spot-on. Well rounded stories I listened to more than once, like a favorite pop song.
Val McDermid, yes. Gerard Doyle - If I had a choice between shoving a meat thermometer into my eardrum or listening to Gerard Doyle narrate another book, I would, without hesitation, choose the former.
It's hard to say as I'm still trying to slog through the audio. I love the writer and this series, and this book is probably excellent. However, I just paid nearly $25 to listen to what is quite possibly the worst orator of all history.
Offer me a paid vacation in Cyprus with my own personal pool boy and I would probably still refuse.
If... you don't mind.... listening... to someone... who speaks in monotone.... and always seems... as if they're not quite done with.... a sentence?
I'm new to audible and find it quite amazingly expensive. I'm not thrilled about having paid $25 for a book I can barely stand to listen to. Considering cancelling my subscription.
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