Stella Darnell’s father died a year ago, but she has not moved on. He was Chief Superintendent at Hammersmith police station, and cleaning his house, Stella discovers a folder of photographs in his darkroom. The oldest photograph is dated 1966; to the very day the Moors Murderers were sent to prison for life. As Stella inches closer to the truth, the events of that day begin to haunt her too...
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I didn't understand the story and found it confusing, the narrator didn't help much. I always rely on the rating when choosing my books but I guess this isn't the best way to ensure a good listen.
"Wow that was hard going"
Needed pen and paper to keep up with this good story but to complex to listen too needs reading but Annie is an excellent orator
The story could have been interesting but was overshadowed by the irritating reading
Events were lost in the reading
The reading was flat and without any rythmn. It sounded like a child who was reading to the rest of her class without any understanding of the story
If another book is written I hope another reader is chosen
A supreme effort was needed to listen to this book. I really dislike abandoning a reading but this time I was sorely tempted.
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