A new twist to a decades old mystery.
1990. A young woman goes missing while backpacking in Thailand.
She is never seen again.
2016. Her bones are discovered 6000 miles away in an English field and, within hours, the boyfriend who reported her disappearance all those years ago is dead.
So begins a hunt to solve her murder that will take DI Ray Mason and PI Tina Boyd into a dark and terrifying world of corruption and deadly secrets, where murder is commonplace, and nothing and nobody is safe....
©2017 Simon Kernick (P)2017 Random House AudioBooks
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"Another great chapter for Ray Mason"
I enjoyed the pace tjis book is read at. there are no prolonged unecessary detailed descriptions. I loved the mix of established characters and new ones. This book has left me wanting to here more.
I listened to this in practically one sitting...who wants to watch TV anyway? I adore Paul Thornley's narrative and once again he drew me in and wouldn't let go.
Fab characters, slightly predictable story but still looking forward to the next...hurry!!
"Another Cracking Kernick Book"
Kernick is a good writer and Paul Thornley is perfect on narrating his books. Thornley's voice is well paced and natural which makes you believe that all these exciting events are happening to a 'real' person. He also does regional and female accents very well indeed.
You can't just stop there Mr Kernick. Fast paced, well up to his usual stand, a book to keep you hooked from page 1 to the last one. A body count higher than Midsomer!!
"Left hanging at the end amid too many bodies"
I’ve listened to a number of the author's books and while this is an interesting, if somewhat implausible story, I never felt as engaged as I had with previous novels. The book starts well with an intriguing mystery as to how the bones of a young woman, who went missing on holiday in Thailand, ended up in a field in England. However, the narrative thereafter goes off in different directions and latterly deteriorates in a series of mass of killings. I also grew weary of the clichés of the genre: maverick cop, who is taken off the case because of going out on a limb; conflict with superiors, broken marriage etc., etc., but worst of all the story ends unresolved on a cliffhanger, presumably with the hope of selling the next book, but it short-changes the reader.
The narrator is excellent as usual.
"Non stop high drama, addictive storyline"
Really great story, well put together, pacey and compelling. Great narration, looking forward to the follow up.
Excellent thriller as expected from Simon Kernick. Look forward to the next book in the series.
Gripping story. Kept you on the edge of your seat. Couldn't put it down. Would recommend.
Enjoyed this audiobook, but felt let down by the "non-ending".
I've purchased many of Simon Kernick's audiobooks so surprised that this book appears unfinished.
Narrator great though.
"A return to form"
After a couple of poor offerings this is definitely a return to form. The 2nd Ray Mason book with the added inclusion of Tina Boyd is as gritty and rugged and as fast moving as Simon Kernick's earlier offerings.
Plenty of wonderfully nasty characters - an ingenious plot with loads of opportunities for the future of Ray and Tina.
The Man with the Hat is sure to be back.
Loving it with Paul Thornley one of my favourite narrators.
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