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The Last Girl: Maeve Kerrigan, Book 3 | [Jane Casey]

The Last Girl: Maeve Kerrigan, Book 3

Vast wealth offers London defense attorney Philip Kennford a lot of things: a gorgeous house with a pool in the backyard, connections in the top echelons of society, a wardrobe worthy of Milan runways. But his money doesn’t provide a happy marriage, or good relationships with his twin daughters...and it does nothing to protect his family when someone brutally murders his wife and daughter in their own home. When Detective Constable Maeve Kerrigan arrives at the scene, the two survivors - Philip and his second-favorite daughter, Lydia - both claim to have seen nothing, but it’s clear right away that this is an unhappy family accustomed to keeping secrets.
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Vast wealth offers London defense attorney Philip Kennford a lot of things: a gorgeous house with a pool in the backyard, connections in the top echelons of society, a wardrobe worthy of Milan runways. But his money doesn’t provide a happy marriage, or good relationships with his twin daughters...and it does nothing to protect his family when someone brutally murders his wife and daughter in their own home.

When Detective Constable Maeve Kerrigan arrives at the scene, the two survivors - Philip and his second-favorite daughter, Lydia - both claim to have seen nothing, but it’s clear right away that this is an unhappy family accustomed to keeping secrets. Maeve soon finds herself entangled in a case with a thousand leads that all seem to point nowhere, and it doesn’t help that her boss, whom she trusts more than almost anyone, is starting to make decisions that Maeve finds questionable at best.

In The Last Girl, Jane Casey once again demonstrates her ability to write vivid, three-dimensional characters and spin a gripping, unpredictable mystery.

©2013 Jane Casey (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Maeve Kerrigan [is] a fascinating and plausible character.... What she has is persistence, integrity, and emotional intelligence, and a very deft way of insinuating herself into a reader’s affections." (The Irish Independent)

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    J-9 Cary, NC, United States 10-27-14
    J-9 Cary, NC, United States 10-27-14
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    "Really Like Maeve Kerrigan"

    I really do like Maeve Kerrigan and the team she works with as well as her romance with Rob. I do think Maeve is a little odd in that she doesn't trust Rob to really love her and even when DI Derwent is being nice, she doesn't really give him credit.

    I WANT to listen to the last couple of books in this series. I REALLY hope Audible brings them SOON!!!!

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    Sires Chesapeake, OH, United States 09-30-13
    Sires Chesapeake, OH, United States 09-30-13 Member Since 2004

    I like mysteries (particularly British ones, historical fiction and nonfiction, science fiction and fantasy.

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    "Liked It But New Readers Shouldn't Start Here"

    Half a family is killed in a bloody violent attack. The mother and one twin daughter are slaughtered. The father is struck on the head and left unconscious. The other daughter discovers the bodies and calls 999 before collapsing. Detective Constable Maeve Kerrigan and her superior DI Josh Derwent arrive on the scene to help with the investigation.

    Digging into the details of the lives of Philip Kennford, his wife Vita and their two daughters reveals an extremely dysfunctional family. Kennford, a criminal lawyer, has enemies both among his clients and the victims of clients he has represented. He is also a philanderer and a less than than admirable family. Vita is willing to take any action to keep her marriage intact.

    Meanwhile story lines from earlier books in the series concerning Maeve's relationship with another member of the force and the struggle between a jailed mob leader and a rival weave their ways through the plot. These plot strands are the reason I suggest that a reader go back to the first book in the series and read forward.

    I found this entry in the series better written than the first book and I'm looking forward to the next one.

    The narrator is quite competent and easy to listen to. I have no complaints about production values.

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    Karen HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, United States 09-21-13
    Karen HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, United States 09-21-13 Member Since 2004
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    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would recommend the print version. It's a good story with interesting characters and an intricate plot.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Having read Jane Casey's first two books and really liked them I decided to listen to this one. The other two had a serious and slightly dark mood. The narration in this tends toward the stereotypical and lends a comical air to the book. Many of the characters' voices sound like creaky doors and are distracting and annoying. It's too bad because I'm not really enjoying the story.


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    Kelin Asheville, NC, United States 08-24-13
    Kelin Asheville, NC, United States 08-24-13 Member Since 2011

    Say something about yourself!

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    "worst reader ever"

    I was so annoyed with the reader could barely keep up with the story. Every sentence doesn't have to be laced with irony.

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