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  • The Inheritance | Simon Tolkien

    The Inheritance

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Simon Tolkien
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    When a famed Oxford historian is found dead in his study one night, all evidence points to his son, Stephen. About to be disinherited from the family fortune, Stephen returns to home after a long estrangement—and it happens to be the night his father is shot to death. When his fingerprints are found on the murder weapon, Stephen’s guilt seems undeniable. But there were five other people in the manor house at the time, and as their stories slowly emerge.

    Snoodely says: "Cerebral mystery"
  • Final Witness | Simon Tolkien

    Final Witness

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Simon Tolkien
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    One summer night, two men break into an isolated manor house and kill Lady Anne Robinson. Her son, Thomas, convinces the police that his father's beautiful personal assistant sent the killers, but Thomas is known for his overactive imagination, and he has reasons to lie. With tantalizing ambiguity, Tolkien keeps readers guessing about the true motivations of these characters until the final witness.

    Treyka says: "Disappointing"
  • Orders from Berlin | Simon Tolkien

    Orders from Berlin

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Damian Kell
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    It’s 1940, and Bill Trave is a Detective Constable in his early 30s working in West London. France has fallen and the capital is being bombed both day and night - it seems against all odds that Britain can survive the onslaught. Almost single-handedly Winston Churchill maintains the country’s morale, with the German enemy convinced that his removal would win them the War. Albert Morrison, a rich widower forced into early retirement by failing eyesight, is stabbed to death in his Chelsea flat.

  • Final Witness: (BookD Podcast, Book 11) | Simon Tolkien

    Final Witness: (BookD Podcast, Book 11)

    • ORIGINAL (21 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Simon Tolkien
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    Simon Tolkien, barrister, author, quintessential Englishman, and grandson to J. R. R. Tolkien, talks to BookD about his summer holidays with his grandfather in Bournemouth, the stress of courtroom drama, and starting his prolific writing career at 40.

  • No Man's Land | Simon Tolkien

    No Man's Land

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Steven Crossley
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    No Man's Land is Simon Tolkien's first literary novel - it's a picture of early 20th-century England torn apart by the First World War, as seen through the eyes of a working-class boy whose turbulent life is finally coming together when he is posted to the Somme in 1916.

  • The Inheritance | Simon Tolkien

    The Inheritance

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Leighton Pugh
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    When an eminent art historian is found dead in his study, all the evidence points to his estranged son, Stephen. With his fingerprints on the murder weapon, Stephen's guilt seems undeniable. As the police begin to question five other people who were in the house at the time, it is revealed that Stephen's father was involved at the end of World War II in a deadly hunt for a priceless relic in northern France, and the case begins to unravel.

  • The King of Diamonds | Simon Tolkien

    The King of Diamonds

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Leighton Pugh
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    David Swain is two years into his life sentence for murdering the lover of his ex-girlfriend, Katya Osman. In the dead of night, he escapes from prison. Hours later, Katya is found murdered in her uncle's home, Blackwater Hall.Having first brought Swain to justice two years earlier, Inspector Trave of the Oxford police heads the manhunt. Once Swain is recaptured and put on trial for his life, a guilty verdict seems guaranteed.

  • Final Witness | Simon Tolkien

    Final Witness

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Simon Tolkien
    • Narrated By Simon Tolkien
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    A gripping courtroom drama combining psychological suspense and political intrigue from the pen of ex-barrister-turned-crime novelist Simon Tolkien, grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien. It’s the trial - and scandal - of the decade: Greta Grahame, the beautiful young wife of Minister of defence Sir Peter Robinson, is accused of conspiring to murder her predecessor, Peter’s first wife, Anne. The prosecution case depends heavily on the evidence of one witness - Greta’s sixteen-year-old stepson, Thomas.

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