DCI Ryan Mysteries
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  • 1
    Holy Island: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 1 | LJ Ross

    Holy Island: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By LJ Ross
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Detective Chief Inspector Ryan retreats to Holy Island seeking sanctuary when he is forced to take sabbatical leave from his duties as a homicide detective. A few days before Christmas, his peace is shattered, and he is thrust back into the murky world of murder when a young woman is found dead amongst the ancient ruins of the nearby priory. When former local girl Dr. Anna Taylor arrives back on the island as a police consultant, old memories swim to the surface, making her confront her difficult past.

    Soppy stuff.

    Not to my friends, no. It was full of promise and possibilities but the author thoroughly killed the book with excessive melodrama and completely unbe..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 19 2016 by Michele B (Olympic Peninsula, WA)
  • 2
    Sycamore Gap: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 2 | LJ Ross

    Sycamore Gap: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By LJ Ross
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
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    Story
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    Detective Chief Inspector Ryan believes he has put his turbulent history behind him. Then, in the early hours of the summer solstice, the skeleton of a young woman is found inside the Roman Wall at Sycamore Gap. She has lain undiscovered for 10 years, and it is Ryan's job to piece together her past. Enquiry lines cross and merge as Ryan is forced to face his own demons and enter into a deadly game of cat and mouse with a killer who seems unstoppable.

    masterfully written

    With plot twists and turns to keep you guessing! Can't wait to delve into the continuing saga in book 3 of the series.

    Reviewed on September 30 2016 by SophiaMarie (lawrence, KS)
  • 3
    Heavenfield: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 3 | LJ Ross

    Heavenfield: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By LJ Ross
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Performance
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    Story
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    The hunter becomes the hunted.... When a man is found dead at the remote church of Heavenfield, DCI Ryan is the only other person for miles around. The police have no weapon, no motive and no other suspects. Already suspended from Northumbria CID, Ryan must fight to clear his name. But soon more than his career is at stake when prominent members of the mysterious Circle begin to die.

    Spoilers, maybe.. but I doubt it..



    This one started with a man being killed and Ryan being accused of killing him. That was a good start, I thought. And, wow, everything just ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 04 2016 by Trish R. (JACKSONVILLE, FL, United States)
  • 4
    Angel: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 4 | LJ Ross

    Angel: The DCI Ryan Mysteries, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By LJ Ross
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    After a turbulent time, DCI Ryan's life is finally beginning to return to normal, and he's looking forward to spending an uneventful Easter bank holiday weekend with his fiancée. Then, on Good Friday morning, he is called out to a crime scene at one of the largest cemeteries in Newcastle. The body of a redheaded woman has been found buried in a shallow grave, and the killer has given her wings, like an angel. Soon another woman is found at a different cemetery, followed quickly by another.

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