Just discovered JudithCutler. I really enjoyed this book. Great narrator and Interesting characters especially DCI Fran Harman under the kind of press..Show More »ure that a lot of women can understand. Good story . Now on to the next in the series.
While I found Burying the Past a pleasant diversion, there was something missing.Even though the two main detectives are nearing retirement, and it is..Show More » nice to meet characters that aren't brawny and nubile, I never warmed to them. Maybe there was just one two main plot lines that wasn't resolved in ways that made sense to me. I did appreciate the narrator, whose voice felt appropriate for the age of the main character.
Well Narrated Police Procedural Fran Harman Series
This is the 5th book in the Fran Harmon Series. Read by Diana Bishop, this story of kidnapping of a young child at a local tennis club drawing in the..Show More » retired ACC Mark Turner and his soon to be wife, Chief Superintendent Fran Harmon, who is still on the job. Police budgets are being cut while more is being demanded of them. Fran at this time is heading the Major Crime Review Section, then when a colleague has an emergency illness she is put in charge of the kidnapping investigation as well.
With trouble on the force, two major investigations and her wedding fast approaching this is an entertaining entry in the series by Cutler I find the most consistently interesting.
Diana Bishop's voice is perfect age wise for this series, whose main characters are aging and forced to accept the limitations and diminution of faculties brought about by age.
While Audible is missing one book, 2005's Life Sentence, the first in the series, I think that reading the books in order is called for to enjoy the complete story arc.
From the wrap up I'm a bit afraid that this might be the final book in the series. But there's still some threads that could be picked up for a future book.