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  • The Body in the Marsh

  • DCI Craig Gillard, Book 1
  • By: Nick Louth
  • Narrated by: Marston York
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

Criminologist Martin Knight lives a gilded life and is a thorn in the side of the police. But then his wife, Liz, goes missing. There is no good explanation and no sign of Martin.... To make things worse, Liz is the ex-girlfriend of DCI Craig Gillard who is drawn into the investigation. Is it just a missing person or something worse? And what relevance do the events around the shocking Girl F case, so taken up by Knight, have to do with the present? The truth is darker than you could ever have imagined.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exceptional

  • By Miriam Sabir on 10-28-18

Marvelous

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-20-19

Book started a little slowly, but soon was a riveting twist and turn mystery. Bravo

  • The Last Straw

  • DCI Warren Jone, Book 1
  • By: Paul Gitsham
  • Narrated by: Malk Williams
  • Length: 13 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 133

When Professor Alan Tunbridge is discovered in his office with his throat slashed, the suspects start queuing up. The brilliant but unpleasant microbiologist had a genius for making enemies. For Warren Jones, newly appointed Detective Chief Inspector to the Middlesbury force, a high-profile murder is the ideal opportunity. He’s determined to run a thorough and professional investigation but political pressure to resolve the case quickly and tensions in the office and at home make life anything but easy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really like this series

  • By wisconsinclark on 01-05-19

Aces

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-24-19

I liked this book, it was a combo of plot and narration that made riveting.

  • The Woman in the Water

  • Charles Lenox Mysteries
  • By: Charles Finch
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective...without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends a letter to the paper claiming to have committed the perfect crime - and promising to kill again - Lenox is convinced that this is his chance to prove himself. The writer's first victim is a young woman whose body is found in a naval trunk, caught up in the rushes of a small islets in the middle of the Thames.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Satisfying prequel to this great series

  • By Gail N. on 03-01-18

So happy this prequel was written and read!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-18

I feel closer to the characters, Lenox, Graham and Lady Jane! I'm anticipating more mysteries!

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  • The Scarred Woman

  • Department Q, Book 7
  • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282

Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q, Copenhagen's cold cases division, meets his toughest challenge yet when the dark, troubled past of one of his own team members collides with a sinister unsolved murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Torn, but great

  • By green ice cream garden on 09-27-17

After anxiously awaiting this new book, I was not

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-08-18

disappointed. Love not knowing what is beyond the curve. The story and reader superb! Bravo!

  • A Lonely Death

  • An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery
  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 623
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484

Three men have been murdered in a Sussex village, and Scotland Yard has been called in. It's a baffling case. The victims are soldiers who survived the horrors of the Great War only to meet a ghastly end in the quiet English countryside two years later. Each had been garroted, with small ID disks left in their mouths. But even Scotland Yard's presence doesn't deter this vicious and clever killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best in the series

  • By Marie on 01-31-11

Best So Far.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-18

Very suspenseful! Truly gives one pause as to the horrors of WW1. Great everything!

  • The Hanover Square Affair

  • Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries
  • By: Ashley Gardner, Jennifer Ashley
  • Narrated by: James Gillies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 527
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 480

Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing girl, possibly kidnapped by a prominent member of Parliament. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Regency Reality

  • By Farwan House Variety Store on 01-30-15

Captivating

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-17

Murder mystery with plenty of character development and twists and turns. Excellent reader and story.

  • Hunting Shadows

  • An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery, Book 16
  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427

A society wedding at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire becomes a crime scene when a man is murdered. After another body is found, the baffled local constabulary turns to Scotland Yard. Though the second crime had a witness, her description of the killer is so strange it's unbelievable. Despite his experience, Inspector Ian Rutledge has few answers of his own. The victims are so different that there is no rhyme or reason to their deaths. Nothing logically seems to connect them - except the killer. As the investigation widens, a clear suspect emerges. But for Rutledge, the facts still don't add up, leaving him to question his own judgment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great Ian Rutledge book!

  • By Kathi on 02-15-14

Love the series, especially this one.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-20-16

Narrator always great, I find myself thinking about Rutledge during the day when I least expect to. Captivating storyline.

  • The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

  • By: Charles Todd
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 679
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 594

Declaring he needs to clear his conscience, a dying man walks into Scotland Yard and confesses that he killed his cousin five years earlier during the Great War. When Inspector Ian Rutledge presses for details, the man evades his questions, revealing only that he hails from a village east of London. With little information and no body to open an official inquiry, Rutledge begins to look into the case on his own. Less than two weeks later, the alleged killer’s body is found floating in the Thames, a bullet in the back of his head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most exciting by Todd Yet

  • By Judith A. Weller on 01-18-12

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-18-16

High praises for this book. Suspenseful and fun! Book takes me there, narrator guides me to it.

  • The Keeper of Lost Causes

  • Department Q, Book 1
  • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • Narrated by: Erik Davies
  • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,528
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,055
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,033

Jussi Adler-Olsen is Denmark's premier crime writer. His books routinely top the bestseller lists in northern Europe, and he's won just about every Nordic crime-writing award, including the prestigious Glass Key Award-also won by Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, and Jo Nesbo. Now, Dutton is thrilled to introduce him to America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic New Scandinavian Series!!

  • By L. O. Pardue on 09-12-12

Was not a lost cause to listen to this book.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-14-15

The characters not well defined by narration and accent. Syrian black ops guy stole the show.

The Beekeeper's Apprentice
    
    
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    Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    2,077 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,077
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,390
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,390

In 1914, a spirited American girl named Mary Russell meets a retired Sherlock Holmes in the English countryside. Instantly realizing that Mary is gifted with astonishing deductive powers, the Great Detective emerges from retirement to join her as she tracks down a fiendish assassin.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best of British restraint

  • By Marie-Elizabeth Finamore on 09-15-09

Story good narrator not so good@

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-13

Where does The Beekeeper's Apprentice rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Was not nearly as Company of Liers

What other book might you compare The Beekeeper's Apprentice to and why?

None

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Mary's voice was droll! Did not reflect that of girl to young women!

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Sherlock's heir he never had!

Any additional comments?

Worth the listen!