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TORONTO, ONTARIO, Canada
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  • The Fallen Angel

  • By: David Hewson
  • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

Detective Nic Costa faces his hardest case yet. When the sins of the past echo the crimes of the present... When British academic Malise Gabriel falls to his death from a Rome apartment, detective Nic Costa suspects more than a simple accident. Nic is sure Malise's family are hiding vital information. As the investigation deepens, Rome’s seedy side is uncovered, revealing a web of deceit, treachery and corruption. The key to the truth lies with the Gabriels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A thriller to the last page

  • By Dan on 10-21-11

Intricate Plot, Great Descriptions of Rome

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

Reviewed: 09-12-11

David Hewson certainly knows Rome and his descriptions of the monuments in the novel together with the way he weaves them into the plot makes this book a joy to read. I've read all of his previous works and think this is the best. The characters have depth and are interesting in themselves.

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