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  • The Body on the Shore

  • DCI Craig Gillard, Book 2
  • By: Nick Louth
  • Narrated by: Marston York
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

Promising architect Peter Young is shot dead at his desk. DCI Craig Gillard is on the scene, looking at what appears to be a brutal and highly professional hit: two bullets, fired with ice-cold calm. Gillard knows that the most crucial question in solving the crime is one word: why? Two weeks later, on the Lincolnshire coast, another body is found on a windswept beach. In this case there is no identity for the young man, just a curious brand burned into his neck....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping Unusual & Masterful

  • By Lynn on 03-18-19

Please make book 3 available!

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

I highly enjoyed this book and would really love to see book 3 made available. plot and narration excellent.

  • The Man Who Smiled

  • By: Henning Mankell, Laurie Thompson - translator
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 532
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331

In this adventure from the pen of Sweden's master of crime and mystery, a disillusioned Inspector Kurt Wallander is thrown back into the fray when he becomes both hunter and hunted. Crestfallen, dejected, and spiraling into an alcohol-fuelled depression after killing a man in the line of duty, Inspector Wallander has made up his mind to quit the police force for good. When an old acquaintance, a solicitor, seeks Wallander's help and later turns up dead, Wallander realizes that he was wrong not to listen.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Mankell Trilogy

  • By Stevon on 07-14-07

Narrator irritating.

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

Reviewed: 02-03-19

I've enjoyed other titles by Mankell in spite of the narrator. The story takes place in Sweden. Why does everyone sound as though they're somewhere in New York? Wallender's voice is the only one that doesn't sleep deprived. And the mouth noises! It's tolerable if the volume isn't high. Most of the women's voices sound slightly simpering. I still think the stories are very good but a different narrator would improve the experience.