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When a young man is found frozen to death on a Highland street in mid-December, DCI Jack Logan initially puts it down to a Christmas night out gone tragically wrong. 

But, when a postmortem reveals something more sinister, Jack discovers he is dealing with a cold, calculating killer with a long line of victims, a talent for torture, and a perverse sense of justice. 

Half a decade ago, the press dubbed him "The Iceman" - a twisted vigilante who successfully evaded capture for two years, before melting away into the night. 

Now, The Iceman has come back. His naughty list is longer than ever. 

And it contains some worryingly familiar names....

A Snowball’s Chance in Hell is the ninth book in the internationally best-selling DCI Jack Logan Scottish crime fiction series. Perfect for fans of Ian Rankin, Stuart Macbride, and Val McDermid.

©2020 JD Kirk (P)2021 JD Kirk

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Another Winner

This series is one of the best I've listened to in years. The characters are brilliant. Hope the series last for years.

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Absolutely engaging!

As always, JD Kirk writes some pretty captivating stories, and after having read all of the previous Jack Logan installments I can't imagine anyone but Angus King narrating them. They are smart, irreverent, funny, and endearing, and I look forward to more. I SO LOVE the relationship that our hero has with fellow officers, who are also lovable in their own right. I wish these books would go on forever!

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I Am The Ice Man

Another stellar story, new storylines opened up for us to follow in the next books. This book even brought a tear to my eye. Again Angus King did a fantastic job with the narration.

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Incredible Narrator!

I very much enjoy this series , especially due to the fantastic narration. Angus King is one of the very best

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characters need a lifeline

have read many novels in this series and found this one of the least satisfying. for me, there is too much banter between characters and not enough attention given to developing those characters and advancing the plot. maybe I 'm missing the point and this is intended to be a comedic murder mystery, but if not it needs better editing. in real life, a woman with as much on the ball as Sinead would never be linking up with a buffoon like Tyler, unless there are sides to him that have not been revealed to the reader. In this novel, the most fully realized character is Olivia -- I am truly interested in her. I hope the same can be done with the characters that surround her.

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Great Series!!

Angus King brings these characters to life. I am entertained for hours by him telling the funny yet edge-of-your-seat-sitting mystery written by JD Kirk.
The repeating "minor" characters allow multiple stories to be told. I always know who's talking as Angus King gives each their own undeniable voice. Can't wait for the next one.

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Love these books

I love these books and Angus King is brilliant! On to the next one.

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Had to quit at chapter 22.

Such a shame, as Angus King is a talented narrator. I've enjoyed other books he's narrated, but the way this one was written, made the general narrative sound somehow fake, monotonous, and boring.

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Amazing series

I drive and listen to books and I love this series and hope more on the way

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JD Kirk has an impressive mind!

I am so amazed how well these stories are conceived. They are exciting, funny, gut-wrenching and so we'll put together. I feel impelled to jump from one to the next.

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  • 01-24-21

As always a winner.

Love this series and Angus King (the narrator) makes these even better. His narration is what brings this book and series to life. Full of humour, tension , horror and suspense.
If you not listened to any of these books.....WHY NOT.

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  • Amber-Rose
  • 02-02-21

what a disappointment

Enjoyed all the Logan books until this one. Couldn’t finish it. Story is beyond ridiculous and some of the dialogue is pathetic. J D is not on form with this one. Returned

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  • ms
  • 02-18-21

Love it

I love the Jack Logan series. I like the storylines,the narrator and the pace. The trouble is I can't get enough.

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  • angela fok
  • 01-28-21

Number 1 crime writer

Loved it!! Nevre were either being shattered or was in wrinkles laughing. Roll on the next one

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  • Oops 66
  • 01-27-21

Brilliant

Couldn’t stop the listen, I now have some sleep to catch up on. Story again gripping with some laughs along the way too. I feel like I know the team and cannot wait to listen again so I hope another is on the way.

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  • Therese H.
  • 02-21-21

This needs to be a tv series!

The plot lines are good but what really makes this series is the characters and their interactions.

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  • Andromeda's Twin
  • 01-24-21

Poor Olivia

This book had me worried several times, I felt so sorry for poor Olivia (the daughter of a Russian drug dealer who features in many of the previous books), this poor little girl has been flung headfirst into a world of hurt BUT she prevails, as does Logan and his team, it's a win, win for the reader, excellent book again, cannot wait for the next one (but I suppose I shall have to) ...

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  • Justin
  • 05-28-21

Brilliant

I love these stories and this narrator they are brilliant crime thrillers, funny, scary and gripping.

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  • Miss Jaime L. Roberts
  • 05-05-21

Another corker!

Honestly, what's not to love about these books? They just keep getting better and better.

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  • Byron Kearns
  • 04-29-21

Fantastic read

Another brilliant read suspense to the end full of twists every book I listen to is just as good. highly recommended

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  • DebManning
  • 01-27-21

Humour in crime novels

I love Jack Logan and his team.
Jack and his "family" take the piss out of each other with humour , respect and love.
Jack's relationship with 'that' car is always a very funny listen. Can't wait for a new book. these cohorts make you laugh, cry and bellow with frustration.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-26-21

Love this series

Characters are amazing, l love them all. Narration could not be better. Every book is like visiting friends!

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  • Seumas
  • 01-09-22

A right wee belter of a book

Another brilliant story and brought to life with the outstanding narration. This one really was a nailbiter. Good to see Bob Hoon climbing his way back up from the depths. 👍🏼

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-09-21

Just keeps getting better..

I have listened to them all and they just keep getting better. Love the relationships between them all and when I find myself laughing out loud at their banter. Another great story, can’t wait for the next one!

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  • Kayezzz
  • 05-08-22

The best Detective series!

I wish I could "meet" all these fantastic characters, it's so easy to feel like you have a relationship with them...the author and extremely talented narrator are the perfect team. There were some very tense moments, and the twist at the very end was a surprise to me 😃 as for Olivia, she's going to be a force to be reckoned with! 😈

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-22-22

Brilliant series

Well written, keeps you hooked till the end.
The narrator is very talented with the character voices.
I have been listening to Audible since 2016 and these are the best books I’ve heard on Audible to date.
5 stars all round.

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  • Brad
  • 04-03-22

What a team!

I love this series. The regular charachters become family with the listener. The narrator does a great job, edpecially with the gruff, ruff voices of Hoon and Logan. Many hilarious moments. Read them in order and I guarantee won't stop till the last one. Enjoy!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-01-22

Addicted!

Perfect escapism. Narration is exceptional. Plot just twisty turny enough to keep my attention, but not so much I get lost. Have chewed through this series back to back and dread running out of books!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-14-22

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love listening to Angus King narrate this. Have had a few chuckles throughout the book sometimes.

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  • School
  • 11-02-21

So much suspense

These books are fabulous. Great accents. Fantastic story line. And those characters! I listen every day. During my commute, while doing the housework and when laying in the sun. Awesome book.