Deadly Motive

DS Jack Mackinnon Crime Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Rupert Bush
Series: DS Jack Mackinnon, Book 2
Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
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A man is found poisoned by the deadly toxin aconite. A note found at the scene leads Detective Sergeant Jack Mackinnon to a University of Oxford laboratory, where staff and students are desperate to hide their association with the victim. 

As Mackinnon gets closer to the truth, he finds his own family could be at risk.

©2019 D. S. Butler (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • 11-24-19

Probably a better read...

I struggled with the first book but thought I'd give the second book the benefit of another try. The narrator seem stilted and disjointed in places. His attempt at an Irish accent had me cringing! If you cant do an accent.... just dont! I found the story hard to follow at times because of the disjointed narration, ends of sentences were spoken with too long a pause between the penultimate and final word! I guess its horses for courses but I'll be avoiding any further books with this narrator. The book itself seems an alright read, although there seems to be big gaps in the story line, no continuity between certain elements of the story. Some story elements seemed unnecessary. I also found some of the descriptive parts of the story long winded and unnecessary, they didn't add to the story! It felt a bit like an English literature project that was a few 100 words too short, so it had been bulked out to make the grade. I most likely wont bother with the third book... shame, as the main character, McKinnon, had promise.

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  • 09-12-19

Poorly written and poorly read. It felt amateurish

Tedious and badly plotted. Self published? Poor use of vocabulary and a narrator who couldn't put pauses in the correct place. No idea of how to pull the listener into the story. Gave up.